Destination guide

The beachside setting of Jacksonville Beach is ready to explore

The area's live music and theatre scene are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Jacksonville Beach. This city's beaches, surfing and seaside draw many visitors. Jacksonville Museum of Modern Art and Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Sightseeing in and around Jacksonville Beach

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that Jacksonville Beach has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens (16.5 mi / 26.5 km)
  • Jacksonville Beach Golf Club (0.5 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Adventure Landing (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Windsor Parke Golf Club (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • TPC Sawgrass (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Hands on Children's Museum (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)

Seasonal weather in Jacksonville Beach

If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 32°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Jacksonville Beach

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Jacksonville Beach is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Big Talbot Island State Park (14 mi / 22.5 km)
  • Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens (16.5 mi / 26.5 km)
  • Cradle Creek Preserve (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Gonzales Park (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • South Beach Park and Sunshine Playground (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Oceanfront Park (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Jacksonville Beach

Fly into Jacksonville, FL (CRG-Jacksonville Executive at Craig), the closest airport, located 7.4 mi (12 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Jacksonville, FL (JAX-Jacksonville Intl.), which is 21.9 mi (35.3 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Jacksonville Beach?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 602 holiday lettings around Jacksonville Beach. From 254 flats & apartments to 210 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Jacksonville Beach?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Jacksonville Beach:

  • Atlantic Shores: 58 holiday homes
  • Amelia Island: 911 holiday homes
  • The Beaches: 302 holiday homes
  • Southbank: 20 holiday homes
  • Southside: 176 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Jacksonville Beach? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Jacksonville Beach. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Jacksonville Beach Golf Club: 1,012 holiday lettings
  • Beaches Museum & History Park: 1,044 holiday lettings
  • Jacksonville Beach Pier: 1,033 holiday lettings
  • South Beach Park and Sunshine Playground: 869 holiday lettings
  • Huguenot Park: 913 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Jacksonville Beach listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Flats in Jacksonville Beach?

Yes, of course. offers 254 Flats in Jacksonville Beach. Our other popular types of Jacksonville Beach holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 210 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 19 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 54 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Jacksonville Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 248 holiday homes with pool available in Jacksonville Beach. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.