Crystal Tower is one of a kind condo in Gulf Shores, Al. This beautiful complex is located right in the heart of Gulf Shores and the first condo in Gulf Shores that offers a walk-across air condition/heated bridge that takes you to a 'Private Beach Club' complete with sun deck and full restroom facilities, and features '1.5 Million Dollar Gulf Front Pool' --by far the largest Gulf Front Pool in all of Gulf Shores and Orange Beach. Beach Club is lavishly landscaped and featuring plush wraparound deck and 'Lazy River' surrounding pool. Large Heated indoor pool and Large outdoor pool with hot tub are also additional features back on Bay Side at Condo plus huge exercise room and game room! Everything needed for a great family beach vacation.
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Great Condo! Fantastic Amenities!
This condo was perfect for our trip! It was spacious and great for 2 couples. The beds were very comfortable and he bathrooms were roomy! The couch was incredibly comfortable as well and would be a good option for an additional person. The amenities are fantastic including 2 outdoor pools, 2 hot tubs and an indoor pool. The condo staff were also very friendly. The owners were available for questions and even helped last minute when I realized I didn't receive email communications from them due to my email spam. Would love to rent this condo again!
Great place for a vacation
Our room was right by the walkway, so you can hear EVERYONE walking by! But, the room was very nice and clean and we still had a good time.
Worked out great for us. Centrally located.
Pros: centrally located. Beach, shops and restaurants nearby. Loved the pools and hot tubs. Common areas well lit, clean and modern. Condo was neat and clean when we arrived. Kitchen and bathrooms were clean and modern. Owner was easy to work with. King in master was great. Balcony was small but we used it almost every day. Enclosed walkway to the pool and beach was great! Would definitely rent his place again.
Cons: condo was near the elevator and at times it was noisy. Being on second floor we could barely see the beach/ocean. Furniture and carpet definitely needed to be updated.
Had a Great Time!
My family and I (two adults, four children ages 2, 5, 6, 9) recently stayed here for a week, and overall we had a great time. I'll try to break down the good (and not good) of this unit, keeping in mind that a lot of the cons below are probably major nitpicking...
--Spacious unit, clean and in very good condition.
--Plenty of pots, pans, bowls, plates, utensils, etc in kitchen.
--Plenty of pillows, batch towels, bed linens, etc.
--Large balcony with plenty of furniture
--Sippy cups, utensils, and even a booster seat if you have a little one.
--Air conditioner/dehumidifier had no trouble keeping temperature comfortable.
--Front door is right next to the elevator, which makes for easy access.
--Unit also located right next to the walk way over to the beach club (beach access, pool, hot tub, etc).
--TV's in every room with Dish Network programming.
--Beautiful stretch of clean beach
--Lounger/umbrellla rentals are available for an additional charge
--Large hot tub, never too crowded
--Uniformed guard on site at all times
--Good communication with owner and very clear expectations of how to leave things upon departure
--Because the unit is right at the intersection of the walkway and the elevator, inconsiderate people on their way back from the beach club can be noisy late at night and wake anyone who might be sleeping (like small children who are then hard to get back to sleep).
--This is a low floor and so the view is minimal. We knew this going in from the pictures, and with small children we don't spend a lot of time relaxing on the balcony anyway so this wasn't a problem for us.
To sum up...overall we had a great time and feel like we got a good value for our vacation budget. Take away the noisy people just outside this unit and it would have been perfect!
Nice comfortable condo with easy beach access.
Very nice comfortable condo with fast easy access to the beach. I liked the fact that we were right next to the cat walk. Lots of pools to enjoy. Small grilling area out in back parking lot was not ideal but we made it work one night. The view in this particular unit is not great but my family doesn't spend a lot of time on the balcony. All in all a good unit at a fair price.
Fast reply time from the owner Tim. It was our first time renting a condo and was a little worried about scams. He answered all my questions and everything went very smoothly.
The condo I thought was in a very good place. You get off the elevator and your right at your door. The walk- way to the pool and beach are right around the corner. I also liked that there were carts to hall your suitcases and grocery's up to the condo. The condo was updated and did not look in sad shape, as some. It was well stocked with everything, as we did Cook quite a bit. The master bed was so comfortable, We slept like babies. We
enjoyed our stay very much. It was a stress free stay at the Towers and we enjoyed our first, but not the last time in Gulf Shores. Would stay again, Thanks