3 Beautiful Alabama Beaches to Visit on Vacation

If you’re looking for fabulous beach destinations with fewer crowds, you’re in the right place. We are sharing beaches you’ll want to add to your next Gulf Coast vacation or holiday. 

We also share where the beach is located, the overall vibe, and if the beach is dog friendly. We hope this helps you plan your next epic beach vacation in Alabama! 

3 Incredible Alabama Beaches to Visit + Where They Are Located

Overall Vibe: The beach is located across from where visitors turn to camp at Gulf State Park. It has more crowds due to the amenities close by, such as the Pavilion and Interpretive Center. There are many people here on the weekends in May, but the crowds die down a bit during the week.

Gulf State Park Pavilion Beach

Romar Beach Access – Gulf State Park

Overall Vibe: The beach area is part of Gulf State Park on the southeast side of Perdido Beach Blvd. When we visited, there were fewer crowds than at the beach with the Pavilion. 

Self-Guided Tours

However, this beach starts to get closer to the condos, so there is more foot traffic. 

Cotton Bayou Beach Access – Gulf State Park

Overall Vibe: Not too far northeast of Romar Beach, Cotton Bayou Beach Access is part of Gulf State Park.

Self-Guided Tours

Sand: Soft, white, and beautiful! Water: Same as Romar Beach and the Pavilion Beach area. Parking: Pay to park, smaller parking lot.

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