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Dolphin Watch 1BR/2BA Oceanfront Condo- Beach chairs included! $799 May 13-20!

Bedrooms 1
Space 940 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Condo, 1 Bedroom + Bunk Area, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

If you'd like to check availability or ask questions before booking, just click on the "Send email" button and I will respond with a full quote and availability, as well as try to answer your questions. I do update my calendar often.

Welcome to Dolphin Watch! Who will be the first to spot a pod of dolphins from the balcony? We love to watch for ocean life. Be sure to bring your binoculars. The views are amazing!

Unlike many other condos, we do have two full baths and 940 sq. ft. of living space. That extra bathroom comes in very handy!

For the 2017 season, we are again providing the beach chair service! The service includes 2 wooden beach lounge chairs with pads on them and a large umbrella set up for you each day from March 15 to October 31. The cost is covered in your rental amount! Simply go down to the beach service hut when you arrive and tell them your condo number and they assign you two chairs for the duration of your stay! No chairs or umbrella to have to carry back and forth from the condo! (This is over $200.00 value if you rent the chairs at the hut.)

Wyndham's Emerald Beach Resort is a five-star resort located directly on the world's most beautiful sugar-white beach. We love the family-friendly atmosphere at Emerald Beach. There are three pools, two of them heated, and one is a kids' pool located right beside a family pool. The kids' pool has splash buckets that fill and then dump to the delight of the children. There is also a mushroom fountain that the kids love, as well as a no-step, zero entrance area for those toddlers. Of course, hot tubs are available at all the pools, as well as a tiki bar and a snack bar.

The beach is just steps away from the tower's door. There is no long boardwalk and multitude of steps. You will love the convenience this allows.

When you arrive, you will have a code to enter the room, so there is no long wait to check in. You can choose valet parking or just unload the luggage at the entrance and then park your car in the covered garage across the street. Walk across the sky bridge SKY BAR and go down the escalator to the high-speed elevators to Emerald Beach. (Sky Bridge is on level 3 of the parking garage)

Our condo has a MASTER BEDROOM with a comfortable king-sized bed, large dresser, and mirrored closet to store all your belongings. There is a full bath in the master bedroom with a garden tub/shower. A 27 inch plasma TV is on the dresser. There is a pack/n play and a stroller in the closet for the little ones if you need it.

The HALLWAY has sturdy, comfortable bunk beds built in (no squeaking or shaking) to the recess with a second full bathroom beside them. It also has a tub/shower combination. A laundry closet is also located in the hallway with a washer and dryer for your convenience. (new washer/dryer in 2017)

Coming down the hall, you will be amazed at the large LIVING ROOM and gourmet KITCHEN! The slab granite countertops are beautiful, and GE Profile appliances are included. You won't believe the huge double-door pantry in the kitchen. There is also a long breakfast bar with three sturdy and comfortable bar stools for extra seating while eating or just talking to the cook. The kitchen directly faces the floor to ceiling sliding doors that give that million dollar direct view of the Gulf of Mexico.

The Living Room is very spacious. The condo has about 940 square feet inside, so you can spread out and enjoy the room. We have a queen sized sleeper sofa (new in 2015) in the living room for added sleep space if you need it. There is also a dining table and four chairs. We have left some games, books, movies etc. under the TV console which holds the 42 inch plasma TV! There is also a DVD player attached to the TV. Cable television, wireless internet, and local phone service are provided for your convenience.

The floor to ceiling sliding doors take you out to the large BALCONY where you are sure to spend a great deal of time. There are four rocking style chairs with two tables for your morning coffee as you watch the dolphins play, or your evening glass of iced tea or wine as you watch the amazing sunsets over the Gulf. One nice thing about the balcony is that it is private with no view of other condo balconies!

Yes, there is a STARBUCKS in the lobby! Yes, there is a SKY BAR (sports bar) over Front Beach Road, the only one in Panama City Beach. The workout room is modern and helps you work off those Starbucks calories! There is also a gift shop beside Starbucks. Activities are planned daily at the resort for children and adults. Look for the calendar posted in several spots. The amenities just go on and on.

Location, location, location. Emerald Beach Resort is located on the quieter West End of the beach and only one mile from PIER PARK! Pier Park is a shoppers paradise with more stores than I have room to name. It also has numerous restaurants such as Jimmy Buffet's Margaritaville and The Back Porch. Tootsie's Orchid Lounge has live music or you could go to the 16 screen mega plex movie theater. Pier Park is the happening place on the beach and you are right there. Target and a new super WalMart are just down the street for groceries and supplies. The new Pier Park North opened in 2014 and is still expanding! A new restaurant, Runaway Island, just opened in the summer of 2014 next door to Emerald Beach! Several others are in walking distance.

Golfing, Frank Brown Sports Park, Gulf World, Shipwreck Island water park, Dolphin cruises, Pirate cruises, Shell Island, St. Andrews park, diving, fishing, parasailing....and the list goes on and on. Come visit. We bet you'll want to make it an annual thing....just like we did.

Keywords: Condo, Condominium, Panama City Beach, Ocean front, Gulf front, Emerald Beach, 1.5 Bedroom, 2 baths, Family friendly, Kid friendly, Tiki Bar, Close to Pier Park, Covered parking, Valet service

More Details

Jeff Yoes
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 28, 2017

Why Jeff Yoes chose Florida North West

Emerald Beach Resort is in the perfect location on the beach. It is on the quieter west end and so close to Pier Park, Gulf World, and wonderful restaurants. Try Thomas' Donuts just down the road on Front Beach Road....or Sharky's just a skip away....or Jeannie's One Stop Diner across the street. Not to mention the Starbucks, cordial valet service, most beautiful beaches ever, and pools galore. The new super Walmart just opened in March of 2013 at Pier Park beside Target....very convenient and just a couple of blocks down. Did you know that Carrabas delivers to Emerald Beach?

What makes this condo unique

I love the high speed elevators to the condos and the escalators from the sky bridge to the condo elevators.


Panama City Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 19
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 940 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), Bunk Beds (1)
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Children's pool area with splash buckets, mushroom fountain, and zero entrance for the little ones. Starbucks in the lobby! Modern fitness center and spa. Valet service free! 3 pools (2 heated) and hot tubs. Tiki bar and Snack bar. Sky Bar with TVs overlooking Front Beach Road's action. Seasonal Organized activities, games, and crafts. See schedule upon arrival. High speed elevators. Pier Park one mile away! Sharky's just a short walk. Gulf World and Miniature Golf also just a short walk. Jeannie's One Stop Diner across the street...great food! Market across the street for quick supplies. Shipwreck Island water park closeby. Beach chairs and umbrella service. Parasailing etc. on the beach.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(41 traveler reviews)

Dolphin Watch 1BR/2BA Oceanfront Condo- Beach chairs included! $799 May 13-20!
average rating of 4.97561 based on 41 reviews

Highest recommendation!

  • 5 of 5

I honestly cannot say enough nice things about this condo and Jeff himself! It is absolutely beautiful! Not only is it beautiful but it is so clean. I am a bit of a clean freak, and this condo was clean in every way possible. It is also fully furnished with everything you could possibly imagine. The beach chair rental was fantastic...a major perk that my family thoroughly enjoyed. The beach cart, beach toys, etc were such wonderful 'extras' that we really appreciated.

Jeff was so wonderful to work with! He was quick in responding back to me with any questions I had and sent all of the information that we needed for arrival well in advance. He was so nice and a pleasure to work with.

I give Jeff and his condo my highest recommendation! My family and I have stayed in a few other condos in this same resort, and none of them even begin to compare to Jeff's. We have now found our new go-to condo in Panama City Beach!

Thank you, Jeff! My entire family sends our warmest regards and appreciation!


The Conrads

  • Submitted: Mar 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the kind words. It is important to me that our guests have the best vacation possible! I agree that the beach chair service is a huge bonus for our guests. The new washer/dryer unit was delivered yesterday, so we are excited about that too. Thanks for taking such good care of our condo!
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Wonderful! Would definitely stay again!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful condo overlooking the beach. Clean and fully equipped with everything needed.

  • Submitted: Mar 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed your vacation! We try to provide everything you need for a relaxing vacation. The new gas grills and family games at the family pool are also a wonderful addition to Emerald Beach Resort this year!
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Relaxing with Great Ocean View

  • 5 of 5

The condo and experience described by the owner (Jeff) was 'right on'. It was great to see dolphins, listen to waves, and watch sunsets right from your own balcony! The beach is superb and the inclusion of cushioned beach chairs was an added plus!! The condo is supplied with everything needed. We are definitely keeping this location on our radar for a return trip.

  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you had a great beach getaway! Yes, the beach chair service is definitely a big convenience and it saves you a lot of money from purchasing the beach service yourself (over 200 a week and more in the summer). Thanks for the great review!
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When we walk in, we couldn't believe our eyes!

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely loved the decor - beautifully decorated. When you open up the curtains and door leading to the balcony - OMG the view is breathtaking! The ocean and beach are right there. The sound is amazing! We were on the 19th floor, and you could see it all. Saw manta rays most of the days we were there when the ocean was more calm. The two bathrooms came in so handy, even tho there was only two of us! Warning though, when using the washing machine, it is VERY loud. No doing laundry at night. But loved the place and everyone was so friendly.

  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm glad you enjoyed your stay and the amazing view from the balcony! I agree that the washer spin cycle is loud. Although the washer is just turning two years old, it has always had a noisy final spin cycle. (especially with an unbalanced laundry load) I am happy to report that GE has agreed to replace the unit at a reduced cost and we will have a new unit delivered the end of March! I hope this one is quieter! Thanks for taking such good care of our condo!
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  • 5 of 5

This is the second time we have stayed at Jeff's place and enjoyed every minute of it.

Jeff answered all of ourt questions within hours and took care of any problems we had. The unit was clean and well stocked. The view and the sunsets were just great.

We will go back next year, if not sooner.

Chuck and Kathy.

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking such good care of our condo! I'm so glad you enjoyed your September at the beach again this year. You are so right about the view and the sunsets from the balcony. Until next time!
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Back to Panama City Beach after 20 years

  • 5 of 5

This was a our first experience with a condo, so we were a bit overwhelmed with the huge building and all of the elevators. After we figured it all out, we had a nice vacation even though the weather did not cooperate at all. Our condo was very nice and clean. We really enjoyed sitting out on the balcony and enjoying the ocean. Thank you very much for allowing us to stay!

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We enjoy sitting on the balcony and watching the ocean life and sunsets too. So relaxing and such a view! I hope the information sheet I send all guests helped you in figuring out the lay of the resort and elevators. I actually only use the one set of elevators since I park on level 3 of the parking garage, walk cross the sky bridge, and take the escalator down to the condo elevators. I'm sorry the rain dampened your vacation. It was an unusually wet week. Thanks for taking good care of our condo and come again!
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Panama City Beach Airport
Nearest Barpub
Emerald Beach Sky Bar and Jeannies Second Stop
Nearest Beach
Emerald Beach Resort
Nearest Point of Interest
Sharky's Restaurant
Nearest Point of Interest
Pier Park
Nearest Point of Interest
Nearest Point of Interest
Gulf World
Nearest Point of Interest
Shipwreck Island
Nearest Point of Interest
Miniature Golf

You can rent jet skis or parasailing on the beach. Gulf World, Shipwreck Island water park, miniature golf, bumper boats, go carts, Dolphin and Sunset cruises, Shell Island Cruise, Pirate Cruises, Fishing and Diving Trips, helicopter rides and so much more are available.


Rates & Availability

Panama City Beach Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Late Spring Breaks
Apr 22 2017 - May 5 2017
5 night minimum stay
May 6-20 Not crowded yet!
May 6 2017 - May 19 2017
7 night minimum stay
School's Out!
May 20 2017 - May 26 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Memorial Day Week
May 27 2017 - Jun 2 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Early Summer
Jun 3 2017 - Jun 30 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Fourth of July Week
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 7 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Peak Summer
Jul 8 2017 - Aug 4 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Aug 5-12..7 nights
Aug 5 2017 - Aug 11 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Aug 12-19...7 nights
Aug 12 2017 - Aug 18 2017
3 night minimum stay
Late Summer/Fall Break
Aug 19 2017 - Oct 27 2017
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Cleaning $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.12%

Rates are subject to change until booking is confirmed. No pets are allowed at Emerald Beach. No smoking is allowed. No one under the age of 25 is permitted to rent. ID may be required.
Family oriented resort. This is not a party condo for Spring Break!
Cancellation may be made up to 60 days before arrival with full refund.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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