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Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 1,100 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 - 30 nights


About the property

Condo With Master King BR w/full ba - Queen BR w/full ba_ Bunkie BR w/half bath

So, you’ve decided you want to vacation at Shores of Panama…the nicest tropical setting beach resort in Panama City Beach. Now the decision is which unit do you stay in? Like all beach resorts or large hotels, there rooms with good views and not-so-good views, rooms convenient to get to and rooms “way down the corridors”, rooms up high and down low, rooms that are nicely decorated and those that are stark and prices that vary from room to room.

Shores of Panama is no different. It is important to the enjoyment of your stay that you chose the right unit. There are many listed on VRBO but here are ten reasons you should choose this listing:


1) We have very competitive pricing on our unit.

2) Our unit faces southwest which gives you sun until dusk with magnificent sunset views.

3) You have full view of the tropical pool, deck area…and the beach, the focal point of Shores of Panama

4) The unit is on the 6th floor…high enough to be above the palm trees but low enough to give you great views of the tropical pool while sitting on the deck and in the Living Rm or Kitchen.

5) Reserved parking on same level as unit with parking space right at the door. No elevators!

6) We are the second unit inside the building from the garage. Very convenient for loading and unloading your vehicle, also when getting groceries, or out to eat no waiting on elevators!!!

7) Unit is nicely decorated, has upgraded mattresses and a well equipped kitchen.

8) Bunkie area has a door to close it off from the living room for privacy for teenagers and quiet for little ones.

9) The unit is between 2 sets of elevators (total 4) making it convenient when going to pool or beach.

10) We, as owners, are responsive to your needs and will have everything organized to make your arrival, stay and departure most enjoyable.

NOT all units are equal! Be sure you know what you are getting when you commit to your vacation at Shores of Panama. Be sure and read the reviews.

This Magnificent Caribbean Style Resort over looks the emerald waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Shores of Panama has the most spectacular Lagoon style pools with waterfalls, fountains, 2 Tiki bars and huge outdoor star shaped hot tub, surrounded by exotic tropical landscaping. In addition to the outdoor tropical pool there is a large indoor heated pool and hot tub. This Gulf Front Condominium is located on the 6th floor and has private covered parking on the 6th floor just a very short walk to this unit without having to use stairs or elevators. This unit is beautifully furnished and decorated.

The condo has granite counter tops in the kitchen, 9 foot ceilings, tile in living area, entry and bathrooms. Bathroom sinks and counter tops are cultured marble.

Shores of Panama offers all the amenities including a outdoor 20,000 square foot lagoon-style pool with two tiki bars. A large indoor heated pool, sauna, spa, steam room, and fitness center. On site entertainment includes electronic game room, video bank, party and media room. Wireless Internet access in the lobby.

LIVING ROOM has a queen sofa sleeper and a 50' Plasma TV, DVD/VCR. The flooring in the living room is tile. There are 3 additional chairs in the living room.

MASTER BEDROOM has a King size bed with private bath, 48' TV with DVD player. Mattress is upgraded and very comfortable. New Carpeting. Master bath off bedroom is tiled.

GUEST BEDROOM has a queen size bed with private bath, 32' flat screen TV with VCR player. Mattress is upgraded and very comfortable. New Carpeting in the bedroom and attached bathroom is tiled.

BUNK AREA has 2 twin beds with a half bath. We have installed a door in the hallway with the bunk beds. This gives privacy and less noise to children using the bunk beds. Also privacy for teenagers. It really makes this like a 3 bedroom unit!

This condo is located in the heart of Panama City Beach adjacent to Pineapple Willie's. Many restaurants, beach shopping, drug store, mini-golf, Ripley's Museum, WalMart are all within a five minute walk from the condo.

THE UNIT IS ON THE 6TH FLOOR WITH A RESERVED PARKING SPACE JUST A 20 SECOND WALK TO THE UNIT...NO STAIRSTEPS OR ELEVATOR. The unit is one of the best located in the complex because of its directional view of the gulf, morning shade on the balcony, afternoon sun and shade again in the late afternoon. It is conveniently situated between 2 sets of the 3 sets of elevators in Shores. One of those elevators is in phase II and seldom used.

Wifi is in the unit!

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More Details

Rhonda Lautzenheiser
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 22, 2018

About Rhonda Lautzenheiser

We grew up in Indiana but moved south many years ago. We live in Cumming GA which is off GA 400 on the far north side of the Atlanta Metro area. We have 3 daughters and 9 grandkids who all live within 15 minutes of our house. We retired 3 years ago so spend time attending to the kids, grandkids, playing tennis, golf and attending to our real estate 'business'. We love the outdoors and especially the beach areas. We hope to move to the Panama City Beach area in a couple of years.

Rhonda Lautzenheiser purchased this condo in 2008

Why Rhonda Lautzenheiser chose Long Beach

We looked in several locations and at several resorts in Panama City Beach before deciding on Shores of Panama. We also purchased a 4 Bedroom 3 full baths condo at Boardwalk Beach Resort. Panama City Beach is ideal for us because of its relative close proximity to Atlanta. We much prefer the gulf over the Atlantic Ocean. PCB offers the best beaches in the US, excellent weather, great variety of shopping, lots of restaurants, 5 golf courses and other amenities in the immediate area.

What makes this condo unique

With the addition of Pier Park and several upscale restaurants, Panama City Beach now offers all levels of dining and shopping. We enjoy the ability to eat and shop at upscale places as well as choose the local hangouts and those out of the way 'hole-in-the-wall' treasures. When on vacation in PCB take the opportunity to rent a pontoon and explore the inner bays. It's great!


Long Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 6
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 2.5
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Queen size bed with full bath
    Bunk Area - 1 bunk bed , Bunkbeds with 1/2 bath
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master bedroom King size bed with full bath
  • King size bed (1) Bed upgraded with great mattress and 4" memory foam, Queen size Bed (1) Bed upgraded with great mattress, Bunk Beds (1) W/2 twin mattresses Sleep Sofa Queen size mattress
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 2 beach chairs
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Indoor Pool
  • Sauna
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
We have reserved parking, which is just steps away from our unit. Making it great when coming and going from the complex. Do not have to wait on elevators. We are between 2 sets of Elevators (total 4) making it easier to go to and from the pool and beach.


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(25 traveler reviews)

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Absolutely as described. THe complex felt like we were in the carrobean.

  • 5 of 5

If you get a chance to stay in this unit 618 at the Shores of Panama, you will not be disappointed. Was absolutely one of the nicest units and the prettiest resorts we have ever stayed in. Was very clean and had all the amenities you would want. We look forward to having our next vacation at this resort and staying in this unit.

Thanks Christa

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Please do not let some of the reviews ruin your thoughts. WE loved everything about our stay.. This condo is very clean, very well maintained and absolutely beautiful.. The view is amazing. I cant say enough about the owners, they fulfilled all our needs.. we actually had 9 people in this unit and had plenty of space... Thank you again for a wonderful much needed vacation... My girls still talk about how much fun they had..

  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I love to hear back from our guests that stay in our unit. Also like to know that everyone had a great time. We look forward to having you and your family back again in the near future. Thanks, Rhonda
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Awesome View, Awesome Location, Awesome Parking, and Awesome condo

  • 5 of 5

Do not let some bad reviews at Shores keep you away, Condos are Privately owned here, The owners of this unit take pride in keeping their condo up clean, modern. I have checked out condos all across PCB by far this is my favorite. The view is amazing beautiful clear water to look at, you also get the view of the beach and pool, The pool is very pretty and large with beautiful landscaping. The main thing is location location location. Parking on same floor as your unit which means no catching an elevator it is a spot right by the door no one can park beside of you, easy to load and unload, also the room is not far from the parking garage and is in the middle of 2 sets of elevators to go down to the beach which is priceless. The unit has a nice kitchen and nice furnishings. You will not be disappointed.

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Carlena for taking the time to letting other guests know what to expect when they stay in our unit at the Shores of Panama. We love to have guests who enjoy the beach but especially enjoy staying in our unit. We definitely look forward to you coming back again next year. Thank you again, Rhonda
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Lucas Carter

  • 5 of 5

Our stay was relaxing and enjoyable, sometimes vacations can be a hassle, this was one of our most enjoyable vacations. Let me tell you some of the reasons why I reccomend this unit. overlook any negative reviews about Shores, This unit is located conveniently between 2 sets of elevators, the parking spot in gargage is fantastic on 6th floor close to door no cars on either side of you, dont have to catch elevator, easy to pack and unpack because so close. The beds sleep really well, the view from the balcony is stunning and serenity. great view of pool and gulf and perfect height level. The kitchen had plenty of untensils we enjoyed the beach chairs provided. We were fortuante enough to meet Dean and Rhonda and they were in the area, they were super nice and went above and beyond to make our stay pleasant. I reccomend this condo due to its location, cleanliness, decor, and owners. Thank you Dean and Rhonda

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2015
  • Stayed: October 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Lucas for your comments. It is very much appreciated that you take the time to let other guests know what to expect when they stay in our unit. We definitely hope you and your family will come and stay with us again in the future. We are glad to know that you and your family found our unit to be very comfortable. Thanks, Dean & Rhonda
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Amazing condo

  • 5 of 5

This condo was amazing just as the info.we had a wonderful week at SOP 618 the parking was a huge plus, everything was clean and beautiful and what a view. The owners made us feel like family. We felt like we were at home, Best vacation ever.can't wait to return home to SOP 618 next year.

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for choosing our unit and deciding to stay with us. We are so glad that you felt a home and will be back again next year. We strive to make every guest feel at home and part of our family. We will definitely look forward to seeing you again next year. Thanks, Rhonda
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Excellent Unit

  • 5 of 5

This unit was a wonderful place to stay and exactly as described. The condo was very clean and well kept, comfortable beds, and easily accessible. It is situated on a beautiful portion of beach with great views and a huge pool. We were an 8 person party, including 3 small children, and the fact that parking and elevators were so close was absolutely perfect. Not to mention it only being on the sixth floor. The owners were very kind and accommodating to our needs. The only issues that I had stemmed from the company that owned the building, which I believe is a problem that the owners are adamantly trying to fix. I really appreciated Dean and Rhonda's prompt attention to the few problems that did arise, and I would definitely still recommend this unit to anyone.

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Jamie for deciding to stay with us in our unit. We love to have guests who enjoy their time not only in our unit but at the beach!! We hope you will decide to come and stay in our unit in the near future. Thanks, Rhonda
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
North West FLorida International
Nearest Barpub
Pineapple Willys
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Signal Hill
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Highway 98
Nearest Restaurant
Pineapple Willys, Dee's Hangout, Pompano's
Nearest Beach
Panama City Beach

Pier Park (A must with all kinds of restaurants, gift shops and activities)

Ripleys Believe It or Not

Wonder Works

Dancing Waters across street

Lots of Beach Shops


Water Park

Jet Skiis off beach or in Bay


Pontooning in the Bay

Dolphin Watching

Gulf World - similar to Sea World

Miniature Golf

Go Carts & Other attactions


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
cleaning fee $125 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.75%

There is a $300.00 security/damage deposit due at the time of booking our unit, which is refunded the week after you check out if there is no damage to our unit.
Rental amount is due 30 days prior to your arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.