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Kiva Dunes

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Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
Whether you enjoy sunbathing at the beach, relaxing by the pool, or a challenging game of golf, Kiva Dunes is a sanctuary of luxury living. Set alongside 3,000 feet of sugar-white beach front, the resort possesses one of the top five golf courses in the country. The new Kiva Beach club serves food and drinks both poolside and on the beach, unlike anything on the island. Each of our elegant coastal homes and condominiums has effortless beach access. Kiva Dunes is the ideal location to enjoy a variety of resort amenities like yoga, massage, tennis, fitness and dining. Don't just get away, find your Kiva.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Center with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Conference Facilities
Golf course
Hot Tub
Meeting rooms
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
Self-Serve Laundry
Shuttle Bus Service
Tennis Court
Wheelchair access
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Room features
Air conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Accessible rooms
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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I found this property clean, well furnished and fun to stay at. The beach is a couple of blocks away, Pool just a few steps across the street and it is extremely quiet. Book this place with confidence.
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Perfect relaxing family vacation!! We weren’t sure on what to expect, since we’re used to the Caribbean and were nervous we would be let down, at least with the water. To our pleasant surprise...the area was perfect!! We loved the home we stayed in and the private beach was
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Stayed at Kiva Dunes Village for 4 nights, fantastic rooms. We have 16 men for an annual golf trip. Kiva Management welcomed us with open arms and made the stay fantastic. I would highly recommend this location for golf outings, family reunions, etc.
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Response from KivaDunes18, Guest Relations Manager at Kiva Dunes
Responded Mar 7, 2019
Thank you for taking the time to review Kiva Dunes. Hope to see you and your friends again soon!
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First time for me and a buddy golfing in Alabama. K Dunes was awesome. Golf course and staff were great and we had no trouble getting in a relaxing round of golf 7 straight days,. The course is challenging, yet fair. It is a fun course too! We also liked the close
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Several years ago myself and 3 golf buddies made a trip to Gulf Shores to play some of the highly rated golf courses in the nearby area one of which was a new course, Kiva Dunes. At that time the pro shop was located in a temporary trailer but the course was ready for play and
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Response from KivaDunes18, Guest Relations Manager at Kiva Dunes
Responded Feb 5, 2019
Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a thoughtful review. We are so happy that you have enjoyed your stays over the years, and hope to see you again soon!
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The place we really liked was a house called Inn With The New. It is a 4bdr 4bath, so it may be a little excessive for a family of 4. However, it is perfect for the beach (90 steps to beach walkover) and pool (kitty corner across the street). We are a family of four and we split it with a cousin (family of 3). It was about 4K total for the week (split 2k per family). It has two master suites so it does work out fairly if you wanted to share costs with family and friends. I’ve stayed in the condos and they are both great. The lodge has the pool downstairs so that would be better for family time. The shuttle is timely and it only takes a couple minutes to get to the beach club. Views everywhere are great. My advice would be condos if you want to keep costs reasonable for single family trip, but the house is pretty hard to beat if you want immediate access to the amenities. Also, you can grill on the balcony of the house, but I don’t think that is allowed at the condos. Hope this helped. Whatever you decide, the place is really awesome. Take care.
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Was this house Convenient to the beach club?
The beach club was about a 10 minute walk from this house. The resort does, however, have a shuttle that will pick you up and take you back to the beach club for free. It is a 12 person golf cart. So yes, it is convenient. You can walk on the road to get to the beach club or the street.
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Hi there, it is just under a 5 min walk, but our shuttle service would be happy to pick you up.
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Which places, for a family of 4, are right near the beach?
Hi there! If you rent in the house community you will be closer to the beach. The Lodge and Village boarder the golf course. Kiva Dunes has a shuttle service that you can call to schedule a pick up.
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"For a couple “Reflections” is perfect. "
"Yellow submarine could use some new furniture (Couch) on the upstairs level. The back cushions have seen better days padding wise. "
"We stay in a 4-bedroom beautifully furnished condo with complete kitchen suitable for meal preparation on site."
"The condos are all equipped with everything/anything you could need to feel like you are home. "
"Everything was clean and well supplied. View looking over the eighteen fairway was beautiful."
United StatesAlabamaGulf Shores
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