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Things to Do In St. Augustine: A Rejuvenating Salt Spa

There’s something new to do in St. Augustine, and it’s something that you can only do in a couple of places around the country–a therapeutic salt spa. People have known the health benefits of salt for thousands of years–but it is much more commonplace in Europe. That acceptance could trace all the way back to … Read More

Recipe: Marin House Quiche Lorraine

We bought the Bayfront Marin House in 2010, after putting a five year plan together to own a bed and breakfast (full disclosure: the five year plan took us 14!). When I think back to everything that we didn’t know then, I am filled with gratitude that our amazing  team was in place and that … Read More

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Breakfast Recipe: Marin House French Toast

It’s true, you know–food tastes better on vacation. Having said that, we have a couple of recipes that taste really really good any time–on vacation, at home, at a family gathering. Our Famous French Toast is one of those recipes. It is one of two recipes that we constantly give to our guests, and it … Read More

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An Insider’s Guide to The Best Live Music in St. Augustine, FL

There are a lot of reasons to come to St. Augustine–our history, our beaches, our restaurants, our art scene. It’s time to add another one to that list: the live music venues, and the many opportunities to hear great musicians and amazing bands. The hub is a HUGE music fan–writing songs with his friends all … Read More

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Top Restaurants in St. Augustine — A Foodie Weekend Itinerary

Do you live to eat? You and your tastebuds will be very very happy in St. Augustine–it’s a foodie paradise!! Not only are there over 260 restaurants listed on Yelp as being near St. Augustine, it seems like almost every week one or more of our restaurants are featured in national publications, and tons and … Read More

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TPC Sawgrass Players Championship in St. Augustine

Looking for a Florida golf vacation like no other? Book a stay at our top rated boutique hotel in St. Augustine and catch the Players Championship, one of the PGA Tour’s most prestigious and most watched events. TPS Sawgrass Players Championship Tuesday, May 8, – Sunday, May 13, 2018 Tee-offs 6:30 – 7:30 am The … Read More

9 Things to Do in St. Augustine in the Rain

Today is the second day of rain here in (sunny) St. Augustine. I just updated an old post I wrote about some fun things to do in St. Augustine in the rain, and I thought I’d move it to the top of our blog list! We’re always happy to help you plan your St. Augustine … Read More

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St. Augustine Instashots: Must-Have Photos of America’s Oldest City

It’s not that you’re a mean person, but let’s be honest: Some of the fun of vacation is reminding people back home that you’re in a warm and beautiful place, and they’re not. One subtle way to do that (no humble bragging required) is to post beautiful images on Instagram or SnapChat. St. Augustine might … Read More