Sand, Sun, And 5 Gulf Shores Airbnbs That'll Make Your Trip Amazing

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There's nothing like Southern hospitality.

No matter what brings you to Gulf Shores, your Alabama trip isn't complete without one of these Airbnbs. The city's beautiful beach and fun atmosphere are what attract such a huge crowd every year. Maybe it's time to find out what you've been missing!

Plan a family vacation or a romantic escape, everyone is welcome in Gulf Shores. No more hesitating, book your next great trip already! One of these Airbnb rentals is sure to catch your eye.

1. This beachfront home with a massive sun deck is great for large groups.

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What it features:

Wow, talk about a view! Not to mention, all the privacy of your own space. This dog-friendly rental sleeps up to 10 guests, so no one gets left out of the vacation.

A fully equipped kitchen and modern appliances making cooking at home fun. But if you want to leave, there's always the beach in the backyard! Plus, an expansive deck, an outdoor dining area, and beach chairs offer total convenience to guests.

Why it's a great place to stay:

"The house was great and Kaiser's check in policy made the whole process easy and quick." - Guest Review

How much it costs:

$738 per night

How to book it:

Rent this Gulf Shores house on Airbnb.

2. This Gulf Shores home puts you right on the shore of a beautiful lagoon.

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What it features:

This Gulf Shores Airbnb is secluded enough for privacy but still a short drive to local attractions. It features a pier for fishing and even a dock for guests who want to bring their own boat. Plus, sleeping up to 12 guests, it's big enough for the whole family plus more.

The balcony provides incredible views of the pier and lagoon. There are plenty of birds and boats to watch move by, meaning there's never a dull moment!

Why it's a great place to stay:

"It was a great stay with the best of both worlds with the lagoon and beach just a 5 minute walk. I would highly recommend this space. It was open which gave our family the ability to join together without feeling tight." - Guest Review

How much it costs:

$314 per night

How to book it:

Rent this Gulf Shores house on Airbnb.

3. This cozy Gulf Shores beach cottage has a modern feel to it.

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What it features:

Newly remodeled, this space is brand new from the paint job to the flat screen TVs. With windows on all sides, lots of sunshine is let in throughout the day. Plus, it's just a short walk to the beach and local shopping.

This cottage offers lots of privacy and can sleep up to 5 guests. It even offers free parking, WiFi, and access to a pool.

Why it's a great place to stay:

"Meridith’s place was perfect for our family. It’s decorated nicely & super close to everything! Meridith is quick to respond and provided great information. We’re already planning our next trip down!" - Guest Review

How much it costs:

$203 per night

How to book it:

Rent this Gulf Shores cottage on Airbnb.

4. This bungalow in Gulf Shores is walking distance to everything.

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What it features:

This Gulf Shores villa is simple yet elegant. The space features luxury touches and an open floor plan while providing guests with total comfort. It even has a nook with an exciting collection of books you can borrow during your stay.

The complex has a pool and a hot tub for guests to enjoy while they're not at the beach (which is only a quick walk, by the way). Although it has 1 bedroom, it can sleep up to 6 guests. It's ideal for a romantic getaway or small families.

Why it's a great place to stay:

"Overall, we enjoyed our stay at Jessica’s bungalow! It was exactly what we needed for the couple days we were there. I would recommend her place to someone else due to convenience, location, and price." - Guest Review

How much it costs:

$160 per night

How to book it:

Rent this Gulf Shores bungalow on Airbnb.

5. This Gulf Shores condo has a direct ocean view.

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What it features:

With the beach across the street and views of the bay and shore, this Airbnb will complete your Gulf Shores getaway. Not to mention, the activities such as shopping, mini golf, amusement parks, and great restaurants nearby.

Sleeping up to 8 guests, it's a very spacious condo. Relax on the balcony or use the buildings sauna to unwind. It's fully stocked with everything you need and features cute decorations for a comfortable stay!

Why it's a great place to stay:

"Wilma's place was amazing. Very clean and as exactly as advertised. The condo is very well decorated and quite stylish. She has lots of "extras" to offer and you can tell she really takes pride in what she has to offer. We'll definitely be back next year." - Guest Review

How much it costs:

$296 per night

How to book it:

Rent this Gulf Shores condo on Airbnb.