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Amelia Island

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Visit Amelia Island

This barrier island off the coast of northeast Florida is a haven for visitors looking for a luxurious and intimate beach getaway. If the 13 miles of dreamy white sand beaches aren’t enough to tempt you, the welcoming residents, varied shops and restaurants, and premier outdoor activities will. Amelia Island’s beaches offer the perfect setting for romantic strolls, refreshing bike rides and exhilarating water sports, while the museums and attractions of the historic district deliver a generous dose of culture.

The quaintly charming Amelia Island has been a beloved destination for generations. Its upscale resorts and world-class spas combine with a charming collection of B&Bs, historic sites and captivating festivals for an experience that’s uniquely Floridian. Come and experience why Fernandina Beach and Amelia Island have consistently ranked among Florida’s best holiday destinations.

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Hotels on Amelia Island

Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort

Set in lush greenery and overlooking the stunning beach and Florida East Coast coastline, the Omni Amelia Island Plantation is a popular resort that caters for your every need. The amenities on site are plentiful. You’ll find luxurious rooms with private patios and balconies, perfect for enjoying the sun and warm sea breeze, and with three golf courses, tennis courts, shops, a spa and bicycle tours available, you’ll never be stuck for things to do.

Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island

The Ritz-Carlton offers a luxury experience to those who are looking to relax or those who want to be entertained by Amelia Island and all that it has to offer.

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Things to do on Amelia Island

History of Amelia Island

Beaches, surfing, parks & river cruises

Enjoy one or two hour narrated sightseeing tours along the Amelia and Cumberland rivers, featuring Cumberland Island National Seashore. The personalised tours are rich with wildlife, history and folklore that will enchant you through their beauty and charm.

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Where to eat on Amelia Island

Amelia Island offers a vast selection of dining options, serving everything from seafood, to traditional American burgers and flavours from around the world. With thousands of tourists visiting Amelia Island every year there are plenty of great places to enjoy fine cuisine.

Enjoy shopping on Amelia Island

There are a number of fantastic shops in Amelia Island to suit a variety of interests and preferences, from bespoke boutiques to globally recognised brands.

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Ecotourism & wildlife

Amelia Island is a destination loved by outdoor adventurers and nature lovers alike. Paddle along calm coastal waters on a kayaking or canoeing adventure, parasail high above the breath-taking landscape, or charter a fishing cruise and enjoy a leisurely day casting a line. Visitors can also enjoy hiking, camping, bike riding and scuba diving adventures nearby. Known as the “Isle of Eight Flags”, Amelia Island, Florida is a pristine outdoor playground where 13 miles of beachside solitude meet swaying sea oats, sand dunes and lush marine forests.

Visitors will discover Amelia Island’s fascinating history, heritage and myriad outdoor offerings. Just 10 minutes south of Amelia Island, you can discover centuries-old Kingsley Plantation, part of the National Park Service’s Timucuan preserve and set on the river amid a lush forest of live oaks. It is one of the few remaining examples of the plantation system of territorial Florida and the site of what might be the state’s oldest plantation house. Visitors can explore the plantation house, remains of 25 tabby construction slave quarters, a barn, waterfront, kitchen building, and interpretive garden. Segway and customized walking tours are available.

Amelia Island golf courses

Amelia Island is an ideal destination that invites golfers of all skill levels to test their swing on 117 holes of championship golf courses. Tee off at the Amelia River Golf Club, Fernandina Beach Golf Club or the Golf Club at North Hampton. All surrounded by gorgeous views.

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