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St. Augustine | Ponte Vedra
Where history is not the same old story
irst discovered in 1513 by Juan
Ponce de León, this sought-after
stretch of seaside has since earned
the title of Florida's Historic Coast®.
And now, more than 500 years later, it's
undoubtedly still worth exploring.
Here, your clients will encounter a
versatile range of memorable venues,
updated accommodations and iconic
attractions, ensuring their gatherings will
be as vibrant as the area's past.
They can walk in the footsteps
of legends in the "Golf Capital of the
World," Ponte Vedra Beach. Set out for St.
George Street as explorers of fine dining,
shopping and nightlife. Conquer the
St. Augustine Lighthouse, where they'll
marvel at Matanzas Bay from 165 feet
above. Or storm Castillo de San Marcos, a
333-year-old coquina castle that doubles
as a national monument.
At the end of the day, they'll retreat to
their choice of boutique hotels nestled in
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old-world charm or glamorous resorts along
the sea. The Casa Monica Resort & Spa is one
historic gem with modern amenities and
world-class services, on top of 12,000 square
feet of luxurious event space.
Or guests can revel in the oceanfront
atmosphere of the AAA Five Diamond
Ponte Vedra Inn & Club. Its history dates
back to 1928, but its recent multimilliondollar conference center renovation offers
25,000 square feet of updated indoor
Perhaps the newly renovated
Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa will
beckon your clients onto the renowned
TPC Stadium Course. A $25 million refresh
of the pool area, guest rooms and lobby
complements an impressive 61,000
square feet of event space.
And there's The Treasury on The
Plaza, whose Grand Ballroom occupies
the former lobby of a nearly century-old
iconic bank. The venue's unique charm is
an unforgettable backdrop for black-tie
soirees of up to 450.
While these are only a few of many
advancements on the meetings front,
they just go to show that Florida's Historic
Coast® is truly equipped for anything.
Including the occasional cannonball.
29 Old Mission Avenue,
St. Augustine, FL 32084
T: (904) 209-4432
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