Gulf Shores Plantation offers a wide variety of resort amenities, such as multiple outdoor swimming pools, fun sports courts like basketball, sand volleyball, and tennis courts. Plus, you can enjoy family games and activities such as shuffleboard, a putting green, a horseshoe throwing pit and a barbecue area. Soak your cares away in the sauna or outdoor hot tub at the end of a long beach day.
Gulf Shores Plantation is located in one of the most peaceful areas of the island, where locals and visitors alike can enjoy a laid-back atmosphere and slower pace of living. The resort is near natural areas like Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge, which features several walking trails where you can view local wildlife, native coastal plants, and even endangered species like the Alabama Beach Mouse, the Kemp’s Ridley loggerhead and other sea turtles. The refuge is known as a popular bird watching spot, especially during migratory season.
Historic Fort Morgan is situated at the terminus point of Fort Morgan Road and offers visitors a chance to learn about many key historic points, including the fort’s important role in the 1864 Battle of Mobile Bay. Explore the fort, walk its natural areas, enjoy a picnic on the grounds, visit their gift shop and on-site museum, play on the beaches and take advantage of the boat launch if you wish. You can even hop a ferry ride on the Mobile Bay Ferry to visit to nearby Dauphin Island and the Dauphin Island Sea Lab.