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Designer Gulf Front End Unit! Escape winter blues at the beach! Great rates!

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,600 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 0 - 7 nights


About the property

Condo, 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

From the vantage point of your expansive balcony on this east END unit... sipping your cup of coffee or glass of wine... you have a front row seat to breathtaking sunrises and dazzling sunsets over the emerald waters of the Gulf. Watch the dolphins play along the coast while you enjoy the largest balcony on the beach (280 sq ft!), which has been furnished to provide an additional living area for your family. When you're ready to hit the beach, you have a FREE beach service - two chairs and an umbrella that are set up each morning for you (March 15 - October 31).

Located on the prestigious west end of Panama City Beach, this well appointed 4 bedroom, 3 bath condo features upscale furnishings with all the comforts of home, including FREE wi-fi service.

The family room is comfortably furnished with a high end leather sofa and matching love seat, and for your entertainment you'll find a 42' plasma TV and DVD player. Just this past year the carpeting in the main living area was replaced with laminate flooring that looks like weathered wood you'd find on a boardwalk.... very cool looking and much easier to maintain and keep the sand where it belongs - on the beach!

The kitchen features upgraded stainless appliances, granite counter tops and everything you'll need for your vacation menus. Although you'll find ample seating for your family in the dining room, don't forget the balcony. It's the best seating in the house (and better than most restaurants)!

All of the bedrooms feature LCD TVs with built in DVD players. The master bedroom is Gulf front with its own access to the balcony. Sneak out late at night or early in the morning to capture your unique quiet moment with the sea. For your comfort and convenience you have a King size bed and your own private bath. The second master has a King size bed with its own private bath, as well.

In the third bedroom, which offers an expansive view of the city and Back Bay, you have a queen size bed and shared bath. The fourth bedroom also has a queen size bed, the same breathtaking view and shares a bath with the third bedroom.

Ocean Reef has many amenities to enhance your vacation experience. You'll find the first one the moment you arrive... an assigned parking place in the building's garage that will be yours throughout your stay! While you are our guests, you can exercise in our Gulf front fitness center or swim in one of our two pools.. indoor or outdoor... you choose! When you just want to relax, try the sauna or steam room... or just kick back in the Gulf front hot tub. So many decisions for how to have fun!

You still have more decisions to make, though, when you head out to experience Panama City Beach. Although you have 330 feet of your own white sandy beach, check out Shell Island for a change. It is a natural, undeveloped island which lies between the Gulf of Mexico and St. Andrews Bay. It is home to one of the world's highest concentrations of bottle-nosed dolphins, and the island's pristine beauty and abundant wildlife make it an enjoyable and exciting way to spend the day. Even the short shuttle boat ride over is part of the adventure!

In addition to all of the fun and exciting beach activities you would expect to find, you are also conveniently located to Pier Park, a new open air complex right on Front Beach Road. With it's open air layout and endless shopping and restaurant opportunities, you will find something for everyone in your family. It is home to familiar retailers, but also offers many small local shops with unique gifts and treasures for all. Restaurants like Margaritaville, Guy Harvey's Island Grill, Dick's Last Resort, and many more are sure to please everyone's tastes. The complex features walking paths, a kiddies amusement park during much of the year, and specialized events, like the Summer Concert Series and Seabreeze Jazz Festival. The Grand Theatre offers 16 different theatres, so when you're ready to just sit and be entertained, you have lots of options available. .

Just down the road is the Frank Brown Park, a recreational facility with baseball fields, playgrounds, fishing and picnic areas, and an aquatic center. Many regional and national competitions are held here throughout the year.

Ready to hit the Links? There are several nearby golf courses nestled amidst wetlands, marshes, lakes, and preserves, all framed with a stunning assortment of palms, pines, sea grass and azaleas. Every golfer can find an enjoyable challenge!

Is scuba diving is your passion, there are some wonderful opportunities for unique dives. When the new Hathaway Bridge was constructed (the big bridge linking the beach to Panama City), the old bridge was broken into several sections and buried out in the Gulf to become artificial reefs. They are now hosts to an amazing population of reef fish and corals.

Thank you for considering our condo for your beach plans. We would love to have you as our guests!

Keywords: end unit, beachfront, oceanfront, condominium, vacation, beach home

More Details

Property Manager
Carol Bryant
Member since: 2009
Premier Partner

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

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 15, 2018

Why Carol Bryant chose Panama City Beach

Ocean Reef is in a perfect location. We have the advantage of being on the prestigious west end, but everything the area has to offer is only a short distance away. Just to the east of us is Thomas Drive and the older sections of Panama City Beach with their history and charm. Then, about a mile to the west is the new Pier Park that offers extensive shopping, great restaurants and lots of entertainment venues. We are so convenient to the new International airport, as well, so friends and family can get to us easily.

What makes this condo unique

We loved this east facing end unit. Where else can you see both breathtaking sunrises and stunning sunsets? This development also features the largest balconies on the beach. At 280 sq ft they provide another living area, and we have enjoyed our table/chairs and lounge chairs while listening to the surf. Why else would you come to the beach?!


Panama City Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 13
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Resort ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • The two king bedrooms have their own bathroom. The third and fourth bedrooms are a Jack n' Jill configuration and share a bath.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Gulf front with private access to huge balcony
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Second master with private bath
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Comfortable room with flat screen tv
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Also has its own tv. Shares bath with bedroom #3
  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (2), Couch is sleep sofa. Every bedroom has its own TV
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Chairs
  • Deck / Patio
  • Deck Furniture
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Patio
  • Walkway to Water
  • 2 beach chairs
  • limited accessibility
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Indoor Pool
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Sauna
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Steam room, indoor heated pool, hot tub, grills, fitness room are provided on site. Best of all, your own balcony is one of the largest on the beach at 280 sq ft. It's another living area for you and your family.


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average rating of 4.6153846 based on 26 reviews

Amazing, Breathtaking, Beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

Loved this property!! The view was one of a kind. The owners were very prompt in answering my questions. Would highly recommend this unit to anyone!!

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 4 of 5

Definitely meet our needs

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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Wonderful time was had by all.

  • 5 of 5

1301 was very clean well equipped. There were 8 adults in our party and we had plenty of room day and night. It is close to just about anything you will need. Kitchen is very up to date and well equipped. Only suggestion is may be hand grips for getting out of the tub/shower. Hope to be able to come back.

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Everything was perfect. The room was nice, clean and very accommodating. The view was absolutely amazing. We will be booking this room again!

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely condo!

  • 4 of 5

This spacious and comfortable condo is updated and has everything you need for a stay at the beach! The beautiful ocean is only steps away. We enjoyed the quiet atmosphere and the beautiful large balcony! Carol was great at making sure we had everything we needed from reservations, to the moment we arrived, and beyond! We will definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nice, enjoyed the stay.

  • 5 of 5

Very nice condo. Well kept and clean. Looking forward to coming back in the fall.

  • Submitted: May 10, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Runaway Island
Seafood Restaurant
Local Steamer Seafood Market
Seafood Market
Salvatore's Pizza & Wings
Pizza Restaurant
Jeannie's One Stop Diner, LLC
Moe’s Original Bar B Que
Southern Restaurant (US)
Sharky's Beachfront Restaurant
Seafood Restaurant
David's New Orleans Style Cafe & Sno-Balls
American Restaurant
Carrabba's Italian Grill
Shan Kishi Restaurant
Japanese Restaurant
The Pancakery
Breakfast Restaurant
Nick's Slice Of Brooklyn Pizzeria And Bar
Pizza Restaurant
Barefoot Hide A Way Grill
Seafood Restaurant
All American Diner
American Restaurant
Gulf World
Cool Runnings
Caribbean Restaurant
Holiday Golf Club
Diego's Burrito Factory & Margarita Bar
Mexican Restaurant
Shuckums Oyster Pub & Seafood Grill
Oyster Bar Restaurant
Salty Goat Saloon
Bar & Grill
Sno Biz Panama City Beach
The Pour
Coffee Shop
Motambo Carribean Jerk Chicken
Jamaican Restaurant
Osaka Japanese Steakhouse & Sushi
Teppanyaki Restaurant
Bishop's Buffet
Seafood Restaurant
Harpoon Harry's Beachfront Restaurant
American Restaurant
Shoney's Panama City Beach
Family Restaurant
Zoës Kitchen
Mediterranean Restaurant
Chicken Salad Chick
Southern Restaurant (US)
Red Robin Gourmet Burgers
Hamburger Restaurant
Pier Park
Pier Park
Kona Ice
Auntie Anne's Pretzels
Chili's Grill & Bar
Hana Japan
Japanese Restaurant
New York Pizza & Grill
Pizza Restaurant
Nathan's Famous
Fast Food Restaurant
RedBrick Pizza
Pizza Restaurant
Pompano Joe's Seafood House
Seafood Restaurant
Kilwins Panama City Beach
Ice Cream Shop
Dick's Last Resort - Panama City Beach
American Restaurant
Smoothie King
Juice Shop
Texas Roadhouse
Steak House
Panama Grill
Russell-Fields Pier
The Back Porch Seafood & Oyster House
Seafood Restaurant
Margaritaville Restaurant Panama City Beach
American Restaurant
Boomerang Pizza Kitchen
Pizza Restaurant
Nearest Airport
14 Miles
Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Runaway Island.. beachside bar and dining
Nearest Golf
2.5 Miles
Holiday or Hombre
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Hwy 98, Panama City Beach Parkway
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Runaway Island
Nearest Beach
Panama City Beach. You're right on the beach!
Car: necessary

Ocean Reef is the perfect location! It is in the middle of the Panama City Beach coastline. You are close to the iconic parts of the beach that has made it so popular for the last half. And, yet you are on the new, highly sought after western side of beach with its easy access to Pier Park shopping and entertainment, the Frank Brown Recreation facility, and so many new restaurants and fun venues. With Ocean Reef as your home base, you can easily reach all of the fun things there are to do in the area.

Of course, there's the beach, but for a unique experience, go on a 'Swim with the dolphins' tours where you'll get wonderful photo opportunities as the dolphins come right up to the boat! Our local beach service can set up other recreational water activities like, banana boat rides, parasailing, and jet skis. For a change of pace, you, or when weather concerns have you seeking indoor activities, visit Gulf World Marine Park, Ripley's Believe it or Not, or Wonder Works. You'll recognize the latter by its upside down building! Of course, we have all of those fun things that complete a beach vacation... miniature golf, a water park and plenty of shopping and entertainment at Pier Park.

As part of our guest's arrival package, we provide information on these activities and more, along with our favorite restaurants.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning fee $160 + Tax
Reservation Fee $85 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.0%

**MUST be at least 25 years of age to book, and contracting party must be present in the unit during the rental period.
**REFUNDABLE damage deposit -If reserve thru online option, fee is charged to your account and refunded, if no damage. If there is damage, that will be withheld from the refund. If reserved through manager, a hold is placed on account for that amount, but the account is not charged. Assuming no damage, the held funds are released after departure. If there is damage, that amount will be "captured" from the hold.
**When booked through the manager, a service fee is not charged.

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.