The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island

Poised on a bluff of dunes overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island finds its home in a destination of unspoiled coastal beauty and Southern charm.  This casually elegant retreat, surrounded by an 18-hole championship PGA golf course, boasts a string a superb amenities, such as a full-service luxury spa and spa pool; indoor and oceanside pools; nearby tennis facilities; an adult sports lounge with billiard tables and multiple flat-screen televisions; retail shops; children’s pool, playground and Ritz Kids® program; and the Our Space Teen Program specifically for teens aged 13-19.

The resort features 444 luxurious oceanview guest rooms, including 42 suites and 43 Ritz-Carlton Club Level accommodations.  Outside your room a world of outdoor activities awaits, including world-class golf and tennis, sailing, fishing, kayaking, and horseback riding, as does the quaint, historic village of Fernandina Beach with its unique restaurants and boutiques and majestic homes listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

A trip to The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island would be incomplete without the culinary experience of Salt, its award-winning signature restaurant.  Salt’s seasonally driven menu changes frequently and includes a magnificent tasting menu (with or without wine) that takes the palate on an unforgettable journey.

Finally, relax at their state-of-the-art, $16.4 million spa, with unique features and services including the hammock massage treatment, a serene pool with underwater music, its signature cascade whirlpool, spa butlers and his, hers and coed lounges.

Just 3 hours north of Melbourne, this AAA Five Diamond resort is an ideal destination for a luxurious and relaxing getaway.


Take I-95 North toward Jacksonville to Exit 337 – SR-105N toward Jax Beaches (approximately 146 miles from the Wickham Rd exit).

Take FL-9A N (18.7 mi) to the SR-105 N exit toward Blount Island.

Merge onto Heckscher Dr, which becomes FL A1A/1S Coast Hwy (25 mi).

Pass through two roundabouts then turn right onto S. Fletcher Ave/FL A1A (0.7 mi).

Turn right onto Amelia Island Pkwy and you’re there (0.3 mi).