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Ocean-View Unit in Prime Beach Location

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Last updated: 08/26/2014
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  • Minimum stay:1-3 nights
  • 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.

Property Type

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

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Smoking Allowed:

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

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Minimum rental age is 18. ...moreless

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Children Welcome
          • Wheelchair Accessible
          • Pets Not Allowed

          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

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Dining Area Seats:


          • Kitchen
          • Refrigerator
          • Stove
          • Oven
          • Microwave
          • Dishwasher
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Pantry Items
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Seating for 4 people


          • Washing Machine:

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

          • Towels Provided:

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

          • Babysitter
          • Air Conditioning
          • Heating
          • Linens Provided
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Parking
          • Living Room
          • Fitness Room / Equipment
          • Iron & Board


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


              • Internet:

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

              Pool & Spa

                  • Private Pool

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Deck / Patio


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

                  Location & View

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


                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Water Tubing
                  • Surf Fishing
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Roller Blading
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Paragliding
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Equestrian Events
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Medical Services
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Golf
                  • Tennis
                  • Rafting
                  • Kayaking
                  • Racquetball
                  • Spelunking
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Hunting
                  • Fishing
                  • Hiking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Laundromat
                  • Cycling
                  • Surfing
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Swimming
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Parasailing
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Sailing
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Basketball Court
                  • Hospital
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Live Theater
                  • Cinemas
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Restaurants
                  • Zoo
                  • Theme Parks
                  • Winery Tours
                  • Water Parks
                  • Synagogues
                  • Ruins
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Playground
                  • Marina
                  • Library
                  • Churches
                  • Museums
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Shuffleboard
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Horseshoes
                  • Antiquing
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Shelling
                  • Groceries
                  • Boating
                  • Shopping
                  • Whale Watching
                  • Walking
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Outlet Shopping
                  • Gambling Casinos
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Hot Air Ballooning


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                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Mar 1 - Aug 31, 2014
                  1 night min stay
                  Sep 1 - Oct 31, 2014
                  2 night min stay
                  Nov 1 - Dec 30, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  Jan 1 - Feb 28, 2015
                  2 night min stay
                  My Standard Rate
                  1 night min stay
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

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                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $100
                  • Electronic Payment Fee $25
                  • 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. Cancellations will be accessed a cancellation fee. The closer to your check-in date, the higher the cancellation fee.

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                  Last updated: 08/26/2014
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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
                  0.2 Miles
                  Nearest Ferry
                  Bay Town Trolley Route 7
                  9 Miles
                  Nearest Train
                  Bayline Railroad
                  3 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  Highway 98
                  Top of the Gulf
                  Nearest Beach
                  Gulf Lagoon Beach
                  0.1 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Club La Vela
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Ski
                  Adventures at Sea
                  0.3 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Signal Hill Golf Course
                  0.2 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Spinnaker Beach Club

                  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



                  • Exterior view from beach

                    Exterior view from beach

                  • View of pool from room

                    View of pool from room

                  • Panoramic windows

                    Panoramic windows

                  • 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

                  • Exterior view from pool

                    Exterior view from pool

                  • View of sundeck and beach from room

                    View of sundeck and beach from room

                  • Floor-to-ceiling window

                    Floor-to-ceiling window

                  • 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

                  VRBO #553204

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                  This listing was first published here in 2014.

                  Date last modified - Friday, July 25, 2014

                  $50 - $125 per night (USD)

                  0 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 4

                  View calendar: Updated 08/26/14
                  Minimum stay: 1-3 nights
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