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314-A - Gulf Shores Surf & Racquet Club - Private Beach -

Bedrooms 1
Space 600 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 31 nights


About the property

Surf & Racquet Club 1bd-1bth,Sleeps 4-wifi- European Spa Bath-double Ovens-beac

BALCONY HAS AWESOME BEACH VIEW! Bedroom has a View of the Lagoon.

Custom European spa bath

(view the pictures - you will not find another bathroom like this in the entire complex), unit 314-A

(Owner also has a two bedroom unit in this same complex LISTING ID-564356)

Located 3 miles west of the hang out.

All new corian kitchen counter tops with integrated sink, stainless appliances,

Double oven smooth top range, kitchen bar area with bar stools, and all fresh new furnishings populate this just renovated unit #314-a.

Garbage disposal in kitchen.

A large pantry is another unique feature in this unit!

The kitchen is fully stocked with everything you would ever need and more.

The custom painted paintings (family artist) hanging throughout add additional envy to the rooms.

2 flat screen TV's (1 smart TV) are in both bedroom and living room (blu ray DVD player in living room).

Ceiling fans throughout all rooms.

Private WiFi in this unit as well as public WiFi in both upstairs and downstairs lobbies.

Sleeps 4 (pillow top mattress on queen bed and upgraded mattress on sofa sleeper) with a balcony viewing over the 100 foot of private beach, behind the complex lies the lush tropical landscaping, rock waterfall, rock pond, pool, kiddie pool, hot tub, lighted tennis courts, shuffleboard, horseshoes and lagoon.

Fishing in the lagoon or at the beach!!!

You can catch flounder, speckled trout, and red fish in the lagoon. A fishing license is required but a three day license is available for purchase if you do not require a full year.

Two outdoor showers (one in the front near the beach & one in back near the pool) supply convenience for swimmers, beach walkers and sports enthusiasts. There also is a boat launch, boat slips, boat lift, fish cleaning station and two private piers.

Personal watercraft is welcomed.

For your leisure there are charcoal grills outside the pool area.

Our 100' of beautiful private beach and pavilions are just steps away out front.

Better Homes and Garden magazine rated Gulf Shores/Orange Beach as #5 on their pick of top beaches in U.S. !!

This property is on a peninsula between the lagoon and the gulf for maximum enjoyment of either one!

The Gulf Shores Surf & Racquet Club is one of the most unique complexes ever built in Gulf Shores, AL. This 9 story, 230 unit complex truly offers something for everyone. The unit is situated on the north side of Beach Blvd and is a direct lagoon front complex. The complex also owns the beach front ground on the south side of the road. this enables the complex to offer boating, fishing and the beach. Not many complexes can boast this. The views are beautiful from both sides of the building, so just pick your preference!

The majority of the complex is made up of smaller units. There are one bedroom / one bath units that are approximately 500 sq. ft. and two bedroom units that are 700 sq. ft. In addition, there are a couple of larger three bedroom penthouse units. Each of the units offer a view of the Gulf of Mexico or Big Lagoon. Another inviting aspect of this unique complex, is that it is located over 3 miles from the hustle and bustle of downtown Gulf Shores. It provides seclusion, while being only a couple of minutes away from all the nearby restaurants, shops and attractions .

The complex also offers one of the best amenity packages of any building on the entire Gulf Coast. Owners and renters can enjoy a wide variety of activities including, fishing, boating, tennis, shuffle board, horse shoes, swimming in the outdoor pool, kiddie pool or hot tub. The complex also offers barbecue grills, a gazebo, large meeting room and on-site management co. So come and check out this truly amazingly affordable complex!

More Details

Carla Castillion
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 28, 2017

About Carla Castillion

We currently live in Mobile Alabama and have always loved Gulf Shores, AL. So much indeed that we purchased two units at our favorite property there. It will be our future retirement destination and we couldn't have picked a better place with the most amenities this complex has to offer.

We are a general contractor, small business owners and operators as well.

Carla Castillion purchased this condo in 2008

Why Carla Castillion chose Alabama

We chose to purchase and make this property our future retirement destination. We could not be happier with this decision and are anxiously looking forward to one day becoming permanent residents as so many others have.

What makes this condo unique

This property has the best of both worlds with the lagoon, fishing, boating, and amazing sunset views as well as the private, less crowded beach without tall towering condos to block the excellent views. So many amenities to name. This property has something all ages will enjoy.


Gulf Shores Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Resort
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator ...
  • 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
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , European SPA Shower, Only bathroom like this in complex
  • European SPA Bathroom! No other bathroom like it in the entire complex! Look at pictures! No tub, SPA Tiled walk in shower.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Extra comfortable pillow top mattress, Flat Screen SMART TV
  • Pillow top mattress with a Flat Screen Smart TV
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
A Starter of the following will be provided (please bring additional according to the length of your stay): Soap Paper Towels Toilet paper Dishwasher pods Dish soap Laundry detergent Trash bags


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(52 traveler reviews)

314-A - Gulf Shores Surf & Racquet Club - Private Beach -
average rating of 4.730769 based on 52 reviews

Very comfortable and convenient!

  • 5 of 5

This small one-bedroom condo was extremely convenient for walking across the street to the beach access. The view from the balcony/patio was of the beach also and had some nice furniture for curling up with a book. The bed was very comfortable, and the condo was quiet at night. It was perfect for relaxing with a comfortable living room, a breakfast bar, and a fully stocked kitchen. We truly enjoyed our stay and would return again!

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am very happy that you enjoyed your stay! Thank you for your review! Carla
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  • 5 of 5

We spent two winter months in this lovely, well decorated condo and loved the extra storage that was available in the living room area cabinet/console. The complex has the best of both worlds - the beach in front & the lagoon in back, and Carla was a very accommodating hostess.

  • Submitted: Feb 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am very happy that you enjoyed your stay! Thank you, Carla
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  • 5 of 5

The condo was exactly as pictured. Modern appliances, clean, with all the cooking utensils you would need. Carla was very quick to respond with any questions or recommendations. We loved it so much, we decided to stay an extra night!!!

  • Submitted: Nov 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so happy that you enjoyed your stay! Thank you for your review! Carla
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Beach theme decor with a nice view of the ocean and the bay!

  • 3 of 5

Very comfortable for two. Wonderful shower. Unit is in a family friendly condo. Nice view of the ocean. Disappointed with the cleanliness. Owner apologized but still charged a cleaning fee.

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am very happy that you enjoyed your stay. I was not aware of any cleaning issues, housekeeping would have returned immediately to fix any issues that concerned you. In the future please provide to me the opportunity to correct any issues. Thank you, Carla
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Loved it

  • 5 of 5

We Loved our experience . Great location with easy access to beach . Also loved the fact of being close to town but out far enough to not have to worry about the traffic the whole time!

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am very happy that you enjoyed your stay and this location! Thank you for your review! Carla
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  • 5 of 5

We lived the condo! The shower was as magical as the pictures seem. We would love to stay there again. No complaints.

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Pensacola or Mobile
Nearest Ferry
25 Miles
Dauphin Island
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Hwy 59
Nearest Beach
Beachfront Gulf Shores

Gulf Shores WHITE FLUFFY SANDY BEACHES are the MOST BEAUTIFUL and have been listed multiple times in Better Homes and Gardens as well as Southern Living and GULF SHORES was awarded and placed in the TOP TEN Beach Towns and cleanest beaches in the United States! All the while offering multiple activities for all interests. Amusement and Water Parks, Zip-lining, Restaurants, Fishing, Golfing, Put-Put, Adult and Teen Night Clubs, Marinas, Concerts, Festivals, and Shopping Galore! Gulf Shores is the A-LIST Family vacation spot on the map!


Rates & Availability

Gulf Shores Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
MD 5/27-5/28
May 27 2017 - May 28 2017
2 night minimum stay
May 29 2017 - May 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Jun 1 2017 - Jun 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
FOJ 6/30-7/4
Jun 30 2017 - Jul 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
Jul 5 2017 - Jul 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Aug 1 2017 - Sep 1 2017
3 night minimum stay
LD 9/2-9/5
Sep 2 2017 - Sep 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
Sep 6 2017 - Sep 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
Oct 1 2017 - Oct 12 2017
3 night minimum stay
SF 10/13-10/16
Oct 13 2017 - Oct 16 2017
3 night minimum stay
Oct 17 2017 - Oct 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
WR 11/1 - 11/30
Nov 1 2017 - Nov 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
WR 12/1-12/31
Dec 1 2017 - Dec 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
WR 1/1-1/31
Jan 1 2018 - Jan 31 2018
31 night minimum stay
WR 2/1-2/28
Feb 1 2018 - Feb 28 2018
28 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $100
Property Damage Protection $59
Cleaning Fee Per Stay $75 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

$20 Parking Pass (cash only) must be purchased (not included in rental rates) and obtained at the front office during business hours.
One $20 Pass is good for the entire duration of your stay.

Check in is at 4pm & Check out is at 10am.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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