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Orange Beach, Alabama RV Resorts

    • One of the premier vacation destinations on Alabama's Gulf Coast, Orange Beach is home to two upscale RV resorts and within easy driving distance of a handful of others. The beach town is near the Florida state line and is easily accessible from Gulf Shores, Alabama, to the west, and Pensacola, Florida, to the east.

    Bella Terra of Gulf Shores

    • One of Woodall's top-rated RV resorts, this 176-space park is in Foley, Alabama, not far from the Foley Beach Expressway, the main road to Orange Beach and Gulf Shores. Each of its oversized RV lots has full hookups, including cable TV and Internet access. Much of the park's open space is landscaped. Other amenities include a clubhouse, infinity-edge swimming pool, movie theater, jacuzzi, sauna, lake for fishing, business and fitness centers, and an on-site activities director.

      Bella Terra of Gulf Shores
      101 Via Bella Terra
      Foley, AL 36535
      (866) 417-2416
      bellaterrarvresort.com/

    Buena Vista on the Beach

    • Right on the beach, this 111-lot park is definitely high-end. Lots are individually owned but available for rental at the owner's discretion when is not in residence. Each of its lots features a coach house with roughly 900 square feet in added living space. These coach houses typically include a full-feature kitchen, den and bathroom, although floor plans vary. Each lot also features a screened gazebo and full hookups. Other amenities include a 6,000-square-foot clubhouse, swimming pool, beach access and private lakes.

      Buena Vista on the Beach
      23601 Perdido Beach Blvd.
      Orange Beach, AL 36561
      (251) 980-1855
      buenavistaonthebeach.com/

    Heritage Motor Coach Resort & Marina

    • On Bayou St. John in Orange Beach, this RV resort features 79 individually owned motor coach lots, most of which are available for rental when the owner is not in residence. Each lot has full hookups as well as its own coach house, averaging 11 by 25 feet in size. The coach houses vary in layout, depending on the design requested by the lot owner. Resort amenities include a clubhouse, infinity-edge swimming pool, boat slips, wireless Internet access and walking trail.

      Heritage Motor Coach Resort & Marina
      28888 Canal Road
      Orange Beach, AL 36561
      (800) 730-7032
      heritageorangebeach.com/

    Island Retreat RV Park

    • Not far from Orange Beach in neighboring Gulf Shores, this 174-lot resort offers full hookups throughout and a limited number of pull-through lots. Also available at each lot is wireless Internet access, cable TV and telephone hookups. The park's amenities include a clubhouse, swimming pool, laundry facilities, picnic tables and paved roads.

      Island Retreat RV Park
      18201 Highway 180 W.
      Gulf Shores, AL 36542
      (251) 967-1666
      (866) 974-9999
      islandretreatrv.com/index.html

    Perdido Cove RV Resort & Marina

    • Just across the state line in Florida but only a short drive from Orange Beach, Perdido Cove is a high-end RV resort with amenities that earned it high marks from Woodall's. Its 56 RV sites have full hookups, including cable TV and Internet. The resort is on the Intracoastal Waterway and boasts such amenities as a clubhouse, general store, swimming pool, bike rentals, shuffleboard court, playground and picnic area.

      Perdido Cove RV Resort & Marina
      13770 River Road, Perdido Key
      Pensacola, FL 32507
      (877) 402-7873
      perdidocove.com/Home.cfm

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