We have hundreds of pet-friendly vacation rentals and condos available in Gulf Shores, AL. Why would you want to leave your furry friend at home, when Gulf Shores has so much to offer? The pet-friendly house rentals in the area fill up quickly, so don’t wait to book! Properties on the ocean as well as off the ocean are available. While the specifics of the pet-friendly policies may differ by property, it is a best practice to keep your dog leashed at all times and always clean up after your pets.
Beach houses of all sizes are ready for your arrival - everything from oceanfront villas with a jacuzzi and pool table to smaller, cozier and more affordable options inland. It doesn't matter whether you plan to stay in Gulf Shores, Orange Beach, or Perdido Key there are more pet friendly locations in the area. No matter what, Gulf Shores is hot and humid and you should be prepared to keep water nearby for your pets.
Gulf Shores, AL is a turquoise-watered heaven sitting on the Gulf of Mexico. Set sail on a chartered sunset dolphin dinner cruise, or jump into the Gulf and see the ocean like never before while snorkeling aboard a glass-bottom catamaran. The Gulf Shores offers all kinds of plays and free concerts along its scenic coastline, so if you are looking to be entertained, your options are endless. If grilling up some seafood on your rental’s back deck is your dinner plan of choice, the Gulf Shores Seafood and Meat Market offers fresh local shrimp, fish, oysters, crab, crawfish, and a large local produce selection.
There are plenty of activities to keep your pets busy during your stay. Meet some new friends with at the Gulf Shores Dog Park that is fenced and fun all day long. The Dog Pond at Shelby Park is a place for pets of all kinds to frolic and work up a pant. Bring your favorite tennis ball and frisbee or share with your new pals. Go shopping at Coastal Pet Resort or grab some grub at the pet-friendly Big O’s Seafood Grill. Visit historic Fort Morgan and the nearby beach to explore the grounds to see where the Civil War Battle of Mobile Bay was fought. AAA Charters is a pet-friendly fishing expedition with no additional fee. They’ll love helping the family catch some big game on the high seas.
Peace and quiet await you (or a long game of fetch, if you prefer) in the dog friendly vacation rentals on FlipKey.com. Plus you’ll enjoy major cost savings from leaving your four-legged friend with a kennel or relative. Consider a pet-friendly Gulf Shores house rental or condo for your next trip, instead of a traditional hotel. With a cheap apartment rental you’ll find the privacy, space, and amenities of home, for a fraction of the cost of a hotel. Plus, you can bring your favorite furry family member along for the trip! Each listing below is pet-friendly and has photographs, descriptions, and basic specifications of the property.
Looking for the perfect mix of relaxing beach time and vibrant vacation fun? Gulf Shores, AL is waiting for you. A vacation home here offers the best opportunity to explore the exciting day and night life, with the ability to retreat back to your own cozy and secluded beach home. Doze off in peace to the lull of the ocean heard through your vacation rental's bedroom window, or cozy up around a backyard bonfire at night. Take in the turquoise Gulf of Mexico from your patio, steps away from your own private fishing pier or lagoon, a luxury that many rentals offer.
The breathtaking white beaches and clear water are just a few of the many luxuries at the Gulf Shores. Set sail on a chartered sunset dolphin dinner cruise, or jump into the Gulf and see the ocean like never before while snorkeling aboard a glass-bottom catamaran. There are plenty of great seafood restaurants, oyster grills, beachside cafes, and public parks and beaches for picnics on a blanket. The Gulf Shores offers all kinds of plays and free concerts along its scenic coastline, so if you are looking to be entertained, your options are endless.
Here are a few additional suggestions as you plan your trip:
-Bring your fishing pole: The Orange Beach Red Snapper World Championships are held annually between June 1st and August 4th. Proceeds from this tournament are used to fund artificial reefs in the Gulf of Mexico, and prizes are awarded in three different categories: anglers, small boat, and large boat.
-Enjoy Gulf Shores sports facilities: If you're looking to have fun and stay in shape on vacation, Gulf Shores is home to top-notch sport facilities, paths for beach running, and trails for sunset bike riding.
-Enhance your beach relaxation at a day spa: There are plenty of Gulf Coast spas that offer massage therapy, facials, pedicures, and more.
-Visit the Gulf Shores Seafood and Meat Market: If grilling up some seafood on your back deck is your dinner plan of choice, this market offers fresh local shrimp, fish, oysters, crab, crawfish, and a large local produce selection.
-Take a tour of historic Fort Morgan: This preserved fort is the site of the Civil War Battle of Mobile Bay. Explore the site and learn more about the important events that took place.
-Take a charter sailing cruise: Relax on the deck of a 100 foot sailboat. Enjoy the breeze, soak up the sun and watch dolphins play in the wake.
A luxury Gulf Shores condo or elegant beach house can offer the best possible vacation experience. Explore the wilderness, the beach, the fun cultural activities and the vibrant night life of the Gulf Shores area. Then, retreat back at the end of the day to your own cozy and secluded vacation rental. Enjoy the sound of the ocean and views of the night sky over a distant lighthouse. Gulf Shores campgrounds can offer some amenities, but nothing can match a night in your own private beach house after a long day of sun, surf, Gulf Shores plantation and museum tours, and world class shopping and dining. If your vacation plans allow, schedule some time in sunny Florida, just a short trip away.
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