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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 3 - 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 an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 11, 2017

Why Cathy E chose Alabama

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
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
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


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(29 traveler reviews)

Adorable Beach Cottage-Rest Relax &Play at The Lazy Turtle-Pet Friendly
average rating of 4.8965516 based on 30 reviews

The most amazing vacation ever!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I enjoyed our stay at this adorable place! Had everything we needed! Kathy was so helpful and even gave us tips on great dining! We want to return ASAP!!! Rod and Deb

  • Submitted: May 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location. House had everything we needed and more.

  • 5 of 5

Overall experience booking this VRBO from start to finish was effortless. Great communication.

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
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Great house in a great location!

  • 4 of 5

Lovely property and great beach just across the road - great break away!

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
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Wonderful and relaxing!

  • 5 of 5

This house was great! Very nice open layout and lots of windows to let in the sunshine. It has everything you could possibly need for your stay. Beach access is so close and has a shower and bathroom. They provide a starter kit that is really nice so you don't have to immediately run to the store. Close to lots of great places to eat and several little grocery stores. We had a great time and hope to go back again!

  • Submitted: Mar 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
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wonderful and comfortable

  • 5 of 5

The location of the property was perfect, not too far from shops and food and close to access to the beach. The interior space was perfect for eating watching the game and good conversation. Very clean and well kept with all you need.

  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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This house was clean and organized! It had everything that you needed.

  • 5 of 5

From the very start we had a great experience. Cathy was fast to respond to our questions. We loved this house so much that we are coming back again next year!

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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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

Gulf Shores House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
May 22 2017 - Jun 16 2017
4 night minimum stay
Peak Summer
Jun 17 2017 - Aug 4 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Late Summer
Aug 5 2017 - Aug 18 2017
4 night minimum stay
Early Fall
Aug 19 2017 - Sep 8 2017
4 night minimum stay
Sep 9 2017 - Oct 11 2017
3 night minimum stay
Oct 12 2017 - Oct 15 2017
3 night minimum stay
Late Fall
Oct 16 2017 - Oct 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Early November
Nov 1 2017 - Nov 18 2017
3 night minimum stay
Nov 19 2017 - Nov 26 2017
4 night minimum stay
Winter 2017
Nov 27 2017 - Dec 16 2017
3 night minimum stay
Dec 17 2017 - Dec 31 2017
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Pet Fee $100 + Tax
Cleaning/Linen Fee $145 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

**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.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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