Sugar Sands By The Sea

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On the beach, white sand, snorkeling, surfing
On the beach, white sand, snorkeling, surfing
Outdoor pool, sun loungers
Basic Double Room, 2 Double Beds, Beach View | Balcony

Overview of Sugar Sands By The Sea

Sugar Sands By The Sea

2.0 star property
Panama City Beach beachfront hotel with outdoor pool

7,4/10 Good

1 000 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
  • Refrigerator
20723 Front Beach Rd, Panama City Beach, FL, 32413
Main amenities
  • On the beach
  • Outdoor pool
  • Terrace
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Air conditioning
  • ATM/banking services
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Picnic area
  • Barbecue grills
  • Free newspapers in the lobby
  • Snorkeling
For families
  • Children stay free
  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
  • Private bathroom
  • Television
  • Terrace

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About this area

What's nearby

  • In Laguna Beach Estates
  • Pier Park - 11 min drive
  • Alys Beach - 11 min drive
  • Thomas Drive - 16 min drive

Getting around

  • Northwest Florida Beaches Intl. Airport (ECP) - 20 min drive

About this property

Sugar Sands By The Sea

Hotel in the heart of Laguna Beach Estates
Sugar Sands By The Sea provides amenities like a terrace and laundry facilities. This hotel is a great place to bask in the sun with a white sand beach, snorkeling, and surfing. Guests can connect to free in-room WiFi.
You'll also find perks like:
  • An outdoor pool with sun loungers
  • Free self parking
  • A 24-hour front desk, ATM/banking services, and barbecue grills
  • Smoke-free premises, coffee/tea in the lobby, and motorized watercraft on site
  • Guest reviews say good things about the beach locale, overall value, and pool
Room features
All guestrooms at Sugar Sands By The Sea feature comforts such as air conditioning, in addition to amenities like free WiFi. Guests reviews speak well of the clean rooms at the property.
More amenities include:
  • Bathrooms with showers
  • TVs with cable channels
  • Balconies, refrigerators, and microwaves



Cleaning and safety practices

Social distancing

Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Masks are required at the property
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 84 rooms
  • Arranged over 5 floors


  • Check-in time from 4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Up to 3 children (17 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding


  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free onsite self parking
  • Onsite parking includes off-street options

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Barbecue grills

Traveling with children

  • Children stay free

What to do

  • On the beach
  • Personal watercraft (motorized)
  • Snorkeling
  • Surfing/body boarding
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Pool loungers


  • 2 buildings/towers
  • ATM/banking
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • An outdoor pool


  • Elevator


  • English

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Television
  • Cable TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Crib/infant bed (surcharge)
  • Bed sheets provided

What to enjoy

  • Balcony

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Hair dryer (on request)
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Stovetop
  • Oven
  • Cookware, dishes, and utensils


  • Access via exterior corridors

Fees & policies

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • 3.26 percent destination fee will be charged
  • Resort fee: USD 20 per accommodation, per night
  • Resort fee inclusions:
    • Pool access
    • Beach access
    • Internet access (may be limited)
    • Newspaper
    • Phone calls (may be limited)
    • In-room coffee
    • Laundry facilities
    • Housekeeping

Children & extra beds

  • Cribs/infant beds are available for an extra charge

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Social distancing measures are in place; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; masks are required in public areas.


This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

Sugar Sands
Sugar Sands Inn
Sugar Sands Inn Panama City Beach
Sugar Sands Panama City Beach
Sugar Sands Sea Panama City Beach
Sugar Sands Sea
Sugar Sands By The Sea Hotel
Sugar Sands By The Sea Panama City Beach
Sugar Sands By The Sea Hotel Panama City Beach

Frequently asked questions

Does Sugar Sands By The Sea offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Sugar Sands By The Sea does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Sugar Sands By The Sea?
As of 04 October 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Sugar Sands By The Sea on 01 November 2022 start from R2 178, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Sugar Sands By The Sea?
This property confirms that social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Sugar Sands By The Sea?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
Are pets allowed at Sugar Sands By The Sea?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at Sugar Sands By The Sea?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Sugar Sands By The Sea?
You can check in from 4:00 PM - 2:00 AM. Check-out time is 10 AM.
What is there to do at Sugar Sands By The Sea and nearby?
Have fun with onsite activities like snorkeling and surfing. Enjoy a swim in the outdoor pool or use the hotel's other amenities, which include a picnic area.
Are there restaurants at or near Sugar Sands By The Sea?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include Pho Pier 77 (15-min walk), Bayou Bill's Crab House (3.1 mi), and Buddy's Seafood Market (3.9 mi).
Does Sugar Sands By The Sea have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a balcony.
What's the area around Sugar Sands By The Sea like?
Sugar Sands By The Sea is located on the waterfront in Laguna Beach Estates. Popular attractions include Pier Park, which is 11 minutes away by car. Travelers say this hotel is in a good location.

Overall score and ratings






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Property conditions & facilities



6/10 Good

Michelle, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Our stay was great! Nice clean room with a kitchen and a great view!
Amanda, 3-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Brad, 2-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Nice weekend get-a-way
Great place to stay.Clean,beach view,no bugs at all and from the other reviews I was a little worried but when we got to our room and seen how clean it was and no bugs I was very excited and happy that I decided to give this place a chance.
Samantha, 2-night trip with friends
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8/10 Very good

Travis, 4-night trip
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6/10 Good

Joseph, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Peggy, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

My trip was amazing from the beginning to end. There are NO complaints. The staff was very nice and professional. The beach view was wonderful.
Devona, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Christine, 3-night trip with friends
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8/10 Very good

Yvonne, 3-night trip
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