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Recent Amelia Island reviews

  • Very Homey Condo

    "My husband and I stayed at the condo from 12/22/14 through 12/29/14. The condo was very clean and homey. We were able to bring our small dog with us, and enjoyed the walking trails. The bed was very comfortable and the kitchen was well-stocked. Although the condo was on the third floor, there was an elevator that we used when transporting our luggage., The condo was also very quiet. Having the shops and restaurants nearby was a nice bonus. We will stay at the condo the next time we are in the Amelia Island area."
    Guest: birdie86509 Date of Stay: December 2014 Review Submitted: January 7, 2015
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  • February 2015 Snow Escape

    "We stayed at this condo for one week Feb. 21st to Mar.1st. The condo was as advertised and is comfortable & spacious & the complex was very quiet. Beautiful beach is a short walk. One issue for us was lack of a better TV programming package. We understand Stacey is not a TV watcher but many people are! When showering - you were ankle deep in water by the time you were finished as the tubs drained very slow. Not pleasant. A little TLC is required. Area is easy to get around & lots of restaurants. if we hadn't had the worst Florida weather we have ever experienced could have done a lot more sightseeing!!! Stacey was a delight to work with & very accommodating & quick to respond to any questions. An affordable vacation near the beach!!"
    Guest: Anonymous Date of Stay: February 2015 Review Submitted: March 23, 2015
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  • Great location-watch the sunrise

    "Just bring your toothbrush and groceries. Everything else is there for you to use and enjoy. Sue was great to work with. Will be back."
    Guest: Roger and Nancy Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: March 23, 2015
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  • Extraordinary Villa

    "I couldn't rave enough about this extraordinary villa. Absolutely beautiful home with everything you could ask for. Ideal location and my family loved the pool! Eric and Vicki are terrific hosts. The house looked perfect upon our arrival and we couldn't have been more thrilled with Amelia Island. We highly recommend!!"
    Guest: Carrie G. Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: April 18, 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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