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711"A" Captain's Retreat! April 14-21 Open! Book Soon!

Bedrooms 1
Space 490 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

1 Bed, 1 Bath, Sleeper Sofa , Sleeps 2-4, 3 Night Minimum

Our beautiful condo has amazing views and recent Upgrades!

Our one-bedroom, one bath unit is located on the seventh floor. We have it tastefully decorated in a tropical decor with updated new granite in Kitchen and bath, appliances and furniture. We have a 43 in TV and DVR in the living room and a 32in Tv in the bedroom. The kitchen is fully-equipped with everything you would ever need on vacation. The balcony is perfect for relaxing and listening to the surf while enjoying the beautiful gulf views. There is also a washer and dryer for your convenience.

Personal secured WI-FI in the unit that is not shared so its full strength.

The unit is just under 500sf which we feel is perfect for a couple or small family. We also have a key less lock, so no keys to keep up with during your stay.

(Just a note about Privacy here, the one bedroom does not have a door. The bedroom is separated from the living room area by the kitchen and short hallway.)

The complex boasts beautiful lush palm trees and flowers that surround the large pool with a double sided rock waterfall. The children's pool is steps away along with a hot tub for the adults. Charcoal grills and picnic tables by the Lagoon are perfect for grilling out by sunset.The complex also has two lighted tennis courts and shuffleboard with the equipment available at no charge at the front office. For the boaters, we have a boat ramp and two private piers, one with boat slips with a $20 boat launch fee per vessel.

ACROSS THE STREET there is 100' of our private deeded beach with a covered Gazebo for our guests. All this and just a short distance from downtown Gulf Shores, you will find endless restaurants, shopping, and entertainment.


More Details

Property Manager
Kathy Gordon
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 23, 2018

About Kathy Gordon

Brian and I fell in love with the Gulf Shores/Orange Beach area the first time we visited the area. We enjoy sharing our condos along with our additional family owned units so everyone can create their own memories at the one of the 'Most Beautiful Beaches in the Country!'

Let us help you with your accommodations.

Kathy Gordon purchased this condo in 2007

Why Kathy Gordon chose Gulf Shores

After we purchased 705A in 2006, we had to get 711A in 2007. Completely updated, the condo has a contemporary tropical decor.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Loved staying here again! Condo is perfect for couples, very cozy and the complex is beautiful with Palm trees everywhere. Working with Kathy & Brian is always so easy! You wont go wrong renting from the Gordons.
May 2015
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Gulf Shores Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 7
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 490 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View ...
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Queen Bed and Queen Sleeper Sofa
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Boat ...
  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Gazebo ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • Walkway to Water
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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711"A" Captain's Retreat! April 14-21 Open! Book Soon!
average rating of 4.917808 based on 147 reviews

Great condo complex and the best condo!

  • 5 of 5

Every year Brian & Kathy upgrades 711A but this year they upgraded the whole condo. When we walked in we were so surprised and excited about the changes. All new furniture, tv, countertops, and wall decor. It was breathtaking. This is our home away from home for January, February, and March and we love it! Brian and Kathy are awesome!

  • Submitted: Mar 18, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderfully relaxing

  • 5 of 5

Property is updated, clean, and has everything needed. The complex is quiet and nice. The staff is very friendly and very helpful. It seems that each time we stay there is better than the last.

  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nice place

  • 4 of 5

Very cozy place with all the in necessary amenities! Looking forward to returning again soon.

  • Submitted: Dec 23, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Condo was everything it promised.

  • 5 of 5

Condo was very clean and had everything we needed for our week stay. It provides a great view of the Gul from living room and the inter coastal waterway in the rear. We finally got to see the Blue Angels perform in Pensacola o the nicest day of the week. We also walked the beach two of the days. We also got to eat at the Oyster House Shrimp Basket, and Lamberts café. We really like the location of the condo as it is away from the hustle of the area around the town itself. The only thing that we missed was sitting on the docks behind the condo as they were destroyed by Hurricane Nate before our arrival. They did get one pier operational two days before we left. Looking forward to coming back again!!.

  • Submitted: Nov 9, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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We have stayed at the facility before, but this condo was the best!

  • 5 of 5

Kathy was super to work with! She kept us updated on Hurricane Nate, and she wasn't trying to make an easy buck by getting us to her condo. She was more worried with our safety and how much we would enjoy this week. When it seemed safe, she gave us the option of coming on down, 10 hours from home, and even allowed us to check in early and check out late because of no prior bookings or bookings after our stay. The condo was great! The view was spectacular! We had everything we needed in the kitchen, bathroom, and bedroom. The bed was super comfortable and the decor throughout the condo was to our liking. Thank you Kathy for a super Fall Break! We ended up having the best weather also! We will definitely be trying to book again soon!

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Always wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

This is our second time staying at one of Kathy Gordon's properties, and we have been pleased both times. Very clean, beautiful views, convenient access to the beach, nice furnishings.... everything you need for a great getaway!

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Pensacola Airport
Nearest Motorway
3.2 Miles
Hwy 59
Car: necessary

Golf: It’s always tee time along Alabama's Gulf Coast! Championship-caliber golfing is just a stroke away at any of the area's renowned courses. Creatively designed and strategically placed, we promise to meet and challenge every level of skill. Dust off your clubs and swing into our action!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Process $30
Cleaning $75
Tax Rate 13.0%

A down-payment of $150 plus the VRBO/Homeaway Fee is due at the time of booking, it is part of your total rent.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.