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Recent Amelia Island reviews

  • Private. Convenient. Beautiful and Worry Free

    "We stayed in the 2 BR Turtle Caye. What a delight to find someone who gets it. Brenda and Jim's effort to create the perfect retreat shine through in every detail. Nothing is spared here. Don't bother to pack anything for the beach. Chairs, umbrellas, rolling cooler, boogie boards, surf board, kid toys and even beach towels are all nice and ready. The outdoor wood shower is huge, clean and very private. The beach yard is perfect and ready to BBQ. The private boardwalk is fantastic and the beach is all yours. No crowd because it's between the public accesses. Brenda's artwork abounds inside and out and was nice touch. The bedrooms/bathrooms are huge and comfortable. There are large tortoise living under the boardwalk, fun. As much as we like to try new places annually for vacations, we may just come back here because it was so perfect for our family. Don't bother looking elsewhere. You're sure to be pleased here. Awesome."
    Guest: Trey H. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 15, 2014
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  • Perfect birthday/beach getaway!

    "Every year my family and I rent a beach house for my birthday. This was the first year that I rented Lucy's AWESOME beach condo and my only regret is that I didn't find this gem and rent it sooner! Lucy has everything you could possibly need! The condo was spotless and the décor is the epitome of "beach house". The beds and the furniture were very comfortable and the pool was an added bonus after a long day at the beach! And the beach....just right across the small one way dirt road! No large crowds! We set up our tent on Sat. morning and left it up until we left Monday afternoon. There is a awesome beach bar within walking distance with a band on Sundays! I was so sad having to leave! My husband and I are in agreement that from now on, Lucy's beach condo is the only one for us! Thanks so much Lucy! You helped make my birthday weekend truly wonderful!"
    Guest: Angie Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 3, 2014
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  • 2nd trip to our slice of vacation paradise!

    "We have stayed at the Miller cottage twice; 2012 and 2014. Same week both years. LOVE this cottage!! The deck is my preferred spot for the entire week, unless I am on the beautiful beach. Being able to stay with our small dog helped us enjoy our stay even though the weather wasn't the best. Just gave me more time to enjoy the ocean front deck:-) Updates have been made since our last stay including better water pressure in the shower, wifi, and much better cell phone reception. The kitchen is small but has everything we needed and then some. The beds are comfortable, the towels are plentiful and the living is small but quite adequate. The gem is that deck, with new chairs we may have napped in quite a few times! Our well behaved dog is welcome here and if I can, I will return as often as possible!"
    Guest: Deena B. Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: October 22, 2014
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  • Wonderful condo

    "The description of this condo is understated. Location is great - between the Ritz and Amelia Island Plantation on a people friendly road very very close to the beach. The owner was easy to work with considering we had a last minute change of plans. The condo was clean, well decorated, and had a well equipped kitchen. There is a very oversized patio with enough room for a large rectangular table and chairs, and an adjoining reading and dreaming area seating 6+. The patio is perhaps 40 steps to the pool area - but secluded by well nurtured landscaping, so we had the feeling of privacy. Just beyond the pool area was a set of stairs and then the beach was in view. Perhaps another 100 steps and we were to the dune walkover and then to the glorious beach. We could walk for miles in either direction."
    Guest: Glad H. Date of Stay: April 2014 Review Submitted: April 30, 2014
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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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