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Family vacation penthouse - not your average rental!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 4 nights

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Overview


Details
Property
condo
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
1 - 4 nights

About the property

Tropic Isles Luxury Penthouse, Gulf Shores, Alabama.

Our condo's location cannot be beat! Do yourself a favor and pick an updated top floor unit! You will not be disappointed!

Tropic Isle 801 is a spacious corner unit 2-bedroom and 2-bath 8th floor penthouse condo, directly on the beautiful white-sand Gulf beach. New paint, carpet, furniture, fans, lighting, and granite countertops! It is gorgeous!

The large living area is complete with big dining area that provides plenty of room for everyone to dine together. We have all new living room furniture and a brand new 55” TV with DVD player. The kitchen is fully-equipped with coffee maker, toaster, mixer, blender and then some. A large private balcony offers spectacular views. You can sit on your private balcony and listen to the waves in the Gulf of Mexico.

Our property sleeps 6. The Master bedroom features a king bed with a private master bath w/Jacuzzi tub & separate shower. Plenty of pillows, new bedding, and a large flat screen TV and DVD player make this an oasis you will enjoy.

The 2nd bedroom features a queen bed with plenty of pillows, new bedding, and flat screen TV. The living room has a brand new queen-size sleeper sofa with new bedding. All linens provided. Washer/Dryer in the unit. 4 beach chairs and an umbrella in the unit for your use.

We have one covered private parking space next to the elevator and one in the general lot. 2 cars maximum. Building management requires that we charge a $20/car fee regardless of length of stay.

More property amenities include an elevator, in-ground pool, beach-side grilling area with grills for your use, free Wi-Fi Internet access throughout the property, and an outdoor shower.

With just 40-units in the building and many used exclusively for 2nd home family vacations, the common areas and beachfront will always feel more private than some of the large vacation rental buildings.

Alabama’s original beach town of Gulf Shores has been a beloved spot for families to gather for many decades. Our beautiful stretch of the beach is truly unbeatable. The white sands and clear waters are welcoming year round. Savor your unique gulf front view and all the features of this condo like the well-appointed kitchen. All the conveniences of home but with a different view. With fun family entertainment, unique shopping, delicious dining, and many festivals and concerts throughout the year, Gulf Shores should be on your short list for wonderful vacations.

We have done everything we can think of to make this beautiful condominium feel like home for all our guests. We hope you will come enjoy it.

10% discount for first responders, teachers, and active military. Thank you for your service to our communities. We look forward to working with you on your vacation plans!

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Owner
Kim Hoyt & Brian Reinhardt
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 12, 2017

About Kim Hoyt & Brian Reinhardt

We are local Realtors working at Re/Max Paradise. We purchased this condo this spring and renovated it into an oasis for our friends, family, and guests to enjoy. While you are here enjoying our wonderful town, if you would like us to help you find a place like this of your own, let us know! We are happy to help you find your slice of Paradise! Enjoy your stay!

Kim Hoyt & Brian Reinhardt purchased this condo in 2015

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(16 traveler reviews)

Family vacation penthouse - not your average rental!
average rating of 4.875 based on 16 reviews
5

Very nice experience!

  • 5 of 5

We were not able to stay due to my wife's illness. While at Disney I believe she over done it and an issue with her leg flared up. We did purchase the travel insistence and the entire process was very kind and professional. Mrs. Kim and all the folks at VRBO seem so nice. I look forward to traveling somewhere for our winter trip.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We hope you feel better and are able to visit Gulf Shores soon! The beach weather is here through October!
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5

Beautiful, clean condo with a wonderful view and wonderful hosts!

  • 5 of 5

We were so happy with our stay at this condo! It was so pretty, we each commented on how nice and tastefully it was decorated. The bedrooms and bathrooms were big with comfy beds and plenty of towels and linens. We were especially happy that they provided beach chairs so that we didn't have to pack those. Kim was so nice and helpful with checking in and checking on us and making sure we were settled. It made things go so smoothly. We loved the location of this condo! We thought it was nice that it was a smaller condo unit instead of those sprawling resorts. When we had to go back up to the condo for snacks to bring to the beach, it took minutes and felt so close. We loaded up all the kids to go to The Hangout and realized we could have walked we were so close! We loved being right on the beach. And we loved the unit's pool. It was big enough to not feel crowded but small enough to feel safe with the young children in our group. There were several times that we even had it all to ourselves! We definitely play to be back and have already recommened it to our friends! Thank you so much for such a great time!

  • Submitted: May 31, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much Heather! We aim to please! We try to ensure that our guests/friends/family enjoy the condo as much as we do. We are so glad you had a great time and we look forward to your next visit!
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4

Great place, clean, close to everything and most importantly on the beach!!!

  • 4 of 5

The hosts were very easy to deal with and helpful in booking. Had a great family vacation!

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So happy to have had you and your family stay with us! And happy to have been able use our first responder discount for you! We hope you'll be back!
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4

Great trip

  • 4 of 5

Great views and we lucked out with the weather - beautiful! Nicely furnished and very clean. Very well supplied - needed no start-up items. Even had beach chairs, umbrella and beach towels!!

Location very convenient and easy to find and get in and out. Loved ease of check-in. Kim responded to all questions promptly and was great help.

The only issue we had was wi-fi - was very sketchy and hard to use. At times could not get on at all. We own our own business and needed to be able to communicate daily but this was a hassle.

  • Submitted: Nov 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so sorry we couldn't make it a 5-star trip for you, but thank you for the kind words. We're glad that you had a great trip! Unfortunately wi-fi is building-wide, so we cannot independently change it. The good news is that the Condo-owners Association has contracted with a new carrier and the whole building is currently being re-wired. Each condo will have it's own router, so wi-fi will not be a problem very soon! I'm hoping you'll be able to give us a 5-star on your next trip to the beach!
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5

LOVE THIS PLACE!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

Couldn't have been more pleased with this sweet place! We got there, dropped our luggage and hit the beach. The view is awesome, the condo was perfect! it was clean, and had everything we needed. Kim was so pleasant to work with and she has great taste in decor! Definately will be staying there again! Thank you so much Kim for all your hospitality and the use of this great Condo!

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed yourselves! We aim to please. We look forward to your return trip to the beach!
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5

More than expected!

  • 5 of 5

A great value for outstanding accommodations with a wonderful view. Our expectations were exceeded. The process was simple with no hidden surprises. We look forward to our next trip!

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind words! With so many condos to choose from we want to ensure that you always have a wonderful time and get exactly what we promised ~ a clean, beautiful, home away from home! We look forward to your return! ~Kim & Brian
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Map

Nearest Airport
37 Miles
Pensacola Regional Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
The Hangout
Nearest Ferry
23 Miles
Fort Morgan Ferry
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Craft Farms
Nearest Motorway
34 Miles
I-10
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Bahama Bob's
Nearest Beach
West Beach

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Rates & Availability

Gulf Shores Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Spring Break
Mar 4 2017 - Apr 14 2017
3 night minimum stay
$310
$1,850
$4,625
 
 
Spring
Apr 15 2017 - May 17 2017
2 night minimum stay
$165
$990
$2,475
 
 
Hangout Fest
May 18 2017 - May 21 2017
4 night minimum stay
$1,900
Flat fee
 
 
Hangout Fest
May 18 2017 - May 22 2017
4 night minimum stay
$475
 
 
High Season
May 23 2017 - Aug 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
$360
$2,150
$7,500
 
 
Late Summer
Aug 6 2017 - Oct 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
$265
$1,590
$3,975
 
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
$170
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $125 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 11.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

Gulf Shores Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 8
Floor Area:
  • 1050 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 full baths; Jacuzzi tub with separate shower in the master.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 baby crib
  • 2 bedrooms; Sleeps 6; King bed in Master, Queen in 2nd bedroom; Queen sleeper sofa. Pack n' play in the unit.
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • luaus
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

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