Beach houses in Dauphin Island

Beach houses in Dauphin Island

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Popular Beach houses in Dauphin Island

Vacation house for 6 people in Dauphin Island
Vacation house for 6 people
1 bedroom650yd to the beach
5.0
from $324 / night
Vacation house for 8 people, with balcony, with pets in Dauphin Island
Vacation house for 8 people, with balcony, with pets
3 bedrooms0.8mi to the beach
5.0
from $313 / night
Vacation house for 10 people in Dauphin Island
Vacation house for 10 people
3 bedrooms750yd to the beach
from $241 / night
Vacation house for 10 people in Dauphin Island
Vacation house for 10 people
3 bedrooms700yd to the beach
5.0
from $254 / night
Vacation house for 4 people, with pool and yard in Dauphin Island
Vacation house for 4 people, with pool and yard
2 bedrooms900yd to the beach
4.2
(70 reviews)
from $38 / night
Vacation house for 8 people, with balcony and pool in Dauphin Island
Vacation house for 8 people, with balcony and pool
3 bedrooms700yd to the beach
4.8
(93 reviews)
from $222 / nightFREE cancellation
Vacation house for 8 people, with balcony in Dauphin Island
Vacation house for 8 people, with balcony
3 bedrooms750yd to the beach
from $357 / nightFREE cancellation
Vacation house for 10 people, with terrace in Dauphin Island
Vacation house for 10 people, with terrace
3 bedrooms1.4mi to the beach
5.0
from $417 / nightFREE cancellation

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Highlights in Dauphin Island

  • Fishing charter
  • Historic fort
  • West End Public Beach
  • Pelican Peninsula

Most popular amenities for Beach Rentals in Dauphin Island

Pool 1
Internet 44
Pets allowed 23
Balcony/Terrace 31
TV 44
Air conditioning 45

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Beach houses in Dauphin Island

Alabama’s crown jewel

Most Americans don’t realize that Alabama has a beautiful coastline along the Gulf of Mexico lined with soft white sands and swimmable waters. It’s also home to a series of barrier islands which boast a pristine setting perfect for beach goers, fishing enthusiasts, and anyone seeking an uncrowded vacation destination. Dauphin Island is considered one of the most beautiful barrier islands in Alabama with its 7 miles of white-sand beaches, beautiful weather, nature reserves, and great restaurants. Come here for a memorable family vacation, a world-class fishing charter, or a quiet getaway with your significant other.

Finding your perfect Dauphin Island beach house

Stay near the water and enjoy the serene, uncrowded atmosphere in a beach house on Dauphin Island. The island is home to a variety of beach house options, with something different for every type of traveler. Large groups and families can opt for an oversized beach house with plenty of bedrooms and bathrooms to comfortably accommodate all. Cozy, smaller beach houses are available for couples and small groups. Beach houses here boast a coastal design style, plenty of natural lighting, sleek amenities, and up-to-date appliances. The vast majority of beach houses are equipped with high-speed internet, air conditioning, and washing machines. Opt for a rental with a balcony where you can enjoy sweeping views of the Gulf.

Travelers and activities

Dauphin Island for fishermen

Dauphin Island is a paradise for fishing enthusiasts. Go on a charter fishing trip with FinAtics Fishing Charters, a professional charter service with some of the best charter boats and saltwater fishing guides on Dauphin Island. Trips include a license, reels, tackle, bait, and complimentary fish cleaning at the end of each trip. You can also cast a line right off the coast on the east end of the island. Fishing gear, rentals, and licenses are available at a variety of rentals around the island.

Dauphin Island for couples

Dauphin Island is a fantastic place for couples to enjoy a quiet, romantic getaway. You’ll probably work up an appetite after spending your day in the sun and on the beaches. Head to Pirate’s Bar and Grill for a relaxed date night. Here you’ll find a variety of classic southern dishes, fresh seafood, pizza, and a full bar. For great Mexican cuisine go to Miguel’s Beach’n Baja where you can enjoy tacos, enchiladas, queso dip, and fajitas.

Dauphin Island is considered the sunset capital of Alabama.

Top 7 travel tips in Dauphin Island

1. Explore the sea life at Dauphin Island Sea Lab Estuarium

Explore the interactive exhibits at this well-maintained Estuarium where you can learn all about the 4 different habitats of the Alabama coastal region. There are several informational placards, live marine life displays, and a boardwalk. There are plenty of ways for children and adults to stay entertained during a visit here.

2. Visit Fort Gaines

This historic fort was constructed in the early 1800s and played a significant role in the American Civil War. Pay a visit to the site where you can walk freely around the space and learn interesting facts about its role in history. This is a great place to go if you want to have an active and educational experience all in one!

3. Sand Island Lighthouse

Sand Island Lighthouse is the only lighthouse in Alabama, and it’s over 150 years old! A boat is required to reach the lighthouse, and there are plenty of boat tours available to take you there.

4. Explore Indian Shell Mound Park

Located on the north shore of the island is Indian Shell Mound Park. This lush, green, forested park is a great place to walk to see a variety of colorful bird species. There are several trails, benches, and informational plaques where you can learn about some interesting historical facts.

5. Stroll along the shores at West End Public Beach

Many people consider this to be the most beautiful beach in the entire state of Alabama. The soft white sands, uncrowded shores, and clear swimmable waters offer a relaxing beach day for families, couples, and sunbathers. Hunt the beach for seashells and enjoy the breathtaking views at sunset.

6. Visit the Dauphin Island Marina

This is the main marina on the island where you’ll find plenty of boats, fishing charter companies, and some restaurants. Head here for information about fishing, boat tours, or if you’re looking for a bite to eat.

7. Take a walk to Pelican Peninsula

Head to one of the most beautiful, untouched parts of the island at Pelican Peninsula. This peninsula juts out into the Pelican Passage and you can enjoy spectacular views of the Gulf here, particularly at sunrise and sunset.

FAQs: Beach Rentals in Dauphin Island

Which types of facilities can you typically find at the beach houses on Dauphin Island?

Among the services you can find on Holidu, it appears that the beach houses on Dauphin Island have everything that vacationers need! Here, the beach houses generally have a variety of facilities, the most popular being: air-conditioning (88%), internet (85%), and balcony (65%)...Amazing!

How are the beach houses rated on Dauphin Island?

On average, the beach houses here are rather highly rated. Judging by the Holidu database, 26% of beach houses have a rating average of 4.5 stars. This is a quite high ratio which allows us to confirm that you will easily find the ideal beach house for a wonderful vacation!

Are the beach houses on Dauphin Island child-friendly?

According to the Holidu database, 15% of beach houses on Dauphin Island are child-friendly, so you won't face any issues in finding the ideal beach house for you and your children.

Are the beach houses on Dauphin Island suitable for travelers and their furry friends?

Yes! On Dauphin Island, 32% of the beach houses accept pets, 21% even have a garden!

Do the beach houses on Dauphin Island often have an internet connection?

Certainly! According to last year, 85% of beach houses on Dauphin Island offer Wi-Fi. So no need to panic, you will be able to browse the internet during your stay!

Do the beach houses on Dauphin Island typically have a fireplace or a pool?

Of course! According to Holidu, most of the beach houses on Dauphin Island are equipped with a pool. It is therefore an ideal destination for a long summer weekend! 59% even have a barbecue!

Are the beach houses on Dauphin Island suitable for stays with the whole family or rather for a vacation as a small group?

In Dauphin Island, according to the last year, 53% of beach houses are suitable for up to eight guests, 18% of these beach houses contain at least four bedrooms. But 97% of beach houses also welcome small groups of up to four guests, and 94% of the beach houses include at least two separate bedrooms. Dauphin Island is therefore the ideal destination for large and small groups going on vacation!

For a luxury trip in Dauphin Island, are Beach houses a good idea?

Some beach houses are, but others aren't as luxurious. So if you are looking for that special accommodation, don't delay in making a reservation because only 35% have a pool, while 88% have AC only 3% have a sauna. However, if it's space you're looking for, 97% of the beach houses can accommodate large groups, and 21% have a garden.

At the beach houses in Dauphin Island are you able to have a beautiful view and spend time outside?

65% of beach houses have a balcony or terrace, and 35% have a view, but since this does not represent the majority so availability can be selective. If this is important to you, you should start your research early, and use the filters that suit you the best to be sure to find what you are looking for. However, 21% of beach houses in Dauphin Island have gardens, where you can enjoy the outdoors. If you like to have lunch or dinner outside, and especially if you like barbecues, 59% of the beach houses have them.

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