If you’ve visited with us before, you know the beautiful beaches are hard to pull away from – but it you are looking for something else to do along the shore early this spring, we’ve got you covered! Here are just a few ideas: Continue reading Orange Beach Spring Break 2019
Sunrise was at 7 am CST. It’s the most remarkable thing watching the sunrise on the Gulf. Our vantage from our Phoenix 7 balcony allowed views from the East and West. Quickly, I got my coffee brewing in the condo-provided Flex Brew coffee maker; it’s like a Keurig side by side with a coffee pot in one unit. I had a sweet Sumatra coffee from home that was perfect for this trip.
Heading for Orange Beach from Atlanta for the first time! Loaded up the car with plenty of bathing suits, sunscreen, and snacks. Oh yeah, and the kids too. We left earlier than usual for our beach trip because while Phoenix check in was 3 pm, we wanted to catch the Blue Angels Practice session at Pensacola Naval Air Base in the morning. Their website suggested arrival by 9:30 am Central Standard Time because they sometimes close it early if big crowds are expected. It was a practically straight shot down the highway and was a nice quiet drive.
The best gift you can give to yourself and family is the gift of a “happier and less stressed” you! Reduce stress with a vacation at the beach! Orange Beach Alabama is just a short drive to serenity for many living in the South – it’s like our side of the ocean! Never underestimate the value of a long walk in the sand along the Gulf of Mexico. Walking in the sand with bare feet is great way to activate your parasympathetic nervous system (that’s the part of the body that helps you to relax and feel engaged in life). Seriously, who isn’t due for a little rest and relaxation?
December is a quiet month at the beach but with the turning of the New Year the snow birds head south and bring an air of excitement. Beach Getaways welcomes about 80 snowbirds this season. Fleeing the cold and snow looking to enjoy the benefits of warmer weather and outdoor activities. Your lovely condos provide a great respite from the winter weather. Continue reading The Snowbirds Have Landed