About Us


Our boutique property management company, Coastal Wave Properties, has been managing resort rentals on Amelia Island, Jacksonville Beach, and Vilano Beach for more than 15 years. We pride ourselves in being hands-on property managers. Guest satisfaction is our top priority! We offer a variety of homes for groups of all sizes including one, two, and three-bedroom homes, single-family homes, and duplex homes. The majority of properties are oceanfront and all properties are oceanside. Guests are provided with fresh linens, stocked kitchens, and starter supplies of paper goods, soaps, and toiletries. Some listings are dog friendly and many of the properties have community pools. Coastal Wave Properties boasts countless five-star reviews on VRBO and enjoys Premier Host status and all the benefits that come with this designation.




Brian Sullivan is the President of Coastal Wave Properties. Brian has a real estate license and hotel and lodging license in the State of Florida. Brian is located in Fernandina Beach, Florida, and started Coastal Wave Properties in 2003. Brian works closely with guests and homeowners. He is well-versed in setting rental rates, creating marketing campaigns, and conducting comprehensive marketing analyses. When he is not taking reservations Brian enjoys strolls on the beach with his puppy Daiseybelle.


If you are a rental property homeowner and would like to work with a locally run and operated vacation rental company and increase your monthly rental income contact Brian: coastalwaveproperties@gmail.com.




Julie McGuinnes is our Property Manager and she is focused on making sure guests have a wonderful experience from their first contact with us until their departure. Julie has streamlined our rental process so that guests receive all the information they need for an amazing vacation. Coastal Wave Vacation Rentals enjoys many return guests and many friend referrals as a result. Julie especially enjoys helping guests with recommendations for local restaurants, shops, and attractions. In her free time, you will find Julie in the Yoga studio, on the pickleball court, bicycling, or walking her dogs Cooper and Callie. She loves Northeast Florida and wants her guests to love it too!


If you are a rental property homeowner and would like more information about our personalized services contact Julie: coastalwaveproperties@gmail.com.




Sophia is our Accounting and Technical Assistant. She is responsible for maintaining our property listings, our company website, and our master schedule. Sophia also takes care of financial reporting, taxes, and owner reports. If there is an easier way of doing something Sophia will find it. She is our resident techie.

When Sophia takes a break from number crunching she loves to spend the day on the beach with her husband. They both enjoy sampling the local restaurants. She will be happy to provide recommendations.