Why Orange Beach is Your Number One Family-Friendly Spring Break Spot

Eva Faircloth - January 20, 2022

If you’ve been searching for the best Spring Break spot to take your family, it’s time to relax – because it lies in Orange Beach! Nestled on the gorgeous Alabama Gulf Coast, this small but stunning beach destination is extremely family-friendly, offering miles of safe and spacious shoreline as well as some of the area’s best attractions and entertainment. There are even fantastic family resorts where comfort and convenience are right outside your luxury beachfront condo!

No matter your family’s size or style, there are a few big benefits to spending Spring Break in Orange Beach.

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1. Beautiful Beaches

While some beaches are great to look at, their shorelines are strewn with rocks and seashells that make stepping on a Lego feel like a soothing foot massage. Many areas are also still quite chilly during spring, which can make taking a Spring Break swim feel more like wading through a snowstorm.

In contrast, Orange Beach boasts soft sugar-white sands and turquoise waters that are great for swimming and strolling. If the water is still a little chilly, Turquoise Place offers two oversized heated indoor pools. The area offers more than 32 miles of spacious Gulf Coast shoreline where families can spread out and soak up the sun under a vibrant spring sky.

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2. It’s Fabulous for Families

Quaint and quiet, Orange Beach is one of the most family-friendly beach destinations on the Gulf Coast. You won’t find the chaos of college congregations on our shores thanks to strict beach rules that prohibit underage drinking, large tent setups, loud or disorderly conduct, and other public nuisances. That means you can comfortably bring your children to swim, sunbathe, and build sandcastles knowing their safety – and your sanity – are never at risk.

3. Activities for All Ages

Nothing brings down a great Spring Break faster than hearing “I’M BORED!” Luckily, you can banish boredom from your vocabulary in Orange Beach because the area is full of amazing attractions and activities for all ages. You can enjoy an excursion at the Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo (you’re never too old to cuddle a kangaroo); book a family fishing charter or sunset dolphin cruise; or take a fun family bike ride through the Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry trail. Families also love to visit The Wharf, an exciting entertainment destination full of shopping, restaurants, live performance venues, and more.

4. Fun Family Dining

Sandy kids and white tablecloths are not a good mix. That’s why Orange Beach has a variety of dining options designed just for families – places where kids can be kids, parents can relax, and everyone can enjoy a delicious meal. Restaurants like Tacky Jacks and The Hangout include full play areas and fun kids activities to keep them entertained as you eat, and parents will love listening to local live music and sipping on custom cocktails. The dress code and atmosphere are casual, and the menus feature classic favorites for even the pickiest eaters (so no need to pack your own nuggets.) You can also order your favorite burgers, wraps and salads from our poolside bar and grill at Turquoise Place. The Spectrum Club Lounge is also open seasonally at the resort. Here, you’ll find daily complimentary breakfast, as well as a games for the whole family.

5. Spectrum Resorts Guarantees a Stress-Free Stay

When you stay with Spectrum Resorts at Turquoise Place, the rental management company responsible for two of the area’s most luxurious resorts, you aren’t just getting a place to stay – you’re securing a stress-free vacation experience. Guests enjoy exclusive perks unavailable to those who book with other rental providers – things like committed on-site staff, strict cleanliness guarantees, discounts on dining and retail outlets, cashless charging, and more.

6. It’s The Only Place with Turquoise Place

Turquoise Place is committed to crafting amazing family vacations, and you can only find our luxurious family resort in the heart of Orange Beach. Our gated facility sits right on the shores of Orange Beach, allowing your family to stroll just steps to the sand where exclusive beach chair rentals await. If you get bored at the beach, the resort is also outfitted for family fun in the sun – you can relax and play in our luxurious outdoor pools, lounge in bliss as you float down a 450-foot lazy river, or take the kids for some pre-nap play at our on-site playground. We even offer complimentary kids’ activities!

It’s all carefully crafted for convenience, from our poolside bar and grill to our gulf-front cabanas to the Spectrum Club Lounge, where you’ll find complimentary breakfast and a gaming center perfect for rainy days or family game night.

Spring Break will be here before you know it, so book your trip to Turquoise Place in Orange Beach today!