Dock of the Bay

4 Bedrooms 2.5 Bathrooms Sleeps 9 Orange Beach #2 Pets

Dock of the Bay by Harris Vacations—A Fisherman’s Dream on Wolf Bay

Dock of the Bay is a tranquil, spacious 4 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom home perfect for a relaxing getaway. Nestled in the trees, imagine sitting on a porch swing with a fresh cup of coffee in hand while enjoying the view of nearly 100 ft of private water frontage on Wolf Bay or letting your fishing line unwind as you lounge on your private dock. If you are looking for a serene, peaceful hide-a-way with a breathtaking view, then Dock of the Bay is where you need to be!

About the Home

With sleeping accommodations for up to 8, this 4 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom home has plenty of room for guests to kick back and relax.
This home features a master suite with a king-sized bed with an ensuite bathroom. Bedroom 2 is a “single sized bedroom” with a half bath attached. There is a bunk bed in this room to sleep 2.  Bedroom 3 is equipped with a queen-size bed. Bedroom 4 sleeps 3 on a twin bed and a full-sized bed. The two guest rooms share the hallway bathroom.

This home has a screened-in porch perfect for taking in the beautiful sunsets that are displayed year-round in Orange Beach, AL. There is nothing more relaxing than sitting on the porch swing taking in a sunset. From the porch, you will also have access to the home's private dock. This home is a fisherman’s paradise! 

For dinner, prepare your fresh catch in the fully-equipped kitchen- the perfect place to prepare a savory, mouth-watering meal. Enjoy your meal at the dining table or while sitting at the table on the porch while taking in the calming view of Wolf Bay. This home is perfect for wildlife watching. Guests might see dolphins, ospreys, bald eagles, pelicans, loons, and seagulls! 

This home is also equipped with a full-sized washer and dryer as well as a dishwasher. There is covered parking under the home providing plenty of room to park.
**Pet-friendly property- additional fee (s) apply**
Neighborhood

In addition to fishing, in Orange Beach, guests can enjoy the area’s public beaches, water sports, biking or walking on the Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail, or dining at one of the area’s delicious restaurants such as Cosmos Bar and Grill, Cobalt, Ginny Lane, and most importantly, the historic Wolf Bay Lodge! This home is only 3.1 miles away from The Wharf, where visitors can enjoy great shopping, dining, and entertainment.
Public beach access is located 4.4 miles away at the Cotton Bayou Public Beach Access. Guests will find free parking here as well as a public bathhouse.

Rental Policy

We love people of all ages, and we want everyone to enjoy our homes.  However, we do require that an adult 25 years or older to reserve the home and be present at the home during your entire stay. We do not rent to anyone under the age of 25.  We have no exception to this policy.
*The City of Orange Beach requires a Rental Agreement to be signed.

Miscellaneous

  • Washer
  • Bed & Bath Linens Provided
  • Starter Pack of supplies provided
  • Air Conditioning and Heating
  • Non Smoking
  • Nighttime Minimum Restricted
  • Dryer
  • Smoke detectors
  • Iron and Ironing Board
  • Carbon Monoxide Detector
  • Pet-friendly

Kitchen

  • Cookware and Dinnerware Provided
  • Keurig / Pod Coffee Maker
  • Drip Coffee Maker
  • Crock Pot / Slow Cooker

Tech

  • Free Wifi
  • Satellite TV

Outdoor

  • Covered Parking
  • Boat Docking / Tie Up
  • Deck / Balcony
  • Screened Porch
  • Charcoal Grill
  • Pier - Private
  • Bay View
LEAVE A REVIEW
August 14, 2023 - Guestbook

by Joni C

We have stayed at Dock of the Bay twice now and I posted a review after the first visitWe truly loved our stay both times and lol I actually have been keeping an eye on reservations in August because we are planning a visit then. The house is awesome and both visits we have enjoyed everything about the house . We have never experienced any issues. It’s always been very peaceful and we have had everything we need . Booking is easy and no issues with the air or anything! It’s become our place to find some peace and quiet and enjoy the view from the back porch and the dock! The only thing I would say is if the elevator worked that would be great but if not I will still return and recommend this house to friends and family !

August 5, 2023 - Guestbook

by Nicole G

We were very happy in Dock of the Bay last August. Great location. Quiet. We seemed to be the only rental on the leafy street and our neighbor was very nice. We loved sitting by the water.Accommodation was very comfortable except for the bunk beds which were not comfortable and not stable.The kitchen was really well equipped which we appreciated as we always cook.We were told there was no outside grill, but there was one there. That was a bit annoying as we had dragged ours along!I would definitely stay there again!

June 26, 2023 - VRBO

by Terry M

We really enjoyed our stay at the dock by the bay house. We had plenty of room for all of us. The dock was where we gathered every night for some night fishing and relaxing. A bonus was watching the dolphins every morning and evening. Thank you!!!

March 27, 2023 - Website

by Christie B

We thoroughly enjoyed our time in this home on the bay, and it suited our needs perfectly as a family of 5 adults plus 2 grandparents. It is a lovely home set back off the road in a quiet area and on the water. There were beds for all 7 adults, and the fact that it had 2 1/2 baths was very nice. We made a couple of meals in the well-equipped kitchen (Keurig and drip coffee maker, pots and pans, muffin tin, measuring cups/spoons, colanders, etc.) and stored lots of food in the refrigerator. Our guys enjoyed fishing from the long pier with non-slip decking (the only change I would make would be some sort of covering over at least part of the pier's deck.) They caught fish almost every day, we watched the beautiful sunsets each evening, and even saw a few dolphins swim by. The back screened porch with a lovely swing allowed those who wanted to be inside/outside to have a nice spot with such a great view. Part of our group even ate one of our meals on the porch at the high table and chairs. There were gracious plenty towels which was really nice. And best of all, there was plenty of comfy seating for all 7 of us to gather in the den each evening where we played games. The only real issue we had the entire time was that the internet at times was very spotty. I am sure that is more an internet provider issue than an owner issue. We just used cell data when it went out. Thanks so much for a very enjoyable home away from home!!

January 31, 2023 - Website

by Phyllis Kruer

Easy to use and book stay. We booked a year ahead and had a flexible payment plan thru the year. Easy on line check in. When I did make a service call about internet it was taken care of within the same afternoon.

September 22, 2022 - Website

by Carl
This is my third year myself and few friends fish for red snapper and this is a great place to stay. If I had the money I would buy it.
September 22, 2022 - Website

by Joni
The house and property were exactly what was advertised . The home was clean and very pretty , honestly I did not want to leave !!
September 21, 2022 - Website

by Steve
We had a wonderful time at Dock of the Bay. Great view with dolphins and jumping fish, beautiful sunsets. Harris Properties communicated well for a stress free vacation. Would definitely stay there again.
August 3, 2022 - Website

by Cindy
A few hiccups at first but overall a great vacation experience
July 31, 2022 - Website

by Craig
Really enjoyed this house. Loved the location. Lots of stuff to do in the bay, a short drive to the beach, and lots of great restaurants nearby. Kids were able to fish from the dock. Saw multiple dolphins. The dolphin tour boats pass by multiple times a day. House had everything we needed for our stay.
July 25, 2022 - Website

by Stevan
We stayed at Dock of the Bay. The home was in great condition.Very clean and all the furnishings were good. It is a very quite neighborhood. You are away from the hustle/bustle of OBA but close enough to drive in. Approx. 10 minutes to the Perdido Pass. Approx. 5 minutes to the wharf. For boaters, be sure you bring along 200=/- feet of water hose so you can wash down your boat (if you care too) as there is no water or electricity at the dock. Be sure to bring at least 4-5 heavy lines to tie your boat. I was able to tie my boat up using the dock and the pilings that are provided. Be sure you point the bow of the boat towards the ICW or you can risk a swamping over the stern. Yes, there is a lot of heavy boat traffic and this is not a "no wake" zone. There are lots of larger vessels daily coming from the wharf. This is the ICW, so there are a also a few barges and tugs that come through as well. We were there a week and my boat stayed on the water all week except one night and suffered no dock rash. It about a 5 min boat run to the wharf, 25 minutes to perdido pass, 60 min to Ft McRee (Pensacola), 10 minutes to the boat ramp off the ICW (just west of the wharf).Harris Vacation Rentals was so very easy to work with. After our reservation was made, I hade several questions. They were answered immediately if not a quick call back was given. The communication was the best I have seen with constant texts and emails. The check in was flawless. The check out was flawless. The home condition was clean and all the provided linens and towels were in good condition.My only complaint is the lack of options in the event of a cancellation or adjustment of a reservation. It seems you have to book these homes 12 months out. It is very hard to forecast with a busy family's an exact date for travel 12 months out. They leave no flexibility in the event of a reservation modification. Yes, they offer insurance as an option and I purchased it but there are many conditions that have to be met to take advantage of the insurance.
May 10, 2022 - Website

by Rosemary
We found the rental property to meet our expectations and more. It was as advertised. It was very clean and all we needed was provided. Loved being by the water - great view. It was restful and quiet. Would certainly recommend it to others.
May 10, 2022 - Website

by Joni
We had the best experience during our stay at Dock of the Bay! The house was exactly as pictured and very clean !! The back porch is awesome and we enjoyed all the wild life ! The neighborhood is quiet and safe . We will definitely be returning !
February 24, 2022 - Website

by Nancy
The home and location was excellent. The bedrooms were very comfortable and relaxing. Sitting out on the dock was very nice. A great surprise was seeing deer in the yard earrings the mornings.
February 8, 2022 - Website

by Paul
good accomodations
December 30, 2021 - Website

by Claire
We absolutely loved our time at Dock of the Bay! The setting is so beautiful and peaceful. We loved sitting out on the screened in porch. The house itself is great! Plenty of room for everyone and very comfortable and decorated very well. Very open and airy. Kitchen had everything we needed except it could have better knives for food prep. Overall an awesome place to stay!
November 29, 2021 - Website

by Stephanie
We hope to come back soon
October 29, 2021 - Website

by Michelle
Great get-away house. Quiet area with unbeatable sunrise and sets. The house was comfortable and had everything we needed. The home it's self was spacious, beds were comfortable, with plenty of blankets. The kitchen was good, it wouldn't hurt if they added 1 sharp knife, but other wise well stocked with room for multiple cooks. The back screened in porch was special, it felt old in a good way, porch swing with the beautiful view and sounds of the bay. The dock was great for fishing, and for keeping our boat. The yard was fantastic, plenty of room for yard games. I would definitely book this home again
July 26, 2021 - Website

Great House!

by Elaine
Came for a baseball tournament. Was centrally located. Loved the house.
June 15, 2021 - Website

Great Stay

by Carl
This is the second time I have stayed here and the Sunrise and the Sunset view off the dock is spectacular.
May 20, 2021 - Website

Perfect Getaway!

by Ronda
We were a little hesitant about the location but it was absolutely perfect! The house and neighborhood were so relaxing and quiet but everything was just a short drive (minutes) away - shopping, restaurants, groceries. We loved waking up and watching the fishing boats troll by and seeing dolphins as we had our coffee every morning! We would definitely stay here again!
March 23, 2021 - Website

Relaxing

by Karice
Great location in a quiet neighborhood but close to great restaurants and beaches.
February 22, 2021 - Website

Last minute getaway

by Christopher
Had a great time with friends. The house is very easily located. Was a perfect location and very comfortable stay. The house has the room for a large family or two families to vacation together. Anything you can think of is well within a short drive. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay.
February 22, 2021 - Website

The place was great!

by Norman
We really enjoyed our stay and enjoyed the time with family! Great beach house!
January 8, 2021 - Website

by Lisa
We have stayed with Harris more than once. Always well furnished, clean, and exactly as described. As for Communication-they are very accessible! Beautiful properties and enjoyable stays!
October 26, 2020 - Website

Great Little Getaway

by Jon
My family and I really enjoyed our stay. My youngest daughter is recovering from her bought with covid back in April so it was great for her to get out and relax.
September 28, 2020 - Website

Great Little getaway

by Jon
My family and I really enjoyed our stay. My youngest daughter is recovering from her bought with covid back in April so it was great for her to get out and relax.
August 24, 2020 - Website

by Kyle
very nice
August 11, 2020 - Website

by Elisha
The most wonderful thing about this property is the screened in porch. My family loves sitting out there and watching the bay. I personally had a lot of fun fishing off the dock didn't catch much but some catfish in a few tiny little reds. My son took the kayak out across the bay and caught some nice sized reds. It did rain most days we were there so we only got in one beach day which was fabulous the water was warm the beaches were white. The home was very clean. I did find the kitchen very disorganized and spent the first few hours trying to get stuff so we would be able to Cook. I suggest that you bring a nice fry pan. The griddle works perfectly for making your pancakes, the electric wok was great for cooking up some scallops, and the electric fry pan definitely does not work. There are many plates and cups so you will not have to worry about having enough for your family. We brought our favorite spices in marinades. There are plenty of clean towels in the bathrooms. There is also a small supply of detergent, shampoo, conditioner, body was and dishwasher soap. We had a couple maintenance calls while we were there and Harris properties was rapid to respond. We could not figure out how to use the elevator to bring our things upstairs. There is a handicap bathroom but it does not have a shower stool. I've had multiple back surgeries and would've preferred to of had a shower stool available. My grandchildren had a wonderful time with the weather the Wi-Fi was wonderful for the kids. We also had a lot of fun playing Uno. It was a wonderful family vacation. We definitely are thinking about renting this vacation home again
July 31, 2020 - Website

Excellent Fishing

by Travis
We enjoyed family time without being too cramped. Very spacious. Coffee on the back porch was a blessing. We enjoyed watching the dolphins and sunsets. We would love to stay here again.
June 29, 2020 - Website

Very relaxing place

by Gus
This is a nice property away from hustle and bustle of OBA. Good location for a boater.
June 26, 2020 - Website

by Doug
Our family really enjoyed our stay at Dock of the Bay. The location is ideal, close to everything but secluded enough for great relaxation and privacy. We all fished from the dock, relaxed on the screened porch and ate lots of delicious seafood. We hope to return to this wonderful property soon!
June 18, 2020 - Website

Great Getaway

by Catherine
We had a great time during our week long stay here. Very convenient location, and perfect for taking our boat out. House was very clean and beds were comfortable, pictures of the house were very accurate. We definitely plan on coming back!
June 18, 2020 - Website

Perfect location and layout of the house

by Paul
The dock, the bay, the ease of the ocean front was wonderful. We even saw “sea sparkle” in the bay one night! That was a thrill. We went crabbing and spent many hours on the deck soaking up the sun. What an amazing few days in Gulf Shores.
June 2, 2020 - Website

by Deauna
We really enjoyed our stay here. It was a great location close to everything . We used the boat dock for our boats and it was nice. We even meet the Neighbour's who came over and introduced their self. He was nice and even offered us to use his dock. Would defiantly stay here again.
May 19, 2020 - Website

by Raymond
I'm very glad that I choose this property for our vacation. It was a relaxing area with everything we needed. The Lake location turned out to be better than staying in a beach house.
April 28, 2020 - Website

Loved it!

by James
The property and our stay was wonderful. Our only issue was we received the wrong code and couldn't get in. Management called and problem solved. We recommend this property.
April 27, 2020 - Website

by Kelsi
Dock on the Bay was such a lovely place. You can tell the owners put a lot of love into making the home perfection! Beautiful views of the bay, comfortable beds, clean home, and a nice remote location for a peaceful stay. Plan on returning!!
March 9, 2020 - Website

Dock of the Bay

by Janice
This home was everything it promised. It was a perfect place to entertain friends we hadn't seen for a long time with all the comforts of home. Would highly recommend it.
October 11, 2019 - Website

Oasis in Orange Beach

by Satsuki
Perfect location, back yard with piers and beautiful home! The kids and our dog Cash were swimming at the pier while watching boats passing by!! Very peaceful and we also loved the screened porch with swings!!
July 26, 2019 - Website

Family Vacation July 5-10th

by Matthew
We had an amazing trip! Love the neighborhood we are considering using this house again for next year. The kids loved it we loved it! Thank you for a wonderful vacation
June 19, 2019 - Website

Great Place

by Carl
This place is worth the money the owner has put the time and effort into this place! The morning and evening view on the dock is spectacular!
May 14, 2019 - Website

Dock of the Bay

by ANTHONY
Thanks for great few days at the Dock of the Bay, just what the Doctor ordered nice tidy house and excellent area, my wife and four kids would all like stay another week but unfortunately due to work commitments we have to travel back to Luisiana. We are from New Zealand and have visited some beautiful areas of the world but have never seen white sand so pure and people so helpful.... Thank you Harris Properties
October 23, 2018 - Website

Update

by Tom
Yet another great vacation, Again at Dock of the Bay. Relaxing, quiet and just a great place to sit and do nothing but, close to everything if you feel the need to get out. Thanks again guys! We will be back.
June 18, 2018 - Website

by Tom
We called late and Rhondy, forgive me if I misspelled your name, found us just the right place. Couldn't have been better.�
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Master Bedroom: King (1)
Bedroom 2: Queen (1)
Bedroom 3: Queen (1)Twin (1)
Bedroom 4: Twin Bunk Bed (1)
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