Sleep in and head to Barbara Jean’s on the Water for a Southern comfort brunch with pristine views of the Intracoastal Waterway. Sit back with a Bloody Mary and hearty specialties like shrimp and grits or chicken fried steak, served on their wide patio overlooking the water.
Stretch your legs with a stroll through Bird Island Park, a serene mecca of flora and fauna designed to spotlight native species and ecosystems of northeast Florida. Or take a deeper dive into the area’s natural beauty at the GTM Research Reserve, an oasis committed to preserving native and endangered species of plants from around the world.
As happy hour approaches, head to 1912 Ocean Bar and Rooftop at Sawgrass Marriott's Cabana Beach Club for sunset beach views and appetizers like fire roasted oysters and lobster succotash paired with craft cocktails, wine, and local beers. Take a turn or two on the dance floor - there’s live music Thursdays and Saturdays, starting at 5 p.m.
Cap off the evening with an intimate show at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall, a vibrant music venue that offers live performances by a diverse range of local and national artists. From roots reggae, and post-punk pop to blues, this intimate venue guarantees to get you swaying.