5 Things We Love About Amelia Island & Fernandina Beach, Florida
- From trendy condos to historic homes, Nassau County’s Amelia Island and Fernandina Beach offer the warmth and charm of small town living while being just close enough to the action of the city.
- This barrier island, referred to as “The Isle of Eight Flags” because it has been under the rule of eight different nations throughout history, is part of a growing community that is also a popular year-round tourist rendezvous.
- Amelia Island’s charm and allure have grown immenselyAmelia Island Golf as the past decade experienced a boom in the number of charming bed and breakfast inns. The Ritz Carlton on Amelia Island is also quite a draw, attracting prestigious conventions to the oceanfront hotel.
- The true gem on Amelia Island lies along and around historic Centre Street in the city of Fernandina Beach. Stroll down the brick-covered streets and you can’t help but get a feeling of excitement while also feeling a real sense of community. Centre Street is not only home to the Palace Saloon, one of the oldest restaurants in Florida, it also has a balanced mix of commercial businesses and shops that cater to the tourist traffic the island lures.
- This community is also home to one of the largest developments in Nassau County, Amelia Island Plantation, which offers fantastic oceanfront living.