( Snow Birds welcome, monthly cheaper rates )
This third floor one bedroom unit on the gulf has just been updated and looks and feels brand new. Equipped with easy elevator access and parking, you will be unpacked and on the beach in minutes. The front door push button key code will be provided to you for easy entry. With stunning vibrant colors and attention to detail, you will think you stepped into the pages of a magazine. As you walk into the entryway your eyes will immediately focus on the expansive view of the landscaped grounds and white sand beach. This condo has not been on the rental program until now but is fully equipped for all your needs as one of the first to enjoy its amenities. The luxurious decor includes tiled and wood floors, newly painted walls and ceiling, with new furniture and decorated throughout.
The kitchen has pretty white coastal cabinetry and stainless appliances. You will find everything you need to opt for dining in after a day at the beach- pots,pans plates, utensils,coffee maker, toaster, and blender. Four rattan bar stools with backs line the roomy dining peninsula. For storing your groceries , a tall pantry cabinet is available with beach-themed baskets lining the shelves. If you prefer to grill, there are numerous spots with grills and tables for your enjoyment. The delicious smells from these are so tempting in the evenings as you walk by, you'll want to join in.
The bath has a tub/shower combo with two shower heads and a startup supply of towels washcloths,toilet paper and soap.Bring your own soap for the washing machine.
The living area features a leather sofa-sleeper, comfy recliner and extra armchair. Plenty of seating as you watch the outdoor scene through the glass doors or your favorite show on the large flatscreen tv. The living space is extended by the spacious balcony with a tall table and chairs as well as a cozy love seat for two. You will love this balcony. For us it was the selling point when purchasing this unit. The third floor is a strategic location--not too high, but high enough for a great view. Binoculars provided for watching dolphins in the morning and sailboats in the evening.
We do have a washer/dryer in the unit in condo. bring your on washing detergent.
The cleaning staff leaves a starter supply of paper towel,dishwasher soap. toilet paper,hand soap and towel for a couple of days.
The private bedroom has a queen bed, nightstand, and chest for storage. There is a roomy closet with mirrored sliding doors and hangers for your convenience. The decor is "beach chic" with all the hues of a summer sunset.
Extra sleeping found in an alcove featuring two bunk beds. Underneath the bunks is the perfect place for storing suitcases, beach toys,etc.
The plantation resort is a destination for all types of vacationers. For active folks, there are tennis courts,basketball courts, a volleyball pit, putting green, and scenic pathways for walking and running. Guests have access to an exercise room located just steps away from your door. Just outside the Plantation gates in Fort Morgan, you will find bike trails, kayaking, and fishing. Of course swimming is available at six outdoor pools as well as one huge indoor pool under the dome.
For the more laid -back vacationers there are swings located around the grounds, picnic areas, pavilions, and plentiful loungers poolside. Chairs and umbrellas are available to rent on the beach. You will find many cozy spots in the shade to relax with a good book. There hot tubs scattered throughout the property. Four of them are located indoors. There is one within sight of your balcony and even one in a covered gazebo--take your pick.
The Plantation resort is just a 16 minute drive from the town of Gulf Shores. There you will find lots of activities--waterparks, amusement parks, arcades, and too many restaurants to count. However, one of our favorite restaurants is right next door on the resort grounds. Sassy Bass is unique and reasonably priced. (They serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner) The food and drinks are delicious and the view is amazing! Just a 5 minute drive away in Fort Morgan is Tacky Jack's, another favorite of locals and vacationers. Its location on the bay gives fantastic views of the bay and gulf, and is famous for its seafood and sunsets. While you are there, be sure to visit historic Fort Morgan which is also a short drive along the beach. The highly acclaimed Beach Club restaurant is right next door to the resort. Family-style dining is available at the Pines which is about a half mile away. The Pines also has a grocery store.
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For the shopping enthusiasts, you have found your paradise! The Tanger Outlets in Foley are 20-30 minutes away along with hundreds of stores and boutiques located nearby. For teeshirts and souvenirs there are countless shops in Gulf Shores. For quick purchases , the Dollar store is about ten minutes away.
Safety is a priority at Gulf Shores Plantation. All visitors must stop at the Guard station upon entering the property. You will feel secure in this gated family-friendly resort where your biggest concern will be " pool or beach?".
Travelers with children will fall in love with this place. It is a wonderland for the kiddos with a shallow fenced-in pool for even the smallest visitors. Plenty of green space to play and make new friends. There are several picturesque boardwalks leading down to the beach in between the dunes. Photo opportunities are everywhere. Even a walk to the beach becomes an experience to remember. The beaches here have soft, powdery white sand. Great for sandcastle builders and shell hunters.
What makes this property unique? It takes you to a place that seems like it is a world away, but actually is not so far at all. You can park your vehicle and leave it for a whole week and never be bored staying on the property, or you can jump in for a short drive to a bustling beach town. We will always strive to make this an affordable destination for our visitors. You will see that we put our hearts into this beautiful condo as if it were our home. You will want to make this charming condo your vacation home and will plan to visit again.