Ponte Vedra Beach is a beachside community occupying 51.1 miles in the Northeast corner of St. Johns County. Coexisting with a stunning natural habitat on the Atlantic Ocean, Ponte Vedra Beach offers a country club lifestyle with a small town feel. Housing options vary from stunning oceanfront estates to quaint garden homes on the golf course. Many people who research relocating to our area begin their home search in Jacksonville, but upon setting foot in Ponte Vedra Beach, they tend to fall in love with the lifestyle and sense of community offered at this coastal jewel. St. Augustine is a short scenic drive south down A1A; 10 minutes away in Ponte Vedra is the master planned community of Nocatee, one of the fastest growing master communities not only in Florida, but in the United States; the beaches of Jacksonville, Neptune & Atlantic are a short commute North; and the ever-growing area of downtown Jacksonville is a 25 minute highway drive away.
Ponte Vedra Beach borders not only the Atlantic Ocean, but also the impressive preserve the Guana Tolomato Matanzas Estuarine National Research Reserve, referred to by locals as simply ‘Guana.’ This happens to be one of the last remaining Atlantic Ocean/Intracoastal habitats that is still in near pristine condition. Within is magnificent 73,352 acres are beaches, sand dunes, mangroves, salt marshes, tidal creeks and wetlands, estuarine lagoons, oyster bars, freshwater depression marshes and shell mound forests.
Ponte Vedra Beach Amenities
Home to a number of gated communities, many with their own clubhouses and amenities, residents of the surrounding areas also have the option of joining one of the distinguished beach or golf clubs that Ponte Vedra Beach has to offer. Visitors to the area can get a sneak peak of these exceptional clubs, such as The Ponte Vedra Inn & Club, by taking advantage of the resort accommodations during their visit. In addition, there is an extensive list of fine and casual dining restaurants, boutiques and wellness centers sprinkled throughout the community. Public access paths are available as well as a large public beach access that offers parking- Mickler’s Landing. Residents and visitors alike can enjoy sun bathing, swimming, kayaking, boating, fishing, surfing…the outdoor activities are plentiful.
Once you have had your fill of water sports and activities, test your handicap at one of Ponte Vedra’s golf courses. The most famous is undoubtedly the world renown Tournament Players Club course in Sawgrass Players Club. Each year, thousands of pro golfers and fans flock to the area for THE PLAYERS Championship, an event you won’t want to miss even if you do not play golf yourself.
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Looking to build on an oceanfront lot? Here is a current list of lots on the ocean in our area.