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Cozy & Elegant! June 3-5 or June 17-19 Open! Perfect Small Family Getaway!

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 600 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 6 nights

Overview

About the property

Condo, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-5)

Now that you have found us,...take a look! We wanted to give our condo an intimate feel in decorating it. Sometimes the vacation is all about doing a lot of things but sometimes it is about slowing it down and relaxing. We’ve tried to create an atmosphere in our place that would give you that comfortable and peaceful feeling. Everything was done to make this a vacation to remember.

We are big, really big, on cleanliness. When we go on vacation ourselves it is the first thing we want to know when staying somewhere. We do our own managing and cleaning so we make sure that the condo is immaculate when you arrive. Our goal also is to create a place that is affordable but also elegant. A place where you feel like you got more than your money’s worth. We really are ideal for couples, small families or a getaway for best friends.

Our complex is located directly across the street from the beach. No long walks. We walk safely over with a traffic light right on our corner and you are standing on the beach in 3 minutes after walking out the front door. Gentle Winds is close to everything. You will be able to walk to restaurants and shops. The public beach area is only 3/8ths of a mile away to visit The Hangout or other popular places down there.

Why do people keep coming back to Gulf Shores? Still has the small town beach feel. Still a family oriented city. Still the best Seafood restaurants anywhere. The incredibly white beaches that are so wide simply are beyond description until you see it yourself. Plenty of unique shopping places in Gulf Shores. All the familiar chain restaurants and stores are bordering Gulf Shores in Foley. Night time fun for families. Going to The Hangout during the day or night is a blast. Long walks down nearly secluded beaches in early mornings or before dark is a must.

We have used our experience in having four condos in making your vacation a great memory. Our goal is to have you come back over and over again. Thank you for considering our condo and any of our other places too.

Keywords: Condominium in Gulf Shores, AL

More Details

Owner
Randy Moris
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
May 24, 2017

About Randy Moris

Lisa and I thank you all for looking at our website. I’m not sure you can call us a success story but if working very hard to establish ourselves in the vacation market is success then we’ll take it. Both Lisa and I have worked full-time jobs in Mobile, AL while working our beach condo business at nights, weekends and any other time people need us. This really all started very simply for us in realizing a dream of buying a simple, humble condo in Gulf Shores. After going to the beach on vacations most of our lives we finally could say we had our own place to go to. We started renting out our condo and found there were people everywhere that want to come to the beach but were priced-out just like it was for us. Our first condo provided a way to come and not spend thousands to do it.

Lisa and I are the parents of a 32 year old son, Nicholas, and a 28 year old daughter named Jill. Jill thought so much of her parents that she has given us 2 granddaughters. It has added so much to our lives. We still live in Mobile and wear out I-10 and the Baldwin Beach Express going between Gulf Shores and home. We manage our own condos and help several friends with theirs. We do the majority of all the cleaning so that we can keep close tabs on each property and keep providing that personal touch. We aren’t a large or faceless company. We are people like you. Hard working people. We probably have many of the same problems but many of the same joys that you have. We are family people and connect well with the many families that come to our places here in Gulf Shores.

We really appreciate each and every one of you that take the time to check us out. And we’d love to have you get a sense of what we feel whenever we are at the beach.

Randy Moris purchased this condo in 2012

Why Randy Moris chose Alabama Gulf Coast

Everyone should have the opportunity to come to the beach on vacation. Our condo is affordable and makes this possible for so many.

Guestbook comments from the owner

My husband and I stayed at Gentle Winds East a couple of weeks ago, and we really enjoyed it. It was very clean, we'll priced, and in a great location. We will definitely be booking again as soon as possible, as it is extremely difficult to find privately owned and operated property in beach areas that are well maintained. We were very pleased!



Recommended for: Sightseeing, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Adventure Seekers, Age 55+, Romantic Getaway, Families with Teenagers,
Oct 2016
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Amenities

Gulf Shores Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach
Theme:
  • Budget
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Covered Parking
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Paper Towels
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • King size beds (1) Full Size Sofa Sleeper in Living Room Twin Sleeper Sofa in Living Room
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(63 traveler reviews)

Cozy & Elegant! June 3-5 or June 17-19 Open! Perfect Small Family Getaway!
average rating of 4.9206347 based on 65 reviews
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5

Wonderful Vacation!

  • 5 of 5

What a great spot to vacation. The beach is beautiful, the location is perfect within walking distance to everything. I appreciated how friendly the owner Randy was, and that he took the time to speak with me and offer some great tips. The condo was lovely and clean, and had enough towels for the entire visit. I get up really early and loved the convenience of morning coffee right next door at the Waffle House, without having to wake anyone. I found the travel to Alabama easier and faster from Indiana, the prices a bit cheaper and beaches just as nice as the Florida beaches we always visit. We will absolutely return to Gulf Shores and to one of Randy's condo's just as soon as possible.

  • Submitted: May 25, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The Travelin' Family

  • 5 of 5

The spring break of this year found us returning to a pleasant, comfortable setting--Gentle Winds where we have stayed before! As most of the happy travelers have mentioned, the owners, Randy and Lisa, are so good at having their condo ready and equipped with all that travelers should need. And isn't that what you really want to end up experiencing, is a no-problem, comfortable arrangement to return to each day and night that you are in Gulf Shores? The condo kitchen is great with many extra amenities that you do not get with other rental opportunities. Sets of plates, bowls, glasses, silverware, a crock pot, several pots and pans, an iron and ironing board, multiple sets of towels, washcloths, and the list goes on.

We have enjoyed this location a couple times and would come back again if the opportunity arises and Randy and Lisa have one of their properties available. It is just so easy and relaxing for us the travelers to have such an outstanding option for Gulf Shores and the areas around the Gulf. We were able to go out to Fort Morgan by Mobile Bay this time, and it was very interesting and meaningful. We like the restaurants around the condo like Sea and Suds, also the Hangout, and LuLu's are close by and come recommended by many of the locals. Please check out Gentle Winds location if you are going to Gulf Shores and you will have the time of your life and definitely appreciate and enjoy the condo provided by Randy and Lisa! Thanks again and we are so hopeful that we will run into you or stay at your location another time soon!

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Condo, Great Location, and Great Owners!

  • 5 of 5

Randy, the owner, was extremely nice and responded quickly and promptly to every question I had about the condo. A week before my vacation date I received an envelope in the mail with restaurants and other places to check out. This was my fourth time vacationing in Gulf Shores, and Randy's place was the best location to everything there is to do down there. The beach is right across the street, and there is a cross walk right in front of the condo. Within walking distance is a Waffle House, The Hangout, and many souvenir shops. The Hangout is a great place to eat during the day, as well as night with live bands. A great spot for lunch is a minute drive down the road, called the Flip Flop Deli Shop. If you're willing to drive 15 minutes to Orange Beach, there is The Gulf. Here, they turned shipping containers into a lunch/dinner area with outdoor seating right on the water. Also, within walking distance is a pier. Great spot for sunsets! Definitely an easy, worry free trip if you stay at Randy's place!

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

We vacation here EVERY year!!!

  • 5 of 5

Our family rents a condo at this location every year!! The location is prime for everything we need or want to do. its clean, quiet and affordable! The lower costs enables our family to enjoy a vacation, which otherwise wouldn't happen. The owners go above and beyond to meet a renters expectation. We love it here & look forward to spending quality time together here each year! Book your stay here, you will be well pleased; I guarantee it!!

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Didn't want to leave!!

  • 5 of 5

Wow, what can I say!!!! My boyfriend and I were HIGHLY satisfied with this condo. We have never been to Gulf Shores, but Randy sends you a packet of restaurants to check out. Being a crosswalk away from the beach was awesome, next to Wafflehouse and a surf shop. Very well kept and will DEFINITELY book again. ☺️☺️☺️

  • Submitted: Nov 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beach Vacation

  • 4 of 5

My husband and I rented this condo for our stay in Gulfs Shore, AL late October 2016. I would stay again at this condo if the need were to ever arise again. The condo was clean not immaculate but it was clean. The balcony did not have a view of the ocean but it was a nice little area to step outside and also to open the curtains and let the light in. The beach was a very short and easy walk away. There were not many people in the complex while we were there but I would imagine it might not have been as pleasant of a stay if there were more people staying there since you could hear everything from outside but you would have that in a hotel also. The kitchen was fully stocked with anything you may need and the bathroom was larger than our bathroom at home. There were two TVs one in the living room and one in the bedroom and there were plenty of channels for us to use as well as free wireless internet for us to use throughout the condo as well. There was a king size bed which was nice but the room was not quite large enough for it so there was only about a foot of space between the bed and the walls. There was also a nice bench in front of the bed so we were able to store our suitcases out of the way and not have to dig around on the floor when we needed in them (there was also a dresser and closet you could unpack if you were staying for a long enough time) Overall we were very satisfied with our time here and would recommend it to others. There are many restaurants near by there is a waffle house right next store that you can walk to easily. Of course there is the beach right across the street. We did a dolphin cruise in Orange Beach that was a short drive from the condo. There is a small Zoo near by as well as plenty of things for the kids to do like putt putt golf, go carts, etc.There is a lot of shopping that is near by as well.

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Pensacola
Nearest Ferry
18 Miles
Fort Morgan to Dauphin Island
Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

Gulf Shores Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Early Summer
May 22 2017 - Jun 2 2017
4 night minimum stay
$124
$725
 
 
Summer
Jun 3 2017 - Jun 5 2017
2 night minimum stay
$139
 
 
Peak Summer
Jun 6 2017 - Jun 30 2017
5 night minimum stay
$138
$825
 
 
Summer
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 21 2017
2 night minimum stay
$149
$849
 
 
Summer
Jul 22 2017 - Jul 28 2017
5 night minimum stay
$149
$849
 
 
Summer
Jul 29 2017 - Aug 4 2017
5 night minimum stay
$124
$725
 
 
Summer
Aug 5 2017 - Aug 11 2017
5 night minimum stay
$109
$649
 
 
Late Summer
Aug 12 2017 - Sep 1 2017
5 night minimum stay
$79
$495
 
 
Late Summer
Sep 2 2017 - Sep 8 2017
4 night minimum stay
$79
From
$89
Fri,Sat
$475
 
 
Fall
Sep 9 2017 - Sep 29 2017
4 night minimum stay
$72
$449
 
 
Fall Break
Sep 30 2017 - Oct 20 2017
5 night minimum stay
$75
$525
 
 
Fall
Oct 21 2017 - Nov 3 2017
4 night minimum stay
$65
$375
 
 
Owners Week
Nov 4 2017 - Nov 10 2017
4 night minimum stay
$49
$299
 
 
Fall/Winter
Nov 11 2017 - Dec 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
$54
$325
$825
 
 
Winter
Jan 1 2018 - Feb 2 2018
6 night minimum stay
$54
$325
$825
 
 
Early Spring
Mar 3 2018 - Mar 9 2018
5 night minimum stay
$72
$449
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $75
Tax Rate 11.0%

Weekly stays only from Saturday to Saturday during the Spring and Summer
Security Deposit is $200.00 and is due within 7 days of reserving along with our Rental Agreement
Tax is 11%
Cleaning Fee is $70.00
Condo is Non-Smoking
Must be 25 or older to Rent
In Spring the entire party must be over the age of 24.
No Pets Allowed

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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