Shake off the winter cold and connect with your kids, your friends or your family while visiting the coastal communities of gulf Shores and orange Beach. Perfect for a weekend getaway or a week-long vacation, we invite you to Soak up the Sun, adjust to our relaxed Pace and Partake of our Southern hospitality. our uncontested Beaches are the Perfect Place to take a ‘relax and Breathe’ approach – doing as much or as little as you’d like.

We’d like to know – does your suitcase hold hiking boots and binoculars, kayaks and wet suits or designer heels and shades? If you want to do a lot – we’ve got you covered. Refresh and unwind doing the activities you simply don’t have as much time to do. If you want to do nothing at all, our sugar-sand beaches and turquoise water, complete with comfortable beach chair and towel, are waiting. Or do everything.

Relish the tranquility of the waves and the warm sand while listening idly to the chatter around you, or just catch up on some long overdue pleasure reading. Spend a leisurely afternoon exploring the parks and back bays, where you’ll have an opportunity to experience the biodiversity Gulf Shores and Orange Beach have to offer. Take an unhurried walk, or paddle your way to a quiet spot where the view erases winter from your memory. End your
day watching the crimson sunset from your waterfront restaurant, your balcony, the beach or the bar – wherever feels right to you. Linger to watch the stars come out, shining brightly in the night sky, while you enjoy the stimulating and relaxed conversation of your fellow travelers.

If hiking, sunning, shopping and paddling sound interesting but you’re looking for a thrill, Gulf Shores and Orange Beach has plenty of adventurous things to do. Try the zip line tour in the park, get a bird’s eye view of the shoreline and Gulf from the cockpit of a bi-plane or helicopter or become a dolphin expert on any number of cruises or sailing excursions.

Gulf Shores and Orange Beach are truly different and we want you to choose whatever adventure you’d like to have while you’re here visiting. The beauty of a Gulf Shores and Orange Beach vacation is not just the southern hospitality, warm waters, stunningly soft sand, and enough activities to keep you occupied, it’s the whole island – from the canal to the beach. Finding a place to stay is just as easy as finding things to do while you’re here. Our affordable accommodations vary from luxurious condominiums and hotel rooms to beachfront cottages and homes that offer plenty of space and privacy.

Visit gulfshores.com to plan your stay with us!