Social Distancing Protocol and Cancellation Policies

Chabil Mar Resort

Placencia, Belize

“Be at Ease at Chabil Mar”

Innovative Health, Safety and 5 Star Social Distancing Standards for our Guests

During this very challenging time for the tourism industry worldwide, through innovation, the Belize Government, Placencia Council and Chabil Mar Management are meeting and exceeding those challenges in all aspects of our guest experiences!

belize gold standard resortChabil Mar has achieved the Tourism Gold Standard Certificate of Recognition From the Belize Tourism Board and Is Approved For Re-Opening

Features Of Chabil Mar Resort Accommodations, Property And Service

Enhance Your Safety & Comfort


  • Chabil Mar is the only full-service resort, including on-sight restaurant service, property amenities and bar on the Placencia Peninsula and in the Village, reserved for the exclusive use of our guests.
  • Guest Exclusivity has been our policy since the day we opened our gates13 years ago and, of course, continues on. This is sure to please those who value their privacy and safety, while desiring personalized service during their Belize vacation.


  • 21 Individual Villas
  • Assures a Limited number of Guests on our Property at any one time


• Private Entrance

• Full Size Fully Stocked (like home) Kitchen

• Each with a Sea-Facing Personal/Private Veranda and Hammock

(Prepare Your Own Dining if You Choose)
(Multiple Markets with 5 Minutes from our Gates)




All of the Following resort property locations include Roaming Butler Service for Dining, Casual Drinks and Cocktails

  • 400 Feet of Private Beach
  • Private Pier over the Caribbean including Sunning Lounges, Tables & Chairs
  • Two Infinity Beach-Side Swimming Pools
  • Kaleidoscope Bar and Lounge
  • Complimentary Bicycles, Kayaks, Paddle Boards
  • Complimentary Evening Shuttles to Placencia Village

Dining at Chabil Mar

    • A Unique experience in Freedom and Mother Nature. Roaming Butler Service.
    • Dining is al fresco, delivered and served to you throughout the resort, wherever you choose to dine. Enjoy five-star service and being social without sacrificing physical distancing for your safety.
    • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Casual Drinks and Cocktails served to you:

                – Café Mar by the Sea-Side – Reserved Dinners on our Pier

                – On our Beach – Poolside – Kaleidoscope Bar/Lounge

    • All Villas include full-size kitchens if you choose to create your own
    • Outdoor Grills are available to all Guests
    • Markets of Placencia Village are a five-minute bike ride or shuttle by our staff to purchase your ingredients
    • If you choose to dine in the Village, it’s just a stroll along the beach, a five-minute bike or kayak trip away and every evening we provide complimentary shuttle service for your pleasure. Shuttle service is limited to four persons at any one time.


Processes have been implemented to disinfect common areas more frequently for premises/areas with high traffic flow and common facilities throughout the day:


  • Resort lobby & Reception Desks
  • Public areas, Railings, Handles and Doorknobs
  • Swimming pools
  • Restaurants and Bars
  • Beach and Pier lounges sanitized after each guest usage, following their departure from the beach and/or pier locations
  • Bicycles are not currently available due to Government of Belize regulations
  • Kayaks, paddle boards and their associated equipment sanitized after each guest usage
  • Beach towel distribution area


Sanitizing Stations

  • Chabil Mar has created hand sanitizing stations, which are strategically placed throughout the property
  • Each Villa have a supply of hand sanitizer for guests

Staff Training

  • Health & Safety Workplace practices
  • COVID-19 facts, prevention, importance of social distancing, proper Personal Protection Equipment usage and disposal
  • Proper hand and personal hygiene
  • Skills, Tasks, Job breakdown for: Restaurant staff, Kitchen staff, Housekeeping staff
  • Food Handler training for food service employees


  • All cleaning staff will wear appropriate Personal Protection Equipment while conducting cleaning duties and receive guidance on what to wear for specific activities
  • All laundry and reusable linens are washed in water at 60 °C or above
  • All food service items (plates, cutlery, cups, glassware, serving trays etc.) are washed in water at 80°C or above
  • Regular maintenance is carried out on air conditioning vents and filters to promote good air quality

Employee Wellness

  • Temperature of each employee upon arrival for their shift
  • Employees practice social distancing, avoid congregating in break and lunch rooms, avoid sharing desks, phones, computers, etc., and regularly sanitize their workstations
  • Employees must wear a face mask throughout their work shift and during interactions with guests

Contact-less Reservations / Check-in / Check-out

  • Employees must wear a face mask throughout their work shift and during interactions with guests
  • Contact-less, outdoor welcome/greeting
  • Escort to guest Villa and Inform guests of the new COVID-19 safety protocols
  • All exterior surfaces of guest luggage sanitized upon arrival at the hotel/resort and will be delivered to their Villa’s private entrance
  • Ensure that each guest has a face mask and enforce its use in all public/common areas
  • Where a guest does not have a mask, offer a complimentary one
  • Guest protocols are included in each Villa, to include procedures for reporting suspected COVID-19 cases or possible exposure
  • Villa keys are properly sanitized between guests
  • Coordination of Villa cleaning schedule with guests to minimize contact and entry to the Villa (For instance, guests may choose cleaning every other day or every third day, depending on the length of stay)
  • Contact-less Check-out procedures have been implemented

Our Private Resort Transportation

  • Chabil Mar’s private van is disinfected after each passenger drop off, and before picking up new riders
  • Hand sanitizer is included in our private van.
  • We require passengers to sanitize their hands before boarding the vehicle
  • Driver and passengers must always wear a face mask
  • Driver is required to wear gloves when handling doors, luggage and passenger’s personal property
  • Guests should not be permitted in the front passenger seat

Contact-less Concierge, Tour Planning, Information & Reservations

  • Pre-arrival tour reservations are available as usual and are encouraged
  • On-Site, outdoor, socially distant personalized concierge tour descriptions and reservations are a complimentary service at Chabil Mar
  • To Review the Latest Government Health and Safety Requirements

  • Visit The Belize Tourism Board Website






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