Miami, October/November 2020, Rick Ross

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ISLAND FOR A QUICK (AND SAFE) CARIBBEAN GETAWAY FROM THE MAGIC CITY, CHECK OUT THE SUPEREXCLUSIVE AND PRIVATE CAYO ESPANTO RESORT.

ONE OF THE MOST HIGH-END RESORTS IN THE REGION,

Cayo Espanto in Belize has officially reopened with new safety protocol, to ensure that your stay is equal parts luxurious and safe. “We are thrilled to once again, welcome travelers o our intimate island paradise,” said General Manager David Benzaquen. “There is no better place for a secluded escape than a private island resort. Our staff is fully prepared to once again, create unforgettable and tailored experiences for each of our guests.” While the resort always adhered to strict health and safety standards, even pre-COVID, new protocol and staff training procedures include ensuring proper use of face masks and hand sanitization by all employees of the resort; increased frequency in cleanings of all areas of the private resort; providing guests with disinfectant, hand sanitizer and hand wipes in each villa; and arranging of private tours, including aboard a yacht or helicopter, among others. Guests will enjoy complete privacy in each of the secluded seven villas—with ample space between each

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villa—and no communal dining outlets on the resort. Rather, all meals, spa treatments etc. are provided via personal butler service in each respective villa, making it the ideal destination for the COVID-19 era. “Cayo Espanto’s health and safety protocols allow us to offer the same grandeur experience our resort has earned the reputation of providing, while simultaneously ensuring the safest option in paradise for every guest,” continued Benzaquen. Though each booked villa includes private butler service and a personal chef, for the ultimate luxurious experience, book the over-the-water bungalow or even the whole island, and arrive in style via helicopter, landing directly at the on-site helipad. No wonder a-list guests like Robert De Niro, Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt and Penelope Cruz have paid Cayo Espanto a visit For more information and rates, please visit www.aprivateisland.com or call 888-666-4282.

PHOTOS COURTESY OF CAYO ESPANTO

BY DEYVANSHI MASRANI