Entries by Shannon Lake

St. Augustine’s Pirate History

Pirate movies have made pirates look so cool. But were real pirates like Jack Sparrow, swaggering and charming? Pirates have been around in one form or another for hundreds of years, and in the 18th century there was a spike on piracy. This is why it was known as the ‘Golden Age of Piracy’. St. […]

Boardwalk Closure 2/13 – 2/14

We are scheduled for needed repairs for the beach end of our property board walk.  We will have to close the boardwalk for these repairs on Wednesday, 2/13.  It is estimated that it will take 1 – 2 days to finish, so it is likely the boardwalk will also be closed on Thursday the 14th.  […]

New Year, New Rules at Beacher’s Lodge!

There are a few new rules at Beacher’s Lodge Our guests are our priority. In order to guarantee a pleasant stay at Beacher’s Lodge for everyone, we are sometimes required to implement regulations. Let’s work together to make sure Beacher’s Lodge remains the beach paradise it is! Pool Regulations Our pool is currently under renovation […]

Best Shopping Spots in St. Augustine for Unique Gifts

St. Augustine is full of great places to visit, play, and shop. Rich in history, it’s one of the most beautiful places to come for vacation. As you come and get to know the town, you can take advantage of all the interesting shops and get a unique gift for your loved ones this holiday […]

St. Augustine’s Wonderful Winter Events

December is usually associated with snow – white Christmases, ski trips, and snowball fights. Here in St. Augustine’s Winter, the only white you will see is the millions of tiny lights downtown and our pure, sandy beaches! St. Augustine has lots to offer in the winter and you’ll find that the holiday spirit doesn’t only […]

Christmas in St. Augustine

Christmas in St. Augustine Ah, the holidays! Whether you are in snowy paradise or on sandy beaches, the spirit of the holidays is still the same. Some people might believe that the snow and cold weather makes it the holiday season. But St. Augustine has proven for many years that the holiday spirit is still […]

Thanksgiving in St. Augustine

Thanksgiving is a holiday that’s beloved here in America. But, How did it all get started? Who brought it into this land? How much has it changed throughout the years? First Thanksgiving Celebration Thanksgiving is a holiday celebrated by many for as long as we can remember. Getting the perfect turkey and putting it in […]

Halloween Fun in St. Augustine

Trick or treat and Happy Halloween! October is here and with it you will find a variety of fun reasons to be out and about. One of the best places to celebrate All Hallow’s Eve in particular is America’s oldest city, St. Augustine Florida. Full of history, it’s the perfect scene for all activities involving […]