Your health is our utmost priority. The Little Palm team is committed to protecting the wellbeing of our guests and team members by providing a comfortable and safe environment. Our team has been fully trained on the importance of upholding the highest level of sanitation standards and we’re taking every precaution to protect our guests, community, and staff. We have made several adjustments to our hotel operations to ensure your safety.

Our team has diligently implemented all safety precautions recommended by the CDC and in accordance with state and county guidelines. Even so, it is impossible to eliminate all risks of exposure to infectious disease. If you have specific questions or concerns that are not addressed in the materials provided, please direct them to [email protected].

Due to our heightened safety measures, some facilities or services may not be available, but we’re committed to making your stay as comfortable as possible with our award-winning service. These are our enhancements to our current cleanliness standards:

Amenities Update

Guest Check-In: Open
Pool: Open
Spa: Open
Fitness center: Open
Restaurant & Bar: Open (details below)
Room Service: Open

Lobby area at Little Palm Island.


  • Contactless check-in available upon request.
Aerial view of Little Palm Island.

Keeping Your Distance

  • We recommend that all guests strive to maintain at least six feet between themselves and others.
  • Social distancing is practiced by all associates on property.
  • All property outlets will comply with, or exceed, local or state mandated occupancy limits.
Hand Sanitizer

PPE & Hand Sanitizer

  • Appropriate PPE is worn by all associates based on their role and responsibilities and in adherence to state or local regulations and guidance.
  • Hand sanitizer dispensers are placed at all guest and associate entrances and contact areas such as driveways, reception areas, hotel lobby, restaurant, spa, and exercise areas.
Little Palm Island great room.

Lobby & Public Areas

  • Our team upholds a strict schedule of routine hand sanitation throughout their time on property.
  • Public restrooms are cleaned with increased frequency. Flushers, locks, walls, toilet seats, dispensing stations, sinks, faucets, and doors are disinfected during each service.
  • All reception areas (front desk, host stand, spa desk, etc.) are wiped down between every guest interaction.
Romantic guestroom.



  • Rooms are thoroughly cleaned and disinfected upon departure.
  • Housekeeping leverages partnerships with national vendors on best cleaning practices, tools, and supplies. Ecolab Peroxide Multi-Surface Cleaner Chemical is utilized for sanitation on all hard and non-porous surfaces.
  • Increased attention to thorough vacuuming of rugs and sanitation of floors, including low-traffic and hard-to-reach surfaces.


  • Special requests for additional toiletries are available via a no-touch basket delivery service.
Dining on the beach.


Palapa Bar

  • Open daily

Monkey Hut

  • Open Daily

Dining Room at Little Palm

  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner – Open

In-Room Dining

  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner – Open
Little Palm Island fitness center.

Fitness center

Open 24 hours

  • Hand towels and all terry products are refreshed on a routine basis.
  • All equipment is disinfected by staff after each use.
  • Free weights are disinfected on a consistent basis.
  • Yoga mats are cleaned after each use.
  • Lockers (inside and out), benches, sinks, toilets, and showers are disinfected by staff routinely.
The Little Palm Island spa.


Open daily

  • Spa treatments are by appointment only. Direct treatment room check-in is available upon request.
  • Spa treatment rooms are fully sanitized between each service.
  • Guests may forgo accessing spa communal spaces if requested.
  • Sinks are located in each treatment room to wash hands.
  • Extra face masks & face shields are available upon request.
  • Hand sanitizer and disinfectant wipes are available in each room.
  • Full refunds will be honored if guests must cancel appointments due to illness.
Pool with many seating areas.

Pools & Hot Tubs

The hotel’s outdoor pool is open. Social distancing is recommended.


We understand that you want to experience more than the resort when you travel. We also know that venturing out looks a little different than it used to. These are our tips for making the most of Little Palm Island while also caring for your personal health and safety.

Couple wading in the ocean.

Island Activities

Your visit to our private island can be as action-packed or as delightfully lazy as you desire. No matter how you choose to spend your days, you’re certain to discover your personal paradise on Little Palm Island.

Snorkeling in the ocean.

Surrounding Activities

  • Variety of Fishing (Spear, Backcountry, Offshore, Reef & Wreck)
  • Backcountry Island Hopping
  • Day Trip to the Dry Tortugas via Seaplane
  • Wakeboarding


Our hotels use cleaning products and protocols which meet EPA guidelines and are approved for use and effective against viruses, bacteria and other airborne pathogens. We are working with our vendors, distribution partners and suppliers to ensure an uninterrupted supply of these cleaning supplies and the necessary PPE. 

Your peace of mind is important to us – if you have additional questions or concerns please reach out to our Front Desk at
[email protected] or 305-422-4223.

For more information on COVID-19 and the latest national guidelines, please refer to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the U.S. State Department’s page regarding COVID-19, or your local health authority. 


  • Associates are instructed to stay home if they do not feel well and are trained on how to handle encountering guests or associates exhibiting any of the symptoms of COVID-19.
  • If we are alerted to a presumptive case of COVID-19 at the property, we will work with the Public Health Officials to follow the appropriate actions recommended.