Thursday, January 16, 2014

Gulf Shores Alabama Vacation Ideas

Gulf Shores and Orange Beach Alabama Vacation Ideas

If you want a nice, family friendly beach vacation, look no further than Gulf Shores, Alabama and Orange Beach, Alabama!  This area is located in the southeast coast of Alabama, near the Florida border.  It boasts beautiful white sand beaches and the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico.  With 32 miles of soft sand and clear water, you can surely spend your days swimming and taking walks up and down the beach.  If you prefer to be more active, ziplines, championship golf courses and fishing are all popular activities!  In fact, Orange Beach is home to the countries largest artificial fishing reef! 
However you may chose to spend your vacation, laying by the beach or deep sea fishing, give Gulf Shores, Alabama and Orange Beach, Alabama a try.  Once you visit, you will sure to go back!

Tip: If you are looking to fly into the area, the nearest airport is located in Pensacola, Florida.

To help make your stay the best yet, consider a vacation rental in Gulf Shores, Alabama.  These properties will allow you more room than a standard hotel room and for a great price!  Here are a few examples of vacation rentals in Gulf Shores, but don't worry, we have over 530 if one of these does not work for you!

Gulf Shores, Alabama 3 bedroom oceanfront condo
This is a beautiful oceanfront condo in Gulf Shores!  With 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, you can sleep 6 comfortably!  The master bedroom has a private bathroom with a jacuzzi tub-so relaxing after swimming at the beach all day!  Wonderful views of the ocean from your living room, master bedroom and private balcony!  This oceanfront property offers a zero entry pool, ocean view fitness center, sauna, barbeque grills and more!  This is a wonderful 3 bedroom condo in Gulf Shores, AL.  Book today

Gulf Shores, AL 2 bedroom vacation rental condo
Another great property is this 2 bedroom oceanfront condo on Gulf Shores wonderful beach! This condo can sleep up to 6 people and is decorated extra nice!  The Gulf views from the living room and master bedroom are amazing!  Relax at the properties oceanfront pool, hot tub and have a fabulous vacation!  Or have a a little fun in the game room, exercise in the fitness facility , or just relax!

Oceanfront vacation condo in Gulf Shores, AL
Another fabulous 3 bedroom and 2 bathroom vacation rental in Gulf Shores, AL is this oceanfront property! This condo has balcony access from all bedrooms and the living room!  Wake up to the sound of the ocean and relax by pool all day.  And, the best part, this is the best priced 3 bedroom condo in Gulf Shores ranging from $115-$185 a night.  What a great place and a great deal in Gulf Shores!

Orange Beach, Alabama has an abundance of properties too.  Here are a couple of options for you next stay on the beaches of Orange Beach!
Orange Beach, AL 3 bedroom vacation condo
Why not stay at this 3 bedroom and 2 bathroom Orange Beach vacation condo!  It has everything you could need to enjoy your vacation, like an oceanfront pool, hot tub, tennis courts, and an exercise facility.  Enjoy your large oceanfront balcony for your morning coffee or your afternoon cocktail!  Prices start at just $161 a night, so  book this condo today!

Orange Beach, AL 4 bedroom beach house
If you need room for the whole family, look no further than this 4 bedroom and 4 bathroom beach house! Located in a private gated community on the beach, this Orange Beach vacation house boasts views of the beach and the ocean from the balconies and the jacuzzi tub in the master bedroom!  Enjoy the tennis courts and pool, or relax on the beach!  This beach house is the perfect place for your next vacation!

If fun in the sun is what you are looking for on your next vacation, check out Gulf Shores and Orange Beach Alabama!  We promise it will be a vacation you will remember forever! has over 60,000 vacation rental properties in over 79 countries.  Perfect Places is dedicated to helping travelers find and rent vacation rental properties worldwide. Vacation Rental properties offer a compelling alternative to Hotels for travelers seeking additional space, amenities and value that Hotels are often unable to match. Perfect Places is a privately owned company headquartered in Mountain View, California

Friday, January 3, 2014

Top Summer Vacation Destinations

Plan ahead for summer vacations
Did you know that January is the busiest time of year for vacation rental bookings?  It certainly is, and for good reason!  Most families that vacation do so in the summer, during "high season".  This is the most sought after time as the children are on summer break from school.  Historically, the top destinations for summer travel within the United States are located in Florida, Hawaii and South Carolina.
In order to make sure that your family has the best vacation yet, book your summer vacation soon to get the best properties!  At Perfect Places, we are already getting swamped with summer bookings, so give us a call, we don't want you to miss out!

Here are some of the top destinations for summer travel:

Orlando, Florida (and surrounding area)
It's not a surprise that Disney tops the list for family travel as it is every child's wish to go to Disneyland!  This is definitely an area in Florida that offers a large inventory of vacation rentals, but because it's such a busy time of year you do need to book as soon as possible.

10 bedroom vacation rental home in Clermont, Florida
This Clermont, FL private vacation home is amazing to say the least.  With 10 bedrooms that sleep 20 and 5.5 bathrooms, you have room to share this property with family or friends!  The kids will not want to leave as this home is decorated like a fantasy.  Rooms are decorated in themes like candy, circus and outer space.  There is even a ball pit in one bedroom, a chocolate slide in the expansive private pool, theater room, game room, rock band/karaoke and more!  Spend your day at Disney, but enjoy a few days at this home as well! 
disney vacation rental home
Disney area 10 bedroom vacation home
3 bedroom pool home in Orlando, Fl
If you are going to Disney, and need an Orlando 3 bedroom vacation home close to Disney, this is a great choice!  Just minutes away from Disney, Universal Studios and Sea World, this home will provide you a wonderful vacation.  This vacation home features 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, private outdoor pool, and a pond view!  Another great thing about this property is the price ranges from $77-$109 a night and is very highly rate by our customers.  Try it out for yourself for your next stay in Orlando
orlando florida vacation rental home
Orlando, FL vacation rental home with pool

Honolulu, Hawaii
Hawaii is no doubt one of the top destinations to visit on vacation and Honolulu is the most visited city of the Hawaiian Islands.  This beautiful city is located on the island of Oahu and boasts beautiful beaches and mountains.  It if the home of the world-famous Waikiki Beach where the water is so blue and clear, and the surf is legendary!

1 bedroom condo in Honolulu, HI
This Honolulu, HI vacation condo has 1 bedroom and is situated with an ocean view!  The property is on Waikiki beach and is the only condo building located right on the beach! Enjoy your large lanai with views of the ocean and mountains, free internet and local calls, full kitchen, and a washer and dryer!
honolulu vacation condo rental
Honolulu, Hawaii oceanfront vacation rental condo
Another great option for a vacation rental in Honolulu is this wonderful 1 bedroom condo located just a 5 minute walk to Waikiki Beach!  With ocean views, excellent furnishings, and a pool, this condo is a great way to spend your vacation in Honolulu.  An added bonus-the price ranges from just $125-$145 a night!  What a fabulous location and a fabulous price. 
honolulu hawaii vacation condo rental
One bedroom Honolulu, Hawaii vacation rental

Destin, Florida
This area of Florida is one of the top destinations for visitors.  The beautiful beaches and warm waters of the Gulf are very attractive.   It is known as the luckiest fishing village in the world, but it's not just about fishing!  Destin is also extremely family friendly, and in the summer months, this is the place to be for families.  It's very important to book your Destin vacation early!

3 bedroom vacation rental condo in Destin, Florida
Stay in this 3 bedroom and 3 bathroom oceanfront condo in Destin!  This is a beautiful condo, and offers enough space to sleep 8 people.  The gated property offers many activities that everyone can enjoy like a large pool with waterfall, hot tub, tennis court, basketball court, fitness center and it is located across from the popular Big Kahuna's Waterpark!
destin florida vacation rental
Destin Florida 3 bedroom vacation condo
2 bedroom oceanfront vacation condo in Destin, Florida 
If you are looking for a wonderful vacation condo in Destin with a huge oceanfront pool, look no further!  This beautiful condo is located in a beautiful building on the most beautiful beach!  This Destin 2 bedroom oceanfront condo features views of the Gulf of Mexico and the lagoon style pool.  There is a master bedroom with a whirlpool tub, large flat screen tv's, washer and dryer, and it's all decorated in luxury furnishes!  The property itself offers 2 large pools, a fitness center, beach side snack bar and so much more. 

2 bedroom vacation condo destin florida
2 bedroom oceanfront vacation condo in Destin, FL

Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
What once was only accessible by boat, Hilton Head Island is a top destination in South Carolina as well as the United States.  With it's historic charm and unique walking paths that allow travelers to access the island mainly by foot, it's a lovely place to relax.  It also has over 40 golf courses, beautiful beaches and the average ocean temperature is 82 degrees.  This island is truly one you must see!

2 bedroom vacation condo in Hilton Head Island
Here is a wonderful 2 bedroom and 2 bathroom ocean view condo in Hilton Head Island!  This spacious condo has room to sleep 8, ocean views from the private balcony and a great price tag at $142 a night!  The  property has a heated oceanfront pool, a kiddie pool, hot tub, indoor heated pool, sauna, steam room and fitness center!   What a great place to stay!
hilton head island vacation condo
2 bedroom 2 bathroom ocean view vacation rental

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
 Known as the Grand Strand, Myrtle Beach is one of the premier family and beach destinations in the United States.  With something to do for everyone, it is a wonderful place to take a vacation this summer and the cost is relatively low.  Because of it's popularity amongst families, these properties start to book up within the first 2 months of the year.  Come enjoy the beautiful beaches and weather this summer in Myrtle Beach, SC.  

Myrtle Beach 3 bedroom ocean view condo
A nice ocean view condo, located right on the beach! This 3 bedroom and 2 bathroom condo sleeps 8 and features a wrap around balcony that boasts views of the Atlantic Ocean.  The property offers many pools, lazy rivers, kiddie pools, hot tubs, restaurants and a tiki bar!  You really do not have to ever leave this wonderful Myrtle Beach vacation rental!
myrtle beach vacation rental condo
3 bedroom Myrtle Beach vacation rental condo

We hope that this information will help you with your summer vacation plans.  Remember, we are here to assist you in your travel plans, so please contact us if you have any questions! has over 60,000 vacation rental properties in over 79 countries.  Perfect Places is dedicated to helping travelers find and rent vacation rental properties worldwide. Vacation Rental properties offer a compelling alternative to Hotels for travelers seeking additional space, amenities and value that Hotels are often unable to match. Perfect Places is a privately owned company headquartered in Mountain View, California