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Malibu Palms , A true local Florida cottage

Bedrooms Studio
Space 1,000 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Huge cool breezes on a fully screened -in porch

This is a beautiful and unique cottage. The screened-in porch gives you a great chance to sit back, have a glass of wine and enjoy all that the beach has to offer. From past guests, we have been told that songs have been written here and later recorded. Lovers have found the peace to renew their relationships and fall in love again. This cottage is a place to review who you are , who you want to become and to understand who it is, that you want to share your life and memories with.

Ron and Yolie Strickland
Member since: 2012
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English, Italian, Dutch
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
24 April, 2018

About Ron and Yolie Strickland

Ron and Yolie Strickland are local glass artist who travel the country, selling their art. This lovely cottage is a representation of their style and taste of how they perceive Florida.

Ron and Yolie Strickland purchased this cottage in 2010

Why Ron and Yolie Strickland chose Kiska Beach

We fell in love with the fact that this is one of the only properties to showcase what it is like to enjoy Florida from a locals view.

What makes this cottage unique

True Florida, Caring owners who will actually greet and meet you and hopefully become a part of your lives.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Kiska Beach in Sunnyside

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Full bathroom
  • Studio, Sleeps 4
  • A very roomy bedroom with a queen bed, also a queen sleeper sofa in the living room. Sleeps four comfortably
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • Sauna ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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(32 traveller reviews)

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Malibu Palms , A true local Florida cottage
average rating of 4.96875 based on 32 reviews

Private & Quiet Cottage Getaway

  • 5 of 5

I wanted a private getaway far away from the March Spring Break crowd and this totally fit the bill. My wife and I came with our two little ones (3yo & 10month old) and it was the perfect fit. Upon arrival, we met the owner, Ron, who gave us a tour of the premise. He was kind, straightforward, easy to work with, and offered any advice of the local area if we needed. The cottage has a living room with a full kitchen and dining attached, a single shower bathroom and spacious queen bedroom. For a 1 bedroom and 1 bath cottage, it was pretty spacious for my family of 4. We loved that the cottage was nice and very clean and set in a very quiet neighborhood which was a short walk to the beach. With 2 little ones, we were able to walk to the beach every day comfortably. The cottage included the basics of what we needed for the stay. Such as beach towels, linens/towels, and basic kitchen needs. We also utilized the gas grill. One plus was the fact that there were beach toys and a cart with chairs that you can bring to the beach. The best part of the cottage was the screened porch. Everyday we sat out on the porch to enjoy our meals and read while the kids played. Since it was the end of March, it wasn't too hot but with the perfect weather, we were able to enjoy the breeze and sunshine while lounging on the porch. The only thing I was unsatisfied with was the fact that on the VRBO listing it said that there would a clothing washer and dryer but there wasn't. The owners need to update the Amenities to be accurate. There are some Amenities listed that are not present at the rental such as a pool/sauna & game room. Other than that we were very satisfied with our stay and would definitely consider coming back to this cottage in the future.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Enterprise, AL

perfect location!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you Ron and Yolie! It was a great weekend. This cottage has everything you need. Short walk to the beach with easy access. The porch was so relaxing, I fell asleep out there in the late afternoon sun! Thank you for the thoughtful keepsake. My boys and I had a great weekend!

  • Review Submitted: 25-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A perfect situation!!

  • 5 of 5

Perfect living space for my wife and I and only a couple small blocks from public access beach. It was really nice and we enjoyed our stay a LOT! I can't imagine not using this property next year during our vacation.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Rob. I'm happy that you enjoyed the cottage. It truly does have some charm, and a way of relaxing people for a good vacation. I thought that was a great idea to have family in both cottages. I'm sorry that I didn't get to meet you in person. As fate would have it, your parents arrived at the front unit just as I was finishing. Lets hope for better weather next year. Thanks again, for the kind review. Ron
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perfect location!

  • 5 of 5

What a fantastic place! This is a great place just far enough away from the touristy spots of Panama City but still close enough for a short drive. It is nice and quiet area. Such a quick and short walk to the beach. There were several times I walked back to the cottage while my family stayed at the beach, to bring back snacks and more drinks. The cottage has loads of stuff. Beach towels, chairs, sand toys, there is an outdoor shower to rinse. They even have soap and shampoo. There are 2 grocery stores a quick 5 minute drive. There is a local place for breakfast and lunch just a block away...lots of locals eat there. The cottage is just as pictured, cute, comfy and clean! I would recommend this place over and over again. Really enjoyed our stay. Sleep, eat, beach, eat, and repeat!

  • Review Submitted: 03-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Jennifer, for the nice review. We really try to make vacations special. I really appreciate you noticing the effort. We hope that you can make it back soon. Ron
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The cutest beach bungalow, exactly what we were looking for!

  • 5 of 5

We just had the best weekend here! Ron and Yolie were super gracious hosts, the place was clean and had everything we needed. The outdoor shower was great for rinsing off after a long day on the beach. It was so nice to be away from the crowds in such a peaceful place. Even the neighbors were great! We will surely be back soon! Thanks again for everything guys!!!!

  • Review Submitted: 24-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Mel. You guys were great. I wish we had more time to spend at the beach. Thank you for the wonderful bottle of Champagne and the cashews. They were gone in less than a minute of their discovery. I hope to see you guys again. I'm sure you will be wearing a Jerry Garcia shirt.
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Perfect quiet setting

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay. There is a garden, a huge porch. The place itself is tastefully decorated, well equipped in a quiet location, away from high rise condos and the associated tourist traps. A village setting with original cottages, space and a 10 min walk to the ocean beach.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the kind review Steve. I am very happy that you still had a great stay in spite of all of the emergencies that you had to endure. I would love to have you back . Perhaps under more peaceful times and longer. Thank you again. Ron
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Northwest Florida International Airport
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Sharks Tooth, by Greg Norman


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £53.81
Damage Insurance £42.33

The G.P.S. location for our cottage is 21902 Bataan Ave. Panama City Beach, Fl. 32413. Check in time is 4 p.m. but we will do everything possible to get you in earlier. On your check in date, we will meet you at the cottage with keys and helpful information for your stay. We are only a block and a half from the beach. It is an easy walk to our beach access. 850 233 4883 850 276 8653

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.