Welcome to Athens Gate at Lighthouse Beach
We are so happy that you are interested in our beautiful property. Our goal is to provide you the best and most safe vacation on our La Isla Bonita. We are contracted with some of the best tour operators on the island who also put forth your enjoyment yet at the same time, prepare for a safe and welcoming experience.
Our Rental Agreement is a legally binding agreement made as of the reservation date between the Property Manager Lighthouse Beach Ltd and the “Guest”. The “Guest” has agreed to rent an individual residence within the Athens Gate at Lighthouse Beach property for the duration of the rental term for the total rental fee under the following rules and regulations.
Occupancy – Guest agrees that only registered guests shall be permitted on property, at any time during the rental term and this does not exceed the maximum amount of guests available for that property. All registered guests shall sign hold harmless agreements upon arriving and comply with all conditions and restrictions of the property. No rental agreement transfers or subleases are allowed.
Condition and Use of Property – Properties are provided in “as is” condition. The Rental Agent shall use its best efforts to ensure that all amenities are in working order. Any issues should be immediately reported to the staff on site. Guest acknowledges that the use of amenities such as pools, kayaks, decks, the Caribbean Sea etc, may be potentially dangerous, especially regarding small children and such use is at the Guests own risk.
Guest shall use the property for residential purpose only and in a manner to prevent any damage or loss to the property. All registered guests shall refrain from activities and excessive noise that could annoy, endanger or inconvenience other guests, owners or neighbors. Guests shall not use the property for an immoral, offensive or unlawful purposes, not shall they violate any laws in the country of Belize, association rules or rental agency rules.
Default – If a guest fails to comply with all rules and regulations, the guest must evacuate the property immediately and leave the property in good condition and free of damage. No refund for any unused portion of the rental agreement will be offered. Any damage on property will be the sole responsibility of the guest and if legal action is necessary, the guest will be responsible for all legal costs incurred by the property manager.
Risk of Loss or Indemnification – The Waiver below will be required to be signed upon check in or all registered guests 18 and over, those persons under the age of 18 will need a signature of a legal guardian.
I, the undersigned, voluntarily make and grant this Waiver & Assumption of Risk and Release of Liability in favor of Athens Gate, Athens Gate at Lighthouse Beach, Lighthouse Beach, Lighthouse Beach Villas, Strata 82, Strata 82 HOA and its directors, owners and/or Executive Committee (collectively as “Lighthouse Beach”) in consideration for the opportunity to use Lighthouse Beach and participate in Resort activities as described below.
I understand that activities undertaken during my stay at Athens Gate at Lighthouse Beach (including without limitation pool; ocean; beach; kayaks, paddleboards; bikes; games; fishing; diving; snorkeling; sailing; boating; canoeing; parasailing; river tours; jungle tours; Mayan tours; excursions or tours of any kind; eating; drinking; operating motorized vehicles such as golf carts, jet skis, and ATVs (the “Activities”) have inherent risks of injury or death (including without limitation falls, loss of control, collisions with natural and/or man-made objects, drowning, paralysis; heat stroke or heat exhaustion, insect bites, contact with poisonous plants, water life and animals, animal/water life attacks, dehydration, accidents in transportation, exposure to the forces of nature and possible accident or illness in remote places without available medical facilities) and I hereby expressly, knowingly and voluntarily assume all risk of death, personal injury or damage to personal property sustained while participating in the Activities, including the risk of negligence, disregard, carelessness or breach of duty of or by the Athens Gate at Lighthouse Reef; or hidden, latent, or obvious defects in the equipment on or off property. I hereby agree and understand that this Agreement covers my use of all Property facilities and participation in all coordinated activities with off property vendors.
I understand that the Activities are potentially dangerous and hazardous and may involve risk of serious injury or death. I have the opportunity to inspect and investigate to my satisfaction the facilities, conditions, risks and dangers involved in the Activities. I fully accept, assume and undertake any and all risks and dangers involved in the Activities as wholly satisfactory and acceptable to me and agree to use my best judgment in undertaking the Activities. I further accept my responsibilities and duties to behave prudently and act safely at all times, and to abide by Lighthouse Beach/and all off-site Vendor rules and policies and all local, state and federal laws and regulations.
Knowing the risks involved in the Activities, I agree to assume all the risks and responsibilities surrounding my use of the Property facilities and participation in the any off-site Activities. To the extent permitted by Belize and US law, I hereby waive, release, hold harmless and agree to indemnify Athens Gate, Athens Gate at Lighthouse Beach, Lighthouse Beach, Lighthouse Beach Villas, Strata 82, Strata 82 HOA (collectively as “Lighthouse Beach”), and their respective owners, members, partners, officers, managers, contractors, employees, representatives, volunteers, and agents, from and against any and all claims for personal injury, property damage, loss, or death which I may suffer, or for which I may be liable to any other person, related to or arising from my use of the Athens Gate at Lighthouse Beach facilities or participation in any Activities on or off site resulting from any cause, including but not limited to ordinary or gross negligence.
I further grant the Athens Gate at Lighthouse Beach and/or Athens Gate the right to photograph and/or videotape me and/or my child and the right to display and use the same for advertising, publicity or promotional purposes without compensation.
I certify that I am age 18 or older or that I am with a responsible parent or guardian, that I have read and understood the contents of this document, and that any questions about it were answered to my satisfaction. I further certify that I assume these risks of my own free will, being under no compulsion or duress. The terms hereof shall bind my heirs, executors, families, administrators and assigns, and shall serve as a waiver, assumption of risk and general release of liability.
If Participant is under the age of 18, a parent or legal guardian must affirm and sign: I, the undersigned parent or responsible guardian of the Participant, do hereby consent to his/her use of Ranch facilities and participation in Ranch Activities. I agree to the terms and conditions set forth above on behalf of myself, the Participant and his/her heirs, executors, families, administrators and assigns.
Release – Guest hereby waives and releases any claims against the Rental Agent, the property managers, the property owners and their successors, employees or representatives officially or otherwise, for any injuries or death that may be sustained by a guest on, or near the property including but not limited to the Caribbean Sea, pool, stairs, beach, neighboring beaches or docks, and excursions through third-party companies arranged by staff. Guest agrees to use all facilities or surrounding areas entirely at the Guest’s own risk and responsibility.