Crescent Beach Vacation Rentals & Condos - 21 Rentals Available
21 Vacation rentals
Crescent Beach Condo
- 1 bedroom 1
- 1 bathroom
- sleeps 4 4
- 2 nights min
- Swimming pool
- Child friendly
- Air conditioning
Responds fast! Avg. 1 hour 41 minutes
from $120.00 / night
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About Crescent Beach
Crescent Beach is one of the most stunning beaches in Florida, located just fifteen minutes south of downtown St. Augustine. This destination is perfect for vacationers looking to get away from it all without sacrificing on things to do. Crescent Beach vacation rentals are the ideal way to experience this town’s beauty.
The easiest way to travel around Crescent Beach is to rent a car. If you don’t have access to a car during your stay, take advantage of the public transportation system known as the Sunshine Bus Company. You can view the bus schedule online to plan your trip in advance and save time. Active travelers will enjoy getting around via bike and there are many bike rental shops in the area, such as St. Augustine Bike Rentals.
The weather in Crescent Beach is inviting year-round with hot temperatures in the 80s during the summer and cool temperatures in the upper-50s throughout the winter. It’s location in the Sunshine State is fitting since this beach town sees abundant sunshine. Because of its subtropical climate, the area does see periods of rain, although they’re typically very short-lived. The fleeting nature of the storms should not deter you from visiting Crescent Beach during its wet season of May through October. Just pick from Crescent Beach vacation rentals near the water, so you can make a quick retreat if it starts to rain.
Things to Do
It’d be impossible to visit Crescent Beach without a visit to its picturesque, namesake beach. Named for its crescent moon shape, Crescent Beach is one of the most scenic and peaceful beaches in the region. It has clean, white powdery sand, seashells galore and calm waters for all to enjoy. Spend the day sunbathing, go for a stroll down the expansive beach or keep an eye out for the array of wildlife that call it home. Another part of the area’s allure is its proximity to St. Augustine. Take a quick drive to this nearby city where there are many great things to do. Local favorites include:
- St. Augustine Wild Reserve: This wildlife reserve is a sanctuary for exotic animals, including mountain lions, tigers, and wolves. Tours must be made in advance to see the unique wildlife that resides here.
- St. Augustine Pirate and Treasure Museum: This is a fun stop for kids as it features many artifacts and exhibits from real-life pirates. Discover the Golden Age of Piracy here, then take in the view from the outdoor courtyard overlooking the Matanzas River and Castillo de San Marcos Fort.
- Anastasia State Park: It offers more than 1,600 acres of land for exploring and a tidal salt marsh teeming with plant and animal life. Take a self-guided tour along the nature trails or cruise along the Salt Run in a canoes and kayaks available for rental at the concession stand.
Book Crescent Beach vacation rentals in advance so you can plan to attend a nearby event during your visit. The Music by the Sea series is held every Wednesday throughout the summer and promotes local bands and restaurants in the area. If you’re looking to see what’s hot around town, head to St. Augustine Beach where the event is held to join the locals. In November, dress in your best pirate costume and attend the Annual St. Augustine Pirate Gathering. It features a pirate battle, costume contest and gala to enjoy. If you’ve come for Crescent Beach’s warmth during the winter, don’t miss the Nights of Lights, which runs from November to January. It stems from the Spanish Christmas tradition of placing a lit candle in the window, and it has grown into one of the biggest and best displays of holiday lights in the world.
Crescent Beach is the perfect combination of secluded beach bliss and easy access to local attractions. With so many Crescent Beach vacation rentals to choose from, you can’t go wrong when you visit this hot Florida location.
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