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Looking Forward to Seeing You in Gulf Shores for Your 2024 Vacation!

It's no wonder that Gulf Shores is a top vacation destination with our unique white sand beaches! The sandy shoreline is perfect for long walks, finding colorful seashells, and the perfect surf for skimboarding, not to mention paddle boarding and kayaking. Whether you are a repeat guest or visiting for the first time, there is always something new happening in Gulf Shores! Check out everything that is new in Gulf Shores from upcoming events, activities, and a few of our new beachfront homes!

New Gulf Shores Beach Houses:

Beach Therapy  Gulf Shores vacation rental

Our staff is so excited to welcome you to our amazing selection of homes. We still have the favorites you return to every year, but we also have some that have undergone improvements with renovations, appliance upgrades, or been added to our portfolio of amazing Gulf Shores properties!

Our newest beachfront Gulf Shores vacation rental homes!

  • Memory Maker - Formerly Hangin 10, Beachfront 8 bedroom home with pool, elevator and handicap access
  • Hangout Vista - 8 bedrooms, Beachfront, private pool, theater room, game room & so much more
  • Seaside Palms - Remodeled in 2023, 4-bedroom beachfront home with 2-story wall window
  • Morning Breeze - New luxury 11-bedroom custom beachfront home with a private pool, elevator & More
  • Aqua Therapy - New luxury beachfront home for Summer 2024 featuring 8 bedrooms, private pool and elevator
  • South Hampton - Coming Summer 2024 - New construction for Gulf Shores Vacation Rental

A wave crashing on a beach near Gulf Shores

Upcoming Gulf Shores Events

Your favorite annual events happen right in the Gulf Shores & Orange Beach area. Enjoy big headline events like the Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival and the Annual National Shrimp Festival. Watch the sky fill with colorful balloons above the Park at OWA during a weekend filled with live music, family-friendly activities, and more! Or jam out during Hangout Music Festival with major headliners!

For those looking for a bit of friendly competition, book a trip during the Annual Flora-Bama Fishing Rodeo! Fishermen of all skill levels can try their best to reel in catches and enjoy other activities such as dining on delicious local cuisine and dancing to live music! Check out our full list of upcoming events and check the event websites directly to stay up to date on the latest updates and schedules.

View All Gulf Shores Events

Plan Things to Do in Gulf Shores

Start planning your daily activities for your upcoming vacation with our guide to things to do in Gulf Shores! From local attractions like the Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo, the Wharf, to a tee time on nearby golf courses, visitors can find tons of ways to spend a day during a stay in a Gulf Shores vacation rental! Plus, OWA's new waterpark is now a family favorite. Start planning your beach vacation activities!

See More Gulf Shores Attractions

What Do I Need to Pack?

Often times packing for a family trip can be overwhelming. That's why we've created a page dedicated to what you should pack and some companies we suggest you contact for a fun-filled beach vacation.

View Our Packing Guide

Travelers are booking early for 2024

The vacation rental industry as a whole has experienced an explosion of people who are first-time renters. They trust the privacy, cleanliness, and convenience of staying in a vacation rental vs. a hotel or busy resort. Having your own space, and cooking family favorite recipes in our gourmet kitchens are all reasons people book vacation rentals.

This also means that we encourage you to book with us as soon as you know when you want to come to the Gulf. If your desired property or week is booked, check back later for last-minute openings or consider alternate dates to lock in your Gulf Shores vacation rental! We are very much looking forward to your visit!