8 Ways to Warm your Hearts on Amelia Island

February 5, 2018
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If you’re looking for a romantic location to visit this Valentine’s day, Amelia Island has plenty to offer for a tranquil getaway. With sunrises over the beach and sunsets over the marina, it is a unique place of romantic beauty. Named by Travel + Leisure as one of America’s top 3 most romantic towns and voted by Country Living as one of the best small towns for a romantic getaway,  it is a place where you can find a piece of serenity with your loved one.
Begin your day with an early morning horseback ride along the beach. Watch the sunrise on the horizon whilst you stroll on horseback through the surf. Tours for all abilities are offered through Kelly Seahorse Ranch, Stay'N Country Ranch, or with Happy Trails Walking Horses.
If you are looking for an even more tranquil start to your day, 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 guests’ ability. 
Head downtown and take an English Tea Experience for two at the Hoyt House. This quaint bed and breakfast will transport you and your loved one back in time as you enjoy freshly baked English scones and a variety of teas to make your taste buds tingle. 
If you’re interested in a unique culinary experience, Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort offers the chance to experience their 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 from the home grown produce that will leave a lasting impression.
If horseback riding isn’t your first choice, try snuggling up under a blanket during a horse drawn carriage ride through historic 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. 
For dinner, sit back, relax and enjoy the a la carte ambience of Burlingame Restaurant. The made-from-scratch menu offers a new twist on classic dishes. Enjoy your evening in the intimate glass room or on the back deck under the shade of the magnolia and live oak trees. This venue is guaranteed to make your night magical.

Join the top chefs of The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island to delight your palate. Choose from their two signaturerestaurants by settling into the intimate atmosphere of Salt, or relaxing in the picturesque setting Coast has to offer.Pair your dinner with one of the celebrated blends of Prisoner's wine at the premiere Salt Winemaker Dinner. 

Unwind with renowned violinist, Gil Shaham, and pianist, Akira Eguchi at the Amelia Island Chamber Music
Taking place at the Amelia Island Plantation Chapel, you'll be swept away into an evening of

Once the sun has set, head to one of Fernandina’s newest bars, The Decantery. Enjoy a large selection of wines and beverages accompanied by an array of delectable homemade desserts, all within a stylish and sophisticated setting. 
To complete your day of romance, B&B theaters is a movie experience with a twist. Recline back on their soft leather seats and snuggle up in front of the newest release. With the added space and comfort they offer, it is a more intimate and unique cinema experience

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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.