Island Winds East and Island Winds West are older condominium developments in Gulf Shores, Alabama, located in the West Beach area, directly west of Highway 59 and the Beach Boulevard intersection. This area is known for being family-oriented and offers a variety of restaurants, shopping outlets, and activities. Island Winds is the closest condominium development to The Hangout, making it an ideal spot for beach activities. The buildings were developed and completed in the late 1980s. Most two-bedroom units are smaller, just under 600 square feet, while the three-bedroom units range from 1,200 to 1,400 square feet. The property features an outdoor pool, on-site management, a meeting room, and a grilling area for owners and guests. Island Winds is a popular and well-rented property all year round, making it ideal for an investment condo. Additionally, the location of the condos is arguably one of the best in Gulf Shores and is just a short walk from Gulf Shores’ largest attraction.