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Ono Island is a natural barrier island separated from downtown Orange Beach, Alabama and Perdido Key, Florida by the Old River to the south and from the rest of Orange Beach by Bayou St. John to the north. This exclusive community can only be accessed by car in the southwestern end, where a guarded entrance provides privacy and security to residents. Many residents of Ono Island, however, have private boat slips on their property and choose to travel around much of Orange Beach by boat. The famous Flora-Bama Lounge in Perdido Key can be seen from the southern shore of Ono Island and the popular sailing route around Bird and Robinson Islands can be easily reached by Ono Island residents.
Orange Beach is a popular vacation destination due to its white sandy beaches, world-class fishing opportunities, and numerous other attractions. Ono Island is not far from attractions such as The Wharf Amphitheater, Gulf State Park, the Caribe beach resort, and a number of the best golf courses on the Gulf Coast. Residents of Ono Island enjoy living in the perfect location to attend some of the areas most popular events, such as the annual Gulf Shores Hangout Music Festival and the Flora-Bama’s annual Mullet Toss. This is strictly a residential community, offering some of the most beautiful waterfront homes in Orange Beach.
Real estate on Ono Island is the Alabama Gulf Coast’s premier gated community situated at the mouth of Perdido Bay on the Gulf of Mexico, surrounded by Old River to the South and Bayou St. John runs along the Northern side of the island. Many of the homes for sale on Ono Island have deep water access and the Gulf of Mexico is a short run, especially from the Southern side of the island. Ono Island is considered to be in Alabama – the West end of Ono Island, but much of the island , geographically, is located in Florida – the East end of Ono Island. The island’s surrounding communities are Orange Beach to the West and Perdido Key, FL to the East. Along with Ono Island lots for sale, there are approximately 900 residences on Ono Island which are governed by an elected group of directors to control the Ono Island POA (Property Owners Association)
The only access by vehicle to the island is a private bridge guarded by 24 hour security.
Ono Island was founded in the 15th century by Spanish explorers who named the island “Orinoco”, which is translated to “A place to paddle”. This area of coastal Alabama is home to a large number of condominiums as well. For more info, check out our Gulf Shores condos for sale information; also included is other gulf front areas, like Orange Beach, Perdido Key. Please let us know if you would like further info for Ono Island property for sale or would like to schedule some time to go through and view any of the homes for sale on Ono Island. You can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call Mike Cranston at (251) 504-1121 for immediate assistance.