When you compare the two, it’s not really that hard to see why so many northerners migrate from their frozen homes to Florida during the winter. Which would you rather wake up to for months: snow-covered lawns or sun-kissed beaches?
While Texas and Arizona have gained popularity with snowbirds over the past few years, Florida still offers up a bevy of idyllic areas ready to welcome retirees, second homeowners, and seasonal settlers alike. Few Florida destinations shine brighter than the picture-perfect paradise known as Ponte Vedra Beach. Indeed, there’s a lot for snowbirds to love in this seaside community, and we’ve got the guide for how to spend your time here during the winter months.
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The Florida/Georgia game doesn’t have to just be a weekend trip – make it into a week-long getaway! Booking a hotel for that long of a stay could be tricky, so make the upgrade to a fully furnished resort rental instead.
Each of our rental properties come equipped with all the creature comforts you need for a great vacation. Fully decked out kitchens, comfy beds and sheets, in-home washer and dryers – you won’t find these amenities in a hotel. Check out three of our finest resort rentals below, then click on any of the links provided to start booking your stay!
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If you’re about to embark on an extended-stay vacation, it goes without saying that you’re about to make some wonderful memories for years to come. What you don’t want to remember, however, is a waste of time, money, and space because you over-packed for the trip. One of the best things about furnished vacation rentals — especially when you’re on a family vacation or a beach trip — is leaving a lot of your necessities at home because they’re already waiting for you at your destination. Here are some ideas to follow when you’re packing for a week’s worth of fun (or more).
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It’s time to plan your family’s next vacation, but where to go this year? When considering Florida, don’t think your vacation has to focus around theme parks. There are plenty of locations in North Florida alone for your family to visit that provide fun and relaxation for all ages. For your next trip, consider Jacksonville’s beautiful beach communities: Jacksonville Beach, Atlantic Beach, and Ponte Vedra Beach!
No matter which destination you choose, you’ll have no shortage of exciting adventures to explore. Consider these family-friendly spots just outside the door of your rental.
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Do you like long, romantic walks on the beach? Has it been a while since you’ve had the chance to take a trip for just you and your special someone? Jacksonville’s beaches are an excellent destination for romantic getaways because you’ve got access to so many things to do.
Encompassing Atlantic Beach, Jacksonville Beach, and Ponte Vedra Beach, the beaches area stands separately from the city proper while still being within a very short drive. You’ll enjoy a secluded couple’s vacation with direct access to the hum of the big city.
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Whether your perfect beach vacation calls for days of taking it easy in the sun and sand or hitting the waves for a satisfying surf session, Watson Realty can help you find the perfect furnished rental in Jacksonville Beach, Atlantic Beach, or Ponte Vedra Beach. All three areas are perfect for family trips, romantic getaways, or a long weekend with friends. But before you start planning your itinerary, you should consider what type of accommodations will work best for your group.
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Picture this: you’re getting some much needed rest and relaxation during a hard-earned vacation when it hits you – the searing pain of sunburn. Now you’re stuck inside, covered in aloe, and feeling miserable while the rest of your gang enjoying the nice Florida weather outside.
You might associate sunburns with trips to the beach, but the sun’s UV rays can affect you whether you’re golfing in Ponte Vedra Beach or hopping between restaurants in Jacksonville Beach. UV rays even shine through clouds, so preparation is important even if it’s overcast! Keep the Seven S’s of Sun Safety tips in mind to ensure your next vacation is sunburn-free, and to prevent future health problems caused by too much sun exposure.
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Finally, a beach vacation! But do you bring your pet? This may be the hardest question you ask yourself when planning that much-needed beach getaway. If you’ve considered all your options and you’re ready for your adventure accompanied by your adorable companion, then your first step is to find a pet-friendly vacation rental where you and your four-legged pal will feel comfortable.
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If booking a furnished resort rental in the beautiful beaches of Northeast Florida is the first step to a perfect getaway, then the next step has to be planning an itinerary full of fun things to do. Luckily, you’ll never want for things to do whether you find yourself in Jacksonville Beach, Atlantic Beach, or Ponte Vedra Beach.
Sports nuts will find lots to love in Jacksonville, from one of the NFL’s most promising young teams to a nationally renowned PGA Tour event. Even if sports don’t hold a special place in your heart, there’s still many exciting activities and locations to catch your eye.
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Everyone needs a vacation now and then to break up the monotony of everyday life. Sadly, even on vacation we’re bound by the real-world constraints of our budget. But don’t let a lower spending ceiling dash your hopes for a dreamy beach vacation, because we’ve got a sand castle’s worth of tips and tricks you can follow to find a furnished resort rental without breaking the bank.
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