Ocean Sands Beach Inn on Vilano Beach near St. Augustine, offers a great value for any traveler, whether on a romantic getaway, family vacation, or a business trip. Their rooms have views of the marsh to the west or the Atlantic Ocean and beach to the east.
Located across A1A from a less populated strip of the beach, Ocean Sands Beach Inn provides beach access only to hotel guests, enabling them to enjoy this more secluded area north of the Vilano Bridge.
The hotel also offers a swimming pool, barbecue deck, and guest use of beach chairs and boogie boards. Each room has a refrigerator and microwave, coffee maker, and flat-screen LCD TV. Those with limited mobility will appreciate the lack of stoop or steps into the hotel and each room offers a private deck or patio to allow guests to enjoy the beach, marsh, or pool view. There is high-speed wireless internet access throughout the hotel.
Ocean Sands Beach Inn offers a complimentary deluxe continental breakfast each morning, 24-hour front desk service, vending machines, and free parking. The bathrooms in all of the guest rooms have been fully updated and some have large, walk-in showers, while a few others have jetted soaking tubs, and others have accessible showers with grab rails, seats, and hand-held shower heads. This is a non-smoking hotel.
Located about four miles from historic downtown St. Augustine, visitors may drive into town, or hop aboard the Old Town Trolley bus, tour the city by trolley, and ride back to the hotel in the afternoon. Ocean Sands Beach Inn is also less than a five-minute drive to the town of Vilano Beach, which has restaurants, shops, a monthly market, and music events. A ten-minute drive north from the Ocean Sands Beach Inn will take visitors to the Guana Tolomato Marine Research Reserve, where they will find hiking trails, kayak adventures, and a visitor and education center.
Check-in and Check-out: Check-in is at 3 p.m. Check out is at 11 a.m.
Amenities: Free wireless internet access, private beach access, private balcony or deck, outdoor pool, free deluxe breakfast, free trolley tour pick up, cable TV with HBO & ESPN, microwave and refrigerator, coffee maker, beach towels, hairdryer, and iron/ironing board. In addition, pets are welcome and this is a smoke-free facility.
Their phone number is (904) 824-1112.