Living in the
Jacksonville Beaches

Short-Term Luxury Home Rentals in Jax Beach, Atlantic Beach and Neptune Beach

Thinking about living in the Jacksonville Beaches area? You’ll love the coastal lifestyle waiting for you here, but first you’ll have to decide which stretch of the area’s 22 miles of coastline you prefer. Jacksonville Beach, Atlantic Beach and Neptune Beach all share sun and surf—but each, along with historic Mayport, all have their own unique personalities.

Jacksonville Beaches Location

The Jacksonville Beaches are a group of small towns and communities situated on a barrier island sometimes referred to as “San Pablo Island.” The island is bounded by the Intracoastal Waterway to the west and the Atlantic Ocean to the east. The Beaches incorporate both St. Johns and Duval counties. The Beaches are about 15 miles east of Downtown Jacksonville.

Jacksonville Beaches Weather

The Jacksonville Beaches offers spectacular year-round weather. The average annual high temperatures is 78° (ranging from 64° to 90°). The average annual low temperature is 62° (ranging from 47° to 75°). Coastal breezes keep the beaches several degrees warmer in winter and cooler in summer than other areas. Water temps range from 67° to 83°.

Who Lives in the Jacksonville Beaches?

The Jacksonville Beaches are fairly diverse. Jacksonville and Neptune beaches tend to be younger (42.5 and 37.9 median ages, respectively), with Atlantic Beach a bit older (48.1). The beaches are popular with singles and couples, as well as families and retirees. Median household income ranges from $70,500 in Jax Beach to $79,300 in Atlantic Beach.

The Jacksonville Beach Lifestyle

The Jacksonville Beaches are always a vibrant, “hopping” part of the city—a place where many converge to enjoy the sun, sand and surf; visit the clubs, restaurants and independent boutiques; or catch one of the many regularly-occurring concerts and festivals. Neptune and Atlantic Beaches are a little quieter than Jax Beach, although Atlantic Beach is home to the Beaches Town Center which features great shopping, dining & entertainment options. Most residents are outdoorsy & ocean-minded.

Things to Do in the Jacksonville Beaches

Popular things to do in The Jacksonville Beaches include congregating at the Jacksonville Beach Pier (currently being refurbished) or Hannah Park for fishing, surfing, SUPing, biking and beach strolling. There are many shopping and dining options, surf shops, and an active nightlife scene with several popular micro-breweries and watering holes. The Seawalk Pavilion hosts numerous music festivals throughout the year and the Town Center in Atlantic Beach, known by locals as “The Corners” is always alive with activity.

Jacksonville Beach Luxury Home Rentals

Home Manager Rentals specializes in short-term luxury rental homes in the Jacksonville Beaches area including Jax Beach, Atlantic Beach and Neptune Beach. Architectural styles are diverse, ranging from elegant oceanfront condos, townhomes and duplexes, to single-family residences in Key West, Modern and Mediterranean styles. The luxury homes we manage are all editorially staged, fully furnished and typically outfitted with a wealth of upscale amenities.

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