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Beachfront Bliss 180 Degree View

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 90 nights

Overview

About the property

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

You will be saying 'WOW' as you step in this tastefully decorated condo. The magnificent balcony that stretches the length of the unit directly overlooks the beach and sugar white sand. You will have some of the most breathtaking views available anywhere on the Gulf Coast.

* Direct Gulf front with spectacular views.

* Sugar white sandy beaches meet the aquamarine waters of the Gulf of Mexico at your doorstep.

* Watch the dolphins play from the balcony.

* Low density complex consisting of only 18 units.

* Balcony overlooks gulf front pool.

* Common area for pool side parties and bbq.

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* Beach umbrellas and chair rentals available in season.

* 0.4 miles to the heart of Gulf Shores where Hwy 59 meets the Gulf of Mexico.

* The Boardwalk including restaurants, shopping, and entertainment are within walking distance.

* The Alabama Gulf Coast offers a wonderful variety of inshore and offshore saltwater fishing.

* A shoppers paradise, from unique boutiques and specialty shops,

Keywords: Condominium

More Details

Owner
Alice Cruthirds
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
50%
Calendar last updated:
November 18, 2017

Map

'Alabama Coastal Bird Fest', 'International Songwriters Festival', 9 Signature Golf Courses designed by Arnold Palmer, Jerry Pate and Earl Stone located within easy driving distance.

Amenities

Gulf Shores Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Elevator
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Very Good! 4.1/5 -
(16 traveler reviews)

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Beachfront Bliss 180 Degree View
average rating of 4.0625 based on 16 reviews
Southern, Indiana
4

Wonderful Family Vacation

  • 4 of 5

Our stay at Beachfront Bliss was very nice! The condo came stocked with dishes, utensils, towels, etc. I can't tell you how important that is to me. It is impossible to travel light when you have two small children, so having all of those items readily available upon our arrival was fantastic!

The view: AMAZING, and as advertised!

The Condo (Pros): Perfect size for our family of four. Loved having two bathrooms. Clean. My daughter loved the PINK room. Awesome beach/water view from the guest room. Cozy. It wasn't so overly fancy that I was worried my kids would destroy things. Nice/Big screen TV in the living room. Couch was comfy. Big dining table. Also, the fact that there is an elevator for the building makes it soooo much easier to load and unload all of your luggage! (We never had to wait more than a minute to get on.) The laundry room is just a few quick steps away!

The Condo (Cons). Just a few cons, but NOTHING that would keep us from staying here again!

The pull out bed was not so comfy, but I'm not sure they ever are.

I wish both bathroom doors AND the closet door with the cleaning supplies locked.

I would have LOVED for there to be a bit thicker curtains over the sliding doors for two reasons. One, I think perhaps we were on display from the second bedroom and living room. And two, it gets bright pretty quickly there in the mornings (this really wouldn't have been an issue except for having young kids.) And lastly, this is on the second floor so you get noise from above and below. This didn't bother us too much as we're pretty laid back & forgiving over those little things ;)

Extras: There are umbrellas and chairs available on the beach. (They might cost a small fee. I'm not one hundred percent sure.)

We saw dolphins on our first day out to the beach. Also, if you like to fish, we saw fish literally jumping out of the water every single day. There are always people parasailing. So, if you're into that sort of thing, I doubt you'd have to travel at all to do that! There are a ton of cool surf shops (one directly across the street you can walk to) and also a couple Wal-Marts, Grocery stores, etc. that are just a short drive away. VERY CONVENIENT location!

And of course, lots of yummy restaurants nearby!

Overall everything was really great! We'd definitely stay here again. :) Also, Alice (the owner) was great to deal with. Very friendly and accomodating! We were comfortable and most importantly made great memories with our little ones!

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2012
  • Stayed: August 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Burton, TX
4

Nice condo right on the beach

  • 4 of 5

We love going to Gulf Shores and staying in this condo building. This was our first time in this unit, and it was very comfortable. Nice beds, beach decor, comfortable chairs on balcony and in the living area. Owner was very nice and easy to work with. Looking forward to staying here again in the future!

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Mt. Vernon, Illinois
5

Perfect beach front condo!

  • 5 of 5

The owners of this condo were wonderful to work with! We love Southern Sands because it only has 18 units and is always quiet. The extra large balcony looks over the pool and the ocean. The two bedrooms/2 baths were perfect for our small crew. Found a wonderful new place to eat this trip; Bill's on the Beach was within walking distance from our condo. Food was excellent and reasonably priced. Other great places to eat were The Original OysterHouse, Shrimp Basket, Tin Top, Lulu's, Tacky Jacks, Fish River Grill and Rocco's Pizza. Can't wait to go back next year.

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

GREAT PLACE

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay!! The unit was exactly as described and was the perfect size for us.

The view was great from the balcony....I have stayed several time in Gulf Shores area on the beach but this unit is about as close to the ocean as you can get.. We had a great time and look forward to staying in the unit again!!

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Hattiesburg, MS
1

horrible experience

  • 1 of 5

On the day we returned from our trip, hadn't even had time to unpack everything, and we received a very rude email. The owner accused us of having a dog and refused to give us our deposit back because of this. Stated there was dog hair on the balcony. We tried over and over again to tell her we did NOT bring a dog, but she would not listen. I even told her I would have our dog sitter email her to confirm that our dog stayed at home.

Complained that we left condo dirty. They were mostly upset about this imaginary dog so I think it escalated their opinion on the shape the condo was in. We took out all garbage, cleaned all dishes, unloaded dishwasher, everything that was lined out in the contact.

We are grown professional adults, not college kids and they made us feel like we left the place in disarray. It was very disrespectful and unprofessional.

Take pictures of EVERYTHING when you leave. I will never stay in another condo without doing so. It is not even about the deposit, just the principal of it. I ended up just asking her to keep it because I didn't want to worry with it anymore. It was very hurtful to be accused of something when all you did was have a great trip making memories with your family. We won't let it ruin our trip, but we will not be using this condo again.

Make sure you don't bring burlap bags and this is what we think they thought was dog hair.

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: As with most owners, I rely on my cleaning staff to report on the state on my unit with each guest. I trust her completely and know her to be a fine person. In the 6+ years she has been in my employ she has never complained of excessive messiness. Her cleaning took twice the time usually spent. As for the pet, dog hair was found on the mat (pictures were taken as well as incoming guests witnessing the dog hair and the extreme untidiness. I am sorry the guests feel mistreated
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Bristol, IN
4

Super beach front getaway

  • 4 of 5

Great location on the beach within walking distance of restaurants, shops, public beach, etc... Also only a short drive to go watch the Blue Angels practice. Clean, well laid out Condo with full kitchen. Layout worked great for our family with 2 teenagers. Only negative was the air conditioner didn't seem to keep the place very cool. Otherwise everything was great. Would rent again without hesitation.

  • Submitted: Apr 13, 2015
  • Stayed: April 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

parking $15
cleaning $90
Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 11.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.