A Florida beach with a distinctly Southern charm, Amelia Island is a timeless destination offering far more than her iconic shoreline, picturesque dunes, and sprawling live oaks Amelia Island offers visitors an enchanting escape featuring breathtaking natural beauty, a collection of upscale accommodations and a wide array of exciting outdoor activities. Situated in northeast Florida between Georgias Golden Isles and Florida’s own historic St. Augustine. Amelia feels a world away yet is easily accessible via Highway 95 and JAX International Airport.
The island offers something for everyone with its luxurious spas, championship golf courses, and delectable dining. Showcasing 13 miles of uncrowded beach and pristine Atlantic waters. Amelia is a barrier island rich in colorful history. Nature enthusiasts enjoy miles of hiking and biking trails and the opportunity to hunt for shells and sharks’ teeth along the uncrowded beaches.
Guests can tour scenic waterways with river cruises, kayaking, or stand-up paddleboard excursions. Those looking for adventure can enjoy a bird’s-eye view of Amelia Island while ‘trike” flying or skydiving while those seeking relaxation can indulge in world-class spas.
The island is also home to Fernandina Beach, once a vibrant Victorian seaport village and now a charming 50-block historic downtown district with eclectic shops, attractions, and eateries. And visitors from around the world join us for the renowned Amelia Concours d’Elegance and Amelia Concours Week, the International Petanque Festival, and the Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival. Forget the everyday getaway, come make memories on Amelia Island.