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  • The closest golf course is located 2 miles to the west of The Beach Club called Kiva Dunes.

  • The Front Desk can give recommendations of local family photographers.

  • We have coupons for local attractions as well as area maps at the Front Desk.

  • Yes, please come by the front desk for maps of the area and local attractions.

  • There are many local activities and attractions for all ages in the Gulf Coast area. Including: Tours of Fort Morgan, Waterville, Owa, seasonal parades, seasonal activites at the Wharf, Arcades, State Parks with Ziplines and other adventure activities, The Hangout, The Track, minigolf, The Gulf Coast Zoo, Shrimp Fest and many. many more. Check out gulfshores.com for all the activites happening around your stay. The Front Desk is also availble to make suggestions of local attractions and activities that you may enjoy.

  • The weather in Gulf Shores stays very mild, with the coldest temperatures occuring in January and the warmest in July.

  • Yes, there are a few local companies that offer bow fishing charters. If you would like contact information please call the Front Desk at 251-224-3300.

  • There are a verity of fishing options in the area for all levels of fishermen! The most popular place to fish is the Gulf State Park Pier.

  • Alabama Fishing licenses can be purchased online at https://www.alabamainteractive.org/dcnr_license/welcome.action or at Wal-mart in the Sporting Goods section.

  • The closest airport to The Beach Club is Pensacola International Airport, formerly Pensacola Gulf Coast Regional Airport. This airport is about 50 miles away and the drive will take a little over an hour depending on traffic.

  • Dauphin Island has many historical and educational sites available to tour. The Sea Lab, Fort Morgan State Historic Site Museum, The Estaurium, Dauphin Island Heritage and Arts Council, Audubon Birds Sanctuary, Indian Mound Park and Sand Island Light are just a few of the interesting sites Dauphin Island has to offer!

  • http://www.hudsonmarina.net/Orange-Beach-Sailing-Adventures.htm

  • The busiest time of the year for Gulf Shores and Orange Beach is from May to August.

  • Most of the amenities at The Beach Club are closed at 10pm, giving our guests the opportunity to retire to their condos for movies, family time and to rest for the next exciting day on property!

  • The cities of Gulf Shores and Orange Beach have many exciting opportunies for enjoying nightlife while on vacation. The Front Desk would be happy to suggest local attractions to visit, as well as taxi recommendations for getting back safely. Give us a call at 251-224-3300!

  • South Baldwin Medical Center – Address: 101 E 15th Ave, Gulf Shores, AL 36542 – Phone: (251) 962-1250

  • The closet full service grocery stores to The Beach Club are located down Fort Morgan Road on 59. They are: Rouses: 1545 Gulf Shores Pkwy, Gulf Shores, AL 36542, Walmart Address: 170 E Fort Morgan Rd, Gulf Shores, AL 36542, Winn Dixie 1720 Gulf Shores Pkwy, Gulf Shores, AL 36542, and Publix 160 Cotton Creek Dr Ste 100, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-2850. The closest grocery store to Turquoise Place is Publix 25771 Perdido Beach Blvd, Orange Beach, AL 36561-6107 , right down the road! Spectrum guests can also take advantage of our grocery delivery service to save time and energy.

  • There are many local liquor stores in the areas surrounding our properties. The closest to The Beach Club are located at The Pines 8818 AL-180, Gulf Shores, AL 36542, The Sassy Bass 5160 AL-180, Gulf Shores, AL 36542 and down Fort Morgan Rd on 59, Al’s Liquor Store 1545 Gulf Shores Pkwy Suite 10, Gulf Shores, AL 36542. The closest liqour store to Turquoise Place is Al’s Liqour Store 25405 Perdido Beach Blvd #8, Orange Beach, AL 36561. We serve alcohol at all restaurants on property as well as the pool side bar and grill.

  • The closet full service grocery stores to The Beach Club are located down Fort Morgan Road on 59. They are: Rouses: 1545 Gulf Shores Pkwy, Gulf Shores, AL 36542, Walmart Address: 170 E Fort Morgan Rd, Gulf Shores, AL 36542, Winn Dixie 1720 Gulf Shores Pkwy, Gulf Shores, AL 36542, and Publix 160 Cotton Creek Dr Ste 100, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-2850. The closest grocery store to Turquoise Place is Publix 25771 Perdido Beach Blvd, Orange Beach, AL 36561-6107 , right down the road! Spectrum guests can also take advantage of our grocery delivery service to save time and energy.

  • There is a boat storage location 2 miles from The Beach Club to the right of the property. There is also a boat storage close to Turquoise Place called Zeke’s landing. Please call 251-224-3300 for more information and pricing.

  • Spectrum Resorts does not provide taxi services, however, our Front Desk is always happy to recommend a few different companies in the area.

  • Ferry wait times are dependant on weather and water condtions. To get the most accurate up to date information concerning wait times and if the ferry is running, please call the Daulphin Island Ferry at (251) 861-3000.

  • To book a fishing charter, you can find many brochures for local fishing charters at the Front Desk or call the Front Desk for contact information at 251-224-3300.

  • Gulf Shores and Orange Beach have many family friendly activites in the area including: Waterville, a local waterpark, filled with water slides, a roller coaster, other rides and an arcade. The Track has go-cart tracks along with an arcade and mini golf. The Factory is an indoor trampoline arena. And the newest attraction located in Foley – Owa, the areas only amusement park with dining, shopping and thrill rides for all ages! More local activites and attractions can be found on the city of Gulf Shores website, gulfshores.com.

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