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Panoramic Gulf Views***21st Floor ****3/Bed/3/Bath

(22 Reviews)

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Last updated: 05/10/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:3
  • Property type:Condo
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Condo, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

The Island Tower is one of the newest buildings on the beach. It has low density, a truly Class A building and offers luxurious condos at an affordable rate.
As a contractor and interior decorator by trade, we were sure to make our Island Tower condo truly a home away from home. This luxury east corner unit is 100% private and features unobstructed panoramic beach/gulf views on three sides of the unit. We offer one of the best views in Gulf Shores since the unit is on the 21st floor making it completely private and above surrounding buildings. There are only three units per floor and afford private balconies. The beach and the gulf stretch as far as the eye can see and the sunrises and sunsets are not to be missed. Sometimes at night the moon is so close, you can almost reach out and touch it. On a clear night, you can actually see the lights of Mobile.

This east facing unit also means you are not battling the hot afternoon sun in the unit when you come in from the beach. The view is absolutely breathtaking - pictures cannot do it justice no matter how picturesque they may seem.

The nine foot ceilings, open floor plan and floor to ceiling windows create a spacious living quarters that make you feel that you are always on the water. Although the granite counter tops, wall designs and faux master bedroom walls surround you with quality, the condo is a comfortable,fun, peaceful and relaxing environment - just like home!

The common area offers a family-size dining room table with six chairs, a separate seating quarters with sleeper sofa and chairs, complete with a 50' flatscreen TV, and blue ray perfect for entertainment - all of course amidst the spectacular views!

This unit has a huge gourmet kitchen with stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, european cabinets, large granite bar and a unique glass tile backsplash.

The unit offers three bedrooms and three full baths. Ceramic tile is throughout the unit. There are two large balconies - gulf front and beach views. Both are furnished for dining outdoors or just watching the sunset.

The gulf front master bedroom has a king-size bed, faux finished walls, an inviting master bath with Jacuzzi tub and a separate shower complete with a massage shower head. The huge walk in closet has ample room for your clothes regardless if you are staying a week or a month, flat screen TV, blue ray, ceiling fan, a fantastic beach view through the gulf front wall of windows with sliding glass door to the large balcony.

The two guest bedrooms have sliding glass doors (floor to ceiling) to the beach side.The front bedroom has a queen-sized bed with private bath, flat screen TV, blue ray, and ceiling fan. There are clouds stenciled on the ceiling of the bath.

The middle bedroom is decorated with a surf board wall covering, has two twin beds which are great for kids, flatscreen TV with built-in DVD, ceiling fan and a full bathroom across the hall.

There is a also a full sleeper sofa located in the family room. The utility room has a full-size washer and dryer with an iron and ironing board.

Island tower is set up for families to enjoy with an outdoor pool, indoor heated pool, sauna, a new barbecue grill area with gliders, exercise room overlooking the beach and gulf. In addition, families are offered beach services where you can rent umbrellas and beach lounges by the day or week.

The covered parking is also a plus.

Island Tower is located on West Beach Boulevard just a half mile West of Highway 59. Quality restaurants, entertainment, shopping and a variety of activities are within walking distance or nearby.

WaterWorld has added a new six lane mat slide; you can zip line across Gulf State Park, enjoy the new restaurants in the area and get ready to take the plunge to discover the newly sunk 40' cargo ship!

Enjoy private dining on your own balcony with awesome views of the Gulf and beach and gorgeous sunsets. Step off the pool deck onto the sugar-white sands of our private beach and a few short steps will take you to the beautiful waters of the Gulf of Mexico.

New restaurants and outdoor activities are opening every day! Come check us out!

An enjoyable vacation awaits you at the Island Tower. You will not want to leave!

Let yourself relax and unwind in style - welcome to paradise!

Keywords: premier condo, highrise, waterview, low density, panoramic view, indoor infinity pool, outdoor inifinity pool, gym, exercise facility, sauna, dedicated parking, covered parking, assigned parking, east corner unit, direct beach access, spacious, roomy, washer, dryer, full kitchen, jacuzzi tub, balcony, wifi, dish network, Internet
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Member since: 2012

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/10/2017

Property Type

  • Condo

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 8
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Only renters with a minimum age of 26 will be considered....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Limited Accessibility

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

  • Bedroom 1


  • Bedroom 2


  • Bedroom 3


  • Den


  • King size beds (1) The master bedroom features a king size bed complete with custom coverlet and bedskirt. The faux finish on the walls adds a nice warm touch to the room., Queen size Beds (1) The front bedroom features a queen size bed. This bedroom has navy and white drapery, bed coverlet and bedskirt., Twin or Single Beds (1) The middle bedroom features twin beds and a surfboard motif. The room is decorated for kids, but adults would enjoy it as well., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) The sofa in the family room opens to a queen size bed. Linens provided....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Contractor and interior decorator owned, upper end finishes, 21st floor, tallest building on west beach, three separate unobstructed panoramic beach views, sunset views, open floorplan, heated inifinty indoor pool, outdoor infinity pool, stocked gourmet kitchen, stainless steel appliances, cooking utensils provided, wine fridge, coffee maker, jetted tub, 2 covered parking spots, fitness center. Golf, Swimming, Parasailing, Cycling, Fishing, Zoo, Deep Sea Fishing, Restaurants,Shopping, Tennis, Cinemas, Sailing, Jet Skiing, Health/Beauty Spa, Theme Parks, Shelling, Windsurfing, Diving, Sight Seeing ,ayaking...moreless


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Cable and WiFi available....moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    There are flatscreen units with blue ray in all bedrooms as well as a 50' flatscreen with blueray located in the family room....moreless


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surf Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Central air and heat...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    A front loading full size dryer is located in the laundry room....moreless

  • Computer Available:

    WiFi is available. Password is required....moreless

  • Covered Parking:

    Four floors of covered parking. Two cars per renter with proper parking passes allowed....moreless

  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    White linens and white towels are provided in the rental. Please bring personal beach items such as beach towels....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Top loading full size washing machine is located in the laundry room....moreless

  • Wireless Internet


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Full set of pots, pans, serving dishes, and cooking utensils provided....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher:

    Stainless steel dishwasher is located in the kitchen....moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Huge gourmet kitchen with beach and gulf views. Equipped with stainless steel appliances including electric stove, double oven and microwave. A large granite countertop divides the kitchen from the family room. Small appliances include blender, waffle iron, cuisinart, coffee maker....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator:

    The stainless steel refrigerator/freezer is equipped with an ice maker....moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony:

    The Island Tower offers panoramic private gulf view balconies as well as side balconies....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Located near the outdoor pool and furnished with new outdoor loungers, tables and chairs. Just steps away from the white sands of the beach....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Newly installed bar-b-que area furnished with comfortable gliders....moreless

  • Tennis:

    The Bodenheim Center just five minutes away offers tennis courts and a very nice children's playground....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    (2) An indoor infinity pool and an outdoor infinity pool available to Island Tower guests....moreless

  • Indoor Pool
  • Sauna:

    The exercise room overlooks the white sands of the beach. The sauna is located in the exercise room. There are two changing rooms/restrooms also located in the exercise area....moreless



from 22 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring 2017
Mar 5 - May 26, 2017
3 night min stay
Early Summer 2017
May 27 - Jun 9, 2017
3 night min stay
Peak Summer
Jun 10 - Aug 5, 2017
3 night min stay

Late Summer
Aug 6 - Sep 2, 2017
3 night min stay
Early Fall
Sep 3 - Nov 12, 2017
3 night min stay
$1,500 $3,000
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$1,700 $2,200
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Parking Pass - limit two $25
  • Cleaning upon departure $110 + tax
  • Tax Rate 11%


Special Events Pricing such as Shrimp Fest and Hang Fest. Inquire for special pricing.

Please email or call with questions. A 50% deposit is requested to reserve your dates. A separate $250 damage deposit is requested and will be returned upon inspection of unit after departure.

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking

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Last updated: 05/10/2017
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Owner info

Year Purchased: 2007

About the owner: When my husband and I were looking for water front property, we fell in love with the Island Tower condos. Just a short three hour drive from New Orleans, we could leave midday on Friday and return to work on Monday morning. My husband and I love the beach and the water. He has been a big game fisherman for years and Gulf Shores/Orange Beach afforded us another venue for our hobby. As an interior decorator, I wanted to make our condo a very comfortable place to relax after a fun day on the water. My husband named our kitchen, 'Look & Cook' because as he was cooking, he could still enjoy the beauty of the water. Having only three units per floor adds to the privacy afforded this building. It is like your 'home away from home.'

Why the Owner Chose Gulf Shores, AL, USA:
Gulf Shores is a nice friendly clean and fun town, suited for young professionals, couples and families alike. In addition to the white powder sands and blue waters, there are wonderful seafood restaurants and plenty of things to do day and night! The Island Tower building is a premier building! You just walk out the building to the beach.

The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
The view, the view, the view!!!! The luxurious yet comfortable living quarters privately situated on the beach yet surrounded by dining, shopping and entertainment activities. This is a Premier unit. Guests love it!

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Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/10/2017

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  • Gourmet Kitchen Look and Cook

    Gourmet Kitchen Look and Cook

  • Kids Love This Room which is complete with games

    Kids Love This Room which is complete with games

  • Master Bedroom with custom bedding

    Master Bedroom with custom bedding

  • Master Bathroom Whirlpool Tub

    Master Bathroom Whirlpool Tub

  • Best View of the Beach is here on the 21st Floor Island Tower

    Best View of the Beach is here on the 21st Floor Island Tower

  • Breathtaking Sunset from Balcony!

    Breathtaking Sunset from Balcony!

  • Gulf View from Unit Balcony

    Gulf View from Unit Balcony

  • Luxurious Island Tower condo

    Luxurious Island Tower condo

  • Guest Bedroom, East Facing Beach

    Guest Bedroom, East Facing Beach

  • Guest Bathroom

    Guest Bathroom

  • Master Bathroom

    Master Bathroom

  • Granite Countertops and Custom Cabinetry

    Granite Countertops and Custom Cabinetry

  • Outdoor Infinity Pool

    Outdoor Infinity Pool

  • Island Tower

    Island Tower

VRBO #414030

This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Wednesday, May 10, 2017

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