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Awesome Condo! 8th Floor w/ Ocean/City/Lagoon Views! 3BR/2BA! Walk to Hangout!

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 14 nights


About the property

3 BR 2 BA - Sleeps 8

It's time for your vacation! We're happy you found our condo. We have upgraded our condo with new furnishings, new look and a more roomy feel. So much to love at Island Winds West. We are on the 8th floor in a corner unit. With the many windows in our condo you can look at the beautiful ocean and blindingly white beach below while taking in the bird's eye view of Gulf Shores to the east and west and to the lovely lagoon to the north. So much to see from the condo. The condo was redecorated with a number of renovations done along with new furnishings!

Island Winds is 1/4 mile from The Hangout so you are able to walk easily down to the heart of Gulf Shores and leave your vehicle at the complex. Almost everyone loves convenience on vacation and our location allows you to maximize your fun on vacation. You will be amazed at how large the beach is and how stunningly beautiful it is. Plenty of room for everyone to enjoy the beach and have fun playing with your family and friends.

Gulf Shores is still the type of beach town that draws people from all over to enjoy the mixture of the new and modern but also the maintaining of the old-fashioned beach town flavor. If you love to eat then you'll love the many local flavor restaurants here in town and everyone of them close by. Kids have plenty to do while here too. Probably the worst thing is that your time will go by so quickly without being able to do everything you may have planned. That's alright. It's simple. Come back again.

Why do people keep coming back to Gulf Shores? Still has the small town beach feel. Still a family oriented city. Still the best Seafood restaurants anywhere. The incredibly white beaches that are so wide simply are beyond description until you see it yourself. Plenty of unique shopping places in Gulf Shores. All the familiar chain restaurants and stores are bordering Gulf Shores in Foley. Night time fun for families. Going to The Hangout during the day or night is a blast. Long walks down nearly secluded beaches in early mornings or before dark is a must.

We'll look forward to you coming to Gulf Shores and to Island Winds West. Check us Out!!

*Parking Pass must be purchased upon arrival at Main Office at Island Winds East for $22.20 each. A maximum of 2 vehicles allowed at complex.

More Details

Property Manager
Randy Moris
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 18, 2018

Why Randy Moris chose Gulf Shores

After coming to Gulf Shores for many years and staying at other's condos we knew it was a place we would want to come back to over and over again. It took about 3-4 years of searching for the right place for ourselves and growing family that we found this 3 bedroom condo at Island Winds West. Big enough to handle our own family but also comfortable and intimate enough for a smaller family too. We love being close to everything and our place is less than a 1/4 mile from The Hangout area so it is very pedestrian. We just love everything about Gulf Shores and hope you will too.

Guestbook comments from the manager

“Randy's place was gorgeous! The condo was immaculately clean, with great amenities. It was extremely comfortable for our family of six, and only required the purchase and food and beverage. The view to the ocean was amazing. The proximity to the beach, shops and restaurants was unbeatable! We will definitely be looking to return next year!”

Note: this review was posted on Airbnb originally & shown on VRBO also
Jul 2017
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Gulf Shores Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 8
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Living Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen Sleeper Sofa in Living Room
  • 3 Bedrooms King King Queen Queen Sleeper Sofa in Living Room
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
3 PM Check-in 10 AM Check-out


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Awesome Condo! 8th Floor w/ Ocean/City/Lagoon Views! 3BR/2BA! Walk to Hangout!
average rating of 4.888889 based on 12 reviews

GREAT location for families!

  • 5 of 5

The location of this condo was perfect! We walked to several places for shopping and dinner. The facility was great in terms of the elevators, pool and shower areas, and beach area. Randy was awesome as we booked the condo and communicated with me consistently prior to, during, and after our stay. This is a very well managed condo! The condo is very well stocked; you will have everything you need to cook on those nights you want to stay in and hang at the beach longer. The condo is roomy, and we had plenty of room for our family. It appears that the condo has been redone recently, but there are some things that need worked on (i.e., laminate floors in the master bedroom are not completely glued/nailed to the floor). The entrance is a little crowded, as you enter in the hallway, and there isn't really anywhere to put your beach-gear, but this was not a huge problem. Overall, this is a great condo with great managers! I would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Stay for Two Growing Families

  • 5 of 5

This condo perfectly fit the needs of our family and the family that travelled with us. There were four adults, two children, and two babies under a year old so that was a large task. The condo was very spacious. We never felt like we were in a small space with so many people because there is a ton of room. Babies come with a lot of extra stuff and this condo made our stay very comfortable. Upon arrival, the condo was clean and ready for us. It is well stocked with anything you might need from kitchen appliances and utensils to extra bedding, etc. There was a lovely welcome basket left for us which was a thoughtful touch. The location is close to almost anything you would like to do in Gulf Shores which we liked since we have young children. The walk from your condo to the beach is so short...head down the elevator and you basically have your feet in the sand already. The owners were excellent at communicating and we felt very prepared for our trip because of the care they put into the planning phases. We felt they were kind and accommodating. Our families are ready to come back next year.

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Small things noticed

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay. The only reason not giving a 5 star is because the blinds open n closed thingy was missing on most of the blinds. Bedroom closest to hall bath, in need of new mattress, it was lumpy, Overall, good beach, decent view, private bedrooms. We would stay again !

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Spacious and Comfortable

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful property, steps away from the ocean. My family and I would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Relaxing Family Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

This was our 1st visit to Gulf Shores. Randy was quick to respond to every question I had. His condo was the perfect fit for 7 adults. It was very clean and spacious. It had all the amenities we needed from a blender to a washer/dryer. The welcome basket and guide book added that special touch. The basket had snacks, coffee, crossword puzzle and aloe vera gel in it. The guide book had great information in it. My favorite area of the condo was the balcony. It had very nice patio furniture and a great view of the Gulf. The beach was refreshing. The sand was white and soft. The condo location was great. We were in walking distance of some great restaurants. Some of my favorite places to eat was Bahama Bob's Beach Side Café, Shrimp Basket, and Original Oyster House. We rented bikes and took a 2 mile bike ride to Golf State Park Pier. I would highly recommend this condo to anyone visiting Gulf Shores. I'm looking forward to a return trip soon...

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great view and everything you need!!

  • 5 of 5

We loved everything about the condo! The bedrooms were very spacious and cozy and placed away from the living area, which was great for putting kids to bed and being able to have kid free time without having to worry about waking the kiddos! The kitchen and living room were open and had everything you could need! The balcony...I love the balcony! It has a great view of the ocean with plenty of great seating! The beach is of course my favorite aspect! The white sand, beautiful water and sound of the waves could entertain me all day! The location of the condo is also great...lots of stores and restaurants within walking distance and of course the beach is steps away!! The welcome basket was such a nice added surprise and the welcome book has such great ideas and recommendations for Gulf Shores as well as other important names and numbers! We did also try out Coldmill Dolphin cruise...a must! We saw lots of dolphin playing and jumping out of the water! Other than that, we spent our days going between the ocean and the was a pretty rough week 😉 And we can't wait to come back soon!!

  • Submitted: Apr 29, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Nearest Ferry
20 Miles
Fort Morgan to Dauphin Island
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Craft Farms
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Bahama Bobs
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning/Admin Fee $169 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.0%

Parking Passes must be purchased onsite at Island Winds East main desk upon arrival. Passes are $22.20 apiece. Maximum of 2 vehicles allowed.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 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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