Easter on the Beach

Hey Friends! We have a few fun events coming up in the next few weeks. Easter, the Mullet Toss, and Bama Coast Cruisin’ are just the tip of the iceberg of fun coming to Gulf Shores in the next few months. Summer is just around the corner.

This year The Wharf is hosting an Easter Egg Hunt put on by The Island Church with more than 5,000 eggs on April 2nd! There will be bounce houses,  balloon artist, and so much more for the kids to do. Activities will start at 11 a.m and the Egg Hunt starts promptly at 11:30 a.m. What a fun way to take the kids to celebrate while also finding something for the adults to do as well.

Lulu’s also puts on one of the best Easter celebrations! The Easter egg hunt begins at 2 pm and they will have a photo op for the kids from 1 to 3 p.m at all Lulu’s locations. Eat some great food and let the kids play while you enjoy yourself!

Mark your calendars because one of the biggest beach parties hosted on the Alabama Gulf Coast, The Mullet Toss comes to town April 28th– 30th! The mullet toss is a weekend full of fun for all ages, so come visit the Flora- Bama and toss a mullet over the Alabama- Florida state line.

Mullet are tossed from a 10’ circle down a 200 foot long course. It cost $20.00 to throw a mullet and that includes a T-shirt to remember the weekend! All of the proceeds will go to helping local communities with drug and alcohol addiction. The festival runs from Friday to Sunday with kids activities starting at 10 am and ending with Adult Awards at 4:30 pm. Once the festival is over the mullet are donated to Alligator Alley or the Gulf Coast Zoo for the alligators to feast on!

Looking for a place to stay? Call/Text us at 251-543-1370 or visit our website www.sunsetproperties.com to book! Here is a link to units we have in Orange Beach. Just a few we have available are  Caribe C Penthouse 14, Sugar Beach 138, and Phoenix 7 1217! Check us out before these units book up!

Summer Concerts at the Wharf!

Hey friends! We have had SO many concert announcements lately. The Wharf Amphitheater seats 10,000 people and there really is not a bad seat in the house. It is an open-air venue so most shows are rain or shine ( except for lightning!). To see a updated list of shows coming to The Wharf click here. For tickets to shows visit Ticketmaster.com or click here! Here are the shows coming currently!

May 5th, Whiskey Meyers will be taking the stage at 7:30 pm

May 13th, Hank Williams Jr with special guest Old Crow Medicine Show start at 7:00 pm

May 27th, Kenny Chesney with special guest Kelsea Ballerini start at 7:30 pm

June 2nd, Koe Wetzel will be starting at 6:00 pm

June 24th, Walker Hayes with special guest Ingrid Andress+ Ray Fulcher start at 6:30

July 15th, Parker McCollum with special guest Morgan Wade take the stage at 7:30 pm

August 17th-19th, Eric Church with special guest Lainey Wilson + Jackson Dean start at 7:00 pm

That is a pretty awesome line up this early in the year! As always, if you are needing a place to stay we have lots to choose from. Close to the wharf we have 2 Caribe Penthouses that both have gorgeous views. They are both 3 bedroom 3 bathroom and sleep 6! To check out the rest of the properties we have available, click here! Let us do the hard work for you give us a call or send us a text to 251-543-1370 and we will find you the perfect place. Or you can check us out online at www.sunsetproperties.com!  

Make Valentines Day “Just Beachy”

Hey Friends! Everyone deserves to be spoiled on Valentines Day, but what if you hit it out of the park this year? What if you really went the extra mile? Bring her down to Gulf Shores or Orange Beach and spend the weekend doing what she loves. If you are looking to branch out heres a few suggestions from us!

Do Something Different

Southern Charm Picnic Company

Surprise your partner with a picnic that you can enjoy too! This mother-daughter duo will do all the hard work for you, all while creating a magical memory for you. Picnics come with a catered charcuterie board as well as sparkling and flat water! You can book online or you can give them a call if your date is not available online. Make sure you call them quick because this seems like a romantic idea!

Take her to a nice restaurant

Gulf Shores and Orange Beach have so many wonderful restaurants to choose from. If you are in the mood for dinner with a beautiful view Cobalt is the place for you. They will be featuring a special menu alongside of their normal menu for the night! Make sure to give them a call and make your reservations early! It is sure to fill up!

Sunset Cork Room is a Wine Bar and Casual Fine Dining Restaurant located in the heart of Gulf Shores! Here you will find items like pork chops, lamb lollypops, and lobster tail on the menu. Along with being able to pair it with the perfect wine. This is a romantic spot that is sure to impress you and your date. They do take reservations so check out their website or give them a call!

Find the perfect dessert

Check out Chocolate Corner For the perfect dessert to finish off the night. Their menu features tons of homemade items that taste as good as they look! Everything from fudge cups to chocolate dipped strawberries. If you just need to run in and grab something check out their gift boxes.

Hope’s Cheesecakes Is a gourmet cheesecake bakery that features some of the most interesting cheesecake flavors you will find in Gulf Shores. You can stop by and see what they have to offer Tuesday- Saturday from 9:00-6:00!

Visit the Spa

Austin Massage Is located on Hwy 59 and offers an array of massages to choose from. You can go to the office OR they can come to you! They can come to your condo or house and do your massage on the balcony of your unit.

If you are looking for a facial CC’s Salon is the place for you! Give your partner the gift of great skin with a gift certificate so they can pick the perfect facial. If you know what they like already you can book online!

Take her to the Beach

Sunset Properties has reduced the rate by 20% for Romantic Getaways in February! Make sure you check us out online at www.sunsetproperties.com or give us a call at 251-543-1370 to get your vacation booked today.

5 Reasons to #bookdirect with Sunset Properties

With Sunset Properties, What you see is what you get! We will not ever mislead you or pressure you into booking anything you don’t want or need. Our team wants you to feel like a part of the family and that means we are going to make that happen!

  1. Wide Variety of Homes available

One of the nicest things about Sunset is that we have a huge variety of houses and condos available. Sunset has everything from luxury properties to accommodate the whole family to small condos for just a romantic getaway.

  •  Cleanliness of Homes

We take pride in knowing that you are showing up to a home that has not only been cleaned by professionals, but also inspected by a member of the Sunset crew. Our team knows how important it is for your family to enjoy a clean environment while on your vacation, and if anything is ever not right we will do everything to ensure it gets fixed!

  • Friendly Staff

When you book direct with Sunset Properties you are getting a real person helping you plan the details of your trip. You have someone that lives on the Alabama Gulf Coast that you can ask, “ Hey, what’s a good place to go to dinner?” Or “Where’s the closest Walmart to my property?” Get down here and still need help? Come see us in the office! We are located across from The Track at 3145 Gulf Shores Parkway (Alabama Hwy 59). If you need us after office hours we have an on-call service that is there to help or you can send us a text message!

  • Pets are welcome!

Sunset knows that your four- legged friends become family and are so hard to leave at home. That’s why we make sure that we have properties for you and them!  Many of our properties are dog friendly, with only some restrictions. We are also always happy to recommend the best beaches and dog parks!

  • No Scams or spams

We won’t spam you and we won’t scam you.  While some individuals may not actually be who they say they are, Sunset Properties is a reputable company, both in our local area and nationally.  We are proud to be a member of the Coastal Alabama Business Chamber and a partner with the Gulf Shores and Orange Beach Convention and Visitors Bureau.  Additionally, we have partnerships with Xplorie, and Red Sky.  We are the real deal and we have over thirty-five years of experience in the real estate and hospitality industry and we are here to stay.  You can rest assured you’re booking with a great company and rest well when you arrive and stay with us.

Winter Concert Series at the Alabama Gulf Coast

We have a really cool Winter Concert Series coming to Gulf Shores at the end of January. Tickets are $35 and the shows will be held at Erie H. Meyer Civic Center. Doors open at 6 and the shows start at 7. Click here to purchase tickets.  

Starting off the series on January 30th and 31st we have Jim Witter’s “The Piano Men.” Jim Witter is a world renowned Canadian musician that has been traveling for 30 years! He has been preforming “The Piano Men” for over 15 of those years. He is known for his renditions of songs from singers Elton John and Billy Joel. His show begins with songs from the 1970’s and progresses through time. Showing clips, newspaper headlines, and events from the time periods. Jim really gives you a blast from the past with this show with Witter playing the grand piano. This is going to be a concert you do not want to miss. This is a show people beg to see again and again!

Next up we have Riders in the Sky on February 6th and 7th. Riders in the Sky are known for preserving the heritage of Western Music and then presenting it the new generation. They have been preforming for over 40 years and have had more than 7,200 appearances as well as 40 albums! They have been playing The Grand Ole Opry for the last 35 years, which is where you will usually see them. Come out and see America’s Favorite Cowboys and see how they do it “The Cowboy Way!”

Marc Broussard is going to be giving us the gift of classic R&B , rock, and soul on February 16th. He is known for having a Bayou Soul sound to his music. Marc was discovered after he released an independent EP and signed to Island Records and reordered his first album Canercro. This album was successful and led him to release more albums over the next few years with record labels, but has recently began to record independently again. Marc will be in Gulf Shores February 16th and then will be continuing his tour through the US and ending overseas! Make sure you come out and get a dose of this amazing soul music.

To finish off an amazing line up of artists Paul Thorn will be closing the Winter Concert Series on March 2nd. Paul is from Tupelo, Mississippi and makes sure that his Southern roots show through his music. Before pursuing a music career he was a professional boxer with a 14-4 record! His music career began while he was working in a furniture factory and playing local clubs where he was discovered by Miles Copeland. By the end of the month Paul was opening for Sting. Since then he has recorded 12 albums of his own!

Looking to come down and check out the Winter Concert Series? Sunset Properties has you covered! Whether you need a property for the whole family or just something for two, we have options! Give us a call at 251-543-1370 or check out online at www.sunsetproperties.com .

Holiday Festivities on the Beach!

Happy Holidays Friends! Sunset Properties hopes that you had a wonderful Thanksgiving and we hope that in the coming weeks you have a wonderful Christmas as well. With all the holiday cheer in the air here are a few events to help you celebrate the holiday spirit!

Running now through December 29, The Baldwin County Bicentennial is hosting a Holiday Lights Drive- Thru and Christmas Festival. The show starts at 5:00 PM and ends at 9:00 PM. Folks can expect to see the likes of Santa, Mrs. Claus, Cindy Lou Who and even the Grinch! They will be having games for the kids, a rolling petting zoo, and train rides through the park. Beignets and Hot Chocolate will be available for purchase ( please bring cash).

The Wharf will be having their 3rd annual Holly Days on Main Festival on December 10th and 11th from 10 AM to 5 PM. You can expect to find fun for the whole family! Children’s Activities, Wreath Making, Dance Performances, a Lighted Boat Parade, and even a Santa Pub Crawl! While the kids play make sure you get your Christmas shopping checked off your list. There is always plenty to choose from when you go to a festival at The Wharf! For a list of the schedule click here.  Make sure you come out and show your support and make next year their 4th annual!

Who doesn’t like free movie night? Lulu’s is hosting Dinner and a Movie on Lulu’s Beach every Tuesday in December. Movies like Frosty, Polar Express, and Home Alone are on the agenda for the upcoming weeks. They will be serving complimentary popcorn, cookies, and hot chocolate. Make sure you bring a blanket or chairs to sit in as seating is limited. Tell your little one to look for the Lulu’s Elf after the movie to win a prize!

For the athletic crowd, Flora-Bama will be doing a “Make it to the Line” Run/ Walk on December 17th. Their slogan is “Run, jog, walk, or crawl to the line at our 4 mile run/walk and 1 mile fun run.” The kind of energy we all have nearing the end of the year! There will be complimentary food and beverages available to participants immediately following the race. Registration is $30 and to the first 400 people includes a souvenir race shirt.

Looking to come down to the Alabama Gulf Coast? Look no further than Sunset Properties for your perfect Vacation Rental. Whether you’re looking for a quaint condo or to bring the whole family down, we have you covered. Ocean House II 2301 Is a 3 bd/3 bath ocean front unit that sleeps 9. This unit has new granite countertops and sinks along with new tile throughout the unit! Looking to bring the whole family? Dream is a house located in the Dunes Subdivision in Fort Morgan. This house has a private pool with a waterfall! It sleeps 16 people and has 7 bedrooms. If you need something a little smaller Beach Time may be perfect for you. It’s a 3 bedroom house that sleeps 8 located in Gulf Shores on the lagoon.

Give us a call or send us a text at 251-543-1370. Or visit our website at www.sunsetproperties.com.

New Years on the Gulf Coast

Hey Friends! We have a few awesome events to ring in 2023 this year around the Alabama Gulf Coast. What sounds better than spending the day with your family ringing in the new year and then heading over to the Flora-Bama on Sunday for the Polar Plunge? If you don’t want to jump in you can always just watch!    

For the little ones we have Lulu’s Noon Years Eve. The celebration starts at 10 am and will be centered around being kid friendly! Lulu’s will be having a sand-castle contest, face paining, live music, and even a countdown at noon with a beach ball drop. This will be so much fun for kiddos and their families to attend!

The Wharf will be hosting Reelin’ in the New Year starting at 5 pm- 11:59 pm on Saturday December 31st! They will have a street party hosted by Pepsi, WKRG News 5 + Miller Light. It will be family friendly but also adult centered! They will be having a marlin drop at midnight and finishing with a firework finale! Come on out and bring the fam for a night full of memories!

There will be a New Years Eve Gala at Heron Point beginning at 8 pm- Midnight. This is a ticketed event put on by the Pleasure Island Junior Woman’s Club. There will be a cash bar, silent auction, and live music! All of the funds raised go towards clothing students in Gulf Shores, Orange Beach, and Foley schools. They are also accepting Silent Auction items for the event, so if you have items to donate they need them!

To end the weekend we have the Annual Polar Bear Dip at the Flora- Bama on Sunday, January 1st! Come out and take a dip in the Gulf of Mexico and make a new family tradition. Goes that fully submerge in the Gulf will get a free draft beer and New Year’s Eve lunch!

Looking to come down to the Alabama Gulf Coast? Look no further than Sunset Properties for your perfect Vacation Rental. We have properties of all kinds. Some Properties we have include a beautiful beach front condo in Gulf Shores Townhome 22. Wake up to the sounds of the gulf and the picture perfect white sands for the weekend. If you are looking to be near enough to walk to the festival we have a 3 Bedroom house called Happy Clam located just over half a mile away! We have a new pet friendly option called Beach Time that is around 2.1 miles away from the festival location. The house is a 3 bedroom 2 bathroom house that now accepts small pets! Give us a call or send us a text at 251-543-1370. Or visit our website at www.sunsetproperties.com.

Thanksgiving on the Beach!

Hey Friends! Thanksgiving can be the perfect holiday to make new family traditions. It doesn’t really matter where you are or what you are eating as long as you are gathering with your family. This could be the perfect opportunity for the family to get together and enjoy a new family tradition without the stress of making sure that everything is right. Bring the family down and just relax and let someone else do all the hard work!

Hangout Fest is hosting a Thanksgiving Dinner from 11 am- 4 pm. The price for adults is $32.99 and for children 5-10 it is $14.99. Children under 5 eat free! They are taking reservations for time slots and will be paid at the restaurant. The menu is full of classics as well as Gulf Shores Gumbo and Housemade Pie. What a perfect opportunity for the cook of the family to get to enjoy their meal too! Make a new tradition by spending it with friends and family at The Hangout.

This is Alabama will be presenting a Coastal Half Marathon on Saturday 26 in Orange Beach. There is a 1 mile fun run and a 5K that will be taking place. Click here for more info about this awesome event!

Come hang out at the Flora-Bama on Thanksgiving for a potluck dinner! They will take care of the Turkey and Ham, but ask that you bring a side dish! This event is free for everyone and they ask that they have your potluck dish in the tent by 12:30 and they begin serving at 1 PM. This is their way of giving back to the community and being able to celebrate with their guests and staff!  

We have plenty of larger properties to sleep the whole family! We have a 5 bedroom Duplex in Fort Morgan that sleeps 10 called Deans Dunes. This property has a full kitchen just in case you do want to make the perfect Thanksgiving meal for the family. It also faces the gulf so you can enjoy the sound of waves crashing at night. Golden Yona is another property we have that sleeps 10. It is a 4 bedroom 4 bathroom duplex also in Fort Morgan. This home is also is just 2 houses down from the community pool! If you are looking to be closer in town check out Phoenix West II 2606! This is a 3 bedroom condo that sleeps 12 overlooking the gulf. These are just a few of the properties we have available. Give us a call at 251-543-1370 or check us out at www.sunsetproperties.com .

Late Summer Fun on the Alabama Gulf Coast!

Hey Friends! Summer may be ending for the kids but for the locals it is still in full swing! Beach days, long nights, and summer fun can all be found happening on the gulf coast for at least another month. Plus, one of the best things about coming to visit now is the crowds are almost gone. If you find one you shouldn’t be waiting long! Here is a few events coming up that are family friendly. Come on down and bring the kids for the weekend! Or, leave them home and have a parents getaway. We won’t tell them!

We have a few events coming up in the weeks to come. One of them being the 2022 Sunset Series that meets on most Thursdays beginning at 6 p.m throughout September on the Town Green! Bring the family out and enjoy a live band while watching the white sand beaches and waves break in the background. Make sure you bring your lawn chairs or a blanket to sit on!

Orange Beach Freedom Fest is coming up at the end of the month September 30th- October 2nd! They have a lot of events planned for the weekend including a car show, stuff for the kids, food, special speakers, and even a concert! The weekend is sure to be filled with patriotic spirit as they have a US Navy Blue Angel and a US Navy Seal who served with “American Sniper” Chris Kyle. There will also be a musical performance by Bruce Smelley and they will close the day with a concert with John Rich from Big & Rich! The majority of the weekend is free but if you would like to see the concert and special speakers you do have to purchase a ticket through Ticketmaster. Tickets start at $20 and proceeds benefit Folds of Honor. They provide educational scholarships to families of fallen and disabled service members.

The National Shrimp Festival is coming to town October 6th- 9th! This event annually has over 300,000 people coming from all over the United States. They have lined up over 100 hours of musical entertainment, 200 booths of fine arts and crafts, and of course food from 50 local and regional vendors! Locals and Snowbirds alike all look forward to this even year after year. Come down and enjoy good food, good music, and good company here on the Alabama Gulf Coast!

Looking to come down for to the Alabama Gulf Coast? Look no further than Sunset Properties for your perfect Vacation Rental. We have properties of all kinds. Some Properties we have available for the National Shrimp Festival include a beautiful beach front condo in Gulf Shores Townhome 22. Wake up to the sounds of the gulf and the picture perfect white sands for the weekend. If you are looking to be near enough to walk to the festival we have a 3 Bedroom house called Happy Clam located just over half a mile away! We have a new pet friendly option called Beach Time that is around 2.1 miles away from the festival location. The house is a 3 bedroom 2 bathroom house that now accepts small pets! Give us a call or send us a text at 251-543-1370. Or visit our website at www.sunsetproperties.com.

The Orange Beach Wharf

Have you missed the concert scene? Being able to listen to your favorite band or artist perform the song you have listened to for years is a feeling you just can’t describe. Or, you get to town and realize there’s a concert playing near you and you just go. Then, the next day you’re back at the beach getting a tan. If these sound like things you’re interested in you should check out The Wharf Amphitheater in Orange Beach, AL. On their lineup this year you will see names like Dierks Bentley, Phish, Jimmy Buffet, and Morgan Wallen.

Check out our two condos at The Caribe for a place to stay! Caribe B Penthouse 4 is a 3 bedroom condo with a beautiful view overlooking the bay. While Caribe C Penthouse 14 has a view of the gulf! Bring the family and enjoy the amenities that the caribe has to offer. 6 pools total, 2 water slides, fishing docks, tennis courts, a putting green, and even his/her saunas. Cobalt is located right next to the condos and has some of the best food you could imagine! If you plan on eating there make sure you get there early or the wait may be long. If you don’t feel like waiting for a table at the actual restaurant you can check out the poolside Cabana Menu. The best part is that it is located only 15 minutes from The Wharf! Perfect for those that are wanting to shop, explore, or see a concert. Plus, if you just want to stay in you can always check out all the cool things the Caribe has to offer.

For a full list of concerts and events at The Wharf click here!