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Beachfront Condo - Spectacular Views - Available Sept 27-30, Oct14-17, Oct22-28

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,100 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

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

Island Royale is an upscale beachfront condominium that was built in 2002. It is located directly on the beach in the heart of Gulf Shores on West Beach Boulevard. The owners stay in this non-smoking/no pets allowed condo often so you will feel right at home. It has an oversized bubble-shaped balcony, which can be accessed from both the living area and the master bedroom. The condo has a KEYPAD entry so you do not have to keep up with keys.

The balcony has one round table, four chairs, and a lounge chair with a side table. Black-out drapes cover both sets of windows and doors. You can sleep late or open the drapes and watch the sun rise. The condo has almost 1,100 square feet with nine-foot ceilings, seven-foot doors, crown molding, granite countertops in the kitchen, and corian countertops in the bathrooms.

The condo has been completely repainted, and 20-inch porcelain tile has been installed throughout the condo. It looks brand new. This condo is not in front of an elevator so noise is not a problem.

The living area includes a sofa that opens into a queen-sized bed, a chair which matches the sofa, a Lazy Boy recliner, 40-inch flat screen TV, DVD player, and CD stereo sound system. Sit on the sofa and look at the Gulf of Mexico from this fifth-floor condo, or go on the balcony and watch the dolphins playing in the water.

The master bedroom has a king-sized bed, a large dresser, 40-inch flat screen TV and blue-ray player in an armoire, two nightstands, a private full-sized bathroom, and doors leading to the balcony with a view of the Gulf. The guest bedroom has two twin beds, a large dresser, nightstand, flat screen TV, and a connecting full-sized bathroom, which also opens to the living area. Look out the window in the guest bedroom and see the lagoon on the north side. Both bedrooms have great closet and drawer space.


The dining area has a glass top table which seats six and a granite bar which seats three. The kitchen is complete with every large and small appliance you will need: side-by-side refrigerator with ice and water in the door, microwave, dishwasher, garbage disposal, coffeepot, blender, toaster, mixer, and can opener.

A wide variety of pots, pans, dishes, glassware, and other utensils are available. The kitchen has a separate pantry with lots of shelf space and even a place to put the garbage can. Also, the condo has a separate laundry room with a full-sized washer and dryer, ironing board, and iron. All linens and towels are provided.

DIRECTIONS: From Interstate 10, take Highway 59 south. When you reach the beach, turn right on Highway 182 (West Beach Boulevard). Go approximately three-fourths of a mile, and Island Royale is on the left on the beautiful white beaches of Gulf Shores, just across the street from Ike's Beach Rental Service.

The modern yellowish-tan building has a white diamond shape on the front and an upper level parking area. You may park anywhere that is not numbered. Some of the parking is covered. Carts are available in the elevator area for an easy move in. Have a great vacation!! Once you get here, you will not want to leave, but you will want to come back again and again and again!!!

Keywords: Beachfront Condominium

More Details

Debra Cross
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 19, 2017

What makes this condo unique

We live in Gulf Shores and personally clean our own condo unless we are out of town. We continuously deep clean on a regular basis.We stay in the condo when we can so we know what needs to done to keep everything in tip-top shape.


Mardi Gras parades in February, Hang-Out Music Festival in May, Fourth of July fireworks over the Gulf of Mexico, Shrimp Festival in October, Christmas parades, Fort Morgan, the Wharf in Orange Beach with exclusive shopping, dining, a spectacular Ferris wheel, and celebrity entertainment in an open-air amphitheater, Tanger Outlet Mall in Foley, OWA Amusement Park in Foley, Waterville Amusement and Water Park in Gulf Shores, The Track in Gulf Shores, boat races, putt-putt golf, etc.


Gulf Shores Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 5
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Shower/Tub Combination
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom: King-Sized Bed; Guest Bedroom: Twin Beds; Living Area: Queen-Sized Sofa Bed
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Indoor Pool
  • Sauna ...
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • 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:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
On-site security and part-time employee at complex, two elevators, indoor/outdoor heated pools, indoor/outdoor hot tubs, sauna, steam room, exercise room, restrooms located on third floor, conference room with small library of books on third floor, bike racks, outdoor grilling area, beach chair and umbrella rentals, full-size washer and dryer in separate laundry room, ironing board, iron, two telephones (one with answering machine)


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(26 traveler reviews)

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Beachfront Condo - Spectacular Views - Available Sept 27-30, Oct14-17, Oct22-28
average rating of 4.6538463 based on 26 reviews


  • 5 of 5

It was a pleasure working with the owner. Condo was clean and well kept. No problems at all. Hope to stay again soon!

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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#505 Island Royale Gulf Shores, AL

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I have stayed in many places along Alabama's beaches; mainly condos. This is the nicest condo by far we have ever stayed in. It was very clean, very well decorated, very well taken care of and everything was in very good condition. We enjoyed having two bathrooms although there were only two of us. This made for quicker getting ready to go out. The condo has a very nice, large balcony with a spectacular view of the Gulf! We enjoyed quiet mornings on the balcony sipping coffee and enjoyable sunsets and evenings as the day drew to a close all the while listening to the relaxing surf. The beds were comfortable. The kitchen was well equipped. There's a bar for fast eating plus a full size dining table. My wife liked the sliding doors from both the den and the bedroom out onto the balcony. There' was plenty of parking while we were there. It was a quick elevator ride down to the parking lot, pool or hot tub, and easy, short boardwalk to the sugar white sand and beach below. The complex has sauna, steam room, exercise room, indoor and outdoor access to the pool and a hot tub indoors and one outdoors. Great restaurants are less than five minutes from the parking lot. It's convenient to almost everything. There were clean sheets on the bed, plenty of clean towels and wash towels, and all the kitchen appliances you need plus washer and dryer and dishwasher, stove, frig. and microwave. Cable television as well as DVD player are there for entertainment, with additional TV's in both bedrooms. There was a king bed in the master BR and twin beds in the other BR plus a pull out bed in the den sofa sleeper. So the condo easily sleeps six. There's plenty of drawer space and closets for your clothes. I highly recommend this place. We plan to come back. R Moore

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Jasper, Ga

Condo was super nice.

  • 5 of 5

We loved Gulf Shores last year and came again this year- my family and I had a great time. We had practically everything we needed in the nice condo. Right on the beach with a nice view. Beautiful ceramic tile throughout the condo. Wonderful 6 person table that holds everyone - for a condo that sleeps 6. Owner Debra is amazing and very sweet. Email her directly before booking online - you will love talking to her!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Decatur, Illinois

Perfect size for a family of 4! The condo was clean and had everything we needed!!!

  • 5 of 5

This condo is beachfront/oceanfront and in prime location. The condo is exactly as it is listed and did not disappoint. The two twin beds were perfect for our kids (6&8). The beach was never overcrowded and we loved the shared pool/beach toys on the 1st level as you head out to the beach. I highly recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Better Than I Could Have Imagined!

  • 5 of 5

This was our first trip to Gulf Shores and we fell in love! This condo and its delightful owners were a huge part of that. From the moment we walked through the front door we knew we were in for a fantastic week. The view made us forget we had been driving for 850 miles and we were suddenly no longer tired and cranky! Everything was neat & tidy (and spotless) and we felt instantly at home. My daughters, ages 8 & 10, liked that they had their own beds, their own TV, and their own bathroom, but their favorite thing was getting to sit on the balcony and watch dolphins playing in the water! The kitchen had everything we needed and then some. Throughout the whole week there was not a single time we said "I wish we had. . ." The owners of this unit obviously take great care to ensure their renters have a good experience. Debra was friendly and helpful throughout the entire process. I also feel I should mention our security deposit was returned before we even made it home.

Outside the condo - we only went to the pool once and it was about average. It is in the shade for a good part of the day which was nice for the redheads in the family. The beach was beautiful! Even though there were a lot of people, everyone was respectful of each other's space and we never felt crowded or cramped. No one was loud or obnoxious. It was the best beach experience I've had by far!

The kids asked us to promise we would stay here again and that was a promise we were more than happy to make!

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Everything was fine

  • 1 of 5

Everything was fine until the owner came before checkout time very disrespectful towards me and my family. Place was left cleaned with some minor things left because owner decided to throw a big fat baby fit cursing at me and maying false accusations . Don't be a landlord if you stay that stressed. Me and my 5 kids will relook at the property again but with a different owner

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Island Royale Owners Beware First, I spent hours dealing with this renter before his actual stay because he wanted to change the VRBO credit card payment plan. He couldn't deal with VRBO because to quote him they were all "crazy." I talked to VRBO and redesigned his plan for him. Second, when I arrived to clean the condo on Saturday at check-out time, he and his family were still packing. My condo is designed to hold a maximum of SIX quests which the renter knew because he signed the rules and regulations. He and his "5 kids" totaled EIGHT people. This is why I was upset not cursing. He did not care that he had broken the rules. He said, "it happens all the time . Don't worry you got your money."
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Damage Deposit $200

Cleaning Fee: $100.00
Parking Passes: $25 each (limit 2)

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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