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St. Augustine, FL, the oldest city in the United States, is a beautiful coastal gem with lots of things to do for travelers of every age and taste. Because of the city’s rich history, there are numerous historical sites to visit like the oldest masonry fort in the country – Castillo de San Marcos, Fort Mose and the nation’s Oldest Wooden School House. Being on the coast, there’s also plenty of fun to be had on the water too, including flyboarding, dolphin adventures, sailing and even a ride on a pirate cruise. For an alluring beach getaway, stay at one of these top beachfront hotels in St. Augustine.
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Built in St. Augustine’s famous Spanish-style architecture, the La Fiesta Ocean Inn and Suites offers a variety of rooms right on the beachfront that include amenities like flat screen televisions, DVD players, microwaves and refrigerators. Some rooms also feature Jacuzzi tubs and fireplaces if you’re looking for a more romantic stay. The hotel also offers a complimentary breakfast delivered to your room, an outdoor heated pool, laundry facilities and a private boardwalk to the beach.
Located just a few minutes away from the historic downtown district of St. Augustine, the Guy Harvey Resort offers comfortable accommodations right on the beach. All the guest rooms are decorated in with relaxing ocean tones flat screen televisions, mini fridges, large work desks and Guy Harvey artwork. They also offer ground-floor, pet-friendly rooms that feature tile floors throughout. During your stay, you can take advantage of the fitness room, the outdoor pool and beach bar, shopping at the Guy Harvey Outfitter Shop and dining at Santiago’s Florida Kitchen and Craft Bar
The Saint Augustine Beach House is a quaint boutique-style hotel located right on Vilano Beach in the heart of the historic city. Like the name implies, a stay here feels like a stay in your own private beach house with plank floors, bright colors and large windows with amazing ocean views in every guest room. The vibe here is laid back, so you can relax with a cup of coffee and your complimentary breakfast on your private balcony or pick up some beach towels and chairs at the front desk and head straight to the sand.
Also located on Vilano Beach, the Ocean View Lodge is close to both the ocean and downtown St. Augustine. Every room at the Lodge features a private, ocean view balcony, as well as a microwave, mini-fridge and cable television. Suites with Jacuzzi tubs are also available for a little extra relaxation. And, because the hotel is located in a mostly residential area, you can enjoy plenty of peaceful time on the beach or reclining on the chaise lounges around the hotel’s outdoor pool.
The beautiful Embassy Suites by Hilton is located right on the ocean on St. Augustine Beach and features spacious, two-room suites that feature separate living room areas with sofa beds and flatscreen televisions. Guest rooms also include a wet bar, refrigerator and microwave and all guests receive complimentary, made-to-order breakfast each morning and complimentary drinks and snacks at the evening reception. There’s also an outdoor pool with cabanas, two bars and an on-site restaurant, Harvest & Reel, which offers both seafood and farm-to-table dining options.
The Hibiscus Oceanfront Resort features fully furnished two and three bedroom condos that are available for daily, weekly or monthly rental. These beautiful oceanfront condos offer all the conveniences of home including full kitchens with dishwashers, dishes and utensils, washer/dryers and two full bathrooms. Plus, there are lots of amenities for guests to enjoy right on the property including three swimming pools, two outdoor heated Jacuzzis, tennis courts, a fitness center, picnic areas and a clubhouse with an observation sun deck. There’s also a private boardwalk leading to the beach with a gazebo.