Amelia Island Real Estate Looking for Amelia Island Property? Amelia Island is one of Florida’s best kept secrets. People love their Amelia Island homes because of the beautiful beaches, canopy roads, salt marshes and historic downtown district that exudes Southern charm. Amelia Island is located on the Northeast Florida coast and is an easy 20 minute drive from Jacksonville International Airport. Homes on Amelia Island run the gamut of price ranges and styles. Amelia Island is approximately 2 ½ miles wide and 13 miles long and offers a variety of relaxation methods including golf, fishing, surfing, tennis and horseback riding. Many have dubbed Amelia Island a Tropical Mayberry.