Panama City Beach is known for its 27 miles of gorgeous beaches, abundant family friendly amenities, and being the perfect setting for an unforgettable spring break. Did you know Panama City Beach is also the perfect place for a romantic getaway? If you are thinking of buying a vacation home to escape to, don’t forget to plan a few special things to do with your partner while you’re here.
Keep reading for a list of some of our favorites to get started on planning your romantic Panama City Beach vacation itinerary.
Take a Sailing Cruise
Sail through the Grand Lagoon with Island Time Sailing Cruises. The “Island Time” is a 50-foot long, 30-foot wide sailing catamaran available for a romantic cruise through sparkling waters. With a variety of tours to choose from, you can opt for whatever suits your itinerary and personalities best.
The Shell Island Dolphin Snorkel Cruise is a 3.5 hour tour that will take you to St. Andrews Island and includes snorkeling, shelling, and possibly even swimming with dolphins.
The Sunset Sailing Cruise is a peaceful, 2 hour cruise through tranquil waters. You’ll enjoy music, dancing, and games while watching dolphins jump out of the emerald water with a sunset backdrop.
Spa Day for Two
Getting pampered together is a great way to unwind and connect at the same time. Panama City Beach is home to many luxurious spas that will offer just that. Sheraton Bay Point’s Serenity Spa offers a variety of couple’s massages. Hand and Stone Massage and Facial Spa also offers couple’s massages. After a long day of shopping or playing in the water, a relaxing massage side by side will be just what you need.
Panama City Beach has a long list of excellent restaurants, no matter what you’re in the mood to eat or when you want to eat it. Firefly was named the most romantic restaurant in Panama City Beach in 2017 by OpenTable. For a fine dining experience in a beautiful setting, Firefly is the perfect choice. Make a reservation and enjoy their impressive menu with something for everyone, from Kobe Carpaccio to perfect sushi to filet and lobster.
Dance the Night Away
If you’re in the mood to dance the night away, Panama City Beach has plenty of nightlife to enjoy. For a good time two-stepping to your favorite country music, head to Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge. Named after the original Nashville location where Waylon Jennings, Patsy Cline, and Willie Nelson loved to hang out, the Panama City Beach location is just as lively as Tennessee’s.
Another great place for live music and delicious drinks in Panama City Beach is Sharky’s Beachfront Restaurant and Tiki Hut. Right on the beach, Sharky’s offers fresh Gulf seafood, live entertainment, and the spectacular Panama City Beach views. If you love to enjoy a tropical cocktail and dancing on the beach together, Sharky’s is going to be the perfect place to hang out on your romantic Panama City Beach vacation.
Make a Splash
Of course you can’t forget one of the main attractions in Panama City Beach: the ocean! Don’t forget to plan at least one day to enjoy the pristine white sand beaches and sparkling ocean water. Lay out under the sun with a book, take a walk down the beach, or play in the water together. You can even sneak in a workout by renting a bike to cruise along the beach together, with an ocean view.
To learn more about enjoying a dream vacation in Panama City Beach, contact us any time. Buying a vacation home here may be more attainable than you thought.
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