Take a Virtual Visit to our Island

April 2, 2020
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Now is the time to be safely distancing yourselves from others… but you can still immerse yourself in Amelia Island right from the comfort of your home. It won’t be long before you’ll feel the “real” sand between your toes again and we’ll be here waiting for you. In the meantime, if you're feeling a little cooped up while you #stayathome you can #stayinspired with a virtual trip to Amelia Island today!


Explore some of Amelia Island’s iconic landmarks through Augmented Reality, right from your mobile device for a 3-D tour of our island like you’ve never seen. Visit civil war era Fort Clinch, watch sea turtles hatch on the beach, uncover treasures, say hello to a historic shrimping vessel, and more. Order your free Visitor Guide and watch Amelia Island come to life!


Enjoy a day on Amelia with this immersive 360 degree video. Best viewed in a virtual reality headset, this video lets you experience Amelia Island's 13 miles of beach and exciting outdoor adventure in a more realistic manner. Get your toes wet here, then take a look at the rest of our YouTube videos so you can start planning your real visit in the near future. Also take a look at this article written by our friends at StyleBlueprint.
SIDE NOTE: Speaking of virtual reality headsets, you can either make your own or have one delivered to your front door for hours of play.  


Addison on Amelia
Conveniently located in historic downtown Fernandina Beach and just steps away from shopping, dining, and the harbor front, the Addison on Amelia is a lovely Bed & Breakfast that will take you back in time to a simpler and relaxing place. Your home away from home.


Sliders Seaside

Oceanfront Tiki Bar and dining await you at Sliders Seaside. Centrally located right smack in the middle of the island, Sliders is mere steps from the beach serving fresh seafood, burgers, wraps, frozen drinks, and more. Ahhh. Can you smell the salt air?


Island Kitchen

Learn to cook restaurant-quality food right in your own home. Join former Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island Chef Bill Thompson for our Island Kitchen online cooking classes. Follow along with Chef Bill's easy to understand, step by step instructions - perfect for cooking your own restaurant quality dinner at home! Download recipes at ameliacooking.com.


Florida Adventure Sports
See Amelia island from a bird's perspective. “Watch the waves breaking over the beaches from up in the sky, then soar over the land and watch the cars pass you by, the wind blowing the grass and take in all the beautiful colors down below you”. This is Florida Adventure Sports and power hang gliding. Watch it here and add it to your bucket list.


The Palace Saloon

Known as the “last bar to close on the eve of prohibition”, The Palace is the oldest operating bar in the state of Florida. Their signature rum-infused Pirates Punch will have you singing along with the ghost of Uncle Charlie that supposedly haunts the place. Take a look and see for yourself.


From "real time" views of the beautiful beaches and grounds at The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island to the lovely westerly views of the downtown Fernandina Harbor Marina, our island webcams will have you dreaming of lazy days by the sea.

RESORTCAM FROM THE RITZ-CARLTON, AMELIA ISLAND - View of the beach and grounds at The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island

DROPCAM FROM AMELIA RIVER CRUISES - View of downtown docks at the Fernandina Harbor Marina

WEATHERCAM ON TOP OF THE MARINA SEAFOOD RESTAURANT - Aerial view of downtown docks and the Amelia River

We look forward to seeing you soon!

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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.