The Alabama Gulf Coast town of Orange Beach is the ideal location for a family vacation. With its sugary sand, calm water and abundant sunshine, outdoor recreation abounds. Deep-sea fishing, sailing and beachcombing are popular activities, as is the public wharf, zipline, amusement park and ferris wheel.
Many travelers to Orange Beach choose to rent a beachfront condo for their stay. Offering all the amenities of home, vacation condo rentals are affordable, convenient and comfortable options. Most condo rentals offer swimming pools, fitness centers and barbecue areas. The following are TravelMag.com’s picks for short-term condo rentals in Orange Beach.
One-bedroom condo near the state park
This first-floor vacation condo rental is near Gulf State Park, which offers zip lines, canoeing, kayaking, fishing and miles of nature trails. Its location near Cotton Bayou means visitors can easily access the public boat launch. Guests can walk along the boardwalk that connects the condo to the sand or relax at the outdoor pool. Several restaurants are nearby or guests can cook their own meals in the fully equipped kitchen. The one-bedroom, one-bath condo has a queen bed, a sleeper sofa and a set of built-in bunk beds.
Beachfront condo with Gulf views
From $100/ night
Steps from the white sands of Orange Beach, this one-bedroom, one-bath condo is made for relaxing. The large balcony has custom-made Adirondack rocking chairs and a new patio set for outdoor dining. The complex has a swimming pool with a waterfall and two hot tubs overlooking the Gulf. There’s a kiddie pool with a mushroom sprinkler for the little ones and an arcade and game room with air hockey and foosball. A king-size bed, a queen sleeper and built-in bunk beds provide enough room for six.
Penthouse corner unit on the beach
From $121/ night
This two-bedroom vacation condo has been updated with new cabinets, granite countertops and floors, high-end mattresses and luxury linens. The renovated kitchen has everything needed to cook a gourmet meal. Each bedroom has its own private bath, king-size bed and flat-screen TV. The balcony overlooks the pool and the ocean with sweeping views of the white sand and blue water. The landscaped grounds include a guest barbecue area and heated indoor and outdoor pool. It is near the wharf, amphitheater, golf courses, nature trails and numerous restaurants and shops.
Beachfront condo with waterpark
From $131/ night
This fifth-floor condo has a spacious balcony that has views of the Gulf. With two bedrooms and two bathrooms, it accommodates six with a king bed and two doubles. The complex has racquetball, basketball and tennis courts, as well as an indoor and outdoor pool and sauna. A grocery store is nearby and guests can grill up their dinner in the barbecue area overlooking the shore. A 1,300 square-foot Caribbean pirate-inspired waterpark will keep the kids busy for hours. It features a splash pad, slide, sprays, water cannons and jets.
Luxury beachfront condo
From $193/ night
This upscale, elegant vacation condo rental is on the seventh floor overlooking the beach below. The two-bedroom, two-bath unit is tastefully decorated with high-end furnishings, custom window coverings, luxury linens and modern artwork. The kitchen is well appointed with granite countertops, stainless steel appliances and everything needed to prepare a gourmet meal. There is a heated pool, sauna and hot tub. Numerous restaurants are within walking distance. Golf, hiking and water sports are less than a mile away.