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St Augustine Beach Real Estate

Locale – St Augustine Beach

St Augustine, the oldest European-settled city in the United States, was located on Anastasia Island from 1566-1572. Spanish settlers had founded the city on the west shore of the Matanzas River on September 8, 1576. The settlers built a fort and homes, but the fort and the supplies inside of it burned.

On May 18, 1566, the council voted to relocate the city to the barrier island across from the first location. St Augustine moved to the barrier island for the protection from European enemies and Native Americans entering the port. No physical evidence remains of the documented 6-year city presence on the island, including 2 forts, barracks, a jail, some homes, fields for crops, wells and government buildings.

In 1572, St Augustine returned to the mainland.

St Augustine Beach is located on Anastasia Island, a barrier island southeast of the oldest city in America – St Augustine. The famed Bridge of Lions connects St Augustine with Anastasia Island. The city of St Augustine Beach has a total land area of 1.9 square miles. The St Johns County Ocean Pier is also located in St Augustine Beach, close to many restaurants and tourist attractions.



St Augustine Beach is part of the St Johns County school district. Currently, the St Johns County school district is comprised of:

  • 8 elementary schools (K–5)
  • 2 middle schools (6–8)
  • 1 high schools (9–12)
  • 1 technical high school
  • 1 alternative center (K-12)
  • 1 charter schools (including a vocational-technical college)
  • 1 virtual school
  • 1 Florida school for the deaf & blind
  • 2 state colleges (Flagler College & St Johns River)

For more information regarding St Johns County schools, please click the following links:



Delicious places to eat:

  • Salt Life Food Shack
  • The Conch House Restaurant
  • Sunset Grill
  • Beachcomber Restaurant
  • The Tide’s Oyster Co. & Grill
  • A1A Burito Works
  • La Cocina International Restaurant
  • Fusion Point Restaurant
  • Obi’s Fillin’ Station
  • Café Eleven Restaurant & Catering


Drinks and Wine Tasting

Our favorite places to savor the flavor and enjoy the water-view:

  • Salt Life Food Shack
  • The Conch House Restaurant
  • Sunset Grill
  • Beachcomber Restaurant



Our favorite places to shop:

  • Blue Sky Surf Shop
  • Surf Station
  • Aqua East Surf Shop
  • Island Beachwear
  • Sunshine Shop
  • Accents on Gifts
  • Alvin’s Island
  • Publix
  • Anastasia Plaza
  • Cato Fashions
  • Rainbow Shades
  • Dollar Tree
  • Carter’s Jewelry
  • Retail Therapy
  • Publix Liquors
  • Shell Shop



Facilities to help you heal:

  • Flagler Hospital, St Augustine
  • Brooks Rehabilitation, St Augustine


Points of Interest

Historic Sites

Amazing historical sites to visit:

  • St Augustine Lighthouse and Maritime Museum
  • Bridge of Lions
  • Anastasia State Park


Parks and Beaches

Surf, Sand and Serenity:

  • St Augustine Beach
  • Anastasia State Park
  • Butler Beach
  • Crescent Beach


Bed and Breakfast

Comfy places to rest your head and fill your tummy:

  • The Pirate Haus Inn
  • Beachfront Bed and Breakfast



Hit the links in St Augustine:

  • World Golf Hall of Fame (Museum for both men & women golfers)
  • The PGA Tour Golf Academy
  • Slammer & Squire Golf Course
  • King & Bear Golf Course
  • The Palencia Club
  • Royal St Augustine Golf & Country Club


Water Activities

Fun in the sun:

  • Raging Water Sports
  • Florida Water Tours
  • St Augustine ECO Tours
  • Flyboarding Hydro Flying & Jet Pack
  • Bluewater Adventure
  • Kayak and Stand Up Paddleboarding
  • Anastasia Water Sports
  • NativeLady Water Sports
  • St Augustine Surf School


Boating and Fishing

Where they are biting:

  • Coastal Fish Charters
  • Reel Dream Fishing Charters