Duplex for rent

Once Upon A Tide East

1445 W Lagoon Ave. Gulf Shores, AL 36542

Experience total relaxation on your BEACH vacation at this gorgeous duplex! Once Upon a Tide East is a 4 Bedroom, 3 Bathroom, 2200 sq. ft. duplex with a pool and within a short distance to the sugary sands of the Gulf of Mexico in Gulf Shores, Alabama.

Looking for for more space or have a large group, we also manage the West side of the Duplex, Once Upon A Tide West. 

Master Bedroom: King Bed 
Bedroom 2: Queen Bed 
Bedroom 3: Twin Bed and Twin/Full Bunk bed
Bedroom 4: Full bed and Twin Bed

Come experience the perfect vacation in this duplex home in the heart of Gulf Shores! From first sight, Once Upon a Tide welcomes guests to a vacation full of fun and relaxation. The ground level exterior entertainment area features a pool (shared with the other half of the duplex), large paved pool deck with lounge chairs, picnic areas underneath the home, and charcoal grills. You can enjoy the sun and Gulf breezes from any of the three decks. Once Upon a Tide is a short 5-minute walk to the public beach access. There is also parking at the access point if prefer to drive. Here you are close to all the attractions, food and entertainment Gulf Shores has to offer. Once Upon a Tide is also within 10 minutes of popular Gulf Shores attractions, restaurants, and shopping. 

This eloquent home includes an open living area with gulf views, plenty of comfortable seating to enjoy the large HDTV, read or converse with friends. The living area is adjoined by the kitchen and dining area, with seating at the table and the bar. In the fully equipped kitchen makes meal preparation a joy. Continuing down the main floor hall, there is Bedroom 2 with a queen-sized bed, private lagoon-facing balcony, and TV and a hall bath with a combo bathtub/shower. 

Upstairs, Bedroom 3 sleeps 4 and features a twin over full bunk bed, additional twin bed, and a TV. There is a shared bathroom in the hall with tub/shower combo. Down the hall is Bedroom 4, which features a full and a twin bed to sleep 3 and a TV. The gorgeous Master Bedroom is on the second floor also on the Gulf side. Relax with views of the Gulf and pool, a private bathroom with a tub/shower combo, a king-sized bed, and a TV. Enjoy the sun and breezes from the private master balcony. 


Once Upon a Tide East is located at 1445 W Lagoon in Gulf Shores, Alabama. 


BEACHBALL PROPERTIES is a boutique, family-owned vacation rental and property management company servicing the beautiful Alabama Gulf Coast. We offer a premier selection of condos, duplexes, and private homes that will fit any family size and most budgets in Gulf Shores, Orange Beach, and Fort Morgan. We are here for all your Gulf Shores, Orange Beach, and Fort Morgan vacation rental needs. Our team is passionate about sharing the local beach lifestyle, and we work diligently to ensure that your entire vacation is hassle free and fun from reservation to check-out. Our office is located at 22989 Perdido Beach Blvd. in Orange Beach, Alabama. 

Every property in our portfolio has been vetted and verified so you can book with confidence. If you have questions prior to your trip, we are happy to assist you. During your stay, a BEACHBALL representative will be available to help with any issues that may arise. 


-There are no parking passes required for the reservation.

-Amenities include free WiFi, cable, and a fully equipped kitchen

-Linens come furnished but please bring your own beach towels. 

-Guests receive a “starter pack” of laundry detergent, dish washing detergent, one trash bag per trash can, and travel-sized shampoo, conditioner, and soap per bathroom.


-NO smoking 

-Must be at least 25 years old to book 

Come Have a Ball at the Beach!

**This property is proudly managed by BEACHBALL PROPERTIES in Orange Beach, Alabama. ** 

* Rates subject to change up until time of booking *

Property Details
Parking Places

3d tour


  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony
  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Child Friendly
  • Clothes Hangers
  • Cookware
  • Deck Furniture
  • Dishes/Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Elderly Friendly
  • Essentials
  • Extra Pillows and Blankets
  • Family
  • Festivals
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Gulf View
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Picnic Tables

travel insurance

Sun Trip Preserver offers the broadest limits:
  • Up to $100,000 reimbursement for rental costs
  • $200 per day ($750 maximum) for expenses related to trip delay such as hotel accommodations
  • Up to $25,000 medical expense coverage
  • $1000 baggage delay coverage
Sun Trip Preserver covers trip cancellation or interruption due to:
  • A named hurricane or other natural disaster
  • Uninhabitability of the destination vacation home caused by a natural disaster
  • Uninhabitability of your primary residence or your traveling companion’s primary residence caused by natural disaster
  • Sickness, injury or death of you, a family member, traveling companion or service animal
Sun Trip Preserver also provides:
  • Worldwide emergency assistance service
  • Emergency roadside assistance service