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Terms & Conditions
The Dunes Condominiums

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Rental Agreement, Credit Card Authorization, and Damage Protection Fee: Notice of cancellation must be given at least 72 hours before check-in date to be eligible for a refund, minus a $25.00 reservation fee+tax+credit card processing fee. We offer a cancelation waiver that cost 10% of the gross rental fee, and allows you to cancel within 48 hours prior to the check-in date. You may cancel for any reason up to 48 hours before check-in if you purchase this optional waiver at the time of booking. This can only be purchased at the time of the reservation. If you purchase this cancelation waiver you must call us and email us 48 hours before the check in date with your notice of cancelation. If you do cancel before the 48 hours and you purchased this waiver we will issue a refund check or credit the original credit card the cost of the reservation (minus the cost for the waiver) within 2 to 3 business days. If this waiver was purchased it will show on the reservation breakdown below.

Damage Protection Fee and Capacity Restrictions: Our properties are inspected before and after each reservation. Guests agree to pay for any flagrant damage to the units, excessive cleaning required at check-out, missing or damage to the units, contents, or any other accidental damage to anything within the rental unit during the rental period. Your reservation was either charge $59.00+tax for a Damage Protection Fee to cover up to $1,500.00 in damage or we collected a deposit if any damages are above this then the Renter authorizes any said damage or missing items charged to their credit card identified above. The sleeping capacity for this property is limited to the number of beds provided, so twin beds sleep 1 guest; double, queen and king beds sleep 2 guests each. Extra guests beyond the maximum sleeping capacity are not allowed. Extra sleeping capacity is not possible on this property. Each additional guest exceeding the maximum sleeping capacity for this property will incur a charge of 10% of the nightly rental rate, per guest, and will be charged to the credit card provided. No pets, smoking, or parties of any kind are allowed at this property.

Terms include a “No Tolerance Policy” regarding excessive noise, parties, or disturbing neighbors. Please make sure you are comfortable with our Terms as they are strictly enforced.

PREMISES: The Premises leased hereby is the “Unit” or “Apartment” located at the Dunes Condominiums, 1000 Lantana Drive, Port Aransas, Texas, 78373. The lease of the Unit includes the right to use the common elements located at the Dunes Condominium (the Unit and the use of the common elements are referred to herein as the “Premises”) and subjects the Tenant to the rules and regulations of the Dunes Condominiums.

RESERVATIONS: All Reservations are subject to Management and Property Owner approval. Online rates are subject to change without notice. Should there be ANY issues with the reservation, you will be contacted within 48 hours. Three-night minimum stay is required of all reservations. 

ARRIVAL & DEPARTURE: Check-in time is no earlier than 4:00 PM on arrival date. This time may be delayed should unforeseen circumstances arise. Check-out time is NO LATER than 11:00 AM on the departure date. Early Check In and Late Check Out options are available for an additional fee but are not guaranteed (Not an option during Peak Times). If Early Check-In and/or Late Check-Out are approved you will get a email confirmation from the reservation team.

PAYMENTS: The Deposit Payment of the first night stay is due to reserve the property. Balance Payment is due upon Arrival and will be charged at the time of check-in. Deposit Payment for Long Term Rentals (30 days or longer) is in the amount of the first month's rent.  

AGE REQUIREMENT: Guests must be 25 years or older to rent at The Dunes Condominiums and provide a valid driver’s license to check-in. The Dunes Condominiums requires an adult, 25 years or older, be present for the duration of the stay.

CANCELATIONS & REFUNDS: Notice of Cancelation must be given at least 72 hours before check-in date to be eligible for a refund, minus a $25.00 reservation fee+tax+credit card processing fee. This loss can be avoided if the cancellation waiver was purchased.

UNAVAILABILITY: If for any reason, beyond the control of Management, the Premises become unavailable for occupancy, Management may substitute a comparable unit or cancel this Agreement and refund in full all payments made by Guest.

STRICT NOISE ORDINANCE: We have a strict noise ordinance that must be followed. No loud noises, music, loud vehicles are allowed between the hours of 10:00 pm and 7:00 am. Please note if these rules are violated, you can be fined and asked to vacate the property.

APPROVED GUESTS AND USE: The Premises are for the sole use as a personal vacation residence by the Rental Guests that have made the reservation and intend to stay on the property. The person(s) making the reservation are responsible for any guests that use the property during the term of this agreement. Guests may not exceed Maximum Occupancy for the Property at any time. If the Premises are used, in any way, by more than maximum allowed guests, (i) Guest and all others may be required to immediately leave the Premises or be removed from the Premises; (ii) Guest will be in breach of this Agreement; and (iii) Guest forfeits its right to the refund or return of any monies collected.

OCCUPANCY: Guests agree to abide by the number of persons included in the reservation agreement. Maximum occupancy is based on the number of bedrooms and the existing bedding offered. Rollaway beds are not available and inflatable mattresses are not allowed. Maximum occupancy numbers do not include children under the age of 5 years old. If it is discovered that guests are over occupying the property, additional fees and/or eviction will result.

SECURITY DEPOSIT: A Valid Credit Card to be kept on file is required upon Reservation. Your reservation was either charge $59.00 for a Damage Protection Fee to cover up to $1,500.00 in damage, or we will collected a deposit or hold a credit card at check in. Should a Security Deposit not be collected or damages cost are above the coverage of the damage waiver or above the amount of deposit, the Credit Card on file will be charged for any of these costs. Guest hereby grants consent to charge Credit Card on file for any damages, missing items, excessive cleaning, fines, and, if necessary, costs incurred to remove Guest from property.

CLEANING: Premises will be delivered to Guest in a professionally cleaned condition. Should Guest's use and activity require more than regular cleaning services, Guest will be charged for additional costs.

PETS: Pets are NOT allowed. 

NO SMOKING: No smoking is allowed on the Premises. If smoking does occur on the Premises, (i) Guest is responsible for all damage caused by the smoking including, but not limited to, stains, burns, odors and removal of debris; (ii) Guests may be required to immediately leave the Premises, or be removed from the Premises; (iii) Guest is in breach of this Agreement.

CONDITION OF PREMISES: Guest shall, on arrival, examine the Premises, all furniture, furnishings, appliances, fixtures and accessories. The guest shall immediately report, in writing, if any items are not in operating condition or items are in disrepair or damaged. Reporting repairs does not give Guest the right to cancel this Agreement or receive a refund of any payments made.

LOST ITEMS OR LEFT ITEMS: Management assumes no responsibility for lost, stolen or abandoned items. Any items left in the unit after departure will be considered discarded. The Dunes Condominiums, when contacted by the guest, will attempt to find any item left behind but makes no guarantee that missing items can be found and will not be held responsible.

TOWEL FEE:  Towels in each unit are counted before and after each guest to assure the correct number are provided per person. If there are any towels missing from the home upon departure inspection, the following fees will be assessed:

  • Face Towels = $5.00 each
  • Hand Towels = $7.00 each
  • Bath Towels = $15.00 each

KEY POLICY:  Two keys per unit will be provided at the time of check-in and must be returned to The Dunes front desk at check-out. There will be a $25.00 charge for each key not returned.

MAXIMUM OCCUPANCY: No guests in excess of the maximum occupancy specified in the rental agreement shall occupy the property. Breach of this will result in immediate termination of the rental agreement with a forfeiture of the entire rental amounts and or security deposit.

NO PARTIES: All of our rentals are in residential areas and may NOT be used for weddings, receptions, parties, or large gatherings. Any disruptive events could result in the eviction and forfeiture of entire rental amount and security deposit.

ILLEGAL SUBSTANCES: No illegal substances are allowed on the property, and minors should not be in possession of alcohol. Violations will result in eviction from the property and no refunds will be issued.

TV/CABLE/INTERNET/SATELLITE: No refund shall be given for number of devices, outages, content, or lack of content or personal preferences with regard to cable/internet/satellite service. Services are provided as a convenience only, and are not integral to this agreement. No refund shall be given for outages, content, lack of content, speed, access problems, lack of knowledge of use, or personal preferences with regard to service. Cable and internet services are not guaranteed.

AIR CONDITIONING/HEATING: Most rentals are equipped with air conditioning and heating. If so equipped, and if not regulated otherwise, Guest agrees that Air conditioning shall not be set below 72 degrees and heat shall not be set above 78, and that the fan setting shall be “Auto”. Doors and windows shall remain closed when either heat or air conditioning is in operation. There are no refunds for lack of, or malfunctioning HVAC units.

POOL AND SPA: Guests understand that the area surrounding the pool and spa may not be fenced or secure. Guest understands and agrees to be responsible and liable for any damages that occur to the pool and spa and its support equipment through Guest misuse and/or negligence. The use of the pool and spa will be at your own risk. There are no lifeguards on duty.

SYSTEM(S) FAILURES: In the event the rental unit sustains a failure of a system, including but not limited to water, sewer, septic, electrical, gas, plumbing, mechanical, appliances, heat pump, ventilating, pool, hot tub or other system or structural systems, neither the property owner nor the Management shall be liable to Guest for damages, and no refunds will be given for such failures. However, Management will make an effort to promptly repair or replace the failed system or equipment, and in such event, Guest agrees to permit Manager or its service provider to have reasonable access to the property to inspect and make such repairs.

UNFORESEEN OCCURRENCES: Management will not assume liability for any loss, damage or inconvenience caused by but not limited to the following: weather conditions, natural disasters, pests, construction, acts of God, or other reasons beyond its control. There shall be no refunds available as such instances are beyond the control of Management. It is highly recommended that Guest considers the purchase of travel and/or rental insurance.

RULES; REGULATIONS: NO COMMERCIAL USE. Guest agrees to comply with any and all rules and regulations that are at any time posted on the Premises or delivered to Guest. Guest shall not, and shall ensure that Guest and licensees of Guest shall not: (i) disturb, annoy, endanger, or interfere with other Guests of the building in which Premises is located or its neighbors; (ii) use the Premises for any commercial or unlawful purpose including, but not limited to, using, manufacturing, selling, storing, or transporting illicit drugs or other contraband; (iii) violate any law or ordinance; or (iv) commit waste or nuisance on or about the Premises.

MAINTENANCE & REPORTING: Guest shall properly use, operate and safeguard the Premises including, if applicable, any furniture, furnishings, appliances and all mechanical, electrical, gas and plumbing fixtures, and keep them clean and sanitary. Guest shall immediately notify Management of any problem, malfunction or damage. Guest shall pay for all repairs or replacements caused by Guest, excluding ordinary wear and tear. Guest shall pay for all damage to the Premises as a result of failure to report a problem, malfunction or damage in a timely manner.

HOUSEKEEPING:  The Dunes Condominiums will provide guests with an initial supply of start-up sundries. This typically includes dish soap, sponge, paper towels, toilet paper, facial tissue, bath soap, shampoo, conditioner, and hand lotion. Other than the initial complimentary supply, guests will need to purchase items needed from a local store or bring those items with you. If supplies are missing from the home, it must be reported to the Dunes front desk within one hour of arrival. A housekeeping fee will be charged at the time of check-in for cleaning of the unit when you check out. 

ENTRY: Management and Management’s representatives and agents have the right to enter the Premises, at any time, (i) for the purpose of making necessary or agreed repairs, decorations, alterations, improvements, maintenance, or to supply necessary or agreed services; (ii) to verify that Guest has complied with the terms of this Agreement; or (iii) in case of emergency. Management and Managements representatives and agents have the right to enter the Premises, upon reasonable notice of at least 24 hours, to show the Premises to prospective or actual purchasers, tenants, mortgagees, lenders, appraisers or contractors.

PARKING:  Parking is located on the side and across the street of The Dunes building. All vehicles must be noted on your registration card at the time of check-in. All unauthorized vehicles will be towed at the owner’s expense. The Dunes Condominiums is not responsible for any theft or damage to vehicles or items left in vehicles.

CONSTRUCTION: Owners at The Dunes Condominiums may have construction in their units. Construction hours are from 9:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. No refunds will be given for construction inconveniences.

TERMINATION OF OCCUPANCY: Upon termination of occupancy, Guest shall: (i) return all copies of all keys or opening devices to the Premises, including any common areas; (ii) vacate the Premises and surrender it to Management empty of all persons at agreed upon time; (iii) vacate any/all parking and/or storage space; and (iv) deliver the Premises to Management in the same condition less ordinary wear and tear as received upon arrival.

WEATHER/MOTHER NATURE: We cannot be held responsible for circumstances beyond our control. This includes excessive noise from construction or public/private events, wildfire/smoke, weather related interruptions, road closures, lack of snow, frozen pipes, interruption of services and utilities or unexpected appliance breakdown. 

PERSONAL PROPERTY AND INJURY: (i) Owner Insurance: Guest personal property, including vehicles, are not insured by Owner or, if applicable, HOA, against loss or damage due to fire, theft, vandalism, rain, water, criminal or negligent acts of others, or any other cause. Owner/Management does not insure against personal injury to Guest, guests or licensees due to any reason other than the condition of the Premises. (ii) Guest Insurance: Management recommends that Guest carry or obtain insurance to protect Guest and licensees and their personal property from any loss or damage. (iii) Indemnity and Hold Harmless: Guest agrees to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Owner and Management from all claims, disputes, litigation, judgments, costs and attorney fees resulting from loss, damage or injury to Guest or licensees or their personal property.

JOINT AND INDIVIDUAL OBLIGATIONS: If there is more than one Guest, each one shall be individually and completely responsible for the performance of all obligations under this Agreement, jointly and individually with every other Guest.

GENERAL:  Guests shall obey laws, ordinances, rules and regulations, and restrictive covenants applicable to the property and ensure that all family members and other invitees obey such regulations. Guests agree not to hold The Dunes Condominiums and the property owners responsible for any accident, injury, loss and/or damage to guests. Guests agree and understand that there is a risk of injury or death from the use of pools and other bodies of water and agree that The Dunes Condominiums or its Agents shall not be held liable for any claim, demand, injury, damage, or death to persons whether or not said death is due or injury is due to negligence of The Dunes Condominiums or its Agents. Guests further agree to assume all the foregoing risks and accept personal liability for any injury, damage, and the loss of personal property including money, jewelry, or valuables of any kind. The indemnity contained in this paragraph will survive the termination or expiration of this agreement. Guests agree that any dispute arising from this agreement shall be resolved through binding arbitration/mediation conducted in Port Aransas, Texas or Nueces County.

Taking residence in this property is equal to a signature and signifies agreement with all the Terms and Conditions stated in this document.

ENTIRE CONTRACT: Time is of the essence. All prior agreements between Owner and Guest are incorporated in this Agreement, which constitutes the entire contract. It is intended as a final expression of the parties` agreement, and may not be contradicted by evidence of any prior agreement or contemporaneous oral agreement. The parties further intend that this Agreement constitutes the complete and exclusive statement of its terms, and that no extrinsic evidence whatsoever may be introduced in any judicial or other proceeding, if any, involving this Agreement. Any provision of this Agreement that is held to be invalid shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision in this Agreement. The waiver of any breach shall not be construed as a continuing waiver of the same or any subsequent breach. 

RELEASE: In consideration of the right to visit and stay in a condominium at The Dunes Condominiums, the Guest agrees to release to the fullest extent allowed by law, the Owner and its Management, members, officers, associates, employees, agents, representatives, attorneys, assignees, and affiliates (collectively, the Affiliates) from all liability or responsibility of any kind whatsoever for any personal injury, death, property damage or other loss sustained by me, my children, any guest identified on this form, or any guest or person allowed onto the property during my rental dates as a result of my, my children's or the guests participation in a visit to the condominium, due to any cause whatsoever, including without limitation negligence on the part of Owner or Management. I understand that this release will bind my heirs, administrators, executors, and any other person or entity seeking to claim under or through me.

The Dunes Condominiums
1000 Lantana Dr.
Port Aransas TX 78373