From pristine beaches to a bustling marina and a lively nightlife scene, Panama City Beach has everything a Floridian could want. A short 30-minute drive from the airport, the city marries the coziness of a smaller city with all of the restaurants, shops, event spaces, theaters, and parks that people who want an urban lifestyle require.
The best way to get the most of the urban amenities that Panama City offers while ensuring some seclusion from the craziness of peak tourist season is living in a high rise that keeps you both in the mix and above it all at the same time. Even though Panama City can be a popular spot for vacation homes, those who do call it home year-round describe the city as having a neighborhood vibe.
There are plenty of amazing condos to choose from here. But if you’re looking for the best of the best, look no further than these seven stunning high-rise condos in Panama City Beach.
1. Calypso Resort
Stretching 22 stories into the sky, Calypso Resort is comprised of three towers with the most recent constructed in 2019. Residents here enjoy a swimming pool, fitness center, and gulf-front private beach access. A pedestrian bridge connects the towers and the entire property is located a short walk from the popular Pier Park.
2. Sterling Beach
If amenities are what you’re looking for, this 16-floor building has what you want. Sterling Beach offers direct beach access, a 4,000 -square-foot beach front pool, gulf-front hot tub, fitness center, grilling area, 48-seat theater room, and more. Plus, there’s security 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
3. Gulf Crest
Want your living situation to offer everything you need for a pool party lifestyle at your fingertips? Then you’ll love Gulf Crest and its resort-style amenities like multiple swimming pools, hot tubs, a kiddie pool for the little ones, a grilling space, and even a tiki bar.
4. Boardwalk Beach Resort
One of the best things about the upscale Boardwalk Beach Resort is that it boasts one of the largest private beaches in Panama City Beach. If fitness is your goal, then you’ll enjoy the building’s state-of-the-art fitness center that overlooks the Gulf of Mexico. Got little ones? The building’s interactive splash zone will keep them happy for hours.
5. Coral Reef
The Coral Reef has all of the luxury amenities of a stunning high-rise building, from two swimming pools to a clubroom and fitness center. For those who aren’t about hitting the beach all day every day, this building is located just five miles from St. Andrew State Park that boasts five distinct ecological landscapes in one place.
6. Tidewater Beach
Towering 31 stories above the rest, [Tidewater Beach](https://www.highrises.com/buildings/panama-city-beach_fl/tidewater-beach_16819-front-beach-rd_6374 offers some of the best amenities in Panama City. In addition to swimming pools and hot tubs, there’s also a heated indoor pool for the chillier months. Speaking of chillier months, there’s an on-site restaurant, poolside tiki bar, theater room, and convenience store, so you never really have to leave unless you want to.
7. Edgewater Beach Resort
If you want it all, Edgewater Beach Resort has it all. There are 11 pools on site, four hot tubs, multiple sun decks, an executive par 3 golf course, 10 tennis courts, three pickleball courts, 10 shuffleboard courts, and even a kid’s splash pad all on the premises.