Discover a selection of 1,000 vacation rentals in Amelia Island, Fernandina Beach that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and private pools. Prices start at $123 per night, and houses and cottages are popular options for a stay in Amelia Island. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Discover Amelia Island cabin rentals

Amelia Island is a popular Atlantic beach destination in Florida for families, couples and solo travelers. This location near Jacksonville Beach offers a full experience of sandy beaches, rich cultural heritage, golf courses, recreation activities, boardwalks to complete your vacation. Not only that, but in addition to the miles and miles of beautiful beaches that are perfect for swimming or spending the day in the sun, you’ll find wildlife sanctuaries, incredible eateries, historic small towns and plenty of shopping. Amelia Island has been historically influenced by the Spanish, French and British, and that plays into distinct architectural styles and culinary diversity. Those looking for cabin rentals near Jacksonville Beach will want to consider Amelia Island.

Things to do

Tourist attractions near Amelia Island vacation rentals

You'll find an eclectic array of attractions within easy reach of your Amelia Island vacation rental. The Amelia Island Museum of History is an immersive celebration of the diverse cultures which have shaped all aspects of island life. Explore an ancient Native American village, experience life as an inmate in the old Nassau County jailhouse, and peruse exquisite artifacts from Amelia's Spanish Mission period. Culture vultures must also set time aside for the American Beach Museum, a one-of-a-kind attraction exploring the history of American Beach, a vibrant African American resort community established in 1935 in defiance of segregation laws.

Activities

Activities near Amelia Island vacation homes

Amelia Island's crystal-clear waters offer an idyllic setting for all manner of aquatic adventures. Grab yourself a kayak and explore hidden creeks and verdant marshes, or jump on a jet ski and skim across the glistening ocean as fast as you can. Anglers can head out reef or wreck fishing, in the hope of catching sea bass and trigger fish, while golfers can look forward to acquainting themselves with the region's lush waterfront championship courses. Islanders enjoy a jam-packed year-round events program, with highlights including festivals devoted to jazz, literature and chamber music.

Day trips

Day trips from Amelia Island vacation homes

Amelia Island offers opportunities for fun-filled day trips to Jacksonville. Vacation rentals are just a short distance from attractions like the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens, a vast zoo with African wildlife, gardens, a train, and a kid’s play area, and Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens, a museum with thousands of works of art from ancient to modern. You’ll also like the Kingsley Plantation, a riverfront plantation with tours of historic buildings.

Weather

Local weather near Amelia Island vacation homes

Amelia Island's enviable climate ensures that it's a popular destination throughout the year. Winters are dry, sunny and generally warm, making it a great choice for those looking to escape chillier climes. Amelia Island vacation rentals are in particularly high demand over the Christmas holidays, and again during the peak summer vacation season. However, at this time of year humidity can be high, and rainfall is more likely. Spring and fall are great times to visit, with slightly milder temperatures and fewer out-of-towners.

Natural features

Animal encounters on Amelia Island

If you're visiting in winter, be sure to join a boat trip in search of rare North Atlantic right whales, which migrate here to give birth and nurse their young. If your trip doesn't coincide with this particular natural spectacle, this blissful barrier island has plenty more up its sleeves. Each spring, stately sea turtles can be spotted laying their eggs on Amelia's quartz sand beaches. The sprawling state parks are home to all manner of enthralling creatures, from alligators to armadillos.

How to get there

Transportation to and around Amelia Island

The nearest airport is in Jacksonville, FL (JAX-Jacksonville Intl.), located 17 mi (27.3 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Jacksonville, FL (CRG-Jacksonville Executive at Craig), which is 20.9 mi (33.6 km) away.

Family friendly

Family attractions near Amelia Island vacation homes

Amelia Island has a range of unique attractions that are perfect for kids. Vacation rentals are available near family-focused locations like the Maritime Museum of Amelia Island, a museum with maritime and pirate artifacts and treasures, and Seaside Park, a waterside park with a sandy beach, picnic areas, and a boardwalk. Kids will also like the Fernandina Beach Main Park, a beachfront park with picnic areas, sand volleyball courts, and play structures.

How many vacation rentals are available around Amelia Island, Fernandina Beach?

Our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 1,127 vacation rentals around Amelia Island. From 377 house rentals to 20 cottage rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

Can I rent Houses in Amelia Island?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 377 Houses in Amelia Island. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Amelia Island include:

  • Cottages: 20 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 745 rentals available
  • Villas: 33 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Amelia Island?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 859 vacation rentals with pool available in Amelia Island. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.