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Vilano Beach

3400 Coastal Hwy., Vilano Beach, St. Augustine, FL
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“nice beach” (66 reviews)
“crushed shells” (21 reviews)
“shark teeth” (17 reviews)
3400 Coastal Hwy., Vilano Beach, St. Augustine, FL
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I call this surfer beach because it has strangely big waves for the area and you can often just go down and watch ppl surf or boogie board...This is SHELLY beach. Know that up front. It's beautiful and probably the best beach in the whole...More

1  Thank Kufies
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not too crowded very convenient to hotels and rental properties. We stayed near the inlet and enjoyed waking up to a beautiful sunrise every morning - there is little residual Irma damage they've done a wonderful job cleaning up. There is shopping & restaurants nearby.

Thank earthwalker1017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice beach to walk in the morning. Faces east so you can see the beautiful sunrise. Lots of shells which were use in the construction of many buildings.

Thank AugustoRamon
Reviewed December 11, 2017

Beautiful beach. Great location on the north side of the inlet pass. Fairly uncrowded, with good little shops and places to eat nearby. I would recommend stopping here for a walk, or even the day.

1  Thank Curtez151
Reviewed December 5, 2017

Nice beach to walk and run on . Was interesting to see the damage to the houses some of which are collapsing from wave damage and coastal erosion .

1  Thank Joseph C
Reviewed December 4, 2017

We were at Vilano Beach during the week. It is a beautiful beach and not at all crowded. There are sections where you'll want to have sandals or shoes to walk over the shell fragments but unless it is high tide, there is plenty of...More

Thank synergyworks
Reviewed November 22, 2017

We loved walking along the beach and collecting shells from the coastal waters, but found that there were so many very small broken shells along the shoreline, that our feet were covered in small cuts. There is quite a bit of damage from recent weather...More

Thank 220pinkflamingo
Reviewed November 20, 2017 via mobile

Loved walking along the beach every day and enjoying the views. It was very quiet and most enjoyable!

Thank T t
Reviewed November 20, 2017

I stopped at Vilano Beach while traveling to St Augustine on business. We parked near a Publix and were able to cross the street right over to the beach. There is a really nice walking pier that takes you down to the sand. The sand...More

Thank shanac2008
Reviewed November 19, 2017

This beach was typical of the beacheds along the coast but this was not as good as some with many houses right on the beach and few qreas for public access.

Thank Oldjack
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October 21, 2017|
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Response from Darlene J | Reviewed this property |
When we were there the last week of September the water was still too rough for us to go swimming but as far as being clean it had been well taken care of. No debris or anything laying around from Irma
May 17, 2017|
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Response from Jessica E | Reviewed this property |
Honestly not sure, but you could probably check online?
January 24, 2017|
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Response from djr1565 | Reviewed this property |
Sandy beaches near the shoreline the sand is a little harder and you can ride a bike on it, there's sea shells that come in with high tide, not rough shells, walking is fine, some areas of the beach have crushed shell beds... More