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New Restaurants in St. Augustine 2021

Ready to try some new restaurants in St. Augustine? Surprising though it is…there are quite a few! Before I list some new places, a hat tip to the perennial favorites. I am in AWE of the restauranteurs in St. Augustine, who have managed to keep their businesses open through this pandemic. They have all been … Read More

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Second Weddings in St. Augustine: Four Questions to Answer First

You’re planning a second wedding, and it feels a little different than the first, doesn’t it? Well why wouldn’t it? You aren’t the same person you were when you first got married. You’re more confident, more successful, and more secure–and more aware of what you really want (both in a partner and in a dress). … Read More

A Walking Tour for St. Augustine’s Nights of Lights

Do you plan on taking a self-guided walking tour of St. Augustine’s Nights of Lights? If so, you probably came to our site looking for a central downtown location to see all of the lights. Downtown rooms book up quickly–but don’t despair if all of our rooms are full at the main inn. Staying at … Read More

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Read this BEFORE you go to the 2020 Nights of Lights in St. Augustine

Planning a trip to enjoy the 2020 Nights of Lights in St. Augustine? Read this first! We love Nights of Lights in St. Augustine. Walking around town holding hands, seeing the warm glow of the lights on the bay, looking up at the trees draped with lights in Constitution Plaza–it’s PERFECT! This year’s celebration will … Read More

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Stay Small and Stay Safe in St. Augustine

You deserve a safe vacation!! We have made a number of adjustments to our business protocols to lower the risk for all of our guests, as well as our staff, because we think that everyone deserves a safe escape from the craziness of the world right now. If you’re looking for a safe place to … Read More

Traveling to St. Augustine During Covid: Where to Eat and What to Do

Is it just us, or does everyone look like they could use a vacation? Whether you’re a couple ready to get out of the house for a romantic getaway, or a family looking to enjoy each other’s company again, breaking your routine (even the most non-routine of routines right now) is healthy. Before anyone yells … Read More

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Looking for Addresses for the Bayfront Marin House in St. Augustine?

Looking for an address for your trip to the Bayfront Marin House? Trying to tell Google Maps where the Beachcomber Cottages are? Trying to get a Doordash delivery? Here are all the physical addresses for the various locations at the Bayfront Marin House. The address of your room is in your confirmation letter as well, … Read More

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6 Things to Consider When Rescheduling Your St. Augustine Wedding

Have you had to reschedule your St. Augustine wedding due to the Coronavirus? We’re sorry. Weddings are such a joyous time, and questions like “Should we have it or shouldn’t we?” definitely add a layer of stress. One way to help lower that stress is to answer a few questions, with input and agreement from … Read More

How are things in St. Augustine during Covid?

I’ve had a couple of inquiries lately about what is open in St. Augustine. People want to know if town feels “normal”. Are businesses ready for guests? Are guests even welcome? I always tried to give my perception of town after the hurricanes, so I thought I’d do that again with the pandemic. If you’re … Read More