USA Alabama Alabama Gulf Coast Gulf Shores Listing #29477

The Colonnades 1603 - Gulf Shores, AL

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34 reviews
Max. occupancy: 8 2 King Bed, 2 Queen Bed 4 bedrooms 4 bathrooms No pets 
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Luxurious beachfront condo w/ incredible Gulf view & shared pool/hot tub!

Admire unmatched views of the sparkling Gulf of Mexico at The Colonnades 1603, a beautifully appointed luxury condo with floor-to-ceiling windows that let in the sunshine. The large, open living space, the elegant kitchen with stainless steel appliances, and the plush bedding throughout create an inviting escape to return to after beautiful days spent on the sand. You'll also enjoy on-site access to a community pool, a sundeck, a hot tub, a fitness center, and a sauna.

What's nearby:
The Colonnades is enviably located near the heart of Gulf Shores, right on the white sand beach and less than a mile east of Highway 59. You'll be a quarter-mile east of Sea-N-Suds, less than a mile east of The Hangout, and only a few miles further from the Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo, Waterville USA, and Pirate's Island Adventure Golf on Highway 59. Spend a morning kayaking or strolling in Gulf State Park (immediately east), tee off at the Craft Farms Golf Club (less than six miles north), and find an assortment of shopping and entertainment at The Wharf (seven miles northeast).

Things to know:
Free WiFi
Full kitchen

This property is managed by Vacasa Alabama LLC.
If you have any questions please contact Vacasa at 251-968-6868.

You must be 25 years or older to rent this property.



Jetted tub

Common areas

Gym/fitness room



Washer/dryer : Private

Heating & cooling

Central AC

Partial AC

Kitchen & dining






Ocean view


Water view


Beach access

Gulf view






DVD player

Wireless router

Netflix streaming


Step-free access

Nearby activities & attractions

Golf nearby

On-site activities

Hot tub : Shared

Pool : Shared

Sauna : Shared





Parking & access


Paid parking only

Safety & accessibility

Accessible bath/shower



34 reviews

Melissa M. Sep 2022
The condo is spacious and decorated beautifully. I love that each bedroom has its own bathroom. Loved the view of the ocean. The pool and hot tub were great as well.
H. S. Aug 2022
This condo was really great. It was comfy and homey which was so nice. It was decorated beautifully. We really enjoyed your home.
P. L. Jul 2022
The home was really pretty. The owners have really put a lot of effort into keeping this home nice for renters. We enjoyed ourselves. The property had a lot to offer and we took advantage of it.
T. C. Jul 2022
This place is BEAUTIFUL! We had a blast. We got to meet the rep that manages the property and she was extremely helpful and great! You have some nice people representing your property. She tended to any issues we had. (none with the condo)
t. w. Jul 2022
We loved everything about this condo. it was beautiful, clean, organized, and comfy.
Leslie H. Jul 2022
Home was so pretty and neat. It was comfy and we had a great time.
Melinda F. Jun 2022
We would love to come back and rent this home again. It is so beautiful on the inside and so clean when we arrived.
Bill F. Apr 2022
Everything was perfect
Debra O. Apr 2022
Angie P. Mar 2022
Everything about this place is great and was perfect getaway
Darla S. Mar 2022
We had a great time in a perfect spot. The inside of the property was clean and nice. Everything went really good for us. Would rent again
Tramaine W. Mar 2022
Michael F. Mar 2022
Would stay here again!
Valerie C. Dec 2021
This condo was clean, well stocked, and the view was beautiful! Plus all the rooms and bathrooms gave everyone enough breathing room. Would definitely stay here again!!
Cynthia C. Oct 2021
The 4 bedrooms were beautiful, clean and a gorgeous view of the ocean from the balcony. Living area comfortable.. Extremely close to beach.. However, we were so looking forward to using the heated indoor pool and hot tub. There is no heated pool as displayed in pictures and the hot tub DID NOT work. Only 1 elevator was working. There were no cereal spoons, no pitcher, no pot holders and this resulted in 2 burns on my hand. Could have used a dish rag in kitchen, just had a sponge. No extra trash bags. The Teflon is all scratched off on skillets. The jacuzzi did not work in master bath, extremely disappointing. My top sheet had spots on it on 1 side. I didn't use. The light with fan in master room did
Not come on. The carpet under dining room table is curled up and I have MS, I almost fell but was able to catch myself. I would suggest updating your pictures of the indoor pool. I was wanting to do my exercises in the heated pool, very discouraged. I feel I was only getting a part of what we were promised. We loved the area but would have liked these needs met. Could we get a credit for a future trip due to the false advertising? Thanks
carolyn c. Sep 2021
The room was just as pictured, and we really enjoyed our stay there! Super convenient to everything we wanted to do. I've been coming to Gulf Shores since I was a child, and I would definitely stay here again!
Katrina H. Sep 2021
Beautiful condo! The condo is very well kept; tastefully decorated throughout with beautiful views. This is my second time booking via Vacasa & I will definitely use for future vacations. Upon arriving I received a call & the morning after check in someone text to make sure all expectations were met. One of my best girls trip!
Steven J. Aug 2021
We loved the view from the balcony the morning red sky was beautiful to look at while sipping coffee and everyone hanging out at night listening to the ocean waves was so peaceful. The condo is beautiful and it was great to have all the bedrooms/bathroom for each couple to have their privacy.
Jane H. Aug 2021
Great views, great beds and nicely stocked kitchen essentials. The unit itself is very spacious and nicely decorated. However, only 1 working elevator this week. The master bathroom urgently needs a plumber unless you enjoy sticking your hand in the commode tank to manually flush it, every time. We contacted the company on the 2nd day of our week to try to resolve this and initially they were interested but by mid week there were no further responses and no repaired plumbing.
Manager response:
We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your visit! Thank you so much for taking the time to share your valuable feedback with us. Our local manager as made sure this was repaired. We appreciate guest’s preferences as a means to continually improve. We look forward to hosting your next stay!
Allyson W. Jul 2021
Condo was decorated very nicely. Pretty well stocked with kitchen essentials. Had a few issues with toilets, dryer and bathtub.
Manager response:
Thank you for sharing your feedback with us! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay, and apologize that you encountered some issues. Please know that this is not commonplace, and we thank you for calling in, in order for local staff to promptly resolve these issues. We look forward to your next stay!
BCH Real Estate L. Jul 2021
This condo had everything needed to enjoy our wonderful time at the beach! It was fully accommodating with everything you can imagine. The view was spectacular.... the beaches weren't crowded and it was close to everything and everywhere we wanted to go. Couldn't have been a better place to stay.
Carlton T. Jul 2021
Loved the condo, and especially the location, next to last condo on the east end before Gulf State Park. Some maintenance issues that need to be addressed, only one of the 2 elevators in service.
Laura D. Jun 2021
Absolutely beautiful condo! Better then expected and everyone is so friendly!!!! Cannot wait to go back! Love it!!!!
Lex H. Jul 2020
Accurate description of condo. Clean, spacious, and easy check in and check out.
Penny B. Jul 2020
The condo is exactly as described. The condo had a lot of space and was furnished with everything you will need including beach chairs. The property manager was amazing, There was only three clothes hangers and no hairdryer. She went to target and purchased both items and brought them to us. I would definitely recommend this condo.
Martha G. Jun 2020
We’ve stayed in this condo three times and enjoy the stay. It is spacious with beautiful views. The beds are comfortable as well as the living room furniture and outdoor furniture. The kids enjoy having a small balcony shared between 2 of the bedrooms, There is a stretch of beach to the East where there are no condos at this time and therefore is not crowded. It’s a great place to walk.
John M. Nov 2019
Great experience and great staff.
Terry G. Oct 2019
No excess problems. Washing machine was extremely noisy but at least it worked the entire time and not like last year where we had to go to a laundry mat and wash clothes until the machine could be replaced
Patricia H. Aug 2019
We love coming to the Collonades. This year, our unit was spacious and clean. I did not give a 10 due to the fact that silverware and cooking items were very limited and there were 7 of us and only seating for 4 at the table. We had to use chairs from the balcony for additional seating.
Manager response:
We're very sorry for the inconvenience during your stay. This issue occurred under a previous management company. Our local teams are working with that company to learn from feedback and fix any issues. We just started managing this unit and would love for you to try staying with Vacasa in the future to experience our world-class service.
Casey B. Oct 2018
The condo was very nice. Drawbacks: broken ice maker, slow draining tubs, dirty carpet in master bath.
Manager response:
We're very sorry for the inconvenience during your stay. This issue occurred under a previous management company. Our local teams are working with that company to learn from feedback and fix any issues. We just started managing this unit and would love for you to try staying with Vacasa in the future to experience our world-class service.
Marcel B. Sep 2018
Enjoyed the condo, beach, and the town
Vickie C. May 2018
Ease of process. Good communications with rental agency.