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Lighthouse - Beautifuly Decorated Gulf Front Unit - 505

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,160 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 0 - 3 nights


About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Bunk Area, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

The Lighthouse is Gulf Shores' newest and the most popular rental complexes. Offering breath-taking views of the Gulf, beautiful white sand beach, larger and more deluxe units than the norm and a top amenity package. The unit is beautifully and professionally decorated with all the comforts of home, including DVD/large (50' in living room) High Definition, Flat Screen TV's in every room, jacuzzi bath tub, granite counter tops, a full two bedrooms /two baths and an additional bunkroom (includes tv/dvd and a door on the room) which is great for the kids. Lighthouse offers a great location, within walking distance to numerous restaurants and activities.

Lighthouse offers two beautiful outdoor pools (one with zero entry and water spouts, indoor pool, 2 hot tubs, sauna, barbeque grills, fitness room, covered entrance/lobby, covered parking, and much more!

Note: We own two units in this building #505 & #805 (vrbo# 1099723), so tell a friend or relative and vacation together! They are identical units.

Keywords: Lighthouse Condominium

More Details

Member since: 2002
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 19, 2018

About The Owner

I started coming to Gulf Shores back in the early 1980's as a high school student with my family. I later introduced my wife, Dawn, to the area and she fell in love with it as well. We have two beautiful daughters, Isabella and Gabrielle. Since that time we have owned a number of condominiums in the area over the years. We currently reside locally in Craft Farms Golf community.

Mike & Dawn Cranston

The Owner purchased this condo in 2006

Why The Owner chose Gulf Shores

The Lighthouse offers several unique features that we love. It is two bedrooms plus a bunk room which enables us enough room and sleeping that we can even share time with our friends. It is a newer complex that offers a tremendous amenities package and is also walking distance to numerous restaurants and shops. With it being walking distance to the public beach, it is awesome being able to park and walk to the many festivals and events at the Hangout and "T".

What makes this condo unique

A Condo on the beach! Do I need to say more?


Gulf Shores Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1160 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Elevator ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Separate spa tub and shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1) Portable crib in each unit for your baby needs., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Sleeper sofa in living room, Bunk Beds (2) Located in bunk room
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Balcony
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Sauna ...
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • jetted tub
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • racquetball
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(15 traveler reviews)

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Lighthouse - Beautifuly Decorated Gulf Front Unit - 505
average rating of 4.6 based on 15 reviews
Sun Prairie, WI

Great condo

  • 5 of 5

The condo was clean and everything was as promised!! Will be booking for next year again!

  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Pontotoc, Ms

Couldn't have been better. Thanks for sharing your home with us. It was great.

  • 5 of 5

Couldn't have been any better. Thanks for sharing your home with us. It was great!!

  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed it. Always teying to maintain and improve units 805 and 505. May be happy to know we just bought Kurigs for each unit in addition to the coffee makers. Come back soon.
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Baton Rouge

Well maintained and great view

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed a relaxing stay in this well maintained and tastefully decorated condo with an ocean view. Perfect place to spend our Labor Day holiday.

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Condo had a great location

  • 3 of 5

Overall, the condo building was good! It had a great location and was clean overall. The condo itself had some wear and tear, but nothing was broken and everything was in working order. The pools were fine, just seemed a little dingy; like they should be cleaned more often with the amount of people using them. Gulf Shores needs more restaurants, as 2 hours wait times are common for dinner. The ocean here is fairly clear and you can see lots of fish, however it's more green and blue. Also, there were a lot of jellyfish! The owner of this condo was very responsive to any questions.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very Satisfied and Will Be Back

  • 5 of 5

This was our first stay in this condo and we were very pleased. We were in unit #805 Mike was easy to work with and made the arrival and departure simple. He told us we could arrive as early as 1pm and when we did, the cleaning crew was on their way out so we were able to go right in. The condo is spacious and modern. Comfortable beds, spacious balcony with comfortable furniture. For the price, it is one of the nicest we have stayed in. My only note is that the bunk room is quite small. I have two boys that are 6'0" and 6'4". They were a bit big for the bunks. Outside of that, everything was great.

With the new rules regarding removing everything from the beach each night, it is nice that Lighthouse provides a nice rack for tents and chairs. Also, I can't be happier with the covered parking. Getting in a cool car each evening is such a nice feature of this property. We were also in walking distance of The Hangout and downtown Gulf Shores. This made it easy to walk to town each evening.

We will certainly be back!

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Greenville, SC

Spectaculat View and Location

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful condo. We have stayed in this unit before and we will be back again. We really love staying at this condo and Mike, the owner, was very easy to work with. The condo is beautifully furnished and the beds are really comfortable. The extra bunk room is great too. This condo is located in a great part of the beach for restaurants and the amenities at Lighthouse are fantastic. This is the place to rent if you are looking for some fun in the sun!

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2016
  • Stayed: April 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Barpub
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 11.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.