- One must be a fox in order to recognize traps, and a lion to frighten off wolves. Machiavelli Niccolo
Visit Fernandina Beach
Fernandina Beach is on Amelia Island at Florida's northeast border. The city hosts the popular Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival and is known for great golf. Downtown Fernandina Beach also offers boutique shopping and a range of scrumptious restaurants. With 13 miles of pristine beaches, abundant wildlife and clear, calm waters, Amelia Island with its quaint charm has been a beloved destination for generations. Its upscale resorts and world-class spas combine with a charming collection of bed and breakfasts, historic sites and captivating festivals for an experience that’s uniquely Floridian. Come experience why Fernandina Beach and Amelia Island have consistently been among Florida’s highest-ranked island destinations.
A Southern jewel in the Sea Island chain of barrier islands, Amelia Island has 13 miles of pristine, uncrowded Atlantic beaches framed by natural beauty. Stroll, swim, or just take it in.
More than go distinctive restaurants featuring fresh local seafood and produce, authentic international specialties, bistros, fine dining to casual outdoor spots are waiting for you.
Events all year, from the Shrimp festival and Concours d'Elegance, to festivals celebrating Jazz, Chamber Music, and Books, Petanque America Open and holiday celebrations.