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3 Bedroom 2 Bath Unit with Gulf and Pool View.

(26 Reviews)

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Last updated: 05/28/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Beautiful 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath Gulf and Pool View Duplex - Unit A

Bask in the warm sun and cool breezes, enjoy brisk walks on the beach, and share the golden sunsets!

Southern Delight Duplex is located in family-friendly Gulf Shores Plantation - a quiet secure gated Gulf Front Resort. The Robert Trent Jones Kiva Dunes Golf Course is right behind this beach cottage.

This cottage is directly across from a beautiful Courtyard with 2 outdoor pools, a hot tub gazebo, pool cabana, and a short boardwalk to the beach.

Bring the whole family! Each unit has 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms plus spacious living area and fully furnished kitchen with full-size appliances.

Book the Whole Cottage! Need more room for your extended family - rent both sides and have 6 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, 2 living areas and 2 back-to-back kitchens with connecting doors between kitchens and upstairs halls. Unit B is vrbo listing 492882 under Plantation West.

Beach and Gulf View from decks on 2 levels and from dining area bay window. New deck furniture on lower deck.

Main floor has living area, kitchen, and downstairs master bedroom with bath and king-size bed.

Upstairs is another Master bedroom and bath with queen bed plus 3rd bedroom with twin beds.

All rooms professionally decorated with tropical furniture and beach décor.

Luxury linens on all the beds.

The resort has 6 outdoor pools, 1 indoor pool and sauna, and several hot tubs.

Charcoal Grill

Beach chairs provided in guest storage.
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Member since: 2005

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/28/2017

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1200 sq. ft.

House Rules

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

    Minimum age for renters is 25....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Children love the pools, beach, basketball courts, tennis courts, volleyball courts, and relaxed atmosphere of Gulf Shores Plantation....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    No smoking in the beach cottage....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    Gulf Shores Plantation has a No Pet Policy....moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

    This is a raised beach cottage so there is not access for wheelchairs....moreless

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

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • 2 baths - 1 on each floor

Other Amenities

  • Enjoy all the resort amenities and ocean breezes. Play golf at Kiva Dunes. Don't feel like cooking - visit on-site Sassy Bass Snack Bar or Kiva Dunes Bar and Grill. Connections serves Starbucks coffee, breakfast items, sandwiches, and drinks. Kiva Dunes Grill serves breakfast, lunch, early dinner, and drinks. ...moreless


  • Satellite / Cable:

    Cable provided...moreless

  • Television:

    Flatscreen TV in Living Area and TVs in Bedrooms...moreless


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    Beach View from Duplex Unit A Decks and Living Area Bay Window...moreless

  • Beachfront:

    Gulf Shores Plantation is a Gulf Front Gated Resort...moreless

  • Downtown
  • Golf Course View:

    Kiva Dunes Golf Course View from Duplex Unit B...moreless

  • Ocean View:

    Gulf Shores Plantation is a Gulf Front Gated Resort...moreless

  • Oceanfront:

    Gulf Shores Plantation is a Gulf Front Gated Resort...moreless

  • Resort:

    Gulf Front Gated Resort...moreless

  • Rural:

    Resort is approximately 15 miles from Gulf Shores...moreless

  • Water View:

    Gulf Shores Plantation is a Gulf Front Gated Resort...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Heating:

    Central Heat...moreless

  • Internet:

    Free Wifi - upgraded to new provider Oct 2014...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Queen Sofa Sleeper and 2 comfortable Chairs...moreless

  • Parking:

    Underneath and in the driveway of Side A...moreless

  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided:

    8 sets of towels provided. Guests must launder towels during your stay....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    stackable washer/dryer...moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    12 cup coffee maker...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Complete set of dishes and flatware for 8 plus serving dishes and cookware....moreless

  • Dishwasher


  • Boat:

    No boat provided, but there is a day use boat launch in the bay across the road from the resort....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    2 Decks - one on each level of the Duplex...moreless

  • Golf:

    Next door to Kiva Dunes Golf Resort...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    No Kayak provided, but kayak launches are nearby...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Grass on each side of the duplex. Lush courtyard by the pools. ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Charcoal grill provided...moreless

  • Tennis:

    In the Resort ...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    7 Outdoor Pools and 1 indoor pool in the Resort - 2 pools across from Duplex ...moreless

  • Hot Tub:

    Indoor and Outdoor Hot Tubs in the Resort - 1 across from the Duplex...moreless



from 26 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2017
May 27 - Aug 11, 2017
3 night min stay
Late Summer 2017
Aug 12 - Sep 8, 2017
3 night min stay
Fall 2018
Sep 9 - Nov 3, 2017
3 night min stay
$1,000 $2,000
Winter 2017/2018
Nov 4 - Mar 2, 2018
3 night min stay
$700 $1,600
Spring 2018
Mar 3 - May 25, 2018
3 night min stay
Summer 2018
May 26 - Sep 7, 2018
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • departure cleaning $120 + tax
  • Tax Rate 6%


The minimum age to rent the unit is 25 years old.

No pets are allowed in the unit or the GSP resort.

A 25 percent premium may apply for holiday weekends.

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking

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Last updated: 05/28/2017
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55 Miles
Nearest Airport
Pensacola, FL or Mobile, AL
Gulf Shores, AL, USA
Nearest Barpub
8 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Fort Morgan, AL
0.1 Miles
Nearest Golf
Kiva Dunes Resort (Next Door)
55 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I-110 or I-65
0.1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Connections (on site) or Kiva Dunes Bar and Grill
Gulf Shores, AL, USA
Nearest Beach
Gulf Shores Plantation Beach

Car: Recommended

Enjoy all the resort amenities and ocean breezes; Take Fort Morgan Ferry to Dauphin Island; Enjoy Dauphin Watch Cruises, Deep-Sea Fishing, or Charter Fishing; Shop at Tanger Outlet Mall; Spend a day at the Water Parks or Gulf Shores Zoo; The Air and Space Museum at Pensacola Naval Base is a great day trip for the entire family if it rains (and it's FREE!); Don't miss the local seafood restaurants!


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2013

About the owner: Owners are Larry and Peggy Adams. Larry is a college professer at a north Alabama University. Peggy is a retired rocket scientist. We both love the beach!

Why the Owner Chose Gulf Shores, AL, USA:
Buying this property will enable us to spend a lot of time at the beach with our family, spend some quiet time there in the Fall and Winter after retirement, and also give us a great rental property.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Southern Delight is more private than a condo, has great beach and gulf views, has private parking, is located in a resort with great amenities, and is next door to Kiva Dunes Golf Resort.

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/28/2017

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Links to more information:



  • Southern Delight Beach Cottage

    Southern Delight Beach Cottage

  • Living area

    Living area

  • View from Dining Area

    View from Dining Area

  • Kitchen


  • Downstairs Master Bedroom

    Downstairs Master Bedroom

  • Third bedroom

    Third bedroom

  • Picnic table underneath the cottage

    Picnic table underneath the cottage

  • Volleyball in the courtyard - Southern Delight on the Right

    Volleyball in the courtyard - Southern Delight on the Right

  • The BEACH!!

    The BEACH!!

  • Indoor Dome Pool

    Indoor Dome Pool

  • Kiva Dunes Golf Course is at your back door!

    Kiva Dunes Golf Course is at your back door!

  • Gulf Shores Plantation Map

    Gulf Shores Plantation Map

  • Southern Delight

    Southern Delight

  • Living/dining area

    Living/dining area

  • Dining and Living Areas

    Dining and Living Areas

  • Downstairs Bathroom

    Downstairs Bathroom

  • Upstairs Master Bedroom

    Upstairs Master Bedroom

  • Front Deck

    Front Deck

  • View of South end of Courtyard and the Beach

    View of South end of Courtyard and the Beach

  • View of North end of Courtyard

    View of North end of Courtyard

  • Entrance to the Resort

    Entrance to the Resort

  • Indoor Hot Tub at Plantation East

    Indoor Hot Tub at Plantation East

  • Another Pool and Tennis Courts

    Another Pool and Tennis Courts

VRBO #492601

This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Sunday, May 28, 2017

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