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Marco Island Marriott

The Marco Island Marriott Beach Resort, Spa & Golf Course is a great beach front hotel to make your headquarters when visiting Marco Island.

Everything is close on this relatively small island so whatever your Marco fishing plans this hotel will be close to it.

As the name suggests, this a full service resort.

Marco Island Marriott, 400 South Collier Blvd., Marco Island, FL 34145
Reservations, 800-438-4373

Edgewater Beach & Golf Resort

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The Edgewater Beach is a full-service, high-rise hotel with 110 acres located on the Gulf of Mexico.

Suites include kitchen facilities and washers and driers.

The facility has a large “lagoon” pool. Para sailing over the gulf waters and jet skiing is nearby. Six tennis courts, shuffleboard and 36 holes of golf are available.

Edgewater Beach Resort, 11212 Front Beach Road, Panama City Beach, FL 32407

Reservations 800-874-8686

Holiday Inn Resort Beachfront Hotel

The Holiday Inn Resort bills itself as family friendly.

It has a water playground called Aqualand. Special activities are arranged for adults and children including games and arts and crafts. These are conducted on the pool deck and in the Under the Sea Activity Center.

Two restaurants on available on the premises.

Gulf-front guest rooms have private balconies.

Holiday Inn Resort, 11127 Front Beach Road, Panama City Beach, FL 32407

Reservations 800-633-0266


Panama City FL Local Information
The Ramada is centrally located between the beach and downtown Panama City. Shipwreck Island Water Park and Gulf Coast Community College is nearby.

The hotel has a pool and provides a complimentary continental breakfast.

There is a microwave and refrigerator in all rooms.

Ramada 43406 West Highway 98, Panama City, FL 32401

Reservations 850-215-8600

Panama City Marina

Owned and operated by the city, this marina is close to downtown. Restaurants and shops are within walking distance. Bus service is available to the Panama City Mall.

The marina is located on the Intercoastal Waterway.

The marina has 240 slips and can handle boats from 30 feet to 120 feet in length and with a draft of up to 10 feet.

There is a marina store, shower and laundry facilities.

Reservations are recommended

Panama City Marina: 1 Harrison Ave, Panama City, FL 32401
Telephone: 850-872-7272 and 850-747-5948

Bay Point Marina

Bay Point Marina has 180 boat slips and has access to the Bay Point Marriott Resort.

Restaurants, gold and spa facilities are available.

The Gulf of Mexico is just a few minutes from the docks.

Bay Point Marina 3824 Hatteras Lane, Panama City Beach, FL 32408

Reservations 850-235-6911

Boatyard Restaurants

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The Boatyard is located on the beach. It can be reached by boat by way of the Grand Lagoon. A lighthouse is across the lagoon from the restaurant.

The menu ranges from glazed baby back ribs to shrimp and grits. Sushi is a specialty.

Boatyard Restaurant 5323 North Lagoon Drive, Panama City Beach, FL 32408

Telephone 850-249-9273

Hunt’s Oyster Bar

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Specializing in Apalachicola oysters, Hunt’s oyster bar has been operating in Panama City for decades. Oysters raw, steamed or baked and variety of sea food dishes are on the menu. Bags and buckets to go are offered.

Hunts Oyster Bar 1150 Beck Ave. Panama City, FL 32401

Telephone 850-763-9645

Shipwreck Island Water Park

White water rapids and Tree Top Drop are two of the most popular attractions at Shipwreck Island.
A ticket will provide all-day access to the park’s rides and other facilities. Guest under 35 inches tall are free.

Children under 48 inches are not allowed on some rides.

Shipwreck Island Water Park 12201 Middle Beach Road, Panama City Beach 32407

Telephone 850-234-3333

St. Andrews State Park

St. Andrews State Park is a jewel on the Florida Panhandle with two and a half miles of sugar sand beach on the Gulf of Mexico.

Originally a military reservation, the park today covers 1260 acres.

Camping, hiking snorkeling, surfing are available. There are two hiking trails in the park. There is a boat ramp. In the summer, snacks, souvenirs and baits are sold at several small stores.

There is a turn of the century saw mill set up for display and a old Florida turpentine still.

St. Andrews State Park, three miles east of Panama City off State Road 392.

Friends of St. Andrews State Park, 4607 State Park Lane, Panama City, FL 32408

Telephone 850-233-5117


Panama City FL Local Information

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1. If iOutdoor is forced to cancel a trip for any reason, a 100% refund will be made if another date cannot be arranged to your satisfaction.

2. iOutdoor can provide complete package trips with accommodations or recommend hotels/motels.

3. Tips are appreciated and are a very real part of the income of the crew. 15%-20% is typical for excellent service.

4. iOutdoor will clean, fillet and package the fish at NO additional charge, but be sure to check that this is not offered on all charters because of state laws.

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