GUADALAJARA – JUNE 16, 2020 – The state of Jalisco is proceeding with its COVID-19 recovery plan. As of Monday, June 15, beaches located immediately in front of hotels will be open for guests, and hotels are permitted to operate at 25 percent capacity. Hotel swimming pools, beach clubs, and restaurants are permitted to open, but hotel gyms and spas will remain closed. All hotels are required to follow cleanliness and sanitation protocol established and monitored by local authorities, in addition to protocol required by their parent company or ownership.
Restaurants and cafes that apply established sanitation and safety protocol may operate at 50 percent capacity. Cleaning, sanitizing, and disease prevention measures remain in place at Guadalajara International Airport, Puerto Vallarta International Airport, Puerto Vallarta’s cruise port, on public transportation, in supermarkets, and in government offices which are providing limited services. Tours and recreational activities will remain suspended. Bars, nightclubs, and shopping mallsremain closed. The state of Jalisco has achieved the World Travel and Tourism Council’s “Safe Travels” protocol by meeting globally standardized hygiene and sanitation standards at its facilities.
All residents and visitors are encouraged to maintain social distancing practices when outdoors and use a mask when social distancing is not possible. Stores, public roads, and businesses previously deemed non-essential that are linked to supply chains are allowed to operate at 50 percent of capacity. Select businesses that do not generate crowds and adhere to social distancing guidelines will also be permitted to open.
The U.S.-Mexico border will remain shut down to non-essential vehicular and pedestrian traffic through July 21 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.