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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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...

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...

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

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

Ron Parker Park is a well-equipped park full of opportunities to play sports and have fun. The park features a dog park and number of sports areas including tennis and paddle tennis courts, as...

Ponte Vedra Beach

The PLAYERS Championship golf tournament, March 12 - 17, 2019, features the world's best golfers and boasts the highest purse of any tournament in the world.

Sunset at Alpine Groves Park
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Alpine Groves Park is an incredible park with many things to offer from outdoor pavilions and kayak launches to two beautiful butterfly gardens. This versatile park has a picnic area, a playground...

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

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...

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...

Ponte Vedra Beach

Encompassing approximately 73,000 acres of salt marsh and mangrove tidal wetlands, oyster bars, estuarine lagoons, upland habitat and offshore seas. The GTM Research Reserve has three beach access...

Red Boat Water Tours - Boat
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Red Boat Water Tours aims to make your time with us a comfortable experience, by catering to your needs at any given time. Captain Tony, Miss Jennifer and the Girls, want to share with you, the...