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*Spectacular Top Floor View*Beach Service*Wi-Fi*Phone w/Long distance calling!*

Bedrooms 1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

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

Our condo is AWESOME, just look at our reviews, guest love us and our only condo, (our second home). Once you settle back and relax in our condo you will know without a doubt this is the vacation spot and condo you have been looking for. The newly decorated condo on the top floor is nothing short of being absolutely amazing with a view that's spectacular.

Words cannot describe the view in the morning from the penthouse balcony watching the Dolphins play; it's truly a blessing to rise early, grab a Danish, a cup of coffee, then enjoy the wonders of the Gulf from the balcony. After a day on the beach or a day of shopping, watching the sun set over the emerald-green waters from the balcony is breath taking and romantic.

One will quickly discover that Celadon Beach Resort is one of the most luxurious condominiums located around Panama City Beach; located on the West end of the beach it offers one of the most relaxing and welcoming location in Panama City Beach Florida. All of the property and amenities located on Celadon are maintained in an outstanding condition by an excellent and professional maintenance staff. With the vast amount of amenities available to one at Celadon, one will quickly agree that nothing is ever overlooked. A few of the amenities awaiting you are: Two Spa Tubs, Two Heated Pools (the north pool is indoor transitioning to the out-doors, the other pool is located out-doors on the south side), Tennis Court, Fitness Center, Covered Garage Parking, Covered Walk-Way from Garage, and natures own beautiful world famous SUGAR-WHITE SAND BEACH!!.

Debbie and I make several trips to our second home throughout the year and we always find time to up-date various items throughout the condo, replacing furniture, kitchen items and adding or replacing the décor, so there is always something new and refreshing to see in our condo. Primary reason we mention "newly decorated" above. There is always something new. We take suggestions from our guest seriously and if feasible we add to or up-grade accordingly. We take pleasure in keeping our condo not only in first class condition for us, but for you as our guest. A few of the amenities that await you are: flat screen TV's, (New 2016 60" Smart TV in living room) Blue Ray DVD's, cable, HBO, internet, Free Wi-Fi, DVD library, phone with free long distance calling, fully equipped kitchen, and many more amenities not mentioned. The reviews our previous guest have posted on our VRBO site will give you reassurance that you will not be at all disappointed; as condo owners our guest are our best critics. We appreciate positive comments as to improve on already the best of the best; and appreciate negative comments to correct discrepancies that arise in-between our visits.

We also provide free beach service for our guest; the service is provided by a private contractor located on site from March through October. The service consists of two lounge chairs with umbrella. You only need to tell the attendant on duty you are the guest of Gary and Debbie Payne in condo # 2307 and they will provide you with special personal service.

The only thing missing from this Beautiful Fabulous Resort today is you.

Take a moment to view the Condo awaiting you, and some of the few amenities calling you.

You will find that our Condo is cozy, inviting, quiet, relaxing, and ready for your arrival; you only need to unload your bags, relax & enjoy the wonders the Awe-inspiring Lord blessed us with.

The much talked about PIER PARK is here and only two miles east of Celadon. The festivities, shops, dining facilities, along with the special events ongoing daily and nightly makes this an awesome and exciting place to visit after a day on the beach day-after-day. Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville is just across the street from the beach and features a roof top view of the Gulf; order a drink and enjoy the cool breeze coming in from the Gulf while watching the waves roll in.

You will find that the Celadon is an upscale resort on the quiet end of Panama City Beach. For a little taste of the active night life all one needs to do is head East on Front Beach Road. There one will find several amusement parks for the kids, numerous putt-putt golf courses, go-cart racing, night clubs, specialty boutiques, dozens of excellent restaurants, water parks and much more.

Keywords: Celadon, Panama City Beach, West End, Penthouse, Condo, Frank Brown Park, Pier Park, Gulf Resort Beach, Gulf Front

More Details

Owners Gary & Debbie Payne
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 16, 2017

About Owners Gary & Debbie Payne

Debbie and I were married in the fall of 1976 and have vacationed in Panama City Beach FL. every year we have had the opportunity. We have visited numerous other vacation spots around the world, but have always been drawn back to the sugar white sands of Panama City Beach.

We are both from the Nashville Tennessee area; Debbie from Mt. Juliet and I call Hermitage home. Our primary home is in Cabot Arkansas. We both retired from the military (Air Force) in Arkansas and going back to work in Civil Service for the Department of Defense in the Air Force from the same base we retired from. Our long term goal will be to final retire in Santa Rosa Beach, Florida in 2019 being close to my brother(s); Donnie Payne living in PCB and Bill Dozier living in GA.

Owners Gary & Debbie Payne purchased this condo in 2010

Why Owners Gary & Debbie Payne chose Florida Panhandle

The primary reason we chose Celadon was location, west end of the beach is fabulous and relaxing. Really it gets no better than this!

What makes this condo unique

If you are a returning guest one of the most unique benefits you will discover will be changes we make. With every trip Debbie and I make to our second home we either replace something or paint something. Our condo is unlike any other you will ever rent; we're not in the rental business; by saying that I mean we do not benefit by making money from renting; what ever we profit from rent is put right back into new furniture, appliances etc.

We really enjoy dinning out in the evenings, with Capt. Andersons being #1 and Carrabba’s Italian Grill #2. We always bring our bikes and Seadoo when we visit our second home, always looking forward to rising early and riding the bikes to Thomas Donuts for breakfast. Another highlight of rising early is sitting on the balcony watching the Dolphins and stingrays play and swim by. In the evening we love walking through Pier Park, going through the shops and shopping for the condo is a highlight we always look forward to. The view from the top floor is spectacular! Debbie & I absolutely love our second home and we're sure you will also.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Gary & Debbie,

As soon as my husband and I walked in unit 2307, we were absolutely blown away by how spectacular it is! The decor is fabulous and this condo presents all the comforts of home, and then some! The location is perfect and the view was phenomenal. We were blessed to see the dolphins, sea turtles, stingrays, manta rays, and even a shark (!!) on almost a daily basis! It was evident that you guys took into consideration everything we could need or want during our stay and made it available to us. Thank you so very much for opening your beauitful home to us! We enjoyed every moment of our stay here. You guys are awesome! Thanks for blessing us!
Aug 2011
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Panama City Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 23
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), Bunk Beds (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
  • 2 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Free Beach Service March - November. Ask owner for details.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(50 traveler reviews)

*Spectacular Top Floor View*Beach Service*Wi-Fi*Phone w/Long distance calling!*
average rating of 5.0 based on 52 reviews
Atlanta, GA


  • 5 of 5

Me and my daughter have stayed at several different condos here on PCB and have enjoyed them all, but Gary and Debbie's has been by far the best. Typically a condo rental will feel like just that, a rental/hotel vibe minus housekeeping daily but this one is by far more of a "home" feeling. They have thought of just about everything you would need, and then items you would never expect like the water in the frig to snacks on the bar to welcome you. The view is absolutely amazing from the 23th floor and they have a nice set of beach "lifegaurd" style chairs to give a comfy seating while watching the sun set. The beds are another thing, WOW, usually I can't sleep well when I travel but never had any issues falling asleep and staying asleep with the comfy bed and pillows. My daughter said the bunk bed is super comfy too. I just hope the next time we come down for a get away, Gary and Debbie's condo is available. Thanks for sharing your home for others to enjoy.

Blessings, Shane & Emily from Georgia

  • Submitted: Nov 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The views... Breathtaking! Everything in the condo was great. Thank you Gary and Debbie for allowing us and others to enjoy this little gem. You all have thought of everything, from binoculars, to flashlights, and extra beach supplies under the bunk beds. The condo was clean and cool when we arrived, with snacks on the bar and cold water in the refrigerator- what a nice treat! From arrival to departure, we could not have asked for more.Thanks again Gary and Debbie; we are already talking about our next trip.


from Tennessee!

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Alisha, thanks for taking the time to write a nice review. We’re pleased knowing you had a wonderful time and look forward to having you as our guest again. Gary & Debbie
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It was wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for a week for our honeymoon. The condo was decorated so nice. We felt like we was home. The food basket and wine that was left is so sweet! Thank you so much Gary for sharing your condo with us. We will stay there again!

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Belinda, thanks for taking the time to leave a reply. We hope your vacation and honeymoon will be one that will be remembered forever. Thanks for being our guest and taking care of our condo. Gary & Debbie Payne
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Louisville, Kentucky

Absolutely the best:)

  • 5 of 5

This is our 4th time vacationing in Panama. We have stayed at Sunbird, Tidewater, and this is the 2nd time we have stayed at the Celadon but the 1st at this condo. The condo is beautifully decorated and was very clean. We felt at home during our stay. The extra amenities were awesome and the view...WOW. The tall chairs made the view even more breathtaking. Gary was a pleasure to deal with. We will be back.

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Laurie, It was a true pleasure working with you for your vacation condo rental. We’re happy knowing you found our condo more than expected. We work hard trying to make our guest feel at home and welcome to our second home. Thanks for taking such great care of our condo during your stay; our cleaning lady mentioned how clean you left everything. Debbie and I truly hope you had a wonderful time and made many memories that will last a lifetime. Thanks for the review. Gary & Debbie Payne.
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Huntsville, AL

Beautiful, quiet getaway!

  • 5 of 5

We loved staying here! It's at the end away from the "strip" but you can walk to a few shops nearby if you like. We've stayed in A LOT of condos and this one was by far one of my favorites. They actually supply you with toilet paper, paper towels, garbage bags, and even a few snacks. Also, it's incredibly clean! This is our first time in a "high rise" but the elevator was so close by and it takes you right to the beach so it wasn't a problem. The view from the balcony was gorgeous and you could see sharks and sting rays in the morning and late in the afternoon. We had one small hiccup with the beach chair service. It is not first come first serve but if you ask them to book in advance some of the kids will let you and some of them won't. The young lady working while we were there was very rude. If you're not picky about where they put you then you won't have any problems. I didn't want to be in the middle of everyone so I was trying to pick chairs on the end which are in high demand I suppose, she didn't like that and told me she wasn't going to "argue" with me and I could take or leave what she offered. It all worked itself out though. In the future, on all beach trips, we'll be bringing a tent umbrella and our own chairs so we can pick anywhere we like. If you want to see other beach views we highly suggest St. Andrews state park. It's about a 20-25 min drive and it's $8 to get in. There are nature trails to walk and the beach is awesome! There's also an inlet that's crystal clear with no waves. It's like an ocean water pool!

  • Submitted: May 24, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Kim, thanks for the nice review of our condo. Sorry you had an unpleasant experience with the beach service. They are a private contractor and not actually a part of Celadon. We do however contract through them for our guest. The service we offer our guest through them is two lounge chairs and an umbrella. Not sure exactly what may have triggered the young lady to be rude, but we apologize for the unpleasant experience. There is a trick to getting the chairs of choice and that is to be the first in line Sunday morning. This requires getting up early and waiting for them to start taking names. They normally will not stop set up procedures for name taking and assigning chairs until 8:00. Even we as owners and having a contract with the beach service have to wait and accept what is available. Hope this helps for future stays.
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  • 5 of 5

Our second time at your condo and we love it so much!! We will definetly be back. Thanks so much for making our family vaca so special with us feeling so at home in your condo.

  • Submitted: May 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Julie, you always take great care of our condo during your vacations and you will always be welcome in our second home. Thank-You for being our guest and we’re pleased knowing you find our home welcoming and inviting. Thanks for taking the time out of your busy schedule to leave a comment. Gary & Debbie Payne
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Rates & Availability

Panama City Beach Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring Break
Mar 1 2017 - Mar 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Apr 1 2017 - May 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
May 27 2017 - Aug 4 2017
7 night minimum stay
Aug 5 2017 - Oct 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Late Fall
Nov 1 2017 - Dec 31 2017
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Deposit $200
Cleaning Fee $75
Tax Rate 13.0%

Cancellations must be made 14 days before the first night of stay begins. All payments made will be reimbursed; however the deposit may be retained if cancellation is within the 14 day window.

Parking Fee:
There is a parking fee of $10 per vehicle during the duration of your stay. The web site to the parking pass will be provided along with our rental agreement and other correspondence. We cannot charge for this fee and complete detailed information needed for the parking pass will be provided by us. We recommend using the site to obtain the parking pass to prevent waiting in line once you arrive at Celadon.

Payment Instructions:
Total payment is due 14 days prior to your first day of stay. Payments are accepted in the form of personal checks, traveler's checks, bank money orders, bank drafts, or cashier’s checks. We do not accept credit cards, debit card, PayPal etc. Payment options are available, ask for details.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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Gulf World Marine Park
Capt. Anderson's Restaurant
"Best seafood and steak restaurant in town."
Frank Brown Park
"Only 2 miles east from condo."
Bonefish Grill
Pineapple Willy's
Walmart Supercenter
Publix Super Market - Panama City Beach Parkway
Aquatic Adventures
Carrabba's Italian Grill
Sonny's BBQ
St. Andrew's State Park
Hidden Lagoon Minature Golf
Hidden Lagoon Golf & Racetrack
Dead Eye Dicks Steakhouse -- CLOSED
Thomas Donut & Snack shop
Pier Park
Buddy's Seafood Market
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