The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island is located on a 13 mile barrier island in northeast Florida. This luxury beach resort offers championship golf, attentive service and programs for families. The resort also features a tennis complex, Massage and Fitness Center, indoor and outdoor heated pools, three restaurants, and 1.5 miles of sand-dune lined beaches. The course at the Golf Club of Amelia Island was designed by Mark McCumber and Gene Littler and incorporates the natural surroundings of the island. There are five other nearby courses.
The kid's program is offered to families with children ages 5 to 12. The program features a number of activities, including beach games, arts and crafts, and nature programs. On Fridays and Saturdays, parents can spend romantic time alone while kids participate in the Kids Night Out program. There is also professional nanny service There are 449 guest rooms, including 62 Club rooms and 43 suites. Although all hotel rooms offer ocean views from the room balconies or patios, you should book one of the direct oceanfront rooms for best views.
Guests can choose from three restaurants, two lounges and 24 hour In-Room dining. The Grill, a four AAA Five Diamond Restaurant, features panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean and offers a private dining room which seats up to 22 guests. Cafe 4750 serves regional specialties, and the Ocean Bar and Grill lets you watch dolphins while you dine. The nearby historic Fernandina Beach is a quaint seaside village with Victorian houses, boutiques and art galleries. The resort is located about 25 minutes by car from Jacksonville International Airport and 10 minutes from the Fernandina Beach Airport which can accommodate private aircraft.
4750 Amelia Island Pkwy, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034, Phone: 904-277-1100
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