Amelia Island – The Jewel of North Florida
Amelia Island has served under 8 flags since its founding – France, Spain, Great Britain, Spain, The Republic of Florida, The Green Cross of Florida, Mexico, The Confederate States of America, and The United States. Rich in history, Amelia Island was one of America’s most sought after pieces of Real Estate. Crucial for shipping strongholds and global power plays, Amelia Island was prized as the South’s deepest natural harbor.
Lots to see and do!
The northernmost barrier island of Florida, Amelia Island is unique in many ways. With 13 miles of pristine, uncrowded Atlantic beaches and Historic Downtown Fernandina Beach, there’s plenty to see and do.
Dining and Shopping
Restaurants – Amelia Island boasts more than 90 distinctive restaurants featuring fresh local seafood and produce, authentic international specialties, bistros and fine dining.
Shopping – Amelia Island is covered with whimsical, artisan, local, one-of-a-kind treasures.
Explore the natural beauty of Amelia Island
Golf – Links Magazine named Amelia Island one of the “Top 25 Golf Islands in the World” (the only destination in the United States to make the list).
Nature – Experience the lush landscape of the maritime forest, marshlands, and beaches. Ride a bike trail, kayak a river or inlet, or hike through preserved areas that surround the island.