With so much to do right here at the Sandpiper all year-round this really is so much more than just a place to stay!
See why many guests never leave the Resort during their vacation...
A safe, enclosed area on the beach for the little ones. Swings, slides, and beachside forts located right next to the Beachside Deli.
The beachfront Tiki Bar is home to Sandpiper Karaoke - Grab the mic and sing your favorite songs, or grab an ice-cold drink and enjoy the show! A family-friendly seasonal activity.
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!
The Tiki Bar is home to some of the best bands and live music on Panama City Beach - and we bring it all right to you so you don't have to go anywhere (seasonal).
Do you wanna go fast?! Right behind the Resort you can rent your own Jet Ski / Waverunner and ride solo, or share the adventure with a friend.
Grab a tasty bite to eat without having to leave the Resort. You can enjoy breakfast, lunch, and dinner right on the beach with an amazing view. There's even a special Kid's menu for the little ones.
We're proud of the constant changes and improvements we make to the property and the entertainment schedule all year round. We strive to ensure your next stay will be bigger and better than the last!
Round up a team and play on our two Beach Volleyball courts, located on each side of the Resort. Volleyballs are available from the front desk.
Unwind in our large beachside Hot Tub, centrally located overlooking the Tiki Bar and Beach. Our oversized hot tub is the perfect place to drift away!
Take a taste of the beach home with you! From T-Shirts and Towels to Hats and Huggies! Lots of FUN merchandise is available from the on-site Gift Shop, and the Tiki Bar.
We have a large coin-operated washer and dryer facility for your convenience. You might not need them all vacation - but they are very handy just-in-case (perfect for baseball/softball teams).
Relax in style right on the beach! Beachfront Cabanas are available to rent from the Sandpiper Beacon's Beach Service. Each Cabana comes with your own umbrella - we'll help get you set up.
All around the property are excellent places to witness the stunning Panama City Beach sunsets, against the sugar white sandy beaches and emerald Gulf of Mexico waters.
Lining the back deck of the Resort, you'll find large grills and seating just for you. Enjoy the perfect family cookout right on the beach beneath the palm trees.
Walk straight out of your room, and right onto the beach! Very few Panama City Beach Hotels can offer this convenience. Ground floor rooms are limited, so be sure to ask about them when you call, and book early to guarantee yours!
We believe that a friendly personal touch goes a long way. When you speak with us, you get a helpful Hotel expert who knows the Resort, is located at the Resort, and can answer your questions accurately. We're here to help you.
The Sandpiper Beacon is one of the closest beachfront Hotels to Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport. Served by several major airlines, including Southwest, the Sandpiper Beacon is just 15 minutes away.
As "The Fun Place!" we know how to provide fun for the entire family. Many guests stayed here as children, and now return with their own families, and grandchildren. There's something for guests of all ages.
Unlike many other Hotels, we give you the choice of rooms kitchens, suites, condos, villas, and beachhouses. Find the room the fits your group and budget perfectly... Don't pay for things you don't need, but still have the ability to upgrade.
Whatever you need, whenever you need it. It's reassuring to know you will get help no matter the time of day. From extra pillows or towels, to maintenence, or general information about Panama City Beach, we're here for you! No matter the time of day or night.
With so much to do right here, many guests never leave the Hotel. If you think about how much time and money you would spend entertaining your family, staying at a Resort without any activities, the value of The Sandpiper Beacon can't be beat.
Enjoy your very own friendly Beachservice and Watersports team, conveniently located on the beach right behind the Hotel. Rent Jet Skis, relaxing lounge chairs and umbrellas, take the family on a fun and exciting watersports adventure, or just unwind...
Park close to the beach, right in front of the Hotel, or in one of our parking lots just across the street. Your car will always be close, safe and secure.
Celebrate your special day in style. Let us help you plan a fully catered reception for your wedding party in The World Famous Tiki Bar, right on the beach.
Don't miss this incredible show! Experience authentic songs and dances of French Polynesia, Hawaii, Samoa and New Zealand. Our energetic native entertainers perform a Polynesian Show you'll never forget. A Seasonal activity. Free to all registered guests.
Build the biggest sandcastle, get buried in the sand, or just sit back and enjoy your space. However you choose to enjoy it, there's 1,000 feet of beachfront waiting just for you...
Everything at the Sandpiper Beacon is conveniently located close to the pools, beach, and other amenities. You're never far from the action - so explore it all, and try everything at least once!
The original home of the Thunder Beach motorcycle rally. The Sandpiper is the original biker friendly Hotel, with incredible live bands, entertainment, vendors, and drink specials in the Tiki Bar all week long.
Come and witness decades of classic American automotive history lining the front of the Hotel, gleaming in the Panama City Beach sun. You won't want to miss out on the Emerald Coast Cruizin' Classic Car Show.
The Panama City Beach Seafood and Wine Festival takes place during the month of October each year. Located less than one mile away at Frank Brown Park, The Sandpiper Resort is one of the closest beachfront Hotels.
The Seabreeze Jazz Festival, which takes place in April is just a couple of minutes drive from the Hotel. Featuring some of the most skilled jazz musicians in the World. Incredible music and all around good-times.
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!
We understand how important it is to stay connected wherever you are, and how frustrating it can be to feel out of touch. Relax - we've got you covered. Enjoy free, unlimited WiFi all around the Resort, in the Tiki Bar, and even on the beach!
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.
The perfect way to take a short break from the sun. Step inside to cool off, and take a plunge into our refreshing indoor swimming pool. Located right next to the Lazy River Ride, with lots of seating.
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.
The giant, oversized beach chair has become a classic symbol of the Sandpiper Beacon. It's the perfect place for your family photos to capture the magic of your fun vacation in Panama City Beach, FL.
Come and meet Sandpiper Beacon's very own tropical bird, Casey. You will be greeted with a friendly "Hello" each morning, and you might even be asked for a cracker...
Located just one mile away in the Pier Park shopping complex, take the family out for a movie night to see the latest blockbuster hit. Just don't forget the popcorn!
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!
Try out our 'Lobster Zone' game, if you're skillful enough to catch one, we'll cook it to order for you to enjoy.
Just a 2 minute drive away, with retail stores, bars and lots of great places to eat, the family will love a walk around Pier Park!
Take the family for a walk along the longest pier on the entire Gulf Coast! Located just one mile away from The Sandpiper Beacon, the pier is open all year round. Day licenses are available, so you can catch some fresh fish and grill them on the back deck at the hotel!
Panama City Beach is famous for its incredible sugar white sandy beaches. As a Sandpiper Hotel guest, you get to enjoy over 1,000 feet of private beach - just for you, right behind the hotel! Listen out for the "squeak" under your feet as you walk.
Fun for all the family, the Sandpiper Beacon is proud of our tradition of putting smiles on faces! We invite you to spend your next vacation with us, and find out why guests keep coming back year after year... For generations of fun!