A beautiful seaside enclave with miles of sandy beaches and ocean front resorts, Ponte Vedra Beach is also a community of thriving businesses, elegant shopping and fine dining. It is home to some of the most prestigious and scenic golf courses in the world and host of THE PLAYERS Championship at the renowned TPC Sawgrass Stadium Course. Ponte Vedra Beach is also national headquarters for the PGA Tour, the Champions Tour and the Association of Tennis Professionals.
The Ponte Vedra Beach area is in St. John’s County, the fourth wealthiest county in the state. A perfect location on the Northeast Coast of Florida, it is a quick 18 miles southeast of downtown Jacksonville and 26 miles north of America’s oldest city, St. Augustine. Here in Ponte Vedra Beach you will enjoy the best of Florida living. Miles and miles of wide and white sandy beaches, nature preserves, first rate public schools, a rich heritage of music and theater, shopping the world’s best stores, and dining options to satisfy the most discriminating palate.
Northeast Florida residents enjoy a change of seasons, and around Christmas time pull out a sweater or two when the temperature drops to 45 degrees. They are quick to comment how quickly one gets used to perfect 75-degree, sunny sky days nine months a year.
Ponte Vedra Beach is an upscale ocean front resort community best associated with golf and tennis. This is the home of the PGA Tour and The Players Championship played at The Tournament Players Club at Sawgrass. Tennis is big here and Ponte Vedra Beach is also the home of the ATP Tour, now known as the ATP World Tour.
As a parent you want great schools for your children. Ponte Vedra Beach is in the highly rated St. John’s School District, whose combined math, reading, science and writing scores ranks it No. 1 in the state.
Health care is a major factor in selecting a new home. In Jacksonville you will find the best the country has to offer with a Mayo Clinic, UF & Shands, a teaching hospital affiliated with the University of Florida, and three other major hospitals. Baptist Hospital is nationally ranked by U.S. News and World report and has a major presence in the Ponte Vedra Beach neighborhood.
Ponte Vedra Beach has miles of white sandy and coquina ocean beaches ideal for surfing, fishing, and boating. Beautiful nature preserves offer an ideal environment for paddle boarding, kayak, and walking. First rate public schools, world class golf and tennis, shopping centers, live music, theater and concerts and many local and upscale dining options are a draw to the coastal area. Ponte Vedra Beach is home to the PGA Tour and the annual Players Championship, as well as the ATP World Tour for tennis professionals. It is easy to understand why living in Ponte Vedra Beach, with easy access to everything Jacksonville has to offer, lets you enjoy the best of both worlds, relaxed beach living and sophisticated city activities.