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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 Lake Martin reviews

  • Fabulous

    "We have stay here several times and I have to say Julie is a dream to work with. We aren't the easiest renters and she has been very helpful and accommodating. The condo is outfitted with everything you need and then some. We're sure to stay again. Thanks Julie!"
    Guest: Diane S. Date of Stay: February 2015 Review Submitted: February 19, 2015
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  • CHRISTMAS AT THE LAKE

    "When I saw this house on VRBO I fell in love instantly with it, loved how open it was, the porch, decor. When I requested info Didi responded instantly, and I can honestly say I have never dealt with anyone so nice before. She was so helpful with all the questions I had about her home. This home has everything you could need and more, I was worried about not having enough pots and pans, dishes, etc. No need to worry about anything, just pack your suitcase and move in. And the fact that it is the family home and they open it and shared it with us, amazing. We wanted a place to hang out and just be with family for Christmas, and this house was perfect!!! We got to be together and play games, food in the wonderful kitchen, enjoy the porch, bab, hang out with the dogs from next door, Milo and Jay (or Bo) who I fell head over heels in love with. We would love to visit again in the summer to take advantage of the lake. I would highly recommend this home to anyone who wants to completely unwind and relax. Loved it!!! Thanks Didi"
    Guest: Robyn Date of Stay: December 2014 Review Submitted: January 17, 2015
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  • Great place

    "We were attending a wedding at the Church of the Living Waters, which is right across the street from this condo. It was so convenient. We were able to walk across the street for the rehearsal, pictures, and wedding. The condo itself was nicely appointed and the surrounding area was serene and quiet. The screened in porch was fantastic. I wish we would have had more time to enjoy the lake, but my daughter and I did enjoy walking around and playing in the woods and trails. The amount of communication and information Julie gives you for the reservation and area is exceptional. The only, and I do mean only negative is the air conditioner is very loud when it starts up. You won't hear it in the bedroom and during the day we didn't care, but it will wake you up in the night if you are sleeping on the pull-out couch in the living area. All in all, fantastic!"
    Guest: Jeff Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: September 22, 2014
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  • Perfection

    "We had a superb time. Stayed here for the weekend during football season. Our three kids loved it so much. Very spacious for everyone."
    Guest: Wood4tigers Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: October 15, 2014
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Lake Martin Travel Tips

Lake Martin is located between Birmingham and Columbus, about 50 miles northeast of Montgomery. The extensive lake is arguably the most popular recreational reservoir in Alabama. Its 700-mile shoreline is surrounded by small communities, each with their own charm and character. The one thing they all have in common is their waterside location. Boating, angling, fishing tournaments, swimming, picnicking, hiking and other outdoor pursuits can all be enjoyed in this area. For those who fancy a day of culture, nearby Montgomery has plenty of entertainment, shops, restaurants and attractions, without the congestion of the larger cities in the area. The Talledega Forest is within easy reach from your Lake Martin vacation rental, along with many attractions and festivals in the area.

Lake Martin Cabins for the Perfect Alabama Vacation

A vacation in Lake Martin offers the perfect escape from the rat race and staying in your own cabin rental puts you right at the heart of nature. With beautiful scenery and plenty to see and do, your waterfront cabin has plenty of space for all the family, including the family pet. These home-away-from-home cabins have comfortable furniture for relaxing in the evening, separate bedrooms, one or more bathrooms, and fully fitted kitchens making mealtimes easy. Those requiring a special diet and families who want to eat and sleep at different times will find the flexibility of Lake Martin vacation homes absolutely ideal.

Things to do at Your Lake Martin Vacation Rentals

A vacation on Lake Martin is perfect for fishing enthusiasts. Although the rocky bluffs and lack of clarity in the water present some challenges, anglers can expect to catch many types of bass, channel catfish, black crappie, bluegill and redear sunfish. State record striped bass have been caught here. Rent a boat from one of the many marinas in the area and spend the day out on the water. Swimming, fishing tournaments, picnicking, hiking and other outdoor pursuits can all be enjoyed from your Lake Martin vacation rental. Birding trails and wildlife watching are also popular in this rural retreat where bald eagles can be seen nesting.

Other attractions close to Lake Martin are the Fort Toulouse Jackson Park and the Horseshoe Bend National Military Park, the site of the 1814 battle between General Jackson and the Upper Creek Warriors. There are many ranger-led activities all year round at these excellent national parks.

Lake Martin Vacation Homes – Getting There

A vacation on Lake Martin will require a car but out-of-state visitors can fly into Birmingham International Airport and pick up a suitable vehicle. Dadeville vacation rentals and Eclectic vacation rentals are both 77 miles away and Alexander City is 63 miles from the airport. Jackson’s Gap is a similar 72-mile drive from Birmingham.

Lake Martin Neighborhoods and Resorts to Explore

Dadeville has plenty of attractions and activities for those staying in the area. Join in the local craft fairs and music festivals, visit the historic sights, and enjoy the local shopping. There are great golf courses in Dadeville and boat and watercraft rentals are available at the public boat ramps. Montgomery, just south of Lake Martin, offers plenty of shopping and great local restaurants to suit all tastes. The Shakespeare Festival Theater has a full program and children may enjoy the Montgomery Zoo. Alexander City is one of the larger communities in the area with plenty of shopping, eateries and a hospital.

The Best Time to Visit Lake Martin

As with many southern states, the climate at Lake Martin is hottest during July and August with highs of 91 F. Rainfall is abundant all year at Lake Martin with October being the driest month. The winters are mild with occasional night temperatures below freezing. The area may get two to four inches of snow occasionally. Daytime highs are around 54 F. Spring and autumn are the perfect time to enjoy seeing birds nesting, the local flora and fauna, and the beautiful fall colors.

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