Coral Beach shuts doors over Covid-19

  • Coral Beach general manager Nik Bhola (File photo)

    Coral Beach general manager Nik Bhola (File photo)


Operations at another island resort were today suspended for at least two weeks as residents were told to stay at home to stem the spread of Covid-19.

The Coral Beach and Tennis Club in Paget is the latest in a string of hotels to close its doors.

The club told members: “This decision has not been taken lightly, but we must prioritise the health and safety of our staff, our members and the wider population.

“We will maintain our normal communications, to keep you informed and updated.

“We hope that you are all staying safe and that we can return to normal operations as soon as possible.”

The club added: “In accordance with the direction of the Government of Bermuda, and to prevent further spread of Covid-19 virus in our community, we have made the decision to suspend all club operations effective immediately for the next two weeks, through Monday, April 6, at which point we will re-evaluate the situation.

“Please follow the advice of the Government and stay at home for the next couple of weeks.

“All food and beverage, spa, tennis, gym and beach amenities will not be operational.”

Nik Bhola, the Coral Beach general manager, said earlier this week that the resort’s room operations had “pretty much come to a halt” although at dining and beach services remained open.

Coral Beach followed a string of resorts that wound up business on a temporary basis in the face of the Covid-19 threat.

Cambridge Beaches in Sandys and the Hamilton Princess will close on a temporary basis tomorrow night and Elbow Beach in Paget and The Reefs in Southampton will shut from Sunday.

The Grotto Bay Beach Resort planned to close this afternoon and the Rosedon Hotel in Pembroke suspended operations on Wednesday.

You must be registered or signed-in to post comment or to vote.

Published Mar 20, 2020 at 1:50 pm (Updated Mar 20, 2020 at 1:50 pm)

Coral Beach shuts doors over Covid-19

What you
Need to
Know
1. For a smooth experience with our commenting system we recommend that you use Internet Explorer 10 or higher, Firefox or Chrome Browsers. Additionally please clear both your browser's cache and cookies - How do I clear my cache and cookies?
2. Please respect the use of this community forum and its users.
3. Any poster that insults, threatens or verbally abuses another member, uses defamatory language, or deliberately disrupts discussions will be banned.
4. Users who violate the Terms of Service or any commenting rules will be banned.
5. Please stay on topic. "Trolling" to incite emotional responses and disrupt conversations will be deleted.
6. To understand further what is and isn't allowed and the actions we may take, please read our Terms of Service
7. To report breaches of the Terms of Service use the flag icon

  • Take Our Poll

    • Do you think the Government has taken the necessary steps to protect the public against the risk of the Covid-19 virus?
    • Yes
    • 55%
    • No
    • 45%
    • Total Votes: 5215
    • Poll Archive

    Today's Obituaries

    eMoo Posts