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St.Augustine's Secret Retreat Two ~ New Photo's

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,560 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Imagine spending your upcoming vacation or family get-together in a fabulous home!! Now is your perfect opportunity, welcome to Vilano Beach`s Secret Retreat Two.

This spacious home is beautifully furnished, some of the interior features include granite surfaces, stainless steel kitchen appliances, well stocked kitchen cookware, wi-fi, and large flat screen T.V.s. This property has a great open floor plan, contains 1,560 sq. ft. throughout this home. All of the interior rooms were painted in December 2015, the outside was all painted in 2017. The large living room with plenty of seating area has a very warm atmosphere.

With 3 bedrooms consisting of 1 queen bed in the master bedroom, 1 king size bed in the 2nd bedroom (this convert's into a two single beds) and 1 bunk bed in the 3rd bedroom, this house sleeps 8

The master bedroom which overlooks the courtyard has vaulted ceilings, large walk-in closet, large spacious shower, double wash basins and jetted bath.

Every detail has been wonderfully thought out.

This home also has a large separate laundry room, and a 2 car garage.

Located on a scenic five minute drive north of historic St.Augustine, Florida. Secret Retreat Two is just a 10 minute walk to the secluded Vilano Beach. Whether its shelling, surfing, fishing, watching the porpoise jumping year round or whale watching in the winter months, this is the place to enjoy the beach.

Secret Retreat Two is located conveniently within minutes of countless amazing restaurants, state parks, miles of the most beautiful and tranquil beaches you can find anywhere near, amazing historical sites, world-class shopping, and so much more. Local activities in the area include boating, biking, bird-watching, fitness, salt and freshwater fishing, whale-watching in the winter months, world-class golfing, hiking, parasailing, tennis, scuba diving, surfing, or just a blast at the beach. You will never be bored, but you will be pampered at the end of the day at Secret Retreat Two. Bring your flip flops and come see us!

Vilano Beach offers a variety of things to do, such as para-sailing and has many fun parks that you can visit. Local restaurants such as Cap’s on the Water and Aunt Kate’s are amazing choices for dinner or reception spots. The sand on the Vilano Beach is a coquina sand mixture which truly shows the essence of St. Augustine. There is free parking off the beach so there’s no need to pay to get in and then from there, you’re only a short walk away from enjoying the serenity that is known as Vilano Beach.

Alternatively have lots of fun in nearby St.Augustine, the newest nation`s oldest city, with its many attractions.

A convenient cab service to and from downtown is another great advantage, leave the car at home and paint the town red, for as little as $10-$13.

Also close by is Guana State Park (5 miles), Premium Outlet Mall for shopping (11 miles), TPC Sawgrass (15 miles), Ponte Vedra Beach with its spectacular homes of the rich and famous (10 miles), World Golf Village (18 miles)

Want to tour the area from the water? Action Kayak Adventures, Florida Kayak Fishing and Eco-Tours.

Immerse yourself in the beautiful nature preserves of Northeast Florida including St Augustine on a fishing expedition unlike any other. No noisy motors, no crowds, just a peaceful journey into the marshes and lake beds inaccessible to other boats, but ready and waiting for kayakers and fishing rods. Not into fishing? Bart, who is a certified Master Naturalist, can lead you on an informative guided eco-tour and show you some of Florida’s undisturbed flora and fauna.

To make a reservation, call Bart at (904) 325-0344 or

Email Bart at gofishingatactionkayakadventures.com

More Details

Property Manager
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
16 January, 2018

What makes this villa unique

this home is so well stocked from the kitchen to the bathrooms, just bring your clothes, even spices and tinfoil, ziplocks, shampoo, beach towels to beach chairs and umbrellas, coolers. all you have to ask if you need anything we are 1 minute away. the tile floors are steam cleaned and also the walk in shower is steam cleaned, you will want for nothing this is a new listing , only eleven review so far, you will not be disappointed, just spoiled in this beautiful new vacation rental. we enjoy and have fun making sure you have a great vacation.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Saint Augustine in St. Johns County

Property Type:
  • villa
Building Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1560 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Smoking allowed ...
  • Have a great Vacation Leave the home as you found it please place all trash in trash bags before putting them in the outside trash can Thank you
  • Please keep up with all the towels, start towels the night before you leave, throw in the dryer. strip all sheets and put or start in the washer in AM
  • Take all trash out in the AM in bags before you leave no loose stuff as this house is spotless, All you do lets someone come in early like you did! TY
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • near the sea ...
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , both bathrooms are stocked with ten beach towels toilet ppr
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi , huge spotless master walk in shower, handicapp accessible
  • both bathrooms are stocked with hand soap, toilet paper beach towels X 10, toilet boil cleaner and sponges and cleaner under the sink, you don't have to buy a thing and a brand new vacuum
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Convertible bed(s) - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , queen futon mattress is available, there is no sleep sofa
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , king bed converts into 2 singles.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • Queen size Beds (1) huge master leads off too the patio, Twin or Single Beds (2) (1) king, (1) queen futon mattress , two single beds brand new beds, pillow top mattresses, 3/1/2016 new couch same circular couch
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 3 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Staff
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • Racquetball
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
very spacious, great for entertaining inside and out, you will not want to leave, call us when you decide any time


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(39 traveller reviews)

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St.Augustine's Secret Retreat Two ~ New Photo's
average rating of 4.974359 based on 39 reviews

You'll love it!!!

  • 5 of 5

Our stay was cut extremely short due to Hurricane Irma. The managers Michael and Anne are very accommodating and extremely sensitive to any demands or requests you may have. Their customer service is their specialty and deserves 5 stars themselves. The owner of this property should feel very fortunate to have such dedicated, compassionate and understanding managers.

One word describes "Secret Retreat Two". PERFECT!!! This property is ideal if you want to be away from the hustle and bustle, yet extremely convenient to where all the activities are located in St. Augustine. Close to the beaches, restaurants, Publix, etc. The neighborhood is quiet and area folks are welcoming.

The moment you walk in the door, you feel like it's your own place. The floor plan is comfortable for a family of six or a couple who may want to entertain guests. It is such a nice relaxing atmosphere. The kitchen is fairly roomy and has nearly every amenity your home has to offer. The breakfast bar is great for the kids or guests who want to converse with "the chef". The covered outdoor patio area is great for grilling out and enjoying the weather rain or shine!

Here are a few suggestions for dining out. If you like choices, the Metro Diner has anything you may want for breakfast, lunch or dinner. They even have some unusal specialty menu items. Try it at least once. I promise you'll go back. Don't let the wait line scare you off. It moves fast! It's worth the wait!!! O.C. White's has a nice selection of fresh seafood entree's. It has a charming outdoor dining area. The Conch House is a good standard place for the usual fresh seafood with some specialty items. It oversees the marina and a neat outdoor dining area. If you're lucky, you can dine under one of their raised tiki huts. Capp's is right down the road from you and is a fabulous restaurant if you want casual dining or celebrate a special occassion like we did our 23rd anniversary. It is a little pricey, but the quality is there! You won't be disappointed. We didn't eat at The Reef, but it's also right down the road as well.

I know you won't be disappointed staying at "Secret Retreat Two". Heck, what have you got to lose but a drop in your blood pressure you'll be so relaxed!!!


  • Review Submitted: 18-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hey Cliff, OH My Goodness, what a Lovely, Killer Review, I am speechless, So Sorry about Irma and your three day stay out you went, You have a month of choices for your next trip, 2017, 2018,2019 LOL 30 days on the owner and us. Thanks, great 5 stars Huggs Anne and Michael
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Home Away From Home

  • 5 of 5

This property was very clean. We also enjoyed the artwork throughout. The property manager was very helpful and answered all of my questions prior to arriving. The location is a quite neighborhood, with a 5 to 10 minute drive to the beach and to St. Augustine.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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St Augustine's secret gem!!!

  • 5 of 5

My family stayed here for a week and it was an amazing experience. The property manager is attentive to details and great to work with. The house is super clean, fully stocked with anything you would need located in a safe and quiet neighborhood. It's in a central location close to the beach, Publix and restaurants. We highly recommend this rental and will definately be back again!

  • Review Submitted: 26-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect vacation spot!

  • 5 of 5

We had such a great stay! Everything was clean and the house was in a great location. It was such a short walk to the beach. Anne and Michael were very helpful. We will,definitely be back!

  • Review Submitted: 15-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Elena, Thank you for the great review, I am so glad everyone had a great time. You are welcome back anytime. Thank you for leaving the place so clean. It was so nice meeting your Mom and friend. Anne and Michael
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You Don't Need A Thing, But Suncreen

  • 5 of 5

This house has everything!! We just got back from The Secret Retreat Two after vacationing with my parents and our kids. You honestly do not need a thing here! The house is stocked with everything. And this house was spotless. We are always leery about staying somewhere, but this house was immaculate!! Very quiet neighborhood. Ann & Michael were wonderful to deal with!! We will be back next year and maybe even at Christmas!!

  • Review Submitted: 01-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Jon, We are so glad you loved and enjoyed this home, it was so nice to meet everyone. i will bye the poincettas for x-mas, Can not wait until you see x-mas in St Augustine. Book the whole month, its cheaper LOL . Thank you for a killer 5 star review Anne and Michael chicho and sweetpea
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Excellent house - open layout and very clean

  • 5 of 5

We rented Secret Retreat for a golf weekend with the boys. The house was great, had everything we needed. Great location as well, close to fantastic restaurants and the beach.

We look forward to renting the house again next year.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Bruce, Nice quick 5 stars response, i am so glad all you young guys loved the place and are coming back next year. Impressed 5 men left the place spotless. thanks for the review and all that you all did. see all of you next year. also your frying pan you want will be there. Your new friends Anne and Michael
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one hour to daytona beach, 2 hours to orlando, 45 minutes to jacksonville, 30 minutes to marineland 1 hour to jacksonville zoo


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Saint Augustine, North East Florida

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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £42.78
Pet Fee £108.75
cleaning £108.75 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.5%

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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