Plantation WEST Bldg. - Unit #1150 on the beach in a lush tropical setting
Dan & Marlene Waskiewicz
- english, polish
About Dan & Marlene Waskiewicz
Dan & I have been married for 36 years and are blessed with two daughters. We are the proud new owners of Unit #1150. We have been vacationing in Florida for over 37 years. Finally, we decided to see what family & friends have been telling us about "Gulf Shores". At the last minute I tried to book a rental and found one at The Plantation. We simply and completely fell in love with this resort. Before we left, we put an offer to purchase Unit #1150 and the rest is history! We love the tranquility here. You cannot find that feeling in many places. We also like the fact that you are able to stay at the resort and lounge all day due to all the amenities here or in minutes be in the hustle & bustle. As experienced renters, we know how to treat our guests, exactly the way we would like to be treated. We pride ourselves on keeping our unit immaculate, updated and comfortable. We appreciate The Plantation's security measures and the maintenance is top notch. We hope you will enjoy our condo as much as we do! Simply read my reviews from all my guests! That tells the real story.
Dan & Marlene Waskiewicz purchased this Condo in 2017
Why Dan & Marlene Waskiewicz chose Gulf Shores
After renting and looking for the perfect property for many years, it took us only one day to determine this property was the one. When you arrive on vacation, that's exactly what you want to do "VACATION". There were so many times when we would arrive at a rental and it certainly was NOT what was indicated in the pictures! My family would be so upset with me because there were a few of them I adamantly refused to stay in. Believe me when I say that won't happen if you choose to stay in our unit. What you see IS what you get. Before you leave, you will be planning to come back! Furthermore, at The Plantation the buildings were developed in phases. Unit #1150 is located in the West Buildings. In 2015 the West Buildings were completely stripped and renovated. New siding, new roofs, new patios and most owners replaced the old windows. Ours are brand new. We also installed the largest door wall in the complex so the view is breathtaking. There are three sets of buildings in the West section. The ones in the back are cute 1 bedroom units, some have lofts. The ones to the side (where we are)are all angled so you can see it all. Our patio is on ground level and a majority of what you are viewing is the beautiful landscape and the pools. There are glimpses of the ocean too. Our patio is nicely secluded because the sidewalk swings out around the volley ball court . This definitely is a "plus". You do not have other guests walking directly in front of your patio and you certainly can enjoy sitting out in your PJs in the morning with your coffee.
What makes this Condo unique
Families love it here because there are so many things to do on the property "together". We see couples enjoying all the amenities as well. The resort is large enough for all to enjoy and you will never feel cramped or crowded on the beach or at any of the pools. The great thing is that you don't ever have to venture out if you don't want to. You can stay in your bathing suit all day long and grill right outside your unit on one of the many grills & eat at the picnic tables. There are also restaurants on the resort property. Sassy Bass Amazin' Grill is one of our favorites. You can take frozen drinks out to the beach or have breakfast, lunch or dinner there. Or you can throw on a T-shirt & turn left out of the resort & head down to Tacky Jack's right on Ft. Morgan Road. There are also many more options right on Ft. Morgan Road such as small grocery stores & pizza delivery. OR drive 15 minutes into the heart of Gulf Shores, do some souvenir shopping & try out one of the many fantastic restaurants with the fresh catch of the day or a bit of southern cuisine and of course a "Bushwacker". There is definitely something for everyone here. Y'all have to come down and see for yourselves!
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
Fall Beach Getaway
The unit and the property are beautifully maintained. We appreciated the efforts to keep the property tidy and safe at all times. We look forward to coming back in the future!
Thank you for taking the time to write that nice review. We look forward to having you back!
Beautiful resort with amazing owners
We had a great time, the grounds are beautiful and the room was so convenient to pools, hot tub and beach. The owners are just amazing, we had a car accident and they were so helpful and kind. I recommend 100%
Away from it all with everything you need
Wonderful area with beautiful beaches, away from the crowds but with everything you need. We enjoyed the pools, outdoor showers, and boardwalk that made beach trips easier, and of course the beautiful white sand beaches and clear gulf water! Dolphin swam right by us daily. The resort area was quiet and we liked the green spaces. Linens could have been softer/towels thicker, and the master bed bedding needed a wash, but the rest of the condo was clean and had all we needed.
I appreciate your honest review. It shows we are all human. I have complete communication with all my guests. I clearly demand that if there is anything upon arrival that was overlooked or that I can immediately attend to that I am a phone call away. I did speak to the cleaning service about those few stains on the white comforter. It has been replaced. Thank you for the heads up. Glad you enjoyed your stay!.
Great location for those looking for more seclusion on your beach getaway. It was very peaceful and quiet which was a welcome change from other beach properties we’ve rented in the past. There are great “mom and pop” shops nearby and we discovered Gulf To Go will deliver from several Gulf Shores restaurants if you don’t feel like going out (which was nice). The kids enjoyed the pools being basically right outside the door and the condo’s central location on the property made everything easily accessible. It was a cozy stay for two adults and two kids!
Thanks for sharing that "Gulf to Go" idea. That sounds great! Glad you enjoyed your stay.
Perfect vacation spot
Great location of the complex and condo, especially as it is on first floor. Very well appointed condo for our family of five. Property is well maintained and clean. Highly recommend working with Marlene.
Yes the condo is in a great location both for a bit of privacy but yet close to the pools and beach. Glad you enjoyed it again this year. See you & your family next year! Marlene
We loved it. We will be back.
Glad you enjoyed it. We look forward to your next visit. Thank you.
Relax in the tranquility at The Plantation or venture out just 12 miles down Ft. Morgan Road to the complete opposite. So much to see and do. Go online to Special Events in Gulf Shores & BeachGuide.com will pop up giving you info on all the events & concerts. The mulletwrapper.com is a local event paper also. Pick up coupon books outside local shops. There is an excellent grill/bar right on our beach and you can also dine at the Kiva Dunes restaurant which is the golf club on the property. There are several casual restaurants and stores up & down Ft. Morgan Road. Ft. Morgan is a peninsula. There are numerous walking & biking you where you can intermingle with wildlife. You have water on both sides. Mobile Bay on one side and the Gulf of Mexico on the other. It is like being on an island! It is quite unique here!