About Dauphin Island, Alabama

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Dauphin Island is a Unique Fishing Village, located on Alabama’s only Gulf of Mexico barrier island

Dauphin Island is a barrier island in the Gulf of Mexico about 33 miles south of Mobile. The island is also accessible by land via bridge, which can be reached from both Interstates I-10 and I-65. Visitors can also arrive via the Dauphin Island ferry which connects to nearby Gulf Shores, Fort Morgan, and Orange Beach, AL.The populated portion of Dauphin Island is seven miles long without even a single stoplight. It is home to 1,200 year-round residents, and few hundred thousand birds. The island is world-renowned for its diverse bird population. It is a stopover point along the migratory route south, for not only birds, but also Monarch butterflies.

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Aerial view of Dauphin Island water tower and bridge.

Dauphin Island Popular for Family Vacations

Families enjoy the laid-back beach atmosphere, and the availability of our many affordable Dauphin Island vacation rentals, pet-friendly beach houses and beach condo rentals.

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Oceanside vacation room living room with many windows.

Choosing a Location from our Dauphin Island Rentals

There are several different areas to consider when choosing our Dauphin Island vacation rentals. They include locations along the Gulf of Mexico beaches (commonly called the West End) and also the north shore of Dauphin Island (the Bay, or the Sound). At both locations you will find our Dauphin Island beach house rentals and condos.

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White two story stilted vacation home on the beach.

Pet Friendly Vacation Rentals on Dauphin Island

Dauphin Island is a great place to bring a pet and many beaches welcome them. We have a variety of pet friendly vacation rentals to choose from. If you are bringing a pet, please notify us in advance and make sure you are reserving one of our pet-friendly rentals.

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