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Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Minimum Stay
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About the property

2 Br, 2 Bath, Stunning View Of Little Lagoon And Pool - Unit 403B

This stunning non-smoking condo is available for parties of up to 4 people, children included. If you have more than four people or if any one smokes, do not rent this condo. We are just a bit nuts about non smoking (including the balcony) and having no more than four guests. We evict violators. Assuming those are not a problem, you will LOVE this condo.

New couch - New easy chair - New beds - New bedroom furniture - New entertainment center - New 50 inch flat screen TVs - New granite counter tops - New dishwasher. Main bathroom remodeled February of 2016 - include European style walk-in shower! New floor installed February 2016. Master bathroom remodeled December of 2016 - includes European style walk in shower as well. No tub, only showers.

We do not rent the condo during the Hangout Music Festival. We do not rent the condo to students on spring break. We do not rent to intermediaries or permit subleasing.

This is a non-smoking unit. It is a beautiful newly renovated two bedroom condo on the fourth floor of the Gulf Shores Surf and Racquet Club (GSSRC) complex. Uniquely located to provide access to both the Gulf Shores West Beach and Little Lagoon, this complex truly is the best of both worlds. On the front side of the complex is the beach that Coastal Living ranked the number one beach in the United States. On the back is a beautiful huge lagoon for boating and fishing.

Every piece of furniture in the condo is nearly new, the oldest purchased in October and November, 2013. New loveseat and easy chair as of January 2016. We do not have a sleeper sofa.

The white sugar sand beaches of the the Alabama Gulf Coast truly are the best in the world and they are only a few steps away from the Surf and Racquet Club. Walk out the front door of the complex, cross the street, and you are on the beach! Dedicated 24 hour access to the beach through a GSSRC owned gazebo on the front side of the complex. Enjoy the beach anytime you want!

In back of the Gulf Shores Surf and Racquet Club complex is the beautiful and relaxing Little Lagoon. In protected water, it is a great place to boat, fish, ski, sail, kayak, and swim.

The Gulf Shores Surf and Racquet Club is loaded with amenities. There is an exquisitely maintained adult pool as well as a hot tub and a children's pool. There are two docks for fishing and docking your boat, a boat launch, dedicated parking for boat trailers, shuffleboard, picnic tables, and several charcoal grills. There are two lighted tennis courts with lights that you control.

Please check out the photos of the view from the spacious 4th floor balcony. This, more than anything, is what sold us on this condo.

In addition to the view, we chose this unit specifically for its location within the complex. It is on the west side of the complex with a balcony that faces east. It is shaded in the afternoon so the patio is the perfect place to hang out in the afternoon. Most weather blows in from the west so the patio is a great (dry) place to sit in the rain!

Both the living room and the master bedroom have sliding glass doors leading to the balcony.

This condo has all new furniture. Nice furniture. It features all granite counter tops, two 50 inch flat screen smart TVs, and dedicated Internet access.

The master bedroom features a queen size bed. The second bedroom has two twin beds.

No more worrying about where to put the keys when you go to the beach or the pool! This unit has keyless entry. Just punch in your code for entry.

Cell phone charging: we have you covered. We have a charger that can charge any modern cell phone.

Have a boat? Gulf Shores Surf and Racquet Club is where you want to stay. It has dedicated parking for your trailer. There is both boat launch for your convenience as well as numerous boat docks so your boat will always be ready for action during your stay.

Internet access: this unit has its own in room WiFi connection. Additionally, the complex has free WiFi service in the pool area and both docks. By the way, our complex has WiFi at the beach too!

50 inch Flat Screen Smart Televisions: This unit has 50 inch Flat Screen HD Televisions in both the living room and the master bedroom. The television in the living room is equipped with Tivo! We have specifically configured the television in the living room so you can easily connect your Xbox, Playstation, Wii, etc to HDMI, RGB, or A/V connections on the television. In the living room there is also a Blu-ray/DVD player for watching movies.

Coastal Living ranked West Beach in Gulf Shores the best beach in the United States saying, 'Alabama's best beach stretches six miles from Gulf Shores Parkway to the end of Dolphin Drive. The farther west you go the less congested it gets—until there's nothing but sun, sea, and your own footprints. But what sets Gulf Shores apart from other Gulf Coast destinations is the quality of the sand: soft underfoot and ultra-bright white. Summer water temperatures hover at bathtub levels, and gentle waves make the beach safe for even the youngest waders.'

A link to the Coastal Living article is below under 'Links to more information.'

Please be sure and check out the website we have posted that describes the condo in even more detail. There is a link to it below under 'Links to more information.'

The Beach Express is open and can save you significant time and aggravation on your way to Gulf Shores. There is a link to a site describing the best route below under 'Links to More Information.'

The security deposit is typically refunded the same day as check out. The security deposit is not refunded if the unit is excessively dirty, if more than four guests stayed in the unit, or if someone smoked in the unit.

We are locals. We live in Foley - 20 minutes away. If there is a problem with the condo, we can and will address it immediately.

It seemed kind of silly to have a 50 inch high resolution television connected via HDMI to a high resolution Blu-Ray player and then provide guests with a bunch of old tired medium resolution DVDs. Accordingly, we have selected a series of the highest resolution Blu-ray disks in existence to provide the ultimate viewing experience. Here are some of the high definition movies we have in Blu-Ray format: Avatar, Toy Story Three, The Hunger Games, Titanic, Shrek Two, E T Extra Terrestrial , The Dark Knight, Iron Man Three, Casablanca, Gladiator, Wreck It Ralph, Casino Royale, Pirates Of The Carribean At Worlds End, Baraka, Hugo, The Wizard Of Oz, Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs, Ratatouille, King Kong, Beauty And The Beast, Tropic Thunder, Lord Of The Ring: The Return Of The King, Wall-E, The Lion King, Despicable Me, Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows: Part I, Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows, Part 2 , Transformers: Revenge Of The Fallen , Jurrasic Park, The Twilight Saga, Breaking Dawn Part One, The Twilight Saga, Breaking Dawn Part Two, Lawrence Of Arabia, Finding Nemo, Pirates Of The Caribbean - Dead Mans Chest, The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, The Twilight Saga: New Moon, Transformers: Dark Of The Moon, Independence Day, Zero Dark Thirty, Monsters University, Monsters, Inc., Planes, Planet Earth, Spider Man One, Spider Man Two, Spider Man Three

Check in time is 4PM. Check out time is 10AM.

More Details

Mike and Deborah Willis
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
January 19, 2017

About Mike and Deborah Willis

Mike and Debbie - We are retired local residents who live in Foley, Alabama, just north of Gulf Shores. One Auburn fan and one Alabama fan so give us some space in late November!

Mike and Deborah Willis purchased this condo in 2013

Why Mike and Deborah Willis chose Alabama

We live in South Alabama. We have been to literally every place on the Alabama Gulf Coast Beach. We chose Gulf Shores Surf and Racquet Club because of its unique location which offers both beach and lagoon access. We are volunteers with 'Share the Beach,' a group of people who monitor Alabama beaches from May 1st until September 1st looking for sea turtle tracks. West Beach Blvd. from Calloway Pass to the gated Laguna Key is our section of beach that we monitor.

What makes this condo unique

Beautiful view of the pool and Little Lagoon, a boat ramp, fishing dock, and yet only a minute walk to the most beautiful beach on the planet.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(41 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.8536587 based on 41 reviews

Great Place to stay

  • 5 of 5

I have stayed at this property before. 403B has added internet to their condo and we enjoyed using it. The wall decor is better than most places we've stayed. We all thought our vacation was not long enough. RG

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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Great vacation option!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at Gulf Shores Surf & Racquet Club. The most convenient part of our stay was the keyless access to the condo. It was so nice not having to worry about keeping up with a key while at the pool or at the beach. We were able to use the owner's storage closet to store our floats and beach chairs, which was also a perk because we didn't have them taking up space in the condo. The condo was very clean and very well taken care of. The owners have always been very responsive to my questions. We are looking forward to staying there again next year. This condo is highly recommended!

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Beach living at its best!!!

  • 4 of 5

My wife and I and two of our friends were looking for a nice place to have a relaxing getaway in Gulf Shores and this condo hit the mark on everything we were looking for. We loved having the pool on days that the surf was a little too rough! The condo's layout was perfect and we loved the newly renovated main bathroom. The kitchen was pretty well stocked too. We were able to save a lot of money by getting groceries at the Walmart in town and cooking meals in the condo's kitchen.

The only thing that we had any problems with was the condo's wi-fi. It was difficult to connect to at first, which the owners quickly addressed and fixed. However, when trying to watch a show on Netflix it would buffer frequently. I would recommend that the owners increase the bandwidth, but otherwise this condo was an awesome place to stay and we would definitely recommend it to everyone and even like to stay here again in the future.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Wonderful little unit and great beach!

  • 5 of 5

We were very happy with unit 403B, the owners, the facility, and the beach. Here are a few highlights: The unit was very clean and exactly as described. We didn't spend much time in the unit as the weather was nice, but it had all that we needed. If the weather would have been bad, the owners have it stocked with a more than ample supply of blu-rays, along with books and games. I really like that the owners installed a touch pad in place of a tradition key entry. It was nice to not have to keep track of a key while we were on the beach or at the pool. The pool, btw, was very nice, with well maintained landscaping. The beach was clean and not too crowded. There is also ample shopping and dining within a 15-20 minute radius. Parking was also adequate, and we never had trouble finding a spot. We did have some personal issues getting to the condo, and when we contacted the owners just to keep them informed, they were extremely friendly and supportive.

A potential downside for some folks is that the beach itself is across the street. We've stayed at resorts where we didn't have to cross a street and still had a walk that was no longer. We did not find crossing the street to be a bother. There was not that much traffic. The condo building itself is showing some age. We were there with friends, and the elevator that our friends needed to use was out of order for most, if not all, of the week.

But our room and experience was excellent. I have no problems recommending this unit! It was a great stay, and we wish we could have stayed longer!

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Great area, nice facility

  • 5 of 5

The condo was beautiful and just the right size for me and my 2 daughters. We had a slight issue when we arrived and the owners resolved it immediately! Very nice people and I hope to use this condo again!!

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Gulf shores

  • 5 of 5

The condominium was very nice and location was great.

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
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Nearest Airport
41 Miles
Pensacola, Florida (PNS)
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Miles
West Beach Grille
Nearest Ferry
14 Miles
Fort Morgan
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Craft Farms
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
US 59
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
West Beach Grille
Nearest Beach
Deeded access across the street
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Gulf Shores Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Winter 2016/2017
Sep 7 2016 - Apr 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
Summer 2017
May 1 2017 - Sep 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
Winter 2017/2018
Sep 6 2017 - Apr 30 2018
3 night minimum stay
Summer 2018
May 1 2018 - Sep 15 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning $85
Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 11.0%

The building management requires a $20 vehicle registration fee for parking pass at time of check in. Upon arrival, check in with front desk to receive parking pass. Maximum 2 parking passes.

Terms: A $200 deposit secures your reservation. Full payment for the rental is due 30 days prior to check in. If full payment is not received, the reservation is cancelled and deposit if forfeited.

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.
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Gulf Shores Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 4
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Resort ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , no tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , no tub
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing

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