When you book directly with us, you won't incur any booking fees. Unlike other popular booking platforms like Airbnb, VRBO, and Booking.com, which often charge a commission ranging from 5% to 15%, we offer you the advantage of a fee-free reservation process. The property you're interested in is also available on those platforms, but by booking through them, you might end up paying more. You are supporting small business and booking direct will get you the lowest price, guaranteed!
Absolutely. We've implemented robust security measures by utilizing a trusted Property Management Software called OwnerRez. In addition, we process payments securely through Stripe, ensuring a safe and protected online experience. Your peace of mind is our top priority.
Our thoughtful starter pack includes practical essentials for your stay. You'll find 2 Dishwasher Pods and 2 Launder Pods to make your cleaning routine seamless. Each bathroom is stocked with starter soap, 2 toilet paper rolls, 2 towels per guest, and 2 hand towels. We also offer a selection of coffee pods for your convenience, along with a Keurig Duo coffee maker to kickstart your mornings. For most guests staying 2-3 nights, these provisions prove to be ample.
To initiate the booking process, simply scroll to the bottom of the page and click on the "Book Now" button. Choose your desired dates to ensure availability. Complete all necessary guest information, ensuring you include details about any accompanying pets if applicable. After this step, you'll receive an email from us containing a rental agreement form. Once you've reviewed and signed the rental agreement, we'll promptly send you a confirmation message, and your selected dates will be securely reserved on our calendar.
Our cleaning fees vary from home to home, Typically $175-$299. This fee covers a comprehensive cleaning service provided by our dedicated team. It ensures that the home is left in pristine condition for each guest's enjoyment. Our cleaning fee encompasses a range of services to maintain the home's cleanliness and hygiene standards.
Place Dishes in the Dishwasher: Please load the dishes into the dishwasher and initiate the 1-hour cycle. This small step allows our cleaning team to get a head start on preparing the cabin for the next guest.
Dispose of Trash in Trash Bins: For environmental and safety reasons, we ask guests to responsibly dispose of their trash in our bins located outside the home. This helps us keep the surrounding area clean and secure. By adhering to these guidelines, you contribute to the overall comfort and satisfaction of all our guests.
Most of our properties, some of the complexes do not allow pets so we have to stick to the HOA guidelines. The homes where we do allow pets, we typically charge ~$150/stay. Please contact us before booking.
Guest receives 100.00% (less $30.00 taxable cancellation fee) if cancellation occurs at least 30 days before arrival; Guest receives 50.00% (less $30.00 taxable cancellation fee) if cancellation occurs at least 14 days before arrival; No refunds within 14 days of arrival.
Check-in is at 4:00 PM local time and Checkout is 10:00 am local time. We do offer early check-ins but they are highly dependent on our cleaners availability and schedule. They typically charge $50-$100 depending on how early you'd like to arrive.
Strict rules below (included in our listing): You will be asked to leave and will not receive a refund if you break these rules. If you do not agree to any of these rules, please cancel immediately.
⭐️ Person booking the property must be 25 years of age or older and be staying at the property for the duration of the reservation. ⭐️ Please make sure your reservation accurately reflects the number of people staying. There is an additional guest fee of $150 per person per night if over our maximum occupancy.
⭐️ Check-in anytime after 4pm. Early arrivals will incur additional fees.
⭐️ No late check-out's, you will be charged and additional night.
⭐️ Pet fee is $150 for up to 2 dogs, each 50 lbs or less. Please make sure if you are bringing a pet it is accounted for on your reservation. There will be an additional fee of $100 per pet if not on the reservation.
⭐️ Do not leave your pet/s unsupervised in the home, you will be responsible for any damages or additional cleaning fees.
⭐️ NO SMOKING INDOORS, please only smoke outside and clean up afterwards.
⭐️ NO Parties. You (the person booking) will be held liable for all damages.
⭐️ For guest safety, we have security camera/s outside the property. PLEASE DO NOT TOUCH the cameras. We will levy fees of $100 to those who adjust or cover these cameras.
⭐️ When showering please keep the shower curtain inside the tub and completely closed.
⭐️ Do not put anything other than toilet paper in the toilets. No feminine hygiene products, flushable wipes, cleaning wipes or trash, only toilet paper.
Welcome to Tanya's Cabin! Our family of 6 fell in love with the Great Smoky Mountains, and in 2020, we purchased this cozy retreat in Pigeon Forge to create lifelong memories and share them with others. We expanded our vacation rental business to Gulf Shores, AL in 2021 because our dream was to always own a home on the beach.
Our aim is to offer you a home away from home where you can experience the beauty of The Smokies and Gulf Shores and bond with your loved ones. From stunning sunsets to thrilling adventures, there's something for everyone here. Come stay with us and embark on an unforgettable vacation filled with joy and relaxation. We can't wait to host you and help you create your own cherished memories.
Fall in Gulf Shores: Nature's Playground Awaits
When summer waves goodbye and autumn steps in, Gulf Shores, Alabama, reveals its hidden charms. Fall is the perfect time to visit this beautiful coastal town, as the scorching sun mellows, the crowds disperse, and nature takes center stage. Here's a guide to some of the best things to do in Gulf Shores during the fall season.
1. Soak Up the Sunshine
Gulf Shores remains sun-soaked well into the fall months, making it a fantastic destination for those who want to extend their summer. Enjoy beach days, sunbathe, swim, and play in the gentle waves without the intense heat of summer.
2. Water Adventures
Gulf Shores offers a wide range of water adventures. Go kayaking, paddleboarding, or take a boat tour to explore the serene backwaters, inlets, and rivers teeming with wildlife.
3. Birdwatching at Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge
Fall is a prime time for birdwatching, and the Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge is a bird lover's paradise. The refuge is home to migratory birds, and you can spot various species as they pass through.
4. Hiking and Biking
The cooler weather is perfect for hiking and biking along the scenic trails. Explore Gulf State Park's miles of trails, some of which lead to the beautiful and serene Lake Shelby.
5. Tee Off on Golf Courses
Gulf Shores boasts world-class golf courses. Fall is an ideal time to play a round or two amidst lush green fairways with reduced green fees and less crowded courses.
6. Attend Fall Festivals
Gulf Shores hosts a variety of fall festivals, including the Annual National Shrimp Festival, the Oyster Cook-Off, and the Annual Hangout Oyster Cook-Off & Craft Beer Weekend. These festivals feature live music, delicious seafood, and local art, making for a vibrant cultural experience.
7. Dolphin Cruises
Take a relaxing dolphin cruise and witness these playful creatures in their natural habitat. Fall is a fantastic time for dolphin watching, as the waters are generally calm, and the dolphins are active.
8. Taste Local Cuisine
Savor the freshest seafood at the local restaurants, where you can enjoy delicious oysters, shrimp, crab, and fish. Don't forget to try a Gulf Coast specialty - the famous shrimp po' boy!
9. Explore the Historic Fort Morgan
Visit historic Fort Morgan and learn about its role in American history. The site offers stunning views of Mobile Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, making it an ideal spot for photos.
10. Sunset on the Beach
The Gulf Shores sunsets in the fall are nothing short of breathtaking. Head to the beach in the evening to witness the sky painted with hues of pink, orange, and purple as the sun dips below the horizon.
Gulf Shores in the fall is a hidden gem. With fewer crowds, pleasant weather, and plenty of outdoor activities, it's an ideal time to experience the natural beauty and Southern hospitality of this charming coastal town. So, pack your bags and get ready to embrace the magic of a Gulf Shores fall getaway.