Destination guide

Why people love visiting relaxing Orange Beach

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Orange Beach. Revered for its seafood restaurants, dolphin watching and fishing, this city is both relaxing and welcoming. Pensacola Naval Air Station and Fort Barrancas are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in and around Orange Beach

Are you looking for top things to see and do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Orange Beach a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Adventure Island (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Arena The Next Level (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Gulf State Park Golf Course (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Gulf Adventure Center at Gulf State Park (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Craft Farms Golf Club (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Waterville USA (6 mi / 9.6 km)

Seasonal weather in Orange Beach

If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 32°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Orange Beach

Travellers love Orange Beach for its beautiful ocean views and breathtaking sunsets. Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Orange Beach is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Gulf State Park (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Gulf Shores Beach (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Perdido Key State Park (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Big Lagoon State Park (11 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Tarkiln Bayou Preserve State Park (12.9 mi / 20.7 km)
  • Johnson Beach (13.4 mi / 21.6 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Orange Beach

Fly into Pensacola, FL (PNS-Pensacola Intl.), the closest airport, located 27.4 mi (44 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Mobile, AL (MOB-Mobile Regional), which is 48.4 mi (77.9 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Orange Beach?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 10,125 holiday lettings around Orange Beach. From 8,768 flats & apartments to 1,091 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Orange Beach?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Orange Beach:

  • Orange Beach East: 5,562 holiday homes
  • Cottages: 24 holiday homes
  • Cotton Bayou: 1,149 holiday homes
  • The Fish Camp: 24 holiday homes
  • Southeast Pensacola: 62 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Orange Beach? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Orange Beach. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • The Wharf: 9,944 holiday lettings
  • Orange Beach Art Center: 9,557 holiday lettings
  • Arena The Next Level: 9,929 holiday lettings
  • Gulf State Park Fishing Pier: 10,210 holiday lettings
  • Orange Beach Welcome Center: 11,313 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Orange Beach listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Flats in Orange Beach?

Yes, of course. offers 8,768 Flats in Orange Beach. Our other popular types of Orange Beach holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 1,091 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 51 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 30 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Orange Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 9,159 holiday homes with pool available in Orange Beach. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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