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Recent Amelia Island reviews

  • Great late summer family vacation

    "We had a great stay with family the last week in July 2014. We've been coming to Fernandina Beach every other year for the last 8 years, and this is the most complete, well maintained home we've rented. Often, homes provide just one set of towels resulting in careful scheduling of laundry during vacation. This home is well equipped, with an ample supply of linens, cooking and dining ware, videos and board games. Wireless was helpful to keep track of travel plans. We enjoyed working with Ann, she answered every question, and worked with us to get a minor repair accomplished during our stay. The location is nice -- across the street from a city park and beach. It was just a short walk from beach the back for lunch. Speaking of lunch -- we were pleasantly surprised by the burgers at the putt-putt golf shack in the park -- they advertised "Best burger on the Island", and they were very good. The adjoining beach is family friendly, with a very gentle slope to the shore, offering plenty of room for walking and discovering. Bottom line -- this is a great place for a family beach vacation, and we hope to return soon."
    Guest: Bob V. Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 24, 2014
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  • Home away from home

    "This is our fourth year renting this unit for our summer vacation, and we truly feel that it is a home away from home. It always is quiet, comfortable, and relaxing. The beach here is perfect and uncrowded, even during the busy season. Fernandina is a lovely town with quaint shops and excellent restaurants. We can't wait to return next year!"
    Guest: KAL Family Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: July 25, 2014
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  • Great Villa!

    "We were very pleased with this villa. We had everything we could possibly need. The villa was roomy, well-decorated and clean! Bedrooms and baths were large and comfortable. The enclosed sun porch worked beautifully as a nursery for our 1 yr old granddaughter. We loved being across from the pool, and using the grill on several occasions. The inclusion of the two bikes was a definitely a plus as well. Thanks to Dave for being so helpful and easy to work with. We had a fabulous time! I'd highly recommend this villa."
    Guest: Beth M. Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: July 28, 2014
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  • lovely condo

    "The complex was beautiful and also the condo. We really enjoyed our stay. Walt was a great guy to work with. He had all the little extra stocked in the condo. Beach was a little further than expected for 2 small children but we made it. :-)"
    Guest: strwbrry23 Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: June 16, 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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