Morning: Scenic Views & Sports
It’s probably been a while since you truly indulged yourself. So take the time to do it right. Start with a stay at the Ponte Vedra Inn & Club, where the pampering and personalized attention begin the moment you arrive. The stunning views of the ocean from your room at this landmark hotel might tempt you stay in, but there’s way too much to do outside.
Tennis, anyone? Take advantage of an early morning match at one of the 15 tennis courts on the property. Or if you’ve been wanting to improve your golf swing, you’re in golf heaven here—with the perfect place to take a couple of lessons with the pros at some of the finest world-renowned golf courses.
Afternoon: Outdoor Adventures & Restaurants
A short ride to the GTM Research Reserve offers plenty of opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors, with miles of hiking trails and estuaries perfect for kayaking, fishing or just checking out the local wildlife that call this area home. You’ll definitely want to bring a camera or binoculars. At North Beach, you’ll discover what attracted Ponce de Leon in 1513 and will want to spend some time exploring the area and scouring the shoreline for shark teeth. It’s one of the best places to find these little souvenirs.
All this activity will no doubt make you hungry and create a perfect excuse to explore some of the best restaurants along the Intracoastal Waterway. At Palm Valley Fish Camp, enjoy the freshest local caught seafood as you relax with a hand-crafted cocktail. If you’re feeling more turf-ish, like some slow-smoked barbecue, Valley Smoke BBQ has just what you’re hankering for. Dine Al Fresco on the deck as sailboats and paddleboarders mosey along the river.
Evening: Shopping & Spa Treatments
Of course, no trip to Ponte Vedra Beach would be complete without some shopping. Luckily, you’re in a shopper’s paradise where you’ll find everything from premium outlet malls to eclectic galleries and antique shops. You could literally shop until you drop, which is why you’ll definitely want to make time for a head-to-toe relaxing spa treatment at The Spa at Ponte Vedra Inn & Club. Is there a better way to cap-off a girlfriend getaway? We don’t think so either.
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