8 Best Hotels With A Lazy River In Orange Beach, AL


Nestled on the Gulf Coast in the US state of Alabama is this tiny city known as Orange Beach. This lovely destination allures visitors with its array of water activities peppered around the city. From sites like Waterfront Park to Adventure Island, lovers of the water are constantly entranced by all they can indulge in. If you’re wondering where to stay in Orange Beach, then consider booking a room at a hotel with a lazy river. This ensures you have unfettered access to this facility, allowing you to indulge your love for the water whenever you like. Check out these eight best hotels with a lazy river in Orange Beach, AL.

1. Buena Vista Motor Coach Resort

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Posted by Buena Vista Motor Coach Resort on Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Buena Vista Motor Coach Resort really takes “uniquely themed hotels and resorts” to a whole new level. Instead of a high-rise building with suites and rooms, this resort has 32 acres (12.95 hectares) of land dedicated to more than 100 high-end coach houses. These RV lots are brick-paved, with full water and sewer hookups. In other words, you get increased privacy without compromising the amount of fun you’ll be getting during your stay. Isn’t that fantastic?

This resort also offers loads of other services and amenities, such as an indoor heated pool and a resort-style pool with a lazy river and water slide. it also adjoins Gulf State Park, thus giving you the opportunity to bike, run, and walk along the 28-mile (45.06-km) trails. There’s so much you can do in Buena Vista Motor Coach Resort, so enjoy your time here!

Buena Vista Motor Coach Resort

Address: 23601 Perdido Beach Blvd, Orange Beach, Alabama

Price: from 65 USD

Travelers Review: Nice place! 4.5 out of 5 (from 155 reviews)

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2. Caribe Resort (from USD 139)

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Posted by Caribe Resort on Sunday, September 26, 2021

If you want to make the most out of your vacation, then you might want to book your stay in this particular suite hosted by Caribe Resort.

This Orange Beach condo rental features three bedrooms and three bathrooms, with hot tubs and private walk-in showers. Since the bedrooms contain two king-size beds and a loft bunk bed (two twin-size beds on top and two full beds on the bottom), this unit can comfortably accommodate up to 10 people. Because of this, this rental is the ideal choice for families or large groups of people.

In addition to this spacious room, you’ll also get more amenities if you stay at Caribe Resort. For example, you can swim in their tiered outdoor pools and 1,000-foot-long (304.8-meter-long) lazy river. You can also play basketball or tennis on their courts, relax inside their sauna rooms, and many more. Your options are endless here!

Luxury Condo With Beach View | Bring Your Boat! | Liquid Life - Caribe 512C
46 reviews  Wifi Available
condo 10 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
lots of living and sleeping room and the view was wonderful
the view of the gulf is amazing the balcony also overlooks the pool and putt putt area
the pools and slides were a huge hit with our kids
pools were great for adults and little kids
beautiful condo beautiful location and the pools were a blast
very clean and beautifully decorated
pretty property and very clean
fast elevators clean and clear facilities
super clean great location- will book again
rental company was very responsive to any requests and had excellent communication throughout our stay
idence would have been helpful
great property great location would love to repeat again soon
3 fun pools to choose from and great location
beach access was good not as close as we would have liked
very clean comfortable and close to restaurants and shopping
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3. Phoenix Orange Beach condo (from USD 305)

This bright and luxurious Orange Beach condo with a lazy river is located on the 16th floor. The three-bedroom apartment boasts comfort in every corner. It features great amenities like floor-to-ceiling windows, a full kitchen and dining area, a spacious balcony with amazing views, and more. During your stay at the condo, you will also have access to Phoenix Orange Beach amenities like outdoor pools, a waterslide, a lazy river, two large hot tubs, a tennis court, and a fitness center. Nearby points of interest that you can visit are Adventure Island, Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo and Gulf Shores Beach.

LAZY RIVER! Water Slide! Beach Front!!
53 reviews  Wifi Available
condo 12 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 12
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
having a king room and two queen rooms plus a sleeper sofa was a bonus
very clean and nicely decorated
very clean and spacious would book again
reviewer comments:very clean and spacious
the complex was well maintained and clean as well
the vacation rental was very clean
the staff was all very pleasant to deal with
rating details:the property manager was very helpful
rating details:the property manager was very helpful
rating details:the property manager was very helpful
rating details:the property manager was very helpful
the location was great for eating and for buying groceries
this was an excellent vacation spot in an excellent location
phoenix orange beach 1603 did not disappoint it was a beautiful property in a perfect location
i was very happy with the location
i was very happy with the location
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4. Phoenix on the Bay condo (from USD 223)

Have a pleasant stay at this waterfront condo property that offers superb amenities. This two-bedroom unit can sleep up to six people. Highlights include floating on the lazy river, access to a hot tub, a tennis court, and a swimming pool with a waterslide that will enhance your vacation experience. Such a vast range of amenities makes this property one of the best Orange Beach rentals with a lazy river. Just a few steps from the complex, enjoy exploring the local shops, restaurants, bars, and movie theaters for some outdoor dining and entertainment. The beach is just 3 mi (4.8 km) from the property by car, ideal for those who want to get a sunkissed glow by the stunning blue waters.

Float on the Lazy River
47 reviews  Wifi Available
condo 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
I love the kitchen dishes
stocked with everything you may need spacious and comfortable The Phoenix on the Bay has
The balcony view was great
You may not even need or want to go to the beach
A clean and cozy condo stocked with anything you may need and a BEAUTIFUL view of the courtyard lazy river and bridge to Florida
The unit was super clean and decor was lovely
Everthing was great and everyone was so friendly
The owner was very helpful answering all my questions before booking
My family loved the Lazy River and pools
This condo is very cute and the lazy river is so nice
The Lazy River is wonderful as well as all the other pools Book this one
Very nice condo in a great location
It has a Fantastic Location but still within Shopping areas and Other things to Do
The condo itself is just beautiful
Great location and kids loved the pool
Such a great location and this condo was amazing
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5. Crystal Tower 407

This Crystal Tower unit is another wonderful choice for those looking for a lazy river on the property. This fascinating feature will be fully at your disposal while you’re staying here, but this isn’t the only reason you should book a room. Found just a few minutes from the beach, you’ll be able to spend as much time as you like by the sea. Also, Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo is just 3km (1.8mi) away, ensuring you are never bored. Crystal Tower boasts a fitness center on the property, ideal for the exercise junkies. There’s also a tennis court as a sauna, all meant to keep you entertained throughout the day. From the living area, you can walk out onto the balcony, a place where you’ll find yourself marveling at the phenomenal ocean view. If you prefer preparing your own meals, there’s a fully equipped kitchen to ensure you can easily do so.

6. Phoenix On The Bay

This is another condo unit where you can enjoy a lazy river on the property. Running through the main grounds, between lush palm trees, the lazy river offers lots of fun and excitement, accessible to you throughout the day. If you can’t get enough of the water, stroll to the beach which is just two minutes from here. You can also head to Orange Beach Waterfront Park which is just 1.9km (1.2mi) from Phoenix On The Bay. Other nearby attractions are Adventure Island and The Wharf Amphitheater. This unit will make a lovely home away from home for you, while in Orange Beach. Its interior is quite spacious, with a cheerful aura created by the floods of light streaming in. The massive floor-to-ceiling windows also slide open to usher you onto the balcony, a wonderful place to wind down at the end of the day. There’s also a spacious open kitchen that’s fully equipped to ensure you are able to prepare whichever meal you please.

7. Phoenix West

Yet another accommodation where you can enjoy a lazy river, Phoenix West is also just two minutes away from the stunning sea. With an expansive lazy river and an outdoor pool as well, you’ll have the chance to quench your thirst for water activities. And within a 13-minute walk, you’ll be at Adventure Island, a thrilling place to visit for the whole family. On the property, there is a fitness center and a tennis court, perfect for when you want to get some exercise. There’s also an indoor pool that’s open to guests in any season. Your unit at Phoenix West has three bedrooms, ideal for a family on vacation. The interior is quite chic and elegantly furnished, offering guests total luxury. There’s a large balcony where you can be awed by the stunning ocean view, a view that’s visible from the living room as well.

8. Wharf 412

Last on our list if Wharf 412, a luxurious apartment from where you can enjoy a lazy river. This accommodation is found on Romar Beach, a few miles away from Gulf Shores. The living area is stunning, brightly lit and very cheerful. You can slide open the glass doors and walk out onto the balcony, a lovely place to spend time admiring the view. There’s also a kitchen available, perfect for those who prefer preparing their own meals. The bedrooms are all decked out with plush beds and a flat-screen television in each. Other facilities available include free Wi-Fi, a barbecue grill, and an outdoor pool.

9. Turquoise Place D1201 Condo

Within two minutes from the beach, is this delightful condo known as Turquoise Place. If you’re looking for an accommodation that spots a lazy river then you should definitely consider this one. Found just a few minutes’ walk from Orange Beach Waterfront Park, this condo places guests very close to all the action and excitement of the area. Also, 3km (1.8mi) away is Adventure Island, another lovely place to visit with the family. Other than the lazy river, this condo is also packed with numerous other facilities that promise a luxurious stay. Inside, the space is air-conditioned, ensuring you remain comfortable. There are amenities like a sauna, a television, a well-equipped kitchen, and a DVD player. Thanks to the large windows in the living room and bedroom, you’ll always be within view of the breathtaking scenery outside.

10. Caribe Resort Unit (from USD 143)

Those looking for Orange Beach resorts with a lazy river will be interested in this property. Caribe Resort offers various luxurious suites ideal for a family. And you’ll certainly enjoy staying at this resort, indulging in the fun water activities available. On top of the delightful lazy river, there’s also a fun water slide and various swimming pools, both outdoor and indoor. If spending time in the water is your thing, then you’ll love staying here. Orange Beach Waterfront Park, which is one of the best things to do in Orange Beach, is just 3.2 km (1.9 mi) away while Adventure Island is only 6 km (3.7 mi) away. This unit has a beautiful design that is meant to guarantee total comfort. There’s a cheerful living room that’s flooded with light which streams in via the massive windows. You can walk out onto one of the balconies, either via the bedroom or the living room and be awed by the spectacular view. There’s also a spacious open kitchen where you can prepare whichever meal you choose. Other amenities include free Wi-Fi, cable television, and laundry facilities.

Oceanside vacation

Enjoy your Oceanside vacation at Orange Beach, a serene destination that’s great for lovers of the water. With the above-mentioned Orange Beach hotels with a lazy river, there are ample opportunities to indulge in your love for water activities. Go ahead and book a place today.

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