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8 Coolest Vrbo Rentals in Gulf Shores, Alabama

For warm swimming waters, family fun, and plenty of Southern hospitality, travelers love spending time in Gulf Shores. This top travel destination in Alabama features white sandy beaches, hiking trails, and some of the most beautiful sunsets you’ve ever seen. To help yourself feel at home on vacation, stay at one of these top Vrbo rentals in Gulf Shores.

3-Bedroom House, Steps to Beach 3-Bedroom House, Steps to Beach
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3-Bedroom House, Steps to Beach

There are three bedrooms and 2.5 baths in this 1,590-square-foot vacation rental listed on Vrbo. It accommodates up to 10 people and is just a few feet from the beach. There are front and back porches to enjoy when you stay here in the Heritage Shore subdivision. The community amenities here include two pools, a tennis court, and a clubhouse. There are laundry machines for guests to use, as well as a stocked kitchen, free Wi-Fi, books and games, and a pull-through driveway so you’ll never have to worry about parking. This house is a mile from the Fort Morgan Marina to book a fishing trip or rent jet skis.

2-Bedroom Home with Million Dollar Gulf Views 2-Bedroom Home with Million Dollar Gulf Views
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2-Bedroom Home with Million Dollar Gulf Views

This home is available to rent on Vrbo and sleeps eight people in 900 square feet of space. It was remodeled in 2014 and offers a large shaded porch and sun deck. It’s a short walk to the bayside of the peninsula for kayaking and fishing. You’ll enjoy the living area and breakfast area that face the Gulf. Amenities offered at this home include laundry machines, TV, internet, parking, and towels and linens provided. You’ll have everything you need in the kitchen to prepare meals and be just four to five miles from golf at Kiva Dunes.

4-Bedroom Beachfront Getaway House Entrance of House steps away from the beach and a shared pool
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4-Bedroom Beachfront Getaway House

For a larger group, here’s a Vrbo house that sleeps 12 people in 1,855 square feet. It has four bedrooms and two baths, and it’s directly on West Beach in Gulf Shores. Known as Six Seas, the home is four miles from the main beach intersection. Book this house for a private getaway away from crowds and traffic. It’s fun to collect shells when you head out the door while staying in this beachfront home. Other perks are the two decks, laundry machines, and new flooring.

4-Bedroom Home, Direct Beachfront View from the sand - Sanibel On The Beach, Direct Beachfront, 4 BR 4 BA Private Home
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4-Bedroom Home, Direct Beachfront

Groups up to 12 people can stay in this 2,000-square-foot house that’s just 50 yards from the Gulf of Mexico. It offers great views of the dolphins in the morning and has an open kitchen and living space. The national wildlife preserve is a short walk away with miles of empty beaches. You’ll be in a private neighborhood and away from crowds but still within easy driving distance from shopping and dining. This is a very family-friendly home with a high chair, pack-and-play, and child gate provided.

Cute Pet-Friendly Villa Patio at Cute, Clean and Pet Friendly
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Cute Pet-Friendly Villa

A lovely option if you’re traveling with a pet is this villa that sleeps up to six people. It is cozy 531 square feet in size and has one bedroom and one bath. There’s a washer and dryer in the unit, as well as a fully equipped kitchen, free Wi-Fi, cable, and flat-screen TVs. For pets, there is a two-pet and 50-pound weight limit, as well as a $75 pet fee. Children are welcome, and guests also have access to the large outdoor pool and spa whirlpool on-site. Long-term renters are welcome here too.

3-Bedroom Gulf-Front Condo Interior of 3BR 3BA Gulf-Front condo
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3-Bedroom Gulf-Front Condo

Consider this 1,500-square-foot condo for up to 10 people for your next trip to Gulf Shores. You’ll have Gulf of Mexico views from the master bedroom, living room, and balcony. It’s centrally located in Gulf Shores and a three-minute drive from Walmart. There are TVs in all the bedrooms and a large whirlpool tub in the master bathroom. The community that this condo is in offers a fitness room and laundry machines. There are also three communal pools (one inside and two outside), and two saunas, and spa whirlpools.

Cottage by the Beach, Pool & Hot Tub Interior view - Cottage by the Beach, Pool Hot Tub, and All Conveniences of Home
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Cottage by the Beach, Pool & Hot Tub

A great Gulf Shores option is this Vrbo cottage that’s 1,135 square feet and sleeps up to six people. It has three bedrooms, two baths, and is near Fort Morgan, which is a community of single and duplex cottages on the edge of the Bon Secour National Wildlife Preserve. It’s 0.4 miles from the beach and in a community with a zero-entry pool, hot tub, tennis court, picnic tables, and grilling area. The cottage has a full kitchen, laundry machines, and is all on one level with convenient parking.

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Wow-Worthy Condo

This 1,036-square-foot condo sleeps six people and has two bedrooms and two baths. It has a balcony that looks out at the sandy beach and all the comforts of home. There are TVs and DVD players in the bedrooms and a well-stocked kitchen here. The condo is in Driftwood Towers, a six-story building with a pool, lounge area, outdoor showers, and communal BBQ areas. From here, you can walk to restaurants and souvenir shops.

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