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Recent Amelia Island reviews

  • Breath taking sunrise

    "Breath taking sunrises await you from the balcony of this well maintained, clean and "very" travel friendly condominium. The owners left thorough and detailed instructions and recommendations that left nothing to do but enjoy the property and the area. I would encourage anyone to stay here."
    Guest: Chris Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: March 17, 2015
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  • Wonderful Experience

    "I can highly recommend this lovely condo on Amelia Island. The property was spotless, clearly is regularly updated and completely equipped- we lacked for nothing. Sheets, towels, soaps, paper goods and a kitchen with plenty of pots, pans, tools, plates, glasses etc. The views are indeed amazing. The condo is truly waterfront and we especially appreciated the additional (at many time superior) views out the side windows. There are really two suites- a Master with a king bed and private bath and the second BR had 2 Queen beds and an adjoining bath but it was especially nice (we were 4 adults) that the second BR/Ba had a privacy door so the guests there had the ability to get up in the night and use the BR in privacy- a nice feature. The owner has clearly been doing this a while and was prompt with responses and has a system in place to make the transaction go smoothly. The binder with restaurant tips, things to do etc was a great resource! Love Amelia Island- plenty to do but not a lot of congestion. Lots of great beach access, good tourist shops and good basic shopping (Wal-mart, Publix, Winn-Dixie etc) and great restaurants. We enjoyed the historic walking tour in Fernandina Beach, Fort Clinch and day trips to St Augustine (Flagler College tour) and Jacksonville (great history museum). Would recommend this condo to anyone and will return ourselves."
    Guest: L&E Date of Stay: February 2015 Review Submitted: March 7, 2015
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  • Always as expected

    "Everyone enjoyed their Amelia Island Concours weekend in your unit. We appreciate your attention to detail, and we'll see you again next year."
    Guest: Very happy renter Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: March 19, 2015
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  • Fantastic!

    "The condo was even better than advertised. Ground floor, beach-front, roomy, and very nice. Had plenty of room for 2 toddlers, 2 teens, and 2 adults. Will definitely go back."
    Guest: Rich H. Date of Stay: January 2015 Review Submitted: January 28, 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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