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Booking Now for April--Don't Miss the Gorgeous View from the Top Floor!

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Last updated: 03/12/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Crystal Tower condo description

Cruise ship or condo? It's hard to tell from the view! Step out on the 20th floor balcony of our Crystal Tower penthouse and take in the magnificent ocean view. Relax in one of the lounge chairs, or enjoy your morning coffee at the outdoor dining table of unit # 2008.

Pool, beach club or ocean? It's hard to make a decision! For a quick dip, you will find the indoor pool, outdoor pool and hot tub adjacent to the lobby. Across the air-conditioned walkway (or the blue tunnel, as it is referred to)you will find the largest pool in Gulf Shores. Drift through the lazy river, or lounge in one of the many chairs provided; restroom facilities and showers are also available.

There is a covered dining area, or if you prefer, a more private upper sundeck. OR, proceed down the wooden walkway to l00' of beautiful white sand. Chairs and umbrellas are available for rent at the end of the walkway, and when your day at the beach is over, come back and enjoy the hot tub.

Dine in or grill out? Regardless of your choice, you will find all the tools and appliances necessary in our well stocked kitchen. We provide the BBQ tools, you provide the charcoal and food. Benches and tables are found at the grilling area making it easy to be the chef you really are!

King, queen or twin? Whatever your choice or need, we provide all three. New this year: New Bedspreads, New Pillows, New Hypoallergenic Pillow Covers. Several renters have commented on how comfortable the beds are, but don't take their word for it, come see for yourself. Either way you can enjoy the great HD TVs, complete with DVD players in every room.

Walk through our front door, see the view and immediately you will see why we refer to a stay here as non-stop relaxation.

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Property Type

  • 1 story
  • Condo
  • On floor 20
  • 1100 sq. ft.
  • Elevator : 3 elevators

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    must be over 25 to rent...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    twin beds in second bedroom...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    New pillows, hypoallergenic mattress/pillow covers...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

    New pillows, mattress covers, bedspreads...moreless

  • Convertible sofa bed: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    upgraded mattress, new mattress covers, new pillows...moreless

  • King size bed (1) Upgraded Mattress; many guests have commented on how comfortable the bed is--better than home! Hypo allergenic mattress cover. New bedspread this year., Twin or Single Beds (1) Upgraded Mattresses, plenty of pillows! Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Queen Size Sleeper Sofa; Upgraded Sofa Bed Mattress. NEW for 2013: all beds have new bedspreads, new pillows, new hypoallergenic pillow covers...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Onsite Property Management--provides easy help if something in the unit needs attention. On site Security...moreless

Entertainment

  • Air Hockey
  • Books:

    large assortment of books and magazines for adults provided...moreless

  • CD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television:

    1 47' Visio HDTV in Living Room 2 32' Visio HDTV in Both Bedrooms...moreless

  • Toys:

    some beach toys provided in laundry room...moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family

Attractions

  • Bay/Sound
  • Botanical Garden
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Beach View:

    Air conditioned covered walkway makes going to the beach a breeze;elevators available for easy access to the pool.No buildings to obscure view....moreless

  • Ocean View:

    From the balcony you can see nothing but water, nothing to obscure the view....moreless

  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Pub table seats 6, bar stools offer seating for 3 more....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 9 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    new a/c system installed this fall...moreless

  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Dryer in unit, uses fabric softener sheets...moreless

  • Covered Parking:

    Covered Load in, limited covered parking. 2 cars per unit....moreless

  • Elevator:

    3 elevators...moreless

  • Filtered Water
  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    1st floor, same level as indoor pool and sauna....moreless

  • Heating
  • Internet:

    WIFI in unit...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Starter Soaps, Toilet Paper, Paper Towels, Dishwashing Detergents Provided Beach Towels not provided...moreless

  • Living Room:

    comfortable couches, ottomans perfect for extra seating or putting your feet up...moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    some covered parking available; 2 parking passes per unit. parking is free...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone:

    Phone provided for local calls only....moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided:

    For bathrooms--need to provide own beach towels....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Washer in Unit...moreless

  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet:

    completely wireless in unit...moreless

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker:

    MR. Coffee ...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Extremely Well Stocked; more than enough pots and pans, bake ware, measuring cups,muffing pan, skillets, stock pot. Emeril cookware; lots of storage containers for leftovers....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Service for 12 dishes/glasses for children included Many types of glasses for wine, etc...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    full size dishwasher, one serving of detergent provided...moreless

  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Also Includes Microwave, Ice Maker, Dishwasher, Garbage Disposal.. New toaster oven , new blender ...moreless

  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave:

    GE...moreless

  • Oven

Outside

  • Balcony:

    The view can't be beat, balcony very wide, plenty of room to stretch out on the lounge chairs, or enjoy your breakfast in the early morning sunshine....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Grilling tools are provided, 6 outdoor grills on site...moreless

  • Walkway To Water

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    (3) Pool on the beach is the largest in Gulf Shores, the indoor pool feels great year round....moreless

  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Indoor Hot Tub
  • Indoor Pool
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • Sauna:

    Usually very private, perfect after working out...moreless

  • Shared Hot Tub:

    2 Hot Tubs on Site--the large one near the beach and one near the indoor pool; both are always hot and a perfect place to meet new friends...moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Early Spring
Mar 6 - May 13, 2015
3 night min stay
$180
$1,080
Hangout Festival
May 14 - May 17, 2015
3 night min stay
$265
Early Summer
May 18 - Jun 18, 2015
3 night min stay
$240
$1,440
Peak Summer
Jun 19 - Jul 23, 2015
3 night min stay
$265
$1,590
Summer
Jul 24 - Jul 31, 2015
3 night min stay
$240
$1,440
Late Summer
Aug 8 - Oct 30, 2015
3 night min stay
$180
$1,080
Fall
Oct 31 - Mar 4, 2016
3 night min stay
$140
$840 $1,450
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning $105 + tax
  • Tax Rate 11%

Notes:

additional fees may apply


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Location

44 Miles
Nearest Airport
Pensacola
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
The Hangout
20 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Dauphin Island
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Highway 59
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Bahama Bob's

Car: Necessary

Bon Secour Wildlife Refuge

Orange Beach

Foley --Tanger Outlets

Dauphin Island

Pensacola --BLue Angels

Gulf Shores Zoo

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2008

About the owner: Jim and I had always enjoyed the times we spent in Gulf Shores, and when an opportunity arose for us to purchase a condo , we jumped on it. We have had the most fun decorating and furnishing the place, and even more fun learning the back roads, the favorite local eating places and the best fishing spots. Our friends that have stayed there confirm what we have always felt: once you step in the front door, you never stop relaxing! We invite you to 'come for non-stop relaxation'

Why the Owner Chose Crystal Tower:
The amenities in Crystal Tower are superb, and the property is extremely well-maintained. The fact that it was built in 2006 and has the most up to date construction features is another plus. The location is perfect, there is easy load in and out, the pools and hot tubs are some of the nicest we have seen. The on-site management and security is an additional amenity not found at other places.

The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
There are 3 pools, 1 indoor and 2 outdoor, one of which is the largest pool in Gulf Shores. There are 2 hot tubs, a game room, nicely equipped exercise room, private access to the beach club. The unit itself is family friendly, and extremely quiet. The balconies are extra large, there is a washer/dryer right in the unit, the on-site management is always there to offer assistance.


Contact us

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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Photos

  • 46' HD TV in LIving area and DVD player

    46' HD TV in LIving area and DVD player

  • Master bathroom

    Master bathroom

  • Lazy river, large hot tub and beach access.

    Lazy river, large hot tub and beach access.

  • Pool and Beach Club Beach Side

    Pool and Beach Club Beach Side

  • Fully stocked kitchen

    Fully stocked kitchen

  • Twin beds in the second bedroom, new comforters this year.

    Twin beds in the second bedroom, new comforters this year.

  • Tropical Living Room, Love Seat and Queen Size Sleeper Sofa

    Tropical Living Room, Love Seat and Queen Size Sleeper Sofa

  • Great views from 20th floor balcony

    Great views from 20th floor balcony

  • Little Lagoon view from guest bedroom

    Little Lagoon view from guest bedroom

  • Easy Work Space for Cooking

    Easy Work Space for Cooking

  • Nothing but blue skies and sunshine await you.

    Nothing but blue skies and sunshine await you.

  • Bird's eye view from the top floor.  Look how clear that water is!

    Bird's eye view from the top floor. Look how clear that water is!

  • Master bedroom, upgraded mattress, hypoallergenic mattress cover.  New bedspread

    Master bedroom, upgraded mattress, hypoallergenic mattress cover. New bedspread

  • Master  Bedroom.  32' TV, lots of storage space--dresser shown, 2 night stands

    Master Bedroom. 32' TV, lots of storage space--dresser shown, 2 night stands

  • Beach chairs and umbrellas can be rented on beach in front of unit

    Beach chairs and umbrellas can be rented on beach in front of unit

  • Dining area: with bar stools at counter, seating for 9

    Dining area: with bar stools at counter, seating for 9

  • New counter top appliances, fully stocked kitchen

    New counter top appliances, fully stocked kitchen

  • Guest Bedroom  --32' HD TV, dresser and night stand for lots of storage space.

    Guest Bedroom --32' HD TV, dresser and night stand for lots of storage space.

  • Guest bathroom

    Guest bathroom

  • Outdoor dining at its finest, what a view!

    Outdoor dining at its finest, what a view!

  • View of walkway  to beach club and large hot tub, lazy river

    View of walkway to beach club and large hot tub, lazy river

  • air conditioned walkway to beach

    air conditioned walkway to beach

  • Fishing off shore--you never know who is going to show up!

    Fishing off shore--you never know who is going to show up!

  • great place for sand sculpting and sand castles!

    great place for sand sculpting and sand castles!

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  • Sleeps
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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
    Condo
  • Reviews
    21
Owner
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
  • Calendar last updated: 03/12/2015
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