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Hotels in Orange Beach

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Lounge beside the seaside in Orange Beach, Alabama

Located along the shores of the Gulf of Mexico, Orange Beach is filled with miles of white sandy beaches and glittering bays. The Orange Beach Marina, the center of fishing activity, is a mixture of traditional and tropical atmosphere. The entire marina features an “Islands” theme, so at the end of a busy day, you can grab an exotic drink and a bucket of fresh shrimp. Come and enjoy this special spot in the Cotton State.

Where to stay

Orange Beach hotels lined up along the gulf offer tranquil sea views, to keep you feeling relaxed. Certain resorts are located on private beaches, so you can enjoy premier amenities in style. The rooms in Palm Beach Resort provide a sophisticated vibe and private balconies.

For more moderate nightly rates, there are a selection of highly recommended independent and chain hotels. Hamptons Inn & Suites is one of the newer additions to the area, directly located on the beach with its outdoor pool.

Things to do
Orange Beach

The sand on the Gulf Coast beaches consists of quartz grains washed down from the Appalachian Mountains. This makes for extremely unique texture unlike anything found along the East Coast. Have a relaxing visit as you lay in the sun, or an adventurous journey as you parasail above the crowds.

Water activities

Orange Beach is home to the biggest fishing fleet in the area. Fishing enthusiasts enjoy deep-sea fishing excursions, and families are delighted by dolphin cruises. Setting sail in the open water is a wonderful way to spend the day appreciating the aquatic environment. Famous ships like the Daedalus offer romantic sunset trips as well.

Family activities

Adventure Island is a wonderful place for friendly family competition. The area is filled with rides, go-karts and bumper boats. Play a game of mini golf or a round of laser tag, and then rent out a paddle boat. The main attraction is the five-story volcano that erupts with noise and fire throughout the day.

For a lesson in history, visit the Orange Beach Indian and Sea Museum, which was originally a schoolhouse in the early 1900s. It is dedicated to the preservation of the Gulf Coast and Indian history.

The Alabama Gulf Coast is filled with famous signature golf courses. One of the best is Lost Key, designed by legend Arnold Palmer. Besides capturing nature's beauty, it is a challenging course that has achieved signature status with Audubon International. This course was the first to use certified “Floradwarf” grass, which provides a smooth and fast surface for putting.


Ocean Beach offers some of the most succulent Gulf Coast cuisine. Fresh seafood is the specialty; there is no better place to order gumbo or a po'boy sandwich. Besides seafood, there are many restaurants that serve traditional burgers and ethnic foods. Overall, the atmosphere is very relaxed, and it's an added bonus to eat by the waterfront as the sun sets.

Travel tips

Throughout the year, Orange Beach hosts entertaining events. Each Wednesday during summer, visitors can enjoy the Sunset Festival at the Wharf. On the boardwalk, you will be treated to food, games and live music. The end of summer brings the annual Thunder on the Gulf, when the Gulf Coast Powerboat Association provides races.

The climate in Orange Beach is moderate all year, with the best and most common time to visit being the summer, when hotel rates are at their highest. A fall trip provides the best accommodations rates and the temperatures are still quite warm in the upper 70s.

* Prices reflect the lowest "base rate" found over the next 30 days. Rates are subject to change and may not include taxes and fees, hotel service charges, extra person charges, or incidentals, such as room service. All rates are displayed in USD unless otherwise noted. Converted rates are provided for your convenience. They are based on today's exchange rate, but the hotel will charge you in the local currency.