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Family friendly home located in Martinique On The Gulf

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,800 sq ft
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

1800 sq ft home w 3 bedrooms 2 bath golf cart, bicycles, beach chairs & toys

Welcome to Tropical Haven, our 3 bedroom 2 bath home in the beautiful French Caribbean resort community of Martinique On The Gulf. This 1800 sq ft home has everything you could want for a quiet fun, relaxing vacation. We are located on Ft Morgan Rd away from the crowds of Orange Beach and just a short ride away if you wish to go to the public beaches.

This home has a king bed in the master bedroom, large walk in closet, huge master bath w/garden tub, separate shower & toilet. The 2nd bedroom has a queen size bed & the 3rd bedroom twin beds, both have a double closet. All 3 bedrooms have a flat screen TV, DVD players and ceiling fans. There is a full bath w/ tub & shower for the 2nd & 3rd bedroom to share.

The kitchen is very well equipped w/ side by side refrigerator-freezer, ice maker, smooth top oven, microwave, coffee pot, crock pots, mixer, blender, toaster, lobster pot, lots of pots & pans, glasses & dishes.

The living room has ample seating to watch the flat screen TV & DVD movies w/family & friends. The dining room table has seating for 6, plus 4 bar stools at the nearby counter. There will be lots of fun times at Tropical Haven with the many games & cards that are supplied. We also have internet service at the house.

You will also find a full size washer & dryer in the utility room, along with a vacuum if the need should arise.

There are 2 large porches at Tropical Haven with the screened back porch overlooking the Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge, 2 ceiling fans, a swing, 2 round glass tables w/8 chairs. The porch is accessible from the living room, master bedroom & 1 guest room. The open deck is off the porch. The front porch has Adirondack chairs for relaxing or reading the many books in the library.

In the attached garage you will find a golf cart or bicycles for the short 3 minute ride to the beach, along with a new propane grill, chairs, umbrellas & beach toys, all for your use.

Please come and enjoy our “ Tropical Haven”.

More Details

Cindy Burns
Member since: 2008
Speaks english
Response time
Within 12 hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
9 July, 2018

About Cindy Burns

My husband & I reside in Lou KY, we have 4 children, 11 grandchildren, all living within 6 miles of us, and wanted beach property that we could all enjoy and not spend 2 days on the road to get there. We choose 'Tropical Haven' as that destination. We all go there as often as possible & really enjoy the Gulf of Mexico the beautiful landscaping of Martinique, & the friendliness of the people of South Alabama.

Cindy Burns purchased this bungalow in 2005

Why Cindy Burns chose Gulf Shores

We purchased a home at Martinique because of the quiet beautiful place it is & we can still get to crowds, shopping, restaurants, mini golf, golfing, hiking, beach, anywhere we want to go within minuets.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday bungalow rental in Gulf Shores, Alabama

Property Type:
  • bungalow
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • 2 car max, no sun screen to be used inside the house, (discolors carpet & tile), all trash to be put outside when leaving for home.
Location Type:
  • Resort ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath (no shower) , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure
  • Large Master Bath w/separate shower & toilet 2nd bath w/tub & shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 single bed
  • Master King Bed Flat Screen TV DVD Ceiling Fan 2nd Bedroom Queen Bed Flat Screen TV DVD Ceiling Fan 3rd Bedroom 2 Twin Beds Flat Screen TV DVD Ceiling Fan Baby crib is provided
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis
  • Water Sports Gear
  • long term rentals available
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Sauna ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • 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
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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(6 traveller reviews)

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Family friendly home located in Martinique On The Gulf
average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews

Great Beach Neighborhood House!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay at this house. I think the price was fair. It was perfect for my family of four. The house was clean, had plenty of dishes for cooking (which is usually lacking), had plenty of beach toys, bikes, golf cart, a huge screened porch, and pretty well childproofed! ! We would definitely come back and stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: 10/06/2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review, we would love to have you return in the future. Carolyn
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Tropical Haven

  • 5 of 5

The accomodations were great. Kitchen was equipped for making meals. We would stay again at Tropical Haven.

  • Review Submitted: 03/04/2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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December in Tropical Haven

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at Tropical Haven in Martinique on the Bay for the month of December.

Everything was exactly as described in the ad. There were no surprises.

House is so beautiful and comfortable. We felt right at home as soon as we had settled in. Even though it was an easy walk to the beach, we did use the golf cart most of the time. Bikes were great too. Since there were days of cool and wet weather we enjoyed the great cable service on the many TVs.

You feel like you are off in the wilderness, but it is only a 15 minute drive into the shopping and restaurants areas of Gulf Shores and Orange Beach.

Our daughter and three grandkids live in northern Alabama and they came down to spend Christmas with us. We all fit in just fine and had a wonderful Christmas together.

Hope to return toMartinique another time and would definitely want to stay at Tropical Haven.

  • Review Submitted: 01/01/2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so pleased that you enjoyed your stay at Tropical Haven & were able to be with your daughter and the grandchildren at Christmas. Please do come again soon. Thank you for taking the time to give a review of your stay. Carolyn
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St. Louis, Missouri

Best Girls Trip Ever!

  • 5 of 5

Tropical Haven is truly a haven! It was absolutely perfect for our spring break trip! The home is beautiful and it has everything you need for your stay. There are plenty of chairs, beach toys and bikes in the garage and using the golf cart to get to the beach is such a treat. We sat on the screened in porch every morning drinking our coffee and enjoying the beautiful surroundings. Martinique is just gorgeous; we love the landscaping, the pools and the workout center and the beach is one of the best! We would highly recommend Tropical Haven and Martinique! We certainly hope to return soon.

  • Review Submitted: 27/03/2015
  • Date of Stay: March 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review, I am happy you enjoyed your stay at Tropical Haven and look forward to your return. It was a pleasure working with you. Carolyn
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Louisville, KY

Perfect getaway

  • 5 of 5

We are repeat vacationers at the Tropical Haven and look forward to going back every year! The amenities are great, the kitchen has everything you need - we've even cooked a Thanksgiving meal while there! The owners have bicycles for every age available, pool and beach toys, chairs, etc. The kids love riding the golf card the short distance to the beach and my husband loves the availability of a gas grill for relaxing evenings. The beaches are beautiful and the environment is quiet and relaxing. Looking forward to our trip next year!

  • Review Submitted: 11/03/2015
  • Date of Stay: June 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad that you return to Tropical Haven every year. You are welcome back anytime. Carolyn
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Just right

  • 5 of 5

The three bead rooms were wonderful and decorated very tastefully. Any size bicycle needed was in the garage along with a golf cart to ride to the beach. Pools at mid point and the beach were great and the white sand at beach was like sugar. Our kids loved crab hunting at night on the beach. They cannot wait to go back, and we will.

  • Review Submitted: 09/02/2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for choosing Tropical Haven for your beach vacation. Please return again soon. Carolyn
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Car: recommended

You will find the beach, golf, tennis, exercising, spa, bike riding, hiking, restaurants, historic sites, ferry boat, or just plain relaxing within minuets from Tropical Haven.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday bungalow in Gulf Shores, Alabama

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
19 May 2018 - 17 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
Early Fall
18 Aug 2018 - 27 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
Early Winter
28 Oct 2018 - 29 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee AU$183.51
Refundable Damage Deposit AU$271.86

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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