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Tranquil Bon Secour River Cabin, Near Beach

Bedrooms 2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Cabin, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4-5)

Please do not provide your payment information as you will pay the owner (me) directly. This cabin is located directly on the Bon Secour River, in Bon Secour near Foley. Alabama. It is a stilted cabin, which looks out over a bend in the river where birds and wildlife abound. You can fish from the cabin's own dock or bring your boat and explore the river, Bon Secour Bay, Mobile Bay, the intracoastal waterway, or even the Gulf of Mexico. It's also a great river for kayaking.

Gulf Shores and Orange Beach are just minutes away if you need to get away from the tranquility of the cabin. Beaches, golf courses, shopping, outlet malls, nightlife, you name it. Even the Casinos of Biloxi and Gulfport are less than two hours away.

You can even go over to Pensacola Florida and watch the Blue Angeles at the Naval Air Station, only 40 minutes away. At this Bon Secour cabin, you can do as much or as little as you like.

The cabin has a full kitchen, living room with flat screen TV, plus a Flat screen TV in the master. And another flat screen in the second bedroom. Cable included. Queen bed in the master, full size in the second bedroom. You can sit out on the porch overlooking the dock and river or go downstairs to enjoy the river from the porch swing, table and chairs and both a gas and charcoal grill. A boat ramp is located on site.

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Mike McBrayer
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 27, 2017

About Mike McBrayer

My partners and I love to fish. We love boating and just being on the water.

Mike McBrayer purchased this cabin in 2007

Why Mike McBrayer chose Alabama

This is one very pretty little river. We travel down to the gulf coast constantly. Most of our locations tend to be on the beach or bay so when we happended upon this great place on this terrific river we had to get it. It would be our fishing cabin and we would treat our guest as fellow fishing buds.

What makes this cabin unique

The beach is nice but the Bon Secour River is really what rest and relaxation is all about. Just having the boat steps away is worth it all. Within minutes you can be catching fish or just cruising the river. Even kayaking up river into the fresh water to catch a bass or get a look at a gator. And world class dining is only a couple of miles away over at Tin Top. And of course all that beach stuff is just down the road.

Guestbook comments from the owner

I've been on a whirlwind trip since we left the cabin. I'm not even home yet. We went ATL to Narita, Japan, then I went to Seoul to pick up an airplane and fly it back to Guangzhou, China. The cabin was great! We'll be back in lower Alabama for part of the summer, and I hope that the cabin's available again so that we can stay there. We saw two dolphins swim by the cabin one evening. Too cool!!
Mar 2010
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Mobile, Alabama
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Tin Top Restaurant and Oyster Bar
Nearest Ferry
30 Miles
Fort Morgan
Nearest Motorway
25 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Tin Top
Nearest Beach
7 Miles
Gulf Shores
Car: necessary

Plenty of guides in the area and they will gladly pick you up at our dock.


Foley Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • 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
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Boat Dock, boat ramp, river access, small gated community, only 18 cabins total. Great neighbors.


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(15 traveler reviews)

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Tranquil Bon Secour River Cabin, Near Beach
average rating of 5.0 based on 17 reviews

What a great place.

  • 5 of 5

My wife and our boys stayed at Mike's Oct. 8-12, 2015. Had a great time. The house is located within 15 minutes of everything. My oldest son and I fished Perdido Pass, Little Lagoon, Bon Secour at Billy's Seafood, and Dixie Bar/Fort Morgan. All withing a few minutes of the house. My wife and youngest went to the Shrimp Festival and outlets (5 minutes away). Dock was great and wildlife everywhere. Wouldn't believe dauphins come this far up, but they came every morning and evening we were there. We will be back. Mike is a great host and Chad Christian and Jason Padgett are great neighbors to have during your stay. Everyone was very nice.

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place!

  • 5 of 5

Will be staying here again soon. GREAT place to stay. Clean, quite and very close to everything.

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect River Cabin

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I spent the winter months at the River Cabin and it is all that the site says and more. Sitting on the deck or on the patio under the house, you not only enjoy the river but the pelicans diving for fish, ducks paddling by, occasional dolphins, and boaters and/or kayakers. We were within 10-15 minutes of the gulf and golf courses. Great places to eat abound and would recommend the Tin Top, Poppa Rocco's, Flora-Bama, and Wintzler's. The owner -Mike- is a pleasure to work with. We can't wait to go back.

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Peaceful & Relaxing

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for 4 nights and enjoyed it very much! Close to the beach and attractions, but still quiet and peaceful!! The kids loved fishing off the pier, enjoyed the kayaks, and we had the pool all to ourselves!! The house was clean and had everything we needed!! The owner was easy to work and very nice! We look forward to stating here again!

  • Submitted: Nov 23, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Jackson, MS

Perfect time away

  • 5 of 5

I was looking for a stress free, calm, pretty and tranquil place to rest and relax. I sure found it! The accommodations were clean. The bed was comfortable. Sitting on the porch and watching the rain, ducks, turtles, birds and a few boats go by was perfect! Tin Roof in Bon Secour and Fish River Grill in Foley are great places to eat. Groceries are close by and everyone is very friendly. The owner is very nice to work with too! My grown kids came for a day and had a blast kayaking. The pool was clean and quiet. Great place- I will return!

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Hutsonville, Illinois

Clean, quiet, very tranquil!

  • 5 of 5

From the moment we pulled in at sunset, we were in love! The cabin's deck and it's attached dock make make for a perfect view of the rising and setting sun! The cabin is in a quiet little setting just moments away from the main highway and close to anything you might want to do in Gulf Shores! We stayed with 4 adults and a 4 year old and couldn't have asked for a better place to be! We utilized the kitchen for multiple meals, as well as the gas grill below the cabin. Each morning, we would sit out on the deck to watch the sunrise and enjoy all nature had to offer! We saw dozens of turtles, fish, crabs, and my mom swears she saw a dolphin, too! The on-site pool is also great! Much better than being covered in sand! My only wish would be that the cabin would be big enough to bring more family down with us! :) We also recommend local eateries such as Tin Top Restaurant in Bon Secour, Chick and Sea Foods in Foley, and Doghouse Grille in Gulf Shores! We also recommend going on the Surf's Up Dolphin Cruise... talk about amazing! Don't get conned into staying in a condo on the beach that's 3x the price!! THIS is the way to truly experience Alabama! Thank you SO much to the owner for allowing us this amazing place to stay!

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

One Time Cleaning Fee $105

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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