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Last Minute $685 April DEAL ❤️ - Recent Renovation - LOOK~ LAGUNA Beach House

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Recent Renovation w/Great Reviews - David and Lisa Sample's

The 'Oleander Too'

Personally Owned and Managed by David and Lisa Sample... Talk to Owners who LIVE HERE ...

Please Email Us BEFORE pressing the Reservation Button. We book through VRBO but like to speak with each of our guests BEFORE you press the Request Reservation Button. Please INCLUDE your phone number, we don't rent to anyone we haven't spoken to first.

No Student Only Rentals... Parents must accompany those under 25 - This is the Quiet West End of the Beach - Laguna Beach!

We have 7 Properties in this Great Neighborhood...

This house is PERFECT for Couples up to Families with 8 people and any number in between. There are some additional Optional use bunks in one of the bedrooms suited for small children who like to stay in the room with their parents.

We ONLY rent to Families... No student only groups, No exceptions.

This beautiful beach house has been designed around our years of experience with owning and renting properties on 'The Worlds Most Beautiful Beaches'.

We have OVER 200 PERFECT VRBO Reviews in our 6 personally owned and operated properties in this same great area. To see what everyone is saying about us... Google David and Lisa Sample's Beach Rentals Panama City Beach to see all of our properties!

Located in the quiet Laguna Beach section of Panama City Beach (West End of the Beach), The 'Oleander Too' is on Oleander Street and is the 7th house from the gulf. That's only a 90 second stroll to the Sugar White Sand! There's a Beautiful View from the Huge Deck. We own and operate the Oleander Cottage ( VRBO #816753 & 427607) just a few doors away and it has 69 PERFECT REVIEWS. Combined with our condo rentals (also on the West End)we have over 190 perfect reviews on VRBO from this beautiful area of the Beach. Our goal is to make this one even better than the others. This is one of the quietest, most family oriented neighborhoods you will find. This is the quiet West End of Panama City you have heard so much about.

Worlds away from the hustle and bustle but only a few miles from everything you want to do and see. It's the perfect way to have a getaway and still enjoy all the new activities Panama City Beach now offers. The Carousel Grocery store and World FAMOUS Thomas Doughnuts are about a down the street. Shop and eat where local families and guests have enjoyed for generations.

The NEW Pier Park is only a 4 miles away and we are only 3 miles from Hwy79 (which leads to our NEW International Airport). Frank Brown park is 3 miles away. Winn Dixie & Publix Grocery stores are close in either direction. Local Restaurants from Fresh Seafood & Oysters to BBQ only minutes away. It's truly the Best of Both Worlds! ... Relaxed but Close enough to everything you and your family want to do and see.

Flat Screens, Stainless Appliances and Custom Touches Everywhere...

Covered Parking for two cars and space for additional vehicles or boats/toys.

Did we mention there's Covered Parking? That's Rare in the Florida SUN!

To See the Beach just down the street that you will be enjoying scroll down above the picture section below and Click the link for short video. Bookmark this VRBO ad before you go! or just enter 574857 in the "Where do you want to go" section on VRBO's home page.

We offer WINTER GUESTS rates from Nov - the end of Feb.

There may be additional charges for larger groups during our last minute Specials, call for pricing.

More Details

David Sample - Must Be 25+ to Rent - Families Only - No Student Only Trips
Member since: 2004
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, Must Be 25 to Rent - Families ONLY, No Exceptions
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 18, 2018

About David Sample - Must Be 25+ to Rent - Families Only - No Student Only Trips


We are David and Lisa Sample. Lisa and I are local Realtors here in Panama City Beach. We have a Real Estate sales office located just down the street at Celadon Beach Resort. We liked the area so much we move here in 2005 and became full time residents. We are committed to providing the best vacation spots around with our personally owned and operated properties.

David Sample - Must Be 25+ to Rent - Families Only - No Student Only Trips purchased this house in 2013

Why David Sample - Must Be 25+ to Rent - Families Only - No Student Only Trips chose Laguna Beach Estates

We named this house the 'Oleander Too' beacuse of the tremendous success of our 'Oleander Cottage' (VRBO #816753 & 427607) has had just 5 doors away. Our guests have enjoyed the quiet West End of Panama City Beach (Laguna Beach) for years now. With perfect reviews and a full calendar we thought it was time to do something else in the neighborhood. We took what we have learned from the Oleander Cottage and our other condos in the area and poured it all into one. We completely renovated an existing structure to become what we think will be the perfect place for families to make memories for years to come. We completely stripped the inside and outside and built it back with you in mind!

What makes this house unique

On the outside you will enjoy our New Huge Deck. There's enough room to enjoy the sun and the view. It's hard to capture the feel of the breeze in your face and the view in a photograph but it's nice. Florida is flat but we are on a bit of high ground. The deck has a 2nd story view across the yards and metal rooftops of the neighboring houses out to the shimmering waters of The Gulf of Mexico. It's a quiet place to Relax...

Inside the pictures tell the tale of a beautifully decorated beach house. We've had many families tell us that on vacation their younger kids sleep in the room with them so we've built a custom built set of bunk beds in one of the King bedrooms. There's no need to use blow up mattresses or crunch together on your vacation... enjoy the King Bed. If kids aren't an issue then it's extra room to store luggage etc...

Everything from beds to forks is NEW. This is a nice house...


Laguna Beach Estates House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
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:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Beautifully Decorated... see pictures
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , New Washer and Dryer
  • Both Baths are beautifully decorated, there's a new Full Size Washier and Dryer for your convience!
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master - New King Bed, Flat Panel TV, Bath
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 1 bunk bed , New King Bed, Flat Panel TV, Bunk Bed, Bath & Hall Doors
    Bedroom 3 - 2 bunk bed , Great Kids Room with 2 bunks (4 single beds) & TV
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
This wonderful property is located near everything you would want to do and see on Florida's Emerald Coast. We are Local Owners and we love to discuss the area and make suggestions for great activities! We also have a list of the great places to eat too...


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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average rating of 4.897959 based on 49 reviews

Clean and Beautiful Home

  • 5 of 5

Stayed 7 nights starting March 10th. Wonderful layout for two couples with children. Bunks available to sleep 6 additional people. The 2 bedrooms each have private access to bathrooms and beds very comfortable and nice tv in each. LR has large smart tv so netflix and anything online can be viewed. Place was immaculate and view of ocean from deck very nice. They have cart with large beach tires making it easy trip to beach with 4 chairs with your cooler and umbrella. The owners are very helpful and suggested wonderful restaurants and fresh seafood markets. We grilled fresh fish, shrimp , and scallops every night. Owners even brought me a charcoal chimney fire starter as we hate lighter fluid. Best outfitted kitchen ever with 3 skillets large stockpots and more spices than you can use. I dont think anyone would be disappointed with a decision to stay at Oleander Too.

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed in the Oleander Too cottage for several years now while vacationing in Florida. The cottage is very charming and David & Lisa are wonderful to rent from. They go above and beyond to make you feel at home. The location is nce and quiet but close to many activities. The beach is a short block walk from the cottage and feels like your own personal beach. We highly recommend this cottage!

  • Submitted: Mar 3, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic location, fantastic rate!

  • 5 of 5

We could not have been more pleased with our stay! The owners are attentive and Kendall went above and beyond for us - could not have asked for more gracious hosts! The property itself is a ridiculously close walk to the beach, nestled between two different walkovers. The house is beautifully decorated, and well-stocked, above and beyond what you would customarily be provided at a rental property. We were looking for something quiet - nowhere near the high-rise condo/hotel/college kid central - and we sure found it! My kids could not get enough of the bunk room - I had to bribe them on occasion to come out of their own personal "retreat" (including flat screen!) Some local recommendations - highly recommend Thomas Donut & Snack Shop on Front Beach Road (three words - get there early! Maybe three more - key lime donuts! Heavenly.) Dolce 101 (in PCB - the gnocchi and house-made ricotta with peppered honey - sinful.) And make a day trip to Pensacola - McGuire's Irish Pub (NOT the Destin location, but Pensacola - there is a difference) - unbelievable experience that the kids are still talking about two months later. Beyond dining, we enjoyed Pier Park and a day trip to Shell Island. We've never recovered shells of that size simply lying in the surf at any other beach. Amazing. And the house is well-stocked with a large collection of beach chairs, toys, sand pails, etc. We couldn't have asked for a lovelier stay. Many, many thanks!!

  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Cottage!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second visit to Oleander Too Cottage. We cannot wait to go back again. Clean, beautiful, and comfortable beds. Awesome visit!

  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Jeff! We really appreciate you guys coming back as repeat guests. Many of our guests are repeat ones and we always try hard to make sure everything is just right! We look forward to having you guys back again... Thank you for taking time to write us a review! David and Lisa
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Would work for one family

  • 2 of 5

This rental would be great for one family but didn’t work for two. One of the bedrooms had built-in bunk beds instead of a closet. There was nowhere to put clothes or suitcases. We had to live out of our suitcase and for a week that isn’t practical. Also, wasn’t thrilled we had to put sheets over furniture to use but I guess that made the couches clean to sit on. We weren’t able to get wi-fi but 2 out of 7 days and that caused some issues. The response from owners was lax concerning that but maybe that would not be important to some as it was to us. The main TV wasn’t user friendly. Had to use 2 remotes to use and wasn’t set up for hi-def channels. My grandson found candy wrappers and candy in the beds of bunk room. The location was fine and the rental worked out ok other then all that. We would not stay there again.

  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: 99.9% of our guests are a true joy. But....every 2-3 years we get "that guest". The one that does not want to be happy or enjoy a vacation with family (or the 2nd family they choose to travel with). You were that guest. Your review is accurate on several points.... #1 -There are 2 remotes needed to operate the living room TV. One for the large Samsung Smart TV and one for the Hi-Def expanded cabe that we provide. There are also Detailed Instructions provided for those less tech-savy... like me :-). I suppose you chose not to read the Provided Chanel Guide that tells the channel range for Hi-Def Channels. Most guests love the wide range of entertainment options available while away from home. #2- We Do Provide slip covers as a courtesy to families traveling with small children. We expect our upholstery to maintain it's perfect condition , but also want parents to enjoy a relaxing week, not worrying about every little sticky finger and sandy toe. Most guests LOVE the attention to detail we provide to allow for a great week at the beach. -#3 We have excellent Wi-Fi service. However... you do have to use the CORRECT password for it to work as it is a secured connection. The password is Provided on the Laminated Instruction Sheet on the kitchen counter. If you chose to use one other that the one provided, it is not surprising that it did not work. As far as a lax response....we spoke numerous times about the wi-fi connection. The first night of your stay we offered to come over Immediately to determine what the problem was but you did not want your family to be "Disturbed during the Cubs game". I called your cell each day to try and resolve the issue, you didn't want us to enter without you being there but you were never home to try to enter a password yourself. When I caught you at home you finally used the CORRECT password, it worked, hung up on me. (The same Password that was clearly printed on the Laminated Sheet that's still on the Kitchen Counter) You are also correct on one final point. You will never stay here again.
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Tropical and Beachy

  • 5 of 5

The house was beautiful. The decor was very beachy just the way we like it. We enjoyed coffee on the deck every morning. The neighborhood was peaceful and quiet. Our family really enjoyed our stay. It is very close to the beach. And we loved the cornhole game downstairs. Thanks so much for such a beautiful place to stay!! Hope to visit it again!!

  • Submitted: Oct 4, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Back Beach Barbecue
Barbecue Restaurant
Thomas Donut & Snack Shop
Donut Shop
Sunnyside Grill
American Restaurant
Sunshine Place
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Bar & Grill
Squidly's Seafood
Seafood Restaurant
Bubba's Pizza
Pizza Restaurant
Salty Sue's
American Restaurant
Mike's Cafe and Oyster Bar
Oyster Bar Restaurant
Bayou Bill's Crab House
Oyster Bar Restaurant
New Jin Jin Buffet Restaurant
Chinese Restaurant
Coconuts Restaurant
American Restaurant
Conservation Park
The Lake House at Carillon Beach
Our Little Beach Cafe
The Boar's Head Restaurant & Tavern
Seafood Restaurant
Hungry Howie's Pizza
Pizza Restaurant
Eat My Pasty
British Restaurant
Buddy's Seafood Market
Seafood Market
Sandbar Seafood & BBQ Joint
Seafood Restaurant
Muy Wayne O's
Tex-Mex Restaurant
Oishi Thai Restaurant and Sushi Bar
Thai Restaurant
Marco's Pizza
Pizza Restaurant
Camp Helen State Park
Frank Brown Park
Dusty's Oyster Bar
Oyster Bar Restaurant
The Terrace Restaurant
Seafood Restaurant
Margaritaville Restaurant Panama City Beach
American Restaurant
The Back Porch Seafood & Oyster House
Seafood Restaurant
Russell-Fields Pier
Dickey's Barbecue Pit
Barbecue Restaurant
Dick's Last Resort - Panama City Beach
American Restaurant
Smoothie King
Juice Shop
Kilwins Panama City Beach
Ice Cream Shop
Pompano Joe's Seafood House
Seafood Restaurant
RedBrick Pizza
Pizza Restaurant
Nathan's Famous
Fast Food Restaurant
New York Pizza & Grill
Pizza Restaurant
Hana Japan
Japanese Restaurant
Auntie Anne's Pretzels
Kona Ice
Pier Park
Pier Park
Wayback Burgers
Fast Food Restaurant
Boomerang Pizza Kitchen
Pizza Restaurant
Chicken Salad Chick
Southern Restaurant (US)
Red Robin Gourmet Burgers
Hamburger Restaurant
Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Only 20 min away from Panama City's NEW Airport
Nearest Beach
We are the 7th door from the Beach ~Beautiful View
Car: recommended

We are located in Laguna Beach ... Minutes away from everything you would want to do and see but are in the Quiet West End of Panama City Beach. We are only 1 mile from Carousel Grocery, 1.3 miles from Thomas Doughnuts, 5 minutes away from Pier Park and Everything you want to do and see in Beautiful Panama City Beach... We have Covered Parking and additional parking for large vehicles and trailers. Bring your toys!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Departure Cleaning $125 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

There is a $100 Administrative Fee for Cancelations before and up to 60 days prior to your stay.

You MUST be 25 years old to rent. NO Student Only Trips Allowed
We will consider young marrieds, Call.
We have last min and seasonal Specials... Call.
Prices are subject to change without notice.
We do offer Snowbird Rentals from Nov-Feb
No Smoking No Pets

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.