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***** DISCOUNTED RATES ***** Outdoor & Indoor heated pools *****AWESOME VIEW

Bedrooms 1
Space 500 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Condo, 1 Bedroom + Other (See Description), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-6)

24-Hour On-site Security, Free Parking, Six Outdoor Pools, One Indoor Pool, One Outdoor Heated Pool (Mar-Nov), Seven Lighted Tennis Courts, One Lighted Basketball Court, Exercise Room, Beach Volleyball Court, Two Outdoor Hot Tubs, One Indoor Hot Tub, Steam Room, Conference Room, Game Rooms, Beach Store, Movie Rentals, ATM, Umbrella/Lounge Chair Rental on the Beach, Outdoor Barbecue Grills, Conveniently Located Laundry Facilities on each floor & 4000 feet of Private, Sugar-White Beach Front Property.

Be careful as not all Plantation condos have access to an indoor and or the outdoor heated pool and some condos charge $20 for parking. Yes, this condo has access to both those pools and we have free parking.

This Gulf-front, Non-Smoking Condo is fully furnished and well maintained for your comfort. Kitchen was updated with granite countertops and is equipped with all new major appliances to include refrigerator, stove, dishwasher microwave, blender, coffee maker, and toaster. Condominium also has two TV's, DVD, Cable and a CD/ipod/mp3 player. Bedroom has a comfortable queen-size bed and living room has a sofa sleeper. Unit also has two built-in bunkbeds recommended for children only. Linens, iron, and all kitchen utensils provided. Facility offers a coin operated laundry.

This resort is next door to the nationally-ranked Kiva Dunes Golf Course and offers numerous onsite amenities. Perfectly situated, the Plantation is minutes away from the restaurants, shopping, and entertainment of Gulf Shores, yet you are away from the over-developed crowded beaches of the strip. Check out our web site for more information and pics. (click on our web site below)

Keywords: Condominium Resort Complex, Gulf Shores, Fort Morgan, Plantation, 1 bedroom condo, vacation, Gulf Front, Sleeps 6, Gulf Shores Plantation

More Details

Gary & Laura Merello
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 18, 2017

About Gary & Laura Merello

The first year after taking an early retirement we bought our first Gulf Shores Condo (Our 2/bedrm, listing 23432, is just down the hall) It's always been a peaceful beach get-away. Away from the normal tourist congestion but with numerous actives a short drive away. It seems like every trip we make, we find new Gulf Shore friends in the complex and new places to explore. We've always enjoyed our beach get-away

Gary & Laura Merello purchased this condo in 2001

Why Gary & Laura Merello chose Alabama

Beaches were always our passion. We couldn't wait to travel to new tropical settings. The tranquility and beauty always puts us in proper perspective of appreciation for the gifts of nature.

After the first trip to Gulf Shores Alabama, we knew it was a place we wanted to return again and again.

We've love visiting by ourselves, with our family (10 grandchildren) and friends. The beach never disappoints us.

What makes this condo unique

The complex has enough amenities that you can stay at condo, relax and eat-in. But the local wildlife, restaurants, actives and nightlife offer some wonderful choices worth seeking out.

We love the Buffett-sound and the southern-country rock. These musical talents are well showcased in Gulf Shores

Guestbook comments from the owner

Our vacation was fantastic. We loved your condo. It was well equipped,

had a fabulous view, and was everything we expected. I hope we can come

again next year and stay a full week. We were not ready to come home.

Thanks for allowing us to visit.

Jun 2015
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Gulf Shores Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Reservation must have accurate number of persons party at time of booking. This number will be same number of persons allowed for entry to complex.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Resort
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (1), Child Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), Bunk Beds (1)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Indoor Pool
  • Sauna
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
On site: 7 Outdoor Pools 1 heated, 1 Indoor Pool, 4 Lighted Tennis Courts, Lighted Basketball Court, Shuffleboard, Horse-shoe Pits, Hot Tubs, Steam Room, Sauna, Game Rooms Exercise rooms and a Board-Walk to the beautiful beachMovie Rentals, Connections,, Central Air, Refrigerator with ice maker, Cooking Utensils & Linens provided, Coin operated Laundry Facility in complex Nearby:Charter Fishing, Tanger Outlet Mall, Fort Morgan, Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge, Spa/Salons, Water Parks, Ferry to Dauphin Island.


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***** DISCOUNTED RATES ***** Outdoor & Indoor heated pools *****AWESOME VIEW
average rating of 4.8125 based on 71 reviews
Bethalto, IL


  • 5 of 5

We absolutely love vacationing in Fort Morgan and staying at Gary and Laura's condo. For several years we have vacationed at amazing resorts in numerous tropical destinations. Never before have we traveled to the same location two years in a row, until now. This was our second year at your condo and next year we plan to make number three. If you enjoy a beautiful setting, quiet walks on the beach, and perfect weather, then we highly recommend this condo and this area. Thank you both for allowing us to enjoy another wonderful week.

  • Submitted: May 24, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're so glad you enjoyed our Fort Morgan Condo. Like you, we've enjoyed many tropical destinations, but Fort Morgan has a personality all its own ... a beautiful, peaceful, friendly beach that we simply love. We look forward to hearing from you again!
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Greenbrier, Arkansas

Guestbook Comment

  • 5 of 5

Just wanted to let you know what a great time we had in Gulf Shores and in your condo! It was very comfortable for 2 adults, is very nicely decorated and the bed is SO comfortable! The view is to die for, with easy access to the beach and newest pool. We WILL be staying again!

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2007
  • Stayed: Mar 2007
  • Source: HomeAway
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Property was a little old, but clean and right by ocean

  • 5 of 5

Loved having a pool right outside of our window and a beautiful view of the ocean. Condo owners were very nice and responded with in an hour when we couldn't find card for pool. Everyone was very friendly. The property sat back off road and offered several things to do outside- pool, tennis, basketball court, shuffle board. Would defiantly stay here again.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Megan, Thank you for your review and kind words. We're so glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to hear from you again. Gary & Laura
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Sheridan, AR

Great place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

Close to beach and several pools, loved the condo!

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the review, hope to hear from you again. Gary & Laura
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Great family spot!

  • 5 of 5

We have loved our stay here and are so sad to leave today! The property is perfect and are planning a return trip already!

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the review. We're so glad you enjoyed your stay. Gary & laura
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Bowling Green

Most beautiful view of the ocean!

  • 5 of 5

Loved it! No problems with the room, just as it was described. Very clean and cozy! The oceanfront view was absolutely amazing! Spent every morning on the pretty balcony chairs staring at the gorgeous beach and gulf. Beach was perfect, not crowded, pools were great too! Friendly staff at Sassy Bass too!

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Michelle we are so glad you enjoyed our condo, and our favorite... that beach view. It really helps to take away any stress. Thank you for the review and hope to hear from you again. Gary & Laura
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Nearest Airport
61 Miles
Pensacola, FL (PNS / KPNS) Pensacola International
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Villages (Beach Club)
Nearest Ferry
8 Miles
Dauphen Island 8 miles
Nearest Golf
Kiva Dunes (in adjacent parking lot)
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Hwy 180
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
The Beach Club or Sassy Bass
Nearest Beach
Beach front complex
Car: necessary

On site: 6 Outdoor Pools (1 heated outdoor heated pool Mar1-Nov), 7 Lighted Tennis Courts, a Lighted Basketball Court Shuffleboard, Horse-shoe Pits, Hot Tubs, Steam Room, Sauna, Game Rooms, New Exercise room Movie Rentals and 3 Board-Walks to the beautiful beach Central Air, Refrigerator with ice maker, Cooking Utensils & Linens provided, Coin operated Laundry Facility in complex

Nearby:Charter Fishing, Tanger Outlet Mall, Fort Morgan, Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge, Spa/Salons, Water Parks, Ferry to Dauphin Island.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75
Damage Deposit $150

Refundable deposit is required to secure reservation date. If cancelled with less than 60 day notice, deposit is forfeited unless unit is re-rented for entire dates originally reserved.
To Choose to payment method of mailing check or PaPal (3%) method please email owner directly with request.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.