1. Contract of Hire


All bookings are subject to these conditions which are deemed to have been accepted in full by the hirer and by all persons in the party.  The person in whose name the booking is made acts on behalf of all other persons named and becomes responsible for all payments in respect of the booking.  The named person must be over 18 years of age.


2. Deposit


A deposit of 50% of the total cost is required to secure your booking. If your booking is made 4 weeks or less before the hire commencement date it must be accompanied by full payment. Payments can be made by bank transfer or sterling cheque.


3. Final Payment


The balance must be paid 8 weeks prior to the hire commencement date.


4. Cancellation Policy


Cancellations made 12 weeks or more prior to arrival date: 50% of total (i.e. the deposit) is forfeited. Cancellations made less than 8 weeks prior to arrival date: 100% of the total is forfeited.


5. Alterations and Cancellations by Us


In the unlikely event that the villa becomes unavailable due to circumstances beyond our control we will offer you a full refund of monies paid at that time.  Any refund is restricted to the villa hire costs and we are not liable for any cancellation or administration charges for travel arrangements etc.


6. Price includes:


linen, towels and heating and air-conditioning.


7. Occupancy


You must let us know the number of persons who will occupy the villa or rooms at the time of booking.  If you wish to add further individuals you may only do so by prior arrangement with us.


8.  Arrival/Departure


Rental periods run from Saturday to Saturday (unless otherwise agreed). The villa will be available for occupation from 4.00pm on the day of arrival and must be vacated by 11.00am on the day of departure.


9. Damage


Except in the case of normal wear and tear, you will be responsible for making good any damage to the villa or its contents, or to the swimming pool, which has occurred due to negligence or irresponsible behaviour on the part of those occupying the property or their guests. Such damage must be immediately reported to our manager, Javier.


10. Swimming Pool


Use of the swimming pool is at your own risk. Diving is discouraged. Please use "swimmer" nappies for infants under three and supervise your children at all time around the swimming pool and terrace.


11. Our liability


VILLA CASITA BUGANVILLA is covered by a standard insurance policy.  However, we are not responsible for any personal injury, illness, death, loss or damage of whatever nature suffered by you or by any member of your party during the booking period, taxi transfers or thereafter.  This includes injury or harm while using the swimming pool, injury or harm from plants or animals in the garden, drinking water from the taps and use of the fireplace or BBQ.  We are not responsible for any mechanical breakdown and cannot guarantee the correct functioning of internet connection, entertainment systems or any other equipment.  


12. Keys, Directions and Management


We will send directions to the villa on confirmation of your booking.


13. Building Work


In the event of building works taking place by local authorities, private developers or neighbours, we are unable to stop such work taking place and are unable to control the level of noise.


14. Force Majeur


We regret that we cannot accept liability or pay any compensation where the performance or prompt performance of our contractual obligations is prevented or affected by "force majeur". In these Terms and Conditions, "force majeur" means any event which we or the supplier of the service(s) in question could not, even with due care, foresee or avoid. Such events may include, but are not limited to, war, threat of war, civil commotion or strife, hostilities, strikes or other industrial disputes, natural disasters, fire, acts of God, terrorist activities, quarantine, epidemics, weather conditions, closure of airports, water shortages, power failure, government action or other events outside our control.


15. Insurance


The villa rental cost does not include insurance cover.  We strongly recommend that you take out cancellation insurance, personal accident and medical insurance at the time of booking.