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Vilano Beach

3400 Coastal Hwy., Vilano Beach, St. Augustine, FL
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“nice beach” (65 reviews)
“shark teeth” (16 reviews)
3400 Coastal Hwy., Vilano Beach, St. Augustine, FL
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This beach was amazing. Not over crowded with red colored sand comprised of lots and lots of shells. bathrooms and showers available close by as well. The sunrise was amazing from here.

Thank rosemskinner
Reviewed 5 days ago

If you have young ones, go to St. Augustine beach. The surf here is a little heavier. However, this beach is primarily made up of broken sea shells. We found a lot of shells to bring home to the kiddos here. Not as crowded as...More

Thank Daniel R
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great fun, beach pretty clean. Needs to have umbrella rental, would be nice. Lots of crushed shells, hurts feet, water nice.

Thank Tonya G
Reviewed 1 week ago

We Used to have a lot of fun there before they Built it all up, Kinda sad... I miss the Skimboard Contests and the Live Bands on the Beach !!

Thank Reverend G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ended up at St Augustine/Vilano Beach by a mishap in Orlando, but we are so thankful we did! It is absolutely our favorite US beach EVER!

Thank Wendy C
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I like this beach more than others in the same area, because we feel it is easy to access and more private.

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We live in Florida but this was our first visit to Vilano Beach. I liked that the beach was pretty empty not crowded at all. It was fun looking for sharks teeth, we found 2. The shells were pretty broken up but there were many...More

1  Thank Jacqui E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This beach was highly recommended by a student in St Augustine, so we thought it worth a visit. Parking was quite easy - a large car park with an overpass bridge to get to the beach, and toilets and a shower in the car park....More

1  Thank 800MeganG800
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is my favorite dog-friendly (leashes yes) beach. Was crowded on 4th of July weekend -- no surprise there -- but had a wonderful time. Newly added since my last visit: Lifeguards! Really had one of the best beach weekends ever. And our border collie...More

Thank Daniel D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent both white sand and brown to red firmly packed sand characteristicc f the Atlantic coast. Excellent for family fun days and away from the commercial attributes of Daytona. You will be fglad you visited.

Thank Royce V
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17 May 2017|
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Response from Jessica E | Reviewed this property |
Honestly not sure, but you could probably check online?
24 January 2017|
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Response from djr1565 | Reviewed this property |
Sandy beaches near the shoreline the sand is a little harder and you can ride a bike on it, there's sea shells that come in with high tide, not rough shells, walking is fine, some areas of the beach have crushed shell beds... More
13 September 2016|
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Response from Joel S | Reviewed this property |
yes, recent storms have really taken toll on the beaches and very narrow to none existent beach left.... I recommend using Anastasia Island Park, a few dollars but you have the best beach in area with great parking, and many... More