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One of the best parts of living at The Lakeside is the opportunity to take advantage of life in Fernandina Beach, Florida.


Senior Living in Fernandina Beach

The county seat of Nassau County, Fernandina Beach with its 13 miles of gorgeous beaches and warm small-town vibe, is a wonderful place to live. We relish being a part of the Fernandina Beach community, connecting with locals, and supporting businesses we love.  

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Featured Neighborhood Key Places


Amelia Island Museum of History

If you’re curious about Fernandina Beach and Amelia Island’s rich history, this is the spot. Discover breathtaking historic relics and sights, volunteer and inspire, or attend any of their intriguing events.


Main Beach Park

With so many beaches, it’s hard to choose. But Main Beach Park is a favorite among locals and visitors alike. Dip into the waves, soak up the sun, or stroll the boardwalk for light steps. Or play mini golf with the grandkids!


Amelia Island Welcome Center

Built at a historic train station’s site and preserving much of a railroad car’s original structure, this visitor center is fascinating and unique. Meet locals and learn about the area’s history, culture, and most intriguing sights.


Fort Clinch State Park

Nature lovers and history buffs will equally delight in this state park, where you can find greenery, unique facts, and history all in one. Learn about past times or walk the area to feel part of the now.


Local Restaurants

Being the world’s headquarters of shrimp, seafood lovers are in delight in Fernandina Beach. But whether you like hearty dishes, fresh veggies, or exotic cuisines, there’s something for everyone here to enjoy!


Local Shopping

Shopping on an island is extra fun. You’re always set with essentials, but treasure hunting for the grandkids or yourself feels like you’re truly finding pots of gold. 

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You can find exactly what you want and need in a community at The Lakeside at Amelia Island. Discover which option will work best for your current (and future) needs, all on one campus.


Independent Living

A luxury retirement lifestyle comes to life in your apartment or cottage, complete with activities focused on wellness and socialization.


Independent Living Cottages & Homes

Enjoy amenities, services, and peace of mind, while living in a spacious freestanding cottage or luxury home at The Preserve at Lakeside.


Assisted Living

Experience peace of mind, with the added support and freedom to live a vibrant, healthy, and fulfilling retirement.


Memory Care

Designed for seniors with Alzheimer's disease or other forms of dementia, providing a safe, comfortable environment and meaningful relationships.

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