Policies & Information
REFUNDABLE Damage/Security deposit $ is due at Check in. Cash or Mastercard/Visa acceptable. Allow 7-10 days after departure for processing refundable deposit. Total amount of rental is due at Check in 3pm. No exceptions. Add 4% for credit card convenience fees, no charge for cash or debit cards. NO CHECKS. We suggest you bring beach & bath towels and your personal toiletries. Toiletries include: 1 roll toilet paper, no beach & bath towels, no paper towels, no coffee filters, no irons, no hairdryers.
Check out 12 noon. Departure rules: Remember to throw all your trash in the dumpster outside. Wash all your pots, pans and dishes. Raise the temperture setting on the thermostat of the air conditioner to 80 degrees. Return keys and/or bracelets and parking permets to office, if office is closed put the keys and/or bracelets and parking petmits in the office key box on the fence.
Condo damage/security deposit of ($100 1 bedroom, $150 2 bedroom, $200 3 bedroom, $300 island houses) is required at check in. Your reservation deposit will convert to a damage deposit at time of check in. If there are no damages, your damage deposit will be credited to your credit card account in 7-14 business days after the unit has been cleaned.
House reservation deposit of 25% of rental amount is required at the time of confirmation. Damage deposit is required at time of check in. If there are no damages, your damage deposit will be credited to your credit card account in 7-14 business days after the house has been cleaned. NO REFUNDS ON CANCELLATIONS.
Linen fee $40.00 (1bd/1ba) $55.00 (2bd/2ba) $75.00 (3bd/2ba) $100.00 (island house)
Occupancy tax: 17.00%
PRIVATELY OWNED CONDOS AND HOUSES
The Guest understands that the accommodations are privately owned and furnished by the owner and come as advertised. BONITA ISLA RENTALS and the owner are not required or obligated to provide additional furnishings or equipment. Most televisions have cable but some may be satellites. They have been checked prior to your arrival. If you remove the access cards or change cables, etc, the service will be interrupted and you will not have TV during your stay. Our maintenance staff will not come out for television problems you have created. If the major appliances including air conditioning become inoperable, BONITA ISLA RENTALS will exert every effort to have them repaired, and will also make every effort to relocate the Guest if it becomes necessary. Agent can not guarantee the time required to make repairs.
Guest understands that each unit is furnished in relation to the owner's taste and will vary between properties. All properties are individually owned, so please take care of the property as you would your own. Kitchens are well equipped with basic cooking needs (dishes, silverware, pots, pans, coffee makers, microwaves and toasters). Each property is "Inspected" & signed off on by our Housekeeping Supervisor prior to your check in and upon your check out. Any missing items, broken items, smoking, unauthorized pets, excessive cleaning, soiled/stained towels, or trash removal will be billed to your Credit card. BONITA ISLA RENTALS offers no extra towels or maid service. Some suggested items to bring are Beach Towels Extra paper goods (toilet paper, facial tissue and paper towels), Extra Pillows if your wish to sleep with more than one, Coffee filters, Bathing soap and Shampoo, Hairdryers, Irons, Extra Dish Soap, Extra trash bags, Sun tan lotion and Beach Gear.
Our properties have what is termed "Owner's closet", "Owner's rooms", or "Owner's garage". These areas are locked and off limits to the Guest. If you attempt to break into the owner's areas you will be charged for breaking and entering private property. We perform inspections after departure and we do prosecute.
BONITA ISLA RENTALS only rents to responsible parties. A responsible party must be 21 years or older to rent. A Valid State Drivers License or other acceptable ID is required at check in. Rental agreement holder must be present the entire time of their stay. BONITA ISLA RENTALS does not allow rentals for Wedding Parties, Fraternity Parties, Bachelor or Bachelorette Parties. Guest also understands that a minimum stay is required on all major holidays. BONITA ISLA RENTALS reserves the right to refuse service.
During March and Texas Week Spring Break - Spring Breaker friendly Condos: 5 night minimum on 1 & 2 bedroom condos. Damage deposit (minimum $200.00 1 bedroom, $275.00 2 bedroom) is dependent on length of stay and number of people. HALF PAYMENT OF THE RENTAL IS DUE 10 DAYS BEFORE YOUR ARRIVAL, IN THE FORM OF CREDIT CARD. Only Aquarius, Galleon Bay, Gulfview, Habitat, Las Marinas, Surfside charge a onetime $25.00 security bracelet fee for every occupant, which is paid directly to Aquarius's, Gulfview's, Habitat, Las Marinas's, Surfside's on-site property manager at check in.
During March and Texas Week Spring Break - Family Only Condos: 29+ years old, no parties, and quite time is after 11pm. Your neighbors are Winter Texans, they will let me know if you break the rules. Remember you break the rules, you will be evicted. NO Refunds.
Easter (Semana Santa) - Spring Breaker friendly Condos: 3 night minimum. Damage deposit (minimum $200.00 1 bedroom, $275.00 2 bedroom) is dependent on length of stay and number of people. Only Aquarius and Las Marinas charges a onetime $25.00 security bracelet fee for every occupant, which is paid directly to prospective's property manager at check in.
Easter (Semana Santa) - Family Only Condos: 29+ years old, no parties, and quite time is after 11pm. Remember you break the rules, you will be asked to leave, without refund.
* Some 2 bedroom condos can occupy additional persons: Additional $25.00/night per person (7th & 8th person) Many of our properties have occupancy limits and are advertised on the web site. These limits include adults and children. Be sure that you are aware of these limits prior to reserving the unit. If you have more than the allowed occupancy limits staying in the rental property, you will be asked to leave without refund.
SERVICES AND AMENITIES
Many properties have special amenities on the property or access to special amenities including, but not limited to: roof decks, elevated decks, spa, hot tub, Jacuzzi, whirlpool, sauna and swimming pool. Unless otherwise posted, Guest is allowed reasonable use of these amenities during Guest's rental period. The Guest recognizes that there are inherent risks in the use of these amenities which may include personal injury and property damage. Guest agrees to use the amenities in a safe manner and follow any instructions regarding the use of the amenity. Guest recognizes that there are risks to children in the use of many of the amenities provided with the property. Guest recognizes that there are risks to the use of any of the amenities provided if they are used in a manner for which they were not designed. The Guest further recognizes that the use of these amenities may be UNSAFE if: used for an extended period of time; used by individuals who are pregnant or who may become pregnant; used by individuals while under the influence of drugs, alcohol or medication, or; used by individuals with certain health risks. The Guest acknowledges and assumes all risks for the use of any amenities provided with the rental property and Guest further agrees that Guest is wholly responsible and liable for any injury or damage to persons or property as a result of their use of the amenities provided with the property. Guest further agrees to indemnify, save, protect, defend and hold harmless VRMS Real Estate Management and the owners of the property for any damages, costs or attorneys fees incurred as a result of any injury or damage from the use of the amenities. The Guest agrees to assume sole responsibility in relation to these risks and Guest agrees Guest is responsible and liable and will pay agent upon request for any damages to these amenities caused by Guest's misuse or negligence.
Guest agrees to use only the parking spaces provided by the property. If you block anyone's driveway or do not observe the appropriate parking places provided, the offending vehicle will be towed at your expense without notice. Many properties offer parking underneath the residence, please note the height of parking under the house. If you damage the house or supporting pillars the Guest agrees to pay for all repairs. No RV's, Campers, or Trailers are permitted on any of the properties. No Parking on Empty Lots. Violation of this will result in being asked to leave without refund.
Please observe any no trespassing signs for any next-door properties. The owners are very serious about no trespassing on their property and will call the police. Please be respectful of your neighbors. Many of these are permanent residents. No loud music or outside parties after 9:00 p.m. Residents will call the police and, if necessary, you will be asked to leave without refund. Observe speed limits at all times. There are many small children living in our rental areas. For our houses that have access only by way of the beach, a driveway has been made accessible for you upon check in, however wind conditions are constantly changing by the ocean and sand is blown around. BONITA ISLA RENTALS will not be responsible if a vehicle or vehicles become stuck in the sand. You will have to hire a private towing service to assist you.
Guest must understand that pets are allowed in "ONLY" pet friendly properties. Violators will be asked to leave with no refund, and will be charged a $500.00 clean up fee. We will allow one pet no larger than 25 lbs. unless otherwise stated in the property description for a pet fee $25/night. You are instructed that the pet must be on a leash when outside or at the beach. If an unauthorized pet is found in any unit you will be asked to leave without refund. If dog or cat poop is left on the premises, and is not picked up, it is going to affect some of your damage deposit. The pet fee works to serve as a payment for the amenity/luxury of having your pet in the home or condo.
BONITA ISLA RENTALS will charge your credit card for the following items: $100.00 charge for lock outs, extra keys, & non-returned keys. Check your property before you leave BONITA ISLA RENTALS WILL NOT be responsible for any items left in the property. PLEASE, throw trash in the outside trash bin and wash your pots & dishes, when you check out. A minimum of $50.00 will be charged if you leave trash in the house or the home is left unusually dirty. Trash cans and dumpsters have been provided for your use during your stay. A $500.00 fine for smoking in our properties.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
Guest agrees to indemnify, save, protect, defend and hold harmless BONITA ISLA RENTALS , it's agents or assignees, and the owners of the property for any and all claims, actions, suits, demands, damages and costs related to defending same, including attorneys fees incurred as a result of any injuries to persons or damages to property, including any damages that are the result of the negligence of BONITA ISLA RENTALS, it's agents or assignees, and the owners of the property; any damages that are the result of BONITA ISLA RENTALS, it's agents or assignees, and the owners of the property being sued for as a result of the acts or omissions of Guest or arising out of the acts or omissions of Guest. Representatives from BONITA ISLA RENTALS have the express right to enter the rented properties at any time, with or without the Guest's consent to inspect the property or perform routine maintenance.
Condo cancellations made more than 30 days before arrival will be refunded, less a cancellation charge of $75.00. Cancellations made less than 30 days before arrival will be refunded if unit is subsequently rented, less a $75.00 cancellation charge.
House cancellations, you forfeit your reservation/rental amount. No exceptions...
All Rates, services, amenities and minimum day requirements are subject to change without notice, please call or email to confirm. Due to resale and maintenance issues, BONITA ISLA RENTALS reserves the right to move the guests to a comparable property. Every effort will be made to ensure the guests are booked in the property of their choice.