Although times are tough in the midst of a global pandemic, we’re hopeful that things will return to normal very soon. That’s why we encourage social distancing in Fort Lauderdale. It’s a given that many Americans have been stressed for the past year and need a relaxing getaway. So, why not grab your favorite sunglasses and shorts and head to South Florida. Below, you’ll learn all you need to know about social distancing in Fort Lauderdale so that you can enjoy a safe vacation in Broward County.
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Social Distancing in Fort Lauderdale
COVID-19 Guidelines in Fort Lauderdale
One thing that you should know before arriving in Fort Lauderdale is that wearing masks in public spaces is enforced in Broward County. This means you need to wear face coverings and practice social distancing by keeping six feet apart. This includes while outdoors, entering public buildings, and standing or walking through restaurants and other businesses.
Are Restaurants and Bars Open in Fort Lauderdale?
Restaurants and bars throughout the greater Fort Lauderdale area are open until midnight. Restaurants with tables six feet apart are now able to serve at full capacity, meanwhile, bars that serve mostly alcohol are capped at 50 percent.
Outdoor Dining in Fort Lauderdale
The best way to enjoy eating out while social distancing is by going to a business with outdoor seating. You can breathe a sigh of relief (and a breath of fresh air) knowing that you’re safer outside and at a distance from others. Plus, some of our favorite outdoor dining spots have patios overlooking the Intracoastal Waterway or beaches. Dining al fresco in Fort Lauderdale is always a good move!
What Should I Know About Fort Lauderdale Beaches During the Pandemic?
The beaches are open from 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. You should know that masks are required when in groups of people who don’t all live in the same household. Although, you can take them off for activities like exercising, surfing, swimming, or playing sports. Just make sure that you don’t bring a group of more than 10 people unless your event follows the COVID-19 Comprehensive Emergency Order.
Book With Confidence
You are our top priority. That’s why we’re working hard to create a safe environment for you and your family. We are taking extra precautions to ensure that each of our rentals is disinfected, and that includes a minimum of 48 hours between reservation and extra cleaning measures. You can head to our COVID-19 information center to learn more about our cleaning procedures, tips and tricks to staying safe around town, and what makes your rental the ideal place for a socially distanced getaway! Check our availability, and plan your Florida vacation today!