Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance 888-640-7927
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance 888-640-7927

Direct Gulf Front!! Fantastic View!! 2nd Floor!!

Bedrooms 1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Condo, 1 Bedroom + Bunk Area, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4-5)


Our condo is directly on the Gulf of Mexico and the beach is only a few steps behind the condo. Emerald Skye is a low density (only 37 units). Even in the summer the beach is not crowded like the big high rises. The condo is conveniently located in the heart of Orange Beach and less than 1/2 mile from three grocery stores and two pharmacies.

'Our Little Get-A-Way' is perfect for a couple or small family. Additionally, since the condo is located on the second floor, you will not have to wait for an elevator. Enjoy the panoramic views of the Gulf from the living area or balcony.

From the moment you open the door you will know this is not an ordinary rental unit. We love the condo and treat it as our second home. The large balcony is comfortably furnished for relaxing and enjoying the view. We even have a table for two for romantic evening dinners!

The condominium is very nicely furnished and decorated. The living area is very comfortable and has a 40' flat screen TV and DVD player.

The kitchen is fully equiped with custom cabinetry and an over the range microwave.

The bedroom is private from the rest of the condo and has a king-size bed, 32' flat screen TV, and DVD.

The hallway bunk beds are great for children and can be separated from the living area by a pocket door.

Emerald Skye has a heated pool (March - November), picnic area with charcoal grills, and a nice beach side lounge area to sit and read or enjoy the beautiful view. Additionally, we provide access to our ground floor store room, which contains two very nice beach chairs and umbrella.

A fitness room is located on the ground floor. It is equipped with treadmill, elliptical machine, and stationary bicycle. A full range of hand weights and bench is also available.

This unit is non-smoking except on the balcony. Sorry, no pets permitted.

Keywords: Condominium

More Details

Richard Tice
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 20, 2017

About Richard Tice

My wife and I have loved the beach our entire married life. Each summer our vacation was taking our two son's to the beach for a week. In 1995 we bought 'Our Little Get-A-Way'. We have enjoyed many happy days at our condo and Orange Beach. Our condo is furnished like a vacation home, not a rental unit.

Richard Tice purchased this condo in 1995

Why Richard Tice chose Alabama

Orange Beach/Gulf Shores is a perfect family beach destination. The Alabama beaches are some of the most beautiful in the world. The area is family oriented with every thing you want to do just a few minutes drive away. The condo is located very close to grocery stores, pharmacies, and restaurants, but not in the middle of wall to wall condos.

What makes this condo unique

The condo next door has a lighted pier. The soft lights reflecting the gulf make a beautiful view at night. The condo is low density and never seems crowded.


Orange Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • King size beds (1), (1) Queen size sleeper sofa, Bunk Beds (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
Two professional beach chairs & umbrella provided. Also, access to ground floor store room.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(102 traveler reviews)

97% Complete
2% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
Direct Gulf Front!! Fantastic View!! 2nd Floor!!
average rating of 4.970588 based on 102 reviews

Very clean, well maintained, great location.

  • 5 of 5

This was our first time to Orange Beach/Gulf Shores & we were not disappointed. The condo was just what our family of 4 needed. My girls loved the bunk beds. We sat on the balcony every morning and watched dolphins swim at the end of the pier next to the property. We liked the security of the locked gates to the beach keeping it private. And also liked the keyless entry into the condo itself. The storage unit on the ground floor was great for storing all the beach toys, boogie boards, & chairs! The pool or beach were never crowded. Plenty of great restaurants to choose from. The only issue we had was actually exiting the parking lot onto the main road was sometimes a challenge. We would go back! Thank you!

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0


  • 5 of 5

It was a great little condo. Nicely decorated perfect for my family of four. Great location and was right on the beach. We will be going back.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Relaxation Unlimited

  • 5 of 5

This was our second visit to Orange Beach in the same condo, unit 24, in Emerald Skye. It's adorably decorated. The view is spectacular. Husband loved the balcony; wife loved the beach! It is conveniently located for shopping. Wonderful restaurants are within easy driving distance (most under 10 miles). We will be returning next year for another relaxing and enjoyable vacation.

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Cute beach front condo

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time on our stay! The owner was extremely helpful when I contacted him after leaving the key code and parking pass at home.....and we were already on the road a couple of hours. 😫? We arrived and the owner had taken care of getting a new parking pass and emailed us all the other important information. Couldn't have asked for better customer service! And the condo was cute, clean and perfect for our family of four!

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0


  • 5 of 5

The condo was clean, well stocked, and decorated bright and beachy. Couldn't ask for a better view of the gulf and location to eateries and shopping. Enough activity on the beach to make it interesting without being crowded. We enjoyed the beach chairs too. Rick checked on us by phone to be sure we were comfortable. We would stay here again.

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
3 0

Beautiful condo

  • 4 of 5

The only negative of this property is it has a very small pool facing the road. The condo is beautiful and very comfortable, the beach is great but with small children I was disappointed in the pool.

  • Submitted: Apr 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0


Car: necessary

Our condo is direct beach front and is conveniently located in the center of Orange Beach. It is close to all restaurants, shopping, and area attractions.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75


Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

You might like these similar properties