Ritz Carlton Amelia Island

| Amelia Island, FL, United States
 

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Overview

A barrier island 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 in Amelia Island that provides a welcome barrier between you and the world beyond. The hotel honors the island's cherished heritage with a weekly Pirate Toast. A treasure hunt for younger guests. Culinary explorations that stay true to 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, this luxury beach hotel in Amelia Island, FL, features 446 well-appointed guest rooms, including 43 Club rooms, 42 suites and three Presidential-style suites. There are four restaurants and a lobby lounge, 24-hour fitness center, on-site tennis facilities, and The Ritz-Carlton Spa. There are more than 48,000 square feet of indoor function space, and several outdoor and ocean view venues. Duffers will find 18 holes of private championship golf just outside the front door, and each guest room features a private balcony.

Location & Map

Hotel Address:
  • Ritz Carlton Amelia Island
  • 4750 Amelia Island Parkway
  • Amelia Island, FL 32034
  • United States

Location Summary
Escape the everyday world and find inspiration in this peaceful, relaxed seaport community. Located just off the coast of northeast Florida, Amelia Island is easy to reach, but hard to forget. With 13-miles of beautiful beaches, abundant native wildlife, and pristine waters, this barrier island has long been a beloved destination for visitors and residents alike. For the seventh consecutive year, Amelia was voted among Top 10 North American Islands by Conde Nast Traveler's Reader's Choice Awards. It is a short 30 minute drive from the Jacksonville International Airport, or an easy drive from nearby cities such as Jacksonville, Tampa, Atlanta, Orlando, Charlotte, and Richmond.

Directions to Hotel
From Jacksonville International Airport to The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island (30 minutes): 1.I-95 North, travel approximately 7 miles to exit 373, Amelia Island/Fernandina Beach/Callahan Exit. 2.Right onto A1A (SR 200) East. 3.Travel east on A1A ... 9.6 miles to the Thomas J. Shave Bridge. 4.Cross Intercoastal Waterway and travel 3/4 of a mile to first traffic light. 5.Turn right at light onto Amelia Island Parkway. 6.Travel 2.5 miles to fork in road. 7.Veer left at fork and travel 1.5 miles to traffic light. 8.Cross through intersection traveling 3/10 of a mile. 9.Resort is on the left.

Highlights & Reviews

Awards
Conde Nast Award Winner, Mobil Award, Travel And Leisure Award
Fine Dining On Site
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.
Fitness Center
Extensive fitness center with classes and state of the art equipment.
Child Programs
Ritz Kids introduces young guests to the natural wonders of the island through a variety of hands-on adventures. Designed for children ages 5 through 12, the supervised program entertains kids with educational games and activities featuring different themes throughout the week. Ritz Kids programs are offered seasonally.
Pool Indoor
A heated indoor facility allows guests to enjoy a refreshing swim any time of year.
Pool Outdoor
Take in the scenic views of the Atlantic Ocean from the deck of the outdoor pool. With multi-level seating areas and a dedicated kids’ play area, this is the perfect family-friendly location to relax in the Florida sun.
Spa Facility
Escape to The Ritz-Carlton Spa®, Amelia Island where time doesn't stand still, but it does slow and soften. Here time heals, replenishes and refreshes while you enjoy a luxurious salt scrub. Let cares and distractions melt away as you relax under the therapeutic benefits of zero gravity with a Heaven in Hammock massage. Or simply take time to breathe deep in a eucalyptus infused steam room.
Tennis Courts On Site
The resort features four clay tennis courts. Three new clay courts use state-of-the-art Hydro-cool technology that keeps the courts play-ready. Services include a full-service pro shop, daily drill clinics and personal instruction from skilled tennis professionals.
Beach
Three private boardwalks provide guest access to a quarter mile of pristine oceanfront, buffered by a natural landscape of sand dunes and sea oats.
Biking Touring
Whether your rent a beach bike or bring your road bike, one can enjoy over 40 miles of bike trails on the island.
Boating
Experience unspoiled natural beauty on a guided kayak tour through the scenic salt marshes of the Intracoastal Waterway.
Ecological Tourism
Kayak tours of nature are available
Golfing
The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island golf resort is one of the only vacation spots in Florida to offer both on-property golf and beach access, giving you the opportunity to work on your game while enjoying the salty sea air. Guests also receive playing privileges at The Golf Club of Amelia Island, a private club catering to the exclusive surrounding community of Summer Beach. The adjacent 18-hole championship golf course is an avid golfer’s dream. Designed by Mark McCumber and Gene Littler, this Amelia Island golf club’s breathtaking landscape is as beautiful as it is challenging. Meticulously maintained greens, strategically bunkered fairways and the ever-shifting ocean breeze ensure no two rounds are ever the same.
Hiking
The Island 5K Coastal Nature Walk is a guided eco-tour exploring life in the sand dunes. Join a seasoned tour guide as they lead you on foot through some of Amelia Island’s most beautiful scenery.
Horseback Riding
Available on the beach
Jogging Running
Paths
Sailing
Also parasailing
Volleyball
Beach volleyball


Guest Review Highlights

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Amenities

Hotel Amenities
  • - Banquets & Meetings
    - Business Center
    - Disabled Access
    - Executive Retreat
    - Fine Dining On Site
    - Fine Dining Nearby
    - Fitness Center
    - High Speed Internet
    - Child Programs
    - Pool Indoor
    - Pool Outdoor
    - Spa Facility
    - Tennis Courts On Site
Available Activities
  • - Beach
    - Biking Touring
    - Boating
    - Ecological Tourism
    - Fishing Fly
    - Fishing Ocean
    - Golf Driving Range
    - Golfing
    - Hiking
    - Horseback Riding
    - Jet Skiing
    - Jogging Running
    - Sailing
    - Shopping
    - Tennis Courts Nearby
    - Volleyball
    - Water Skiing

World's Best Awards


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Conde Nast Traveler 2014 Gold List for Best Hotels in the United States
Conde Nast Traveler 2014 Gold List for Best Hotels in the United States

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Ritz Carlton Amelia Island
Amelia Island, FL, United States