Can I rent both properties together for a large group/event/wedding?
Absolutely! We designed the layout of these houses and yards to be utilized both independently and together to create a large venue for accommodations and events. Weddings, including catered receptions can be held on site.
Do I need a permit to have my wedding on the beach in Panama City Beach?
Weddings on the beach do not require a permit, only a marriage license which can be obtained in Bay County. See the Useful Links page for more information.
Do you allow service animals in your properties?
We accept service animals and pets in our Dog Dayz property with acceptance of the Pet Policy and a pet fee. Double Down is strictly animal free to accommodate our guests with allergies.
Are dogs allowed on the beach?
Residents of Bay and Walton Counties are allowed to register their pets and bring them on the beach during certain times of the day. Other than that, there is one dedicated Dog Beach in Bay County near Pier Park fishing pier. Dogs on leashes are welcomed to play, swim and romp amongst other dogs on the Dog Beach.
What is the closest airport?
ECP-Northwest Florida Beaches is the closest airport, just 17 miles from the properties. It is served by Delta and Southwest airlines. You can find the link to the airport for more information on our Useful Links page.
Do you rent to travelers under the age of 25?
On a case by case basis, with specific conditions being met, yes. Contact us for more information and requirements.
Is there a bike path nearby?
There is a dedicated bike/walking path that runs in front of our Double Down property along Front Beach Rd. The speed limit on that road is 35 mph, and that path is used regularly by both visitors and locals. Additionally, our houses are in a residential neighborhood with many roads and dead end streets in the immediate area offering many places for families with little ones to ride safely.
Are the pools at your houses heated?
The pools do have solar covers, but are not gas/electric heated. The pool at Dog Dayz is in direct sun most of the day from Spring to Fall so that pool stays very comfortable even without the use of the solar cover. The pool at Double Down receives less sun throughout the day and typically remains just a little bit cooler than the Dog Dayz one despite being the same size. The good news is that the beach is SUPER close, the pools are very refreshing, and the outdoor showers have hot and cold water so if its a little cool outside, you still have a great option for getting rinsed off.
Where is the nearest grocery store/pharmacy?
Exactly one mile up the road there are two shopping centers which have a variety of stores and services, including but not limited to a Publix, Winn Dixie, CVS, liquor store, gas station, Dunkin Donuts, Waffle House, nail salon, car wash, Wells Fargo, Dollar General, and several other restaurants and shops. Its an easy walk, or if you plan to pick up more than you can carry, its a 5 minute drive.
Are there any parks or recreation areas nearby?
Frank Brown Recreational Park and Camp Helen State Park are both less than 10 minutes away by car and offer a variety of outdoor activities, aquatic center/swimming, hiking, dog parks, kayak/canoe launch, sports fields, tennis, etc. You will find information about both on the Useful Links page.
Are there beach chairs/umbrellas available for rent?
Yes, there are several beach chair rental services in the area. Dillon's Beach Services has been used and recommended by several of our guests.
Is there WiFi available?
Yes, both properties have wireless networks with pass codes that you will receive with your check in information. All of the TV's in each house are Smart TV's connected to the networks so that you can log in and use your Netflix/Hulu/Amazon accounts to watch movies, tv shows, etc. There is also cable for all of the televisions with a variety of stations available.