Orange Beach is located on the Gulf Coast in Baldwin County, Alabama. Heading west, you’ll hit Gulf Shores and Perdido Key, Florida is to the east, making Orange Beach the perfect place to settle in for a vacation if you plan on visiting sites in both of these cities (such as the Gulf Shores Hangout or Flora-Bama Oyster Bar & Lounge). The past few years have seem immense growth in Orange Beach, both as a tourist destination and a residential area. Gulf-front condos and condos with boat slips in Orange Beach have always been popular choice for second homes, but they are fast becoming the ideal choice for investors looking for a property that rents easily and brings in steady income. Baldwin County is the fastest growing county in Alabama, with numerous improvements and projects being planned all over the area, and Orange Beach has benefited by this growth. It is a vibrant, exciting area that people easily fall in love with. The Ono Island community is, arguably, the most popular residential area in Orange Beach, but there are also a number of other waterfront subdivisions throughout the city.
Although Orange Beach is most popularly known for white-sand beaches along the Gulf of Mexico, this area has many exciting attractions that offer a variety of activities that the whole family can get in on. Coastal Alabama and Northwest Florida’s Gulf Coast is freckled with undeveloped beaches and national parks where visitors can have a picnic or look out for wildlife. Gulf State Park, which spreads over parts of Gulf Shores and Orange Beach, is home to the second longest pier on the Gulf Coast, numerous walking trails, Lake Shelby, and outdoor adventure zones. The Gulf State Park Pier is also where they set off fireworks for Fourth of July celebrations. The Gulf of Mexico is known for the wide variety of fish that can be caught on an inshore or offshore fishing trip. Orange Beach, with numerous waterways throughout the city, is the perfect destination for boaters or fishing enthusiasts. Fishing in the Gulf of Mexico or Orange Beach’s Perdido Pass can be fun for the whole family and friendly locals are happy to point out some of the best fishing spots. If fishing isn’t your thing, but you’d still like to be out on the water, sailing around Bird and Robinson Islands is an appealing activity. Baldwin County is also home to numerous golf courses, all of which are easy to reach from Orange Beach.
The Caribe Resort is one of the most popular destinations in Orange Beach. Like Turquoise Place and Sea Chase, the amenities here are designed to keep people coming back all year long, even in the offseason. Caribe, much like The Pass, is not actually on the Gulf of Mexico, but both of these condominiums offer something those Gulf-front condos cannot: an onsite marina. Between all the amenities, close proximity to Perdido Pass, and some breathtaking views of both Old River and the Gulf of Mexico, it’s easy to see why Caribe is such a popular choice for vacationers.