Destination guide

Delight in the beachside landscape of Atlantic Beach

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Atlantic Beach. This romantic city is known for its restaurants, bars and shopping. Jacksonville Museum of Modern Art and Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in and around Atlantic Beach

Are you searching for attractions to see during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Atlantic Beach a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens (13.9 mi / 22.3 km)
  • Adventure Landing (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Jacksonville Beach Golf Club (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Windsor Parke Golf Club (6.4 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Hands on Children's Museum (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • TPC Sawgrass (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Atlantic Beach

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 91°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Atlantic Beach

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Atlantic Beach is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Big Talbot Island State Park (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens (13.9 mi / 22.3 km)
  • Dutton Island Preserve (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Kathryn Abbey Hanna Park (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Huegnot Memorial Park (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Fort George Island Cultural State Park (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Atlantic Beach

The nearest airport is in Jacksonville, FL (CRG-Jacksonville Executive at Craig), located 5.9 mi (9.5 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Jacksonville, FL (JAX-Jacksonville Intl.), which is 18.3 mi (29.5 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Atlantic Beach?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 490 vacation rentals near Atlantic Beach. From 190 Houses to 210 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Atlantic Beach for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Atlantic Beach?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Atlantic Beach:

  • Amelia Island: 921 vacation rentals
  • The Beaches: 278 vacation rentals
  • South Ponte Vedra Beach: 144 vacation rentals
  • Southside: 79 vacation rentals
  • Atlantic Shores: 62 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Atlantic Beach?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Atlantic Beach. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Jacksonville Beach Pier: 868 vacation rentals
  • Mayo Clinic Florida: 741 vacation rentals
  • Peters Point Beach Front Park: 987 vacation rentals
  • TPC Sawgrass: 863 vacation rentals
  • Kathryn Abbey Hanna Park: 1,318 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Houses in Atlantic Beach?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 190 Houses in Atlantic Beach. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Atlantic Beach include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 210 rentals available
  • Cottages: 17 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 17 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Atlantic Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 199 vacation rentals with pool available in Atlantic Beach. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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