Great location for your beach vacation
Our beach house, Casa De Las Palmas, named for the 2 large palm trees next to the driveway is a lovely one level single family modern home with high ceilings, central A/C, heat, south facing back yard for sunbathing and covered back porch (for shade when you want it). In fact, you will find all the conveniences you would expect and more for your vacation. As well as being well located for convenient beach access, it is also just a short bike ride, drive or walk from your beach retreat to a number of bars and restaurants, such as Hurricanes Grill, The Purple Olive, Salt Water Cowboys, The World Famous Oasis & Napoli Italian restaurant. Be sure to check out the happy hours at all these great restaurants.....you may find you like island life so much, you wont want to leave.
St Augustine Beach boasts one of the loveliest beaches in Florida, approximately 10 miles long from Anastasia Island to Summer Haven, it is a pet friendly & car friendly beach. Pets are allowed on the beach, as long as they are on a leash and you clean up after them. There is a car trail marked along the back of the beach, usually year round, it is allowable to park on the beach, which does mean the ultimate in easy access for all your beach toys, coolers, grills etc. The vacation rental is a very short drive to the vehicle beach entrance at Dondanville Rd.
To make beach life even easier for you, we provide beach chairs, a cooler, sun umbrella, a boogie board. & 2 beach bikes.
From your house at the beach, it is only a 15 minute drive along A1A on Anastasia Island, to the old city of St Augustine, which is full of vibrant American and colonial history. Here you can enjoy an old town trolley tour or a ghost town walk, explore the 16th Century fort, savor the jazz music at the cigar bar or rock the night away at Tradewinds bar, amongst many other activities. There are many restaurants in downtown St Augustine, such as The Old City House, Cellar 6, Tini Martinis and many many more.,check out our recommended dining guide. For a romantic evening, why not take a ride in a horse drawn carriage around the city or spend the evening dining on a moonlight cruise.