Terms & Conditions

Please read these terms and conditions prior to making your reservation.



Check In After     4:00 PM
Check out By       10:00 AM


Island House Beach Resort strives to offer premium properties and customer service to our guests. These terms and conditions are intended to clearly communicate what we will provide, the rules of our properties, and the requirements we make of our guests. These all help us ensure our properties remain clean, safe, and fully functional so you, and the guests who follow you, will have an incredible vacation in one of our properties.


It is very important that you read and understand this entire agreement. The person making the reservation must sign the terms and conditions. Payment of the deposit for the vacation rental indicates your acceptance of the terms and conditions, but the payment does not replace the signature requirement.


ISLAND HOUSE RENTAL AGREEMENT. All parties agree to the following conditions:

ARRIVALS AND DEPARTURES: Check-in time is 4:00 PM and check-out time is 10:00 AM. All guests must check in at the front office. Late check-outs are not permitted. There will be a charge of $100 for each hour after past the required check-out time charged to the credit card on file.


OFFICE HOURS: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Monday - Fridays

                              10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Saturdays

                              10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Sundays


PARKING: Each unit has 2 assigned spots with 2 vehicle parking passes per rental. No boats, RV’s, personal watercraft or any and all trailers are permitted to park onsite. Any unauthorized vehicle will be towed at Guest Please pick the passes up upon check-in, along with our community wristbands. 


COMMUNITY NOTES: Please note that Island House is a smoke-free, family-friendly community. Disruptive behavior including loud music, profane language, littering, not maintaining the common spaces, and any other behavior that would disrupt other guests is strictly prohibited. Any guest not being considerate of others will be asked to comply with our community standards, and in some cases, may experience eviction from the property with forfeiture of any monies paid.


MAXIMUM OCCUPANCY: Guest agrees to adhere to the maximum number of 4-6 people, depending on the occupancy rate of the unit. Each unit has a maximum capacity, which you were informed of when making your reservation. Overcrowding of units will result in immediate eviction and loss of deposit and rent. Large gatherings are not permitted on the premises without prior written approval of the rental agent.


ADMINISTRATIVE FEE: An Administrative fee is required for all stays at the time of booking. This fee is 6% of the total rental rate plus applicable tax for the reservation(s). 


TERMS OF PAYMENT: All reservations require a 25% rental down payment at time of booking. These rental down payments are required to confirm your reservation and are applied toward your final payment. Final payment (75%) is due sixty (60) days prior to arrival. Credit card fees will not be waived by paying the remainder of the balance with cash or check.


FINAL PAYMENT: The amount as stated is due as calculated and subject to possible updates if the reservation is modified and/or changed after the time of booking. Final payment is due sixty (60) days prior to arrival and will be charged to the card on file.


TERMS OF CANCELLATION: Within 60 days of arrival funds are nonrefundable. Any cancellation 61 days or more prior to the arrival date will result in forfeiture of the deposit. If a reservation is canceled 60 days or less prior to the arrival date, the entire amount will be forfeited, unless the unit is rented to another party for the same dates and price. If the unit is rented to another party the full amount will be refunded, less the Booking Fee. No refunds for late check-ins or early departures. Island House strongly recommends the purchase of travel insurance in the event of any unforeseen circumstances.


FORCE MAJEURE: Island House will not be held liable for or issue refunds for circumstances beyond its control. This includes but is not limited to inclement weather, hurricanes, red tide, pandemics, and any other acts of nature. In the event that a mandatory evacuation is ordered for Siesta Key, reservations will be refunded for the evacuation portion of your reservation.  We strongly advise you to purchase the appropriate travel insurance to protect your investment and to read the policy carefully to ensure it provides suitable coverage.


SECURITY: Wristbands are required for registered guests. This is to ensure that our facilities are reserved for the exclusive use of our paying guests.


INTERNET SERVICE: Internet and cable television services are furnished in the rental units, but no credit will be given for interruptions in service. If an interruption in service occurs, Island House will seek to have the service provider restore service as soon as possible.


HOUSEKEEPING: Properties are COVID cleaned and sanitized and fresh linens and towels are provided at the start of each stay. We do not provide daily housekeeping or daily linen/towel service. Additionally, Guest agrees to adhere to and maintain the cleanliness of the unit. Please leave the unit in the condition in which it was found. If unit is left excessively dirty, an additional housekeeping charge will be deducted from the card on file. 


FURNITURE AND ACCESSORIES: As part of our pre-arrival inspection process, Island House Beach Resort takes an inventory the property’s contents and photographs the condition of rooms, furniture, and equipment. Furniture is not to be removed from the property or relocated from room to room. Blankets and bath towels must remain in the property. Linens are inventoried, and Guest will be charged for any missing or damaged items.


GARBAGE DISPOSAL/TOILETS: Please do not put any item besides toilet paper in the toilet. “Flushable” wipes, paper towels, baby wipes, feminine products, and similar items are likely to clog the plumbing. Similarly, fibrous materials like celery, corn husks, and similar items will clog the garbage disposal. If we determine that these items are the reason for a plumbing issue, the Guest will be billed for all costs related to the service call and repair, including loss of use.


VALUABLES: Management or Owner is not responsible for the loss of valuables. Neither the landlord nor Island House Beach Resort will be held responsible for any personal items left in the units. If you request us to retrieve and mail items left in the unit, you will be responsible for mailing/shipping charges plus $25.00 processing fee.


AIR CONDITIONING: Do not set air below 72 degrees, please be sure all doors and windows are closed when air conditioning is running. Damages due to improper use will be billed to the card on file


PETS: Pets are not allowed on the property. Any unauthorized pets will result in a penalty equal to your initial rental down payment and will immediately be charged to your credit card and or immediate eviction.


SERVICE ANIMALS: Service animals must be registered with and approved in advance by the Island House Beach Resort Rental Office. A service animal addendum must be completed prior to check in. Additionally, please notify us in advance, preferably in writing, of your intention to have a Service Animal in the property and to provide reliable information that reasonably supports that the person has a disability and the need for the particular support animal. Examples of suitable information are described in § 413.08, Fla. Stat. (2020). As a reminder, the statutes also provide criminal penalties for false representation in this matter. Service Animals must remain with the guest at all times, must be leashed and must never be left unaccompanied at the property. 

To avoid possible allergic reactions of future guests, an additional cleaning fee of $150.00 applies to all units housing service animals. 


AGE REQUIREMENT: The individual making the reservation with Island House must be 25 years of age or older. Guests under 25 years of age are prohibited unless accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. 


SMOKING: Smoking is prohibited in vacation rentals, lanais, and on private beach.


SUPPLIES: There will be a starter supply of toilet paper, dish soap, dishwasher pods and some trash bags when you arrive but you will need to purchase paper and cleaning products (paper towels, hand soap, toilet paper, laundry detergent, etc.) as needed. Please remember that you are renting a vacation home, not a hotel. 


RATE CHANGES AND WEBSITE CONTENT: Published rates are subject to change without notice. The rate and rental listing information provided, though deemed accurate, is not guaranteed. It is subject to errors, omissions, change of price, or withdrawal without notice. Property furnishings and amenities are subject to change without notice.


TERMINATION OF AGREEMENT: Failure to abide by the terms and conditions of Island House Beach Resort, or Federal or Florida Law, could result in the termination of the rental agreement without refund. Each party to this agreement consents and submits to personal jurisdiction over the party by, and venue in, the courts of the State of Florida in regarding any legal action arising from or otherwise related to this Agreement. Any dispute arising between Guest and Island House Beach Resort shall be brought exclusively in the state courts located in Sarasota County, Florida.

Guest shall pay all reasonable attorney fees and all court costs and any expenses incurred by Island House Beach Resort to enforce any provisions of this agreement, with or without legal proceedings, including, but not limited to, such fees, costs, and expenses incurred by Island House for trial or appellate proceedings, mediation, or arbitration.

The terms of this agreement serve forever as a release and assumption of risk by Guest and for Guest’s heirs, estate, executor, administrator, assignees, all members of Guest’s family, and any persons visiting or staying in the property during the stay.

This agreement contains the entire agreement of the parties. It may only be changed in writing by both parties. Guest cannot assign or transfer this agreement.


 *Please note that your reservation is not confirmed until down payment is received, and your E-Contract is digitally signed and on file. Your reservation is subject to cancellation without a digital signature on file*