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Castle In The Sand West, Orange Beach, Alabama Vacation Rental by Owner

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Last Updated: 02/04/2019

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Sleeps up to 26!! "Castle In The Sand West" Gulf front with private heated pool! 9bd/10bath

BOOK ONLINE at http://www. or When you BOOK DIRECT at either one of these links you are guaranteed you are getting the best possible current rate for the house. You will not be charged the "EXTRA" service fees many of the popular advertising sites are now charging guests, in addition to the regular rental fees. You can also CONTACT us direct at 334-657-4444 or 251-504-8170, many of the large advertising sites now BLOCK all contact information  until after booking is made to ensure they collect their additional service fees.

Castle in the Sand West is a stunning new gulf front development that's located in one of the best locations along Alabama's Gulf Coast. This brand new property features an East and West unit, and when both sides are rented, is one of the largest properties along Alabama’s Gulf Coast. Each side will accommodate 14-26 guests and is one of the best values in the entire area when compared with comparable properties. This home sits approximately half a mile West of the Florida/Alabama state line and one mile to the East of the Perdido Pass Bridge in the heart of Orange Beach.

Castle in the Sand West features a gulf side private heated pool, 6300 sqft under roof, Willington 304 stainless steel natural gas grill (no tanks to worry about refilling) and an additional aluminum charcoal grill for guests who prefer charcoal, or who maybe want to have two grills fired up at the same time. There are 5 private covered balconies on the south side of the home, and there are two additional private covered balconies on the north side of the home that offer incredible views of Ole River. The kitchen features a gas cook top with 5 gas burners for families who love to prepare their own meals and do not enjoy fighting the crowds at the restaurants. The West side of this gulf front development has 9 bedrooms, 8 full baths,2 half baths, and an oversized den and sitting area with a 65 inch flat screen SMART TV along with a Blu-Ray DVD player. There is also a separate entertainment room/ den on the 3rd floor that has a 55 inch flat screen SMART TV, which also has a Blu-Ray DVD player. All the bedrooms have 42' SMART TV's and a large selection of channels through DIRECTV. The home also has WIFI boosters on every floor designed to help guests have a stronger Wifi connection throughout the whole home and even on the balconies and decks.

Some of the homes amenities include 2 refrigerators, 2 dishwashers, 2 ovens, a gas range cook top stove, free standing under counter ice maker in addition to the two ice makers in the refrigerators, full sized washer and dryer, natural gas stainless steel grill (no tanks to worry about refilling) , additional aluminum in ground charcoal grill, a custom private pool (21 ft. long x 12 ft. wide )(heated seasonally), and dune walk over from back deck to the beach. The home is finished with 8 ft. custom pine doors throughout the property, travertine floors on the entire first floor and in all bathrooms, and true pine hardwood floors throughout the remaining floors.

There are 5000 sq. feet of heated and cooled space, OVER 1300 sq. feet of PRIVATE covered porches for a total of 6300 sqft under roof and there is also a nice sun deck around the private pool overlooking the beach on the West side of this gulf front development. There is a privacy wall built between each south facing bedroom balcony and there is also a 9 ft privacy wall on south deck separating the gulf front pools and porches, which offers a lot of privacy. There is also a freshwater shower on South side of privacy wall for guests to wash sand off their feet and beach toys. The pools dimension's are 21 ft. long x 12 ft. wide, the depth is 3.75ft to 5.3 ft. deep.

The first floor features a well-appointed kitchen, a spacious den and dining area, and one bedroom with a king bed (ideal for elderly guests that do not wish to travel up many stairs). The kitchen has a wet bar with a separate sink and ice maker underneath. There are 2 refrigerators as well as 2 dishwashers, so you can stock up on groceries and limit trips to the grocery store. A full sized washer and dryer are also located on the first floor. The den features a cozy sitting nook and 6 grand oversized windows that offer incredible views of the white sandy beach and afternoon sunsets!

The second floor features 4 bedrooms, as well as 4 full private baths. Three of the rooms have king size beds, the king bedroom on north side of second floor also has a separate twin bed in the room and the fourth room is complete with 2 twin beds. The two south bedrooms with king size beds both feature private gulf front balconies! The two north bedrooms have balconies as well, that overlook Perdido Beach Blvd. and Ole River and offer gulf views looking down the beach.

The third floor features 4 bedrooms, two of which have king size beds, private baths, and private balconies with a bird's eye view of the beautiful gulf! One bedroom features 4 sets of custom built- in bunk beds (sleeps up to 8 ). This bunkroom is perfect for children! Across the hall is a bedroom with a twin over a full bunk bed, this room could sleep up to three children. A full bath is shared between the two bedrooms with bunks. Located near the two bunkrooms is an entertainment room that features a 55 inch flat screen tv and sitting area, with an accompanying half bath. This one of a kind beach home is perfect for a multi-family vacation!

Keywords: Orange Beach Gulf Front Beach House, Gulf Shores Beach House, beachfront home, private, luxury home, private heated pool, orange beach, gulf shores, direct gulf front. Wedding Friendly,( with additional fee on approved events), Corporate Retreat,  



From/To Nightly Weekend Weekly Monthly Min Nights
$1,615.00 -- $9,695.00 -- 7
$1,982.00 -- $11,900.00 -- 7
$1,865.00 -- $11,190.00 -- 7
$1,615.00 -- $9,695.00 -- 7
$1,316.00 -- $7,898.00 -- 4
$975.00 -- $5,850.00 -- 7
$795.00 -- $4,770.00 -- 3
$1,137.00 -- $6,825.00 -- 4
$795.00 -- $4,770.00 -- 3
$975.00 -- $5,850.00 -- 4


Bedroom Setup
  • 1 Bunk Bed
  • 7 King Beds
  • 3 Twin Beds
  • 1 King Bed
  • 2 King Beds
  • 3 King Beds
  • 4 King Beds
  • 5 King Beds
  • 6 King Beds
  • 1 Twin Bed
  • 2 Twin Beds
  • 2 Bunk Beds
  • 3 Bunk Beds
  • 4 Bunk Beds
  • 1 Full Bed
Dining Room
  • Eat in Counter
Barbecue - Grills
  • Private BBQ
  • Private Gas Grill
Cooling Comfort
  • Central Air Conditioning
  • Big Screen TV
  • Boating
  • Cable TV
  • CD Stereo
  • DVD Player
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Ski
  • Kayaking
  • Minature Golf
  • Scuba
  • Snorkling
  • Stereo
  • Swimming
  • Television
  • Linens Included
  • No Pets
  • No Smoking
  • Vacuum
  • Online Booking
  • Managed by Property Manager
Home Office
  • High Speed Internet Access
  • Wireless Internet Access
  • Washer/Dryer
  • Blender
  • Breakfast Bar
  • Can Opener
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes
  • Dishwasher
  • Disposal
  • Fully Equipped Kitchen
  • Garbage Compactor
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Ice Maker
  • Ironing Board
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Mixer
  • Oven
  • Pots and Pans
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Utensils
Outside Living
  • Deck
  • Porch Furniture
  • Private Parking
  • Private Pool
  • Balcony
  • Driveway
  • Garage Included
  • Linens & Towels
  • Private Bathroom


Gulf Shores Alabama Activities
  • Gulf Shores Museum
  • Ike's Beach Service
  • Air Tours Beach Flight Aviation
  • Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo
  • Beach Flight Aviation
  • Cool Change Charters Tours
  • Dolphin & Whale Watching
  • Fish-Kabob Bow fishing
  • Fishing Charters & Tours
  • Fly the Beach Aerial Tours
  • Gulf Adventure Center
  • Gulf Adventures Fishing
  • Gulf Coast Tennis Club
  • Gulf Shores Golf Club
  • Hummingbird Ziplines
  • Island Life Beach Rentals
  • Kiva Dunes Golf Club
  • Miniature Golf Pirate's Island
  • Nicole Fishing Charters
  • Peninsula Golf Club
  • Perdido Key Parasail
  • Pink Pony Pub Beach Bar
  • Pleasure Island Parasailing
  • Reel Attraction Charters
  • Sightseeing Wild Native Tours
  • Spas - Austin Massage
  • The Track Family Rec Center
  • Waterville USA
  • Zooland Mini Golf
  • Pirate's Island Adventure Golf
  • Wild Native Tours
  • GoGo Kayaks
  • Gulf Coast Escape Room
  • Cobb Theatres
  • Down Under Dive Shop
  • Lost Bay Charters
  • Blue Sky Parasail
  • Hangout Music Festival
  • Zeke’s Landing
  • The Amphitheater
  • Tanger Outlet Center
  • Fat Daddy's Arcade
  • Alligator Alley
Gulf Shores Alabama Restaurants
  • Gulf State Park - Best Beach
  • Bahama Bobs Beach Side Cafe
  • Cosmo's
  • LuLu's
  • Nolan's Lounge
  • Original Oyster House
  • Papa Rocco's
  • The Diner
  • The Hangout
  • Sea N Suds
  • DeSoto's Seafood Kitchen
  • Bill’s By the Beach
  • West Beach Grille
  • The Flying Harpoon
  • Tacky Jacks
  • Kitty's Kafe
  • Hazel's Nook
  • Papa's Pizza
  • Crico's Pizza & Subs
  • Mikee's Seafood
  • Acme Oyster House
  • Mudbugs Seafood Bar & Grill
  • The Steamer & Baked Oyster
  • King Neptune's Seafood
  • Shrimp Basket
  • Janino's Pizza
  • Hog Wild BBQ
  • Doc's Seafood Shack
  • Cactus Flower Cafe
  • Cafe Beignets
  • Aji Sai Asian Cuisine
  • Sunset Cork Room
  • Gulf Island Grill
  • Tequila Mexican
  • Pink Pony Pub
  • Mojo's Seafood & Chicken
  • Island Pancake House
  • Rafters
  • Ribs & Reds
  • The Cove Bar and Grill
  • Mikato Japanese
  • Flip Flop Deli Shop
  • Peninsula Restaurant & Grill
  • Fish River Grill
  • Happy Harbor Pizza
  • Wintzell's Oyster House
  • Villaggio Grille
  • The Tin Top Oyster Bar
  • Bubba's Seafood
  • Live Bait
  • Behind the Pines
  • Duck's Diner
  • Franco's Italian
  • Gulf Shores Steamer
  • Hazel's Family Seafood
  • Cotton's Restaurant
  • Cobalt
  • Lambert's
Near by Activities
  • Fishing
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Live Entertainment
  • Movie Theatre
  • Outlet Stores
  • Shopping Malls
  • Walking Tours
Near by Attractions
  • Near Golf
  • Near Restaurants
  • Near Shopping
Orange Beach Alabama Restaurants
  • Fisher's
  • Cosmo's
  • Cobalt
  • Shipp's Harbour
  • The Gulf
  • Cafe Grazie
  • Doc's Seafood Shack
  • Cayman Grill
  • Gulf Shores Steamer
  • Ginny Lane Bar&Grill
  • Gulf Shores Steamer
  • Gilbey's Seafood
  • Anchor Bar & Grill
  • Villaggio Grille
  • Shrimp Basket
  • Live Bait
  • Cotton's
  • Brick & Spoon
  • Hazel's Family Seafood
  • Voyagers
Orange Beach Alabama Activities
  • Dolphin Fun Cruises
  • Orange Beach Sailing Charters
  • Dolphin Tours
  • The Wharf
  • ABC Parasail
  • Adventure Island
  • Dolphin Tales
  • Coast Cab
  • Getaway Charters
  • Helicopter Tours
  • Boat Rentals
  • Breakout Game
  • Blalock Seafood Market
  • Happy Harbor
  • Paddled by You
  • Coastal Kayak Excursions
  • Beach Bike Rentals
  • Fat Daddy's Arcade
  • Freebird Charters
  • Wahoo Watersports
  • Golf Course




We will definitely be coming back!!    Jan 02, 2019

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This ended up being everything we had hoped for! We took a group of 30 of our staffers, boys on one side and girls on the other, and literally everyone fit comfortably. Both units were absolutely perfect in cleanliness, size and space. The location is also perfect, being right on the beach and not too far from town. We had so much fun and are already making plans to come back next year!!


Mike R.

Birmingham Southern College WBB - Retreat    Nov 16, 2018

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We had a great time. The house was amazing... It was the perfect place for our retreat to kick off our season. We will be back!Submitted Nov 16, 2018



Exceed Expectations    Oct 20, 2018

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Perfect trip from top to bottom. House was really nice, even better than the pictures. Small things like the double fridge and ice machine set this place a part. Just steps from the water and for those who like to have fun, a short walk to one of the best bars in the South. And btw...we bought a few fishing rods on our way in and caught fish at will from the beach. Can't wait to come visit again next year. 

Date of arrival 

October 21, 2018 



Annual Family Beach Trip    Oct 06, 2018

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Annual Family Beach Trip
Stayed Sep 2018
My fanily and I just returned home from our beach vacation at Castle in the Sand West. Over the years we have rented various properties but this one was the very best! The accommodations were amazing and first class. There were eleven of us and more than enough room for each to have their own space. Literally steps to the beach and the private pool was a huge plus. A big shout out to property manager Greg Crews. From the time we booked until the time we left, he was always on top of things and very prompt to respond with any questions or concerns. He definitely rates a 10 out of 10 and the property gets a 5 star rating from me and all my family. Hoping to book again next year!Submitted Oct 6, 2018



We found the perfect beach house!    Jul 22, 2018

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Our big family has been beach vacationing together for the past 19 years. Over the years we have stayed in many houses in different locations--North Carolina, South Carolina, Alabama, Florida-- and Castle in the Sand West in Orange Beach is by far the best house we have ever rented. After our stay I talked with family members of all ages and we agree we want to return to this spectacular house ASAP! That’s saying a lot because we have stayed in some great houses over the years. This house was perfect for a large group like ours. It is evident that lots of thought and planning went into this huge, beautiful, spotless house. There is plenty of room for everyone. The large open kitchen, dining area, and gathering area was perfect for us, there is even a separate bar area with an extra sink and an ice maker that actually kept up with our needs. This is in addition to two huge refrigerators with ice makers as well. We cook all our own meals so the large efficient gas stove was great. Everything we needed to prepare and eat meals was available—plenty of silverware, dishes, big pots and pans, etc. The area is very quiet and family oriented, the beach and the water are very clean, and the waves are gentle for our little ones to swim in the ocean and play on the beach. The pool is wonderful and the walk to the beach is VERY short. I give my highest recommendation to Castle in the Sand West. And to make our vacation perfect, Greg was very easy to contact and he was kind, caring and helpful. I could tell it truly mattered to him that we have a great vacation experience. We will return to Castle in the Sand West for many years to come. 

Date of arrival 

July 22, 2018 



This amazing house MADE our vacation!    May 20, 2018

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Review #22305978 “"Castle in the Sand West"Orange Beach AL 9 bedroom/10 baths” 

This amazing house MADE our vacation! 

★ ★ ★ ★ ★ 

I could not see another place being more perfect for our group. Once in a lifetime trip for our Kansas City family of 26 ranging from my 75yr old mother-in-law, her 3 kids and spouses, 13 grandkids and 7 great grandkids. Youngest being 4months old. The online description was spot on. We cooked 3 meals a day at the house. The main floor had plenty of space to all gather and bond. Yet, everyone having their own rooms and bathrooms, we never felt on top of each other. The kitchen was well stocked with everything we needed to cook, bake or grill each meal with ease for our large group. The 2 dishwashers, ovens and refrigerators were much used. The 3 levels of the house were very steep. Next time I would not take 1 large suitcase. 2 smaller would've been easier to tote. I said the stairs just helped work off the extra vacation calories we were consuming. We did strategically put the kids and teens on the 3rd floor. They appreciated the 3rd floor tv area to get away from the adults occasionally. The pool was perfect to step out and socialize or take a quick dip. And of course the beach was well attended being only a dune bridge away. One evening we played a wiffle ball game with the family in the east unit on the beach. The owners were very responsive and patient to all my questions. We played free bingo at Flora-Bama one rainy afternoon. The 20s also enjoyed walking there at night. There was backed up traffic from Flora-Bama that went in front our house. Not a big deal but did make it hard to get out of our driveway after 7pm. We went out one dinner as a group to Flipdaddy's. They had a band and cornhole games in an open air restaurant. Food was great. Souvenir stores and groceries were conveniently over the bridge just west of us. I would 100% recommend this property. 

Date of arrival 

May 20, 2018 



Beautiful home and beach!    May 12, 2018

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We do a huge family trip to the beach every year, this was our first stay in Orange Beach. 16 "adults" and 4 kids. This house was perfect! The owner was easy to reach if we needed anything. We've stayed in a lot of large homes over the years and this is the first one that had a kitchen that actually had EVERYthing we needed AND everything worked! The bedrooms/bathrooms were all great. The pool was awesome for the kids and when the beach got really hot. The walk to the beach was short and easy, they had beach chairs and toys to use, and the beach was pretty much ours. I would definitely recommend staying here. Great memories - thank you!!



Amazing spring break in an amazing house!    Apr 07, 2018

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WOW! Was the first word out of all 17 of us that walked into this beautiful house! The house is amazing! It was very clean and very tastefully decorated! It actually even feels larger than what the pictures show. The owners thought of everything in this house for large groups, such as two dishwashers, two large refrigerators, three ice makers, and a large pantry. Each bedroom basically having their own private bath was a huge plus as well. With 17 in the house, we never once felt crowded. Even on game nights, we all had a place to sit. The location of the house is close to everything you may need from grocery stores to restaurants to shopping, etc. It is only 1/2 mile to the popular FloraBama, which we walked to a couple of nights. We loved being right on the beach and the swimming pool was a plus as well! Every single window has a beautiful view! Greg was very easy to work with as well. He responds immediately to any questions you may have! We definitely plan on returning and staying here again! 

Date of arrival 

April 7, 2018 



Castle in the Sand West    Mar 31, 2018

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We really enjoyed the property and it was the perfect size for our family. You can’t beat the location and the views! We appreciate the opportunity to rent the house, and we plan to be back in the future. We’ve had many people oooh and ahhh over our photos shared on Facebook and they are asking for info on the property – expect future visitors from WI!



This house was better than advertised! Amazing!    Mar 24, 2018

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We had a group of 15 junior girls and 10 moms rent this house for spring break. The house was so much more than we had anticipated. The house was huge, so we had plenty of room for everyone. Everything was well made, clean and beautifully decorated. The two refrigerators and an extra icemaker were all utilized and appreciated. We had the pool heated and the girls used it pretty much daily. The view was just beautiful! We had ample seating for all of us - we all loved the huge window seat, the large comfy couch and chairs and the huge dinner table and counter area. We walked to Flora Bama for lunch, and the gumbo was outstanding!! We also enjoyed Fisher's, Louisiana Lagniappe, Doc's, Cobalt, Big Fish, Lambert's and Live Bait. The girls liked riding the mechanical shark at Live Bait and then dancing at The Hangout. They also liked the ice cream, chocolate covered goodies and shakes at Kayden's Candy Factory and also at Scoops. The house is close to grocery stores and pretty much whatever you need. Everybody enjoyed shopping at Shades and at The Wharf. We also had our own boardwalk for the very short walk from the house to the beach. The beach was beautiful and it was cleaned every night. We all felt very safe and comfortable in this house. We would definitely recommend it and would stay there again. The management company was great to work with!



Best place for a wedding    Feb 10, 2018

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The house was perfect for my wedding. It has a nice open floor plan so no one felt like they were on top of one another. Everyone who attended was shocked by how clean and beautiful the house was. Booking this house was easy and the person I worked with was so kind. I hope to stay there again soon.



Castle in the Sand West    Oct 14, 2017

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I considered probably every rental home from Orange Beach to Fort Morgan looking for the perfect house for our family vacation. Castle in the Sand West is absolutely perfect! My family of 9 adults and 3 toddlers (4 generations) had the best trip ever. The house is gorgeous. The owner has thought of everything. I never realized how great having two dishwashers and 2 refrigerators would be! The decorating is so lovely and clearly no expense was spared when this house was designed and built. I can't say enough. Having a heated pool (October) was fantastic especially for the little ones when they got tired of the sand. The house is very close to the beach with just a short boardwalk.This worked out great for all the group especially the oldest and youngest in the group. We used the grill several times and really didn't feel the need to go out to dinner. Although this is a duplex, the house and outdoor space has been designed in such a way as to make it as private as possible. The owner was so easy to work with and I am already planning our next visit. Thank you for sharing this beautiful home.



Perfect Setting, Perfect House    Apr 15, 2017

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We rented this home with 4 other families..and included kids from ages 3-10. We could not have had a better experience. This home is beautiful and worked perfectly for all ages. The large first floor kitchen and living space made family meals not feel cramped. We enjoyed the pool as much as we enjoyed the quick walk to the beautiful beach. The owners spared no expense with this home. They truly thought of everything from the individual master suites to the abundant beach toys, well stocked kitchen...the house had it all. It was said multiple times throughout the trip...this house is perfect. We are already looking into booking next year. Added bonus, the owner communication is top notch. You will not be disappointed!



Castle in the Sand is the Best    Apr 08, 2017

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We are a diverse and delightful mix of people from Nashville(24 total) who have become a big family and just wanted to hang out, relax, unwind, and enjoy some down time. It was a little chilly during our stay, but we still got a couple good, solid beach days in! We could not have enjoyed ourselves as much as we did without this amazing home!! The home is much more spacious than it looks!! The pictures do not do this place justice! The kitchen is fantastic to work in and has a giant pantry! The back deck with the pool was wonderful! All the bedrooms and bathrooms were so nice and neat! The views are phenomenal from anywhere in the home! The location couldn't have been more perfect! The house was just down the street from FloraBama and minutes to fast-food, local restaurants, and shops in either direction. The owner was always prompt to answer any questions and was always so pleasant! This vacation home and entire experience was the perfect escape from reality and we hope to return in the future!!

Thank you, 

Tha Family and Tha Friends <3



Soccer Weekend    Mar 25, 2017

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We stayed in this gorgeous beach house with 7 families with sons playing in a soccer tournament in Perdido. The accomodations were perfect for each family with their own room and private bathroom. The boys enjoyed staying together in the bunk room that sleeps 8. The decor in each room was unique and so inviting and tranquil. We had plenty of room to eat together, relax together in a welcoming environment. By far the best place I have stayed in all my years going to the beach (25 +). I would highly recommend this house for large families or friends needing accomodations for 26. We loved it and would go back in a hearbeat! All the amenities and more for a memorable stay! Thanks to the wonderful Mr. Crews for all of his hospitality. Castle in the Sand West is the best :)


Cindy O.

Absolutely Perfect !!    Sep 09, 2016

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Just wanted to drop a note to let you know how absolutely perfect your property is for a wedding. Not only was it beautiful, but the layout made the set up so easy. We were able to have the bride's family and guests and family on one side and the groom's on the other and there was more than enough room for us to mix yet everyone had their own space. We set up one deck for the reception dinner and the other for the reception party. The kitchen was perfect to prepare and serve a wedding day brunch. The location was great with access to shopping and restaurants.

I have done many weddings and by far this was the most beautiful and easiest to put together. We used Pelican Pete's rentals for the tables, chairs, tablecloths, etc. and Shipp's Habour catered the meal. They both did an excellent job if you are asked for recommendations. 

I have been coming to the Gulf Shores area 2 or 3 times a year for over 30 years and your property is by far the nicest, most comfortable, and most beautifully decorated property that I have ever stay in. Should I be asked for recommendations for beach weddings, your's will be the property I will suggest. 

Thank you for all of your help with our event.