About Cottages of Mentone

Romantic, Beautiful and Charming

Our charming rental cottages are located atop Lookout Mountain between the quaint town of Mentone and Desoto State park, and mere minutes from historic Fort Payne. Vacation in a romantic 1-bedroom bungalow on the brow with magnificent views or in a 2-bedroom cottage nestled in the woods.

Mentone

Natural beauty, scenic mountain-top views, waterfall, restaurants, and a growing arts community and seasonal events

Create memories of a lifetime in one of the most charming little cities in Alabama. Historic Mentone beckons visitors back to a time and place where life was slow and simple.

For the nature enthusiast beautiful DeSoto State Park and Little River Canyon are mere minutes away. Natural beauty abounds, from scenic mountain-top views to the mists of a 104' waterfall. Mentone also boast award winning restaurants, a growing arts community and seasonal events all in a small-town setting reminiscent of a bygone era. Generations of people have made Mentone an ideal place to live, work and visit. Come experience Mentone for yourself.

Our Location

Mentone is located in eastern DeKalb County

The community was named after Menton in France. Mentone is in the Ridge and Valley region of the southwestern Appalachian Mountains. Mentone is located in eastern DeKalb County and is bordered to the west by the town of Valley Head. The center of town is located on the crest of Lookout Mountain at an elevation of 1,736 feet (529 m). The western border of the town, with Valley Head, follows the western slopes of the mountain. Extending south from the town center, the mountain's ridge crest rises to an elevation of 1,785 feet (544 m) within the town limits. The West Fork of the Little River crosses the eastern portion of the town at an elevation less than 100 feet (30 m) below the ridge crest.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 4.7 square miles (12.1 km2), of which 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2), or 0.23%, is water.

Lookout Mountain

Amazing Beauty

If you love the outdoors, you will love the Lookout Mountain area, abundant in natural beauty. Enjoy recreational opportunities at nearby Cloudmont Ski and Golf Resort, DeSoto Falls and State Park, and Little River Canyon National Preserve. Gadsden has the perfect combination of mountain scenery, rushing waters and even a little Civil War history. If rest and relaxation are what you seek, then Mentone is the place, with a variety of cozy bed and breakfasts, rustic cabins and restaurants with the best in country cooking.