Sugar-white sands, stunning coastal wildlife, and oceanfront relaxation await you with a Gulf Shores vacation rental. This seaside town is an underrated paradise along the Gulf Coast, with immediate access to the best of Alabama's shoreline. Savor a beach retreat to remember with a perfect spot for Hangout Music Festival, ocean-view golf courses, and tranquil nature preserves to explore.
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Yes, 120 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. 1553 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 rentals keep you close to the refreshing emerald waters of the Gulf of Mexico while you enjoy all the coastal town has to offer. The area is known for its efforts in wildlife preservation, particularly the Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge, which is home to an array of migratory birds and sea turtles. Take in the salty air and refreshing natural landscape with a stroll along the dunes or kick up your vacation plans with water sports between the waves.
When you’re not catching up on a favorite beach read, there is plenty to do in town. 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.
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.
Our Gulf Shores condos and vacation 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.
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