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Villa Rental Terms & Conditions

BAHIA VILLA VACATIONS & BAHIA PROPERTY OWNERS SERVICES S. DE R.L. DE C.V. "BAHIA" IS THE OWNER AND OPERATOR OF THIS WEBSITE AND ALL AFILIATED OPERATIONS.

RESERVATIONS, DEPOSITS AND FINAL PAYMENTS

Bahia will issue a Reservation Invoice to the guest making a reservation on this website by email or Regular Mail setting forth the full rental amount, security deposit, maximum occupancy and deposit amount. Until a deposit amount is received, a reservation is considered "on hold". Bahia Villa Vacations are accepted are accepted with a valid credit card as a guarantee of deposit. A reservation deposit is required (and will be automatically charged by Bahia to the credit card account provided) within 5 days of making the reservation, depending on your scheduled arrival date. Final payment of the full rental amount owed plus applicable taxes is due 20 days prior to your scheduled arrival date, except for reservations during holiday periods, for which final payment of the full rental amount plus applicable taxes is due 80 days prior to the arrival date. A security deposit is required for all villas reservations, and will be due in advance at the same time as final payment for the full rental amount. Failure to make payment of the full rental amount, taxes and applicable security deposit by the applicable due date may result in cancellation of your reservation.

RATES

Price ranges advertised on this website are based on season, home type and number of guests. Advertised rates are per night and do not include taxes or applicable service charges. Each reservation is for a specified number of guests. Bahia reserves the right to charge for additional guests. Do not exceed the maximum sleeping capacity of your reserved property.    All prices, services and amenities are subject to change without notice.

RATES DO NOT INCLUDE

Bahia Villa Vacations Services are provided on a-la-carte basis and most incidental personal services are not included in the rates quoted. Not included as part of the rent are long distance phone calls, damage deposit, extra housekeeping other than noted, food or beverages, lodging cancellation protection, air transportation, tips for personal services,  airport greeting, transfers, transportation, car rental, rental of  bedding for extra persons, sight-seeing tours, activities, baggage handling at airport or at villa, sports and water recreation supplies, replenishment of paper and soap products other than initial supply, groceries, beverages, parking fees, insurance, resort fees, spa services and any other items or services not specifically listed as included.

NO SHOWS

No-shows, later arrivals, and early departures are all non-refundable.  All cancellations and any requests for changes to your reservation (such as date changes or changes in the number of persons in your group) must be made in writing, and faxed, emailed or mailed to us promptly.  For reservation change requests we will make every effort to accommodate your request but we cannot guarantee such requests can be met. 

CHANGES

Once full payment for the reservation has been made, no changes can be made that will result in cancellation or rescheduling of a reservation for a villa except in accordance with the policies described below.

CANCELLATIONS

All payments are non-refundable and non-transferable, unless Bahia is able to re-rent the same property for the same period of time, subject to a $150 cancellation fee.

RESCHEDULE

You may reschedule your reservation 20 days or more prior to your arrival date, with the same property and number of nights, for travel within one year of your original scheduled check-out date, subject to a $100 rescheduling fee.   Rescheduled reservations are subject to availability and price increases, and the nightly rate is based on the new reservation dates.

AGE REQUIREMENTS

You must be a minimum age of 21 to rent a privately owned villa through Bahia. For any vacation packages that include a rental car a minimum age of 21 and have a major credit card. Surcharges may apply for drivers ages 21-24.

VILLA USE

You agree that you will use the accommodations only for transient residence purposes.  You agree that you and your guests will observe and comply with all restrictions, laws and ordinances affecting the premises or occupancy thereof.  Smoking is not permitted in any villa. A $150 US Dollars fee may be charged for ionization, if smoking in the property is detected.  You agree to assume all risk of damage to any and all personal property on the premises, including household furniture and goods during your use and occupancy.

NO PETS

Pets of any kind are not allowed in or on the villa's premises without specific written permission from Bahia (granted prior to arrival). A pet or evidence of a pet found on premises will cause immediate eviction, and forfeiture of Guest's entire rent and deposit.

MAINTENANCE

In case of a maintenance problem in a villa, Bahia will attempt to repair the problem as soon as possible after being notified. We have visited the properties and the descriptions stated on the website are accurate and in good faith. No refund or rate adjustment shall be made for unforeseen mechanical failures such as the supply of electricity, telephone, cable and internet service, water, pool filtration systems, hot tubs, air-conditioning, television, appliances etc. However Bahia as an agent for the villa owner will make every effort to solve problems of this nature immediately if notified. It is your obligation to report any problems or damage to your villa immediately to us

TRAVEL INSURANCE

We recommend all travelers to purchase travel insurance in the event of unforeseen circumstances. We would encourage you to purchase trip cancellation insurance to protect your investment, as villa owners, vendors of services and activities are not required to refund any prepaid amounts in the event of cancellation due to any unforeseen circumstances.

BAGGAGE

Neither Bahia nor the selling agent shall be responsible for the loss, damage or delay of customer baggage.

LIABILITY

The property owners and suppliers that provide accommodations, activities, tours and transportation for Bahia are independent contractors and are not agents or employees of Bahia. Guests may encounter the following risks: slippery floors and stairs, especially when wet, precipitous drop-offs at or around some of the residences, unfenced pools, poorly designed or faulty electrical, plumbing and gas systems, dangerous driving conditions, and dangerous stairs or pathways.
Any villa function such as a wedding, reception, etc. require prior written consent of Bahia; Guest(s) will pay any fines or penalties resulting from non-compliance or damages caused to the property as a result of these events. Guests are advised that lost or stolen personal items are not the responsibility of Bahia or the Villa Owner. Guest will have a set of keys and will be solely responsible for locking of the home and the safekeeping of personal items during their visit. Any damages to the villa or its contents during the occupancy period caused through Guest actions or negligence are the responsibility of the Guest. Guest shall reimburse Bahia for all damages/costs above the amount of the security deposit. Guest shall hold Bahia and the Villa Owner harmless from all claims or causes of actions arising from the rental and occupations of the residence. Participation in any activity while at this villa is voluntary and performed at Guest own risk. Guest agrees to release, discharge and hold harmless Bahia or the Villla Owner from any/all liability, This includes, without limitation, (1) injuries or damages arising from Bahia’s negligence which may occur in or around the accommodations such as recreational facilities, pool, hot tub, residential areas, sidewalks, paths, trails or passageways. (2) any activity engaged in by the guest, including but not limited to all activities listed above, (3) your breach of these Terms and Conditions, (4) your violation of any law or the rights of any third party, (4) any negligent inspection, supervision, instruction, and/or maintenance by Bahia or any third party, defect in vehicles, breakdown in equipment, loss of utilities (including but not limited to water, electricity, tv service, internet service, propane, and phone service), or (5) any accident, sickness, acts of God, strikes, terrorism, war, theft, delays, inconvenience, construction, cancellations, or changes in itineraries or schedules. 

DISCLAIMER

Bahia is not liable for any minor errors or inaccuracies in the property descriptions, rates etc in any of its literature or website. It is the sole responsibility of all parties engaging in business with Bahia to perform any necessary due diligence to ensure that all representations made are true and factual to said parties’ satisfaction.

VENUE IN CASE OF DISPUTE

By booking a vacation with Bahia, you acknowledge and agree that the proper venue for any dispute or claim that you make regarding your vacation arrangements by Bahia shall be in the courts located in Loreto, Baja California Sur, Mexico.

ENTIRE AGREEMENT

This agreement, and any other terms and conditions referred to herein, constitutes the entire agreement between you and Bahia with respect to this website and travel booking, and supersedes all prior communications, whether electronic, oral, or written, between you and Bahia.  A printed version of this agreement and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible as evidence in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this agreement to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form.

By using or continuing to use the services of Bahia, you agree to the terms and conditions shown herein.