Gear up for sun and sand at Phoenix Condos Orange Beach

Gear up for sun and sand at Phoenix Condos Orange Beach

On a white sand beach, and with views across the blue waters of the Gulf of Mexico, your Phoenix Condos vacation rental is the perfect base for a sunny break in lively Orange Beach, where you’ll find plenty of options to keep you well fed, well rested, and endlessly entertained. The weather’s your friend here, with an average temperature of 75 degrees, and sunshine guaranteed almost every day. Come in the summer and splash out on a penthouse suite, or head here in the quieter season—September to February—for a wallet-friendly deal.

Family-friendly vacations at Phoenix Condos Orange Beach

If you have kids to keep busy, you won’t be short of options in Orange Beach. From pirate ship cruises to amusement arcades, the younger generation will be spoilt for choice. If it’s a mellower time you’re after, there are all sorts of natural wonders nearby, so head into the wild for some low-key family bonding. When you get back to your condo you’ll find the comforts of home waiting for you—washers, dryers, fully equipped kitchens and big-screen TVs for those family movies. With some condos sleeping up to 12 people, there’s room for everybody.

Have a blast beside the sea in Orange Beach

A block of condos with direct access to the white sand beach Image

Your vacation rental is right on the shore, so with miles of white sand on your doorstep your first stop has to be the beach. Grab your bucket and shovel and get building a sandcastle to inspire gasps of admiration from all who behold it. Follow this with a picnic at the leafy Orange Beach Waterfront Park, and when it’s time to cool off, your condo’s indoor and outdoor pools will be right there waiting for you; some locations even boast a lazy river.

Old-fashioned amusements in Orange Beach

You can’t beat traditional seaside fun, and Orange Beach is overflowing with it. Local stalwart Adventure Island amusement park comes complete with karting, arcades, and even its very own erupting volcano (don’t panic, it’s not real). If you’re looking for roller coasters, you’re just a 20-minute drive from the OWA Entertainment Destination amusement park. Closer to home, why not hit the beach right outside your condo for a spot of volleyball?

Outdoor activities abound in Orange Beach, Alabama

Orange Beach is packed with opportunities to get the old adrenaline pumping. It’s one of the Gulf Coasts’s premier watersports hotspots, so you could find yourself riding the waves on a surfboard, buzzing around on a jet ski, or testing your head for heights with a spot of paragliding. When it’s time to unwind, there’s a choice of golf courses, but if even that sounds a bit too strenuous there’s always the option of dozing on a lounger on the beach or beside your condo’s pool.

Become one with nature at Orange Beach

As well as being a lively destination packed with shops, restaurants and entertainment, your condo has a wealth of natural treasures on its doorstep. A short trip along the coast you’ll find the protected shoreline of Gulf State Park. Miles of white sand offer an abundance of picnic opportunities, and if you’re feeling energetic you could rent a bike and head into the wild on the scenic Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail, with its 25 miles of paved track snaking through forests and beside lake shores.

Paddle out to the Orange Beach Islands

Not far from your vacation home you’ll find the tranquil Orange Beach Islands. Sitting in the calm water of Bayou Saint John, they are a haven for sea birds and marine mammals. With no roads or bridges, the only way to get there is across the water­—rent a paddleboard, a kayak, or a jet-ski, and away you glide into a natural paradise.

It’s dolphins ahoy in Orange Beach

Dolphins are regular visitors to the waters around Orange Beach, and there are plenty of salty sea dogs waiting to take you out on their boats to see these awe-inspiring mammals up close and personal as they leap through the waves. Book a trip at sunset for added atmosphere, or for a more action-packed ride, why not get soaked on a banana boat or a high-octane jet boat?

Have a romantic break at Phoenix Condos Orange Beach

A boardwalk leading from a condo to a white sand beach

If it’s “couple time” you’re looking for, you’re in the right spot. Why not start the day with breakfast on your balcony before heading out to enjoy all the area has to offer? And after all the fun, you’ll have earned yourself a cozy night in. For maximum gazing opportunities, be sure to book a condo with floor-to-ceiling windows and an uninterrupted view of the ocean.

Hit the shops and nightlife at downtown Orange Beach

It’s not all about the sea and the sand on your Orange Beach vacation. A buzzing downtown area houses a plethora of shops, as well as all sorts of eateries—including big names and indies—where a table for two awaits. Head to The Wharf, a vibrant harborside district where you’ll find a Ferris wheel, along with a movie theater; and if you time things right you could even find yourself dancing the night away to a big-name act at the amphitheater.

Two become one in Orange Beach

With a number of day spas to choose from, you can melt away the stress of everyday life with a relaxing couples’ massage. Enjoy a boat cruise, or stroll on the beach right in front of your vacation home—barefoot and hand in hand. With so much sky above you’ll be in the perfect spot for a bit of stargazing, and if all this romance makes you feel as though the sky’s the limit, why not head up in a helicopter, or even take a ride in a hot air balloon?