Where to stay around Alabama Gulf Coast?

Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 10,946 vacation rentals near Alabama Gulf Coast. From 8,896 Condos/Apartments to 1,489 Houses, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover the Alabama Gulf Coast area.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Alabama Gulf Coast?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Alabama Gulf Coast. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Gulf Shores: 10,738 vacation rentals
  • Orange Beach: 8,937 vacation rentals
  • Florida: 135,482 vacation rentals
  • Pensacola Beach: 2,727 vacation rentals
  • Gulf Shores Beach: 10,407 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Alabama Gulf Coast! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Alabama Gulf Coast?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Alabama Gulf Coast:

  • Gulf Shores: 10,738 rentals
  • Orange Beach: 8,937 rentals
  • Pensacola Beach: 2,727 rentals
  • Perdido Key: 5,970 rentals
  • Fort Morgan: 4,764 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when traveling by plane to Alabama Gulf Coast?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of vacation rentals in Alabama Gulf Coast are:

  • Mobile Downtown Airport (BFM): 120 vacation rentals
  • Pensacola NAS (NPA): 6,565 vacation rentals
  • Gulf Shores, AL (GUF-Jack Edwards): 10,361 vacation rentals

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Alabama Gulf Coast?

HomeAway offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Alabama Gulf Coast. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Gulf Shores Beach: 10,407 rentals
  • Fort Morgan: 5,221 rentals
  • The Wharf: 10,121 rentals
  • Gulf Shores Golf Club: 10,121 rentals
  • Fort Pickens: 4,169 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Alabama Gulf Coast listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

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.