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Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 6 nights


About the property

Beachfront-pools-hot tubs-bikes-tennis-golf-(Sleeps 7-9) wii-wifi

Our 1 of a kind condo offers Bikes for your family to use during your stay and a Stocked kitchen with everything you need. We supply soap, paper products,dish washing liquid, beach chairs, sports equipment,etc.

Our unit is ground floor in building 3, (south east side), for easy unloading over the balcony and is 4 units to the large beachfront pool.

The kitchen has everything you need: coffee/espresso machine with grinder, 4 large slice toaster, blender, loaded spice rack, water filter, tea kettle, sno cone maker, grill utensils, etc. There are 3 flat screen T.V.'s. 3 DVD players, 100 movies, cable, and a wii. We provide 6-7 bikes for your pleasure. We also have beach chairs, tennis rackets, beach toys, and a basketball for you to use. There are 5 beds and a sleeper sofa so up to 9 people can stay.

There is more than just beach here. You'll see seagulls and pelicans in the morning, turtles and alligators sun at the lakes midday, and rabbits,fox, and herons come out around dusk. Enjoy miles of bike and walking trails, explore the Fort, or ferry to Dauphin Island to visit the Estuarium and bird sanctuary. Be sure to stay long enough to experience everything.

WINTER GUESTS -- there are many activities. World class golf, fitness gym, Pilates, water aerobics, art class, card games, tennis teams, shuffleboard, horseshoes, book clubs, pot luck dinners, chartered excursions, etc. The weather is great year around here and if it is a little cold, we have a great indoor heated pool, outdoor heated pool, large hot tub, steam room and sauna, to keep you warm.

Keywords: Gulf front, wifi, cable w/ HBO & Nickelodeon, 6 outdoor pools, indoor heated pool, fitness center, sauna, steam room, 5 hot tubs, 8 tennis courts ,Kiva Dunes Golf Course, beach front cafe w/Starbucks coffee- lunch menu & drinks, volleyball, basketball, shuffleboard, horseshoes, game room, 6 bikes, near nature preserve and boat launch, putting green, grills & picnic tables, lakes with alligators, turtles, and herons

More Details

Terri El-Farkh
Member since: 2011
Premier Partner

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

Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 24, 2018

About Terri El-Farkh

We love to travel and enjoy being in nature with our family.

Terri El-Farkh purchased this condo in 2011

Why Terri El-Farkh chose Gulf Shores

I grew up with a family home in Gulf Shores but find the Fort Morgan area so much more peaceful. Our condo is far from the street, so our children are safe and it is quiet. There are wildlife refuge areas and uncrowded beaches, walking and biking trails, and water on both sides- the calm bay for sailing, kayaking, and fishing, and the gulf for swimming and dolphin spotting. This resort has so many amenities, we never get bored. If we do, Gulf Shores has a lot to offer with restaurants, shopping, zoo, water slides, putt putt, etc.

What makes this condo unique

We love watching the rabbits at dusk and the moon rise over the water. There are several small lakes with alligators, turtles, herons, and waterlilies. We have 7 pools so it it's never crowded. The courtyard area is a great place for hide and seek and volleyball. There are 27 miles of paved bike trails as well as wooded walking trails We see dolphins jumping everyday around 5 or 6 o'clock and the sunrise and sunset are spectacular!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you, we thoroughly enjoyed your place last week. We will keep it in mind for the future. via e mail
Jul 2012
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Gulf Shores Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Resort
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Hand rails on walls
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 full baths
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 3 twin/ single , TV and DVD player
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , TV and DVD player
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon , TV and DVD player
  • King size beds (1), Double Beds (1) has trundle underneath, Twin or Single Beds (3) 2 twins and a twin trundle, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Pull out sofa / full mattress, Bunk Beds (1)
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 6 bicycles
  • 6 beach chairs
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Indoor Pool
  • Sauna ...
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • 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
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
6 bikes with rental, 6 outdoor pools from 1 ft. to 8 ft., large indoor heated pool with skylight dome, 5 hot tubs, fitness center, sauna, steam room, 8 tennis courts, Kiva Dunes golf course,basketball, volleyball, shuffleboard, horseshoes, putting green, library, wildlife viewing, uncrowded beaches, beach chair-kayak-parasail-jetski rentals, boatlaunch Into Bay across street, Ferry to Dauphin Island,


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average rating of 4.851852 based on 37 reviews

We always enjoy it GSP

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed here for several years now.

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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july family vacation

  • 4 of 5

Really nice and clean condo , really enjoyed staying on the beach liked to be able to switch off to different pools , just wish we had more than a week

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location out of the way of the crowded beaches.

  • 4 of 5

Love the location. Our beach condo was in a great location from the pool and beach. The pros of our condo was the location, it was clean, beautifully decorated with a big kitchen and we used the units beach chairs. The beaches were not crowded do to it being a private complex. The balcony was convenient to unload our stuff since we were on the first floor. The cons, were there was no towel exchange and we had to pay to wash and dry the towels from the unit.Our unit did not have a washer and dryer. The washer and dryers cost $2 a load. In Plantation East complex you can only use a credit card to pay for your wash and dry them and they put a 10 dollar hold on your account for using them. I went to the Dunes building to do wash because they accepted change. This is a nice unit and the owners are very nice. The unit is not really accommodating for 9 people. We were supposed to have 9 total in our unit but one did not come. Even with 8 people when we were all in for the night we could not fit everyone in the living room comfortably unless you used the stools from the kitchen area. The balcony is very small and the the 3 chairs that are on it are to big plus the beach chairs stacked on it. You are not to hang your beach towels over the railing. I would recommend They get a rack with hooks on it to hang the beach towels if they do not want anything hung on the railing. A lot of the other units have them. There is only one key for the unit and its kind hard to do anything if you have more than one family doing things separately with only having one key. We made do with the accommodations and had a wonderful time. I would recommend this unit to anyone who has a party of 7 at the most any more than that its gets very overcrowded. Terri one of the owners has so beautiful artwork also. We could come back again to this place.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Clean, cozy, and comfortable.

  • 4 of 5

My husband and I took out 10 and 8 year old here. The room was clean and had all we needed. The beach was beautiful! We had a fantastic time. The only reason I gave it four stars was that there was only one heated outdoor pool, and because the other pools were freezing, we only used that one the whole time. There was a heated indoor pool that we also used in the evenings. We also didn't realize the balcony overlooked more of a parking lot than the beach, so we were a bit disappointed in that. There is a restaurant on the property, but it's more of a small cafe and didn't seem to be opened. We asked others about the restaurant, and they said they didn't know anything about it and never ate there. We ended up not eating there either. Overall though, it was fantastic and I highly recommend it to others.

  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am glad you enjoyed our condo. In addition to the outdoor heated pool there are 2 outdoor hot tubs, 1 indoor hot tub and an indoor heated pool as well. The outdoor temp was in the 70's and 80's which is phenomenal in March but the other pools don't get warmer until May. There are also 2 restaurants and a Cafe on the property open for Breakfast and lunch. I am sorry you didn't find them. There are 24 photos of our unit and resort including the balcony and view on this listing.
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Excellent accommodations!

  • 5 of 5

Everything was perfect. The condominium was exceptionally clean and well organized. We particularly enjoyed the proximity to the ocean and the variety of activities available to us. It was a perfect place for our family get away!

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nice!

  • 5 of 5

Very nice place to stay, we encountered a day of rain, but there was plenty to do in the condo. We had everything we needed to enjoy our stay. Beds were comfy, everything worked like it should, pools were very nice, and being a few steps from everything was amazing. I would definitely stay here again. Thanks.

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
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1st floor unit, Tennis, golf, shuffle board, volleyball, horseshoes, basketball, putting green, sauna, steam room, pools, hottubs, library, boatlaunch into Bay across the street.

Winter activities include water aerobics, tennis teams, arts and crafts, card games, pot luck dinners etc.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Damage Deposit $200

Payments can be split with half due at booking
7th night free in fall and winter @ $135/night
(Dec.1-Feb 28 $1200/month)
rates are subject to change

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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