Want to take your next beach vacation to a new level of adventure? Consider adding a few games of volleyball to your agenda - something the award-winning sands of Gulf Shores, AL definitely deliver. So when you're staying at Gulf Shores rentals on the beach, grab a volleyball and a few friends and head to any one of these destinations:

Gulf Shores

Where to play beach volleyball in the Gulf ShoresIdeal temperatures and emerald-green waters make Gulf Shores' beaches perfect for a rousing game of volleyball. Head to the public beach areas to find a beach volleyball court. When you're done spiking the ball, unwind with a tasty meal at a nearby restaurant such as The Hangout or Sea & Suds or simply recline under an umbrella and watch the sparkling waves wash over the sand.

Orange Beach

If you're staying at Orange Beach condo rentals and craving an exhilarating game of volleyball, the sands available to you in this coastal city won't disappoint you. Visit the Gulf State Park Cotton Bayou Beach with your fellow volleyball enthusiasts and keep that ball in the air as the soundtrack of nearby waves plays on. After an intense game, you'll probably want to cool off. Fortunately, you can hit Cotton Bayou's outdoor showers and freshen up before your next adventure. Gulf State Park Romar Beach is another great spot for volleyball. If it gets too hot, just take a quick dip in water.

Something to keep in mind is that some pretty important volleyball events have been held in the Gulf Shores area such as the Collegiate Sand Volleyball National Championship. So if the area's famous sands are good enough for skilled teams of players, you definitely shouldn't pass up your chance to play on them.