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Florida Beaches Guide - Ponte Vedra Beach

Northeast Florida, 20 miles southeast of Jacksonville


Get out your clubs and get ready for the most amazing golf you'll ever play. With 135 professional caliber holes, Ponte Vedra is a golfer's paradise. Home to the PGA Tour and the World Golf Hall of Fame, Golf Digest Ponte Vedra BeachPonte Vedra Beachnamed this hot spot "the seventh best resort course in America." The beauty of the beach, the breathtaking views and the never ending excitement - it's no wonder so many visitors become permanent residents of Ponte Vedra.

Accommodations: Whatever you're looking for, Ponte Vedra Beach has it. For those with discerning tastes, choose between luxury resorts, historic cottages, or classy condos. If you're happy spending less than $300 a night, Jacksonville offers a healthy selection of hotels, motels and B&B's. If you schedule your visit outside of spring break months (March - June) there's a good chance you can save up to 25% off advertised rates.

Ponte Vedra Beach Local Activities: Ponte Vedra Beach is the Pebble Beach of the East Coast. If you've had your golf fix and need more diversions, get going with tennis, deep sea and fresh water fishing, windsurfing, jet skiing and nature walks.

Ponte Vedra Beach Area Attractions: If you're bringing the kids, take a day trip to the Jacksonville zoo and step aboard the zoo train. Looking for romance? Stroll through Anastasia State Park and tour historic Augustine Lighthouse. And if rolling the dice is more your speed, there's a local casino.

Ponte Vedra Beach Events:

  • Food and WineFest (November): Great food prepared by award winning chefs, free flowing beer and champagne and live auctions with the chance to win vineyard tours and a trip to Vegas.
  • Chamber Golf Tournament (June): Golf, buffets, auctions, contests and parties.

Ponte Vedra Beach Nightlife: When the sunsets and the strappy heals come out, it's time to party. With very little effort, you'll find live theatre, Broadway-style musicals, dancing and nightly performances at local bars.

Ponte Vedra Beach Weather: Average temperatures in the spring and summer months range between 78F - 87F. Fall and winter months are milder ranging between 58F - 75F.

Ponte Vedra Beach Facilities: On duty lifeguards between Memorial and Labor Day. Showers and change areas along the beach.

Beach Fees: No fees here! Free access to the public all year round.

For more information or help planning your next Florida getaway, visit the Ponte Vedra Chamber of Commerce.

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