July 10 – 17, 2020 comments from James C.

I wanted to reach out to you and let you know about our vacation experience.
The first thing that comes to mind is WOW……….. Your condo is absolutely beautiful and not anything like we have ever experienced before when renting. The furnishings were updated, clean and very functional. The bathroom was beyond exceptional, you thought of everything all the way down to the home remedies for sand removal and sunburn…. So wonderful to know you care about your clients like that….. The bed was soft and cozy, we slept like babies. In the kitchen you had everything we have at home, Kureig, newer pots, pans and even an ice cream scooper…. That was over the top until we saw all the coffee and pods for the Kureig… Again, WOW… The weather was perfect all week with the exception of one late morning it started to rain. We used that time to take a little nap in the comfy bed and regroup for the evening. The building amenities were spot on. We utilized the smaller pool mostly, it was closer and warmer than the other. We also grilled out a few nights.
All in all I would say the vacation was a 100% success with no issues at all. Thank you for working with us on booking and thank you for trusting us with your condo..
We would like to book again for this coming summer, maybe early June. Is it too early for that or can we give you a date and see if it’s available?
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Jan 26-29, 2019

"Your condo is beautiful, but the best part was all the extras you provided. Extension cord, charging cubes, gift basket, drinks, note pads, shampoo, etc, etc.., etc.!

You get our vote for hosts of the year"

Patty and Steve

by Vern Perkins on PINNACLE PORT
1st Class Condo

Dear Joyce and Jim,

Your condo has it all! Great view, well equipped kitchen and bathroom. The organization made everything so simple.We had perfect weather. All this made our first visit to Panama City wonderful. Will definitely stay in your condo again. Can't wait for Spring!

by Terry and Diane Sloan on PINNACLE PORT
Perfect again! 😀

This was our 2nd time staying in Jimmy and Joyce's condo. The first trip was in April for 4 nights. We just got back after staying again from the end of August into September. This trip was even better as we stayed 8 nights! The condo was very clean and it has all the amenities you'll ever need! We highly recommend this condo!

Terry and Diane Sloan

Ooltewah/Chattanooga, TN

by Terry Sloan on PINNACLE PORT

We stayed here in April for a quick 4 night stay and absolutely loved the condo.

We liked it so much we are coming back at the end of August for a 1 week stay!

The condo is perfect and sits directly on the beach very clean and highly recommend!

Owners are the best!

Thanks for taking time to post a review; we loved having you and Diane stay in our condo. Come back anytime you can work it into your busy schedule. We hope your next stay will be better than the last.

by James Thompson on PINNACLE PORT

My family and I could not have asked for a better vacation. Joyce and Jimmy are fantastic hosts, they don't treat you like a customer they treat you like family. We will return!!

Great guests! They found a way to have a good time in spite of the weather and a replaced kitchen faucet. We welcome them anytime. Guests who stay with us become extended family, especially when they are as awesome as this family.

by Tammy Parker on PINNACLE PORT
Love this condo!

We love this condo and Pinnacle Port so much. We have lost track of how many times we have stayed at Joyce and Jimmy’s condo. It is always very clean and decorated so nice. Joyce is so thoughtful to supply garbage bags, laundry detergent, shampoo, hair conditioner and soaps. The kitchen has everything you would need. She even supplies coffee, sugar and creamer. When you arrive you will find cold drinks and water in fridge and snacks on the counter. There are so many extras that I can’t list them all. The condo is on the 4th floor of a 7 floor building so you never have to wait for an elevator. If you are looking for a one bedroom condo you will not find a nicer one than Joyce and Jimmy’s. One time we had to stay in another condo at Pinnacle Port because Joyce’s was booked for the week that we wanted. It was ok, but nothing like Joyce’s. She really spoils you so you don’t want to stay anywhere else!

What can we say? We love our guests who stay with us year after year. And yes, we do spoil our guests a little. We were spoiled by a condo owner in Hawaii and decided we should do the same for our guests. Our calendar does fill up fast and our repeat guests have to book way in advance to get the weeks they want. We are glad things worked out for the Parkers this time. We love that you keep coming and sending your friends, etc., so we can spoil them a little too.


Wow! We came to Panama City for a wedding and a few days away from our hectic life. The moment we walked in the condo, it felt like home away from home! Every special touch like snacks, beach towels, games, etc., were here. The views of the beach were breathtaking and then we got to go sit in the sand and play in the water. Awesome! This is the nicest condo we have ever stayed in and it made for a wonderful trip!. We don't want to leave ! Thanks so much and we would love to stay here again if back this way! Cami & Keith

by Denise & Danny on PINNACLE PORT

Thank you for letting us stay in your lovely condo. All the things you share and stock for the guests to use is just amazing. I think you did capture the Hawaiian spirit of Aloha here. We are having a wonderful very relaxing time - coffee on the beach in the morning - shelling, hunting and lunch & bobbing in the gulf - star gazing at night. Plenty of space on this beach - lovely. I had extensive back surgery this summer and missed out on doing much, but staying here is quite a consolation prize. The water here has been calm and especially lovely the past 2 days. Heaven! September 2018

by Michelle & Kyle on PINNACLE PORT
Wonderful Getaway

We so enjoyed our stay! The weather was iffy at times but actually turned out to be a wonderful weekend! It wasn't too hot and the water felt perfect. The whole condo was so relaxing and nice!. Everything we needed & more. Perfect location and all the extras were a nice touch. Thanks for a wonderful getaway with friends!

Michelle & Kyle

August 2018

FLARBO 2018 Awards

Romantic Beach Condo at Pinnacle Port was awarded the Best 55+ Condo Rental - Panama City Beach 2018 Awards.

by Denise and Danny W on PINNACLE PORT
Hated to leave

We are so glad to have found the Jays wonderful condo. After having rented a lot of great condos from a lot of nice people I have to say this one is the best equipped I've ever seen. And the Jays are the the most generous owners ever. Everything has been thought of including welcome snacks and drinks. The large and small appliances put ours to shame. The furnishings are extremely nice and comfortable. We love the location. It was nice to have the gulf, the lake, and the wildlife refuge to enjoy with plenty of room for all. Beautiful views in every direction. It was very hard to leave. Can't wait to come back.

Denise and Danny, Thanks for the great review. We loved having you stay in our condo. We want all our guests to experience their best ever vacation where they are able to forget the stresses of life at home in a place where they can just relax and enjoy our piece of Paradise. We would love to have you again.

Excellent hosts and condo

First of all upon entering the condo I was almost afraid to touch anything for fear of ruining perfection. The place was immaculate. After a long drive it was a joy to find that every imaginable thing you might need was already there. Who makes sure there are sodas and water for you in the fridge? The bed was more comfortable than our own. Excellent appliances and every imaginable cooking utensil and aid that you can imagine,teamed with top of the line dishes and silverware. Did I mention how clean everything was? This condo is on the 4th floor with a nice elevator which was never congested. The beach was a walk from the elevator around the corner of the building and you are there. Strongly recommend this condo, although reluctant to because I may find trouble booking it in the future...……….

by Elizabeth Y Hammock on PINNACLE PORT

Dear Joyce and Jimmy,
Your condo is exactly as I remember...just lovely and so comfortable and well equipped—1st class accommodations!!
Before we arrived, the forecast had called for rain but it turned out to be an absolutely BEAUTIFUL, long weekend at the beach. The water was gorgeous and everything was just perfect.
Thank you, again, for sharing your condo with us and making our first anniversary a very special one. We hope to come back again soon!!
Beth and Rodney Hammock
Phenix City, AL

Beth, Thanks for taking time from your busy schedules to post a review; we love when our prior guests return time and again. Glad the weather cooperated as this year the weather has been so unpredictable. We're glad you enjoyed your anniversary trip and hope you get to spend many more in our small piece of paradise - next best thing to a Hawaiian paradise.

by Jennifer & Monty on PINNACLE PORT
Perfect condo

We stayed here for our 2nd anniversary and absolutely loved it! This condo is first class all the way and our hosts could not have been more accommodating or easy to work with! We will definitely recommend and look forward to staying here again.

Thank you for taking time out of your busy schedule to post a review. We love our condo and hope our guests enjoy it as much as we do. You are welcome to visit any time you are in the area.

by Jan Powers on PINNACLE PORT
My favorite

This was my favorite condo that I had ever stayed in at Pinnacle Port. It was very modern, updated, and clean with all the Comforts of home and more! Joyce was so easy to get in touch with from the time we booked until the time we left. Cannot wait to come back and stay here again!

Thank you for taking the time from your busy schedule to post a review of our property. We love our guests and once they stay with us, they are considered extended family. We would love to host your next visit to Pinnacle Port.

by Bob & Heidi Szoch on PINNACLE PORT

Joyce & Jimmy,

This was our first time using VRBO and first time at Pinnacle Point. Your condo exceeded our expectations! If we were any closer to the water, we would have been in it! Condo was exceptionally clean and organized. Y'all went above and beyond to stock with starter food, drinks, snacks, etc. everything was updated and like new. Thank you again! Would definitely recommend this condo and will be back!

by Cori Swanson on PINNACLE PORT
Wonderful Wonderful Wonderful Piece of Paradise

We have had the pleasure to stay at Joyce and Jimmy's Place 3 times now! We will begin planning our 2018 Panama City Beach vacation in November and we are planning on staying for a 4th time! Yes 4 times that is how awesome this place is!!! Pinnacle Port by far is our favorite place to stay! We have gone in May, June and July and never is it crazy busy! This past 4th of July when Pinnacle Port and Panama City Beach broke records for the most guests ever we still had plenty of room on the beach and were still able to swim in the pools no problem at all. Pinnacle Port is the best kept secret ever!! The grounds are beautiful and always kept up. The Pools are always clean and perfect! And the ocean is ALWAYS beautiful!! Very family friendly place where you do not have to worry about the parties and loudness!! You are mostly with other families and couples. So if you are looking for party place this is not your place. Not that you can't and don't have fun but you can have it without dealing with a bunch of unruly and drunk people. It is so nice to be able to go somewhere and let your kids run around for the most part and you do not have to worry. And with the 24 hour security there is even more piece of mind. The security people are awesome so friendly and nice to talk with. Even the wild cats at the check in gates. We always look forward to seeing them every year! Now to the condo!! The place is immaculate and there is never a stone left unturned. The minute you walk in the owners welcome you with a treat basket and cold refreshments in the fridge -- which if you drive in like we do it is always such a nice and welcoming gesture! The furniture is nice, newer and very comfy! Bed is very comfortable as well! They are always adding and replacing stuff so everything is in tip top shape. They go above and beyond anyone that I have ever rented from. They have a nice front loader washer and dryer in the unit which is always a plus especially with kids! They have every appliance, dish, utensil you will ever need and it is not cheap stuff they definitely take pride in their condo and want you to have the best!! They provide movies, DVD's, cable, wireless internet! Nice thick towels in the bathroom even starter soap, shampoo, conditioner, toiletries etc. When I say nothing is overlooked I really mean nothing is overlooked!! And Joyce is so wonderful to speak with! She makes everything so easy and simple!! My family and I have been so lucky to have found them and found their condo! We even get Christmas cards from them they have been added to our family collection of cards! We are so GRATEFUL to them for sharing their piece of paradise with us!! We were just there for a week July 1st-July 8th, 2017 and already can't wait to go back! Highly highly recommend!! Thanks Joyce and Jim for your wonderful hospitality and for ALWAYS going above and beyond!!!

As you can see from their review, the Swanson's have become extended family who love our condo as much as we do. We are always looking for ways to improve our condo so that our guests will feel special and as if they have found a place that reminds them of home. Thanks Cori and family; you are always welcome at our condo.


Thank you for sharing your paradise with us!! This place brings me peace! Happy 4th to you and Jimmy!! — feeling grateful at Pinnacle Port Resort.

Hard to Go Home

Another great June vacation. Thanks Joyce , for the great hospitality. Always makes it hard to leave when the owners make it feel like home.


Pinnacle Port is a great place if you don't like the hustle and bustle of Thomas Drive/Pier Park area. Pier Park is a 10-minute drive. Staying in a gated community makes us feel safe and we don't worry about our car getting broken into or stolen. Carillon Beach is a great neighborhood to walk to for shopping, Groovin on the Green, Sunday Chapel services, dining and shopping. We love the family atmosphere and closeness to the bird sanctuary and Camp Helen's State Park.

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