Discover a selection of more than 10,000 vacation rentals in Orange Beach, AL that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and private pools. Prices start at $230 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Orange Beach. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Explore Orange Beach from vacation home rentals

All joking aside, Orange Beach has it all. Surrounded by bays, bayous, and the Gulf of Mexico, this coastal city combines the bustle of a beachy resort town with the best Mother Nature has to offer. The mild winters and friendly atmosphere make the city ideal for snowbirds looking for serenity during the cooler months. The hot, sultry summers draw students, families, and friends looking to do some group bonding and have seaside fun. Relax on the shore, take a trip to the local amusement park, or commune with butterflies on a nearby nature trail.

Things to do

An island of kid-friendly adventure, and a museum of the sea

Some visitors plop down on the sand in Orange Beach and never feel the need to rise. It's a perfectly reasonable plan, but other attractions may draw you a few steps from your Orange Beach vacation rental and a few miles from the sand. If there are kids in your party, you'll love Adventure Island, a theme park full of rides, go-karts, bumper boats, and mini golf. It's only a 6-minute drive from your next destination, the Orange Beach Indian & Sea Museum, which offers artifacts of the area's Native American and fishing history.

Activities

What to do near your Orange Beach summer rental

There are dozens of reasons to look for an Orange Beach vacation rental, but no one can argue with the number 1 draw—the beach itself. Catch some rays on the pristine white sand, wade in with your best bodyboard, consider a paddleboarding or parasailing lesson, or hop on a dolphin-watching cruise. The natural landscape makes for much to see away from the sea as well. Biking paths run through town and are shaded by palm and citrus trees. For a more thrilling view from the air, try a sunset helicopter tour.

Weather

Local weather for your Orange Beach summer rental stay

The subtropical climate of Orange Beach means mild, wet winters and hot, steamy summers. Those summer temps attract tons of visitors, even in hurricane season (from June through September), and it's prime time for those who need a tan and don't mind a crowd. Spring temps are in the 70s, so you can skip the storms and still enjoy the outdoors, and locals say the fall is even better, as the skies grow less stormy and fewer umbrellas dot the sand. Winters are cool but still pleasant, and you'll likely find Orange Beach vacation rentals at lower rates.

Natural features

Meet a grinning gator in a peaceful park

Ready for a break from sunbathing? Heed the call of nature. On the western edge of Orange Beach is Gulf State Park, with its 2 miles of rustic beachfront, and 25 miles of paved hiking and biking trails along the coastline. The closest trailhead to your Orange Beach vacation rental will likely be Cotton Bayou Trail, a paved hiking path that cuts through lush pine forests and leads to the rest of the park's backcountry walkways. Nature lovers who linger in the park will be rewarded with butterfly gardens, sand dunes, and the wetland homes of alligators.

How to get there

Transportation to and around Orange Beach

The nearest airport is in Pensacola Intl. Airport (PNS), located 27.4 mi (44.1 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Mobile Regional Airport (MOB), which is 48.4 mi (77.9 km) away.

Family friendly

Kid-friendly attractions near Orange Beach

Orange Beach has plenty of kid-friendly attractions for children of all ages. Vacation homes are available near places like Dinosaurs in the Woods, a wooded trail with lifelike replicas of dinosaurs, and the Park at OWA, an amusement park with a variety of thrill rides and kiddie rides. Kids will also enjoy the Wharf, an open-air shopping center with unique shops, restaurants, rides, miniature golf, an amphitheater, and marina.

Good for couples

Romantic vacation homes in Orange Beach

The peaceful beaches and romantic activities in Orange Beach set the stage for a couple’s getaway. Vacation rentals can be found near places like Perdido Key State Park, a barrier island with white-sand beaches and dunes with picnic facilities, swimming, and fishing, and the Coastal Arts Center of Orange Beach, a waterfront art gallery with local art exhibits, workshops, demonstrations, and classes. You'll also like Bamahenge, a peaceful wooded area with megaliths made of fiberglass.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Orange Beach?

Whether you're after a cozy retreat for you and your honey or someplace spacious to fit family and friends, you'll find some top vacation rentals in and around Orange Beach. Here are a couple to get you started:

  • "Pelican Paradise At Turquoise Place" is popular with guests. Around 1 mile from Orange Beach, it has 3 bedrooms and loads of useful amenities, including a DVD player and a toaster.
  • Alternatively, get comfortable at "Updated 4bedroom Beachfront Corner Unit Lazy River". Around 2 miles from the heart of Orange Beach, it has 4 bedrooms and features off-street parking options and a nearby marina.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Orange Beach vacation rental for you.

What are the best tiny house vacation rentals in or near Orange Beach?

You need only take a peek inside Vrbo's tiny house vacation rentals in Orange Beach to realize that great things really do come in small packages. Efficiently designed to maximize every spare inch of space, these fun-sized digs deliver a big vacation experience:

  • Get away from it all and get back to basics at "Cabin - Bass - Kin On The River - Tiny House". This retreat in Fairhope packs plenty of comforts into its small space, such as cable/satellite TV services and free WiFi.
  • "Adorable Gulf View Tiny House Located On 8 Acres. Main House Also Available For Rent" has many conveniences, including a video library and a stovetop. Located in Gulf Shores, you'll be able to live big in this small yet comfy home.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Orange Beach?

Nothing's better than a quick escape to recharge your batteries. Pack your carry-on bag and take a breather at one of these top weekend getaways in and near Orange Beach:

  • Located 9 miles to the west of the center of Orange Beach, "2 King Suites, 30' Wall Of Windows" is a good match for adventurous types and nature lovers. Make sure you visit nearby attractions, including Rock Creek Golf Club and Catman Road Trailhead. If you're up for more, try sailing or windsurfing.
  • Alternatively, switch into vacation mode at "Crystal Shores 1001, Beachfront East Corner Unit". Approximately 7 miles west of Orange Beach, fun activities around here include hiking and biking and windsurfing. More interested in sightseeing? Plan an excursion to Rock Creek Golf Club and Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Orange Beach?

Studio apartments may be small, but they sure do pack a punch when it comes to convenience and location. Unpack your bags at one of these terrific studio apartments in or near Orange Beach:

  • One of our favorite picks is "Gulf Front Beautiful Direct Gulf View". Lock in a few nights or more at this popular abode and you'll have access to a barbecue grill and a stovetop.
  • Or, use "Direct Beachfront 1br" as a base to discover the sights around you. This home away from home offers a theme park, air conditioning and more.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Orange Beach?

Whether you're after a chic apartment or a house large enough to fit the family, you'll find the ideal place on Vrbo. Enjoy a mini break at one of these favorite picks in or near Orange Beach:

  • For a memorable few nights away, it's tough to beat "3 King/2 Bunk, , All Beach Amenities Provided No Hidden Fees". It's near the center of Orange Beach, along with lots of things to put on your itinerary.
  • "Silver Beach 603, Gulf Front, Cancellation Now Open Sept 3" is also ideally located. Bunk down here and discover why guests rate this property highly.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Orange Beach?

Nothing says "I love you" like a romantic weekend rendezvous. If you want to spend a couple of relaxing nights away with your beloved, we've got some romantic getaways in and around Orange Beach that will set your hearts aflutter:

  • Sneak away on Friday for a couple of passion-filled evenings at "Pelican Paradise At Turquoise Place". Located around 1 mile from Orange Beach, this property comes with plenty of nice touches, like a fireplace and a sauna.
  • Another place where you can enjoy a few dreamy days together is "Updated 4bedroom Beachfront Corner Unit Lazy River". Around 2 miles from Orange Beach, a sauna and beauty services add to the ambiance here.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Orange Beach?

Share your vacation and have even more fun. Whether you're organizing an active escape with friends or a family reunion, there's no shortage of large group vacation rentals in and around Orange Beach:

  • A host of amenities including a swimming pool and a nearby waterfront make "Amazing Penthouse Living~upscale" a group favorite. This popular property has 4 bedrooms and sleeps up to 14 guests. From the center of Orange Beach, it's around 2 miles away to the west.
  • Invite up to 12 of your favorite people to "Large 4br/4bath Gulf Front Corner Unit" and fill its spaces with laughter and love. This popular option has 4 bedrooms and is around 1 mile to the east of central Orange Beach. It's crammed with features to keep large groups comfortable, such as a sauna and a kitchen.

Are there large vacation rentals that sleep 30 or more in or near Orange Beach?

If you're planning a fun event and your invite list is lengthy, don't worry about finding someplace big enough for all those people. We have large vacation rentals in and around Orange Beach ideal for family getaways, wedding receptions and more. Find some inspiration here:

  • "Waterside - Both Sides Of Heavenly Sunrise And Heavenly Sunset Combined - 10 Bedrooms": The more people you bring along the merrier to this sought-after vacation rental. It has 10 bedrooms, fits up to 32 people and includes ample amenities, such as a water park and a swimming pool.
  • "Room For A Crowd Gulf - Front Home W": Offering privacy, space and comfort, this attractive property houses as many as 30 people in its 10 bedrooms. A swimming pool and a water park are among the features that'll help keep your group nice and comfortable.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Orange Beach?

Of all the conveniences a vacation rental can offer, a pool delivers the most fun. Take a peek at these houses for rent with a pool in or near Orange Beach and spend your days splashing around. Just don't forget your inflatable pizza slice:

  • Treat the gang to an unforgettable stay at "Newly Renovated Serenity Sands Beach House". There's a lot to love about this escape apart from its pool, such as books and a stereo.
  • "Beautiful Beach House - Private Pool" is the type of place you go to get away from everything and enjoy your surroundings, starting with its pool. A fenced pool and childrens activities are also on hand to make your stay nice and comfortable.

Orange Beach has a humid subtropical climate, with average summertime temperatures ranging from 80 ºF to 90 ºF. But there's no need to wait until summer to visit. Take a look at the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the ideal Orange Beach vacation rental and plan your escape for any time of year.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Orange Beach?

Every catch-up with the family should be one to remember. Whether you're planning some time away with the kids or a reunion with the extended family, Vrbo's large family vacation rentals in or near Orange Beach offer a home away from home with ample space for everyone:

  • Get your nearest and dearest under the same roof at "Pelican Paradise At Turquoise Place", which has 3 bedrooms sleeping up to 10 guests. This getaway is around 1 mile to the east of Orange Beach and features amenities such as a smart TV and a theme park.
  • Another top option is "Updated 4bedroom Beachfront Corner Unit Lazy River". This property is 2 miles west of Orange Beach and features on-site watersports, a living room and more. With 4 bedrooms accommodating up to 11 people, don't worry about leaving anyone off your guest list.

If you want to sightsee, there are lots of family-friendly attractions nearby to put on your itinerary. The Wharf, Adventure Island and Gulf State Park Fishing Pier are good places to start.

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