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Save $'s 12th Flr Gulfview Luxury 3BR/3Bth

Bedrooms 3
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Condo, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 10)

Enjoy a fun-filled getaway to one of the most exciting resorts on the Alabama Gulf Coast. Our luxury condo is on the 12th floor of the Caribe Resort and features great unobstructed views of the Gulf. We pride ourselves on providing a rental property that feels like home--because this is our home away from home. It is luxuriously furnished--not a typical beach rental--which is why it will quickly become your home away from home!

The Alabama Gulf Coast is blessed with beautiful waters and pristine beaches and the Orange Beach area offers many things to see and do. We encourage you to visit and hope you will consider us for your lodging needs.

Our condo has three bedrooms and three full baths, assuring comfort and privacy for everyone. With a king, queen, two singles plus two queen sofa beds, there is easily enough sleeping room for 10. In addition to our roomy 1750 square feet of living area, our spacious balcony offers breath taking views to enjoy throughout the day and night. With Granite countertops and stainless steel appliances, our full kitchen is great for those gourmet meals or quick snacks. You will enjoy the ocean view from the master bedroom, a large Jacuzzi in the Master Bath, separate double shower, and a large walk in closet which even makes a great nursery with portacrib, if needed!

Caribe has all the amenities you would expect from a first class resort. Add in local attractions, great restaurants and water activities, and you have the makings of a great vacation.

Testimonials from our guests:

The following are excerpts of the many nice comments written by our guests recently. Although not everyone remembers to write, we can honestly say we never had a negative comment.

September 2009 – “Every year our family tries to make a trip to the beach.... we used to head to Destin .... this is by far the best trip we have taken. The place, the pools, the beach and the pools ;-) are all wonderful! We will definately be looking you up again.

August 2009 – “We had a wonderful time! The condo was beatiful .... we will be spreading the word about Alabama to our friends in NY, it really is beautiful.' Cirrone family (New City, New York)

May 2008 – “The beautiful condo and facility has been perfect. It is the best place we have ever stayed in over the last 30 years of visiting the coast on vacations.” Kerry & Connie C. (Denham Springs, LA)

March 2008 – “My son said this was the best Easter ever! Also we enjoyed our stay for Spring Break for our kids… they had a blast! I love sitting on the balcony … enjoying the view … that is the most relaxing part of the stay! I hope we get to stay here again and again!” Fanci & John L. (Daphne, AL)

March 2008 – “The view is absolutely perfect. The ocean is calming. Just what the soul needs occasionally. The Caribe is the best resort EVER. We have stayed a lot of places in Orange Beach and Gulf Shores but nothing compares. We will long remember the memories of this week.” The Murphy’s (Akron, IN)

October 2007 – “What a wonderful paradise you have found and created at Caribe. A perfect escape for good friends and kids alike … your home here is just beautiful.” Lauren L. (Trussville, AL)

September 2007 – “We had an awesome time here at your Caribe 1211 … I don’t think I will ever be able to stay anywhere but Caribe! I am so blessed we found you on the internet and we are looking forward to Spring Break ’08 (fyi, they did are now our regulars) … your place is beautiful and we can’t wait ‘til next year!” Keith & Susie B. (Saraland, AL)

June 2007 – “People think we are crazy for driving all this way … but this beautiful coast is so fun and family friendly we plan to return as often as possible. The Caribe – especially unit B1211 is like living in the lap of luxury. We appreciate your hospitality very much. Our kids loved the pools and most of all the Lazy River. It was so wonderful we never wanted to leave the pools, but we managed to go the beach a couple of times! ” Patrick & Michelle F. (Broomfield, CO).

We have been blessed to have nice, responsible guests at our condo with many returning for additional stays with us. We do hope you give us a try!

Steve & Fran


Keywords: Luxury condo, beach condo, caribe condo, caribe resort, condo orange beach

More Details

Steve Kauffman
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 13, 2017

About Steve Kauffman

We are retired in our mid 60's and live close by in Daphne, so we can personally take care of our guests. We enjoy offering our 'home away from home' to responsible parties and we have many repeat guests. We take pride in never having a guest disappointed in their stay with us! We hope you will give us a try.

Steve Kauffman purchased this condo in 2003

Why Steve Kauffman chose Alabama

From the very beginning it was obvious that Caribe Resort would be a very specially place on the Gulf Coast and, as original owners, we wanted a spacious 'home away from home' to entertain family and friends. We particularly liked the ocean view from our high, 12th floor balcony.


Orange Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 12
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25 ...
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Double vanity
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , private access
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Access to bedroom 3 and hallway
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master Suite - 1 king , 1 baby crib , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Ocean view & portacrib in master closet
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Quiet 2nd bedroom with adjoining private bathroom
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed , Bunk bed plus Trundle bed (3 singles) & adjoining full bath
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Living room sofa has pull out queen bed
  • King size beds (1) Master bedroom suite with Ocean view!, Queen size Beds (1) Quiet 2nd bedroom with adjoining private bathroom, Baby Cribs (1) Portacrib available if needed, Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) Two Queen sofa beds (master bedroom and living room), Bunk Beds (1) Bunk bed plus Trundle bed (3 singles) in our 3rd bedroom/TV room with 3rd bathroom adjoining bedroom & hallway.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Balcony ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Indoor Pool
  • Sauna ...
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • jetted tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Protected toddler playground, onsite snack bar (busy seasons), Cobalt restaurant adjacent to resort (very easy walking), fishing dock, boat slips for rent through Caribe Resort.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(14 traveler reviews)

Save $'s 12th Flr Gulfview Luxury 3BR/3Bth
average rating of 5.0 based on 14 reviews

Thanksgiving 2016

  • 5 of 5

Beatiful condo with lots of space and amazing views!

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nice, well stocked, felt like home!

  • 5 of 5

The condo was beautiful, the facilities were perfect. It was really helpful to have so many items stocked by the owner so we didn't need to run out and buy every little thing. Plenty of room and super comfortable beds! Slept like a baby!

Our only teeny suggestion is a set of curtains for the living room to block the morning sun (the Mr is not a morning person! Lol)

We were able to enjoy the pools (although I mostly just floated in the lazy river!) plenty. The rooms were decorated just enough that it felt vacationy but not overdone. Comfy, so we were felt at home but nice enough to feel luxurious. Kids really enjoyed it (and loved the glass elevator!) thanks so much for a great trip!!!

  • Submitted: Nov 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best Trip to Gulf Coast in 20 Years

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I have been coming to the Gulf Coast for 20 years! We've stayed in Destin, Ft Walton, Panama City, Okaloosa Island, Gulf Shores and Ft Morgan. Our favorite is Orange Beach! We have three children who are now teenagers! They've gone to the beach every year since they were born! We love the beach! We all agreed the Caribe is our all time favorite! It has everything you could want or need! They have thought of everything! Since we buy fresh seafood and cook in our condo, a stocked kitchen is important to me! This kitchen had everything! Looking forward to coming back here again and again and again!

  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your nice comments and we are pleased it was your best beach experience yet. We do hope you can come back again and again and we will try to make your visit as good as the last or even better.
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Fall break Ky

  • 5 of 5

What an incredible resort! We were so pleased with the condo...beautifully decorated and nicely stocked. Love the location at end of orange beach. So easy to drive anywhere without being in congestion. Our first stay at this location on beach and absolutely our favorite!

I don't remember reading reviews regarding the gym facilities...but it's the nicest gym I've seen when I've stayed away from home. We could do cardio and stick to our work outs with a well-supplied weight room.

The lazy river and all pools and hot tubs are well-maintained and simply beautiful to look at. The grounds are well cared and beautifully landscaped.

The view from the oversized balcony of the bay and the gulf was so amazing.

The owners are more than accommodating and helpful with arrangements.

We will definitely want to come back! How soon is the question!

Thank you for a perfect stay!

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay and thank you for the nice comments. Yes, we probably need to provide more info on the gym facilities and other amenities that are unique to Caribe Resort. We are also going to upgrade our pictures as we are often told that the online pictures don't do justice to our actual unit. We do hope you can return soon and we look forward to hearing from you again.
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O'fallon, Missouri

UNBELIEVABLE Family Vacation Destination!

  • 5 of 5

Everything from the first email exchange we had with Steve & Fran through the conclusion of our trip was "A+" in every sense of the word!

The pictures on the website do not do justice to how truly beautiful & luxurious their condo really is. We had our family that included children from ages 8 through 20 years old. Every single one in our group of 8 was thrilled with every single aspect of our vacation. It's hard to please both college children & younger ones....but this resort is the ultimate place for "everyone".

We hope to go to the resort again soon as it was well worth the price when my oldest children repeatedly gushed how this was the best vacation they ever had! Besides being located at such a beautiful resort, my wife was thrilled to find a place where you can tell the owners take exceedingly great care of it. Steve & Fran think of almost everything you might need and even offer helpful notes & advice for their guests. The condo was well stocked with countless extras you might expect to have to run to store & purchase on a vacation at a condo. Everything was meticulously organized and clean & was top notch in every area!

Steve & Fran made our family feel welcome with a warming phone call upon our arrival and throughout the week. I am a hard person to impress but I have to admit that I was definitely glad that I spent a little extra money to have a vacation so nice that my our family will always treasure forever. If anyone is looking for a vacation to remember, with great caring people to trust, I would recommend this luxurious "home away from home" to anyone ( and I actually already have)!

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow! What a wonderful and thoughtful review. We are so pleased that we contributed to your family's memorable vacation. I don't know how we can top your last visit but we will try our best. Yes, others have also said our pictures don't do our condo justice, so we will post more to see if that helps. We also agree that there is something for everyone at Caribe and we strive to help our guests get the most of their visit here. We look forward to reserving another visit for you.
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St. Louis

Best vacation ever!

  • 5 of 5

Last summer was our first visit to Caribe and it was the best we have ever had in Orange Beach. We didn't know how well we would like not being directly on the beach but we had more fun than ever, We still had an awesome view of the beach and the great family amenities at Caribe more than made up for it. It was still easy to get to the beach, especially under the bridge at the Pass, but found that everyone wanted to spend more time at the lazy river, pools and slides. The condo was great with everything you need and was even nicer than the pictures show. The owners, Steve and Fran, were nice and easy to work with. Can't come back next year but will be back in 2015.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad that you tried us out last summer and that Caribe exceeded your expectations. It is nice to know that you really enjoyed our "home away from home." We understand that you will miss 2014 but we look forward to having you again in 2015 as one of our many repeat guests!
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Pensacola (PNS)
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Alabama State Beach
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Orange Beach Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Early Summer
Apr 29 2017 - May 26 2017
4 night minimum stay
May 27 2017 - Jun 30 2017
5 night minimum stay
July 4th Holiday
Jul 2 2017 - Jul 7 2017
6 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Mid Summer
Jul 8 2017 - Aug 11 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Late Summer
Aug 12 2017 - Sep 8 2017
4 night minimum stay
Sep 9 2017 - Oct 29 2017
4 night minimum stay
Oct 30 2017 - Nov 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
Early Spring
Mar 3 2018 - Mar 16 2018
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $150
Tax Rate 11.0%

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.

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