HomeAway uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
HomeAway uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance +44 (0) 800 917 5992
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance +44 (0) 800 917 5992

'Just for Fun' Cottage in Kiva Dunes

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Popular Features
  • Heated Pool
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Free Wifi
  • Air Conditioning
  • Barbecue

Overview

About the property

2BR, 2 full baths, plus 1 outdoor shower, sleeps 4

Enchanting Cottage in the Unrivaled Kiva Dunes Golf and Seaside Community.

Feel the warmth of the sun, the sand beneath your toes and the smell of suntan oil as you spend some lazy days in this picturesque cottage. Located in the magnificent golf and seaside community Kiva Dunes, this sun kissed house has everything you are looking for. With two bedrooms and two baths, this humble beach abode sleeps 4 comfortably. There is a queen size bed in the master bedroom and two twins in the second bedroom. Wood floors, ceiling fans for that 'southern comfort' feeling.

The kitchen is fully equipped for your culinary needs and will inspire you to sip ice tea and eat boiled shrimp out on the airy porches. After an evening out under the stars, come in and enjoy a movie on cable TV, or VCR, DVD, or your favorite music on the FM/CD player. We also have playing cards, board games, and a small VCR/DVD library of films. Free Wi-Fi.

What to Do:: A nearby walkway leads you over the white dunes and sea oats to the cool surf where sand crabs scurry about. Delight in chartered fishing excursions, championship golf, nature walks, outlet shopping, amusement parks, wonderful restaurants, on site tennis, or swimming in any of the three private community pools or relax at nearby day spa.

Make your way to the Gulf of Mexico this year and immerse yourself into the warmth of this southern coastal cottage.

What You Get Along with your Private Beach:: BR B Amenities: /B BR 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath, 1 Queen bed, 2 twins, living room, spacious porches, master suite w/bathroom, outside shower, washer and dryer, ceiling fans, central A/C, cable television, TVs in each bedroom, stereo with CD and cassette player, VCR, DVD, movies & board games, fully equipped kitchen, BBQ pit, deck with golf course view, seconds from beach access walkway over the dunes to 3,000 feet of private beach; 3 private community swimming pools, tennis courts, equipped exercise room, golf pro shop & restaurant, and famous Kiva Dunes' nationally ranked championship golf all on site. The #1 golf course in Alabama!

Additional Fun Besides Golf::

BR B Activities: /B BR Amusement parks, biplane rides, charter fishing (deep sea and inshore), canoeing, championship golf courses, dolphin-watching tours, exercise weight room, movie theaters, outlet mall shopping, putt-putt, restaurants, 3 pools, tennis courts, Blue Angels Naval Air station and aviation museum, water sports, water park, Zoo, Dauphin Island sea-aquarium and ferry, nature walks, trails & bird watching (Bonsecour Nature Preserve), Fort Morgan museum. And oh yeah, the 13th hole is right out your back door!

eCheck is the safe and preferred payment method.

More Details

Owner
J. Philip and Debbie Boudreaux
Member since: 2000
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
29 May, 2017

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Gulf Shores in Baldwin County

Property Type:
  • cottage
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach
  • Golf Course View
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Outside - Outdoor Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Player
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Deck Chairs
  • Gated Community
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Tennis Court
  • veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Decking
  • 8 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Master BR downstairs, 1 queen. guest BR upstairs 2 twin beds.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(12 traveller reviews)

'Just for Fun' Cottage in Kiva Dunes
average rating of 4.75 based on 12 reviews
Not Specified
5

Guestbook Comment

  • 5 of 5

Love the house.

Love the beach.

Love the pool.

Loved it

Loved it

Loved it

  • Review Submitted: Sep 7, 2003
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2003
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
15 7
5

Great place!

  • 5 of 5

We had the best week at this cottage! The location is perfect. We enjoyed the beach and community pool. My husband loved golfing as well. Our two younger children were so happy to share a room with a TV. The owner's were wonderful to work with. I couldn't say enough nice things about them and the cottage itself. We will be back!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

Vacation Interrupted

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at Just For Fun 4 previous times and were planning on returning as we have always enjoyed our stay there. Perfect place for a family of 4 with two boys which has been our case. Great Beach Access and Pool nearby. Gated community. Just very nice all around. Lots of good memories.

My wife and I had booked several nights and we were going to stop on the way down to watch our son play a college soccer spring scrimmage in TN. Unfortunately he suffered a broken leg which required surgery, so we ended up cancelling at the last minute. We communicated with Phil who has always been responsive to emails and texts. He understood that we needed to cancel, but was truly concerned about our son. In addition, he sent us a refund which we felt was above and beyond and not expected.

We are telling our friends about this and they too are interested in going to Kiva Dunes and staying at Just for Fun. We will be back for sure. Highly recommended for a couple or small family!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0
5

Great Return Trip!

  • 5 of 5

We are a family of 4 and have stayed in this adorable cottage before. So clean, quiet and relaxing! We love being away from the traffic and crowds, but like that there are a few very good restaurants nearby if we want to go out. The Kiva clubhouse has a GREAT cheeseburger BTW. The galley style kitchen is well equipped as we do prepare a number of meals on our own. Since we don't watch TV much, we did enjoy the board games available. The deck furniture looked brand new, and was very comfortable for morning coffee and watching the birds dodge in and out of the natural vegetation. We had several our evening meals out there as well. The location is very convenient for walking to the beach and one of the 3 pools. We typically stay at the beach most of the time, and love that there is an outdoor shower at the beach AND at the house to rinse off the sand at the end of the day. There are some beach chairs and toys available too, which made it easy and less stuff to pack.

We look forward to a return trip!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
2 0
2

Okay but uncompfortable

  • 2 of 5

While this house has a decent location - close to the pool and boardwalk - there are some real inconveniences that would keep us from ever staying here again. There are no closets in which to hang clothes, merely hooks located on the bedroom walls. The shower door in the master was broken. There was huge potential to get locked into the outdoor shower with no was to get to the outside or back into the house. The TVs were quite small. The kitchen was not well stocked and very disorganized. You have to climb on a stool to reach your dishes and glasses. A couple of the patio chairs were so rickity we were afraid to sit in them. Have stayed in nicer places at Kiva Dunes for sure.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

Nice, quaint, some older features but overall very comfortable

  • 5 of 5

A 2nd time stay. Great for a couple. Everything you need to cook. Great proximity to the beach and golf course. Will stay again !

  • Review Submitted: Aug 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Location

Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Mobile, & Pensacola
Nearest Ferry
5 Miles
Fort Morgan Dauphin Island Ferry
Nearest Train
45 Miles
Amtrak, Mobile
Nearest Motorway
14 Miles
AL 59 South, AL 180 W
Nearest Beach
500 Metres
Kiva Dunes
Car: recommended

Kiva Dunes Golf and Beach Resort,

Beach, Golf, Tennis, Swimming Pools, Fishing

near Bonsecour Nature Preserve

Gulf Shores

Fort Morgan

Alabama Gulf Coast

Alabama

USA

World

Other Activities: Bonsecour Nature Preserve/Nature walks, dolphin cruises

Golf: World Class Kiva Dunes Golf course. Rated #1 in Alabama, Jerry Pate designed course. Only Golf course on the Beach!

Photos

Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Gulf Shores, Alabama

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
Convert Currency
Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Peak
25 May - 5 Sep
2 night minimum stay
£386
for 2 nights
From
£151
£1,070
 
 
Fall
6 Sep - 30 Nov
2 night minimum stay
£302
for 2 nights
From
£109
£805
 
 
Spring
1 Mar - 24 May
2 night minimum stay
£335
for 2 nights
From
£126
£876
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£386
for 2 nights
From
£151
£1,070
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £193.26
Cleanup £77.3 + Tax
Tax Rate 8.5%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
Enter dates for accurate pricing
Enquire Now Enquire Now
Available
Unavailable

Special Offers

 
Portable wifi hotspot

You might like these similar holiday rentals