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A suburb of the Panama City, the Panama City Beach is one of Florida's most popular tourist destinations. Popularly known as 'The beach lover's beach', it is truly a paradise on earth. A survey of the world's beaches in 1995 rated the Panama City Beach Florida as the Number One beach in the world. Swimming, sunning, parasailing, jet skiing, sailing, fishing, boating, theme parks, marine parks and animal parks, miniature golf, go carts and a lot more ...
Panama City Beach offers unlimited fun for the whole family with never a dull moment. Little wonder that tourists and visitors who come to Panama City Beach never ever want to leave.


Panama City beach Florida

Located in the Northwest portion of the State, Panama City Beach is the ultimate destination with over 27 miles of hotels and motels, gorgeous sugary white sand stretch as far as one can see along emerald green waters of the Gulf of Mexico and St. Andrew's Bay with plenty of fun in the sun to be had in this panhandle paradise. Panama City Beach extends westward from St.Andrew Park for about twenty miles until its name is changed to Laguna Beach.

The eastern half of Panama City Beach is full of classy condominiums, upscale vacation rentals, restaurants, gift shops, golf course and restaurants. The western half of the Panama City Beach has budget motels, modest vacation rental homes, amusement arcades, tourist attractions, souvenir shops, convenience stores and fast food establishments.


The primary attraction in this area is of course the magnificent white sand beaches with their warm clear waters. Swimming and sun bathing are most popular activities. Boating and fishing are also popular. Plenty of fishing expeditions in chartered boats can be undertaken. The young at heart can choose from miniature golf, zoo excursions, amusement parks, water parks, museums, swimming with dolphins and much more.

Panama City beach clubs and night clubs are ideal for unwinding after a hard day of play at the beach. There are plenty of day trips for those who want to get back to Mother Nature. This 'wreck capital of the south' as Panama Beach is popularly known offers diving and snorkeling facilities.


Panama City Beach activities

The world renowned geologist Dr.Stephen Leatherman has rated Panama City Beach as the number 1 in the world and it is rated number 4 by the Travel channel. State Parks, organized sports events at Frank Brown Recreational Area, short day trips to surrounding attractions, with hundreds of local attractions the beach holds something for everybody. St. Andrews State Recreational Area has many beach activities as well as nature walks and camping.


Fishing: The gulf and the bay waters surrounding Panama City Beach offer some of the finest sport fishing in the world. There are a number of wrecks and artificial reefs where one can enjoy fishing or one's angling versatility in solitude. The variety and abundance of catches appeals to anglers of all levels of expertise.


Golf: Panama City Beach is one of Florida's top summer vacation destinations and yet a popular choice for winter golfers. The tropical landscaping makes it a winter paradise for golfers. There is one public and four semi private golf courses in Panama City Beach


Diving: The natural, historical and artificial reefs in the waters off Panama City Beach provide a great variety of dive sites of any area. The underwater sites provide an excellent home and breeding ground for all types of exotic sea life from tropical fish to giant Manta Rays. Panama City Beach has gained the reputation of 'Wreck Capital of the South'. There are several dive sites including historic wrecks, World War II liberty ship, The Chippewa, S S Tapon, Chickasaw, the Grey ghost and the Gulf of Mexico's most famous wreck Empire Mica.


Parks: Florida Caverns State Park: This is Florida's only publicly accessible limestone caverns with guided tours, natural trails, swimming, hiking, canoeing, picnicking, camping and fishing. Take a trip to Torreya State Park, Falling Waters State Park, Eden State Park and Saint Andrew Park when at Panama City beach.


Springs: Enjoy the bounty of natural springs at Wakulla Springs, McCormick Springs, Ponce De Leon Springs and Cypress Springs. You can marvel at abundant wild life and discover the nature trails and picnic areas.


Panama City

Panama City is located along the coast of Florida Panhandle. It is situated about 350 miles northwest of Orlando, Florida and approximately 350 miles east of New Orleans Louisiana. The city has a small airport with limited access via commuter flights. The city has several large marinas in town and lies adjacent to one of the finest beaches in Florida.

The Panama City Beach begins west of the Panama City and extends for more than twenty miles along the Gulf of Mexico. The best time to visit Panama City Florida is between May and October. During winter months it becomes very chill for swimming and sunbathing. This time is suitable for golf, tennis, biking and other outdoor activities. Spring break revelries are celebrated from mid March through mid April when several hundreds of college students descend on Panama City Beach. This is also the time for wild parties and youthful crowd.


Panama City Beach restaurant

Panama City Beach offers exciting night life. Nearly everywhere on the sandy stretch, there are beach bars or night clubs. There are also dance clubs where live bands and concert events are played. There are also several open air beach bars. These are favorite with the locals and ideal for relaxing while listening to best live bands.

Panama City Beach is known as 'Seafood capital of the world'. The beach is covered with restaurants which serve some of the world's finest seafood dishes. There are also hundreds of other options from award winning steakhouses to barbecue restaurants to country buffets to open air beach bars.


Panama City Beach accommodation

One can find affordable lodging in small hotels a motels right on the beach in the Panama City. There are also a small number of exclusive high rise condos along the beach. Most accommodations are located along the beach. There are several suites, privately-owned Gulf coast condos, luxurious beach resorts, which entice the sun-seekers to relive the original sun splashed family beach resort destination.

Air transportation, room service, parasailing, kids clubs, pool side calypso bands and a range of Mud wrap body packs like the delicious cocoa motion which is chocolate massage; aromatherapy and reflexology help in letting a vacationer unwind. One can either relax in a covered patio, or listen to the lull of the Gulf of Mexico; all the tower suites in the Panama City Beach are located overlooking the beautiful ocean front with breathtaking view of the coast.


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