St. Augustine Ocean & Racquet Resort is a large condominium property with many amenities. Each condo unit is 2 bedroom, 2 bath, with a full kitchen, washer/dryer, private balcony, fully furnished and all linens are provided. Our units vary between Ocean Front, Near Ocean and Jacuzzi Building Units.
The unit amenities vary by condominium unit, but here are some of the different things Ocean and Racquet Resort offers. Units sleep up to six, cable TV, local phone, units offer King or Queen beds, some have twin beds and/or sofa beds, coffee maker, microwave, fridge, dishwasher, toaster, 1 or more TVs, DVD, VCR. Nonsmoking units are available. Many units also come with high speed internet, however our clubhouse also has free internet (limited to specific days and times) if your unit does not come with the capability. Check for the specifics of the unit you are reserving when you make your reservation.
During the winter months we have lots of activities for our vacationers: yoga, aerobics, water aerobics, bingo, happy hour, St. Patricks day party, Valentines dance, book club, poker, bridge, painting classes, teas, etc.
For your enjoyment, our condominium complex also includes: 2 outdoor pools (1 heated in the winter), 5 Jacuzzis, tennis courts, racquetball, shuffleboard, horseshoes, grill area, direct beach access and 24-hour security. A large clubhouse is also available to rent for meetings, reunions and weddings.
Some things to know before you arrive at St. Augustine Ocean and Racquet Oceanfront Resort: No pets, no bike riding on the property, no boats, trailers, RVs, campers, motor-homes, vehicles with signage, Electric grills only, quiet time is 11 PM, office is open everyday until 5 PM. If you arrive after hours the community service officer will handle your check-in. You will need to provide your own cleaning supplies and paper products, no daily cleaning.
One of the best features of the property are the Pools and Jacuzzi's. Our pools and jacuzzi's are immacutely maintained by our onsite office staff daily. Our property features one large pool with plenty of seating available as well as a slightly smaller pool (which is heated in the winter). In addition to the pools, the property has 5 courtyard Jacuzzi's located in our Jacuzzi Villa buildings (Bldgs 1, 2, 4, 6 &7). Pools and Jacuzzi's are open from 9 am to 11 pm.
Our property features 4 hard top tennis courts that were last resurfaced in 2011. We also have 2 outdoor racquetball courts. Both tennis and racquetball courts are open from 9 am to 11 pm and are well lighted for your nighttime enjoyment. Don't worry about bringing your equipment from home. Our office offers courtsey equipment for you to borrow while you are on vacation.
Our property is located directly on the beach, so you're only steps away. The boardwalk over to the beach is gated from outside visitors. A code will gain you access back into the property once you have exited to the beach. The wide, sandy beaches do allow driving, but don't worry, there is plenty of room for everyone and there are designated driving lanes.
Our property provides a grill and picnic area for your family to enjoy a meal. Two charcoal grills and 2 picnic tables overlook our tennis courts and fishing ponds. Grill up some burgers and hot dogs and enjoy a lovely evening with your family. Let the kids fish or play tennis while you get dinner ready.
The property also has 2 shuffleboard courts and horseshoes pits for your enjoyment. We provide the equipment to play with in our office. Just stop by to gain access to our equipment storage. The area is located just outside our clubhouse and overlooking our large pond. If you are also interested in renting the clubhouse, this is a great area for your guests to enjoy at a party or reunion.
One of the most exciting aspects of the resort is the wildlife that you can find around the property. Many birds wade through our ponds including egrets and herons. It is not uncommon to see turtles or otters walking across the parking lot. Ducks are plentiful and enjoy being fed (but not from the patio or balcony). When walking over the boardwalk to the beach make sure to look through the dunes, you may just seen a beach bunny hopping along.
Our friendly and helpful Community Service Officers man our front gate 24 hours a day and 7 days a week. They are available to assist with after hours emergencies or just a recommendation on where to eat for dinner. For those of our guests that will be arriving after office hours, DON'T WORRY! An officer is always on staff to get your checked in no matter what time of day or night.
The clubhouse is available to rent for private parties, weddings, business conferences, church groups, family reunions and more. The convenient location is close to the beach and the clubhouse looks out over our large pond with a lovely fountain. A medium size deck is perfect for outside seating or fishing. The clubhouse (when rented) includes a variety of tables, chairs, flat screen TV, 2 restrooms and a full size kitchen with and icemaker.
The advantage of renting through the on-site office is that we are available 7 days a week to assist you. If you need directions, restaurant recommendations or there is maintenance issue, we are just a phone call or short walk away. Check-in and check-out is available right through our office as well. You will not have to drive 5 miles south to an agency just to drive all the way back to check in.