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Recent Amelia Island reviews

  • Wonderful unit that exceeds expectations

    "Amelia Island has been our family's annual beach vacation for over 20 years. We have stayed in various units within AIP and a few outside of AIP. Of all the places we have stayed, this unit is by far our favorite. The ocean views spectacular as were the sunset views by just turning our heads from the dining room table. Being an end unit and top floor, enables that great view of both the ocean and marsh area from the dining room. The two bedrooms also offer a great view looking out over the island and the marsh. Designated covered parking next to the elevator is wonderful. I can recall the many times we had to search & search for a parking space at other units with the end result being a very long walk. When it's raining and you have your hands full of groceries that's not fun. Another plus is the short walk down the beach to the Omni Hotel. Omni purchased AIP a few years ago and the food is now fantastic. We ate lunch & dinner at Oceanside Grill and a dinner at Sunrise Cafe. Our meals there were fantastic and priced very reasonably. In the past we have always driven to Fernandina when dining out as there are some great restaurants in town. This trip we only ate once in Fernandina as it was so convenient to walk down the beach for great food with an equally great view. We can't wait to go back!"
    Guest: Anonymous Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: May 29, 2014
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  • Perfect Place to Relax and Enjoy

    "My husband retired a little early and have spent the last 4 months checking things off our "bucket list". We rented this lovely home last month and could not have been happier. The home was clean, comfortable, and the location was ideal. After much traveling, this home made me feel like home. The kitchen was very spacious and well equipped so I was able to take a little break from restaurants . ( although we did enjoy a delicious seafood dinner in town). The beach was right there and not crowded. We took walks every morning on beach and enjoyed a glass of wine on balcony every night. Best part was waking up in King Size Bed and being able to see and hear the ocean. We were pleasantly surprised how big this home was and are hoping our daughter and her family will be able to join us next visit. The pool was also a wonderful treat. Clean and refreshing treat after a day on the beach. We will be back."
    Guest: Janet Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 9, 2014
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  • Lovely historic home, friendly neighborhood

    "Fernandina Beach in March is just right. The weather is mild to warm; the beach and roads are uncrowded. Coquina Cottage is situated in the historic district...a short walk to the many downtown restaurants, coffee shop, library and harbor. A great location. The house is very comfortable and spacious....it feels like home. The owners take excellent care of the house and it's guests. They make sure your questions are answered and needs are met."
    Guest: jane and Bill L. Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: April 10, 2015
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  • A lovely, comfortable, well-situated condo.

    "This condo backs up to dunes in a state park. It is a quiet area with a 2-block walk to the beach. Furnished in very good taste, providing the renter with a well-decorated, fully-stocked home away from home. It is outfitted with games, books, maps, guide books, tips on interesting places to visit. This is a good area for biking or walking. We enjoyed our visit and plan to return next year."
    Guest: Ed Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: April 23, 2015
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Amelia Island Travel Tips

If tranquility is what you look for in a vacation spot, Amelia Island is where you want to be. The island was named after King George II of England's daughter, Princess Amelia, and you might feel like royalty during your stay here. From the serene sparkling waters, postcard-worthy views, quaint streets and constant warm sunshine, it's impossible to have anything less than a good time.

Amelia Island is just 30 miles from Jacksonville but offers you peace and quiet instead of hustle and bustle. You can spend your days hitting the links, lounging on the 13 miles of beaches, strolling through town exploring historic architecture and dining out at fantastic local eateries.

Conde Nast Traveler's Reader's Choice Awards consistently ranks Amelia Island as one of the Top 10 North American Islands, so you can be sure this Florida locale is an excellent spot for your next getaway.

Things to Do on Amelia Island

Amelia Island Museum of History: In the old Nassau County jail you'll find the Amelia Island Museum of History, which details the island's unique past and how it has evolved. As you move through the space you'll see exhibits on the Timucua Tribe, the island's first residents and the Civil War. There's even a hands-on display called Discovery Ship where kids can learn to tie a knot and pilot their own ship. Docents from the museum offer guided tours of the museum as well as historic areas around town where you can find out more about Amelia Island's "golden area," ghost stories and holiday homes. For those who enjoy a libation every now and then, hop on one of the city's delightful pub tours.

Amelia Island Lighthouse: Continue the history lesson with a visit to the Amelia Island Lighthouse, which is open to the public on Saturdays. Book a tour to hear about the lighthouse from a professional or simply visit to take in the gorgeous structure. The lighthouse was built in 1838 and is the oldest existing lighthouse in Florida, marking the entrance leading to St. Marys River, the Cumberland Sound and the Fernandina Beach Harbor. Watch ships sail into port, and don't forget your camera - there are sure to be tons of photo-worthy moments here.

Hit the golf courses: Whether you want to practice your putt or play a full game, golfing is a big part of the culture on Amelia Island. In fact, there are seven different courses to choose from, all with stunning views, gorgeous greens and excellent opportunities to hit the links. The Amelia River Golf Club is one of the best conditioned courses on the island. The Omni Amelia Island Plantation was named a "silver medal golf resort" by Golf magazine, The 18-hole Golf Club of Amelia Island was designed by Mark McCumber and Gene Littler, two former PGA-tour golfers. Florida's First Coast of Gold is home to the World Golf Hall of Fame. Golf Club of North Hampton was created by golf pro Arnold Palmer, and the Fernandina Beach Golf Club is one of the favorite municipal courses.

The Spa at Omni Amelia Island Plantation: After a rousing game of golf at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation, treat yourself to one of the life's best luxuries and head to the spa. Since your getaway is all about relaxation, a massage, facial or a full day of pampering should definitely be on the itinerary. The products used here are eco-friendly, and there's a relaxation area and garden for you to enjoy between treatments as you sip herbal tea or fruit-infused water. You can also take a yoga class here to get in some extra stretching and meditating.

Dining on Amelia Island

Moon River Pizza: Pizza is a classic dish for many people, and if you're jonesing for a slice while on Amelia Island, head to Moon River, which some consider the best pizza in northeast Florida. The pies are hand-tossed and specially prepared for each patron. Choose from a pizza with a variety of toppings, calzones or a salad and wash it all down with a glass of wine or beer. Moon River offers a relaxed atmosphere where you can enjoy your travel companions' company and delicious comfort food.

Barbara Jeans: If you love down-home Southern cooking, be sure to stop in Barbara Jeans. This family-run eatery started in 1998 on St. Simmons Island in Georgia and got so popular it expanded, adding locations on Amelia Island and in Ponte Vedra. Barbara Jean herself is the mastermind behind the delicious recipes, so you'll feel like you've been transported back to Mom's kitchen as you bite into shrimp fritters, a chicken fried chicken sandwich, tuna steaks, meatloaf or catfish. And be sure to save room for the famous "Chocolate Stuff" or homemade bread pudding.

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