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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation

Recent Homes, Single Family reviews

  • Awesome stay

    "Loved this place, it offered the best of both worlds, the lagoon just out the back and the beach across the street. I took my 3 grandsons and they loved it! This is one of the best vacations I have had. The pictures don't do justice to the inside, it is more roomier than you would think. Spent many, many hours on the screened in porch. Would certainly go back again. Owners were very attentive!!"
    Guest: Joyce B. Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: April 7, 2015
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  • Our Great Escape

    "Rating Details: The property manager was very helpful. The vacation rental was spotless. I was very happy with the location. I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental. Overall, I recommend this vacation rental. Reviewer Comments: My husband, our children and grandchildren had a wonderful vacation at Southern Surprise. We were blessed with beautiful weather for the week so the kids played in the pool and enjoyed the beach so much ! The house was great with everything you need for a relaxed vacation and was very clean and well kept. The location is far enough away from the busy area that you feel you are secluded and yet close enough that you can be at the shops and restaurants in minutes. We dined at Lambert's , Mikee,s ,Tacky Jacks, and Cracker Barrel, shopped the island stores, visited the park at Orange Beach, hung out at the pool and beach and played games all night. Loved everything and will definitely come back! I do wish the pool had handrails as I was not able to get in , however, having the elevator gave me freedom to go a lot more than I have been able to in past years at our other locations we have visited."
    Guest: A guest from Easley, SC Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: April 6, 2015
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  • Perfect Getaway! Exceeded our expectations

    "We stayed at the Southern Cross with two families (4 adults and 4 toddlers ages 2 to 5) and had absolutely amazing time. The property fully accommodated our personal needs. All bedrooms have individual bathrooms attached which was very helpful and convenient. The kids stayed downstairs while the adults were upstairs. We loved eating outside on the porch and truly enjoyed the close proximity to the beach, community pool and Little Lagoon pier as well as the private beach area. Walking across the street to the Gulf coast beach took less than a minute. The community pool was hardly used so we almost had it to ourselves during our stay. We spent most mornings at the Gulf and the afternoons at the pool. Grocery stores are within a few minutes by car. One night we went to THE HANGOUT and enjoyed some life music and ice cream with the kids. I highly recommend this property to any family with little ones. Mark the owner was always helpful and immediate with his correspondence. We will definitely return next year!!! Thanks Mark, we wholeheartedly loved our stay at the Southern Cross!"
    Guest: Fabian K. Date of Stay: April 2015 Review Submitted: April 15, 2015
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  • Ladies' Retreat for 9

    "Our 6th year to stay and we are already planning next year! We have been staying at this house every year since 2010 and we can't ever wait from one year to the next to go back. We spend half our day at the heated pool and half at the beach (just steps away). We love to be able to cook full course meals in the kitchen that we can eat on all week and never have to leave the water to go eat except for the one night that we do like to dress up and go out on the town which is still close enough to be convenient. Having the heated pool is great for going to the Gulf early in the spring and this stretch of the beach of like having it all to yourself. It's the perfect location."
    Guest: Dee Date of Stay: April 2015 Review Submitted: May 12, 2015
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