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Apartments for Rent in Gulf Shores, AL
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    17830 Baldwin Farms Place, Robertsdale, AL 36567
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    1 BED $1,215+
    2 BEDS $1,384+
    3 BEDS $1,509+
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    4.5/5 Anonymous on Sep 1, 2023

    Absolutely love the staff very wonderful

    4.5/5 Stephen H. on Aug 4, 2022

    Very satisfied with the timely manner that my work request was taken care of. The maintenance team was very knowledgeable and professional! Kayla and Cindy are the sweetest in the office

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    1910 E 1St Street, Gulf Shores, AL 36542
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    21150 Coastal Gateway Boulevard, Gulf Shores, AL 36542
    3 BEDS $1,895+
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    6061 Colonial Parkway, Gulf Shores, AL 36542
    1 BED $1,263+
    2 BEDS $1,538+
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    23838 Cypress Manor, Orange Beach, AL 36561
    2 BEDS $2,148+
    3 BEDS $3,113+
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    17830 Baldwin Farms Place, Robertsdale, AL 36567
    1 BED $1,215+
    2 BEDS $1,384+
    3 BEDS $1,509+
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    9167 Hickory St S, Foley, AL 36535
    1 BED $1,209+
    2 BEDS $1,298+
    3 BEDS $1,823+
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    21450 County Road 12 South, Foley, AL 36535
    Studio $1,183+
    1 BED $1,304+
    2+ BEDS $1,406+
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    1202 Primrose Lane, Foley, AL 36535
    3 BEDS $2,500
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    24802 Gulf Stream Cir, Orange Beach, AL 36561
    3 BEDS $2,250+
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    3151 Boulevard De Sevilla, Foley, AL 36535
    1 BED $1,454+
    2 BEDS $1,476+
    3 BEDS $1,772+
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    Unit 207, Orange Beach, AL 36561
    2 BEDS $1,700
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    904 Shagbark Rd, Foley, AL 36535
    3 BEDS $2,100
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    1802 Cashew Circle, Foley, AL 36535
    2 BEDS $1,875
    3 BEDS $2,000
    4+ BEDS $2,375
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    3855 Stardust Drive, Foley, AL 36535
    2 BEDS $1,750
    3 BEDS $2,100
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    1322 Allier Circle, Foley, AL 36535
    1 BED $1,450+
    2 BEDS $1,750+
    3 BEDS $1,925+
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    4804 Prt Washington Ln, Orange Beach, AL 36561
    3 BEDS $2,175+
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    701 S. Juniper Street, Foley, AL 36535
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    2 BEDS $1,100
    3 BEDS $1,450
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    4500 Gulf Shores Parkway, Gulf Shores, AL 36542
    1 BED $1,271+
    2 BEDS $1,541+
    3 BEDS $1,784+
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Average rent in Gulf Shores, AL

$1,406/mo Gulf Shores, AL average rental price, March 2024
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Gulf Shores, AL is $1,406.

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Getting around in Gulf Shores, AL

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26 /100
Somewhat Bikeable
Walk Score®: 3, Bike Score®: 26

Frequently asked questions

When were prices and availability in Gulf Shores, AL last updated?

Prices and availability in Gulf Shores, AL were last updated on 25 May 2024.

What are the best apartments in Gulf Shores, AL?

The best apartments in Gulf Shores, AL are: Marbella, Cottages at Craft Farms and Colonial Grand at Traditions.

What is the average rent in Gulf Shores, AL?

The average rent in Gulf Shores, AL is $1,406. Start your search for apartments in Gulf Shores, AL now.

What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Gulf Shores, AL?

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Gulf Shores, AL is between $1,263 and $3,118. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Gulf Shores, AL now.

What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Gulf Shores, AL?

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Gulf Shores, AL is between $1,538 and $4,228. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Gulf Shores, AL.

What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Gulf Shores, AL?

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Gulf Shores, AL is between $1,263 and $4,228. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Gulf Shores, AL.

What type of rental buildings are in Gulf Shores, AL?

In Gulf Shores 40% of the housing is rented out compared to 60% of homes are owned, according to the most recent Census Bureau estimates. 14% of Gulf Shores’s apartments are found in large buildings of 50 units or more, 62% are located in smaller apartment complexes with less than 50 units, and 20% are single-family rentals.

What do typical apartment communities look like in Gulf Shores, AL?

The average age of rental buildings in Gulf Shores is 15 years old, with 83% being newer apartment buildings completed since 2000. The average height of apartment buildings in the city is 3 stories, of which all are garden-style apartment communities, none are mid-sized buildings, and none are high-rises. These characteristics describe large-scale apartment communities of 50 apartments or more.

What apartment floorplans are common in Gulf Shores, AL?

Rental apartments in Gulf Shores come in a range of sizes and floorplans. Studio apartments represent 0% of units for rent, ideal for singles, renters on a budget and people who value central locations more than space. Rentals with 1-bedroom floorplans make up 28% of the total apartments in the city, while 2-bedroom floorplans represent around 50% of all rentals in Gulf Shores. The rest are larger floorplans with 3 bedrooms or more, typically preferred by families, larger households or roommates sharing space.

Living in Gulf Shores, AL

Located on the pristine Gulf Coast, Gulf Shores is one of the fastest-growing cities in Alabama that attracts renters with its excellent quality of life, expanding economy, high-ranking schools and plenty of outdoor activities. This city is also conveniently located near several major cities along the Gulf Coast, as well as parks, conservation areas and other recreational sites. Gulf Shores has a subtropical climate characterized by hot, humid summers and mild winters, with some tropical storms during hurricane season. Average yearly temperatures range from the mid-60s in winter to the upper 80s in summer. There are also extended periods of pleasant weather with plentiful sunshine year-round, making it a sought-after vacation destination where renters can enjoy the ocean and award-winning beaches in any season.

Renting in Gulf Shores, AL

Most rental properties in Gulf Shores are apartments with one or two bedrooms, but renters can also find coastal homes near the ocean. For renters looking to be close to everyday necessities, apartments in the central region have affordable rents compared to beachfront properties, while northern parts of Gulf Shores are more family-friendly. Rentals in these parts are on tree-lined streets with multiple bedrooms, outdoor areas and luxury amenities. Tourists mainly occupy coastal properties in Gulf Shores, but renters can also find affordable rental options near the local beaches. Notably, the typical rental in Gulf Shores includes the main systems and installations that the landlord has to maintain, but renters are usually responsible for paying utilities. Additionally, if landlords ask for more than one month's rent as a security deposit during rentals longer than six months, they have to pay annual interest.

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Shopping in Gulf Shores, AL

Gulf Shores has a wide selection of stores selling everything renters may need. Specifically, Gulf Shores Parkway (State Route 59) is the main shopping street where renters can find local shops selling clothing, jewelry, antiques, souvenirs, sports equipment and household items. Or, Gulf Shores Shopping center is another popular shopping hub with big-box department stores, grocery chains and local businesses. Otherwise, renters looking to shop from luxury brands, designer stores, and outlets are a short drive from big malls like Flora-Bama, The Wharf and Tanger Outlets Foley. Meanwhile, Publix Super Markets, Rouses Market, Walmart, Target, Walgreens, and Dollar General are the most popular home goods and grocery chains in Gulf Shores. Of course, local delis, ethnic stores, and farmers' markets provide access to fresh food and crafts.

Transportation in Gulf Shores, AL

Gulf Shores has several transportation options, including road, water and air. The several state routes passing through the city provide an easy commute throughout the area for renters who opt to drive, while BRATS public buses stop in the city and connect renters to the whole county. To that end, the city also runs a shuttle service along the shoreline, providing access to the coastal attractions in the area. A ferry service is also an option for renters looking to access Gulf Shores through the water. Or, for renters preferring their own mobility, Gulf Shores has extensive bike and walking trails connecting its neighborhoods and attractions. Taxis are also an alternative, and getting an Uber or Lyft ride is just a few taps away on an app. Finally, Gulf Shores International Airport and Pensacola International Airport offer flights to domestic and international destinations for renters who need to fly in and out of the city.

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