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***** DISCOUNTED RATES ***** Outdoor & Indoor heated pools - BEACH VIEW *****

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 800 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

24-Hour On-site Security, Free Parking, Six Outdoor Pools, One Indoor Pool, One Outdoor Heated Pool (Mar-Nov), Seven Lighted Tennis Courts, One Lighted Basketball Court, New Exercise Room, Beach Volleyball Court, Two Outdoor Hot Tubs, One Indoor Hot Tub, Steam Room, Conference Room, Game Rooms, Beach Store, Movie Rentals, ATM, Umbrella/Lounge Chair Rental on the Beach, Outdoor Barbecue Grills, Conveniently Located Laundry Facilities on each floor & 4000 feet of Private, Sugar-White Beach Front Property.

Be careful as not all Plantation condos have access to an indoor or the outdoor heated pool and some condos charge $20 for parking. Yes, this condo has access to both those pools and we have free parking.

This condo has beautiful Gulf beach view, is fully furnished and well maintained for your comfort. Kitchen is equipped with all new stainless steel appliances to include dishwasher, refrigerator with ice-maker, flat top stove, built in microwave, also blender, coffee maker, and toaster. With granite countertops. There is a desk area off updated kitchen and this year we have a new sleeper-sofa with memory foam mattress.

Condominium also has CD Stereo,docking player for Ipod/

mp3, three TVs with cable & DVDs. Both bedrooms have a queen-size bed and the living room has a sofa sleeper. Linens, iron, and all kitchen utensils provided. Free high speed internet available in the unit.

Facility offers a coin-operated laundry on the same floor just steps away.

This resort is next door to the Nationally-Ranked Kiva Dunes Golf Course and offers numerous on-site amenities. Perfectly situated, the Plantation is minutes away from the restaurants, shopping, and entertainment of Gulf Shores, yet you are away from the over-developed, crowded beaches of the strip.

Keywords: Condominium, 2 bedroom, gulf view, Gulf Shores Plantation, sleeps 6

More Details

Owner
Gary & Laura Merello
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 22, 2017

About Gary & Laura Merello

Beaches were always our passion. We couldn't wait to travel to new tropical settings. The tranquility and beauty always puts us in proper perspective of appreciation for the gifts of nature.

After the first trip to Gulf Shores Alabama, we knew it was a place we wanted to return again and again.

We've love visiting by ourselves, with our family (10 grandchildren) and friends. The beach never disappoints us.

Gary & Laura Merello purchased this condo in 2005

Why Gary & Laura Merello chose Alabama Gulf Coast

The first year after taking an early retirement we bought our first Gulf Shores Condo (Our other 1 bedrm listing is 25459) It's always been a peaceful beach get-away. Away from the normal tourist congestion but with numerous actives a short drive away. It seems like every trip we make, we find new Gulf Shore friends in the complex and new places to explore. We've always enjoyed our beach get-away.

What makes this condo unique

The complex has enough amenities that you can stay at condo, relax and eat-in. But the local wildlife, restaurants, actives and nightlife offer some wonderful choices worth seeking out.

We love the Buffett-sound and the southern-country rock. These musical talents are well showcased in Gulf Shores.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Kim and I have enjoyed our stay and sad we have to go home tomorrow but I guess all good things must come to an end. Just wanted to let you know that we plan on leaving around 6:00 am tomorrow. Not sure if you have someone checking in tomorrow but wanted to give you a heads up to give extra time to get the condo ready if needed.



Had a question...what kind of mattress is in the master bedroom? My wife has had issues with her back her whole life and says she's never slept better. We've been thinking of buying a new mattress for our home so we're curious.



Thanks so much for opening up your condo for us. We've had a great time and sad to leave tomorrow.



Eric
May 2014
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Amenities

Gulf Shores Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Reservation must have accurate number of persons party at time of booking. This number will be same number of persons allowed for entry to complex.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Resort
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Both bathrooms have shower and tubs.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Golf
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Indoor Pool
  • Sauna ...
  • Shared Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
7 Outdoor Pools, 1 Indoor Pool, 4 Lighted Tennis Courts, a Lighted Basketball Court, Shuffleboard, Horse-shoe Pits, Hot Tubs, Steam Room, Sauna, Game Rooms , Exercise/work out room, and a Board-Walk to the beautiful beach. Movie Rentals, Connections grill, Central Air, Refrigerator with ice maker, Cooking Utensils & Linens provided, Laundry Facility in complex

Reviews

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***** DISCOUNTED RATES ***** Outdoor & Indoor heated pools - BEACH VIEW *****
average rating of 4.7884617 based on 66 reviews
Alpharetta, GA
5

Excellent place in a beautiful area

  • 5 of 5

We loved the place, the house was clean and had everything we needed for a perfect stay

  • Submitted: Mar 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the review, so glad you enjoyed your stay. Hope to hear from you in the future. Gary & Laura
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5

Fantastic experience! Beach is amazing and place is perfect!

  • 5 of 5

Perfection

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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st louis, mo
5

Comfy, Cozy, Contemporary & Clean!

  • 5 of 5

We spent 7 great nights at the Merello's Gulf Shores condo in June and loved it. We were a big bunch of six (2 adults, 4 kids), but the two bedrooms and living area gave us all plenty of space when we weren't down at the beautiful beach. The condo was exceptionally clean and modern with updated appliances and bathrooms, and was very tastefully appointed. We've stayed in some clunkers before, but this place was a breath of fresh (ocean) air. Comfortable beds, nice linens, flat screen TVs, and lots of nice personal touches. The complex is great, with multiple pools (indoor and outdoor), and beach access is a close and convenient walk across the boardwalk through the dunes. If you want to grill there are several BBQs, or even better there is a great little casual restaurant that has great breakfast, light fare, and tasty tropical drinks to take down to the beach. Five stars from us; we can't wait to go back next year!

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Tena, Thanks for the review and kind words. We hope to hear from you again. Gary & Laura
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Ozark, MO. 65721
5

Very nice and clean

  • 5 of 5

The property was very nice, clean, pools were well keep and beautiful.

Loved the more secluded area and beach. Difinately would consider staying there again.

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the review. Hope to hear from you next time you plan a beach get-a-way. Gary & Laura
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4

We love Gulf Shores Plantation!

  • 4 of 5

This is the second time we have stayed at Gulf Shores Plantation. We love the closeness to the beach and the options of pools and amenities. Being down further from town means less crowds. This unit was just as we expected it would be and we really enjoyed our stay! I would recommend this highly to anyone looking for a vacation getaway!

  • Submitted: May 31, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the review hope to hear from you again!
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5

The property is gorgeous!

  • 5 of 5

Our condo was hands down the best! Exactly as they described. This was our first family vacation. And our first time booking off of HomeAway! Will definitely be doing it again! And hopefully getting the same condo!

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you of the kind words - we are so glad you enjoyed your stay. Hope to hear from you again!
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Map

Nearest Airport
61 Miles
Pensacola, FL (PNS / KPNS) Pensacola International
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Villages (Beach Club)
Nearest Ferry
8 Miles
Dauphen Island 8 miles
Nearest Golf
Kiva Dunes (in adjacent parking lot)
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Hwy 180
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
The Beach Club or Sassy Bass
Car: necessary

On site: 1 heated indoor pool, 6 Outdoor Pools (1 heated outdoor heated pool Mar1-Nov), 7 Lighted Tennis Courts, a Lighted Basketball Court Shuffleboard, Horse-shoe Pits, Hot Tubs, Steam Room, Sauna, Game Rooms, New Exercise room Movie Rentals and 3 Board-Walks to the beautiful beach Central Air, Refrigerator with ice maker, Cooking Utensils & Linens provided, Coin operated Laundry Facility in complex

Nearby:Charter Fishing, Tanger Outlet Mall, Fort Morgan, Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge, Spa/Salons, Water Parks, Ferry to Dauphin Island.

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Rates & Availability

Gulf Shores Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Late Summer
Aug 6 2017 - Sep 2 2017
3 night minimum stay
$149
$859
 
 
Fall
Sep 3 2017 - Oct 14 2017
3 night minimum stay
$98
$588
 
 
Late Fall
Oct 15 2017 - Nov 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
$89
$534
$1,100
 
 
December
Dec 1 2017 - Dec 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$88
$499
$978
 
 
January
Jan 1 2018 - Jan 31 2018
2 night minimum stay
$85
$510
$1,299
 
 
February
Feb 1 2018 - Feb 28 2018
2 night minimum stay
$86
$516
$1,350
 
 
Early Spring
Mar 1 2018 - Mar 9 2018
3 night minimum stay
$94
$564
 
 
Spring Break
Mar 10 2018 - Apr 7 2018
3 night minimum stay
$169
$999
 
 
Spring
Apr 8 2018 - May 11 2018
3 night minimum stay
$161
$966
 
 
Early Summer
May 12 2018 - Jun 8 2018
3 night minimum stay
$205
$1,230
 
 
Summer
Jun 9 2018 - Jun 30 2018
7 night minimum stay
$1,399
 
 
July 4th
Jul 1 2018 - Jul 8 2018
7 night minimum stay
$1,499
 
 
Summer
Jul 9 2018 - Aug 4 2018
7 night minimum stay
$1,399
 
 
Late Summer
Aug 5 2018 - Sep 1 2018
3 night minimum stay
$154
$924
 
 
Fall
Sep 2 2018 - Oct 13 2018
2 night minimum stay
$103
$618
 
 
Late Fall
Oct 14 2018 - Nov 30 2018
2 night minimum stay
$91
$637
 
 
December
Dec 1 2018 - Dec 31 2018
2 night minimum stay
$85
$513
$999
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$99
$594
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $95
Damage Deposit $150

Refundable deposit is required to secure reservation date. If cancelled with less than 60 day notice, deposit is forfeited unless unit is re-rented for entire dates originally reserved.
To Choose to payment method of mailing check or PaPal (3%) method please email owner directly with request.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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