About Amelia Island


a NATURAL FLORIDA EXPERIENCE

Located in northeastern Florida, Amelia Island offers an unspoiled setting for relaxing and rewarding getaways.  Amelia Island is 13 miles long and two miles wide, with preserved park lands at its northern and southern tips, making up nearly 10 percent of the entire island!  Surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, Intracoastal Waterway, strong-currented Nassau Sound and one of the East's largest and deepest inlets - Cumberland Sound - Amelia Island is edged with natural Appalachian quartz beaches and framed by sand dunes as tall as 40 feet.  

Treasured for her long stretches of quiet beach, natural beauty, unique history and charming seaport character, Amelia Island is consistently ranked among the best of the best with both the island and its partners winning countless awards. See how others have ranked Amelia Island, and then come experience it for yourself.
 

CONDE NAST TRAVELER: READER'S CHOICE AWARDS 2022

No. 3 of Top Islands in the U.S.
Conde Nast, 2022



No. 10 of Top 15 Islands in the U.S.
Travel + Leisure’s World's Best Awards, 2022



#2 Best Family-Friendly Beach Town, Florida East
Wherever Awards, 2022



#15 Safest Cities in Florida
Safewise, 2022



#25 PRETTIEST TOWNS IN THE SOUTH
Southern Living, 2022



No. 3 of Top 15 Islands in the U.S.
Travel + Leisure’s 2021 World's Best Awards, 2021



No. 9 Best Island in the U.S.
Conde Nast Traveler's Reader's Choice Awards, 2020



Ten Most Romantic Destinations in Florida
Southern Living, 2020




No. 6 of Top 15 Islands in the U.S.
Travel + Leisure’s 2020 World's Best Awards, 2020



The island is home to an irresistible mix of luxury spa, world-class golf, distinctive dining, unique shopping and an amazing array of leisure activities.  But, for those who want pure rest, relaxation and quality time with loved ones, there is no better place than Amelia Island.


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PLAN YOUR ESCAPE

STORIED HISTORY

YEAR-ROUND EVENTS

WEDDINGS AND REUNIONS

CORPORATE MEETINGS


 

Frequently Asked Questions

ISLAND CLIMATE

WELCOME CENTER

GETTING AROUND

 


 

Located just off the coast of northeast Florida, Amelia Island is easy to reach, but hard to forget. With 13 miles of beautiful beaches, abundant native wildlife, and pristine waters, this barrier island has long been a beloved destination for visitors and residents alike.