Group Booking Terms and Conditions
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General Group Booking Terms
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- In order to make a group reservation on Hostelworld.com it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
- The booking deposit is non-refundable.
- Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
- Hostelworld.com are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
- Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
- It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
- Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.
Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions
The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card 4 weeks prior to arrival. Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.
Cancellation / No Show & Reduction in Numbers Policy
EFUNDS:All cancellations must be in writing. Individual cancellations received 60 days prior to scheduled tour departure or check-in date will receive full refund, less any cost and penalties incurred to hotels/suppliers and costs for telephone and fax. Cancellations received within 30 to 60 days before arrival will be entitled to a refund less 50% of total tour cost, plus any or all of the costs and penalties included above. Cancellations received within 30 days of arrival will not receive a refund. No refunds will be issued for unused services, accommodations, transportation or no-shows once the tour has commenced. No refunds for cancellations due to weather or airline delays/cancellations. We recommend that all guests purchase travel insurance.
Additional Terms and Conditions
IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR THE ECO-CULTURAL ADVENTURER
Thanks for Booking your stay with us! Welcome to our indigenous cultural island life. We are delighted and looking forward to hosting you at Palmento Grove Cultural & Fishing Lodge now located on a historically secluded island on the north end of Hopkins.
*A BOAT RIDE CROSSING IS A MUST!!! please check-in to our office on the south side of Hopkins or contact us via phone or email so that transfer can be arranged.
We have the free & adventurous crossing by way of a 5 minutes kayaking or the comfortable crossing by way of a fiberglass skiff for USD5.00 per person(minimum 2 pax).
Boat regular operational hours is from 7:30am - 6:00pm.
Any boat transfer request outside the regular hours from 6:01pm to 11:30pm and from 5:00am to 7:29am will cost USD10.00 per person (minimum2 pax)
WIFI: Available based on request by way of portable MIFI device available at USD10.00 per recharge -2000mg. The MIFI can be recharged based on usage.
ELECTRICITY on the island is supplied by way of a generator from 6:00 pm - 5:00 am daily for recharging of electronic devices. Rooms are supplied & powered by solar energy.
WATER/BATHING/SEWERAGE: Water pressure for private indoor showers is provided by way of pressurized pump from the wells on a needs basis, the switch will be shown to you on checkin. There are outdoor showers that maintain pressure throughout the day. Bathrooms can be flushed throughout the day as well.
DRINKING WATER & FOOD: 5 gallons of water is provided for the duration of stay. Should guests require additional amounts they are advised to bring drinking water or they can buy on the island or pay for refills & USD00.50 per quart or less.
A traditional communal kitchen is available where meals are served based on request for a contribution. Average cost of Breakfast USD7:50-10.00 & Dinner USD10-22:50 (dependent on food choice).
A cooler is also available per room to facilitate storage of perishable items.
Ice can be ordered from the office or bought in the village at the stores.
LOCATION & DISTANCE FROM MAIN VILLAGE: The main village is a 20 minutes walk from where we are located. Bicycles are available for rent upon request for USD10.00 daily. Golf Carts can also be rented. Taxi when need can be called. feel free to make these requests with a staff member on premises or in the office.
EXPLORING THE SURROUNDINGS: Kayak usage is for free for all paying guests. We are here to assist in making your trip memorable so please let us know how we can do so. If you: are traveling for a special occasion; have special considerations that we should know about like allergies, diet & physical abilities; have special things you want to see or/and experience & need pick up from the airport please let us know.
Cultural Center is available free of cost.
Our sister Company provide tours to all parts of Belize. So feel free to let us know what activities or adventure on your bucket list you would like us to help you experience.
THINGS TO BRING: Appropriate clothing for our tropical climate, mosquito repellent & sunscreen.
Please free to advise us of any special abilities, allergies, phobias and/or dietary restrictions.
We are Looking forward to assisting you so if you have any questions please contact us.
The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Junior / Primary School, Business Trip If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."
Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.
Owned and operated by local Garifuna people, an Afro-Caribbean culture indigenous to Belize,
Palmento Grove is one of the best places to experience authentic local culture in Belize. For more than 10 years, Palmento Grove
Garifuna Eco-Cultural and Fishing Institute has served as a sustainable tourism business and a cultural preservation center. Situated amongst beautiful mangrove bushes on the edge of Fresh Water Creek Lagoon where it meets the Caribbean Sea, Palmento Grove feels like a world away. Specializing in authentic Garifuna cuisine and cultural activities, the institute serves as an outstanding introduction to Garifuna history and culture. Guests of Palmento Grove can wander the footpaths on.
Palmento Grove Garifuna Eco Cultural and Fishing I Policy and Condition:
Cancellation Policy: 168 hours before arrival.
Check in from 14.00 to 22.00
Check out before 11.00
Payment upon arrivalall full payments must be made at least 5 days prior to arrival by way of cash, debit card or credit card.
Taxes not included (12%) and Surcharge for credit card payment 5%
Breakfast not included
Reception from 07.00 to 10.00
The minimum period of stay is of 2 days View House Rules
- Free Parking
- Linen Included
- Towels Included
- Bicycle Parking
- Book Exchange
- Breakfast Not Included
- Ceiling Fan
- Hot Showers
- Iron / Ironing Board
- Airport Transfers
- Bicycle Hire
- Internet Access
- Laundry Facilities
- Reception (limited hours)
- Tours/Travel Desk
- Meals Available
- Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
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