GULF SHORES PLANTATION -- A FAMILY VACATION RESORT

Alan Beckham

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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
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Minimum Stay 3 nights
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GULF SHORES PLANTATION -- A FAMILY VACATION RESORT

Gulf Shores Condo Rental Photos and Description

1BR/1BA Private Bdrm, Sleeper Sofa, Bunks, Sleeps 4

FREE DEPARTURE CLEANING for stays longer than 6 nights ( $80 Savings)

Keyless lock – Go directly to your condo 24/7. No mailing of keys.

Discount for mailed payments. Credit cards accepted

Affordable Family Vacation Resort. This inviting 1 Bedroom condominium provides peaceful views of the Gulf of Mexico that can be seen from the comfort of your cozy living room as well as the balcony. The additional side window provides a wonderful backdrop of God’s beauty during mealtimes. This condo has been tastefully decorated and furnished in a lighthouse theme to represent “He is the Light.” Your private bedroom and sleeper sofa have extra thick queen-size mattress. As a bonus there are 2 child-size bunk beds where kids love to stay. Enjoy your morning brew or outdoor meals on your private balcony with a direct view of the Gulf. A short stroll takes you to the resort’s private beach with over 2,000 feet of white sand accompanied by waves from the Gulf of Mexico. Your family will enjoy the convenience of an indoor heated pool, Jacuzzi, sauna and steam room all in the same building as your condo.

The outdoor Aquatic Center is designed for all ages that enjoy the water. Spectacular sunrises and sunsets provide backdrops for an unforgettable vacation. Come create memories that will last a lifetime.

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Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • Singles
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Alan Beckham (Owner)
Advertiser since 2005
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About Alan Beckham

Alan -- born and raised in Birmingham, AL then moved to Smoke Rise, AL. Son of Neal & Gaynell Beckham. Met and married Denise. We built a home and have lived in Cullman for over 20 years.

Denise -- born and raised in Cullman, AL. Daughter of Coleman & Willodene Johnson

Alan Beckham purchased this condo in 2002

Why Alan Beckham chose Gulf Shores

While staying in a condominium in Orange Beach my daughter (then 10) was very uncomfortable with the busy highway next to the sidewalk. As she squeezed my hand I knew then this was no place for my family. We were lead to the Gulf Shores Plantation with 19 acres of private manicured landscape.

The seclusion of this resort has been the choice location to bless our pastors and other ministers we know. It's also a great place for spiritual retreats and time to refresh.

What makes this condo unique

When we entered the condo for the first time we were in awe of the view.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you so much for the pleasure of staying at your condo! It was wonderful as always. We enjoy renting from you and will be in touch for the next vacation I am sure! Thanks again

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Sep 2013
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Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights
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Reviews

Reviews

4.9
based on 54 traveler reviews

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Gulf Shores Plantation -- A Family Vacation Resort
average rating of 4.9069767 based on 54 reviews
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Gulf Shores Plantation -- A Family Vacation Resort
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p314276
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Gulf Shores Alabama Gulf Coast
5

Wonderful Home Away From Home!

  • 5 of 5
Alan and Denise's condo is a nice, peaceful place to stay in while on vacation. The decor reminds you of God's light! We love the lighthouses! The floor tiles lighthouse is amazing! The bed is comfy as well as the sofa in the living room. We have rented from them before and plan to always rent from them. This condo is very nice and clean. It has great views to the gulf. We can't say enough good things about this place!
  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Gulf Shores Plantation -- A Family Vacation Resort
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p314276
+1 -256.709.2286
Gulf Shores Alabama Gulf Coast
Texarkana Tx
5

Amazing

  • 5 of 5
This was the perfect summer getaway for us!!!! The condo was clean and very inviting when we arrived. We had a great view of the ocean and it was so relaxing to sit on the private beach weather in the morning or in the afternoon.
Alan was such a joy to work with ...he answered my emails very quickly and was very helpful as I planned our trip..We are already planning our next vacation to this wonderful condo
  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Gulf Shores Plantation -- A Family Vacation Resort
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p314276
+1 -256.709.2286
Gulf Shores Alabama Gulf Coast
5

Vacation

  • 5 of 5
The condo was very clean! We had absolutely no problem checking in when we got there. The grounds were beautiful and very well maintained. It was just a walk across the parking lot to the beautiful beach. The condo contained all things needed to cook and feel like home! The only complaint I have is that the mosquitoes outside the door and at the elevator were horrible! They should be doing regular spraying or put up bug zappers or something to help. Other than that, we loved our stay!
  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: My apologies for mosquitoes caused by torrential rain flooding. The issue has been taken care of by professionals contracted to maintain resort insect control.
Glad you enjoyed the rest of your stay and hope you return..
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Gulf Shores Plantation -- A Family Vacation Resort
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+1 -256.709.2286
Gulf Shores Alabama Gulf Coast
4

Wonderful Room

  • 4 of 5
The room was wonderful and exactly how it was described and pictured on the ads. The customer service prior to the trip was excellent. The weather was bad during our trip and the beaches were in bad shape due to storms earlier and flooding along with red flags the entire time. Also for our first beach trip my 3 year old son and I both were sick the entire trip so it was wonderful that the room was so nice since we spent almost all the time in the room. Everyone was very nice and the pool was great when we did get to go the few times. We are hoping to book the room again in September to try another trip this year!
  • Submitted: May 27, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
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Owner's Response: I look forward to renting to a healthy family in the Autumn.
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Gulf Shores Alabama Gulf Coast
fergus ontario
5

January in Gulf Shores

  • 5 of 5
The condo was clean, bed was made up on arrival, plenty of towels. What more could you need! Nicely decorated too.
Even tho' the weather was colder than usual, we enjoyed sitting on the balcony daily, protected from the wind. The Gulf view was most appreciated. Saw the Blue Angels fly overhead several times. Free air show!
Lots of activities for anyone to join- tennis, horseshoes, water aerobics. The indoor pool, jacuzzi and hot tub were something we used every evening- clean and well-kept as well. Other guests were friendly and welcoming.
This owner was a pleasure to deal with and I can certainly recommend this condo to anyone who's looking for a relaxing stay in Gulf Shores.
I can only imagine how nice that beach must be in warmer weather. I would love that!
  • Submitted: Feb 27, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
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Gulf Shores Plantation -- A Family Vacation Resort
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+1 -256.709.2286
Gulf Shores Alabama Gulf Coast
5

Great family Condo!

  • 5 of 5
We loved this condo and it represents a great value for families. The kids love the hallway bunk beds and we loved the lower price of a 1 bedroom condo. The condo is in a great location that allows for views of the ocean, is nearby the indoor pool and allows us to see activity and availability of the basketball and tennis courts easily. The condo has a nice lighthouse theme and also some subtle reminders of another paradise which is available to us all.
  • Submitted: Jan 27, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad that you, like many other, enjoyed your stay at our "home away from home." Hope to have you on our list of repeat renters.
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Foley Airport
Nearest Ferry
8 Miles
Dalphin Island Ferry
Nearest Golf
Kivia Dunes, #1 AL golf course, is next door
Nearest Motorway
Hwy 180 is outside of resort driveway
Nearest Beach
On site
Car: recommended

The Gulf Shores Plantation Resort is located 12.5 miles from Gulf Shores, 8 miles from Fort Morgan. Onsite or Nearby: Swimming pools (one indoor pool & 6 outdoor pools), jacuzzi, sauna, steam Room, seven lighted tennis courts, seven lighted basketball courts, cabana, game Room, volleyball, shuffleboard, horseshoe, barbecue grills, picnic area, putting green, laundry facilities, fishing, swimming, walking distance to Kiva Dunes Championship Golf Course (The #1 rated golf course in Alabama.

Other Activities: historical site

Golf: Walking distance to Kiva Dunes Golf Course. Rated # 1 in Alabama and # 68 in USA

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Availability & Rates

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Gulf Shores Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Autumn
Sep 5 2014 - Oct 31 2014
3 night minimum stay
$89
$543
 
 
Winter
Nov 1 2014 - Feb 28 2015
3 night minimum stay
$89
$543
$650
 
 
Early Spring
Mar 1 2015 - Apr 30 2015
3 night minimum stay
$99
$613
 
 
Late Spring
May 1 2015 - May 21 2015
3 night minimum stay
$109
$683
 
 
Early Summer
May 22 2015 - Jul 2 2015
3 night minimum stay
$139
$893
 
 
July 4th Weekend
Jul 3 2015 - Jul 5 2015
3 night minimum stay
$159
 
 
Mid Summer
Jul 6 2015 - Jul 30 2015
3 night minimum stay
$139
$893
 
 
Late Summer
Jul 31 2015 - Aug 13 2015
3 night minimum stay
$129
$823
 
 
Schools Starting
Aug 14 2015 - Oct 31 2015
3 night minimum stay
$109
$683
 
 
Winter 2015-2016
Nov 1 2015 - Feb 29 2016
3 night minimum stay
$99
$613
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$139
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $100
Cleaning $80
Tax Rate 8.5%
Notes Condo door lock may not activate until check-in time. However you may enjoy the private beach and any of the many resort amenities except for the indoor pool. Access key to this pool is located inside condo. We do have six(6) outdoor pools.

Cancellation Policy

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

Amenities

Gulf Shores Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 350 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Resort ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Gym
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchenette
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen , Queen size
    Living Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Sleeper Sofa (queen)
    Hallway - 2 child bed , Recessed Bunkbeds
  • Queen size bed has built in drawers. Bedroom has closet and 12 drawers to accommodate your storage needs.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Communication / Internet:
  • fax
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck Furniture
  • Gated Community
  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis Court
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • Singles
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • In Ground Pool
  • Indoor Hot Tub
  • Indoor Pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Sauna
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • Steam Shower
  • Whirlpool
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
In condo: phone (with voice mail), central air, two cable TVs, VCR, CD/tape player, linens & pillows provided, kitchen equipped with stove, refrigerator w/ice maker, microwave, coffee maker, blender, toaster, dishes, & utensils. No smoking environment.

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