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Bedrooms 3
Space 1,535 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


About the property

1500+ sq ft 3 bed , 3 bath duplex with AMAZING ocean views

This brand new condo/duplex is everything you want in the best possible LOCATION!!! MINTAL ESCAPE (Unit 3-B of Beach Life Condominiums) has fabulous beach views with the sand and water only one block away! Add to that, walking access is only 1-2 blocks to shops, restaurants, including Sea-n-Suds, Mikee's Seafood, The Shrimp Basket and The Hangout. Your families only regret will be that you can't stay longer after an amazing vacation at MINTAL ESCAPE!!

BEACH LIFE condos are 3 bedrooms and 3 baths with comfortable sleeping for 8. Walk across the parking lot to all that the Gulf Beach offers. The open and spacious floor plan features comfortable yet eclectic furnishings. The master bedroom on the second floor features a king size bed with a private bath. French doors open to a wonderful covered porch with relaxing seating to enjoy the Gulf Views and spectacular sunrises and sunsets. It's also a great location to indulge yourself with your favorite beverage. This bedroom includes a wall mounted cable ready television. Bedroom 2, or the second master, features 2 queen size beds and another bath. Its porch overlooks the pool, the sand volleyball area, and the gas fueled fire pit. Both rooms also feature new flat screen televisions.

The third bedroom doubles as a game room on the first floor. A round table with four rolling chairs sits on one side with a queen sleeper sofa with an upgraded mattress. Its bath is adjacent to the room but also provides a facility on the first floor for guests and visitors. Its porch provides comfortable seating with closer views of the amenities available on site. It has a wall mounted television with cable and an attached DVD player.

The rest of the second floor contains the modern kitchen and living area. Wide wooden steps lead you into the spacious and comfortable living area. The leather sectional welcomes you, and the room features an extra large flat screen television with cable. But we’re betting the comfortable front porch beckons you and your favorite beverage to enjoy the views and sounds. The kitchen features brand new appliances, granite countertops, seating for six at the bar, with additional handmade pallet trays available (located in black hutch) for guests to enjoy your home cooked meal. MINTAL ESCAPE even has seating for toddlers and a highchair for the youngest of guests. The kitchen is equipped with every conceivable appliance and utensil we could think of. You’ll be able to cook the most elegant of meals or spread out your best hors d’oeuvres for friends and family. Pictures of the interior reflect months of our prepping and planning the decor and amenities to guarantee that you fall in love with our unit.

The ground level offers covered parking for up to three vehicles. Additional parking is just across the street in the open parking lot. You’ll be able to enjoy a meal on the picnic table, including chandelier ambiance (chandelier had to be removed due HOA president....ugh!!) after grilling on the provided grounds grills. Easy access is offered by the second set of stairs that open into the kitchen. But don’t go in too early. As the sun sets the grounds come alive with architectural lighting and hand carved tiki men. You will discover that the grounds are covered with the pristine white sand of Gulf Shores and palm trees. Let the kids and grownups experience the pool and sand castle building in the light of the fire pit.

Mental Escape offers everything you and your family ever dreamed of for a beach vacation. The only thing you will wish for is another week here in our idea of paradise.

More Details

Julie Scoggins
Member since: 2017
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 19, 2017


Gulf Shores Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1535 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 27
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 queen
    Bedroom 3 - Queen sleeper sofa with upgraded mattress.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • Sleeps 8 adults
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Sand Volleyball, Hammocks, Tiki Ring Toss, Corn Hole, Fire Pit


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(7 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.857143 based on 7 reviews

Great location easily sleeps 8 people

  • 5 of 5

Brand new condo perfect for eight people. Kitchen was open, spacious and completely stocked for any cooking needs. Beautifully decorated. Owner was available for any needs. Property comes with a pool, cabana, fire pit and volleyball set-up. Location is just a block away from the beach and very close the great restaurants and retail. Highly recommend this lovely home!

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the GREAT review!!! It took us 6 months of planning and decorating in our minds. We agree the location is fantastic and we are ready to enjoy it ourselves for a few months. Thank you again!!!
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Amazing place. Loved everything about it. The owner was awesome at accommodating our needs.

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home. We enjoyed our stay very much. The home was beautifully decorated. Our ladies family trip was a success. The owner was very nice and helpful with accommodating our needs. I reccommend the house highly.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the kind words re: our rental unit. The decorations and planning took 6 months. I want to also thank you for the compliments regarding my availability and helping with your accommodations. I want all my residents to feel "at home". Thank you, Julie Scoggins, owner 3B
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Hot Springs, AR

The property was clean and had everything we needed right at our fingertips.

  • 5 of 5

Loved the location!

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the raving review. As I told you it's because of 6 month Of planning and then executing. I agree the "LOCATION" is perfect!! Please consider us next year we when you begin thinking about your stay at the beach travel plans
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Nice place

  • 4 of 5

The place was really nice and pretty spacious. The backyard area was great! The pool was small but large enough for our group and it was nice not having to share it with a huge condo full of people. We loved having the volleyball and fire pit area right down the stairs. The beach was a little bit of a walk, mainly because you have to cross traffic. I was worried it would be an issue but it really didn't cause any problems. We would definitely stay there again.

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the review!! We are so glad you enjoyed the community amenities. We hope you will consider Mintal Escape for your future vacation needs!! Thank you, Julie Scoggins, owner 3B
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Beautiful, clean, and comfortable!

  • 5 of 5

My friends and I came to Mintal Escape for a long weekend, and this property was perfect for our large group. The condo is beautifully decorated and is literally walking distance from everything you might need, and the pool is such a great feature for a break from the beach. We loved our stay!

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the positive review! I'm glad your large group felt comfortable in our unit. I hope you will consider us again for your vacation travels! Julie Scoggins, owner
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Bowling Green, KY

Amazing experience and property!

  • 5 of 5

This is by far the best beach condo and service by the owner of any rental we've ever stayed in. The condo is absolutely amazing (fully furnished). The decor is so beautiful and fun. The amenities are top notch. We loved the pool with our private pool cabana, volleyball court, and fire pit! The location is awesome. The beach is right across the street and its within walking distance to lots of restaurants and local attractions. The pricing was great! Julie made sure that we were taken care of. She is awesome! I would most definitely recommend Mintal Escape to anyone looking for a great vacation experience. We will definitely return!

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the raving review!!! Mintal Escape is the product of 6 months of planning!! I am glad to hear that we have all the essentials covered!!! Also, thank you for the kind words about myself. I want my guests to feel at home in our vacation home. Julie Scoggins, owner 3B
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Pensacola International Aitport


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $200
Damage Deposit $500

Rates are subject to change until confirmed booking.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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