Escape to a Dauphin Island vacation rental and discover the hidden treasure of this laid-back destination. Beloved among Alabama locals and beyond, this tiny island boasts gorgeous beaches and a delightfully relaxed atmosphere. Find your Dauphin Island vacation rental and let the fun begin.
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Yes, 93 of our Dauphin Island homes allow dogs—so feel free to bring Fido along. (Just make sure to check individual home listings for any limits on the number and size of dogs they allow).Browse dog-friendly homes >
Yes. 214 of our Dauphin Island vacation rentals have internet access, so you can stay connected throughout your trip.Browse homes with internet access >
Absolutely. Our local Dauphin Island team includes professional housekeepers who care for all our homes here. They’ll clean thoroughly and restock amenities, so everything is ready for your arrival—and all you have to do is settle in and relax.Learn more about Vacasa Premium Clean >
Your Dauphin Island beach house rental sits parallel to Gulf Shores at the southern end of Alabama, facing the Gulf of Mexico. It’s about 40 miles up the highway to Mobile, a cultural hub on Alabama’s Gulf Coast. Dauphin Island guards the entrance to Mobile Bay, and it’s about a thirty mile drive across water and land to Gulf Shores’ town center.
Chances are you’re staying in a Dauphin Island vacation rental to enjoy the island’s pristine beaches, like Public Beach. Take the family down to the shore and enjoy the sunshine and calm Gulf waters the island is known for. Inquisitive minds will love exploring the Sea Lab’s Estuarium or touring historic Fort Gaines. For a dose of adventure, rent a kayak and paddle around the bay, or launch your boat from the East End Landing for an afternoon on the waves.
Your family’s Gulf Coast beach retreat is waiting—find your Dauphin Island vacation home or beach house rental today.