Please check back here for weekly updates on the impacts of COVID-19 on our resort and your stay:
As of July 6th, 2020:
- Coconut Palms Beach Resort II is open and accepting arrivals.
- All buildings are now reopened.
Amenities currently open:
- Pools - Pool furniture is kept spaced out to allow 6 feet of social distancing.
- Guest laundry facilities – please practice social distancing while utilizing the facilities.
Amenities to remain closed for now:
- Business center
- Fitness center
- Tiki Hut
- As of July 1, face coverings are required in the city of New Smyrna Beach. For more details, click here.
- Volusia County beaches are open for regular activity, with restrictions: Beach patrons must stay in groups of no more than 6 and keep the groups at least 10 feet apart. Vehicles must park 10 feet apart by blue markers. No fireworks are permitted on the beach.
- County mainland parks, trails and boat ramps remain open to the public.
- The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission will enforce social distancing guidelines for anyone on a boat.
- Florida's Turnpike is collecting tolls electronically only. When you come to a toll plaza, please drive through - do not stop. If you don't have a Sun Pass or interoperable transponder, you'll be billed through TOLL-BY-PLATE. Customers will still be able to utilize the “Exact Coin Lanes” where there is no toll operator present to remit coin payment at those locations.
- The Florida State Parks system has begun offering limited camping availability for guests. At parks where camping is offered, there may also be measures in place to reduce density while honoring current reservations.
Businesses that have been allowed to open, need to have appropriate social distancing and sanitation measures in place:
- Restaurants and food establishments statewide may allow on-premises consumption of food and beverages so long as they adopt appropriate social distancing measures and limit their indoor occupancy to no more than 50 percent of the building's capacity.
- Outdoor seating is permissible with a minimum of six feet between parties, seating parties of 10 or fewer people only and keeping bar counters closed to seating. Restaurants statewide can remain open for delivery and take-out services.
- Hair salons, nail salons and barbershops are open. Businesses must manage the capacity of their businesses on an appointment-only schedule and must allow at least 15 minutes between customers for proper disinfecting practices.
- In-store retail sales establishments statewide - except for Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade counties - may open at full capacity if they abide by the safety guidelines issued by the CDC and OSHA.
- Gyms and fitness centers statewide may operate at full capacity with appropriate social distancing and frequent sanitation.
- Bars and pubs - The Department of Business and Professional Regulation has suspended on-premises consumption of alcohol at bars statewide.
- Movie theaters statewide - except for Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade counties - can operate at 50 percent of indoor capacity. So can concert houses, auditoriums, playhouses, bowling alleys and arcades.
- Theme Parks and Attractions Currently Open:
- Universal Orlando and City Walk
- Kennedy Space Center
- Legoland Theme Park and Hotel
- Sea World and Busch Gardens
- Florida's visitor centers on I-10 and I-75 are open. The visitor centers on I-95 and at the Capitol still are closed. Rest stops along interstates remain open.
Businesses that remain closed:
- Walt Disney World theme parks will open beginning July 11 for Magic Kingdom Park and Disney's Animal Kingdom Park followed by EPCOT and Disney's Hollywood Studios on July 15. Additionally, Disney Springs and Disney Vacation Club properties at Walt Disney World and Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground began to reopen to Members and Guests on June 22. Upon reopening, theme parks, Disney Resort Hotels, restaurants and other offerings may be modified, limited in capacity and subject to availability or closure.