USA Gulf Coast Alabama Dauphin Island Listing #52392

Whatever They Want - Dauphin Island, AL

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26 reviews
Max. occupancy: 22 2 King Bed, 5 Queen Bed, 4 Double Bed 5 bedrooms 4 bathrooms 2 dog max 
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Waterfront, Dog-Friendly Home with Gulf Views, WiFi, Washer/Dryer, & Central AC

Gorgeous views of the Gulf of Mexico are just the beginning at this spacious home. Enjoy the sea breezes out on the furnished back patio, or recline in the central air conditioning indoors. Beach-inspired decor everywhere definitely sets the tone for your trip. There's room for everyone around the dining tables, and the breakfast bar has plenty of seating for hungry beachgoers. Cook in the full kitchen or have fun outside with the private gas grill! Two bedrooms feature balcony entrances, and there's plenty of space on the bunk beds for younger beach fans. The private washer/dryer will take care of everyone's sandy towels while you relax.

Nearby Services and Dining Options
Cafe within 3 miles. Casual dining within 2 miles. Dine-in restaurant within 3 miles. Gas station within 3 miles.

Places to Visit During Your Stay

AttractionDistance From Home
Indian Shell Mound Park2.9 Miles
Audubon Bird Sanctuary3.9 Miles
The Estuarium At Dauphin Island Sea Lab4.6 Miles
Bayfront Park10.2 Miles
Rolston Park18.0 Miles
Isle Dauphine Golf Club2.3 Miles

Things to Know
Free WiFi and cable
Full kitchen with a dishwasher
Up to two dogs are welcome
New construction as of July 2021
Age-appropriate dinnerware is provided for younger guests
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.



Baby gates



Washer/dryer : Private

Heating & cooling

Central AC

Partial AC

House rules


Kitchen & dining






Ocean view


Sound view

Water view


Beach access

Gulf view






DVD player

Gaming system

Wireless router


Wide clearance

Nearby activities & attractions


Golf nearby

On-site activities

Board games


Gas grill : Private


Beach towels




26 reviews

Shari A. Jan 2023
Our family of 16 spent the weekend during a Mardi Gras parade and we absolutely loved the house. It was well equipped with cooking utensils (although the coffee pot was slow), the beds were comfortable, adorable decorations, open floor plans and room for everyone to sit together to eat and play board games. The outside was well lit and the kids played on the beach after dark. We could easily make this a yearly event for our family.
Manager response:
Hi Shari, thank you for taking the time to send us your valuable feedback. While we are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us, we are saddened by the coffee pot issue you had during your stay with us. We appreciate this feedback as an area to improve upon in the future. We have passed your comments along to our local staff, which provides maintenance services at the home. We hope to host you for a truly carefree and enjoyable getaway in the future.
Dana C. Nov 2022
We had a wonderful relaxing time at Whatever They Want! The house was directly on the beach which was perfect for our family and two pups! (They loved the beach) We had plenty of room inside and on the decks to enjoy without being on top of each other. We had a wonderful Thanksgiving with family. I would highly recommend Whatever They Want!
Margaret C. Oct 2022
Not commercialized and we had to spend time together and we all reconnected as a family
Michael B. Oct 2022
Perfect location and the views can't be beat.
Tracy C. Oct 2022
We loved the location of the house, and the beach right outside our door! The house was perfect for our family of 12. Plenty of space, and the kitchen was well equipped.
Jenny G. Sep 2022
This home was exactly as described. Very clean and spacious.
Pamela G. Aug 2022
lovely home, great beach
Tena E. Aug 2022
Perfect location. Home looked just like the pics. Beautifully decorated. Well appointed kitchen. We had everything we needed. Beach was beautiful!
CIndy M. Aug 2022
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Brenda J. Jul 2022
The house is wonderfully situated on the beach and will sleep 22.
However, many things within the house were broken (notified Vacasa the first day with documented pictures - no response). In addition, there were lots of nails and debris under the house that posed a real hazard (also sent pictures to Vacasa the first day - no response). The trash can was already full upon our arrival and there is only one can for a house that accommodates 22 people. TV's in several bedrooms did not work.
Manager response:
Brenda, thank you for your review. We are glad to hear you enjoyed our home's location! We understand that this lack of follow-up may have caused you some inconvenience and we sincerely apologize. We are committed to providing excellent customer service and we regret that we did not meet this commitment in your case. We have informed our local staff of the trash can, nails, and debris and we are also making changes to ensure that this does not happen again. We can confirm that the TVs are working as they should. We hope you'll give us a second chance to better serve you!
Clay C. Jun 2022
Floor plan was perfect, Close proximity to the water was nice. Great home for large families. However, a couple of safety issues need to be addressed. We will definitely return next year.
Christina P. May 2022
This home was perfect for our group of 10 adults, 1 child and 1 dog (with beds to spare!). The one-level layout was very well-thought out, and the house was nicely decorated and well-kept. The balcony was well-furnished and provided a beautiful view! We loved having the beach "in our backyard". There is a foot-rinsing station on the lower deck, which was a nice touch. There's also a tall shower under the deck. We had four vehicles and were able to all park in the driveway with room to spare. Our entire party agreed that we'd return in a heartbeat!
Lee R. May 2022
The home is beautiful and decorated so cute. The kitchen is well stocked with all you need, except I would suggest an ice maker instead of a second dishwasher. We had very little ice coming from the refrigerator’s ice maker upon arrival and it never seemed to catch up to having more than a few cup fulls each day for the remainder of our stay. Regarding the back deck I would suggest a gate at the lower deck closest to the beach just like the one at the main deck. There desperately needs to be some steps added at the bottom of the stairs as you step onto the beach. That is quite a large space that you must stretch to maneuver and the risk of falling is great. The location of the home is perfect and I cannot wait to come back again. “What They Want” has everything you need to relax and rejuvenate.
Brad B. Mar 2022
Modern, clean, everything you need!
Landon K. Mar 2022
The location and the beautiful beach can’t be beat. However the house itself was equally as wonderful!!
MELANIE S. Feb 2022
This was perfect for our group of 15. Beautiful and quiet location. Everyone loved having the beach right out the back door! House is tastefully decorated and very clean. Would return in a heartbeat!!
STACY H. Jan 2022
Wonderful location. Plenty of space for our family to spread out.
Amy A. Oct 2021
We had a family group of 15, aging from 2 to 79, and the house was perfect with plenty of room for everyone! The house was clean and decorated nicely and the furnishings were very comfortable. Having four bathrooms was great for so many people. The deck was great for morning coffee and sitting out in the evenings. There was a large table on the deck where we could eat and play games. It also had a gate which was perfect to not have to worry about the 2-year old. The private beach was fantastic and it was great to be able to walk right out our door on to the beach! Great house and we would definitely stay again!!!
jeremy e. Sep 2021
The house was exactly what we wanted! You walk off your back deck right into the water and the beach was very private. Very dog friendly area
Keith and Donna S. Sep 2021
Location was superb. House was extremely clean. Loved sitting on the deck and enjoying the relaxing atmosphere
Jeremy P. Aug 2021
I loved that we walked out of the out and were on the beach. The house was beautiful and had so much room. We are already trying to plan a family vacation got next summer.
Mary M. Aug 2021
This was our very first Dauphin Island visit. This house was everything as described & was right on the beach. Great for fishing & crabbing. Very clean, spacious, & very pleasing, muted "beachy" decor. Peaceful scenery from the deck & great gas grill. Wifi/DISH works great...overall a very enjoyable stay, just not long enough! Cannot wait to return next summer (or sooner). THE BEST VACAY HOUSE I'VE BEEN TO... Got this one right for OUR VERY FIRST Dauphin Island visit!
Kelsey M. Aug 2021
This brand new five bedroom home is directly on the beach and was perfect for our family’s getaway. It was so clean and homey. It has two dishwashers! And is stocked with everything you could need such as kitchen ware, Tupperware, spices, cutting boards, pans, beach towels, hair dryers, kids stool, and so much more. The beds were so comfortable and bathrooms were large and clean. The outdoor area is so perfect for either sun bathing or staying up top in the shade while soaking in the views of the ocean and crashing waves. The beach was not crowded and the home is close to ice cream and food like Skinner’s seafood which we brought home and enjoyed on the deck. Highly recommend and I hope to return.