Life By the Drop

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Conveniently located in the Sand Dollar Condominiums in breezy Gulf Shores, Alabama, Life By the Drop is fresh, cool, and welcoming after a long day on the beach. This 2-floor, 2-bedroom, 1½-bathroom condo along the Alabama Gulf Coast has space to sleep up to 6 guests — great for a fun family vacation or weekend away with friends — and parking for 2 vehicles. Find the conveniences of home, cool spaces, and community extras to make your beach getaway the best one yet at this Gulf Shores rental! For fun things to do nearby, check out the Alabama CFY blog

Brew some coffee to start your day or whip up a delicious breakfast in the full kitchen at this condo in Gulf Shores. It has stainless steel appliances, including a refrigerator/freezer, oven with glass stovetop, and microwave. It’s also stocked with dishes, cooking tools, glasses, and utensils for meals in the gulf-front condo. A nice table and breakfast bar offer space to enjoy meals and board games, or you can spread out into the living room. 

After a day of sun, sand, and surf — within walking distance — come back to relax in the living room at your Gulf Shores condo rental. Get cozy on the chic sofas around the large ottoman while you read a book by lamplight, chat with friends, or flip on the smart TV and pop a movie in the DVD player. There’s even a private balcony off the main bedroom, where you can sip cocktails, enjoy ocean breezes, and relax with the palm trees. 

At this condo rental in Gulf Shores, AL, you’ll have Wi-Fi, a TV in each bedroom, a picnic table, 2 queen-size beds, and 1 queen-size sleeper sofa for additional space. Within the resort, there’s an outdoor eating area with charcoal grills, coin laundry for added convenience, plus a splashy swimming pool! Whether you’re here for beachy vibes, relaxation, to get away from it all, or all of the above, this Gulf Shores vacation rental with beach access just across the street is a top pick. 

Living Room
After playing at Pirates Island Adventure Golf, soaking up the sun by the outdoor pool, checking out the Orange Beach Indian & Sea Museum, or exploring all the shops and fun things to do at The Wharf, retreat to your condo rental in Gulf Shores to rest and recharge. In the bright and inviting living room, spread out on the sofa for a nap or cuddle with your spouse on the loveseat with a glass of wine. There’s room for the whole family or your close friends to unwind. 

For more entertainment, switch on the smart TV and pop in a DVD for a movie night together. Watch characters come to life with freshly popped popcorn, candy bars, and soda pop on the tables. There’s plenty of space to kick back and relax. You can even pull out a favorite book to read in the armchair. Spot the waving palm trees through the window during the day and turn on the ceiling fan to keep extra cool on warmer days in Gulf Shores, Alabama. 

Featuring stainless steel appliances — a refrigerator, glass-top range, microwave, and dishwasher — stone countertops, white cabinetry, and light gray flooring, the kitchen at this beach rental in Gulf Shores offers a brilliant space to cook meals, make snacks, and serve drinks. Fully equipped with everything you need, you’ll have a double sink, single-cup coffeemaker, pots and pans, dishes, cooking utensils, glasses, and mugs. 

Plus, the kitchen at this Gulf Shores condo rental is open to the living room and dining area to keep everyone connected. There are bar seats for early-morning coffee sips, late-night snacks with your partner, or anytime meals. Prepare breakfast, lunch, and dinner at your condo in Gulf Shores to save more cash for souvenirs and attractions on your memorable beach vacation.

Dining Area
Just off the kitchen awaits the dining area that features a round table that can expand for more space to keep seconds close, set up a fun board game from home, or make arts and crafts with the kiddos. You can also take meals onto the deck with a picnic table or spread out to the kitchen’s bar or living room sofas. Whether you’re ready for a hearty homemade breakfast, a reheated lunch of restaurant leftovers, or takeout for dinner, you’ll appreciate space to dine at your condo in Gulf Shores. 

After a few rounds at Big Beach Brewing, shopping and dining at The Hangout, or a hot day lounging at the beach, you’ll want to retreat for a while. At this Gulf Shores rental, there are 2 welcoming bedrooms — each with a queen-size bed, smart TV, bench seat, and ceiling fan. 

Custom furnishings make each bedroom unique and pleasant, and as a bonus, the primary bedroom has a private balcony! You can sit out with a cup of coffee or tea or a glass of wine or champagne and look up at the stars every evening. Better yet, spot the dancing palm trees nearby and peeks of the ocean in the distance at this beachfront condo. 

At this condo rental in Gulf Shores, there’s a full bathroom between the bedrooms for added convenience upstairs, with a half bathroom on the entry level. The shower/tub combo features white subway tiles, and there’s a sunken sink beneath the stone counter. With space for 6 guests, you’ll also have a queen-size sleeper sofa in the living room. 

Outdoor Spaces
Sip cocktails with ocean views at the Bywater Beachside restaurant, watch the sunrise from the pier in the Gulf State Park, spot new friends on a Gulf Shores dolphin cruise, or pedal along beachside bike trails. With so many outdoor activities along the Gulf of Mexico, it’s always nice to have your own outdoor spaces to unwind under the sun. Best of all, this Gulf Shores condo is near an easy crosswalk — just 150 yards from the beach across the street! That means you can walk to the beach, set up an umbrella, swim in the ocean, make sandcastles, and sunbathe within minutes. 

Back at your Gulf Shores vacation rental, spot the ocean waves in the distance and enjoy cocktails, a good book, or a nice chat with your partner while the palm trees sway in the salty sea breezes on your private balcony. Additionally, there are 2 shared decks with seats and a picnic table for more space to spread out. You can enjoy meals, chat with friends over coffee, and play cards outside at this Gulf Shores vacation rental. 

For travel notes, the roads to this condominium are flat and paved, and there’s a flat and paved driveway that leads to a carport for 2 small/regular-size cars at this beach home in Gulf Shores. 

Other Amenities
At this condo in Gulf Shores, there’s free and fast Wi-Fi so you can check out local deals, find hidden gems in the area, and stay connected with the online world with ease. You’ll also have keyless entry, which means you won’t need to stop at an office to check in or check out.

Community Amenities
Within the Sand Dollar Condominiums community, there is an outdoor swimming pool to splash, swim, and wade under the coastal sun! Sip drinks in the poolside loungers and watch the palm trees move to the island beat. You can stretch your legs in the grass and walk to the beach just across the street. There’s a picnic area with tables and charcoal grills for fun barbecues, and you can wash clothes in the coin washers and dryers as needed.

Local Fun
Within walking distance to a grocery store and Gulf Shores restaurants plus a short drive from Orange Beach, this Gulf Shores vacation home is a great place to stay close to all the fun along the Gulf of Mexico. From mini-golf courses, arcades, and rides to state parks, neat attractions, and shopping centers, there’s something for everyone to enjoy on your beach getaway! 

You can meet and greet animals at the Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo, travel to Perdido Key to splash and suntan at more white sand beaches, dine at the Original Oyster House boardwalk, and take in the gorgeous gulf views from state parks…for starters. 

Jeff Friend Trail
Journey along this 1-mile loop that leads to Little Lagoon. It only takes about 15 minutes and is a great place to check out the local wildlife and reconnect with nature.

Fort Morgan
Along the bayside beach, Fort Morgan (built in the early 1800s) is a historical place worth checking out on Mobile Point. Today, there’s a boat launch, picnic spots, and nature areas to enjoy as well. 

Dauphin Island
Known as the Sunset Capital of Alabama, Dauphin Island welcomes visitors to experience local events, play golf, visit the aquarium, go kayaking, and take a dolphin cruise…for starters!

Important Information
Large trucks and oversized vehicles will not fit in the parking spaces; please make other vehicle arrangements if necessary. 

Community pool access is provided and managed through a third-party company. Alabama CFY is not responsible for maintenance or pool closures. The pool is typically open year-round. 
Please note this property is not pet friendly — including service animals. Stay tuned for pet-friendly rentals in Gulf Shores coming soon!