When you’re looking to plan a beach getaway, look no further than our north Florida destination. You’ll be able to enjoy the best of both worlds with easy access to beautiful beaches and nature areas and a rich cultural scene in St. Augustine, FL. Keep scrolling to see our top three reasons to visit Vilano Beach on your next vacation.

Couple dancing in the water on Vilano Beach in St. Augustine

Soak Up a Beautiful Beach Experience

Vilano Beach is a charming coastal town located on Florida’s east coast, home to a stunning beach overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. With powdery white sand and crystal clear waters, it’s a paradise for those seeking a peaceful escape from the bustling cityscapes. Visitors can indulge in outdoor activities like swimming, surfing, fishing, kayaking, and sunbathing, or simply unwind in the tranquility of the beach.

• Aerial view of St Augustine lighthouse and water

Enjoy a Rich History and Culture

Vilano Beach has a rich history dating back to the 1800s, and it’s a great destination for history buffs. The town is home to several historical landmarks, including the Vilano Beach Pier, which was built in 1927 and served as a transportation hub for goods and people. Visitors can also explore the iconic St. Augustine Lighthouse which stands tall above Vilano Beach, providing breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean and the surrounding areas.

• romantic dinner with champagne with ocean view

Savor Unique Dining and Nightlife

Vilano beach is more than just a place for sunbathing and water activities, it’s a hub for some of the best dining experiences on the Florida coast. Vilano beach boasts an array of restaurants, bars, and cafés that offer stellar seafood and inventive craft cocktails. Additionally, visitors can enjoy live music performances at some of the popular hangout spots in the area, making Vilano Beach stand out as an all-in-one destination for beach, history, culture, dining, and nightlife.


View of beach from patio of oceanfront hotel room in St. Augustine

Stay at The Saint Augustine Beach House for Easy Access to it All

Our small St. Augustine boutique hotel is located directly on Vilano Beach, right next to the drive-on ramp access. Our personalized service will enhance your stay and make you feel as if you’re part of the family. Each of our 16 units provides epic ocean views from your private balcony and comfy king bed. They also include a twin daybed for a third guest and an enhanced kitchenette for a condo-style stay. Stay steps from the sand, within walking distance to wonderful dining and shopping, and just minutes from America’s oldest city. Plus you’ll receive a freshly made breakfast each day, have access to complimentary beach gear, get free off-street parking, and be able to bring your four-legged friends! Book your beach getaway today!

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