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AMAZING! Family Friendly Resort - Gulf Shores Plantation East #1105

Bedrooms 2
Space 800 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 5 nights


About the property

2 Bedrooms - 2 Bathrooms - Sleeps 6


No need to climb several flights of stairs or wait on elevators to enjoy our ground floor unit! Our unit is easy to access and handy to hand things over the balcony for the beach, the pool and for grilling those great meals for you and your family. Our home away from home is located in Building 1, Gulf Shores Plantation, which is highly desired because of its private location and close proximity to the beach and pools. It is unlike the other buildings because there are no noisy units across the hallway - just a peaceful sanctuary for nature lovers. Walk out our front door and grill on one of the BBQ grills. Sit on our front porch and enjoy the birds and rabbits in the undeveloped natural beach. Relax on our back deck and enjoy the beautiful sunsets over the white sandy beaches while listening to the waves crash ashore and feeling the gentle ocean breezes! We are just a few steps from two of the outdoor pools, indoor pool, and boardwalk to the beach!


Our condo was recently completely renovated and redecorated. Our beautiful beach view unit contains new and comfortable furniture throughout. Sit on our comfortable sleeper sofa or plush accent chair and enjoy over 20 ENCORE movie channels on our large new 55 inch flat screen TV. We also have Netflix free for you to enjoy movies of your choice! Rest comfortably on new mattresses in each bedroom! Prepare wonderful meals in our new modern kitchen that is fully stocked with plenty of pots and pans, cooking utensils, silverware, dishes and a Keurig coffee maker. The kitchen includes a brand new table with seating for six, stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, and large island. The wet bar has a new blender and Margaritaville Margarita machine ready for those late evening cocktails. Bathe in our completely updated bathrooms!

We want to make your stay as enjoyable as possible and have stocked our condo with everything you need including games, books, tennis rackets, beach toys, beach chairs and more! 3 Cable TVs, the living room 55 inch with Netflix, Master bedroom with cable and guest bedroom has built in DVD player. We also have free wireless high speed internet available as well. Comfortable linens and bath towels for each bedroom and bathroom make your stay complete! Just bring your beach towels! We are located only two doors down from the laundry facility with new commercial machines, credit card operated. We provide you with a convenient laundry tote, iron and ironing board to use as well. Ceiling fans in living room and both bedrooms are sure to keep you plenty cool.


This family friendly resort is a 24 hour secured and gated vacation community that offers over 4,000 feet of private beach frontage. It is located next door to the nationally ranked Kiva Dunes Golf Course and across the street from a boat launch on Mobile Bay. The resort was voted as one of the top family destinations by Southern Living Magazine readers and offers numerous amenities including 7 outdoor swimming pools (east pool closest to us) is heated except for winter months, one year round heated indoor swimming pool, umbrella and beach chair rental, jet ski, parasail and banana boat rental, 3 indoor hot tubs, 2 outdoor hot tubs, saunas, steam rooms, fitness room, seven lighted tennis courts, lighted basketball court, beach volleyball court, shuffleboard, horse shoes, putting green, game rooms, library, coin operated laundry facilities, BBQ grills, picnic tables and swings. Also available on site is Sassy Bass Grill and Uncle Leos Food Truck. The property has 24/7 Security and that in itself can give you assurance and peace of mind.

THE GULF SHOES PLANTATION is the best of both worlds because it is just minutes away from shopping, restaurants, and entertainment and offers thousands of feet of UNCROWDED private beach frontage. Make sure you walk the grounds and see everything this resort has to offer! You will not be disappointed!

More Details

Shelly Meierarend
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 20, 2018

About Shelly Meierarend

We are Scott and Shelly Meierarend and reside in Georgia with our 2 children. "Shells Fanta-Sea" at Gulf Shores Plantation, is our home away from home. We hope that you will love our condo as much as we do and continue to come back for your yearly vacations or just a quick fun relaxing getaway!

Shelly Meierarend purchased this condo in 2015

Why Shelly Meierarend chose Gulf Shores

We have vacationed at Fort Morgan for many years and have always loved the area, private beach and white sand! We LOVE Gulf Shores Plantation and love all the amenities this resort has to offer especially the swimming pools for our kids and close proximity to the beach.

What makes this condo unique

We love the Plantation because it is close enough to shopping, dinning and entertainment but far enough away from the crowded beaches of Gulf Shores and Orange Beach. Here we can truly relax, eat great seafood, feel comfortable and have fun!


Gulf Shores Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Guest Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Updated Bathrooms with single vanities with storage and tub/shower combination.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Guest Bedroom - 1 queen , Guest Bed-Queen bed, new mattress with foam topper
    Master Bedroom - 1 king , Master bed-King bed, new mattress with foam topper
  • 2 bedrooms + 1 Sofa Sleeper in Living room - Our unit Sleeps 6 comfortably. Master Bedroom - King Size bed with new mattress, 38 inch flat screen TV on wall, ceiling fan with light. Guest Bedroom - Queen size bed with new mattress, 27 inch flat screen TV with DVD player, ceiling fan with light. New sleeper sofa in Living room.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Indoor Pool
  • Sauna ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis


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AMAZING! Family Friendly Resort - Gulf Shores Plantation East #1105
average rating of 4.826087 based on 46 reviews
St. Louis, MO

It was perfect!

  • 5 of 5

Shelly’s condo is beautiful, immaculate and completely STOCKED with absolutely everything you could want or need. And then some. We loved staying here and will definitely be back again this summer. I love how close it is to 2 pools and the boardwalk. We stayed here for our anniversary and it was fantastic! Everything was so clean and exactly as advertised.

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2018
  • Stayed: October 2017
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The perfect spot for a getaway

  • 5 of 5

We booked a last minute vacation for the holiday and we couldn’t be happier with the place we chose! The owners were extremely accommodating. The location is perfect, very short walk to the beach, across the parking lot from the pool, 15 min to anything you need. The condo is beautiful and holds everything you can possibly need for your stay. We are a family of 6 and it held us all perfectly. We will definitely be back! Thank you so much for the absolute perfect little getaway.

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
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Beautiful and peaceful

  • 5 of 5

Loved the condo and the beach. What a great time of the year to visit.

  • Submitted: Nov 8, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place overall, kids loved it!

  • 5 of 5

This place is a great beach getaway! The condo is very nicely located on the property in close proximity of everything you need. So cute too!!! My kids enjoyed all the games that are stocked below the bar and it was great not having to pack/bring a ton of stuff the the's all there for you! Whether you dine out at the local places (sassy bass hamburgers were amazing) or cook in, everything in the condo makes it very easy! Thank you for an easy beach getaway in a very cute place you have! We loved it!

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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Perfect vacation spot

  • 5 of 5

This was our 2nd time staying here and we could not be happier. The place is clean and nicely decorated not to mention some of the most comfortable beds I have slept in on a vacation. Perfect for a quiet family vacation. We will be staying again next year!

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful property!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at Shell's Fanta-Sea! The unit is beautifully decorated, clean, and comfortable. It had everything we needed and more. Shelly really did think of it all. We loved the beach and the weather was amazing! We would definitely recommend this "home away from home" and would love to stay there again. Thank you to the Meierarends! We had a wonderful time.

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Gulf Shores Airport
Nearest Ferry
8 Miles
Ft. Morgan Ferry
Nearest Golf
0.25 Miles
Kiva Dunes
Nearest Motorway
12 Miles
Hiway 59
Car: recommended

There are golfing facilities at the Kiva Dunes Golf Course which is on the same grounds as the Plantation. The Penninsula Golf Course is just minutes away from the Plantation on Hwy 180. Both are open to the public. Located nearby is the Tanger Outlet shopping center which is just minutes away. There are 7 outdoor swimming pools, one indoor heated swimming pool, hot tubs, saunas, and steam rooms, Fitness center, lighted tennis courts, basketball courts, beach volleyball, beach chair and umbrella rentals (seasonal), jet ski, banana boat, and parasail rides (seasonal), shuffleboard, putting green, horseshoes, game room, coin operated laundry facilities, library, Sassy Bass Grill and Uncle Leo's Food Truck .


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 6.5%

CANCELLATIONS – a Thirty (30) day notice is required for cancellation. Cancellations that are made more than Thirty (30) days prior to the arrival date will incur no penalty. However, there is a $25.00 administration fee. Cancellations or changes that result in a shortened stay that are made within 30 days of the arrival date, forfeit the full payment for rent and cleaning/damage deposit. Cancellation or early departure does not warrant any refund of rents or damage deposit. Consider purchasing a Travel Insurance Plan to avoid some of the risks associated with the necessity of cancellation.
*Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.
**Cleaning fee is $100 no exceptions.
***Special Snowbird/Winter stay rates available. Please contact me to discuss.***

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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