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Adorable Beach Cottage-Rest Relax &Play at The Lazy Turtle-Pet Friendly

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,400 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

3 bedroom, 2 bath roomy beach house with deck and views of the beautiful Gulf

The Lazy Turtle is an adorable beach house and a great place to stay. It has 3 bedrooms and 2 full baths and is conveniently located to restaurants, shopping, parks and is RIGHT across the street from the beach. Home offers nice furnishings, vaulted ceilings throughout and a charming beach decor. The living room is open and spacious with lots of natural light. It offers tons of windows to display the beautiful view with a door leading out to the spacious deck. The Kitchen has a breakfast bar that can seat 4 people plus a full dining area. The kitchen has recently been updated to include new appliances and every kitchen item we could think of! Comfortably Sleeps 8 and has covered parking plus a nice sunny deck for your outdoor enjoyment. Make this your vacation home away from home!

**For those who stayed prior to 2014, we have new windows and a new entry door onto the deck/on the beach side of the house ***(see indoor pics)

Recently updated - While the color scheme is bright and cheery, the walls are not quite a bright as the pictures - it is more of a salmon color than the vivid pink/orange you see throughout the house :) .

In addition, we provide a 'starter' supply of bath and hand soaps, toilet paper, paper towels, laundry and dishwasher soap and garbage bags. Full linens and towels (including beach towels) are provided and a full size washer/dryer is conveniently located in the hall for your use.


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More Details

Cathy E
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 19, 2018

Why Cathy E chose Gulf Shores

Gulf Shores has long been our favorite vacation spot. We wanted a place where our family and friends as well as your family could also share this wonderful little beach town. It's our own little piece of paradise!

What makes this house unique

We chose to allow most pets, with prior approval, as we too are animal lovers and always travel with our dachshund. Finding a place to accept pets can be difficult. We hope you appreciate the added benefit and take care when you do bring your four legged family member to ensure they do not damage the place so that we can continue to offer this benefit.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a great time this past week at the Lazy Turtle. The house was perfect for our family. The beds are really comfy and the kitchen was very well setup for any type of cooking we needed to do! Thanks again for the very easy process of renting with you.
Nov 2016
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Gulf Shores House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Master bath
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Master Bedroom - 1 king , Crib available upon advance request
  • Three bedrooms with cheery decor! Living room also has a queen sleeper sofa plus a second sofa.
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


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Adorable Beach Cottage-Rest Relax &Play at The Lazy Turtle-Pet Friendly
average rating of 4.923077 based on 40 reviews
Upper Sandusky, OH

Great time!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time - even with Hurricane Nate quickly making his way toward us! The Lazy Turtle is very, very nice. The cottage was immaculate and loaded with amenities. Beach access was three houses away, which was great. Restaurants and groceries were in close driving proximity. And it was wonderful to sit out on the deck in the evenings, listening to the surf and watching the harvest moon rise.

Thank you for sharing your home with us - we had a great fall vacation!

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Everything we hoped for.

  • 5 of 5

Loved everything about the Lazy Turtle. It was clean and had everything we needed from pots and pans to beach toys for the kids. Just a short walk to the beach. Also loved the vaulted ceilings which made it seem so spacious.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean and up to date. Well stocked kitchen. Everything you need to cook with if you want to cook

  • 5 of 5

Great place. Maybe a minute to the steps to get on the beach. Will book this again

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location ! Location! Location!

  • 5 of 5

We loved the Lazy Turtle ! Perfect for families !!!

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Beautiful house

  • 5 of 5

Great beach house in the perfect location. Beach access across the street. The house was very nice and was exactly as depicted in the photos. We will return again to tbis property.

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This house is amazing!

  • 5 of 5

This house has everything you need. It was very clean and decorated so cute. New chairs were even delivered to be used on the porch and beach. When we visit Gulf Shores again, this will be our first choice to stay.

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Pensacola or Mobile
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
West Beach Grille
Nearest Ferry
20 Miles
Dauphin Island
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Hwy 59/The Hangout Intersection
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
West Beach Grille
Nearest Beach
Across the street

--Gulf State Park Fishing Pier - and just opened new zip line!

--Two miles to the Hangout

--2/10 mile to the Wave and West Beach Grill

--Tanger Outlet Malls is only minutes away

--Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo

--Waterville USA (water park)

--And plenty of fantastic restaurants!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100 + Tax
Linen/Cleaning $145 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 13.0%

Tax rate changes from 11% to 13% as of 05/01/18.
**Rates are subject to change and may vary for special events. Email owner for actual quote. Weekly rates are for 7 nights. Anything beyond 7 nights is NOT properly calculated by the VRBO website.
**Pet fees depend on the type of pet/time frame. $100 used as basis only
**Deposit must be made immediately to confirm the reservation plus two payments with the balance paid in full 45 days prior to check in.
Call me at 7064948275 for questions. or Email me at lazygulfshores*

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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