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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! FREE GOLF, FISHING, DVD RENTALS, WATERVILLE AND ESCAPE ROOM TICKETS!

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.

Guest is required to purchase parking passes at Island Winds East front desk. $25/pass with a limit of two passes.

Guests will receive one complimentary admission per activity, per day. You can go to every activity, every day and one person will be free per day. Additional guests will pay full price. Admissions are noncumulative and nontransferable. Unused admissions expire daily.

So yes, you may choose to go fishing in the morning (one person is free) and then golf at lunch (one person is free) and then the waterpark that afternoon (one person is free.) Or you may choose to go to the waterpark in the morning with the kids (one person is free) and your husband can go play golf (one person is free) and then meet that afternoon to go on the dolphin cruise (one person is free.) You may do some or all of the activities every day and one of your party is free every day.

And no, there is no catch to receiving these free activities. They are yours to use if you choose to do so at no additional cost or obligation.

More Details

Property Manager
Owner / Property Manager
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
August 24, 2017


Gulf Shores Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
Floor Area:
  • 890 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • 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


Excellent! 4.3/5 -
(12 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.3333335 based on 12 reviews

Great place

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed the condo! So close to the beach!

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Owner's Response: Golding - Thank you so much for your recent stay! We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay at Island Winds West 678! That location is indeed perfect! We appreciate your valuable feedback and look forward to seeing you again soon!
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Island Winds West 678

  • 5 of 5

We loved the stay, everything was great and right at our fingertips.

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Owner's Response: Jeff - Thank you so much for your recent stay! So glad you enjoyed Island Winds West. That property is great, with such an ideal location!! We appreciate your valuable feedback and look forward to seeing you again soon!
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Cute and Comfy!!

  • 5 of 5

We loved this condo! It was the perfect size for us! The location was spot on for us! Beachside but not rowdy and loud. Peaceful and enjoyedable. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and we will be looking forward to staying here again!

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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Owner's Response: Patricia - Thank you so much for your recent stay! We are so glad you found the size and location of Island Winds West perfect for you and your family!! You can't ask for much more than peaceful and enjoyable! We appreciate your valuable feedback and look forward to seeing you again soon!
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Memorial Day weekend

  • 4 of 5

The location was great. Walking distance to pink pony pub and the hangout. Beach was very nice, view was fantastic. The condo was nice a little small was disappointed that the master bedroom did not open to balcony. The pool was closed a couple of days which was not a huge deal because we spent most of the time at the beach. I would stay here again because of the location but really prefer to have access from bedroom to balcony. Really had a good time there. Did not use any of the amenities at the condo.

Kenneth Young

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Kenneth - Thank you so much for your recent stay! That condo does offer the perfect location and view! We're terribly sorry to hear that you were disappointed with a few things about your stay, but so glad you still had a wonderful time! We appreciate your valuable feedback and look forward to seeing you again soon!
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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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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%.
    $65 Processing Fee $65 per trip from Jan 1, 2016 until Jan 31, 2019.
    25% Off Late Summer Bookings.
    15% Off Fall Rates.