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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.

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