Now!! $79/Night, $499/Week! Ocean View! Hear the Waves from the Balcony.
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- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
Plantation Dunes condo description
YOU WILL LOVE THE LARGE SECLUDED BEACHES THAT GULF SHORES PLANTATION HAS TO OFFER!! OUR UNIT HAS A GREAT OCEAN VIEW!!
Recently Remodeled! Gulf Shores Plantation is a gated (24 hour security), family friendly resort that is located directly on the Gulf of Mexico with thousands of feet of beach frontage. This resort is beautifully landscaped and offers many amenities. Come enjoy all of the 6 outdoor pools and 1 indoor pool, indoor and outdoor hot tub and steam and sauna rooms. There are also tennis, basketball and shuffleboard courts, horseshoe pits, exercise room, putting green, outdoor charcoal grills and picnic tables. On site there is also a casual eatery that offers Starbucks coffee, food, spirits and for added enjoyment, walk next door the the nationally ranked Kiva Dunes golf course for a round of golf.
Our 2 bedroom/2 bathroom, non-smoking condo is newly updated and decorated. The unit has a beautiful gulf view that can be enjoyed on the balcony where you can also hear the sounds of the waves.
The kitchen is equipped with all new major appliances, refrigerator, oven, dishwasher, microwave, toaster, coffee maker and blender. The stove has a ceramic glass cook top. There are also 3 bar stools that pull up to the kitchen island. The dining table accommodates 6 people.
Enjoy the new 40' flat screen TV in the living room along with a Blu-ray player.
The master bedroom offers a queen size Tempur-Pedic bed with a new comforter. The guest bedroom has 2 twin size beds with new comforters. Both bathrooms have tub/shower combinations. The master bedroom has its own private bath and 19' flat screen TV with Blu-ray player. There is a Lazy-Boy sleeper sofa in the living room if you need additional room for guests. The living room also has a very comfortable Lazy-Boy recliner.
There is free WiFi located throughout the resort. A fun game room is also located on site. A laundry facility is located in the building. Our building has an elevator and there are butlers carts available to help bring your luggage to and from your car.
For all you men who are tired of taking the trash OUT, rest easy. There is a trash chute a few feet from the elevator lobby. Walk to the end of the hall, open the chute door, throw the trash in and walk back to the unit down the air conditioned hall.
- 775 sq. ft.
- Elevator : 2/Elevators Starts Counting at 'G'.
- On floor 6
- 9 story
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Pets Not Allowed
- Non Smoking Only
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- There is a Hair Dryer Under the Sink in the Master Bathroom.
Kitchen & Dining
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- Coffee Maker:
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- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:
- Washing Machine:
- Clothes Dryer:
- Hair Dryer
- Air Conditioning
- Linens Provided
- 6 Outdoor Pools and 1 Indoor Pool, 7 Lighted and 1 Unlighted Tennis Courts, Lighted Basketball and Shuffleboard Courts, Horseshoes, Putting Green, Exercise Room, Fax Services and ATM, Championship Golf Course (Kiva Dunes) next door, Outdoor Charcoal Grills and Picnic Tables, Butler Carts....moreless
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- Shared Hot Tub:
- Air Hockey
- Satellite / Cable
- Wireless Internet:
Pool & Spa
- Hot Tub:
- Communal Pool
- Indoor Pool
- Heated Pool
- Outdoor Grill:
- Water Sports Gear:
- Tourist Attractions
- Away From It All
Location & View
- Deepsea Fishing
- Medical Services
- Fitness Center
- Basketball Court
- Pier Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Surf Fishing
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Theme Parks
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Water Parks
- Recreation Center
- Eco Tourism
- Bird Watching
- Sight Seeing
- Scenic Drives
- Outlet Shopping
- Miniature Golf
ReviewsWrite a review
We had a blast. I have never been to the beach in October. This was the best time to go. No crowds or traffic. This condo has all the essentials. Everyone from residents to security was helpful and kind. The indoor pool was great for the kids. There was a steam room, sauna and multiple pools. They have basketball and tennis courts. I was a little disappointed that Connections was closed until December, but we made do. It is a great place. The owner was awesome. He was so easy to work with and very kind.
- Guest andrea s. (Where do you live?)
- Date of stay 10/25/13
- Review Submitted 10/30/13
Recommended for: Families with teenagers, families with young children, girls getaway, sightseeing, age 55+.
Our stay in this condo was absolutely perfect! The condo was exactly as the pictures showed. A wonderful location, so close to the beach. Condo was clean and well maintained. It had everything we needed for our trip and we loved the beach toys on the deck for our children. The pay process and check in process was very simple and easy to do. Thanks to the owner for helping make my children's first trip to the ocean a memorable one! We are already planning on returning in the spring.
- Guest Happy family (United States)
- Date of stay 09/02/13
- Review Submitted 10/11/13
Recommended for: Families with teenagers, romantic getaway, families with young children, girls getaway, sightseeing, age 55+.
This was our third trip to Plantation Dunes Resort because we love getting away from the crowds. It is a perfect place for families. The condo is by far my favorite one so far. It has a nice beach theme and very well maintained. It was just the right size and had everything we needed for our stay. Marty was great to work with ! He was very quick to respond and answered all of my questions. I would book this unit again.
- Guest Georgia Girl (Georgia)
- Date of stay 08/10/13
- Review Submitted 08/26/13
Recommended for: Romantic getaway, families with young children, girls getaway, age 55+.
We had such a great time in Fort Morgan. The condo was well maintained and very comfortable. Included everything needed for a vacation on the beach. The pool in front of Building 3 was perfect for small children! Stongly recommend eating at Tacky Jack's as well as Desoto's (Gulf Shores) if you are able. Both had wonderful service and the seafood was amazing. Can't wait to visit again!
- Guest Crystal L.
- Date of stay 06/29/13
- Review Submitted 07/08/13
Recommended for: Families with young children.
Cute, cozy condo
Cute, cozy condo
Nicely decorated beach themed unit. I loved the Temperapedic mattress in the master bedroom. I much prefer a panoramic view of the beach instead of just the east side of a building. It was way too hot to have breakfast on the balcony after 7:00. Also, I thought it was rather strange to be asked to bring toilet paper, paper towels and garbage bags with us.
- Guest Anonymous
- Date of stay 06/16/13
- Review Submitted 06/23/13
Recommended for: Age 55+.
We stayed the first week of June, and it was wonderful. The condo was great and just as described...but the beach was even better than we imagined. Not crowded at all, and our children had a wonderful time. We will DEFINITELY be staying in this condo again...Marty was great and we absolutely loved Fort Morgan!
- Guest Dana (Tuscumbia, AL)
- Date of stay 06/01/13
- Review Submitted 06/14/13
Recommended for: Families with young children.
My family and I had a great time. The condo that we rented was very well maintained and clean. Marty was awesome to deal with and was very helpful.
- Guest Tanya (ky)
- Date of stay 03/30/13
- Review Submitted 04/09/13
Wonderful View of the Ocean stay
Wonderful View of the Ocean stay
What a wonderful view of the Ocean from our living room and kitchen!!!! The owner Marty was attentive to us from our booking to our departure and was always available via phone. We were in the unit for a month and enjoyed every minute of our stay. The condo was cozy and had everything we needed. It was nice having all the jacuzzi's on property including the 2 indoor jacuzzi's in our building. Also having the workout facilities on the first floor of our building was convenient and the indoor pool on grounds for rainy days. The only reason we are giving a 4 star was because of old carpeting in the unit and living room curtains that were difficult to move to close. The owner said he was replacing those after our stay, so that is good news for the next people. The bathrooms were small but clean and functional. The grounds of the Plantation Resort have nice Tennis facilities and all the pools look well attended to. The building that this condo is located in was always being cleaned and was nicely kept and has been freshly painted inside and out. I appreciated the fact that when we got to our condo on the fifth floor that the hallway carpeting was kept clean and the hallways had a fresh clean smel. Having access to our outdoor patio from the living room and the bedroom was convenient for the nice breeze and ocean sound during the day. It was also convenient having the small cafe downstairs in our building. Just in case you needed ice, SPF or something quick to eat. There is also a cute grocery store less than mile from the Resort for last minute major grocery needs, otherwise it is a 15 minute drive to Gulf Shores and Orange Beach to shop. The Kiva Dunes Golf Course is very nice and they have great food at the clubhouse with a nice and casual dining environment where you can sit inside or out on the patio. The beach is wonderful and the sand is like sugar. It was a pleasure to walk everyday.
- Guest Young Snow Birds (Michigan)
- Date of stay 12/21/12
- Review Submitted 01/24/13
Recommended for: Families with young children, age 55+.
Relaxing Weekend at the Beach
Relaxing Weekend at the Beach
What a weekend! The view from the balcony is amazing! You can also sit in the Living Room and enjoy the view. The owners are very responsive and caring to ensure everything in your stay goes well. They also have a nicely decorated rental that exceeded expecations on both design and comfort. I would definately go back!
- Guest getaway time (Anywhere, Alabama)
- Date of stay 09/07/12
- Review Submitted 09/13/12
Recommended for: Romantic getaway, families with young children, girls getaway, sightseeing.
Our stay at Gulf Shores Plantation property 421455
Our stay at Gulf Shores Plantation property 421455
We booked the appointment, and Marty and Gail were awesome to me and my family! They prepared us for the trip! A few days before our trip, Hurricane Issac appeared. We were so afrais that we wasn't going to the beach, but Marty called and checked everything out, he kept us updated on the weather, and the situation at the beach.. We arrived and it didn't even look like a hurricane had passed the Gulf.. it was BEAUTIFUL!!!!! The rooms were all bright and colorful, New appliances, New furniture, and the View was AWESOME!!!! you could literally see the ocean from every window... every room... There was several pools but we enjoyed the 1 1/2 ft pool. Our nephew played and was excited there for over an hour... The walk out to the beach in the evening was wonderful.. the breeze was very cool and the view again was breath taking.. Marty and Gail have a beautiful condo and you wont be sorry to stay with them, we are already checking our calendar for the next trip!
- Guest Jen (Empire,Al)
- Date of stay 08/31/12
- Review Submitted 09/04/12
Recommended for: Families with teenagers, adventure seekers, romantic getaway, families with young children, girls getaway, sightseeing, age 55+.
Winter ........ Nov 01-Feb 28 .. $ 79/night .. $ 499/week .. $1000/month Spring ........ Mar 01-May 24 .. $129/night .. $ 774/week..7th Night Free!! Summer Value .. May 25-Jun 18 .. $159/night .. $ 950/week .. 7th Night Free Summer ........ Jun 19-July 30 .. $179/night .. $1050/week .. 7th Night Free Late Summer ... July 30-Sep 06 .. $110/night .. $ 650/week .. 7th Night Free Fall .......... Sep 07-Oct 31 .. $ 95/night .. $ 549/week .. 7th Night Free Add 8.5% tax + $80 cleaning fee $150 Deposit and 3 night minimum (unless 2 nights available between bookings)
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- Nearest Airport: Pensacola Gulf Coast Regional Airport at 51.65 Miles
- Nearest Ferry: Fort Morgan at 4 Miles
- Nearest Train: Amtrack, 11 Government St, Mobile, AL 36602 at 59 Miles
- Nearest Beach: Walk across the Boardwalk and you are there. at Plantation Dunes
Year Purchased: 2012
About the owner: I was born in Massachusetts and raised in New Hampshire. I graduated from high school when I was 18. After I graduated from high school, being a standard issue boy, I just hung around the homestead, enjoyed my mothers cooking and worked an easy 40 hr. a week job. Life was ideal until one day the blissful foundation of my life was shattered. No, not shattered, vaporized. My father returned from work one evening and asked me what I planned to do. I wasn’t sure what he meant so he made it very clear. He said, “Whatever your plans are they can’t be carried out in this house.” I was firmly being asked to leave paradise. At that moment I believe I underwent all of the symptoms of shock. If that wasn’t enough three days later I received a letter from a tall, thin, white bearded man in a patriotic top hat and tuxedo stating that he wanted me. Well that was it. I was out of there for sure. I joined the Navy and ended up in the Sea-Bees. Great outfit by the way. I spent four years in the military and while serving I met my wife of forty-five years. After being discharged from the service I went to college for a while but I soon discovered that college life wasn’t for me. I was hired by AT&T and worked for them for thirty-one and three quarter years. I am retired now and have rediscovered my blissful foundation. My wife and I have two wonderful daughters who both have great husbands. Two daughters, two husbands equal three grandchildren two boys and one girl. We all live close to Birmingham, Alabama. People ask me why I didn't return to the North Country. My answer, 'I don't live where water stops moving during the winter months.'
Why the Owner Chose Plantation Dunes:
My wife and I purchased this condo for several reasons. One reason is I like the beach, especially the Gulf with its warm water and white sand. There are no rocks or oyster shells to step on and no seaweed to get stuck between your toes. My wife never did like the beach because when she was a little girl her parents took her to the Gulf and rented a motel room X number of miles from the beach. They had to drive to the beach, find a place to park which was usually across the road from the beach. Next they had to dodge the traffic to get to their spot on the sand which was surrounded by bunch of folks. When fun in the sun, surf and sand was over they headed back to the car. Arriving at the car they were wet and covered with sand and salt. Then came the uncomfortable ride back to the motel while shedding sand and salt crystals in the car. Gulf Shores Plantation is a very well maintained facility inside and out. Upon driving up to the building you pull under a portico to unload your vehicle out from under the sun or heaven forbid any rain that may fall. There are a number of wheeled conveyances for easy transport of your belongings to the room. Two elevators are available and the number of times we have been there I have never had to wait more than thirty seconds for the doors to open. There isn’t a road to cross to get to the beach only a short stroll across the boardwalk, to keep everyone off of the dunes, and you are on the beach. The beach is private so it is not overcrowded. When the day of fun in the sun, sand and surf is over you again cross the boardwalk to find a shower at the end of it to wash off all of the sand and salt before you return to the unit. The facility is family oriented so you won’t find wild beer parties going on up and down the beach. What more can you ask for? Well let's look at the unique benefits.
The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
Gulf Shores Plantation is twelve miles west of Gulf Shores. That means no bumper to bumper traffic to fight but it is within a few minutes of water parks, restaurants, museums, gift shops and other entertainment in Gulf Shores. Sitting on the 5 by 17 foot balcony on the sixth floor you have an unimpeded view of the beach and you are close enough to hear the waves breaking on the shore. The unit is on the east side of the building so the balcony is bathed in the cool morning sun and shaded in the afternoon while being made more comfortable by the refreshing sea breeze which is almost always present. There are 6 outdoor pools and one indoor Pool. One of the pools is a large kiddy pool that is one foot deep at the shallow end and about five feet at the deep end. I believe the shallow end takes up more area than the deep end. The indoor pool is heated. Two hot tubs are located on site. Tennis lovers will find seven lighted courts and one unlit. Seven horse shoe pits, one basketball court, two shuffleboard courts, a Jerry Pate Signature Golf Course and a putting green to satisfy most all sports lovers. Para sailing is available as well as jet skis to rent. An exercise room is on site to keep you in shape along with a game room to, I guess, keep your reflexes in shape. Charcoal grills and picnic tables are located around the building. Satellite TV with HBO and Disney is in each unit. Wi-Fi is throughout the building. If you have to work while on vacation The Plantation offers FAX services and an ATM. The Connections located at the south end of the building is a wireless hot spot and has an in-obscured view of the beach. Starbucks coffee, pizza, sandwiches, ice cream, iced daiquiris, wine, beer, mixed drinks along with other foods are served there. A gift shop is also located in Connections. Limited grocery items along with ice can also be found in Connections. Family oriented, a 24 hr. gate guard, security patrols in the parking lot.
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Relaxing Gulf View From the 5 X 17 Foot Balcony.
Colorful Dining Room that Seats Six Comfortably.
Restful Master Bedroom with a Tempur-Pedic Mattress and a Door to the Balcony.
Nautical Second Bedroom.
Exceptionally Maintained Entrance as Well as the Surrounding Grounds.
The Bay Can be Seen Looking North from the Balcony
Shuffleboard Courts and Basket Basketball Court/Background with Bleachers.
Two of the Hot Tubs.
Food, Toys, Drinks, Starbucks Coffee and some grocery items.
Dome Covered Indoor Pool and Large Hot Tub.
Heated Swimming Pool Located in the Domed Building.
Newly Furnished Living Room with a View of the Gulf Through the Glass Door.
Complete Kitchen Updated 06-04-2012 with New Appliances.
Colorful Master Bathroom.
Aquatic Second Bathroom.
Portico Entrance to Keep You Dry and Out of the Sun While Unloading and Loading.
Four of Seven Lit Tennis Courts.
Equipment in the Exercise Room.
6 Washers and Dryers in an Exceptionally Clean Area.
Large Hot tub in the Domed Building with the Companion Heated Swimming Pool.
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