Emerald Beach Resort

Resort Information

Emerald Beach Resort provides families with the one thing they have craved since they began visiting here—comfort. Each carefully crafted suite has a spectacular beachfront view and plenty of room for children to play. Every convenience has been considered, including a washer and dryer and a full-sized kitchen in every unit, a lagoon pool with a children’s water feature, a poolside tiki bar, and Starbucks® on-site. The goal at Emerald Beach Resort is to create the ideal family environment for making memories that will last forever.

The front desk at Emerald Beach Resort is currently closed. Please visit the front desk at Edgewater Beach & Golf Resort (11212 Front Beach Rd.) for check-in/check-out, and call (850) 235-4044 for other inquires. 

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  • Gulf-front Location
  • 1-, 2-, and 3-Bedroom Suites
  • Private Balconies
  • 2 Pools
  • Fully Equipped Kitchens
  • Parking Garage
  • Fitness Center
  • Free Wi-Fi



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An abundance of restaurants can be found less than a mile west of Emerald Beach Resort at Pier Park. Pier Park is a premier outdoor shopping, dining, and entertainment venue in Panama City Beach. Click here for a full list of everything Pier Park has to offer!


From Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport:
Sitting just 20 minutes away from getting to Panama City Beach is Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport (ECP). The airport is in West Bay, off of Highway 388, leaving you with only a quick drive down Highway 79 to approach the coast. ECP is the best transportation choice for travelers needing air transportation. Airlines currently offering their services include: Southwest Airlines, Delta Airlines, United Airlines, and recently added American Airlines.

2018 Non-Stop & Direct flights offered by ECP include:
Amarillo | Atlanta | Austin | Baltimore | Burbank | Charlotte | Chicago | Dallas-Fort Worth | Denver | Houston | Nashville | Omaha | Phoenix | Seattle | St. Louis | Tampa

Ground Transportation:
Need a ride to your Resort Collection property once your flight lands? Or how about a lift to dinner or Pier Park from the resort?  ECP and Panama City Beach offer multiple ground transportation providers, whether it be by taxi, shuttle, or limo. Uber transportation is also available in the area. For more information call (850) 650-6333 or visit the Panama City Beach Ground Transportation landing page.

From Hwy 79:
Head South on Hwy 79.
Turn Left (East) onto Hwy 98/Back Beach Road/Panama City Beach Pkwy.
Turn Right (South) onto Hills Rd.
Emerald Beach Resort is just ahead on the left.

From Hwy 231:
Head South on Hwy 231.
Slight right onto Hwy 98/W 15thSt.
(Cross the Hathaway Bridge.)
Continue West on Hwy 98/Back Beach Road/Panama City Beach Pkwy.
Turn Left (South) onto Nautilus St.
Emerald Beach Resort is just ahead on the right.


For guests planning to stay with Emerald Beach Resort in Panama City Beach, please review the policies and fees itemized below.

  • Front Desk
    • The front desk at Emerald Beach Resort is currently closed. Please visit the front desk at Edgewater Beach & Golf Resort (11212 Front Beach Rd.) for check-in/check-out, and call (850) 235-4044 for other inquires. 
    • The front desk phone number at Emerald is (850) 636-0000; front desk hours vary.
    • For after-hours check-in, visit Continental Condominiums’ front desk nearby at 15413 Front Beach Rd.
  • Age Restriction
    You must be at least 21 years of age to reserve a room at Emerald Beach Resort.
  • Reservation Fee
    A fee of 7% will be assessed on all reservations.
  • Check-in/Check-out
    • Check-in time begins at 4:00 p.m. We will use our best efforts to have the property ready for you at such time. Check-in is not guaranteed at 4pm, especially on high volume check-in days. In rare instances, check-in may be unavoidably delayed due to unexpected maintenance repairs, units that need additional cleaning time, etc.
      The front desk can pre-arrive you at which time we will take a phone number from you and call you when your unit is ready. 
    • Check-out time is strictly enforced at 10:00 a.m.
    • If you would like an early check-in/late check-out, please inquire at the front desk as these will be subject to availability and early check-in/late check-out fees.
  • Cleaning Fee
    All reservations will be subject to a one-time departure cleaning fee; price varies by unit size. Additional fees may be incurred for damage and/or units left in excessive disarray.
  • Guarantee and Cancellation Policy
    To guarantee your reservation, your credit card will be charged an advance deposit equal to the first night’s room rate, reservation fee and tax. If you cancel your reservation fourteen (14) days prior to your arrival, you will be refunded your deposit minus a $75 cancellation fee. Reservations cancelled within fourteen (14) days prior to arrival will forfeit entire deposit.
  • Damage Waiver
    All reservations will be subject to a non-refundable $55 damage waiver.
  • Hurricane Policy
    Emerald Beach Resort will provide a full refund to guests if a mandatory evacuation is ordered by the Bay County Emergency Operations Center for the Panama City Beach area.
  • Pet Policy
    There are no pets allowed on the property, with the exception of licensed service animals. Strictly enforced. An extra cleaning fee may apply for service animals.
  • Pool Deck
    Coolers are not allowed on the pool deck, but you may bring them to the beach. Please remember, glass containers are not allowed on the pool deck or the beach.

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Emerald Beach Resort

14700 Front Beach Rd.
Panama City Beach, FL 32413
For Reservations call: (855) 528-6174
Front Desk: (850) 636-0000