Alabama Gulf Coast, USA

Alabama Gulf Coast, USA

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Oceanfront Condos on Alabama's Gulf Coast

Long stretches of white sand and crystal blue Gulf of Mexico waters await you in the one of many oceanfront condos on Alabama's coast. Orange Beach and Fort Morgan are two popular destinations for travelers looking to unwind in the shade of a swaying palm tree and the location of these condos puts you just steps away from the hot tub type waters of the Gulf. Push your toes in the sand all while staying just feet from the modern amenities of a Gulf Coast condo such as cable television, internet access, air conditioning, and outdoor grills.

Picturesque Beaches Beckon You

White Sand Beaches

Alabama's Gulf Coast is most widely known for its pristine and relaxing beaches. The area is home to thirty-two miles of white sand lapped by warm Gulf waters. The Gulf of Mexico is famous for its incredibly warm and inviting waters and the cities of Orange Beach and Fort Morgan have plenty of real estate to explore and find your perfect spot. Even if you aren't interested in being in the stand, the area offers a plethora of beachfront dining and views.

Just Off the Beach

For those that are more interested in venturing off the beaches, the city of Orange Beach offers sailing and dolphin tours as well as charter-boat fishing tours where sportsmen and women can test their luck with red snapper, amberjack, mackerel, tuna, wahoo and much more. The area also offers a number of lighthouse tours including Sand Island Lighthouse.

Come for the Sun, Stay for the Food

Alabama's Gulf Coast has some of the best restaurants in the region. Whether is breakfast, barbeque, Italian or sandwiches you are looking for, there's an eatery for you. If it's seafood you are interested in, Dauphin Island is home to Skinner's Seafood, one of the very best carry out places on the water. The town is also home to the Lighthouse bakery which boasts world-class cinnamon rolls and cheese danishes.

For the Kids

The area has plenty of family and children's activities for visitors with little ones. The Adventure Island Amusement park is a big draw for the whole family and includes go-karts, bumper boats, mini golf, arcade and rides for the kiddies. The whole of Dauphin Island is a bird sanctuary and families will enjoy the relaxing walk through a host of public areas including wetlands and parks, to spot a host of local birds and wildlife.

Warm Sunny Day, Comfortable Nights

It's no secret that the Gulf coast enjoys some of the best weather in the country with daytime temperatures in the low sixties during the area's coldest months. If you coming to the area for its outdoor activities, then there is no argument on the best time of the year to visit, and that is early spring to mid fall. Even during the hottest times of the year, in August, the temperatures can reach the low nineties, but the Gulf of Mexico breeze keeps the comfort level at a maximum. January is the coldest time of the year where temperatures have been known to dip into the thirties. Travelers coming during that time of the year will enjoy the region's indoor activities.

Finding Your Way to Alabama's Gulf Coast

The region's two largest airports that serve the area include the Mobile Regional Airport which services cities including Dallas, Houston, Charlotte and Chicago and the Pensacola International Airport which services flights from Atlanta, Orlando, Tampa, Dallas among others. Once on the ground, both airports have car rental facilities with several options to choose from as well as taxi, shuttle and limo services.