Things to Do


Gulf Shores, Orange Beach, and the surrounding area has a seemingly endless array of things for our visitors to do – literally something for everyone! Find something to make your visit truly memorable!

Enjoy Our Onsite Water Sports!

Seawind is one of the few condos on the Alabama coast to offer onsite water sports.  Our vendor offers jet ski rentals, banana boat rides and parasailing.

Explore Other Water Adventures!

In addition to the waters of the Gulf of Mexico, nearby Shelby Lakes in Gulf State Park offers unique opportunities to enjoy the water and nature.

Treat the Kids to Miniature Golf!

Miniature golf can be played just about a half mile away at Shrimpy’s Grill & Golf, which also offers a varied casual menu. Others are just a short drive away.

Seek Thrills at Local Amusement Parks!

If you and the kids just can’t have enough fun at the beach, several amusement parks nearby offer something for everyone!

Golfing for the Big Kids!

Boasting 24 courses, Baldwin County ranks 4th of 67 Alabama counties in the number of golf courses per capita. Find one to challenge your skills while you enjoy our gorgeous part of the Gulf Coast!

Fishing Charters & Cruise Excursions!

Choose whether you want to hook your own dinner with one of our renowned local fishing charter captains, or take a leisurely dolphin-sighting or sunset cruise off our spectacular shoreline.

Note that some venues, excursions or services may be seasonal or affected by weather.


Several options for beachfront dining are just steps away from your Seawind condo, and over a dozen other restaurants and desert shops are within a short walk. For even more dining options, click the button below!

We Have Beachfront Dining!

Beachfront dining is conveniently available right at our white sand beach at the popular Sea-N-Suds Restaurant & Oyster Bar – family owned since 1975.

More Beachfront Dining & Entertainment!

The Hangout is just steps away offering full-service dining, live entertainment and fun for adults and kids alike.

A Beachfront Classic!

A local fixture since 1956, the Pink Pony Pub is just steps away.  It is known for burgers, sandwiches and seafood, and sometimes has live music.


Breakfast Is Just Steps Away!

Right across the street, the local Waffle House is ready with your breakfast favorites. Just a few steps down the beach, the beachfront Island Pancake House can be found inside the Howard Johnson hotel.


Here are some nearby shopping options. Click the buttons below to learn more!

Plenty of Groceries Nearby!

There is a small specialty market right across the street from Seawind for those last minute needs including food, beverages, clothing, beach gear & souvenirs. A Dollar General is within comfortable walking distance, just a half mile away.

Other options just a short drive away include a Walmart Supercenter, family-owned Rouses Market and Publix.

Find Perfect Beach Gear & Souvenirs!

All around Gulf Shores & Orange Beach you will find no shortage of shops offering an assortment of items to help you enjoy and remember your Alabama Gulf Coast vacation!

Just a few you will find include Alvin’s Island Surf Shop, Surf Style, Souvenir City, The Purple Octopus, Island Outfitters, among others.

Hunt for Bargains!

Pelican Place is a tropical-landscaped shopping mecca only minutes from the beaches of Gulf Shores. It offers several major and smaller retailers, apparel & accessories, a variety of restaurants and a movie theater.

Just 6 miles north, you’ll find Tanger Outlets Foley.

Enjoy Adult Beverages Responsibly

Beer and wine can be found at most grocery and convenience stores.  The Island Market, right across the street, has one of the best selections in town.

For spirits, Seaside Liquor is just short walk away or you may want to visit a State-owned ABC Select Spirits retail store.


Many festivals, events and sporting competitions are held in the area year-round. Here are just a few major events held close to Seawind. Click the buttons below to find an event that matches your interests!

Mardi Gras Parade (February)

Dating back to 1978, the Gulf Shores Mardi Gras Parade now works its way east on Beach Blvd directly in front of Seawind.

Bama Coast Cruisin’ (April)

Held at The Wharf in Orange Beach, AL, this event is a laid back, family-friendly weekend full of amazing cars, fun events, entertainment and food.

Hangout Music Festival (May)

Originating in 2010, the Hangout Music Festival is an annual three-day music festival held on the public beaches of Gulf Shores, generally taking place on the third weekend in May.

4th of July Fireworks (July)

Join us in celebrating the birth of our Nation with a stunning fireworks show over the waters of the Gulf of Mexico at Gulf State Park Pier.

Annual National Shrimp Festival (October)

Offering food, music, artwork, shopping, 5K & 10K races, a sand castle building contest, and overall fun for the whole family, the Shrimp Festival has been a Gulf Shores tradition for over 49 years.

Christmas Lighted Boat Parade (December)

Each year proud boat owners in the area deck out their boats with festive holiday lights to provide onlookers a unique Christmas memory. The parade route is from LuLu’s in Gulf Shores to The Wharf in Orange Beach.

Note that events can be affected by weather or other unforeseen circumstances.

401 E Beach Blvd, Gulf Shores, AL 36542


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