Where to stay around Fernandina Beach?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 739 holiday lettings near Fernandina Beach. From 460 condos to 118 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Fernandina Beach is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Fernandina 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 Fernandina Beach:

  • Amelia Island: 733 holiday homes
  • Heron Oaks: 71 holiday homes
  • Ocean Cay: 146 holiday homes
  • Beaches: 225 holiday homes
  • Dolphin's Cove: 17 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 Fernandina Beach?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Fernandina Beach. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Peters Point Beach Front Park: 755 holiday lettings
  • American Beach: 832 holiday lettings
  • Palmetto Walk Shopping Village: 764 holiday lettings
  • Amelia Island State Park: 989 holiday lettings
  • Blue Door Artists: 769 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Fernandina Beach listed on HomeAway 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 condos in Fernandina Beach?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 460 condos in Fernandina Beach. Our other popular types of Fernandina Beach holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 118 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 43 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 28 self catering accommodations

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

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

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 486 holiday homes with pool available in Fernandina Beach. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a self catering house or holiday rental in Fernandina Beach, FL your home away from home

    Fernandina Beach is a quaint resort and the main town on Amelia Island. The charming downtown district is on the National Register of Historic Places and offers plenty for visitors to see and do.

    Things to Do in Fernandina Beach, FL

    Fernandina Beach is an old-fashioned resort with Victorian architecture, said to be the birthplace of modern shrimping. It has a local golf course for those wanting to enjoy a round of golf with sea views. Browse the shops on the traffic-free streets of historic downtown or watch the shrimp boats unloading their catch on the Fernandina Harbor quay. Take a Segway tour, go fishing, cycling or horseback riding. Fernandina Beach has beautiful sands for swimming, sandcastles, watersports and boating all available. Whale watching, shell and fossil collecting and spotting turtles are possible here. Amelia Island frequently hosts festivals, car shows and art fairs which can be enjoyed by visitors staying in a holiday apartment on Fernandina Beach.

    Places to Visit Around Fernandina Beach, FL

    Fort Clinch State Park is a great place to visit from your holiday rental at Fernandina Beach. It is the gateway to the Great Florida Birding Trail and the island’s marshes and grassland are home to warblers, waders and beautiful painted buntings in the summer. Walking tours are a good way to learn about the history of Fernandina Beach with tours around the Silk Stocking District and a visit to the Amelia Island Museum of History. The Spanish-influenced architecture of St Augustine is about 90 minutes’ drive away and Daytona Beach with its International Speedway is a little further.

    Weather in Fernandina Beach, FL

    Fernandina Beach holiday rentals on Amelia Island enjoy warm sunny weather almost all year round. Northeast Florida has hot sticky summers with the chance of a tropical storm or hurricane in late summer when temperatures average 33°C (92°F). In winter, temperatures drop to a pleasant 18°C (65°F) during the day with cooler evenings and even the chance of frost during a cold snap. Fernandina Beach has occasional showers in winter and heavier rain between April and October. This usually falls as short but heavy afternoon showers which quickly pass.

    Travel to Fernandina Beach, FL

    The nearest airport to holiday rentals in Fernandina Beach on Amelia Island is Jacksonville (JAX) International Airport which has both international and domestic flights with most US airlines. Amelia Island is about 30 miles away by car along the I-95 and the A1A, across the Intracoastal Waterway by bridge onto Amelia Island. International visitors may prefer to fly into Orlando International (MCO) airport 155 miles away or Orlando Sanford (SFB) airport 130 miles away and then drive up the I-4 and then the I-95.

    Activities and attractions in Fernandina Beach

    Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Fernandina Beach a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens (21.4 mi / 34.4 km)
    • Island Falls Golf (2.3 mi / 3.6 km)
    • Fernandina Beach Golf Club (4.3 mi / 7 km)
    • Club at Osprey Cove (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
    • Laurel Island Links (13.7 mi / 22.1 km)
    • Catty Shack Ranch Wildlife Sanctuary (14.4 mi / 23.2 km)

    Seasonal weather averages in Fernandina Beach

    Travellers enjoy Fernandina Beach for its boating. 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.

    Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Fernandina Beach

    Travellers appreciate the island views and breathtaking sunsets, which is just a taste of what Fernandina Beach has to offer. Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Fernandina Beach. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Big Talbot Island State Park (13.3 mi / 21.5 km)
    • Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens (21.4 mi / 34.4 km)
    • Peters Point Beach Front Park (5.1 mi / 8.1 km)
    • American Beach (8.9 mi / 14.4 km)
    • Crooked River State Park (13.3 mi / 21.5 km)
    • Pumpkin Hill Creek Reserve State Park (13.7 mi / 22.1 km)