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Recent Gulf Shores property reviews

  • Excellent

    "My girlfriend and I spent five days here.VERY well stocked. nicely decorated. Excellent view. All appliances were nice and worked well. Short walk to nice beach. nice bay in the back with good fishing and BBQ grills. pool was nice with park like landscaping, Bed was VERY firm. Sunset/sunrise view from balcony. WIFI and cable. Fast friendly emails from owners. Our best meal was boiled shrimp/corn/potatoes that we fixed in the condo and ate watching sunset. Best meal out was Cosmos in Orange beach . HIGHLY recommended"
    Guest: ozarkkawi Date of Stay: October 2013 Review Submitted: October 18, 2013
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  • Best Family Vacation

    "This condo was so awesome!!! Right on the beach! My husband and I and our 3 kids spent a week here and this was our best vacation ever! We not only had days to relax at the pool or beach but had so many restaurants and fun activities just up the road or around the corner. We took our kids to play putt putt, ride go karts, and out to some very fun family friendly places to eat!! Shopping all nearby and a short drive to the pier to see some more beautiful sights. From breakfast on the balcony looking at the ocean to a short drive for evening ice cream this was by far the best place we have stayed in. We even got to see some dolphins swimming about 150 feet in front of us while we were in the ocean, kids loved it so much. Our family will be returning here in the future for sure!!"
    Guest: Ocean Lover Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: July 29, 2014
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  • Best Vacation YET!!!!

    "We just returned home from this WONDERFUL vacation! From start to finish, everything about our stay here was better than perfect! Jeanne was FANTASTIC! We've renter from several owners but this is by far the best choice we've made! The unit was beautifully decorated, clean, well stocked. The unit smelled fresh as well as all the towels and linens! The bed was comfortable (we only used the King bed in the Master bedroom as it was just me, my husband, and our 2 year old son). We would have had plenty of room with even more guests. There was plenty of seating in the unit. The zero entry pool was fantastic. The first day they had closed the pool due to a problem with the chemicals but had it up and running the next day. Not a big deal because we had a blast on the beautiful beach! Parking was plentiful! We never had to wait on the elevator. There are so many plusses about this unit as well as the owners to mention! I know I haven't covered everything but I can tell you, you will NOT regret renting this unit from these owners! We will definitely be renting from them in the future! We were here during the FloraBama Jama which was Kenny Chesney's free concert and we never had a problem with noise or traffic! The location was PERFECT! I could go on and on......Thank you so much Mrs. Jeanne for a fabulous vacation!"
    Guest: The LoBue's Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 18, 2014
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  • Exactly as described

    "My family of three, including a three year old, leased this unit with another family of four. The unit feels a little narrow when you first walk in, but after settling in, we never felt cramped at all. The unit is tastefully decorated and appointed with most anything you would need. The beaches are clean and the location is great...you can get to most anything in Gulf Shores within 15 minutes, most things within 5 minutes, including the grocery store and the water park. If you are like me and enjoy cooking on the grill you also won't be disappointed. At the base of the units, near the beach, are four nice grills...mid-june I was able to gain access without much wait. For kids they have a small pool; the water is maybe 2 to 3 feed deep...perfect for small childeren. My son loved it and he's 42 inches tall...For the adults they offer a separte pool very near the kids pool. Parking is ample but the spaces could be considered a little tight...if you drive an oversized SUV like me. The units have two elevators running which generally get you to and from the bottom floor without frustration. Overall, a great trip and the unit's description does not misrepresent."
    Guest: WeekendsAreMine Date of Stay: June 2012 Review Submitted: July 14, 2012
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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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