Rental Terms
Island Vacation Properties, Holmes Beach, Florida, gulf coast, Anna Maria Island, vacation rental, home sales, beach property, real estate for sale, rent


Please read these terms and conditions prior to making your reservation

Winter rates apply from December 1 - April 30
Summer rates apply from May 1 - September 15
Fall rates apply from September 16 - November 30

There is a 25% holiday surcharge for Easter, July 4th, Thanksgiving and Christmas weeks.
Rentals of less than one week are subject to a $75.00 cleaning charge.
A $30.00 non-refundable administrative fee will be applied to all reservations.
A $39 Damage Waiver non-refundable will be applied to all reservations (protection in case any damaged caused, up to $3000).

Reservations require a $500 performance/damage deposit.
Visa or Master Card is accepted for deposits only.
Personal check, cash or traveler’s checks can make rental payments.

CANCELLATION: Your performance/damage deposit is non-refundable if you cancel any or all of your reservation. We cannot offer refunds for late check ins or early departures. Rental payments are non-refundable in the event of cancellation, unless the entire rental period is re-booked. Subletting or assignment of the rentals units is prohibited.

DEPOSITS:        The Performance/damage deposit is required to secure your reservation. IT IS NOT PART OF THE RENT.

DEPOSITS BY PERSONAL CHECK, will be held in a non-interest bearing account at the Bank of America in Manatee County, Florida and will be refunded to you approximately two weeks after your departure, upon satisfactory inspection of the rental unit.

CREDIT CARD DEPOSITS are not charged to your card. In the event of cancellation and/or damages, your card will be charged the amount of original deposit and/or cost of repair.

RENTAL PAYMENTS: Reservations of one month or more require a payment of 25% of the total amount due, ninety (90) days prior to occupancy.  The remaining balance must be paid in full two weeks prior to occupancy or your reservation is subject to cancellation.

TAXES: Rentals of less than six (6) months are subject to Florida state sales tax of 6 ˝% and Manatee County resort taxes of 5%.

AGENCY: Island Vacation Properties, LLC is the authorized agent for the owner/landlord. We reserve the right to make reservation changes due to any unforeseen circumstances. If the unit you have reserved is placed on the market for sale, it may be shown during your stay. Appointments would be made at your convenience with up to 24 hours notice.

LIABILITY: Tenant agrees to hold Island Vacation Properties, LLC harmless from all liabilities and all costs or defense, including attorney’s fees arising out of tenant’s use or possession of the leased property, and all inquiries, claims, damages and liability incurred by licensees, trespassers, invitees, family, friends or business affiliates of tenant.

OCCUPANCY:  Each unit has a maximum capacity, which you were informed of when making your reservation. Overcrowding of units may result in the immediate eviction and loss of deposit and rent. Parties or large gatherings are not permitted on the premises without prior written approval of the rental agent.

AMENTIES:       Each of our rentals is individually owned and reflects the tastes of the owners. We do our best to accurately describe each unit and its amenities prior to booking but cannot be responsible if tenants are dissatisfied with the accommodations. If you have any questions about the unit amenities, please call our office. We will gladly discuss them with you.

SUBSTITUTION OF ACCOMMODATIONS: Where circumstances arise beyond our control, (i.e., fire, hurricane, sale of unit, etc), your confirmed property may be unavailable upon your arrival. Island Vacation Properties, LLC reserves the right to substitute your accommodations. We cannot guarantee the confirmed rates in these instances. Although we do everything possible to create a pleasant vacation experience, neither Island Vacation Properties, LLC or the owner are liable for damages or inconvenience in this rare and unusual situation.

PETS: Regrettably, we do not allow pets in the unit.

SMOKING: All of our units are non-smoking. Please smoke outdoors and responsibly discard all smoking debris.

ITEMS LEFT IN UNITS: While we will do our best to return articles left behind in units, neither the landlord or Island Vacation Properties, LLC will be held responsible for items left in the units.

LOCKED CLOSETS/GARAGES: Some owners leave personal items locked in closets or garages for their convenience. These areas are NOT included in the rental.

INOPERABLE EQUIPMENT: Should any mechanical failures occur during your stay, Island Vacation Properties, LLC will do their best to arrange prompt and thorough repairs. Unfortunately, we cannot offer refunds for inconvenience caused by inoperable equipment.

RADON GAS: Radon gas is a naturally occurring radioactive gas that, when accumulated in a building in sufficient quantities may present health risks to persons who are exposed to it over time. Levels that exceed Federal and State guidelines have been found in buildings in Florida. Additional information regarding Radon Gas and Radon testing may be obtained from Manatee County Health Unit.


Please call the office if you feel you cannot comply with our prescheduled check in and out times. While we will do our utmost to accommodate early arrivals and late check outs, we do have time constraints due to the necessity of cleaning the rental properties between tenants.

KEYS: If you arrive after normal business hours, please pick up your rental keys in the “Welcome” basket by the front door of our office. Keys will be in an envelope with your name on it.