It’s important to us that we provide you with a safe, relaxing environment that allows all of our guests to enjoy the beauty and tranquility of Ocean’s Reach.
With that in mind, we’ve established the following rules and regulations based on guest feedback, and we thank you for your cooperation.
OCCUPANCY: Sanibel’s fire code restricts occupancy of a one-bedroom condo to four (4) guests and a two-bedroom condo to six (6) guests. Some condos at Ocean’s Reach have occupancy restrictions that accommodate fewer guests.
CLEANLINESS: Condos are cleaned, supplied and inspected before you arrive. You are responsible for upkeep during your stay. Special housekeeping services are available during your stay for a fee; please contact Guest Services for more information.
You may be charged for excessive cleaning and repairs needed after check out upon management inspection.
LINENS: Each condo is equipped with linens and supplies for a 10-day stay. Please use your condo’s washer and dryer to “recycle” your linens during this time. If your stay is longer, you can exchange linens through Guest Services, who also have limited additional supplies at no charge.
SMOKING: Ocean’s Reach is a non-smoking resort. Please do not smoke in the condos, buildings, exterior amenities or on the lanais.
A penalty of $300 may be assessed to any guest for violation of this policy.
CARING FOR KIDS: There’s nothing better than a family vacation! For their safety, please do not let children under age 12 to operate elevators alone. Children 12 and under are not allowed to go to the pool without an adult present – note that this means an adult must be at the pool, not watching from a condo or lanai – and children must observe all pool rules. No loud noise, running, skateboarding or rollerblading in the corridors or parking lots.
CARING FOR CARS: Park only in your designated space. Trailers, boats and campers can be parked in the guest area only with prior authorization. Second cars and visitor cars must remain in lots across from Guest Services and adjacent to the tennis court. Please note that car washing is not permitted on Ocean’s Reach property.
Stash your luggage, beach toys and chairs in carport compartments.
PETS: Although we love animals, pets are not allowed on the grounds or in the condos. The only exceptions are certified service dogs and small dogs in owner-occupied condos.
A minimum additional cleaning charge of $100 will be assessed for pets in condos.
SAFETY: Ride bikes and drive cars with caution. Pedestrians, biking enthusiasts and out-of-town drivers are everywhere!
Don’t leave items in corridors, walkways or hanging from balconies, railings or windows, per Sanibel city code. Keep lawns free of towels, chairs, tables and sports equipment.
Remove all equipment from the beach at sunset.
Items from your condo must stay within your condo. You are responsible for missing items at check out.
LANAIS: The best seat in the house! Our condo lanais (or verandas) offer spectacular views and a restful place to enjoy the breeze. Please don’t smoke or behave in a way that would be intrusive to your neighbors. Wear headphones when listening to a CD, TV, radio or MP3 player.
FISHING: Fishing is allowed on the beaches in front of Buildings 1 and 4 only. Tend to your poles at all times and be considerate of swimmers and beach users.
TENNIS, SHUFFLEBOARD, BASKETBALL, & BIKES: Reserve the tennis court by using the courtside sign-up sheet. Visit the Library and Recreational Equipment Room for sports equipment and place back when finished. Rent bikes by the day or week at Guest Services. No outdoor recreational activities after 10:00 p.m.
COOKOUTS & GET-TOGETHERS: Please hold your family gatherings, social events and cookouts only at The Grove, where picnic tables, chairs, outdoor lighting and three (3) gas grills are available for a memorable island dining experience. Beach campfires and grilling on the lanais are prohibited by law. No grilling after 10:00 p.m.
GREAT SHELLING: Enjoy collecting some of the world’s rarest shells on our beach. To clean them, use either our shell cleaning station or the hoses on the beach walkovers; note that sand will cause damage to drains and appliances in the condos. Sanibel city law prohibits live shells being taken from the beach, including sand dollars and sea stars. Do not boil shells in the condos.
REPAIRS: Please notify Guest Services as soon as possible of needed maintenance or repairs. Bring light bulbs to the office for disposal and replacement.
PHONE CALLS: Local calls are free. You must use a calling card or credit card for long-distance calls.
INTERNET: Ocean’s Reach is pleased to provide complimentary high-speed wireless Internet service for guests.
Be sure to visit our website and join our blog (http://oceansreach.com/stay-connected/sanibel-blog/) for island updates.
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