Waterparks, fishing points and the entertainment at Pier Park are just a handful of the vacation-friendly attractions at Panama City Beach. But it’s the Gulf of Mexico coastline that takes center stage in this northwest Florida town. Combine trips to the sands of St Andrews State Park and Shell Island with a stay at one of these top beachfront hotels, all bookable on Culture Trip.
You’ll forget you’re in Florida at this ocean-facing hotel in Panama City Beach; a charming central plaza and wrought-iron balconies overlooking the sea will make you feel like you’re on a Caribbean island. Whether you plan on reading a book by one of four pools, or playing tennis in the sunshine, the theme of this property is relaxation. Note: pets are just as welcome as their owners.
Comfortable, spacious rooms with warm lighting characterize this budget hotel on Richard Jackson Boulevard. Start the day right with a complimentary grab ‘n’ go breakfast. Edgewater shopping mall and Rock’it Lanes bowling alley are within a 10-minute walk, while Hombre Golf Course is a five-minute drive away. On return, cool off with a dip in the outdoor pool.
This convenient hotel is not only minutes from the beach, it’s also surrounded by shops and restaurants – from sushi at Hibachi Express to buffalo wings at Zaxby’s. ZooWorld, Shipwreck Waterpark and Ripley’s Believe It or Not are all within a five-minute drive. Don’t forget to save room for the free cookies and coffee in the lobby, before you retire to your comfy suite which sleeps up to four people.