The Ocean Gallery resort resides on forty-two acres of beautifully landscaped lawns and gardens, with direct access to miles of white sand ocean beach. With 24-hour guarded entry, your security and privacy are assured. Your vacation home is fully furnished, with new furniture, appliances and lighting. The large living room with cathedral ceiling adjoins a screened patio overlooking a lagoon with fountain and waterfall. The master bedroom suite, with king-size bed, includes a vanity and dressing area, plus adjoining full bathroom. The second bedroom has a king bed and full bathroom. Both bedrooms have desks, with lighting and desktop electrical outlets, for your computers, cellphone chargers, etc. Three cable tvs with 200+ channels and in-unit wireless internet are included. Unusual extras: new wide-screen HD tvs/dvds, 45 classic dvd movies; stereo with ipod dock; beach gear; games; library; cordless telephone system with free long-distance calls to U.S. and Canada.
The Ocean Gallery: The clubhouse is just steps away, where you will find a 100ft heated indoor-outdoor pool, available year-round; also a large jacuzzi, 2 saunas, gym, table tennis, restrooms and showers. Surrounding the pool are chaises for sun bathing, plus tables and chairs. A 2nd pool is available in warm weather. Across from the clubhouse are 4 lighted tennis courts, 2 lighted racquetball courts, plus shuffleboard, and basketball. Child friendly: children love the pools and the beach, and there is also an on-site playground. Just want to relax? From your rocker on the patio, enjoy the view of the lagoon and listen to the fountain. Stroll around the grounds in the evening, or out to the beach. Watch for whales from the gazebos or the beach. Other wildlife is visible too, in the dunes as you cross the boardwalk to the beach, plus many species of birds, including a beautiful white egret that visits the water garden. Excellent restaurants nearby, plus take-out and delivery services.
St. Augustine Area : Golfers have discounted access to many nearby courses. Parasailing, jet skiing, deep sea fishing, boating, ecotours and bicycle rentals are also readily available nearby. Colorful farmers and crafts markets are held weekly, with free entertainment from local musicians. Concerts and other cultural events occur regularly at venues in St. Augustine and nearby cities. To discover St. Augustine’s maritime past, visit the Lighthouse and Museum, with a breathtaking panoramic view of the area. Directly across from the Lighthouse is the St. Augustine Alligator Farm - Zoological Park. See hundreds of rare and exotic birds, mammals, reptiles and 23 species of crocodilians. Across the Bridge of Lions is “oldest city” St. Augustine. Tour historic homes, the iconic Castillo de San Marcos, and the grand, gilded-age hotels and churches of Henry Flagler. Stroll St. George street, lined with restaurants and other popular attractions. Nearby are art galleries, boutiques, night clubs, and much more.
Regional Attractions : At the edge of St. Augustine, Highway 1 is lined with shopping centers that include every major retailer, plus many other stores and restaurants. A short drive north and west are two giant outlet malls, with bargains on dozens of national brands. Within easy driving distance are several state parks, and Florida destinations such as the Space Center, Amelia Island Plantation, World Golf Village, Ponte Vedra Beach, Daytona Beach, plus Disney World, Epcot Center, and the many other Orlando attractions.