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Great Beachfront Location/Cheery Beach Decor/Always Updating/Great Rates

Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

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

4th floor condo with oversized balcony. You will love the location of Royal Palms! It is next to the fishing pier so it is a very private beach area. Our condo is fresh and updated with a casual beach décor. The dining table seats 6. Enjoy your breakfast on the large balcony table and relax over morning coffee. We frequently see dolphins from the balcony. There is a washer and dryer in the unit located in the laundry room. Everything is there for cooking in or dine out at one of the many wonderful restaurants.

Our family has made some wonderful beach memories here. Gulf Shores is our home away from home. We look forward to having you visit our home away from home. You will find it cozy and family friendly with the comfy beds and space to enjoy good times.

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More Details

Jeff and Connie Smith
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 18, 2018

About Jeff and Connie Smith

We are the original owners of this condo. We live in Indiana and are still working. Maybe someday we can semi-retire to Gulf Shores. We love the location of this condo. Great location for views, walking the beach with easy access to all our shopping needs.

Why Jeff and Connie Smith chose Gulf Shores

Location, Location!! Royal Palms is next to the fishing pier so there will never be another condo built to the east of us. It just doesn't get any better than this. We are truly spoiled be on the beautiful open beach.

Sit on the swing or sit on the balcony and check out the dolphins we often see in front of us.

What makes this condo unique

Walk the open beach and enjoy the privacy. Our condo is next to the State Park so there are no condos beside us. Wonderful to be next to the fishing pier! Beautiful views from the balcony over your morning coffee. The extra large rounded balcony is spacious or go down to the ground floor and enjoy the swing. Warm indoor pool and hot tub for our winter guests.

Guestbook comments from the owner

My compliments on the lovely unit we rented from you. I couldn't have asked for anything more. Great decor, comfy beds, and a kitchen so well-equipped I was able to cookup a giant pot of Gumbo to entertain the 13 members of our party staying at Royal Palms. Several members of that group liked "our"unit better than theirs. The quality of your dinnerware, flatware, etc. was superb. Thanks so much for providing an integral part of a very successful vacation...when we head for the Gulf again I wouldn't even bother to look for any other accommodations!!
Jun 2012
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Gulf Shores Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 4
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Patio doors need to be closed when the AC is on. Please no pasta or seafood shells should be put down the garbage disposal.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Indoor Pool
  • Sauna
  • Shared Hot Tub
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • parasailing
  • swimming


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average rating of 4.92 based on 26 reviews

April 23 through May 7, 2017 Stay

  • 5 of 5

Great time to be in Gulf Shores and staying at the Royal Palms...convenient to everything, beaches were beautiful...staying in Connie and Jeff unit 405 made the 2 weeks even better...well kept and well stocked unit....great oversize balcony and view of the state park pier..enjoyed the visit, weather and mostly enjoyed working with Connie on the rental...she made it hassle free.....

  • Submitted: May 14, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for choosing our condo and look forward to hearing from you for your next trip to the beach. We try to keep things easy and convenient for our guests.
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Very clean and cozy!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful beach view and owners were very responsive and great to work with!

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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One of the greatest vacations we ever had

  • 5 of 5

Convenient access to the beach. Nice ocean views and beautiful condo.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We love Royal Palms. This condo was just as pictured. It was very clean and beds were very comfortable. The double size balcony was great! Will stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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It was all wonderful. We plan on coming back next year

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful and perfect

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The condo is absolutely beautiful and we loved our stay!!

  • 5 of 5

Our week was wonderful and we will definitely consider staying here again! Everything was very clean and well taken care of. We loved it and look forward to going back next year!!

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $165
Damage Deposit $300

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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