A self-catering vacation rental on the Alabama Gulf Coast affords sparkling turquoise water lapping gently on around 32 miles of white sand beach. The choice is yours, laze, read, bathe and just relax or get involved in the many water sports and activities along the coast. For the intrepid there are deep sea fishing adventures. From back bay trolling trips to fishing charters and cruises this is a fishing experience not to miss. Also very entertaining and educational for all ages are the dolphin sightseeing tours.
Situated as they are on a barrier island, holiday villas on the Alabama Gulf Coast offer both beach and golf in equal parts. There are nine signature golf courses all within easy driving distance giving you more than enough choice. If you want a little local history then head to Fort Morgan, site of the Civil War battle of Mobile Bay. If you really want to get involved then Civil War Trail stretches for 90 miles from the north of Mobile County to the Gulf of Mexico.
There are also a huge number of wildlife trails within easy reach of a vacation rental on the Alabama Gulf Coast particularly good for spotting native and migratory shorebirds. At night you will find everything from family entertainment to roadhouse rock and roll; whatever music or entertainment you like, you will find it somewhere from country to the blues. The restaurants here are fantastic as well, with the wealth of local seafood and fish forming most signature dishes.
There are plenty of different places to visit when you want to get away from the sun and sand for a bit while staying at self-catering holiday accommodation on the Alabama Gulf Coast. Try Alligator Alley in Summerdale with lots of alligators in their natural habitat. Go back in time to 1809 at the Baldwin County Heritage Museum. There are more than 150 beautifully restored aircraft at the National Museum of Naval Aviation. There are so many places to explore it is impossible to mention them all here.
Holiday villas on the Alabama Gulf Coast are in the southern subtropical area of North America where the temperatures are mild all the year round and the hot summer sun is gently cooled by Gulf breezes.
The closest airports to Alabama Gulf Coast vacation rentals are Mobile Airport about an hour away. UK Airports serving Mobile throughout the year are London-Heathrow (LHR), Manchester (MAN), Edinburgh (EDI) Newcastle(NCL) and many more. Airlines are US Airways, bmi, Delta, United, British Airways and more.