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Recent Panama City Beach Area reviews

  • Family of 5

    "We truly enjoyed our stay in this beautiful, completely remodeled condo. The bunk beds/double bed room was perfect for our 3 children. I thought everyone would fight over the top bunk, but they all wanted the double bed because it is bigger than their beds at home! The master bedroom and shower reminded us of a resort. There was so much space in the condo, we couldn't believe it! Plenty of room in the kitchen to cook at night or just enjoy take out. The children enjoyed being able to sit at the table, and on the lifeguard chairs to eat supper at night while watching the beach and activity below. Eating on the porch was a big treat! It was a wonderful visit and we HIGHLY RECOMMEND this unit and this property to stay at. :)"
    Guest: Family of 5 Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 17, 2014
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  • Fun in the Sun!

    "We had an amazing time in this gorgeous condo! The layout is huge, which is a great thing for large families, and the location is close to everything you need! Michael was incredibly easy to work with and the entire trip was just a wonderful experience from beginning to end. We will definitely be back!"
    Guest: Karen M. Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: June 23, 2014
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  • A nice stay in a ratchet place

    "Rating Details: The property manager was more than helpful. The vacation rental was very clean. I was very happy with the location. I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental. Overall, I recommend this vacation rental. Reviewer Comments: my friends and I came down for spring break and had no idea what we were in for. great place, had dishware, furniture, everything we needed! as for PCB in general, its a little crazy!! great place great stay"
    Guest: JD C. Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: March 24, 2015
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  • One of our top family vacations EVER!

    "We go to the panhandle at least once a year, and this is the first time we have ever stayed at SPLASH. It is an absolute must for families with children under the age of 13. I have a 9 year old daughter and a 4 year old little boy. My nephew who is 12 came with us as well. There is nothing missing from this condo as far as amenties go. We truly loved staying here. The owner was so nice and easy to work with and extremely accomodating. The extra seats that they offer at the beach are a wonderful plus. The set up of the condo is something we weren't used to, because one bedroom is on the ocean and the other is at the front door. I don't want this to seem like its a bad thing because for most it is honestly a wonderful option, and my daughter loved it. I'm a little overprotective so i was a little concerned. We will definitely stay here again. Panama City Beach has so many attractions and fun things to do that it has become our favorite area to stay on the panhandle. (We used to stay in Destin) Having Alvins Island across the street is another plus...If you need anything, its usually just right across the street. Also everyday they offer kids activities...the outdoor movie was a favorite among many of the kids there. We also really liked the keypad entry. We ran into a family that had a key card to enter their condo, and she had lost it on the beach, and it was a complete pain for them to get another one. So happy we didn't have to deal with that. A worry free vacation in such a relaxing resort. You can't go wrong by staying here."
    Guest: Iris K. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 27, 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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