Amelia Island Beaches
Amelia Island, situated on the eastern seaboard of north Florida, offers 13 miles of white sand beaches on the Atlantic Ocean. The beaches of Amelia Island are conveniently located within walking distance of Residence Inn Amelia Island hotel. Enjoy swimming, sunbathing, collecting seashells and sharks teeth, and fishing when you vacation in the town of Fernandina Beach on Amelia Island.
Main Beach Park, Peter’s Point, Amelia Island State Park, and American Beach are just a few landmark beaches near Residence Inn Amelia Island.
Amelia Island State Park.
Amelia Island State Park, a 200-acre park located eight miles from Fernandina Beach, is top-rated among Florida locals for its phenomenal fishing opportunities. Anglers can fish from the shoreline or on the mile-long George Crady Bridge that stretches over Nassau Sound. Amelia Island State Park is also the only Florida state park that permits horseback riding along the beach. Another favorite pastime on this beach is observing wildlife, particularly during bird and turtle spring nesting seasons. [Top]
Hotel Near Amelia Island Beaches.
Florida beaches are timeless playgrounds that appeal to all ages. Located just three blocks from Residence Inn Amelia Island, the beach is the star attraction of Amelia Island. Whether the beach conjures up romantic images or playful afternoons with the family, Residence Inn Amelia Island hotel offers Florida vacation packages to meet your budget and your vacation needs. Make your vacation reservations today! [Top]
Main Beach Park & Peter’s Point.
Main Beach Park in Fernandina Beach is the largest public beach on Amelia Island. Located at Atlantic and North Fletcher Avenues, Main Beach Park offers free parking, restroom and shower facilities, concessions, picnic areas, and seasonal lifeguards. [Top]
A visit to American Beach yields more than sunbathing and beachcombing. American Beach is a relic that was placed on the National Register of Historic places in 2002. American Beach was founded in 1935 by A.L. Lewis, the first black millionaire in Florida. Mr. Lewis was also president of the first insurance company in Florida. American Beach, comprising 200 acres of prime beachfront property adjacent to Amelia Island Plantation, was a sanctuary where African Americans could enjoy beach vacations during the tumultuous era of segregation in the United States. American Beach is a designated stop along the Florida Black Heritage Trail. [Top]