Sandpiper Beacon - Panama City Beach Hotel

Kid's Activities Here at the Resort

You don't have to go anywhere to have fun!


Hotels in Panama City Beach offering a wide variety of fun Kid's Activities can be difficult to find. The Sandpiper Beacon has LOTS to keep the younger ones entertained for hours, giving the grown ups some peace and quiet. All kids activities at the Hotel are all FREE to registered guests unless otherwise stated.

Beach Games & Contests

Fun Family Games
Beach Games and Contests

Join us on the beach for lots of family-friendly games with fun prizes! From the Water Balloon Toss, to Hula Contests & Treasure Hunts, there's something for everyone!

Scavenger Hunt

Awesome Prizes!
Beachside Scavenger Hunt

Get the family together for this fun-filled activity! You have one hour to find as many items on the list as you can! Work together against the clock to take silly pictures and answer trivia! Prizes are awarded to the top three teams!

Sandcastle Building Contest

Family Fun on the Beach!
Sandcastle Building Contests

Think you can build the biggest, most creative, and unique sandcastle? Sandpiper Beacon's sandcastle building contests are a fun way to get the family together for some friendly competition with great prizes to win!

Family Craft Hour

Make Some Memories & Souvenirs
Family Craft Hour

Bring the family together to create a fun, beach-themed souvenir to take home and remember your Panama City Beach vacation for years to come! Activities include sea-shell mosaic hand sculptures and tropical beach-themed photo frame decorating.

Hula Lessons on the Beach

Fun Tropical Entertainment
Hula Lessons

Let the kids experience authentic French Polynesia, Hawaii, Samoa and New Zealand style Hula, and learn how it's done... Our friendly native dancers provide grass skirts and live background music on the beachside stage in the Tiki Bar. A Seasonal activity.

Tropical Waterslide

Cool Off & Make a Splash!
Tropical Waterslide

This giant 22ft! 2 lane tropical waterslide is a popular favorite here at the Sandpiper. This enormous slide is almost as tall as the property, and provides LOTS and LOTS of fun for hours!

2 Story TURBO Waterslide!

Open All Year Round!
Turbo Waterslide

The 2 Story 360-degree Turbo Waterslide is a popular year-round favorite! Kids of all ages will love riding again, and again, and again!

Wild Rapids Waterslide!

Inflatable Fun! (Seasonal)
Panama City Beach Waterslide

The Wild Rapids water slide offers even more splashing fun! Perfect for the smaller / younger family members in the group, this is a great water slide, and even has a little twist at the end!

Indoor Lazy River Ride

Right Here at the Resort!
Indoor Lazy River Ride

The only Hotel in Panama City Beach with a FUN indoor Lazy River Ride with inflatable inner tubes (seasonally heated).

Kiddie Pool

Perfect for Toddlers
kiddie pool

Enjoy the peace of mind knowing that your youngest ones are safe and secure. The Kiddie Pool is surrounded by reclining chairs and tables so you can relax while they play. Fun & safe!

Indoor Kids Slide

Beat the Heat & Make a Splash!
indoor kids slide

Take a break from the heat of the sun and let the kids come and make a splash riding the indoor slide. Perfect for the smaller Sandpiper guests... and located right next to the indoor Lazy River.

Indoor / Outdoor Pools

Seasonally Heated
Indoor & Outdoor Swimming Pools

You only get one vacation, so do it right! Choose a hotel that gives you more choice, more fun, and more pools!

Children's Playground

Right on the Beach!
Kid's Beachside Playground

A safe, enclosed area on the beach for the little ones. Swings, slides, and beachside forts located right next to the Beachside Deli.

Sunset S'mores Night

Right on the Beach at Sunset
Sunset S'mores

There's no better way to enjoy your quality family time at the beach than roasting S'mores around a campfire. Whether you're 5 or 50 you'll LOVE our Sunset S'mores Family Packs! Gather around the beach fire pit at sunset, we've got your family pack which includes everything you need!

On-Site Mini Golf

Get a Hole-in-One!
Panama City Beach Mini Golf

Enjoy a FUN round of our 6-hole Mini Golf course with the family! Golf Clubs and balls are provided for free in the lobby...

Shuffleboard Game

It's Trickier Than it Looks!
free sandpiper shuffleboard game

Test your skill, and see who's the family champion with a fun game of shuffleboard on the back deck. Plus you get incredible views of the Beach as you play! All equipment provided in the Lobby.

Face Painting

From Pirates to Princesses...
Kid's Facepainting

A fun seasonal activity that everybody loves! (Even the big kids!) Let their imagination run wild... We'll take care of the rest.

Glitter Tattoos

Sparkle in the Sun!
Glitter Tattoos

Be dazzled by our fun, temporary glitter tattoos. Have your name or a beach design tattooed in vivid colors. Easily removed, safe for kids and 100% non-toxic. Seasonal.

Pool Tables

Shoot a Few Games in the Tiki Bar
bar-sized pool tables

Enjoy a fun game of pool on our beachside pool tables, located in the World famous Tiki Bar. It's not every day you get to sink the 8-ball right on the beach!

Balloon Animals

Inflatable Fun!
Fun Balloon Animals

Watch the excitement as the kids get their very own balloon animal, pirate's cutlass, or anything else they can imagine!

Arcade Game Room

Can You Beat the Top Score?!
Arcade Game Room

A fun way to beat the heat for a little while. Kids will love our electronic Video Games and Air Hockey room. Be sure to check out our air conditioned on-site Arcade Game Room!

Ice Cream & Gift Shop

Who Doesn't Love Ice Cream?!
Ice Cream

Cool off on a hot sunny day at the beach with one... better make it two scoops of delicious hand-made ice cream! The only thing better than enjoying a yummy ice cream, is enjoying one of the awesome milkshakes we make with the ice cream!

For a more complete list of reasons you should choose the Sandpiper Beacon as your FUN family vacation destination in Panama City Beach, Fl - please visit our Fun Things To Do page.

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