Sugar Sands Inn & Suites, located in Panama City Beach, Florida

Vacation Tips and Info

With all the fun and sun to enjoy here on Panama City Beach, itís always great to have a few pointers to help make your vacation relaxing and carefree.

We have gathered some useful information that you can use on your next trip to Sugar Sands and the "World's Most Beautiful Beaches!" If you have a tip that you think we should post here, feel free to contact us and we'll load it up on this tips page! Thank you for contributing and making Panama City Beach, Florida a great vacation rental destination!

  • It's HOT
    The average seasonal temperature here in Panama City Beach is around 78 degrees. That means it gets pretty hot on the beaches! Make sure that you have plenty of water to drink and lots of sunscreen! Nothing can ruin a vacation like a really bad sunburn!

  • Understand the Beach Flag System
    When you're hitting the beaches of Panama City Beach, you will notice flags in numerous places. These flags give you notice of the current water conditions. See the chart below for a breakdown of the flags and their definitions.

Beach Flag System

Green Flag
Low hazard, calm conditions. Exercise caution.
Yellow Flag
Medium hazard. Moderate surf and/or strong currents. Use caution.
Red Flag
High hazard. High surf and/or strong currents. Recommended do not enter gulf waters.
Double Red Flag
Water closed to the public. Do not enter gulf waters under any circumstances.
Purple Flag
Dangerous marine life. Recommended do not enter gulf waters.


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Check out our new photo album, "Vintage Sugar Sands," and relive some great beach memories!  We'd love to hear about your vacation here- post it on our new "Blog" section and we'll be happy to share it!

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