Make memories at Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island
Southern Charm, Magnificent Scenery and Casually Elegant Surroundings

By Marci Miller

Make memories at The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island, where southern charm, magnificent scenery and casually elegant surroundings exemplify this barrier island’s luxury beachfront resort. Located only a few miles northeast of Jacksonville, The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island is the perfect place for families to reconnect, for couples to retreat, and for groups to rediscover their collaborative spirit. Stunning coastal views, on-site spa, fine dining, private golf course and historic town center lined with ancient moss covered oaks are waiting to be explored.

SALT
Unlike any other resort in the world, The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island pays homage to the many remarkable attributes to element known as Salt. The resort makes the most of its enviable location on the Atlantic Ocean through creative culinary offerings by the award-winning AAA Five-Diamond restaurant, “Salt”. Here, they have transformed salt into an art form that delights the senses and palette. Salt is also used prominently in the Ritz-Carlton Spa for its healing benefits where guests can enjoy a salt scrub, detoxifying bath, or hot salt rock massage. At the Salt Signature Shop guests are invited to sample over 50 unique infused and natural salts from around the world. Their Salt Sommelier can even craft a custom salt to fit the theme or tastes of your group.

DINING
Savor the selection of fresh Florida fare at The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island and prepare your senses for a culinary experience like no other. Whether you are looking for a signature farm-to-table experience, dreaming of Southern-inspired coastal cuisine or craving the camaraderie of a sports bar, you will find a welcome variety of Amelia Island restaurants at The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island.

Salt
The AAA 5-Diamond restaurant, Salt, pays tribute to the rich bounty of foods harvested from the ocean and marshes surrounding the hotel. Simple elements from the earth and sea, properly seasoned, artfully prepared, paired with the perfect wine and served in a classic coastal setting for dinner redefines Amelia Island fine dining by taking contemporary American cuisine and adding a twist. For the ultimate dining experience, reserve a seat in the kitchen at the Chef’s Table.

Coast
Coast exudes relaxed Southern charm with a menu inspired by regional farms and coastal influences for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Inside and terrace seating are perfect for casual and family dining. Experience Florida coastal cuisine straight from the docks to your table with a menu that features locally caught fish and shrimp.

Eight Burger Bar & Sports Lounge
A contemporary sports lounge and burger bar with a laid-back atmosphere and the warm welcoming of a neighborhood pub. This casual eatery is an ideal choice to unwind by watching your favorite sport, playing pool and enjoying a craft beer.

Ocean Bar & Grill
Enjoy waterfront dining on Amelia Island among the dunes while enjoying tropical drinks, fresh seafood, specialty salads and sandwiches in a relaxing poolside setting, just steps from the ocean.

The Lobby Lounge
Enjoy cozy chats by the fire on the terrace of The Lobby Lounge, a comfortable, classic lounge with exciting specialty drinks, live music and dancing.

The Beach Tiki Hut
Simple beach fare at its finest including your favorite cocktails and grilled foods. All enjoyed from the convenience of your beach chair with the Atlantic Ocean at your feet.

GOLF, SPA & ACTIVITIES
Golf
For those who live for golf, there’s no better place to indulge than at The Golf Club of Amelia Island. Here you’ll find 18 holes of championship caliber golf set amidst graceful live oaks along rolling greens providing a unique challenge for golfers of all skill levels. Nestled along the shores of the ocean, the course when first opened, was nominated as the best new course of the year. Meticulously maintained, it winds its way through palm, pine and oak trees, offering spectacular views of Amelia Island’s many natural treasures.

Spa
Escape to one of the most soothingly elegant spas where time heals, replenishes, and refreshes with the ebb and flow of the tide. Let cares and distractions melt away as you relax under the therapeutic benefits of a zero gravity with a Heaven in Hammock massage or simply take time to breathe deep in a eucalyptus infused steam room. In this tranquil atmosphere connect with what is elemental – in yourself and the seaside surroundings. Saunas, steam rooms, whirlpool, private pool, and relaxation lounge create a peaceful environment. With 26 treatment rooms and over27,500 square feet of luxurious spa space, guests cannot help but feel pampered.

Activities
With 13-miles of beautiful beaches, abundant native wildlife, and pristine waters, this barrier island offers endless opportunities for camaraderie and exploration. Fun activities include: fishing charters, horseback riding on the beach, kayaking, biking, walking tours, Segway tours and tours of historic Amelia Island.

HISTORY
The historic downtown of Fernandina Beach on Amelia Island provides a glimpse of small-town, yesteryear Florida that is sure to be enjoyed by all. Once a vibrant Victorian village by the sea, Amelia Island also owns the unique distinction of being the only U.S. city to have been under the domain of eight different nations and is still known as the “Isle of 8 Flags”. It’s interesting past is characterized by a diverse cast of Timucuan Indians, pirates, shrimpers, nobles and confederates. Early on, the community of Fernandina Beach emerged as an important seaport, a legacy that today can be seen throughout its Victorian-era architecture and charming 55-block downtown historic district. In addition to the 400-plus historic structures on the National Register of Historic Places, guests will enjoy strolling down Centre Street, sipping a drink at Florida’s oldest continuously operating bar, the Palace Saloon, antique shops, local boutiques, museums, vibrant cuisine and watching the sun set beautifully over the marsh.

4750 Amelia Island Pkwy. Amelia Island, FL 32034
(904) 277-1100
Ritzcarlton.com/ameliaisland

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