Millions of visitors flock to the sandy shores of Panama City Beach every year, making it one of Florida’s most popular resort towns. Lovers of warm weather and water sports will appreciate all that Panama City Beach has to offer, from fishing to sunbathing. Our Panama City Beach vacation rentals are a perfect choice for a refreshing family trip or romantic getaway.
Panama City Beach is located on Florida’s famed Emerald Coast, about halfway between Pensacola and Tallahassee. Visitors can also take advantage of the amenities in Panama City proper, which is situated just 10 miles inland and offers fantastic shops and restaurants. Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport lies 20 miles from Panama City Beach, so visitors traveling by air will have a short, easy trip to their rental.
If the name of the city didn’t give it away, the beach is the top attraction for visitors staying in our Panama City Beach vacation rentals. Famous for its stark-white sand that stretches along the Gulf of Mexico for 27 miles, the beach has plenty of room for anyone who wants to relax in the sun or take a dip in the warm water.
The beach is a great place to try out a variety of water sports. Enjoy sport fishing, boating, surfing, jet skiing, and more just steps from your Panama City Beach condo. There are also cruises available for those wishing to take a day trip. Hikers will look to explore St. Andrews State Park, known for its many oceanside trails. Meanwhile, lovers of the water can dive deep beneath the waves and discover a multitude of artificial reefs full of ocean creatures.
No matter which Panama City Beach vacation rental you choose, there are bound to be plenty of bars, shops, and restaurants right at your doorstep. Runaway Island and Pineapple Willy’s are some of the most popular spots on the beach, where you can take in the ocean views while you munch on delicious fresh seafood. There are also several more unique options, such as the Saltwater Grill, which features a panoramic view of a 25,000-gallon aquarium, and the award-winning Firefly, which offers a fine dining experience under a live oak tree.
To satisfy your shopping needs, you can find dozens of mom-and-pop stores just steps from the beach. However, your best bet for everything you’ll ever want or need is Pier Park. Want to pick up some beach supplies or souvenirs? Pier Park has countless souvenir and supply shops for you to choose from. The whole family can also enjoy the shopping center’s arcades, amusement park rides, and movie theaters if you get tired of the beach.
If you need a change of pace from all that Panama City Beach offers during your stay, there are plenty of opportunities for you to get away for a day and enjoy other nearby attractions. Pensacola is just a short drive away and features the historical Naval Aviation Museum. You can also take Highway 30A to explore Grayton Beach and Rosemary Beach, two more beautiful sections of Florida’s coastline.
No matter what you decide to do, our Panama City Beach condos are the perfect home base to create memories on your beach vacation. Book today to begin planning the trip of a lifetime.
Destin is about 47 miles away from our Panama City Beach vacation rentals, and perfect for a day trip. The two are connected by a beautiful scenic drive along the U.S. Route 98 that traces the coastline.
Yes, absolutely—while there is plenty of nightlife and other activities for an adults-only travel party, our Panama City Beach condos are a great choice for a family-friendly getaway. Your little ones will love exploring activities like water parks, a zoo, a marine park, pirate cruises, mini-golf, and so many more kid-friendly activities.
The city is home to a dog-friendly beach, which can be found just across from Pier Park. Here, you and your dog can explore 400 feet of sandy coastline—but they must be kept on a leash at all times. Don’t forget to check out our pet-friendly beach houses in PCB.
Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport is conveniently located about 20 miles away from the city.
Of course! With Vacasa, you can choose from a number of vacation rentals in Panama City Beach with pools. You can filter these vacation rentals by amenity to find condos, townhomes, and single-family homes with swimming pools.