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The Tourist Trap - HEATED Private Beachfront Pool! Gorgeous!!!

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Space 2,700 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

New Home - 5 Bdrm/4.5 Baths (3000 Square Feet) Great Location

Beachfront Home with HEATED Private Beachfront Pool (Heated for additional $275/week)!

Location, Location, Location! Sleeps 20 in beds!!! The Tourist Trap is a beautiful 5 bedroom (+ Additional sleeping Loft area) 4.5 bath home that sits directly on the sugary white sand beaches of Panama City Beach. ZERO steps to the Beach - You are already there!

Home is approximately 2900 square feet with almost every room having a wonderful view of the Emerald water. Home has a Large open area for entertaining and gourmet kitchen. There is also a separate Media/Game room for the kids upstairs with game tables and large flat screen.

With over 1800 sq. feet of outside decking (with 450 sq feet protected from Sun/Rain), the Tourist Trap is perfect for enjoying the sound of the waves or cooling off in the Pool! Excellent layout for large groups!

Kitchen is fully furnished with everything you will need. Large kitchen table seats 8-10 + 4 more at the standard height kitchen bar (plenty of outside dining as well - 15 more!).

Home also boasts plenty of parking for boats, motorcycles, or RV's. Come make memories and enjoy this wonderful home with your family. For your LARGE groups you can also rent 2 more homes next door - they have Private Pools also!

Home is located on Surf Drive (West end of Thomas Drive area). Walk across the street to Captain Jack's Crab Leg Buffet or drive just 3 minutes to Schooner's, Montego Bay, Scampi's, and many other restaurants. Home is also just a short 5 minute drive to St. Andrews Bay and the world famous Captain Anderson's Restaurant, The Boat Yard, The Treasure Ship, and much more. House is NEW and Absolutely Beautiful.

More Details

Property Manager
Owner/Property Manager. Ben Golden.
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
March 20, 2018

What makes this house unique

The "Tourist Trap". This Home has it ALL! Book Now! HEATED Private Pool On the Beach! Game Tables for the Kids!

Located next to "The Holiday Fin" and "Sea Ya Soon" - For LARGE groups you can rent 1, 2, or ALL 3!


Gulf Lagoon Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Floor Area:
  • 2700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 20
  • Max. adults: 20
  • Min. age of primary renter: 18
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • Dining Room
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • 4.5
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • 2 King, 2 Full, 5 Queen, 1 Pull Out Sofa
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • whale watching
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Cooking Utensils Ice Maker .Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer Air Hockey Private Beachfront Pool!


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The Tourist Trap - HEATED Private Beachfront Pool! Gorgeous!!!
average rating of 5.0 based on 22 reviews
Panama City Beach, FL

Perfect Retreat

  • 5 of 5

I needed a home large enough to accommodate my team of 15 for a clarity Retreat, this was perfect! What a beautiful environment to plan and strategize for a Big Year! Plenty of room for everyone to have their space for work and relaxation! I look forward to staying hear again soon!

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the wonderful review, we hope to see you back soon. Ben's Beach Homes
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Great house, great view, great amentities

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 14 stayed at the Tourist Trap for 7 days an we really enjoyed our stay here. The house was in good shape, there were plenty of places to sleep and the pool was better than expected. Let's not forget your steps away from the white sand beach. Everything was exceptional. The only feedback I have is that the surface areas (specifically the floors) were making our feet black, seems there was just a lack of mopping that occurred but that didn't stop us from enjoying our stay. If we are ever back in the area this place would be at the top of the list.

  • Submitted: Mar 1, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic Home for Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Our 11th annual cousin reunion was spent in this home last week. It is a great house with most of the amenities we expected. The house was clean and when we called for maintenance they were there that same day. And what a beautiful view! Sunsets were beautiful every night. If we return to Panama City, we would rent this home again.

  • Submitted: Nov 1, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We had a great time celebrating my parents 50th anniversary! The house is so cutely decorated and very roomy for 16 of us! It was great to have a pool and shower outside and the view couldn’t be beat! Just remember to bring beach towels!

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The perfect rental

  • 5 of 5

We searched for the perfect family get away and found it in Tourist Trap. The location was amazing with dining and shopping very close by. We did not want to stay in a place that was too busy and this home was perfect. The beds were comfortable and every bathroom was supplied with fresh linens. Be sure to bring your own beach towels. Wonderful deck for grilling and sunsets. We all agreed that we would love to rent this same place again.

  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Gorgeous House

  • 5 of 5

Gorgeous House!! This was our first time staying in a rental house but not our first time in Panama City. Our trip was with several other (baseball) families. We planned a trip after season ended and it was amazing. The house is better than the pictures. As soon as you walk in the front door you can see the ocean. The view is breathtaking. The house is decorated beautifully and it’s very clean. There wasn’t one person in our group that didn’t love this house. We didn’t want to leave. The kids spent more time in the pool than at the beach. The back deck is so relaxing at night. We grilled out almost every night. We can’t wait to plan a trip with all the baseball parents---maybe minus the kids next time!! Thank you so much for a great stay!

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Car: recommended

health/beauty spa




miniature golf

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This is the BEST location in all of Panama City Beach! Close to everything - close to Many Restaurants - close to many clubs. Close to Golf & Mini-Golf, Bungie Jumping, Go-Carts, Arcades - This home is the BEST!