Amelia Island Wellness - An Ocean of Options

August 8, 2017
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Amelia Island has long been a promoter of health and wellness.  What could be healthier for the soul than a good dose of sun, surf, and vitamin D. I mean, we're at the beach, right?  Here are upcoming wellness events sure to provide all the Vitamin D you can handle, and then some:
Amelia Island Wellness Festival - November 10-12. This special weekend at The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island is focused solely on your wellness -- mind, body, and spirit. Relax as we bring together renowned leaders on yoga, fitness, and meditation, all in an idyllic setting dedicated to you. Leave feeling energized and restored, with lasting practices that will enhance your lifestyle long after you leave our shores.

JDRF Ride to Cure Diabetes - October 3-6. Participants of this cycling event are raising money for Juvenile Diabetes and will ride over marshlands and maritime forests for up to 100 miles. 

2019 ZOOMA Florida Women's Half Marathon, 12k and 5k - October 19 & 20. Recognized as one of The Top 10 Women’s Races by Shape Magazine, the finish line leads into an unbelievable Post-Race party on the lawn of the Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island featuring wine, food, post-race massages, recovery yoga, shopping and music! 
The Petanque Amelia Island Open - November 10-12. This event takes place each year along the Amelia Harbor front and draws players and spectators from around the world. What is Petanque? It is basically a form of lawn bowling originating in France and is usually played on rough ground using steel balls.

With flat terrain, open spans of beach, shaded pathways, warm weather, and the beautiful Atlantic ocean, Amelia Island is considered one of the best places to bike, run, walk, swim, jog, do outdoor yoga, stand up paddleboard and many other all with a beautiful back drop. Visit The Amelia Island Runners as well as Amelia Island Cycling clubs for weekly group runs or bikes.

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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.