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Recently Renovated! W. Beach Blvd. MUST SEE!
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Entire rental unit · 6 guests · 3 beds · 2 baths
Recently Renovated! W. Beach Blvd. MUST SEE!This unit boasts light and airy colors and subtle beach decor. Guests have access to two parking spaces located at street level. There's a grocery next door and The Hangout, among other popular restaurants, is within walking distance. The beach is just across the street! This unit has been recently remodeled with granite countertops and updated cabinetry. There is new flooring, furnishings, and smart TV’s. TWO pools and laundry. **Inquire about weekly and monthly rates**
WALK TO THE HANGOUT FESTIVAL !!!!
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Entire rental unit · 4 guests · 2 beds · 1 bath
WALK TO THE HANGOUT FESTIVAL !!!!My place is across the street to the beach, restaurants and dining, and family-friendly activities. You’ll love my place because of great location. My place is good for couples, solo adventurers, and families (with kids).
Sunrise Village 102
Entire rental unit · 6 guests · 3 beds · 1 bath
Sunrise Village 102Beautiful condo on the sugar sands of the Gulf of Mexico View of the Gulf from every window, and the second unit from beach. Unit decorated "beachy chic." Covered parking for two small vehicles. Directly across the street from The Beach House Restaurant. Just minutes from attractions; The Hangout, Bahama Bobs, The Wharf. Family attractions include mini-golf, amusement/water parks, Zipline, and Tanger Outlet Mall. Washer/dryer provided in unit. Great family atmosphere! Age 25+ to book.

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Stay near Gulf Shores's top sights

Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo
Zoo · 57 locals recommend
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Home of Animal Planet’s “The Little Zoo That Could”. This well kept zoo is home to more than 350 types of animals

Jennifer
Jennifer· Slidell, LA
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    2. Gulf Shores
    Gulf Shores Beach Town Retreat
    $114 per night
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    Newly Renovated Condo for Beaching on a Budget
    $106 per night
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    Resort Condo Updated Sleeps 5 Minutes to Beach
    $57 per night
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    Golfers Paradise @ ONE CLUB in Gulf Shores, AL
    $134 per night
LuLu’s Gulf Shores
Seafood Restaurant · 79 locals recommend
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Super fun place to enjoy and plan to spend time at! Fun outdoor activities for kids, shopping for adults, multiple bars and delicious food right on the water!

Natalie
Natalie· McKinney, TX
    1. Entire condominium (condo)
    2. Gulf Shores
    Light, airy 2/2 with pool, minutes from beach!
    $119 per night
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    Life is better by the beach
    $67 per night
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    Nice and cozy condo for your beach trip!
    $79 per night
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    Beautiful vacation condo
    $100 per night
The Hangout
Music Venue · 157 locals recommend
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Right on the beach, always such a fun atmosphere, live music every night and great drinks and food! A must see!

Michelle
Michelle· Highland Village, TX
    1. Entire condominium (condo)
    2. Gulf Shores
    Beach front with spectacular views in Gulf Shores!
    $124 per night
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    Late Cancellation Oct 25-29 only 99/night!!!!!
    $129 per night
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    Direct Beach Front! Gorgeous Million Dollar Views
    $122 per night
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    Footprints in the Sand
    $153 per night

Your guide to Gulf Shores

All About Gulf Shores

Yes, Alabama has beaches — great ones, with turquoise waters and sand as white and fine as powdered sugar. Together with nearby Orange Beach, Gulf Shores Beach is one of the top beach vacation destinations on Alabama’s Gulf Coast. Situated on a skinny peninsula between Pensacola, Florida, and Mobile Bay, this Gulf-front getaway attracts spring breakers, families, and couples looking to splash in the bathtub-warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico. With a skyline defined by high-rise hotels and resorts, the area has plenty of historical and natural attractions, too, including bird sanctuaries, bike trails, and Fort Morgan, a military fortification that dates back to the War of 1812. When sightseeing is done, indulge in fresh Gulf seafood from a beachfront bar and grill, or book a fishing charter to catch your own.


How do I get around Gulf Shores?

Gulf Shores is served by two airports, the Mobile Regional Airport (MOB), a 90-minute drive northwest, and the larger Pensacola International (PNS), an hour’s drive east. Most major airlines serve both airports, but you’re likely to find better deals from a greater variety of destinations when flying into Pensacola. When you land, you’ll want to rent a car; the region is a bit too spread out to traverse on foot. But if you can get your hands on a bike, you’ll have plenty of trails to explore during your stay.


When is the best time to stay in a vacation rental in Gulf Shores?

Gulf Shores is a year-round vacation destination, with mild temperatures in every season. The big exception is, of course, hurricane season, which affects the Alabama coastline periodically from June through November. Between storms, summer afternoons can reach the upper 80 degrees Fahrenheit, but the constant coastal breeze means it never feels scorching. The warm, shallow waters of the Gulf of Mexico are swimmable most of the year, except for the winter months, when temperatures dip below 60 degrees — not exactly Arctic, but enough to keep some folks out of their swimsuits. From November to March, evenings can get chilly, so pack a sweater and jeans.


What are the top things to do in Gulf Shores?

Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge

Birders, pack your binoculars: You can track more than 370 species of migratory songbirds — as well as alligators, armadillos, foxes, and endangered sea turtles — at one of Alabama’s last untouched coastal habitats, whose name is French for “safe harbor.”

Gulf State Park

Located a mile east of the public beach, the state park features 6,500 acres of protected lands where you can stroll three miles of sandy coastline and waterski, kayak, or fish for bass on Lake Shelby, a 900-acre freshwater lake that comes complete with its own pet-friendly Dog Pond. You could spend all day getting lost on the park’s paved bike and walk trails, including the wild Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail. With more than 15 miles of pine-shaded pathways winding through coastal wetlands and even a butterfly garden, it’s a great way to escape the beach crowds.

The Wharf at Orange Beach

To get your shopping and entertainment fix, hit the Wharf; you’ll find restaurants, a marina, and one of the tallest Ferris wheels in the southeast, at 112 feet high.