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Amelia Island - Best Deal on the Beach - Pet Friendly

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,250 sq ft
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Duplex, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)

Beautiful sunrises, warm waters, sharks teeth, and the relaxing summer breezes greet you each morning as you get ready for a casual easy vacation. The refreshing sunrise picture on the left illustrates the tranquility of this beach vacation.

If you love to shell hunt, read books, or just sit back and count the sea gulls, this is the site for you. This is a laid back, non-commercial, no frills island where the family is the ideal vacationer.

Only 50 footprints to the ocean and 13 miles of unobstructed beaches. Surf fishing, beachcombing, and sunbathing are the activities of choice on our private beach just steps away. All you need for a wonderful vacations are your beach towels and sunscreen.

Keywords: Oceanfront Duplex

More Details

Judy or Jim
Member since: 2001
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 19, 2018

About Judy or Jim

Owners live upstairs. Retired Teachers. No pets. Love to travel. we are both artists. Have five grandchildren.

Judy or Jim purchased this townhome in 1998

Why Judy or Jim chose Amelia Island

Very close to beach and quiet. Parking out front is helpful and useful for renters. Lovely yard with great deck on south side. Walking distance to restaurants and state parks. very little traffic because it is off the beaten track. Love to shark tooth hunt and watch pelicans.

What makes this townhome unique

Staying a week is definitely the way to go at Pelican Palms. The rate is reduced and allows two people to stay cheaper. The rate includes two people with $65 up charge for each person, up to 4 people. We are definitely the cheapest stay on the beach with the most to offer.


Amelia Island Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1250 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • full, tub with shower, vanity, storage
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • King size beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1) Master has a 47 inch HDTV Board Games galore in twin room
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Fully-Stocked Duplex, All you need is a beach towel and snacks. close to restuarants and skate park. Only 50 footsteps to beach walkover.


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Amelia Island - Best Deal on the Beach - Pet Friendly
average rating of 5.0 based on 13 reviews

Great Stay

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay and meeting Jim and Judy. The convenience to the beach was great. Amelia Island is a favorite of ours so being able to stay for a week within steps of the beach and a short drive to Fernandina was very nice. Thanks, Jim and Judy. Hope we will be able to return soon

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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fernandina beach

Home away from home

  • 5 of 5

Clean, quaint, and right on beach. Everything one need to stay in or done the town. Coming back next year. Staying longer

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Newnan ,GA

Wonderful vacation at the beach

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time and enjoyed our visit to Jim and Judy's beach home. As advertised, it was very close to the beach and the apartment was clean and comfortable. The patio was great for early morning coffee and star gazing in the evening with a nice breeze coming off the ocean. Their location made it very convenient for outings in the historic San Fernandino Beach area and Fort Clinch. Big thanks also from Champ, our pup, for the pet friendly place and pet friendly beach. He had a ball on his first trip to the beach. Enjoyed our dinner with Jim and Judy and getting to know some of their neighbors during our short visit. Hope to come back down the road!

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wonderful beachcombers. Come back anytime so we can go to eat Mexican food. You are more than welcome to stay with us again
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fernandina beach

Lovely host with privacy

  • 5 of 5

Had anything you might need for a beach stay. Will come back soon!

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so very much. You were delightful guest. Come back anytime
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Louisville, KY

Amazing family Vacation!! Beach Oasis

  • 5 of 5

Nothing but good things to say about our lovely stay at Judy and Jims beach oasis!

We were given complete privacy from our gracious hosts, but still with the security of knowing that they were right upstairs and we had their #'s, should we need them.

Inside the apartment was very clean, air-conditioned, and nicely decorated. A entire binder full of menus and guide books was in the living room. Towels, a few beach chairs and extra bedding were all provided, and even a large selection of family board games in one of the closets! The kitchen had everything we needed to bring food took cook for ourselves, and we enjoyed a lovely fresh seafood meal!

The walk to the beach was perfect- a beach blanket and a good book, just across the board walk was a perfect way to enjoy the sunrise in the mornings. One of the days of our stay, we chose to have a full day at the beach sunbathing, and opted to drive *3 minutes* down the road to a part of the beach with "smoother" sand. The rest of the time "their" beach was perfect for looking for seashells and sharks teeth(it is absolutely covered!!), going for longs walks, and generally enjoying a more "private" beach.

At night time, we discovered, to our excitment, that we hit the jackpot on timing, as bio-luminesent bacteria(or mabye bugs?) were present during that time of the year, and as you brushed your hand through the sand, it sparkled/glowed in the moonlight! We spent several nights staying at the beach untill 1-3 am, still feeling very safe and secure!

We also really enjoyed walking around the shops downtown, only a 10 minute drive!

We did meet our hosts a few times in passing, but as we were leaving our last morning, we really had a chance to introduce ourselves! When we inquired about booking for the end of december, Judy and Jim were sorry to say they were already booked. It was a understandable situation, and we just left it at that. Right before we left, Jim found us- they had both been trying to actually figure out if they knew anyone close by with openings, and opted to introduce us to said friend right there and then!! They went above and beyond to help us find a place for our next vacation, even though it wasn't with them!

And finally, the real kicker- after driving two hours to get home, realizing I left my car keys and purse, And a panicked phone call to Ms. Judy, they found said items, and offered to mail it to us, no issues! Such a relief and kindness!!!

If I could give more stars, I would!

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your glowing review. You are welcome anytime. Safe travels
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Marietta, Ga

Clean, close to sand, nice area, great hosts, nice deck, comfy bed

  • 5 of 5

Had a nice visit. Great friendly hosts

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: You are so very welcome to come back and stay with us anytime. Our paradise for your enjoyment. Jim and Judy
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Nearest Airport
27 Miles
Jacksonville International
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Sandy Bottoms
Nearest Ferry
13 Miles
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Royal AMelia Or Ritz Carlton
Nearest Train
30 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Nearest Beach
Fernandina Beach

Brand new skate park within a block walking distance. Kids love it.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $75
Pet Fee $100
Tax Rate 11.0%

$900 a week is for two people. Any additional persons are $50.00 per person.
Please call about over sized dogs.
We do not use the calendar. Must call for availability.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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