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Unique Getaway! Fishermen BeachLovers Pet Friendly

Cottage -
2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Gulf Shores, Alabama
The Fish Camp cabin is located on the Bon Secour River. The Bon Secour river has historically been a 'working' river for shrimp boats and fishermen. Commercial shrimp boats ply the river and use Bon Secour as a base from which they travel all the Gulf of Mexico. The name 'Bon Secour' was given the river by French sailing crews who found the river to be a safe haven from storms. The very name means 'good anchorage' and 'safe harbor.' During the Civil War the South used the waters of the river to obtain salt and for years the remnants of the salt pits could still be seen. The Union army recognized the importance of the salt production and mounted a specific attack to destroy the pits. An example of a Southern mansion, 'The Swift Cole House ' is located within one mile of the fish camp and is available... Read more
Listing #FKN7480042
About the Owner
Gil J
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:July 2016
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A FlipKey verified reviewer
Reviewed 9 October 2018


Date of stay: September 2018
Gil J, VR Owner at Unique Getaway! Fishermen BeachLovers Pet Friendly, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2018


Reviewed 20 September 2018

Stayed here for a week. House is in a fish camp off Bon Secour River right where it flows into Bon Secour Bay. I really liked the rustic quality and access to the pier/dock adjacent to the camp. The food in the Foley/Bonc Secour/Gulf Shores/Orange...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Wsquared30125
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Nashville, Tennessee
Reviewed 18 June 2018


Date of stay: June 2018
Management response:Responded 20 June 2018


  • Air Conditioning
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Internet Access
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Refrigerator
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
Pets must be pre-approved by owner; pets must be on a leash on the property grounds. Children must have adult supervision on dock.
    1 Full bath
    1 King
    1 Full
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  • Pet Fee: ₹ 5,298 / stay - Fee
  • Damage Deposit: ₹ 14,128 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
The Bon Secour Cottages are on River Rd. a short stretch of road that runs parallel to the river. Billy's Seafood is at one end of River Rd and Aquilla Seafood, known for Royal Red shrimp, caught deep in the Gulf, is at the other end. You can purchase the seafood and prepare your own feast in the cabin! If you don't want to cook, the Tin Top is less than a mile, great food! Guests bring fishing boats and gear, kayaks, bikes. Boat launch facilities are close and dockage is on the property. Guests enjoy fishing & crabbing, Or simply relaxing, swinging on the dock, spotting pelicans and dolphins! This is a quaint, quiet, unique area.
Car recommended
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Nearest Beach: 10.0 km.
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