Destination guide

Explore the beachside setting in Fernandina Beach

Enjoy the history and other features of Fernandina Beach. This city's beaches, island views and seafood restaurants draw many visitors. Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay and Big Talbot Island State Park are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Fernandina Beach

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Fernandina Beach a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens (21.4 mi / 34.4 km)
  • Island Falls Golf (2.3 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Fernandina Beach Golf Club (4.3 mi / 7 km)
  • Club at Osprey Cove (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • Laurel Island Links (13.7 mi / 22.1 km)
  • Catty Shack Ranch Wildlife Sanctuary (14.4 mi / 23.2 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Fernandina Beach

Travellers enjoy Fernandina Beach for its boating. If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 32°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Fernandina Beach

Travellers appreciate the island views and breathtaking sunsets, which is just a taste of what Fernandina Beach has to offer. Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Fernandina Beach. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Big Talbot Island State Park (13.3 mi / 21.5 km)
  • Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens (21.4 mi / 34.4 km)
  • Peters Point Beach Front Park (5.1 mi / 8.1 km)
  • American Beach (8.9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Crooked River State Park (13.3 mi / 21.5 km)
  • Pumpkin Hill Creek Reserve State Park (13.7 mi / 22.1 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Fernandina Beach

The nearest airport is in Jacksonville, FL (JAX-Jacksonville Intl.), located 18.1 mi (29.1 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Jacksonville, FL (CRG-Jacksonville Executive at Craig), which is 23.3 mi (37.6 km) away.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Fernandina Beach?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 977 holiday rentals around Fernandina Beach. From 229 Houses to 590 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Fernandina Beach is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Fernandina Beach?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Fernandina Beach:

  • Amelia Island: 928 holiday homes
  • Ocean Cay: 171 holiday homes
  • Heron Oaks: 100 holiday homes
  • Westside: 32 holiday homes
  • Southside: 90 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Fernandina Beach?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Fernandina Beach. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Fort Clinch State Park: 978 holiday rentals
  • Fernandina Beach Historic District: 982 holiday rentals
  • Amelia River Golf Club: 1,009 holiday rentals
  • Segway of Amelia Island: 1,211 holiday rentals
  • Amelia Island Plantation - Oak Marsh Golf Course: 1,208 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Fernandina Beach listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Fernandina Beach?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 229 Houses in Fernandina Beach. Our other popular types of Fernandina Beach holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 590 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 24 holiday houses
  • Villas: 49 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Townhouses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Fernandina Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 716 holiday homes with pool available in Fernandina Beach. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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