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Summit -Sand, Sun =Fun/FamilySpringBreak

8 Reviews
Bedrooms 1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 - 30 nights


Minimum Stay
4 - 30 nights


Thomas Drive Condo Rental Photos and Description

Condo, 1 Bedroom + Bunk Area, 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

Welcome to our lovely condominium with a breathtaking view of Panama City Beach. The unit is located in the Summit Complex at 8743 Thomas Drive. Relax and enjoy the awesome view of the surf from the den, dining area, kitchen,and balcony!

Our condominium has all of the amenities of home with a paradise atmosphere. The bedroom has a king-sized bed, twin bunk beds built in the alcove, and a queen-sized sleeper sofa in the living area. The unit comfortably sleeps six, is a non-smoking unit, tiled throughout, ceiling fan in the living area and bedroom, private washer/dryer in unit, cable TV, patio furniture, Wi-Fi and much more. January and February rates are $950 per month.

The Summit is a gated complex with a 24-hour, private, security force. Entrance into the complex both from the street and the beach is tightly controlled.

The Summit has a Tiki Bar, Bikini Bob's Restaurant, small store for the items you forgot. A super place for everyone!

Additional information:

* There is a $25 registration fee to The Summit for parking pass and security wristbands ($35 during Spring Break). Sorry, no smoking and no pets, please.

* Limit of six persons - four-person limit during Spring Break.

* Deposit required within four business days of making reservation.

Keywords: Condominium

More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible

Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
October 7, 2016
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About Alice

Just two people wanting a special place for you to go and enjoy the beautiful sandy beach in Panama City!

Alice purchased this condo in 2004

Why Alice chose Panama City Beach

Clean, beachfront and great price! Sit on the balcony and enjoy the sound of the waves!

What makes this condo unique

Look out your window at the ocean. Watch your children in the pool. Pleasant, clean room with lots of amenities.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a great time and enjoyed staying in your condo. It was away from the elevator which meant it was easier to sleep.
Jul 2010
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based on 8 traveler reviews

Summit -Sand, Sun =Fun/FamilySpringBreak
average rating of 4.625 based on 10 reviews

Great condo

  • 5 of 5

2016 marked the third time my family and I have rented from Alice, and we are still pleased. The condo is updated and everything is in working order. It has always been clean, and just right for my family of four (kids are 14 and 9). The Summit itself is an older complex, and has all that may come with that, but it has everything my family needs and wants. Alice is very kind and great to work with. We hope to come back next year.

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The place is amazing! Very clean and well kept! Great view! The owner was so kind and easy to work with! I look forward to staying here again in the future!

I have stayed in many units in The Summit over the years and this has become my favorite!

The bed was actually comfortable!

  • Submitted: May 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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danville, ohio


  • 5 of 5

great, beautiful condo, all that we could expect and then some. if we ever get back that way, we will stay there. front desk (joellen? i think her name) she was great as was everyone else, she helped in a matter that we ran into, gave us good advice. fantastic. to all the people there, including security, you people are awesome. thank you very much. jack,kathy mick and 4 stars on experence in review was our personal stuff, nothing to do with the summit. highly recommend the summit. jack, kathy mick and leah we will make it back. thank you again jack

  • Submitted: Feb 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! I am happy you had a great experience! The Summit is a great place to stay and I really try hard to may it a very happy experience.
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Traverse City, MI

Great Time

  • 5 of 5

Really a great time. The Summit is one of the older units in PCB, but this unit is really quite nice. It was clean, well stocked, and truly enjoyable. Alice was very timely in her response to any questions we had the first day or so. We highly recommend this unit. In fact, while competing in Ironman Florida, one of my training mates rented the unit for next year. It was much nicer than the unit they had rented on a lower floor in the same building. Thank you so much!

  • Submitted: Nov 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent visit

  • 5 of 5

Must have done a major overhaul after the bad review in August because we were impressed - the condo was extremely clean, well kept, & organized. The Summit is one of the older buildings on the beach, it's not going to be just like the brand new ones, we didn't expect that. You can tell that this condo is older but it's definitely not outdated. It looks that every effort has been made to update what can be. Are the tiles older, yes - are they mildew, NO. NO stains on cushions, no disorganized kitchen. We thoroughly enjoyed our week here & will for sure rent from Alice again!

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Needs many updates, not as clean as it should be

  • 2 of 5

We have been coming to PCB for 8 years, and enjoy trying different condos on the strip. We will not be back to the Summit! We were disappointed with our unit for several reasons. Mildew on the ceilings where the shower is, unclean air vents, stains on the cushions of the furniture, and a disorganized and unclean kitchen area. Many of the dishes were dirty when we took them out of the cabinets, many items that we have had in past units weren't supplied here, the ice machine in the freezer didn't work, and the blender was missing parts so we couldn't use it. The hot tub was extremely unkept, and we actually had to take one of our children to the doctor the day we got home, as she developed a horrible rash that looked similar to chicken pox. We were told it is called "pool rash" and it comes from bacteria that breeds in unkept hot tubs and pools. That is disgusting! We are very disappointed in the quality, when we paid as much money as soon very nice establishments in years past. Also, I would not recommend this condo for families. We were the minority. Most people were young, partying, and smoking/puking/drunk out in the ocean and sand. Not a positive experience for our little children to be around.

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
HWY 98
Nearest Beach

On-site His-n-Her Fitness Center with Indoor Jacuzzi, Restaurants (next door to Spinnaker's, Club LaVela and Hammerhead Fred's), Golfing


Rates & Availability

Thomas Drive Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Oct 15 2016 - Dec 31 2016
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
30 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 12.5%

Deposit is $100 except during Spring Break.
Upon arrival you will need to stop in the office for a parking permit and wristbands. The Summit charges $10 for registration and parking ($25 during Spring Break). without notice until a reservation is confirmed. Rental rates include cleaning fee. Add Florida tax (10.5%) and a refundable security deposit of $150 ($400 Spring Break). No Pets!

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Thomas Drive Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 950 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Unit includes a bath and half.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • There is a King-size bed in the bedroom. There is a ceiling fan over the bed. Bunk beds are located in the alcove. The sofa opens to a queen size bed.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Balcony
  • Child's Swing
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis Court
  • Walkway to Water
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Indoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Sauna
  • Shared Hot Tub
  • coin laundry
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
The complex features many amenities for the family: 2 large pools (1 heated), 2 hot tubs, 2 kiddie pools, restaurant, lighted tennis courts, game room, snack bar, charcoal grill area, exercise room, sauna, playground on the beach, a computer to check you e-mails, ATM, shuffleboard, 24-hour security... and much more.

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