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Sunbird Condo on the Emerald Coast - FREE Beach Chaises & Umbrella use in season

Panama City Beach, FL, USA
  • Condo610 sqft
  • Bedrooms1
  • Sleeps4
  • Bathrooms1
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay3 - 5 nights

Condo, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 1-4)

Eighth floor, front type 'C' Condo overlooking one of three pools with a breathtaking views of the gulf of Mexico and it's white sandy beaches. New LR furniture in April 2017.

All rooms recently remodeled. The Bedroom was carpeting replaced with porcelain tile and new storage bed in 2016. This is a Non-Smoking Condominium in great condition. The unit has ceiling fans in the living room and bedroom, tiled floors in all rooms except the bedroom, and much more. Towels and linens are provided, so all you need to bring is your beach towel and suntan lotion!

Free Wifi access along with Roku access in the Living room. Our Amazon Prime account is set up so that you can watch tv and movies available on prime.

Located on Thomas Drive. The Sunbird has lots to offer with restaurants such as Pineapple Willie's and Pompanos. Signal Hill Golf Course, Ripley's Believe it or Not and the WonderHouse is within walking distance.

Conviently located within walking distance to the Superwalmart.

* Renters must be 25 years or older and must reside in unit during the entire stay.

* Sorry, Pets are Not Permitted.

* No Smoking.

Keywords: Beachfront, Condominium, white Sandy Beaches, Panama City Beach, Florida


Linda Nordlund

Member Since 2004
Response rate:
Response time:
within one hour
Calendar last updated:
Mar 21, 2018
About Linda Nordlund

My husband and I are both in our 50s and live in a NW suburb of Chicago. I am the Prepress Customer Service Specialist for our local Newspaper and my husband is a Custodian for a nearby School. Be sure to check the owners tab for more reviews as my previous guest book ceased operatation.

Linda Nordlund purchased this Condo in 2004

Why Linda Nordlund chose Panama City Beach

My husband and I had been looking for a place for a couple years in Arizona before we bought our condo in Panama City Beach. We decided on Panama City Beach at the time because you could still get reasonably priced condos on the Gulf compared to other parts of Florida. We are very glad we did and enjoy using our condo and renting it out when we are not using it.

What makes this Condo unique

Our most favorite part of owning this condo is the balcony. It is a private balcony and we just love sitting out be it just enjoying our coffee in the morning or watching the beautiful sunsets. It is also very nice on cool days when the sun is out as facing the gulf, we are blocked from the cooler Northern breeze. There are many golf courses nearby with one being practically across the street. Last, but not least is the Beach. Beautiful white sand and Emerald green waters.


    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Swimming pool
    • Heater
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 1 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
        • New Queen size Bed bed in 2016 and Queensize sofabed in the living room in 2017


        • 1 Bathroom
          • Full bathroom remodeled in 2016 with higher toilet

          Location Type

            • Beachfront
              Fantastic Gulf views can be seen from our balcony. You can see dolphins swimming by on many occassions.
            • Golf Course View
              Golf course across the street can be seen from the corner of balcony


                • Budget
                • Family
                • Romantic
                • Tourist Attractions


                    • Guests provide their own meals


                        • Iron & Board
                        • Air Conditioning
                        • Elevator
                          2 elevators per tower
                        • Fitness Room / Equipment
                          Small fitness room near the tennis cour
                        • Hair Dryer
                        • Heating
                        • Internet
                          Free WiFi access
                        • Clothes Dryer
                          Each tower has laundry room across from the elevator on the first floor.
                        • Linens Provided
                        • Living Room
                          Updated in 2016
                        • Parking
                          Purchase parking at the HOA office for $20.00 plus tax
                        • Telephone
                          Free calls to the US and Canada
                        • Towels Provided
                          4 sets of towels supplied. Bring your own beach towel.
                        • Washing Machine
                          Each tower has laundry room across from the elevator on the first floor.
                        • Free Wifi


                            • Coffee Maker
                            • Dishes & Utensils
                              New dishes in 2016
                            • Dishwasher
                            • Kitchen
                              Fully stocked kitchen and pantry added in 2016 for more storage space
                            • Microwave
                              Over the range microwave
                            • Oven
                            • Pantry Items
                              Some spices supplied
                            • Refrigerator
                              full size refrigerator with ice maker in freezer
                            • Stove
                              glass topped electric stove
                            • Toaster
                              Have both a toaster over and a toaster


                                • Dining
                                • Dining Area
                                • comfy seating for 4 people


                                    • Satellite / Cable
                                      Cable in LR and BR with free HBO
                                    • Books
                                    • Game Room
                                      This is more of a meeting room with large TV and chairs and tables. Kitchen facilities lets you hold small events.
                                    • Games
                                    • Music Library
                                    • DVD Player
                                    • Stereo
                                    • Television
                                      Cable in LR and BR with free HBO. Also have a Roku box in the Living room for your favorite streaming.
                                    • Toys
                                    • Video Games
                                      Play station 2
                                    • Video Library


                                        • Balcony
                                          Our balcony is nice and private. It is a big reason on why we purchased our Sunbird.
                                        • Deck / Patio
                                          Pool deck is beachside
                                        • Golf
                                          Nearby golf with one across the street which can be seen from or balcony when you look from the end.
                                        • Outdoor Grill
                                          Charcoal grills and picnic table located near pool bathroom
                                        • Tennis
                                          Tennis court on the grounds
                                        • Water Sports Gear
                                          Beach service has recreation activities


                                            • limited accessibility
                                              Center pool has a handicapped lift for people in need and entrances to the beach are now ramps

                                              Pool / Spa

                                                • Private Pool
                                                  The Sunbird has 3 pools with one heated Nov. 1 until April 1.


                                                    • cinemas
                                                    • festivals
                                                    • library
                                                    • marina
                                                    • museums
                                                    • restaurants
                                                    • theme parks
                                                    • water parks
                                                    • winery tours
                                                    • zoo

                                                      Leisure Activities

                                                        • shelling
                                                        • beachcombing
                                                        • boating
                                                        • horseback riding
                                                        • miniature golf
                                                        • bird watching
                                                        • shopping
                                                        • shuffleboard
                                                        • sight seeing
                                                        • walking
                                                        • wildlife viewing

                                                          Local Services & Businesses

                                                            • ATM/bank
                                                            • fitness center
                                                            • groceries
                                                            • laundromat
                                                            • medical services

                                                              Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                                • sailing
                                                                • basketball court
                                                                • deepsea fishing
                                                                • equestrian events
                                                                • fishing
                                                                • golf
                                                                • hiking
                                                                • jet skiing
                                                                • paragliding
                                                                • parasailing
                                                                • pier fishing
                                                                • racquetball
                                                                • cycling
                                                                • scuba diving or snorkeling
                                                                • snorkeling
                                                                • snorkeling/diving
                                                                • sound/bay fishing
                                                                • surf fishing
                                                                • surfing
                                                                • swimming
                                                                • tennis
                                                                • water skiing
                                                                • water tubing
                                                                • wind-surfing


                                                                    • We now include at no extra charge the FREE use of a set of Beach Chaises with Umbrella from the onsite Beach Service in season.

                                                                      House Rules

                                                                      Check-in: 3:00 PM

                                                                      Check-out: 10:00 AM

                                                                      Cancellation Policy

                                                                      100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                                      11 Reviews


                                                                      Latest reviews

                                                                      9850 Thomas Drive 804E, Panama City Beach, Florida

                                                                      erin b.

                                                                      We could not have stayed at a more beautiful Condo. As you can see from the Balcony picture our view was AMAZING. Condo was so clean. I wish I could have taken the bed home with me, best sleep I have had in years. Everything was there for you in the condo, and you never had to leave to gated complex. Restaurants and stores at you fingertips. Plan on taking my Mother next Christmas. Hoping to stay at this exact Condo. Thank you Linda

                                                                      Owner's Response:

                                                                      Thank you for the kind words. We love our little piece of Heaven and we try and make sure out guests will love it as much as we do. The balcony is what sold us on buying this unit as it didn't face the the other tower.

                                                                      Amazing Time

                                                                      Lisa S.

                                                                      The condo was perfect for our stay. Great size for two people. The condo was really clean and lovely furnished. Linda was wonderful to e-mail us and answer any questions we had. We had a great time with wonderful weather and really enjoyed our stay there. Pineapple Willy's being next door was a great bonus for a quick lunch or drink. We will definitely consider coming back to this condo and Panama City Beach.

                                                                      Owner's Response:

                                                                      We are very happy to read that you enjoyed your stay. We really enjoy our Sunbird condo and do our best to make sure our guests do as well. Thank you, Linda and Scott

                                                                      Best vacation and condo we ever rented in PCB

                                                                      Danielle P.

                                                                      We rented from the owner not the resort and from start to finish, it was amazing. The resort is in an excellent location. The condo was equipped with everything that my family needed and wanted during our stay. The view was fabulous and we saw dolphins several different times in the afternoons from the balcony. We visit PCB a few times a year and this was by far our best vacation. The condo was SUPER clean. In fact, it was one of the cleanest condos that we've ever stayed in. Super duper clean and smelled refreshing when we checked in. I can not complain on one thing. We will be returning next year. Thank you for allowing us to share your beautiful, clean and amazing condo.

                                                                      Owner's Response:

                                                                      Thank you so much for the kind words. We are always happy to hear when people have a great time. Look forward to you coming back.

                                                                      Thank you

                                                                      Great room and view!

                                                                      Ronald C.

                                                                      This is a nice room right on the beach. We watched dolphins every morning from the balcony. Very clean and well kept pools also. Linda makes things so easy all you have to worry about is relaxing.

                                                                      Owner's Response:

                                                                      Thank you for the wonderful review. We do our best to make our guests feel at home and have a wonderful vacation.

                                                                      Very Nice Beachfront Property

                                                                      Theresa E.

                                                                      Cute place with a great view off the balcony of the ocean! We loved being able to sit out on the balcony and see dolphins in the morning and still feel like we were on the beach when we were in the condo for meals, etc. Wonderful location, close to Walmart so we could get food to prepare in the well stocked kitchen and close to Shell Island and other activities. Pretty much had everything we needed! Owner very nice and quickly responded to anything we contacted her about. Even had a supply of books and DVD which were nice to utilize while we were there. 3 pools to use that were lovely and nice to use when we didn't want to be in the ocean. Would absolutely recommend this place to friends and family and would certainly go back!!

                                                                      Owner's Response:

                                                                      We appreciate the kind words and try our best to make our guests feel at home. I also appreciate that you notified me of damage to our front door along with a photo of it which we had repaired.

                                                                      GREAT VIEW!!!!

                                                                      We just returned from our vacation and could not stop talking about what a great time we had. Honestly we don't have any complaints about the condo.....the views were excellant, everything we needed was there and the beach was excellant. The only downfall was the construction around the condo but other than that we had an amazing time. Thanks Linda!

                                                                      Owner's Response:

                                                                      Thank you for the kind words.

                                                                      The construction is suppose to be done this year last I heard. The are going to put in bike lanes and a trolley lane not to mention some nice landscaping. They do seem to move awfully slow though.


                                                                      Panama City Beach, FL, USA

                                                                      Enjoy a game of golf across the street or one of the nearby courses. The Entertainment District: A majority of Entertainment has condensed around a central area near the Eastermost end of Front Beach Road. The Entertainment District hold the highest concentration of family attractions, entertainment and dining choices. Within a compact 5 mile radius lies 126 holes of mini golf (including 18 indoor Blacklight holes), Batting Cages, Skee Ball, Bungee Jumps and Arch Swings, 45 holes of Championship Golf, a dozen Go-cart race tracks (including 3 multi-level tracks), 3 arcades, A 36,000 sq ft Bowling alley with complete pool hall and Roller Skating Rink, 11 Movie Screens (including a 1 screen outdoor theater), a Human Sized Grand Maze, a Haunted House, a Zoo, 2 Super Clubs, over a dozen restaurants ranging from Casual Fine Dining to Fast Food, and the World Famous Ripley's Believe It or Not 'Odditorium'.

                                                                      Rates & Availability

                                                                      Additional information about rental rates

                                                                      Cleaning Fee
                                                                      Damage Deposit
                                                                      Tax Rate

                                                                      Monthly rate includes tax, add $80 cleaning. Weekly Rate includes all taxes and cleaning fee. Daily rate add $80 cleaning fee and 13% tax. EVENT PRICING DOES NOT INCLUDE CLEANING FEE, BUT DOES INCLUDE ALL TAXES. Security due upon booking with the rental fee due 3 weeks before arrival. Weekend Rates are only for when you rent less than the minimum stay. STANDARD RATE IS OUR PRIME TIME RATE. QUOTE GIVEN BY VRBO IS SOMETIMES WRONG. DO NOT BOOK UNTIL PRICE IS CONFIRMED. Cancellation Policies: ALL CANCELLATIONS WILL BE CHARGED A $50 FEE. Full refund of the deposit for cancellations 30 days prior to arrival, less cancellation fee. 50% refund will be provided for cancellations 14-30 days before arrival, less cancellation fee. No refund of deposit for cancellations less than 2 weeks before arrival. Full refund of deposit will be given if the owner is able to reserve another guest in the unit for the time of your cancellation. No refund of rent for early checkouts. Early checkouts due to inclement weather do not warrant any rental refund. Refund will be provided for lost rental days due to a mandatory evacuation. Cleaning fee will not be refunded. NOTE: Standard rate is good only during winter as last minute special.

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