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Ocean-View Unit in Prime Beach Location

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Last updated: 12/17/2014
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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Top of the Gulf condo description

Top of the Gulf Resort is located in the heart of Panama City Beach, in the NW Florida panhandle. The resort is approximately 25 minutes from the airport, 15 minutes from Pier Park and 10 minutes from St. Andrews State Park. Super Wal-Mart, Dollar Tree, fast food restaurants and Ripley's are .5 mile away. Club La Vela, Spinnaker, 3 Brother's Pizza, Hershey's Ice Cream, Wendy's, Subway, Mellow Mushroom Pizza, Ms. Newby's bar, convenience stores and gift shops all within a few blocks.

The unit is on the sixth floor, overlooking the pool, with a great ocean view. One wall is covered in windows, with one window panel extending from floor-to-ceiling. It has one bathroom, a walk-in closet, fridge/freezer, stove/oven, microwave, kitchen stocked with kitchenware, dining room, sitting area, queen bed and queen pullout couch (sleeps 4). Central AC/heat, water, electricity, cable TV, DVD and VCR provided.

Top of the Gulf Resort is located directly on the sugar white sand of the Gulf Lagoon Beach and the emerald water of the Gulf of Mexico.

The complex has an olympic-size pool, kiddy pool, sun decks, grills, shuffleboard, a pool-side snack bar (open most days during the summer), laundry room, game room, exercise room, wifi lounge and secure parking.

My Edgewater Beach & Golf Resort unit is less than two miles away so we leave Edgewater pool tags in the unit for you to access Edgewater's extensive amenities as well.

Pools: Throughout the resort, guests have access to 11 swimming pools, 6 reflecting ponds, 4 whirlpools and a Polynesian-style Lagoon Pool, which offers an open surface area and elaborate system of waterfalls and islands within the pool. The Lagoon Pool is located right off the beach and is enhanced with 45,000 square feet of deck space along with fiber optic lighting. Pool tags will be provided to give guests access to the pools and resort.

Golf: Edgewater Beach & Golf Resort has two great golf courses--36 holes surrounded by water and challenging sand traps. Visit the Pro Shop for more information on pricing, equipment rentals, lessons and tee times.

Tennis: There are six all-weather plexicushion tennis courts, with lighting for night play. Lessons and tennis activities for children also available. Visit the Pro Shop for more information on pricing, equipment rentals and lessons.

Fitness Club: Fitness classes are held in the beautiful mirrored aerobics studio. Step benches, jump ropes, exercise balance balls, tension cords, mats and hand weights are available. The class schedule varies seasonally and includes aerobics, yoga, pilates, step classes and toning, as well as a water aerobics class taught in the Lagoon Pool. Visit the Fitness Club for more information on pricing, classes and personal trainers.

Spa: During your stay, relieve your stress with a visit to the spa. Pick from massage, body wrap, body exfoliation, and foot therapy options. The spa is located in The Club, where you can go for more information on services and pricing.

Resort Activities: Edgewater Beach & Golf Resort offers a fun-filled monthly calendar of activities for guests of all ages (activities vary by month and most take place during the summer). Monthly activities include tie-dying, beach volleyball, poolside bingo, ice cream socials, hula hoop and limbo contests. Monthly calendars can be found at the front desk or in the Pro Shop.

-Ocean's Bar & Grill provides private ocean-front dining with live music seasonally, a large tiki bar and delectable dishes.
-Starbucks and Pizza Hut Express located on the resort.
-The Bimini Sandbar offers tropical drinks and tasty snacks.
-Blenders, located right on the Lagoon Pool deck next to Ocean's Bar & Grill, offers premium frozen drinks to quench your thirst while you sunbathe.
-At Edgie's Corner Market try out one of the 16 flavors of delicious ice cream.
-If you'd prefer to spend your mealtime watching the sunset from the luxury of your unit, contact Room Service.

Beaches: Panama City Beach is best known for its 27 miles of sugar white sand beaches and clear, emerald waters of the Gulf of Mexico and St. Andrews Bay. Panama City Beach was recently named the overall Favorite Beach in Florida by The Weather Channel.

Water Sports: Parasailing, dolphin encounters, banana boat rides, sailboat rides, sailboat rentals, jet skis, boogie boards, beach lounge chairs, kayak rentals, eco-tours, skim boarding, paddle boards, fishing and surf lessons. Contact Adventures at the Sea, Mr. Surf Shop or Sunjammers for more information.

Family Fun: Take the family to nearby water parks, amusement parks, movie theaters, mini golf, go-cart, bowling, state parks, shows and entertainment venues.

Golf: Hombre Golf Club is one of the premier championship golf resorts in the Sunshine State and is the annual host of the PGA Tour qualifying school, earning the Wes Burnham design a reputation for intimidation. Hombre challenges every aspect of your game, ensuring nearly every club in your bag is used. Contact the club for more information. Be sure to ask about special pricing for Edgewater Beach & Golf Resort guests.

Dining: 100s of restaurants located nearby. Firefly, Breakers, Montego Bay Seafood House, Roy's Original Chili, Saltwater Grill, Another Broken Egg, Sweet Basil's Bistro, Shane's Rib Shack, C-Level, Bonefish Grill, Zen Garden Market, Subway and Sonic all close by.

Nightlife: Club La Vela, the largest nightclub in the U.S., and Spinnaker, another well-known nightclub featured on E!, Coyote Ugly, Ms. Newby's, Tootsie's, Rum Runners and Pineapple Willy's are located nearby.

Shopping: Alivin's Island, The Shoppes at Edgewater, Walmart, Salty Dog Surf Shop and Kmart all located nearby.


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Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 6
  • 500 sq. ft.
  • Elevator : Two elevators

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Minimum rental age is 18. ...moreless

          • Children Welcome
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Smoking Allowed:

            No smoking allowed in the unit. You can smoke right outside the unit in the open-air hallway....moreless

          • Wheelchair Accessible

          Bedrooms: 0 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

          • Sleeping Area: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon


          • This is a studio with one queen bed and one queen pullout couch.

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom : toilet, combination tub/shower


          • The bathroom has a sink, large counter, large mirror, toilet and shower/tub. Toilet paper and bath towels provided. ...moreless


          • DVD Player
          • Game Room
          • Ping Pong Table
          • Pool Table
          • Satellite / Cable
          • Television


          • Adventure
          • Away From It All
          • Budget
          • Family
          • Historic
          • Romantic
          • Spa
          • Sports & Activities
          • Tourist Attractions


          • Botanical Garden
          • Churches
          • Cinemas
          • Health/Beauty Spa
          • Library
          • Live Theater
          • Marina
          • Museums
          • Playground
          • Recreation Center
          • Restaurants
          • Ruins
          • Synagogues
          • Theme Parks
          • Water Parks
          • Winery Tours
          • Zoo

          Local Services & Businesses

          • ATM/Bank
          • Babysitter
          • Fitness Center
          • Groceries
          • Hospital
          • Laundromat
          • Massage Therapist
          • Medical Services

          Leisure Activities

          • Antiquing
          • Beachcombing
          • Bird Watching
          • Boating
          • Eco Tourism
          • Gambling Casinos
          • Horseback Riding
          • Horseshoes
          • Miniature Golf
          • Outlet Shopping
          • Paddle Boating
          • Scenic Drives
          • Shelling
          • Shopping
          • Shuffleboard
          • Sight Seeing
          • Walking
          • Whale Watching
          • Wildlife Viewing

          Location Type

          • Beach View
          • Beachfront
          • Downtown
          • Ocean View
          • Oceanfront
          • Resort
          • Waterfront

          Sports & Adventure Activities

          • Basketball Court
          • Cycling
          • Deepsea Fishing
          • Equestrian Events
          • Fishing
          • Fly Fishing
          • Freshwater Fishing
          • Golf
          • Hiking
          • Hot Air Ballooning
          • Hunting
          • Jet Skiing
          • Kayaking
          • Mountain Biking
          • Paragliding
          • Parasailing
          • Pier Fishing
          • Racquetball
          • Rafting
          • Rock Climbing
          • Roller Blading
          • Sailing
          • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
          • Snorkeling
          • Snorkeling/Diving
          • Sound/Bay Fishing
          • Spelunking
          • Surf Fishing
          • Surfing
          • Swimming
          • Tennis
          • Water Skiing
          • Water Tubing
          • Wind-Surfing


          • Dining Area
          • Seating for 4 people


          • Air Conditioning
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Elevator:

            Two elevators...moreless

          • Fitness Room / Equipment
          • Heating
          • Internet:

            There's a wifi lounge on the first floor. You can also purchase in-room wifi....moreless

          • Iron & Board
          • Linens Provided
          • Living Room
          • Parking
          • Towels Provided:

            Bath towels, not beach towels, provided....moreless

          • Washing Machine:

            There's a laundry room on the sixth floor....moreless


          • Coffee Maker
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Dishwasher
          • Kitchen
          • Microwave
          • Oven
          • Pantry Items
          • Refrigerator
          • Stove
          • Toaster


          • Deck / Patio
          • Outdoor Grill

          Pool / Spa

              • Private Pool


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              from 1 traveler reviews
              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Dec 22 - Jan 31, 2015
              1 night min stay
              $30 $40
              Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
              Feb 1 - Feb 28, 2015
              1 night min stay
              $75 $80
              Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
              My Standard Rate
              1 night min stay
              $140 $150
              Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

              Additional information about rental rates


              • Refundable Damage Deposit $100
              • Cleaning Fee $60
              • Taxes Included


              Stays less than four nights subject to additional fees. Special rates available for extended stays and select dates. The refundable damage deposit check and rental agreement are due to reserve dates. We accept credit cards, debit cards, PayPal, Chase QuickPay and personal checks (preferred). Ask about the cancellation policy if there's a chance you may need to cancel.

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              Last updated: 12/17/2014
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              • Pineapple Willy's Restaurant

                "Great blues music!"

              • St. Andrews State Park

                "Great snorkeling!"

              • Pompano's

              • SeaBreeze Winery

                "Fun for wine-lovers!"

              • ms. newby's

                "Their Ms. Newby's punch is tasty and cheap! The music and outdoor bar is great!"

              • Club La Vela

                "You have to go there at least once just to see how huge this place is! Check out the Two Buc..."

              • Spinnaker Beach Club

                "Great place to go all year around! They have good entry, food and drink specials."

              • Coyote Ugly Saloon

                "The drinks are expensive but it's one of those places you have to check out just for the exp..."

              • Pier Park

                "So much to do! They have restaurants, bars, movies, music, shopping and so much more. You ca..."

              • Shane's Rib shack

                "Good, cheap food that's quick and easy!"

              12 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport
              0.1 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              Club La Vela
              0.2 Miles
              Nearest Ferry
              Bay Town Trolley Route 7
              0.3 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Signal Hill Golf Course
              9 Miles
              Nearest Train
              Bayline Railroad
              3 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              Highway 98
              0.2 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Spinnaker Beach Club
              1 Miles
              Nearest Ski
              Adventures at Sea
              Top of the Gulf
              Nearest Beach
              Gulf Lagoon Beach

              Car: Not Necessary

              The location is great! It's close to the airport, shopping, restaurants, parks, entertainment and much more!


              Owner info

              About the owner: I own two studios in Panama City Beach (PCB). I manage them remotely from Chicago, IL. I have a team of maintenance, cleaning and management colleagues in PCB.

              Why the Owner Chose Top of the Gulf:
              I grew up vacationing in PCB as a child so it's a dream come true to own vacation rentals there now.

              The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
              The view and location are unbeatable!

              Contact us

              Speaks: english



              • Ocean-view from the unit!

                Ocean-view from the unit!

              • View of pool from room

                View of pool from room

              • Panoramic windows

                Panoramic windows

              • Room


              • Queen bed

                Queen bed

              • Dining room

                Dining room

              • Bathroom


              • Sixth floor lobby view

                Sixth floor lobby view

              • Sixth floor lobby NW view

                Sixth floor lobby NW view

              • Exercise room

                Exercise room

              • Game room

                Game room

              • Beach in front of resort

                Beach in front of resort

              • Exterior view from pool

                Exterior view from pool

              • View of sundeck and beach from room

                View of sundeck and beach from room

              • TV area

                TV area

              • Room


              • Stocked kitchen

                Stocked kitchen

              • Sitting area

                Sitting area

              • Sixth floor elevator waiting area

                Sixth floor elevator waiting area

              • Sixth floor lobby NE view

                Sixth floor lobby NE view

              • Exercise room

                Exercise room

              • Game room

                Game room

              • Sixth floor laundry

                Sixth floor laundry

              • View of the building from the beach

                View of the building from the beach

              VRBO #553204

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              This listing was first published here in 2014.

              Date last modified - Wednesday, December 17, 2014

              $30 - $150 per night (USD)

              0 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
              Sleeps 4

              View calendar: Updated 12/17/14
              Minimum stay: 1 nights
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              Member since: 2014
              Speaks: english
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              • Response rate: 90%
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