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Popular Ocean View Condo Designed By Coastal Living Magazine Art Director.

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 30 nights


Half Baths
Minimum Stay
3 - 30 nights

About the property

2 Bedrooms, 1.5 Bathroom, Sleeps 6 adults & 2 children

Unit #404 is located in one of the most unique settings in Gulf Shores. The front faces the Gulf of Mexico and the back faces the Gulf Shores State Park with views of Lake Shelby. The unit is a short walk across the street to one of the most beautiful beaches in the country.

The condo interior has been updated by the Coastal Living Magazine art director with a modern, casual comfort. Art from Fairhope artist, Bill Harrison, is featured in each room of the condo.

Grand Beach Resort has a heated pool, a jacuzzi, plenty of poolside seating, and a bbq area. The unit has WI-FI, HDTV, cable, DVD player, washer & dryer, dishwasher, ceiling fans, and balcony seating.


GULF SHORES - Guests have one of the largest, untouched beachfronts in the country to enjoy, including an easy walk to the State Park Pier to fish or watch the most beautiful sunsets you can imagine. Travel & Leisure Magazine in 2013 recognized Gulf Shores as 'One of America's Best Little Beach Towns'. The city’s public beach and Gulf State Park Pavilion were recognized in 2013 as “superstar beaches” in a nationwide water quality study by the Natural Resources Defense Council.

ACTIVITIES FOR GOLF, FISHING, RUNNING, & CYCLING - Guests are within walking distance of the zipline tours and access to activities on Lake Shelby. Guests who enjoy fishing can take advantage of the State Park Pier or the many fishing points inside the state park. And golf enthusiasts are less than a five-minute drive to The Refuge 1 Golf Course in the state park. Runners and road cyclists have wonderful options for running and cycling routes along the beach road or inside the state park. Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge is a 15-minute drive.

SHOPPING - Shopping is an easy task with a Wal-Mart Supercenter less than 5 minutes from the condo. Walgreens and Rite-Aid are adjacent to Wal-Mart. The Foley Outlets are a 15-minute drive from the condo. A Super Target and two Publix Supermarkets are also within 10 minutes of the condo.

RESTAURANTS - Many of Gulf Shores's best restaurants are within a five-minute drive. You can even walk to Sea-N-Suds. Imagine taking a break from the beach with a lunch at Sea-N-Suds.

POPULAR ATTRACTIONS - The Hangout is within walking distance, but it is a long walk. The Hangout is a great place to eat and enjoy live music for all ages. The Hangout is also at the entrance to the Gulf Shores boardwalk and public beach. The Hangout and the Gulf Shores Public Beach are the site for the National Shrimp Festival held each year in October and the Hangout Festival held in May. The Wharf is less than 10 minutes away. It has plenty of shopping and a Carmike 15 movie theatre The Wharf Amphitheater hosts some of the top music acts from country to rock and roll. Waterville Water Park and the Gulf Shores Zoo are only a 5-10 minute drive. Guests also have easy access to the Gulf Shores and Orange Beach civic complexes.

OTHER DESTINATIONS - Orange Beach is a 5-10 minute drive. Perdido and the many marinas are within a 10-minute drive.

EMERGENCY CARE - A 24-hour medical clinic is less than 5 minutes in Gulf Shores.

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Property Manager
Grand Beach Resort #404 in Gulf Shores, Alabama
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
February 18, 2017

About Grand Beach Resort #404 in Gulf Shores, Alabama

Grand Beach 404 is owned by an Alabama family. The condo is a family home that we hope will provide special memories for you, your family, and friends. Our family loves to travel and Gulf Shores is one of our favorite beaches in the country. We feel that Gulf Shores offers all the best a beach can offer, but without the large crowds, huge high rises, and high costs. Gulf Shores still has that feel of a small beach community. And Grand Beach Resort is surrounded by natural beauty. It is truly our family's small slice of paradise. We hope it is for you on your vacation. Your visit and experience are important to us. We know how important family vacations are or even just a short getaway with a spouse or friends. Our family wants Grand Beach Resort to be a special vacation place for you to enjoy year after year. Come and make memories with us at one of the most beautiful beaches in America.

Why Grand Beach Resort #404 in Gulf Shores, Alabama chose Alabama Gulf Coast

We love the location of Grand Beach Resort. No other property in Gulf Shores offers such a vast view of the Gulf of Mexico on the front and views of Lake Shelby from the back. The proximity to the beach, attractions, activities, and restaurants makes this property a must see. The beach is one of the largest beach areas along the Gulf of Mexico. The state park allows unspoiled views of sand dunes and plenty of open beach areas to enjoy the beauty of the Gulf of Mexico. The access to the beach, family activities, and sporting activities is unparalleled to any other beach location. You can also be at any of the area's popular restaurants and shopping in minutes. The location is absolutely perfect.

What makes this condo unique

Interiors by the Coastal Living Magazine art director make the condo comfortable and contemporary. Enjoy views of the Gulf of Mexico and Lake Shelby in the Gulf Shores State Park. The large beach area and access to the state park make this a unique location with access to one of the best beaches in the country. Just past the State Park Pier there is a large area of just beach, water, and sand dunes. You start to feel that you are on a deserted island enjoying the views all by yourself. You can't find that experience in many coastal locations.

Guestbook comments from the manager

We had a great stay! The weather was perfect and beach was even better. We very much enjoyed the Hang Out, wonderful food, and great staff. Thank you!
Apr 2016
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Gulf Shores Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 4
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Main Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Half Bath - toilet
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen , Located on first floor with view of Lake Shelby & State Park
    Loft Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bunk beds - 2 twin/ single
    Sofa Bed - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Both bedrooms have televisions and closet space. Condo sleeps 6 adults comfortably. The bunk beds offers two more beds, but are not comfortable for adults. They are ideal for children.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming


Excellent! 4.3/5 -
(16 traveler reviews)

Popular Ocean View Condo Designed By Coastal Living Magazine Art Director.
average rating of 4.25 based on 19 reviews

Great place to stay!

  • 4 of 5

Everything was great except the mattresses. They were a bit too hard. We will definitely come back.

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean and cozy with a grand view of the gulf

  • 5 of 5

Pleasant surroundings with convenient access to the beach, activities and town night life. Three sides of property are completely open with a great view of the AL state park property/wildlife reserve and the Gulf! I loved it.

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic beach getaway!

  • 5 of 5

We recently stayed in this condo and was extremely pleased with our visit. The location is great - easy to get in/out, convenient, and just far enough away from the tourist-heavy spots (like the Hangout) yet still be close by. You have a fantastic view of the beach and the Gulf State Park. The condo itself was clean, spacious, comfortable and beautifully decorated. We enjoyed our visit and would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Helped us fall in love with the area

  • 4 of 5

I have to the security for the place is on top of everything, had gone out with windows down and forgot to put the parking pass back up went back ten minutes later and and a note already on our vehicle. Had awesome views where ever we looked. Just about everywhere wanted to go wasn't to far away and if it was it helped us find new places. The unit had everything in the pictures and list, it was cleanish but, it needed a bit more. I lifted the mattresses for the bunk beds to make them and there was stuff underneath and the top bunk has a vent that had to be vacuumed. Overall it was a great stay and we how to be back some day

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad to hear you had a great time and were able to explore more of the area. Gulf Shores is a wonderful place. We also have a great group that manages the property. We are glad to hear they were helpful. We appreciate the feedback. We alerted our cleaning crew. This was our busiest summer season in 15 years. You all were the last stay of the summer season, so we can only assume the bunks were the result of back to back rentals. Again, thank you for your feedback! We love to hear when our guests fall in love with this special place!
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Older building, thin walls, long walk to beach

  • 1 of 5

We were disappointed in this property. We we told in the rental agreement we could check in at 3pm. When we arrived at 3pm the cleaning woman had just got to our room. We had to wait 45 more minutes to go in due to waiting on her. We drove over 12 hours to get there. Once we got in the room some of the fitted sheets were not on the beds just the comforters pulled up and pillows did not have cases on them. This is an older property and walls are very thin we could hear everyone around us, even the next door neighbor snoring. The pool was ok nothing special. I you have small children. It is a hike to the beach. They do not have any wooden walk ways, it's to much of a walk for kids, and wagons just sink in the sand.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. We regret your stay did not meet your expectations. Your stay seems to be the exception. We share in our communication with our guests we know the importance of vacations with family and friends. We know many of our guests travel a long way to reach Gulf Shores, so we want them to have the best experience possible. This is the first time our unit was not cleaned and ready for a guest’s arrival. We promptly contacted the cleaning staff upon notification of the problem. They immediately came to the unit to clean it. We refunded your parking pass as an apology for the 45-minute delay to your arrival and hoped we were making a good faith effort to ensure you a pleasant stay. We are also very transparent about our property and our unit on the website and in our communications with our guests. The website has many pictures of the property, including the pool and the walk to the beach. Again, we regret your stay did not meet your expectations. We typically hear about what a great time our guests had and want that for each guest.
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Gulf Shores Get Away 2015

  • 3 of 5

We enjoyed the location as there are no buildings blocking the view of the beautiful ocean. I great place to stay to watch the sun rise. It is a bit small and if you have rain you will get wet while trying to punch in the key code to get into the condo. Gulf Shores is a great family place to visit. I would highly recommend eating at the Cayman Grill. Good food and wonderfully decorated with awesome wait staff. If I were to spend a lot of time in the condo while on vacation with family, then this unit could get a little too cozy. For the most part it was a great place to stay. Take your cleaning supplies with you.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. We are glad you all enjoyed your stay in Gulf Shores. We wish you had informed us prior to your check-out date you had any issues. We would have sent our cleaning crew immediately back to the unit to address any concerns. Unfortunately, we are unable to meet your expectations if we find out on your check-out date. We place a high value on the unit being properly cleaned are ready for our guests. We know how important vacations with family and friends are and want the unit to be ready for our guests to enjoy. Again, thank you for the feedback so we can properly prevent this from being an issue for our next guest. Safe travels home!
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Nearest Ferry
10 Miles
Fort Morgan
Nearest Beach
Gulf Shores
Car: necessary

Grand Beach Resort #404

572 East Beach Boulevard

Gulf Shores, Alabama 36542

Travel & Leisure Magazine in 2013 recognized Gulf Shores as 'One of America's Best Little Beach Towns'. The city’s public beach and Gulf State Park Pavilion have been recognized as “superstar beaches” in a nationwide water quality study by the Natural Resources Defense Council in 2013.


Rates & Availability

Gulf Shores Condo Rental Rates

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Jan 1 2017 - Feb 28 2017
30 night minimum stay
Mar 1 2017 - May 27 2017
3 night minimum stay
Jun 3 2017 - Aug 12 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
July 4th
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 8 2017
8 night minimum stay
Flat fee
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Parking Pass (limit 2) $60
Property Damage Protection $79
Cleaning Fee $110
Tax Rate 11.0%

Guests can make one payment for the full amount at booking if they wish. Please notify the owner if you wish to make a payment in full at the time of booking.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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