White-sand beaches, coastal wildlife, and relaxing natural beauty await you with Gulf Shores vacation rentals. Savor a beach retreat to remember with a perfect spot for the Hangout Music Festival, ocean-view golf courses, and tranquil nature preserves to explore. Grab a beach house rental and enjoy beginning and ending your days with the ocean.
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Yes, 112 of our Gulf Shores 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. 1434 of our Gulf Shores vacation rentals have internet access, so you can stay connected throughout your trip.Browse homes with internet access >
Absolutely. Our local Gulf Shores 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 >
Gulf Shores beach condo rentals keep you close to the refreshing emerald waters of the Gulf of Mexico while you enjoy all the coastal town has to offer. This seaside town is an underrated paradise along the Gulf Coast, with immediate access to the best of Alabama's shoreline, scenic walking trails through Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge, and family-friendly activities for your beach vacation. Find the perfect home base for your trip with pet-friendly beach house rentals and condo rentals including amenities like pools, hot tubs, beach access, oceanfront locations, and more.
Gulf Shores is a favorite destination for family vacations, with a number of water parks, mini golf courses, and the Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo. For a quieter adventure, sightsee by kayak or paddle board, check out the local boutiques, or savor some fresh-caught seafood. Nearby Gulf Shores, Orange Beach is known for its thrilling water sports and live music shows, while Fort Morgan offers historical sites, quiet white sand beaches, and fishing opportunities.
Gulf Shores lies at Alabama's southern tip, right across the Florida state line, putting you only 17 miles from Perdido Key and 34 miles from Pensacola. The same fantastic beaches lie on either side of the border so you won't need to cross over too often. The town is sandwiched between Orange Beach and Fort Morgan, each offering different coastal attractions to enjoy.
Due to its warm climate and Gulf Coast location, Gulf Shores is a year-round beach destination and a favorite long-term rental spot for snowbirds looking to escape the winter. Gulf Shores sees its peak of travelers in the summer, but if you’re looking to avoid crowds while enjoying the sunshine, plan your Gulf Shores beach vacation from March through May or September through November.
Our Gulf Shores vacation rentals and condo rentals provide access to legendary beaches with soft white sands and gentle gulf waves, ideal for year-round getaways.
Browse our Gulf Shores vacation rentals, condos, and beach house rentals for a beach getaway to remember.