Sandpiper Beacon - Panama City Beach Hotel

Winter Entertainment

Panama City Beach Winter Entertainment at the Sandpiper

Play the Latest X-Box Kinect Games

XBox Kinect

Have fun exploring the latest video games! Play using your body as the controller, with just gestures and movements! Surprisingly addictive for all ages! Can anyone in your group beat our top scores?!

Fun Watersports Activities

watersports activities

Enjoy your very own friendly Beachservice and Watersports team, conveniently located on the beach right behind the Hotel. Relaxing lounge chairs and umbrellas, take the family on a fun and exciting watersports adventure or just relax and unwind...

Snowbirds - Monthly Guests


The Winter months bring with them some of the Sandpiper Beacon's most loyal visitors. Guests who trade snowy and icey weather for frozen daquiris join us for months at a time.

Line Dancing

Line Dancing

The Cowboy boots are optional but having a great time is guaranteed Our monthly Snowbird guests host a daily line dancing group which people of all ages and skill levels are welcome to join.

Water Aerobics

Water Aerobics

Daily water aerobics sessions are hosted by our winter guests. Great for people of all ages and fitness levels, this is a fun way to enjoy the heated outdoor beachside pool.

Beachside Bingo!

beachside bingo

Bingo is a very popular event in the Tiki Bar... with an incredible line-up of prizes including local restaurant coupons, day passes to Panama City Beach attractions, free drinks, free meals from the deli, sailboat rides, and more!

Group Trips to Biloxi

Biloxi Day Trips

Join your friends and make some new ones on a pre-planned, fully organized day trip out of town (including meals) to Biloxi. The only question is... Are you feeling lucky?

Horse Shoes

Horse Shoes

Test your skill and enjoy some friendly competition. Score a "Ringer" or two, and become the horseshoe champion. Just be ready defend your title the next day...

Happy Hour in the Tiki Bar

Happy Hour

It's always a happy hour when you're in the Tiki Bar... after all, it's 5 o'Clock somewhere! Enjoy daily drink specials all week long, which are even better with your toes in the sand, watching a stunning Panama City Beach sunset.

Football Games on the Big Screen

Football Games

Choosing the Sandpiper Beacon as your Panama City Beach Hotel is no Hail Mary play... You're guaranteed front-row seats to all the live televised games on HD Flatscreen TVs in The World Famous Tiki Bar. Pull up a seat and get yourself a drink!

Heated Beachfront Pool & Hot Tub

Heated Pools

The Sandpiper Beacon offers an outdoor, heated beachfront pool and Hot Tub. Nestled within the unique layout of the Hotel, the pool and Hot Tub is sheltered from the cool Northerly winds. Overlooking the beach and scenic Gulf of Mexico, this is a perfect area to enjoy the warm Florida sunshine.

Heated Pools & Lazy River Ride

Heated Lazy River Ride

Lay back in an inflated inner tube and let the gentle current take you around our indoor Lazy River Ride; the only one of it's kind in Panama City Beach. The Sandpiper also boasts generously sized, heated indoor and outdoor pools.

New Years Eve Party!

New Year Party

Witness the transformation of the Tiki Bar into a spectacular New Years destination, festively decorated with streamers and party decorations. Enjoy the nearby fireworks display as you sip champagne and share the experience with your closest family and friends.

Christmas Week

Christmas at the Beach

Stay the night, or spend the whole week and get caught up in the festive atmosphere. Experience Christmas beachside, and enjoy the holiday season with your family - perfect as a meeting point if your relatives live in other cities!

Pot Luck Guest Dinner

Pot Luck Dinner

During the winter months our snowbird guests organize regular pot-luck dinners in the Tiki Bar. There's no better way to meet new friends and sample some of your neighbors' delicious generations-old secret family recipes!

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