Explore Amelia Island Surf Shops

When you take a trip to scenic Amelia Island, you know you’re heading to a vacation destination that’s full of land-based fun on the shorelines. However, the adventure might just be even more appealing when you get out on the waves. That’s because Amelia Island is a surf enthusiast’s dream come true and it’s also home to local and beloved Amelia Island Surf Shops that you won’t want to leave off your itinerary the next time that you’re in town. Whether you’re looking to stock up on surf merchandise and gear, or you’re looking to book a lesson or rental, these inviting local surf shops have you covered every step of the way. 

When you’re ready to start planning your trip, access our exclusive Amelia Island Vacation Guide! This free resource is filled with innkeeper-selected recommendations on the best things to do during your trip. Everything you need is just a short distance away when you stay at The Addison on Amelia Island.

Stop by the Driftwood Surf Shop 

When you book your stay at the Addison on Amelia and you’re excited to spend ample time out on the waves surfing, you’ll love how close the Driftwood Surf Shop is to the Inn. Located at 31 S Fletcher Avenue, this beachside shop is open from 10:00 am until 6:00 pm daily making it an easy addition to your itinerary no matter what else you’re looking forward to. Driftwood Surf Shop has been family-owned and operated since 1979 and is a place where surfers love to serve other surfers. Here, you can pick up beach apparel and surf accessories or simply stop in to check on the surf report. Driftwood Surf Shop has surf lessons available for those new to the sport as well. Lessons are typically 60-70 minutes and cost $60/hour for individual lessons. You’ll need to bring sunscreen, rash guard, water, and a towel to your lesson which will cover surf technique, water safety, board management, and how to recognize wind direction and wave size. You can book your lesson right at the store or call 904-321-2188. Driftwood Surf Shop also has rentals available including surfboards, paddleboards, bodyboards, beach chairs, and umbrellas. 

Check Out the Amelia Island Paddle Surf Company 

Another must-stop destination to add to your surf-focused itinerary on Amelia Island is the Amelia Island Paddle Surf Company. Located at 1630 Scott Road, the Amelia Island Paddle Surf Company is a top-rated watersports equipment rental service that’s open daily from 8:00 am until 5:00 pm. Whether you’re looking for a lesson, a guided tour, or rental options for on-the-water fun, this is a great place to find yourself. The 2-hour lesson and stand-up paddle tour is ideal for beginners who are excited to explore alongside a guide while the 2-hour ocean paddle starts at $99 and gives participants an opportunity to get out on the water at sunrise and watch dolphins off the Amelia Island coast. There are eco-tours and private sessions available to book as well as paddleboard rentals beginning at $49 for four hours of fun. If you’re looking for balance and a heightened sense of Zen, don’t miss out on booking a place in a SUP yoga session offered through the Amelia Island Paddle Surf Company. 

Enjoy Your Amelia Island Journey 

Take your Amelia Island stay to the next level of comfort and style when you make your reservation at The Addison on Amelia. Reach out today to learn more about our options and how we can help you elevate the fun through luxury and convenience. 

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