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Panama City Beach -$800 Weekly - Gated Quiet Family Resort Close to Everything

Bedrooms 2
Space 800 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

2 Bedroom 2 Bath cottage sleeps 6, fully equipped & minutes to beaches!

Our very clean and renovated Castaway Cottage is located in Emerald Pointe Resort by far one of the best family resorts in Panama City Beach. Emerald Pointe is a little known gem of a resort on Thomas Drive. Our cottage is pristine and in a quiet end of the resort. The located is close to the large heated pool, hot tub, playground and clubhouse. There is a cozy smaller pool a short walk away which is located next to the catch and release stocked fishing pond. The resort is at a slower pace and great for riding bikes, walking, and relaxing.

Our cottage has a carport to keep your car cool and parking right at your door to easily unload your suitcases! Castaway Cottage is stocked with everything you could need! The kitchen is fully equipped for all types of cooking, coffee maker, baking and grilling cookware, plenty of glass ware and dinnerware, TV, dishwasher, and full size range. Right off the kitchen is a full size front load washer and dryer so your clothes will be clean when you go home. The master bedroom, kitchen and large living room have TV's and there is a DVD player in the living room. The cottage has wireless internet as well to play or work anytime. Both bathrooms have tub and showers and come with shampoo, conditioner, towels and even toothbrushes! The master bedroom has a queen bed, TV, closet and drawers. The second bedroom has a full size bed, closet and drawers. The large living room has 2 couches and one is a sofa sleeper. With 800 square feet the Castaway Cottage is a large great value.

You can relax in the large living room. or on the back patio which has a table, chairs, umbrella and gas grill. The living room also has board games and cards, movies and beach towels. The patio is a great place for your coffee in the morning or watching the sunset in the evening. Castaway Cottage is just minutes to the World's Most Beautiful Beaches, St Andrews State Park, go carts, Ripley's Believe it of Not, Zoo World, miniature golf, championship golf courses, tennis, fine fining, all the attractions and good family can even take the trolley if you like. Pier Park is a short drive and is an awesome shopping experience and has the Miracle Strip Amusement Park. Also if outlet shopping is for you Destin has the Silver Sands Outlet Mall.

Whatever you want to do on your vacation is nearby the quiet and family friendly Castaway Cottage.

More Details

Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 19, 2018

About Susanne

I am from Panama City born and raised and my family and I live full time in Nashville, Tennessee and I an a licensed Realtor in TN. Our family is in Panama City so we come down often to enjoy the beach and family.

Susanne purchased this cottage in 2015

Why Susanne chose Panama City

We come to PCB often and wanted a clean quiet place for our family to make memories. We didn't want the fast paced "party scene" for our young kids and honestly didn;t want to pay 1500-200 for a gulf front condo. Paying that much didn't leave much to spend on souvenirs and attractions and amusement.

We happened on the Castaway Cottage while scouring the internet. This little gem of a resort was never even on my radar and the owner at the time rarely rented the cottage but did rent to us. We fell in love immediately. It is upscale but the coziness of camping. The kids walked (or ran) to the pool and hot tub and we never worried about them in this mostly owner occupied resort community. We've made great memories here and I hope you will too!

What makes this cottage unique

My grandmother always had a trailer and virtually nothing else. She was a simple woman and I always wanted to do sleepovers at her house. We would walk, fish and wade in the bay and Castaway Cottage brings back all those childhood memories for me.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Susanne, yes we had a wonderful time and enjoy your home very much. I even had a friend that came over and I will be sending her your info so that she can rent it for her mom and dad to take a get away trip. I do look forward to renting it again next year as this is now going to be an annual event that my daughter will have to be part of for the next 8-10 years to come. Thank you for everything and I do look forward to next year gods willing.
Jul 2015
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Panama City Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Resort ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Bathrooms are fully stocked with shampoo, conditioner, soap, towels, blow dryer, even new toothbrushes.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Living room sofa sleeper
  • Master has a queen bed, TV, closet, dresser and full bath. Second bedroom has a double bed, drawers, cloest and full bath. Living room has queen sofa sleeper. ** I like to keep occupancy to 4 but will consider 4 if there are small children **
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Panama City Beach -$800 Weekly - Gated Quiet Family Resort Close to Everything
average rating of 4.818182 based on 12 reviews

Just like home!

  • 5 of 5

This is a cozy little place with all of the conveniences of home! Will definitely be staying here again!

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
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Very clean and comfy!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our time so much! The area is beautiful and the owner was very gracious. One of our favorite family vacations!

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice, quiet condo

  • 5 of 5

We stayed a week and it had everything you needed. We loved the location, its away from all the traffic and noise. The stay was comfortable and relaxing! We also liked that it was a gated community. Would highly recommend!!

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Quiet getaway close to everything!

  • 4 of 5

Our cottage was very clean & cozy! Quiet resort close to everything!

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great stay

  • 5 of 5

Cute little cottages with all the conveniences of home

  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A great place to stay.

  • 5 of 5

I really enjoyed my time at Emerald Pointe. A very quiet community. I was on travel for business and I appreciate peace after a hard day. The unit was very clean and cozy, much better than staying in a hotel. The unit's owner, Susanne, was very easy to work with and stayed involved with me to ensure my stay was a good one. I fully intend to rent from her again if my travels bring me back to the area.

  • Submitted: Nov 20, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
18 Miles
Northwest Florida Beaches Airport
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Bay Point Resort
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Highway 98
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Panama City Beach
Car: recommended

Close to everything! Wonderworks, Ripley's Believe it or Not, Go Carts, Miniature Golf, Arcades, Dining etc all within 5 miles!




Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $75
Property Damage Protection $79
Tax Rate 12.5%

No refunds for cancellations within 14 days

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.

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