Thursday, September 12, 2013

Gulf Shores (AL) Highlights Fall Golf Getaway Packages

Popular Beach Town Hosting 42nd Annual National Shrimp Festival; Offering Special Stay-and-Play Deals

(GULF SHORES, Ala.) – Gulf Shores ( – the vibrant beach town on Alabama’s Gulf Coast, boasting nine signature golf courses – has unveiled new “Fall Getaway” packages starting at under $100 per person, taking advantage of mild weather, variety of activities and upcoming events.

The 42nd Annual National Shrimp Festival draws more than 300,000 visitors annually, highlighting a list of autumn activities in the area.  Held Oct. 10-13, it features more than 80 hours of musical acts, 50 local and regional vendors and hundreds of pounds of shrimp per day. Running daily from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., the schedule allows for golf by day, and live entertainment by night.

“With great golf weather and courses, and events like the Shrimp Festival, many groups target Gulf Shores for fall escapes,” says Gulf Shores Golf Association Executive Director Duncan Millar. “Rates are below peak season, for accommodations and golf, so it’s a budget friendly destination for all.”

Fall temperatures extend through November and area golf courses – located within a 45-minute drive of each other – offer some of the best playing conditions in the country through the rest of the year. In addition to world-class golf, Gulf Shores also offers shopping, fresh seafood, fishing, entertainment and more along its 32 miles of sugar sand beaches.

Below is a sampling of "starting-at” stay-and-play rates, good through Dec. 1, 2013. Prices include taxes and fees and are based on four nights and three rounds of golf at three pre-determined courses. An Unlimited Golf option is available at a nominal fee with any package:

Two-Bedroom Golf Condominium
Rate: $82.03 per person, per night for golf and room
Description: Quad occupancy in a two-bedroom golf condominium overlooking golf course with four queen beds.

Two-Bedroom Gulf Front Condo
Rate: $85.47 per person, per night for golf and room
Description: Quad occupancy in a two-bedroom gulf-front condo with one king bed, two twin beds and a sleeper sofa.

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