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Make a vacation rental in Gulf Shores, USA your home away from home

Gulf Shores is a city and resort on Alabama’s gulf coast, home to some truly spectacular beaches and offering an attractive, more laid-back and cheaper alternative to neighbouring Florida’s resorts. At a Gulf Shores self-catering vacation rental you’ll also find a modern tourism infrastructure, with water parks, golf courses and all kinds of amusements.

Things to do in Gulf Shores, USA

Perhaps the headline attraction close to Gulf Shores vacation accommodation is the sublime beaches that can be found close by. One such is the Gulf State Park, offering pristine sandy shoreline in a lovely natural environment. Another is Gulf Shores Public Beach, backed up by all the amenities you could need, with bars, shops and eateries easily reached from the beachfront.

An excellent choice for a day out during your holiday at a Gulf Shores vacation rental would be Waterville USA, offering rides and flumes for both the youngest visitors and seasoned thrill-seekers. Accompanying the water-based attractions are amusements including video arcades and go-karts.

Surrounding self-catering villas in Gulf Shores are a host of fantastic golf courses. In fact there are no fewer than six within a short drive, ranging from affordable public options to exclusive championship courses. At Cypress and Cotton Creek you’ll find clubs with courses designed by PGA legend Arnold Palmer.

Other attractions close to Gulf Shores self-catering vacation rentals include the Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo, offering a wide variety of species including bears, monkeys, lions and a range of reptiles. Elsewhere Fort Morgan is a military structure with a wealth of history – its main building dates to 1834.

Places to visit on holiday in Gulf Shores, USA

The city of Mobile is no more than an hour by car from Gulf Shores vacation accommodation, and is an ideal place to experience southern culture. Historic Fort Conde recreates an 18th Century military fortification, while the Battleship Memorial Park boasts two vessels from the Second World War, including a submarine and battleship.

Weather in Gulf Shores, USA

At Gulf Shores self-catering vacation rentals you’ll be able to enjoy a warm climate, with beach weather here from April to October. Mid-summer brings temperatures reaching the mid-30s during the daytime. Winters in this part of Alabama are generally mild or pleasantly warm. Gulf Shores is occasionally affected by hurricanes due to its location on the northern shore of the Gulf of Mexico.

Cheap flights to Gulf Shores, USA

Mobile Regional Airport (MOB) serves self-catering vacation accommodation in Gulf Shores, and offers flights to Houston-Intercontinental (IAH) and Atlanta (ATL). From Houston-Intercontinental you can get to and from London-Heathrow (LHR) via British Airways and Continental Airlines. Atlanta can be reached from London-Gatwick (LGW) and Heathrow with Delta and British Airways.

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