Main Beach Park

Main Beach Park, Fernandina Beach: Address, Main Beach Park Reviews: 4.5/5

Main Beach Park
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mikki777
Woodstock, GA549 contributions
Amelia Island is very generous with free parking and facilities. It's a fun stop here for skate park viewing, mini golf (for a fee), and bathrooms, park, picnic, beach areas. Salt Life is here too. Great stop. We stayed near so we went a lot.
Written May 11, 2022
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Lon B
Fernandina Beach, FL266 contributions
This was the first beach I discovered while building a home here for my family. I stayed and the Amelia Hotel at the Beach and often ate at Sliders before a short evening beach hike. It was a great way to end a day of construction meetings and runs to Jacksonville to meet with suppliers, etc.

I still enjoy visiting this beach with my wife now that we've settled into the area.
Written March 22, 2020
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bfaulk
Pembroke, GA7 contributions
Couples
Oldsters remember the '70's movie, "Summer of '42," that was set on a sleepy beach where the few visitors sat far apart and enjoyed solitude. This part of Fernandina Beach (FB) offers few amenities and little night life. HOWEVER, if you like sitting 100 yards from your nearest neighbor, on the beach, FB is for you! If you like a quiet stroll, being able to hear the waves instead of someone's music, FB is for you. Seashells are always plentiful, as is plenty of sand to enjoy. There are numerous beach access points and, unlike most Atlantic beaches, PARKING IS FREE!
You'll find plenty of military personnel, and visitors from a variety of backgrounds. Lifeguards are present for most of the day. Bring lunch because the few restaurants that are walking distance, other than the DQ, are not really bathing suit friendly. Some people exercise and some fish in the surf. Some bring dogs.
A couple of manageable probems at FB: You CAN drive onto the beach, but several people get bogged every day. Don't drive onto the beach unless you are a seasoned off-roader in a 4WD! Lastly, on this beach the restroom facilities are minimal, and need more cleaning than they get.
But otherwise, FB Main Beach Park is a lovely beach. After numerous 250 mile trips from our home to GA and FL beaches, we rarely go elsewhere!
You won't find love as in Summer of '42, but you'll find a lovely, uncrowded beach!
Written July 8, 2020
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HighTimbers
Amelia Island, FL311 contributions
Friends
Amelia Island is unique as it as numerous beach access points along the beach road called Fletcher. The easiest and closest to the beach is at Main Beach which is located at the East end of Atlantic Avenue, which is Centre Street when you are in Historic Fernandina Beach. There are parking spaces only a few feet from the beach and two restaurants almost as close. The beach is wide and very very nice and inviting.

I always think of the handicapped when I am there. It is so easy to get on the beach from your car or drop off point. Try it you will love it.
Written January 18, 2019
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Juliet P
Brunswick, MD86 contributions
I suggest taking some time to explore this park. Perfect for kids and just relaxing at the beach. You may even just feel like a kid again.
Written August 19, 2019
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Lolly’s Look
New York City, NY12,815 contributions
Main Beach Park in Amelia Island is a pretty beach with white sand and a parking lot. The beach is wide and clean.
Written April 26, 2019
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John B
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Solo
Main Beach is certainly one of the most popular beaches on Amelia Island. It is located just outside of walking distance from downtown Fernandina, but you can easily get there by car in five minutes. There is one restaurant, The Sandbar, located directly on the beach with semi-decent food, outdoor seating, and live music that is perfect for a sunny afternoon. Main Beach is staffed by lifeguards (10:00am-5:00pm) 7 days a week from Memorial Day until the end of the Summer. There are also public restrooms, a playground, mini-golf, and volleyball nets.
Written May 15, 2018
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BubbleMarker
Yulee, FL665 contributions
Couples
Lots of parking, nice bathrooms and boardwalk. The showers are nice but there are not foot only streams so if you just want to rinse off your feet you need to use the full showers.
Written November 25, 2017
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Ocean-Traveler55
Fernandina Beach, FL1,170 contributions
Couples
Main Beach is a nice beach with good parking and restroom facilities. Some of the amenities are in disrepair and need some maintenance. The beach is fairly clean and nice to walk.
Written November 6, 2017
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Douglas M
Mount Vernon, ME524 contributions
Family
When staying on Ameila Island each winter, we enjoy visiting this park and beach, especially with our grandchildren.
Written October 18, 2017
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