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Looking Forward to Seeing You in Gulf Shores for Your 2022 Vacations!

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:

A new Gulf Shores beachfront home

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!

Here are 4 new beachfront Gulf Shores vacation rentals!

A wave crashing on a beach near Gulf Shores

Upcoming Gulf Shores Events

Our favorite annual events are returning in 2022! In the month of May, enjoy big headline events like the Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival and the Hangout Music 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 headliners including Doja Cat, Fall Out Boy, Tame Impala, Halsey, Post Malone, and more!

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 has a soon-to-be-open waterpark that visitors will be able to enjoy in 2022! Start planning your beach vacation activities today! 

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

2022 is Filling Up Fast

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, 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!