Front Beach Cottages in Ocean Springs, Mississippi is an exclusive property where every guest reservation is both important and special to us. If your travel plans change and you must cancel your reservation, please call us at least three (3) days prior to your arrival date to cancel your reservation.

In the unlikely event that you must cancel with less than three (3) days’ notice, shorten your stay or check out early, please understand that we must ask you to take responsibility for your entire reservation. If we can rebook your room(s), a full or partial refund will be made.

Rates/policies are subject to change and vary during high-impact periods, holidays, festival or event weekends, and special requests. A 30-day cancellation notice is required on whole house bookings and reservations lasting longer than 7 days, and for special events and some holidays, including Thanksgiving, Christmas, Easter, July 4th, Memorial Day and Labor Day.

Check-in begins at 3:00 p.m. Check-out: 11:00 a.m.

Absolutely No Smoking inside the cottages or common areas; however designated outdoor smoking areas are available. A $250 cleaning fee will be charged if any evidence of smoking inside is discovered upon check-out.

Daily housekeeping service is not provided at Front Beach Cottages. We operate as a hybrid boutique inn/vacation rental and have a high degree of respect for the privacy of our guests. Should additional supplies be required during your stay, please visit the office or call/text message us. Guests are expected to remove their trash on a regular basis to the large bins available outside of each cottage.

There is a guest laundry room on the property located behind the Bellande Cottage. Guests are asked to use the coin operated machines, if available. Use of the non-coin machines is reserved exclusively for the housekeeping staff at Front Beach Cottages between 11 am and 3 pm daily. Guests are responsible for providing their own laundry supplies.

Friendly canines that do not bark constantly are allowed in the Bellande Cottage and Key West Cabana upon payment of a non-refundable pet fee. Guests are responsible for controlling and cleaning up after their pets. All pets must be on leashes when outside.

Bicycles and kayaks are provided free of charge and no warranties or representations are made as to the operability or condition of the bicycles and kayaks available for guest use. Bicycles and kayaks are available on a first-come, first-serve basis, and no reservations are accepted. Front Beach Cottages does not supply bicycle helmets, and use of the bicycles and kayaks are at the guest’s own risk. It is the guest’s responsibility to check weather and sea conditions prior to using the kayaks and to have all required personal protective gear on the kayak. Bicycle locks are available, and the bicycles and kayaks are the guest’s responsibility while in their possession.

$30 lost key charge applicable for any keys not returned at check-out.

Wi-Fi is available throughout Front Beach Cottages, but signal strength or reliability is not guaranteed. No refunds will be given for unavailable or unreliable Wi-Fi access.

One parking spot is available for each cottage, and signs are displayed throughout the property indicating the location of the parking spots. Parking is at your own risk, and Front Beach Cottages is not responsible for any vehicles on Front Beach Cottages’ property. There are two unmarked guest parking spots in front of the Key West Cabana. These spots are narrow and do not provide a sufficient turning radius for SUVs, trucks or any vehicle larger than a compact vehicle. Public parking is available at Front Beach for guests. No trailers or boats are permitted at Front Beach Cottages.


Original, valid gift certificates must be presented at check-in along with a valid driver’s license. Gift certificates are non-transferable, except in certain circumstances. Check with the management of Front Beach Cottages for details. Any remaining unused amount on gift certificates cannot be used at a later date. Gift certificates cannot be redeemed for cash.