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Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 1,236 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

2 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, 1 half-bathroom, sleeps 6 in beds

Find us on social media at VacationsByDana. Always last-minute discounts, plus other condos also. If Barbie were a condo - she would look like this one! Check out the photos and reviews and you'll see why she's such a doll! We own four identical condos in this same building (plus 2 more in other buildings) so check availability in those if this one is not available. NEW SERTA MATTRESS Aug 2017. HUGE 2-BED, 2.5 BATH @ 1236 SQ FT, main room ALONE is 600 sq ft and very open concept so everyone gets a view of the beach. ~ Sleeps up to 6 but MAX 4 adults. Closer the dates, lower the rates so don't be afraid to ask for discounts if you're 14 days from arrival or sooner ~ The 30-foot wide WALL OF GLASS is hypnotic, read the reviews for yourself! ~ Fun, Funky, Fabulous ~~ NEW King Mattress August 2017, Sonos Wi-Fi Speaker, stream wirelessly from your personal music library, music services, and over 100,000 internet radio stations from around the world ~ New unique Teak Root dining table that is a gorgeous conversation piece! ~ Sweeping, panoramic Gulf views, enjoy happy hour/coffee on your 240 sq ft private balcony! ~ 2 leather sectionals, dining for 6, plus barstools! ~ Granite in kitchen/baths, dual sinks in baths - add'l half-bath in hall! ~ FLAT-PANEL TVS with satellite box ~ Gorgeous decor and artwork, mosaic tile backsplash ~ Fully equipped kitchen, stacking washer/dryer, Keurig, regular coffee pot, ice-crushing KitchenAid blender, SPICE CABINET for your use; everything you'll need for a gourmet meal ~ Luxury linens, plush towels, beach cart, rolling cooler PLUS 2 folding sand/beach chairs all provided ~ Located on peninsula; Gulf in front, 9-mile Lagoon behind, VIEWS in every direction!

Don't waste time on AVERAGE vacation! Dare you to compare.

*Beach Access: Public beach access across the street with boardwalk, shower, portable toilet, trash cans. Just bring your own beach towels and umbrella for the beach. Also, public dock on back side for easy access to lagoon.

**WE PROVIDE: A rolling beach cart, 2 folding sand/beach chairs, and a rolling cooler. Also very nice linens (but bring your own beach towels), and starter supplies of a roll of toilet tissue for each bathroom, hand soap, dishwashing soap and electric dishwasher soap, and laundry detergent for towels.

YOU BRING: umbrella, more beach chairs if needed, beach towels, SUNSCREEN, personal grooming items.

LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION: With 8-mile long Little Lagoon behind us, you'll have views in EVERY direction. There is a small dock over Little Lagoon, perfect for fishing, crabbing, and for young kids to tool around and chase hermit crabs. About 3 blocks west of us, you'll find the Pass, where Little Lagoon connects to the Gulf. This is a perfect fishing area, with shallow waters and then a drop-off. You can wade-fish for speckled trout, flounder, redfish, etc. The island beach area that forms in the pass is wonderful for skimming, and for toddlers/non-swimmers since it is shallow, protected swimming waters.

RESTAURANTS & Groceries: 30 restaurants within a 5-minute drive plus super Wal-mart, Rouse's Market, Dollar General, multiple convenience stores, fast food, souvenir shops, pizza, ice cream.

Activities close by:

~The pass is 3 blocks down, which connects the Lagoon behind us to the Gulf in front of us, great fishing, wading, shallow, protected waters for younger kids, hermit crabs, minnows, crabbing, etc.

~Waterville Water and Amusement Park

~The Zoo

~Putt Putt

~Go-kart track/bungee jumping at The Track, new zip line center at State Park about 5 minutes away

~ Gulf State Park fishing pier - 1540 feet long!

~Jet ski rentals/parasailing at Gulf Shores public beach

~The Hang-out 3 minutes away with nightly live music in peak season, LuLu's about 7 minutes away

~Golf and tennis also close by, along with outlet mall and movie theatres.

More Details

Property Manager
Dana Flynn, Beach Condos
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 18, 2017

About Dana Flynn, Beach Condos

I was born and raised in Pensacola, next town over and grew up sinking my toes in this sand and lifeguarding these same waters - and now I love to share it with others! This is my third of four condos in the building and as evidenced by all the great reviews, sharing our homes at the beach is my passion. I manage every aspect of the rental myself. I know the area well and we spend at least 10 weeks a year at the beach on break from our Houston (The Woodlands) home.

Dana Flynn, Beach Condos purchased this condo in 2009

Why Dana Flynn, Beach Condos chose Gulf Shores

unique location sandwiched between lagoon and Gulf with views all around you; NO ONE in town has this 30-foot wide WALL OF GLASS so that even when you're cooking dinner - or enjoying stormy skies, the beach COMES TO YOU through this spectacular, wide view.

What makes this condo unique

VIEWS VIEWS VIEWS plus location (have I said that yet?) - our exceptional customer service, decor that doesn't look like your grandma's attic leftovers! High-end electronics and free wi-fi.


Gulf Shores Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 12
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1236 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beachfront
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bunk Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Hall Bathroom - toilet
  • dual sinks in both bathrooms
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master - 1 king
    Bunk Room - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , 2 large leather sectionals
  • Each bedroom has its own, very spacious bathroom with dual sinks and a separate toilet closet - also a half-bath in the hallway! Sleeps six in beds but MAX 4 adults.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Walkway to Water
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Sauna
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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average rating of 4.9491525 based on 59 reviews

Sanibel Stunner!

  • 5 of 5

The view from this fabulous open concept living area is magnificent! Being from Maine my husband and I are familiar with the beauty of the Atlantic Shores and yet are still so impressed with your amazing white sand beaches. The unit was perfect for two couples with plenty of privacy if needed, we cooked in for most meals and really enjoyed the fully equipped and cozy kitchen, and again the killer view! The deck is so spacious and allows outdoor lounging, reading and makes a perfect place to "🍹�Happy Hour 🍹�"from the 12th floor!

Brick Spoon (breakfast)

Hog Wild (lunch)

Mikees (Dinner)

All very casual serving great food and friendly staff!

Our favorite was to buy fresh yummy shrimp and cowboy cuts to cook on the grill provided poolside...

Shout out to Dana for providing such a great crash pad and being at the ready if ever needed 😎�

  • Submitted: May 16, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: YAY Downings! Sounds like you had a fabulous time and it makes my day to know how much you enjoyed the Barbie condo AND our sugar-sand beaches. Come back anytime you Maine-iacs! Dana
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If "Barbie Were a condo"

  • 5 of 5

This was our 3rd stay at "Barbie" and are planning on returning next yr. The condo is great, spacious, comfortable, and it feels like home. Everything you need is there. Restaurants are great, especially Lamberts and Tacky Jacks. Of the different dolphin cruises, I pick Cold Mill Fleet as the best Sun set cruise.

You will not be disappointed.

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fabulous place in a fabulous location!

  • 5 of 5

We loved staying at Sanibel 1203! It was nicely decorated and spacious. Kid friendly with everything we needed. Highly recommended!

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Had an amazing stay!!!

  • 5 of 5

Our family at five love staying at this condo. The beautiful views, spacious bathrooms, functional and anesthetic living space, extra amenities, and convenience to the beach made this the perfect vacation spot for us!

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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What a beautiful Condo! The view from both balconies was amazing!

  • 5 of 5

Dana was very responsive to our needs. We were celebrating our wedding anniversary and she went above and beyond to help us celebrate. We will definitely come back!

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Views

  • 5 of 5

Great property, everything was top notch. Only thing that could be better is the pool, only 3 ft deep.

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Waterville USA
Car: necessary

We are sandwiched between the beach on West Beach and Little Lagoon, which lies behind our unit! West Pass (Lee Callaway Bridge) which connects the lagoon to the Gulf, is about a 3-block walk to the west of our condo. This is a unique area - water views everywhere you turn!

Other Activities: Shelling, bird watching


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

parking pass - flat, per vehicle $20 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $59
departure cleaning $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

We do NOT force weekly in spring break or summer, but you must align your dates so that there is either NO GAP between you and the next guest - or AT LEAST 3 nights' gap or more. So if there is a 4 or 5 night gap between bookings, you would need to take all 4 or 5 nights. Or if there is a 7-nt gap, you can take the first 3 or 4 nights - or the LAST 3 or 4 nights, but not 3 nights right in the middle. Always leave either NO gap - OR EITHER a 3-nt gap or more. Shoulder seasons are more flexible but check with me first at 832.758.2331 or if you aren't sure about your dates as I have other (identical) condos in this building also.
**HOLIDAY and/or FESTIVAL RATES MAY APPLY and I usually do not allow a check-in OR check-out ON an actual holiday as it makes my calendar difficult to work with.
~ MINIMUM BOOKING AGE = 23, no spring breakers, bachelor parties, etc or all-adult groups unless you are ALL over 23.
~ MAX of 2 parking passes provided and one has been included in your quote.
~ Rates always subject to change until reservation is confirmed; if your booking will leave me with dates/ranges that are hard to book, I may increase your price to compensate for my time and risk incurred.
~ Security deposit MAY be required at my discretion based on perceived risk, in addition to damage insurance.
~ Military discount provided during off and shoulder seasons, with proper military I.D. Discounts may be lower in peak season.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.