A stay at The Driftwood Lodge places you in the heart of Panama City Beach, within a 15-minute walk of Gulf World Marine Park and Pier Park. This beach hotel is 3.3 mi (5.3 km) from Shipwreck Island Waterpark and 10.4 mi (16.8 km) from St. Andrews State Park.
Why Stay Here
Spend the day on the private beach or dip into one of the 3 outdoor swimming pools. This hotel also features complimentary wireless Internet access, gift shops/newsstands, and a television in a common area.
Make yourself at home in one of the 46 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and microwaves. Rooms have private balconies or patios. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Bathrooms have shower/tub combinations and hair dryers.
Restaurants, Lounges & Bars
Satisfy your appetite at Melon Heads, a beachfront bar which features an ocean view. Dining is also available at the coffee shop/café. Wrap up your day with a drink at the beach bar.
Meetings & Conventions
Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, a computer station, and a 24-hour front desk. Free self parking is available onsite.
Pools & Spas
3 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a children's pool. In addition to a seasonal outdoor pool, other recreational amenities include a private beach and a spa tub.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.
Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the hotel's full-service spa. Services include hot stone massages, sports massages, Thai massages, and facials. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy. The spa is equipped with a mud bath, a sauna, a spa tub, and a steam room.
The spa is open daily. Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa.
Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.
Russell-Fields Pier - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Gulf World Marine Park - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Pier Park - 1.2 km / 0.7 mi
Hidden Lagoon Golf and Racetrack - 2.1 km / 1.3 mi
Frank Brown Park - 2.7 km / 1.7 mi
Museum of Man in the Sea - 3.3 km / 2 mi
Holiday Golf Club - 4.2 km / 2.6 mi
Edgewater Gulf Beach - 4.4 km / 2.7 mi
M.B. Miller County Pier - 4.9 km / 3.1 mi
Goofy Golf - 5 km / 3.1 mi
Shipwreck Island Waterpark - 5.3 km / 3.3 mi
Conservation Park - 6.9 km / 4.3 mi
Ripley's Believe It or Not - 8.2 km / 5.1 mi
WonderWorks - 8.3 km / 5.1 mi
Coconut Creek Family Fun Park - 8.3 km / 5.2 mi
The preferred airport for The Driftwood Lodge is Panama City, FL (ECP-Northwest Florida Beaches Intl.) - 21.7 km / 13.5 mi
(+) = Additional fees may apply for the use of these amenities.
(*) = Free, some restrictions may apply