Awards and Accolades

Amelia Island Destination Awards:


Condé Nast Traveler 2013 Readers’ Choice Awards - “Top 10 Islands in the United States” (7th Consecutive Year)

 

Condé Nast Traveler 2013 Readers’ Choice Awards - “Top 25 Islands in the World”

 

TripAdvisor.com 2013 Travelers' Choice Awards - "Top 10 Islands in the United States"

 

Parents Magazine2013 Best Beach Towns (#6)

Away.com - 2012 Best Family Vacation Destinations

Travel + Leisure - 2013 Romantic Beach Getaways

Travel + Leisure - 2013 America's Favorite Towns (Amelia Island #5)

Toronto Star - 50 Places for 2012

Where to Retire - 8 Treasured Islands for Serene Living

Southern Living - “Best Small Town Getaway”

Coastal Living - “Best Little Beach Towns”

Yahoo! - 10 Best Spring Break Getaways

Yahoo! - Best 5 Florida and Georgia Beaches for Summer Runs 2012

Smarter Travel.com/USA Today - 10 Charming Island Towns with Local Flavor 2012

Next Avenue.org - Top 10 Multi-generational Vacation Destinations

 

Lodging Awards:


Elizabeth Pointe Lodge
Condé Nast Traveler 2011 Readers’ Choice Awards - “Top 30 Small Resorts in the US”

Travel + Leisure 2013 World's Best Awards - "Top Small Inns in the Continental U.S." (#2)

Travel + Leisure - 2013 World's Best Awards - "World's Best Hotels" (#25)

Travel + Leisure - 2013 America's Best Coastal Hotels (#3)

Condé Nast Traveler Gold List 2013

Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards - "Top Florida Resorts"

Fodor's - Florida's Five Best Boutique Hotels 2013


Fairbanks House
Condé Nast Traveler 2011 Readers’ Choice Awards – “Top 50 Small Hotels in the US”

Condé Nast Traveler 2011 Readers’ Choice Awards –  “Top 100 Travel Experiences in the World”

 

Fort Clinch State Park
Yahoo! Sports Top 5 Florida State Parks for Summer Tent Camping 2012


Omni Amelia Island Plantation
Convention South - “Readers' Choice Award”

Successful Meetings - “Pinnacle Award”

Tennis Magazine– “#2 tennis resort on the East Coast of Florida” and “Top 50 tennis resorts in the U.S.”

Meeting & Conventions – “Gold Tee Award” 2011

Condé Nast Traveler - "Top 121 Golf Resorts in the World"

Meetings South – Best of the South 2012

 

The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island
Condé Nast Traveler 2011 Readers’ Choice Awards - “Top U.S. Mainland Resorts”

2011 Spa Finders Readers’ Choice Awards - “Favorite Spa Treatment – Heaven in a Hammock,” “Top 10 Best for Golf” and “Favorite Spa Manager - Tina Crawford”

Golf Digest - "The 75 Best Golf Resorts in the U.S."

Travel + Leisure - World’s Best Awards 2011

SpaFinder® Wellness 2012 Readers’ Choice Category Award - Best for Accommodations and Best for Weddings

Forbes Traveler - Salt Restaurant's Seat In the Kitchen - one of 7 Chef’s Table to get up close and personal with Top Chef’s across the country.

Condé Nast Traveler Gold List 2013

Condé Nast Traveler Reader's Poll - "Top Spas in North America"

Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards - "Top Florida Resorts"

Meetings South – Best of the South 2012

 

Summer Beach Resort
TorontoSun.com and Canoe.ca - “Best Summer Vacation Rentals”

 

Williams House
Food & Wine - “America's Best Bed and Breakfasts”

  • Drive Time:
  • Jacksonville 45 min
  • St Augustine 1 hr 30 min
  • Savannah 2 hrs
  • Orlando 3 hrs
  • Tampa 4 hrs
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