She Sells Seashells

Your Next Gulf Shores, Alabama Getaway

3 BDR

4 Baths

Sleeps

10

Community

Pool

Pet

Friendly

Fast

WiFi

Welcome to thDesigned with family in mind, She Sells Seashells offers beach house living surrounded by beautiful sugar-white sand beaches and calming lagoons. This Pet Friendly, 3-bdr/4-bath 2-story home, is located on popular West Beach Boulevard. It has a fully equipped kitchen including custom cabinets, granite countertops, a Coffee Bar complete with Keurig coffee maker and all the needed appliances and cookware. Grab your beach chair and head to the warm sand, beach access is just a 3-5 minute walk.

Designed For You and Your Entire Family

3 Spacious Bedrooms: Sleeps Up To 10 Guest

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Meet Tanya

Welcome to Tanya's Cabin! Our family of 6 fell in love with the Great Smoky Mountains, and in 2020, we purchased this cozy retreat in Pigeon Forge to create lifelong memories and share them with others. Since then, we have expanded to Gulf Shores, AL and now our latest vacation home is in Asheville, NC!

Our aim is to offer you a home away from home where you can experience the beauty of the Smokies and bond with your loved ones. From stunning sunsets to thrilling adventures, there's something for everyone here. Come stay with us and embark on an unforgettable vacation filled with joy and relaxation. We can't wait to host you and help you create your own cherished memories.

Why book direct on tanyascabin.com?

When you book directly with us, you won't incur any booking fees. Unlike other popular booking platforms like Airbnb, VRBO, and Booking.com, which often charge a commission ranging from 5% to 15%, we offer you the advantage of a fee-free reservation process. The property you're interested in is also available on those platforms, but by booking through them, you might end up paying more. Booking direct will get you the lowest price, guaranteed!

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Is your site secure?

Absolutely. We've implemented robust security measures by utilizing a trusted Property Management Software called OwnerRez. In addition, we process payments securely through Stripe, ensuring a safe and protected online experience. Your peace of mind is our top priority.

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What do you provide?

Our thoughtful starter pack includes practical essentials for your stay. You'll find 2 Dishwasher Pods and 2 Launder Pods to make your cleaning routine seamless. Each bathroom is stocked with starter soap, 2 toilet paper rolls, 2 towels per guest, and 2 hand towels. We also offer a selection of coffee pods for your convenience, along with a Keurig Duo coffee maker to kickstart your mornings. For most guests staying 2-3 nights, these provisions prove to be ample. However, if you require more supplies, the nearby Old Mountain Market, a community convenience store, has you covered.

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How do I proceed with the booking?

To initiate the booking process, simply scroll to the bottom of the page and click on the "Book Now" button. Choose your desired dates to ensure availability. Complete all necessary guest information, ensuring you include details about any accompanying pets if applicable. After this step, you'll receive an email from us containing a rental agreement form. Once you've reviewed and signed the rental agreement, we'll promptly send you a confirmation message, and your selected dates will be securely reserved on our calendar.

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How much is your cleaning fee?

Our cabin cleaning fee is $299. This fee covers a comprehensive cleaning service provided by our dedicated team. It ensures that the cabin is left in pristine condition for each guest's enjoyment. Our cleaning fee encompasses a range of services to maintain the cabin's cleanliness and hygiene standards.

This includes:

  • Collection and disposal of all trash generated during your stay.

  • Thorough cleaning of the kitchen, ensuring surfaces are sanitized and appliances are sparkling.

  • Complete cleaning of bathrooms, ensuring they are fresh and inviting.

  • Washing and refreshing all linens for a comfortable and hygienic stay.

  • Draining and meticulous cleaning of the hot tub, ensuring it is ready for the next guest's use.

  • Sweeping and mopping of all floors to maintain a tidy and inviting ambiance.

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What are the guest responsibilities before checkout?

Place Dishes in the Dishwasher: Please load the dishes into the dishwasher and initiate the 1-hour cycle. This small step allows our cleaning team to get a head start on preparing the cabin for the next guest.

Dispose of Trash in Bearproof Bins: For environmental and safety reasons, we ask guests to responsibly dispose of their trash in our bearproof bins located outside the cabin. This helps us keep the surrounding area clean and secure. By adhering to these guidelines, you contribute to the overall comfort and satisfaction of all our guests.

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Do you allow pets?

Absolutely! We're delighted to offer a pet-friendly environment for our guests.

What is the pet fee? To accommodate your four-legged companions, we charge a reasonable $150 pet fee per stay. This fee helps us ensure a clean and comfortable space for both our human and furry guest.

How many pets are allowed, and what is the weight limit? You're welcome to bring up to two pets with you. Each pet should not exceed 50 lbs in weight. This way, your pets can enjoy the cabin as much as you do!We look forward to making your stay enjoyable for both you and your furry friends. If you have any further questions about our pet policy, please feel free to reach out.

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What is your cancellation policy?

Guest receives 100.00% (less $30.00 taxable cancellation fee) if cancellation occurs at least 30 days before arrival; Guest receives 50.00% (less $30.00 taxable cancellation fee) if cancellation occurs at least 14 days before arrival; No refunds within 14 days of arrival.

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What time is check-in and checkout?

Check-in is at 4:00 PM EST and Checkout is 10:00 am EST. We do offer early check-ins but they are highly dependent on our cleaners availability and schedule. They typically charge $50-$100 depending on how early you'd like to arrive.

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What if the property is not available for rent?

We have 2 other cabins in the area, please visit www.tanyascabin.com. The other 2 cabins are built by the same builder with very similar floor-plans and decor. They are about 3 miles away.

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What are your house rules?

Strict rules below (included in our listing): You will be asked to leave and will not receive a refund if you break these rules. If you do not agree to any of these rules, please cancel immediately.

⭐️ NO Parties. You (the person booking) will be held liable for all damages.

⭐️ Must sign rental agreement upon booking

⭐️ Must submit a $500 off-platform security hold that will be collected upon signing rental agreement but it will not be placed until 2 days prior to arrival and released 7 days after departure, if no damages are reported. Please note we are API Connected to a hotel-style software called OwnerRez to safely and securely take off-platform security deposits.

⭐️ Person booking the property must be 25 years of age or older and be staying at the property for the duration of the reservation.

⭐️ Please make sure your reservation accurately reflects the number of people staying. There is an additional guest fee of $150 per person per night if over our maximum occupancy, this will be charged to the card on file.

⭐️ Check-in anytime after 4:00 pm. Early arrivals will incur additional fees.

⭐️ No late check-out's, you will be charged and additional night.

⭐️ Pet fee is $150 for up to 2 dogs, each 50 lbs or less. Please make sure if you are bringing a pet it is accounted for on your reservation. There will be an additional fee of $200 per pet if not on the reservation.

⭐️ Do not leave your pet/s unsupervised in the home, you will be responsible for any damages or additional cleaning fees.

⭐️ NO SMOKING INDOORS, please only smoke outside and clean up afterwards.

⭐️ For guest safety, we have security camera/s outside the property. PLEASE DO NOT TOUCH the cameras. We will levy fees of $100 to those who adjust or cover these cameras.

⭐️ When showering please keep the shower curtain inside the tub and completely closed.

⭐️ Do not put anything other than toilet paper in the toilets. No feminine hygiene products, flushable wipes, cleaning wipes or trash, only toilet paper.

We will enforce our cancellation policy agreed upon in the booking platform and STRONGLY encourage purchasing traveler insurance.

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Winter Hikes in the Smoky Mountains

December 22, 20232 min read

Embrace the Chill: Winter Hikes in the Smoky Mountains

As winter blankets the Great Smoky Mountains with a serene beauty, adventure seekers and nature enthusiasts are drawn to the region's enchanting landscapes. While the summer crowds have dissipated, the winter season unveils a different charm, transforming the hiking trails into a peaceful haven. In this blog post, we'll guide you through some captivating winter hikes in the Smoky Mountains that promise breathtaking views and a serene escape.

  1. Alum Cave Trail:

    • Distance: 5.5 miles round trip

    • Highlights: The trail meanders through old-growth forests and leads to the iconic Alum Cave Bluffs. In winter, witness the magic of icicles hanging from the cliffs, creating a glistening wonderland.

  2. Charlies Bunion:

    • Distance: 8 miles round trip

    • Highlights: A classic hike along the Appalachian Trail, offering panoramic views of the snow-dusted mountains. The exposed rock outcrop known as Charlies Bunion provides an excellent vantage point for winter vistas.

  3. Laurel Falls Trail:

    • Distance: 2.6 miles round trip

    • Highlights: An easy, family-friendly hike leading to the spectacular Laurel Falls. In winter, the frozen falls create a stunning ice sculpture, and the trail is less crowded, allowing for a more intimate experience with nature.

  4. Andrews Bald:

    • Distance: 3.6 miles round trip

    • Highlights: This trail offers a unique winter experience, with the bald providing unobstructed views of the surrounding mountains. Snow-covered meadows and frost-kissed trees create a picturesque scene.

  5. Clingmans Dome:

    • Distance: 1 mile round trip

    • Highlights: Although the road to the summit is closed in winter, the mile-long hike to Clingmans Dome rewards you with sweeping panoramic views of snow-covered peaks. The observation tower provides a breathtaking 360-degree vista.

Tips for Winter Hiking in the Smokies:

  1. Check Trail Conditions:

    • Winter weather can impact trail conditions. Check for trail closures and weather forecasts before embarking on your adventure.

  2. Dress in Layers:

    • Winter temperatures can vary, so dress in layers to stay warm and adjust your clothing as needed.

  3. Bring Adequate Gear:

    • While some trails may only require sturdy hiking boots, others at higher elevations may necessitate additional gear like microspikes for icy conditions.

  4. Start Early:

    • Days are shorter in winter, so start your hike early to ensure you have ample daylight for your adventure.

Winter hikes in the Smoky Mountains offer a tranquil escape into nature's snowy embrace. Whether you're captivated by frozen waterfalls, panoramic vistas, or the quiet beauty of snow-covered landscapes, the Smokies provide a winter wonderland waiting to be explored. Lace up your boots, breathe in the crisp mountain air, and embark on a winter hiking adventure you won't soon forget.

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