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Bedrooms 2
Space 890 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms, 2.0 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

We help make the most of your vacation by providing FREE ADMISSION to some of the area's top attractions each and every day! Create exciting memories, have more fun and truly experience your destination!

Perfect location in the heart of Gulf Shores!

Island Winds West 678

* 2 bedroom/2 bath.

* Gulf-front balcony.

* Located on the 6th floor.

* Fully equipped kitchen.

* Washer and dryer.

* Seating for four at the dining table and four bar stools.

* 44" flat screen TV/Blu-ray and sofa sleeper in living room.

* 43" flat screen TV and king sized bed in master bedroom.

* 21" flat screen TV and queen sized bed in guest bedroom.

* Both bathrooms have hair dryers.

* Tile and wood flooring throughout.

* Wireless internet access.

* Amenities: BBQ, Outdoor Pool

* Maximum of two cars allowed.

Minimum age to rent is 25 years old.

More Details

Property Manager
Owner / Property Manager
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
April 27, 2017


Gulf Shores Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
Floor Area:
  • 890 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Balcony
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool


Very Good! 4.1/5 -
(8 traveler reviews)

average rating of 4.125 based on 8 reviews

Island Winds - Great Stay

  • 5 of 5

Great stay. Greatly located. We walked to dinner and souvenir shops multiple nights. Beach was not crowded at all. Condo was clean and well maintained. Would not hesitate to stay here again.

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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Great location, easy access to beach!

  • 4 of 5

We stayed at Island Winds/unit 678 in mid June for a week with a total of 4 adults and 2 toddlers. The space in the condo was fine as we didn't spend much time in it other than take naps and cook etc. The furniture is a little old and probably needs to be updated. The master bathroom was a little cramped and a little outdated but we made do. It is a gulf facing unit with one of the smaller balconies. Otherwise the unit was very clean and well maintained.

It's a smaller condominium, which is a good thing because it isn't overly crowded at the beach or elevators or pool etc. It's an easy walk to the beach as well. We always got a prime spot regardless of when we went down (could be the timing of our vacation as well).

It was probably a half a mile from 59 so it was very convenient to walk to popular spots like The Hangout and there was a liquor store right across the street. Very convenient location.

The pool was ok, there is a children's pool as well. Nothing really special about the pools, they are very basic but enjoyable. They have a couple of really nice grills setup that we took advantage of a couple of times by the pools as well.

All and all I would recommend this condo to anyone visiting gulf shores that isn't an "amennity junkie". My group really doesn't care about "luxury" because we spent 8-9 hours away at the beach or enjoying activities. You get a nice little condo for a good price in a great spot. Can't really ask for much more.

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Love it!

  • 5 of 5

Awesome condo! Stayed here two years in a row!

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Island Winds West 678

  • 3 of 5

We did enoy our stay in this condo as it was very convenient to the Shrimp Festival. It was neat, clean, and well decorated. There was a problem however with the washer/dryer combo. 1) It was impossible to do any laundry because it took six hours trying to dry one load of clothes but they never got dry. 2) The shower doors in both bathrooms did not slide smoothly and actually came out of the track if you were not very careful. 3) Check in time is extremely late. 4) The furniture on the deck is very uncomfortable and only room for 2 people. 5) The dishwasher is not attached to the cabinets and falls forward when the rack is rolled out with dishes in it. 6) The microwave turntable did not work.

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
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Owner's Response: Thank you for your recent stay! So nice to hear you found the unit to be neat and cleaned. I will have the issues that you have reported evaluated by maintenance and taken care of as quickly as possible. The arrival times are actually geared towards the height of our busy season. It allows the units to be properly cleaned and inspected prior to guest arrivals. We are always willing to work with our guest for possible early check-ins, providing that everything has been completed with housekeeping in the proper manner. However it is typically not before 2 pm or in conjunction with a holiday. We appreciate your feedback and value your input!
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30th Wedding Anniversary

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time. The Condo was perfect. The weather was awesome. The kitchen had everything we needed. We enjoyed the great view. WE loved the relaxed feel of the place.

Thanks for sharing with us. Jean

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
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  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay so much. The condo was wonderful and the weather was great. The only issue was the washer and dryer, seemed to take forever, we finally gave up. Overall everything was great. We will certainly return.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
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Owner's Response: Thank you for your recent stay! So nice to hear the stay was wonderful. Sorry for the issue with the washer and dryer. There were specific instructions for operation in the unit in regards to that appliance. We will have to make sure those are still in place. Thankfully that did not interfere with your stay. We love to hear our guest talk of returning. We appreciate your feedback and value your input!
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Rates & Availability


  • Major Credit Cards Accepted.
    Monthly rates show the rental amount of a four week trip.
    A 35% deposit is required upon confirmation of all reservations.
    A $45 limited damage waiver will be applied to all bookings in lieu of a security deposit.
    Local, State & Federal Taxes 11%.
    $50 Parking Charge $50 per trip.
    $65 Processing Fee $65 per trip from Jan 1, 2016 until Jan 31, 2019.
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