Amelia Island’s beaches have long been a source of beauty, enjoyment and wonder, and unlike many Florida beaches, Amelia Island offers virtually unlimited access to its coast. Visitors will experience an unparalleled sense of calm and peace as they stroll along the 13 miles of pristine beach. Amelia Island’s entire length along the Atlantic Coast is available for running, walking or simply relaxing.
Did you know the City of Fernandina Beach Fire Department has officially implemented a beach safety dashboard for Amelia Island! This tool helps all beachgoers stay informed of surf conditions, hazards, rules, plus lifeguard tower locations and status. Visit safebeachday.com.
An island-wide ordinance requires visitors to remove items or move them to designated storage areas before 8 p.m.You can read the ordinance here.
To ensure a pleasant stay and preserve our beaches for others, please bear in mind the following rules and tips:
For more information, please visit Nassau County Beach Front Park information and City of Fernandina Beach accessibility information.
If you would like to receive Surf and Flag advisories, simply text: BCHSAFE to 888777 and you will receive conditions twice daily as well as any immediate change to surf conditions if something happens that warrants such a change. Messaging and data rates may apply. If you wish to stop receiving these alerts, simply text: STOP to 888777. Look out for beach flags, which indicate the condition of the water.
For Travel Advisory information, click here.
Emergency: What if I have an emergency or need medical attention? Dial 911
Poison Control Center: 800-222-1222Fernandina Beach Fire Department: 904-277-7331Nassau County Fire Department: 904-491-7525
Amelia Urgent Care1987 S. 8th StreetFernandina Beach, FL 32034904-624-7003
Baptist Medical Center – Nassau 1250 South 18th StFernandina Beach, FL 32034904-321-3500
Walgreens2101 Sadler Rd, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034(904) 277-9615
CVS870 Sadler Rd, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034(904) 261-0836