FAQ

1.   What is the deposit on the Oceano Rentals?
2.  When is full payment due?
3.  What do I need to bring?
4.  Can I pay to have linens and cleaning done.
5.  What is the policy on the maximum number of occupants.
6.  Are vehicles allowed on the beach?
7.  Can I see a home before I rent it.
8.  Can I bring pets.
9.   Are all the utilities on in my vacation home when I arrive?


What is the deposit?

A deposit of ($200-$500) is required a the time of booking to hold a reservation and also serves as a security deposit.  It is fully refundable if there is no damage and the home is left in as good or better condition, as when taking possession.

When is full payment due?

The total amount of the rent, in addition to the deposit, is required 30 days prior to arrival.


What do I need to bring?

You need to furnish bed linens (sheets and pillow cases-  *on certain houses, linens are included), bath and paper goods.  You are requested to clean the home and leave it as you found it.


Can I pay to have linens and cleaning done.

Yes*, in certain circumstances, bed linens can be furnished and a cleaning service can be arranged.        *on certain houses, linens are included.


What is the policy on the maximum number of occupants.

The maximum number allowed on our rental sheet is the number of occupants allowed in the homes.  The area is a mixture of permanent residents and parking is limited. “PARTY HOUSES” WILL NOT BE TOLERATED, and any violation will subject tenant to IMMEDIATE EVICTION AND FORFEITURE OF MONIES PAID.


Are vehicles allows on the beach?

Oceano is the access route to the Oceano Dunes Recreational Vehicle Area, which is 2 miles south of the village.  Licenses vehicles are allowed on the beach, but are strictly regulated to an area about 100 yards from the homes, and a speed limit of 15 MPG is enforced by the state ranges. The area in front of the homes is a public state beach.  For more info you can call the State OHV office at (805) 473-7230.


Can I see a home before I rent it.
 

We welcome prior inspection of the homes and if not occupied you may look inside.  During the summer, most of the homes may be inspected on Saturdays between 11:00am and 2:00pm by appointment.   The home are not rented “on approval” and there will be no substitutions or refunds.  Photos of the rental properties are available on this site – please see each separate rental property page for multiple photos. See our Rental Property comparison.


Can I bring pets.

Sorry, absolutely NO PETS.


Are all the utilities on in my vacation home when I arrive?

Yes the utilities are on when you arrive. For rentals of one month or longer, you may be asked to assume the cost of some utilities, such as gas or electricity. Telephones are provided in most units and local calls are usually free.  Standard cable TV and ( WiFi on most units) service is included.