Plan a Romantic Florida Getaway to Panama City Beach

Plan a Romantic Florida Getaway to Panama City Beach

A couple enjoying a sunset sail during their romantic Florida getaway.

Whether planning a Valentine’s Day escape or an unforgettable honeymoon, there’s nothing better than spending quality time with the one you love. If you’re ready to get away from the distractions of life and reconnect, start planning a romantic Florida getaway to Panama City Beach. This popular beach town is perfect for couples wanting to enjoy a staycation without having to travel far or trade in their views for sand and surf. Kick off your planning by reserving a Sail Away Vacation Rentals property before turning your attention to creating a memorable itinerary.

Things to Do for Couples in Panama City Beach

You don’t need fancy meals enjoyed over candlelight to enjoy a romantic vacation with your partner. Simply being able to spend time together is sometimes all it takes. There are numerous things to do for couples staying in one of our Panama City Beach rentals, but we’ve compiled a list of five favorites.

  1. Spend a day at St. Andrews State Park. The Florida park is home to endless adventures like boat tours, hiking, picnicking, and more. The beach here is also one of the best places to watch the sun sink into the horizon.
  2. Try world-class vino at Panama City Beach Winery. Found in St. Thomas Square, the shop offers complimentary wine tasting. Purchase a bottle of your favorite to enjoy back at your PCB rental.
  3. For another memorable way to watch the sunset, reserve your spot on a sunset cruise. Island Time Sailing offers a two-hour sunset dolphin cruise, while Paradise Adventures offers a few different outings.
  4. Take in breathtaking views on a ride with Panhandle Helicopter. They offer a number of tours of varying lengths, which means you can find the one that fits your schedule best.
  5. Reminisce over your life together and dream of what’s ahead over a delicious meal. There are several romantic restaurants in Panama City Beach, including Firefly, known for casual fine dining.

Relive the Memories at Your Panama City Beach Rental

The backyard area of a Panama City Beach vacation rental to relax in on a romantic Florida getaway.

For couples planning a romantic Florida getaway to Panama City Beach, there’s no better vacation company to rent from than Sail Away Vacation Rentals. We have worked to put together a collection of the best Panama City Beach condo and house rentals. Take your time browsing our inventory to find your perfect fit. We even have pet-friendly rentals if you want to bring your four-legged family member along.

No matter which rental you reserve, you’ll have a relaxing place to call home. Enjoy a glass of wine while creating your favorite meal in the fully-equipped kitchen, or recreate your first dance. The possibilities are endless. Call 850-338-7925 for more information on our properties or special offers.

Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Panama City Beach

A couple with champagne and a sparkler on New Year's Eve in Panama City Beach.

The end of the year is rapidly approaching. Do you know how you’re going to celebrate? If you’re still figuring out your New Year’s Eve plans, say goodbye to the year with sand and surf on a Panama City Beach vacation. The Florida town is a popular vacation destination any time of year, including the final few days of the year. Treat yourself to a luxurious escape by reserving your PCB rental from Sail Away Vacation Rentals. Keep reading to learn more about unforgettable ways to celebrate. Whether celebrating at one of the numerous events taking place or enjoying a more laid-back countdown, there’s no shortage of ways to ring in the new year.

Where to Watch the Ball Drop

One of the most popular events on Dec. 31 is the New Year’s Eve Ball Drop at Pier Park. Visitors and locals start filling the streets around 5:30 p.m., with celebrations going late into the night. The annual event has two separate ball drops. One takes place at 8 p.m., making it an excellent option for celebrating with younger children. The Beach Ball will be lowered again at midnight. 

There are also two fireworks displays, one after each ball drop. In addition to these quintessential NYE sights, several bands are performing throughout the celebration.  

Other Ways to Ring In the New Year

Kick off your New Year’s Eve festivities with a lively 5K run/walk. Taking palace at Frank Brown Park, things kick off at 8 a.m. You still have plenty of time to sign up, but prices increase closer to race day.

For more fun, check to see what parties and events are taking place at local bars and clubs.

Have Fun in Your Panama City Beach Rental

A Panama City Beach vacation rental to relax in after New Year's Eve celebrations.

If a quiet night in is more your speed, don’t worry. There are plenty of ways to celebrate New Year’s Eve in your Panama City Beach rental from Sail Away Vacation Rentals. If you’re on a romantic trip for two, enjoy a candlelight dinner before curling up with glasses of champagne and planning out your goals for the next year. For families staying with us, pop the grape juice and create your own ball drop of colorful balloons.

Don’t wait to reserve your perfect Panama City Beach vacation rental. Our inventory includes homes and condos located throughout town, including some of the resort communities. Start planning your final getaway of the year by browsing our accommodations today. For help or to learn more about ways to save, call 850-338-7925.

What to Do on a Girls’ Trip to Panama City Beach

Three women getting facials during a girls' trip to Panama City Beach.

Vacations aren’t just for families or couples. Planning memorable getaways is the perfect way to stay connected with anyone important in your life, including your girlfriends. It can sometimes be hard to find time to hang out with those who have been there for you through everything from breakups to babies, bad haircuts to picking out your wedding dress. Celebrate your years of friendship on a trip to Panama City Beach with Sail Away Vacation Rentals

Things to Do on Your Adults-Only PCB Getaway

While there is no shortage of things to do in Panama City Beach when visiting with your kids, even more of the city opens up on an adults-only trip. Whether visiting for a week or long weekend, you and your girls won’t have any trouble finding things to do from sunrise to sunset.

Book Your Spacious Panama City Beach Home Base

The bedroom of a vacation rental that's perfect for a girls' trip to Panama City Beach.

For any trip to Panama City Beach, it’s important to have a relaxing place to call home. With Sail Away Vacation Rentals, we have the perfect rental for any trip, including a getaway with the girls. Whether planning a trip for two or 12, we have the ideal space for you.

Find a luxurious condo in some of the best complexes in Panama City Beach. These accommodations have access to fabulous amenities like pools, hot tubs, and workout facilities. For more room, look into reserving one of our house or townhouse rentals. For more information about our properties or special offers, call 850-338-7925.

Stock Up at Panama City Beach Grocery Stores

A man shopping at one of the grocery stores in Panama City Beach.

If you’re planning a getaway to Panama City Beach, there are two things you won’t have to worry about: being bored or going hungry. The coastal Florida town is home to countless restaurants that appeal to all palates. Try the catch of the day at one of the exceptional seafood spots, or start your day off with a visit to a top breakfast restaurant. If you find yourself in the mood to cook, the kitchen at your rental from Sail Away Vacation Rentals has all the equipment you need. Find all the ingredients necessary to bring your meal to life by shopping at some of the well-stocked Panama City Beach grocery stores.

Where to Find Everything You Need to Fill Your Pantry

Sometimes all you want is a homecooked meal, even on vacation. There are plenty of recipes you can make in your Panama City Beach vacation rental that are both delicious and easy, like Caprese chicken or broccoli chicken mac and cheese. Whatever you have planned for dinner, you’ll be able to find all the ingredients you need, plus some tasty snacks, at local grocers.

  • Publix Super Market is known for its aisles filled with everything you could possibly need or want. Make your grocery shopping experience a breeze by placing your order online for delivery or curbside pickup.
  • If you’re looking to stock up on local produce, make your way to The Fresh Market. Found on Panama City Beach Parkway, this spot features phenomenal weekly deals that can help you save a bit.
  • Winn-Dixie has a few locations throughout Panama City Beach. This well-known Southern chain features several departments, from dairy to meat to bakery and everything in between.

In addition to the stores mentioned above, there are also several specialty shops to visit, like Irie International Store, European Food Mart, and Emerald Coast Olive Oil.

Feel at Home in a Luxury Panama City Beach Rental

the kitchen of a Panama City Beach condo rental to make meals in using things purchased at local grocery stores.

After dropping your bags off at your Sail Away Vacation Rentals home base, visit one of the grocery stores in Panama City Beach. When shopping, stock up on snacks to bring with you on your adventures and everything you need to make the perfect comfort meal.

All of our spacious Panama City Beach rentals come with all the comforts of home, including fully-equipped kitchens and cozy bedrooms. In addition to basic necessities, our properties also have additional amenities ranging from hot tubs to pet-friendly options. Call 850-338-7925 for help choosing your vacation home or condo. We can also answer any questions you have about our special offers.

Say Cheers at Panama City Beach Oktoberfest

A group enjoying Oktoberfest in Panama City Beach.

When you think of fall, certain events, like Halloween and Thanksgiving, come to mind. However, there are countless other incredible things to experience when planning a fall getaway to Panama City Beach. If you’re trying to figure out when to book your stay with Sail Away Vacation Rentals, consider having your escape coincide with Oktoberfest in Panama City Beach. 

What to Know about the Annual Panama City Beach Event

Taking place around mid-October, Panama City Beach Oktoberfest is a weekend-long festival filled with endless fun that takes place at Aaron Bessant Park. There are a few different ticket options available, including VIP packages. Kids 12 and under get in for free. Purchasing a general admission gives you access to all the memorable things to do and see. 

The schedule of events is jampacked with things the whole family will enjoy. Kick things off on Friday with Tapping of the Kegs before settling in to listen to live music. Other popular events include:

  • Several stein hosting contests a day
  • Endless live music all three days
  • Face painting and bounce houses
  • Tug of war and alp horn-blowing contests
  • Best dressed competitions

Check the website for the most up-to-date information.

What Can Fill Your Glass?

One of the cornerstones of any Oktoberfest celebration is the beer. There will be several different breweries pouring up crisp, refreshing brews. Some of the highlights include Props Craft Brewery, Proof Brewing Co, Breckenridge Brewery, Goose Island, and Samuel Adams.

Reserve Your PCB Festival Home Base

The backyard pool area of a Panama City Beach rental to relax in after spending time at Oktoberfest.

After a long day spent exploring the sights and sounds of Oktoberfest, there’s nothing better than escaping the crowds back at your Panama City Beach vacation rental. Booking through Sail Away Vacation Rentals means you have a home or condo with everything you need for a quiet night in.

Make a delicious home-cooked meal in your fully-equipped kitchen before settling in for a movie or game night. For a luxurious stay, reserve one of our Panama City beach rentals with either private or public pool and hot tub access. With rentals throughout PCB in some of the best resort communities, we have the perfect home away from home for you. To learn more about our properties or ways to save, call 850-338-7925

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