Ponte Vedra Beach is an unincorporated seaside community in St. Johns County, Florida, 18 miles southeast of downtown Jacksonville and 26 miles north of St. Augustine. It is an upmarket tourist resort best known for its association with golf. It is the home of the ATP Tour, the PGA Tour, and The Players Championship is played at The Tournament Players Club at Sawgrass. Sawgrass is also the new home of The MPS Group Championships, a women's tennis tournament.
The area is known for its resorts including the Ponte Vedra Inn and Club (a AAA five diamond resort), the Lodge and Club (four diamonds), and the Marriott at Sawgrass (three diamonds). It also lies in the fourth wealthiest county in Florida, ranking just behind the Palm Beach and Naples areas. Most of the beaches have limited public access, with the exception of Mickler's Landing and Guana Tolomato Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve. Golf, tennis and boating are other popular activities.
Florida Beach Guide: Ponte Vedra Beach, FL
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Activities: Camping, Swimming, Fishing, Hiking, Golfing, Shopping, Boating, Golfing
Driving time from Orlando: 2 hours, 20 minutes
Eating: Restaurants in Ponte Vedra
Lodging: Places to stay in Ponte Vedra
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Phone Number: (904) 285-2004
Web Site: http://www.pontevedrachamber.org
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