Beach house on a quiet, secluded beach in Fort Morgan area of Gulf Shores. No busy commercial congestion or large condominium complexes. Relax on the covered deck with excellent views of the gulf of Mexico and Mobile bay . Spend the day just steps away on the uncrowded white, sandy beach. Find shells, watch for porpoises and swim in the clear blue waters of the gulf.
It's a short drive to several great golf courses, or shopping in Gulf Shores and the Foley (Tanger) outlet centers.
Dine at local favorites 'Lulu's' owned by Jimmy Buffett's sister, Sassy Bass a local favorite , Behind the Pines great hamburgers Tachy Jacks less than a mile from the house, papa Rocko's for pizza and many more.
Close to the house is historic Fort Morgan, or take an easy hike in Bon Secour national wildlife refuge.
Visit OWA, the new Southern Amusement and Entertainment Destination located on the Gulf ... The highly anticipated amusement park opens Summer 2017. OWA’s 21-ride themed amusement park, The Park at OWA, will officially open its doors to the public July 21, 2017. With family fun in mind, The Park at OWA offers every guest their own unique adventure.Beginning July 21st guests can enjoy everything The Park at OWA has to offer, such as all 21 rides – including the Rollin’ Thunder – a variety of midway games, quick service dining options, and the Parkside Gift Shop, filled with one-of-a-kind Park at OWA treasures.Less than a 45 minute drive from our houses.
A bargain hunting trip to Tanger is a wonderful family activity. Tanger outlet centers have something for everyone. After a day of outlet shopping, everyone will have fun comparing all of the great deals they found
At the west end of the pleasure island peninsula are the remains of Fort Morgan. One of the two forts that protected mobile during the battle of mobile bay, the fort dates from 1812. After touring the fort, there are opportunities to stroll the white beaches, swim, fish or crab, shell hunt, and sunbathe. This spot is a favorite with birdwatchers, who have been known to make rare sightings of migratory birds. A marina, golf course, and extra lodging are all nearby.
Recreate among endangered species and migratory birds. Over 4,000 acres of beach dunes, scrub dunes, fresh water marsh, salt water marsh, and maritime forest make up the Bon Secour national wildlife refuge just west of gulf shores. This coastal refuge is part of the central gulf ecosystem unit part of the migration route of the monarch butterfly, the refuge is also known for its more than 120 species of birds - making it a paradise for bird watchers. Along with birding, the refuge offers opportunities for hiking, swimming, photography, collecting sea shells, and boating. Fishermen enjoy both fresh and saltwater fishing.
Ride the auto ferry to Dauphin Island for a tour of the sea lab and estuarium. The Estuarium is an exciting educational public aquarium highlighting the four key habitats of coastal Alabama: the Mobile Tensaw River Delta, Mobile Bay, the Barrier Islands and the Northern Gulf of Mexico. It includes the 10,000 square foot Exhibit Hall, a 7,000 gallon sting ray touch pool, and the Living Marsh Boardwalk. This facility has 31 aquariums totaling over 30,000 gallons with more than 100 species on display. The Estuarium showcases the plants, animals, and other natural resources found in the Estuary and its surrounding marine habitats.Through beautiful visual exhibits and engaging interactive exhibits, the Estuarium will leave you with a broader understanding of the interactions that take place in Mobile Bay, the fourth largest estuary system in the United States.
Bird-watching and sunbathing are two of the favorite activities on this island paradise. A campground and hiking trail are part of the sanctuary, giving visitors opportunities to spend time observing the neotropical migrant birds and native wildflowers. In the spring, the park is visited by bird lovers anxious to view the annual bird migration.
So much to do!
Only 20 minutes from Gulf Shores, AL
MINUMUM AGE TO RENT IS 25 ( NO EXCEPTIONS)