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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation
Recent Open Sands reviews
What a great time!
"Just wanted to thank you for giving my family one of the best summer vacations we have had to date. Not only was Calypso in a great location and close to Pier Park, but your unit was spotless clean and decorated wonderfully. Linda was very easy to work with and we had absolutely NO issues. We will definitely be coming back to this unit."
Guest: Renee S.Date of Stay: May 2014Review Submitted: November 12, 2014
". I was so impressed on how easy it was to check into our condo & not having to go to the front desk. Also it was clean and great location right across from Pier Park. We had an issue the last night we stayed where the air wasn’t working. I called at 9am Friday morning and the maintenance guy was in our condo by 10. Very impressive!! We will definitely book with Emerald Coast Destination in the future. Booking the condo was so easy and Emerald Coast Destination were very quick at responding to any of my questions via emai."
Guest: Vacation loverDate of Stay: August 2014Review Submitted: August 19, 2014
"We just got home today from our fantastic Panama City Beach Vacation. We loved this condo with its primo location. The Calypso is a very short walk to Pier Park which was a huge selling point for us. We had dinner there, listened to live music, shopped, etc. The kids played at the big video game place, got ice cream and candy and shopped for souvenirs.
The biggest selling feature for me for this condo was the ceramic tile floors throughout the place! Last year we stayed at a place with carpeting in the bedrooms. We left early because I no longer could stand the heavy perfume smell that was put on the carpet to cover up the mold smell it had. My sister and her family also stayed at a unit at the Calypso this past week which had carpeting in the bedroom. Her room smelled of cigarettes even though it is a no smoking unit.
The view also was a huge selling feature! We had an absolutely breathtaking view!
Another great feature of this unit is that you never have to use the elevator! The garage crossover is on the 3rd floor. On moving in day, people grabbed up the luggage carts and then stood in a miserably long line to get on the elevators. We were able to squeeze past the people and just walk into our room, which was a tremendous bonus!
At times, we did take the elevator if it was available but it was no big deal to walk down 2 flights of stairs.
I also really like the washer and dryer in the unit. The washer is enormous! I want one just like it for my house. It could easily fit 5 thick beach towels. I washed beach towels, our bathing suits, and the bath towels every day. It was so quick and easy…no noise because it is a full laundry room with a door.
The management is perfect. On Sunday, I called Dave informing him that our toaster was broken. We had a new one by Monday morning. One evening, my son discovered that our blender was broken. Jan delivered one the very next day. We were very pleased with the service.
The only negative was that the floor was not well cleaned.(The children's feet were black.) The unit was tidy and the counters were all wiped down so that it looked nice. However, when we opened the sofa bed, we found corn chips (which we had not eaten) and toys underneath as well as dirt and dust. I did not complain because I saw no point in it. I have stayed at several condos up and down the coast and they are all the same. I never walk barefooted. It didn't bother us. Such a minor thing."
Guest: Elizabeth S.Date of Stay: June 2014Review Submitted: July 6, 2014
"My husband and I loved your condo. Everything was spotless and comfortable. My husband loves the closeness to the pier where he fishes everyday. The kitchen is well equipped although my husband purchased some extra wine glasses. We left them there so others could enjoy and we may be there again. Thanks so much for a beautiful experience in Panama City Beach."
Guest: Bonnie G.Date of Stay: April 2015Review Submitted: May 3, 2015