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Recent Gulf Shores reviews

  • Great getaway!

    "Rating Details: The property manager was very helpful. The vacation rental was very clean. I was very happy with the location. I was more than satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental. Overall, I recommend this vacation rental. Reviewer Comments: The overall experience was very good. I would rate it a 4.7 The condo was clean and comfortable and the location was excellent. Great view! Another couple went with us and for them the second bedroom was a little dark and the bathroom/shower was small. The property has a nice pool and the beach is wonderful, but other onsite amenities were lacking. I would definitely stay here again and would recommend it to friends."
    Guest: Tammy B. Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: October 29, 2014
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  • Perfect location!

    "This was perfect for our spring break trip! Plenty of room for 4 adults and 4 kids, very short walk to the beach where we saw 4 starfish our first day! We would definitely stay here again and would recommend it to anyone"
    Guest: Katie V. Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: March 24, 2015
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  • Wonderful condo.

    "We stated working with the owner of this condo serveral years ago on our first trip to Gulf Shores. We have never been disappointed or do we have one minute of worry concerning her units. They are always excellent in every way. This particular condo is just beautiful. We loved the wonderful view of the gulf from the balcony and from the condo itself. The kitchen has a lot of storage and is well equipped. The master bath is very nice. We especially like the location. It is a close walk to the Hangout, shops and restaurants. Gulf Shores is such a beautiful place. We enjoy watching the sun come up and go down on the gulf. Breathtaking. We can't wait to come back."
    Guest: Beckie Date of Stay: January 2015 Review Submitted: January 31, 2015
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  • Relaxation

    "Great condo. Very clean. Beautiful view of the ocean. Nice pool and hot tub. Great location. Not too far from everything. Would highly recommend."
    Guest: Big Blue Fan Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: September 18, 2014
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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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