Founded by boat builders and charter fishermen, Orange Beach, AL is home to the largest charter fishing fleet and deemed the fishing capital of the Northern Gulf Coast. This premier destination resort on the Intracoastal Waterway is recognized as an upscale fishing village and a top-notch vacation escape. The beautiful and intriguing community of Orange Beach offers abundant beachside destinations with tons of water sport fun, and shopping and dining opportunities abound. Everyone enjoys the white-sand beach, which is never far away.
Located on the banks of the Gulf of Mexico River near Gulf State Park, Orange Beach offers visitors a lengthy list of attractions including Adventure Island, deep-sea fishing, gulf beaches, Orange Beach Golf Center and Waterville USA. The Orange Beach Indian & Sea Museum is an excellent place to explore the past history of the area. Gulf Shores State Park includes 6,150 acres with two miles of sugar-white sand beaches; Gulf State Resort Park has modern and primitive camping, cottages, a marina, trails and fishing, as well as tennis, group pavilions, nature programs and picnic areas. There’s also an 825 ft. fishing pier on the Gulf of Mexico, an 18-hole championship golf course and a 900-acre lake with an abundance of freshwater fishing, skiing and swimming.
Come ashore at The Wharf, the Gulf Coast’s new resort and attraction where you’ll find the best selection of shopping, dining, entertainment, recreation and resort-style ambiance on an island known for Southern hospitality and great family vacations. Experience an eleven-story Ferris wheel made in Italy, as well as RAVE’s 15-screen state-of-the-art digital movie theater. With year-round activities and seasonal entertainment, along with a 208-slip marina situated on the famed protected waters of the Intracoastal Waterway with a half-mile long boardwalk and condominium homes, The Wharf makes every day a vacation day!
Located directly across from The Wharf on the mainland side of the Intracoastal Waterway is the Riverwalk of Bama Bayou. Deeply rooted in the history and culture of the Gulf Coast, Bama Bayou brings the charm and legacy of an old waterfront town to life and blends it with exciting attractions and every resort amenity available. This new all-inclusive destination will be complete with 150,000 square feet of retail shopping, a 68,000 square-foot convention center, Bayou Beach, condominiums, a water park and a state-of-the-art Gulf World Marine Park where you can swim with dolphins and see aquatic wildlife from the Gulf of Mexico.
Twelve miles to the northwest of Orange Beach is the Tanger Outlet Center, one of the south’s largest factory outlet centers with over 120 well-known stores. Another 15 minutes and you’ll be on the eastern shore of Mobile Bay in Fairhope, a colorful and charming little town with flowered and tree lined streets filled with interesting little shops, antiques, artisans and crafts.
Although Orange Beach has the look and feel of the islands, no passport is needed. If you are looking for homes, condos or Alabama Real Estate properties, contact us today. Experience a natural, more relaxing pace of life in Orange Beach, the best place to be.