Next to Gulf Shores, the sugar-white sand of Orange Beach, Alabama, beckons along with the turquoise waters and myriad of attractions the city has to offer. Check out these popular activities to enhance your Orange Beach vacation.

Top vacation rentals in Orange Beach

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5.0
Outstanding(308 Reviews)
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Oceanview - Finest apartment Phoenix 6! - 8th floor.
6 guests · 3 bedrooms · 2 baths
Pool · Kitchen / Kitchenette · Air conditioner
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Discover the beauty of Orange Beach with a stay at Oceanview - Finest apartment Phoenix 6! - 8th floor., a top rated Apartment with amenities such as Air conditioner, Dishwasher and Internet / Wifi, and more.

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4.2
Excellent(1,550 Reviews)
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 in Gulf Shores
3star
Hilton Garden Inn Orange Beach
Garden · Pool · Pets allowed

Hotel in Orange Beach, for $152 per night is great for your next (business stay, family stays, couples stay, getaway vacation, etc.)

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4.5
Excellent(980 Reviews)
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4star
The Island House Hotel a Doubletree by Hilton
Pool · Kitchen / Kitchenette · Air conditioner

Discover the beauty of Orange Beach with a stay at The Island House Hotel a Doubletree by Hilton, a top rated Hotel with amenities such as Air conditioner, Internet / Wifi and Laundry, and more.

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4.7
Outstanding(1,558 Reviews)
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4star
Perdido Beach Resort
Garden · Pool · Kitchen / Kitchenette

Hotel in Orange Beach, for $125 per night is great for your next (business stay, family stays, couples stay, getaway vacation, etc.)

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Vacation rentals with a kitchen in Orange Beach

Indoor pool, a heated pool
5.0
Outstanding(308 Reviews)
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New 27th Floor Condo W/ Amazing Ocean Views! C2706 NewTower HOT TUB/Grill NEW!
11 guests · 3 bedrooms · 4 baths
Pool · Kitchen / Kitchenette · Air conditioner

When traveling to Orange Beach, if you are looking for (business stays, family stays, couples stay, getaway vacation, etc.) this is the perfect place at $466 per night.

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5.0
Outstanding(324 Reviews)
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EMERALD SKYE - BEAUTIFUL GULF FRONT CONDO & CLOSE TO EVERYTHING IN ORANGE BEACH!
4 guests · 1 bedroom · 1 bath
Pool · Kitchen / Kitchenette · Air conditioner

Are you ready to indulge in a relaxing getaway? Our Apartment in Orange Beach has everything you need for a rejuvenating stay. Treat yourself to EMERALD SKYE - BEAUTIFUL GULF FRONT CONDO & CLOSE TO EVERYTHING IN ORANGE BEACH!'s exceptional amenities, such as Air conditioner, Dishwasher and Internet / Wifi.

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4.3
Excellent(306 Reviews)
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 in Orange Beach
3star
Escapes! To The Shores Orange Beach, A Ramada by Wyndham
Pool · Kitchen / Kitchenette · Air conditioner

When traveling to Orange Beach, if you are looking for (business stays, family stays, couples stay, getaway vacation, etc.) this is the perfect place at $197 per night.

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4.2
Excellent(1,534 Reviews)
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 in Orange Beach
2star
Sleep Inn on the Beach
Pool · Kitchen / Kitchenette · Air conditioner

Business stays, family stays, couples stay, getaway vacation, and rental in Orange Beach at Sleep Inn on the Beach for $254 for your next trip.

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Orange Beach travel guide

Let us help you plan your perfect Orange Beach vacation. Our travel guide highlights things to do, places to see, favorite vacation rental amenities in Orange Beach, and more.

Frequently asked questions

What do I need to know before visiting Orange Beach, AL?

Before visiting Orange Beach, AL, it is important to know the following:

  • The average temperature in Orange Beach is between 70-90 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Orange Beach is located in the Central Time Zone.
  • The nearest airport to Orange Beach is Pensacola International Airport.

It is also important to know that Orange Beach has a variety of activities, from fishing to swimming to parasailing. There are also many restaurants, shops, and attractions to explore. Finally, it is important to remember that Orange Beach is a beach town, so visitors should be sure to bring appropriate beach attire and sunscreen.

What are the top things to do in Orange Beach, AL?

Orange Beach, AL is a great destination for a variety of activities. Here are the top things to do:

  • Visit the Gulf State Park
  • Take a dolphin cruise
  • Explore the restaurants and nightlife
  • Go fishing
The Gulf State Park is a great place to explore nature, take a dolphin cruise to get up close and personal with the marine life, enjoy the restaurants and nightlife, or go fishing. Whether you're looking for a relaxing beach vacation or an exciting adventure, Orange Beach has something for everyone.

About Orange Beach

Orange Beach has a beautiful shoreline, nature trails and amusement parks. There are plenty of entertaining activities to do.
  • The Wharf: Take a ride on the Southeast's largest Ferris wheel, watch a performance at the amphitheater and take a thrilling zip-line ride. For water-based fun, take a boat trip from the marina.
  • Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail: Explore different ecosystems via seven trails and spot migratory birds in the maritime forest. The 27-mile trail extends from Orange Beach through the Gulf State Park and Gulf Shores.
  • Orange Beach Pirate Ship: Be a pirate aboard the American Star ship and set sail in Terry Cove to find the lost treasure. Defend against enemies in a gun battle, sing songs and play games during this fun trip.

What are the best neighborhoods to visit in Orange Beach, AL?

Orange Beach, AL is an amazing beach destination. Here are some of the best neighborhoods to visit during your stay:

  • Perdido Pass
  • Cotton Bayou
  • Ono Island
  • Terry Cove

What are the most popular vacation rental amenities in Orange Beach, AL?

  • The most popular vacation rental amenities in Orange Beach, AL are:
  • Stunning ocean views - many of the vacation rentals have spectacular views of the Gulf of Mexico.
  • Access to the beach - many of the rentals offer easy access to either private or public beaches.
  • Modern facilities - many of the rentals are equipped with modern amenities such as flat-screen TVs, Wi-Fi, and air conditioning.
  • Fully-equipped kitchens - rental units often come with fully-equipped kitchens, complete with all the necessary utensils, appliances, and cookware.
  • Outdoor activities - the area is home to numerous outdoor recreational opportunities such as kayaking, fishing, and sailing.

What are the must-visit tourist attractions in Orange Beach, AL?

Orange Beach, AL is home to many beautiful tourist attractions that are must-visits for anyone looking to explore the area. These attractions include:

  • Gulf State Park
  • The Wharf
  • Orange Beach Waterfront Park
  • Adventure Island

Gulf State Park offers miles of white sandy beaches, nature trails, and camping sites. The Wharf is a great spot to shop, dine, and enjoy live entertainment. Orange Beach Waterfront Park is a family-friendly park with a splash pad, playgrounds, and picnic areas. Adventure Island is a fun-filled amusement park with rides, mini-golf, and arcade games.

How can I get around in Orange Beach, AL?

You can get around in Orange Beach, AL in the following ways:

  • By car
  • By bike
  • By public transportation

You can also rent scooters, golf carts, or take taxis to get around the city.

Where can I find affordable accommodation in Orange Beach, AL?

Orange Beach is a great destination for a beach getaway. Here are some of the best places to find affordable accommodation in the area:

  • Gulf Isles Vacation Rentals: Provides quality condos and beach houses with competitive rates.
  • Gulf Shores Rentals: Features a variety of vacation homes and rental condos, perfect for a budget-friendly trip.
  • Hilton Garden Inn & Suites Orange Beach: Offers great amenities at competitive rates.
  • Grand Pointe Resort: Features resort-style amenities and affordable rates.

What is the culture like in Orange Beach, AL?

Orange Beach, AL is a coastal town on the Gulf of Mexico, located in Baldwin County. It is known for its white sand beaches, fishing, outdoor recreation, and local seafood restaurants. The culture in Orange Beach is vibrant and diverse. Here are 5 points that demonstrate the culture of Orange Beach.

  • The local art scene is vibrant, with many galleries, festivals, and public art installations.
  • The town is home to many popular festivals, such as the Annual National Shrimp Festival and the Annual Orange Beach Seafood Festival.
  • The town is known for its seafood restaurants and fresh seafood markets.
  • The town is home to a variety of outdoor recreation activities, such as fishing, kayaking, and paddleboarding.
  • The town is home to many local businesses, such as shops, restaurants, and entertainment venues.

Is Orange Beach, AL safe to travel to?

Orange Beach, AL is a safe travel destination. Here are a few reasons why:

  • The city has a low crime rate.
  • The city is regularly patrolled by police.
  • The city has a variety of tourist-friendly activities.

What are the popular shopping destinations in Orange Beach, AL?

Popular shopping destinations in Orange Beach, AL include:

  • Tanger Outlets
  • Wharf Shopping Center
  • The Beach Club Marketplace

Where is Orange Beach, AL?

Orange Beach, AL is located on the Gulf Coast of Alabama, and is a popular destination for tourists. It is known for its white sandy beaches, warm waters, and its abundance of outdoor activities such as fishing, boating, and golf. Orange Beach is also home to a variety of restaurants, shops, and entertainment venues, making it a great place to visit for a weekend getaway or a longer vacation.

What is the price range for rentals in Orange Beach?

Vacation rentals in Orange Beach have a price range between $39-$3,000. The average price for rentals in Orange Beach is $315 per night.

What are the most popular vacation rental amenities in Orange Beach?

  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • Internet / Wifi
  • Air conditioner

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