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Surfside Retreat - Unit B

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(11 traveler reviews)

Overview

Property Details

Updated: Aug 24, 2016
Apartment, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Baths, 6 Sleeps

Feel all the stress disappear as you cross the beautiful Usina Bridge (Vilano Beach) and get your first glimpse of the Atlantic Ocean. You are only five minutes from your vacation and just a few steps to the beach. Come and enjoy your time on the Island, the ocean breezes and a sunrise like none other.

Call or email for reservations.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Barbecue
  • Pets welcome
  • Internet

Recent Review

About the Owner

Speaks: english

11 Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(11 traveler reviews)
5

Great!

  • 5 of 5

Surfside Retreat says it all. Great view - nice, clean accommodations - a great vacation spot.

  • Submitted: May 7, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Equally great guests!! Just love having people come and enjoy.
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Atlanta, GA
5

Perfect location for convenience to the beach

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay so much that we extended it a night. We will definitely be returning. The beach is wonderful and just steps away. We had dinner on the deck listening to the waves and also walked to Beaches Restaurant twice. The booking team and owner were very friendly and accommodating as well. It is a $10 cab ride to St. Augustine which was very fun too!

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Johnson City, Tennessee
5

Cute, Cozy, and Wonderful

  • 5 of 5

My husband, my two children aged 9 and 10, and I, spent a wonderful week at Surfside Retreat Unit B. It was clean, well appointed with wonderful cookware, and comfortable appointments. It had a wonderful direct walkway to the beach, which was one of the nicest stretches on Vilano Beach. Sally was a wonderful hostess, who called to make sure we were comfortable and who is extremely nice and hospitable. The deck is so convenient, and private even though the house has 3 units. The washer and dryer in the building outback are very convenient and nice. I would highly recommend renting this property for a terrific summer vacation.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am thankful and blessed to have had some wonderful vacationer's stay in my units over the past eighteen years. They have taken care of the units like they were their own homes. It's a perfect place to bring children because the beach is so convenient. There is only a walkover separating your door from the beach.
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5

Great beach location and wonderful accomodations.

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful place for a beach retreat! As soon as you walk in the door you feel like you're at home. The apartment is beautifully decorated and equipped with all the supplies (kitchen utensils, towels, dish soap, appliances, etc.) that you may need. The owner takes great pride in her properties and it shows. If something is missing, she gets it right away. My family and I spent the days in St. Augustine but enjoyed the beach settings in the evenings. The location is great, near the historic district, grocery store and restaurants. I highly recommend Surfside Retreat for stays in St Augustine.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so happy that the guests in my home enjoy their vacations and our beautiful little town of St. Augustine and Vilano Beach. It was a hidden treasure for so long and now everyone is discovering this beach.
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5

Surfside Retreat-Unit B

  • 5 of 5

We visited this rental for a quick little getaway during our busy summer schedule. It was everything and more we were hoping for. Sally was a pleasure to work with and makes sure you have everything you need to enjoy your stay! The beach is just over the little walkway deck so it was beyond perfect for us to walk back and forth when we needed to. We have a one and a half year old daughter so going to the room from the beach when she needed a nap was not difficult at all. There's your own side yard that is fenced in which was perfect for us to let our dog out in from time to time. She loved the beach as well. The beach is dog-friendly and we met several other pups during our stay. There will probably be neighbors in the same house, in Units A and C. We spoke to ours several times during our stay and they were the nicest people ever. We can't wait to book this rental again! We thoroughly enjoyed our first visit to St. Augustine on Vilano Beach.

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Surfside Retreat is so connected to the beach and that is what makes it perfect for people with children of all ages. Their are shells on the beach which keeps them interested for a while and adults as well. Sally
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Jacksonville
5

A wonderful vacation spot; right on the beach!

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful and relaxing beach apartment; we just love staying here.

My husband and I have stayed in all three units over the years and Surfside Retreat in Vilano is our favorite spot to stay. The location is out of the so busy and commercial section of Saint Augustine but only a 5 to 10 minute car trip to get into the heart of the historical little town. The beach is just perfect here as it isn't so crowded so we can fish, swim or just relax and with these units being just steps away one can't ask for anything more convenient. Vilano offers several wonderful restaurants and now there is a fairly new Publix right down the street which makes it easy to stock up for ones stay.

The owner is a lovely person and she loves sharing her once home with you; she works very hard to keep everything up to ensure you a wonderful stay. The two lower units have just been redone throughout which really is a plus.

We will always stay here as long as we travel to Saint Augustine. You will love Surfside Retreat as much as we do I am sure! You just can't beat the sunrise views here which are just outside your door.

  • Submitted: May 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It absolutely gives me great pleasure to welcome some of our tenants back year after year. I know that they have just fallen in love with the place as my husband and I did thirty years ago. Sally
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Location

Activity and Interests

You would not lack of things to do or see! Fishing at Vilano pier, surf and charter boat fishing. Jet skies, para-sailing, kayaking, hiking, biking, scooters, horse-

back riding on the beach, horse draw carriage rides, trolleys, art galleries,

museums, live theatre, antique shopping, golf, tennis, outlet mall shopping,

sunset tours, not to mention visiting the Nations Oldest City! Only five minutes

away from all the activities offered by Saint Augustine. Vilano Beach offers a surf shop and six restaurants within a half mile to the south, one ocean-front restaurant (great Sunday Brunch) and two intracoastal (Tolomato River) restaurants with absolutely the most beautiful sunsets you have ever seen

with outdoor dining within three miles to the north.

During the months of November-January you can enjoy THE NIGHTS OF LIGHTS. Spectacular white Christmas lights that illuminate the Nations Oldest

City.

Availability

Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$175
$850
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Refundable damage deposit $200

Nightly Rate: $175 - $275

Weekly Rate: $850 - $1400

Monthly Rate: $2000 - $2800


Check in 3:00 check out 10:00
$200.00 security/damage deposit-refundable
Cleaning fee $85.00/Non smoking
Extra fee of $5.00 per quest per night if over six people.
Pets allowed (25 pounds and under) $20.00 per day or $100.00 per week per pet/ $50 extra for second pet. Non-refundable deposit for each pet and no more than two pets.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

Property Type

  • apartment

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront

Attractions

  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2

Outside

  • Outdoor Grill

Notes:

  • Two ground floor units available. (Also see property #44148 - Vilano Beach) Each have one bedroom with queen bed, second bedroom w/twin beds, one bath. Each unit has a full size sleeper sofa. Sleeps four to six, linens furnished (this includes towels.) Kitchens are fully equipped from coffee pots to crock-pots. Each has an outside shower and gas grill. Each unit has TV, vcr/dvd player, and stereo equipment, ceiling fans, central heat and air, telephone for local calls to Jacksonville and Orange Park. Washer and dryer available. Wireless Internet in each unit. Carpet in bedrooms and tile in all other areas. Patio with picnic table and umbrella and lounge chairs. Beautiful ocean views. No smoking in units. Direct access to the ocean, washer dryer, ceiling fans, microwave, fully stocked kitchen, phone for local calls. Linens provided for bedding and bathrooms. Patio with picnic table and umbrella, gas grill. Wireless internet. Pet friendly with fenced area. Dogs are allowed on the beach with leash.

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