Gulf Coast Beaches

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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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New Update - September 9th, 2018

Since the original Phoenix Orange Beach II blog post, there's been another Phoenix project released - Phoenix Gulf Towers

Aerial Video of Phoenix Gulf Towers Construction Site

Original Blog:  Phoenix Orange Beach II

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-,

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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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New Update - September 9th, 2018

Since the original, "Phoenix Condos on the Alabama Gulf Coast" blog post, there's been a new Phoenix project released - Phoenix Gulf Towers

Aerial Video of Phoenix Gulf Towers Construction Site

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

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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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Aerial labeled condos in East Beach - Downtown Gulf Shores AL

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Aerial labeled image of East Beach condos in downtown Gulf Shores Alabama

Looking for a more comprehensive collection of condos for sale in Gulf Shores, AL?  Our main sales page has every condo in the entire city listed along with helpful sales info and numerous links.  For example, find recently SOLD Gulf Shores condos and floor plans and aerial videos for many of the condominiums and rental revenue for each building.

The majority of Gulf Shores condos in East

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I was out gathering video of a new listing the other day - a small lot on West Beach in Gulf Shores, Alabama.  I was approached by someone who had left work to come speak with me.  I first noticed him from about 70 yards away.  He was walking in my direction and by 30 yards, he was definitely coming to talk with me.  After reaching me, the first thing said was - "the latest invasion of our privacy, right there!".  This hasn't been uncommon since I bought a drone and I've been approached with animosity before.

While I'm often inclined to say as little as possible, especially when the initial contact offers a tone of contempt and aggravation, this time I decided to try and share some insight.  I simply replied to the man, "Let me show you something".  I

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Perdido Dunes Tower

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The Perdido Dunes Tower is the latest condominium planned for the beaches of the Alabama Gulf Coast in Orange Beach.  This new low-density complex will feature two units per floor with an East and West-end corner unit;  find floor plans.  Large wraparound balconies will ensure great views of the surrounding area including Perdido Pass.  The pass is the only entrance to the Gulf of Mexico for miles making this a high-traffic area for boats.  Numerous public marinas along with private boat slips sit in this area of Orange Beach and promote the traffic through Perdido Pass.  Some of the larger marinas include San Roc Cay, Zeke's Landing and the Orange Beach Marina is just across Cotton

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