Dauphin Island is a barrier island located on the Gulf of Mexico in Alabama. The island can be reached by crossing a 3 mile long high rise bridge. Dauphin Island is 14 miles long, and 1.75 miles wide at its widest point with beaches that are open 7 days a week. The island is known for bird watching, history, and their white, sandy beaches.
This island is a popular beach town. There are many activities at the beach including water slides, fishing, boogie boarding, and inflatable rentals. Lined with A/C restrooms, showers, food and drink vendors, and certified lifeguards on duty, your beach experience is definitely going to be a comfortable one. Pets, glass and grills are not allowed at the beaches and parking is $2 plus $3 per person over 12 years of age. Once you’ve had enough of the beach, be sure to check out Fort Gaines, a restored fort that dates back to the colonial era. This Civil War site attracts thousands of sightseers each year. The Mobile Bay Ferry is a ferry ride that crosses the bay and allows you to experience Dauphin Island’s beautiful scenery and wildlife. Want to keep exploring Dauphin Island’s wildlife? The Dauphin Island Sea Lab Estuarium is a great place to bring the kids and learn a bit about marine wildlife in the Gulf region. Dauphin Island Audubon Bird Sanctuary is another great place to spend an hour or a whole day and explore the many trails that expose you to a number of bird species who migrate through the island. For such a little piece of land, this island has some big adventures waiting just for you!
Whether you’re chasing a single apartment, or you’re looking for a whole house for a family getaway, Tripping.com has your Dauphin Island vacation covered! If it’s a quick weekend or a long term vacation stay, we’ve got accommodations to suit every style and budget.
Looking for a vacation rental in Dauphin Island? Tripping.com has 516 vacation rental homes available in Dauphin Island. You'll find 0 studios, 188 1-bedroom, 75 2-bedroom and 253 rentals with 3 or more bedrooms ranging from $82 a night. For extra convenience, many of these vacation homes can be booked directly online.
The average price of a nightly rental in Dauphin Island is $201 while the average price of a weekly rental is $2100. For those looking for more than a short term rental such as corporate rentals, extended stays or long term rentals, the average monthly price of a Dauphin Island home is $25.
Wondering if you can bring your dog or cat along with you? There are 95 pet-friendly vacation rentals available in Dauphin Island. In addition to accommodating pets, Dauphin Island rentals offer a variety of amenities. In particular, 370 rentals have Internet and WiFi, 301 have TV and/or cable and 150 have a pool or hot tub.Search properties from 3 vacation rental sites in Dauphin Island where the top providers in that area are HomeAway, Booking.com, and TripAdvisor. There are 304 HomeAway rentals, 194 Booking.com short term rentals and 18 TripAdvisor vacation rentals.