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Directly on the Beach-Great Balcony-Close to Everything

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


About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Sofa Convertible bed, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-5)

You will love the view from this large curved balcony. You are just steps from the white sand and water in the Gulf. In July 2014 ABC's Good Morning America rated Gulf Shores as one of the 5 favorite vacation places in the U.S. Enjoy both Luxury and Leisure with a great 4th floor view of the beautiful Gulf Shores beach. USA Today on June 27, 2012 rated the water on Gulf Shores Beaches at 5 stars, the top rating. Travel Channel named Gulf Shores as one of the best 5 beaches in the U.S.

Don't walk across the street or drive and park to go to the beach, this condo is right on the beach.

Entire condo updated. You will enjoy the new feel right on the ocean. New tile walk in shower, with glass enclosure, in the master bath.

This 4th floor Gulf Front unit looks out on pure white sand and beautiful gulf water. The oversized curved balcony allows for unobstructed views of the beach and provides a great place to watch sunrises and sunsets. The large, high quality outdoor table and chairs offers you the perfect place to have coffee and meals or to simply put your feet up on an ottoman and relax with a good book.


Walking distance to Bahama Bob's and the Hangout. Large convenience store, Peir 33, across the street.

Inside the condo you will find upscale furnishings and decorations. With 9 foot ceilings, leather sofa and love seat and a 40 inch flat screen TV with DVD in the living area you will feel like you are on a luxurious vacation in the Caribbean. As in the living area, the master bedroom opens to the balcony and is beautifully furnished with a king size bed and 32 inch flatscreen TV with DVD. The second bedroom has a queen size bed and allows guests to enjoy a 28 inch flat screen TV with built-in DVD player. Each bedroom has a full private bath allowing for the privacy you deserve. Should you need it, a sleeper sofa in the living area converts easily into an additional bed.

Four guests can sit comfortably around the beautiful glass top table for leisure dining or playing cards or other games. A full granite bar seats three guests and provides a handy place for snacking or visiting with the cook. The spacious kitchen has granite counter tops throughout and ample dishes and equipment to make your stay quite pleasant. This condo has a utility room with a full size washer and dryer so you don’t have to return home with dirty clothes, and the large hot water heater provides plenty of hot water for washing bodies, dishes and clothes all at the same time.

Island Royale is a 14 year old complex within easy walking distance of everything in Gulf Shores, including shopping and restaurants. The complex is only 83 units with 6 units per floor which allows for an uncrowded beach and comfortable use of both the indoor and outdoor swim-through pools. Comfortable wooden beach loungers and umbrellas may be rented by the day or week. There are hot tubs for your relaxation in both the indoor and outdoor areas. If you like to cook outdoors, you will find BBQ grills waiting for you on the ground floor and you can work off that extra hamburger in the workout/exercise room and sauna on the 3rd floor.

Wired and wireless internet is free for guests in our condo so you have easy access to all internet needs. We believe you will appreciate that this is a non- smoking and “NO PETS ARE ALLOWED IN THE UNIT'.

This condo is our home away from home and we believe you will enjoy it as much as we do. We invite you to come to our condo to relax and enjoy the sights and sounds of being on the ocean with all the luxury of a first class condo. You will not want to go home!





Keywords: Great Ocean Front Condo

More Details

John R. Marshall
Member since: 2009
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 14, 2018

About John R. Marshall

We bought this unit in Gulf Shores after staying up and down the gulf coast for over 30 years. Gulf Shores is the best place to stay and play!

John R. Marshall purchased this condo in 2007

Why John R. Marshall chose Gulf Shores

Check calendar for availability. We have another gulf front condo close by, if this one is booked give us your dates and we will get back to you.

What makes this condo unique

This complex allows for uncrowded use of beach, pool and all condo facilities. Within easy walking distance of stores and resturants.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Great place and very family oriented, great job of decorating and have all the necessary cooking stuff.
Oct 2009
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Gulf Shores Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 4
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • 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
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Both baths are tub with shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
  • Sauna
  • Shared Hot Tub
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(56 traveler reviews)

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Directly on the Beach-Great Balcony-Close to Everything
average rating of 4.875 based on 60 reviews

Loved this unit! Clean, smartly furnished, in great repair. Excellent view!

  • 5 of 5

We will be back!

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for taking time to submit a review. Come again and get a returning guest discount if you book prior to March 1st. Thanks, John
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Great location, great condo!

  • 5 of 5

My family had a wonderful time, too bad we could not have stayed longer! Hopefully this condo is available next time we travel to Gulf Shores!

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Portage, WI

Beautiful condo & great location!

  • 5 of 5

So enjoyed this lovely condo! Dolphins frolicking, great kite flying winds, and wonderful beach.

  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great condo!

  • 5 of 5

Awesome condo, well stocked, clean and updated. Great location and view. Weather was cold, so we'll try a bit later in the season next time.

  • Submitted: Feb 4, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Georgetown Indiana

Great Golf at the Gulf

  • 5 of 5

Had a great time. When we arrived last Saturday a little rain and then a lot of Golf, Beach and restaurants. Gulf Shores Country Club is a great course with a low price. Love the area and will be back. A lot of good people everywhere we went. Condo was perfect! And a lot to do near by.

Gary & Becky

  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The condo was very clean and decorated very nice and up to date. The view of the ocean was amazing. It was nice to get up in the morning and enjoy a cup of coffee on the balcony overlooking the ocean. I would definitely stay here again. Prices were very reasonable.

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Mexican Restaurant
Bahama Bob's Beach Side Cafe
Seafood Restaurant
Flip Flop Deli Shop - Gulf Shores
Janino's Pizza
Pizza Restaurant
Bill’s By the Beach
Seafood Restaurant
DeSoto's Seafood Kitchen
Seafood Restaurant
Sassy Bass Crazy Donuts
Donut Shop
Gulf Shores Public Beach
The Steamer Baked Oyster Bar
Seafood Restaurant
Yabba's Wacky Snack Shack
Ice Cream Shop
The Hangout
Seafood Restaurant
The Beach House Kitchen and Cocktails
American Restaurant
Snappy's Snowcones
JOHN GYRO mediterranean 2
Mediterranean Restaurant
Shrimp Basket Gulf Shores
Seafood Restaurant
Crico's Pizza & Subs
Pizza Restaurant
Ribs & Reds
Barbecue Restaurant
Rita's Frozen Custard
Pink Pony Pub
Seafood Restaurant
Papa Rocco's
Pizza Restaurant
The Flying Harpoon - Kitchen 11-1 Bar 11-2
Seafood Restaurant
Mikee's Seafood
Seafood Restaurant
Original Oyster House Seafood Restaurant
Seafood Restaurant
Gulf Island Grill
Matt's Homemade Alabama Icecream
Ice Cream Shop
The Royal Oyster
Oyster Bar Restaurant
New Orleans Orginal Snoballs
Ragatta Condominiums
Island Pancake House
Hog Wild BBQ
Barbecue Restaurant
Escape House Waterville
Sea N Suds
Seafood Restaurant
King Neptune's Seafood Restaurant
Seafood Restaurant
Duck's Coastal Kitchen
Breakfast Restaurant
Nolan's Restaurant & Lounge
Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo
Chocolate corner
Chocolate Shop
Cafe Beignets of Alabama
Hazel's Nook
Breakfast Restaurant
Tequilas Mexican Restaurant
Mexican Restaurant
Fish River Grill
Seafood Restaurant
Soul Bowlz
Gulf Shores Golf Club
The Cove Bar and Grill
Bar & Grill
Gulf Shores Dog Park
Sunset Cork Room
Organic Restaurant
David L. Bodenhamer Center
Gulf Shores Tennis Complex
China Dragon
Chinese Restaurant
Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Pensacola, FL or Mobile, AL
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Numerous within 1/2 mile
Nearest Beach
Property is beachfront
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Parking Pass $30 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $250
Cleaning fee $120 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.0%

Email for specials for returning guests and open dates. Special event dates are higher

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.