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St. Augustine, Florida Attractions

Our hotel's conveniently located near a variety of popular attractions in St. Augustine, Florida and surrounding areas. Whether you are a history buff or an outdoor enthusiast, there is something for everyone in this historic and fascinating city. Enjoy a weekend of golf while staying at our hotel near World Golf Village or spend a day strolling eclectic shops in the historic district. 

Local Restaurants

There are so many wonderful dining establishments in Saint Augustine, it is hard to recommend just a few. Here are some restaurants that are just a short distance from our location at the Ocean Sands Beach Inn.

Caps on the Water (2 miles north)

(904) 824-8794

Casual waterfront dining with fresh local seafood, steaks, sandwiches, and salads.  Beautiful sunset view in evening over the inter-coastal waterway.

THE REEF RESTAURANT (1.5 miles north)

(904) 824-8008

Ocean front dining with fresh seafood

Aunt Kate's (1.6 miles north)

(904) 829-1105

Casual inter-coastal waterway dining. Great place to dine with kids. They serve seafood, steaks, sandwiches, and more. Great for lunch or dinner. 


Outdoor Enthusiasts

Known for its pristine beaches, nature preserves and waterways teeming with diverse wildlife, Northeast Florida offers a range of exciting outdoor activities. There are plenty of ways to explore Florida's Great Outdoors.

Anastasia State Park (4 miles)

(904) 461-2033

A beachfront bird sanctuary on Anastasia Island with opportunities for swimming, hiking, boating, fishing, and camping.

St. Augustine Alligator Farm (4 miles)

(904) 824-3337

This unique spot features daily wildlife shows and lets you explore crocodiles and alligators from around the world. Includes many interesting amphibians and an elevated nature trail filled with wildlife.

Guana River State Park (6 miles)

(904) 825-5071

This 2,000-acre sanctuary has beach access for swimming, surfing and fishing, as well as a great chance to see some of the endangered species living there.

St. Augustine Deep Sea Fishing & Boating

There are several boating options nearby, including fishing charters, kayak/canoe rentals and cruises. The Guana and Tolomato rivers are excellent for kayaking and spotting indigenous wildlife, or fishing charters on the Atlantic Ocean make for a day of fun.

Captain Ron's Charters (.5 miles)


Bay Ray Boat Rentals (1 mile)


St Augustine Boating Club (1 mile)


Scenic Cruise (1 mile)


Cast and Cruise Boat and Sport (1.5 miles)


Rodbender Fishing Charters (1.5 miles)


St Augustine Sailing Enterprises (1.5 miles)


St. Augustine Inshore Fishing Charters (2 miles)


Raging Water Sports (3 miles)


Schooner Freedom Charters (3 miles)


Action Kayak Adventures (3.5 miles)


Golfing in St. Augustine

Just minutes from the hotel, you’ll discover a golfer’s paradise. Northeast Florida is famous for its lush, challenging courses. You may have trouble choosing just one to play!

Royal St. Augustine Golf and Country Club (4 miles)


Public, regulation-length course with 18 holes for more skilled golfers.

St. Augustine Shores Golf Course (10 miles)


Public, regulation-length course with 18 holes that offers challenging play.

Slammer and Squire Golf Course at World Golf Village (11 miles)


Public, regulation-length course with 18 holes that plays long.

King and Bear Golf Course at World Golf Village (13 miles)


Public, regulation-length course with 18 holes suitable for all skill levels.

St. Johns Golf and Country Club (15 miles)


Public, regulation-length course with 18 holes that are very challenging.

Golf Club At South Hampton (17 miles)


Public, regulation-length course with 18 holes suitable for all skill levels.

World Golf Village (17 miles)


This premier golfing destination features the World Golf Hall of Fame, an Imax movie theater, dining, and shops. The Hall of Fame includes information on all inductees, as well as an extensive history of the game of golf. The site also has two golf courses and a putting green.

The Tournament Players Club at Sawgrass (19 miles)


This prestigious golf club is home to the PGA Tour headquarters and hosts annual The Players Championship. It includes the Valley Course and the Stadium Course, considered one of the most difficult golf courses in the world.

History Buffs

Authentic Old Jail (2 miles)


The former jail is a National Historic Site and home to weaponry displays. Guided tours are available.

Fountain of Youth (2 miles)


This archaeological park marks the birth of St. Augustine in 1565, when Spanish explorer Pedro Menendez de Aviles established the first settlement. Taste the mythic waters believed to have the power to restore youth to anyone who drinks them.

Old Town Trolley Tours of St. Augustine (2 miles)


This guided trolley tour takes you to the historical highlights of the Oldest City, from the arrival of Ponce de Leon to now. Tour tickets include on/off privileges for three consecutive days.

Ripley's St. Augustine Sightseeing Trains (2.5 miles)


The First and Oldest Believe It or Not! Odditorium offers more than 40 new exhibits and daily tours to historic sites, as well as a Ghost Train Adventure tour to explore the haunted city by night.

Castillo de San Marcos (3 miles)


This is one of the oldest forts in the country, and a well-preserved artifact of Florida's fascinating military history. This coastal landmark is a must-see for any visitor.

Oldest Wooden School House (3 miles)


This 18th-century wooden schoolhouse offers a glimpse of life over 200 years ago, complete with recreations of a typical school day.

Lightner Museum (3 miles)


Once the elegant Alcazar Hotel, this museum houses a unique collection ranging from fine art and cut glass to musical instruments and furniture.

For more information about attractions in the area, visit the St. Augustine Visitors Guide.