Springtime in Amelia Island
As we enter into spring we see the changes occur. Downtown becomes flooded with smiling faces that fall in love with our quaint town. Typically only here for a short period of time, but it’s their time to have fun, enjoy our favorite spots and soak in vitamin D. Spring break is finally here and with it come the spring breakers! As they descend upon our island town they remember why they come back year after year.
13 miles long and four miles wide – it’s the perfect size for anyone. Whether you’re a local looking for the best in outdoor recreation or a visitor who is visiting this beautiful area, we have your adventure covered!
The first step is to find your favorite beach spot. Amelia Island is known for its beautiful, quiet beaches. The island has over 40 public access points, many without parking or amenities. These access points are best for walking to the beach from your vacation rental, meaning you can easily spend a day enjoying the sand and surf without worrying about driving, parking, or crowds.
Find the perfect lunch spot. The variety of food here is amazing. You can’t go wrong eating anywhere. Whenever we have time to grab lunch downtown, we love stopping at Cafe Karibu or Happy Tomato. The Salty Pelican has some of the best fried seafood in town, and we can’t get enough of their shrimp tacos! If we need a good sandwich, we like going to 4th Street Deli. And if burgers are more your style, you can’t go wrong with Tasty’s – they’re just plain delicious!
Spend some time on the water. If water activities are more your liking, Amelia Island offers many! Check out kayaking to explore some of our island’s most beautiful wildlife and nature. Deep sea fishing with one of our awesome local charter captains is a day you’ll never forget. Or if you like something a little faster, check out the Jet Ski tour. You also can spend an evening on one of our sunset cruises, enjoy live music, and a gorgeous sunset!
Fun activities just for you. Come enjoy a day of fun with your friends and family! Challenge your loved one in a game of putt-putt. Putt-Putt Fun Center, Gregor MacGregor’s Mini Links & Drinks, and Island Falls Adventure Golf are the four courses located on this island full of fun.. Head to Duck Pinz on a Friday night for a round of bowling, and delicious drinks. They have a fantastic arcade area as well, where you can challenge your friends with your favorite games! Where will you find live music? You’ll have to listen closely, but there’s live music at many of our favorite spots. From The Green Turtle Tavern to The Palace Saloon and PJ D’s – they’re all great places to get your groove on.
Our favorite seasons are here, and we’ve got plenty of fun to share. Summer House is filled with all the must-know tips for your trip to Amelia Island. Stay up to date on all of our blogs to read about our favorite spots, what to pack in your beach bag and more! We’ve curated a list of North-end must-do’s, South-end must-do’s, downtown favorites, central island favorites and much more!
A few things we think you should know before leaving! Got a question? We have an expert with the answer. Whether you’re looking to become a local on Amelia Island or own a vacation rental we have you covered.
Our real estate agents know the ins and outs of getting you into your dream home on Amelia Island. They are qualified to help you find that perfect place and will assist you in selling your current home at the fastest pace possible. If you are new to our island, they can help you find the best places to shop, eat, and play while you’re here.
Looking to purchase a vacation rental and maximize your profit while enjoying all that Amelia Island has to offer? Our property management experts are here to assist you as well. With our sister company Guest Cottage, you can be a part of high-quality luxury rentals across Amelia Island! Hire us to manage your property, or let us find the perfect one for you.
Follow the tabs on our website and interview an agent or give us a call at 904.557.3020!