Travel Information

Coronavirus Updates

Update for Our Guests:


The beach is completely OPEN to all normal beach activities. A minimum of six-foot social distancing shall apply, and groups are required to distance themselves by at least 10 feet from other groups. Social distancing orders issued by the federal, state, and local government must be observed.

All in-season beach access ramps are open, as beach conditions and tides allow, for cars to park on the beach (Park at a Post - 25 feet apart).


The Coronavirus is destroyed by ultraviolet rays from the sun. This was announced by a top U.S. official at a briefing from the White House coronavirus task force. On April 23, 2020, William Bryan, science and technology advisor to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) secretary, said in a press briefing, that sunlight has a significant impact on the Coronavirus.

Solar light along with high temperatures and humidity have a “powerful effect” of creating environments less favorable for the virus to survive. Regarding sunshine, Bryan says, "Our most striking observation to date, is the powerful effect that solar light appears to have on killing the virus, both surfaces and in the air."

A chart released by during the White House coronavirus task force by the DHS, showed that the novel coronavirus dies within two minutes in hot sunshine and humidity while on surfaces, and a minute and a half while in the air.


In the current climate of uncertainty, everyone at the Sun Viking Lodge wants to inform and reassure you, that our guests and employees well-being and safety, have always been our utmost priority. We understand everyone’s concerns regarding the possible spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), we are concerned as well.

ROOMS: To help keep our rooms ready for you, after a guest checks-out, the rooms are completely cleaned, and surfaces are sanitized. Public areas as well as back-of house, are regularly and thoroughly cleaned to the highest standards, paying special attention to high-touch areas such as door handles, etc. Ongoing training has been put in place to ensure employees are fully prepared to keep our property clean and safe, and experts say that soap and water are your best defense.

VIKING KAFE: Our Viking Kafe is now open 7 days – offering walk-up service for breakfast and lunch – now through Labor Day.

ACTIVITY PROGRAM: Our Activity Program is now offering activities daily for kids and adults.

CANCELLATION POLICY: For a full refund, our cancellation policy requires a 3-day notice prior to arrival at hotel; 14-day notice for Cottages and 30-day notice for Condo.


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