Where to Find Beach House Rentals in Gulf Shores

by Paul Joseph  |  Published February 16, 2024

A wide, sandy beach and calm waters help make the coastal city of Gulf Shores a magnet for visitors, many of whom opt to stay in one of the area’s enticing oceanfront rentals during their visit.

The sun-kissed Gulf Shores in Alabama (Photo: Shannon McGee via Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0 DEED)

The perfect base for exploring the miles and miles of sugar-white beaches that stretch along  Alabama’s Gulf Coast, Gulf Shores attracts huge numbers of visitors every year. Unsurprisingly, the area is blessed with a multitude of accommodation options, including a large number of beach rental properties that feature plenty of home comforts, as well as some that come with private pool and other alluring facilities. You’ll even find pet friendly properties among their offerings. We’ve picked out 3 of the best online resources for finding a Gulf Shores beach rental.


Founded in 2014, the HomeToGo platform quickly gained prominence as a major player in the travel and short-term rental industry. They list properties from thousands of providers, including everything from houses, apartments, villas and condo rentals to more unconventional residences such as houseboats, castles and farm stays. The website is simple to use, allowing you to select your favoured property before being directed through to the respective provider so you can make your booking. During our search for Gulf Shores properties, we found a vast number available, with prices as low as $62 per night for a two-bedroom apartment located directly across from the beach.

Book at are mainly known as a platform for hotel bookings, but they also offer a significant choice of rental properties available for a week or less. When we search for rentals around Gulf Shores over multiple dates, we found almost 500 available properties within a few miles of the beach itself, with prices starting at $720 per week for a one-bedroom studio apartment situated a stone’s throw from the beach. All bookings also come with a Best Price Guarantee and there’s a dedicated reviews section for each property featuring feedback from previous guests.

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Gulf Coast Signature Properties

Gulf Coast Signature Rentals invite visitors to choose from over 55 properties, each offering easy access to the area’s idyllic beach as well as the many attractions of the Gulf Coast. Everyone from single travellers to large groups are catered for, and whether it’s a cute beachside bungalow or an expansive resort condo complex that you’re seeking, there’s something for every preference and taste. All guests have access to a team of professional property managers to help you with the planning of your perfect beach vacation to your trip back home. Signature Properties have guests that visit year after year to experience the best service and properties in the industry.

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