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Gulf-Front Condo: Winter Dates Still Available

Bedrooms 1
Space 968 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Condo, 1 Bedroom + Bunk Area, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

Spectacular! This is the best way to describe the dazzling view from this 9th floor condo located in one of the newest resorts on Panama City Beach. The unit is an end unit located on the southern side of the resort and boasts an unobstructed water view, and you can see both the sun rise each morning and the sun set each evening from your spacious balcony which directly overlooks the Gulf of Mexico. You are high enough to avoid the bustling noise of crowds on the beach but not so high that you can't hear the soothing murmur of the surf at night. Call for special military pricing.

Keywords: Panama City Beach, Condominium, Gulf-front; Snowbirds; Pure Gulf-view; Sugar White sands; Beach vacation

More Details

Larry Kaden
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 20, 2017

About Larry Kaden

Larry is a retired Florida state prosecutor and Terry is a retired pastoral assistant. Larry is also a graduate of the United States Military Academy and retired from the Army Reserve after spending active duty tours in Europe and the 82d Airborne Division at Fort Bragg. We share ownership with our son, Eric Wilkerson, who is the operations officer for a human resources solution company in South Florida. Larry and Terry live closer to Panama City Beach in a rustic home on the Blackwater River.

Larry Kaden purchased this condo in 2007

Why Larry Kaden chose Florida Panhandle

We wanted a beautiful beach location on the Emerald Coast. We love to sit on the balcony and look at the beautiful scenery while listening to the waves crash ashore at all hours of the day and night. Moonlight views are especially breathtaking.


Panama City Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 9
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 968 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), Bunk Beds (1)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Gazebo
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Sauna
  • Shared Hot Tub
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(32 traveler reviews)

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Gulf-Front Condo: Winter Dates Still Available
average rating of 4.84375 based on 32 reviews

Spectacular doesn't even begin....

  • 5 of 5

Four ladies drove down from Canada for the month of February 2017.

This end middle unit was over the top wonderful.

Sunrise and sunset views of the emerald gulf coast were fantastic.

Owners were immediate with any questions before and during our stay.

Condo was very clean, well equipped with fresh towels and bedding.

Washer and dryer came in handy for our long stay.

Plenty to see and do in the area and we enjoyed the State Park.

We enjoyed the large outside hot tub and the beautiful sandy beach with Pineapple Willies right next door.

Hope I can talk my friends into returning next year.

Thanks again....Larry, Terry and Erik

  • Submitted: Feb 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind words. We're so glad that you enjoyed your stay and want to return next year. We try very hard to please our guests and the weather certainly cooperated during your stay. We are very enthusiastic about the future of Shores of Panama now that our Homeowner's Association has assumed control of all the amenities. The aggravating fees have been eliminated and the future is bright! Thanks again!
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Wonderful view

  • 5 of 5

Clean, neat. Wonderful view.

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great room and view!

  • 4 of 5

We had a great stay! We loved the room and the view but the elevators were not that great! A long line every time we needed to go to the beach. It was great being able to park right outside of the room in the parking deck. Beautiful pool area! Larry was great working with!!

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're glad that you had a great time and enjoyed the view. It really is better from an end unit like ours than from one of the interior units. Reviews such as yours help us when a prospective guest is looking at all the VRBO possibilities at the Shores and each listing claims to have the premier view of the beautiful emerald green Gulf. I apologize for the elevator delays but there's not much we can do about it since the resort is always crowded in June and July. However,there are three additional elevator banks on the eastern end of the Resort which most people don't realize can be used. Thank you for your kind words, and we hope you can return for many more visits.
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Beautiful Condo on a Beautiful Beach

  • 5 of 5

The condo was beautiful, clean, stocked, and conveniently located to shops and restaurants. The owner was so willing to help us through the whole experience. The resort and beach were wonderful as well. I would definitely recommend!

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Jen. We're so glad you enjoyed your stay and hope you return for many more vacations. We try very hard to offer a pleasant experience at a reasonable price, and it is difficult when competing with so many other condos at the same resort. And each owner advertises his or her condo as the best one! It is gratifying to know that we are succeeding! Thanks again.
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Wonderful stay - family with small children

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing time at the condo in Panama City Beach. Larry was an incredible host and made it up to us the whole time.

First of all, we were very satisfied with the space and the division. The master bed was pretty comfortable and the the bunk bed was safe for young children. Our baby was in our park, in the master bedroom, which allowed enough space to do so. The kitchen allowed a great space for cooking and the living room let enough space for our children to play. The view was simply astonishing. Beautiful beaches with white sand, clear emerald water... we stayed there from march 14 till march 22. The only thing we would change was the time we came, because our first days were colder and the pool is not heated. There is a jacuzzi thow. We didn't know we were arriving during the end of the spring break in USA, that would be the other reason why we would change our timing, as we are a family with small children. As I said, Larry was a phone call away to resolve any situation, which we appreciated a lot. We are very satisfied with the condo and are surely coming back this summer ! Your place made us wondering why we still live in the cold... :)

My small suggestion (and it is quite a small one!) : I would add more tupperware to store the opened food. Pretty useful when you stay for a week or more, or intend to cook :)

Thanks for everything,

Rachel and Nikolaï

  • Submitted: Mar 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Rachel. We're glad you had a good time despite some days with cooler weather. Of course, you are invited back later in the year when it is guaranteed to be warmer. And we'll take your suggestion to come up with some additional type of food storage containers for the kitchen. We appreciate your visit and know you had to choose from literally hundreds of similar VRBO reviews all advertising their particular condo as the best and brightest. Candid comments like those from you help travelers to choose the right condo for them. Thanks again for being great guests.
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Very nice condo with a great view.

  • 4 of 5

Very nice condo and couldn't have had a better view. The owners keep it up very nice and I loved that they had bunk beds for our boys. Those worked out great! The only complaints I had was the cleaning people did not to a good job with cleaning floors. They looked clean but when walking on them they were filthy. I did tell Lori about that so hopefully that problem will be solved. We really enjoyed the amenities and would definitely stay again.

  • Submitted: Oct 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jennifer: We're glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We try to keep the condo in pristine condition for our guests, and we apologize if the floors were not up to yours or our standards. We've addressed the situation with our housekeeper and believe that she will insure that our floors are clean for future guests. As you know, we replaced the builder carpet with vinyl plank flooring which is much more pleasing to look at, but it is difficult to see any dirt on the surface. Thank you for your input and we welcome you to stay with us again in the future.
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

These rates include cleaning (for rentals four nights or longer), a reserved parking spot on the 9th floor upon which the condo is located, and wireless internet. (For shorter rentals of three nights or fewer, there is an additional $75.00 cleaning fee.) TAXES of 13% ARE NOT INCLUDED. As of April 1, 2017, amenity fees have been terminated and have been replaced by one time registration fees ($25 for three nights or less; $50 for four nights or more). These new fees will be INCLUDED in your rental and wristbands and parking passes will be waiting for you in your condo when you arrive. You will not have to wait in long lines at the Front Desk.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.