Orange Beach is the ideal destination for those who love being in or around water. There are so many activities on offer, ranging from deep-sea fishing and dolphin watching, to jet skiing or simply lounging in the sun by the beautiful ocean. With their easy access to the sand and sea, Ocean Beach condo rentals are the best way to enjoy this destination to the fullest. If you stray away from the beach, the area is full of parks, sights of historical significance, and a healthy dose of art and culture to keep you entertained while on vacation. Enjoy privacy and comfort in one of many Orange Beach condo rentals on offer, for some quality downtime with the family.
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Compare and find the perfect accommodation for as little as $87 per night by searching and comparing the 5,507 properties listed in Orange Beach. By directly analyzing these vacation rentals, HomeToGo highlights the most economical offers as well as the most popular properties in Orange Beach.
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Popular Rental Amenities in Orange Beach
The above filters will help you find your dream vacation rental in Orange Beach. You can easily find a rental fitting your criteria in Orange Beach if you can't imagine a vacation without internet or you want a rental with a pool, as most accommodations offer "Internet" and "Pool." Plan your vacation in advance if you need a crib for your baby or you like to end your days curled up by the fire. There are just 77 listed accommodations including "Crib" and 88 properties with "Fireplace."
Price and Availability Index in Orange Beach
Vacation Rental Price Information in Orange Beach
We analyzed price data and rendered them in this graph, which shows vacation rental prices for the next twelve months in Orange Beach. It is during a week of June (6/11 - 6/18) that you will find the highest prices for the next 12 months. Opt for a getaway in January (1/7 - 1/14) for optimal savings when heading to Orange Beach.
Rental Availability Information in Orange Beach
Find out the percentage of available rentals in Orange Beach with the graph above. In May (5/28 - 6/4), only 34 are available. Conversely, 93% of the rentals are still available during a week in October (10/29 - 11/5).
The Weather in Orange Beach
The above is a climate diagram for Orange Beach. August is the warmest month in Orange Beach with average maximum temperatures of 89°. Conversely, February is the coolest month in Orange Beach, with temperatures going under 44° The rainiest month is August while the driest month is October.
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The 7 Best Restaurants in Orange Beach
You’ll never lack culinary options in Orange Beach! With its 32 miles of white sand beaches, expect a lot of seafood — crayfish, lobster, and crab, in particular. Almost all feature incredibly fresh, high-quality fish, ready to be washed down with a few cold beers. Be sure to try the local oysters, too, and finish off with Key Lime pie for dessert.
1. Big Fish Restaurant & Bar
Head here for some of the best and freshest seafood in town. Try the crab and lobster or the sushi prepared by a Japanese chef.
2. Brick & Spoon
This quaint café is ideal for breakfast or lunch while you're on vacation. The soft-shell crab BLT or eggs Benedict with creamed chicken are highly recommended.
3. Pappas Pizza Pi
This restaurant's fusion of Greek cuisine and pizza works very well. Options include the Wild Greek pizza, topped with chicken, spinach, onions, peppers, olives, and feta cheese.
4. The Gulf
This small eatery offers traditional Mexican cuisine with a twist. The cocktails are excellent, and the music plays into the night while you enjoy alligator tacos and tuna tartar.
5. Villagio Grille
This fine-dining Italian restaurant creates comforting dishes such as beer-braised beef short ribs and bone-in pork chops.
6. Gilbey's Seafood and Steak
Look no further than this restaurant if you're seeking basic dishes cooked to perfection. Favorites include the New York strip steak with cheddar mash and the lobster mac n' cheese.
7. Fisher's at Orange Beach
Choose between fine dining in the upstairs section or casual dining downstairs. The downstairs area offers a great Sunday brunch, while the upstairs section serves up excellent oysters in leek and garlic butter.
What's the Weather Like in Orange Beach?
This part of Alabama on the Gulf of Mexico is known for its warm, humid climate. Temperatures stay well above freezing even in the middle of winter. Most visitors book an Orange Beach rental during July or August, when the average high daily temperatures can hit 90°F and the lows rarely go below 74°F. Be sure to stay hydrated and pack plenty of sunscreen!
The Perfect Destination for All Ages!
With its white sand, sweeping bays, and nearby bayous, visitors will love the wealth of attractions in Orange Beach. Go on a deep-sea fishing day boat trip, try a new water sport like kayaking or canoeing, or visit the Orange Beach Golf Center. Kids will love the Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo, as well as dolphin-spotting ocean outings! The Wharf offers indoor and outdoor recreation for both children and adults. Located at Foley Beach Expressway and Canal Road, don’t miss The Wharf’s Light and Sound Spectacular in the amphitheater, or just take the kids mini-golfing or for a spin on the Ferris wheel.
If you’re feeling adventurous, try chartering a boat from Zeke’s Landing Marina. They offer offshore bottom fishing and tuna fishing. For relaxation, the local beaches include Florida Point, a long, wide beach perfect for picnicking, which also offers free parking. Cotton Bayou has on-site toilets and showers, while Romar Beach is on the quieter side. If you are looking for peace and undisturbed lounging, head to this final option from your Orange Beach condo rental.
Art on the Beach
Take some time off from the beach and see work by local artists at the Coastal Arts Center on Canal Road. With a gallery, shop, and art courses for both adults and kids, those staying long-term at a nearby Orange Beach condo rental should definitely explore the options. Kids can go to seasonal summer camp, and for adults who want to get back in touch with their creativity, the arts center offers pottery lessons and hot glass demonstrations. Take home some souvenirs from the on-site store and support the local art community. Ask about the ongoing art festivals held annually.
Whether you've spent the day exploring local culture or lounging in the sun and sand, enjoy returning home to the comfort of your Orange Beach rental. Ideal for families or groups, a home of your own allows you to take in the views, feel the ocean breeze, and enjoy real comfort and privacy at the same time.
Canoeing and Kayaking Trails Around Orange Beach
Orange Beach Canoe Trail
This main trail has 12 launch sites, each with unique features. Enjoy a different experience each time you venture out on the trail. The trail is 15 miles long but can easily be divided into sections thanks to the multiple launch sites, making it a great option for either a full day or a few hours of paddling. Stick around for the sunset for a truly stunning sight. Dolphins often play alongside canoes on the trail.
The 5 Best Beaches Close to Orange Beach Rentals
1. Orange Beach Waterfront Park
This large beach has plenty of space and the water is calm enough for kids. There's also a playground, walking trails for dogs, and a pier for fishing.
2. Cotton Bayou Beach
Access You'll find several vacation rentals near this popular beach, which is great for swimming, surfing, fishing, and sunbathing.
3. Gulf State Park
This beach, which offers stunning views of the gulf, is a popular wedding venue. There are restrooms, picnic tables, and a pavilion, and the beach is an ideal launch for surf-fishing.
4. Alabama Point
The sand is soft and white, and the turquoise waters are shallow at this beach. There's plenty of parking available, and you can make use of the picnic tables right on the beach.
5. Gulf Shores Public Beach
In addition to a wide selection of restaurants, you'll discover plenty to do at this beach, such as volleyball, sandcastle building, and seashell collecting.
What to do in Orange Beach, Alabama
Orange Beach Waterfront Park
There is a range of activities to enjoy here including fishing and walking or just having a barbecue. There’s also a dedicated children’s play area.
Wharf Ferris Wheel
Enjoy a ride offering views over the sea and the surrounding wharf. It’s great at sunset and popular with couples or kids.
The activities are vast at Adventure Island and will entertain visitors of all ages. Examples include go-karting and the ‘Frog Hopper’ drop ride, as well as laser tag and an arcade.
Carmike Cinemas, The Wharf Mini Golf, the Spectra light show and more can be visited before heading to one of the numerous bars or restaurants.
Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail
Perfect for nature lovers, you can walk along Gulf Oak Ridge, Rosemary Dunes and the riverside. There’s also a butterfly garden and picnic pavilion for stopping off at on the way.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to rent a vacation rental in Orange Beach?
On average, a Apartment rentals or House rentals in Orange Beach costs $86 per night.
How many vacation rentals are available to book in Orange Beach?
October has the highest amount of available Apartment rentals and House rentals in Orange Beach, so you can expect plenty of offers, even for last-minute bookings.
What amenities are most popular for vacation homes in Orange Beach?
Most travelers search for Internet, Pool, and TV when booking a vacation rental in Orange Beach.
How many vacation rentals are in Orange Beach?
Orange Beach has 5,508 Apartment rentals and House rentals on offer to rent.
Are pets allowed in vacation rentals in Orange Beach?
If traveling with a dog in Orange Beach, 2% of vacation rentals allow pets.
What's the best time of year to travel to Orange Beach?
August and June are typically the warmest months in Orange Beach with temperatures around 89 °F. February and January in Orange Beach are the coldest, with 44 °F on average.
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