Policies

Cancellation/Deposit:
All Bungalows: 21-day cancellation notice required or one-night stay will be charged.
Coral Villa: 5-night minimum booking unless the booking is within 21 days of the stay (short notice). Two-night lodging deposit required in advance. 60-day cancellation notice required or deposit is forfeit. $1000 security deposit required in advance. Fully-refundable if no damage or excessive cleaning required.
Cancellation and deposit policies are different for groups reserving 3 or more bungalows.
Please email info@stanielcay.com for further information.

Rates: All rates and prices subject to change without notice.

Child Rates: See the Package Rates or Lodging Rates regarding details.

Taxes and Fees: SCYC Nightly Room Rates (non-Package Rates) do not include a 6.45% Bahamas Out Island Promotion Board levy, a 7.5% housekeeping gratuity, or a 7.5% Bahamian Government Value Added Tax (VAT). Our Package Rates INCLUDE the 6.45% Bahamas Out Island Promotion Board levy, the 7.5% housekeeping gratuity, and the 7.5% Bahamian Government Value Added Tax (VAT). Charges to credit cards in the Bahamas (and any foreign country) may incur additional transaction fees by the issuing bank. Please contact your card provider in advance to inquire if and how much these fees might be. These fees are not charged by SCYC and as such SCYC will not be responsible for such charges to the customer’s credit card account. Taxes and fees subject to change without prior notification.

Credit Cards: SCYC accepts Visa and MasterCard credit cards (5% service fee applies). Charges to credit cards in the Bahamas (and any foreign country) may incur additional transaction fees by the issuing bank. Please contact your card provider in advance to inquire if and how much these fees might be. These fees are not charged by SCYC and as such SCYC will not be responsible for such charges to the customer’s credit card account.

Required Forms: All adult guests must sign the Release of Liability Form and provide at check-in. The reservation-holder on each room must also sign the Activities Agreement and provide at check-in. Please click here to view and/or download these forms. If you desire, to save time at check-in, you may download these forms, sign, and bring with you to turn in upon arrival.

Package Plan: The Package Plan includes lodging, 3 meals per day per person, one soft drink or one juice per meal per person, all taxes and gratuities, 13′ skiff or 17′ skiff (depending on bungalow) including fuel, bike, snorkeling gear, ocean kayak, and round-trip Staniel Cay airport transfers. The Package Plan does NOT include: airfare, bar charges, internet access fees, between-meal snacks/drinks, appetizers, guides, or golf carts. For a complete description of package plan terms, conditions, and exclusions, please click here.  See applicable Package Plan fine print.

Activities: Performance of all activities is always on a “weather permitting” basis. For your safety, use of the SCYC skiffs, kayaks and paddleboards is at the sole discretion of SCYC management. If inclement or windy weather prevents use, there is no adjustment to any package rate, nor any refund that is applicable in an inclement weather scenario. Please see applicable Activities Agreement, which must be signed by the reservation-holder.

Marina: Please click here to see all SCYC Marina policies and rules.  You will be asked to acknowledge and sign these policies at check-in.

Bungalows:

  • Check-In/Out: Minimum check-in age is 21. Check-in time is 3pm; Check-out time is 10am.
  • Boats: Boats are available at official check-in time, 3pm, on day of arrival.
  • Pets: Pets are not allowed in the bungalows.
  • Smoking: Smoking is not allowed in the bungalows.
  • Grilling: Grilling is strictly prohibited inside or on the decks of our bungalows, including Coco Plum.
  • Music Volume: Music is permitted at reasonable levels in the cottages. Please be considerate of other guests and limit the volume of your music, especially on your deck.

Pool Area:

  • Pets: Pets are not allowed inside the fenced-in pool area.
  • Diving: Diving is not allowed in the pool.
  • Music Volume: Music is permitted at reasonable levels on the pool deck between 9am and 8pm, but please be considerate of other guests. In consideration of guests in the bungalows adjacent to the pool,  no music is permitted on the pool deck prior to 9am or after 8pm. Of course, personal music devices with earphones are permitted at all times.

Water: All water in our bungalows and restaurants is purified and ozonated by an on-site Watermakers, Inc. reverse osmosis system.

Drone Use: Due to privacy and safety concerns, drone use is strictly prohibited anywhere on and around the property and docks at SCYC.  By law, use of drones anywhere in the Bahamas requires a special permit and registration with Bahamas Civil Aviation. See Bahamas drone policy BASR Schedule 27 for more information.