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Address: Amelia Island, FL

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Great beach

Not much parking for this beach, which makes it not crowded. Sand is beautiful and white. There is a place to eat and get drinks near by.

Reviewed 27 March 2016
Davenport, Florida
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Columbus, Ohio
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96 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped by the main beach for a few hours and enjoyed the ocean breeze and the shore of seashells. The beach is clean and quiet. There isn't a lot there though, so change beforehand and bring your own food!

Thank Katie M
Terre Haute, Indiana
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14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Very nice beach! Kid/family friendly. There is a park area right next to the beach that has plenty of shady areas for picnics and such. Plenty of parking.

Thank SIngle43
Level Contributor
118 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Nice, quiet beach this time of year. We watched the sunrise every morning and took long walks on the beach. The sand is soft, and there is some good shelling. We didn't bring our dogs, but it is a dog friendly beach, and people manage them well and clean up after them.

Thank Becky H
Gainesville, Florida
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119 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

While spending several days on Amelia Island last week, it happened to be a harvest moon. After having a wonderful dinner, we chased the beautiful moon,we found ourselves at Main Beach. There were quite a few people enjoying the beach. There are plenty of benches and several restaurants near by. We spent some time there taking photos and walked down... More 

1 Thank Paca S
Amelia Island, Florida
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8 reviews
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Wonderful beach,. Fun for the entire family. A must for visitors. We live on the island, close to the ocean and still go there.

Thank akadavis
Davenport, Florida
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56 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

Not much parking for this beach, which makes it not crowded. Sand is beautiful and white. There is a place to eat and get drinks near by.

1 Thank haleym319
Byhalia, Mississippi
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404 reviews
244 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2016

This is the ugliest beach I have ever been to because of the 3 foot pipeline running the whole length of the beach (maybe even the whole island). The pipe is an engineering effort to refurbish the beach and stabilize the area, but it is rusty and unattractive. To access the beach you walk across the sand dunes on boardwalks... More 

5 Thank Evelyn C
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16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2016

Watched the sun rise over the Atlantic from this beach. It was beautiful. Found some shells, saw fisherman casting, runners and walkers and families enjoying this wide beach. The beach is wide and the homes and businesses have dunes and sawgrass, so you have dunes behind you as you sit on the beach. You can walk and drive on this... More 

1 Thank FlaCracker3
Everett, Washington
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351 reviews
98 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2016

great beach to look for shells, they're every where absolutely everywhere! Can't wait to return next year!

1 Thank Shawna M
Shelby, North Carolina
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121 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2015

Arrived at the park in the mid morning. Lite pedestrian use at this time of the morning. Tempature in the mid 70's. The area appeared to have ample parking but I can see the parking getting congested on the weekend. A play area for kids, picnic tables, a skateboard park area, a boardwalk and easy access to the beach and... More 

1 Thank MDT2001

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