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deVillas.co

Terms and Conditions

Payment

A 40% non-refundable payment is due immediately upon booking. The remaining balance is due no later than 30 days prior to arrival. If, at the time of booking, your stay is less than 30 days away the full amount is due. All payments made are non-refundable. A refundable damages deposit is due no later than 48 hours prior to check in.

Should you ‘’the booker’’ fail to follow terms and conditions and their respective due dates you will have forfeited the booking in all its entirety without further notification and reminders; it is your responsibility to ensure sufficient funds are available for transactions and that they are received on time. We will then have the full right to try to re-book dates to other guests at our discretion.

What’s included in your booking?

  • The prices as displayed on our website are inclusive of VAT.
  • Self-catering occupation (unless otherwise stated) of the accommodation as described in the individual accommodation description.
  • Bed linen and bath towels. It is not permitted to use bath towels for the pool or beach.
  • Utilities such as water, electricity and gas, unless otherwise stated in the property page. Air-conditioning will carry pay-per-use charges unless expressly specified that it is included in the cost.
  • Weekly maid service is included in some accommodations, in others this may be an optional extra service.

Cancellation policy

You may cancel your booking once it has been confirmed but the instructions will only be valid if put in writing, either by email or post. All payments made, be that of the deposit and the remaining balance, are strictly non-refundable.

Party details

Guests are required to provide their details in the party details section. 

Security/Damages deposit

Most of the properties require a security deposit of up to €500. Payment due date and other details, including refund process will be provided at time of booking on the rental agreement. Any damages/deductions that are higher than the damages deposit held must be paid in full by the guest.

Maximum occupancy

The number of guests staying at the property must never exceed the number of guests on your booking. Any breach of this condition will result in the immediate termination of your stay and forfeiture of the security deposit. No refund will be given for any unused nights.

Smoking

Smoking is not allowed in the property. Smoking on the outside of the property is allowed. Cigarette butts are to be disposed of properly and not thrown away on pool decking, garden, plants, etc.

Pets

Pets are accepted on an ‘on request’ basis. Kindly contact us prior to booking to check if we accept pets at your preferred accommodation. For those properties where we accept pets, we reserve the right to increase the security/damages deposit held. Should a pet be found on the property without our permission in writing, damages deposit will be forfeited, and owner/owners of pets will be asked to leave the property immediately and no compensation will be given under any circumstances.

Check-in and Check-out times

Check-in time is no earlier than 16:00, while check out time is not later than 10:00. However, these times may vary according to the property you book and location. In any case, you will be aware of these time prior to booking. Should you have different check-in/check-out requirements, please let us know and we will try to be flexible, depending on availability.

Indemnity and liability

The Guest is responsible for their own travel/health insurance. deVillas.co, their representatives and employees shall not be held responsible in any way for accidental injury, death or damage/loss to personal effects of the Guest. The Guest is responsible for damages caused in the property including those caused indirectly through negligence and including those which exceed the security/damages deposit amount, fair wear and tear excluded.

Behaviour

You accept full responsibility for any damage or loss caused by you or any member of your party. Full payment for any such damage or loss must be paid directly to us at the time. If you fail to do so, you will be responsible for meeting any legal costs we incur in full in recovering full payment from you.

We expect all our guests to have consideration for other people. If in our reasonable opinion, you or any member of your party behaves in a way such as to cause or be likely to cause danger, upset or distress to any third party or damage to the property we are entitled, without prior notice, to terminate the occupation of the person(s) concerned. In this situation, the person(s) concerned will be required to leave the accommodation. We will have no further responsibility toward such person(s). No refunds will be made and we will not pay any expenses or costs incurred by yourself as a result of the termination.

Duty of care

You shall make use of the property with the care and diligence of a ‘bonus paterfamilias’ and allow no damage (either directly or through negligence) to the property. The Lead Guest shall promptly notify us of any condition such as (but not limited to) adverse weather that may adversely affect the Accommodation as well as take prompt action to ensure that contents forming part of the accommodation are secure. All trash and perishables must be disposed of and dishes cleaned prior to your departure.

Children

We strive to keep our accommodation as child-friendly as possible. However, children are to be accompanied by an adult at all times especially while in the pool and outdoor areas.

Access to property

You must allow reasonable access to the property to the owner or a representative of deVillas.co. No advance notice needs to be given.

Musical instruments

You cannot operate any musical instrument, speaker or similar instrument and make any noise which shall be so loud as to cause a nuisance to occupants of any premises in the neighbourhood. Breaching this condition may result in the automatic termination of your stay, forfeiture of the security deposit paid and no refund given. 

Final cleaning

Final cleaning (unless otherwise stated on your rental agreement) is included in the price, however, the kitchen along with the crockery and cutlery must be left clean and back in the correct place upon leaving the property. Furthermore, the guests are responsible to take good care of the property and leave it in a clean and tidy condition at the end of the tenancy. A minimum charge of at least €100.00 applies if the property is left in a very untidy state, complete disorder or any nuisance was caused during the stay.

Pool/Jacuzzi

We ensure that pools and jacuzzis are cleaned and chlorinated prior to your arrival and during your stay as necessary. We do not accept any responsibility if you misuse your pool or jacuzzi in any way during your stay. Access to our pool maintenance personnel must be given at all times.

Breach of conditions

The guest and other occupants understand that the security deposit held by the owner or deVillas.co may be forfeited in its entirety in favour of deReday Holiday Homes should any of the conditions in this agreement be breached by said guest and occupants.

Tourist Tax

Depending on the location of the property you book, a form of tourist tax such city or environmental tax may be due. This shall be highlighted on the property page and your rental agreement.