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Florida’s Historic Coast: Where History Meets New-World Charm
Group bonfire at Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa. Credit: Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa
St. Augustine and Ponte Vedra are a Florida meeting destination like no other. In the nation’s oldest city, visitors to Florida’s Historic Coast are immersed in the heritage and culture of more than 450 years and a distinctively European feel.
Your attendees will enjoy state-of-the-art meeting spaces plus unique venues, such as museums, historic sites and popular attractions. Embrace the endless supply of fresh seafood and locally sourced produce, wander into the art galleries lining Aviles Street in St. Augustine, and tee off at one of our championship golf courses.
Whether it’s an old-world boutique hotel or upscale resort along the immaculate 42 miles of beaches, relaxing at the end of the day will be the easy part.
For a stylish stay, the Casa Monica Resort & Spa’s Spanish-influenced architecture surrounds guests with luxury and attentive service. The hotel blends high tech amenities with historic charm in the heart of the nation’s oldest city. From conference to reception, your client is sure to find comfort in their 12,000 square-feet of flexible event space.
The Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa welcomes your group with modern meeting facilities, onsite dining options, 514 updated, comfortable rooms and suites and homey villas. This iconic resort boasts the largest event space in the area with a 61,000-square-foot facility, and offers guests a “premium service” wing, privileged access to golf at TPC Sawgrass and the Cabana Beach Club.
Hold your meeting just steps from the beach at the AAA 5-Diamond Ponte Vedra Inn & Club. Richly decorated meeting spaces are complemented by Northeast Florida’s largest spa, fine dining and golf. Since 1928, the regal club has played host to many of the nation’s most influential groups and business leaders. The recently renovated, multimillion-dollar conference center offers over 25,000 square feet of sophisticated indoor and outdoor meeting and exhibit space.
The Embassy Suites by Hilton St. Augustine Beach Oceanfront Resort is made for fun in the sun and for bringing a relaxing beach vibe to your meetings. The hotel boasts 25,000 square feet of flexible indoor and outdoor event space, including oceanfront event lawns and covered terraces.
There’s no denying that St. Augustine is home to state-of-the-art accommodations, but the city’s storied past is alive across a variety of venue options – like the architecturally stunning Lightner Museum, where attendees will be transported to the 19th century in its 8,600-square-foot grand ballroom.
Complimentary meeting planning services by the St. Augustine, Ponte Vedra & The Beaches Visitors & Convention Bureau will make planning your meetings a breeze.
Located only 35 miles north of Ponte Vedra and 52 miles north (50 minutes driving time) of St. Augustine via I-95 or I-295, the Jacksonville International Airport provides access to Northeast Florida’s most popular destinations. With more than 8,000 monthly arrivals and departures of major carriers and regional airlines, it’s the ideal airport for business and leisure travelers alike.
Legendary history, seaside elegance, combined with outstanding meeting services and facilities, make Florida’s Historic Coast a remarkable meeting destination.
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