Try to find this place on a map. Look just south of Alabama, into the Gulf of Mexico and you will see a tiny peninsula jutting out into the turquoise blue waters. This cottage is just 5 miles from the most western end. Not many people have discovered this piece of paradise just yet therefore, you will most likely be alone on the beach with only the dolphins in the distance to keep you company.
Enjoy your days lazily on the beautiful sugar sands beach, sunbathing by the pool or resting in the shade of the tiki bar. Or try one of the several nature hikes through the neighboring Bon Secour Wildlife Refuge. Don't worry if you choose a difficult hike because once you return to your home away from home, you can soothe your aching muscles in the outdoor hot tub.
If you love history, a 4 mile drive west leads you to historic Fort Morgan. There you can catch the Mobile Bay Ferry to Dauphin Island where you can visit the Sea Lab and Fort Gaines Travel further to Mobile and visit the USS Alabama.
If you're lucky enough to visit in April, you can watch the largest single day sailing regatta which starts at Dauphin Island. Maybe you'll even find yourself part of the sailing crew! Ahoy!
Heading 14 miles east on quiet Fort Morgan Road is a lovely drive where you're sure to find yourself feeling as if you're in a movie that details the charm of the south. This beautiful road will take you into the heart of Gulf Shores for shopping, amusement parks, movie theatres, nightlife, restaurants, mini golf.
Our quiet, single family home is formally 3BR/2BA but we have designed the 3rd bedroom to be a playroom/den with a pull out queen size sleeper sofa, flat screen tv, dvd and Playstation2. Don't forget to bring your rainy day games, just in case! As you can see whatever your life style is, from nature enthusiast to history buff, from shopper to golfer or sailor, you will have endless choices of activities or leisure when stay in this beach paradise!
As featured in USA TODAY and recommended by Travel + Leisure in its annual Villa Guide:
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