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Joshua Stewart

Member since: 2011
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The Wharf - Lazy River, Amphitheater, Ferris Wheel, Cinema 14!!

53 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 29 nights


Photos and Description of this Orange Beach holiday condo

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Welcome to The Wharf in beautiful Orange Beach, AL! The Wharf is the Gulf Coast's premier destination resort and marina featuring luxury waterfront condominiums, superior resort amenities including The Orange Beach Golf Center which features 18-Championship holes, club house and pro-shop; The Oasis pools with a lazy river, zero-entry wave pool, hammock island and tiki bar; and the best selection of shopping, dining and entertainment on the island with over 15 restaurants, unique boutiques and stores, live music every weekend and The Wharf's 10,000-seat Amphitheater! Summer, Spring, Winter or Fall - The Wharf is your ultimate vacation destination!

Concerts at The Wharf Amphitheater

Shopping and Dining: You can do it all at The Wharf! The Wharf features premier stores and restaurants that line Main Street, Wharf Parkway, and The Boardwalk at The Marina. Whether you're looking for a new dress, or a delicious lunch, you'll find it here. Once the sun goes down, The Wharf becomes your evening destination. Enjoy a gourmet meal at one of our many cafes or restaurants, catch a movie at Rave Motion Pictures, or even hear your favorite local band or an up-and-coming music sensation!


•Dippin' Dots

•Ginni Lane Bar and Grill

•Baumhauers Restaurant

•Rafters Restaurant and Sports Bar

•Compleat Angler Restaurant

•Island Time Daiquiri

•Our Cigar Bar

•Southern Grind Coffee House

•Villaggio Grille

•Sugar Shack

•Island Time Daiquiris

•Shawn's House of Burgers


•Build-A-Bear Work Shop





•Compleat Studio

•Fish On A Dish

•Fric n Frac

•Fusion Spa Salon

•Gulf Ballet

•Ooh La La

•Seaside Shoes


•The Bag Lady

•Tickled Pink

•Triple Threat


Marina: The Marina at The Wharf is truly the area's first destination marina. By water, The Wharf is accessible and protected; on land, it's the coast's best resort for shopping, golfing, dining and entertainment. Everything is available here, from slip rentals and marina service to fishing excursions.

More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Joshua Stewart (Owner)
Member since: 2011
Call Owner
Speaks english

About Joshua Stewart

My wife and I love being outdoors, especially if we can be on the water. We enjoy kayaking, biking, and cruising in our pontoon boat. We have a 10 pound Maltipoo named Parker who goes everywhere with us (my wife gets upset if he can't come along).

Joshua Stewart purchased this condo in 2010

Why Joshua Stewart chose Alabama Gulf Coast

My wife grew up in North Alabama but spent a significant portion of her childhood in Perdido Key, FL, and Orange Beach, AL, so naturally when she said we needed to go there to visit, I was skeptical. I spent a lot of time on the Atlantic Coast and thought that area was fabulous.

When we visited the area, I instantly saw the attraction. The snow white beaches, sunny skies, and friendlly people drew me to the area.

The Wharf was the perfect combination of city and relaxation. While sitting on the deck, one can bask in the solitude of the area. Stepping outside the front door, you are thrust into a downtown-like atmosphere sure to please the most discriminating tastes.

But don't take our word for it. Come see for yourself!

What makes this condo unique

We decided on a condo at the Wharf as soon as we saw it. The proximity to shopping, restaurants, bars, a marina, the Oasis, the Rave theater, and an amphitheater with top performing artists could not be surpassed at any other location.

We fell in love with our particular condo at first sight. The dark cabinets and complimentary granite countertops, stainless steel appliances in the kitchen, relaxing master bath with whirlpool tub, and wonderful view (including occasional opportunities to see the dolphins swim by!) enthralled us.

We absolutely love this condo and know you will, too! Come stay for a night or two and you will never want to leave!

Guestbook comments from the owner

I wanted to inform you upon my arrival of how impressed my family and I were with your condo! You have excellent taste and we thoroughly enjoyed our visit. My husband commented that he didn’t want to return to our house, which is relatively new and modern! Our eleven year old son enjoyed the pleasure of not having to stand to take a shower. Honestly, we toured the entire resort, but would have been content with just staying in the condo if it had not been for the kids needing a meal every once and a while. The pictures don’t do the live viewing justice!
Sep 2011
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The Wharf - Lazy River, Amphitheater, Ferris Wheel, Cinema 14!!
average rating of 4.943396 based on 62 reviews

Weekend getaway

  • 5 of 5

The property was beautiful. The view that the balcony provided of the water and the sunset was unmatched. The Wharf has something for everyone. We had a great time at the mini "water park", shopped till we dropped and the array of eateries was fabulous. The condo itself was beautifully decorated and very inviting. Everything you could think of for a home away from home. Lastly, the owners were great; Incredibly accomadating. A wonderful time we can't wait to stay again.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rosharon, Texas (South of Houston)

Great Condo and Great Vacation!!

  • 5 of 5

What else can I say that has not already been stated?!? The condo was very spacious and enjoyable. It was well stocked with everything a family needs. There were plenty of clean towels (which were a plus!). There is a washer and dyer, ice maker, gas grill and oustanding patio to enjoy! Everything was nice, peaceful and above all spotless. Joshua (owner) was very quick to respond to our reservation request and all of my questions.

The Wharf has outstanding amenities for any family. The Oasis Pool was great and my kids loved it! There are plenty of restaurants at The Wharf, so whatever you all are craving, you can find it. Our favorite were "Hot Spot" and "Stk Burger". These two places were outstanding!

If your wife or significant other likes to shop, well The Wharf has you covered too. With plenty of money, my wife could do some damage! Our favorite shop was the "Sandollar Lifestyles". It consists of about 10-15 stores that are all connected on the inside with some majors brands having their own little section. Awesome store and decent prices.

There are tons of activities for kids and adults everynight. Bands, water slides, hula hoop contests, arcade, ferris wheel (it was being fixed during our stay and was not operational) and a movie theater!

I would DEFINITELY recommend this property because of Joshua and all of the things to do at The Wharf!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location

  • 5 of 5

The wharf is a self-contained property and there is little need to leave. The condo has an great layout and the balcony was large. The lazy river was fantastic. There are bands that play on the weekends so it can be loud until around 10 p.m.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing place to stay

  • 5 of 5

This condo was so perfect. It is very clean and spacious. We loved staying there. It is beautifully decorated and the pictures do not do it justice. Everything is up to date. There is a tram just down below to take you to the private oasis (key card entry) pool/lazy river. There is a putt putt right around the front entrance of the warf. While we were there they also had a farmers market. The shops are boutique type of shops with plenty of dining,so no need to leave for much at all. The nightly light shows were a big hit with the kids. We sat on the very spacious belong overlooking the ships and a night even had live music. I would highly recommend this condo and will be coming back to stay again

  • Review Submitted: Jun 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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A good nights sleep!

  • 5 of 5

I believe this was the most enjoyable "quick trip" to Orange Beach that I've ever experienced; thanks to your accommodation! The coffee pot was not working, but so it goes. All of your furniture is comfy and well appointed and you have an awesome balcony overlooking the marina. The unit was also very clean; wonderful! Can't think of anything you've not thought of. We felt right at home. Hope to stay longer next time.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Mt. Dora, Fl, USA

Absolutely Beautiful

  • 5 of 5

This property is spacious, well-maintained, and in the heart of all The Wharf amenities. The beds are extremely comfortable. The kitchen was well-equipped, including a large ice-maker, wine cooler, and everything else you might need. The large balcony faces the marina and has a modern, clean, grill. Check-in and check-out were easy and quick. Parking is individually designated and easy to access. Security is top notch, and there is free shuttle service to the pool area. Plenty of nice shops and restaurants within a stones throw, and a short walk to the amphitheater. This would be, without a doubt, our premiere accommodation option for local events. Very very well-done!

  • Review Submitted: May 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Pensacola, FL
Nearest Barpub
Baumhowers Compleat Angler Seafood Grille & Bar
Nearest Ferry
25 Miles
Mobile Bay Ferry
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Orange Beach Golf Center
Nearest Restaurant
Baumhowers Compleat Angler Seafood Grille & Bar
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Orange Beach
Car: not necessary

Golf: Orange Beach Golf Center offers a spectacular golfing experience. The beautiful setting, challenging course, and elegant clubhouse create a golf atmosphere that both the golf novice and enthusiast will admire. Designed in the traditional plantation-style, The Clubhouse at Orange Beach Golf Center is complete with a dining room and golf Pro Shop. The Clubhouse is perfectly situated to give guests a spectacular view of the surrounding fairways.

The Golf Club's 18 championship holes were designed by the renowned father-son team of Jay and Carter Morrish, and feature a few sharp doglegs, bunkers, and the occasional water hazard.

Formerly known as The Gulf Shores Golf Club, the course was built in the 1960s and was the first golf course in Gulf Shores. In November 2005, the course closed to undergo a complete renovation. Taking place under the guidance of Jay and Carter Morrish, the renovation lengthened the par 71 course by 300 yards and added numerous water features, enhanced fairways, and additional bunkers.

The goals to beautify and enhance the course, and to make play more challenging, have been achieved. There are now holes that are so dramatically changed that you cannot stand in the fairway and believe you are on the same course. The Morrish group delivered on their promise and the result is a spectacular product that no golf enthusiast will want to miss.

Course length: Championship 6,812 yards, Blue 6,365 yards, White 5,950 yards, Red 5,362 yards


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday condo in Orange Beach, Alabama

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Fall 2016 (9/7/2016 - 10/31/20
6 Sep 2016 - 13 Nov 2016
2 night minimum stay
Winter 2016
14 Nov 2016 - 10 Mar 2017
2 night minimum stay
Thursday Thanksgiving
24 Nov 2016 - 24 Nov 2016
1 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Friday Thanksgiving
25 Nov 2016 - 25 Nov 2016
1 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Saturday Thanksgiving
26 Nov 2016 - 26 Nov 2016
1 night minimum stay
Flat fee
11 Mar 2017 - 21 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
Summer 2016
22 May 2017 - 15 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
Memorial Friday
26 May 2017 - 26 May 2017
1 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Memorial Sat
27 May 2017 - 27 May 2017
1 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Memorial Sunday
28 May 2017 - 28 May 2017
1 night minimum stay
Flat fee
June 30
2 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
29 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Peak Season 2017 (6/21/2016 -
16 Jun 2017 - 13 Aug 2017
2 night minimum stay
July 1
1 Jul 2017 - 1 Jul 2017
1 night minimum stay
Flat fee
July 2
2 Jul 2017 - 2 Jul 2017
1 night minimum stay
Flat fee
July 3
3 Jul 2017 - 3 Jul 2017
1 night minimum stay
Flat fee
July 4
4 Jul 2017 - 4 Jul 2017
1 night minimum stay
Flat fee
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit A$392
Cleaning Fee A$131
Tax Rate 11.0%

Refunds are subject to incurred finance charges.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo rental in Orange Beach, Alabama

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 7
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1340 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
Location Type:
  • City Centre
  • Near The Ocean
  • Town
  • Village
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • soap
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Elevator
  • Filtered Water
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • local restaurant guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • water cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • Audio Tape Player
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • games - kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Boat
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • patio
  • veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • jacuzzi
  • arboretum
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing