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

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COVID-19 Restrictions & Regulations in St. Augustine, Florida

Note: The restrictions listed below are current as of June 6, 2020, but we all know that things are moving quickly right now! Have a question about restrictions or regulations in town? Contact us with any specific questions. You also can visit these pages to read the latest orders: State of Florida Updates: www.flgov.com/2020-executive-orders/ St. … Read More

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An Option If Your Wedding Was Canceled in St Augustine

If your St. Augustine wedding was canceled recently because of the Coronavirus, you are probably pretty stressed right now. Will you be able to find another venue? Will your photographer be available? Will you fit into your dress after a couple of months of isolation snacking? (Just kidding on that last one). We get the … Read More

Social Distancing in St Augustine

NOTE: As of March 23, there is no public parking at any of our county’s beaches. Retail stores, state parks, and museums have been closed. We will keep this post live, as these will be great suggestions for quiet getaways when everything returns to normal. In the meantime, you can see a list of restaurants … Read More

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Best Rooms for Brides in St. Augustine

When you get married at the Bayfront Marin House, we’re here to make your special day easy for you! That means helping you navigate your day–from helping you choose your music, your flowers, your cake. It also means helping you plan your perfect entrance. And your perfect entrance starts with the perfect room. To help … Read More

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With Love, from Our St. Augustine Family to Yours

I just read a review from one of our guests who said that they were only here for a couple of days, but when they left, they felt like family. There is no better compliment. The Bayfront Marin House family is a large one, full of love and memories and happy times.¬†One of the (many) … Read More

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St. Augustine Holiday Survival Guide

If you’re planning a visit to St. Augustine this holiday season, do yourself a favor and start laying out the details of your trip now. It’s an amazing time of year–with beautiful lights everywhere as part of Nights of Lights, trolleys full of people singing Christmas carols, and unique shops all stocked with the coolest … Read More

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Ghost Tours in St. Augustine

St. Augustine is a pretty spirited place all year round, but the spookiness really amps up for October! There are lots of options for ghost tours in St. Augustine–whether you want to walk, or ride, or even climb some stairs to the top of the lighthouse. There are even some that focus on the real … Read More

Nights of Lights in St. Augustine

Nights of Lights in St. Augustine

It’s beginning to look a lot like vacation! If you haven’t yet experienced the magic and joy of the annual St. Augustine Nights of Lights event, you must add it to your bucket list. No tropical holiday getaway would be complete without enjoying the enchanting sites of the Nation’s Oldest City, all dressed up for … Read More