There’s somewhere to swim almost everywhere you look at Laketown Wharf. The resort has five outdoor pools, including a rooftop pool and one where you can soak up sunshine amid views of the Gulf of Mexico. Another pool occupies its own island in the middle of Laketown Wharf’s private lake. There’s even a separate pool for kids. When you’re not in the water, you can admire the waves from the lakefront boardwalk or search for seashells on the white-sand beach.
Eat up: Grab a bite at the onsite Splash Pool Bar & Grill and follow it up with a refreshing cocktail.
The guest rooms keep you connected with 32-inch flat-screen TVs and free WiFi.
Nightly show: Head to the boardwalk to watch fountains of water spurt up from the lake in a colorful display of lights and music.
Notable award: TripAdvisor 2015 Certificate of Excellence
Panama City Beach, Florida: Sugar-White Beaches and Scuba-Diving Spots
Panama City Beach’s slogan—“The World’s Most Beautiful Beaches”—may seem boastful. But TripAdvisor helped back up this claim in 2013, naming the local St. Andrews State Park as having 1 of the top 25 beaches in the United States. The park also has two fishing piers, a jetty, and a boat ramp, plus nature trails for bird watching. Elsewhere in town, you can arrange a scuba-diving trip to explore the area’s dozens of natural and artificial reefs.
There are numerous amusement parks along the 20-plus miles of shoreline. Many of the popular seafood restaurants and bars here overlook the Gulf of Mexico. For a change of pace, take the ferry to Shell Island, an uninhabited, 7-mile-long barrier island. On the ride over, you might see some of the bottlenose dolphins that frequent these warm waters. Once there, you can soak in the sun on the empty beaches and go snorkeling. It’s also worth it to visit the nature preserve at Conservation Park, which has 24 miles of trails. One 11-mile trek goes past wooden boardwalks and wetlands; keep your eyes peeled and you might see woodpeckers in the trees and alligators lurking beside cypresses.
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What You Get
Stay for four in a one-bedroom unit, stay for six in a two-bedroom unit, or stay for eight in a three-bedroom unit
Dates into February 2016
Policies and Fees
Reservations: Dates cannot be changed once booked; valid only for night(s) purchased.
Cancellation policy: 10-day cancellation notice required prior to check-in or reservation is nonrefundable; reservations made within cancellation window are nonrefundable.
Additional fees: $45 nonrefundable damage waiver paid at check-in. Cleaning fee paid at check-in: $85 for one-bedroom units, $105 for two-bedroom units, $120 for three-bedroom units. 5% reservation fee and 12.615% tax added at purchase.
Rates may vary by date and are subject to availability.
No-shows will be charged total Groupon rate; no refunds, rescheduling, or rebooking allowed.
Bar and grill
Five swimming pools
The Fine Print
Dates cannot be changed once booked; valid only for night(s) purchased
10-day cancellation notice required prior to check-in or reservation is nonrefundable; reservations made within cancellation window are nonrefundable
No-shows will be charged total Groupon rate
Traveler name must match ID at time of check-in
No refunds will be processed by Groupon after check-in
Must be 21 or older to check in
Credit card required at check-in
Not valid with reward points
$45 nonrefundable damage waiver paid at check-in
Cleaning fee paid at check-in: $85 for one-bedroom units, $105 for two-bedroom units, $120 for three-bedroom units
5% reservation fee and 12.615% tax added at purchase.
Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.
One king bed and one set of bunk beds
Standard occupancy: 4
Maximum occupancy: 4
One king bed, one queen bed, and one set of bunk beds
Standard occupancy: 6
Maximum occupancy: 6
Two king or queen beds, two twin beds, and one set of bunk beds
Standard occupancy: 8
Maximum occupancy: 8
Check in: 4 p.m.
Check out: 10 a.m.
Rollaways: not available
Smoking policy: no smoking inside the property
Pet policy: pets are not allowed inside the property.
Accessibility: please contact the property for handicap accessibility requests or options.
Room upgrades: not available
Nearest airport: Northwest Florida Beaches International (ECP; 19 miles)