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 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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Faver-Dykes State Park is a beautiful park that has gone undiscovered by much of the general public.  As a state canoe trail, Pellicer Creek is surely one of the most beautiful creek systems in...

St. Augustine

1/2 and all day deep sea fishing aboard the 70' Sea Love II and the 50' Sea Love III. Sportfishing aboard the 40' Reel Therapy.

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...

St. Augustine

The Southeast Intracoastal Waterway Park is a 114-acre piece of land located between Crescent Beach and Fort Matanzas National Monument. A scenic overlook gives visitors a spectacular view of the...

St. Augustine

The King & Bear is the first-ever collaborative design of Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus. Measuring 7,279 yards from the back tees, this course will challenge novice and skilled golfers alike...

St. Augustine

St. Johns County Golf Course is a par 72, 6,940-yard public course that tests the proficiency of low- and high-handicappers alike.

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.

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...

Ponte Vedra Beach

An innovative, passive park to be enjoyed by all generations with ample opportunities for small group gatherings, theatre events, children's programming, picnicking, bird watching, strolling and...

Special Occasion?  Paddleboard St Augustine!
Nearby Areas

We are the unique outfitter for St Augustine. We offer kayak & paddleboard rentals and Eco/history kayak and SUP tours in St Augustine.  We also offer day trips, including, catered lunches and...

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...

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...