Category: Shell Island

How to Enjoy Shell Island Like a Boss

 Panama City Beach, Florida

Shell Island is a 7-mile long undeveloped barrier island situated between the Gulf of Mexico and St. Andrews Bay. No vacation to Panama City Beach is truly complete without enjoying the beauty of this natural resource. Check Out St. Andrews State Park Formerly a military reservation, this state park, on the western part of the…

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Panama City Beach Vacation – 14 Facts You May Not Know

 Panama City Beach, Florida

The summer tourist season is winding down, but Panama City Beach continues to be the perfect spot for your next vacation. Temperatures are dropping all across the country and along with them, the prices for hotels, condos and excursions. Even as the leaves in the northeast lose their summer green, the sands of our beaches…

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Bottlenose Dolphin – It’s All About Family

 Panama City Beach, Florida

Panama City has beautiful beaches, crystal-clear water and tropical weather all year round. With so many exciting water activities, great restaurants, and seasonal events, it’s no wonder it’s become a vacation spot families visit year after year. But no stay in Panama City Beach is complete without a family-friendly boat tour to Shell Island to…

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A Beginner’s Guide to Shell Island, Panama City Beach

 Panama City Beach, Florida

One of the draws to Panama City is experiencing the joys of “The World’s Most Beautiful Beaches”. And few would argue that Shell Island is truly the jewel of the emerald coast. If you’ve never experienced the island, check out a few of the reasons it’s a must-not-miss part of your Panama City Beach vacation….

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The Secret Ingredient to Shell Island

 Panama City Beach, Florida

There are lots of reasons to vacation at a Panama City Beach resort and whether it’s the fishing, nightlife or abundance of family fun, there’s no doubt you’ll want to take a trip out to Shell Island Panama City Beach. Located in St. Andrew’s Bay, this 7-mile long barrier island is a federally protected treasure….

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Dolphin Tours in Panama City Beach Florida

 Panama City Beach, Florida

There’s nothing like Panama City Beach in the spring time with its milder temperatures, balmy breezes and later sunsets. Everyone agrees there are few places with sugar-white beaches that are as beautiful as the ones on the Emerald Coast. Add the crystal-clear waters of the Gulf and you have the perfect location for a relaxing…

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Fun Facts about St. Andrews Bay Panama City Beach

 Panama City Beach, Florida

1. Water Quality St. Andrews Bay is the ocean body next to Panama City Beach resorts. Made up of St. Andrew proper and North, West and East Bays collectively, it covers nearly 69,000 acres. The estuary waters are relatively deep and due to their high productivity of juvenile species of sea life, the bay has…

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Valentine’s Day Romance Panama City Beach

 Panama City Beach, Florida

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, no doubt you’re looking for that special something to make your sweetheart’s heart melt. Do you really think a sappy card and a box of chocolates is going to be remembered beyond trash pickup and the guilt-ridden sugar hangover? Of course they aren’t. You want an out-of-the-box adventure…

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Ocean Life of Shell Island

 Panama City Beach, Florida

If you’re looking for a great place to see ocean life, you can’t find a better place than Shell Island, Panama City Beach. The two rock jetties of Shell Island provide a safe home, sheltering smaller fish and organisms from predators and the ocean’s wave. And the warm, crystal clear waters of St. Andrews Bay…

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Shell Island Wildlife

 Panama City Beach, Florida

The large variety of wildlife living on Shell Island, Panama City Beach invites visitors to take some time exploring the diverse habitats of this unique barrier island located between the Gulf of Mexico and St. Andrews Bay. Beach Life Ghost Crabs – Named for its sandy color, these crabs can be difficult to see the…

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