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Pet Friendly Gem 5 min walk from the Beach - Sleeps 8+

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,100 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Sleep 7-8, Footsteps to Beach, Wi-Fi and Cable, 4 Car parking, Pet Friendly

Holiday Drive is a Pet Friendly rental that offers all the comforts of home next to the beautiful white sands of Panama City Beach. Newly renovated in 2013, this charming cottage is the perfect choice for your family vacation, with a 5 minute (or less) stroll to the beach.

This vacation rental is pet friendly! Friendly pets may be on the enclosed grounds off-leash with owner supervision. Owners are expected to clean up all pet 'deposits'. Wonderful, safe dog walking immediately off-property. Non-barking and non-destructive pets may be left in cottage if crated. Crate provided in unit. Pets are allowed in the main living/dining spaces but should not be allowed in the bedrooms. Cleaning fees will be higher if needed. Pets do require approval on a case by case basis from the homeowner. Please notify owner of your pet status for final approval prior to rental.

With 2 bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms, this home sleeps up to 8+ adults. Your family will also enjoy the comfort of cold central air conditioning and ceiling fans in each bedroom.

The home features beautiful (brand new) tile flooring throughout, upscale interior design, and a bright, spacious floor plan. Updated, modern appliances make the kitchen easy and convenient. You’ll find everything you need (and probably more!). Electric range stove, full dishwasher, refrigerator, coffee maker, blender, toaster, microwave, dishwasher, pots, pans, utensils, etc.

Gather around the large, welcoming round table for family meals or game night, whatever suits your fancy. The living room has television with cable/HBO HD channels and DVR as well as a DVD player. Free High Speed Wi-Fi makes life easy! The spacious living room offers comfortable seating, perfect for relaxing and connecting as a family after a long day at the beach.

Enjoy the privacy of our backyard with your family or friends…the perfect place for a cookout. Our fenced-in backyard has everything you need for a laid back night at home…a grill, Adirondack chairs, and beautiful landscaping.

Parking is always an issue at the beach…but not here! Holiday Drive offers convenient off-street parking for up to 4 vehicles, making this vacation a breeze.

Don’t worry about laundry…we’ve got you covered! Enjoy the convenience of a full size washer and dryer during your stay. All linens and towels are provided.


 Master Bedroom- King Bed (sleeps 2)

 Guest Bedroom- Queen bottom/Twin top Bunk Bed (sleeps 3)

 TWO Sleeper Sofas in living area (sleeps 4)

 Linens & towels (Bring Beach Towels)

 Washer & Dryer

 Kitchen includes electric range stove, refrigerator, dishwasher, coffee maker, pots, pans, utensils, etc.

 Central air conditioning & ceiling fans in each bedroom

 Cable/HBO HD Television with DVR & DVD player

 Free High Speed Wi-Fi

 Off-street parking for up to 4 vehicles

 Backyard grill

 Variety of beach/water toys and floats

 Fenced in private yard


In less than 5 minutes you can walk or bicycle to beach, enjoy some of the best restaurants PCB has to offer, or play a round of putt-putt. Park your car and enjoy the safe laid back atmosphere of Panama City Beach on the bikes that we provide (2 adult). Whether it's water sports, shopping, eco excursions or nightlife you enjoy, you can find your favorite activity aplenty in Panama City Beach.


Enjoy local boutique shopping, or make your way to Pier Park, featuring nightly entertainment including movie theater, restaurants and many well-known stores.


We’re located down the street from world’s largest and most fun amusement parks and putt-putt golf, Ripley’s Believe It or Not, Wonder World, and Gulf World Marine Park


Drop your boat in on the FREE public boat ramp less than a minute away, or bait your hook and enjoy fishing on the lagoon!

For golfers, you’re less than five miles from 7 of Panama City Beach’s best golf courses like Bay Point Resorts, Camp Creek Golf Club, Hombre Golf Club etc.

For tennis players, you can bike to PT Concrete Tennis Center in just minutes. The facility features 8 clay courts, including 6 with lights. The pros feature a number of clinics and private lessons for all levels.


We’re just 21 miles from the new Panama City International Airport, which offers service from Delta and Southwest.


This vacation rental is pet friendly! Friendly pets may be on the enclosed grounds off-leash with owner supervision. Owners are expected to clean up all pet 'deposits'. Wonderful, safe dog walking immediately off-property. Non-barking and non-destructive pets may be left in cottage if crated. A crate is provided in the unit. Pets are allowed in the main living/dining spaces but should not be allowed in the bedrooms. Cleaning fees will be higher if needed. Pets do require approval on a case by case basis from the homeowner. Please notify owner of your pet status for final approval prior to rental.

More Details

Property Manager
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, portuguese, russian, italian, dutch, swedish, czech, danish, norwegian, polish, hungarian, mandarin
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
July 23, 2017

About Richard

After a life of vacationing at the beautiful beaches of Panama city Beach Florida and falling in love with its Local flavor and Charm. We were finally able to get a Pied à Terre. Not just a place to stay but a real getaway home.

Richard purchased this house in 2013

What makes this house unique

This vacation rental is pet friendly! Friendly pets may be on the enclosed grounds off-leash with owner supervision. Owners are expected to clean up all pet 'deposits'. Wonderful, safe dog walking immediately off-property. Non-barking and non-destructive pets may be left in cottage if crated. Pets are allowed in the main living/dining spaces but should not be allowed in the bedrooms. Cleaning fees will be higher if needed. Pets do require approval on a case by case basis from the homeowner. Please notify owner of your pet status for final approval prior to rental.


Gulf Lagoon Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
    Sleeping Accommodations in LivingRoom - 1 twin/ single , 1 baby crib , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Pack-N-Play provided
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Very Good! 4.2/5 -
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Pet Friendly Gem 5 min walk from the Beach - Sleeps 8+
average rating of 4.1666665 based on 12 reviews

Winter in PCB 16/17!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and our two small Yorkies spent three fabulous months here and loved it. From mid Dec to early March. The house was great, updated, clean and central. The fenced in backyard was great for the dogs.

Richard and Barb were great hosts and readily available for questions.

Our home, (because it felt like ours) was completely stocked with everything we needed in the kitchen, bedrooms and even movies for rainy days.

Thank you for making our extended vacation in Panama City Beach so comfortable and that much more enjoyable.

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy that you enjoyed your time in PCB. We love it there too! We're glad to know that you found the home stocked with all necessary items for your extended stay. We cetainly try to make it as welcoming and comfortable as possible. You are always welcome to join us any time. It was a pleasure to host you. All Best! Richard & Barbara
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Wonderful last minute family get-a-way!

  • 5 of 5

This family beach home was the perfect place for our last minute family vacation. It was clean, comfy, and cozy. The kitchen was stocked with useful items we needed to prepare family meals. The bedrooms were warm and inviting in feel and decor. Our two 7 year old girls and 7 1/2 month old daughter thoroughly enjoyed the beach, restaurants, family fun-centers, and all of the attractions we visited. (ie: Pier Park, Ripley's Believe It Or Not, WonderWorks, St. Andrews State Park) Very nicely located for a family wanting to be a short car ride away from any attraction but just far enough away to enjoy the quiet and serene end of PCB. Would definitely recommend to others. Good communication by the owner. We would have liked more TV channels as there were only 8 channels available for viewing via the cable provided with no HBO as stated by owner, but it wasn't enough to be a deal breaker for next time. We would definitely rent again.Thanks, Richard, for a great stay!!

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Made what would have been a horrible trip much better!

  • 5 of 5

This home was perfect for my husband & I & our pups! The owner of another rental property I had booked far in advance apparently double booked the home but failed to tell me until the day we were supposed to arrive in Florida. I was stressed and frantically looking for an open home that could accommodate my three pups (one being a Great Dane). This was just the place! The owners were very accommodating & truly wanted us to enjoy our trip. House was clean, the fenced in yard was convenient & the location was decent. Wifi was also convenient for me to be able to complete my schoolwork. The comforter could possibly be replaced (has some stains) & the couch could use a good cleaning, but otherwise very clean home. Thank you again for taking us in! We really enjoyed the visit!

  • Submitted: Nov 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sarah, and family, We are so happy that we could accommodate your last minute request. We truly want our guests to have the best experience they can. Thank you for being considerate of the house rules and keeping the pets our of the private areas/bedrooms. We appreciate your feedback on the comforter and couch. We will address those immediately. Please keep us in mind if you return to Panama City Beach or have friends/family needing a place there. We love referrals.
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  • 5 of 5

We just had a wonderful week at this lovely cottage with our dog. It was a short walk to the beach. The beach was not crowded since there are no high rises and it's 2-3 miles away from all the tourist things. The backyard was private, clean and plenty of space for our Labrador Retriever. The house was very clean and the beds slept well. Wifi was great (two teenagers - no complaints). I loved the neighborhood!

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure to have you all and we're thrilled you enjoyed your stay. Please keep us in mind for your next visit and let your friends know about the Holiday Getaway too. Have a great summer!
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Great place, close to the beach.

  • 5 of 5

We rented this duplex for the memorial day weekend. It was clean and very easy to find. It's about a 10 min walk to the beach. There were a lot of other travelers around us, but the place was very quiet at night, which was great b/c I have two small children and they sleep early. There are a lot of gift shops and restaurants nearby. 8 min drive to Walmart, lots of go kart, carnival ride places about 5-10 mins away, so you are never bored at night. Only a 20 min drive to miracle strip and pier park, which are the big tourist attractions. I really enjoyed the stay, the kitchen had everything i needed, bathrooms were clean, tile floor was a plus. The only thing I was concerned about was a possum I saw in the shack. I went into the shack to get the beach chairs and bikes but found a big possum in there. I ended up not using any of the stuff b/c I was afraid of getting bitten. I already mentioned it to the owner, I am sure he will take care of it. They do reply emails pretty fast, so no communication problems. Would rent again.

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed our cottage as much as we do. We love the privacy of the cottage too. Being in a residential family home area without high rise buildings nearby we avoid the crowded beaches and we practically have the beach to ourselves and we're still close enough to walk to Liza's Kitchen (great for brunch!!!) . We would love to have you back anytime. Have a wonderful summer!
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For spring breakers or short term rentals

  • 3 of 5

My husband and I were snowbirds for the first time this year and stayed at the beach cottage for January and February. The cottage is as advertised: pet-friendly, in a quiet residential neighborhood near St. Andrew State Park at the east end of Panama City Beach, just a short walk from the Gulf. We also found a wonderful farmers' market nearby and enjoyed our stay in the area. The reason for the average rating is that the cottage (which is half of a duplex) is really only adequate (not ideal) for long term rental and not great if you like to cook and prepare meals at home. It is clearly more set up for short term or for people who eat out a lot or do only basic cooking. One evidence of this was that there was nothing provided to keep the floor clean; I went to Dollar General and bought a broom which we left there for the next renter. (The owner, who does respond quickly to questions, lives in the Atlanta area so is not close by to address immediate issues.)

On the plus side, our two cats enjoyed exploring the fully fenced backyard and it's a convenient location to the beach, Panama City and local attractions. The linens and towels are fairly new, as are the basic set of pots and pans and dishes. The king bed in the master bedroom is quite comfortable.

On the negative side (for us), the appliances and kitchen are really dated though functional. One peculiarity was that the hot and cold water hoses on the washer were reversed which I learned when I washed some cold items and they faded a bit from having been washed in hot water instead. Future renters, the hoses are correctly attached now, courtesy of my husband. In addition to a broom, we purchased a few more coffee cups and a sieve which we also left behind. In general, the furniture is pretty worn, we were never able to get the dvd player to work (but since we brought our Roku streamer with us we didn't try hard), and the ancient tv in the master bedroom didn't seem to work, either.

Just as an aside, the internet router for both units was in our unit so once or twice when service was affected by weather, we had to re-boot for both of us.

All-in-all, we enjoyed our stay in the area and could certainly endorse this property to anyone staying a week or two at most.

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your feedback. We have mad sure that there is a broom, a mop and vacuum cleaner. The kitchen is fully functional and has a full size stove fridge and dishwasher in it as well as plenty counter space and cabinet space. The Appliances are standard white not stainless steel (as shown in the picture). We have a big family (7) and have made many full meals there without any problem. The kitchen also has all the kitchen appliances like a blender, coffee machine, fry daddy, and anything else we would use at home. There is also a charcoal grill for outside barbecuing. If anyone needs anything else we are open to suggestions.
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Nearest Airport
21 Miles
Panama City International Airport
Nearest Beach
0.01 Miles
Panama City Beach


Rates & Availability

Gulf Lagoon Beach House Rental Rates

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3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $95 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $250
Pet Fee $85 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.5%

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. This is a NO SMOKING property, violation will result in forfeiture of security deposit plus any remediation costs. Pet's are only allowed if approved prior to booking, please notify owner of breed and age with inquiry. Minimum age to rent is 25. House parties are not allowed. Check out is 10 AM CST. Late check out will result in forfeiture of security deposit.
Check-in: 4:00 PM - Check-out: 10:00 AM ( Central time)
Please also call for special consideration of rates and minimum night requirements.

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  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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