Browse our website to get an idea of the kind of property or properties among our vast selection of St George Island rentals that will best suit your needs and which homes you find most appealing. Once you have made a list of possibilities, reservations can be made online directly through the website, or please call our office at the number at the top of your screen, and one of our Reservations Specialists will be happy to assist you in making a final selection.
Please designate one person in your party to be responsible for all payments and correspondence regarding your reservation. After you reserve the property, we will email you a tentative acknowledgement confirming that your reservation has been made.
“Maximum occupancy” means all persons on the premises, including infants. Must be 25 years old to rent. Pets allowed only in pet-friendly homes, as noted. Smoking is not allowed in any home. To protect your vacation, we strongly recommend Sun Trip Preserver Travel Insurance. For more information, see our Travel Insurance page.
The guest, including all members of the guest’s party understands and agrees: Upon confirming a reservation, a contractual agreement is made between Resort Vacation Properties of St. George Island, Inc. & the guest, including all members of the guest’s party. The guest and the rest of their party agree to abide by these Rental Guidelines.
The following forms are available for download.
Please fill out all applicable forms and return them to us via fax or mail. If arriving within 2 weeks, please bring the forms with you when you arrive at our office for check-in. Incomplete forms may result in a delay during the check-in process.
Please fill out and return the applicable forms(s) to:
Resort Vacation Properties
61 West Gulf Beach Drive
St. George Island, Florida 32328
We are open 7 days a week, year round, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm except for Thanksgiving, Christmas, & New Year’s Days. During the months of June and July, our office is open until 7:00 pm on Saturdays and 6:00 pm on Sundays. Please note, our Check-In-Center is closed to the public temporarily. However, we are still receiving guests in out drive thru and taking calls as usual. Our reservations department is always available to assist you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, by calling the number at the top of the screen. We also have 24-hour On-Call Maintenance for problems or emergencies, at (850) 927-2110.
If you have been provided with a keyless entry code, there is no need to stop at the Check-In Center.
If you didn’t receive a keyless entry code in your arrival email, we’ll have a key for you at the Check-In Center, located at 61 West Gulf Beach Drive, St. George Island, Florida 32328. During office hours, please come to the Check-In Center drive thru upon your arrival to the island to pick up your packet. Once you cross the bridge, take a right on Gulf Beach Drive. We are on the corner of West First Street and West Gulf Beach Drive.
Please plan your vacation accordingly, as we need time to prepare your vacation home for you. In addition to cleaning and inspecting, there may be maintenance items that need to be addressed prior to your arrival. Monthly services like carpet cleaning or pest control may also have been scheduled. Check-in begins at 6:00 pm. Check-out is 10:00 am.
If you will be arriving after 5:00 p.m. (or 7:00 pm on Saturdays and 6:00 pm on Sundays in June and July), please call (850) 927-2322 for late arrival procedures. Should you need additional assistance after hours, our emergency number is (850) 927-2110.
To confirm a new reservation, the first payment is due the day the booking is made. See below for more details:
1. Guests who book at least 100 days prior to their arrival are required to make an initial payment of 25% of the total rental due on the day the booking is made. A second payment of 25% is due 90 days prior to arrival and the final 50% is due 30 days prior to arrival.
2. Guests who book between 31 and 99 days prior to their arrival are required to make a 50% payment of the total rent due on the day the booking is made. The final payment is due 30 days prior to arrival.
3. For last minute reservations made less than 30 days prior to arrival, full payment of the total rent is due on the day of booking.
4. In addition to making payment, our “Guest Registration” form must be completed and turned in during the same time frame as described above. If your vacation home is located in the St. George Plantation, we also need receipt of the “St. George Plantation Rental Agreement.” These forms can be submitted electronically. They can also be obtained from our office or downloaded & either mailed with your payment or faxed to our office. Our fax number is (850) 927-4040.
We have several methods for payment in order to make your reservation experience as convenient as possible. You can make a payment through our secure payment system using Visa, Mastercard, or Discover. We also accept electronic checks submitted through our secure site.
By postal service, we accept your personal check, money order, or cashier’s check.
For last minute reservations, the payment method is the same as described above, except that payment made through the postal service must be sent via an overnight carrier. The name of the carrier as well as the tracking number must be provided within 24 hours of making a reservation. Additionally, neither personal checks nor web checks are accepted less than 7 days prior to arrival.
Once the reservation deposit has been received, there will be no refunds given unless:
The vacation rental homes are fully furnished and unless otherwise specified in the individual property description have central heat and air, feature a fully-equipped kitchen (cookware, dishes, flatware, glasses, blender, coffee maker, dishwasher, ice maker or ice trays, microwave and toaster), a washer and dryer, bed linens, pillows and bedspreads, bath, hand towels and washcloths, a telephone, at TV in the living room and each bedroom, and deck furniture.
We want to save you some room in your suitcases! Don’t worry about packing bed linens and bath towels – we have provided them for you at no extra charge. Arrive to find your beds freshly made and waiting for you, so that you can start enjoying your vacation as soon as possible. You will also find a set of bath towels, (including a hand towel and wash cloth), folded neatly on each bed for every person in your party. We will gladly bring one set of extra towels (limited to the maximum occupancy of the home) during your stay, and provide same day service if notified prior to 11:00 am.
Little touches make a big difference. Our homes offer all of the comforts of your own home, with a little extra. We are pleased to provide you with a starter supply of garbage bags, paper towels, toilet paper, dishwasher soap, hand soap, and coffee filters. Depending upon the size of your group, usage, and the length of your stay, you may need to supplement some of these items throughout the course of your stay.
The most important items are your flip-flops, a bathing suit, beach towels, and sunscreen! Most homes have Beach Gear included, so you can have chairs, umbrellas, and other beach supplies delivered right to your door. Many guests, during certain seasons, also find bug spray to be helpful. Our kitchens are fully stocked with cookware, dishes, flatware, glasses, a blender, coffee maker, dishwasher, icemaker or ice trays, a microwave oven and toaster. Please bring any specialty cooking items you may need and food. Condiments and cleaning supplies can be purchased locally. Staples to remember include aluminum foil, plastic wrap, sandwich bags, laundry detergent, shampoo, bath soap and medicines. Baby equipment, if not specified as provided in the individual property descriptions, can be rented from local vendors. The fishing is great, so don’t forget your poles and tackle box!
If you find that you have left items behind, please be advised that it may take up to two weeks for delivery. For large items, a charge of $10 will be incurred. All packages are mailed in the form of a COD, via the USPS.
Weddings and events are welcome at participating homes. Guidelines and certain restrictions apply. For more information, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
No refunds will be made for early departures due to mandatory hurricane evacuation orders, or for unavailability of a rental home because of severe weather damage. We strongly recommend travel insurance, which covers these circumstances, to protect you in the event of a weather event.
Franklin County Emergency Management is your local resource for severe weather updates, evacuation information, and any other serious incident impacting the Forgotten Coast. You can even sign up for their text alert system, which will deliver the latest updates right to your cell phone! Find our more here: https://www.franklinemergencymanagement.com/
For online reservations, just follow the easy instructions and the reservation system will gather the required information from you to make the tentative reservation. Be assured that our online system is secure and your confidential information will remain safe. If requested, we will forward confirmation through the postal service.
Virtually the same as our online process except that one of our friendly Reservation Specialists will gather the appropriate information. A tentative confirmation acknowledgement is sent electronically or by the postal service as requested. Reservation Specialists are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
The first task is to submit the “Guest Registration” form along with your confirmation deposit. Additionally, if your home is located in the St. George Plantation, we also need receipt of the “St. George Plantation Rental Agreement.” Those forms will be emailed to you via DocuSign, or, they can be printed and mailed to us at 61 West Gulf Beach Drive, St. George Island, FL 32328.
To confirm a new reservation, the first deposit is due the day the booking is made. See below for more details:
Guests that book at least 100 days prior to their arrival are required to make a deposit of 25% of the total rental due on the day the booking is made. A second payment of 25% is due 90 days prior to arrival and the final 50% is due 30 days prior to arrival.
Guests that book between 31 and 99 days prior to their arrival are required to make a 50% deposit of the total rent due on the day the booking is made. The final payment is due 30 days prior to arrival.
For last minute reservations made less than 30 days prior to arrival, full payment of the total rent is due on the day of booking.
We have several methods for payment: By postal service, we accept your personal check, money order or cashier’s check. Payment can be made online with an “E-check” which is a personal check submitted electronically through our secure site. We also accept Visa, MasterCard & Discover online.
Our rates are all inclusive. There are no additional fees charged by Resort Vacation Properties except taxes and optional selections, such as use of an elevator and pool heat as requested. Fees for optional selections are subject to state and county taxes.
Accidents Happen. To take away the worries of unintentional damage to your vacation home, we have included the cost of the property protection plan to your first payment due on your reservation. The plan cost is nonrefundable and covers property damage caused by accidents in the home during your stay. The PPP, which is nonrefundable, offers peace of mind knowing that if you break something, you are covered up to the security deposit amount listed below. The PPP must be purchased 30 days prior to arrival or with final payment on a reservation. Coverage are as follows:
Security Deposits as noted above will be due with final payment for those guests who choose not to purchase the PPP and is refundable within 30 days after departure. In the event damage is found at the property, RVP will notify guest. Any damages that exceed allotted amounts, intentional or unintentional, will be charged to the credit card on file. The PPP will not cover any damages resulting in violations of the rental guidelines or damages caused by acts of carelessness or inattention to the property.
Are service animals allowed in vacation rentals? If you’re looking to travel with a service animal, then you may be asking yourself this question. The short answer is that yes, service animals are allowed in vacation rentals. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) defines service animals as any dog that is individually trained to do work or perform tasks for the benefit of an individual with a disability, including a physical, sensory, psychiatric, intellectual, or other mental disability. This can include guide or seeing eye dogs, hearing or signal dogs, seizure response dogs, or psychiatric service dogs.
When it comes to service animals with vacation rentals, we’re required to accept all of these in our vacation rentals. During the booking process, our team may ask you: