Set in Baldwin County, Orange Beach is a coastal city and resort on the Gulf Coast. On holiday at a vacation rental you’ll be able to enjoy some fantastic white sandy beaches, all equipped with excellent facilities. There’s much more besides to appeal to tourists, with golf courses, family attractions and amusements.
Perhaps the main attraction for many visitors to Orange Beach vacation accommodation is the wealth of spectacular beaches in the area. And they are wonderful, with immaculate white sand and clear waters, as well as having the added benefit of being in a more affordable region than neighbouring Florida. Two of the essential beaches are the Gulf State Park and Gulf Shores Public Beach. The former is the place to go for unspoiled nature and fewer facilities. On the other hand Gulf Shores is an ideal spot for an action-packed day by the coast. There are all kinds of water sports on offer, from catamaran or motorboat hire, to boogie boarding and parasailing. The beach has a great variety of amenities, with bars, shops and restaurants all within walking distance.
You’ll have a host of choices for family outings very close to Orange Beach self-catering accommodation. A great place to start would be Waterville USA, which is a large waterpark offering a host of rides that would appeal to both smaller and children and thrill-seekers. Also here are amusements including miniature golf and go-karts. If you’re a golf enthusiast visiting Orange Beach then there are a number of courses to check out in the area. Cypress Bend and Cotton Creek were both designed by Arnold Palmer, while Lost Key and Soldiers Creek offer very affordable pay and play rates.
The city of Pensacola is about 45 minutes from vacation rentals in Orange Beach, across the state line in Florida. It’s known for its military tradition, and has a historic downtown, with plenty of well-preserved buildings. Attractions include National Museum of Naval Aviation, Fort Barrancas, a military stronghold, all part of the city’s important Naval Air Station.
On holiday at Orange Beach vacation accommodation you’ll encounter a humid subtropical climate, which brings plenty of warm weather throughout the year. Summers offer great conditions for the beach from around April to October. Winters are consistently mild, with some warmer spells.
Perhaps the most convenient way to get to vacation rentals in Orange Beach would be to fly with British Airways or Delta to Atlanta (ATL) from London Heathrow (LHR), then connect to the nearby Mobile Regional Airport (MOB) with Delta Air Lines.