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Don't forget your golf clubs. There are over 30 golf courses in and around New Smyrna Beach including our very own Sugar Mill Country Club where 27-holes of Championship Golf meets 13 miles of white, sandy beaches. It's a private country club, but you can take advantage of Renter's Privilege Program. From May to September a one week Renter's Privilege card is $75.00 (this allows use of all the amenities including dining facilities, state of the art fitness center and swimming pools. Rounds of golf may then be purchased depending on how much you want to play. Right now four rounds of golf would be $176.00 (plus tax). If you have any questions, contact the Sugar Mill office at: office1@Sugarmillcc.com. You can also visit the Sugar Mill Web site at: http://sugarmillcc.com/
DID YOU KNOW? New Smyrna Beach is the closest beach to Orlando. It's on the east coast and just a short drive to Orlando and all Central Florida attractions including Disneyworld, EPCOT, Seaworld, Kennedy Space Center, NASA and much more. It's only a half hour to Daytona International Speedway and NASCAR events.
DID YOU KNOW? New Smyrna Beach is a barrier island and a unique seaside community consisting of 12 miles of clean and uncrowded white sandy beach with an additional 24 miles of coastline at Canaveral National Seashore located on the south end of the island. The Seashore is home to a variety of indigenous birds, sea turtles, and other wild life. The Intercoastal Waterway offers a pristine estuary with a wide variety of ECHO tourism, world famous fishing, and water sports. The average annual air temperature is 72.7 F (22.5C) so you can visit any time of the year.
DID YOU KNOW? New Smyrna Beach was voted "Best Florida Beach" by the readers of Orlando Sentinel 8 years in a row. It's totally uncrowded, unspoiled, and a "natural" destination for vacationers that want the best that Florida has to offer. This island is a walking island and restaurants and shopping are all within two blocks of my rentals. We also have Flagler Avenue with plenty of nightlife and day time boutique shopping. We like to call it the Flagler crawl.
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New Smyrna Beach is the closest beach to Orlando and Central Florida's attraction. Disney World has designated New Smyrna Beach as "Disney's Beach". Day trips are an easy drive, with Orlando just one hour away. You can visit Disney World, Sea World, EPCOT, Universal Studios, MGM Studios, Kennedy Space Center, Daytona International Speedway, St. Augustine (the oldest city in the USA), and much more! They are all easy "day trips" from New Smyrna Beach. You can easily drive to Central Florida attractions for the whole day, and return to the beach in time to see the sun set.
You are within walking distance to shopping and restaurants from all of my vacation rentals. There's a video store, ice cream parlor, several "pubs," large grocery store, convenience store, gift shops, and several restaurants, all within two blocks walking distance.
Volusia County offers natural beauty inland too. Visit our favorite old fashion "swim hole" at Blue Springs State Park. If you want a change from the beach scene, try this crystal clear and cool water natural wonder. From November through March, the manatees leave the colder waters of the St. Johns River for the safety and comfort of the 72-degree spring. Go tubing, snorkeling and swimming year around. Take the nature trail to the boil and witness the mystery of this fresh water spring. Visit other Florida State Parks nearby.
Another natural wonder attraction is a little further drive, but well worth it. Silver Springs is just east of Ocala. There are rides and exhibits for all ages in a natural setting of stunning beauty in this 360 acre theme park.
Daytona Lagoon is the areas newest water park located in the heart of Daytona Beach at Oceanwalk Village right next to the Convention Center. Much more than just a waterpark, Daytona Lagoon also has Grand Prix Go-Kart Racing, Mini-Golf, an awesome arcade, Lazer Tag, Rock Climbing, and a High Ballocity play center.
Treat yourself to a relaxing afternoon at a beautiful Day Spa at Riverview with a Swedish massage, facial, or other services.
New Smyrna Beach is also one of the top cities in the USA for art, with numerous galleries and art shows. New Smyrna, and other nearby cities offer live theater with productions throughout the year. There are Jazz Festivals and other outdoor concerts. Daytona Beach is just a half hour drive away and has live celebrity performances and trade shows throughout the year at the Peabody Auditorium and Ocean Center.
There are several golf courses in the area with 9 to 27 hole courses. Many more courses are only minutes away, including a new LPGA course. New Smyrna Beach has five new lighted clay tennis courts and several racketball courts. Visit our Chamber of Commerce for more information about New Smyrna Beach and surrounding area. If you are thinking about relocating or retiring to our area, they can provide a "relocation package" on line. Learn more about our demographics.
New Smyrna Beach is world famous for its redfish. With 22 miles of waterfront, there's always something to catch. Fishing is never a problem with numerous rental shops and charter boats.
New Smyrna Beach is also a "Natural Destination" for anyone who wants to discover the real Florida. The Marine Discovery Center offers ECHO boat tours on the Indian River Lagoon. You can observe close views of dolphins, manatees, ospreys and an abundance of wildlife while being led by a marine biologist. You will be enlightened with local history of Indians and early explorers. Learn more about ECHO tourism.
Canaveral National Seashore is on southern end of New Smyrna Beach ch includes ocean, beach, dune, hammock, lagoon, salt marsh, and pine flatland habitats. Endangered species include, but are not limited to, loggerhead, green and leatherback sea turtles, West Indian Manatee, Southern bald eagle, wood stork, peregrine falcon, eastern indigo snake, and Florida scrub jay.
Be sure to visit Smyrna Dunes at the north end of the island. Its 250 acres overlook Mosquito Lagoon, then border the south side of Ponce de Leon Inlet before sweeping around to follow the Atlantic Ocean. All kinds of shorebirds! Warblers and migrant songbirds in the woods! Atlantic Bottle-Nosed Dolphins, sometimes with their young, sometimes putting on an acrobatics show worthy of Sea World. The beach may have grown since your last visit. It receives the eroded sand lost by its neighbor across the inlet, Lighthouse Point Park, by the action of the ocean.