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Recent Gulf Shores reviews

  • Many Wonderful Memories At Our Family Favorite!

    "We have stayed in this condo two summers in a row and absolutely love it and Gulf Shores! We plan to return for many years to come! The condo is in a fantastic location right on the beach and is walking distance to The Hangout (fun atmosphere, live music), Bahama Bob's (excellent burgers and seafood), souvenir shops and a short drive to Papa Rocco's (best pizza ever) and grocery stores/pharmacies, etc... The condo is clean, updated and furnished with anything one could possibly need. The building/pools/grounds are neat and clean and the onsite security guards are always courteous and professional. The owner, Deborah, is dependable and so easy to work with. She definitely has thought of everything to make your stay comfortable and relaxing! If you want a true beach vacation with a view of white sugar sand beaches and beautiful, clear water along with access to great food and entertainment in a family environment ... this is it!"
    Guest: ABrazil Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 11, 2014
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  • Fantastic!

    "My family (two adults, two children, one baby) just enjoyed a week at this property and really enjoyed it. It was super clean, very comfortable and surprisingly quiet for how busy the Royal Palms was. Dolphins greeted us the first morning we were there and we saw them a few more times during our stay. The beach was lovely and beach service is available although we didn't end up using it since we brought a tent as a shelter for the baby. The condo kitchen was well equipped with everything you might need. The beds were very comfortable and the bathrooms were large and very clean. We had plenty of room for all of us even though we didn't spend much time hanging out in the condo (why would you when the beach is steps away???) I'd highly recommend this property and would stay there again on future vacations."
    Guest: Sarah W. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 12, 2014
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  • Fabulous Condo!!!

    "The view is spectacular!! From the minute we arrived it was a great experience. Johnny was there to meet us when we arrived and was so kind and helpful. Everyone's room had a view in this condo and the way its decorated is so beautiful and up to date. We loved this condo!!! It's obvious that the owner really cares about this property and has it just perfect for the people who rent. It was so clean and new and well done- just wonderful! Our entire group could stay in it and still had have plenty of space and privacy. We're coming back to this one!!"
    Guest: Beach Lover!! Date of Stay: January 2015 Review Submitted: January 31, 2015
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  • Nice and relaxing and very beautiful!

    "My husband, our pet (small dog), and I thoroughly enjoyed vacationing here! The condo is very nice and roomy. My husband enjoyed fishing off the pier (day and night-since it is lighted). The condo is in a great location-not far from the beaches, shopping, restaurants, and other activities in the area. We enjoyed the great view from the screened in porch and windows in the condo and found it very relaxing to just hang out there. There is a restaurant in walking distance and they also deliver-really good food! This was a great place to stay with a pet. Nice pool and hot tub in a screened in area. We found it quiet and peaceful and enjoyed our time there! Paula returned my call very quickly-very nice, professional, and very helpful! Thanks, Paula! We would definitely stay here again and would recommend to others as well!!"
    Guest: Amye Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 7, 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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