Welcome to Atlantic Beach, Florida
Atlantic Beach, Florida boasts of two miles of white sand beach that can be easily reached by numerous public beach accesses. Atlantic Beach is the perfect place for a quiet stroll along the shore, stretching out on the warm white sand to catch up on your reading and work on that "Florida Tan".
Atlantic Beach is the most northern of the Jacksonville Beaches. When the majority of communities in Duval County consolidated with Jacksonville, Florida in 1968, Atlantic Beach, along with Jacksonville Beach, Neptune Beach, and Baldwin remained quasi-independent.
Located on a barrier island between the Atlantic Ocean and Intracoastal Waterway, Atlantic Beach is part of Florida's First Coast and Jacksonville Beaches. In addition to the beach Atlantic Beach has sixty-five acres dedicated to parks, including the Dutton Island Preserve on the intercoastal waterway.
All that Atlantic Beach has to offer is only steps away from several top notch accommodations. Hotels, resorts and vacation rentals are all available on Atlantic Beach. We have listed the best places to stay with links to the best deals on the internet. Click Here for the best deals on Atlantic Beach Hotels! Remember, VRBO has no booking fees and is free for travelers.
Atlantic Beach also is home to a variety of restaurants, cafe's, dinners, bars and nightlife. Visit our Restaurant and Bars page for a complete list and ratings of Atlantic Beach's most popular places to eat and drink.
Vacations do not live by the beach alone. The Atlantic Beach area offers deep sea fishing charters, boat rentals, family fun and entertainment, shopping and sightseeing opportunities. Check out the Things To Do and Shopping pages for a full list of ways to have a great time in Atlantic Beach.
Have fun and don't forget to pack the sunscreen!
Atlantic Beach Events
Bull Park - 7th Street and East Coast Dr.
3:00 - 6:00 pm
Bring your bags, baskets, carts and come visit our fine local farmers and pick your favorite foods from tomatoes to nuts to plants to glutin free bread!
North Beaches' Art Walk
Third Thursday of each month! 5-9 pm
Beaches Town Center & Adele Grage Cultural Center
Artists (local and northeast Florida) gather around the Beaches Town Center at Atlantic Blvd. and Ocean/First Streets. More than twenty locations feature artists and provide refreshments and music to the public.
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Atlantic Beach News
Fourth of July weekend predicted to be deadliest in seven years
The National Safety Council estimates 409 deaths and 49,500 injuries requiring medical attention will occur on our nation's roadways this Fourth of July holiday weekend.
FloridaBeachBar.com Announces 2015 Top 10 Florida Beach Bars
Fifth Annual Florida Beach Bar Competition Doubles Last Year’s Vote Count
Atlantic Beach braces for Bike Fest
Atlantic Beach Town Council backed an ordinance to help plan for Memorial Day Bike Fest 2015.
Best Western Rewards ranks in the Top 3 in overall customer satisfaction
Best Western International’s guest loyalty program Best Western Rewards®, has been recognized as one of the top three hotel loyalty programs according to the J.D. Power 2015 Hotel Loyalty/Rewards Program Satisfaction Report.