USA Alabama Alabama Gulf Coast Dauphin Island Listing #59118

Coronado Cove Cottage - Dauphin Island, AL

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16 reviews
Max. occupancy: 5 1 King Bed, 3 Twin Bed 2 bedrooms 3 bathrooms 2 dog max 
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Bayfront home with Gulf views, deck with private swim spa & grill - dog-friendly

Make yourself at home at this waterfront cottage and experience a vacation like no other! Located in a beautiful natural setting with Gulf views from every window, you'll be close to all the local amenities the island has to offer yet still feel like it’s a world away. The open floor plan in the main living area boasts beautiful water views while still allowing you to be connected to family or friends in the charming kitchen or on the screened porch. The living room offers comfortable furniture strategically placed near the smart TV and the kitchen comes fully equipped with everything you need to prepare the most delicious and cost-saving meals.

Two bedrooms with attached bathrooms complete the layout of this home. Sliding doors connect the main bedroom to the deck, so you can enjoy a leisurely cup of coffee under the morning sun or head to the private swim spa on the adjoining deck. The second bedroom also has a private outdoor space that is attached to the screened porch for quiet evenings or early mornings spent watching the eagles soar overhead. Plus, you can easily walk out your front yard to the water's edge to kayak and fish!


AttractionDistance from home
Indian Shell Mound Park0.4 Miles
Audubon Bird Sanctuary1.2 Miles
Isle Dauphine Golf Club1.8 Miles
The Estuarium At Dauphin Island Sea Lab1.9 Miles
Bayfront Park8.3 Miles
Rolston Park16.1 Miles


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






Wireless router

Netflix streaming


Wide clearance

Nearby activities & attractions


Golf nearby

On-site activities

Hot tub : Private

Pool : Private

Pool spa


Gas grill : Private





16 reviews

Craig M. Jul 2022
Great location for a laid back beach vacation. Quiet spot off the main road. 10 min walk to the amazing lighthouse bakery for lattes and breakfast. Saturday they have omelettes. Go early (they sell out of things) and be prepared to wait a little. It’s worth it and the line moves quick. They are closed on Sunday and Monday. 15 min walk to the little grocery/beach shop/package store.
Lovey bay view from living room and both bedrooms, each with its own porch. The middle porch is screened and has a ceiling fan. We had kayaks delivered, we’re able to put in from the house and took a day to kayak around the bay. 10 min drive to the west end beach. $10 for all day parking at all 3 island beaches. We did take advantage of the private beach parking pass, as well, which puts you steps away from the shoreline. There is a spot to hose off your sandy feet/self under the house. We used this daily.
The beds left a little to be desired as far as comfort goes but I always prefer my own bed. The hot tub was huge and wonderful. The home was clean. Lots of pots and pans but we did not cool. A little dated but very cozy. Plenty of space for our family of 4. We had a great time. Would definitely recommend and return in the future.
Paul E. May 2022
This was our second visit to this property. It has a beautiful vista overlooking the water. Perfect for a relaxing vacation. We intend to return again.
Veronica S. Apr 2022
This laid back home was just right for my family of four + two dogs. It is cozy and cute and comfortable. We really enjoyed our stay!
Natalie W. Apr 2022
The overall stay was perfect! We loved the privacy and huge yard. Bed was comfortable! We will be back!
Joann H. Mar 2022
The house is in a beautiful part of the island in a nice quiet neighborhood. Can walk to Beach Souvenir shop and a Mexican food take out place. There are bird sanctuaries through the neighborhood. The house is clean except the sliding glass door track which makes it difficult to open. We were there for the month of February when there were high winds and it was quite chilly. On those days it would have been nice to get comfortable and watch tv. However there was not one comfortable chair in the house. The pull out couch was also very uncomfortable to sit in. The internet was iffy at best. Streaming tv was a challenge due to all the buffering. The master bedroom bed was very comfortable. Master bedroom could use an update as well as kitchen. Also no screen or windows in guest bedroom so hard to get fresh air. The only option is to open the French doors to deck to get fresh air. Should also have directions on setting air temp. The view in the back facing the bay is beautiful and hot tub was nice.
Manager response:
Thanks for sharing your feedback with us, Joann. We are sorry to hear you found the seating in the home to be uncomfortable. We have passed your comments and suggestions along to our local manager to review and work with the homeowner to make any necessary changes, additions, or upgrades. We hope to host you again soon!
Debi R. Jan 2022
An older home but very nice place with a view of the bay. We had trees on the property, a lot of the homes are right on the beach in a cluster of other homes with really no privacy or shade. Plenty of outdoor room.... lots of deck, parking and places to play.
Indoors was very nice with a view of the bay from any room on that side. The kitchen was stocked with probably any appliance that would be needed for a vacay. The first morning we awoke to find that the coffee maker did not work, called vacasa immediately and another coffee pot was delivered within 2 hours. :) Local communication as well as a toll free # made this emergency solved pronto. :)
There is no real grocery store on the island that we saw, only a liquor store and a couple of convenience stores. Lots of restaurants though.
If we come back to Dauphin Island we would definitely rent this house again! :)
Sarah M. Jan 2022
Nice rental off the main Eastern beachy strip. Place is clean, soaps, towels and bedding provided. You'll want to bring any food you might need except sugar. There were 2 five # bags in one of the cupboards. No coffee, salt, pepper, oils, etc. There is a drip coffee maker and filters. There are plenty of sharp knives, cups, plates, spatulas, cutting boards. No measuring cups, but there are measuring spoons. Sink has an instant hot water tap.

It was in the 30s°F when I visited and the heat worked. There are extra blankets, too. Master bed has a firm memory foam topper that I found very uncomfortable. They've replaced the white couch in the pics and I thought it was fine for napping and lounging.

House is not 100% private and could use some curtains in the bedrooms. However, it's not like anyone can see from the road since the place is elevated.

I really liked the location. It's an easy 1ish mile walk to the Audubon Sanctuary, or keep walking another mile for the aquarium or beach.

Swimspa was amazing. There's a little algae growth at the water line but otherwise seemed and smelled clean.

I would consider this place again if I were to return to Dauphin Island.
Raymond N. Nov 2021
It was perfect for a pre-thanksgiving get away. No issues, we will rent again.
Tammy R. Oct 2021
The house was very clean, well furnished and in a cozy location. The outdoor equipment that was provided (bikes, kayak, chairs, grills, cornhole boards) was a pleasant surprise and we enjoyed them! The place could use a few updates, but overall I would recommend! The only issue we had with the place was not having blinds or non-see-thru curtains in either bedroom.
Gary G. Sep 2021
We enjoyed our selves very much . we wished we had rented the house for the whole week. Everything was nice and clean . the view from the back deck was wonderful day or night. Your house was just what we needed for the first few day of married life . thank you. P. S. The couch is not very comfortable for a newly married couple to cuddle on . thanks again we was very impressed.
Manager response:
Thank you for your review, Gary, we are so happy to hear your party had an excellent time! We apologize if the couch wasn't suited for your party. We will be sure to pass your feedback along to our property manager to review and address as needed. We look forward to welcoming you back soon!
Stephanie J. Aug 2021
Our stay at Coronado Cove Cottage was a very pleasant experience! The cottage is cute and has a wonderful view! It's a little dated and could use some updating, but it was clean and had everything we needed! We would definitely stay there again!
Laura Fletcher B. Aug 2021
View, clean and location. First vacation as a family in 5 years and this house was great!!!!! Would like to book for another!!!
Manager response:
Hi, Laura! We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your visit! Thank you so much for taking the time to share your valuable feedback with us. We passed your comments along to our local manager to review and we appreciate guest’s preferences as a means to continually improve. We look forward to hosting your next stay!
Jalizabeth N. Jul 2021
We loved our first visit to Dauphin Island and this house was perfect for our family!
Claudette T. Jul 2021
We took just a couple of days to completely decompress on the island. We did nothing and this house fit the bill for what we needed.
Rachel W. Jul 2021
Beautiful property, nice and clean with great location. Will definitely stay again.