USA Alabama Alabama Gulf Coast Dauphin Island Listing #31244

Bayou Heron 1B - Dauphin Island, AL

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32 reviews
Max. occupancy: 6 1 King Bed, 1 Queen Bed, 1 Sofa Bed 2 bedrooms 2 bathrooms 1 dog max 
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Dog-friendly condo w/ views of the bayou, shared pool - close to the bayou!

Welcome to Bayou Heron, nestled right on Bayou Second, with beautiful views from your condo and tons of natural light! This homey condo features a full-sized kitchen, free WiFi, flat-screen TVs in the living room and both bedrooms, and plenty of room to share with your family, friends, and dog! You will also have access to the shared saltwater outdoor pool, gas grill, and dock!

What's Nearby:
When you aren't cooling off in the pool, grab a beach chair and head to the public beach access, just a short walk away! You can also take a walk south - you are within 400-feet of Waves DI, Islander, and Island Rainbow. Don't forget to take a day to explore the Audubon Bird Sanctuary, a 164-acre sanctuary with miles of walking trails through beautiful woodlands, swampland, and gulf beaches.

Things to Know:
This building has an elevator.
Free WiFi
Full Kitchen
Dogs welcome!
Shared saltwater pool

This property is managed by Vacasa Alabama LLC.

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



Jetted tub





Washer/dryer : Private

Heating & cooling

Central AC

Partial AC

House rules


Kitchen & dining






Water view



Internet : Century Link


Cable : Direct TV

DVD library

Wireless router

Blu-Ray player

Nearby activities & attractions



On-site activities

Pool : Shared


Saltwater pool


Gas grill : Shared


Beach chairs

Parking & access




32 reviews

Tonya H. Sep 2022
We had a great time here! Pool was fantastic, fishing from the dock was amazing, beach across the street and even a couple of gift shops right in front of the condo. The couple right beside us have their own fishing charter and took us out to the west end of the island for some beach time and fishing. (Fish junky is their name). Condo was very clean and has a great view of the bay, everything we needed was provided. We will definitely be back!
stacy T. Aug 2022
Visited for a 3 day weekend with my boys and their ladies. We had a great time relaxing and enjoying the island. The rental was spacious and well worth the money. I would stay again.
Allison D. May 2022
We greatly enjoyed this clean condo! Its location is right on on the sound with a kayak-launching dock within walking distance. The kitchen was well stocked with utensils, glasses, pots, pans, coffee maker & a Keurig. The elevator was perfect for our elderly dog. We took the dog swimming at the beach by Pirates Bar & Grill. There is a public beach across the road from the condo, but it is about 1/2 mile walk from the parking lot to the shoreline. We would definitely stay here again!
Christina M. May 2022
Great condo! Very clean, plenty of room, and great location. I would suggest for people coming to the island to make a stop for groceries before you get there. We enjoyed our stay!
Joanna B. Apr 2022
We loved our stay! We have been to the island many times and this was by far one of the best condos we have stayed in!!
Sarah W. Mar 2022
Perfect condo for a girls weekend. Peaceful location overlooking the sound. I have stayed here before and hope to stay again! Only problem is there is only one beach chair so bring your own.
Marwilla D. Mar 2022
We enjoyed staying here. Quite place an not far from the beach. An can't wait to visit again
Lesa L. Mar 2022
We loved the location on the bayside. It provided great views of pelicans, king fishers and great blue herons. Being avid bird watchers this was perfect. A very quiet location that offered a walk to the beach and restaurants close by.
Charlene W. Jan 2022
We really enjoyed our stay!! Very nice and beautiful view
Angela P. Dec 2021
This was a nice quiet area and everything was very clean. You can also bring your dog for a fee.
Sam H. Nov 2021
#1B was just as described. Quite & Calm location just across the street from a public beach! Only stayed for one night as we arrived earlier than expected for out stay on the island but could spend the entire week in this condo. Would definitely recommend here over staying in a nearby hotel
Arthur J. Oct 2021
Everything was delightful.
monica v. Oct 2021
Very clean. Everything as described, Beautiful view
Will stay here again
Carol B. May 2021
Quiet, clean, great location to all of DI. Beautiful sunset views, well appointed. Easy walk via boardwalk to uncrowded dog beach, great fresh seafood from Skinners. True nature lovers paradise.
Sarah W. May 2021
Nice condo on the Mississippi Sound side of the island. All the necessities there for cooking in the kitchen and playing on the beach. It is a lengthy walk to the ocean because the beach and dunes are very wide there. If you want some peace and quiet, DI in April is the place for you!
Latonia K. Oct 2020
Great condo to take family and friends! Love that it is pet friendly!
Nancy A. Oct 2020
Very comfortable place to stay
Mackenzie W. Sep 2020
We had a lovely and very relaxing stay here! The condo is exactly as pictured. The furniture is all nice and comfortable and the kitchen had everything we needed in it to cook throughout our stay. The master bath was fantastic too- plenty of room! Everything was very clean as well with just one exception- the carpets are looking pretty rough and covered in all kinds of stains throughout the whole condo. There was also the faint smell of dog urine in the corner of the living room near the sliding doors and when we checked in it attracted our dog to it like a magnet, so might have been fresh. Being a dog friendly condo we understand things like that are going to happen and it wasn’t bad enough to diminish our stay, but I think it would be good to consider ripping out the carpets and putting down hard floors throughout so it doesn’t get to be a bigger issue. Other than that, we had a great stay and would certainly come back.

A few notes:
The beach is across the street but it has a fairly long boardwalk and a small set of stairs to get out there. It’s not technically far, but it feels pretty far if you are lugging a heavy cooler and a bunch of stuff. It takes like 10-15 min. Bring a rolling cooler if you can!!!

DO NOT try and get to the beach any other way than the boardwalk though unless you want to get completely mauled by mosquitoes...

Don’t leave the condo without bug spray!

The beach is beautiful and quiet and well worth it once you get out there.

Check out Skinners down the street for some really good seafood. We bought several things raw by the pound and cooked them throughout our stay. The blue crab claws and grouper we got was particularly good!
Manager response:
Mackenzie, thank you for your feedback! I'm so glad you loved our home. We apologize for the dirty carpets. We will let the owner know so we can get a solution planned. We hope to get another chance to host you in the future!
Jacklie D. Aug 2020
Quiet setting close to public beach that's pet friendly.
Teresa B. Jun 2020
Room was great.. we had a great time and will be back.. did not bring our dog this time .. this is a great room if u have a pet..
Cindy S. Jun 2020
Dog friendly
Close to beach
Dock area
Maddie J. May 2020
Several things were broken or might as well be broken. Amenities listed were not accurate. Left our high chair and play pen because we thought the home had one as listed, but that was inaccurate. Dishwasher doesn’t clean anything so you have to wash by hand. All the dishes were dirty in the cabinet when we arrived. We cleaned the entire place due to covid and it was astonishing the amount of dirt that came off the floors. Their mops were dry when we got there and there were guests immediately before us. We did have a surprise of kayaks provided to the building and we did not have use of the boat dock right by the building for whatever reason. Pretty quiet stay overall and because of the location we had a great time. The condo itself was a little disappointing though for the price we paid.
Manager response:
Maddie, we're so sorry for the disappointing experience during your visit. We are working diligently to ensure that all areas of concern are addressed appropriately. Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. We hope to have another opportunity to host you.
Todd H. May 2020
Property is centrally located with easy beach access as well as easy access to kayaking and crabbing on the bay side.
Ginger H. May 2020
We enjoyed being between the bay and the beach!
Jimmy W. May 2020
the condo was in a very quiet area eith a gorgeous sunset view of the bay. will definitely come back again.
brenton d t. Dec 2019
The availability of this condo was a welcome. The price was as reasonable as a motel room with much more amenities. Highly recommend this rental.