Gulf Place Question

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  1. shakennotstirred

    shakennotstirred Beach Fanatic

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    Hi! My friends and I are contemplating renting a house near Gulf Place during Spring Break. Has anyone stayed there during Spring Break? We are wondering how crowded the beach gets there. Thanks!
     
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    Not too bad at all except maybe at the Ed Walline Beach Access if it is a good weather and we have a good spring. Even then it's not too bad.
     
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    I agree, it is a not bad. Gulf Place is a fabulous place to stay, so close to really good eating.
     
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    Had several units in Gulf Place and - I agree at the public beach access (Ed Walline) it is crowded and gulf Place walkover is not far from Ed Walline entrance....yet after Ed Walline (the public beach access) it is quiet. Where I live on the beach 3 blocks from Gulf Place it is VERY quiet. It also depends - when is your Spring Break??
     
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    We were in that area, just a little east of Gulf Place 393 (at Sea Haunts on Spooky Lane) over Memorial weekend and the public beach access was busy but the beach in front of Sea Haunts was great! It didn't feel at all like a holiday weekend there. We also really enjoy staying close to Gulf Place. The Gulfview Heights beach access area should be OK too, I would think. We walked that direction over Memorial weekend and it wasn't crowded at all.

    We also walked the beach past the access coming from the Gulf Place Caribbean and Cabana condos. That was not as busy as the public Ed Walline access either. I think you would be happy there.
     
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    Thanks everyone! I believe this house is directly across from Gulf Place - near their beach access. We will be there 3/31 through 4/7 which is usually a busy time with Georgia schools' breaks. Correct me if I am wrong but I don't think this is right next to the public beach access. We typically stay at a house in Dune Allen (across from Stinky's) and the beach is not very crowded there. Unfortunately the rent on the house has almost doubled since last year so we are looking at other options.
     
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    Dune Allen would be less crowded.
     
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    The beach access for Gulf Place is just west of Ed Walline.
     
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    Is it in sunrise beach? Were staying there now and it is right next to the public access and really loud. Motorcycles a hous of the night. If it is as busy as it is now, not much except on weekends, then I wouldn't worry much. I like being able to bike to gulf place, but like you prefer our house we usually rent that has gone up in price at the other end of dune Allen.
     
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    It is not at Sunrise Beach but I stay there in Oct. I wonder if we were renting the same house in Dune Allen - turquoise one? Please share where you are staying in Sunrise? - We are still looking at options for our April trip. Enjoy your time at the beach!
     
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    I was referring to a red one, called Dune Vista...next to the public access. It is really great, but has gone up in price. Along with another favorite next to Sunrise Beach now renamed OMG by the Sea. I'll pm you the name of where we are now. Sunrise beach is a great little neighborhood. Both those prior mentioned homes are now with ocean reef resorts.
     
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    In the general area you are talking about is Old Florida Cottages with access at Gulfview Heights. We've liked it there a lot and it would be a less busy access area. These are houses as opposed to the townhouses we stayed at in Sea Haunts. We really liked both of these areas! Stayed in Unit 8A at Sea Haunts - extremely well stocked, nicely decorated, good view of the gulf and close to the walkover. It was maybe two blocks to Gulf Place stores and restaurants. Priced competitively too.

     

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