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Crystal Tower 1701, Best Amenities on West Beach, E Corner Unit, Two King Suites

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,203 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights


About the property

39 Five Star Reviews, Unit 1701 Totally Remodeled and Redecorated in Early 2017.

Located at 1010 W Beach Blvd Gulf Shores AL, our recently remodeled and redecorated CRYSTAL TOWER 1701 offers spectacular birds eye panoramic views of the entire Gulf Shores and Orange Beach Alabama area including Gulf State Park. Indulge yourself in the extra spacious 1,203 square foot upper (17th) floor EAST END CORNER UNIT that offers unique and stylish comfort. This two bedroom two bathroom condo offers unobstructed 30 mile views of the Gulf of Mexico to the south, Little Lagoon to the north, Gulf Shores East Beach, Orange Beach and Florida to the east and Gulf Shores West Beach all the way to the tip of the Island and Mobile Bay to the west. The unit is professionally decorated with no details overlooked. The living room décor is serene with colors reminiscent of gulf coast nature and features a queen tempurpedic sleeper sofa and a large flat screen television. The dining area table seats four and the adjacent breakfast bar seats two. The kitchen is fully equipped and offers custom cabinetry, granite counter tops and sleek black appliances. This condo offers TWO KING MASTER SUITES, each with its own LARGE FLAT SCREEN TV, PRIVATE BATH AND BALCONY and upscale plush balcony furniture.

CRYSTAL TOWER is the jewel of West Beach showcasing a premier location on the north side of West Beach Blvd and is enhanced by the Islands only air conditioned skybridge / skywalk to the gulf-side 1.5 million dollar gated pool, lazy river and beach. This beautiful complex boasts 170 units and many amenities including free WIFI throughout the building, an indoor swimming pool, outdoor swimming pool and hot tub on the complex side and one of the largest outdoor pools on the island, including a lazy river and a hot tub on the Gulf side!!! Other amenities include two fitness rooms, sauna, and outdoor charcoal grilling pavilion containing six stainless steel charcoal grills.

Maximum two car parking with dated parking pass or passes required.

Wristbands required while on property.

Smoking NOT allowed.

Pets NOT allowed.

Maximum occupancy - 6

Rental prices and fees subject to change without notice so book now to guarantee the rates for your stay!


More Details

David and Angie Carmichael
Member since: 2017
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 18, 2018

About David and Angie Carmichael

Angie and I retired in 2016 and moved to Gulf Shores AL from Ft Smith AR. When we sold our home in Arkansas we invested in Crystal Tower 1701 and totally remodeled the unit. In addition to Crystal Tower 1701 we also own Seacrest 901 (VRBO 1323351) which is a two bedroom two bathroom east end corner Penthouse situated directly on the beach about two tenth of one mile West of Crystal Tower. We manage and clean both Seacrest 901 and Crystal Tower 1701 which we occupy as our home when not rented to guests. This enables us to keep the property updated and pristine as it is our residence as well as a vacation rental to guests. Our other investments in Gulf Shores includes two units at Phoenix All Suites Hotel - Units 310 and 909 which are both east end units and managed by Brett-Robinson. Currently Angie and I also work for the State of Alabama Department of Education driving school buses in Baldwin County. This is our way of giving back to our local community.

David and Angie Carmichael purchased this condo in 2016

Why David and Angie Carmichael chose Gulf Shores

In our opinion no other condo in Gulf Shores or Orange Beach compares with Crystal Tower. With the two outdoor pools and hot tubs, one indoor pool, a sauna and two fitness rooms then coupled with the view from our 17th floor newly remodeled east end unit with two king suites each with its own private bath as well as private balcony. We couldn’t have ever found anything nicer and we are sure you will agree.

What makes this condo unique

No other condo in Gulf Shores or Orange Beach has the amenities of Crystal Tower. Also, we are local so any issues you may have during your stay can be handled promptly. Angie and I also do our own cleaning so no detail is overlooked.


Gulf Shores Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 17
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1203 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6 ...
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25 ...
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Primary guest/renter accepts responsibility for all guests including children and visitors. No staining polishes, foods, candies or drinks allowed.
  • Reservations obtained under false pretense will be subject to forfeiture of advance payment and the party will be evicted upon discovery.
  • Anyone caught throwing ANYTHING from balconies will be immediately evicted without second warning! NO REFUND. Two car parking maximum.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , New Tile Walk In Shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Two private bathrooms. Master bathroom has tiled walk-in shower with overhead rainhead as well as handheld nozzle. Also has a bench within the shower.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , King Master En Suite
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Guest King En Suite
  • Two king suites each with its own private bath and private balcony. Also has queen sofa ideal for kids.
  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Indoor Pool
  • Sauna ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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Crystal Tower 1701, Best Amenities on West Beach, E Corner Unit, Two King Suites
average rating of 5.0 based on 39 reviews
Corbin, KY

Beautiful, updated, and clean.

  • 5 of 5

Highly recommended!!!

The unit was gorgeous and well maintained.

The building it’s self has 3 pools to choose from and easy beach access.

We will definitely be returning in the future!

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the wonderful Five Star Review. Y’all were Five Star Guests as well and we hope you will return in the near future!!
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Wonderful and Relaxing!!

  • 5 of 5

Very pleased with all accommodations. Close and convenient to all things at Gulf Shores. Will definitely plan to stay again! A++++++

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the wonderful Five Star Review. Hopefully you can visit us again in the very near future!!
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Cutest condo on the beach!

  • 5 of 5

My friends and I absolutely LOVED this condo! It was impeccably decorated and had tons of room for a bunch of 20-something women. We loved the skywalk to the beach and the giant pool with the lazy river. The hosts were incredibly hospitable and gracious. We can't wait to come back!

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic views!

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic week! The condo was clean and very well decorated! It had everything we needed to make the week comfortable. The pools are great and cleaned daily. We will definitely be back.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the five star review! We’re glad you all enjoyed your stay here and hope that you will visit us again soon!
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Very clean and convenient to the beach!

  • 5 of 5

My family of SIX LOVED our stay! The condo was impeccably clean and it was a convenient 5 minute (or less) walk to the beach. We shopped for groceries in town and used the condo’s kitchen appliances and tools for our meals some days. Everything we needed was provided! We ate at the recommended “Hangout” twice...and Lulu’s once... both a close drive away and such fun places for kids! The large balcony was used the most by me, as I awoke before everyone and enjoyed my coffee and DOLPHIN SHOW each morning! So peaceful!!! This was our first trip to Gulf Shores, and we will definitely book this condo again should we return! The owners are easy to contact and beyond helpful. They’ve done an amazing job of providing a beautiful and cozy place to stay with your family! Kristine L. (Mom, Dad, 18 & 14 yo girls, 3 & 4 yo boys)

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the wonderful Five Star review and mentioning the Dolphin show every morning. Truly spectacular event. Y’all were great guest as well and we hope to see you again soon!
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Moore, Oklahoma

Just Beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

The condo was beautiful and everything was perfect! My family and I had a Wonderful time and I highly recommend staying here! Thank you for making our stay so great. We will definitely be staying here again in the near future.

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank y’all so much!! We definitely loved you staying with us a hope you will come back soon. Congrats on the tournament. You are all winners!!!
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Pensacola FL
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Ferry
30 Miles
Mobile Bay
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Gulf Shores Golf Club
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Car: recommended

Gulf State Park and Pier located 2 miles east of Crystal Tower.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $135
Property Damage Insurance $59

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.