Imagine on your next Gulf Coast vacation being able to walk right out your back door and be just feet from your own private pool. Toss your beach towel on your lounge chair, relax in the sunshine and listen. The only sounds you hear are your family’s squeals of delight as they splash in the pool, the rolling surf and the call of the seagulls overhead.

You can have this experience at one of Meyer Vacation Rentals’ beach houses in Gulf Shores, Fort Morgan, Orange Beach and Perdido Key.

Below are just a few of Meyer Vacation Rentals' beach houses that feature private pools.

The Veranda

VerandaThe Veranda in Gulf Shores is a three-level, 6,500-square-foot, 10-bedroom Gulf-front house that sleeps up to 31 guests. And those 31 people can make great use of the private pool. Making the pool even more luxurious is that it is heated during fall and winter.

Located partially under cover, the elevated pool looks out over the Gulf of Mexico and is a bright, sunny spot for relaxing, sipping a cool beverage and catching some rays.

This house is nicely equipped for the convenience of large groups. Three dishwashers, three refrigerators, an elevator and an outdoor kitchen with grill and sink make entertaining and enjoying the beach with all the comforts of home (plus tons of extras) a breeze.

Check availability for The Veranda.

Playa Bella

Playa BellaWith a Gulf-front pool measuring 20 feet by 10 feet and covered porches on every level, vacationers will find plenty of space to enjoy the outdoors at Playa Bella.

Located at the Cottages at Romar beachfront neighborhood in Orange Beach, Playa Bella is a 6,500-square-foot house with 10 bedrooms, 9.5 baths and space to sleep 30 guests.

The luxurious outdoor pool features plenty of deck space to lie out in the sun, or you can see the pool situated on the covered deck just above.

A zero entry community pool and a fire pit across the street provide even more space to play outside.

A dune walkover steps from the private pool provides access to the beach.

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EmeraldAlso located in the Cottages at Romar beachfront neighborhood in Orange Beach is Emerald, which features a private pool just outside the expansive main floor dining and living room.

The Emerald sleeps an amazing 40 people. There are 12 bedrooms, eight of which are king bedrooms, and 14 bathrooms, making the house perfect for a family reunion beach retreat.

Guests at Emerald may also take advantage of the community’s zero-entry pool and fire pit.

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DiamondWith an incredible deck surrounding a refreshing swimming pool overlooking the Gulf of Mexico, the Diamond house is ready to host your group of up to 32 people.

There are two full living areas, four bedrooms with private balconies, a wet bar with mini fridge, two refrigerators and all the luxuries of home.

Diamond is a great place for a corporate retreat, family get-together or small group of any kind where plenty of space and privacy are needed.

Because Diamond is located at Cottages at Romar neighborhood, guests of this house may also enjoy visiting the zero-entry community pool and fire pit nearby.

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At Last

At LastLocated in Gulf Shores about 6.3 miles west of Ala. Hwy. 59, the roomy At Last house provides 2,400 square feet of living space indoors as well as plenty of space to play outside.

Part of what makes this house so appealing is the private, saltwater, heated pool that is surrounded by a spacious deck that is perfect for sunning while reading a book or watching the kids splash around.

A deck on the Gulf side invites guests to relax while watching and listening to the waves come ashore.

At Last sleeps 14 people in its five bedrooms.

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Twist Of Lime

Twist of LimeLocated near the heart of Gulf Shores, Twist of Lime is a unique house with a private pool that is perfect for enjoying a quiet moment alone or entertaining the family.

Stepping onto the back patio takes you to an enclosed shower and a walkway to the pool, outdoor kitchen and cabana.

The resort-styled pool area features multiple rinsing showers, dancing water jets that arc into the pool, a bathroom with toilet and sink, a bar area with seating, an ice machine, a TV, a cooling fan, a refrigerator and a gas grill. A surround-sound stereo system pipes sound throughout the area, including into the pool.

A cabana at the back of the pool area provides a respite from the sun and includes a sofa bed, seating area, dry bar, TV, under-counter refrigerator and microwave.

The 2,650-square-foot house, featuring four bedrooms and 4.5 baths, sleeps up to 10 people.

Check availability for Twist of Lime.

Beach Estate East & West

Beach EstateA Gulf-front duplex property in Fort Morgan, Beach Estate features pools for use by guests staying in either Beach Estate West or Beach Estate East side.

Large elevated decks invite you to sit and watch the waves roll in; there’s even a hammock! An outdoor shower keeps you from tracking sand into the house, while a barbecue outside invites you to take the cooking outdoors.

Featuring six bedrooms and 6.5 baths, Beach Estate West sleeps 20, while Beach Estate East sleeps 21.

Check availability for Beach Estate East.

Check availability for Beach Estate West.

Ono’s Latitude Adjustment

Ono's Latitude AdjustmentLocated on exclusive, gated Ono Island is Ono’s Latitude Adjustment, which sleeps 16 in six bedrooms.

The spacious covered porch overlooking the river invites you to dine outside while watching boats cruise by and enjoying the stunning scenery. Three additional decks also provide stunning views.

Enjoy your own private pool, or take advantage of the Ono Island community pool.

The main living area is spacious, with plenty of seating. In the kitchen, modern appliances are complemented by an island dining space. A formal dining room is also available for your group. Two other living rooms expand space for gatherings.

Check availability for Ono’s Latitude Adjustment.

Grande Vista

Grande VistaLocated Gulf front in Gulf Shores, Grande Vista can sleep up to 23 guests in its eight bedrooms.

A beautiful Gulf-front pool invites guests for a swim just outside the back door. A huge deck wraps around on the south and west corners of the house, creating plenty of outdoor space to explore and relax. An elevated boardwalk is located just off the pool area and takes you right to the beach.

Living space indoors is spacious, with plenty of seating for a large crew. An oversized kitchen features three refrigerators and a large eating bar.

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Aqua Vista

Aqua VistaWith the ability to sleep up to 23 people in its eight bedrooms, Aqua Vista, located in Gulf Shores, exudes luxury.

A clear, private pool is located steps from the living room on a deck leading down to the Gulf. Ideal for family reunions or corporate retreats, this house features a gourmet kitchen, a private boardwalk, an outdoor shower and a gourmet kitchen.

Seating space is plentiful in the living room, where sofas and chairs are situated to create quiet spaces to just visit or play board games.

There is plenty of space to dine, with a large dining table as well as a kid-friendly bar area just off the gourmet kitchen.

Two of the bedrooms are outfitted with multiple bunks, giving kids a whimsical place to sleep and stow their gear.

Sandra G. of Athens, Ohio, said having a private pool was a requirement for her family's vacation. "We wanted to be on the Gulf, plus have a pool," she said. "And, we needed lots of space. Aqua Vista offered all of this."

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EgretLocated Gulf front in Gulf Shores, Egret can sleep up to 20 people in six bedrooms.

The house comes with its own private pool. The pool is located ground level under cover and is surrounded by a concrete deck. A picnic table just on the other side of the gated pool makes enjoying a meal outside a breeze.

The house offers two living rooms, a master bathroom with a Jacuzzi tub and separate shower, a kitchen outfitted with two refrigerators and other luxury elements.

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50 Years Of Fun In The Sun

Meyer Vacation Rentals has been helping families create forever memories at cool pools across the Gulf Coast since 1967.

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