Situated along 13 miles of pristine, picturesque Atlantic coastline, Amelia Island is the southernmost of the Sea Islands, a chain of barrier islands along the eastern U.S. seaboard. Amelia Island owns the unique distinction of being the only U.S. city to have once been under the domain of eight different nations, and is still known as the Isle of Eight Flags. The beach hotel’s location offers an abundance of things to do in Fernandina Beach. Visitors will also encounter a wealth of Amelia Island fine dining and a variety of interesting shops and museums to browse as you stroll the cobblestone streets in the heart of historic Fernandina Beach.
Warm days and cool winter nights make for romantic times at The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island. Couples can fill their day with invigorating walks on 13 miles of deserted Atlantic beaches, explore historic sites and return to snuggle at the terrace fire pit to warm with specialty drinks.
The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island offers luxurious accommodations, fine dining, a relaxing spa and fun activities for couples to share including a daily class on infusing flavors into salt, bike tours and nature walks. Relax in the casual, but elegant accommodations in the oceanfront hotel that offers 446 well-appointed guest rooms, including 43 Club Level rooms and 42 luxurious suites.
After a fun-filled day, guests can relax and unwind in one of four restaurants that feature coastal specialties including award-winning Salt where the daily adventure menu paired with wines is inspired by the sea, nearby marshes and neighboring farms. Salt is the winner of the prestigious AAA Five Diamond.
Chef de Cuisine Rick Laughlin has built a reputation for reinventing familiar dishes and adding his creative interpretations of American contemporary cuisine. Be sure to try the smoked shrimp and grits and the tuna carpaccio with garden vegetables. For the ultimate dining experience, take your loved one to the Chef’s Table in the Kitchen and savor up to 12 courses with a menu designed by you and the chef. You’re even invited behind the line wearing your Salt apron to help prepare your dish.
Romance continues into the night in the dunes, where a crackling fire, comfy blankets and the sound of soothing waves draw you closer. The Beach Lovers Fire by the dunes includes s’mores, a thermos of hot chocolate, thermo cups and high-powered celestial binoculars for star gazing. A personal attendant is also nearby to cater to the guests’ needs.
The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island is located at 4750 Amelia Parkway, Amelia Island, FL.
For information and reservations, call (904) 277-1100 or