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Martinique-'Bliss'-on the Crescent W/Golf Cart-Best Location

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

Martinique is a charming French Caribbean community and our home is located in one the best locations possible. Our home will allow you to feel far away from civilization by offering miles of beach to explore. Yet you've got free in-house access to WiFi, a computer and excellent access to the best amenities Gulf Shores has to offer. We can now offer a golf cart to licensed drivers for use within the community.

This charming two story, three bed, three full bath beach house offers close to 2000 square feet of living space, two porches, a balcony, and a convenient one car garage. This is an excellent location, close to Pool, Sauna, Beach and work-out room.

On the main level you’ll find a spacious living room, dining room and fully appointed kitchen with breakfast counter, refrigerator with ice maker, microwave, dishwasher and laundry area with a full-size washer and dryer. Living room area has TV/DVD/VCR/Surround Sound system, catch up on all those movies you've been meaning to rent.

In addition to the main living areas downstairs there is a guest suite with a full bath as well as a large screened back porch with access from the kitchen and bedroom.

Upstairs is the master suite and an additional guest room. The master suite has a generous master bath with large garden tub, separate glass enclosed shower, double vanity and separate commode room. The Master has a TV with DVD and VCR. Just off the master bedroom you’ll enjoy views of the Gulf of Mexico from the second story balcony. The secondary bedroom upstairs has plenty of closet space and a large full bath.

Other attractive features include nine and 10 foot ceilings, ceiling fans, central heating and air conditioning, and lots of storage areas. Home includes a golf card, two (adult) bikes, beach chairs, umbrella's, sand toys, skim boards, kites and a BBQ grill.

Imagine more than a mile of pristine sugar sand beach with NO development, it is yours at Martinique!

Martinique adjoins the Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge which offers 4000 acres of un-developed beach, dunes, marsh and wilderness on the Fort Morgan Peninsula. This coastal Refuge is part of the Central Gulf Ecosystem Unit and provides refuge for the endangered loggerhead sea turtle, the endangered American alligator, and the rare gopher tortoise.

Part of the migration route of the monarch butterfly, the Refuge is also known for its more than 120 species of birds - making it a paradise for bird watchers. Along with birding, the refuge offers opportunities for hiking, swimming, photography, collecting sea shells, and boating. Fishermen enjoy both fresh and saltwater fishing.

Keywords: House, resort, In-door Pool, Tennis, Golf, Ocean Front,

More Details

Property Manager
Peter Kloster
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 17, 2017

About Peter Kloster

Welcome to our home! We absolutely love Martinique, it is one of our favorite places on earth. We purchased this house is 2004, closing on it two weeks after Hurricane Ivan destroyed Gulf Shores. While many people would have considered us crazy for buying a home here after the area had be decimated by a major hurricane, the home was untouched. After having spent almost 20 years visiting Gulf Shores annually we finally had a little piece of heaven for ourselves and we didn't want to let it go. We are so glad we didn't. We hope you find the same magic here that we have found.

Peter Kloster purchased this house in 2004

Why Peter Kloster chose Alabama Gulf Coast

Conveniently located away from the manic traffic of busy Gulf Shores, Martinique offers resort accommodations next to the 4000 acre Bon Secour Wilderness area which makes it feel like you've got miles of private beach to explore. Martinique offers a beautiful ocean view pool complex that is a very short walk from our home located on 'The Crescent', a park like area which leads to the beach. With Martinique, what you see is what you get, a beautiful family friendly community where you can kick back and remember what vacation is really supposed to mean. All the homes in Martinique have been named, ours is called 'Bliss' and I hope you will find that feeling when visiting us.

What makes this house unique

You may wonder why none of the homes in Martinique are Ocean front. The fact is that a rarely seen creature called the Alabama Beach Mouse, resides in the dunes between the Beach and the Ocean View condo's. Environmentalist worked with the developer to create a community that would allow the little creatures to co-exist with the residents. The result has been a beautiful natural space spanned by the boardwalks that take the residents to the beach and allow the mice to do the best they can in the dunes alone. You'll likely never see one of the small creatures, but if you do, be thankful for the partnership. It was only because of our location behind the 3rd set of Dunes that allowed our community to be spared destruction from Hurricane Ivan in 2004.


Gulf Shores House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Computer Available ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath - toilet , tub , shower , Large private bath with double vanity sinks
    Guest Bath (up) - toilet , combination tub/shower , Private bath in upstairs guest room
    Guest Bath (main) - toilet , combination tub/shower , Main Floor bath shared with guest room
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Guest Bedroom (down) - 1 queen , Guest Bedroom on Main with shared bath and patio access
    Master Bedroom (up) - 1 king , Private bath with garden tub and balcony
    Guest Bedroom (up) - 1 queen , Guest bedroom with private bath and room for crib
    Queen Sleeping Sofa (main floor) - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen Sleeper in main living room
  • King size beds (1) Master has King Bed, Queen size Beds (2) Both secondary bedrooms have Queen sized beds., Baby Cribs (1) Stay and Play, portable play pen, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Queen sized sleeper sofa
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • 4 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Sauna ...
  • Shared Hot Tub
  • jetted tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
GOLF CART, Free HBO, Blender, Large Garden Tub in Master Bath, Outdoor Pool (shared), Indoor/Outdoor pool (shared), Lots of natural beach, No Pets


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Martinique-'Bliss'-on the Crescent W/Golf Cart-Best Location
average rating of 4.8 based on 5 reviews
Nashville, TN

Week of Relaxed enjoyment

  • 5 of 5

Bliss was a wonderful home to stay in on our visit to Fort Morgan. The location so close to the beach and pool was awesome. The kids enjoyed going to the other pool as well via the golf cart.

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2011
  • Stayed: Jun 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Iowa City, IA


  • 5 of 5

Words somehow fall short to describe the time we spent at Bliss this past spring. Heavenly, tranquil, majestical and just plain fun are some that were used frequently by our whole family. The house was so beautiful and accommodating. The proximity to the beach was an added bonus. We highly recommend the Bliss to anyone and we are looking forward to staying there next spring.

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2011
  • Stayed: May 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Louisville, KY


  • 5 of 5

We stayed at bliss over Spring Break. Bliis was just as described, actually the pictures dont really show how nice this house really is. The location of property is perfect, only 2 houses closer to beach & pool access. Home is well stocked from kitchen to beach gear. Owner was pleasant to work with. I would definetly rent this house again.

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2011
  • Stayed: Apr 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Atlanta, Ga

A big slice of heaven!

  • 5 of 5

We had so much fun at Bliss! This is our 3rd year here and we fall more in love with this place each visit. Not only is the place immaculate, but its spacious and the best location in Martinique. We enjoyed the new golf cart too. Every evening after the kids got baths we did our nightly cruising around Martinique in P.J.s. The owners have this place completly stocked. They use the honor system for wine and movies and even have beach toys and kites for your use. We are hooked!

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2010
  • Stayed: Oct 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Dallas, TX

Entire Family Enjoyed the Bliss House

  • 4 of 5

Our family (which included 4 young kids) enjoyed our experience at the Bliss house. It was clean and stocked well with the basic amenities. We loved how close it was to the pools and beach. The golf cart was lots of fun to drive around throughout the resort. We definitely recommend this house and resort.

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2010
  • Stayed: Sep 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Pensacola, Florida or Mobile, Alabama
Nearest Ferry
10 Miles
Dauphin Island Ferry to Mobile
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Kiva Dunes and Peninsula
Nearest Motorway
40 Miles
Interstate I-10
Nearest Beach
On Property
Car: necessary

Located close to Gulf Shores which features an Exotic Zoo, Water Parks, Two Amusement Parks, Biplane Rides, Charter Boats, Water Sports, Shopping, Restaurants and many more activities.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $115 + Tax
Booking Fee $30
Security Deposit Fee $69
Tax Rate 8.5%

Contact owner for information on discounts, short stays and special circumstances. This property is professionally managed by on-site rental office for guest convenience.

50% due at reservation

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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