Rules and Policies
Each home has a maximum occupancy. The County Ordinance for maximum occupancy rule is 2 per bedroom plus 2; i.e. a 2 bedroom home will sleep 6 max, a 3 bedroom 8 max and so on. If you exceed the maximum allowed number of people for the property rented, you will be removed from the property immediately with no refund. There are no tents, campers, RV’s, motor homes, trailers, or any extra sleeping accommodations allowed on the property, to include driveways and yards. All parking is to be on site.
Tenant shall not disturb, annoy, endanger or interfere with neighbors nor use the premises for any unlawful purposes, nor violate any law or ordinance, nor commit waste or nuisance upon or about the premises. Tenant agrees to keep the premises in a good repair and upon termination of the tenancy to return the premises to property manager in a condition identical to that which existed when Tenant’s took occupancy except for ordinary cleaning. Notify property manager of any defect s in and about the premises.
Minimum Age: You must be at least 25 years old to make a reservation.
Nightly Minimums: Our summer (mid June to September) is typically a week minimum stay with start days of Friday, Saturday or Sunday. Homes have been predetermined and are set that way. Off season starts after Labor Day and right before Memorial Day and is typically a two night stay excluding major holidays.
CANCELLATION/CHANGES: A 60-day notice must be given prior to your arrival date for your prepayment to be refunded less the non-refundable cleaning/processing fee. If you choose to shorten your stay, no credit will be refunded unless 60 days prior to your arrival date. If you choose to move properties/dates, there is also a 60-day notice required and could result in a fee.
PAYMENTS: Please see due dates on your reservation letter. All reservations require a prepayment within 10 days of making your reservation. We accept checks or credit cards (Visa, Master Card or Discover); we do prefer your first payment to be check form made out to Cayucos Vacation Rentals Inc. Your balance which is due 30 days prior to arrival can be made with your credit card or check.
Cleaning/Processing Fee: Is non-refundable. Linens and bath towels are provided and a starting supply of paper products will be supplied. We do not supply personal items such as soaps, shampoos, etc. All homes are privately owned, furnished and are supplied with sheets and towels.
Taxes: There is an 12% charge. 9% county occupancy tax, 2% county assessment and a 1% TMD charged to all reservations less than 30 day stays. This also includes cleaning/processing fees, and pet fees.
Security Deposit: We offer a Security Deposit Protection (SDP) this is a $40 non-refundable fee. The SDP covers you up to $3000 worth of accidental damages/breakage. With the SDP we do all the work. If an accident occurs during your stay just let us know when it happens or upon check out and we will do the work to correct the problem. If you do not want the SDP we require a $2000 refundable deposit in the form of check or cash only. The security deposit is due with the first payment. The refundable deposit will be refunded within 21 days of departure as long as the home is left free from breakage, damages, extra cleaning and theft.
Check in time is 4:00 pm. Check out is 11:00 AM. You must return the keys to the office, located at 177 North Ocean. If someone else needs to pick up the key to the rental unit, you must notify us with their name so we have them on record and they will be authorized to pick up the keys. The person picking up a key must be 25 years of age or older. You will still be required to come to our office and sign the contract and pick up the second set of keys. If you arrive after office hours you can come in the next day and sign the contract then. We are open 7 days a week.
Pets & Smoking: Pets are not allowed in the units or on or around the premises of the rental unless stated otherwise. Smoking is also not permitted. If evidence of pets or smoking are found a $500 cleaning fee will be charged to your credit card, or withheld from your security deposit. Please do not sneak pets into the rental units. There are many people out there that are allergic to pets and rent homes because they are not pet friendly. We kindly ask you to please follow our policies on pets and smoking in the home.
No special events or gatherings can take place on the premises of the rental, this equates to NO PARTIES. This is a county ordinance that we must follow. This includes weddings at the house, weddings in front of the house on the beach, rehearsal dinners, family reunions, dinner parties and bachelor parties. Any kind of gathering that is going to be over the maximum stated occupancy is not allowed. If you are having friends visit for the day and not spending the night that is of course allowed and welcomed, but they must follow the parking restrictions. County Ordinance 23.08.165 States: Section I-On-Site Parking required- All parking must be in garage or driveway out of the roadway. Please see Property Profile for parking information. Section E-Number of Occupants Allowed (Please note your reservation letter and DO NOT EXCEED LIMITS) :