West Beach, located on the historic Fort Morgan Peninsula, stretches few miles west of Gulf Shores of Alabama. West Beach is a sandy creamy beach, backed with beautiful private homes. Fortunately, West Beach offers a peaceful escape for many visitors unlike the crowded beaches nearby in Gulf Shores, for instance.
Attractions and Activities:
Apart from the beach with its gentle waves and crystal waters, West beach of Alabama is famous for numeral attractions. If you prefer to unwind in nature, the Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge is all what you need. The Refuge contains beaches, lakes, scrub forests and preserved nesting sites for green, loggerhead and Kemp’s Ridley sea turtles. Besides, the Refuge is a haven for the endangered Alabama beach mouse. Hundreds of captivating bird species can be watched in the Refuge.
Nearby, you can head to Gulf State Park in Gulf Shores where you relish nature walks and a two-mile pristine beach. Other common activities in Gulf State Park include kayaking, paddle boarding, zip lining, hiking, swimming and more.
Do you have kids? Well, Gulf coast zoo is easily accessible by car. Gulf coast zoo shelters more than 500 animals such as lions, bears, monkeys, tigers, kangaroos, macaws and other terrific wild animals. Waterville USA is a great option too. Even if it is a quite small water park, kids will have much fun with you. Most importantly, explore the historic sites of the Fort Morgan itself. Then, ride the Mobile Bay Ferry and add more value to your trip.
It is necessary to rent your beach house or condo in Fort Morgan ahead. There are local companies which help you get convenient accommodation, for example, Sunset Properties and Fort Morgan Realty- just Google the names. You can also find resorts such as The Beach Club and Martinique.
Unlike the popular beaches of Gulf Shores, West beach has little or no facilities. So, you will need to bring all supplies with you.
Although it is hard to access, the West beach in Fort Morgan is worth visiting for its peaceful seclusion and wondrous nature.