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Island of Romance

Posted on January 22, 2019 |
Amelia Island
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Island of Romance
There are so many ways to warm your heart on Amelia Island; here are some ideas to get you and your special someone thinking about taking the time to make a romantic escape.
There are so many ways to warm your heart on Amelia Island; here are some ideas to get you and your special someone thinking about taking the time to make a romantic escape.

● Learn from the architect of over 200 island elopements (and the innkeeper of a truly romantic jewel, the Fairbanks House.


● For an unforgettable start to the morning, Amelia Island Paddle Surf Company offers Sunrise SUP Yoga. Take a paddle to their outside aquatic studio and then soak up all the natural beauty that Amelia Island has to offer. Each session last from 1.5 to 2 hours and can be tailored to each guest.

● Book a couples' massage or other rejuventating treatment at the Spa at The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island or the Spa at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation (or both!)  

● For a unique culinary experience, Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort offers cuisine from earth to table via the unique Sprouting Project. On monthly Saturdays, join one of their prestigious chefs as they tour you around their aquaponic greenhouse, garden and apiary. Then enjoy a mouth-watering dinner outdoors under the lights and savor the home-grown, seasonal ingredients.

​● Let the top chefs of The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island delight your palate. Choose from their two signature restaurants by settling into the intimate atmosphere of  AAA Five-Diamond restaurant Salt, or relaxing in the picturesque setting of the more informal Coast.  For the extra-special occasion, consider booking the Salt Chef's Table experience or joining one of the Salt Winemaker Dinners.  

​● Find more inspiration for your table for two with this TripAdvisor roundup of Amelia Island's Most Romantic Restaurants.

​● Whisk your special someone away on a private charter boat with Amelia Adventures and take in the natural beauty of the island and its' surroundings with an itinerary that is all about you.

● Go back in time when you snuggle up in the bench seat of a horse drawn carriage and ride through historic Victorian era downtown with Amelia Island Carriages. Learn about the history of the famous houses and bed and breakfasts as you clip clop your way through the streets - it's especially magical in the winter with the holiday lights (and a blanket or two.)

● Do an old-school date night with pizza at Townies, Pi Infinite Combinations, Arte Pizza or Tony's Brick Oven, then head to the Fernandina Beach Pinball Museum.

● If you feel like a movie, see what's playing at B&B theaters. Recline on their soft leather seats and snuggle up in front of the newest release. With the added space and comfort they offer (as well as a bar featuring signature cocktails featuring locally-made spirits from Marlin and Barrel) it is a more intimate and unique cinema experience than the average multiplex.

● Once it's time for a nightcap, head to The Decantery. Enjoy a large selection of wines (served from a unique vending machine) and Champagne accompanied by an array of delectable homemade desserts, all within a stylish and sophisticated setting.


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About Amelia Island

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.