Terms & Conditions

When you placed your reservation with Sandy Beach Vacation Rentals, LLC (‘Property Manager”) you, the “Guest” are agreeing to the following terms and conditions:

Effective Date:
This Vacation Rental Agreement (the “Agreement”) is effective on the date on which Manager accepts Guest’s online reservation request by sending a notification (“Notification”) describing Guest’s rental of the vacation home at the address specified in the Notification (“Property”), for a specific amount of time (“Term”), and for the total amount due (“Reservation Total”) as described therein. A completed Vacation Rental Agreement is required to be completed prior to your check in instructions being issued. We request that you complete it within 48 hours of booking unless your booking is last minute in which case it will need to be completed immediately. 

RATES:
Rates are quoted on a per night, per week or per month basis as noted and are subject to change without notice. Most rates quoted are for a specified number of people (4 for 2-bedroom, 6 for 3-bedroom).

ADDITIONAL CHARGES (NOT included in rate):
Rates do NOT include daily maid service, gratuities, out-of-country (except Canada) long-distance phone charges, car rental, food, liquor, laundry, personal items, rental items (crib, air mattress, rollaway, etc) excessive cleaning upon departure (i.e. upholstery or rug shampooing, etc.).

RESERVATIONS AND PAYMENTS:
Payment of the applicable $300 Rental Deposit amount together with a completed Guest Reservation Application must be received and approved by Sandy Beach Vacation Rentals before a confirmation will be issued. Final payment, consisting of the remaining balance, must be received by Sandy Beach Vacation Rentals at least thirty (30) days prior to guest arrival (or immediately if booked less than thirty (30) days in advance of guest arrival). Failure to make final payments on a timely basis will make the reservation subject to automatic cancellation.

Deposit:
Unless otherwise permitted by the Manager, upon booking your reservation, Guest shall provide a deposit equal to $300.00 that gets applied to the Reservation Total. If the reservation is commencing within 30 days the balance is due in full at the time the booking is placed. Failure to timely provide this deposit for any reason, including a problem with your credit card or payment processor, may lead to cancellation of your reservation at the sole discretion of the Manager.

Balance Due:
Unless otherwise permitted by the Manager, the remainder balance of the Reservation Total is due on or before thirty (30) calendar days prior to check-in. Failure to timely provide this balance for any reason, including a problem with your credit card or payment processor, may lead to cancellation of your reservation at the sole discretion of the Manager.

Cancellation:
Guests may cancel their reservations subject to the restrictions described below. However, guests must notify Manager of any cancellation by sending a message to Manager or notifying by phone. There are NO REFUNDS of deposit once paid of $300. The balance is non-refundable once paid and within 30 days unless there is travel insurance in place. In which case a travel insurance claim must be placed to receive a refund.

a) There are NO REFUNDS of any whatsoever for hurricanes, tropical storms, weather conditions, or similar events outside of the Manager’s control, even if authorities order a mandatory evacuation. This is why Sandy Beach Vacation Rentals offers travel insurance in which a mandatory evacuation is covered. Guest expressly assumes the risk of any such occurrence, and it is up to Guest to secure travel insurance if Guest requires it. Such insurance is available through us by way of Rental Guardian www.rentalguardian.com. There will be NO refunds due to mechanical failure of items in the unit.

***NOTE: THE ORIGINAL POLICY STAYS THE SAME FOR ANY CORONAVIRUS CANCELLATIONS/RESCHEDULES. THE CANCELLATION PERIOD DID NOT CHANGE WITH YOUR RESCHEDULED DATES. THE ORIGINAL DATES IS WHAT THE CANCELLATION POLICY ADHERES TO.*** FOR EXAMPLE: YOU CANNOT CANCEL YOUR RESCHEDULED DATES MORE THAN 60 DAYS PRIOR TO YOUR NEW ARRIVAL DATE AND EXPECT A REFUND OF ANY AMOUNT BACK.***

There will be NO refunds unless travel insurance is purchased in the cases such as hurricanes, sickness (Coronavirus), illness, or other natural disasters or unless the property is re-rented. There will be NO refunds due to inclement weather such as rainy or cold weather. There will be NO refunds due to mechanical failure of items in the unit.

CATASTROPHIC EVENTS & EMERGENCY EVACUATIONS:
If a catastrophe (hurricane, tornado, earthquake, flood, etc.) or any situation simply beyond our control impairs the vacation rental, Sandy Beach Vacation Rentals LLC is not responsible for finding alternate lodging for the renter or for the renter’s financial losses related to transportation or alternate lodging. There will be NO REFUNDS OR CREDITS FOR EMERGENCY EVACUATIONS. Whether you own property, run a business, or rent a condo in Florida, the threat of a hurricane or flood is always present during certain months of the year, and we all assume this risk. Therefore, we suggest you consider Travel Protection Insurance to secure your vacation investment and eliminate your financial risk. There will be no refunds of any kind for evacuations unless the travel insurance is purchased.

CHECK IN / OUT TIMES AND INSTRUCTIONS:
Check-in is at 4:00 p.m. (EST). Check-out is on or before 10:00 a.m. (EST) sharp on the day of your departure. Before departure, please wash all dishes and utensils or load the dishwasher and start it, and take out all of the garbage including prepared leftovers in the fridge or takeout. Leave all used towels in the bathroom. Lock all doors before you leave. Make sure all windows are closed and turn the AC to 77. If the heat has been utilized please turn it OFF.

For the property Tropic Breeze there are NO Unregistered guests permitted on the property or at the pool due to insurance coverage. The pool closes at dusk. There is one parking space per unit. Parking on the street is at your own risk.

Age Requirement:
Guest expressly acknowledges that he or she is at least 21 years of age (25 on certain properties), and understands that this is a strict requirement of the reservation. Guests making the reservation must be occupying Property during the Term. A Guest cannot reserve Property for another person. Any violation of this provision is a material breach of this Agreement.

Service Fees:
In addition to the Reservation Total, Manager requires payment of the following fees, where applicable:

Pet Fee:
If the Property is pet-friendly, Guests must clean up after all pets, provide their own pet supplies, and comply with the pet addendum. A non-refundable pet fee per reservation is required. Please do not allow your pets on the furniture unless you provide your own covers for them to be on the furniture.

Late Check-Out Fee:
You must check out on or before 10 a.m. (EST) on the day of your departure. This is a hard deadline. Failure to comply shall result in the imposition of a late check-out fee of $200 unless you have prior consent of the Manager. It must be noted in your reservation. 

Excess Cleaning Fee:
Normal cleaning services are provided for customary and ordinary use. However, any excess cleaning required shall result in imposition of a cleaning fee of $250 and could be more depending on extent.

Smoking Fee:
No smoking is permitted in the unit. At Villa Madeira there is no smoking on the Property. Violation of this rule will result in imposition of a fee of $250, in addition to any excess cleaning fee that may be imposed.

Event Fee:
There are No events to be held at any of the properties. Violation of this rule will result in imposition of an event and clean up fee at a minimum of $250 – especially at the Sea Rocket Property. 

Missing Items and Damage:
Guests will be charged for any missing items reasonably attributable to Guest and not returned after notification, including lost keys, pool tags and towels. Guests will be responsible for any damage to Property, furnishings, or furnished household items.

Furniture Moving Charge:
Guests will be charged for any furniture that is moved and not put back into place on their departure. Violation of this rule will result in imposition of a fee of $250 and up depending on what was moved and not put back.

Security Deposit:
Guests are required to sign this Security Deposit Form to protect against any damages to and/or loss of items from the Property and to assure payment of items charged to the Guest Account. If the guest does not have a credit card a deposit in the amount of $300 will be held in TrackSoftware in the guest ledger or the booking agent’s account and will be returned, minus deductions, no later than 14 calendar days after the termination of the agreement. We must give you a written statement at that time explaining any deductions. If your deposit is not enough to cover all the damages and costs, you must pay the extra amount, and you authorize us to charge the credit card provided. If you have a cash balance you will be billed for the remaining amount.

Property Instructions:
Manager may provide instructions for the Property, including parking permit information required by the condo association, occupancy limits, neighborhood rules, pool or spa rules, house rules, rules set by the owner and a pet addendum. Guests shall comply with such instructions, which are incorporated by reference as is fully set forth herein. Parking is permitted at the property. If it is a condominium please do not back in and display the parking permit if applicable. If it is a home please use the driveway and do not park in the grass or in neighbors driveways or property. Additional parking may be available as stated in the instructions. There are certain properties that are limited to ONE space per guest. This is enforced and towing and parking tickets will be at the guests expense. Guests shall comply with all laws or regulations in effect in the Property’s jurisdiction at all times. The property shall be in the same condition upon departure as at check-in. Normal wear and tear accepted. 

Household Items Furnished:
Property is furnished with pillows, linens, blankets, towels, kitchen towels, comforters, hand towels, and washcloths, including extras located in under bathroom sinks, vanities, cabinets or closets. Guests are responsible for all debris, rubbish, and discards, and must place such garbage in plastic bags and transfer it to the large trash cans by the road for a home and the community dumpster at a condominium. Guests shall place soiled dishes and cooking utensils in the dishwasher and run the machine. It is standard for beds (except bunk beds, if any) to be made for Guest’s arrival as part of the linen and cleaning service. Property has an initial starter set of toilet paper, paper towels, garbage bags and soap but guests may need to replenish their own paper goods, toiletries, laundry detergent, and other consumables depending on their use. Please return all furniture to its original location before departure.

Cleaning and Ordinary Use:
Cleaning for customary and ordinary use is included in the Reservation Total, but this does not include washing dishes or utensils (for which Guest is responsible) or taking out the garbage. Guest agrees to keep the house, furniture and furnishings in good order. Removing, adding or changing furniture without Manager’s written approval shall be deemed a material breach of this Agreement and is strictly prohibited. Guests may not take any linens or furnishings to the beach. If there are colored beach towels provided at the property they must be washed, dried and put away before departure. The linen provided is rental linen that has been sanitized. All old linen is removed and new brought in for replacement on each cleaning. If you have become sick prior to your departure we kindly ask that you give us a courtesy phone call or message so the cleaner is aware.

NO PARTIES:
Guests shall not hold any parties at the Property, including but not limited to prom, sorority, or fraternity parties. Any special occasion (such as a wedding, birthday party, reception, family reunion, or similar event) that may increase the number of occupants must be disclosed at the time of reservation and is subject to Manager’s approval.

NO SMOKING:
No smoking is permitted in the unit/home and Villa Madeira no smoking on the Property. Upon any evidence of smoking, such as the smell of cigarette or cigar smoke, Guest shall be liable for payment of the smoking fee, any excess cleaning fee required, charges to remove the smell from carpeting, air conditioning ducts, filters, and furniture, and any other charges incurred by Manager to remedy Guest’s violation of the rule.

DAMAGE BY GUEST:
Guest shall be solely responsible for any and all damage to Property, furniture, furnishings, linens, or similarly-provided items caused by Guest or any person on the premises during Guest’s stay, whether accidental, negligent, or otherwise.

PET LIMITATIONS:
Permitted pets in pet friendly properties are limited to dogs only, but guests may request special permission from the Manager for the stay to include another type of animal. Guests may not bring any animal onto the Property that has been deemed dangerous or otherwise restricted in any jurisdiction. Guests must abide by all local laws, rules, and regulations related to animals, including but not limited to breed restrictions that may be applicable.

ASSUMPTION OF RISK:
Guest expressly assumes any and all risk associated with use of the Property and Rental by Guest or any invitee of Guest, including but not limited to use of the Property, beach, pool, spa, or other amenities. Property is not child-proofed in any way and guests shall take all measures necessary to supervise any children. Due to the nature of Florida properties, the sand, stairs, decks, patios, and concrete are not always stable, so please use them with caution. No lifeguard may be on duty, and use of the beach, pool, or spa at Guest’s own risk. No one should swim alone. Guests understand that there are certain inherent risks to persons and property located adjacent to the ocean or to a golf course, including the possibility of drowning or being struck by a golf ball. The Guest acknowledges that the owner would not rent the property unless the Guest accepted this condition. Guest’s personal property is the sole responsibility of Guest and Manager shall not be responsible for any such property lost, stolen, or missing. There is no lost and found so please remember your items on departure.

INDEMNIFICATION:
To the fullest extent of the law, Guest indemnifies and holds Manager and owner of the Property harmless from any and all liability, including for bodily injury or property damage, incurred on the Property or related to Guest’s reservation, stay, or performance pursuant to this Agreement. This indemnification includes but is not limited to any type of slip and fall accident, pet behavior (biting, urinating, running away, destruction of property, or any other), pool accidents, bed bugs, CoronaVirus, weather related events, or inadequate supervision of children.

NO SUBLETTING:
Guests may not sublet or assign this Agreement, in whole or in part, in any manner whatsoever without the prior written consent of the Manager. Guest is responsible at all times for any invitee of Guest on the Property.

NO HOLDING OVER:
Because of the nature of short term winter and summer vacation rentals, Guest understands that any unauthorized “holding over” of the Property past the stated Term could severely jeopardize Manager’s business and cause loss of rental income from other previously booked guests, temporary and/or permanent loss of business, goodwill, reputation and could force Manager to breach an agreement with similar short term summer and winter recreational guest(s) arriving during the unauthorized holdover period, creating significant damages for Manager. To the fullest extent of the law, Guests will be held liable for any such damages incurred by the Manager.

MANAGER’S ENTRY:
Guest expressly provides Manager with permission to enter Property during reasonable hours upon notice given immediately prior to entry, if possible, for any reasonable purpose, including maintenance and inventory. In any emergency, Manager may enter Property at any time without permission of Guest for the purposes of making repairs to alleviate such emergency. If Guest abandons or vacates Property, Owner may, at its option, terminate this agreement, re-enter the premises and remove Guest’s personal property.

PROPERTY CONDITION:
Manager has attempted to give an accurate description of Property and its condition, and Guest acknowledges that this reservation is made sight unseen. Property will be cleaned prior to Guest’s arrival. Please notify the Manager immediately if Property has not been cleaned to normal standards. All electrical, plumbing and appliances should be in working order, but please let the Manager know if anything is broken or does not function. The condition of the Property, including failures of operation of certain amenities such as TVs, cable, games, appliances, AC or the Internet and WiFi services, shall not result in any refund. Manager will make every effort to have these items repaired but does not guarantee that they will be repaired during Guest’s occupancy, especially over holidays or weekends.

REMEDIES:
If Guest breaches any provision of this Agreement or misrepresents any material information related to the reservation, Manager may terminate this Agreement immediately. Guests shall not receive any refund upon termination. Manager shall retain all other remedies available by law. Upon termination, Manager may enter Property and remove all persons or personal property therein, and Guest waives any and all claims for damages that may result. If for any reason the Manager is unable to deliver possession of Property at the commencement of the Term, Guest’s

MISCELLANEOUS:

a) Severability. In the event that any covenant, condition or other provision of this Agreement is held to be invalid, void or unenforceable, in whole or in part, by an arbitrator or any court of competent jurisdiction, the same shall be deemed severable from the remainder of this Agreement and shall in no way affect, impair or invalidate any other covenant, condition or provision contained in this Agreement.

b) Integration: Each of the Parties hereto acknowledges that no representation or promise not expressly set forth in this Agreement has been made by any other Party hereto, or by any of its agents, servants, employees, or representatives, and there are no representations or promises which are not expressly set forth herein.

c) Titles and Captions: Titles and captions contained in this Agreement are inserted as a matter of convenience and for reference, and are not intended and shall not be construed to define, limit, extend or otherwise describe the scope of this Agreement or any provision of this Agreement.

d) No Construction: No Party to this Agreement or such Party’s attorney shall be deemed to be the drafter of this Agreement for purposes of interpreting or construing any of the provisions of this Agreement. This Agreement shall be interpreted in accordance with the fair meaning of its language and not strictly for or against any of the Parties to this Agreement.

e) Waiver: No breach of any provision of this Agreement can be waived unless in writing. Waiver of any one breach of this Agreement shall not be deemed to be a waiver of any other breach of that or any other provision of this Agreement.

f) Modification and Amendment: No modification or amendment of any of the terms or provisions of this Agreement shall be binding upon any Party to this Agreement unless made in writing and signed by such Party or by a duly authorized representative or agent of such Party.

g) Enforcement: Any and all disputes arising out of this Agreement shall be governed by Florida law, and shall be decided solely and exclusively by State or Federal courts located in Pinellas County, Florida. The prevailing Party or Parties in any such court proceedings shall be entitled to recover its reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs incurred in connection therewith. Any party who unsuccessfully challenges the enforceability of this clause shall reimburse the prevailing party for its attorney’s fees, and the party prevailing in any such dispute shall be awarded its attorneys’ fees.

h) Acceptance Through Performance: By booking your reservation with the Manager, and declining to cancel your reservation, you are indicating your acceptance of these terms and conditions.i) LIMITATION OF LIABILITY.  Under no circumstances shall Sandy Beach Vacation Rentals LLC be responsible for any loss, expense, damages, claims or injury direct, indirect, consequential or otherwise whatsoever, howsoever caused or incurred whether arising in contract or otherwise in law or equity as a result of rendering of the services or accommodations as described or substituted and including, without restricting the generality of the foregoing as a result of any delay(s), substitution(s), rescheduling(s) or change(s) in the provision of services or land accommodations by Sandy Beach Vacation Rentals LLC or by reason of military actions, revolution or acts of God, government agencies, or unforeseen circumstances or events, by any agents, owners, employees, subcontractors, servants or services as substituted; Sandy Beach Vacation Rentals LLC, at all times will act in good faith and use its best efforts to substitute with accommodations or services of a type as comparable as possible to those contracted. Sandy Beach Vacation Rentals LLC will not be liable under any circumstances, including substitutions, to refund any unused portion of booked accommodations or services. Some activities in which guests engage are especially dangerous and include jet skiing, scooter riding, parasailing, scuba diving, snorkeling, deep-sea fishing, boating, golfing, swimming, boogie boarding, surfing, hiking, and biking. This list is not all-inclusive, but indicates some of the hazards of vacationing in Florida. Guests may also encounter the following risks: slippery floors and stairs, especially when wet, lanais with spaces between rails (dangerous for little children), precipitous drop-offs on Gulf of Mexico floor, unfenced pools, faulty electrical or plumbing systems, gas BBQ grills, clean/clear sliding glass doors, and dangerous stairs or pathways, Therefore, each guest agrees that he/she is voluntarily participating in any and all activities, risks, and use of the accommodations, and hereby assumes all risk of injury, illness, damage or loss to person and property that might result, including, without limitation, any loss or theft of personal property. By booking this unit/house, you acknowledge that in all events and circumstances, Sandy Beach Vacation Rentals LLC, its officers and employees shall not be liable. Sandy Beach Vacation Rentals LLC reserves the right to cancel or rescind any rental agreement if it is found that the Guests are conducting unlawful activities, not abiding by the HomeOwners Association House Rules, disturbing others by playing loud music, percussion, audio or instruments, or cause any loud or offensive noises, have made any misrepresentations about the nature or size of the group or use of the group or the use of the property or any other misrepresentations or any other way in breach of the rental agreement.

j) Notice of Absence. You must tell us in advance if you will be absent from the property for 5 days or more.

k) Insurance. You understand that our insurance does not cover your belongings or damage that you cause. You agree that we are not responsible for any loss or damage during the term of the rental agreement. You agree to carry insurance covering all of your personal property located in the unit or bear full responsibility for its damage including damage from fire, water, theft, or any cause.

l) Changes to a Reservation. An additional $50.00 administrative fee will be charged by Sandy Beach Vacation Rentals LLC for any change to a booking after a Confirmation has been issued. Acceptance of any change is subject to approval by Sandy Beach Vacation Rentals LLC.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT:
I/we, the undersigned, hereby apply for the above listed accommodation and warrant that I/we have read, understand and agree to the terms and conditions of this application, and I/we agree to abide by homeowners/agents/association restrictions on use of said property. I/we further understand and represent that I/we are executing this application on behalf of all parties named on the guest list.

Sandy Beach Vacation Rentals has partnered with RentalGuardian.com and InsureStays to help safeguard your entire booking deposit and other prepaid non-refundable payments related to planned travel. We strongly encourage you to purchase optional travel insurance.

✓ Travel Insurance covers risks incidental to planned travel such as sickness, accidental injury,
or death of you or a family member (or of a traveling companion), weather delays, natural
disasters, unexpected changes in your employment, and many more specific reasons.

 In addition, for an additional charge, you can choose the optional CFAR benefit which pays
up to 60% of pre-paid non-refundable charges should cancel for any reason not covered by
standard travel insurance.

✓ The standard travel insurance coverage costs 7% of your total reservation invoice amount; if
you include the optional CFAR benefits, the coverage cost is 10.8% of your total reservation
invoice amount. The premium charged for travel insurance is generally non-refundable after
15 days of coverage purchase.

As a covered traveler, should you have a medical issue or experience trip delay or interruption due to unforeseen developments, you may initiate your claim by calling (833) 610-0736. For more information, please consult your coverage documents.

Guests opting not to purchase travel insurance should be aware that per the terms and conditions in your rental agreement, refund-in-full of your reservation deposit(s) will not be available; therefore, your entire booking payment could be at risk.

Sandy Beach Vacation Rentals offers Accidental Rental Damage Protection for a charge of $59 or $79. Guests may decline the purchase of this program by agreeing to pay a security deposit of $1500/$3000. Please notify Sandy Beach Vacation Rentals in writing if you elect to pay the security deposit in lieu of purchasing the damage protection program.

This Damage Protection program covers up to $1500 for a $59 premium and $3000 for a  $79 premium in accidental damage to your rented unit that occurs during your covered occupancy. Sandy Beach Vacation Rentals is responsible for filing all program claims on behalf of tenants and the tenant may be notified in writing of any such claim. Tenant verification may be required in certain cases. Tenants will be responsible for the cost of repair of all damages that exceed the coverage limit of the Accidental Rental Damage Program. The amount you pay for the Accidental Rental Damage Protection program includes any related insurance, technology-support, service, and claims adjudication costs, along with administrative fees charged by the Sandy Beach Vacation Rentals for making this coverage available. This program does not cover intentional damage, those damages resulting from the negligence of the tenant, or damages from non-compliance with the terms of this agreement. Determination of actual damages will be at the sole discretion of Sandy Beach Vacation Rentals or program underwriter. Security deposits are refundable within 14 days from the departure date. Security deposits may be applied to actual damages caused by the tenant as permitted by law.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES AS PROTECTED GUEST
• Report any accidental damage to the Property Manager when they occur;
• Verify damages when requested to do so by our staff;
• Notify the police in case of loss by theft;
• Take reasonable actions to protect damaged property from sustaining further damage.

TERMS OF COVERAGE
1. The Property Protection Program takes effect upon check-in or registration on the booked arrival date to a Covered Unit, together with receipt of payment of the Program Fee at or before check-in.
2. The Property Protection Program shall terminate upon normal check out time of the Covered Unit or the departure of the Rental-Guest, whichever occurs first.

IMPORTANT NOTICES: PROGRAM FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE Payments for this program will not be accepted after the Rental-Guest has entered the Rented Unit for the beginning of their Stay. This is a general outline of the terms and conditions of The Property Protection Program. It does not include all of the terms, coverages, exclusions, limitations, and conditions of the program. Please see detailed program description at insurestays.com/contents-guest.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY:
Under no circumstances shall Sandy Beach Vacation Rentals LLC be responsible for any loss, expense, damages, items left behind, misplaced items, double bookings, deposit monies, hurricanes, floods, acts of nature, red tide, fire, stolen items, pest infestation, sickness, illness, changes in zoning laws affecting rentals, injury or death. Sandy Beach Vacation Rentals is not responsible for claims or injury direct, indirect, consequential or otherwise whatsoever, howsoever caused or incurred whether arising in contract or otherwise in law or equity as a result of rendering of the services or accommodations as described or substituted and including, without restricting the generality of the foregoing as a result of any delay(s), substitution(s), rescheduling(s) or change(s) in the provision of services or land accommodations by Sandy Beach Vacation Rentals LLC or by reason of military actions, revolution or acts of God, government agencies, or unforeseen circumstances or events, by any agents, owners, employees, subcontractors, servants or services as substituted; Sandy Beach Vacation Rentals LLC, at all times will act in good faith and use its best efforts to substitute with accommodations or services of a type as comparable as possible to those contracted. Sandy Beach Vacation Rentals LLC will not be liable under any circumstances, including substitutions, to refund any unused portion of booked accommodations or services. Some activities in which guests engage are especially dangerous and include jet skiing, scooter riding, parasailing, scuba diving, snorkeling, deep-sea fishing, boating, golfing, swimming, boogie boarding, surfing, hiking, and biking. This list is not all-inclusive, but indicates some of the hazards of vacationing in Florida. Guests may also encounter the following risks: slippery floors and stairs, especially when wet, lanais with spaces between rails (dangerous for little children), precipitous drop-offs on Gulf of Mexico floor, unfenced pools, faulty electrical or plumbing systems, gas BBQ grills, clean/clear sliding glass doors, and dangerous stairs or pathways, Therefore, each guest agrees that he/she is voluntarily participating in any and all activities, risks, and use of the accommodations, and hereby assumes all risk of injury, illness, damage or loss to person and property that might result, including, without limitation, any loss or theft of personal property. By booking this unit/house, you acknowledge that in all events and circumstances, Sandy Beach Vacation Rentals LLC, its officers and employees shall not be liable. Sandy Beach Vacation Rentals LLC reserves the right to cancel or rescind any rental agreement if it is found that the Guests are conducting unlawful activities, not abiding by the HomeOwners Association House Rules, disturbing others by playing loud music, percussion, audio or instruments, or cause any loud or offensive noises, have made any misrepresentations about the nature or size of the group (exceeding occupancy set) or use of the group or the use of the property or any other misrepresentations or any other way in breach of the rental agreement. This contract serves as a “Hold Harmless Agreement between the guest and the vacation rental management company as named (Sandy Beach Vacation Rentals). All deposit money (not including refundable deposits) become property of Sandy Beach Vacation Rentals. 

Sandy Beach Vacation Rentals, Homeowners Association and Owners are not responsible for injury to registered or non registered guests, loss, theft or damage to any guests or guests property, or guest property whether property of the unit or the common property areas. 

Repairs/Property Condition:
We ask that you report problems you may have with the rental property on arrival in writing within 24 hours of check in including cleaning and maintenance items. We reserve the right to be able to correct the cleaning if there is a problem. We ask that furniture not be rearranged. If you do have to move something you must put it back prior to departure. Furnishings are not to be removed from the unit. We reserve the right to enter the property during reasonable hours for any issue  connected with maintenance, cleaning, repairs, or management of the property. We make every effort to make sure things stay in working/operable order. Again no refunds/rate adjustments will be made for cleaning delays, cleaning mistakes, mechanical failures or malfunctions, maintenance problems such as pools, appliances, TV’s, Cable, interruption of utilities, heaters, air conditioning, heaters, washers, dryers, dishwashers, etc.  Please DO NOT set the AC below 70 degrees. If you go out of the unit for the day please be courteous and set the AC to 75 and you can lower it when you get back to the room. Please DO NOT leave the sliding glass doors open while you have the AC running. Please do not set the AC to on and not auto so that it runs continuously. 

The guest agrees to notify Sandy Beach Vacation Rentals immediately if a maintenance problem occurs at the rental property so we can handle it quickly and efficiently. We reserve the right to enter the unit in case of emergency and you cannot be reached. 

Gas and Charcoal Grills:
Most of our properties do not permit grills on site. They are definitely prohibited on balconies. Very few owners have provided electric grills for guest usage. If you are in a unit with a grill or at a property with a private grill it is your responsibility to clean the grill before your departure and refill the propane if it runs out during your stay. If you are staying at a property that has a public grill you are responsible for cleaning the grill after your use. Additional charges could apply for labor having to clean the grills or propane left empty (If applicable). DO NOT place hot ashes in any trash container. Only remove ashes after they are cold. Please use caution when grilling and do not use a grill in screened in porches. Please use grills safely and at your own risk. 

CALL 911 IN CASE OF EMERGENCY. 

Catastrophic Events, Mandatory Evacuations, Mechanical Failures:
If a catastrophe (hurricane, tornado, earthquake, flood, etc.) or any situation simply beyond our control impairs the vacation rental, Sandy Beach Vacation Rentals LLC is not responsible for finding alternate lodging for the renter or for the renter’s financial losses related to transportation or alternate lodging. There will be NO REFUNDS OR CREDITS FOR EMERGENCY EVACUATIONS issued by Sandy Beach Vacation Rentals which is why we recommend the travel insurance. Whether you own property, run a business, or rent a condo in Florida, the threat of a hurricane or flood is always present during certain months of the year, and we all assume this risk. Therefore, we suggest you consider the Trip Cancellation & Travel Insurance Program to secure your vacation investment and eliminate your financial risk. There will be no refunds of any kind for evacuations unless the travel insurance is purchased. Just as you are at home, you are in someone’s home while traveling. We will not provide refunds for unforeseen mechanical failures such as appliances, plumbing, or other unforeseen problems. We reserve the right to change assignments of a unit without notice should a home or condo become unavailable due to unforeseen circumstances.  

I agree that this is a legally binding document and I have read all terms and conditions in this document.