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St. Augustine, FL (Sept 7, 2021) - Discover perfectly preserved natural landscapes, unique historical and cultural experiences, amazing eateries and luxurious resorts and spas in St. Augustine and Ponte Vedra Beach.
In the ancient city of St. Augustine, just steps away from Florida’s Atlantic coastline, lies a paradise offering all the trappings of elegance. Be chauffeured through the brick streets by horse-drawn carriage. Shop specialty boutiques for everything from art to chocolates and fine wines. Then get dapper for dinner and cocktails. St. Augustine’s historical glamour is worth dressing up for.
The Casa Monica Resort & Spa has opulent surroundings that engage the senses. The resort, located in the heart of the nation’s oldest city has a rich history that is reflected everywhere you turn. Rooms are appointed in mahogany and wrought iron, and luxury suites in the hotel’s five towers offer antique furnishings, circular living rooms and generous views. Once in your lavish retreat, choose from a bevy of services and activities to experience on your visit. Take a dip in the second-story pool, arrange a horse and carriage ride, or duck into one of the hotel’s upscale boutiques.
Hilton St. Augustine Historic Bayfront hotel is another sophisticated option for staying in style within steps of the bayfront and all of the nation’s oldest city’s attractions. Its colorful Spanish Colonial buildings with views of Matanzas Bay are close to most of St. Augustine’s attractions, historic sites, restaurants, bars and shops.
The Collector Luxury Inn and Gardens, located in the heart of the Historic District, the Inn blends contemporary amenities with historic authenticity. Historic homes surrounding an elegant brick-lined courtyard are where you’ll stay in suites and meticulously restored rooms. A private cocktail bar and pool are located near the main house where a European breakfast is served each morning.
Up the coast at Ponte Vedra Beach the AAA Five-Diamond Awarded Ponte Vedra Inn & Club, along with her sister property, The Lodge & Club at Ponte Vedra, set the standard of excellence for Iconic Florida beach resorts. The gracious attentive service and endless luxurious experiences available at the Ponte Vedra Inn & Club are the picture of quiet grandeur, grace, stateliness, and story. The resort features two championship golf courses an array of tru-har court tennis courts (known as one of the best racquet clubs in the country), endless dining options and one of Florida’s most sophisticated spas, the Spa at Ponte Vedra featuring more than 100 aesthetically pleasing services for guests.
There are so many ways to expand a stay and take the luxurious moments on Florida’s Historic Coast. From a horse-drawn carriage tour with wine through St. Augustine’s Historic District or climb the 219 steps to the top of The St. Augustine Lighthouse for an incredible view of the old city and surrounding waterways, to a romantic dinner on the water featuring fresh local seafood and delicious cocktails or a drive along the A1A Scenic and Historic Coastal Byway, a trip to Florida’s Historic Coast is sure to refresh, rejuvenate and provide the perfect luxurious escape.
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Located midway between Daytona Beach and Jacksonville, Florida’s Historic Coast includes historic St. Augustine, the outstanding golf and seaside elegance of Ponte Vedra, and 42 miles of pristine Atlantic beaches. Florida’s Historic Coast remains an easy access drive destination, and it is so easy to get here via air too. Check out all the service available at nearby Jacksonville International Airport (JAX), less than an hour north of St. Augustine and just 30 minutes from Ponte Vedra, For more information on events, activities, holiday getaways and vacation opportunities in St. Augustine, Ponte Vedra & The Beaches, go to the Visitors and Convention Bureau website at www.FloridasHistoricCoast.com, become a fan on Facebook or call 1.800.653.2489.