Destination guide

Why people love visiting relaxing Orange Beach

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Orange Beach. Revered for its seafood restaurants, dolphin watching and fishing, this city is both relaxing and welcoming. Pensacola Naval Air Station and Fort Barrancas are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Orange Beach

Are you looking for top things to see and do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Orange Beach a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Adventure Island (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Arena The Next Level (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Gulf State Park Golf Course (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Gulf Adventure Center at Gulf State Park (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Craft Farms Golf Club (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Waterville USA (6 mi / 9.6 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Orange Beach

If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 32°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Orange Beach

Travellers love Orange Beach for its beautiful ocean views and breathtaking sunsets. Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Orange Beach is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Gulf State Park (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Gulf Shores Beach (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Perdido Key State Park (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Big Lagoon State Park (11 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Tarkiln Bayou Preserve State Park (12.9 mi / 20.7 km)
  • Johnson Beach (13.4 mi / 21.6 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Orange Beach

Fly into Pensacola, FL (PNS-Pensacola Intl.), the closest airport, located 27.4 mi (44 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Mobile, AL (MOB-Mobile Regional), which is 48.4 mi (77.9 km) away.

Where to stay near Orange Beach?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 9,255 holiday rentals near Orange Beach. From 8,194 Condos/Apartments to 813 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Orange Beach is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Orange Beach?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Orange Beach:

  • Orange Beach East: 6,309 holiday homes
  • Cotton Bayou: 1,336 holiday homes
  • The Fish Camp: 25 holiday homes
  • Cottages: 25 holiday homes
  • North Central Pensacola: 15 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Orange Beach?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Orange Beach. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Orange Beach Indian and Sea Museum: 10,235 holiday rentals
  • Gulf State Park Fishing Pier: 10,643 holiday rentals
  • Orange Beach Golf Center: 10,388 holiday rentals
  • Orange Beach Art Center: 10,116 holiday rentals
  • Arena The Next Level: 10,436 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Orange Beach listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Orange Beach?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 8,194 Condos/Apartments in Orange Beach. Our other popular types of Orange Beach holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 813 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 77 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 77 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Villas and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Orange Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 8,220 holiday homes with pool available in Orange Beach. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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