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AMELIA ISLAND RECOMMENDED

We are often asked by our guests for recommendations on places to eat, things to do, places to see, after their adventure with us. These are a few of our most favorite places to go on the Island. We love to collaborate with other area businesses, so be sure to ask if we have any current specials or deals with any of the local hot spots!

Click below for details on other activities:

Horseback Riding                                               

Powered Hang Gliding     

Scooter Rentals                                                 

Restaurants

Bars & Night Life                                               

Activities & Museums

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Horseback Riding

Amelia Island Horseback Riding
Amelia Island Horseback Riding

Bucket-list adventure! If you have never experienced the beach on horseback, you won't want to miss this activity for sure!

Amelia Island Horseback Riding has been in business for over 20 years, and has the best horses on the island.  Sunrise and sunset rides and day rides available!  And if you have a special occasion coming up, this is the perfect way to make it a truly memorable, epic experience.  Anniversaries, birthdays, marriage proposals, any day is amazing on the beach, on horseback.  Rated #1 on TripAdvisor!

Sunrise & Sunset Rides:   $150 per person (1 hour)

Day Rides (seasonal):  $100 per person (1 hour)

Horseback rides must be booked directly with Amelia Island Horseback Riding.  If you have any questions about the horseback rides or to book your spot, Call Robin!

Amelia Island Horseback Riding 904-753-1701

Powered Hang Gliding

Powered Hang Gliding
Powered Hang Gliding

Bucket-list adventure! If you want to see Amelia in the same way the pelicans do, this adventure is for you!

Florida Adventure Sports has over 30 years of flight experience, with over 5000 hours of flight time, and their special light sport trikes are safe and fun!  Don't let your Amelia Island stay pass you by without a birds eye view of this beautiful place.​

Whether you want a quick 20 minute experience or an hour of adventure, Florida Adventure Sports will help you check off that bucket list item!

Powered hang gliding must be booked directly with Florida Adventure Sports 904-430-3800. 

Scooter Rentals

Scooter Rental
Scooter Rentals
Scooter Rentals

Restaurants

Scooter rentals in Fernandina Beach, Florida! The original scooter rental of Amelia Island, Amelia Island Adventure Rentals offers scooter rentals from 2 hours to weekly. Buzz around the island in a fun, economical scooter... and easy parking, too!  They deliver the scooters to you, and provide helmets and eyewear as well.  Offering group tours and group rentals with advance reservations! 

All bookings for scooter rental must be done directly with Amelia Island Adventure Rentals 904-672-5512

2 hr- $40.00

3 hr- $55.00

4 hr- $70.00

6 hr- $90.00

8 hr- $110.00

24 hr-$130.00

Overnight (5:30 pm to 9:30 am)- $65.00

3 days- $290.00

Full Week- $400.00

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Amazing food and drinks, and so much more! Beautiful sunset views and right by the bridge and marina. Don't leave without trying their homemade desserts! They will also cook your freshly caught fish, complete with sides and hushpuppies!

251 Creekside Drive Fernandina Beach FL 32034  

904-261-7447

The Marina Restaurant

Fernandina's oldest restaurant! A delicious menu of fresh-from-the-boat seafood, as well as landlubber's favorites. Try their fried green tomato hamburger for a fantastic break from the ordinary!

101 Centre St. Fernandina Beach FL 32034  

904-261-5310

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Hola! Cuban Cafe

Fantastic Cuban coffee, pastries and sandwiches! All of your favorites are here, and served with a smile at this family-owned treasure of Amelia. Stop in for authentic Cuban fare!

31 S. 5th St. Fernandina Beach FL 32034  

904-206-1985

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Bars, Booze and Brews:
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SJ Brewing Company

Award-winning craft beer on tap! Great local entertainment and fun events monthly such as yoga and Boards & Brews painting nights. We also pair up with them for our Paddle & A Pint! the second Saturday each month. We especially like their sour beers!

463646 State Road 200 Yulee FL 32097  

904-849-1654

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The Palace Saloon

Florida's oldest bar! Full of history and legend. Stop in and enjoy their world-famous Pirate Punch and hear a ghost story or two. Live entertainment Tuesday thru Saturday, the best on the Island!

117 S. Centre St. Fernandina Beach FL 32034  

904-491-3332

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Marlin & Barrel Distillery

Amelia Island's premiere craft distillery, offering a wide variety of expertly crafted spirits. Drop in for a tasting and take home your favorites! We highly recommend the pineapple rum and any of the cellos!

232 S. 8th St. Fernandina Beach FL 32034  

904-556-3837

Activities, Adventures and Museums:
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Amelia Island Escape Rooms

Mystery, mercinaries and mayhem! A fun break from the sun and water, and exercise for your brain! Our friends at AIER know how to keep you entertained in any of their fun escape rooms! Check out their Greybeard's Treasure Room and the Unlock the 80's Room!

1008 S. 14th St. Fernandina Beach FL 32034  

904-775-5083

Amelia Island Tasting Tours

Stroll around downtown Fernandina and visit popular restaurants and bars, enjoying food and drink prepared special just for your tour! Special occasion? Grab one of their add-on packages to make your tour even more memorable!

31 S. 5th St. Fernandina Beach FL 32034  

888-446-1712

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Maritime Museum of Amelia Island

A must-see if you enjoy anything that has to do with treasure hunting, pirates or treasure ships! A fantastic and fun museum with lots of artifacts and pirate lore. Run by actual treasure hunters and long time locals!

115 S. 2nd St. Fernandina Beach FL 32034  

904-277-1948

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