Amelia Island, situated on Florida's north-east coastline, allows you to eat, play, explore, and relax like you've never done before.
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Apartments With Balconies or Patios
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Popular Rental Amenities in Amelia Island
Properties can be selected based on the amenities they offer. Above, you will find the number of properties that offer a specific amenity in Amelia Island. Most of the accommodations in Amelia Island offer "Pool" or "Pets allowed," which makes it a great vacation spot if you're dreaming of days spent poolside or you are looking for a pet-friendly rental. Three features that are not often available are "Crib," "Fireplace," and "Yard."
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Price and Availability Index in Amelia Island
Vacation Rental Price Information in Amelia Island
In the above graph, you will find information on average prices of the vacation homes & apartments in Amelia Island. Prices in a week of October (10/26 – 11/2) go up to $715 per night, which is the highest average price in the next 12 months. The week with the lowest average prices is in November (11/2 – 11/9).
Rental availability information in Amelia Island
This graph shows the vacation rental availability rate for the next twelve months. So far, the week with the least available rentals in Amelia Island is in November (11/2 – 11/9). It will be easy to find a rental that suits you in a week of May (5/18 – 5/25), as 75% of the rentals are still available.
The Weather in Amelia Island
You can see our climate diagram above. The highest average temperatures are in the month of June. On the other hand, you could have temperatures dropping under 46° in January. The rainiest month is %rainiestMonth% while the driest month is January.
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Seafood and More on Amelia Island
With over 90 restaurants and eating establishments on the island, all the guests in your Amelia Island vacation rental will find something to love. Naturally, the island is home to numerous seafood restaurants, such as the Marina Seafood Restaurant, which has been dubbed the "best of the best" in seafood on the island.
But if fish isn't really your thing, don't worry. At Sandy Bottoms, you can order everything from burgers to pizza, all while enjoying the beautiful oceanfront location. For even more pizza options, try Moon River Pizza, voted "best of the best" in pizza.
Summer Year-Round on Amelia Island
Amelia Island boasts warm weather all year long. Indeed, temperatures are above 70°F for most of the year. The hottest month is July, with an average temperature of 91°F. Even in January, typically the coolest month of the year on the island, the temperature averages at a pleasant 63°F. Monthly precipitation is generally between 3 and 6 inches.
So Much to Do on Amelia Island
When you stay in your vacation rental on Amelia Island, you will find yourself surrounded by incredible things to see and do. Of course, one of the island's main attractions is its 13 miles of beautiful beaches that look out over the Atlantic Ocean, perfect for sunbathing or just relaxing in the sand. However, for those who prefer a little more fast-paced fun, then there are many recreational activities available at the beach. Kayaking, speed boating, horseback riding, and jet-skiing are just a few of your options. You can even do a tandem skydive over the ocean, if you really want an adrenalin rush!
Apart from the beaches, there are many other outdoor activities to enjoy during a trip to Amelia Island. The area is home to several parks, including Egan's Creek Greenway and Amelia Island State Park, where you can hike or bike along countless trails. Of particular note is Fort Clinch State Park, a park established around an army fort used during the Civil War. In addition to its trails and greenery, Fort Clinch occasionally hosts historical reenactments that show what life was like at the fort in the 1860s.
The Best Beaches on Amelia Island for Families
With 13 miles of coastline, the island is a delight for beach lovers. While you can enjoy plenty of activities like kite flying and swimming, surfing remains one of the most popular beach activities here. Kids can join a summer camp while adults can get tips from the experts during private or group surf lessons.
If you are looking to spend time surfing, the Main Beach at Fernandina Beach is an excellent spot. Experienced surfers at the beach can also give you an idea of the wind conditions and the state of the surf. The beach park here has shaded picnic tables, volleyball courts, a playground, and a skate park.
Visit Burney Park at the American Beach to get a close look at the dune system “Nana,” which has the tallest dune in Florida. Stop by the Florida Black Heritage Trail at the beach to discover the history of the area. Equipped with lifeguards, picnic tables, and restrooms, this beach park is perfect for a family outing.
The Little Talbot State Park is home to quiet, pristine beach areas ideal for a soothing getaway. Take a stroll on the white sandy beach where you can admire coastal forests and sand dunes. You may also spot some local wildlife like river otters, marsh rabbits, and native birds while unwinding at the beaches here.
The Best Fishing Spots on Amelia Island
Fishing is widely prevalent on Amelia Island, and you can head to the Pipeline for a good catch of trout and more. There are barnacles growing on the pipe, which fish get attracted to and make the spot a hidden gem for angling enthusiasts.
Located at the island’s northern tip, the Fort Clinch State Park is known for flounder fishing as the fish migrate from other water bodies to the ocean. There are three dedicated areas for fishing in the park. Go to the long pier for a relaxed session.
A favorite spot for local fishermen, the George Crady Bridge Fishing Pier is a pedestrian-only bridge open at all times. Choose your spot on the mile-long bridge and lay the bait for trout, redfish, and mullet.
Events in Any Season
When planning your stay at a vacation rental on Amelia Island, make sure to check the calendar. The island hosts a variety of annual events that you may not want to miss. For example, the Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival is held every year in early May. A tradition since 1964, this festival features parades, fireworks, arts and crafts, live music, and of course, lots of shrimp and seafood.
There are also several cultural festivals throughout the year. If you visit in October, you can attend the Amelia Island Jazz Festival, which boasts a talented line-up of jazz musicians as well as educational programs for children about the history of jazz. From January to May, the island hosts an array of musicians as part of its annual Chamber Music Festival. Some of the greats in today's chamber music, such as Yo-Yo Ma, have performed on the island.
For film lovers, consider your vacation rental on Amelia Island in June. That's when the island holds its Rendezvous Film Festival, featuring over 50 films from more than a dozen countries around the world.
4 Must-See Amelia Island Attractions
1. Amelia Island Welcome Center
Where else do visitors to Amelia go first, but its informative Welcome Center? Housed in a historic building right on the beach, it showcases the attractions of the Floridian island through interactive exhibits, rental you curate your trip perfectly to your taste.
2. Amelia Island Museum of History
The storytelling tradition of Amelia Island is alive and well in this museum, where you can choose from a variety of tours that reveal the island's fascinating tales. A pirate ship exhibit teaches kids how to dress, talk, and tie knots like a pirate. For even more pirate fun, visit the Pirate Playground, where kids can play on many nautical-themed attractions.
3. Amelia Island Historic District
Once upon a time, this tranquil setting was a popular destination for pirates. Today, it is awash with historic architecture, seafood restaurants and independent boutiques.
Amelia Island Plantation Nature Center
If your kids enjoy getting up close and personal with nature, they are sure to enjoy a visit to the Amelia Island Plantation Nature Center. Here you will encounter turtles, birds, and other species native to the area, including a parrot that talks to you!
Information about vacation rentals in Amelia Island
|🏡 Vacation rentals available||3,388 homes|
|💳 Possible discounts||up to 51%|
|🌙 Nightly prices starting at||$97|
|⭐ Popular amenities||Pool, Pets allowed and Balcony/Patio|
|🐾 Pet friendly homes||524 homes|
|🏊 Vacation rentals with pools||2,535 homes|
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the average nightly price for a vacation home in Amelia Island?
The average accommodation in Amelia Island is priced at $97 per night. If you are looking for a house rental, the nightly price is $537 on average. A apartment rental Amelia Island will cost $362 per night on average.
How many vacation rentals are available for booking in Amelia Island?
There are 3,388 vacation rentals to choose from for your trip.
What amenities are most popular for vacation rentals in Amelia Island?
If you're looking to book a vacation rental in Amelia Island, others search for accommodation with these amenities: Pets allowed, Pool and Balcony/Patio.
How many vacation rentals with a pool are in Amelia Island?
There are 2,535 vacation homes across 10 providers in Amelia Island.
Are dogs allowed in vacation homes in Amelia Island?
If traveling with a pet in Amelia Island, 15% of rentals are pet-friendly.
When is it better to travel to Amelia Island?
June and July are the warmest months in Amelia Island with temperatures around 90 °F. January and February in Amelia Island are the coldest, with 46 °F on average.
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