Winter 2023/2024

Explore the Sandy Shores of St Augustine This Winter

Winter in St. Augustine is just about perfect. When much of the rest of the country is dealing with cold and snow, St. Augustine stays in the 60s and 70s making for the ideal conditions to enjoy the fresh ocean air and historic streets. Whether you're looking for a place to escape for the winter with your loved ones or you need a quick destination to explore, the Northeast coast of Florida has plenty to offer. Our St. Augustine vacation rentals are located throughout the region and along the coast of the Atlantic Ocean. Book an oceanfront rental or find a pet-friendly place to bring even your furry friends. Come for the holiday season or plan ahead and secure a 2023/2024 vacation now. 

Plan Your Winter Getaway to St Augustine Florida

view of nights of lights festival in st augustine florida overlooking the bridge of lions

Nights of Lights

Every holiday season the Nights of Lights Festival draws visitors and locals to the historic center of St. Augustine for a beautiful lights display. For 2020, the festival looks a bit different, but the town will still be lit up in magical holiday decor. Experience this year's Nights of Lights Festival from the Old Town Trolley, a boat tour, or even from the comfort of your own car.


You'll find holiday lights displays along roughly 20 blocks of historic downtown St. Augustine. Visit the Plaza de la Constitucion or walk along the Bridge of Lions to catch a view of the lights reflecting off the water. 


We've got a few tips for planning your visit for the 2023 Nights of Lights Festival, which runs from November 18, 2023 - January 31, 2024.

Holiday Season in St Augustine

The holiday season is a great time to visit St. Augustine. Whether you're visiting for the Nights of Lights Festival or to simply enjoy the season with your loved ones, you'll find there are many things to do and see here. If you need to get in your holiday shopping, St. Augustine is home to local boutiques and shops where you can support the community and gift something unique and special. Take a walk down historic St. George Street to shop and explore this historic street. 


St. Augustine is also a great food city! Pick up a prepared meal at one of our many local eateries or you can grab groceries and prepare a full dinner for you and your loved ones in the comfort of your vacation rental. 

flager college museum in st augustine with christmas decorations
young couple walking along the beach with chairs and picnic items in hand

Enjoy St Augustine Nature & Beaches

The beaches of St. Augustine aren't just for summer. During the winter in Northeast Florida, the temperatures are around the 70s making for the perfect conditions for a relaxing beach day or nature walk. 


Anastasia State Park, Fort Mose Historic State Park, Vilano Beach Nature Boardwalk, Matanzas State Forest, and Faver-Dykes State Park are just a few of the most beautiful places to visit and explore the outdoors in St. Augustine. Go for a hike or a bike ride through the trails where you'll find tropical, coastal landscapes with native vegetation and local wildlife. 

Practice Your Swing at Our Golf Courses

With the weather near perfect for being outdoors in St. Augustine during the winter, you can bet the local golf courses are busy. There is a diverse range of courses for golfers of all levels, whether you want to practice at a driving range or play at a championship course. 


A few of the most popular golf courses in St. Augustine include the World Golf Village, King and Bear Golf Course, Marsh Creek Country Club, St. John's Golf Club, St. Augustine Shores Club, South Hampton Golf Course, and Slammer & Squire Golf Course. 


Families will also love the mini golf courses here. Visit Anastasia Minature Golf, Fiesta Falls Miniature Golf, Ripley's Bayfront Mini Golf, and Adventure Landing St. Augustine.

overlooking a water feature at a st augustine golf course in florida
view of two people's feet, one on tip toes, and flowers in the foreground as the sunsets in the background on the beach

Celebrate Your Loved Ones on Valentine's Day

February is the perfect time to visit St. Augustine with your significant other. Go on a romantic cruise along the waterways of St. Augustine, try new wine varieties at San Sebastian Winery, or dine at one of the many romantic restaurants in St. Augustine


Take a walk through the old historic district of downtown St. Augustine and gaze upon the Spanish architecture or visit the beautiful beaches for a secluded evening or a sunset picnic. 

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