Miles of white, sandy beaches attract travelers to Gulf Shores from all over, but it’s the charming small-town atmosphere keeps them coming back. If you own a Gulf Shores vacation home, you know that we are proud of our hospitality down here, and make a point of making both newcomers and longtime guests feel at home in our town. Gulf Shores remains a perennial favorite because there’s something here for everyone: from thrilling sports fishing to romantic dinner cruises on the Gulf, we help make memories our guests treasure for a lifetime.
There’s never been a better time to begin welcoming guests into your Gulf Shores vacation rental, but there are a few things you should know before opening your home. Your guests will pay a 13 percent lodging tax. The City of Gulf Shores requires vacation homes to have inspections every three years and to annually obtain a business license, the cost of which is based on your net rental proceeds.
We’re here to make getting into the Gulf Shores vacation rental market as simple as possible. Our housekeepers, maintenance staff, and operations support team are all local and know Gulf Shores well. So whether you live 20 miles or 20 states away, you can rest assured that a team is on the ground for you and your guests 24/7.
With us, your home receives stellar digital marketing. We list your home across top international booking sites like Airbnb, Vrbo, and Booking.com to get your listing the best possible exposure. Our dynamic rate technology automatically adjusts nightly prices in response to local events and seasonal changes. That means your home gets booked more often and for better rates.
If you’re ready to make renting your Gulf Shores vacation home simple and profitable, let’s talk.
With Vacasa's Perfect Rate technology and broad marketing distribution, owners who switch to Vacasa earn 31% more in their first year.*
Vacasa's local employees are here to deliver the exceptional service that you, your home, and your guests deserve.
Owning a second home shouldn’t be your second job. Vacasa takes care of the details so you can enjoy your home.
In 2009, after assuming responsibility for his wife's family vacation home, our founder Eric Breon struggled to find a property manager capable of providing quality care and a satisfying financial return. This is how Vacasa began—with a vision to deliver a seamless experience for vacation home owners, through innovative technology and local staff, wherever guests want to travel.
In the last decade, thousands of homeowners have joined the Vacasa family, and we now manage more than 25,000 vacation properties around the world. We’d love to help you discover the Vacasa difference: earn more, worry less, and rent with ease.
Schedule a call with a Homeowner Consultant, who can answer preliminary questions and see if we’d be a good fit for you.
If you'd like to move forward, we’ll put you in touch with our market expert in your neighborhood to explore the financial potential of your home, outline our management fee, and introduce your local team.
Vacasa offers property management and other real estate services directly through Vacasa LLC and through Vacasa LLC's licensed subsidiaries. Click here for more information about Vacasa's licensed real estate brokerage/property manager in your state. Vacasa’s licensed real estate brokerages/property managers include: Vacasa Alabama LLC; Vacasa Arizona LLC; Vacasa Florida LLC; Vacasa Louisiana L.L.C. (licensed in Louisiana); Vacasa Michigan LLC, 947-800-5979; Vacasa Nevada LLC; Vacasa New Hampshire LLC, P.O. Box 283, Conway NH 03818, Dave Grant, Broker of Record; Vacasa New Mexico LLC, 503-345-9399; Vacasa New York LLC, 888-433-0068, Susan E. Scanlon, Real Estate Broker; Vacasa North Carolina LLC; Vacasa Pennsylvania LLC; Vacasa Real Estate LLC (licensed in Idaho, Oregon, and Utah); Vacasa Real Estate LLC (licensed in Colorado, 720-727-9358); Vacasa Real Estate LLC (licensed in Tennessee, 615-671-9916); Vacasa Real Estate LLC (licensed in Washington, Robert Brush, Designated Broker); Vacasa Resort Rentals of Hilton Head Island LLC; Vacasa South Carolina LLC; Vacasa Tennessee LLC; Vacasa Vacation Rentals of Hawaii LLC, 3350 Lower Honoapiilani Road, Suite 600, Lahaina, HI 96761; Vacasa Vacation Rentals of Montana LLC, Patrice Tompkins, Licensed Property Manager; Vacasa Virginia LLC; Vacasa Wisconsin LLC.
*Average increase in net revenue with Vacasa during the first year for owners who were eligible for, and chose to participate in, a Vacasa performance guarantee. Figures based on the average of first-year income guarantees that finished August 2018–August 2019.