Beaches

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 to St. Augustine’s beaches?

There are dozens of public beach access points along the coast, giving you easy access to St. Augustine's beaches. Public parking is available. 

Can you drive on St. Augustine beaches?

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). 

What are the best beaches in St. Augustine?

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!).

What kind of beach activities are there to do in St. Augustine? 

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.

Where can I stay overnight near St. Augustine beaches?

There are plenty of accommodations near the beaches. Browse our places to stay page and choose from hotels, bed & breakfasts, historic inns, beachside resorts, and campgrounds. 

Anything else I should know about St. Augustine Beaches?

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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St. Augustine

Trout Creek Park is a huge 16.5-acre park open to the public and an ideal spot to take your friends and family for picnics, to walk through its many nature trails, or to take the kids to the...

St. Augustine

Take a boat ride aboard Victory III. Departs daily from the St. Augustine Municipal Marina for a one-hour-and-fifteen-minute-narrated tours. See numerous historic and natural sights along the St....

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...

Dolphins in the wild!
St. Augustine

Best chance of seeing dolphins and a large variety of wildlife in St. Augustine. An interpretive Naturalist will explain dolphin behavior, birdlife, and elements of the estuary. Join Captain Zach...

Ripple Effect Ecotours The Real Florida Kayak Tour
St. Augustine

A dedicated kayak touring company based in the Marineland Marina offering scheduled eco-tours in many of the state parks in Northeast Florida. All trips are two hours and no prior kayaking...

Anastasia Watersports
St. Augustine

Anastasia Watersports offers a variety of aquatic activities everyday where guests can kayak and stand up paddleboard. The salt marsh and beach introduce guests to the amazing bio-diversity that...

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...

We have some great sightfishing on fly in Saint Augustine
St. Augustine

Imagine yourself boarding a boat . . . the sparkling water shimmering beneath you. You feel the salt air brushing your face. Your boat  is fully stocked and ready to go. Adventure awaits. Redfish...

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.

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...

Located off Scenic A1A in the Vilano Waterfront Community, you can find Nease Beachfront Park and its beautiful view of two different landscapes. Anyone who visits the park can enjoy the view of...

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Nearby Areas

WELCOME Thank you for your interest in our guided horseback riding tours! Included in the top 10 things to do in 2018 in Volusia and Flagler Counties.  Our beach rides are located within driving...