The perfect beach vacation can encompass a variety of fun activities from building castles in the sand or deep sea fishing excursions, to trying delicious local food and exploring one-of-a-kind beach towns. When thinking about what the perfect beach vacation means for you and your family, use the following tips to help you organize your plans, so you can relax and enjoy the perfect holiday.

How to Have the Best Beach Vacation

1. Rent a Beach House

A beach house combines the comfort of your home with instant beach accessibility. Many beach houses come with a full kitchen, including a refrigerator, oven, microwave, and coffee maker. Some also have outdoor space like a balcony or BBQ grill, so you can enjoy the beautiful weather. Look for amenities that compliment your stay, like wifi to keep you connected.   

2. Pack for Anything

rent a beach houseBring a sweater and pants in case of cooler weather, and always pack sunscreen to protect yourself at the beach. Prepare for the chance of inclement weather with reading material or movies and consider bringing a portable phone charger in case of an emergency.

3. Plan Fun Activities

Rent a beach house near fun activities like cinemas, restaurants, and museums. Plan your trip online before you arrive to make sure you see everything you want to see. For example, book a dolphin cruise or a few rounds of golf ahead of time, so you don’t wait in line. Consider kayaking and fishing for your beach vacation to spend more time outdoors.  


For your next vacation, rent a beach house in beautiful Gulf Shores, AL,  through Gulf Shores Rentals Inc. in Baldwin County. For over 30 years, they have offered beachfront vacation rentals on the sandy shoreline of the Alabama Gulf Coast. Sign up for their Stay and Play program, which includes a free round of golf, one adult fare for a dolphin cruise, unlimited movie rentals, and more. To make your next vacation a trip to remember, call (251) 948-7000 to ask about their availability, or browse through their accommodations on their website today.