St. Augustine is a beautiful destination that you might even overlook when considering where  to plan a program in Florida. There are so many unique activities available at your fingertips. Paired with a gorgeous environment in the accomendations and sites that surround the locale, the combination is incredible!

We rounded up our favorite activities along with our favorite hotel to stay when planning an event, conference, excursion or retreat. Let us know what you find most fascinating about St. Augustine and what off-site activity you’ve been wanting to try out!

Moroccan Oasis at the Casa Monica Hotel 

This unique venue space not only sets the perfect ambiance for a Moroccan oasis, but it allows your guests to become part of the theme.  Cocktail hour can begin at the pool deck under a covered tent.  Your guests can be greeted by fire breathers while enjoying light appetizers and a lounge area.  After cocktail hour they will be moved to the dinner portion of the night just by following a group of entertainers to consist of belly dancers and snake charmers.

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With 138 rooms, 12,000 square feet of meeting space, this unique and historic is a great choice for intimate events!

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Photo via Orlando Magazine 

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Photo via Weddings Illustrated 

Off-site events: The Lightner Museum

Welcome to a night where the classical century meets the modern, and elegance is enhanced with design. The night will begin on the second floor with a fabulous cocktail reception complete with the existing surroundings and artifacts of the Museum.  Guests will be able to see down on the first floor where the dinner will take place and the excitement begins.

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 Off-Site Activities

Eco-friendly excursions, walking tours, kayak tours, boat tours, alligator farms, pirate boat charters, private fishing charters, or scenic boat tours the options in St Augustine for nature and ocean orientated activities  are endless! Take a peek and imagine yourself in St. Augustine!

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Dolphin Tours

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Fishing & Boating

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The Pirate Museum

The St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum was originally a tourist attraction in Key West.
The St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum was originally a tourist attraction in Key West.

Photo via The Orlando Sentinel 

In Search for the Fountain of Youth

This event is the full experience to engulf your guests and captivate their senses!  Set them on a journey to discover the fountain of youth.  Tour guides will board the bus dressed as ship captains to take your guests on a journey and tell them a complete story about what they might encounter.

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