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Gulf beaches are some of the best

Nice wide beach regardless of the tide. Surf is generally. Nice white sand that doesn't ever seem... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Great Day Trip

Had a few guys working in Mobile. We had the afternoon off and decided to drive over to Gulf... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mike J
Augusta, Georgia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice wide beach regardless of the tide. Surf is generally. Nice white sand that doesn't ever seem to get hot and plenty of space so you aren't cramped up against a fellow sun bather. Some areas have rental beach chairs with umbrellas. Lots of public...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a few guys working in Mobile. We had the afternoon off and decided to drive over to Gulf Shores. Short drive, found a public beach. No crowd, school is back in. Set up chairs and corn hole and had a great afternoon. Took a...More

Thank Mike J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

All the condos have beach access locked up. It’s nice to see that Gulf Shores has carved out a little spot for the public that aren’t spending the day or the weekend in an expensive condo. Right at the end of Hwy 59 are the...More

Thank Norman D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great bathrooms, white clean sand and sidewalks everywhere. Close to food. Life guards to watch over everyone. It’s hard to find a cleaner beach anywhere.

Thank Bamawoman1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are planning to take a beach vacation to the west coast of Florida before school starts, forget about it. Red Tide is devastating beaches on the gulf coast and can cause health problems in humans, especially those with asthma or other pulmonary problems....More

Thank 666burris
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Clear water and white sand. This was a very nice clean beach, short walking distance from the parking lot and had clean restrooms and out door showers. Great family area.

Thank Larry C
Reviewed August 10, 2018

Warm water, gentle waves, and lots of space for everyone. Some beaches are more developed with benches and canopies while others are more sand and surf without the commercialization.

1  Thank SLG91
Reviewed August 7, 2018

We LOVE the beach at Gulf Shores. However, we had to move our canopy. The Beach Patrol personnel informed us we needed to move locations. They helped us packup, load up and move everything from coolers, chairs, canopy to grandma.! They were awesome.

Thank Ckgreer
Reviewed August 7, 2018

I have been coming to Gulf Shores with my family for 13 years. We are from the Dallas area. Sometimes we fly and sometimes we drive. It's a great place for a family vacation. We always have a great time. It has fully recovered from...More

1  Thank Maria F
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

I was near the Gulf Shores area for a work related thing and since I was alone and kid-free that day, I decided to drive what should have only been about 30 minutes out of my way to stop by Gulf Shores and enjoy an...More

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Response from Norman D | Reviewed this property |
I was in gulf shores Sunday and there was no problem.
Logan D
August 24, 2018|
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Response from Maria F | Reviewed this property |
Sure! Everyone does it!
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Response from AlabamaAngel | Reviewed this property |
It is very common for pop up storms to occur in GS and last a few hours. I’ve been to Gulf Shores over ten times in a span of twenty plus years and I can only remember one or two days in that time where it rained all day.