Fernandina Beach Pier at sunrise.
Amelia Island Beaches

Your Guide to Amelia Island Beaches

Amelia Island beaches are the No. 1 attraction for locals and visitors alike in this area! Amelia Island boasts 13 miles of pristine shoreline. The sandy beaches on Amelia Island are the perfect place to relax or have an adventure! Some visitors flock to this area to sink their toes in the sand and enjoy the sea breeze, while others prefer to swim, surf, or even explore the beach on horseback. All of this and more is just a stone’s throw away when you stay at The Addison on Amelia Island!  

Our Amelia Island B&B is located less than two miles from Main Beach, so it’s easy to spend each day of your getaway by the water’s edge. Consider taking one of our free rental bikes for a spin to the shore! Our guests can also enjoy complimentary beach supplies like coolers, beach chairs, umbrellas, and towels.  

Discover a few of our favorite things to do on Amelia Island beaches below. For even more local information on how to spend your days by the shore, request our free Amelia Island Vacation Guide! 

Things to Do on Amelia Island Beaches

Horseback Riding 

Horseback riding is a popular way to explore Amelia Island beaches. Here are a couple of our favorite oceanside horseback rides: 

Kelly Sea Horse Ranch 

Service: Offers group trail rides along Amelia Island State Recreation Area’s beaches.  

Contact: (904) 491-5166 

Amelia Island Horseback Riding  

Service: Guided private horseback rides along Amelia Island beaches. Horses and riders are paired by the rider’s experience level. 

Contact: (904) 277-7047 


Amelia Adventures 

Service: Paddleboarding lessons and tours on the ocean. This company also offers other excursions like boat and kayak tours.  

Contact: (905) 500-TOUR 


Windward Sailing 

Service: Sailing lessons and charters off Amelia Island beaches. 

Contact: (904) 327-3265 

Webcams for Amelia Island Beaches

Want to avoid the crowds? Scope out the best spot to set up camp with your complimentary beach supplies? You can always check the crowds and conditions at Amelia Island beaches with Main Beach’s webcams! 

Stay Near the Shore at The Addison on Amelia Island 

Amelia Island beaches are located less than two miles from The Addison on Amelia Island! Our Amelia Island B&B offers a lavish lodging experience with well-appointed guest rooms, concierge servicesbreakfast and happy hour, and more.  

Check our availability to plan your beach retreat on Amelia Island! 

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