St. Augustine Beach
St. Augustine Beach
4.5
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  • BangkokSachse
    Bangkok, Thailand50,388 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Nice and Clean!
    We stayed at Best Western St Augustine Beach. We walked to the beach on the beach access in 10 minutes. The beach is nice and clean. The area is nice. The sand is little brown. The water is clear. It was raining when we were there.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written July 30, 2023
  • James c
    Oklahoma City, Oklahoma381 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Clean beach!
    We came in october 2023, its a very clean beach, there were heavy rip currents that day and I have traveled all over the world but I almost drowned here and was out of breath when we got back to shore. Thank the Lord for this! This didn't deter us, we went back out but was cautious and the current toned down. We spent the whole day there and also went down to the pier and saw the beach from different angles. I really liked the different hues in the sand , the sand had oranges, blues, really nice beach.
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written October 27, 2023
  • Lisa J
    Plant City, Florida937 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    St Augustine Beach
    We have been to St Augustine beach many times, its a great place to ride a bike or walk. You can even drive on parts of the beach. We live on the west coast of Florida so the beaches are very different on the east coast. But we enjoy the beach very much.
    Visited December 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written December 26, 2023
  • WiseManTravels
    Vermont290 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Incredible beauty
    Incredible small scale white Sandy beach. There is limited 4x4 driving on the beach too. A couple for beachside sandwich shacks and a restaurant on the sand. Laid back atmosphere.
    Visited December 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written December 31, 2023
  • vacationersforlife
    Derwood, Maryland70 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Small and nice
    This is a late review … we were here Thanksgiving week 2023. This beach was two blocks from our hotel, so the location was convenient. We got lucky that we got one good beach day in, since it wasn’t really beach weather. The beach was nice and clean and it was dog friendly so that was a bonus. I would definitely visit this beach if in the area again!
    Visited November 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written February 20, 2024
  • Calbama
    393 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    It’s ok it’s not the pan handle
    I had seen everyone’s pics and thought the water would be a lot prettier and the sand but that’s not the case the sand is not the white pretty sand the water is not that pretty green blue . You can’t walk in the beach at night cause the water comes all the way up to the stairs and concert barrier . It had red flags we where they the whole Time tons of seas foam . The water is so rough .
    Visited April 2024
    Travelled with family
    Written April 29, 2024
  • Deborah C
    122 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A Vast and Lovely Beach
    This review covers the wide beach near Guy Harvey Resort. I was on the beach with a cup of coffee at 6:45 to catch the sunrise. There were only a few other people on the beach at that hour and the sand stretches for miles in either direction. As the day progresses, hotel and resort guests start to dot the beachscape, but it's really mostly beautiful and quiet. No parasailing or jet ski shops near where I was. No one hawking anything! Just the beach and the waves and little shore birds with their skinny little legs racing around like an old timey Keystone Kops movie! The Atlantic is pretty cold at that hour, but I had to get my feet in there and after a while you don't even notice the cold. Dunes located closer to beachside properties are filled with wildflowers and seagrasses that scent the air. The beach itself was spotless. Though the hotels and condos that line the beach are large, they appear tiny when viewed from the beach side. Local ordinance limits the height of buildings and that's a good thing as there are no high rises to block views. Loved every second of my time here.
    Visited May 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written May 10, 2024
  • Grace M
    12 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great experience
    St Augustine Beach is so much more than just a beach. There was a small playground next to a fairly big splash pad. It was next to the fishing pier and the entrance to the beach was right in the middle of it all. My kids had a blast.
    Visited May 2024
    Travelled with family
    Written May 18, 2024
  • Sarah R
    Belleview, Florida18 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We'd come back.
    Not a busy beach which is nice. There is a lifeguard on duty and you have the option to drive on the beach for $10. I would suggest bringing an umbrella with you. Not a ton of shells but there are some options. There's multiple restaurants close to this beach which is also great.
    Visited May 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written May 31, 2024
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Hot Mama Z
5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Family
Beautiful beach. Right now they are doing some construction to make the beach better by the pier. So yes, there’s some construction noise. Don’t let that bother you or make false claims on here. There’s miles of this beach that have beautiful scenery!!
Written June 17, 2024
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Scott W
Evansville, IN125 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Couples
Bulldozers, excavators, and machinery running. Nothing peaceful about the beach. Huge rusty pipe about 3 ft in diameter running the length of the beach. They have sand pulled up so you can crawl across. Worst beach ever
Written June 15, 2024
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Sarah R
Belleview, FL18 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Couples
Not a busy beach which is nice. There is a lifeguard on duty and you have the option to drive on the beach for $10. I would suggest bringing an umbrella with you. Not a ton of shells but there are some options. There's multiple restaurants close to this beach which is also great.
Written May 31, 2024
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Grace M
12 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Family
St Augustine Beach is so much more than just a beach. There was a small playground next to a fairly big splash pad. It was next to the fishing pier and the entrance to the beach was right in the middle of it all. My kids had a blast.
Written May 18, 2024
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Deborah C
122 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Couples
This review covers the wide beach near Guy Harvey Resort. I was on the beach with a cup of coffee at 6:45 to catch the sunrise. There were only a few other people on the beach at that hour and the sand stretches for miles in either direction. As the day progresses, hotel and resort guests start to dot the beachscape, but it's really mostly beautiful and quiet. No parasailing or jet ski shops near where I was. No one hawking anything! Just the beach and the waves and little shore birds with their skinny little legs racing around like an old timey Keystone Kops movie! The Atlantic is pretty cold at that hour, but I had to get my feet in there and after a while you don't even notice the cold. Dunes located closer to beachside properties are filled with wildflowers and seagrasses that scent the air. The beach itself was spotless. Though the hotels and condos that line the beach are large, they appear tiny when viewed from the beach side. Local ordinance limits the height of buildings and that's a good thing as there are no high rises to block views. Loved every second of my time here.
Written May 10, 2024
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kat b
Miami, FL11 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Friends
This a beautiful beach that attracts lots of tourists, There are a few less-popular spots on the perimeter of the beach that are worth checking out. Moving southward along A1A from Crossroads, the first break within regular striking distance of the St. Auggie crew is Gate Station.the surf is nothing special; it's more popular as a convenient place to park and grab a drink after a session.
Written May 7, 2024
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Calbama
393 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Family
I had seen everyone’s pics and thought the water would be a lot prettier and the sand but that’s not the case the sand is not the white pretty sand the water is not that pretty green blue . You can’t walk in the beach at night cause the water comes all the way up to the stairs and concert barrier . It had red flags we where they the whole
Time tons of seas foam . The water is so rough .
Written April 29, 2024
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pfefmeister
San Francisco, CA4,174 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Couples
The sand has a wonderful golden granular feel to it, and the protected sand dunes give it an ‘Outer Banks’ characteristic aura. Plenty of public access along A1A, you’ll find the hard pack sand easy to walk on - in fact, there’s a section where cars are allowed to drive on the sand.
Written February 22, 2024
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vacationersforlife
Derwood, MD70 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Family
This is a late review … we were here Thanksgiving week 2023. This beach was two blocks from our hotel, so the location was convenient. We got lucky that we got one good beach day in, since it wasn’t really beach weather. The beach was nice and clean and it was dog friendly so that was a bonus. I would definitely visit this beach if in the area again!
Written February 20, 2024
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ruthanna1029
4 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Family
This beach was absolutely awesome! The ocean was so beautiful this day! I enjoyed the fresh crisp breeze and the sounds ! I wished I had more time there!
Written February 8, 2024
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