How to Spend Thanksgiving in Orange Beach

Eva Faircloth - October 31, 2019

The holidays can be filled with hustle and bustle, but this year resolve to make Thanksgiving different. Leave the stress of the season behind and opt for an Orange Beach Thanksgiving. Autumn is one of the perfect times of year to visit Alabama’s beaches thanks to milder temperatures and fewer crowds.

A holiday getaway on Alabama’s beaches offers the perfect time to reflect on the past year and give thanks. This year, Thanksgiving falls on November 28th, so make sure your reservations are placed!

How do you make the most of the holiday in Orange Beach? Read on for details.

The Ultimate Orange Beach Thanksgiving Experience

Games in the Spectrum Club Lounge Turquoise Place Orange Beach

Enjoy an Orange Beach holiday by taking advantage of conveniences like grocery delivery when you take your holiday getaway to Turquoise Place in Orange Beach.

Skip the lines at the grocery store when you pre-order your groceries via the VIP Spectrum Experience with our concierge. What could be better than arriving in your luxury Orange Beach condo to find your groceries stored away in the refrigerator and pantry?

Spectrum Club Lounge

The Spectrum Club Lounge at Turquoise Place is designed and offered exclusively for Spectrum Resorts guests and features a complimentary breakfast Monday thru Friday from 7 to 10 a.m. Enjoy a waffle station, eggs with toppings, bagels, muffins, cereals, and fruit. The Spectrum Club Lounge offers a fun place to relax and unwind, especially during the cooler months along the Alabama coast. 

Operating days and times change seasonally, so be sure to inquire when booking your Orange Beach Thanksgiving vacation.

Orange Beach Thanksgiving Dinner Options for 2019

Thanksgiving turkey on rustic wooden table

Do you love preparing the Thanksgiving turkey and all the fixings? You’re in luck! Orange Beach condos rentals at Turquoise Place feature large, over-sized kitchens that include:

  • Plenty of counter space for prepping the perfect Orange Beach Thanksgiving dinner
  • Top-of-the-line appliances
  • A gas range for the very best food preparations
  • And a large dining table for everyone in the family to enjoy a “home” cooked meal

After you’ve enjoyed your Turkey Day preparations, savor the Gulf-front views from your luxury condo.

Thanksgiving To-Go Options

If you want to enjoy the comfortable surroundings of your condo, but don’t want to cook an entire meal, there are plenty of options. Area grocery stores like Publix and Rouses Market offer Thanksgiving-to-go options when ordered in advance. You can pick up your entire holiday meal. Just reheat it in your condo.

The Village Hideaway

If you prefer someone else to handle the meal prep and clean up from start to finish, make reservations for the Thanksgiving feast at The Village Hideaway.  Located at our sister resort in Gulf Shores, The Beach Club Resort & Spa, you can leave the cooking to the experts. Award-winning chef John Hamme will prepare a feast that’s sure to put you in nap mode when you’re finished! This year’s Thanksgiving meal includes roast turkey and all the trimmings, as well as pecan-smoked Scottish salmon. A kid’s menu is also available.

Prices for Thanksgiving Day at The Village Hideaway are $32.99 for adults and $12.99 for children under 12. Reservations are required and seatings are from 11 am to 3:30 pm.

A carryout option is also available from The Village Hideaway and includes turkey, gravy, green beans, sweet potato, dressing, and cranberry sauce. The carryout option is $150 and can feed up to 6 people.

Orange Beach Concierge

Where: 4790 Wharf Parkway, Orange Beach

Contact: (251) 202-3200

Price: Varies

Thanksgiving Gourmet To-Go

Limited quantities available; first-come, first-serve

Call ahead to order

The Hangout

Where: 101 E Beach Avenue, Gulf Shores

Contact: (251) 948-3030

Open: 11 am to 4 pm

Price: $29.99 for adults, $14 for children ages over 5, free for children ages under 5

Reservations: Recommended

Cobalt the Restaurant

Where: 28099, Perdido Beach Blvd, Orange Beach

Contact: (251) 923-5300

Open: 10 am to 4 pm

Price: $30 for adults, $15 for children ages 6 through 12, $7.50 for children ages 5 and under

Reservations: Recommended

Fisher’s at Orange Beach Marina

Where: 27075 Marina Road, Orange Beach

Contact: (251) 981-7305

Open: 11 am to 6 pm

Price: $55 for adults, $16 for children ages 12 and under

Reservations: Recommended

GTs on the Bay

Where: 26189 Canal Road, Orange Beach

Contact: (251) 980-8400

Open: 10 am to 4 pm

Price: $28 for adults, $14 for kids ages 6 through 12, and $7 for kids ages 5 and under

Reservations: Recommended


Where: 17401 Perdido Key Drive, Perdido Key, FL

Contact: (251) 980-5118

Open: 1 pm

Price: Complimentary, just bring a side dish, cocktails cost separately

Reservations: None

Things to Do in Orange Beach for Thanksgiving

woman holding shopping bags

When you’re not feasting on turkey and dressing, there’s plenty to do – or not to do – during Thanksgiving in Orange Beach. Tackle a little holiday shopping on Black Friday at The Wharf or visit Tanger Outlets in Foley.

Send the kids to play a round of laser tag at Arena Next Level, also at The Wharf. Top off a day of shopping at Red or White with savory appetizers and your favorite glass of wine.

Turquoise Place Amenities & Activities

Of course, we can’t forget the beach! Whether you’re playing a game of beach volleyball, sand football, or just soaking up the sun, the white-sand beaches are ready to welcome you back for a hassle-free Thanksgiving in Orange Beach. Check out the Turquoise Place amenities and activities here.

Reserve your Orange Beach condo at Turquoise Place and enjoy a holiday to write home about with family and friends.