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Dauphin Island Condos & Vacation Rentals

Dauphin Island Travel Guide

Known as the Sunshine Capital of Alabama, Dauphin Island is a town in the Gulf of Mexico where vacationers can relax, catch some rays and have a good time. With pristine white sand and turquoise blue waters, the beaches in Dauphin Island are some of the best in Alabama. The town also offers activities for everyone to enjoy, including museums, historical sites, aquariums and green parks. When it comes to delicious food, you will find it right here in Dauphin Island with everything from southern favorites to seafood.

Things to Do in Dauphin Island

Top things to do include lazing around on Dauphin Island Public Beach. The beautiful sandy beach is where you can sunbathe and swim in the water, as well as there being nearby trails for a leisurely stroll. To learn more about aquatic life and the Mobile Bay Estuary, there is the Dauphin Island Sea Lab. For bird watchers, head to Audubon Bird Sanctuary. For history buffs, Fort Gaines is a popular historical site that was used to protect the entrance to the bay for over 150 years; while at shell Mound Park, visitors can view preserved archaeological sites from around AD 1100 to AD 1550.

Best Time to Visit Dauphin Island

Summer is a popular time to visit Dauphin Island, but cheaper accommodation is available and there is more pleasant weather in the spring and fall.

Price and Availability Index in Dauphin Island

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Dauphin Island is in June, while the cheapest month is in January. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Dauphin Island is in the high season in July. Dauphin Island has its low season in January, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.
The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Dauphin Island tends to be Thursday, while the most expensive day tends to be Saturday. Vacation homes in Dauphin Island tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Wednesdays.

The weather in Dauphin Island

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Dauphin Island. The warmest months in Dauphin Island are June and May, when temperatures reach 91 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to 23 ˚F. The wettest month in Dauphin Island is August with 13.08 inches of rain, while the driest month is November with 0.24 inches of rain.

Vacation Rentals in Dauphin Island

Browse accommodations from all the best providers including VRBO, Airbnb, Homeaway and more at AllTheRooms.com. AllTheRooms has 11216 vacation rentals, hotels and other great places to stay during your time in Dauphin Island, with everything from cheap hostels and homestays to luxury Airbnbs and hotels. A trip to Dauphin Island can be affordable - our lowest price accommodation is available at $null per night. On average, a place to stay in Dauphin Island will cost you $235 per night.

Those looking to get some work done during their trip to Dauphin Island can pick from 1826 places to stay that provide WiFi. We have 30 accommodations that come with a breakfast included. Choose from 392 places to stay that provide gym facilities, so you won't miss a single workout. Driving to Dauphin Island? Then choose one of the 1668 places to stay that comes with a parking spot included. 340 hotels and vacation rentals have a pool or jacuzzi.

Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in one of 734 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.

In Dauphin Island AllTheRooms currently aggregates hotels, vacation rentals, hostels from more than 5 providers, including 808 places to stay from VRBO, 344 accommodations from Airbnb and 344 places to stay from Homeaway.

3044 accommodations in Dauphin Island have been reviewed: 29% are rated excellent or good. 3880 accommodations allow instant booking.

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