The accommodations in Panama City Beach are as diverse as the families who make PCB their beach destination. From spectacular campsites to Gulf-side condominiums, families of all types will find what they need for the perfect beach vacation. Picture perfect views and easy access to the beach come standard in PCB, and the choices of where to stay are endless.
For families that want more activities close at hand, there are plenty of properties with loads of onsite fun! For children of all ages, Splash Resort is all about good, wet fun. A water park, splash pad, lazy river and multiple pools provide a watery wonderland for kids, while adult -only amenities such as a Jacuzzi and fitness center overlooking the play area provide parents a safe haven from which to enjoy watching their kids frolic with new friends. Holiday Inn Resort has plenty of family fun with a lagoon pool, pirates’ cove and daily activities calendar that includes fun for adults as well as kids. For families with ‘tweens, you’re sure to have a happy family when booking one of the resort’s Kids Suites – a unique room configuration with a partition that separates off one section with two twin beds. The kids’ space features its own 26″ flat screen TV and an Xbox gaming console.
Laid-Back and Secluded Lodging
Looking for quiet seclusion? In Panama City Beach, you can pretty much dial up the degree of remoteness. Laid back lodgings like Sugar Sands Inn and Suites or Beachside Resort make it easy to forget you are just minutes from one of the most energized and family fun destinations in the Southeast.
All-Inclusive Resort Communities
Don’t want to get back in the car until it’s time to go home? Then don’t! Park your vehicle, unload the family and settle in to one of PCB’s all-inclusive resort communities. Carillon Beach Resort is a quaint village that is perfect for families with young kids. Carillon Beach Resort Inn offers deluxe king suites with all the fixings, while Carillon Beach Rentals will set you up with a cottage of your own that includes all the amenities of home.
Activities Galore at Resorts
In the heart of Panama City Beach, Edgewater Beach Resort has it all -beach, golf, pools, splash pad, restaurants and, best of all, an activities director to help coordinate fun for the whole family! Spacious suites with fully equipped kitchens and washers and dryers make for a most civilized experience with kids.
Classic Waterfront Properties
If your goal is to spend as much time as possible on the water, then the East End is the place for you. Panama City Beach’s Grand Lagoon is the Gateway to the Gulf and offers visitors a myriad of ways to get out and enjoy it. Half the family wants to go fishing and the rest want to lie on the beach? Look no further than En Soleil located on Thomas Drive. Thomas Drive also features classic properties such as the Dunes of Panama, Summerhouse and Watercrest, which combine condominium style accommodations with affordable prices.
Beach Cottages and Villas
For families seeking a home of their own while vacationing on the sparkling sands of PCB, choices range from cozy beach cottages just steps from the shore to lavish villas with ample room for multiple families to spread out. Private beach houses and townhomes are available for rent by owner or through several specialized property rental management companies and are the accommodation of choice for many families that book the same place year after year while visiting their “beach home”.
Just need a clean, comfortable home base from which to explore? Various small properties like the Flamingo Motel and Driftwood Lodge are just steps away from many of Panama City Beach’s key attractions, such as Gulf World and Pier Park, and offer everything a family needs to enjoy its beach adventures.
Waterfront RV and Tent Campsites
If campfires and communing with nature fill your family’s vacation bucket, St. Andrews State Park offers a host of waterfront RV and tent campsites. This award-winning park offers the perfect family camping environment. Just a couple hundred yards from the campground are literally some of the world’s most beautiful beaches, hiking trails, a boat ramp with rental services and several small but well stocked stores that have pretty much anything a family needs for a stress-free vacation. In addition to the state park, visitors will find a variety of private RV/Campsites to choose from. Also at the east end of the beach is Panama City Beach RV Resort. For a more centrally located modern RV site, check out Emerald Coast Beach RV Resort. For wooded camping, Pineglen Motorcoach and RV Park features a private fishing pond stocked with bass, and Raccoon River and Campers Inn are both rustic retreats located in the heart of the action.
No matter how you define your family, and regardless of how you choose to spend your collective time during vacation, you can count on finding the perfect place to call home on the emerald waters and sparking white sugar sands of Panama City Beach. Where is your favorite place to stay for your Panama City Beach vacation?