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Gentle Winds A1 ** Beachy & Affordable! A Place to Come To & Come Back Over and Over Again!

Gulf Shores, Alabama, United States 36542

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    Thank you for spending a few moments looking at our condo. We want you to know that we are vacationers too. What we look for is a place that is affordable and is kept absolutely clean and has up to date furnishings. Our condo fits this description. You have a place that leaves you more money to spend on the rest of your vacation. You are using the same beach, same restaurants, same stores, same recreation places and other amenities that are used by the high priced condos. We also want to know what others have to say about our condo after they leave. We have many guest reviews for you to read. You don?t have to just take our word in the advertising. We have been blessed with so many wonderful guests over the past few years and have many repeat visitors.

    Our condo is located in the heart of Gulf Shores. You can walk to a number of restaurants on wide walking lanes or walk to the many local flavor stores. Our condo is located directly across the street from the beach. We are on a corner and have a safe crossing light to our deeded access onto the beach. When you walk out the front door you will be standing on the beach in 3 minutes. You will be parking directly under our condo so your car stays safely covered for your stay.

    Our condo has nearly every convenience you have at home. The kitchen is fully stocked so you don?t have to bring home to here. Plenty of linens and towels too. We have Wifi so bring your laptop too. You will be working with us directly and you always have our phone number if you need us. We pride ourselves in responding every step of the way quickly and politely during the process of deciding and ultimately coming to our condo. We actively manage our condo and do all the cleaning and maintaining so we know what you want when you get here. Clean, Clean, Clean and comfortable!


    • Accommodates:6
    • Bedrooms:1
    • Bathrooms:1


    • Amenity Availability Air Conditioning
    • Amenity Availability Cable TV
    • Amenity Availability Heating
    • Amenity Availability Internet
    • Amenity Availability Kid Friendly
    • Amenity Availability No Smoking
    • Amenity Availability Parking Included
    • Amenity Availability TV
    • Amenity Availability Wireless Internet
    • Amenity Availability Grilling Area
    • Amenity Availability Laundry Room Onsite

    Rates and Availability

    Weeknight Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Min Stay
    Standard Rate
    $219 / night$219 / night$795 / weekN/A4
    12/01/2017 - 02/28/2018
    $59 / nightN/A$349 / week$825 / month4
    Early Spring
    03/03/2018 - 03/09/2018
    $79 / night$89 / night$469 / weekN/A5
    Peak Spring
    03/10/2018 - 04/06/2018
    $97 / night$105 / night$579 / weekN/A5
    04/07/2018 - 04/27/2018
    $85 / night$89 / night$525 / weekN/A4
    04/28/2018 - 05/16/2018
    $79 / night$79 / night$499 / weekN/A4
    Hangout Festival
    05/17/2018 - 05/20/2018
    $219 / night$219 / nightN/AN/A4
    Early Summer
    05/21/2018 - 06/01/2018
    $124 / night$124 / night$759 / weekN/A5
    06/02/2018 - 07/27/2018
    $139 / night$139 / night$849 / weekN/A5
    07/28/2018 - 08/03/2018
    $129 / night$129 / night$779 / weekN/A5
    08/04/2018 - 08/10/2018
    $109 / night$109 / night$649 / weekN/A4
    Late Summer
    08/11/2018 - 08/31/2018
    $89 / night$89 / night$549 / weekN/A4
    09/01/2018 - 09/07/2018
    $89 / night$99 / night$495 / weekN/A4
    09/08/2018 - 10/19/2018
    $72 / night$82 / night$459 / weekN/A4
    Late Fall/Winter 2017
    10/20/2018 - 10/26/2018
    $65 / night$75 / night$379 / weekN/A4
    Late Fall
    10/27/2018 - 12/31/2018
    $63 / night$63 / night$369 / weekN/A4
    01/01/2019 - 03/01/2019
    $56 / night$56 / night$339 / week$850 / month14

    Specific Rate Details

    Rental Rates for Special Events & Holidays in Gulf Shores will be different than above normal rates **** Weekly Rentals only in Spring & Summer from Saturday to Saturday **** $200 Deposit **** 11% Lodging Tax **** $75 Cleaning Fee **** Must be 24 Years or Older to Rent **** No Smoking!! **** No Pets Allowed ****
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    • Excited to visit again sometime!

      Reviewed by Holly N. on August 30, 2017 for their trip during August 2017

      Randy was very helpful in planning our trip to Gulf Shores. He was very responsive to texts and e-mails! The property was exactly as stated online. We enjoyed having a short walk across the street and there was the beach! The corner property right by a traffic light was nice. It was also handy if we wanted to grab breakfast with the Waffle House right next door. Another thing that was a nice extra was the showers located under the condos to wash off before we went to our room! The condo was clean and in great shape! We also enjoyed our balcony with an ocean view! We will definitely get in touch with Randy again when we come back! We had a great 1st trip to Gulf Shores!

    • Worn and REALLY close to Waffle House

      Reviewed by Kate H. on August 25, 2017 for their trip during August 2017

      The location was great and the owner was super to work with. It was so nice to be able to walk across the street to the beach. The surf style shop looked new and actually had reasonable prices. The bad- in the pics the condo looks nice, but in person every thing is pretty worn out and old. I did not sleep well at all. There was sand in the sheets and it was so noisy all the time in the hall and could hear people all night and day stomping above our heads. Heard the semi drop off the supplies to the Waffle House at 2:00 am. Like I said did not sleep well at all very noisy. Overall it was okay, but will not return to this condo.

      Owner Response: It had to happen sooner or later. After 161 reviews we got our first review less than 4 stars. We understand that every stay for every guest is not identical and it looks like this may not have been a great stay for this couple that stayed 3 nights. I hate that for them since we value every guest that stays at our condo. Our complex is next to a Waffle House and the majority of our guests have loved the convenience of getting their coffee there or going for breakfast or late night meal. Waffle House may be an acquired taste. Certainly loved here in the south. I am disappointed about the "worn" part since we bought a new sofa and new recliner in September 2015 or just under 2 years ago. We also did a complete redecorating and painted the whole condo in December 2015 and felt proud of how it came out. We are a "mom and pop" business and take a lot of pride in providing a nice and clean condo for a really good price. Much less than hotels. We hope that all the circumstances of Kate's stay will not repeat themselves for other guests since we have had a great history this past 11 years in our condo. We had to take our lumps this time but we know we have a great place.

    • Great condo

      Reviewed by Amy W. from arkansas on August 07, 2017 for their trip during June 2017

      My husband and I went to Alabama July1-8th.We stayed at Randy and Lisa's condo at Gentle Winds, it was great .The condo was very clean and had everything you need to cook with.The condo is walking distance to alot of stuff,like the Hangout,Waffle House,Sea and Suds,lots of souvenir shops,and best of all right across the road is the beach. Its wonderful, you can see the beach from the balcony. We enjoyed our stay and definitely will be back again.Thank You for letting us stay at your condo.....Wallace's

    • Aaahhhhmazing!!!!

      Reviewed by Mitzi H. on August 02, 2017 for their trip during July 2017

      Best experience I have EVER had renting a place to stay for vacation!!!! The process of renting was easy and secure. Mr. Moris was so friendly and helpful during the renting process and answered any and all questions I had. The condo was very clean and VERY well stocked with what we needed for our stay. The location to everything was more than convenient and the Moris family provided a detailed book letting us know what to do and see while in Gulf Shores. This was the BEST vacation we have had in a long time and we will for sure return to stay in the same place one day.

    • Fun Family Vacation Rental

      Reviewed by Shannan P. on August 02, 2017 for their trip during July 2017

      This property was perfect for our family of 4. Checking in and out was a breeze. The kitchen had everything we needed during our stay. (One Week). The bathroom is large compared to the rest of the unit and we had plenty of towels for all of the entire week. We did use the coin laundry downstairs and had no problems. The location of this unit is extremely convenient. Its far enough away from the main shops that traffic isn't too bad, but close enough where you can walk to a lot of attractions. That being said, the street traffic can be loud-- (not enough to disrupt sleep but enough where you can't sit on the porch and have a conversation.) You also don't have direct views of the beach but you are literally across the street. Perfect if you have small kids that need to dart back for potty breaks, naps etc. We really enjoyed our stay! Randy was very helpful when we came back and found our the AC wasn't turning on. Told us were to find batteries and got it fixed within minutes. We have a lot of friends in the area and would gladly recommend this property to them. We will stay here again next time we come back.

    • Our favorite place on the Beach!

      Reviewed by kim p. from Sharpsville IN on August 02, 2017 for their trip during June 2017

      I have visited Gulf Shores East for the past 4 years and love my time here. I travel with my adult daughter and her son and we found this gem on vrbo the first year, and have continued to come every year since then. The owners have become friends because of the way they make the condo so clean, comfortable and stocked. The kitchen is perfect for guests who like to cook in. It is a great location, close to stores, grocery stores and plenty of fun things to do!! Most relaxing vacation year after year!!

    • Across the street from the Beach

      Reviewed by Linda B. from Missouri on May 31, 2017 for their trip during May 2017

      Very cute and cozy space, very clean and kitchen stocked with almost every pot/pan/utensil you could need. Balcony/deck is nice, has several chairs, and some things for the kids to use at the beach. This unit faces the street, so there is considerable traffic noise when the deck door is open. Close to lots of shopping and restaurants (Waffle House right next door). Short drive to Orange Beach, AL and Perdido Key, FL. Walk across the street to the beach, get there early to reserve chairs/umbrellas. We had a wonderful time!

    • Great place and great location

      Reviewed by Frank H. on May 12, 2017 for their trip during May 2017

      Clean, neat and close to everything in Gulf Shores. Parking is great and access to Beach is easy and quick.

    • Awesome experience

      Reviewed by Andrea W. on March 26, 2017 for their trip during March 2017

      The condo is very cozy, quiet, and comfortable. The condo helped make for a wonderful vacation, as it's affordable and in a prime location. Literally across the street from the beach, it's almost like you have your own personal walkway there. It's walking distance from so many neat places, for example The Hangout. Also walking distance from so many other restaurants and stores such as Surf Style and Dollar General. When we did drive, it's because we were being lazy and didn't want to walk :) Can't express enough how much we enjoyed our stay! Randy is great with communication and letting you know all procedures of the rental. Hopefully I'll get to come back in the future!

    • Perfect!

      Reviewed by Casey G. on November 06, 2016 for their trip during August 2016

      This condo was perfect for a girls getaway. It was clean, comfortable and quiet. We had a great time exploring the area but mostly being on the beach. Beach was clean and very easily accessible. Plenty of places to visit nearby! Randy was great to work with and got us the information and deposit to us quickly. I will definitely look into returning when planning for the next getaway!

    • Another Excellent Vacation Stay!!

      Reviewed by Bette G. on October 25, 2016 for their trip during August 2016

      This was our (my boyfriend and I) second year to stay in this little condo! We absolutely love it here. It is so neat, well furnish and decorated so cute. It is also convenient to everything you need. Being able to park underneath is also great. And the access to the beach is perfect! Randy and Lisa are easy to work with and makes the process so easy. We discovered new restaurants - thanks to the list that was in the condo. A couple were out where we probably would never have discovered them if we hadn't been tipped off! There are so many great places to eat around here! We look forward to coming back here next August. It is the perfect getaway!

    • Gulf Shores vacay

      Reviewed by Marlo S. on August 13, 2016 for their trip during July 2016

      This condo was very clean and close to many amenities. We enjoyed our stay and will definitely stay again. My teenage sons went to "The Hangout" alot of evenings. Also very close to the beach. Was wonderful!

    • Family Vacation

      Reviewed by Beth M. from Columbia, MO on August 11, 2016 for their trip during May 2016

      Our stay was absolutely wonderful. The condo was very clean and comfortable. Great location. Quiet. The beach was wonderful and just across the street. Randy was so very easy to work with and was full of information. I highly recommend staying here! The only problem I had was that I did NOT want to leave :) I can't wait to come back.

      Owner Response: Those are the kind of negatives I like. They did NOT want to leave. I like that .

    • Wonderful little condo!

      Reviewed by Jennifer I. on August 11, 2016 for their trip during July 2016

      We stayed at Randy's place in July 2016. From the beginning, Randy made it very easy to book. He was very easy to contact, quick to respond, informative, and helpful. All of my questions were answered and I felt very secure from the beginning that I had chosen the right place for my family to stay while in Gulf Shores. When we arrived, everything was validated--yes, we had chosen the right place! The condo is adorable--very clean, cute, fully stocked with anything you might need for a stay. Seriously, anything you might possibly need is there; Randy has gone above and beyond in stocking the condo. The location, too, is just perfect--a very short walk across the street to the beach. We spent a few nights simply sitting on the deck and watching the street below us. Very good location and easy to access. Furniture is comfy. I was worried that the condo wouldn't get dark enough because it is so close to everything, but again, Randy thought ahead and there are room darkening blinds for night and I slept perfectly. We definitely plan to book this same condo again the next time we are in Gulf Shores.

    • What a wonderful escape!

      Reviewed by kim p. from Sharpsville IN on August 11, 2016 for their trip during June 2016

      My daughter, grandson and I have enjoyed the hospitality of Lisa and Randy for 3 years now! We found the condo online and contacted them and reserved our vacation. We had stayed in what I call the white palaces...all white condos that make you afraid of spills or kids with any of the decor or furniture, and felt like we were on guard 24/7. Not what we wanted on vacation! Our condo with Randy was like staying in a friends' home. We love how furnished the kitchen is because we like to cook in some, and the crockpot is heaven to walk into a smell of dinner cooking after a fun filled day on the beach! The beds are comfy, the bathroom HUGE! Easy to get to, CLEAN, great location to almost anything you would like to do, perfect homey space and owners who care about your comfort and satisfaction! We have become friends with Randy and Lisa through our conversations about our stay at their place. Great people! We ate at Lulu's, Cactus Cantina, Lambert's, the Pink Pony, Sea and Suds. All highly recommended!

    • Family Vacation

      Reviewed by Rosemary R. on August 05, 2016 for their trip during July 2016

      Very clean and cozy. I had a family of 5, and we had enough room without feeling jammed in. Beach is very close, right across the street. Very convenient, close to everything! Would Gladly stay here again!!

    • Perfect

      Reviewed by Michelle S. from Maryville on June 27, 2016 for their trip during June 2016

      Our stay was perfect. The owner, Randy is very easy to work with. The condo has everything you need for a relaxing vacation. Bring your swimsuit and some groceries and you are set for the week. The condo is directly across the street and even has a slice of an ocean view. The crosswalk was a lifesaver. It is close to everything in Gulf Shores with some things within walking distance. Condo was very clean and it was comforting to know if anything went wrong that the owners were not far away to help. We would stay here again.

    • Great, affordable condo!

      Reviewed by Jennifer B. from Spring Hill, TN on June 22, 2016 for their trip during May 2016

      We really enjoyed our stay at the Morris condo. We were looking for an affordable condo to sleep our family of four as close to the beach as possible within our budget. Communication with Randy was effortless & he thought of everything! The condo is clean, well stocked, beds comfortable, & proximity to the beach great. I was thrilled to find corn cob holders in the drawer. You can even see a slice of the beach from the balcony. We spent every day on the beach. We also went mini golfing at a little place right on the highway and had a great time. We went to The Pier & it was so inexpensive & neat! You could see fish & sharks swimming in the water. We spent one morning @ Fort Morgan with its worth the drive & very affordable. Our favorite restaurant was Tacky Jacks & Bahama Bobs. We will definately be back to Gulf Shores for more family fun. Our kids are 10 & 13, they had a blast.

    • Cozy!

      Reviewed by Erica B. on May 17, 2016 for their trip during March 2016

      Cozy space for a family of four. We arrived and everything was as Randy said it would be. He was great in giving tips for the area and in keeping in contact to make sure everything was perfect for our stay. The beds were comfy and the kitchen was easy to manage. He was great at labeling where everything was in the kitchen and how to keep the place in order. It was also very family friendly - a loud group in the complex was reported and I was contacted to make sure everything was okay. There was even a crockpot and a blender! Make sure to bring your own laundry detergent if you plan to do laundry. Enjoy your stay and thank you Randy for a wonderful time in Gulf Shores!

    • Highly Recommend

      Reviewed by Anonymous from Mobile, Al on April 08, 2016 for their trip during December 2015

      Would definitely recommend. Condo was spotless and very comfortable. Loved close proximity to the beach, restaurants and shops. I very rarely cranked a car! It was a pleasure to do business with the owners.

    • HIGHLY RECOMMEND - very nice, very clean, great location, great owners

      Reviewed by Kayla G. on March 28, 2016 for their trip during December 2015

      I stayed here for two months, and have nothing but great things to say. The condo is very clean and well equipped with everything you might need while at the beach. It is conveniently located near great restaurants and shops, many of which are in walking distance. The condo is directly across the street from the beach with easy beach access just a few steps away. The owners are very attentive, and work diligently to solve any problems that might arise during your stay. The condo has recently been renovated with new beach themed decor and colors creating a nice and relaxing beach feel from the moment you arrive. When not on the beach, the balcony is a great place to sit and watch the sunset. I will definitely be returning to this condo in the future, and I assure you that you will enjoy your stay at Gentle Winds.

    • Very nice, clean condo!

      Reviewed by Rhoda A. from Lumberton, TX on March 22, 2016 for their trip during March 2016

      We stayed here for our Spring Break as a family. The condo was very clean and well equipped with nice necessities! It is located close to many destinations, and we rode our bikes to many places! I would recommend this condo and plan to stay there again in the future!

    • Randy's place

      Reviewed by Toni from Georgetown TN on November 04, 2015 for their trip during August 2015

      We like Randy's place. We have stayed there twice and will go again. It is very very clean. You have all the necessary supplies. We cooked some and all the kitchen stuff you need is there. We loved eating breakfast at the Waffle House next door. You aren't on the beach but a street light is out front. You cross the street and walk a few steps and you are on the beach. It's convenient to everything. The air condition is cool and we liked the ceiling fans in the bedroom and living room. Sea and Suds is a fun place to get hamburger and fries and it's a short walk from the beach. We liked sitting outside so we could watch all our beach stuff. Great place to stay !!!

    • Clean and comfortable

      Reviewed by Donna L. on October 13, 2015 for their trip during September 2015

      My husband and I stayed in the condo for a week and we were very pleased with our experience. The condo was very clean and comfortable. We would definitely stay here again and would recommend it to our family or friends. We really appreciated the condo having designated parking. Randy answered all our inquires very promptly and booking was a breeze. The beach is directly across the street and easily accessible. We enjoyed the beach, but, we also enjoyed sitting on the balcony just relaxing. Of course we tried out several restaurants and one of our favorites was LuLu's. We did enjoy Lamberts also!!!! It's a different atmosphere, but, nice. The condo is within walking distance of many shops and restaurants so if you don't want to drive, it isn't necessary. We enjoyed the Sea 'n Suds restaurant also. We enjoyed all the shops, but especially liked "The Old Time Pottery Barn". So much to see and enjoy. This condo is very affordable and is everything we needed to have a fun filled week in Gulf Shores. Wish we could have stayed longer.

    • Cute, Cozy and Centrally Located

      Reviewed by Monica B. on October 10, 2015 for their trip during October 2015

      We stayed in Randy's condo for four nights and couldn't have been happier with our choice! Randy was very easy to deal with and was quick to respond during the whole booking process. We found the condo just as pictured and directly across the street from the beach. You could be on the beach in less than three minutes. This condo was an excellent value and because it is in such a small complex it was very quiet. Parking was very easy since there is dedicated parking for each unit. We chose this unit for it's value, location and beachy look. We weren't disappointed! It was clean and well maintained with comfortable beds and nice furniture. We left just prior to the Shrimp Festival, but setup had already begun and walking to it would have been a breeze. We drove most places we visited, but there are a few restaurants within walking distance. Sea 'n Suds is nearly across the street, Waffle House is next door, Hooters and several other seafood restaurants are less than a five minute walk away. While we were there we visited Lucy Buffet's LuLu's. The food, atmosphere and live music were amazing! We also visited Crico's pizza, Tacky Jacks, Scoops and Matt's Homemade Ice Cream. Matt's was AMAZING! We also drove over to Orange Beach one day for lunch at Hazel's Seafood. We wished we had gone for dinner instead as they have a full seafood buffet with locally sourced seafood. The fishing pier was a wonderful way to spend the afternoon. Next time we'll take our fishing gear to fish, but it was well worth the $3 per person to walk out and enjoy the scenery. We loved our stay and can't wait to come back and we'll definitely be renting from Randy again!

    • Perfect Location!!!

      Reviewed by Bette G. on September 01, 2015 for their trip during August 2015

      This was my first trip to Gulf Shores although my boyfriend has been here several times. It is a perfect location - close to the beach, lots of restaurants and shopping. The condo was ideal - it was equipped with everything you need, it was very clean and well furnished. Our favorite places to eat were Mikee's & The Shrimp Basket (walking distance). The HangOut is right down the street for live music. The drive over to LuLu's was short and definitely worth it. We also found a nice golf course to hit the driving range a couple of mornings. The beach is beautiful - sugar white sand and very clean. We rented our chairs/umbrella and they were set up for us every morning! We are already planning on returning next spring/early summer and staying in this same unit! Randy was so easy to deal with, and the whole process was seamless. I would recommend condo to anyone!! Can't wait to come back!

    • Best location for the Little League World Series !!!!

      Reviewed by shantina w. on August 22, 2015 for their trip during June 2015

      My family of 4, plus mom, had the best time in Gulf Shores during the Little League Series. The location was perfect.We were in close proximity to all the sports complexes,as well as, lots of fun stuff to do after games. My boys loved being so close to the beach. They enjoyed walking to the Hangout in the evenings, and crab hunting at the beach at night.The condo was very clean and had everything we needed. Randy was very personable and easy to work with. I would definitely recommend this condo.I hope to stay here next June during the World Series......... We had the Best time ever,can't wait for next year!!!!!!

    • great vacation! !!!!

      Reviewed by Amy W. from arkansas on July 28, 2015 for their trip during July 2015

      It was a great stay in gulf shores .This was our second time using one of Randy and Lisa's condos. Again this time it was clean, neat, and packed with all the things necessary to cook. Didn't do a whole lot of that since there are plenty of places to eat. Gulf Island Grill and Tacky Jacks we're great. Also close to Foley for the outlet malls. And Pink Pony turned out to be quite the happening place at night. Looking forward to next time.

    • Gentle Winds East All the comfort of home

      Reviewed by Sally F. on July 08, 2015 for their trip during May 2015

      Each year my cousin and I meet in Gulf Shores for a visit and have stayed at Gentle Winds East the last 4 times. It is our favorite condo of all that we have visited. It's perfect for the 2 of us. The beds are comfortable It is clean, well equipped and furnished to feel like home. It has everything you need and you feel right at home. The location is an easy walk to the beach and a quick drive to restaurants, shopping and activities. Our favorite restaurants are DeSoto's, Wintzell's, Lulu's, and Sea and Suds. Of course, we make several trips to the Outlet Mall and other shopping spots. We particularly like the owners they are so easy to work with. They communicate quickly. make sure the condo is spotless, has everything it needs and try to accommodate all their guests. We wouldn't stay anywhere else.

    • Gentle Winds East

      Reviewed by Tara S. from Gepp, Arkansas on June 24, 2015 for their trip during June 2015

      This condo was amazing! Everything we needed for our stay was provided; exceptionally clean rooms and balcony as well. The overall experience of renting this condo was so easy, and we were more than pleased with how the owners answer all questions soon as they're contacted! My family WILL be renting again in the future! Gulf Shores was pretty comparable to paradise!!! Beautiful beaches, yummy restaurants (all with superb staff), and everyone we chatted with wherever we went was so nice! We loved how we could take day drives and explore the area; in no time we would be in Florida! Definitely pleased and we feel homesick to be there after arriving home from vacation.

    • We keep coming back

      Reviewed by Michelle from Bella Vista, Arkansas on May 13, 2015 for their trip during April 2015

      For the past 3 years in a row we have stayed in this condo for our beach vacation. Gulf Shores sells itself with a wonderful beach, super restaurants, and friendly locals. This condo is so convenient across the street from the beach and walking distance to several restaurants and shops. I love the fact that the complex is small and that you park your car right under the condo and it is covered. The condo is always clean and the two beds are good quality and very comfortable which is so important to us. Everything you might need is supplied plus more. Randy makes the rental process so easy and is an attentive landlord who is always available with a call or email. I would never think of staying anyplace else when we come each year to Gulf Shores in April. We are now considering coming every 6 months and know where we will be staying...right here. Thanks for the wonderful condo and memorable visits. Randy, you are the best and a hoot to top it off!

      Owner Response: This is why my wife and I began our condo business. Great people that come every week and so many returning guests. Thank you Michelle for the kind words and for coming back each year.

    • great trip

      Reviewed by A guest from La Porte, IN from La Porte, IN on May 12, 2015 for their trip during May 2015

      We had a great time. This is the 3rd time we have been to Gulf Shores but, the only time it was just my husband and I. We loved the condo even though it was only 2 of us it could have easily accommodated 6. It was close to beach and shops. The owners were easy to work with had no trouble at all. We finally made it to the Shrimp Basket which was very good. I know we will be making another trip and if possible will stay in the exact condo.

    • Spring Break

      Reviewed by Ricky from Georgia on April 15, 2015 for their trip during April 2015

      Had an awesome time. This was our first time ever in Gulf Shores. We absolutely loved it. This Condo had everything we needed. We were a family of 6 and the Condo accommodated us all comfortably. The condo is conveniently located near the beach and great restaurants. A short 2 minute walk. The condo owners we very pleasant to work with as well. Looking forward to our next year trip.

    • Spring Break Visit

      Reviewed by Christy from Arkansas on March 31, 2015 for their trip during March 2015

      My boys and I have rented from Randy numerous times, so when our oldest was scheduled for a baseball tournament in Gulf Shores, we knew who to call! Thanks so much for allowing us to stay in your condo. As always, your condo was immaculate and perfect for our family. We have stayed at all 3 units owned by Randy in Gentle Winds and have yet to be disappointed. We will definitely be back!

    • Still the cutest condo

      Reviewed by Abby from Pendleton, Indiana on March 30, 2015 for their trip during March 2015

      Myself and my two girlfriends stayed in this condo again for spring break for the second year in a row. It's still so perfect and adorable. We love the bathroom because there is enough room for all of our makeup, which is A LOT. The beds are comfy and there's enough room for all of our clothes which again, is A LOT. The kitchen is very well stocked and the little living room area is really nice, although we didn't use it much because we were always at the beach! The beach is a very short walk across the street, a very convenient location. Our mornings were spent sitting on the balcony people watching since it's right on the main strip of gulf shores. We love this condo and plan on spending many, many more vacations here in Gulf Shores.

    • Cait

      Reviewed by Cait from Indianapolis, IN on March 30, 2015 for their trip during March 2015

      Charming, quaint, convenient condo! A very comfortable stay, walking distance to the amazing beach & restaurants. The owners are equally as wonderful as their condo!

    • Recent Empty Nesters

      Reviewed by Melinda M. from Van Buren, Arkansas on August 26, 2014 for their trip during August 2014

      We had a great time in Gulf Shores and the townhome was just as advertised. Everything was in working order and the townhome was clean. You can tell the owners take pride in their rentals. The walk to the beach was very quick and easy. You pull your car up under the house (as long as it is not tall) which keeps it much cooler when you get in it to go places which I loved. There are a number of restaurants that are close by I would recommend, Desoto's Kitchen, Mikee's, The Shrimp Basket, Doc's, Lulu's. There were many more that we wanted to try but we weren't able to make them all. This is a good reason to have to come again. Thanks so much for such a clean, well furnished, reasonably priced townhome for us to rent and enjoy.

    • Gulf Shores Getaway A+++++

      Reviewed by aaron l. from Taylorville, IL. on August 16, 2014 for their trip during August 2014

      This was our first experience on VRBO.com and it could not of been any better (A++++). Randy Moris #130049 answered every question we had in a very very timely manner. The condo was spotless, very well-maintained and all appliances worked. The condo inside was very quaint, cozy, colorful and perfect for our family of four. The pictures online are very representative of the condo and all the amenities are there for you. Its live-in ready!! Just a reminder.........make sure you bring a roll of quarters for the laundry machines ($1.00-1.50 for washer & $1.00 for dryer) and about (3) extra 13 gallon trash bags!! The location of the condo is an (A+++), Waffle House is next door on one side and Surf Style is on other side, there is a Wal-Mart right around the corner on Rt.59 and only a 3 minute walk to The Hideout. This is a must do restaurant. It has a live band, outdoor activities for the kids, shopping and the food is an A+++. Other restaurants I recommend is The Original Oyster House (OH MY THE FOOD) which is literally right around the corner on Rt.59, Bubba's Lighthouse which is a short drive East to Orange Beach (7 miles), Shrimp Basket (great food + cheap) on Rt. 59 and right by The Original Oyster House, LuLu's (went there 2X) which is right over the bridge going N on Rt.59 and is a must for the family. Also we recommend these attractions......The Track which is located just N on Rt.59 (Lots to do), Adventure Island just East 7 minutes to (Orange Beach), Parasailing, Wave Runners, Dolphin Cruises and the best part is the BEACH with its white sand, looking for sand dollars, starfish, shells and all types of aquatic life. Make sure you bring a flashlight or Iphone to look for crabs by the water at night. I would recommend this condo to everyone because of its PERFECT location (A+++) to all the restaurants, beach (just a few minute SAFE walk), shopping, adventure & outdoor activities. I would like to personally thank Randy Moris for his wonderful condo and making this back to school summer get-a-way one my family will always remember. *IF YOU DO NOT RENT THIS CONDO FOR YOUR GULF SHORES STAY YOU ARE MISSING OUT*

    • family of 5

      Reviewed by Kent & Becky from Rogers, AR on July 11, 2014 for their trip during June 2014

      Randy and Lisa’s condo had plenty of room for our family of 5. The space was clean, functional and quiet … the nonsmoking room was a huge plus for us. The gulf view from the porch was an unexpected surprise. The walk to the beach was a shorter distance than more expensive places we have stayed at in Destin. Beach access was basically a walk across the street. Randy and Lisa were courteous, responsive and helpful from planning through our stay. We hope to return to this spot in the future and would recommend this location to anyone planning a beach vacation. We had a wonderful time!

    • Wonderful Beach Getaway!

      Reviewed by The Girls from Minnesota on June 28, 2014 for their trip during May 2014

      My three best friends and I stayed at the condo for a girl's getaway/graduation trip. The condo was absolutely perfect! Randy and Lisa were very nice, easy, and quick at responding to emails. The condo itself was beautiful; very clean, fully stocked with kitchen utensils, a beach themed bathroom, and a deck to watch the sun rise and set with a view of the ocean. Speaking of which, the ocean with it's white beaches, was right across the street where we spent most of our time! We also went to Alligator Alley (which was a blast!) and went to restaurants that were in easy walking distance of the condo! We will hopefully be returning soon!

    • what a great escape from reality!

      Reviewed by kim p. from Sharpsville IN on June 20, 2014 for their trip during June 2014

      We planned our getaway 3 months before we went and wore out the pictures and emails we got dreaming of our vacation. dreams come true...it was amazing! the kitchen is top notch and stocked with everything you would need..corkscrew, corn on the cob holders...loved the space. slept like a bay...never touched the thermostat. planning next year to stay here! loved it!

    • beach home

      Reviewed by Rachel from North Little Rock, AR on May 29, 2014 for their trip during March 2014

      Once again I am beyond pleased with my stay here. The owners are beyond helpful. Very friendly people that will go out of their way to help you or give tips on where to go. I highly recommend this place. Very clean, perfect little walk to the beach, a patio to sit out on and see the ocean. I know with out a doubt we will be coming back once again and using the same people. No questions asked. Now because of the condos "sea-creatures" I am having to redo my sons bedroom. HE LOVED IT. Thank you, Randy once again for all your help and sharing your beautiful condo with me and my family.

    • Quaint beach getaway

      Reviewed by Stephanie T. on May 29, 2014 for their trip during May 2014

      Randy and Lisa have a quaint and comfortable condo they rented to us for Hangout Festival 2014 and our stay was quite pleasant. The condo was clean and comfy. All appliances and air worked. We had no issues with the condo at all and was pleasantly surprised at how dark the bedroom was in the morning. We were able to sleep in very well. The condo is conveniently located from the festival and lots of restaurants. Beach access was super easy and just right across the street. The owner, Randy, was very prompt at responding to my emails and very pleasant to work with through our whole stay. I would highly recommend staying at any of their condos.

    • Great place to stay!

      Reviewed by susan g. on April 08, 2014 for their trip during March 2014

      This condo is great! It's perfect for a small family or for two people. My husband and I had a fantastic time! Gentle Winds was very clean and we had everything we needed. The neighbors were very friendly also. It's just a short walk to the beach or to go eat. Do consider eating at LuLu's. It's a short drive and a fun place to go. Everything was excellent from the booking process, payment and rental agreement. Randy and family I thank you. We will go back!

    • Cute condo!

      Reviewed by Abby from Pendleton, Indiana on April 07, 2014 for their trip during March 2014

      Myself and three of my girl friends stayed here for spring break of this year and it was amazing! Although the condo was a little small, it was totally perfect. The view from the balcony was perfect for people watching, it was literally right across the street from the beach and the beach access, and it was right next door to a waffle house! The kitchen was fully stocked and there were plenty of pots, silverware, and dishes. The bathroom was adorable and very spacious. Overall, this has been one of my favorite condos I've ever stayed at and I've been renting condos with my family for almost 20 years. Definitely want to come back again and again! Loved it!!!

    • Great Place

      Reviewed by Terry on March 29, 2014 for their trip during March 2014

      We stayed in this condo in March 2014 and had a great experience. The owners were wonderful to deal with. The condo was in a GREAT location and everything was extremely clean which is very important to us. The beach was just across the street and we could see the water from the condo. The condo has been maintained well and is nicely decorated and well stocked. We would definitely stay here again!

    • Awesome time at Gentle Winds !!

      Reviewed by Candy from Corinth, MS on September 25, 2013 for their trip during September 2013

      I have never considered myself a beach person, I usually prefer going to the mountains for a vacation. However, the week we recently spent at Gentle Winds condo in Gulf Shores changed my mind. I didn't want to go home. Ever. Everything was excellent, from the ease of making reservations, the payment process and rental agreement, to the spotless condition of the condo when we arrived. The beach was just across the road and it took about 5 minutes to be at the waters edge. Restaurants and attractions were very close in proximity, many of which can be walked to. We are already anticipating our return at some point next year! We had a great time and enjoyed staying here.

    • Great experience!

      Reviewed by Charlene from Enterprise, AL on September 23, 2013 for their trip during September 2013

      This condo is quite beautiful and the pictures do not do the property justice!! My boyfriend and I stayed at this property for a week and we had a fantastic time! The beach is right across the street and we were within walking distance of Hooters, Sea and Suds and the Hangout!! The interior of the condo was very clean, we had no problem feeling very much at home. The bathroom is bigger than I originally thought it would be and it is decorated beautifully with fish and carries the beach theme throughout! Plenty of dishes, glasses, cooking utensils, pots and pans - I think there is more in the condo than in my house!! We would have no problem going back to this condo to rent it again. The owners are very friendly and easy with which to work!! Terriffic experience!

    • Birthday getaway

      Reviewed by Birthday girl from Ooltewah, TN on September 13, 2013 for their trip during August 2013

      Only great things to say about this condo. Very clean, well decorated, lots of room and very convenient. The condo is decorated very tastefully and has almost anything you will need for your vacation. Randy is a pleasure to work with and went above what he had to do to make sure we were taken care of. This is so close to the beach and our favorite eating place ( Lulu's). Hope to visit again soon!!!!

    • Great vacation stay!!!

      Reviewed by Jeff & Sherri from Western Kentucky on August 08, 2013 for their trip during July 2013

      We loved the condo. It was a great place to stay with our young boys for their first time to the beach. It was close to the beach and extremely easy to cross the street with the light right outside our condo. It had everything for our stay and the little extras you don't think about. It even had an eyeglass repair kit to tighten my screw to keep my glasses usable. Also, just down the street was the Gulf Shores state park. Excellent place to ride bikes and walk. We brought our own and chained them to the support pillars in our parking space. We will definitely go back and use this condo if possible. The owners were great to work with and answered all our questions before our arrival. I have already recommended this condo to my family and friends that travel.

    • Just like home

      Reviewed by Karen from TN on July 24, 2013 for their trip during July 2013

      This was the perfect place for our family of four.The condo was exceptionally clean and conveniently located in walking distance to the beach. The decorations amenities made it feel like home. We did visit a few restaurant, we love Lamberts and LuLu's especially the kiddos. Everything went great which made for a very relaxing get away. Randy and Lisa are the best, easy to work with very helpful and always returns calls and or emails in a timely matter. We.loved our trip and plan on returning next year.

    • Gentle Winds East Condo owned by Randy Moris

      Reviewed by Bob & Tina from Shelby Township, MI on June 18, 2013 for their trip during May 2013

      This is the 4th or 5th time we have stayed at Randy & Lisa's Condo in Gulf Shores, Love it, everything is kept clean, they are very caring people, condo is great. Process of setting up the stay was very easy. Did it by email. You can also call if you have any questions. We stayed for 2 weeks this time went very smoothly. Excellant location across from the beach, easy to get to restaurants, shopping, etc. Everywhere we ate it was excellant,A couple of our favorite restaurants in Gulf Shores is the Gulf Island Grill and Desoto's Seafood. Another excellant one along with having entertainment is LuLu's. They also have a lot to do for the kids, if you are coming down with children. Plenty of golf in the area, and of course great beaches. We would highly recommend their condo's. And of course we plan on coming back. Bob & Tina

    • 5 Star Condo at a 3 Star PRICE!!!!

      Reviewed by Candice W. from Fairhope, Alabama on May 18, 2013 for their trip during April 2013

      My husband & I have visited Gulf shores, Ala for many years. This condo far exceeded its description. As the owners of a commercial cleaning service for 23 years it was super clean. It is perfect for a couple, but will accommodate 4 comfortably. The décor is sooooo beachy. Comfortable beds, great kitchen and entertainment(nice large flatscreen tvs and internet service). It is across the street from the beach, however, the walk is fine;Very short with its own walkway. Within walking distance to resturants as well as shops. We LOVED it so much that we reserved it for a week in the summer within a day after arriving. The condo stays booked and we can see why. Randy, the owner, is so accomiadating and overseas the condo himself with his wife. The price is half of what the high-rise condos rent for. In our many years of travel, this is the best place we have ever stayed.

    • Wonderful place to enjoy the beach

      Reviewed by Michelle from Bella Vista, Arkansas on May 15, 2013 for their trip during April 2013

      My husband and I try to spend a week at the beach every 6 months just to get away from our hetic lives and recharge our batteries. Staying here in this condo was like being in our own home; it was equiped with everthing we could possibly need and was so comfortable. Being able to just walk across the street to the beach or to a restaurant nearby was wonderful. There is a balcony to sit on and watch traffic go by or the beach across the street. I would sit in the morning with my cup of coffee and just enjoy the scenery. We loved having our car parked under the condo and so close. No security problems and we felt very safe. This is truly the way to go, no more motels for us. We will be back. Thanks Randy for making this such an easy process to rent your condo. Anyone considering renting this property, you won't be disappointed, and Randy Moris, the owner, is super to work with. We had a wonderful time!

    • family of 4

      Reviewed by Michelle V. from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 26, 2013 for their trip during March 2013

      Excellent place to stay!! It was VERY clean and close to EVERYTHING. We will definately be staying here again, hope to make this an annual family vacation.


      Reviewed by Tide from Alabama on April 15, 2013 for their trip during April 2013

      Our 5 nite stay was wonderful! This condo is clean, very well organized, neat and in a great location! We walked to many of the places we love for shopping and out to dinner. We loved covered parking so our car was never hot when we did use it, and also didn't get wet the 1 day it rained. This condo had everything we needed, and a large bathroom. The kitchen was very organized and had everything you could need. The short walk across the street to the beach fit in with our walking plan and easy beach access. Free wifi, 2 TVs, comfortable furniture and did I mention GREAT location & affordable?!

    • Great Stay!

      Reviewed by Faith from Columbia, MO on March 31, 2013 for their trip during March 2013

      My three friends and I stayed in this condo for our spring break in March. We were pleasantly surprised at how clean and nice it was for such a great price! We originally wanted to stay on the beach but that was too expensive, but after arriving at the condo, we didn't care because it was literally right across the street from the beach! The condo is in a great location too, right by popular restaurants (like Sea n Suds and the Hangout) and shopping. We walked to many places throughout the week and rarely needed to use a car which was extremely convenient. This place would be great for a family vacation, or even a girls weekend getaway like we did! All in all this condo was fabulous!

    • We are a retired couple, we enjoyed a visit to Guld Shores for 5 days!

      Reviewed by Larry and Shirley from McCalla, Alabama on October 01, 2012 for their trip during September 2012

      The Condo was centrally located, easy to get into parking area. We were very pleased with the appearence and how clean the Condo was. It was the perfect size for the 2 of us. Our daughter and her family stayed close by and it was very convienent to get together with them. We enjoyed the beach, shopping at the Outlet Malls and ate way too much! Several of our favorite resturants were close by, such as Mikee's and the Original Oyster House. We highly reccomend Gentle Winds as a lovely place to stay.

    • great place, great owner

      Reviewed by Amy from St. Louis, MO on September 20, 2012 for their trip during June 2012

      The property was exactly as described. It is very convenient to the beach. It is directly across the street and right at a crosswalk light. There really aren’t a lot of those on the street so it is a huge plus. The place was fully equipped. Everything you would need in a kitchen including a crockpot. The owner Randy is very responsive. I was able to get a hold of him when we lost our keys at the beach. The area is great and we had an awesome time. I HIGHLY recommend the Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo.

    • Much needed rest

      Reviewed by Kay D. from Birmingham, Alabama on August 27, 2012 for their trip during August 2012

      Thanks Randy for the perfect place to say on vacation and get some much needed rest. The condo was everything the former reviews stated and much more. the description about location, layout, and amenities is accurate regarding your condo. Will have to shared that I have stayed in Gulf Shores many times and this property was the cleanest and most well-maintained condo I have ever had the pleasure to spend a stay. Randy you did a great job with customer service leaving no detail to chance. Thanks for allowing me to spend time away from home and still feel at home.

    • The perfect place

      Reviewed by Anonymous from Sycamore, IL on August 21, 2012 for their trip during August 2012

      This was just the perfect place for my wife and I to stay while in Gulf Shores. It was near the beach, near shopping and restaurants and was a good base to explore the attractions in the nearby area. The place was cozy, clean and comfortable. We would stay there again.

    • Great Economical Place to Stay

      Reviewed by Anonymous from Indiana on August 01, 2012 for their trip during July 2012

      Gentle Winds is a great place right across the street from the beach! It's in a great location. The advertised size and amenities are accurate. The kitchen is really stocked with utensils and cookware. Very clean as well. Very comfortable too. Our family of four was amazed and impressed upon entering the unit. You will not be disappointed. Also within walking distance of several restaurants and stores. It even has your own parking place under the building - no need to search for a place to park when coming or going. We would definately stay here again. We had a great time and enjoyed Gulf Shores! You will too!

    • Great stay

      Reviewed by lance from baton rouge louisiana east baton rouge parish on July 26, 2012 for their trip during July 2012

      The kids and I stayed at the condo for a week and we loved it. You are directly in front of a cross walk as soon as you hit the bottom floor, which is awesome so u don't have to walk three blocks to access the beach or dodge traffic. The condo was nice and clean when we arrived with initial ammenities so you don't have to waste your first day running to the store. The owners were incredible to deal with. They were always quick to respond with any question I had for them. It really was like dealing with a family member. We usually hit the beach early in the morning then came back to relax. Then we would go to waterville, putt putt, or parasailing, which I recommend. It really was not as scary as I thought...it was more peaceful, just the kids and I and the wind. Beautiful view from that high up. We would end our day with night walks on the beach watching the kids look for shells and hermit crabs. Overall the trip was great and staying where we stayed had a lot to do with that. When I go back to Gulf Shores I will be checking the availibility of this property first.

    • very pleased

      Reviewed by Casey M. from baton rouge on July 06, 2012 for their trip during June 2012

      My boyfriend and I stayed here a few weeks ago. The condo was very nice and within walking distance of restaurants and an ice cream place that I would recommend trying out. Our overall stay was pleasant.. condo is right across the street from the beach.

    • Great Vacation!

      Reviewed by Anonymous from Memphis, Tn. on June 23, 2012 for their trip during June 2012

      We really enjoyed our vacation at Gentle Winds East. Randy was very prompt in responding to any questions that I had and booking the condo went very smoothly. The condo itself is in a great location and is within walking distance to just about anything that you would need. This is the first time that we have not stayed directly on the beach and it was no problem. The beach was only a short walk across the street. There were 5 of us in the condo and we had plenty of room. The condo was very clean and just as described by the pictures There is a Waffle House right next door that has a great breakfast. We ate at the Shrimp Basket several times. I love the Gumbo and Garlic Parmesan Bread. We ate at Lambert's. Food was ok but we weren't impressed enough to ever go back. If you like the Blue Angels they have practices in Pensacola which is a short drive away. It's free to watch and you can find their schedule on the web. We will be planning another trip to Gulf Shores and hope to be able to stay at one of the Moris properties again.

    • Great Condo, Location and Owner

      Reviewed by Aaron from Omaha, NE on June 21, 2012 for their trip during May 2012

      We came down for the Hangout Music festival and had a great time staying in this condo. The beach is directly across the street and local restaurants are just within a 10 minute walk. The condo is very nice and had a lot of amenities like a nice TV, cookware and internet. We enjoyed sitting on the balcony and watching people walk by or just watching the sunrise/sunset. Parking is great and other than one trip to the store we never moved our car. We met a few of the neighbors who were really nice and told us about a couple places to go that we might not have heard about otherwise. The owner Randy is an extremely nice guy that helped make sure everything was set in place and ready for our arrival. This was one of the best vacation rental experiences I've ever had.

    • Great little place!!!!

      Reviewed by peanut2008 from Morgantown, KY on June 18, 2012 for their trip during May 2012

      We are a family of four who were looking a NICE, less expensive place to stay on vacation. It was right across the street from the beach and the balcony was facing the ocean, so it was nice to sit out at night and just relax facing the ocean. It was VERY clean inside the condo. You could tell the owners took pride in their little piece of gulf shores. It was located on a stretch of road that you could walk to several different eating places and there was a surf shop right next door. The photos do not do this great place justice. They have everything you would need for an enjoyable stay. The only I would have liked to have was a washer/dryer in the unit, instead of the pay laundry in the parking area. It was in walking distance of "The Hangout", right next door to a waffle house, right across the street from a couple other resturants. The other side of the condo had a surf/gift shop. It was a very short drive to the pier that you could go out on and fish or sight see. Walmart and several other store were really close and short driving distance. I can't say enough about this place. The owners were great to work with as well. Very timely with their communications with you. The owers are very nice to work with. Check their condo out!!!!

      Owner Response: Our complex has 16 condos. We have a laundry room on the ground floor which is a locked room. Keys are supplied to our guest. Washers and dryers are coin operated.

    • Relaxing, Comfortable, Clean, and Affordable

      Reviewed by lovethebeach from Jefferson City, MO on April 30, 2012 for their trip during April 2012

      We enjoyed our week stay at Gentle Winds. The condo was clean, well furnished and accommodating. The decor was bright and inviting and I appreciated the roomy bathroom. The fact that the condo faces the street kept it from being as tranquil as it would have been if it were directly on the beach. However, the bedroom is in the back and the traffic noise did not disturb our sleep. It is a short walk across the street to the beach access, which has beautiful white sand and beach lounges available for rent w/umbrella if you don't want to bring your own. We enjoyed Pappa Rocco's Italian Restaurant, Cotton's, Lulu's, and the Scoops for ice cream. Lulu's was a big attraction with live music and play area for kids. The food portions were more than enough! We enjoyed being able to fix breakfast at the condo, snack for lunch and go out and enjoy dinner in the restaurants. We visited the Roma Beach Baptist Church (beautiful view of the gulf behind the pulpit!) Pensecola lighthouse on the Naval base in Florida, just a few miles away, Ft. Morgan, and we thoroughly enjoyed the Dolphin and Nature Cruise where we got to see dolphins playing and a rare treat to see two babies with their mamas! The guy sitting in front of us in the boat proposed to his girlfiend on bended knee on the return trip...perfect ending to a beautiful evening! We even took in a movie on our last night "The Lucky One" at the Cobb Pinnacle 14 Theatre, which was has elevated seating with very comfortable high-backed chairs. The only thing that would keep us from rating this as excellent is the fact that the view off the living room balcony is the street; however, the comfort and affordability would bring us back again. Randy was quick to respond to any questions we had. Very nice vacation and experience all around. This was our first trip to Gulf Shores, but it won't be our last!

      Owner Response: Our condo is on East Beach Blvd and we are directly across the street from the beach. Our balcony has a view of the gulf between the complexes across from us and it does look up and down Beach Blvd. When you have a condo across the street from the beach our goal is to provide a first class condo and a rate that makes it possible for many to come to the beach on vacation. We appreciate this couple coming to Gulf Shores for their first time and hope their impressions will bring them back.


      Reviewed by Anonymous from Cleveland, TN on April 11, 2012 for their trip during April 2012

      Wow! We just came back from a weekend at Gulf Shores, and are we ever glad we found this place. Honestly, everything the reviews say is true. This is a very clean, well-supplied condominium that has a wonderful home-away-from-home feel. The big surprise for us was finding out just how close it is to the beach--you can actually see the ocean from the balcony as you look between the expensive condo buildings across the street! Also a great surprise was that parking (for two vehicles) was literally just 15 steps away from our door (far less than the miles those folks have to walk from parking in those expensive condos across the street). Don't get us wrong, this isn't a luxury property, just a wonderful, clean, home-away-from-home kind of place that won't break the bank and will leave you wanting to come back for more --we are!

    • Nice and Affordable

      Reviewed by Alex_F from Wake Forest, NC, USA on April 02, 2012 for their trip during March 2012

      This condo is perfect for a beach getaway! I went for a week with some friends and we had a great time. It is located in a nice, smaller complex directly across the street from a beach access which is nice. When we arrived, the place was spotless. It was so easy to walk anywhere we wanted including a variety of restaurants and shops. The condo was very comfortable and had every amenity we could have wanted. If you are looking for a place to relax or a great place for a girls getaway this condo is a great option. It was well worth what we paid for a week and was one of the most affordable options in the area that I could find. The owner was very responsive and helpful during the rental process. We found that our favorite restaurant was Sea'n'Suds located on the beach directly across the street. I would definitely recommend this condo to anyone looking for a no-fuss beach vacation.

    • Gulf Shores Spring Break 2012

      Reviewed by Anonymous from Fort Worth, Texas on March 20, 2012 for their trip during March 2012

      My family has had the opportunity to stay at dozens of condos and I can honestly say that Gulf Winds is the best as far as price, cleanliness, location (the beach is right across the street) and amenities. The kitchen is stocked with everything that you need, the beds are very comfortable and the bathroom is very spacious and up to date. We did go out to eat a few times at the Shrimp Basket, Lamberts where they throw the rolls, and the Hang Out. Randy was very detailed with instructions from start to finish. Everything went very smoothly and we didn’t need to call him during our stay, but I’m sure he would have been very accessible if needed. Loved it, loved it, loved it! “We will be back”.

    • Everything expected and MORE!!

      Reviewed by okie from Oklahoma on January 01, 2012 for their trip during December 2011

      This condo was perfect for my family of four, we had enough space and felt it was our home away from home. Every detail was clean and accomodating! Randy and Lisa are the perfect hosts' and responded immediately to any questions we had. You get personal service here, unlike many corporate owned condos. The condo is VERY well stocked and everything has been thought of. It wasn't lacking in anything that we could think of. It is across the street from the beach and was very conveniently located. Their is a nice beach shop next door, and everything else is a short drive away. The beach was beautiful and clean and the restaraunts were great! We ate at Lulu's and Lamberts, two of the famous hot spots. Pensacola is not too far away for extra sight seeing, and the Wharf at Orange Beach is a must see. Fort Morgan was very interesting for history buffs. There is a lot to do in this area, and you can't go wrong staying in this "hidden treasure" and it's perfect location! Thanks Randy and Lisa!

    • nice trip

      Reviewed by Anonymous from Indiana on November 23, 2011 for their trip during November 2011

      We were very pleases with our stay. The accomidations were very clean, close to all points of intrest. I lived in Gulf Shores several years ago so I did not do most of the typical tourist activities but spent time relaxing in a clean comfortable enviornment of the condo which had easy access to the beach to take our morning and evening walks. The unit was well furnished to cook your meals in the event you are trying to save a few dollars and is also colse to several good resturants, Doc's was a favorite of ours which is only about a 2 minute drive. I would recomend this unit to anyone wishing to stay here very easy and rapid contact information with the owner nice to work with.

    • Return Trip

      Reviewed by Karen P. from Centreville on November 01, 2011 for their trip during October 2011

      I just returned from my second stay in your condo and I must say it was even better than last year! The number one reason I chose to stay here again is the cleanliness of the unit. Undoubtedly this is the cleanest condo I have ever stayed in, and I have stayed in many! The new linens and furnishings really made my stay comfortable. I was once again so pleased with the ease of use of the kitchen. It is furnished with everything I needed and more. I found everything to be even better than the pictures depicted. The second reason I chose to return is the convenience of the condo. I love being in the heart of everything. It is only a short walk to the beach, shopping, and restaurants. Thirdly, the owner paid attention to every little detail. He answered any questions I had and made the process of renting pleasant while keeping the rental rate very reasonable. I recommend this condo to anyone looking for a clean, convenient place to stay at the beach. I rate it a 5+ and will be back!!!

    • Mini Vacation

      Reviewed by Anonymous from Houma, LA on October 26, 2011 for their trip during October 2011

      My husband and I stayed here for few days in October 2011. The condo was very cozy, clean and very quiet. Very close to the local attractions such as the Gulf Shores Zoo, Lambert's - Home of the throwed rolls and Pensacola. We spent one day in Pensacola to see the Blue Angels Practice and that was well worth the free show and admission to the museum. I dealt directly with Mr. Randy was very easy and accomodating. We were also allowed to check in early on our arrival date which was very nice. I would highly reccommend this place for 2-4 people. Hope to do this again next year!

    • Love the Beach

      Reviewed by Love the Beach from Portland TN USA on October 25, 2011 for their trip during October 2011

      My family and I just finished our first vacation at Gentle Winds. It was nothing short of amazing. The condo was excellent in all ways. The location to everything could not be better. It was within walking distance of many great places to eat. The Sea-N-Suds is just across the street. The Hangout is GREAT for family fun and just about 2 blocks down the street. My kids LOVED The Hangout!! Lamberts restaurant is back down the hwy a few mins but the food is very good with lots of free pass around sides. We also ate at LULU's. Great food with lots of activities for everyone there. We also went on a dolphin cruise. It was breath taking its a must do on the list. Best of all the Gulf of Mexico is just about 50-100 yrds out your door. The owners are great. They are very helpful, honest, and are just plain good people. Will most definately be back to stay with them in the future if we don't move there first :)

    • Great Deal!

      Reviewed by memphisfolks from Memphis, TN on September 22, 2011 for their trip during September 2011

      This was our first trip to Gulf Shores and our first time renting a condo. Couldn't ask for a better deal than this. The condo was perfect for us. Spotless, convenient to everything, and fully stocked with everything we needed for the week, except food. Randy was very quick to respond to any questions we had. Right across the street from the beach and Sea-n-Suds (great food). Quick walk to The Hangout, Brusters Ice Cream, Waffle House and several other restaurants and surf shops. Very short drive to amusement parks, Tanger Outlet Mall, and many more attractions. This was the best vacation we've ever had. Thanks Randy & Lisa!

    • Fantastic Vacation

      Reviewed by kelbo from Malden, MO on September 12, 2011 for their trip during September 2011

      We were there for 7 days and it was perfect.The location was great.We enjoyed sitting on the balcony watching the ocean across the street. The condo is clean and provides everything you would need on a vacation. The kitchen is well equipped and the beds are so comfortable. I even fell asleep on the couch one night and slept great. It is close to several eating places and shops. We also tried Steamers, Cosmos, Cobalts and Calypso Joes. All very good...my faves were Cobalts & Calypso Joes.Shopping at the Wharf is great and we found a Wal-Mart just a mile down 59.From previous experience it is the best place to get groceries.The beach is just a short walk across Beach Blvd with a cross walk right there. Randy and Lisa were always quick to answer any questions whether it be through email or text. The keys got lost in the mail and we did not receive them before we left but Randy was quick with a solution. This condo is perfect for a "sister chick" getaway, honeymoon, retirees, or a small family. I would definitely stay at Gentle Winds again. Owners, location, and cost just couldn't be beat. Thanks Randy & Lisa for sharing your wonderful place!

    • wonderful experience!

      Reviewed by Amy B from LaFayette, GA on September 07, 2011 for their trip during August 2011

      We stayed here 8/27-9/3. Condo is very neat, clean, and well stocked with plenty of towels, blankets, sheets, even throws and basic kitchen condiments. Even though this unit is across the street from the beach, it was a lot closer walk to the beach than some I've stayed in the past. We spent several days on the beach in front of Sea 'n Suds, loved going up for lunch. We played golf at Gulf State park. Our favorite restaurants were Atlas Oyster House in Pensacola and Cobalt at Caribe Resort in Orange Beach. One evening, we even walked to The Hangout to listen to live music after dinner. Randy offered great assistance and communication. He was very quick to respond to emails always!! I would definitely recommend this property to anyone looking for a great value, but still a great location!

    • david welch

      Reviewed by tank from springfield illinois on August 29, 2011 for their trip during August 2011

      randy and lisa wre great to deal with the condo was clean and neat and great location everything was there for us the beach was great lulu's and desotos were good places to eat and go see ussalabama

    • Awesome Beach Vacation!

      Reviewed by Liza V. from Columbus, Ohio on August 23, 2011 for their trip during August 2011

      We had a group of 6 friends stay in this condo for 4 days in August. It was perfect! The location is wonderful, a 30 second walk across the street to the beach, and within a short walk to lots of great bars and restaurants. Gulf Shores is full of friendly people and great times. I would recommend this spot to anyone! Family friendly, but also a perfect party spot ;)

      Owner Response: I'm glad that in the review that it was mentioned that Gulf Shores is Family Friendly. That is probably our #1 asset in Gulf Shores. Our complex is small with only 16 units and we don't encourage it to be a "party spot" as we cater to families. Hopefully our guest was referring to finding some of the night spots in Gulf Shores or Orange Beach for the party.

    • Gulf shores AL

      Reviewed by Jimtommie from TN on August 22, 2011 for their trip during August 2011

      We were pleasantly surprised when we arrived at the condo. The condo was very clean. Everything from the furniture to the floors were exceptional. The location of the condo is literally right across the street from access to the beach. It was nice to have everything we needed right at our hands in the condo and the surrounding area. We loved being able to walk across to watch the sunset and sunrise. We definitely could become beach bums. We felt very safe there and no problems with anyone during our stay. This was our first family vacation and it was a blessing beyond measure! We plan on making the gulf shores and our stay at this condo a yearly event. What a great family tradition and a great place to stay. We can't wait to create more family memories at this lovely condo. The price is well worth the stay in so many ways. Thanks for allowing us the opportunity to stay here and for keeping it so clean and nice! Be blessed! See ya next year! The Karl's

    • Gulf Shores Vacation

      Reviewed by Katie E. on July 18, 2011 for their trip during July 2011

      My husband and I stayed in this condo for our vacation last week and it was lovely. It is decorated very tastefully and was very clean and cozy. Randy was very easy to work with when we were booking out reservation and was always willing to answer questions promptly. One night, we had an issue with the air conditioning, and Randy promptly called the AC service first thing in the morning for us and it was fixed within the hour. We very much appreciated his attention! The condo is stocked with lots of plates, silverware, cookware, towels, and just about everything else that you would need to enjoy your vacation comfortably. The area that the condo is located in is a hub of activity as there are lots of shops and restaurants just down the street, and this made it easy to get everywhere on foot. Our favorite things to do were enjoying the beach, sea kayaking with BeachnRiver Kayaks, grilling out at the state park (just about a mile down the road to the left of the condo), visiting Fort Morgan, and going to the Shrimp Basket and Shipps Island Thyme at Zeke's Marina for dinner.

      Owner Response: If you come to Gulf Shores and go to Fort Morgan you can ride with your vehicle on a ferry over to Dauphin Island and back. That is a fun thing to do. Our places have wide walking, running and biking lanes to safely walk or ride to stores and restaurants that are all within 3/8ths of a mile from the condo.

    • Gentle Winds East Visit

      Reviewed by rene s. on July 11, 2011 for their trip during June 2011

      This is a great place for a small family; it's across from the beach and near many of the "hot" spots. The condo is very clean, comfortable, and has everything you need; the laundry and covered parking are great to have also; the owner is just a phone call or email away and very nice. I hope to go back next year too. Rene' S.

    • Outstanding Experience

      Reviewed by Augusto G. from Houston, Texas on June 29, 2011 for their trip during June 2011

      It was our first time visiting Gulf Shores, we had a FANTASTIC experience. Randy and Lisa made it FIRST CLASS. The Condo was great, clean, well kept, across street from the beach, close to the Hang Out and several restaurants near by. Randy and Lisa took care of every detail to make sure from the arrival to departure we had an wonderfull experience. My 6 year old son felt like home, he already made vacation plans for next year at Randy's condo. Thank you Randy Lisa, you guys made this vacation very SPECIAL to my family.

    • Family Beach Trip

      Reviewed by Chris W. on June 28, 2011 for their trip during June 2011

      My family very much enjoyed our stay at Gentle Winds. The cozy condo housed the 6 of us comfortably. The kitchen was amply stocked for us to cook meals the entire week. There is a crosswalk conveniently located right outside; making the walk to the beach was more than manageable (even with 4 children). I would recommend this rental!

    • Convenient and clean condo

      Reviewed by Sherry D. from Gardendale, Alabama on June 28, 2011 for their trip during June 2011

      We stayed at this condo for a long weekend getaway for our small family. The condo was clean, well-equipped and convenient to the beach, food and shopping. The owners are super nice and were quick to answer any questions we had about the condo or facilities.

    • Wonderful Honeymoon in Gulf Shores

      Reviewed by Matt and Savannah from Columbia, TN on June 22, 2011 for their trip during May 2011

      We enjoyed staying at this rental during our honeymoon. My wife had never been to Gulf Shores before but the town made a good impression on her and we will be back sometime. The rental is perfect for couples seeking to get away for a week. The beach is just a short walk across the road and restaurants are very close by. The owners were very friendly and willing to help in anyway. Thank you for an enjoyable stay!

    • First Time for Everything!

      Reviewed by herman t. from Russellville,AR on June 21, 2011 for their trip during June 2011

      This was our first time EVER to Gulf Shores! We were glad we found this condo for our first time. We felt very welcomed into this complex. We enjoyed the shopping in Foley which was just about 10 miles away. My son enjoyed Deep Sea Fishing with San Roc Cay. There's lots to do in Gulf Shores, and this condo was great to go and rest after long, hot days on the beach! Thanks Randy and Lisa for sharing your condo with us!

    • Perfect Vacation!

      Reviewed by Don from Shreveport LA on June 14, 2011 for their trip during April 2011

      My wife and I had the pleasure of staying at This Condo April 16, 2011 through April 23, 2011. We found the stay very enjoyable with easy access to the beach and centrally located close to a multitude of eating establishments. We especially appreciated the balcony and spent may hours sitting outside enjoying the warm Spring evenings watching as our fellow tourist passed by. The inner dwellings of the condo were clean, organized, and comfortable. My Wife and I are already making plans to visit the Gulf Shores area again next year; and we will surely use Gentle Winds on our visit.

    • Family Trip

      Reviewed by Emily from Hernando, MS on June 12, 2011 for their trip during May 2011

      I would recommend Gentle Winds East because it is so neat , clean, and most of all affordable. Everything for cooking and eating is supplied in the nicely decorated kitchen. My husband and I really enjoyed cooking breakfast in the morning. We walked to the beach during the day and a few times at night. The good restaraunts are within walking distance too. Live Bait was delicious. Doc's seafood and Original Oyster House too. Randy was availabe to answer any questions and made us feel right at home.

    • GREAT PLACE!!!

      Reviewed by Danielle S. from Greenville, MS on May 29, 2011 for their trip during May 2011

      This was a great place!!! It was nicely decorated and had that beach vacation feeling, it was just perfect!! The condo was well equipped with just about anything and everything you would need while on vacation. I love the location of this condo also because you weren't to far away from anything such as the beach, or eating places, Wal-Mart, and also fun activities such as the Track were like 10 minutes away. I would recommend this to anyone who wants to go on vacation and not be broke. This condo was affordable and nice which I like because we could put more money towards doing other activities instead of paying a arm and leg for our lodging. I hope to be able to book this condo and come back next year!!! Hope this helps everyone... :)

    • Great for the two of us

      Reviewed by "The Ford's" from Birmingham, AL on May 16, 2011 for their trip during April 2011

      My husband and I really enjoyed our stay at the Gentle Winds Condo, it was quiet, clean, modern, and well equipped. It was a great place to stay for the price and everything was accessible for our needs. My husband and I enjoyed the beach, seafood, and the quiet time together, and would highly recommend it to others. Randy was very nice and was available to answer our questions before and during our stay. It's very nice to see when properties are well maintained.

    • Gentle winds East

      Reviewed by Karen from 7900 w 3 mile rd. Franksville Wi.53126 USA on April 22, 2011 for their trip during April 2011

      Was perfect for the two of us. No problem with the parking. Ate at the Sea and Suds a few times cause the food was good and reasonable. The condo had basically every thing we needed. the beach was great especially when all you had to do was cross the street. We would surely use the condo again and would recommend it to friends.

    • Great Condo! Fantastic Location!

      Reviewed by homeagain from West Lafayette on April 06, 2011 for their trip during March 2011

      Condo is in a great location, right out the door and through the pedestrian crosswalk a few more feet and your at the beach! Condo was very clean, beautifully decorated, and supplied with just about everything you need, plenty of utensils, towels, and linens. Owners are very much involved, you couldn't ask for better communication. They even given you some of their best suggestions on the local area for eating and recreation. My personal favorite was Bahama Bobs! But you must try LuLu's at the marina. Outlet mall is just a short ways into Foley and I must suggest a little place called Tallulahas Treasures east of the condo in Orange Beach very cute boutique. We have not been able to relax on a vacation in many years as much as we did on this one. Beds were great, area felt safe and was pretty quiet. Beaches were clean with white sands and the Gulf Pier views were amazing. Highly recommend this condo for small families, couples, and girls weekends, the area is fantastic to just relax but you can certainly find night activities as well.

      Owner Response: We met this family as they were leaving and they hated to leave. The dad even had adopted a southern accent. We are so glad when guests have a good time and share their visit through the review. We look forward to them coming back again next year.

    • Girls getaway--I'd come back!

      Reviewed by Nicole from Hicksville, OH on March 05, 2011 for their trip during February 2011

      My friends and I drove 14 hours to stay at this condo, see the sights, and have adventures in Gulf Shores, and it was well worth the trip! The condo was real cute, just as the pictures suggest. It was well furnished with bath towels and such, cooking utensils, silverware, dishes, hangers in the closet, and even cooking spray, which was helpful for the pancakes we made. I think my favorite was the adjustable showerhead. Randy and Lisa seemed to think of everything! They were also very courteous and answered questions we had about the area and different sights to see. The location was excellent, as it was right across the road from the beach. We had view of the ocean from the outside deck, and we simply had to walk across the road and through the pathway of the other hotels to step foot in the sand. It was definitely a friendly neighborhood, and as a young woman, I felt very safe. Florida is only about 11 miles away from the condo, so my friends and I rode our bikes to the "Flora-bama" state line and had ice cream at a nearby shop. I would recommend this to anyone seeking a vacation or adventures near the ocean, and I'd definitely come back! Thank you, Randy and Lisa! :)

    • Spring Break!

      Reviewed by Charity from Mishawaka, Indiana on March 05, 2011 for their trip during February 2011

      My roommates and I had a wonderful time during our stay in Gulf Shores! This condo is just like the pictures and had everything that we needed or could have ever needed. The condo was very clean & modern (and had the best shower head!). Randy was very helpful through the entire process and even gave suggestions of were to go once we were in Gulf Shores. I would recommend that everyone goes to Lambert's Cafe in Foley - but go early on during your stay because you will have enough leftovers for the next 2 meals! I would also recommend going to the Nature Center at the State Park in Gulf Shores. We got to pet a baby alligator and they told us what path to walk down so that we could see alligators in the wild.

    • Great Week in Gulf Shores

      Reviewed by Amy from Iowa on March 05, 2011 for their trip during February 2011

      This condo was everything it was supposed to be, and more. It was cute, clean, and well-maintained. Its location is excellent- Even though it is not right on the beach, you can walk out the door and be at the ocean in minutes. We really enjoyed walking on the beach, especially while watching the sun rise and set. Randy was very friendly and easy to work with, which made our stay that much better. While the condo is not huge, space is used efficiently to create spacious feeling. I have already recommended this property to a few friends and relatives, and will continue to do so!

      Owner Response: We are directly across the street from the beach with a safe crossing with walk/don't walk light. When you walk out the front door of the condo you will be standing on the beach in 3 minutes. The condo is 600 sq ft and will sleep 6. We cater probably best for the small family, couples, honeymooners and individuals.


      Reviewed by Leon and Vickie from Blaine Minnesota on March 04, 2011 for their trip during February 2011

      This was our first trip to Gulf Shores and we loved it. The condo was so clean and very attractive. Randy was nice to work with and anything we could have wanted was provided. This location is perfect. A short walk across the street to the beautiful beach and walking distance to several resturants. It was only a short drive to the park and golf course

      Owner Response: We appreciate this couple for driving so far to spend a week here in Gulf Shores. We realize everyone is counting on their accommodations meeting their expectations when they get here so we're always thrilled when guests have a great time. We always try to give more than people expect.

    • Awesome Condo

      Reviewed by Anonymous from Birmingham, Al on January 12, 2011 for their trip during December 2010

      I spent 7 wonderful days in this great condo. Choosing this condo was one of the best decisions I made. It is very clean, well kept, and stocked with all the things anyone would need to have a great vacation. It is right across the street from the beach with an easy access street crossing and great parking under the unit. There are 3 grocery stores within about 3 miles plus the Tanger Outlets for a huge variety of shopping. One of my favorite places to eat is the Shrimp Basket and one is just blocks from the condo and just down the street from the beach...does it get any better?! From now on when I plan to visit Gulf Shores this condo will be at the top of my list of places to stay. Thanks for offering a great place Randy I look forward to staying again.