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Carol Bryant

Member since: 2009
Call Manager
Speaks: english

Platinum level Gulf front Corner Unit. Must be 25 to book. Free beach service!

45 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Overview

Panama City Beach Condo Rental Photos and Description

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

From the oversized balcony of this END UNIT you have a front row seat to both glorious sunrises, and breathtaking sunsets while enjoying the endless vistas of the beautiful Emerald Coast. Imagine sipping your morning cup of coffee while watching the beach and the sun awake around you... or enjoying a nightcap as the sun sinks slowly into the sea amidst a burst of color. The balcony - at 280 sq ft - is the largest you'll find on the beach, and it has been comfortably furnished to provide an additional living area for you and your family. Many times during the year you will see dolphins and rays and other marine life that come to visit. What a setting from which to enjoy all of these natural wonders.

Just minutes from Pier Park, you are in Tropic Winds, the newest development in Panama City Beach located on the prestigious and quiet West end. Professionally decorated, the condo is spacious and inviting, and has been designed with your vacation needs in mind. There is ample, comfortable seating In the living room with a 42' flat screen TV and DVD player. In the stylish dining room you'll find plenty of seating for everyone. The kitchen features upgraded stainless appliances and is fully stocked to meet all of your cooking needs. For your convenience there is a washer and dryer, as well.

Each bedroom has its own private bath, and both bedrooms sport a king size bed with extra comfortable mattresses. In addition, each room has its own flat screen TV and DVD player. The Gulf-side master bedroom opens up onto the balcony for easy access and quiet moments. A queen size sleeper sofa provides not only stylish seating in the living room, but additional sleeping accommodations as well.

Tropic Winds offers its own 330 feet of pristine sugary white beach. We, the owners, are also offering you a FREE beach service... 2 chairs and an umbrella that are set up for you each morning on the beach. The development also has a Gulf side hot tub and patio, swimming pool, steam room, sauna and fitness facility.

A great feature of Tropic Winds and one appreciated at the end of a long, fun, busy, tiring day is the assigned parking in the building's garage. You will always have a place to park, convenient to the elevators, no matter what time you return.

So where should you go for your long, fun, busy, tiring day? You have many options!

Pier Park, with it's open air layout and endless shopping and restaurant opportunities will keep you entertained for a long time. It is home to familiar retailers, but also offers many small local shops with unique gifts and treasures for all. Restaurants like Margaritaville, Guy Harvey's Island Grill, Reggae J's, and many more are sure to please everyone's tastes. The complex features walking paths, a kiddies amusement park during much of the year, and specialized events, like the Summer Concert Series and Seabreeze Jazz Festival. The Grand Theatre offers 16 different theatres, so when you're ready to just sit and be entertained, you have lots of options available.

Across Front Beach Rd from Pier Park, extending 1500 feet into the Gulf is the Dan Russell City Pier, a world class fishing pier with fabulous views and even better fishing.

Not far from Pier Park is Frank Brown Park with its baseball fields, playgrounds, fishing and picnic areas, and an aquatic center. Besides the various sporting events it hosts throughout the year, it is also home to many fun events like the Seafood Festival, Music Fest, Thunder Beach and other annual traditions.

For a change in your beach experience, check out Shell Island, a natural, undeveloped island which lies between the Gulf of Mexico and St. Andrews Bay. It is home to one of the world's highest concentrations of bottle-nosed dolphins, and the island's pristine beauty and abundant wildlife make it an enjoyable and exciting way to spend the day.

If golf is your preference you'll find many local courses nestled amidst wetlands, marshes, lakes, and preserves, all framed with a stunning assortment of palms, pines, sea grass and azaleas. Every golfer can find an enjoyable challenge!

Your entertainment opportunities for the whole family are endless... the Gulf World Aquarium, Wonder Works, Ripley's Believe it or Not, Shipwreck Park... so many decisions!

We know you also have many choices for your vacation accommodations and we appreciate your considering ours. We'd love to have you as our guests!

Keywords: beach front, ocean front, condominium, vacation rental, seashore

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Carol Bryant (Property Manager)
Member since: 2009
Call Manager
Speaks: english

Why Carol Bryant chose Florida Panhandle

We have been coming to Panama City Beach for years, and love this quiet end of the beach. You have a peaceful home in which to relax and enjoy. For those times you want some excitement and entertainment, though, everything is just a short drive away.

What makes this condo unique

One of our favorite features of this condo is its location... on the east END of the building. We can see BOTH the sunrise and the sunset, and both will take your breath away! It is how we start every day and how we end each one, basking in this spectacular ritual of Mother Nature.

Reviews

4.9
based on 45 traveler reviews

Platinum level Gulf front Corner Unit. Must be 25 to book. Free beach service!
average rating of 4.888889 based on 45 reviews
5

MUST STAY!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time here at Carol's home in Tropic Winds. Everything in the home was perfect. The beds were some of the most comfortable I've ever slept on and the water pressure in the showers was amazing (be careful - the water is hot, hot, hot). The balcony is huge and offers wonderful views of the gulf. Such a perfect location too on the quiet west end but still close enough to everything you want and need. We loved that the parking spot was directly in front of the entrance to the beach which allowed us to leave all our beach goodies in the car and not have to carry them up and down the elevator everyday. With the pool, hot tub, exercise and steam room you've got plenty of choices if you're not in the mood for the beach that day (why anyone would ever not be is beyond me but you never know!). Only one suggestion I had for Carol was to check her internet service. With three techies there it was extremely slow and we weren't able to connect at all sometimes but I do think that's a problem with her service provider and she can get it fixed. She is a gem to work with!! We will most certainly be back in the future!

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Dee

  • 5 of 5

Carol thank you again for a wonderful stay everything was great. Beds comfy a lot room. The balcony was roomy and had a great breeze. Sense I broke a bone in my foot. Balcony was a great place to recover. It was so nice having a full kitchen. And kids loved the pool nice and cool. Great stay by all. Hope the cleaning crew enjoyed the jelly beans. Can't wait till next year!

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely Condo with Fabulous views

  • 5 of 5

Overall we were extremely pleased with the condo! The furnishings and views were awesome! The location was not too crowded but very convenient to attractions and restaurants. Carol was great to communicate with, and provided us with wonderful info regarding the area. We were a bit disappointed in the cleaning services. The floors had not been swept...very sandy, we did not have toilet paper in the bathrooms, several light bulbs were burned out and a smoke detector had been unplugged in the master bedroom. (Not a biggie regarding the toilet paper as we brought our own!) We also were a bit surprised that there was not a toaster in the unit (???) But the beds were very comfortable, and we used the heck out of the balcony!! Also a heads up, while we enjoyed the complimentary chair set-up, the chairs are on a first come first serve basis and you are locked into your spot for the entire duration of your stay, so if you want first row chairs, you need to get there early to register! We enjoyed the Aquatic Adventures Dolphin excursion, a lot of fun for a great price! Boondocks restaurant and Runaway Island both very enjoyable restaurants. Be sure to visit The Carousel Grocery in Laguna Beach for fun shopping.Thank you for a lovely time!

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review! We are always pleased to receive feedback and learn what our guests liked and what we might do to be even better. I was not aware how the beach concession managed their chairs, and will certainly add that to future information I send to guests. During the summer months it gets very hectic for the cleaning service, and while they still try to make everything perfect, sometimes something does get forgotten or overlooked. We know this can happen and are always… always… happy to return quickly and address any concern. We ask that guests please let us know when something does not meet your expectation. We can’t fix or address something we are not aware of. For example, the toaster – we had temporarily removed it to fix it, and apparently forgot to put it back. Would have been glad to drop it off! Putting out toilet paper (along with the soaps, dishwasher packet, etc) is the last task before they leave, and toilet paper must have gotten overlooked. That said, we do note in our arrival information that we supply just a starter roll or two, so am glad you did have a supply!. We do keep extra light bulbs available in the condo for our guests…. A quick phone call and we can tell you where they’re stashed. Am very dismayed to hear someone earlier had unplugged the smoke alarm. Am guessing it started chirping, but please… please let us know when something happens. We change those batteries twice/year, and would have definitely come to check it out. I can also assure our guests that we do vacuum, sweep and mop floors after every visit. We will pay closer attention to this effort, but this is the beach, and that is a never ending task!. Am so glad you enjoyed the condo, and its furnishings, and it sounds like you got out to experience the fun Panama City Beach has to offer. We love when guests return and hope you’ll come back to see us again.
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Excellent Place!

  • 5 of 5

The location was perfect for us, just minutes from anything and everything you would want or need. The condo was clean and very comfortable. The convenience of having a full kitchen and laundry, as well as 2 King-sized beds and a magnificent view from the balcony was great. We had an excellent spot to watch the 4th of July fireworks too.

The owner was very attentive and was very accessible when needed. I would strongly recommend this property to anyone who plans on visiting the PCB area.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very nice condo

  • 5 of 5

Overall we loved the condo and the view was amazing. The parking on the first floor was also very convenient. I would definitely stay here again. The only problem was I don't think it was cleaned very thorough prior to our arrival. Not a big deal but something that I think needs more attention before guest arrive.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the feedback about your stay. We're glad you enjoyed the view and the beach! We always strive to provide our guests a clean environment when they arrive, and I'm sorry that we did not meet that expectation ... of yours and ours. If ever the cleaning is not to our guest's satisfaction, we will always come back to do what needs to be done to make it right. Of course, we want to have it perfect 100% of the time when our guests arrive. But, sometimes that doesn't happen with busy summer schedules, new cleaning staff, problems that arise with little time to react to them, etc. So, we're not perfect, but that doesn't stop us from trying. We can't fix what we don't know about, so we always appreciate when our guests let us know of a deficiency. We want your vacation to be awesome and a clean condo is the start of it!
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Clean & very comfortable vacation condo

  • 4 of 5

We had a great family vacation with our daughter & two grandchildren in your condo. We found it to be very clean & comfortable. The beds were amazing! The water pressure in the master shower was the best! Our condo was an end unit so it was very quiet.

If we had to have something negative to say......it would only be that the sliding glass doors to the balcony were kind of hard to open & there were no sheets for the hideaway bed. We made due by putting some extra blankets on the bed.

Overall, very nice trip to the Tropic Winds condos & we would diffinately return :)

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed your stay, but I wish you had let me know that we forgot to put out the sofa bed sheets. I'm so very sorry! That was our oversight. We do keep a supply in the owners closet for housekeeping, and they would have gladly come back to pull a set out for you. Sometimes in the rush of getting everything clean, we just forget to put fresh ones out when a set has been used. Again, my apologies. We're glad, though, that you enjoyed our quiet end of the beach, especially this end unit with its amazing views. We hope you'll come back to see us.
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Map

Nearest Airport
14 Miles
Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Mike's Oyster Bar
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Holiday or Hombre Golf Courses
Nearest Motorway
1.5 Miles
Rt. 79 & Rt. 98
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
Lots of choices... Sandbar is good
Nearest Point of Interest
Pier Park
Car: necessary

Check out the dolphin tours... swim with the dolphins! For some cool indoor activities, visit Wonder Works in its upside down building or Gulf World Marine Park. For a change of beach venue, enjoy St. Andrews Park and Shell Island.

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Rates & Availability

Panama City Beach Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Early Fall
Sep 5 2016 - Sep 30 2016
3 night minimum stay
$135
$795
 
 
Fall Break
Oct 1 2016 - Oct 14 2016
3 night minimum stay
$145
$895
 
 
Fall
Oct 15 2016 - Oct 31 2016
3 night minimum stay
$135
$795
 
 
Late Fall
Nov 1 2016 - Nov 18 2016
3 night minimum stay
$115
$695
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 19 2016 - Nov 27 2016
3 night minimum stay
$125
$750
 
 
Early Winter
Nov 28 2016 - Dec 22 2016
3 night minimum stay
$115
$695
 
 
Christmas
Dec 23 2016 - Dec 31 2016
3 night minimum stay
$125
$750
 
 
Winter
Jan 1 2017 - Feb 24 2017
3 night minimum stay
$110
$650
 
 
Early Spring
Feb 25 2017 - Mar 24 2017
3 night minimum stay
$185
$1,095
 
 
Spring Break
Mar 25 2017 - Apr 14 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,295
 
 
Spring
Apr 15 2017 - May 19 2017
3 night minimum stay
$185
$1,095
 
 
Late Spring
May 20 2017 - Jun 2 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,495
 
 
Early Summer
Jun 3 2017 - Jun 30 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,695
 
 
4th of July
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 7 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,795
 
 
Summer
Jul 8 2017 - Aug 4 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,695
 
 
Late Summer
Aug 5 2017 - Aug 18 2017
3 night minimum stay
$215
$1,295
 
 
Indian Summer/Labor Day
Aug 19 2017 - Sep 8 2017
3 night minimum stay
$199
$1,195
 
 
Early Fall
Sep 9 2017 - Sep 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
$185
$1,095
 
 
Fall Break
Sep 30 2017 - Oct 13 2017
3 night minimum stay
$199
$1,195
 
 
Fall
Oct 14 2017 - Oct 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$165
$995
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $110 + Tax
Reservation fee $65 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 12.5%

**Per HOA MUST be at least 25 years of age to book, and present in the unit during the entire rental period.
**REFUNDABLE damage deposit -If reserved thru Book It option, fee is charged to your account and refunded. If reserved through manager, a hold is placed on those funds, but is not charged. End result the same.
**Cancellations up to 60 days prior to arrival - 3% cancellation fee and $45 processing fee

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Panama City Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 14
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1147 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Private access to balcony
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen sleep sofa in living room
  • King size beds (2) Both bedrooms have king beds with extra comfy mattresses, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Queen sleeper sofa in living room
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Sauna
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Gulf front fitness room in office complex on 8th floor.

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