FAQ about Summer 2021 at Lignano Sabbiadoro beach

14 May 2021 / By Alessandra

Even on the beach it was necessary to comply with the Covid-19 regulations published by the authorities.

In this regard we received many questions that we will try to answer here below.

Lignano Sabbiadoro beach will be open in 2021?

Lignano Sabbiadoro is always accessible. The bathing season begins on May 15, 2021 as per the Municipal Ordinance n.3 of 30/04/2021 which defines the rules for the use of the activities of the bathing establishments.

All the provisions on social distancing and safety regulations to avoid contagions from Covid-19 remain valid.

How will the beach be organized?

The Bathing Ordinance no. 3 of 2021 of the Municipality of Lignano Sabbiadoro establishes that on the beaches under concession, an area of ​​at least 4 square metres per person must be guaranteed (excluding children under 12 accompanying their parents) at the umbrella pitch. This means that the number of people who can use a given umbrella pitch depends on the distance they place themselves from one another.

On the beach facilities managed by Lignano Sabbiadoro Gestioni the umbrellas are laid out at a distance such that the surface area available for a single umbrella may vary between 16 and 22 square metres.

We recommend that you contact the proper beach office to find out which rules apply in the specific case in question.

Which anti Covid measures will be adopted on the beach?

On the beach will be organized one way mandatory routes to enter and exit the flows and avoid crowds.

The staff will wear safety devices as face masks. 

Toilets and beach equipment will be frequently hygenized as specified in the DPCM. 

We ask our customers cooperation to respect the rules about social distancing to avoid the spread of Covid-19

What can customers do to simplify the procedures to enter the beach?

To those willing to rent a sun umbrella we warmly suggest to book online the beach service (here you can find a complete list of Lignano beach offices and a link to their reservation system), we also recommend to pay online, in order to avoid crowds in front of the beach offices. 

We ask your cooperation to respect the rules about social distancing as well as the safety rules (for example using the face mask when walking to the sun umbrella, to the toilets or to the beach office desks).

Is it mandatory to use face masks at the beach?

The use of face masks is mandatory both indoors and outdoors. They can not be used while syaying under the beach umbrella, as provided by current regulation. 

Which sports can be played on the beach?

It will be possible to play team sports (beach volleyball, beach tennis, etc.) in correspondence with the designated areas. The provisions issued by the competent institutions remain valid and will also be listed in the information signs positioned on site.

Individual sports that are usually played on the beach (es. matkot) or in the water (es. swimming, surfing, windsurfing, kitesurfing) can be played respecting social distancing rules. 

There will be entertaiment on the beach?

Yes, there will be an entertainment service. However, the usual entertainment villages will not be set up as in order to avoid gatherings and ensure appropriate flow management, only the Beach Village will be set up in the new location at Office 7 (Beach Arena).

There will be playgrounds for children?

Yes, the playgrounds on the beach are open. We kindly ask adults to supervise minors so that the rules on their use are respected.

How will the service of beach restaurants, kiosks and bars be managed?

The bars and restaurants on the beach will apply the rules laid down by the Prime Minister's Decree of 26 April 2021 for restaurants that require a minimum distance of 1 m between people and the use of masks when not sitting at the table.

Procedures will be implemented to facilitate the ordering from under the umbrella and relative take away at the kiosks and bars on the beach.

There will be free beaches?

Even in summer 2021, the sandy areas that have always been destined for the free beach will be reconfirmed for this use.

It is allowed to stay only near areas marked with a stake stuck in the sand. Up to 5 people is allowed to stay nearby the marked area (excluding children under 12 following their parents). Between the beach equipment (sunbeds, deck chairs and towels), when not positioned in the umbrella place, a distance of at least 1.5 m must be guaranteed, derogation is allowed for members of the same family or for persons staying in the same room or housing unit of an accommodation facility or in any case for subjects who are not subject to interpersonal distancing according to the national and regional provisions in force.

Will it be possible to position yourself on the shore with beach towels or other equipment?

It is forbidden to occupy the area of 5 (five) meters from the shoreline with umbrellas, deckchairs, chairs, stools, tents, towels, towels, inflatable equipment, etc., as well as with nautical means, which is intended exclusively for free transit with a ban on staying , with the exception of emergency vehicles.

It is also forbidden to stay, even with deckchairs, chairs, stools, tents, towels, umbrellas, towels and inflatable equipment, in the presence of bathing establishments, even in the area that extends beyond 5 meters from the shoreline to the first row of umbrellas.

What about the bookings and eventual cancellations of the beach service?

Here you are some clarifications about beach umbrella reservations in the beach offices managed by Lignano Sabbiadoro Gestioni SpA, specifically beach offices 1, 1TER, 1 BIS, 4, 5, 6, 7, 10, 11, 17 and 18 in Sabbiadoro.

To know the reservation and cancellation policies of the other beach offices in Sabbiadoro, Pineta and Riviera which are not managed by our company, we suggest you to contact them directly (here the complete list).

Online bookings

The online booking system is working and the availabilities you can see on the website are effective. We suggest to book online through our website.

Changes and cancellations

Cancellations are not allowed, but if there are proven problems that prevent you from using the booked service, vouchers of the corresponding value will be issued to be used during the current or the following season.

In case of updates we will promptly inform you through our website or through our Facebook page

Here you will find the direct link to the ordinance issued by the Municipality of Lignano Sabbiadoro.

Regulation n.3