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Beautiful Two Bedroom Penthouse! Fantastic View!

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,146 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

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

Welcome to Ocean Reef Penthouse #2302! You will be greeted by unparalleled views from the twenty third floor! Relax at the beach in this two bedroom, professionally decorated beach condo overlooking the Gulf of Mexico. Ocean Reef is a wonderful vacation resort in Panama City Beach, Florida.

You will enjoy taking advantage of the many amenities that this property has to offer, Gulf front pool & hot tub, indoor pool, fitness room overlooking the beach & steam and sauna room are just to name a few!

Less than 1.5 miles to Pier Park and Frank Brown Park, Ocean Reef is the perfect vacation destination to combine the beach, fun and shopping!

Ocean Reef Penthouse #2302...

2 Bedrooms/2 Baths

1,146 Square Feet

Bed sizes:

Master Bedroom-King

Second Bedroom-King

Living Room-Queen Sleeper Sofa

3 TVs

3 DVD Players


Granite Countertops

Beachfront Pool & Hot Tub

Sauna & Steam Room

Community BBQ Grill

Private BBQ Grill

Covered Parking


Beach Service for a Fee in Season



Full View

Gulf Front

High Speed Internet-Wireless

Keyless Lock

No Pets Allowed

Non Smoking

Snowbird Rentals Accepted

Washer/Dryer In Accommodations

What to do while staying in Panama City Beach…

Visit Pier Park, an incredible new shopping complex that offers numerous restaurants.

Shipwreck Island has been a favorite for over 25 years in Panama City Beach, Florida.

Find attractions such as...

• Ocean Motion Wave Pool is a 500,000-gallon pool that generates three foot waves every ten minutes.

• White Knuckle River is a 660-foot long twisting, winding inner tube ride that features tubes large enough for the entire family to splash down in.

• The Rapid River Run is over 300 feet of white water inner tube rafting.

• Skull Island is a family activity pool that is filled with waterfalls, a kiddy slide, and water cannons for impromptu family fun.

• The Tadpole Hole is a gigantic children’s activity pool that includes a frog slide, a ship slide, an elephant slide, a pelican slide and an old submarine known as “The Silly Sub.”

Gulf World Marine park offers live shows featuring dolphins, sea lions, exotic birds and reptiles. A Swim with a Dolphin program is also offered.

Zoo World has over 250 exotic animals, a beautiful botanical garden and is located ½ mile east of Wal-Mart Super Center on Front Beach Road.

Ripley's Believe it or Not Museum is located at the intersection of Front Beach Road, Thomas Drive & Middle Beach Road.

Plan a day at Shell Island for a nature based outing. You can snorkel, fish and enjoy the secluded beaches. Pack your lunch and snacks and enjoy this incredible island.

Enjoy tennis, soccer, swimming, softball, or football? Then make plans to visit the Frank Brown Sports Complex.

The activities in Panama City Beach are almost limitless. Enjoy dolphin cruises, fishing from the pier, jet skis, parasailing, go-carts & goofy golf. So pack your bags and come join us!

Keywords: Condominium

More Details

Property Manager
Pamela and Jay Best
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 19, 2018

About Pamela and Jay Best

I purchased this property in 2008 for investment and personal use. I love it here as do family and friends. The beach is not crowded and being on the 23rd floor is a bonus. The unit has been professionally decorated and I think you will find it to have an upscale but comfortable setting. Welcome to Unit 2302 at the Ocean Reef!

Pamela and Jay Best purchased this condo in 2008

Why Pamela and Jay Best chose Panama City Beach

The Ocean Reef at Panama City Beach is the perfect vacation spot for families with or without children. With the pristine beaches, two pools,(one indoor and one outdoor)and all the nearby attractions, no one will be bored! Pier Park, Shipwreck Island, Ocean Motion Wave Pool, White Knuckle River and Gulf World Marine Park are just to name a few and yes, there are many others!

What makes this condo unique

At the Ocean Reef, you are BEACHFRONT! It does not get any better than that! While staying at unit 2302, you will enjoy panoramic views from the 23rd floor! Enjoy your morning coffee while watching dolphins frolic in the Gulf of Mexico!

Guestbook comments from the manager

We loved staying here. A beautiful unit. Everything was new. The views were breathtaking. We hope to return soon.
Jul 2009
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Panama City Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 23
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1146 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Do not hang towels or clothing on balcony railing.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beachfront
  • Resort
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Indoor Pool
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Sauna
  • Shared Hot Tub
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Fitness center overlooking beach; on-site sauna, indoor pool (heated Dec, Jan, Feb)


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(54 traveler reviews)

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Beautiful Two Bedroom Penthouse! Fantastic View!
average rating of 4.703704 based on 56 reviews

Absolutely wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

This was our first winter rental getaway and wasn't sure how to choose properly. We could not have done any better! Jay and Pamela were quick to respond to any contact and their place was beautiful! It was just as described and the view from their balcony was unbelievable! (Actually, from most of the condo you could see that view.) We felt very comfortable as soon as we walked in. We enjoyed it so much we never wanted to leave the condo and we were very depressed when our time was up and had to leave for home. We would love to return next winter if possible. Thank you for sharing your place Jay and Pamela!

  • Submitted: Feb 1, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful view!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed every minute of our week staying in this unit. The balcony is big and the view was gorgeous. Parking was very convenient. We had a reserved parking space not far from the elevators. It’s close to Pier Park, but still in a quiet area. I would definitely like to stay in this unit again!

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Veterans weekend

  • 4 of 5

Great views. Great location. Very comfortable beds. Well stocked kitchen. The only complaint we had was minor and an easy fix. We used the kitchen a lot. The griddle was dirty ( not filthy, but a little greasy) when we took it out of the cabinet. They was no dish detergent in the condo so I assumed the last guest just wiped it out and put it away after use. I managed to get it clean with soap and water but could not want it after grilling steaks on it. We also could only wore the counters with water. There were also no extra trash bags for us to put trash in. Those two things would have been very helpful. Otherwise the condo was great. We loved it and would stay again.

  • Submitted: Nov 12, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Everthing it was advertized to be, and more!!

  • 5 of 5

This property is the PERFECT relaxation spot! Condo is beautiful and clean, kitchen is well equipped, furniture and beds (2 KING beds!!) are comfortable. The 23rd floor provides a picturesque view as well as a sense of privacy from the other floors. The building is conveniently located near wonderful eating and entertainment venues (Seriously recommend Diego's Burrito Factory and Margarita Bar!!). Other residents/guests were polite and courteous, and the staff/security was attentive and helpful. Parking structure was totally convenient, the owner was easy to get a hold of and quick to respond (although we didn't have any complaints during our stay!) We have stayed in multiple locations through out the PCB/Destin area and this was FOR SURE the shortest walk to the beach from room to water. We absolutely loved everything about our stay and will be contacting this owner soon to book another stay!

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful stay

  • 5 of 5

We loved staying here. The condo was very clean and non-cluttered. The beds were so comfortable. Restaurants and grocery stores were close by. We were there the 3rd week of September so it was not crowded. I might add the people that work at Ocean Reef are very nice. While they do not have luggage racks to help get stuff up from the parking lot to the ocndo, they let me borrow a grocery cart that was hanging around. The condo did have a beach cart and a dolly that you could use. Pam and Jay responded to our questions quickly. We did receive our deposit back 8 days after our departure date. Yes we would stay here again and recommend this condo to our friends and family

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The constant helicopter traffic was a deal breaker

  • 2 of 5

Overall the unit was nice. The elevator was overcrowded at times especially on the weekend. We stored our floats outside the swimming pool and they were taken by another family within a couple of hours. The part that bothers me most was the relentless helicopter tours. We will not be going back to Panama City Beach.

  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're very sorry you felt your trip was only a 2 star experience. This condo has thirty-eight 5 star and nine 4 star ratings. Since none of the complaints involved the condo, we are mentioning a couple of things to help you find a more suitable place for your next trip. Your trip was during peak summer season, which means elevator waits are bit longer when everyone is checking in and out on the weekends. It is common practice for renters to leave behind their pool toys rather than haul them home. Perhaps the family that took your floats thought they had been left behind. As far as the helicopter traffic, tours are busiest during the summer months and the coast guard also patrols the beach frequently to ensure its safety. This has always given us great comfort. We haven't found the noise from the helicopters to be a problem, as we can easily talk on cell phones on the balcony. Thanks for renting with us and we hope your next vacation can be a 5 star experience. Jay & Pamela Best
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Other Activities: parasailing, boating, shopping, kayaking, shelling


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $100 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 13.0%

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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