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Gulf Shores, Mobile Bay
Apartmenthotel • 710 ft² • 2 Bedrooms
(18 reviews)
Moonraker #38 is a great condo for your family and friends. Nestled in the heart of Gulf Shores, this condo features skyline Gulf views from the large open porch. The deeded access to the beach is simply a short walk across the street!Note - this unit is on the 3rd floor and is accessible by stairs. There is not an elevator, however, the views are worth the climb!The SpaceMoonraker #38 has 2 bedrooms. The Master Bedroom has a Queen Bed. Bedroom #2 has a Queen and a Twin Bed. The Living Room has a Sleeper Sofa, 2 guest chairs and a Flat Screen TV. The Kitchen/ Bar area has bar stools with se...
from $113 / night
Gulf Shores, Mobile Bay
Vacation Rental • 1432 ft² • 3 Bedrooms
(28 reviews)
West Side Cottages Unit R is a 3 bedroom, 4 bath, 1,440 sq. ft. house located at 1592 West Beach Boulevard in Gulf Shores, AlabamaMax Occupancy: 10Bed Sizes: 1 King, 2 Queen, 4 Twin, 1 Sleeper SofaParking: Max 2 vehicles*****THE PROPERTY***** Creating unforgettable memories will be effortless at this 3 bedroom, 4 bathroom beach house located in the West Beach area of Gulf Shores, Alabama! Seated directly on the lagoon and only a short walk across the road from the beach, you'll enjoy beach life at its finest when you stay in West Side Cottage, Unit R!West Side Cottages “Unit R” is a newly c...
from $155 / night
Gulf Shores, Mobile Bay
Condo • 1711 ft² • 3 Bedrooms
(13 reviews)
Welcome to this absolutely gorgeous 3 Bedroom | 3 Bath Beach Front condo that sleeps 10 and is located on the 17th Floor of the new Phoenix Gulf Shores resort in Gulf Shores, Alabama. You will not be disappointed, nor will you be able to find this level of luxury and convenience anywhere for this price! This condo has amazing views of the Gulf of Mexico where you can see for miles through the floor to ceiling windows and doors. Watch the dolphins playing in the surf each morning from your extra spacious private balcony while you sip your coffee then enjoy winding down in the evening as the ...
from $171 / night

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Prices and availability

Vacation rental prices in Gulf Shores

$295for 11 Feb - 18 Feb
$497 annual average
Average price per week

Vacation rentals availability in Gulf Shores

32%for 11 Feb - 18 Feb
68% annual average
Percentage of available rentals

Gulf Shores Vacation Rentals

Villas and apartments with beautiful views

The Gulf coast of Alabama is dotted with apartments, holiday villas and cosy, comfortable cottages which are located near the softest white sand beaches, fishing spots and dive sites in the area. The amazing views in the Gulf Shore area can be enjoyed from holiday apartments in the city centre, golf courses and shopping malls in the area. You can choose a vacation rental in sought after Orange Beach or close to historic Fort Morgan or on Clubhouse Drive and watch the start of the Mardi Gras. There are modern apartments with gardens, swimming pools and terraces in the most popular neighborhoods of the Gulf coast region.

Spacious holiday villas near the beach

Beach entertainment and watersports are the most popular activity for visitors to the area and you will find many spacious and well-equipped holiday rentals located within walking distance to the beach. You can rent a large vacation home a stone's throw from the beaches in the area. You can also get a vacation rental near both the beach and golf course and get double the fun and relaxation while in the area. There are numerous fascinating dive sites in the area, and there are neat lock-up and go apartments in the area if you would prefer them to a bigger rental home.


Coastal town on the Gulf of Mexico

Gulf Shores is located 33 miles west of Pensacola, on the Gulf of Mexico, to the south in the state of Alabama. Alabama State Route 59 or the "Gulf Shores Parkway" leads north to Foley, while Beach Boulevard runs in an east-west direction along the shore front and Route 180 runs north of Little Lagoon. The Gulf State Park occupies most of the eastern region of the city. It is located in Baldwin County. Bordering Baldwin County are the following counties: Mobile, Washington, Monroe, Clarke and Escambia.

Gulf State Park Pier
Gulf State Park Pier


Gulf Shores for families

The Gulf Shores are an ideal vacation destination and ideal for peaceful family time. The beautiful sandy beaches, water activities and carnival events that occur in the region each year, make this both a place to relax and enjoy some vibrant sights and sounds. Children can splash around in the waves, enjoy ice cream at the harbor or go on a boat cruise with the whole family. A day trip to watch the dolphins swim is a great way to spend your time while in the Gulf Shores.

Gulf Shores for golfing

There are several top-quality golf courses on the shores including The Gulf Shores Gulf Club, Peninsula Golf and Racquet Club and Craft Farms Golf Club - all located close to Bon Secour Bay and situated on waterways. The Refuge Golf Course at Gulf State Park gives avid golfers a great opportunity to play 18 holes in a state park that is also a stone's throw from the beach. There are a variety of courses available on the Gulf Shores but each one is set within gorgeous natural settings and offer stunning views and great facilities.

Top 3 things to do in the Gulf Shores

1. Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo

At the Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo, visitors to the zoo can experience hands-on encounters with a wide variety of animals at the zoo. The zoo is home to more than 500 animals. At the zoo you can get up close and personal with Kangaroos, lemurs, lizards and alligators and sloths! The zoo has been designed to bring children and nature together in the form of fully interactive wildlife tours where they can touch the animals and interact with them. The zoo is open daily for visits with the specific groups of animals.

2. Waterville USA

This excellent water and amusement park located on the Gulf Shores offers an excellent area for fun with water rides and themes. The venue also hosts birthday parties and cabana rentals. Season's passes will grant you access to all the waterpark's slides and swimming pools. Set in 20 acres, the park offers a huge expanse for children and families to play in. The waterpark attractions include seventeen slides and Lazy River, Shrimp Boat Village, Wa-Wa World, and Flowrider. At the amusement park you can enjoy the the Nascart Go-Carts, Cannonball Run, mini golf, Trampoline Thing and the Fun Depot for kids.

3. Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge

The natural splendour of the Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge Park offers visitors to the Gulf Shores a chance to sample the ecology of the area. The beautiful natural fauna and flora of the area offers a great opportunity to see and learn about sea turtles, the rare Alabama Beach Mouse, enjoy a guided tour in summer and winter and hike trails with the aid of your free Discovery Pack. The rare Snowy Plover is a special sight within the refuge and these unusual birds even nest within the park. There are over 360 species of birds in the reserve and many reptiles, fish species and other fauna also make their home here.

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Gulf Shores

On average, what was the cost for vacation rentals in Gulf Shores last year?

Based on last year, Gulf Shores had an average price of $381 per night, a relatively high one compared to the cities in the USA.

When are vacation rentals cheaper in Gulf Shores?

According to the previous year, the months that hurt your pocket the least in Gulf Shores are January, December and February, with average prices of $300, $310, and $314, respectively.

When are vacation rentals more expensive in Gulf Shores?

It can be concluded, by analyzing the data from the previous year, that costs per night for accommodation here are usually higher, on average, during the months of July ($517), June ($475), and August ($436).

Is Gulf Shores a good location for a last-minute getaway?

We recommend you to book in advance in Gulf Shores as only 16% of the accommodations are available throughout the year, according to last year's data.

What time of the year can I find more available vacation rentals?

The most available months are, on average, December (with an availability of 38%), November (35%), and January (26%), according to the trends observed in the prior year.

How many vacation rentals are there in Gulf Shores?

In Gulf Shores we offer you a comprehensive catalog of approximately 1,000 properties, with options of all kinds, thanks to our 8 local and international providers.

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