Let's have fun! The Summit Beach Resort sits beachfront on one of the most beautiful beaches in the world Emerald Beach, voted by Trip Adviser. As one of the largest Gulf-front resorts with the best values in Panama City Beach, The Summit is a prime location for a fun-filled getaway! Wake up to the sounds of the waves and smells of the ocean. Watch the sea gulls soar & dolphins dive right in front of you. Relax on the white sand beaches of the Gulf of Mexico by day, then simply walk to all the excitement Panama City Beach has to offer at night!
Summit Beach Resort is also ideal for vacationers traveling in large numbers and seeking an unparalleled value, such as family reunions, sports teams, spring breakers, and religion-based groups. People of all ages will find Panama City Beach to be their perfect vacation destination. We have another condo at Ocean Villa Resort which is a 2 bedroom unit.We only bought this condo in October 2015 and have completely remodeled it. We think you will be pleased with the results.
• Living room with beachfront view, 50” flat screen LED TV, DVD Player, and sofa queen sleeper
• Fully equipped kitchen with custom wood cabinets, granite counter tops, refrigerator, dishwasher, dishes, cooking utensils, etc.
• Breakfast bar seating for 3 plus a dining area for 4
•Outdoor dining table seating 4
• Master bedroom has double pillow top king bed with 32" TV, and en suite has bath with tub and shower. • Sofa bed is a queen size.
• The following items are provided for our guests’ convenience: - Free high speed internet and wi-fi - Board games;movies & books for play - New stainless steel heavy duty cookware - Newly decorated - Large front load washer and dryer - Iron and ironing board - All linens and towels - Hair dryer Enjoy million dollar views and first class resort amenities with no additional fees, that include: Beachfront unit 2 large main outdoor pools-one is heated 2 children's pools 2 large outdoor hot tubs 1 large indoor hot tub His & Hers Sauna Rooms Lighted Tennis courts Basket ball goals Shuffle Board Court Beach Services Water Sports Center Children's beach playground Bikini Bob's Restaurant Poolside Tiki Bar
50” wide screen TV with free cable, DVD and free Netflix Fully supplied kitchen Washer and dryer in the condo! Playground for the kiddies Swing benches on the property All the snack bars and restaurants have very reasonable prices! Convenience Store Snack Bar Fitness Center Coin Operated Laundry Planned adult activities Free Computer use w/Internet Free WI FI Charcoal BBQ Grills Arcade Game Room Vending Machines Beach Volleyball Parking on site Large Pool Deck Area 24 hour security patrol As owners we strive to add that personal touch for your vacation experience. We have DVD's, books and some games in the condo.
There are 2 beach chairs and an umbrella to use. The condo is on the second floor west end so you don't have to even use the elevators and wait in the lines. There is plenty for any age guest to do at the resort.
Getting Here: Southwest Airlines flies here
Property Address: 8743 Thomas Drive Panama City Beach, Florida 32408
From the North via I-65. Take I-65 South to Montgomery, AL and join Hwy 231.
From the Northeast Via Atlanta (I75/I85) From Hwy 231take highway 231 south to highway 98. Take highway 98 west to Panama City Beach. Cross the Hathaway Bridge and continue straight on highway 98 also know as Front Beach Road. Turn left on Joan Avenue. Take Joan Avenue to Thomas Drive. Turn right on Thomas Drive. The Summit is approximately 1/2 a block on the left. From Hwy 331 or Hwy 79 take highway 331 or highway 79 south to highway 98 also known as Back Beach Road. Follow highway 98 east to R. Jackson Road. Turn right on R. Jackson, Road - Sonny's BBQ will be on the corner. Take Jackson to next light. Turn left onto Middle Beach. Take Middle Beach Road east to Thomas Drive - you will need to be in right lane as this is the only lane that will go straight onto Thomas Drive! Follow Thomas Drive through the golf course. Once the road straightens the Summit will be on the right immediately past Spinnaker. *Driving Tip: The speed limits on 231 and 79 tend to drop and rise, ie: 65 to 55 to 45 to 35 then back up for no apparent reason. Please follow these limits, as the Florida State Patrol heavily patrols these areas.
Flights: Panama City "Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport" - ECP (14 Miles) Served by Southwest Airlines, Delta Airlines . Okaloosa Regional Airport-VPS (59 Miles) Served by American, Continental, Delta, and US Airways. Pensacola-PNS (99 Miles) Served by Airtran, American, Continental, Delta, and US Airways. Bus: Panama City (5 Miles) is served by Greyhound.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: Q.Since Summit Beach Resort is a rental resort, do we need to bring our own sheets, towels, pillows, or other linens? A.No. There is a full set of sheets, pillows, and blankets for each bed, as well as for the pullout sleeper sofa. We have also provided enough bath towels to accommodate the maximum number of guests per room type, as well as hand and dishtowels for the kitchen.
Q.If we are just renting for the weekend, can we use the dishes and cooking supplies? A.Yes! Summit Beach Resort offers all of our guests the same room and property amenities—whether visiting for one night or for an entire season.
Q.What time is check-in/check-out at Summit Beach Resort? A.Check-in time is 4:00 p.m. Check-out time is 10:00 a.m.
Q.How old do you have to be to rent a unit at Summit Beach Resort? A.At least one person must be 21 or older.
Q.Are we able to check out early? A.You may check out early, but we will not credit the remainder of your Panama City Beach vacation. There are no refunds once you have checked in.
Q.Do you offer airport pick up? A.To schedule airport transportation please call Sunshine Shuttle at 850.650.6333.
Q.Do you offer daily maid service? A.No. Guests are provided with towels and linens for their stay. Laundry facilities are available on property and guests are more than welcome to launder their towels and linens.
Q.Do we have to pay to use the Fitness Center? A.No. It is included as a service during your stay at Summit Beach Resort.
Q.Do you provide beach service chairs? A.Yes, but there is an additional cost. There are 2 free beach chairs in the condo. Q.Do you provide beach towels? A.No.
Q.Does Summit Beach Resort allow pets in the rooms? A.No DINING: The Summit Market Shop has an endless array of your sundry needs, as well as a full menu of hamburgers, chicken tenders, salads, wraps, sandwiches, gourmet coffee, ice cream, traditional pool food and other snacks. Beer, tobacco and liquor are also available for purchase. Whether you need ice to pack your cooler for the beach or a snack after a long night of dancing, you’ll find what you need at the Summit Market Shop. Also, ask about our catering services for weddings, birthdays and other special events. Visit the Summit Tiki Bar for a cool drink in the warm Florida sun from your favorite bartenders on the beach! This full-service bar features Fat Tuesday frozen drinks and other delicious adult beverages! And don’t forget the kids— a “Zero Proof” kids’ beverage is available and served in a souvenir coconut cup.
WATER SPORTS: Get the most out of your beach vacation by experiencing all of the exciting water sports that you won’t find anywhere else. Find all the adventure you desire by simply stepping on the sand right outside your condo and exploring Panama City Beach’s beautiful sugar sands and emerald waters. Dolphin Encounters Banana Boat Rides Jet Skis Beach Lounge Chairs Mr. Surf's Surf Shop 850.235.2702
SHOPPING: The brilliant waters of the Gulf and white sand beaches may have been what brought you here, but the shopping will keep you coming back for more. Whether you prefer the million-plus-square-foot shopping mecca at Pier Park, the more than 100 designer shops at Silver Sands Factory Outlet Stores or the many boutiques you will find along the coast in open-air markets and beach towns, you’re sure to find treasures so that you can take home a piece of paradise. The Shoppes at Edgewater: If fun in the sun isn’t on your agenda one day during your sunny vacation, head out shopping and check out The Shoppes at Edgewater. Directly across the street from the resort you will find shopping dining and entertainment!
FISHING: Teeming with fish, the crystal clear waters of the Gulf of Mexico and St. Andrew Bay are some of the best places to find grouper, red snapper, mackerel, trout, pompano, and cobia. Osprey Charters-850.233.1959 Cast-A-Way Charters 850.814.3690 B & T Charter and Guide Services 850.348.1326 Gotta Believe Charters 850.234.9409 Grassy Flats Charters 850.832.4952 High Tide Guide Service 850.258.6602 OUTDOOR: Take advantage of the natural and artificial reefs, shipwrecks, and wildlife as you scuba dive or snorkel with the experts from Diver's Den. If water sports are your thing, try a surfing or paddleboarding adventure. Econfina Creek Canoe Livery 850.722.9032 Frank Brown Park 850.233.5045 St. Andrews State Park 850.233.5140 DON'T WORRY-BE HAPPY!