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Beauty and the Beach........Great Rates - Peaceful - Beautifully Decorated

Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

Welcome to WindDrift and the most secluded beachfront condo in Orange Beach. One mile of state park immediately to the west promises you a beautiful beach which is never crowded. There is a spectacular ocean view from the living room and master bedroom. From the front door you can view the bay and Ono Island. Watch the sunset from the 6th floor balcony on a cool winter evening and see dolphins putting on a show in the early mornings.

WindDrift has two pools, lighted tennis courts, boat/jet ski parking and a pier with boat/jet ski slips for renters use at our site across the street. Crabbing and fishing are fun experiences. Most of the units at WindDrift are non-rentals and all owners take extra pride in their home away from home.

This condo has been completely redecorated in a comfortable coastal motif. Both bathrooms have lovely faux painted walls with double sinks in the master bath. Hand-painted chairs and stools add a custom touch to the dining room area. The spacious balcony affords plenty of room to enjoy breakfast or a memorable sunset accompanied by the sounds of the waves. This is a great place for an afternoon nap if someone else has claimed the recliner in the living room.

See the Blue Angels practice in Pensacola at the Naval Air Station on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 11:00, walk along the beach to the FloraBama for an evening of music, see the turtles hatch in August, drive over to Fort Morgan and catch the ferry to Dolphin Island or just plan to relax and enjoy the white sandy beach and the amazing sparkle of the emerald waters.

Plan now for a vacation you will enjoy. Make memories you will treasure.

Keywords: Condominium

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The Robertsons
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 25, 2018

About The Robertsons

In late 2014 and early 2015 we undertook some major improvements: the tub surround in both bathrooms tiled , both bedrooms and bathrooms tiled, new sliding glass doors installed and new art work and comforters purchased. Everything was newly painted in January and it looks great.

The Robertsons purchased this condo in 2003

Why The Robertsons chose Orange Beach East

We bought WindDrift because we wanted to be as far east in Orange Beach as possible. The state park next to us is an added bonus for the location. This complex is never crowded as very few of the owners rent out their condo. Our friendly, quiet building is just a few steps from the beach and the 6th floor affords a wonderful view from the balcony.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Your beautiful condo was exactly as pictured on the VRBO site. We thought the recliner was the best surprise until we actually saw dolphins early in the morning on our next to the last day here. We love WindDrift and this condo; we will be back in 2011.
Oct 2010
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Orange Beach East Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 6
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa (1) All bedroom mattresses are VERY comfortable.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Beauty and the Beach........Great Rates - Peaceful - Beautifully Decorated
average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews

Great location.

  • 5 of 5

Easy process to rent, great location, nice condo

  • Submitted: May 28, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Shea and family. I hope that you will return to 608 WindDrift in the future. Have a great summer. Tina
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Plover, Wisconsin, USA

A delightful beach condo!

  • 5 of 5

WindDrift 608 is a classic beach condo. It's a fully furnished two bedroom, two bath condo on one side and a kitchen and living room on the other side. Sliding glass bedroom and living room doors open onto a balcony overlooking an expansive white sand beach and the Gulf of Mexico. Visibility is expansive as this is a sixth floor condo.

The atmosphere is relaxing as WindDrift is a medium size building with moderate population. The beach and grounds never feel crowded. Besides the west property line borders an expansive public beach with few visitors nearby. WindDrift is in a less active neighborhood as it's located a mile east of Orange Beach harbor entrance. There's an outdoor pool if you'd prefer that instead of the ocean.

We return to WindDrift 608 year after year because it's a perfect winter retreat. WindDrift 608 has become our second home. We're self sufficient inside. Living room and master bedroom have a television with cable connection. Internet service is reliable and fast with a WiFi modem in the living room. Laundry is cleaned in a full size washer and dryer. We cook most of our meals in the condo even though there are plenty of local restaurants to visit. Extensive shopping is available a half hour away at either Foley, AL or Pensacola, FL. In short WindDrift 608 will afford a pleasant comfortable vacation.

Richard & Dorothy from Wisconsin

  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: THANK YOU Dorothy and Richard. We certainly do appreciate this wonderful review.
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Great place!

  • 5 of 5

Our three days at Beauty and the Beach were great. The condo is very well furnished, didn't miss a thing that I noticed. Right on the beach. Missed seeing sunsets from the balcony because the sun was still too far north (poor planning on my part). In a few weeks, it will be fabulous! Parking was plentiful. The maintenance and security folks were helpful and friendly. Great dinners at Cobalt, Cosmos, and Fishers Upstairs.

One thing, I was concerned about renting a unit directly with the owner rather than dealing through VRBO. NOT A PROBLEM. Tina was responsive and easy to deal with. We will be back to Beauty and the Beach.

  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2016
  • Stayed: April 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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One of my favorite condos yet!

  • 5 of 5

This condo is in a great location. It is the first condo heading east after you cross the Perdido Pass bridge, in an area that is less crowded. To the west is about a mile stretch of undeveloped shoreline. From the front door you have an amazing view of Ono Island and the bay. I feel this 6th floor condo's greatest asset is the balcony and view of the gulf from there! The living room and the master bedroom open up to this large balcony. From the roomy living area and master bedroom you have an amazing view (and even from the kitchen sink)! The kitchen is well stocked and the frig has an ice maker. The condo has lots of room and storage and does have a full size washer and dryer. The only draw back is the small bathrooms, but who wants to waste room on that!

The complex is well maintained and had a security guard on duty during our stay. You do need to purchase a parking pass. 2 elevators are available and we never experienced any issues with them. There is a pool with bathrooms near by.

The owner has some beach accessories available to use if needed.

We really enjoyed our time in this condo and will save it in our favorites. The owner was a pleasure to work it.

  • Submitted: May 16, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Green Ridge, Missouri

Fantastic Experience!

  • 5 of 5

We arrived for our first trip to Orange Beach to find that the condo is wonderful, very clean, and has nice decor. It is even nicer than the photos. Our family enjoyed the wonderful balcony, and ate lunch there each day. The furniture and beds are comfortable, and the kitchen is well-equipped. The Wind Drift building is set up well--elevator is fast, pools are nice and clean, and boardwalk to beach is easily accessible. The beach was not crowded, and we greatly enjoyed the undeveloped beach area beside us.

The owners are very accommodating and friendly, answered all of my questions very promptly, and our transactions were seamless. We loved our stay, and would highly recommend the Beauty and the Beach Condo to anyone!

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2012
  • Stayed: July 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We stayed back in May 2011 and will be going down again this next week, early October 2011. Its exactly as described, exceeded my expectations in many ways and is a great place to stay.

Beds are comfortable, linens clean. Owners care and it shows.

I was selfishly reluctant to give a review because it may make the condo more unavailable to me, but i just have to say how much we like it in fairness to the owners.

For avid fishermen, across the road there is one of the few fish cleaning stations in the area (with running water) in the sister complex by the boat docks , the beach fishing is good, pass fishing is too so you WILL need it!

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2011
  • Stayed: May 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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WindDrift is unique in t hat one complex is on the bay side. Fishing and boat parking is available there. We are even working on building our own boat launch which will of course be available for renters. In the mean time you may acquire about permit and park your boat in a fenced in area.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Housekeeping fee $130
Tax Rate 15.0%

The housekeeping fee of $120 is added at the time of the reservation. Renters are asked to please be reasonable as to the condition they leave the condo and to take out all garbage upon their departure. They are also asked to start a load of towels so that housekeeping is able to put these in the dryer when they arrive at 10:00 a. m.

A refundable damage deposit of $300 is due to secure the reservation. This is a separate check from the total rent which is due 30 days before the scheduled arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.