Off the northeast corner of Florida’s coastline, Amelia Island boasts 26 square miles of rich history and natural beauty. With stunning parks at the north and south tips of the island and surrounded by the ocean and inland waterways, the island enjoys 23 miles of pristine quartz beaches. Rows of shops on historic Centre Street house an eclectic assortment of curios, island apparel and boutiques. There are also clusters of speciality stores throughout the island. From bluffs that overlook the ocean to sleepy intra-coastal marshes, Amelia’s varied terrain hosts 177 holes of challenging golf. The islands rich natural beauty is home to inshore and offshore fishing, bird-watching, dolphins, sea turtles, manatees and otters. You can dine in an abundance of delightful settings, from intimate dining rooms, authentic waterfront terraces and unique cafes to rustic retreats, brick courtyards and quaint coffeehouses. Whether you soak up history, spend time at a resort, kayak, take a sail at sunset, horseback ride on the beach or simply do nothing at all you’ll discover one of Florida’s secret getaways.