Long Beach is a popular destination on Panama City Beach, situated on the panhandle of Florida. Blessed by warm emerald seas and soft sugar-white sands, it also has a great climate almost year-round.
Long Beach vacation rentals offer every kind of fun imaginable. Let your hair down on the endless beach and enjoy swimming, sunbathing, family games and all types of watersports. It is the ideal area for fishing, sailing, windsurfing, jetskiing, paragliding and snorkeling. Due to the many wrecks in the area it is also a great place for scuba diving. The area is very family friendly with waterparks and mazes and the area has a buzzing nightlife. Dine at one of the excellent fish and seafood restaurants in the area, or go one better and catch your own on a sport fishing charter. During the summer the area hosts several festivals including the Lobster Festival and the Jazz Fest.
St Andrews State Park is five miles from your Long Beach holiday apartment and has 1260 acres of forests, marshes and sand dunes along with perfect white sandy beaches. Cool off in the sheltered lagoon, take a hike along the trails or make use of the fishing jetties. Visit the Museum of Man in the Sea which is an unusual deepwater diving museum or take a trip to Destin, just 46 miles west of your holiday apartment in Long Beach. Visit Destin Harbor or spend the day at the popular Big Kahuna water park. The Gulfarium in Fort Walton Beach has daily dolphin shows and plenty of marine life.
Long Beach has a sub-tropical climate with plenty of sunshine, hot humid summers and mild winters. It averages 74°F (23°C) all year round with 320 days of sunshine and very little rainfall. Average daily high temperatures in summer reach 92°F (33°C) and drop to around 63°F (17°C) from December to March with occasional cooler nights. Most rainfall falls during late summer when there may be a small chance of a hurricane.
The nearest airport to Long Beach holiday rentals is Northwest Florida Beaches International (ECP) Airport which is right in Panama City. Pensacola Gulf Coast (PNS) Regional Airport is 97 miles west of Panama City Beach and is served by several major airlines from other US cities including Continental, Delta, United Airways and US Airways along with their affiliated regional jet services. Those driving to the area from other states will find it very easy to reach along the I-10 and Hwy 79.