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Stay at the Sugar Shack...Adorable Cottage in Bear Point

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Off the Beaten Path...

Recently renovated retro-style beach shack. Very comfortable, clean and cozy, but NOT the Ritz, this is an updated mobile home decorated with a bright, fun and beachy theme. Nice linens ,towels and comfortable beds .

Located on a quiet, dead-end street. Walking distance to 2 swimming areas and Bear Point Marina, which is a full-service marina, and Flipper's Restaurant and bar, a local hangout with live music and a Tiki Bar. Sleeps 4 (additionally, a small child could sleep on the couch) Approx. 10 minute drive to the Beach! Pets allowed with prior approval (additional fee required).

We have 2 bikes,several bogie boards,a few beach towels, toys,dvds games, 2 beach chairs,kids chairs and other odds and ends for you to use.There is a grill, picnic table and outdoor shower.

We also try to keep some staples and have a good bit of pay it forward groceries. So come and enjoy and help out the next guest. We are all family at the Sugar Shack.

Check in is at 3, check out at 11 but if we can get you in earlier we will. Damage deposit refunds are refunded through vrbo in 7 days provided everything is ok

Bedroom 1: King Bed, Flat screen TV

Bedroom 2: Full Size Bed, Flat Screen with built-in DVD player

Living Area: Futon (single), Flat Screen TV, DVD player

Cable in all rooms


Glimpses of the water from the front porch.

Additional 11% lodging tax

Cleaning fee $75.

Pet Fee $100

100% if cancelled 30 days or more prior to the Check-in Date

50% if cancelled 15-29 days prior to the Check-in Date

NON-REFUNDABLE if cancelled within 14 days of Check-in Date

More Details

Dana O'Farrell
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 19, 2018


Orange Beach Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(41 traveler reviews)

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Stay at the Sugar Shack...Adorable Cottage in Bear Point
average rating of 4.6585364 based on 41 reviews

Just the right size!

  • 5 of 5

We loved the Sugar Shack. Great place to relax, walk the dogs, and run. We had a great few days here. Can't wait to come back!

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Inside was great!!! Outside has a lot to be desired.

  • 3 of 5

This is a honest rating of the Sugar Shack, the inside was very clean. We were surprised how clean it was. Bed slept good, air conditioning was good, tv was good. Couldn't believe there weren't more bugs because the windows and vents not the greatest. Didn't leak đź‘Ťďż˝ It rained like crazy on us for two days. No laundry facility, and the outside was in poor shape. Missing part of the skirt going around the bottom, any rodent, snake, animal could make home there. Grass and bushes not kept well - the picture was very misleading. Grill not good, bicycle's forget it your not going to ride them. Lawn needs a makeover and better up keep. Like I said definitely not for children, we chose because it was pet friendly. There are no, I mean zero pet friendly beaches in Alabama, don't believe what you read on the internet. They have done away with pet friendly beaches in the area. We were disappointed in that, but realize that is not Sugar Shack's fault. Thankful that our Pet was allowed!! Didn't have any problems while there. If you don't mind being off the beaten path and it's just the two of you and you're looking for a place to sleep - it's right up your alley. Gave it three stars for good beds and being clean inside was probably being generous. We would not stay there again.

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cute and comfortable place in a quiet neighborhood

  • 5 of 5

We came with the whole family of four. It was easy to find, clean, comfortable, and we had a lovely time.


*In a nice quiet neighborhood but still not too far from all the things we wanted to see and do.

*Clean, comfortable beds. Great sheets!

*Nicely appointed kitchen with full-sized stove and oven

*Publix grocery just minutes away

*Air conditioning works great (a tall order in such a hot place!)


*No washer/dryer. I know this is clear in the listing (and why I still give five stars) but after a day at the beach, it would have been so nice to have even a small tumble dryer to dry the towels. The humid weather there doesn't allow towels to dry when you hang them out.

*No beach towels or other beach items for guest use. We flew into Pensacola and didn't have room to pack big beach towels, umbrella, or other things. We bought some things at Publix. Again, this doesn't detract from our rating of the place because I cannot imagine how many things might go missing but beach towels and an umbrella would have been nice-to-haves.

Overall, we LOVED the Sugar Shack and would definitely come back again next time we travel to the Gulf Shores/Orange Beach area. We had a wonderful vacation there and for the price, you really can't go wrong staying here.

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cute and colorful

  • 4 of 5

The Sugar Shack is clean and nicely decorated with colorful coastal furniture and accessories. We had plenty of towels and hot water and the beds were comfortable. You need to be realistic in your expectations. The cottage is really a well maintained older mobile home with an addition. It uses window air conditioner units, which can be a little loud and the kitchen is extremely small. It is a great price and in a pleasant walk-able neighborhood and they will accept your small pet. Over all a good experience.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Adorable and Affordable

  • 5 of 5

Cute little remodeled mobile home with fresh and bright tropical decor. Just the right size for a couple or two singles.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4th of July

  • 5 of 5

Such a cute place. We enjoyed our stay.

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Pensacola Regional Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Flippers, Pleasure Island TIki Bar
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Orange Beach Golf Center
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
6 Miles
Cotton Bayou
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Cleaning fee $75
Pet Fee $100
Tax Rate 13.0%

Rates are subject to change prior to booking without notice.
No smoking
100% if cancelled 30 days or more prior to the Check-in Date
50% if cancelled 15-29 days prior to the Check-in Date
NON-REFUNDABLE if cancelled within 14 days of Check-in Date
Check in 4 check out 11 but we will try to accommodate your requests

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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