A barrier island on the East Coast that provided a safe anchor for seafaring souls, Amelia Island, has been discovered and rediscovered many times over by pirates and colonists and those who love how the sea can touch their soul. The island reveals many treasures, including The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island, a sanctuary among luxury beach hotels that provides a welcome barrier between you and the world beyond. The hotel honors the cherished heritage with a daily Pirate Toast.
A treasure hunt for the younger guests. Culinary explorations that stay true to the coastal Florida roots. Spa treatments that soothe from a slow, Southern pace. And a golf course that naturally blends into ancient terrain. With miles of pristine beaches to explore, you’ll find yourself basking in the glow of the sun as you swim, relax or walk along the sandy shore.
Located on a grand stretch of the island’s 13 miles of coastline, the luxury beach resort features 446 well-appointed guest rooms where each guest room features a private balcony or terrace, including 36 Club rooms, 47 suites, and three specialty suites - Atlantic, Amelia, and The Ritz-Carlton Suite. They have four restaurants and The Lobby Bar. There are more than 48,000 square feet of indoor function space, several outdoor and ocean-view venues. They have The Ritz-Carlton Spa, a 24-hour fitness center, on-site tennis facilities, 18 holes of private championship golf just outside the front door.
Rooms & Suites - The Florida beachfront's beauty is the centerpiece for rooms and suites at this Amelia Island resort. Each luxury accommodation features a private balcony and an ocean view, while suites offer large living spaces and marble bathrooms with a standalone tub and direct view of the water.
Dining - Restaurants at this Amelia Island resort build upon simple ingredients, transforming them through technique, seasoning, and plating into memorable meals. Salt offers AAA Five Diamond dining showcasing its namesake spice in creative ways, while Coast highlights local seafood and the island experience. ''Salt''- Earth and sea are celebrated here, where food is carefully seasoned and artfully presented. More than 40 salts from around the world are used to add flavor and depth to each dish. ''Coast'' - Casual dining with a new take on coastal cuisine. A seasonal menu highlights local seafood and fresh pasta, and an outdoor terrace adds to the island experience.
''Coquina'' - Set to a backdrop of ocean breezes, Coquina restaurant is an innovative, new oceanfront restaurant with cuisine focused on seafood and coastal dishes inspired by the island’s Eight Flags heritage. ''The Pub''- The ambiance of a neighborhood pub is combined with local craft beers and elevated bar fare, including custom burgers featuring pork belly, bacon jam, and other gourmet touches. ''The Lobby Bar'' - A curated list of small-batch spirits, sushi, custom infusions, and expert mixology delight guests of The Lobby Bar. Don't miss the tradition of First Call every day, Saturday's Cocktail Culture class, or the bespoke experiences of The Legends Table.
The Spa - A Sea-Inspired Spa Retreat in Amelia Island. The resort’s oceanfront setting provides both the view and the inspiration for The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Amelia Island. Here, guests are encouraged to surrender to the island's rhythm and the ebb and flow of the sea. Signature services blend physical and energetic wellbeing: Heaven in a Hammock massage combines touch therapy, gentle rocking, and the illusion of zero gravity to echo the movements of the tide, and the therapeutic Ocean Healing bath uses a vigorous sea salt exfoliation to stimulate circulation. Chakra balancing, reflexology, meditation, and yoga are also incorporated into the spa experience, along with a healing saltwater pool.
Area & Activities - An Amelia Island Resort That Puts You In Touch With The Past And Present. Steeped in history and natural beauty, Amelia Island is not just home to museums, forts, nature paths, eco-tours, golf courses, and more, but one of the most exquisite Florida resorts – The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island. Guests of this gorgeous barrier island resort will discover a treasure trove of attractions and activities to keep visitors enthralled from one gorgeous sunrise to the next.
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. 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. Today, this luxury resort in North Florida is perfect for nature lovers and those who thrive on sun, sand, and outdoor sports. The resort’s location offers an abundance of things to discover, including a wealth of Amelia Island fine dining and various interesting shops and museums to browse along the cobblestone streets in the heart of historic Fernandina Beach, Florida.