If you are a lover of art, you will find that the Saint Augustine community has a lot to offer you. The streets of historic downtown are home to many amazing and diverse galleries where you can view all varieties of artistic talent – from painting to carving to custom jewelry and crafts. The Art Walk is a popular monthly event held the first Friday evening of every month with special gallery showings and live music. Arts and crafts are part of many of the festivals held throughout the year.
The Saint Augustine Beach House proudly displays the works of local artists at our oceanfront hotel. When you visit, please stop the hotel to see some of the amazing paintings, photographs, and colorful carvings of fish and sea turtles, all done by a incredibly talented local artists. When you plan your visit to stay with us here at The Beach House, be sure to request a list of local art galleries and shops. We’ll send you off with maps and tips for enjoying this aspect of Saint Augustine.
The Saint Augustine Beach House is proud to support the Florida Heritage Book Festival & Writer’s Conference, which is scheduled for September 13th through 15th. If you are a lover of great writing and good books, or an aspiring author yourself - plan to attend this event.
Best selling authors will be on hand for book signings and readings and some great presentations and workshops are on the schedule. This annual event is a great celebration of the best of Florida writers and literary heritage. Stop by – and be inspired!
For more information or a full schedule of events, visit the website at http://www.fhbookfest.com.
The Saint Augustine Beach House is proud to announce that we have been awarded the 2012 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence. The award is given only when a hotel consistently achieves outstanding traveler reviews on the TripAdvisor travel website, and only about 10 percent of listed businesses qualify for the honor.
TripAdvisor is a travel planning website that posts reviews and offers advice from travelers about accommodations, restaurants and attractions worldwide. A hotel must maintain an overall ranking of four or higher out of a possible five, as rated by their guest reviews, to achieve the award.
It is especially rewarding to all of us at The Beach House to know that the honor is earned through positive feedback from our guests. When we know that our customers have had an enjoyable experience and plan to return, we can feel confident our efforts to consistently maintain a high level of quality and service are headed in the right direction. We appreciate and always welcome input from our guests.
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We will be posting exciting events in and around St. Augustine as well as news about what is going on here at The St. Augustine Beach House. Be sure to check back oftern!