Your Guide to a Girlfriend Getaway in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach
It’s always nice to vacation with the family. But if you really want to relax, you know a girlfriend getaway is the best escape – especially when it’s to a place as beautiful as Gulf Shores and Orange Beach, Alabama.
The beaches of Alabama are still a great secret to many in the Southeast, where Florida’s shores often get top billing. But that’s a good thing for you, because those beaches to the east can get pretty packed. When you have precious little time to get away without the kids, spacious beaches offer the perfect spot for rest and relaxation.
There are plenty of places to rent in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach, from condos with walls of windows offering up views of both sunrise and sunset from the balcony, to houses with multiple bedrooms on the bay. Find a beach vacation rental in the lodging directory.
You don’t have to fix a meal for anyone your entire stay. The dining options are delicious, from the upscale Fisher’s at Orange Beach Marina to the funky and fab scene of The Gulf. It’s hard not to order seafood the entire time you’re at the beach, but the drinks are just as delectable, and heck, when you’re away with the girls, why not partake in a few? I personally recommend the Double Nipple at Fisher’s (it’s a combo of pina colada and strawberry margarita) and the Surf’s Up at The Gulf (coconut rum always wins with me).