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Recent Panama City Beach Area reviews

  • Great Location

    "My family went to Panama City Beach and stayed at Ocean Villa. We had never stayed at this location but found it to be a nice, clean property that was centrally located close to all types of dining and activities. We would stay at Ocean Villa again. The condo was clean and up to date, no complaints at all. We needed a few kitchen items, nothing major but I like a few extra cookie sheets, and an ice cream scoop. I called and they were delivered the same day. No problems with communication, easy to contact and met up at the property for check in. Panhandle Property Management is the way to go, thanks guys! See you next June"
    Guest: Jerry B. Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: January 22, 2015
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  • Wow, we love this place!!

    "My husband and I stayed for three nights and we will definitely be going back. The owner met us at the condo and gave us a quick tour. He was so gracious and amiable. The condo was very beautifully decorated with an awesome view. The king sized bed was SO comfy! I can't think of a thing that was lacking. There was no carpet, which I loved. I don't believe there was one grain of sand on the floor. The entire condo was immaculate. You won't be disappointed."
    Guest: kathy Date of Stay: December 2014 Review Submitted: January 13, 2015
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  • Loved everything!

    "We enjoyed our stayed for fall break mid October. The unit was extremely clean and adorable! It was our first stay in gulf highlands. Erin was/is absolutely a sweetheart. She checked in on us after we had some really bad storms. Any questions or concerns I had, she responded to immediately. Loved being able to bring my dogs with me! It was a quick 5 minute walk to beach. Easy for me to go back and forth to check on dogs. Restaurants, grocery, and shopping all close to the unit. Thank you Erin for everything! We are hoping to return next year!"
    Guest: Karen Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: November 2, 2014
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  • Best Birthdat Ever!

    "I travel to PCB often but this was by the best place I have stayed. The condo was beautiful. The decor and the beds were nice and comfortable. It came equiped with everything we needed for our stay. I really look forward to staying there again. Oh yeah and the best part was the nice spacious fully furnished balcony and the wonderful view. Thanks Kim and Randy!"
    Guest: Lheard Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: September 24, 2014
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Panama City Beach Area Travel Tips

The history of Panama City Beach goes back to the Native Americans who inhabited the land before the arrival of the British. It was also an important location in World War II and some of the cannon platforms can still be found along the shores.

Each spring, college students flock to Panama City Beach for a week of fun in the sun with thousands of their newest friends. Located in the Florida Panhandle, Panama City Beach sits along the Gulf of Mexico and largely depends on its natural surroundings to draw in tourists and keep the local economy going.

Must-see Attractions in Panama City Beach

St. Andrews State Recreation Area: St. Andrews State Recreation Area is one of Florida’s most popular places for outdoor recreation. It was rated the “No. 1 Beach in America” in 1995 and is known for the 1.5 miles of white sandy beaches, natural dunes and clear waters. Here, the beaches are easy to access and many are undeveloped. You’ll want to do it all with activities to explore such as snorkeling, diving, fishing and outdoor water sports.

Beaches: There are 27 miles of sand and surf to choose from in Panama City Beach, all of which include a different experience. If you want seclusion, head to Shell Island where there’s no development or access, except by boat. Visitors will find a quiet beach escape at Camp Helen State Park and it's only a short walk away from the water. Visitors can enjoy games of beach volleyball at Schooner’s Beach behind LaVela and Spinnaker where you can grab a bite to eat and a refreshing beverage without leaving the beach. The city also offers nearly 100 beach access points, so you won’t have to look hard to find a way to the sand. Children will love building sandcastles and the adults will enjoy a day of sunbathing with the occasional dip in the water.

Dive sites: Panama City Beach features 24 dive sites for the adventurous who want to go deep under the water and get a first-hand look at the world beneath the sea. You can choose from sites like 4 Army Tanks, Chippewa, Fountainbleau Boxcars, Grey Ghost, Liberty Ship, Sherman Tug, The Black Bart and USS Strength.

Zoos: If you’re bringing the kids along for the fun, check out Gulf World Marine Park and the ZooWorld Zoological and Botanical Park. These attractions are full of marine animals and typical zoo creatures.

Man in the Sea Museum: Learn more about the old ways of deep sea exploration at the Man in the Sea Museum. There are written records, diagrams and drawings to help show what life was like for those who spent their lives below the surface in search of sea life and underwater habitats.

Shopping and Dining in Panama City Beach

Shopping in Panama City Beach: There’s no shame in taking a break from the beach to enjoy a day of retail therapy. There are boutiques that line the streets of Panama City beach as well as open-air malls near the coastline. If you want an unique souvenir to bring home, stop by speciality shops such as Pieces and Blue Heron Fine Gifts. The city’s speciality shops also feature handmade jewelry as well as antiques, collectibles and traditional beachy treats. Beach House Market is home to more than 20 vendors who sell sea-inspired gifts. Visitors to the city shouldn’t leave without shopping at Pier Park. Although it doesn’t quite fit the description of a mall, Pier Park has more than 1 million feet full of local favorites and big-name stores for you to shop until you drop.

Dining in Panama City Beach: You don’t even need to leave the beach to grab a bite to eat. Some of the best views in the city are at restaurants lining the coast. Many of the eateries offer open-air casual dining while you watch the sun set and fishermen head back in from a day at sea. Many diners go for the chargrilled grouper or the fresh Apalachicola oysters. If you aren’t a fan of seafood, don’t worry because Southern barbecue, steak and pulled pork options are also available.

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