Planning a getaway for you and your buddies? Gulf Shores, on the Alabama Gulf Coast, has everything you need for an entertaining, guys-only vacation. From Gulf Shores bars and nightlife to golf and even water sports, this is a perfect destination for a guys getaway.
With the balmy Gulf Coast weather, you can golf all year round, and Gulf Shores has 15 great courses. Try Alabama’s highest ranked public golf course at the Kiva Dunes Resort. Your perfect day on the links will be complemented by great views of the beach. After your round, grab a bite to eat at the onsite restaurant.
Hit the water in a kayak, paddleboard, boogie board, or rent a boat for the day. Try Go Go Kayaks for kayaks and paddle boards, Shooting Star Kayaks for kayak rentals, tours, and sales, or Coyote Beach Sports for just about anything you can think of: scooters, kayaks, surfboards, paddleboards, bikes and more.
If you are a diver, or want to be, there plenty of dive spots for the novice and for the more experienced diver. Alabama’s waters are home to artificial reefs made from scuttled ships, tanks, and bridge remains. Dive sites are filled with exotic fish, barnacles, oysters, and coral. The Down Under Dive Shop has diving gear and classes and they have easy online booking.
You can’t stay at the Gulf without going on a chartered fishing trip or sightseeing tour. There are many options: day or night, sunset, deep sea fishing or inland waterways, and varying tour/charter lengths. Gulf Shores Fishing Charters and Ni-cole Fishing Charters are two of the many charter options. It’s time to hook that trophy fish!
Time for an exciting and novel way to see the coastline—from above via parasail! Or, scoot around on some jet skis. Sky High and Pleasure Island Parasail offers jet skis rental and parasailing adventures, for both young and old, novice and experienced. Blue Sky Parasail and Watersports offers single, double or triple parasailing, jet ski rentals, and banana boat rentals.
Food and Nightlife in Gulf Shores, Alabama
With so many options in Gulf Shores, there’s almost too many to mention. Well, maybe one needs a mention: Flora-Bama. With history, music, food, lots of adult beverages, honky-tonking, and mullet tossing, this place has it all, and it’s just a short drive from Gulf Shores. If you’re interested in nightlife in Gulf Shores, Alabama, Flora-Bama needs to be on your agenda.
Gulf Shores has an amazing, diverse selection of bars and restaurants – just the thing as you and the guys wind down after a long day. Bring the boys down to Gulf Shores and experience the coast. See the vacation rental homes we have available today!