St. Augustine & Ponte Vedra Beach & The Beaches

St. Augustine and the surrounding area is home to some of the best beaches in Florida — from Ponte Vedra Beach to Crescent Beach and everywhere in between. 

How do I get there?

There are dozens of public beach access points along the coast, giving you easy access to St. Augustine's beaches. Public parking is available. and some beaches allow cars to drive right onto the sand. You will need a pass to drive on the beach during peak season (annual and day passes are available). 

Where should I go?

From the bustling St. Augustine Beach and St. Johns County Ocean Pier, to the quieter Crescent Beach with its wildlife refuge, there's something for everyone. See more information about our 6 favorite beaches in St. Augustine (the best beaches in Florida!) here.

What can I do at the beach?

The stunning 42-mile oceanfront playground along the Atlantic coast is a beachgoer's dream, with plenty of activities to enjoy year-round. Relax in the sun, taking in the scent of salt water and the gentle ocean breeze. Fish, go shelling or hit the waves to swim, kayak, windsurf or kiteboard. It’s fun to stay on the sand, too – dolphins play in the surf, an endangered beach mouse lives in the dunes of Anastasia State Park and rare Northern right whales come here to give birth every winter.

Anything else I should know?

Please be considerate of the environment and other beachgoers. No alcohol or glass is allowed on the beaches, and all pets must be on a leash (check posted signs at each beach for other rules and regulations).

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Ponte Vedra Beach

The golf course is 6875 yards and was designed by acclaimed golf course architect Pete Dye. When it opened in 1980 it quickly became ranked as one of America's top ten resort courses by Golf...

Nearby Areas

Hammock Beach Resort, located near St. Augustine, is Northeast Florida's premier family vacation beach destination, featuring luxury villa and condominium accommodations overlooking the Atlantic...

Ponte Vedra Beach

The PLAYERS Championship golf tournament, May 8-13, 2018, features the world's best golfers and boasts the highest purse of any tournament in the world.

The Slammer & Squire features two distinct nines with generous fairways, contoured greens, and plenty of water hazards along with impressive views of the World Golf Hall of Fame.

Outdoor Pool Deck
St. Augustine

The 4 Diamond Renaissance Resort now offers a complimentary shuttle for individual guests to and from downtown St. Augustine (based on availability). Meet in the largest combination hotel and...

TPC Sawgrass Clubhouse
Ponte Vedra Beach


The Clubhouse at TPC Sawgrass offers 13,000 sq. ft. of banquet and meeting space complemented by more than 3,250 sq. ft. of upper level terraces. Nineteen, Traditions and Champions are...

Ocean Course
Ponte Vedra Beach

The gracious and elegant Inn & Club offers two, guest-only, 18 hole courses. The first course created at the Inn & Club was the par-72 6781-yard Ocean Course built in 1932 by famed English...

Ponte Vedra Beach

Whether a spectacular Tournament Players Club (TPC), a luxurious destination or an outstanding resort venue, PGA TOUR Experiences matches the PGA TOUR's highest level of quality for legendary...

The Lodge & Club
Ponte Vedra Beach

Framed by graceful palms and rolling dunes, The Lodge & Club sparkles as one of Florida's most alluring oceanfront resorts.  Accommodations include 66 luxurious guest rooms and suites with...

Ponte Vedra Beach

This includes the "original" 7000 yard Sawgrass Course that originally hosted the Tournament Players Championship for many years. Currently a private equity club, guests of the Sawgrass Marriott...

St. Augustine

Located between St. Augustine and Jacksonville, Florida, World Golf Village is home to the renowned "King & Bear" and "Slammer & Squire" golf courses, the only resort golf courses in the...

Penthouse Balcony Views
Ponte Vedra Beach

Welcome to the crown jewel of Florida's northeast shore. A regional landmark since its celebrated opening in 1928, this AAA Five-Diamond rated oceanfront resort is located in the picturesque...