In St. Augustine there are miles of sandy beaches to choose from… but it is important to remember that the sun is strong in Florida, so do not forget the sunscreen.
On Anastasia Island you will find ST. AUGUSTINE BEACH. This beach attracts over 5 million visitors annually. Here you will also find St. Johns County Pier, playgrounds, pavilions fiskepir, volleyball, shops, restaurants and shopping.
Getting there: 2106 A1A South, St. Johns County Pier
On Anstasia Island you will also find CRESCENT BEACH. The beach offers a tranquil environment and it is said to be one of Florida’s most scenic and unspoiled beaches. You can also find sailing, diving, fishing and attractions. The beach is shallow and therefore excellently suited for families with children.
Getting there: South A1A about 25 minutes from downtown St. Augustine.
Anastasia State Park AND Recreation Area is an otherwise peaceful place you can escape to. Anastasia State Park is a protected sanctuary for birds and consists of 1700 acres and 5 mil wide beaches. Here you can also find hikingspår, nature trails, fishing, canoes, grills and picnic areas.
Getting there: 1340 A1A South
VILANO BEACH offers a wide variety of accommodations and restaurants with sea views. Around Vilano beach you can find sea turtles that use the beach to nest. The very sand on the beach is not as fine-grain St. Augustine and Crecent Beach, this because of all the shells. But if you do not like to get sand everywhere so Vilano Beach is a good option. Important to remember is that the waves are stronger here. You may run into the car at the beach for a small fee.
Getting there: North A1A runs over Usine Bridge, just 3 minutes from downtown St. Augustine