Bookings made by email and or telephone will remain
firm provided we receive the amount due within 48 hours.
If you stay starts within 90 days of the date you
make the booking you are required to pay the total price
of the holiday to confirm your booking. We will
provide you with the relevant details. If you are unsure
about these please ask us.
For all bookings if your holiday starts more than 90
days after the date you make the booking you are
required to pay a non refundable deposit of 30% of the
total rent due for the period booked at the time of
confirming the booking. Balance is due within 90 days of
Bookings will not normally be accepted for periods of
less than 3 days but we suggest you check with us first
as sometimes arrangements can be made.
For all bookings once we receive the non refundable
deposit we will provide you with a confirmation of
the personal nature of the accommodation with which you
are being provided we will not accept a villa booking
where the number in your party exceeds the number on the
invoice which is issued to you nor will any booking deemed
to have been accepted until the non refundable deposit
has been received. We reserve the right to refuse entry
to your party if either one of these situations arise
and you will forfeit the payment.
||All payments must be
received in US Dollars. We will accept other currencies
provided you have previously agreed an applicable rate
of exchange with us at the time your payment is made.
||We will provide
payment details for the non refundable deposit. Monies
received into our account must be for at least the non
refundable deposit amount. All bank charges must be for
you to bear. We cannot take credit cards.
||Full payment must be
received 90 days in advance. If it is not we reserve
the right to assume you are no longer coming and will
look to relet the villa. In all cases the non refundable
deposit is non refundable - please see cancellation
bookings the non refundable deposit of 30% is non
||If you need to cancel
or amend a booking, charges may be payable depending on
the amount of notice given.
||In the unlikely event
that a booking needs to be cancelled due to events
beyond our control which render the Beach Hut
unavailable or unfit for the purposes of your stay, we will refund any amounts already
paid and assist in finding an alternative property.
It is a condition of your booking that you take out
adequate insurance which is appropriate for your needs.
||Once we have accepted
your booking and received payment of the non refundable
deposit amount due we will issue a confirmation. You
will then be required to make full payment as set out
above and below and in accordance with our policy:
(i) You agree:
(a) not to make any change or alteration to The Beach
Hut Galle or fix anything to the walls or damage it in
any way or remove any of the furniture or effects or
carry out any redecorations.
(b) not to use the The Beach Hut Galle other than as a
private holiday residence for the people specified on
the booking form – specifically you may not hold parties
or dinners for more than six people, or receive more
than six guests, without our prior consent.
(c) not to behave in a way that might conceivably cause
embarrassment to the owner or neighbours or others
sharing the property.
(d) to keep a record of all telephone calls made during
your period of booking and to pay such charges and any
other charges incurred during your stay.
(e) to pay for the washing or repair of any item within the
boundaries of the property specified in the booking form
which is soiled or damaged during your stay except for
reasonable and normal wear and tear.
(f) to allow the owner and or his representatives with
or without workmen to enter and view the property on
reasonable notice (except in the case of emergency where
no notice shall be necessary) to carry out repairs which
may be necessary during your stay.
(g) To report to the owner or the property manager any
disrepair or defect in the property or facility of the
property as soon as possible.
(h) not to sublet the property
(i) not to ask any of the staff to leave the property
other than in order to purchase food or goods that you
have reasonably requested and they having agreed to do
so you having provided the funds to carry out such money
as necessary to carry out such purchase.
If at any time during your stay you break any of your
obligations then we reserve the right to re-enter the
property and your holiday letting will then immediately
end without prejudice to any other rights and remedies
which the Owner and or his representatives may have.
||It is a CONDITION of
booking that every member of your party must have
adequate insurance cover against all risks related to
accidental damage to both yourselves and the property as
well as medical and emergency expenses, and any events
resulting from Force Majeure; this should
include loss and damage to personal effects and medical
insurance to include evacuation and repatriation as well
as general travel insurance. By making a booking it will
signify that you have done this and we will not remind
you of this and in so doing absolve The Beach Hut Galle
or its subsidiaries or representatives of any liability
what so ever in this regard. We also recommend that you
take out insurance to cover the eventuality that you may
need to cancel the holiday due to sickness or other
inability to travel at the time of your confirmed
Links to other sites
||The Site may contain
links to third party Web Sites. These links are provided
solely as a convenience to you and not as an endorsement
by The Beach Hut Galle of the contents on such third
party Web Sites. The Beach Hut Galle is not responsible
for the content of linked third party sites and does not
make any representations regarding the content or
accuracy of materials on such third party Web Sites. If
you decide to access linked third-party Web Sites, you
do so at your own risk.
||For the avoidance of
any doubt, neither The Beach Hut Galle or its
representatives nor the Owner or Manager will be
responsible for any financial loss or for damage to the
belongings of any persons permitted to occupying the
property or for any injury sustained by them or any
member of their party whilst such persons are either
staying at the property or travelling to from or in Sri
Lanka whether on their way to the property or not. The
Beach Hut Galle uses a number of organisations agents
and companies in providing transport and or
accommodation throughout Sri Lanka and shall not be held
responsible in any way for their conduct and or injury
and or loss sustained to or suffered by any member of
the party or their companions for any reason whatsoever.
You should also be aware that the swimming pool has no
markings and its use and diving by any member of your
party is entirely at the user’s risk. We advise the
monitoring of children at all times, both within the
house and whilst in the garden, and you should
verify to your own satisfaction the suitability of
anything we provide in the course of the rental like
hi-chairs, cots etc. The presence of animals and insects
in Sri Lanka is inevitable and we cannot be held
responsible for anything untoward in this regard.
Force Majeure & The Law
accept any responsibility for compensation where
performance of our obligations is hindered or prevented
by reasons beyond out control or by circumstances
amounting to Force Majeure not for any failure in the
supply of public services.