Information on Covid-19


Last updated: 7th of September 2021.

How we handle bookings

Bookings 2021/Refunds
We offer you a new stay later in 2021 or in 2022 if borders are closed due to government restrictions and you are unable to travel from your home country to Italy or if quarantine restrictions are in place at the day of arrival. We will not offer refunds.

Any relevant change of circumstances may result in a modification of these policies.

General Covid-19 information

Specific regulations for the following countries when entering Italy:

Italy applies health-related restriction measures to incoming travellers, which may vary depending on their country of origin.

Before entering Italy, from any country of origin and for any travel reason, the digital European Passenger Locator Form (dPLF) must be compiled.

The measures indicated in this section are valid until 30 August 2021.

Citizens and residents of EU countries, The United Kingdom and Northern Ireland the Schengen area, from IsraelAndorra or the Principality of Monaco can enter Italy without the obligation of quarantine, provided that:

1. They fill in the Passenger Locator Form before entering Italy

2. They present the EU Digital COVID Certificate on arrival. Non-EU citizens can present a COVID-19 Green Certificate, in paper or digital form, issued by the health authorities of their home country, certifying negativity to the virus, successful recovery or vaccination recognized by the European Medicines Agency (EMA).

An EU Digital COVID Certificate is digital proof that a person:

  • has been vaccinated against COVID-19 at least 14 days beforehand
  • obtained a negative test result
  • recovered from COVID-19

The digital version can be saved on a mobile device. Citizens can also request a printed version. Both versions will have a QR code containing essential information and a digital signature ensuring their authenticity.

The EU Digital COVID Certificate is valid in all EU countries and the Schengen area.

For more information, visit the EU Digital COVID Certificate official webpage.

Travellers from Canada and the United States can enter Italy without quarantine obligation, provided that:

1. They fill in the Passenger Locator Form before entering Italy

2. They present on arrival a COVID-19 Green Pass issued by the Health Authorities their home country, certifying:

  • complete vaccination against COVID-19, taken at least 14 days beforehand, using a vaccine recognized by the European Medicines Agency (EMA)
  • recovery from COVID-19 and the termination of medical isolation
  • negative result for a rapid molecular or antigenic test performed in the 48 hours prior to entry into Italy

Green Passes must be in Italian, English, French or Spanish and can be presented in digital or printed formats.

Children under the age of 6 are not obliged to present proof of a negative result for molecular or antigen tests on entry into Italy, but must comply with the isolation obligation when required.

COVID-19 digital Green Certifciate travel and access to Cultural and Recreational Events.

In Italy, the COVID-19 green certificate facilitates attendance at certain public events (such as trade fairs, concerts, sports competitions, parties following religious or civil ceremonies) and access to health care facilities for the elderly (RSA).

As of 6 August 2021, everyone over the age of 12 must present a COVID-19 digital green certificate to access certain services and activities:

  • Restaurants, bars, ice cream parlours and pastry shops for consumption at table indoors
  • Performances open to the public, sporting events, both outdoors and indoors
  • Museums and places of culture, shows
  • Swimming pools and gyms
  • Private parties, such as wedding receptions
  • Festivals and trade fairs
  • Conventions and congresses
  • Spas and fitness centres
  • Gaming halls and betting shops, bingo halls and casinos

Access to these services and activities is allowed on presenting the EU Digital COVID Certificate or an equivalent certificate issued by the health authorities of Canada, Japan, Israel, the United Kingdom and the United States.

What to further expect in Italy
The following regulations comply with the Italian authorities’ current response to Covid-19:

Mask
As of 28 June 2021 wearing a mask is no longer obliged outside, but recommended, especially where a safe distance between people can't be guaranteed. Please be aware that wearing a mask is still mandatory inside in shops, offices, restaurants, and on public transport, including taxis, etc. Children over the age of six must wear a mask and it is advised that younger children do too, where possible. 

Hand sanitiser
You will be asked to sanitise your hands wherever you go. All shops, bars and restaurants will provide hand sanitiser.

Social distancing
Gathering in public places is allowed again. You are required to maintain a social distance of at least one meter and wear a mask when a meter distance can't be guaranteed.

Our villas

Hygiene
Our villas are always cleaned to exceptional standards. In order to exceed this in the current situation, we’ve worked with our owners to create a Covid-19 villa management protocol, based on recommendations from the World Health Organisation, and in compliance with current Italian regulations.

Your property will be thoroughly cleaned and sanitised, including: surfaces, objects, kitchen utensils and items, pillows, toys, and pool areas. If you wish, you can ask for a detailed list of the cleaning procedure. This will take place at the end of each stay, before we welcome new guests to the property.