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Clean Quiet Upscale Beachfront Condo for discriminating families

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,299 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Large Master Suite w/whirlpool bath, guest bedroom & bath, 2 bunks, sleeps 8

The Emerald Beach Resort experience starts when you arrive at the front door and notice the spacious, clean, welcoming lobby area. Take the elevators to the 22nd floor and turn right. Look to your right and you will see the beautiful view of West Bay across the horizon. Look to your left to see Room 2230, your vacation home. As you enter your condo, open the balcony curtains to reveal the beautiful blue waters of the Gulf of Mexico, people parasailing through the sky, sightseeing helicopters flying by your balcony. Walk out and look down and see a panoramic view of toddlers bravely tiptoeing to the water for the first time, children trying out their brand new kiddie boogie boards, young adults skiing, families enjoying each others company in the perfect vacation atmosphere.

And what a wonderful surprise that not only are you right on the beach, but your vacation home is large, clean, beautifully furnished and has all the comforts of home!

Unit 2230:

Unit 2230 is still in new condition because we personally keep up with housekeeping and inventory, our guests treat it as their own home and appreciate our efforts in providing them good, clean accommodations. The living room has a 46-inch LED Samsung Smart TV with DVR and on-demand services. With Smart TV, you can now watch your Netflix queue from Panama City Beach. The bedroom carpet is still new from being replaced last year with better quqlity material. We visit the property every few weeks to ensure that the unit and its contents are in guest-worthy condition, inventory is complete, and to add more amenities and replace old-looking or missing items.

Based on guest feedback, the kitchen now has more cooking utensils, crockpot, a Cuisinart Panini Grill, a Cuisinart toaster oven, hotpot express. Our snacks basket includes coffee, tea, chocolate drink, popcorn. Welcome chocolate treats.

The living room has comfortable sofa, ottoman and man-size leather rocker-recliner, and a 46-inch LED Smart HDTV, DVD and book library, parlor games, hall carpet runners.

Step into the balcony to watch and hear the waves, and feel the sunshine.

The dining area can comfortably sit 8 with sturdy traditional furniture that can go from casual to formal. High Chair for toddlers.

The beautifully furnished Master bedroom suite has a king-size bed with duvet set, TV, iPod player, DVD player, big bath with whirlpool bath, separate shower and double vanities. The guest bedroom has a queen-size bed with duvet set, TV, and bathroom just outside the door. 2 bunk beds for children. First-day personal amenities (soap, shampoo, conditioner, lotion) in the bathrooms.

With the fully-equipped kitchen, you can make gourmet home-cooked meals for your beach picnics or your private dine-ins.

And for your beach-time, don't forget your free chair-rentals! Save $35.00/day. In addition, there are a couple of folding beach chairs in the utilities closet.

Emerald Beach Resort was just opened in 2007; it is modern, spacious, clean and loaded with state-of-the-art facilities. It has since become the #1 resort destination in Panama City Beach. The beach is a few steps away from the elevators; you can rent jet ski's, water skis, go parasailing, or simply relax and swim. You have a choice of two swimming pools: on the beach with the Tiki bar, or the family pools with water jets. With the brand new fitness center, you don't even have to miss your daily exercise. Or perhaps you prefer to go for cocktails instead and be entertained at the Sky Bridge lounge where you can also order dinner from Carrabbass. . Starbucks is just downstairs, next to the gift shop where you can purchase emergency supplies and beach outfits..

With Wyndham on the premises, there is 24x7 security, and issues with the resort facilities are readily resolved. Bellhop and valet parking are available for a fee, which heops you avoid the hassle of carrying your belongings and/or parking your car yourself in the multi-level garage. The perfect place for a memorable vacation.

Panama City Beach: With spectacular 27 miles of beach fronting the emerald waters of the Gulf or Mexico, Panama City Beach has complemented nature with man-made attractions in sports, shopping, eating, watching and other enjoyments. A few samples:

Pier Park is only a couple of miles away from Emerald Beach Resort; you can spend the whole day shopping, eating, going to the movies. Take the free Beach Bus so you won't have to drive and park.

There are 3 public Golf courses within 5 miles of the resort; or if you prefer the miniature kind, there's a big one just a few miles away. For the fisherman, you can join scheduled deep-sea fishing trips or charter your own trip.

Gulf World has dolphin shows, parrot shows, swim-with-the-dolphins, concerts.

Ripley's Believe It or Not displays the bizarre, macabre and other oddities in a huge sinking ship; it's a lot of fun!

Shipwreck Island Water park is an alternative to the swimming pools and the beach.

More Details

Owner
Maria Hallom
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 29, 2017

About Maria Hallom

We (Don and Maria) are a retired couple who used to work in the computer industry. Now, we are discovering that sharing our second home with paying guests is actually a satisfying experience that is also a lot of fun! Furnishing the condo, finding ways to improve the accommodations, balancing guest needs with maintenance and housekeeping practicalities, exchanging emails and phone conversations with guests, acting on guest feedbacks are a lot of work and can be expensive; however, providing a place that contributes to a family's memorable vacation makes it all worth the effort.

Why Maria Hallom chose Panama City Beach

As a computer consultant, Maria travelled weekly to various client sites and is a seasoned hotel guest who knows the standards that provide a satisfactory hotel stay. Cleanliness and service are highest priorities. Maria goes to the condo on most check-out dates to check on the cleaning. Guests are treated as guests and not as income source; quick response, clear and unambiguous communication, orderly reservation process, easy payment options, accommodation of special requests, upgraded furnishing and amenities, anticipation of guest needs, etc.

What makes this condo unique

Our condo is furnished as a home where family members can enjoy each other's company. It is not just a place to sleep for 8 people, rather, it tries to be a home-away-from-home for discriminating guests who enjoy the luxury of a large Master bedroom with a view of the beach, and whirlpool tub in the ensuite bathroom, or the leather recliner for TV-watching, or the panini grill for making your delicious sandwiches. It is therefore priced for the value that it provides.

Guestbook comments from the owner

My family of four stayed at Maria's condo for one week. Everyone in our family enjoyed our stay. The beach chairs being included in the rental made my week!! We saw all sorts of sea life from our balcony including sting rays, sea turtles, dolphins, and pelicans (take your binoculars and long lens camera). The condo was extremly well maintained, clean, and well stocked with a couple of days necessities. The washer and dryer in the condo were great for keeping beach towels clean. We also enjoyed Starbuck's Happy Hour in the lobby. Very safe skywalkway for walking from the parking garage to the condos on the other side of the street. The pools were very clean, but this is the case for the entire resort. In the future I would stay here again, and have actually already recommended this condo to my family members. We enjoyed homemade icecream and Salvatore's Pizza in the shops right across the street. Pier Park was a nice place to visit as well. I would recommend going to eat early to avoid the crowds and take advantage of the early bird specials all over town.
May 2011
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Map

Nearest Airport
12 Miles
NW Florida Beaches International Airport
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Holiday Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
2.3 Miles
Hiway 98
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
Runaway Island
Car: recommended

From NW Florida Beaches International Airport. Head west on State Hwy 388 towards Crooked Creek Drive, 4.1 miles. Turn left on FL-79 South, crossing Hiway 98 towards S. Arnold Rd, 5.7 miles. Turn left on Front Beach Rd , 2.3 miles. Arrive at 14701 on your left. The skywalk will have both Emerald Beach Resort sign and Wyndham sign.

From Atlanta Airport, 302 miles, 5 hours 40 minus.

Other Activities: boating, jet ski, parasailing, mini-golf, water shows, mini-golf, gym, helicopter tours, outlet shopping

Golf: Bay Point Nicklaus Golf Course and Bay Point Meadows Goft Course are 7,100 yards, 18 holes, public resort with full practice areas and full-service restaurant and rents clubs. Hombre Golf Club has the same yards and services, but has 27 holes.

Ripley's Believe it or not Museum, Wonderworks museum, Put put course close by, Gulf World dolphin show, Pier Park shopping, restaurants, movie theacer, rides

Amenities

Panama City Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 22
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1299 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Resort ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Filtered Water
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gym
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Area
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Double-vanity
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Adjacent to guest bedroom
  • Large master suite bathroom with whirlpool bath and his-and-hers sink. First-day bath amenities provided, . Guest bathroom is just outside the guest bedroom. Bath amenities provided, along with extra towels.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master Suite wtih bath, duvet and cover, lots of pillows;
  • The Master Suite is on the beach side of the condo. It has its own door to the patio, and a floor-to-ceiling bay window with a beautiful view of the gulf. The chaise lounge and ottoman by the window are great for relaxing with a good book. The king size bed is large enough for Mom, Dad and kids to relax and watch a movie playing on the DVD player. Duvet insert/cover for comfortable sleep. Wake up to your own music playing on the iPod clock-radio. The large walk-in closet and chest of drawers are big enough to hold your family vacation clothes. The guest bedroom is on the street side of the condo. It has a queen-size bed with duvet insert and cover, radio with alarm clock, TV, closet and chest of drawers. Open the drapes and you will see the bay across the horizon. Bunk beds are on your left as you enter the condo. Sofa in the living room makes into a bed. Bedding is provided and we have lots of pillows
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Chairs
  • Golf ...
  • Walkway to Water
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Notes:
Please let us know of your special requests or needs and we will try to accommodate. We continually strive to make your stay more comfortable and enjoyable by adding amenities and household items. In2012, we replaced the bedroom carpetting, bought anew 46-inch LED SmartTV with Netflix, Hulu, PC connections, Blu ray player, expanded cable subscription for all the TV's, created a small DVD library, added more kitchen utensils and appliances like panini grill,crockpot, toaster oven. You don't have to buy your own laundry soap or kitchen soap, paper towels and bathroom paper goods. But the most important for us is to provide you a clean vacation home. The cleaning staff is closely supervised and we conduct surprise visits during cleaning times to ensure that our our standards are kept and guest expectations are met. Due to our stringent requirements, they are paid more than your cleaning fee.

Reviews

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average rating of 5.0 based on 18 reviews
5

Wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

I cannot say enough about Maria and this wonderful condo. This is, by far, the BEST equipt condo I have ever rented. Maria has stocked this unit with high end small appliances- a dream for any amatuer chef. Although my cooking skills are limited to the microwave, we used the keurig machine and blender daily. Maria has thought of everything you might need in your home away from home. Condiments, spices, facial cleansing wipes, shampoo, beach towels, books, games...too much to list. It's clear that this unit has been taken well care of by both guests, and owners. And CLEAN! Even the TILED balcony was spotless corner to corner.

Lets face it: all condos on PC Beach have a beautiful view. What sets this unit apart is the personal touches and professionalism of the owners.

Thanks you Maria! We will be back!

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for enjoying your stay and sharing your opinion with the Homeaway/VRBO community. Our condo is furnished so that our guests do not have to purchase necessities of daily living and Thank You for noting our efforts! So no need to stop by Walmart to purchase kitchen or laundry soap or paper towel. We accommodate guest feedback and as a result, future guests appreciate that some comforts of home are also in the condo. For example, future guests will not miss cosmopolitans and margaritas served in proper glassware. (Thanks for the tip!), just as Moms and Dads will not miss pack-n-play for their toddlers, and grandpa will not miss his leather recliner at home and you can even watch Netflix! It’s always gratifying when guests are pleased with the condition and cleanliness of our condo. It is our most critical task, along with ensuring the new condition of its contents. For that we are grateful to our guests who follow the recommendations in our Welcome packet which, for guests who are not used to self-service accommodations, might find unusual. Guests have to undo their beds but we prefer to do all laundry ourselves so we can also examine the condition of the linens. Our ideal guest is a family who does not look for the lowest cost, but looks to get the best value for its money; these families expect clean surroundings with the comforts of home So we strive to present a clean condo, which they then keep up, and make it easier for us to clean for the next guests. It's a perfect partnership. Managing our own condo rental is hard work, but your positive review makes it all worthwhile. Thank you and see you next year!
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5

Most amazing place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second time to stay at this condo and it was once again an amazing vacation! It is SUPER clean and Maria provides extras that most condo owners don't provide. If you enjoy cooking you will love the kitchen!!! The view from the balcony is perfect! Our kids love this condo and I am sure we will be back next summer as well!!! Maria is the BEST on resolving any issue there may be. I had to work while there and wifi was a small issue and she had it fixed immediately. There is an arcade just down the street within walking distance as well as a put~put course and go carting. Fabulous location!!! Thank you Maria for another great vacation!!

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Amy, Thank you for your amazing review. Your return and review are the best compliments a vacation rental owner can receive. Our idea is that the you should not have to run to WalMart because you forgot your bath soap, the condo has no paper towel or dish soap, or that there’s a coffee maker but no coffee. We provide all those + some like mini catsup, mustard, mayonnaise, cooking oil. I like to cook and bake, so the kitchen is equipped to support meals cooked or baked from scratch, except you have to plan on 1 instead of 2 full-size ovens, and the stove is electric instead of gas. We even have spices and sugar so you won’t have to purchase a pound of sugar or salt and pepper for a 1-week stay. I know how it is to work from the condo because I used to do that too. Hi-speed internet, printer with fax and copier that function and has ink and paper, etc. The dining table can double as office desk. Emerald Beach Resort will be replacing its internet system so it should be even better for your return. Again, thank you for your review and we are looking forward to hosting you again next year. It’s great to have returning guests because they already know what to expect, and in turn, we know they take good care of our condo. Maria
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5

Wonderful Condo!!

  • 5 of 5

Condo was great, exactly as described. Maria was easy to work with and more than accommodating. Would definitely stay here again, can't wait to come back!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your great review. It is important for us to present a home that matches guest expectations, in both the availability and cleanliness of the facilities and amenities provided. Thankfully guests like you treat our condo as well as their own homes, which in turn allows us to maintain the look and quality of their vacation home despite the short turn-around time between guests.
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5

Outstanding and Amazing

  • 5 of 5

First Impression is a Big WOW!!!

Beautiful condo and a million dollar views.

Condo is very well equipped and super clean. It has everything you will need and more. She even met us in the front lobby with a luggage cart. Maria is a one of the best host. She's kind and thoughtful. We treated her home just like our own. We were so comfortable just sitting at her balcony enjoying the Ocean views. Her condo s on the 22nd floor.

It's a nice place and convenient to shops. Starbucks and stores are just near by.

This condo is a definite 10. We stayed at many hotels around the World and this condo is super Amazing.

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

family vacation

  • 5 of 5

we have been staying for a week for the last 10 years and this condo was by far the best we have stayed in. She had anything you could possible need for the week, also very nice and easy to work with

we will definately reserve our week for next June with her

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello, Thank you and I'm glad you and your family enjoyed your vacation. Our family and friends also stay at our condo, so we try to meet the requirements of families that expect not only a clean place, but also one that looks welcoming and has most of the conveniences they are used to in their own homes or when they stay at good hotels. So our guests don't miss the amenities they find in hotel bathrooms, gourmet cooks and bakers have the tools for making their delicious dinners and baked goodies, TV watchers enjoy most of Comcast stations including on-Demand, movie buffs can watch Netflix or select from our selection of DVD and Blu-ray movies, , and kids can of course enjoy the pool and when it rains, board games that they will find in the TV cabinet. Guest feedback is our best source, and the pancake griddle we added this year, will make it unnecessary for one of our previous guests to pack their own from home next year. Little did I know that it would be a big hit! The Keurig coffee maker was another guest suggestion. We try to reduce the items our guests have to pack in their cars, so we try to accommodate special requirements. Guests are always pleasantly surprised when they see that they do not have to purchase basic items like paper towels or laundry soap. We always enjoy hosting families like yours, especially those with grandmas/grandpas, or aunts that take their nieces and nephews, or grand children for family bonding time. Our condo is not just a place to sleep and it's always heartening to see families like yours enjoying their vacation home. We will certainly wait for your return next year. Again, thank you for giving us the opportunity to host your family, and for the nice review. Maria Hallom Emerald Vistas Real Estate
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Exceptional

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed at this condo for Jeep Jam Weekend. We had a great time in PCB and a peaceful stay at the resort. It was welcoming, clean and had everything we needed. The view from the balcony is breathtaking. We loved sitting out there for coffee in the morning. Maria thought of everything. She even called to welcome us and make herself available should any need arise. We really appreciate her attention to detail. The condo is located about a mile from Pier Park and is close to many great restaurants. We're looking forward to coming back. We wish we had stayed longer. Thanks again for a great weekend!

  • Submitted: May 21, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi gg, Thank you for the very nice comments and for liking the amenities that we provide. Feedback from previous guests have been a great in helping us put together a good package for our guests. I'm glad the condo was available for your week-end stay and you enjoyed a relaxing week-end between Jeep Jam activities. We are looking forward to your return. Maria Hallom Emerald Vistas Real Estate
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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $110 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.62%

Beach Chair concession at the beach are available in spring, summer and fall.
Weekly: Pay for 6 night and get one additional night free, for a total of 7 nights.
Week-end nights: Friday, Saturday & Sunday night
MidWeek nights: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday night
Extra day: extra night over 7 nights

Please call for special rates.

Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.

$300.00 and contract signature will hold your reservation, and full payment confirms and secures your reservation. Balance + damage option is due 14 days prior to arrival.

You can pay via PayPal, check, money order or other modes of secure payments. If paying by check, money order of any form of payment that involves mail or bank check deposit, please allow time for mailing and clearing.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.