Gulf Shores is a scenic coastal community in Baldwin County, Alabama. Located directly west of Orange Beach, Alabama, Gulf Shores is one of the most popular destinations on the Gulf Coast. A vibrant nightlife, sugar-white beaches, emerald-green waters, acres of natural parks to explore, and family-friendly attractions everywhere you look combine to make Gulf Shores the ideal choice for either a beach vacation any time of the year or even a second home. In fact, Gulf Shores was recently recognized by Trip.com as one of the Top Ten Rising Star Destinations in the U.S. for 2017.
Gulf Shores is any nature lover’s dream destination. Between the lush Gulf State Park camping grounds and the breathtaking protected dunes of the Fort Morgan peninsula, there are plenty of outdoor activities for the whole family to get involved in. The beaches around here are some of the most beautiful in the world and there is plenty of room in the Gulf Place area, deeded beaches by the Gulf-front condos, and undeveloped beaches around the state park for everyone to spread out and lounge in the sun, play in the water, or build sandcastles. While in Gulf Place, make sure you stop in at the Gulf Shores Hangout for some fresh seafood and cold drinks!
Island Winds is located in the popular West Beach area of Gulf Shores, within easy walking distance of the Gulf Shores Hangout. The units at Island Winds are just steps away from the Gulf of Mexico and a short walk south of Little Lagoon. There are several restaurants within easy walking distance of Island Winds. Similar condos in Gulf Shores include San Carlos and Crystal Shores West.