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3 Have a “sundowner” at the Penthouse Lounge atop the Casa Monica Hotel overlooking the ocean. You can stay on for dinner if you’re too tired or buzzed to drive; if you aren’t drive into downtown and have dinner at Matthew’s.
1 Check into your hotel and head for the beach to decompress and get acclimated.
2 If you’re in Ponte Vedra, just hang at the hotel and eat. If you’re in one of the Jacksonville Beaches, find your way over to Roy’s for lunch.
3 After a nice siesta, head back to the beach for the rest of the afternoon. Bring some “slip on” clothes with you—khakis for the guys, sundress for girls—and head up to the Casa Marina’s Penthouse Lounge for drinks as the sun goes down.