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5 STAR VIEWS AND REVIEWS!! 2 Panoramic Balconies! 3 bedroom at 2 bedroom prices!

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,536 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

UPGRADED AMENITIES, Corner Unit, Stunning Panoramic Beach Views and Sunsets!!

A VIEW with a ROOM!! Gorgeous Water Views from EVERY Window!!

***** 50 plus * 5 Star * Reviews *****

Reelax: Hook, Wine and Sinker: A rare west end corner rental! Located on the 16th floor, this top of the world condo will take your breath away.

From the moment you walk in Sanibel 1601, you will be captivated by the water view from each and every window, designer furnishings and unique open REELAXing layout. Recently renovated with new designer plank floors, top of the line furniture, new carpet in bedrooms and freshly painted in warm beach colors.

Greeting you upon arrival is a 30 foot expansive wall of windows framing the entire living, dining and kitchen area. Open the sliding windows and step out on the 30 foot balcony and take in the sounds of crashing waves and a massive view of the beautiful sparkling gulf, see fiery sunsets on Little Lagoon, along with the entire west end of the island. Totally unobstructed views!!

Need a little time to your self - no problem, grab your coffee cup, walk to your master suite and step out onto your own private panoramic balcony overlooking miles of little lagoon, the channel along the beach and the west end of the island. Enjoy sunset after glorious sunset!!

REELAX provides a first class kitchen with granite counter tops, top of the line appliances, gourmet cookware and yes, even the spices. And when it's time to totally REELAX, head to one of the 3 luxurious bedrooms. Complete with 2 master suites that include their own spacious bathrooms with granite double sinks. The 3rd bedroom boasts a stunning view of the lagoon and beach has its own shared access full bathroom.

Many upgrades throughout REELAX include:

*flat screen tvs

*dvd players

*free wi-fi internet

*granite in kitchen and bathrooms

*full size washer and dryer

*constructed building with super thick walls and family friendly large open living/dining area

*only 5-10 minutes to grocery stores, restaurants and nightlife

You have the best of all worlds in this condo: View, Location and Luxury!! Water you waiting for? Book now and REELAX: Hook, Wine and Sinker!!

**Additional properties available in same building** Ask about our other above the rooftops 3 bedroom/3 bath in same building and awesome west end views! *See VRBO #501850* and the newly beach chic decorated 2 bedroom/2.5 baths on the 15th floor with magnificent views! *See VRBO #601238*

More Details

Tina Blanton
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 10, 2017

About Tina Blanton

We have always loved the water! My husband grew up in Corpus Christi, TX and myself about 2 hours from the Gulf. For years we would discuss - should we buy on the bay or the the beach? Both of our dreams came true at Sanibel. Our front door has the beach and our back door has the lagoon! Perfect!! We hope that you REELAX just as we do when we are here!

Tina Blanton purchased this condo in 2013

Why Tina Blanton chose Alabama

View! View! View! And location between the beach and lagoon doesn't hurt either. Every window has a breathtaking view. No matter where you are sitting, lying down or even cooking, you have a water view that is sure to REELAX you in every way!

What makes this condo unique

1601 has to be one of the most unique condos in the Gulf Shores area that is sure to please all of your vacation needs. Without a doubt it is the breathtaking views in all rooms.

It is having not 1 panoramic balcony but 2, it is having access to the beach and the lagoon in one convenient location

It is being on the 'quiet' end of the island but yet close enough to enjoy restaurants and nightlife!!

It is without a doubt total REELAXation!


Nearest Airport
67 Miles
Pensacola, Florida
Nearest Ferry
25 Miles
Mobile Bay Ferry
Nearest Motorway
2.5 Miles
Highway 59
Car: recommended

Nestled in the quiet part of Gulf Shores is Sanibel Condos. Forget about wrestling for a place on the beach amongst the many high rise buildings. Sanibel is located just 2.5 miles from Hwy. 59 on a small 2 lane road away from all the crowds. Just a hop and skip to the public access beach ramp and you are setting up camp for a day with plenty of room for play and relaxation. In addition to ample beach space you also have access to Little Lagoon located directly behind our building. Little Lagoon offers calm waters for fishing, wade fishing, floating, jet skiing, boating, crabbing and of course, views of unbelievable sunsets.


Gulf Shores Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 16
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1536 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Min. age of primary renter: 23
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Granite dual sinks, private toilet closet, LARGE bathroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Granite dual sinks, private toilet closet, LARGE bathroom
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Granite sink, shared access with hallway entry
  • 3 Full Bathrooms
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master Suite, private panoramic balcony, private bath
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 2nd Master Suite with private bath and water view
    Bedroom 3 - 1 bunk bed , Awesome water view and shared access bathroom
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7 High Quality Mattresses Top of the Line Bedding High Count Sheets Designer Bath Towels
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 2 beach chairs
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Sauna
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
View and Location: View the sparkling gulf or a fiery sunset from the 30 ft wrap around unobstructed balcony or relaxing indoors and gazing out the wall of windows. Want a little private time? Your private balcony off the Master Suite provides quiet morning time over looking the glassy waters of Lagoon bay or sunsets in the evening. A rare option indeed - 2 bodies of water in one location!! Front door, beach and back door, Lagoon. The kids will love walking to the channel (that connects Gulf and Lagoon) where they can drop their crab nets, go fishing or searching for hermit crabs at night. All this and only 5-10 minutes to restaurants, nightlife and shopping. Many memories to be made at reelax!!


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5 STAR VIEWS AND REVIEWS!! 2 Panoramic Balconies! 3 bedroom at 2 bedroom prices!
average rating of 5.0 based on 55 reviews

We LOVE this place!

  • 5 of 5

This was our third visit and like always it was just a perfect week. The condo is beautiful and the view is amazing! We always look forward to our next stay.

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Antonion, TX

Nice & Easy

  • 5 of 5

Super nice condo with very cute decor and lots of room. 3rd bedroom and bath are super for kids. The beach acess is a step away and makes getting to and from the beach easy. View is 5 star!

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

August 5th-12th 2017. All I can say is WOW! Tina was absolutely amazing. So sweet and so easy to talk to. She made the whole process to book very simple and stress free. Instructions from her were very detailed and made the visit so much easier. The condo was breathtaking. So clean, appointed with everything we needed and not to mention THE VIEW!!!! You just can't do better than this! This is the only place I will ever stay in Gulf Shores. I can't thank Tina enough for letting us enjoy this beautiful condo. We were so sad to leave but we will definitely be back!!!

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Quitman, MS

Add a pro

  • 5 of 5

We just arrived home. I have gone to Gulf Shores yearly for 5 years, and each year I try to get a new place. This was the Dream place and I wanted everyone to have plenty of room and even their own bathroom. It was decorated and had little extras everywhere. We really felt at home.

I usually get directly on the beach, but being on the 16th floor had the most awesome views, and the walk to the beach was not bad. If I could buy a place.....this would be it!!!! Thanks Tina for checking on us.

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great family condo with lots of room to move! Everything you need is already there!

  • 5 of 5

Our week long trip was perfect! Tina called to check in on us to make sure we had everything we needed. The condo was very spacious and the views couldn't have been better! Very friendly and safe atmosphere for everyone! On our list for another vacation for sure!! Having a crockpot was perfect for hassle free dinners in and plenty of room to sit together and eat! Best family vacation yet!

  • Submitted: May 18, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Will go back!

  • 5 of 5

Incredible views of ocean and bay; furnishings impeccable/beautiful; everything we needed/wanted was available; hated to leave!

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Insurance Fee $49
Parking Fee per car $20 + Tax
Cleaning Fee $145 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

**2017 4th of July Weekly Rate - $2,100 plus taxes and fees** July 1 - July 8
*Must be 25 years of age or older
*Extra parking passes purchased on site
*No group parties or spring breakers
*Rates always subject to change until reservation is confirmed
*Security deposit may be adjusted at my discretion based on perceived risk OR
One time $49 damage insurance policy in lieu of security deposit
*At Booking - Appx. 20% due
*First Payment by credit or debit card only
*30 days paid in full and 60 days to cancel before arrival date

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.