The North Beach overlook in the GTM Research Reserve
The Stadium Course's famed 17th hole
Ponte Vedra Beach
Beautiful Ponte Vedra Beach boulevard
Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa
Unwind with a day at The Spa at Sawgrass
Ponte Vedra Pursuits
Midway between St. Augustine and Jacksonville, the charming seaside village, Ponte Vedra, lies along a stretch of brilliant, blue Atlantic Ocean. This small town offers some amazing amenities. Put together an itinerary that matches your dream vacation. Take a few days and take in all that Ponte Vedra has to offer.
Trails and the Beach
The GTM Research Reserve covers more than 60,000 acres of salt marsh and mangrove tidal wetlands, oyster beds, estuarine lagoons, upland habitat and offshore seas in Northeast Florida and is the northern most extent of mangrove habitat on the east coast of the United States. Located along the Guana River, a few miles south of Ponte Vedra, the Guana Dam Use Area offers nine miles of nature trails through hammock, scrub and flatwood landscapes and beautiful coquina sand beaches. The white sand beaches are remote enough for you to feel like castaways.
As one of the largest golf resorts in the country, and the home of the world-famous TPC at Sawgrass Stadium Course, the Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa has earned a reputation for unsurpassed golf. From the manicured greens of the TPC at Sawgrass to the natural wildlife of the Marsh Landing Country Club, this majestic resort offers the ultimate golfer's getaway, with a mixture of play that is pleasurable for both the proficient golfer and high handicapper. So earmark a day or two to play where the Players play.
Spa, S-P-Ahhhh, Spa
Tucked amid lagoons, magnolias, twisted palms and Spanish moss-draped oaks, The Spa at Sawgrass – a 20,000-square-foot shrine to relaxation – draws guests in. The Spa offers nature-inspired services for extraordinary spa experiences. From the lemongrass, ginger and sandalwood of the Sawgrass Signature Scent, to individual massage suites with customized climate, lighting and sound, a day spent at the Spa spells relaxation. The Ponte Vedra Inn & Club Spa creates a vast menu of treatments that soothes both stress and aches and pains. Between being pampered in the Spa, guests, wrapped in elegant spa robes, lounge poolside sipping on their favorite beverages. Soon, layer after layer of tension and stress melt away.