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Gulf Shores Plantation -- A Family Vacation Resort

Bedrooms 1
Space 350 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights


About the property

1BR/1BA Private Bdrm, Sleeper Sofa, Bunks, Sleeps 4

Affordable Family Vacation Resort. This inviting one Bedroom condominium provides peaceful views of the Gulf of Mexico. The balcony has a direct view of the Gulf allowing you to watch the wave from the comfort of your cozy living area and as far back as the hallway. Dinette is beside the side window allowing you enjoy two views of God’s creation.

Enjoy your morning brew or outdoor meals on your private balcony.

Private bedroom and sleeper sofa has extra thick queen-size mattresses. Kids have the option of sleeping on a bunk bed recessed in the hallway. Even has a curtain so they can enjoy a hideaway or just want some privacy. The top bunk can also be used to store your items

This condo has been tastefully decorated and furnished in a lighthouse theme representing “He is the Light.” Yes there are Christian symbols in the condo but only recognizable by those familiar with the Word. Items such as fishing net, rainbow, eagle, lighthouse, etc

Your family will enjoy the convenience of an indoor heated pool, Jacuzzi, sauna and steam room all in the same building as your condo. We have SEVEN pools to choose. The outdoor Aquatic Center is designed for all ages that enjoy the water (5 inches to 5 feet).

A short stroll takes you to the resort’s private beach with over 2,000 feet of white sand accompanied by waves from the Gulf of Mexico. Spectacular sunrises and sunsets provide backdrops for an unforgettable vacation. Come create memories that will last a lifetime.

<> No stopping to get a key. Late arrivals are no problem. The gated security is available 24/7. When you register your vehicle a security guard will direct you to your condo.

After paid in full you will be provided a code that you can change to a personal number everyone will know. Any 3-6 digit number can be used as long as the previous is not the same.

<> 2 night rentals between existing rentals (gaps) are accepted and discounted. I must personally request payment for a 2 night rental else the website will require a 3 night minimum.

More Details

Alan Beckham
Member since: 2005
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
22 May, 2018

About Alan Beckham

Alan -- born and raised in Birmingham, AL then moved to Smoke Rise, AL. Met and married Denise. We built a home and have lived in Cullman for over 20 years.

Denise -- born and raised in Cullman, AL. Daughter of Coleman & Willodene Johnson

Alan Beckham purchased this condo in 2002

Why Alan Beckham chose Gulf Shores

While staying in a condominium in Orange Beach my daughter (then 10) was very uncomfortable with the busy highway next to the sidewalk. As she squeezed my hand I knew then this was no place for my family. We were lead to the Gulf Shores Plantation with 19 acres of private manicured landscape.

The seclusion of this resort has been the choice location to bless our pastors and other ministers we know. It's also a great place for spiritual retreats and time to refresh.

What makes this condo unique

When we entered the condo for the first time we were in awe of the view.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you so much for the pleasure of staying at your condo! It was wonderful as always. We enjoy renting from you and will be in touch for the next vacation I am sure! Thanks again

Sent from my iPhone
Sep 2013
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in Gulf Shores in Baldwin County

Property Type:
  • condo
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 350 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach ...
  • near the sea ...
  • resort ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Lift
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Gym
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Fax
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchenette
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , Queen size
    Living Room - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Sleeper Sofa (queen)
    Hallway - 2 Child Bed , Recessed Bunkbeds
  • Queen size bed has built in drawers. Bedroom has closet and 12 drawers to accommodate your storage needs.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck Furniture
  • Gated Community
  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis Court
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Singles
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • In Ground Pool
  • Indoor Hot Tub
  • Indoor Pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Sauna
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • Steam Shower
  • Whirlpool
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
  • churches
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
In condo: phone (with voice mail), central air, two cable TVs, VCR, CD/tape player, linens & pillows provided, kitchen equipped with stove, refrigerator w/ice maker, microwave, coffee maker, blender, toaster, dishes, & utensils. No smoking environment.


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Gulf Shores Plantation -- A Family Vacation Resort
average rating of 4.6987953 based on 86 reviews

very nice and quiet this time of year.

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our time here and look forward to returning soon!

  • Review Submitted: 07-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very quiet and family friendly. Everything was clean and we will bring the kids with us next time.

  • 4 of 5

We loved our room the pool and the beach.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great family vacation

  • 5 of 5

This place is awesome to stay at for families. We had a day of rain and swam in the indoor pool. Beach is right at the condo and not crowded. My kids loved the bunk beds. This condo has everything you need. We will definitely stay here again. Thank you for letting us stay on short notice! We booked less than a week out because my grandfather passed away and we pushed back our vacation dates. This was a perfect place to stay!

  • Review Submitted: 08-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Saint Peters MO

Fantastic place!

  • 5 of 5

Went with my two kids, 10 and 12. It was a perfect place to spend with the family. Absolutely no complaints. Communication was excellent. Place was clean, and had everything that we needed, plus more. Beach was a short walk from the room. We had a great time. Would love to go back.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We liked being down the penninsula away from the touristy area, in our location we could view both sunrise and sunset over the water. It was a little cooler than usual out, so we spent some time in the heated pool and hot tub. During January and February

just we snowbirds were there, Very quiet, some days we almost had the beach to ourselves. Condo was very well equipped. The owners are great people with wich to communicate. Thanks from Alan and Melissa

  • Review Submitted: 12-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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It was a very nice stay

  • 3 of 5

A cozy condo with a good view and a quiet area. The sunsets are amazing on the beach. I enjoyed it every much.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Foley Airport
Nearest Ferry
8 Miles
Dalphin Island Ferry
Nearest Golf
Kivia Dunes, #1 AL golf course, is next door
Nearest Motorway
Hwy 180 is outside of resort driveway
Nearest Beach
On site
Car: recommended

The Gulf Shores Plantation Resort is located 12.5 miles from Gulf Shores, 8 miles from Fort Morgan. Onsite or Nearby: Swimming pools (one indoor pool & 6 outdoor pools), jacuzzi, sauna, steam Room, seven lighted tennis courts, seven lighted basketball courts, cabana, game Room, volleyball, shuffleboard, horseshoe, barbecue grills, picnic area, putting green, laundry facilities, fishing, swimming, walking distance to Kiva Dunes Championship Golf Course (The #1 rated golf course in Alabama.

Other Activities: historical site

Golf: Walking distance to Kiva Dunes Golf Course. Rated # 1 in Alabama and # 68 in USA


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday condo in Gulf Shores, Alabama

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Summer (early)
18 May 2018 - 28 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
29 Jun 2018 - 8 Jul 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Summer (mid)
9 Jul 2018 - 31 Jul 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Summer (late)
1 Aug 2018 - 12 Aug 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
13 Aug 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Winter 2018
1 Nov 2018 - 31 Dec 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Jan/Feb 2019
1 Jan 2019 - 28 Feb 2019
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning £58.82
Refundable Damage Deposit £74.45

Condo door lock may not activate until check-in time. However you may enjoy the private beach and any of the many resort amenities except for the indoor pool. Access key to this pool is located inside condo. We do have six(6) outdoor pools.
Rates subject to change until reservation is convirmed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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