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Blue-Marlin-Grand-TournamentThe Wharf in Orange Beach AL hosts a multitude of events year round, providing entertainment for every age genre, both young and old alike. One of these exciting, (along with educational), family friendly functions, would be the Blue Marlin Grand Championship. Just as the title infers, it is a GRAND time to bring the entire family out to witness what is known throughout the region as "The Greatest Show in Sportsfishing"! Spectators have the opportunity to marvel some absolutely enormous examples of diverse fish species, caught by some of the utmost professional fishermen equipped with the skills to reel them in! It is the perfect opportunity to get advice on what type of bait/lure is the key to hook your favorite catch, or just inquire on how the fish

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Blue-angels-pensacola-flWith the numerous and captivating attractions offered by the South, this thrilling Gulf Coast event is an absolute must see! Pensacola, Florida’s own Blues, (a.k.a Blue Angels), deliver a mind-blowing experience rendering a lifetime memory. The Blue Angels were formed in 1946 and moved to Pensacola Naval Air Station in 1954, making them the 2nd oldest formal-flying aerobatic team in the world. The Blue Angels were originally formed, “to showcase the pride and professionalism of the U.S. Navy & Marine Corps by inspiring a culture of excellence as service to country through flight demonstrations and community outreach.” Top Navy and Marine pilots fly F/A 18 Hornets in the range of 400-700 miles per hour and at a mere 18 inches apart across the turquoise

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red-snapper-season-gulf-coastThe season for recreational red snapper fishing officially kicked off the beginning of June in state and federal waters in the Gulf of Mexico.  Orange Beach AL is famously known as the "Red Snapper Capital of the World" and home to one of the largest artificial reef programs in the United States.  Red snapper is a prized saltwater species and a delicacy among the Gulf Coast admired for its sweet nutty flavor and fresh (non-fishy) taste.  Whether it's tropical fish tacos, delicious ceviche, or pan-fried in lemon butter sauce, freshly caught red snapper is a treat no matter how it's cooked!

Where do you find these delightful fish?  Large populations of snapper are commonly found offshore near banks and underwater structures including oil rigs,

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A new luxury hotel and mixed development is planned for the public beachfront in Gulf Shores, AL.  The $85 million project was revealed on June 19, 2018 by Mayor Robert Craft and DD Partners, LLC, a development team led by Ron Durham and Ron Day.  Once permitting is approved, Embassy Suites by Hilton will break ground at the 1.93 acre parcel on the corner of West Beach Blvd and West 1st St. Construction is scheduled to begin in early 2019 with a build time of 22 months.  The first-class resort will span 398,000 square feet and offer 229 rooms, a fine dining restaurant, conference room/meeting spaces, ball room, full-service spa, fitness center, and indoor pool.  A vast 23,000SF roof top terrace will feature an outdoor pool, bar and lounge with great

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phoenix-orange-beach-2Phoenix Orange Beach II is the latest condo development to alter the city's skyline.  The $70 million project recently broke ground this past fall and is desirably located in the heart of Orange Beach sharing the beachfront between Tidewater condominium and Island House Hotel.  The high-rise will look similar in design to its sister development Phoenix Orange Beach located approximately a mile to the west.  The 27-story tall condominium will offer 120 gulf-facing units available in two-, three-, or four-bedroom layouts ranging from 1,496 SF to 1,963 SF.  Units will feature panoramic floor-to-ceiling windows in the living rooms and master bedrooms providing exceptional views of the Gulf of Mexico and coastline.  The development will also overlook Perdido

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Nestled in the heart of Orange Beach AL, Grand Caribbean condos is a perfect destination for beach bound families and vacationers looking to spend a relaxing getaway along the Alabama Gulf Coast.  Built in 2003, this low-density condominium has been a popular beach retreat for beachgoers and boaters with the beautiful sugar-white beaches just across the street and a public boat launch right next door and easy access to Cotton Bayou.  Grand Caribbean offers one-, two, and three-bedroom condos with some units offering hallway bunkbeds for extra sleeping arrangements. Top floor units feature a winding staircase leading to a loft that can serve as an additional bedroom.  Living areas range from 600 square feet to almost 1,500 square feet providing

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The Beach Club Resort sits on 86 acres in Gulf Shores, AL on the Fort Morgan peninsula.  The Fort Morgan peninsula is a 22-mile stretch of land that juts out at the bottom of Alabama with Mobile Bay on one side and the Gulf of Mexico on the other.  Oyster Bay, Little Lagoon and the Intracoastal Waterway all culminate in the southern part of Gulf Shores to create much of the waterfront real estate in the area.  From the upper floors at the Beach Club, Mobile Bay and the other bodies of water can all be seen meandering through the city.

The Beach Club is approximately eight miles West from the intersection of Highway 59 and State Highway 180 down Fort Morgan Road.  The actual fort from which the area gets its name, is another 10-or-so miles West of the

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Updated on 8/9/18

Quick fly-by of the Hangout Music Festival on Saturday, May 19th 2018.  While gathering video for Island Winds East condos and Phoenix All-Suites West, we took a quick peak at the Music Festival.  Find additional Gulf Shores condo info along with other aerial videos and helpful local info on our website.  And visit our Facebook page @gulfcondos.

 

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The Hangout Music Festival is preparing for its 9th annual gathering in downtown Gulf Shores, AL at Gulf Place.  The event was first proposed in November of 2009 and shortly after, Deepwater Horizon made headlines

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Phoenix Condos on the Alabama Gulf Coast

If you are an Alabama native or from the Gulf Coast area then you have most likely heard of the “Phoenix Condos".  This popular succession of beachfront developments have dominated the Gulf Shores and Orange Beach skylines for over 30 years.  Phoenix's first condo complex, Phoenix I, was built in the mid-1980s during a period when the Alabama coast was experiencing a major boom in condominium construction.  Throughout the decade, these condominiums were primarily low-rise (2- and 3-stories) and wooden-framed buildings.  Phoenix I made a significant impact in the condo market with its advanced method of construction: poured-in-place concrete on a steel infrastructure with solid concrete petition

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The 2018 NCAA National Collegiate Beach Volleyball Championships in beautiful and sunny Gulf Shores, Alabama

Gulf Shores is gearing up for the return of the NCAA Beach Volleyball Championships taking place this Friday through Sunday.  The collegiate teams from all over the U.S. will compete at the main public beaches at Gulf Place on the sugar-white beaches with the Gulf of Mexico serving as a beautiful backdrop.  This family-friendly event is hosted by the City of Gulf Shores, Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Sports Commission, and the University of Alabama at Birmingham.  Out of 69 NCAA institutions, a total of eight teams were selected from around the country and include Florida International University, Pepperdine, University of Southern California,

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