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Family Fun and Relaxation! - Beach, Pools, Nature & History

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 nights


Half Baths
Minimum Stay
2 nights

About the property

2 Bedroom, 2.5 Baths with Beach Access steps away

Master bedroom: Queen; Guest Room: Single/Queen bunk; sleeper sofa (sleeps 6). 2.5 bathrooms. Two story unit with stairs leading to main living area and also set leading to sleeping area. Bedrooms are located on 2nd level of unit. Gulf views. Located on the east end of island. Gated complex with boardwalk to beach access. 2 swimming pools. Condo overlooks the heated pool area (heater will not be functioning during winter months until March 1st) and the 2nd pool overlooks the Gulf of Mexico. Located near boat ramps, bird sanctuary, Mobile Bay Ferry, historic Ft Gaines, Dauphin Island Sea Lab Estuarium & aquarium, local restaurants and shops. Paved bike trails perfect for a family outing to explore the rich history of the island. Bike and kayak rentals are also available on the island.

Angela Crigler
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
January 16, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a great time and really enjoyed your condo. It was so clean and decorated very well, made us feel right at home! The kids greatly enjoyed the bunk beds (and drawers) and having their own space. I liked some of the little things like how you have the light switches labeled and we loved the sectional in the living room. I would say that there is a lot of going up and down the 2 sets of stairs (with kids at least) so others may have trouble with that, but for us it was kind of nice to think of getting a mini workout in throughout the day. The pools were great as well and your directions were clear. It rained off and on so it was really nice to have a comfortable place to stay as well as use the upstairs covered deck to sit out on even when rainy. We just really enjoyed our stay, can't say enough good things. Thank you for keeping your rental pristine, comfortable and affordable! We want to come back already!
May 2014
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Family Fun and Relaxation! - Beach, Pools, Nature & History
average rating of 4.8588233 based on 91 reviews

Lovely Sandcastle 2D

  • 5 of 5

Excellent accommodations, comfortable, lovely, accessible, a great place to stay! The condo is replete with everything we needed in the kitchen (except food) 😉򒐮 There were many electrical assets, books, movies, pulzzles, everything down to night lights! The beds were comfortable, bathrooms clean and modern, and everything worked. The decor was colorful and restful--pretty dishes and accents, nice pictures, bed covers, and drapes. The condo was a short walk on a boardwalk to the private, beautiful beach. We had a wonderful stay.

  • Submitted: Jan 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful property!

  • 5 of 5

We were so pleased with this condo. I cannot wait to bring my family. Always clean, top notch, beautiful views, just perfect! Owners handle the rental so smoothly. This was my second stay...will be back!

  • Submitted: Nov 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Karen H.

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful condo!!!!! Very clean and well put together. A great place for a family vacation. Our children had a great time and wonderful memories were made at the beach. Thank you for sharing a little piece of your paradise with our family.

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Place!!

  • 5 of 5

We were only here for a short two nights but we fell in love with this condo! It was super clean and nice- very well put together. Beach access was a short walk away. I would strongly recommend this place to others if interested in staying on the Island!

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Everything was just as described. Pool right out back was great. The beach was right there on property too.

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent condo, great trip!

  • 5 of 5

We loved this condo, and are so glad we found it! The owners were very helpful before we arrived, and our deposit was refunded within a week of our return home. The condo was immaculate, and had everything we could have possibly needed, and then some! The location was great...a short walk to the beach, which my husband thoroughly enjoyed for early morning and late night fishing (he was able to buy an AL fishing license online, and bought his bait at Ship N Shore, a short drive from the condo). I enjoyed reading about the history of Dauphin Island in the books at the condo, and it gave us some direction for local sightseeing. We spent equal amounts of time at the beach by the condo and the public beach on the west end of the island (by the elementary school). For walking, fishing, and bird watching, we stayed by the condo, but for letting kids dig in the sand and jumping the waves, we went to the public beach...there was just more room for that over there. We would recommend packing light to that beach (backpacks, wagons, things that roll)...because the walk from the parking lot, over the pier, and to the water was probably half a mile maybe? My family enjoyed The Lighthouse Bakery for cinnamon rolls and danishes (regrettably for myself, there were no gluten-free items on the menu)...but they also had good coffee and tea. Our favorite meal was Miguel's Beach N Baja (across the street from the Dauphin Island water tower). JT's Sunset Grill had great boiled shrimp, and my daughters said their burgers were good. We took a day trip to Mobile (about 25 minutes away?), and then turned south to Orange Beach because it was our first trip to the Alabama coast and we wanted to see as much as possible. We liked it, too, but preferred the quieter and more laid back appeal of Dauphin Island on this trip. On our trip back home, we went through Bayou La Batre, which was fairly close, and enjoyed seeing the shrimping and fishing boats in action (not something we've seen before, so it was interesting!). We just enjoyed exploring and spending our time at the condo and the beaches...the condo was just especially comfortable for relaxing at the end of each day. This condo was an excellent value for the price, and we would definitely stay here again if we get the opportunity to go back to the AL coast!

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Dauphin Island Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Dec 12 2016 - Jan 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
Feb 1 2017 - Mar 10 2017
2 night minimum stay
Spring 2017
Mar 11 2017 - May 12 2017
2 night minimum stay
Summer 2017
May 13 2017 - Aug 18 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $85 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 11.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Dauphin Island Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bath - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Half Bath - toilet
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , Queen/Single Bunk
    Living Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Master Bedroom has access to private balcony
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • churches
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming

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