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Ocean Ritz 4 Bedroom 4 Bath Luxury Beach Front Condo

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,637 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

4 Bedroom, 4 Bath Condo On the Beach

Ocean Ritz 1601 is a beautifully appointed luxury beachfront condo with 1637 square feet. The condo is ideal for a large family and for extended multi-generational family groups. To rent this property, the primary renter must be over 25 years old and be present during the entire stay. We apologize that we are unable to accommodate college or high school spring break/graduation groups. For very large families, we can use our Condo Association to secure another unit in the building, often on the same floor.

Ocean Ritz 1601 is located on the 16th Floor at the east end of the building. There are only 3 condos per floor so there is little elevator and pedestrian traffic to disturb your peaceful vacation. We are one of the few units in the building to supply free armbands and parking passes for both an Ocean Ritz reserved space and the PCB city parking areas.

Unlike many of the corporate managed units in PCB equipped strictly as rentals, we have furnished our four bedroom and four bath condo in the way our family enjoys a beach vacation getaway. The unit features unique, cozy, and comfortable beach themed furnishings, including recliners for 5 (plus additional seating) in the living room. The condo is freshly painted with a tile floor and area rugs in each room. It is well-maintained and very clean. There are comfortable beds for eight (8) people plus a pull out double sofa bed and 2 high-end electrically inflatable twin air mattresses. Guests are limited to 8 adults plus children.

All bedrooms and the living room are complete with flatscreen TVs and ceiling fans that help you cool off during those hot summer days. Each bedroom also has an additional portable fan. The entertainment center in the living room has an electric fireplace to warm up winter vacationers after a trip to our year round heated hot tub. The fireplace may also be used without heat in the summer for great ambiance in the evenings.

The upgraded kitchen features stainless steel appliances and granite counter tops and is completely equipped with good quality dishes and silverware for 12, cooking utensils, coffee maker, toaster, electric mixer, blender, indoor grill, electric skillet, crock pot, and storage ware. Stainless steel cookware and bake-ware are provided. A full size washer and dryer are located in the Sea Horse bathroom.

All four clean and attractive bathrooms have a private entrance from a bedroom and include solid surface counters, combination bathtub/showers, and a wall mounted hair dryer. The bathroom in the Sea Star Grand Master Bedroom has double sinks and a jetted tub. Color-coordinated towels and other decorative accessories provide the finishing touches! There is also great water pressure and plenty of hot water to wash off the Gulf of Mexico at the end of the day. The beds are all made with high thread count color-coordinated 100% cotton sheets and plush blankets.

The very large balcony stretches outside the length of the condo with sliding door access from the living room and both master bedrooms. It features comfortable patio furniture and an outdoor dining table with a granite top that seats 8. All will enjoy watching the dolphins, pelicans, sea gulls, sting rays, and people in the Gulf and on the beach below. In summer, there is a daily parade of helicopters, boats, para sails, and airplanes, not to mention breathtaking fireworks displays on special occasions.

For your trips to the beach, we provide 6 beach chairs, 2 beach umbrellas, beach towels, and assorted sand toys. (These items cannot be left on the beach overnight, so please return them to the condo each evening.) Whether you drive or fly to the area, having these items to use during the week, rather than bringing or purchasing them, can save you a great deal of hassle and money.

On rainy days or when relaxing at night use the free WIFI or enjoy watching any of the 5 flatscreen Smart TVs. The living room and Sea Gull bedroom TVs each have a blue ray player attached. We also provide a small collection of DVDs, paperback books, and a couple board games for your enjoyment.

With our owner managed unit there is no need to stop at a front desk. An Ocean Ritz armband for each guest and 1 Ocean Ritz parking pass are included in the rent. We also provide one city parking pass to use during the stay. It allows free parking at all city operated parking lots. This pass MUST be left in the condo at checkout, or $250 will be deducted from your security deposit as that is the cost to replace the annual city parking pass.

We strive to make your stay a happy one! The memories will last forever and we want them to be great for you and your family. We want to work with you to provide your best condo stay ever!

More Details

Stan & Jean Graves
Member since: 2016
Premier Partner

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

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 14, 2018

About Stan & Jean Graves

Stan grew up on a farm in Iowa and Jean in the Dallas area. They met when Stan's Army career took him to Texas. Forty five + years and 17 moves later, they ended up in southern Alabama, about 2 hours north of the condo. Stan was an Army aviator and Jean spent her career as a nurse and a nurse educator. They are the proud parents of 3 adult married children and 6 grandchildren. Almost retired now, they enjoy traveling and the beach.

Stan & Jean Graves purchased this condo in 2015

Why Stan & Jean Graves chose Panama City Beach

On day trips to the beach, Jean always picked up the free real estate magazines. She loves having a private bathroom and wants the same for her guests. She credits destiny in seeing an ad for a 4 bedroom, 4 bathroom condo on the beach. Purchasing it was also an enticement for the kids to bring the grandkids to visit more often. The condo is large enough for the entire family to be together, yet everyone still has space and privacy.

What makes this condo unique

Beach front, a very large balcony, and 4 bedrooms, each with a private bath. It is a perfect setting for wonderful year-round memories. The tans you get may fade but the memories you make will last forever. It just doesn't get much better than this. We would love to have your family make lasting memories also.


Panama City Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 16
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1637 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25 ...
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower , hair dryer
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , hair dryer
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , hair dryer
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub , Twin vanity, hair dryer
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 (Sea Star Suite) - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 (Seahorse Suite) - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 (Sea Gull Suite) - 2 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Sofa bed sleeps 2 people
    Bedroom 2 (Sea Shell Suite) - 1 king
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(47 traveler reviews)

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Ocean Ritz 4 Bedroom 4 Bath Luxury Beach Front Condo
average rating of 4.87234 based on 47 reviews

This condo is absolutely fabulous the view from the balcony is great I highly recommend this unit

  • 5 of 5

I will say this was the nicest place that I have stayed in over the years I have been vacationing in PCB

The condo was neat and clean and it is just a beautiful home away from home and I promise I will use this condo again in the future

I am thankful to the owners for allowing us to use their condo while we were vacationing and enjoying some much needed rest and relaxation

The building itself is nice and also with there only being 3 condos per floor it makes for a very quiet building

I just enjoyed everything about this place

Thanks again

Danny Cothron and family

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Danny, for your 5 star review! We are so happy you enjoyed the condo and everything about the area and beach! We will look forward to hearing from you in the future about another beach vacation. You are welcome back anytime and thanks for taking such good care of the condo.
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Fantastic view!

  • 4 of 5

Great experience! Lovely condo, very accommodating owners! We will definitely stay again!

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Stacie, I am so glad you had great experience at the condo and we do hope you will return again!
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Condo was very nice well stocked view was wondeful

  • 4 of 5

The building and parking was not great only one elavater was working when we arrived on Saturday was a mad house with everyone trying to unload in parking garage. Elavater was down two more time for a period of time.

Pool area was not clean and the pool did not open on time .

Gulf water and beaches where very clean and beautiful so crowded you had to have your area setup by 6am just that time of year.

Would not go back to Panama City this time of year.

This conda was great building not so much

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so glad you enjoyed the condo, Lynda. We also think the view is wonderful and hopefully the minor inconveniences you experienced were "worth it" to have the great view and conveniences of the condo. We hope you'll return again at a less crowded time of the year.
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Another year...another fabulous stay!

  • 5 of 5

My family enjoyed Stan and Jean's fabulous condo again this year. They truly have thought of everything! We are grateful for them and can't wait to stay again!

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Jamie for your great review and most of all for your return visit! It is so gratifying to us that you enjoyed the condo enough last year to return this year. You are welcome anytime and we hope to see you again in the future!
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  • 5 of 5

We stayed here the week of 6/2/18 and had a wonderful time! The 4 bedroom condo was so spacious and plenty of room for our family. Everything you need is provided in this condo which is so nice! Beautifully decorated by the owners and very clean. The balcony is so big and the view of the ocean is absolutely breathtaking! The owners, Stan and Jean Graves are great to work with. He even called me the day of arrival to make sure we got there ok. Parking wasn’t an issue because the owner provides you with 2 city parking passes and a pass for the overflow lot. Traffic can be tricky but I’m sure it was because of the construction going on right now on the street. This is by far one of the nicest condos we have stayed in! We had a great time celebrating with our family and made many wonderful memories! I absolutely recommend renting from the Graves and would stay here again in a heartbeat!!

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Kim, for such a great review! We are delighted that you found our condo to be one of the nicest condos you have stayed in! We do try hard to keep it up, to provide some extras, and our housekeeper does a great job! We also love the ocean view. Thank you for taking such good care of it during your stay. We hope to see you again the future.
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  • 5 of 5

Loved it! We were very impressed with the condo; cleanliness, amount of space, decor and comfort. The kitchen is great, I did a fair amount of cooking-had everything I really needed. We had 12 adults, so the 4 bedrooms with 4 bathrooms was perfect! All the 20 something’s loved being right on the gulf ! Absolutely loved the huge balcony.

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Andi, for your wonderful review. We are so pleased the condo met the needs of your family. You are welcome back any time! Thanks again for choosing our condo.
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Northwest Florida Beaches International
Nearest Motorway
45 Miles
Interstate 10
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $175
Refundable Damage Deposit $500

100 percent refund if cancelled more than 30 days prior to booking date.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.