On Anastasia Island you will find St. Augustine Beach. This beach attracts more than five million visitors every year. You will also find St. Johns County Pier, playgrounds for the kids, pavilions, a fishing pier, volleyball courts, shops and plenty restaurants. This is the biggest and most famous beach in the city.
If you do not want to take the car and try to find a parking you can always take the beach bus if you get a trolley ticket.
When the waves are fierce you will see plenty of surfers doing amazing tricks along the St. Johns County Pier. It is about 15 minutes drive from downtown St. Augustine.