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Rental Policies

NOTE: These policies must be acknowledged (signed off on) prior to completion of any on-line reservation request.

Reservations & Rates

No one under the age of 25 may make a reservation. There must be one adult at least 25 years of age occupying the property for the entire reservation. Our published rates will only be honored for reservations made directly through Sunhost Reservations, Beachplace Rentals or Sunhostresorts.com. Bookings made through third party websites ( booking.com, expedia.com, hotels.com etc. ) may be at a different rate and Sunhost Resorts will not mark up or down rates from these sites. For bookings made directly through AirBnB, HomeAway & VRBO you will also be charged a "service fee" or "booking fee" and those fees are billed to your credit card directly by AirBnB or HomeAway and will not be shown on your confirmation from SunHost. Any request for refund of said fees must go directly to AirBnB or HomeAway.

Deposits

Reservations will include a $20 refundable key deposit. Bookings at Crimson On The Gulf will include a refundable $100 key deposit for pool and beach gate access.

Groups

We do not accept wedding parties, class reunions, large groups or family reunions. A maximum of three units may be reserved by any one group.

Premium Weeks

One week reservations in the winter season (if available) and Holiday Weeks and Weekends are subject to a 10 - 15 % premium over the normal rate. Rates do not include a service charge, departure fee or sales tax. Combo units (ss116+ss154) not available holiday weeks or weekends.

Minimum Stays

Minimum stays vary by season, unit and complex. Summer through Christmas season minimum stays range from 4 to 7 nights. During the winter season the minimum stay is normally 7 to 14 days, depending on the complex. Additionally, during holiday weeks our minimum stays range from 5 to 7 nights.

Payments

A prepayment of $300 via personal check, Visa, Master Card or Discover is required to make a reservation. FINAL BALANCE PAYMENT is due at least 28 days prior to occupancy and will be charged to the card on file unless prior other payment arrangements are made. We encourage balance payment by Check , however checks must be received at least 28 days prior to arrival. Any reservation not prepaid at least 28 days prior to arrival is subject to cancellation and forfeiture of the $300 prepayment. Prepayments may be held in an interest bearing account with all interest accruing to SunHost Resorts.

Cancellations

ALL cancellation requests must be received in WRITING via email, fax or letter. Telephone cancellations will not be accepted. There will be a service charge of $85 on ANY cancellation. There will be no refund of payments on any cancellation made within 60 days of arrival date, unless the property is re-rented for the original duration or longer. There will be NO refund for early departure for any reason except mandatory evacuation. There will be NO refund after final payment is made.  Hurricanes / Natural Disasters: If the National Weather Service issues a HURRICANE WARNING, not a tropical storm warning, and mandatory evacuation for the Madeira Beach or Redington area, registered guests are entitled to receive a refund of the rental balance as of the date of the warning. In the event of other natural disasters such as presence of Red Tide on our beach, registered guests are entitled to a refund of rental balance or prepaid amounts. We recommend purchase of Trip Insurance. 

Trip Insurance

Sunhost recommends purchase of Trip Insurance. Here are a few companies you can purchase from: Insure My Trip - AIG TravelGuard - SquareMouth Insurance Quotes

Check-In / Check-Out

Check-in is 4:00 PM EST. Arrival prior to 4:00 PM may result in a delay in occupying your property. Every effort will be made to guarantee 4 p.m. check in, however, it is possible that the unit will not be available by 4:00 p.m. Check-out is 10:00 AM EST. Late check out must be approved by management. Approval by management for late check-out will only be granted if no one is checking into the unit on your departure date. Charge for late check out is normally a 1/2 days rental plus taxes.

Rules and Regulations (Links to PDFs)

Arie Dam — Arie Dam Rules  

Beach Place — Beach Place Rules

Crimson — Crimson Rules

Las Brisas — Las Brisas Rules

Madeira Norte — Madeira Norte Rules

Sandy Shores

Sea Breeze — Sea Breeze Rules

Surf Song — Surf Song Rules

The Shores — The Shores Rules

Utilities

No compensation will be given for temporary outage of electricity, water, cable, telephone service. Outages will be reported immediately and all efforts will be made to have them restored as soon as possible. The operation and maintenance of these utilities is out of the control of SunHost Resorts.

Internet Service

Internet Access, if provided, is a FREE guest amenity and neither SunHost Resorts, Complex Associations nor the unit owners accept liability stemming from the use or loss of use of the service. No compensation will be given for loss of internet access, if provided.

Parking

Parking is limited at all SunHost Resorts. Parking regulations vary from complex to complex. Beach Place & Las Brisas have NO visitor parking. Units at Beach Place and Las Brisas are limited to one assigned space. Most three bedroom units at Beach Place have 2 assigned spaces. City parking lots are located adjacent to or near most SunHost Resorts and discounted parking permits are available - Click Here. You can contact the city at 727.391.9951 for additional parking info and pricing.

No Pets

Pets of any type are prohibited at any SunHost Resort and any SunHost managed unit. If any evidence of a pet is found in your unit or on the premises, you will be asked to vacate immediately and forfeit all rental payments.

Smoking / Damages

All SunHost units are designated as non-smoking. Smoking in any unit will result in an additional charge of $350.Any damages to unit or condominium property are the responsibility of the renter.

Use of Facilities

Sunhost manages units in a number of different complexes. You are entitled to only use the facilities at the complex you are staying at. Visitor policies vary by complex. No Weddings, gatherings, parties or family reunions may be held on the property of any SunHost Resort. A maximum of three units may be reserved by any one group.

Furnishings

All properties are individually owned and furnished. No two properties are alike. No furniture is to be rearranged, nor are any items to be removed or taken to another property. No beach towels, beach chairs, toys or umbrellas are provided.

Hurricanes / Natural Disasters

If the National Weather Service issues a HURRICANE WARNING, not a tropical storm warning, and mandatory evacuation for the Madeira Beach or Redington area, registered guests are entitled to receive a refund of the rental balance as of the date of the warning. In the event of other natural disasters such as Red Tide or similar, registered guests are entitled to a refund of rental balance or prepaid amounts. We recommend purchase of Trip Insurance. 

Questions and Concerns

Any questions or concerns should be presented to management as soon as practical after check-in. Every effort will be made to address these matters immediately.

Agency Disclosure

SunHost Corporation is the agent of the property owner and is acting at all times, in and for the best interest of the owners. Agent will not be held responsible for acts of theft, vandalism, or damages to the guest's personal property.

Privacy Policy

Upon accepting these terms, your information including email address, address & phone numbers has been added to our database. You may from time to time receive emails or other mail from SunHost Resorts. Should we contact you via phone or email you will be given the opportunity to opt out or unsubscribe. SunHost will not share any of this information with any individual or company.