Orange Beach, AL

Travel Guide
Orange Beach

This town on Alabama’s Gulf Coast is renowned for its pristine white-sand beaches and its many family-friendly activities.

Visit Orange Beach, Alabama, for a wide range of outdoor activities and to enjoy a relaxing, peaceful atmosphere.

Start your visit to Orange Beach with a pirate cruise on a replica ship from the 1400s. Listen to the legendary tales of pirate attacks, hunt for treasure and watch dolphins playing in the surf. Cruises depart from Hudson Marina and last about two hours.

For something a little quieter, book a seat on a cruise to spot dolphins, sea turtles and manatees. Or,go sailing at sunset and sip champagne as you watch the sun dip below the glistening Alabama coastal waters.

Back on land, take the kids to Adventure Island, the local theme park. See its simulated volcano, complete with steam and fire, go on thrill rides and drive the go-karts and bumper boats. Not far from the theme park is the Orange Beach Indian & Sea Museum, a great place to learn about the area’s Native American and fishing history.

Most travelers will want to spend the majority of their time at the beach. Head to Florida Point at Gulf State Park to find the best stretch for families and couples seeking a quiet getaway. Stroll the long stretch of soft sand or enjoy a picnic while watching boats come and go. Take a walk across the boardwalk over the dunes to go directly to the Gulf and dip your toes in the warm waters.

Enjoy some of the freshest seafood on the Gulf Coast at one of several waterfront restaurants. Dine on oysters, fried jumbo shrimp with hush puppies or even a tasty burger. Extend your evening by visiting one of the bars that offer everything from live local bands, to karaoke and DJs playing the latest tunes.

Exploring Orange Beach is easy on foot. A number of accommodations, eateries, shops and attractions are just steps away from the sand and the water. A car is necessary for exploring other towns and beaches along the 32-mile (51-kilometer) length of the Gulf Coast.

Where to stay in Orange Beach

Best Western Premier The Tides
Best Western Premier The Tides
3 out of 5
26032 Perdido Beach Blvd, Orange Beach, AL, 36561
The price is $218 per night from May 24 to May 25
Stay at this 3-star beach hotel in Orange Beach. Enjoy free WiFi, a beach locale, and a fitness center. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful staff ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (961 reviews)
"Cons: Doesn’t make sense to not wear masks or social distance but yet the staff still can’t come in the room to clean. SLOW elevator. ***Black residue (several inches worth) along the shower wall, the soap dish area, & along the bathroom wall. Wiped off easily. Pros: short walk to beach from attached ..."

Reviewed on May 15, 2022

Best Western Premier The Tides
Perdido Beach Resort
Perdido Beach Resort
3.5 out of 5
27200 Perdido Beach Blvd, Orange Beach, AL, 36561
The price is $300 per night from May 24 to May 25
Stay at this 3.5-star beach hotel in Orange Beach. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and 5 restaurants. Our guests praise the pool and the helpful staff in our ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (952 reviews)
"Both Check-in and check-out was a very convenient process. All in all a great place to stay!"

Reviewed on May 16, 2022

Perdido Beach Resort
Hampton Inn & Suites Orange Beach/Gulf Front
Hampton Inn & Suites Orange Beach/Gulf Front
2.5 out of 5
25518 Perdido Beach Blvd, Orange Beach, AL, 36561
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $279 per night from May 24 to May 25
Stay at this beach hotel in Orange Beach. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful staff in our reviews. ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (944 reviews)
"Great location On the beach and a decent price."

Reviewed on May 15, 2022

Hampton Inn & Suites Orange Beach/Gulf Front
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Caribe Resort by Hosteeva
Caribe Resort by Hosteeva
3 out of 5
28103 Perdido Beach Boulevard, Orange Beach, AL, 36561
The price is $283 per night from May 30 to May 31
Stay at this 3-star beach condo in Orange Beach. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and a children's pool. Our guests praise the restaurant and the helpful staff ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (215 reviews)
"AMAZING"

Reviewed on May 8, 2022

Caribe Resort by Hosteeva
Phoenix II by Brett Robinson Vacations
Phoenix II by Brett Robinson Vacations
4 out of 5
24160 Perdido Beach Blvd, Orange Beach, AL, 36561
The price is $345 per night from Jun 5 to Jun 6
Stay at this 4-star condo in Orange Beach. Enjoy free WiFi, a beach locale, and a children's pool. Popular attractions Gulf Shores Beach and The Wharf are located ...
4.8/5 Exceptional! (6 reviews)
"Loved the location! Condo was very well stocked with linens and kitchen appliances/dishes. The dryer takes a long time to dry, but that was extremely minor. Would highly recommend!"

Reviewed on May 16, 2022

Phoenix II by Brett Robinson Vacations
Palm Beach Resort Orange Beach a Ramada by Wyndham
Palm Beach Resort Orange Beach a Ramada by Wyndham
3.5 out of 5
22984 Perdido Beach Blvd., Orange Beach, AL, 36561
Stay at this 3.5-star beach condo in Orange Beach. Enjoy free parking, a beach locale, and a fitness center. Our guests praise the pool and the helpful staff ...
4.4/5 Excellent! (270 reviews)
"The property was very clean, I enjoyed my stay. The only issue I have is when I booked online it showed to have an ocean view and i did not."

Reviewed on May 13, 2022

Palm Beach Resort Orange Beach a Ramada by Wyndham
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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