Kanika Hotels & Resorts remain faithful to our number one priority, which is the well-being, health and safety of guests and employees. With that in mind, new operating procedures and guidelines have been set up, including a responsible plan regarding the exposure and prevention of the COVID-19 spread. These are implemented across all Kanika Hotels & Resorts, to make guests feel safe while staying or visiting the hotels.

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July / 26th / 2021

COVID-19 FAQS


What restrictions are in place in Cyprus right now?

  • The Cyprus government has announced the lifting of restrictions allowing free movement and opening of restaurants, bars, and shops all over the island. 
  • Safe-pass or CyprusFlightPass is mandatory to enter closed spaces or the following establishments: restaurants, coffee shops, bars, events or reception venues, nightclubs, entertainment venues, music and dance venues, theatres, amphitheatres, cinemas, places of worship and stadiums. 
  • Public gatherings are limited to 10 people.
  • Face masks are mandatory on public transport and in all outdoor public spaces, except while exercising, in addition to all indoor public spaces.

What is the EU Digital COVID-19 Certificate?

The EU Digital COVID Certificate serves as digital proof that a person has either:

  • been vaccinated against COVID-19; or
  • recovered from COVID-19; or
  • Received a negative test result.

Where is the EU Digital COVID Certificate valid?

The EU Digital COVID Certificate is valid in all EU Member States, as well as in Iceland, Norway and Liechtenstein and it is expected to facilitate safe, free movement within the EU during the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more here. 

Do children (12-15 years old) need a Safe-Pass?

Individuals, aged 12-15 years, who cannot be vaccinated at this stage and individuals 16 years and over who cannot be vaccinated due to a serious medical problem, upon presentation of the necessary medical certificate can be exempted and may present a certificate of a negative result from a COVID-19 PCR test or a rapid antigen testing valid for 72 hours. When visiting Cyprus, the CyprusFlightPass is sufficient. 

What is a Safe-pass or CyprusFlightPass in Cyprus?

A Safe-Pass or CyprusFlightPass which verifies that one has been vaccinated or has a negative COVID-19 PCR Test result within the last 72hours or a COVID-19 recovery certificate (valid 14 days after testing positive and for 180 days).

Travelers to Cyprus can use instead of Safe-Pass their valid CyprusFlightPass.

Do I have to wear a mask in the hotel?

The use of a face mask is mandatory in all public areas of the hotel by all guests (vaccinated or not).

What happens if I test positive while on holiday?

In the unlikely event, a guest tests positive for COVID-19, the Cyprus government will provide a dedicated quarantine hotel, as well as to the persons deemed as close contacts of persons who test positive for coronavirus.

When can I book my appointment for a Free COVID-19 PCR test?

Upon your arrival at the hotel, please inform the reception desk to book an appointment for a COVID-19 PCR test. 

Are day passes available?

Due to health and safety reasons day pass for the pool or spa is not available. Non- guests of the hotel who wish to visit the hotel’s restaurant or bar need to contact the hotel directly, as this is based on availability. A SafePass or CyprusFlightPass is mandatory to enter the hotel.