About the Property
Reflecting the colors of sand dollars and the soft blue of a Gulf Coast, “welcome to the beach” is the common sentiment as soon as you enter through the door of this luxurious unit. Recently updated with new decor & furniture along with its expansive wrap around balcony revealing the spectacular views of the Gulf, the pools and the City Pier this vacation rental is perfect for all families ready for the beach! Calypso 1601W is a bright spacious beach front condo unit found on the 16th floor of the West Tower in the highly sought after Calypso Resort. Calypso 1601W is equipped with all the modern amenities- high speed internet/ WiFi, flat screen TV's in living area and both bedrooms, fully stocked kitchen with all the essentials, bed and bathroom linens; and a private balcony illuminating the breath-taking views from both the master suite and main living area. The total square footage for this unit is 1,629 sq ft.
The living area is spacious with custom furnishings, as well as providing modern amenities like a flat screen TV, DVD player and high speed internet/ WiFi. The sofa can be converted to a queen/full size pullout for extra guests. Adjacent to the living area is a perfect size dining table.
The kitchen is equipped with granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances. The large bar counter is a perfect size for breakfast, afternoon snacks or cocktail hour. The cabinets are stocked with cups, plates, utensils, dinnerware, cooking pots and pans.
The master suite is complete with a king size bed, flat screen TV, dresser, and en suite bath. Designed for relaxation, the colors are reflected directly from the panoramic view of the gulf and sand of your private balcony.
The guest bedroom within this exclusive condo unit is dawned with a peaceful touch of color with a queen size bed, dresser, flat screen TV and DVD player. This is a perfect arrangement for children, teens, or any additional guests who may be traveling with you.
Calypso 1601W is perfect for couples coming to celebrate a special day, a family with kids, or even two families traveling together. The open floor plan and countless amenities make this luxury beach front condo the perfect addition to your beach vacation in Panama City Beach, Florida. Contact us at White Sand Rental today!
** There is general parking across the street in the north parking garage as well. The HOA charges $20/vehicle/reservation for regular season. Please call office regarding monthly rental rates. You will be sent an email with a link to register your car(s) a couple weeks prior to your arrival. Please make sure we know the exact number of cars you will need to register prior to your planned stay.
*Directly across from Pier Park, you can walk to all Pier Park offers-130+ shopping, dining and entertainment choices, including a movie complex and family amusement rides
*Free daily beach chair & umbrella service (March thru October) when you rent our condo with White Sand Rental
*Free secure wireless internet
*Two resort swimming pools (one heated in winter to 83 degrees)
*Tiki Bar located directly between the two pools
*A private beach just for Calypso guests
*On-site fitness center
*Fishing and golf choices nearby
*Frank Brown Athletic Park is just on the other side of Pier Park
*15 minutes from the Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport
*And magnificent views of the Gulf of Mexico in this beach front Panama City Beach condo!
COME JOIN THE FUN AT OUR CALYPSO RESORT VACATION RENTAL!!
Why Kids Love It
Kids will earn a special place in your heart - that place reserved for tons of fun without long lines or sky-high prices.
Not one but two giant mazes, a stingray petting pool, a four-story science puzzle paradise - just a fraction of attractions for kids in Panama City Beach!
Fall in love with fun at Coconut Creek, mini-golf at Barnacle Bay or the charm of the of amusements along the beach.
PCB FOR ALL AGES
If you're not down for go-karts and putt-putt, no worries - the beach isn't the only all-ages game in town!
Shipwreck Island Water Park has everything from the toddler-friendly Tadpole Hole to racing slides and "river" rapids, while the popular Gulf World Marine Park can fill your day with animal shows and exhibits, and even the chance to shadow the Park's animal trainers for a day.
Nature-lovers love our eco-tours and the wilderness of Camp Helen and St. Andrews state parks. Or take your fiancé (church group, Navy reunion buddies) to goggle at 400+ bizarre exhibits at Ripley's Believe It or Not! Odditorium.
For the wise-in-years but young-at-heart, attractions in Panama City Beach let you swim with dolphins or launch yourself at 100 mph from a giant slingshot 300 feet in the air. Why should kids have all the fun?!
Located on what’s affectionately known to locals as “the west end,” life is much less crowded and more family friendly here on the west end of Panama City Beach. And with Pier Park right across the street, you may not even need your car for the rest of your stay!
Whether you are looking for shopping, dining or entertainment – it's all right here!! With 130+ shopping, dining and entertainment choices, Pier Park and Calypso are a destination like none other. Pier Park is a beautifully landscaped outdoor shopping mall with festive, colorful Caribbean architecture, national chain retailers and unique locally owned boutiques and specialty shops as well.
This lifestyle complex has a 16-screen movie theater, well known restaurants such as Jimmy Buffet’s Margaritaville, The Back Porch Seafood Grill, Dave & Busters, Hofbrau Beer Garden, Panera Bread, Longhorn Steakhouse and Olive Garden just to mention a few - plus many others that are sure to fit everyone's taste buds. For shopping, there is Dillards, J.C. Penney, Holister, Victoria's Secret, Old Navy, Target and the list goes on and on with a variety of countless specialty shops and a few grocery stores too. You won’t be disappointed….. and it's all within walking distance!
Also at Pier Park are amusement rides and an amphitheater and tons of special events (free concerts!) in the spring, summer and fall just geared for entertaining couples and families! Pier Park is a perfect destination for families, couples, kids…and everyone alike!
Fishing~ Steps away from the City Pier, you won’t be disappointed in the fishing opportunities available. Tackle etc. available at the entrance to the pier. Charter deep sea fishing is also available - leave early in the morning and you’ll be back with the family by afternoon with your fresh catch!!
Golfing~ If you’re a golfer...good news...you’ll have a choice of nine premier courses in Panama City alone.
Tournament Families~ Frank Brown Athletic Park with indoor & outdoor basketball & tennis courts, baseball fields, a youth fishing pond, hiking and nature trails, indoor aquatic center and recreational center is 1 mile away from Calypso Resort & Towers.
There's something for everyone when you stay with us here at White Sand Rental in our Calypso Resort beach front vacation rental in Panama City Beach!
Attractions Within Walking Distance
We are the closest resort to Pier Park & the City Pier! Just steps across the street~ no need for a car.
Favorite Places To Eat
We love Dusty's, Schuckem's, Hunt's, Shade's and Uncle Ernie's the best but there are all kinds of restaurants in all price ranges within walking distance.
Other Vacation Rental Amenities
~This unit comes with 2 FREE beach chairs (March - October) & umbrella service for the length of your stay.
~Calypso Resort has a Tiki Bar located between the two beach side pools just off the beach.
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|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly||Min Stay|
Nov 09 2021 - Dec 31 2021
Nov 14 2021 - Feb 28 2022
Mar 01 2022 - Mar 18 2022
Mar 19 2022 - Apr 15 2022
Apr 16 2022 - Apr 30 2022
Damage Protection: $50
Snowbird Cleaning Fee: $200
Quality Cleaning Fee: $165
Tax Rate: 13.12%
During the peak season, we rent this unit Saturday to Saturday, unless the unit is still available about three weeks prior to the arrival date. It is not necessary to stay the entire week, but the rental rates and periods are for the week itself.
We have a two-payment plan for your convenience, where 50% of the total due is due within 7 days of booking, along with your signed contract documents, and the remaining 50% is due 60 days prior to your arrival.
Accepted Forms of Payment:
Credit Cards (Visa, Master Card - 4% fee)
Regarding cancellations, in the event of weather related issues, if a mandatory evacuation is issued, a refund will be given for any unused nights. For our regular cancellation policy, if a cancellation notice is submitted in writing more than sixty days prior to the arrival date, a refund of the payment will be issued, minus a $100 administrative processing fee. If less than 60 days prior to the arrival date, we will also refund your payment in full (less the $100 administrative processing fee) only if we are able to re-rent the unit for the same amount. If we need to discount the unit to re-rent it or it rents for fewer days, you will receive a refund for the amount rented (minus the $100 administrative processing fee). In most cases, with sufficient notice, we are usually able to re-rent the unit and will make every reasonable effort to do so. However, if we are unable to re-rent the unit, the full payment will be forfeited.
Last updated November 29, 2021
About the owner: White Sand & Gulf Breeze Rental, LLC was established in 2006 when we purchased our first property. White Sand Rental is a local, family owned vacation rental company that takes pride in providing our guests an exceptional vacation experience while visiting Panama City Beach area. We have just the right number of units to give our guests a nice variety of floor plan options to choose from while still being able to make sure each unit is well-maintained and very clean. The group of vacation rental units we manage is comprised of a tight circle of owners we feel personally responsible to; therefore, we care for each unit as if it were our own.
For our guests, we strive to provide you with the same quality of unit and overall experience that we would like to have if we were booking a vacation rental ourselves. We make ourselves accessible to our guests throughout each stage of the reservation process before, during and after your stay. Our high-quality vacation rental units, excellent housekeeping and maintenance crews and our overall quality service is why we have many repeat guests who stay with us year after year.
White Sand Rental has been voted the 2019 Best of Panama City Beach Awards in the category of Vacation Home Rental Agency.
Why this property? ~The unit is located across the street from Pier Park and less than a mile from the Frank Brown Complex.
~Comes with 2 free beach chairs and umbrella service with your reservation (March - October)
~We have the option for a reserved parking space in the private garage under the towers. With the reserved space, you never need to search for a parking space in the parking structure across the street.
~We do not charge any extra fees, such as a reservation or a resort use fee, and our units are well-maintained, very clean and look just as they in the photos. Plus, we live nearby and keep ourselves very accessible to our guests before, during and after your stay.
Calendar last updated: November 17, 2021
Guestbook comments from the owner:
This condo is absolutely beautiful!!! True to the pictures online 100%. Very clean, fully stocked with everything you could think of to cook in the kitchen, the views were amazing! Lots of activities in the area, shopping, restaurants, etc... We will most definitely be returning to PCB and staying in this condo for sure.
We couldn’t have been more pleased with our stay at Calypso 1601W. The online pictures are true to life, no surprises here. From start to finish, Kim was prompt and thorough in all communication. The unit itself is GORGEOUS and well thought. We hated to leave and ended up adding another night despite having a paid reservation at another complex due to previous locked in travel plans. We will definitely book this unit for Fall Break 2020. We usually stay at Aqua and love it there, but Calypso 1601W is our new “go-to”. Thank you again for an unforgettable FB19.
We couldn’t have been more pleased with our stay at Calypso 1601W. The online pictures are true to life, no surprises here. From start to finish, Kim was prompt and thorough in all communication. The unit itself is GORGEOUS and well thought. We hated to leave and ended up adding another night despite having a paid reservation at another complex due to previous locked in travel plans. We will definitely book this unit for Fall Break 2020. The only hesitation is payment in full being due up front and we aren’t even home from Fall Break ‘19 yet. We usually stay at Aqua and love it there, but Calypso 1601 is our new “go-to”. Thank you again for an unforgettable FB19.
The condo is beautiful with great views and lots of space. It's kept clean and has fairly comfortable beds. Calypso is very conveniently located close to just about everything you would need.
Just wanted to thank you for that outstanding unit. It did not disappoint. After multiple years of searching for the right place, we have found it with the Calypso. We will definitely be back in the future. Thanks for the good time!
We had a wonderful time. The unit was very clean and we loved being at the end. The beach chairs were a bonus. The process from booking to check out was well organized and very easy to manage.We look forward to staying at the Calypso again.
Frequently Asked Questions
What time is check-in and check-out?
Check-in is after 4PM local time, and check-out is by 10AM. Early check-in and late check-out are available for purchase on select rentals. Please email or call the office with your request and the team member will determine if your rental qualifies at that time. If you have already reserved a property, please contact our team to make your request.
What are Keyless Locks and Codes?
Our properties have keyless entry locks. This keyless system allows entry into the vacation rental through the issue of an individualized generated code rather than a physical key. The code changes for every reservation so it is an incredibly safe alternative. By issuing the code prior to arrival, the check-in process is much easier. Please see your reservation information for more on keyless entry systems.
What if we arrive after hours?
Arriving after hours is no problem when you stay in a White Sand Rental Property. Physical check-in is not required. Our check-in process is done by our vacation guest app link. This link is sent approximately two weeks prior to your arrival. We invite you to please go directly to your rental property at your check in time. If you need further assistance for any reason, please contact us.
Is there an age restriction?
Reservations may not be made by or for a minor. Only family guests are allowed in our properties. No units will be rented to vacationing students or singles under the age of 25, unless they are accompanied by an adult guardian or parent who remains in the unit for the entire stay. Reservations made under false pretense are subject to forfeiture of all rental payments and damage protection fee as well as cancellation of the remaining reservation time.
Do you provide daily maid service?
White Sand Rental provides a departure clean on all stays. We also provide an initial supply of towels and linens, as well as trash liners, toilet paper and hand soap. A full-size washer and dryer are provided in every rental property; however, laundry detergent is not supplied due to highly sensitive individual needs, precautions and allergies.
What is provided with the accommodation?
Each of our properties are furnished with modern amenities such as high speed internet/ WiFi, flat screen TV's in living area and bedrooms, fully stocked kitchen with all the essentials, bed and bathroom linens. We do ask that you bring your own beach towels, toiletries, etc.
Also provided with this unit is 2 free beach chair and umbrella service (March - October)!
When is a good time to book a reservation?
Book today! We recommend reserving the unit of your choice as early as possible, especially if you are planning to travel for Spring Break (mid-March to mid-April), Summer Season (Memorial Day to mid-August) or during Fall Break (1st 2 weeks in October). It is also best to book early if planning to travel around a major holiday, such as Memorial Day, Fourth of July, or Labor Day.
Is there a Minimum Stay?
During the peak seasons, we rent this unit Saturday to Saturday unless the unit is still available about 6 weeks prior to the arrival date. Sometimes we might have special exceptions going on, so it's worth emailing an inquiry. The 3-night minimum still applies throughout the year.
What is your policy on pets and smoking on the premises?
Although we personally love pets, due to individuals who are sensitive to or have allergic reactions, pets are not permitted in any White Sand Rental property or on the premises of said property.
Smoking is not allowed. Guest may smoke outside of the unit, but they are responsible for cleaning up and removal of cigarette butts, ashtrays, etc.
What is your payment policy?
We have a two-payment plan for your convenience, where 50% of the total due is due within 7 days of booking, along with your signed contract documents, and the remaining 50% is due 60 days prior to your arrival.
What is your cancellation policy?
Regarding cancellations, in the event of weather related issues, if a mandatory evacuation is issued, a refund will be given for any unused nights. For our regular cancellation policy, if a cancellation notice is submitted in writing more than sixty days prior to the arrival date, a refund of the payment will be issued, minus a $100 administrative processing fee and any transaction fees if a credit card is used for payment. If less than 60 days prior to the arrival date, we will also refund your payment in full (less the $100 administrative and any transactions fees) only if we are able to re-rent the unit for the same amount. If we need to discount the unit to re-rent it or it rents for fewer days, you will receive a refund for the amount rented (minus the $100 administrative processing fee and transaction fees for credit card use). In most cases, with sufficient notice, we are usually able to re-rent the unit and will make every reasonable effort to do so. However, if we are unable to re-rent the unit, the full payment will be forfeited.
Spacious and Updated Condo with Great Views
This condo was perfect for our family and felt like a true vacation home away from home. It was very spacious and the wrap around balcony was a plus with beautiful views of the ocean. The furnishings were nice and updated. The kitchen was well equipped for anything you’d need for cooking and the washer and dryer worked well and was very efficient. The only downside is the wait for the elevators. Check in and check out for the entire building is at the same time. This unit is on the 16th floor and the check in process to wait for a free elevator with space was about an hour. No exaggeration!
Stayed: April 2021Submitted: April 08, 2021
Close to everything, including noise
Calypso is great. It has great amenities, and the processes before check-in, during the stay, and through check-out have been well planned. Elevators are fairly quick, and our condo was clean & spacious. It is within walking distance or a short drive to 100’s of great places. The downside is the noise. It’s near a helicopter ride, so you’ll see/hear them come right past the condo all day. And Front Beach Rd (98) might as well be a drag strip with the vehicles with souped up mufflers that make a ridiculous amount of noise at all hours of the day and night. We could hear it on the 16th floor!
Stayed: October 2020Submitted: October 16, 2020
Outstanding Fall Break 2019!!
We decided to join friends staying at Calypso for our kids' Fall Break pretty late in the season. I couldnt a single 2 bedroom with Master balcony access and almost gave up and stayed at Aqua like usual. On what I decided was my last search attempt, White Sand came up with a picture of 1601W. I called my husband and told him we had to go slightly over budget because I had found the most beautiful condo. You never know if the pictures are a true representation of a place until you get there but they are extremely accurate in this case. The condo is so spacious! You can see water from almost anywhere you stand. We loved having high top tables to eat breakfast on the balcony. I booked our Fall Break 2020 return trip shortly after arriving home, just to ensure we could go back again. Maintenance and Housekeeping live at Calypso if you have any issues and Kim, the manager, is so accommodating and helpful. I am confident we will have the same positive experience for our up-coming stay and cannot wait!
Stayed: September 2019Submitted: July 22, 2020
We had a wonderful time! This is our favorite time to visit the beautiful beaches of Panama City Beach! Your home/condo is magnificent! It is roomy and comfortable! We absolutely loved it especially the huge balcony! We would definitely recommend it and would love to use again!God Bless, Tera Hardy
Stayed: October 2019Submitted: November 06, 2019
Fall 2019 Florida Vacation
Kim, The room was fantastic. As soon as my wife walked in the she said "Wow". I've stayed at Calypso twice before but this was by far the best experience. The location on the beach, proximity to Pier Park, covered parking, free beach chairs, and a Tiki Hut are all great amenities. The room was clean and well decorated. I can't thank you enough for your assistance in making this a stress free and enjoyable vacation. It was hard to leave.
Stayed: October 2019Submitted: November 05, 2019
GREAT SPRING BREAK. CONDO WAS CLEAN AND SUPER NICE. WE CAN'T WAIT TO GO BACK !!! FREE BEACH RENTAL WAS THE BEST. MADE GOING TO THE BEACH A LOT EASIER. THE BAR AT THE POOLS WAS NOT OPEN BUT THAT WAS OK. WAS NICE TO HAVE A PARKING DECK.
Stayed: March 2019Submitted: April 15, 2019
Really enjoyable stay
Wonderful condo with amazing views. Very clean and nicely appointed. Booking was amazingly easy, and if I needed anything(which I didn’t), they were a phone call away. We will most definitely be back!! Thanks for letting us borrow your home.
Stayed: March 2019Submitted: April 13, 2019
It was my daughters senior year spring break trip. The condo was really nice and spacious!! Had a very relaxing time, just what I needed! Everything is very convenient, we did not move our vehicle out of the parking garage one time while there.
Stayed: April 2019Submitted: April 13, 2019