Update 2019-07-02: According to current media reports, at least 14 people had to be treated in hospital due to burns and smoke poisoning. A further 67 people had to be treated on the spot.
2019-07-02: On Tuesday (02 July) a fire broke out at the Hotel Whala Beach in El Arenal. 600 people have been temporarily evacuated. Several people were treated in the hospital. The fire was extinguished after several hours.
Local traffic disruptions are possible. Travellers should exercise caution and follow instructions by security forces.