With its historic downtown shopping district, picturesque sandy beaches, and 13 miles of majestic coastline, Amelia Island is one of the most popular destinations in Northeast Florida. Located just 30 miles north of Jacksonville, visitors to Amelia island enjoy strolling the streets of the downtown historic district, absorbing its rich cultural past and a wide array of fine restaurants, boutiques, galleries, inns and outdoor activities. The island also hosts numerous festivals and world-class events, including the Concours d'Elegance antique car show and the Bausch and Lomb women's tennis tournament.. See our Calendar of Events section.
Within the quaint Victorian seaport village, you will find charming bed and breakfast inns, specialty shops and dining delights all within walking distance. The coastline of the island boasts 13 miles of spectacular sandy beaches as well as luxury resorts, hotels, and bed and breakfasts within steps of the Atlantic Ocean.