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Restaurant Beaches at Vilano

A very nice place at Vilano Beach actually on the beach, overlooking the bay and St Augustine on the other side, it is between the new bridge and the old one, which is a pier now. Good food good service and fantastic view. We have gone late afternoon many time and like to sit overlooking…
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Shipwreck on Ponte Vedra Beach

At the end of March this year (2018) a big section of an old shipwreck was washed ashore on Ponte Vedra Beach. It has been an attraction for both everyday beach walkers and archaeologists. When I went looking there were many others and, on the way back, we met a lot of people who asked…
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Palm Valley Golf Club

About ½ an hour north of St. Augustine close to Nocatee you find Palm Valley golf  course 9-hole course with practice area facilities. On the driving range you can choose to hit from grass or from mats and there are markers telling you the distance. There are also bunker, green and chipping practice areas. The course…
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Golf St. Johns Golf & Country Club

The golf course is about 30 minutes north of St. Augustine just west of I 95. The course is designed by Clyde Johnston, has a length of 7236 yards and slope 132, there are five sets of tees so it can be played quite much shorter. The fairways are normally not too narrow but you…
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The Reef

Very nicely located on the Atlantic coast beach with some tables on the outside and cozy space inside, many with a view of the ocean. The Sunday Brunch is very special and well worth a visit, but so are the lunches and dinners as well. The seafood was recommended, but the steak and duck were…
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The Conch House Restaurant

This restaurant is in St Augustine Beach on 57 Comares Ave. It can be a little hard to see the turnoff from A1A if you come from St Augustine so keep your eyes open. On Saturdays and Sundays, they open at 08:00 AM and the rest of the week at 11:00 AM open till 9-10…
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Golf Royal St Augustine Golf and Country Club

Just outside the city center of St Augustine you find this nice course. The course is narrow so you have to be careful. In my first round I lost some balls since I did not know the ins and outs of water and lush foliage outside the fairways. The next round it was much better…
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Cap’s on the Water

Great atmosphere on the water just off A1A a few minutes north of Vilano Beach/St Augustine. It is open for lunch Saturday and Sundays rest of the week in the evening and that’s when you can sit at Cap’s and watch the sunset. The food is good with excellent service, local food mixed with southern…
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Amelia National Golf Course

Amelia National Golf Course. A few miles northeast of Jacksonville not far away from Fernandina Beach this lays this beautiful golf course designed by Tom Fazio. It was a pleasant experience to play here even though for an amateur like me hard with bunkers in the places were my shots many time ended up. The…
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