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Great Beach Front Condo - Awesome View!!

David

Member since: 2006
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Speaks: english
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

David

Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
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Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
May 2, 2015
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Great Beach Front Condo - Awesome View!!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

Gulf Shores Condo Rental Photos and Description

1BR Gulffront Condo -Sleeps 6 - next to Kiva Dunes*Gulf Shores, Alabama USA

Great Price. Nice third-floor corner unit directly on the Gulf of Mexico! This is a great beachfront vacation rental, and features a great view of the beach and sunsets. This Condo Complex is a private gated community with a thousand feet of secluded beach. There are 5 outside pools and 1 heated indoor pool, 3 hot tubs, sauna room, steam room, World class golf right onsite, and tennis courts. Very clean, neat, quiet, and recently redecorated one bedroom one bath condo that sleeps 6 (1 queen size bed in Master bedroom, bunk beds in hallway, double fold out couch). There are two TVs and Two VCRs and a DVD player for your enjoyment. Everything you need is in this vacation rental including a fully equipped kitchen which includes a stove, refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, and plates and utensils. A great place to come have fun in the sun, get away from everything, relax, play, and just enjoy life!! This is a great place for your vacation! You will love Plantation.

On-site amenities include six pools with one indoor pool (it is located inside a neat Geodesic Dome that houses a hot tub, sauna, and kids game room!), tennis courts, basketball courts, hot tubs, work-out facility/ 2 whirlpools, a Beach Store-serves Starbucks coffee, and Kiva Dunes Golf Course right next door that has been designed by former US Open champion Jerry Pate.

Everything is in excellent condition and ready for a great vacation experience! We are located about 12 miles West of Gulf Shores on the sugar white beaches of the Gulf of Mexico- directly on the beach in a family friendly gated community.

You will feel the hospitality and traditions of the South, in the spring enjoy the scenic drive and enjoy the homes and the beautiful azaleas along Hwy 180 as you go toward you destination. This is a beautiful beach community at one of the most scenic stretches of beach on the Gulf Coast. The Plantation is a gated resort offering over 4000 feet of private, white beach frontage, natural sand dunes, and beautiful landscaping.It is truly a beautiful and peaceful community. Activities are available on-site , and the Plantation is perfect for getaways. If you are coming from afar you may choose either the Mobile or Pensacola Airports. This is a wonderful place to come and get away, relax and enjoy yourself.

Stay at Plantatioins and you will have a truly enjoyable vacation. We would love for you to visit and have a great time!!

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
David (Owner)
Member since: 2006
Call Owner
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Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
May 2, 2015

Why HomeAway

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
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Reviews

4.6
based on 45 traveler reviews

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Great Beach Front Condo - Awesome View!!
average rating of 4.6222224 based on 45 reviews
Biloxi, MS
5

Will definitely be back!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you so much for renting us your condo the week before Memorial Day. We totally enjoyed our stay and loved the balcony overlooking the beach. It was very quiet and very clean and I enjoyed staying there much more than a hotel. I was so excited to be staying right on the beach that I was getting up at 4:00 am just so I could go on the balcony and listen to the ocean. One morning we even saw 2 wild rabbits right below the balcony on the grass area right by the small pool. The beaches and the water were just breathtaking and I liked the fact that the Plantation was not on the main strip so it was not near as crowded. I'm sad that my vacation is over but I look forward to coming back. Thank you for all the information on all the wonderful restaurants in Gulf Shores. Our favorite place to eat was Papa Rocca's.

  • Submitted: May 27, 2008
  • Stayed: May 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Plantation is like home away from home but with a relaxing vacation feeling. We love for our renters to have a great time. We do have a lot of beautiful natural dunes that enhance our view rather than a lot of high rise condos. It is a breath taking picture looking out from the balcony at the beach and beautiful Gulf waters. Sometimes in the mornings you can even see the dolphins swim by!! We are glad to hear that others like Papa Roccos - they have always served us excellent food!
Birmingham, AL
4

Exactly As Advertised

  • 4 of 5

We love Gulf Shores Plantation! Everything about the complex is top notch and a fantastic place for vacationing families! The unit faces the gulf so morning coffee is awesome as well as the short walk to the beach. One of the complexes many pools (and a less crowded one!) is right outside this unit which makes it so great for those with little kids. While the condo itself was clean, it does need an update. Comparable units price-wise in this complex had newer furniture in the bedroom and living area. However, this unit does have a dishwasher which is a definite plus. For the price/night, this unit was adequate for our vacation.

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
3

highs and lows

  • 3 of 5

The plantation property was very nice and in a good location if you are with a family and/or want to stay away form the crowds on the beaches. The owner of this condo seemed very nice in my brief interaction. The condo itself is was outdated and not cleaned well prior to our arrival but for the price I could live with it, as it was one of best deals for the amenities provided at the plantation.

  • Submitted: Mar 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your feedback. We have always have taken pride in keeping our condo clean. I will talk to my cleaners. If there is an issue with the cleaning I give our renters the number of our cleaners who are happy to take care of any issues. We update our condo every year and keep it in excellent shape. We will continue to improve it. We love the view, pools, and all of the amenities that Plantations has to offer. We have free internet, grills onsite, sauna room, steam room, basketball courts, shuffleboard, and a golf course right on site. Thanks! David
5

QUIET AND RELAXING

  • 5 of 5

I was a first time renter on this site, and I couldn't have picked a better owner to work with. David was very kind and pleasant to work with and the rental process was very smooth. He provided me with any information that I asked for and was always very prompt in getting back to me. The condo has a marvelous beach view and is perfect for a quiet relaxing getaway. I really enjoyed my stay and look forward to returning whenever I can.

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
New Orleans, LA
1

Keep looking

  • 1 of 5

I am sorry to say that these accommodations did not offer the experience that we expected. For the price a much nicer place can be rented. After two hours of seeing what I had rented I left as I could not bear to think of sleeping in the bed or sitting on the sofa. I went seeking and found a beautiful space for the same price a bit further down the coast. This property looks like it has not been refurbished since 1980. Needless to say, we were extremely disappointed. I lost 4 nights of rental but at least I was able to salvage my vacation. This is the only time in my 20+ years of renting via VRBO and/or the Internet that I have had a bad experience and I travel to the Alabama and Florida coast at least once, and sometimes twice, each summer. It gives me no pleasure to give a bad review but I believe that this feedback is necessary. I have expressed these same views directly to the owners. Perhaps they will think it over and invest in some upgrades that are sorely needed. To say something nice, the only redeeming quality might be the view, but the balcony is tiny. In fact the entire place is tiny. I can't even imagine more than 2 people staying in this property.

  • Submitted: May 27, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
4

Great views and peaceful area

  • 4 of 5

We very much enjoyed being on the beach with great views of the beach, the sunsets and the sunrises from our balcony. It was a good value for the price. The unit was well-equipped and comfortable for two people. We enjoyed the area and took advantage of the tennis courts, enjoyed walking on the beach, biking and visiting Ft. Morgan.

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway

Map

Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Pensacola, FL Mobile, AL
Nearest Ferry
5 Miles
Fort Morgan
Nearest Golf
0.2 Miles
Kiva Dues
Nearest Beach
Fort Morgan
Car: recommended

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Rates & Availability

From $110 Per night

Gulf Shores Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Spring
Mar 2 2015 - May 22 2015
3 night minimum stay
$110
$740
 
 
Early Summer
May 23 2015 - Jun 5 2015
3 night minimum stay
$120
$800
 
 
Summer
Jun 6 2015 - Aug 9 2015
7 night minimum stay
$975
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $60 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%
Notes Free Internet and Free Parking

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Gulf Shores Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking On Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 3 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • One bedroom with a Queen size beds. 2 small bunks in the hallway to accommodate two children. Sleeper sofa in the living room will sleep two adults!
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Boat
  • Gated Community
  • Golf Cart
  • Golf Clubs
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis Court
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Indoor Hot Tub
  • Indoor Pool
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • Sauna
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • Steam Shower
  • Whirlpool
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hunting small game
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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