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Top 5 Beach Vacations Without Quarantines For Americans This Winter

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This is going to be one long winter and more than ever, cabin fever due to the pandemic is bound to drive most of us crazy. 

Americans looking to get away and escape the cold can take solace in knowing that many tropical destinations have reopened for tourism to U.S travelers.

Here are the top 5 beach vacations for Americans this winter that do not have quarantine upon arrival. 

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Disclaimer: The decision to travel is ultimately your responsibility. There can be increased risks to your health by traveling internationally during COVID-19. Travel Off Path does not endorse traveling against government advisories. 

Top 5 Beach Vacations For Americans Without a Quarantine

5. Bahamas

Secluded white sand beach with incredible turquoise clear water, Exuma island, Bahamas

The Bahamas has reopened for tourism and is now accepting American tourists after initially banning them when the islands first reopened. 

With beautiful white sand beaches, surrounded by incredible deep blue and turquoise waters, this tropical paradise is one of the most beautiful places in the world. 

There is no quarantine but all travelers must present proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR test when completing their ‘Travel Health Visa'. 

See the Bahamas COVID-19 Entry Requirements for U.S. Travelers

4. Costa Rica

Wild caribbean beach of Costa Rica

Known for the ‘Pura Vida' way of life, unlimited outdoor adventure activities, lush national parks, super-chill beaches, and affordable prices, its no wonder Costa Rica welcomed over 1.3 million American tourists last year. 

As of November 1st, all Americans may travel to Costa Rica AND the PCR test requirement has also been removed. 

See the Costa Rica COVID-19 Entry Requirements for U.S. Travelers

3. Jamaica

White sand beach in Jamaica

Jamaica has reopened for tourism and is known for its world renowned all-inclusive resorts, white sand beaches and laid back culture. Over 1.8 million Americans flocked to the island in 2019 to escape the cold and enjoy the tropical warm weather. 

American travelers are required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test certificate no older then 10 days from the time the test was taken to arriving in Jamaica.

See the Jamaica COVID-19 Entry Requirements for U.S. Travelers

2. Dominican Republic

Drone view of beautiful beach on Saona island, Dominican Republic

With over 2.7 million American travelers in 2019, the Dominican Republic is the 4th most popular tourist destination for U.S. travelers.

Known for its white sand beaches, tropical climate and beautiful all inclusive resorts, the Dominican Republic is the perfect getaway to escape the winter. 

American travelers are NOT required to provide a COVID-19 test or quarantine upon arrival although random COVID-19 breath tests are in effect. 

Until the end of December, the Dominican Republic is also providing travelers with free COVID-19 medical coverage

See the Dominican Republic COVID-19 Entry Requirements for American Travelers

1. Mexico

Aerial view of Cancun beach and resorts

Mexico is by far the favorite destination among American tourists with over 32 million U.S. visitors in 2019. 

Once again this year, Mexico is expected to be king of American tourism. Although numbers will be much lower due to the pandemic, U.S. travelers will still flock to the country due to its easy entry requirements and beautiful tropical weather. 

The white sand beaches and all inclusive resorts of Cancun have already seen a large rebound in U.S. visitors since reopening back in June

With no testing or quarantine requirements, Americans will continue to choose Mexico this season as their number one vacation destination. 

See the Mexico COVID-19 Entry Requirements for American Travelers

Tourist resort hotel overlooking the beach of Cancun

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Disclaimer: Current travel rules and restrictions can change without notice. The decision to travel is ultimately your responsibility. Contact your consulate and/or local authorities to confirm your nationality’s entry and/or any changes to travel requirements before traveling.  Travel Off Path does not endorse traveling against government advisories

Originally published October 20