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Tidewater 2ND Floor BEACHFRONT 2 BR/2 BA condo near Pier Park. NO ELEVATORS!

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 60 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Indoor Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hot Tub


About the property

Tidewater 2ND FLOOR Beachfront 2 BDR/2BA, quiet, sleeps 6, families only!

*Beautiful 2 bedrooms/2 bathrooms Tidewater condo with TWO LEVELS.

*Avoid the annoyingly slow elevators!

*MUST BE 25 TO RENT and provide a DRIVER'S LICENSE PHOTO as well as the full names and ages of all guests (including infants) when booking. Telephone confirmation required. No second-party bookings. Renter must be present on the property during entire stay and provide ID to Security at check-in. Separate $25 family registration fee required by Resort for security bands and parking passes. Weekly bookings are from Saturday to Saturday.





*2ND FLOOR (not ground level) close to lobby



*THREE pools: 2 outdoor pools, 1 indoor heated pool.



*Coffeemaker, dishes, silverware, other utensils, and bath towels are provided. (Guests must provide their own beach towels.)

*One set of toilet paper, paper towels, soaps, detergent is provided

*Upon arrival, the renter must go to Tidewater Beach Resort Association on the second floor and pay a separate small registration fee. The Association will then provide the renter with security bands and parking passes.

*This condo is ABSOLUTELY UNIQUE! It is the ONLY condo in the entire Tidewater Beach Resort that has TWO FLOORS that are connected by a spiral staircase. Because of the two levels, it is more spacious (1200 sq ft) than other two bedroom condos in this resort complex. The first floor features a living room, kitchen with attached eating counter for six, laundry room, full bathroom, and queen sleeper sofa. A large glass window offers a panoramic view outside. The second floor features two bedrooms with limited closet space, a second full bathroom in the second bedroom, and a furnished balcony accessible from the first bedroom which overlooks the Gulf of Mexico.

*THE UPPER FLOOR IS NOT HANDICAP ACCESSIBLE BECAUSE OF THE SPIRAL STAIRCASE. As a result, this condo is not recommended for the disabled or children ages three and under. This condo is recommended for FAMILIES.

*The Tidewater Beach Resort was built in 2008 and is one of the newest and cleanest complexes in the area. It offers two huge outdoor pools with spa tubs, a heated indoor pool, an arcade, a poolside Tiki bar, a restaurant, an indoor movie theater, a huge 4300 square foot health club, and an attached parking garage

*The resort is a 10-minute walk from the famous Pier Park shopping and entertainment complex. Shipwreck Island Waterpark, ZooWorld, and Ripley's Believe It or Not! are within 7 miles.

*Full kitchen, DVD players, and a furnished second-floor balcony.

*Beach chairs with umbrellas are NOT included but are available for rent on the beach for $40 a day.

*Check-in 4 PM and check-out 10 AM, access by KABA door lock system

*During the summer high season, bookings are from Saturday through Saturday. During other seasons, reservations of a week or less cannot straddle two different weeks.

*Successful Reservations are based on the first part to COMPLETE PAYMENT and NOT on the date/time of the first contact.

*Exceeding the MAXIMUM of SIX (6) GUESTS or MISREPRESENTING the total number of guests when booking will result in IMMEDIATE EVICTION and LOSS of ALL PAYMENTS. Infants are included in the guest count.


Free Wireless Internet

Iron and ironing board

Alarm Clock

Ceiling Fans

Coffee maker

Hair Dryer

Paper Towels

Basic Soaps

Toilet Paper (and one sealed replacement roll under each sink)

Bath Towels

Dishes for six

Pots and pans

Silverware for six

Washing Machine

Clothes Dryer

Queen Sofa Bed

Air Conditioning


Linens Provided

Fitness Room / Equipment

Onsite Restaurant(s)

Onsite Tiki Bar

Six outdoor charcoal grills available in outdoor common area

Parking available in attached five-story parking garage. 7 ft vertical clearance, standard size parking spaces, some extra large spaces when available.

More Details

Ella and Ernest
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, german, russian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 25, 2017

About Ella and Ernest

Ernest has been a university professor for 40 years. His wonderful wife Ella, a former nurse, is from Russia. This 20-year marriage was made in heaven! They have three beautiful children and have been to Florida every year since they were married. They intend to retire to this condo in the near future.

Ella and Ernest purchased this condo in 2013

Why Ella and Ernest chose Florida Panhandle

This gorgeous, quiet, BEACHFRONT condo is perfectly located! NO PESKY ELEVATORS ARE NEEDED since it is on the first floor! It is the most unique condo because it is the only unit out of 500 that provides a first floor (not ground floor) for family fun and a second floor for peaceful sleeping. We fell in love with this condo when we first stayed in it four years ago. It is conveniently located on the FIRST FLOOR of the resort, so NO ELEVATORS ARE NEEDED. The Tidewater Resort has amazing amenities that our whole family enjoy: the beach view from both floors of our condo, the two huge outdoor pools, one heated indoor pool, onsite restaurant, Tiki bar, Starbucks, sauna, fitness center, and so much more. In the evenings we like to walk to nearby Pier Park, the city's most beautiful and exciting hot spot that has dozens of great restaurants, shops, and entertainment.

What makes this condo unique

This quiet BEACHFRONT condo is located on the FIRST FLOOR away from the noise! NO NEED TO USE THE ELEVATORS! Enjoy the beautiful ocean views from the living room windows as well as the master bedroom windows and furnished second floor balcony! This is a more spacious (1200 sq ft) condo than other two-bedroom units, due to the unique two-floor design. The location is PERFECT and close to all of the city's most famous attractions, especially the fabulous Pier Park shopping and dining area! FREE ACCESS TO THE LARGE ONSITE FITNESS CENTER. FREE HIGH-SPEED WIFI.

*Spacious 1200 sq ft and two levels.


Panama City Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6 ...
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25 ...
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Glass doors cannot be left open with AC running. Renter must follow clean-up rules posted on refrigerator before checking out.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Resort ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Full bathroom on the first level close to the entry door
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Full bathroom on second level accessible from second bedroom
  • First full bathroom (tub with shower, sink, and toilet) is located on first floor close to the front door and laundry room. Second full bathroom (tub with shower, sink, and toilet) is located on second floor in the second bedroom.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen , Beautiful panoramic view of the Gulf from this bedroom
    Guest Bedroom - 1 queen , This bedroom is on the second floor with the master bedroom.
    living room queen sleeper sofa - 1 queen , 2 sleep sofa /futon , QUEEN sleeper sofa on first floor with great view of Gulf
  • First bedroom (master) is on the upper level and is accessible by the spiral staircase. This bedroom has a queen size bed and direct access to the furnished balcony (four chairs and a table) Second bedroom (guest) is also on the upper level and is accessible from the first bedroom. It has access to the second full bathroom.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Indoor Pool
  • Sauna
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
The 2008 luxurious Tidewater Beach Resort has 2 huge outdoor pools, 1 heated indoor pool, a poolside Tiki bar, on-site restaurant, library, 4300 square foot Gulf front fitness center, movie theater, and a 5000 square foot conference center. This resort is an ideal place for families with children, especially since it is within walking distance of Pier Park, PCB's exciting newest dining, entertainment, and shopping venue!


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(25 traveler reviews)

Tidewater 2ND Floor BEACHFRONT 2 BR/2 BA condo near Pier Park. NO ELEVATORS!
average rating of 4.8 based on 25 reviews

Happy New Year 2017

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at Tidewater! The weather in December in PCB is unpredictable, but we had several good days. We were able to walk on the beach several times (we didn't get our feet wet....on purpose anyway. Brrrr). When we were inside, the view was spectacular from both floors of the condo. We loved not needing to ride the elevator. We sat in the Jacuzzi on the coldest day and that was wonderful! We were able to watch the fireworks on the Pier on New Year's Eve from the balcony, they were great! We found plenty of restaurants open and we liked the shopping at Pier Park--we didn't walk, but we certainly could have. Overall it was a really nice get-away. We got some R&R, we ate too much and had a gorgeous view of God's beautiful ocean---just what we needed to kick off a new year! Thank you, Ernest and Ella, many blessing to you and yours in 2017.

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the 5-star rating and the awesome review! Please come back again soon. Ernest and Ella
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This resort is absolutely beautiful! I have never been to the gulf and was very pleased.

  • 5 of 5

The condo was absolutely immaculate! The large balcony was my favorite part, beautiful views of the ocean! The unit was very spacious and comfy....Thanks for allowing us to stay at your beautiful place!

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your 5 star rating! We try very hard to please our guests. Thanks you for staying with us. Please come back again soon! Ernest and Ella
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Location location location

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful place right on the beach. Nice clean condo. Easy access to parking garage. The living room wall of window facing the beach, makes you feel like you are there. Had a great time

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the excellent rating and for staying with us! We try hard to please all of our customers. We hope you come back again soon! Ernest and Ella
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Good Location and Great View

  • 5 of 5

Me and my family spent our summer vacation here enjoyed our stay! Had good internet connection. Didn't mind the stairs. Loved the window view on the first floor. We had a lot of rain and double red flag days but enjoyed the view. Upstairs bed in main bedroom could use a little more and my hubby kept rolling into the center. Kitchen had everything we needed. Me and my son would walk to pier park and night fish off the pier. Very convenient.

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay in our condo and hope you will come back again next year!
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Perfect location and beautiful views

  • 5 of 5

Loved the location and the view. The room was very nice. The owners where very helpful and offered information about things to do. Would definitely stay again.

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are delighted that you thoroughly enjoyed our stay in our unique condo. We go to great lengths to make sure all of our guests have a great time. Please come back again soon! Ernest and Ella
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Very nice and awesome views

  • 5 of 5

The condo was very nice and it was awesome being able to sit in the condo(or on the balcony which is off of the master bedroom) and look out over the ocean. Ernest and Ella wanted to make sure everything was ok with the condo and were very responsive to any questions. I would definitely consider going back again

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
12 Miles
PCB International
Nearest Barpub
On resort property!
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Regular and mini golf
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Highway 98A
Nearest Restaurant
On resort property!
Nearest Beach
Gulf of Mexico is right outside your door
Car: recommended

This FIRST-floor condo is has the PERFECT location! It is only a 5-minute walk from the fabulous Pier Park, Panama City Beach's newest and most sensational dining and entertainment hot-spot! The 2007 luxurious Tidewater Beach Resort has fantastic amenities including 3 pools, a poolside Tiki bar, on-site restaurant, library, 4300 square foot Gulf front fitness center, movie theater, and a 5000 square foot conference center. This resort is an ideal place for families with children!


Rates & Availability

Panama City Beach Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Early Summer
May 13 2017 - Jun 30 2017
5 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
Week including July 4
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 7 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Summer High Season
Jul 8 2017 - Aug 4 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Later Summer
Aug 5 2017 - Aug 18 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Aug 19 2017 - Dec 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
Dec 30 2017 - Mar 16 2018
60 night minimum stay
Spring Break
Mar 17 2018 - Mar 30 2018
7 night minimum stay
Early April
Mar 31 2018 - Apr 27 2018
4 night minimum stay
Early summer
Apr 28 2018 - Jun 29 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Week including July 4
Jun 30 2018 - Jul 6 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Summer high season
Jul 7 2018 - Aug 17 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Aug 18 2018 - Dec 28 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Departure Cleaning Fee $120 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.0%

MINIMUM AGE 25+. Families preferred.
No smoking permitted in unit or on balcony
No pets allowed
No children age three and under
Free High Speed Internet WiFi
Free Garage Parking for Two Vehicles ($25 per additional vehicle)
Free movies (indoor and outdoor)
No Resort Fees
Free Fitness Center

*Beach chairs and umbrellas (not included) are available for rent
Departure Cleaning Fee $120. Tax Rate 13%. .
100% refund if canceled 30 days before arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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