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Recent Gulf Shores reviews

  • GREAT CONDO!!

    "We just arrived home from staying in this condo for a long weekend trip. It was beautiful and so comfy and cozy!! The pictures give a good preview, but really do not show the true beauty of this condo. The kitchen is updated with granite counters and new cabinets, and the bathrooms are also very pretty. The beds were very comforable and we all slept very well. The condo is stocked with anything you could need. Sea N Suds was very yummy... and has an awesome salad bar we ate at every day for lunch!! VERY IMPRESSED! Will stay again for sure!"
    Guest: Andrea Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: September 26, 2014
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  • Home away from home

    "I have stayed here every spring break with my friend and our kids ...this will be our 4th year. Vickie the owner is so sweet and helpfully and I love renting from her.. The condo is wonderfully everything you need like being at home it's always clean and very spacious and we've never had an issue ... Convienent location not far from restaurant and not busy area either & right on beac.... Would recommend to anyone and any family!!!!!"
    Guest: Shannon l. Date of Stay: January 2015 Review Submitted: February 3, 2015
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  • A relaxing and fun getaway for us all

    "Friends from across the country and from AL came together for fun, relaxation, and for a fishing tournament. The water was very clear and the weather was perfect. One of the best things about the house is the large kitchen and dining area where we could all hang out. That's second to the amazing porch and views. One day it rained, so we all watched football on the large screen in the theatre room and closed all of the curtains. It's big enough where we could all have our spaces. This is our 3rd time there in 3 years, and we highly recommend it."
    Guest: Southern friends Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: December 7, 2014
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  • Excellent vacation rental

    "My wife and I along with our two daughters rented this condo for spring break. The condo itself is great! Very clean and well decorated with nice furnishings. It had a well stocked kitchen and well designed layout. The beds were comfortable and having the extra TVs worked out great with the kids. The beach was clean and not overly crowded as were the pools. We spent every day hanging out on the beach and it was very relaxing. The only downside worth mentioning were the elevators as there were long waits during certain times of the day. Not a big deal, but a couple of more elevators in the building would have helped. The location was good and it was an easy walk to Sea N Suds or the Hangout. Rick was very easy to deal with and his communication was prompt and helpful. Would highly recommend and we hope to be back next spring."
    Guest: DML from Michigan Date of Stay: April 2015 Review Submitted: April 14, 2015
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Gulf Shores Travel Tips

The city of Gulf Shores brands itself as “Small town, big beach,” which is certainly true. While the population of this little Alabama town is only about 10,000, it stretches along the coast, offering both lagoon and gulfside beaches, which you’ll soon find are quite attractive.

Attractions

Gulf Shores is home to “The Little Zoo That Could” - Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo, just up Gulf Shores Parkway, survived three hurricanes. Pay a little extra when you visit to get up close and personal with the animals - it’s definitely worth it.

For other non-beach fun, visit Waterville USA, an excellent water park just off Gulf Shores Parkway with an awesome wave surfing ride and a 55-foot tall, six-lane mat racing water slide. There are non-water rides here too!

Parks and Wildlife

The 7,000-acre Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge is simply stunning. Several endangered species make their homes in the dunes and flora here, including the Alabama beach mouse and sea turtles. Nearly 400 different bird species live or migrate here throughout the year, and if you’re lucky, you may even catch a glimpse of an armadillo or red fox. Explore the maritime forest on the casual, 1-mile Jeff Friend Trail, or take the more strenuous, 2-mile Centennial Trail to explore forest, swamp and dune landscapes.

Gulf State Park is another great option for a more relaxed nature experience. See beautiful sand dunes and lakes here or relax on the bone-white beaches. Take a stroll or bike on scenic trails - most of them are paved and have wooden lookouts over the marshes. Take the easy Alligator Marsh Trail along a little canal to see frogs, turtles and yes - perhaps even small alligators! Just watch out for the sharp Saw Grass.

Another great trail is Middle Lake, which starts at the Nature Center and winds around the 150-acre Middle Lake before meeting up with Hurricane Ridge Trail. You’re sure to see alligators floating in the lake during the summer!

Mobile Bay Day Trip

Head up the coast toward Mobile to visit Meaher State Park - a 1,300 acre park on the Mobile Bay wetlands near the city of Spanish Fort. Take a walk on the boardwalk to see the Mobile Delta in all of its glory - a coming together of the Alabama, Tombigbee and Tensaw Rivers, ripe with wildlife and beautiful flora. Then, head up to Mobile to climb aboard the historic battleship USS Alabama. The 680-foot ship spent 37 months in the Atlantic and Pacific during World War II, earning nine battle stars. It’s been in Mobile since the late 1960s, along with another WWII veteran, the USS DRUM. You can explore these vintage water vessels along with other retired military vehicles. It’s a true historical treasure.

Festivals

Gulf Shores is home to two must-visit annual festivals: Hangout Music Festival and the annual Gulf Shores National Shrimp Festival.

Every May, Gulf Shores hosts one of the largest and best music festivals around. Come to listen to some of the biggest names in music - everyone from Stevie Wonder to Ellie Goulding - and do it in style: right on the beach. After jamming out to your favorite tunes with thousands of other sweaty fans, refuel at the seafood tent with oysters on the half shell and peel and eat shrimp, or cool down in the Gulf of Mexico or on the giant inflatable water slide.

For one weekend every October, everyone in this little beachside town gears up for the Gulf Shores National Shrimp Festival, which starts right at the end of Highway 59 near The Hangout - a beachside staple in the Gulf Shores dining, music and party scene. Restaurants set up tents along the beach, vying to please the most visitors’ palettes with options ranging from gourmet shrimp concoctions to homey street food-style - all of it fresh. There are cooking competitions, live music, a children’s village and a fine arts tent as well.

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