The Best Ways to Enjoy a Gulf Shores Golf Vacation

Enjoy a Gulf Shores Golf VacationRecapture the peace and tranquility of your childhood summers with a Gulf Shores golf vacation. The clear skies and sandy beaches of Alabama’s Gulf Coast give way to beautiful golf greens on some of the nation’s best courses.

For more information on Gulf Shores golf and other activities in the area, be sure you download our complimentary Vacation Guide. We curated the best of the best in activities, entertainment, dining and more to help you plan the Gulf Shores vacation of your dreams.

Incredible Gulf Shores Golf Courses

The first step to planning your Gulf Shores golf vacation is, of course, selecting a course or two to play. Or, if it’s a longer vacation, maybe you can play them all! Here are some amazing courses in the area to get you started:

  1. Kiva Dunes Golf Course

The scenic Kiva Dunes Golf Course was designed by former U.S. Open Champion Jerry Pate. As the number one rated golf course in Alabama, Kiva Dunes boasts another claim to fame as Alabama’s only beachfront course.

  1. Craft Farms Golf Club

The Craft Farms Golf Club in Gulf Shores, AL, offers two of the best public courses in the South. Both were designed by golf legend Arnold Palmer. The Cotton Creek golf course and the Cypress Bend golf course both offer 18 challenging holes surrounded by a serene landscape with a coastal feel.

  1. Peninsula Golf and Racquet Club

The secluded Peninsula Golf and Racquet Club in Gulf Shores, AL, is surrounded by beauty, with the Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge on two sides. Perfect for golfers of all skill levels, Golf Digest ranks this 27-hole natural beauty with four-and-a-half stars.

  1. Refuge Golf Course

The Refuge Golf Course at Gulf Shores State Park offers the serene environment you would expect from a state park near the beach. Wildlife is often spotted on this 18-hole championship course. And if you need a bit more relaxation in your day, there’s even a fishing pier nearby.

  1. GlenLakes Golf Club

GlenLakes Golf Club in Foley, AL, features two distinct golf courses. The links-style Vista Dunes course has 18 holes, and the resort-style Lakes course has nine. While all skill levels will enjoy the courses, a strategy will be involved on several challenging holes.

  1. Orange Beach Golf Center

If you’re looking to work on your short game, the Orange Beach Golf Center is a great place to get in a few swings. The facility also has a practice range with 10 mats and 30 grass tees.

Book Your Gulf Shores Golf Vacation with Sunset Properties

The only other thing you need to do for a perfect Gulf Shores golf vacation is to select the perfect condo or house rental. So let Sunset Properties can help make your Gulf Shores golf vacation a reality! We have luxurious properties in Fort Morgan, Gulf Shores, and Orange Beach, so we always have the right fit for your needs. Our beautiful condos and beach houses are minutes from some of the best golfing in the state! For instance, check out this incredible condo right on the Kiva Dunes Golf Course!


After a relaxing day on the course, you know you’ll have a relaxing home to come home to. And don’t forget to download our free Vacation Guide for other insider tips on the local area, including the best dining and entertainment around. We hope you will contact us today to book your Gulf Coast golf getaway!