The Salty Unicorn

$124 - $480 / night   in Gulf Shores  
2 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms Sleeps 8

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We help make the most of your vacation by providing FREE ADMISSION to some of the area's top attractions each and every day! Create exciting memories, have more fun and truly experience your destination! FREE GOLF, FISHING, DOLPHIN CRUISE, SUNSET CRUISE, WATERVILLE, OWA ADMISSION AND ESCAPE ROOM TICKETS! See details below.


The Salty Unicorn is a BRAND NEW cottage located in Gulf Shores just a block from the beach in the new Eastside Cottage subdivision. It has deeded beach access and is easily accessed by a crosswalk. This cottage faces the beach and although it is not directly on the beach, has a wonderful view of East Beach Blvd from your balcony and you can see the Gulf between the condos. There is also a great view of the Gulf State Park and Lake Shelby directly behind the cottage.

• Access to the balcony from the living room and overlooks the pool

• Durable vinyl flooring throughout

• Beautiful kitchen that is fully equipped with everything that you will need. The dining room table seats six with four additional bar stools.

• Stackable washer and dryer upstairs

• Living room has sofa sleeper and a flat screen TV/DVD

• Master bedroom has a king size bed with a flat screen TV and access to an upstairs balcony that overlooks the pool and the beach.

• Master bathroom has a stand-up shower

• Second bedroom has a queen size bed and flat screen TV.

• There is also a set of twin sized bunk beds upstairs, each with their own flat screen TV. These bunk beds are perfect for children!

• Amenities: Air Conditioning, Big Screen TV, Coffee Maker, Covered Parking, Deeded Beach Access, Dishwasher, DVD, Free Parking, Ice Maker, Internet/ Wifi, Iron and Board, Outdoor Pool, Private balcony, Refrigerator, Satellite/Cable, Washer/Dryer

• Maximum of 3 cars allowed at the property. The parking is under the home and is covered.

• Minimum age to rent is 25.

Guests will receive one complimentary admission per activity, per day. You can go to every activity, every day and one person will be free per day. Additional guests will pay full price. Admissions are noncumulative and nontransferable. Unused admissions expire daily.

You may choose to go fishing in the morning (one person is free) and then golf at lunch (one person is free) and then the waterpark that afternoon (one person is free.) Or you may choose to go to the waterpark in the morning with the kids (one person is free) and your husband can go play golf (one person is free) and then meet that afternoon to go on the dolphin cruise (one person is free.) You may do some or all of the activities every day and one of your party is free every day.

These activities are yours to use if you choose to do so at no additional cost or obligation.

*Does not apply to monthly reservations and some activities are seasonal.



435 E 2nd Ave Gulf Shores, AL 36542

To purchase a vacation home like this one, Mary Lear with Bellator Real Estate-Orange Beach

Property Type: Home Beds: 5 Accommodates: 8 Check In: : 4pm Bedrooms: 2 Check Out: : 10am Bathrooms: 3.0 Pet Friendly: No
Air Conditioning Balcony Beach Big Screen TV Cable Clothes Dryer Coffee Maker Communal Pool Covered Parking Covered Patio DVD Deeded Beach Access Dishwasher Free Parking Ice Maker Internet Internet Access Iron and Board Iron and board Kitchen Laundry Microwave Ocean Ocean View Outdoor Pool Patio Private balcony Refrigerator Satellite or Cable Sundeck TV WIFI Washing Machine Water View Disinfected Enhanced Cleaning Self Check-In Smoke Detector Essentials Family Friendly BBQ
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Reviews - 5 stars based on 6 reviews
The Salty Unicorn
5/5 stars
The Salty Unicorn is a beautiful cottage located 3 blocks from beach access, shopping and restaurants. The pool is shared with 8 units but often we were the only ones using it. The cottage is very clean, kitchen had supplies for basic cooking, and the washer/dryer was a bonus to wash beach towels and swim suits daily. The unit had a beach wagon and some beach chairs to use. Additionally, having 3 full bathrooms was convenient as we were traveling with teenagers. We took advantage of the iTrip option for activities and did Zeke’s Lady deep sea fishing. So much fun! Thank you for a wonderful stay.
Reviewed on Aug 7, 2020 by Bridget Hess, Solon, IA   Report

Awesome!! So glad you enjoyed your stay! We appreciate your valuable feedback and look forward to seeing you again soon!

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The Salty Unicorn
5/5 stars
My family and I really enjoyed the stay at The Salty Unicorn! The pool is a great size and only shared with a handful of houses, so it is not overcrowded. The house is plenty large for 1-2 families. The walk to the beach is very easy and maybe takes about 10 minutes. Very happy overall and would love to stay here again. ***The only con I would have is the stairs to reach the bedrooms. I would not recommend the house to someone with an elderly family member that does not do well with stairs. Other than that, it was great!
Reviewed on May 19, 2020 by Malachi, Birmingham, AL   Report
The Salty Unicorn
5/5 stars
We absolutely fell in love with the Salty Unicorn and the Gulf Shores area! The place was spotless and beautiful. My family of 5 loved it. We will definitely be back!
Reviewed on Mar 20, 2020 by April, Jackson, TN   Report
The Salty Unicorn
5/5 stars
We loved the Salty Unicorn, it was so nice to wake up to views of the gulf everyday. The cottage was beautifully decorated and everything we needed was there for us. A few suggestions would be a solar cover for pool so swimming could have been possible somedays. I realize a heater could be cost prohibitive. Also, as we were there for 2 months and we were to keep up the cleaning a few items like stovetop cleaner, stainless steel cleaner and a squeegee for the glass shower doors would have been handy. Somethings we discovered because of repair calls were the dishwasher needs a rinse added or dishes do not dry properly. Hopefully it will be noted for future guests. We loved the location, it was quiet, and out of the hub bub but close enough to walk to everything. It was everything we could have hoped for renting sight unseen.
Reviewed on Mar 2, 2020 by Sheryl, Bethlehem, PA   Report

Thank you so much for your stay with us. We are thrilled that you enjoyed it so much!! Indeed, it is fantastic waking up to those incredible views every day. Thank you for the suggestion about the solar cover. We will certainly pass it along, but it's doubtful that one will be added. The pool at The Salty Unicorn in a fantastic feature and is thoroughly enjoyed for many months out of the year, just unfortunately not during your two months. There are a few properties in our area that have heated indoor pools. If that is an important feature to you please feel free to reach out to us before your next vacation and we will be glad to help you find a property that meets your needs. We appreciate your valuable feedback and look forward to seeing you again soon!

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The Salty Unicorn
5/5 stars
Gulf Shores makes for a great quiet vacation. With a small surf town, just a five minute walk away, The Salty Unicorn was a perfect spot to spend the week. A few hours from Panama City this little beach spot has almost identical beaches and feel, but with one big difference... No crowds! we spent hours out in the sand enjoying the great weather with no issue finding a spot to camp out. The house was well decorated (great color scheme!) and so clean. We easily fit 6 people (two in the bunk beds, and two in both bedrooms), it was a great size for our large family, and the kitchen has all the supplies needed to cook dinner two of the nights we were there. The house is on a shared lot, so there are 7 other rentals in close quarters, but the neighbors were all quiet and friendly. All the rentals share a pool that the living room and master bedroom balconies overlook, which was perfect for keeping an eye on the kids while keeping out of the sun. We will definitely be coming back to The Salty Pony!
Reviewed on Jul 9, 2019 by Craig K,   Report

Thank you for your stay! We are thrilled that you enjoyed it so much. We appreciate your valuable feedback and look forward to seeing you again soon!

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The Salty Unicorn
5/5 stars
We absolutely loved the Salty Unicorn! Not only did it have beautiful decor, it had everything we needed. The bunk beds were a big hit each with their own flat screen. Only a 15 min walk to the beach. We would definitely stay here again.
Reviewed on Jun 30, 2019 by Terri, Austin, Tx   Report

Thank you for your recent stay with us. We are thrilled that you enjoyed it. We appreciate your valuable feedback and look forward to seeing you again soon!

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