The Surf RV Resort, Florida - Camping & Campgrounds
The Surf RV Resort Reservations
Welcome to The Surf RV Resort, Palmetto, Florida’s premier 55 and older RV Park. Dive into a world where luxury RV resort living seamlessly blends with the sun-kissed charm of Florida. Experience the epitome of upscale relaxation and the freedom to bask under endless sunny days. Seeking a haven that caters specifically to the 55 and older crowd? You’ve found your match. Our exclusive community captures the spirit of Florida, ensuring that our guests are enveloped in comfort, luxury, and the iconic laid-back vibes of the state. At The Surf RV Resort, it’s more than just an escape. It's an embrace of the high-end Florida RV resort lifestyle. Nestled conveniently amidst vibrant cities, every day offers the potential for new adventures or tranquil relaxation, whichever suits your mood. Discover what sets us apart in the realm of luxury RV resorts. Choose The Surf RV Resort – where your dream Florida lifestyle awaits.
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Please Note: - RV’s must be a minimum of 25 feet in length and 10 years old or newer. - Tents, Pop-Up Campers, Truck Campers, and Unconventional or Modified RVs are not permitted within the resort. Resort Office Hours: - Monday-Sunday: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM. - Office Phone: 941-900-4240 - AFTER-HOURS EMERGENCY, PLEASE CONTACT 941-900-4240.
Check in: 12:00 PM
Check out: 11:00 AM
Check-in Procedure - Check-In Time: 12:00 pm-5:00 PM. - Check-Out Time: 11:00 AM. - While each park attempts to accommodate your exact spot request, the on-site manager has the ultimate decision for spot placement. RV Restrictions: - RV’s must be a minimum of 25 feet in length and 10 years old or newer. - Tents, Pop-Up Campers, Truck Campers, and Unconventional or Modified RVs are not permitted within the resort. Registration: - Upon arrival, all guests MUST stop to Check-in at the Office. - Late arrivals. For arrivals after 5:00 pm, please call the Office at 941-900-4240 before 5 PM to make arrangements. Quiet Hours - 10:00 PM - 8:00 AM. - Excessive noise or inconsiderate behavior will result in removal from the Resort without a refund. Management reserves the right to address any issues not included in our Guidelines. DEPOSITS - Rates are subject to change and are based on a two-person occupancy per site. There will be a $20 per person, per night charge for additional guests. - All Spot2Nite reservations require payment in full at the time of booking. - For all stays of 1 month or more a one-month deposit is required at the time of booking. Please contact the resort directly. - For all stays less than 1 month payment in full is required upon booking. - No-shows will result in forfeiture of the entire deposit. - Balance is to be paid in full upon arrival for all stays. - NO REFUNDS will be given for the early departure. - All payments MUST be made in U.S. funds drawn from a US Bank. Returned checks will result in a $50 returned check fee. - There are no weather-related refunds except in the event of a State Mandated Evacuation. See Emergency Disaster Plan. RESERVATIONS - Site Reservations are for a specific site type (Legacy or Signature). - We accept all site requests, and we will do our best to accommodate those requests. - However, please be advised that there could be unavoidable situations where we will need to relocate a reservation. - The Resort will not relocate another reservation site assignment simply because that guest has not yet arrived. - Site assignments are only guaranteed for the period paid for. The Resort reserves the right to change your site number at any time, for any reason. - If you arrive early, keep in mind that your site may not be ready. - Early Check-ins will be accommodated if possible. - Departure time is 11:00 am: Late departure requires prior Resort Office approval with a minimum of 48-hour notice. - Late Departures will be accommodated if possible. - Electric Each site is equipped with 30, 50, or 100-amp electric service. - Utilities The Surf is an all-inclusive Resort, meaning electric, water, sewer, cable, and WiFi expenses are all included in your rate. SITE and RV MAINTENANCE - RV’s must be a minimum of 25 feet in length and 10 years old or newer. - Tents, Pop-Up Campers, Truck Campers, and Unconventional or Modified RVs are not permitted within the resort. - RV’s and sites are to be kept in good condition by the guest and maintained to the standards of the Resort. - Exteriors must be kept clean at all times, with no unsightly window coverings - Mobile wash vendors must be self-contained. - Washing of personal vehicles is prohibited. - All RV’s must have jack pads under the jacks. - All Vehicles including RVs, trailers, and cars/trucks, must have valid tag registration and must be insured at all times while in the Resort. - The speed Limit is 10 mph throughout the Resort. - Traffic rules and STOP signs must be adhered to by all vehicles, golf carts, bikes, scooters, motorcycles, E-bikes, and pedestrians, for the safety of all guests. - Automobiles/Golf Carts are to be operated by licensed drivers only. - Children are prohibited from golf cart operation in the resort. - A violation notice will be issued. - Repeat violators will be asked to leave the resort. - Vehicle Repair and maintenance are prohibited on site, with the exception of changing a flat tire or necessary work done by a qualified Mobile RV Service. - For your convenience, the exit along 61st is an exit only for personal vehicles. RV’s or motorhomes must use the main exit on US HWY 41 when departing. - Off-Road, ATV, or Side by Side vehicles are prohibited in the resort. - Golf Carts must be equipped with working headlights and a horn if driven at night. - Bicycles ridden after dark must be properly lit. - Bicycles, scooters, golf carts, and any kind of wheeled vehicle are only permitted on paved roads. - Bikes should always be parked in the bike racks that are provided. Bikes and Golf Carts are not permitted on the Amenity area pathways. - Parking is limited to two vehicles per site and must be parked on the paved area. Parking on the grass or on vacant sites is prohibited. Watercraft, watercraft trailers, and flat tow trailers are not permitted to be parked on sites. - Stacker or enclosed cargo trailers must be parked at the rear of the site. - Clotheslines are not permitted. - Political Signs and Flags are Prohibited. - Wood-burning Fire pits are not permitted on sites per Manatee County. - SMOKING is permitted on your site only. - NO SMOKING including vaping in any resort building or outdoor amenities or sports courts. - Smokers please do not throw your cigarette butts on the ground. - No possession or use of illegal drugs. - Electrical pedestals may not be altered, and “pigtails” are not permitted. - Appliances such as washers/dryers and refrigerators are not permitted outside your RV. - All waste must be properly disposed of into our sewer system. - PVC piping is prohibited for sewer use. - Possession or discharge of firearms or fireworks is strictly forbidden within the resort and grounds for immediate removal without refund for early departure. - Subletting of sites or units is strictly prohibited. SITE ALTERATIONS - Sheds are not permitted. - One deck box per site is permitted for storage. - Gazebos or Canopies are permitted provided they are fully contained on the hard surface and not extending into the grass area where it will interfere with mowing or trimming. - Gazebos and canopies may not be secured to the paver pad but must be anchored in flower pots that contain concrete. - All Gazebos and Canopies must be removed prior to departure. - No EZ-ups or tents are permitted. - Screen Rooms or Clam Shells are allowed provided they are brown, beige, or other neutral color. - Camo, green or blue enclosures are not permitted. - RV Fiberglass steps are permitted. - Custom or wood steps/ramps require prior resort approval. - Flowers, Shrubs, and Lawn Ornaments Planting of shrubs and flowers are permitted in decorative planter pots only. - Planters and pots must be located on hard surfaces and not located in the grass where they will interfere with mowing and trimming. - All planters must be removed upon departure. - A limit of 10 potted plants is in place for each site. - Trees The Surf Signature RV Resort has many beautiful trees. - Therefore, it is imperative that all Guests understand the risks associated with renting a site in the Resort as it relates to trees. - The Resort Owner will not be responsible for damage to the Guest’s RV unit, damage or injury to any persons occupying the lot, or any damage to the Guest’s personal property while the Guest is occupying a site in the Resort (with the exception of any injury or damage which occurs as a result of gross negligence or intentional misconduct on the part of the Resort Owner or its agents). - The Guest should contact his or her insurance provider regarding coverage for any potential injury or damage resulting from trees which are on the Resort property. - If the Guest believes that all or part of a tree is dead, diseased, or dying, or that a tree branch is at imminent risk of breaking and falling, the Guest should contact the Resort Office immediately. - All trees, shrubs, and plants on the lot are the property of the Resort and are not to be moved by the Guest. - Existing trees or shrubs must not be damaged or removed by the Guest without prior written permission from the Resort Office. AMENITIES / COMMON AREAS - The clubhouse or any other structure within the resort is not designed, designated, or intended to be utilized as an emergency shelter. - At times of severe weather guests should not seek shelter in any resort facility or building. - Glass bottles, smoking, vaping, and pets are NOT permitted in the Pools, Poolareas, Clubhouses, laundries, or other common areas and buildings. - Proper attire is required in all resort buildings. - Pool hours are from Dawn to 9:00 pm. - Proper swimwear is required at all times in the pool and spa. - Swim at your own risk. NO LIFEGUARD ON DUTY. - No Coolers or outside alcoholic beverages allowed when the toolbar is open. - Floating devices, rafts, or air mattresses are not permitted in the pool. - Noodles are provided for your enjoyment. - Everyone must shower before entering the pool or spa, especially after tanning oil or skin protection has been applied. VISITORS - Children under the age of 18 are not permitted in the clubhouse or pool unless accompanied by an adult at all times. - Day visitors are not permitted to use any amenity area or sports courts. - Additional charge for extra persons over the age of 18, staying overnight in the amount of $20 per night, per visitor must be paid at the visitor's time of arrival. - All registered overnight visitors may use the resort amenities and attend resort functions provided they are accompanied by the registered guest at all times. - Resort guests are responsible for the actions of their visitors, and their visitors must be accompanied by a resort guest when using the amenities. PETS - We love our furry friends and welcome them to The Surf Signature RV Resort! For the safety of all guests please review and adhere to our pet policy. - Non-aggressive pets are welcome, and all pets must be registered at the Resort Office. - There are a maximum of 3pets(dogs and cats) per site. - No wild or exotic animals are allowed. - Pet owners must have proof of their pet’s current vaccinations. - Noisy, vicious, or unruly pets are not allowed. - Guests who are unable to control their pets will be asked to remove them from the premises, or the animal may be taken by local animal control authorities. - The RV Resort and its Management / Owners are not responsible for and will hold the pet owner accountable for any injury or damage caused by pet(s). - In addition, the owner of the pet that causes injury or damage is expected to resolve the issue directly with the injured party. - Pets are the responsibility of their owner. - Pets must be kept on a maximum 6-foot leash at all times while within the Resort, except while in the on-site dog parks. - Pet kennels, visibly seen from the street, or crates, etc. are not permitted. - Pet enclosures are permitted provided they are black fencing not exceeding 10’x10’ and 36” high. - Enclosures must be contained on the paver surface and not grass or landscaping. - Petstethered, leashed, or in an enclosure may not be left outside unattended. - Pets are prohibited in ALL resort buildings, including restrooms, and near the pools. - Pet owners must pick up and discard pet waste upon occurrence. - All pet waste must be properly disposed of in a trash receptacle. - Pets should not be left alone inside an RV. - From time to time, our Southwest Florida area has power outages due to lightning or other circumstances unrelated to our Resort Operations. - Even though these events are infrequent, they could cause devastating consequences due to heat buildup if your pet is left alone inside. - The only exceptions to these rules are “Service Animals” as defined by the ADA. - The ADA (The Americans with Disability Act) defines a service animal as any guide dog, signal dog, or other animal professionally trained to provide assistance to an individual with a disability. - The federal rules are explained below: “The rule defines “service animal” as a dog that has been individually trained to do work or perform tasks for the benefit of an individual with a disability. The rule states that other animals, whether wild or domestic, do not qualify as service animals. Dogs that are not trained to perform tasks that mitigate the effects of a disability, including dogs that are used purely for emotional support, are not service animals.” TRASH - All trash must be bagged and placed curbside and all cardboard boxes broke down. Please do not leave trash out overnight. - We will only accept household trash. - Items such as paint cans, propane cylinders, furniture, old carpet, batteries, tires, and large items must be disposed of at the local landfill. - Please contact the Resort Office for additional disposal instructions. LAKE FISHING - NO SWIMMING ALLOWED IN THE LAKE, BEWARE OF ALLIGATORS. - All fish are caught and released only. - PLEASE DO NOT FEED WILDLIFE including Alligators. - Please report any and all Alligator sightings to the Resort Office. - For safety reasons, all watercraft, including inflatable rafts, kayaks, paddle boards, or boats are not allowed on the lakes. CONDUCT - We are committed to providing an excellent experience in a welcoming and inclusive environment so we can all have fun together. - We do not tolerate harassment of any kind at our resort. Thank you for being courteous and respectful to all Guests and Surf Staff while enjoying your stay. - Management of The Surf Resort may refuse accommodations or service to any person whose conduct on the premises of the resort displays intoxication, profanity, lewdness, or brawling; who indulges in such language or conduct as to disturb the peace or comfort of other guests; who engages in illegal or disorderly conduct; or whose conduct constitutes a nuisance. - Such refusal of accommodations or service shall not be based upon race, color, national origin, gender, physical disability, religious beliefs, or creed. - Management reserves the right to deny any person/persons the privilege to use any of our resort facilities either on a temporary or permanent basis for infractions of these Guidelines. LIABILITY - Guest(s) agrees to hold harmless, indemnify and defend the Resort Owner and Resort Management for any bodily or another personal injury to the Guest(s), family members, and any of Guest(s) guests or others, and for any property damage for the property of the Guest(s) or Guest(s) guest, or for any such injury or damage sustained on the RV Site or Resort. - The Guest(s) shall further indemnify, hold harmless and defend Resort Owner and Resort Management personnel from any and all losses, damage, and expense, including reasonable attorney’s fees, arising out of any claim asserted by any person for loss, damage or injury to such person caused by any act, fault, neglect or omission of any Guest(s), family member or guest of the Guest(s) at the RV Site or in the Resort. - Resort Owner and Resort Management are not responsible for lost, stolen, or damaged articles of the Guest(s), family members, or any guest of the Guest(s) under any circumstances. - Guest(s) are required to maintain their own liability, health, and property insurance covering all of their risks at The Surf RV Resort. - I acknowledge that my stay is subject to Florida Statutes 513.114, 513.121, and 513.13. By requesting that a reservation be made or by my signature on my payment receipt, I agree to the stated policy and understand that there will be NO REFUNDS other than under the conditions described herein. PHOTO AGREEMENT - I hereby irrevocably, grant and assign to The Surf Signature RV Resort all rights, titles, and interest in and to my “likeness” as it appears in any photographs taken of me visiting. - Consistent therewith, I hereby irrevocably grant and assign The Surf Signature RV Resort the perpetual right to use my “likeness” for any lawful purpose, including without limitation publication in any The Surf Signature RV Resort publication and/or advertising, or to grant and assign to others the right to use my “likeness” for any lawful purpose. - Furthermore, I give The Surf Signature RV Resort the right to copyright any utilization of my “likeness” as used herein. - I hereby waive and right that I may have to inspect and/or approve the finished publication or the advertising copy that may be used in connection therewith, or the use to which it may be applied. MAIL KEYS - A Mail Key User Fee will be charged for each mail key requested by the Guest. - Additional charge of $15.00 will apply regardless of the reason for the Guest’s request for the additional mail key. Guests are fully responsible for the mail key(s), including avoidance of any loss of or damage to the same. Please know that - - The Surf Signature RV Resort is a bulk delivery Resort as designated by the USPS, we are not responsible for misdirecting mail. - If you know you are expecting something important or valuable please alert Resort Management so that they can handle it accordingly. MAIL WAIVER - This waiver and release of all claims are entered into between the registered Guest and The Surf Signature RV Resort by Zeman, the owner of a recreational vehicle Resort located at 2215 Rip Curl Run, Palmetto, Florida, 34221. - Whereas, the guest owns a recreational vehicle located at an assigned site by the Resort. - Whereas, the United States Postal Services has determined that all mail, parcel, and package deliveries to be delivered to Guests in the Resort will be done by delivering all of these items to the Resort’s office or other designated secured areas such as mail room area instead of delivering to individual lots in the Resort. - Whereas, other package delivery services, including but not limited to the United Postal Service, FedEx, Amazon, DHL, etc, may from time to time also deliver parcels and packages to the Resort’s management office or other designated secured areas such as mail room area, instead of individual lots in the Resort. - Whereas, the Resort Management has thus been tasked with sorting the mail, parcels, and packages into individual mailboxes located @ the mail kiosk located to the left of the clubhouse on Tasty Waves Crossing (the “Pick-Up Location”) within a reasonable time period. - Whereas, the Resort Management is under no obligation to notify the guest of delivery of mail, parcels, or packages addressed to the Guest but delivered to the Resort’s management office. - Whereas, it is solely the guest's responsibility to ensure that any mail, parcels, and packages are addressed accurately and that any mail, parcels, and packages addressed to the guest are promptly retrieved from the Pick-up Location. NOW, THEREFORE, the parties hereto agree: - That Resort Management shall make a diligent effort to ensure that any mail, parcel, and/or package addressed to the Guest but delivered to the Resort office is properly handled, sorted, and placed for retrieval by the Guest. - That Guest shall make a diligent effort to ensure that all mail, parcels, and packages are accurately addressed, that Resort Management is not responsible to notify Guest of the delivery of such mail to the Resort Office, and that Guest shall promptly retrieve from the Pick-Up location all such items delivered to him/her at the Resort office. - Guest and any of his/her attorneys, agents, assigns, executors, administrators, and all heirs and next of kin, do hereby release Resort Management and all of its present and former attorneys, officers, employees, agents, directors, parent company, subsidiaries, affiliates, contractors and any other representatives from any loss, injury, death, or damage to persons or property which may be or may have been suffered by Guest or by any person related to any mail, parcels, packages, or any contents therein due to the above-mentioned delivery protocol. - This Waiver and Release of All Claims shall be enforceable against all claims of any kind whatsoever made pursuant to tort, contract, or any other statutory or common law basis, and against any suits, debts, sums of money, accounts, bills, covenants, agreements, promises, variances, trespasses, damages, claims or demands of any kind whatsoever in law or equity related to the delivery of mail, parcels, or packages in accordance with the protocols listed above except when the same occurs as a result of the gross negligence or willful misconduct of Resort Owner or of Resort, Owners officers, directors, employees, assigns or agent. FITNESS WAIVER - I am voluntarily using the fitness equipment and/or participating in fitness programs at The Surf Signature RV Resort Fitness Center. - I recognize that the use of the fitness equipment or participation in fitness programs requires physical exertion and I am fully aware of the risks and hazards involved. - I understand that it is my responsibility to consult with a medical professional prior to and regarding my use of the fitness equipment or participation in fitness programs. - I represent and warrant that to the best of my knowledge, I have no medical condition that would prevent my safe use of the center's fitness equipment or participation in fitness programs. - By using fitness equipment or participating in its fitness programs, I hereby agree to the following conditions: - l assume full responsibility for any risks, injuries, or damages, known or unknown, which I might incur as a result of the use of the fitness equipment or participation in fitness programs. - I knowingly, voluntarily, and expressly waive any claim I may have against The Surf or the legal entity which owns The Surf Signature RV Resort and/or their offices, agents, and employees, for injury or damages sustained as a result of the use of the fitness equipment or participation in fitness programs. - I understand it is strongly recommended to use the fitness equipment in the company of at least one other person so that there are at least two people in the fitness equipment room at all times that I am using the equipment. - I agree to abide by all other terms and conditions required for the use of the fitness equipment that is established by the manufacturer and The Surf Signature RV Resort each time that I use the equipment. NOTICE TO GUESTS - This Resort is privately owned. - We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone or terminate occupancy at any time at the discretion of Resort Management. - I/We as guests of The Surf Signature RV Resort, have received and agree to the Resort Guidelines and will comply with the Guidelines set forth by THE SURF SIGNATURE RV RESORT.
MODERATE If the guest cancels at least 1 week before your check-in day and time, they will receive a full refund (minus Spot2Nite convenience or resort fees). If the guest cancels within the 1 week before check-in, there will be no refund.