Beachcomber Cottages in Vilano Beach, St. Augustine – A Nifty Idea for Families

Confession time – Staying on the beach for our St. Augustine, Florida trip was not my idea. Interestingly enough, when I contacted The Bayfront Marin House the owner, Sandy, recommended her new beach cottages, Beachcomber, on Vilano Beach Florida as a fun option for my family.

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Originally, my goal was to stay closer to the Historic District of St. Augustine in a B&B. That’s how I found Marin House in the first place. But when I was told that the cottages have two bedrooms and living room with amazing views of the ocean, plus I had full use and benefits (free parking in the historic district and breakfast) of the main house, I was sold.

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Why Beachcomber Cottages Are A Better Choice for Families?

Coziness and spacious living room with full entertainment system

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Full kitchen – I barely cook when we are at home, and when traveling I prefer not to even look in the direction of a kitchen. But it really does make a difference. Simply to be able to warm something up for the kids quickly. Make a cup of tea. Pop some popcorn. And store leftovers from eating out and munching on it for an evening snack.

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Comfy and firm beds – tested by my son

Bedroom at st augustine beach cottage rentals

Sleeping arrangements for everyone. The cottage had two bedrooms with two queen-sized beds. My kids are violent sleepers. Means, that they move around so much that even a king bed is too small for them at times. So we prefer to have them sleep apart, and the couch in the living room was perfect for my oldest.

kid sleeping in a st augustine cottage rentals

Views – I don’t know about you, but I prefer to wake up to an amazing sunset over the sea than historic buildings. This was one of the best parts of staying here.

Vilano Beach sunrise at st augustine in florida

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When we arrived in December, Beachcomber only had two cottages open for guests. It is a new property for them, so they are working hard at getting it fully fixed up. Now they have three cottages, one with a jacuzzi and a porch to lay out on. We had a small porch to sit on.

We visited the main house for breakfast, but being able to have freedom and space knowing that my kids and we weren’t making too much noise was liberating. And the best part was it was so close to downtown St. Augustine and all attractions – never longer than a ten-minute drive to anything.

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Last Updated on September 12, 2023

3 thoughts on “Beachcomber Cottages in Vilano Beach, St. Augustine – A Nifty Idea for Families

  1. Looks like you got a great place! I’m sure it was nice with the kids. The sunrise/sunset views are beautiful. Thanks for sharing.

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