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About Gulf Shores

A quick glance at the map of the U.S., and you will discover a stretch of the Gulf Coast lying between Pensacola Florida and Mobile Alabama which are the cities of Gulf Shores and Orange Beach. The pristine shoreline of these two cities border the closest body of salt water to a large segment of the Midwest and Canada population. Here you will find 32 miles of crystal white sands, emerald green waters and a land which holds abundant investment opportunities in the Gulf Shores area.

George C . Meyer envisioned the beaches of Baldwin County Alabama as a “new mecca for the sun-worshipers” and named the territory after a similar area he admired in Miami Florida. Gulf Shores is an area that has remained loyal to the ideals and principles of its founders; it is the quaint Southern sea-side village mostly of single-family vacation and residential homes intermingled with an assortment of condotels, low density condos and high-rise multi phased condominium complexes. MORE The result of these two eclectic backdrops has resulted in a truly unique family destination unlike any place you may visit or end up calling home. Whether you enjoy strolling about the many souvenir shops, dining at waterfront restaurants or enjoying numerous entertainment venues, it is a place where one is not at a loss for traditional home grown fun. The powder white beaches and pristine waters make Gulf Shores a repeat favorite of readers of Southern Living Magazine. Let Gulf Shore Condo Finder help you start your search for Gulf Shores Condos for sale!

Orange Beach has been called by some “The Miami Beach of Alabama.” While there are an abundance of single family homes in the area, it has built a distinctive character for itself as a high-rise, condominium city, with a string of multi-story luxury buildings all competing for a better view of the Gulf - with treasured room to breathe. There are also condominiums along the back bays, bayous and rivers to entice the boating enthusiast to take advantage of a variety of fun filled watercraft activities. With easy boating access to the Gulf waters, Sport fishermen from all around come to fish in the area known as the Red Snapper Capital of the World. While some folks purchase these condominiums as a step towards retirement, many are purchased as a vacation second home to be enjoyed by their families and then rented to those wishing to sample the perfect vacation destination. Or if you are looking for an area Check out our Orange Beach Condos for sale, or our Fort Morgan Condos for sale.

Fort Morgan is actually a part of Gulf Shores and gets its name from the historic fort that sits at the mouth of Mobile Bay. The site was made famous by Admiral Farragut, the Union Civil War Naval Hero who uttered the legendary phase “damn the torpedoes full speed ahead.” Fort Morgan extends to Mobile Bay and Bon Secour to the north, the Gulf of Mexico to the south, and Gulf Shores to the west. Unlike Orange Beach, Ft. Morgan is considered the last frontier of the area. It is a place of unspoiled scenery which holds “fast to a quieter lifestyle of by-gone years.” Some of the seaside resort condominiums enjoyed by the tranquility seeking visitor will have restaurants and spas in addition to the traditional vacation amenities. Find the perfect Fort Morgan condo for you, or search for a condo for sale in the Fort Morgan area.

Which of the one of these areas should you consider when looking to buy your first or next beach vacation home? Gulf Shores, Orange Beach and Fort Morgan are all wonderful destination along The Alabama Beaches with their own distinct personality and amenities. Let Brian Pugh help you discover your Paradise by the Sea.