Top 10 Lakefront Rentals In Alabama, USA - Updated 2023


Bounded by Mississippi to the west and Georgia to the east, Alabama is a beautiful state in the southeastern United States. Popularly known for peanuts and southern hospitality, the state is one of the top destinations for outdoor activities in the country. The natural wonders, pristine national and state parks, eclectic zoos, and scenic drives all around are good reasons you should pack your travel bags and brace yourself for an exciting rollercoaster adventure. You also need to think of where to stay after a long, fun-filled day. Read on to learn more about our list of top lakefront rentals in Alabama, USA.

1. Opulent house with sunroom, Guntersville (from USD 300)

Book this cozy lakeside home for a fun and relaxing lakeside retreat with your family. This is a five-bedroom retreat located on the beautiful shores of Guntersville Lake. The home comes with two full bathrooms, a kitchen, and a cozy living room where you can relax after a long fun-filled day.

You’ll have access to a boathouse with a boat slip, an adult kayak, an adult canoe, three youth kayaks, floats, folding chairs, and electric charging ports. A dock is also available.

Main Channel for Bass Fishing, Family Fun: TRAEGER PELLET GRILL, kayaks, canoe:
140 reviews  Wifi Available
House 14 Guests 5 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 14
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
all the beds had wonderful mattresses and more than needed pillows and blankets
if the property had one more bathroom it would have been excellent
the house was comfortable and stocked with everything we needed
so much room easy check in/check out
very clean and well stocked
very nice and clean property
super nice and clean had a great weejend with the whole family
the rest of the house was very clean and neat
our host was so welcoming and nice
super nice owners
host is wonderful and responsive
the owner's were excellent to deal with
overall great property and owner wonderful to work with
excellent location and plenty of space to park
wow this place absolutely rocks
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2. Spacious cabin perfect for fishing enthusiasts, Guntersville (from USD 165)

Are you planning to spend your Alabama vacation fishing? Check out this spacious cabin located mere steps from Lake Guntersville. It comes with two bedrooms, a bathroom, and can sleep up to seven people. There is also a dining area and a fully furnished kitchen where you can prepare delicious food. The cabin has Wi-Fi and a 40-inch plasma TV for entertainment.

This is a great spot for fishing and canoeing, thanks to the availability of free canoes, kayaks, and paddleboats.

Waterfront Cabin! Fisherman’s Paradise! Pet Friendly! Slew on Main Channel!
175 reviews  Wifi Available
cabin 7 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 7
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beds and furniture are comfortable
very quiet neighborhood cottage was comfortable
very comfy clean and roomy
it’s as advertised clean and very cozy
it was clean and cozy nice and quiet too since we were there in the winter
very nice quiet camp in a peaceful place very clean and really nice on the inside
perfect location for fishing guntersville lake
location and home were perfect
the moore's place was everything i'd hoped for and more
enjoyed the location for fishing and kayaking this was our 3rd time staying here and will definitely be back
the property is very quaint a good place for the family
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3. Spacious house with multiple decks, Cullman (from USD 303)

Stay with your family in this delightful house nestled among lush trees in a tranquil cove on Smith Lake. It has four bedrooms, a cozy loft, three bathrooms, and can host up to fourteen guests, making it ideal for large family getaways. There are several decks where you can relax and enjoy al fresco dining while admiring the stunning lake views.

You’ll have access to reliable Wi-Fi and a 51-inch HDTV for entertainment. Kids will be provided with dolls to play with.

On A Whim Rustic Lodge Near Smith Lake Park
190 reviews  Wifi Available
House 14 Guests 5 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 14
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
love the views and the game room
great view and plenty of room/beds
gorgeous views spacious rooms it has everything we needed after a long day
the downstairs room was perfect for family fun and comfortable for sleeping
comfortable king sized bed in master
this house was very clean and well equipped
this was a great property the house was beautiful clean and had everything we needed
house is very nice spacious and for the most part very clean
the hosts were very responsive and helpful
for us that was kind of a big deal as we like to play pool
easy and great communication with home owner
great location - close to cullman city
the location was perfect and easy to find
the house and location was perfect we will absolutely be back
lovely home nice location game room a plus
would be a great location for kids and teenagers with the game room bunk room and games available
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4. Cozy mobile home with lake views, Guntersville (from USD 85)

This is a compact mobile home that sits on the shores of Lake Guntersville and boasts a maximum occupancy of five guests. It’s perfect for people who want to enjoy activities such as swimming, water tubing, water skiing, and hunting.

In the morning, you can have your breakfast on the deck while admiring the beautiful lake views. There’s a den area that’s equipped with a TV with satellite channels, PlayStation 2, and Wii gaming systems for a fun and entertaining stay.

On The Lake at South Sauty!
Langston, Alabama, United States
181 reviews Premier Host
mobile home 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
this place was quite nice there was a fully stocked kitchen with all working appliances
lake access was very clean and well maintained
the property was very clean and nice
cute clean & quiet getaway
condo is clean well-equipped and the owner very available
the lake house was clean and true to form
hosts were helpful and welcoming
the property owner was very nice and accommodating
great host will go back pet friendly
the owner’s are great and communicate well with their renters
very cozy and comfy on the lake clean and everything you need owners were great with communicating
we always enjoy the location and the accommodations are perfect
close to unclaimed bagage which is fun to go to see
everything was great location was perfect will stay again in the future
close to a boat launch extremely clean nice in every way
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5. Beautiful cabin with boat dock, Rogersville (from USD 190)

Book this charming 33-year-old octa-structure cabin located at the confluence of the Elk River and Tennessee River for a chance to enjoy magical views of the Twin Rivers. Surrounded by lush oak and hickory trees, the cabin features a calm and relaxing vibe. You can relax on the hammock and soak in the picturesque river views or have a barbeque on the deck.

During your free time, go boating and kayaking on Wheeler Lake. Two kayaks, two paddleboards, a canoe, and life jackets are provided for outdoor adventures.

Twin Rivers Cabin of Rogersville “Fisherman’s Paradise”
121 reviews  Wifi Available
House 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the house and furnishings were comfortable and served all our needs
the dock and sea wall allowed kids to fish swim and play
beautiful views cozy and well kept property we had a wonderful time enjoying this spot and plan to return
spotlessly clean would definitely recommend
house and property was very clean and well kept
it was very clean and felt like home
property was clean and great for the four of us
this property was exactly as described unusual interesting floor plan - a little dated but very clean
casey the owner was very helpful
great hosts is all i can say
the owners are great and quick to respond
the host was very understanding thank you casey i highly recommend this property
very clean and hosts were quick to answer any questions we had
great location on tn river
quiet and good location
great fishing and very close to golf course
it has a very comfortable homey feeling and the location couldn’t be better for fishing
we were down for a fishing tournament and the location was perfect
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6. Pet-friendly cottage with kayak, Guntersville (from USD 115)

Bring your family and your four-legged companion to this delightful cottage located a few yards from Guntersville Lake for a fun and relaxing weekend getaway. The cottage comes with two bedrooms, two bathrooms, a kitchen, and can sleep up to six people. You’ll have access to a large deck where you can enjoy family barbeques.

Outdoor enthusiasts can use the two-person kayak to explore the lake waters. After a fun-filled day, gather at the fire pit and admire the star-speckled sky.

Pet Friendly! Lakefront Cottage with a 2 person Kayak available
279 reviews  Wifi Available
cottage 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
inside was very clean and nicely decorated
the cottage was very clean and relaxing
very clean cottage with ample room for 2 adults plus
the cabin was very clean and cozy and we had everything we needed for comfort
the cottage was nice and clean
owener was wonderful and helpful
the property owner joanna was very very nice and accommodating
joanna and her family a fantastic hosts we well
owner very friendly and responsive to texts
the owner was very nice and easy to get in touch with
we chose this place for our honeymoon and were definitely impressed
very clean great location beautiful view joanna was great to work with just what we needed
perfect place for a relaxing and quiet weekend
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7. Charming lakeside cottage near attractions, Weiss Lake (from USD 142)

Perched on the shores of the magical Weiss Lake in Cherokee County, this is a charming cottage that welcomes you to experience nature at its absolute best. Perfect for small families, the cottage features two bedrooms, a bathroom, and can sleep up to four people.

Surrounded by attractions such as Little River Canyon, Terrapin Creek, Noccalula Falls, the Chief Ladiga Trail, Talladega National Forest, and Cheaha State Park, opportunities for stretching your legs and mingling with nature abound.

Charming Waterfront Property on Beautiful Weiss Lake!
265 reviews  Wifi Available
cottage 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
furniture was comfy and the bed was perfect i’d absolutely head back here again
very clean and everything was very nicely furnished
very clean cozy cabin on the water
great place to stay very clean and a cozy cottage
very cute and clean cottage
wonderful cottage - well-stocked clean and great location
the host are nice and welcoming
communication with todd the owner was prompt and courteous
it's definitely a nice place to get away
quiet and safe area
very quiet and safe area
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8. Contemporary house with optional pontoon boat, Cullman (from USD 191)

Located in a quiet, peaceful area on the shores of Smith Lake in Cullman, this is an amazing two-bedroom retreat that can comfortably accommodate up to six people. It has two fully equipped bathrooms, a dining area, and a fully functional kitchen where you can prepare delectable family meals.

The living room comes with cozy sofas for relaxing while watching your favorite movie on the flat-screen TV. The property is close to Smith Lake Park and Smith Lake Marina.

Grace's Retreat - Contemporary Home on Smith Lake - Pontoon Rental Available
223 reviews  Wifi Available
House 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
everything is always clean and just as stated
the owner was so easy to work with and the property was wonderful
great property super close to boat launch
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9. Luxurious lakefront home with covered porch, Guntersville (from USD 180)

Boasting a maximum occupancy of eight people across two comfy bedrooms, this is a beautiful waterfront home that’s perfect for a family getaway. Sitting peacefully on the shores of Guntersville Lake, the home comes with a covered porch where you can relax and soak up breathtaking lake views.

You’ll have access to a boathouse and a dock that can accommodate three boats, both with battery charging stations. You can rent a kayak if you wish to explore the lake.

Main Channel Lake Guntersville waterfront home with beautiful view & deep water.
242 reviews  Wifi Available
House 8 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
two strong fans on the deck kept them at bay
the air conditioners/ heater units in the bedrooms kept each room very comfortable
the beds were comfortable and the a/c kept us plenty cool
huge back porch overlooking the lake excellent fishing cold ac’s and comfortable beds
beds were also quite comfortable
clean swimming off the dock
it was clean and perfect scenery i will definitely recommend and stay here again
home was as advertised - clean and comfortable
it is always clean beautiful view nice boat dock and clean water
it was clean and had an awesome porch facing the water
owner is great
the owner was very helpful and friendly
very helpful and answered any questions we had quickly
owner was easy to talk to and very helpful with suggestions
house owner was great and communicated with our needs
great location and we caught a ton of catfish right off the dock
very relaxing and beautiful location
this week was just what we needed wonderful place to stay a great location with an amazing view
great place to stay
we love this place
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10. Rustic cabin with a large hot tub, Mentone (from USD 285)

Stay in this romantic cabin located on the picturesque Lake Lahusage that invites you to enjoy a unique and relaxing getaway in the middle of nature. The cabin is fitted with floor-to-ceiling windows that allow you to soak in fantastic lake and river views while relaxing indoors. You can try catching trout, bass, or bream on the crystal clear lake waters.

There’s a multi-tiered deck where you can lounge while admiring nature. Marvel at the awe-inspiring lake views while soaking in the hot tub.

Gorgeous Views of Lake and River one of a kind property sitting on the dam
134 reviews  Wifi Available
cabin 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
large curved screen tv in great room with very comfy furniture
beds were very comfortable
hot tub was great nice kitchen & large family room & beds were comfy
comfortable beds as well
the beds were so comfy and we had a wonderful trip
it’s clean and comfortable
the house was clean and the beds were comfortable
super clean and updated beds very comfortable
it was very quiet clean and comfortable
it was very clean and had all the essentials needed
quick and positive responses when i contacted the owner
glad owner described house is blue
good communication with the property owner
great location on lake
the location was perfect
location was perfect for a weekend getaway
a great place to walk outside
we loved the remote location and thoroughly enjoyed our weekend getaway
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Enjoy a relaxing lakeside retreat

As far as adventure is concerned, Alabama has the full package. If you are an adventure lover planning a vacation here, a relaxing lakeside accommodation will come in handy after exhilarating activities. Book one of the above lakefront rentals and enjoy a relaxing getaway in Alabama.

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Stephen Kinyanjui is an IT graduate who previously worked as an IT Assistant in a BPO company. He has an insatiable desire for traveling and adventure. He’s an artist who loves drawing and...Read more

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