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- Minimum stay:6 nights
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
Shores of Panama condo description
Shores of Panama Unit 1918, reserved parking. WHAT IS GREAT ABOUT OUR UNIT? It is one of the NICEST units in Shores of Panama. It has been professionally decorated with beautiful furniture and beautiful colors. Why stay in a condo with white walls and bland furniture? Elevator is only a few feet away from the entry to the room. We have another condo and can accommodate a group of two to three families.
Parking is on beach side with elevator close to unit, no long walking when you are in a hurry.
Our master bedroom has a large king size bed with upgraded mattress that is very comfortable. Read our reviews to see what others have said about it. Second bedroom has queen size bed and very comfortable.
Our living room has a sofa and with a queen pull out with an upgraded mattress pad for it. This is an Interior Designer's personal condo furnished with upscale decor with comfort in mind. You have to visit with us at least once!! You will want to come back to The Shores of Panama often. Not your average rental condo!!
Our one bedroom with bunk is located on the 14th floor. Our two bedroom with bunk is located on the 19th floor (what a VIEW). Attention to detail is top priority to make your stay like home. The Shores of Panama has fun children's activities, dive-in movies etc. The pool is approximately 18,000 sq. feet with 468 feet of gulf frontage. There is also an indoor heated pool, workout room, and rentable banquet space for large groups. Absolutely the BEST!!! Come see us soon, we take great pride in our units and stay in them often!!! Why stay in units that are never visited by their owners.
Keywords: Condo, panama city beach, shores of panama, resort
- Vacation Rental
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters
- Pets Not Allowed
- Non Smoking Only
- Children Welcome
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 2-8
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
Kitchen & Dining
- Cooking Utensils
- Clothes Dryer
- Covered Parking
- Air Conditioning
- Linens Provided
- Washing Machine
- Ocean facing master bedroom (other 2Br units don't offer this), flat screens in living room, master bedroom & guest bedrooms, WALK OFF THE ELEVATOR AND OUR UNIT IS RIGHT AROUND THE CORNER, DON'T HAVE TO WALK HALF WAY ACROSS THE DEVELOPMENT, NEW tile throughout whole condo and much more......moreless
- Shared Hot Tub
- Satellite / Cable
- DVD Player
- Broadband Access
- Wireless Internet
Pool & Spa
- Communal Pool
Location & View
- Golf Course View
- Water Skiing
- Jet Skiing
- Sight Seeing
- Theme Parks
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Miniature Golf
- Fitness Center
- Wildlife Viewing
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We had a wonderful stay at the Shores. The condo was perfect. Loved the lay out. Great view from the 19th floor. The owner was excellent to work with, answering everything we needed. Would stay there again.
- Guest Randy (Gallatin, TN)
- Date of stay 10/31/13
- Review Submitted 11/06/13
Recommended for: Families with teenagers, families with young children.
Great timeGuest comment entered by manager
Good morning Sondra, we once again wanted to thank you for the use of your lovely condo. It is so much prettier than the pictures and I thought those were lovely. The noise was almost unreal at times but you did warn us it was spring break. My husband did as you suggested and undid the door bell but I wanted to tell you we forgot to hook it back up. It sure helped after the first night of those unruly kids ringing it all the time. We cannot believe the actions of some of these college kids, its like someone let them out of jail. But again, you gave us warning, next year we will take your advice and go after April 10th. Dex got the most beautiful picture from your balcony of the moon shining down on the water, he said he'll send it to you if you like. Our son Ryan, who we told you about, is off to the Air Force sure got to relax before his deployment. We so appreciate your military discount and your love for the military. Have a great summer and we will be calling again. Much love, Mary and Dex
- Guest Mary and Dex
- Date of stay 04/02/13
- Review Submitted 04/25/13
A word of warning
A word of warning
My friends and I chose to use rent through Sondra based on the good reviews so I feel as though I should put a word of warning out to those using reviews for the same reason. On a positive note, The unit was nice and the view was awesome. Although the elevators in the building are very busy and we had to take the stairs a lot, this unit is located very close to one, so when they weren't busy, it was convenient. The rooms were a good size and having a dishwasher was handy. The problems began after we went to .a paint party on our final night of the stay, which resulted in a FEW bath towels being stained. As far as we knew, this was the only damage done. A week after our stay, Sondra informed me that of the security deposit (which was increased due to spring break time), we were getting only a small portion back.. The cleaning crew claimed there was a stain on one of the sheets (this may or may not have been true) which required them to order a new set. They also claimed they needed to replace EVERY towel, hand towel, and wash cloth, which is FAR from what was damaged. All this being said, we simply asked for a receipt of this order as proof that we were indeed being charged what was spent. After over a month of waiting, this is the exact reply that I got from Sondra, "First let's get something straight. The (money-VBRO won't let me write an amount) is not a fine. (money) went into this unit after your departure for towels, hand towels and master bed sheets. I do not have to show you anything but offered to do so. My housekeeping has all my receipts and as you can imagine they are very busy turning over condo cleanings on a daily basis. I will not keep bugging them for this receipt. I trust them and have for years so until things calm down and they are focused on their bookkeeping I will not force this on them. I charged you (money) for replacements not fines so please just move on." Unless you are okay with doing business with someone who does not feel they are required to show you proof of purchases should something occur, I would not recommend renting with Sondra.
- Guest ConcernedCitizen (Michigan)
- Date of stay 03/09/13
- Review Submitted 04/21/13
Manager response: I am sorry this guest felt to try and destroy my reputation of excellent reviews and very happy guest, a lot of repeat guest at that. Since 2009 I have only kept one security deposit until this guest arrived. Spring breakers do not care if they destroy your property and can't understand when they do why they have to pay for replacements. What this guest is not telling you, I gave her the benefit of doubt. I ask her what happen to all my linens, she freely admitted going to a paint party. As anyone can imagine "a paint party" is just that PAINT. All linens were no longer white but a dirty amber color. These all had to be replaced and replaced quickly. On another note what this guest does not mention is when I ask her what happened to one of the pull out beds she had no clue, said she didn't use it. Owners are not stupid. She asked for 10 wristbands. In order to use 10 wristbands, you have to have 10 people and use the pull out. She lied about that also. I gave her back 1/3 of her damage deposit and if I had known about the pull out in time she would not have gotten that. Again, this bad review is from a spring breaker that does not have respect for one's property. I do have pictures of all linens and the pull out. Sondra
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Email from guest (some hate to leave on vrbo)
TO: LivingatBeach@aol.com Date: Sat, 13 Oct 2012 09:31:24 -0400 Subject: Re: Shores of Panama Unit 1918 FROM: sdaXXXXXXXX@hotmail.com Sondra Wanted to thank you for everything!! The condo was awesome and we had a great time. If we return to Panama we would love to stay in this rental again. I had almost everything cleaned except two towels for the cleaning people. Hope they thought the condo was extra clean. I took care of all the trash and everything!!! Again thank you so much. By the way we bought sand toys and just let everything there for other renters. Didn't have room for everything!!!
- Guest Susan
- Date of stay 10/10/12
- Review Submitted 10/14/12
Review was posted to unit #1416 we ownGuest comment entered by manager
Review was posted to unit #1416 we own
Great vacation XXXXXX XXXXXXX (email blocked for safety) Chicago, IL Review Submitted July 22, 2012 Date of Stay May 16, 2012 We have stayed in this unit (1416) twice now and also rented another unit (1918). Sondra is so easy to work with and so very polite. Anytime we called or emailed, the response was immediate. These units are just beautiful. Both units were occupied by our family and we rented another unit from another owner that she recommended. These two units by far exceed anyone's expectations. They were very, very clean. I think I even noticed the bedspreads are new. No dirty carpet because both are all tiled. The furniture is beautiful and I have to say the master bed in (1416) is AWESOME. I never slept so good on vacation. These units are also on the side of the building with 2 sets of elevators (the Pineapple Willy) side and Sondra gave us the inside scoop on using them for faster comings and goings. She also guided us where to park in the massive parking garage. Her units have keypads, therefore we were not standing in line for hours at the front desk waiting to get keys. We went later at night like she advised to get our parking pass and wristbands. The pool is just gorgeous. A tad crowded in high season but we knew that going in. The food at the TiKi hut is wonderful, I recommend the Gyro, so good. We sat around the tiki bar several nights and had a lot of fun with the bartenders and other guest. The beach is just so very pretty, we rented chairs although Sondra has chairs in her units, we don't like carrying all that stuff. Again, another wonderful vacation at Shores and we will rent these same units again.
- Guest Michelle
- Date of stay 05/16/12
- Review Submitted 09/04/12
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Review sent to owner's email address
Dear Sondra, Thank you! Thank you!! Thank you!!! 1918 was just FABULOUS! It certainly did NOT disappoint us in our second stay! We had beautiful weather! (We're praying that Isaac leaves PCB without any problems!) We thought we would like to mention things that we PARTICULARLY APPRECIATED: 1. The keypad lock was so convenient. 2. My wife was so pleased with the hangers in the closets. They really helped keep our clothes organized. 3. The various sets of glasses served us well, and made a favorable evening option instead of our daytime plastic cups. 4. The washer/dryer made life easy and comfortable. 5. Of course, the view from the balcony is exquisite! We love the 19th floor! 6. The new chair is comfortable and a nice addition. 7. The beds and furniture make it feel "like home!" 8. The TV's have a nice sharp picture. (Although with the beach and Pineapple Willy's and the pool, we didn't watch much TV at all!) 9. Your price -- which includes all taxes, fees, and parking -- is quite fair. Our plan is to come again next July. I'll get to you as soon as possible to reserve those dates. I have attached a picture taken by my son-in-law of my wife and me and our 3 children. They are all graduates of Georgia Tech and fine young Christian people doing good things in the world. Our son-in-law is also a great guy -- a young assistant principal in a high school in Michigan. Blessings to you and yours! Justin XXXXXXX
- Guest Justin
- Date of stay 08/20/12
- Review Submitted 09/04/12
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Review sent to owners email
On Aug 31, 2012, at 11:35 AM, Brian XXXXXXXXXXXXX@leeboy.com> wrote: > We LOVE the Condo! It is decorated exactly how we would if we were lucky enough to own one! In fact, Cindi wants to know where you got the basket in the master bath. > > We may want to book for Spring Break - I would expect you would give us the same great deal, right??? Oh well. What is the best you could do for a Friday-Saturday in March, 2013? > > Thanks again, > Brian
- Guest Brian
- Date of stay 08/30/12
- Review Submitted 09/04/12
Great Condo with Fantastic View
Great Condo with Fantastic View
This condo has everything that you will need for a perfect vacation. Nicely decorated! Beach and pool views are outstanding! Wonderful balcony! Ms Sondra is very accommodating and quick to reply. Don't hesitate to book with her! Shores of Panama is in a great location. Wal Mart across the street and Pineapple Willys right next door! Pool has a bar and a tiki bar! Security is a plus! Plan your next vacation in PCB at Shores of Panama with Ms Sondra!
- Guest Kacky (Arkansas)
- Date of stay 05/19/12
- Review Submitted 06/06/12
Recommended for: Families with teenagers, age 55+, romantic getaway, families with young children, girls getaway.
Shores #1918Guest comment entered by manager
Hi Sondra, I suppose the time is almost here that I have to leave this beautiful condo and beach. Do I turn the key cards in to the front desk or leave them in the unit? I will be leaving around 9 am Saturday. I only wish I could make a return reservation for 2013, but not knowing what this year will bring, I better not. But I truly would like to return. Thanks again,Sue
- Guest Sue
- Date of stay 02/01/12
- Review Submitted 04/03/12
Great Family Vacation!
Great Family Vacation!
We just returned from Panama City Beach. This was our family's first trip to Panama City Beach, and I did a lot of research because I wanted it to be a good one. I found this unit listed on Facebook, and from the moment I saw the pictures I knew this is where we should go. I contacted Sondra, and she took care of everything. We could not have been any happier with the room, it was very tastefully decorated. It was very warm and inviting. It is so nice to go away from home and be in such a wonderful setting, and still feel the touches of home. Te resort was fantastic. The staff was friendly and courteous, and the pool was Beautiful! With the younger kids we actually spent more time in the pool than on the beach! :-) There was very little wait for the elevators, some people complain about that, but we didn't experience it. Pineapple Willy's was great we ate there twice. I would highly recommend seeing the Sunset from their back deck, it is like nothing I have ever seen. Thanks again Sondra!
- Guest SR (Cincinnati, Ohio)
- Date of stay 06/21/11
- Review Submitted 06/30/11
Recommended for: Families with teenagers, romantic getaway, families with young children.
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
|Spring Break 2014
Mar 1 - Apr 11, 2014
6 night min stay
Changeover Day: Saturday
Apr 13 - May 23, 2014
6 night min stay
|Memorial day Week
May 24 - May 31, 2014
8 night min stay
Jun 1 - Aug 9, 2014
6 night min stay
Jun 28 - Jul 5, 2014
8 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Check in at 4 pm (NO EXCEPTIONS)
Check out is 10 am (NO EXCEPTIONS) a $50 per half hour will be deducted from your damage deposit if our cleaning crew has to wait for your departure. Condo's are turned over quickly.
This unit has reserved parking on the 5th floor (1918)
Doors are with keypads and expire at time of departure.
Wifi is in all of our units.
NO PETS/NO SMOKING UNIT
- Refundable Damage Deposit: $300
- departure cleaning fee: $125
- Tax Rate 13%
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Year Purchased: 2009
About: We LOVE the ocean. Ever since we honeymooned in the Virgin Islands, we've been going back to vacation as often as we can to a place with a beach and ocean. As our family grew, we found Panama City Beach to be a perfect place and not have to go out of the country. There was no question, we had to invest in our own 'beach house.' We hope you'll enjoy all that Shores of Panama has to offer. You'll want to keep coming back too! Sondra and Ralph, Illinois.
Why Shores of Panama:
I walked into this unit and fell in LOVE after looking at 23 other units on other properties, I could not wait to make an offer. We fell in love with Shores of Panama the minute we saw the brochure! What's not to like about the huge pool, tiki bars, live entertainment and kids activities! But we also feel like we got the best location & unit plan (J), only 23 of these in the building. Our unit is conveniently located on the 19th floor. It is close to the elevators (no walking half way around the building carrying beach equipment, groceries etc). It also offers a gorgeous and unobstructed view of the ocean. The interior is very nicely decorated, and offers everything that one would need while staying on your family vacation. Too many extras to mention here...
The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
We love walking the beach and going in the crystal blue ocean. The sunsets are amazing and if your an early bird so are the sun rises.
- Primary: (630) 546-6336 (Illinois, USA)
Kitchen Fully Loaded
View from Kitchen
Other Side of Living Area
Master Bedroom with flat screen.
2nd bedroom with TV
Bunk Room Showing 1/2 Bath and TV
Best pool on the beach
One side of balcony
Some mornings you can find shells
Reserved parking spots for our unit #1918.
Walkway from Pool to Beach
View from balcony, notice lazy boy
Living Area, very comfortable with sofa and two brand new chairs.
Living Area Showing Kitchen
Master bedroom with king bed
2nd bedroom with queen bed
Brand new high backs on other half of balcony to see over railing
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