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Packing for the Perfect Vacation at The Beach Club in Gulf Shores, Alabama

Updated: Apr 25, 2023

Girls playing in the water in front of beach chairs at Beach Club
Two little girls playing in the water near beach chairs at the Beach Club in Fort Morgan, Alabama

So you’re ready to pack for your vacation at The Beach Club in Gulf Shores, Alabama. This is going to be an amazing trip and you want to make sure that you are prepared. You want to make sure that you don’t forget anything important, but also that you don’t overpack. Here’s a guide to help you prepare for the perfect beach getaway!

Beach Essentials

When packing for the beach there are some essential items that every traveler should bring. Of course, a swimsuit is a must, as well as a towel and sunscreen. It never hurts to bring an extra pair of swim trunks or bikini just in case one gets wet or dirty during your time in the sand and surf. You might also want to consider bringing along a beach umbrella or cabana. This will give you some shade from the sun and still allow you to enjoy all the fun activities on the beach!

Gulf Shores (Fort Morgan) Necessities

When visiting The Beach Club in Gulf Shores, it’s important to remember that there are different requirements than most other beaches. So as not to scare you - here's what I mean. The Beach Club is not technically in Gulf Shores itself. The Beach Club is in a small beach town called Fort Morgan. While Fort Morgan is the perfect beach getaway for those who want to relax and enjoy a quiet, secluded spot on the sand; it is remote. That me

ans that there are not major grocery stores or chain restaurants nearby. Not to worry! There are numerous locations to dine onsite: including a first rate Beach Club Restaurant, Poolside Bar for Spectrum Club Members, and several food trucks. Just outside of the resort area there are small grocers and other restaurants. If you need anything not provided at those locations, The Beach Club offers a Grocery Delivery service which will provide you with most essentials and satisfy last minute cravings!

Relaxation Gear

When packing for your vacation it’s always important not to forget relaxation gear (or lack thereof!). A shady spot to sit on the beach is the number one amenity to a beach vacation. The last thing you want to do, is haul sandy, heavy, and clumsy beach gear down to the shoreline. Instead of putting yourself through that - let us do it for you! We offer quality chairs and umbrellas, and the best customer service. Our friendly and helpful beach attendants can be found at all beach huts on the property. Feel free to stop by and inquire about beach chairs and umbrellas, loungers, or other beach amenities like bonfires. We would be happy to help you relax as much as possible.


With this guide, you should now be ready for an amazing experience at The Beach Club in Gulf Shores, Alabama. All of these items are necessary for your stay but remember not to overpack because then you won't be able enjoy the full experience of this wonderful destination! Have fun and we look forward to seeing you at the beach in Fort Morgan!

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