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Beachfront Tidewater 2 BR/2 BA condo on 2nd Floor! SKIP THE ELEVATORS!

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 60 nights


About the property

Beachfront Tidewater 2nd FL 2 BDR/2BA condo, families only, near Pier Par

This gorgeous 2008 beachfront two-bedroom condo is the only condo in the entire Tidewater Beach Resort that has TWO FLOORS connected by a spiral staircase. (See the video tour.) The lower floor has a living room, kitchen with dining counter, laundry room, full bathroom, and queen sleeper sofa. A large glass window offers a panoramic view of the Gulf. The upper floor features two bedrooms, a second full bathroom in the second bedroom, and a furnished balcony accessible from the master bedroom which offers an beautiful, unobstructed view of the Gulf. The second floor is not handicap accessible, so the condo is not recommended for the disabled or families with small children. Smoking and pets are strictly prohibited. The resort has two huge outdoor pools, 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

Renters must be 25. Names and ages of all guest must be provided upon request. First-time HomeAway or VRBO renters must provide a driver's license photo. Phone confirmation for all reservations is preferred. The renter must provide ID to Security at check-in.

and be present on the property during entire stay.

A separate $25 family registration fee is required upon arrival by Resort Security for garage parking passes and security bands. Bookings during mid-May though August are by the week from Saturday to Saturday. No second party bookings. Full payment required at time of booking. Refund of Security Deposit within 3 business days of departure.

Toilet paper, towels, and hand soap, dishwasher tablets, and laundry detergent are provided. Personal items such as shampoo, conditioner, etc. are not provided.

More Details

Ella and Ernest
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, german, russian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 17, 2018

About Ella and Ernest

Ernest has been a university professor for 40 years. His wife Ella, a former nurse, is from Russia. Their 23-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 Panama City Beach

This gorgeous, quiet, BEACHFRONT condo on the second floor is perfectly located! NO PESKY ELEVATORS ARE NEEDED! It is the the only condo out of resort's 500 that provides a lower level floor for family fun and an upper floor for peaceful sleeping.

The Tidewater Resort has amazing amenities that the whole family can enjoy: the beach view from both floors of the condo, the two huge outdoor pools, one heated indoor pool, onsite restaurant, Tiki bar, Starbucks, sauna, fitness center, and so much more. Pier Park, the city's most beautiful and exciting hot spot, is within walking distance.

What makes this condo unique

This quiet BEACHFRONT condo is located on the SECOND FLOOR close to the center of the resort. NO NEED TO USE THE ELEVATORS! Enjoy the beautiful ocean views from the lower level panoramic living room window as well as the upstairs master bedroom and furnished upper 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! Guest have free access to the on-site fitness center, high-speed internet, movies, arcade, and many more amenities.


Panama City Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 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 ...
  • Summer rentals: MAX 7 DAYS, Saturday to Saturday Glass doors cannot be left open with AC running Cleanup and no damage to receive full refund
  • New users of HomeAway/VRBO must email/text a copy of their driver's license to owner and names of all intended guests. Final confirmation by phone.
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 lower level close to the entry door
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Full bathroom on upper level accessible from second bedroom
  • First full bathroom (tub with shower, sink, and toilet) is located on lower floor close to the front door and laundry room. Second full bathroom (tub with shower, sink, and toilet) is located on upper floor in the second bedroom.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen , Panoramic view of the Gulf from this upper level bedroom
    living room queen sleeper sofa - 1 sleep sofa /futon , QUEEN sleeper sofa on lower level with great view of Gulf
    Guest Bedroom - 1 queen , This bedroom is next to master bedroom on the upper level
  • The master bedroom is on the upper level and is only accessible by the spiral staircase. This bedroom has a queen size bed. It has direct access to the furnished balcony (four chairs and a table) and the second bedroom. It does not have direct access to the second bathroom. The guest (second) bedroom is also on the upper level and is accessible from the first bedroom. It has a queen sized bed and direct 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, especially since it is within walking distance of Pier Park, the city's most exciting and newest dining, entertainment, and shopping venue!


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Beachfront Tidewater 2 BR/2 BA condo on 2nd Floor! SKIP THE ELEVATORS!
average rating of 4.83871 based on 31 reviews

Very clean and neat room with a great view.

  • 5 of 5

When you walk in you have the most beautiful view of the beach. It was very roomy and the balcony was very nice. It's like your right on the water. I loved not having to use the elevator as it is on the 1st & 2nd floor . Earnest really wanted to make sure you enjoyed your stay. Very nice pools and hot tubs. A very nice place to stay on the beach.

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for the Thank you for the 5-star rating. We do our very best to make sure that all guests have a wonderful time. We appreciate thoughtful guests like you, and we hope you will return again soon! Ernest and Ella
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  • 5 of 5

We were very impressed the minute we walked through the door. The view is amazing and the condo was very clean, spacious and nicely decorated. The kitchen is well equipped so you can make toast OR a gourmet meal. If you don't want to do either, there is an excellent on-site restaurant. The resort has many amenities for all ages and it is an easy walk to Pier Park. Ella and Ernest were very helpful and gracious hosts. Do not hesitate to spend your vacation at their condo. You won't be disappointed!

  • Submitted: Mar 2, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your excellent 5 out of 5 rating. You were delightful guests and we hope you will return again soon!
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The condo was nice! We really liked it & enjoyed our stay!

  • 5 of 5

The Tidewater Beach Resort was nice & we liked the amenities.

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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1st floor views

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is very well situated in this complex. Its on the first floor so there are no waits for lifts. The apartment is also on two levels, living room on one level, with bunks available and a full kitchen and laundry and toilet. On the first floor, two adjoining double bedrooms and a balcony with stunning views over the beach. It would be a bit of a squeeze with a family of 6 but was fine for just the three of us.

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your excellent 5/5 star rating! We do our very best to make sure all of our guests are completely satisfied. Please come back again soon!
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Very nice Two floor/Two Bedroom condo

  • 5 of 5

We truly enjoyed our stay at The Tidewater Resort in this condo!

Ernest and Ella were very helpful in every way. From getting us into the condo to sending us tips on fun things to do in Panama City Beach during our stay.

The condo was very well maintained, clean and tidy, exactly as it is advertised.

The swimming pools on either side of the building were great also!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your excellent 5 out of 5 star rating! We are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay in our condo. We try our very best to make sure our customers have a fantastic vacation. We hope you will come back again soon!
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Very pleasant family resort

  • 5 of 5

Tidewater is a very large resort with a lot of activity, perfect for families with kids. The condo was extremely well maintained, clean, and certainly had the best view. Ernest and Ella were attentive, friendly, and very helpful with restaurant suggestions. It was a great week at the beach!

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are extremely pleased that you had a great time in our condo! We appreciate your giving us a 5 out of 5 Stars rating. We certainly hope you will come back again soon. Ernest and Ella
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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 SECOND-floor condo is has the PERFECT location! It is only a 10-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!




Additional information about rental rates

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

Minimum age 25+ to rent. Families preferred.
For first-time VRBO/HomeAway customers, renter must email/text a photo of driver's license or other ID. Names and ages of guests may be required. Final confirmation usually by phone.
Smoking and pets are strictly prohibited
Children 3 and under are not allowed due to spiral staircase
Free High Speed Internet WiFi, Fitness Center, and movies (indoor and outdoor) are included
Separate $25 family fee must be paid directly to the HOA on arrival for security bands and garage parking passes
$250 Damage Deposit will be refunded 3 business days after departure
Beach chairs and umbrellas (not included) are available on the beach for rent
Departure Cleaning Fee $120. Tax Rate 13%. .
100% refund if canceled 30 days before arrival.
Exceeding maximum of six guests may result in eviction and lost of all payments

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.