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November 18, 2022

The barrier fencing by the seawall drop off has been installed.

 

November 16, 2022

URGENT NOTICE - Check-in date changes

Damage repairs from Hurricane Nicole are ongoing.

For our owners, exchange and rental guests due to check-in on 11/18 and 11/19, your check-in date has changed.

Friday (11/18/22) arrivals please plan to check-in on Saturday 11/19/22 and check-out on Friday 11/25/22.

Saturday (11/19/22) arrivals please plan to check-in on Sunday 11/20/22 and check-out on Saturday 11/26/22.

While at the Resort there will be limited access to the pool deck and beach due to Hurricane Nicole. Our wind break was destroyed, the beach stairs are washed away and there are some areas of the pool deck where the pavers have shifted, thus the lower deck may not be open for a day or two while pool repairs continue and the temporary barrier fencing that will run along the eastside of the pool deck is installed. 

Beach Notice:

Currently, all Volusia County public Beach access is closed and the county highly recommends private access to remain restricted as there is significant debris on the beaches.

 

 

November 11, 2022

Meeting Date Changes

As noted below, the Budget Meeting has been rescheduled to November 17, 2022 at 10:30am and will be held via zoom. 

The Annual Owners Meeting has also been rescheduled. It will now be on December 15, 2022 at 11:30am and zoom attendance will be available.

 

November 11, 2022

Hurricane Nicole Update

The Resort is closed until November 18, 2022. Hurricane Nicole caused major damage in New Smyrna Beach and the South Daytona areas. Fortunately, The Islander did not have more water intrusion into the units and work has now resumed repairing damages from Hurricane Ian. Our seawall held strong but we did lose the entire windbreak and some pool deck pavers have shifted near the seawall. We have hired an engineer to evaluate the seawall and deck. Re-building will start as quickly as possible. However, there may be delays getting permits and building materials.

 

November 9, 2022

Due to TS Nicole, the resort will not re-open Friday 11/11/22. All in-bound owners, renters and exchange guests have been contacted. The mandatory evacuation of beachside, forced the contractors working on repairs from Hurricane Ian to stop work. Resort Management will evaluate damage once the storm passes and the bridges open. We kindly request you do not call the resort for updates. Once back, the staff will be engaged in clean up and making repairs. The Resort should be ready to receive anyone scheduled for their stay starting November 18, 2022. If there is any change, you will be called at the phone number you gave us for our records. The Resort is currently closed.

11/9/22 @ 2:30pm

Storm Info: Currently there is a mandatory evacuation for beachside. At 2:15pm, waves are already hitting the seawall and spraying misty water over the glass windbreak. Winds are starting to pick up.

 

November 9, 2022

The Annual Budget Meeting on November 10th has been canceled. The new Budget Meeting will be conducted via zoom on November 17, 2022 at 10:30am.

 

 

October 26, 2022

For Islander Owners:

The zoom Budget Meeting was re-scheduled until November 10, 2022,  as noted on your proxy.

The original meeting scheduled for October 27, 2022 has been canceled.

 

October 1, 2022 3:00pm

Hurricane Ian Update

The City of New Smyrna Beach is seeing flood waters slowly dissipate but many of the Islander Staff are still without power and do not have passable roads. A few stores and restaurants have begun to open.

The Resort is continuing to get the unit carpets dried out while trying to accommodate incoming owners and guests. Many of the unit air conditioners were repaired or replaced by the Maintenance Staff. We discovered a damaged motor in the main pool pump room, causing the pool to be closed for a few days. We hope to get the pool open by Monday. 

 

September 30, 2022 11:15am

Hurricane Ian

The City of New Smyrna Beach is underwater in many areas. The main roads are now clear but most businesses and services are not open.

All the Islander employees are safe but most have had flooding in their homes, no power or dry/safe roads in their neighborhoods.

The resort stayed open with approximately 40 families weathering the storm here. There is water intrusion in most units throughout the building.

The bridges reopened Friday at approximately 9am and ServePro Water Restoration is on-site extracting water. There was no structural damage to the building. There were no broken windows, no roof damage and the pool deck area is good except there was some wall damage in the south spa but its useable. Your staff is assessing each room for water damage and cleaning units. They have reported that many of the unit air conditioners are not working. They are being evaluated to see if the problem is due to being wet from wind driven rain.

If you are scheduled to check-in this weekend, rooms may not be ready for occupancy at 4pm, please do not arrive early.

Please watch the news for updates or check the Volusia County and New Smyrna Beach websites. 

 

 

July 29, 2022

POOL CLOSING

The Resort will be renovating the main pool between October 17, 2022 and November 18, 2022. During this time both spas will be open. We have a commitment from our contractor to have the pool open by November 11, 2022. However, since this project takes place during hurricane season, additional time was allotted in the event of a storm.

We apologize for the inconvenience.

 

July 2, 2020 

FACE COVERING MANDATE from the City of New Smyrna Beach

Resolution 23-20

Effective July 2nd, 2020 our local government mandated that face coverings are required to be worn by every person living, working, visiting or doing business in the City of New Smyrna Beach. A face covering shall be worn in any indoor location other than home or residence and any public outdoor location.

https://www.cityofnsb.com/DocumentCenter/View/13742/Resolution-No-23-20

https://visitnsbfl.com/covid19-nsb

The Islander Management Team respectfully requests everyone practice social distancing while at the resort. Please bring your face mask. Within the Resort, masks need to be worn in close contact areas (especially in the elevators) to help keep everyone healthy.

In accordance with Governor DeSantis' executive order, beachgoers should avoid congregating in groups larger than 10 people. Face coverings and CDC social distancing and safety protocols are highly encouraged.

Thank you

April 2021

We are currently experiencing a labor shortage. Every effort is being made to have units ready for occupancy on time and most will be ready.

However, this labor shortage is causing delays and some units will not ready for check-in at 4pm. This is a temporary situation. We apologize for this situation and we appreciate your patience and understanding.

June 6, 2020

Current travel information State of Florida: https://www.visitflorida.com/en-us/current-travel-safety-information.html

 

May 18, 2020

The Owner Daily Use Program suspension has been lifted. Please bring your face mask for use in close contact areas.

Current travel information State of Florida:https://www.visitflorida.com/en-us/current-travel-safety-information.html

May 13, 2020

When we open the resort on May 15th, the Islander Management Team respectfully requests everyone practice social distancing when at the resort. Please bring your face mask and use it when in close contact areas (like the elevators) to help keep everyone healthy. Thank you

May 7, 2020

Effective May 15, 2020, we are temporarily suspending the Owner Daily Use Program to help with our social distancing mandate.

April 30, 2020

The closure of the Islander Beach Resort has been extended until May 15, 2020.

The Governor of Florida has not lifted the restrictions that will enable us to open. We will continue to follow the CDC guidelines and the instructions from our governing agencies.

When we open, please be aware social distancing may be required so remember to bring your face mask. 

All in-bound residents who will be impacted, will be called or sent an email notice. Stay healthy.

 

April 21, 2020

The closure of the Islander Beach Resort has been extended until May 8, 2020.

We will continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation and will continue to follow the CDC guidelines and the instructions from our governing agencies.

All in-bound residents who will be affected if the shut down period is extended will be contacted.

 

April 1, 2020

The Islander closure has been extended until May 1, 2020. We will continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation and will continue to follow the CDC guidelines and the instructions from our governing agencies.

March 28, 2020

The Islander Beach Resort is now closed.

The initial closure period is two weeks. However, we will re-visit the shutdown issue weekly. The disease will set the schedule. The Resort Management Team and our Board of Directors' will make decisions based upon the most current information available and the instructions from our Government.

All in-bound residents who will be affected if the shut down period is extended will be contacted.

 

March 24, 2020

Resort Closing

The Islander Beach Resort will be closed starting this Saturday, March 28th at 12 noon.

If all goes well, we plan to reopen on Friday April 10th but, if it is necessary to stay closed longer, we plan to reopen by Friday, April 24th.

We will continue to monitor the Covid-19 situation and closely follow CDC guidelines to ensure the safety and health of our Islander Family.

We will continue to give you regular updates to keep you informed.

The Islander Board, Management Team, and Staff wish you good health and safety as we all work through this challenging time.

March 21, 2020

COVID-19 Update

Most restaurants are open for food take out or delivery only. Only foot and bike traffic are allowed on the beach. The Central Florida Zoo is closed.

March 19, 2020

COVID-19 Update

In our area, bars, pubs and night clubs are closing early and are not serving alcohol after 5pm. Many restaurants are closing early and some are take-out or drive thru only. Movie theaters, the Central Florida Attractions, the Space Center are closed and so are the shopping malls. Grocery stores are open with limited hours of operation. The Volusia County Beach (our beach) is still open for foot traffic and bikes only but other beaches in the state are starting to close down. Closures may happen at anytime. Please watch the news. Hand sanitizer is not available in our area. 

March 18, 2020

COVID-19

The Resort is open.

At the Islander Beach Resort our core values focus on putting people first and doing what’s right. Our top priority is the well-being of our Owners, Renters, Exchangers and their guests, our employees and the community we are a part of.

With so much attention on the corona virus (COVID-19), we want to assure you we are taking extensive steps to help ensure your health and safety when you visit the Islander. We continue to follow recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) for cleaning the resort common areas regularly, and we are closely monitoring CDC reports for updates on corona virus and we will follow any and all recommendations by the CDC.

Finally, we have developed a policy that will take care of our employees financially if they contract the virus and need to self quarantine.

As we become aware of new information about the corona virus, we will be sure to let you know. You can also find the latest updates at CDC.gov.

 

 

November 1, 2019

ELEVATOR CAB RENOVATION

The south elevator will be shut down for cab renovation starting November 4th through November 8th, 2019.

The north elevator will be shut down for cab renovation starting November 11th through November 15th, 2019.

Project Completed

 

October 24, 2019

Parking Lot

Use of the Islander Parking Lot will be restricted from October 28th through November 1st, 2019 while the parking lot gets seal coated and striped.

Project Completed

 

September 5, 2019

Hurricane Dorian

The Resort will re-open Friday, September 6, 2019

End of Update

 

September 2, 2019

Hurricane Dorian

The Resort has been evacuated due to Hurricane Dorian.

 

August 29, 2019

HURRICANE DORIAN

This storm is expected to hit somewhere on the East Coast of Florida. Until it is determined that New Smyrna Beach, located in Volusia County will be evacuated, the Resort will remain open. Please monitor the storm track. Updates to follow as information becomes available.

 

June 11, 2019 - July, 2019 and December 6, 2019-December 14, 2019 BUILDING EXTERIOR

WATERPROOFING AND PAINTING

The North, West and South sides of the building will be waterproofed and painted. The East, ocean side, of the building will be painted during our annual Maintenance Week shutdown period. Most units will not be effected by this project.

Project Completed

 

November 2, 2018 - December 13, 2018-CONSTRUCTION

The Association will be replacing windows in the 23 style units and repairing a support column. There will be some construction noise in the early phase of the project. Most of the time was set aside for the concrete to cure. There will shoring in the south corridor which will not effect entry into your unit.

Completed

 

November 26, 2018 - December 1, 2018 SWIMMING POOL RE-SURFACING

The main pool will be closed Monday-Friday to re-surface the shallow-end of the pool. The Family and Adult Spas will be open.

Completed

 

Pool Resurfacing:

The Islander Beach Resort Association will be resurfacing the main pool during the annual

maintenance week shutdown, 12/1/17 to 12/8/17.

We will need to start draining the pool, so it will be closed starting Thursday 11/30/2017 at 4pm and will re-open on Saturday 12/09/2017 at 9am.

The family spa and adult spa will be open.

End of Update

 

Hurricane Irma:

Hurricane Irma caused only minor damage to the resort

and the Islander Beach Resort was able to re-open on

September 15, 2017. 

End of Update

 

 


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