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18 Amelia Island Gift Ideas for 2018

Posted on November 14, 2018 |
Downtown Shopping
Take home a bit of Amelia Island this holiday season. Whether you prefer intangibles or keepsakes, the shopping on Amelia Island offers unique treasures of every kind, sure to be remembered by recipients.

Gifts for wine lovers
The wine enthusiasts in your life will love a gift from The Decantery in Historic Downtown Fernandina Beach. This new cocktail lounge and gift shop has an exceptionally rare wine collection, delectable desserts and accoutrements. Pop in, pop a bottle and leave with a gift card or wine-themed accessory to put under the tree.

Home decor and more
Find new treasures at Amelia’s Treasure. This curated shop has home decor and unique gifts available for purchase. Some brands include Bedhead Pajamas, Trapp Candles, Aromatique, and much more.

The Gift of Music
Give the gift of an unforgettable experience. Reserve your package tickets for Wynton Marsalis, managing and artistic director of Jazz at Lincoln Center, live in concert on Amelia Island. Enjoy an evening of music with the world-renowned trumpeter and composer as he opens the 2019 Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival season on January 25, 2019. Then relax as our lodging partners, from beachfront and boutique hotels to luxury resorts, create a memorable stay for you on beautiful Amelia Island. BOOK NOW  
 
Olive Amelia
OLIVE AMELIA  offers ultra-premium extra virgin olive oils, from mild to robust, and an array of infused and fused olive oils, in addition to fine balsamic vinegars aged using the Solera System for up to 18 years in chestnut, oak, mulberry and ash barrels. Perfect for your own top chef!
 
Send Home a Tome
What a pleasure to browse a beloved, brick and mortar bookstore, with a lovingly curated selection of fiction and non-fiction, and a bounty of pirate books. THE BOOK LOFT is smack dab in the heart of downtown Fernandina Beach and offers two floors of books. Another great stop for the perfect bibliophile gift is the centrally located Story & Song bookshop.
 
Spirited Shopping
MARLIN & BARREL DISITILLERY, located in downtown Fernandina Beach, brews each of its spirits on location. Plus, their ingredients are locally sourced: Gluten-free Venture Vodka is from Florida's own sugar cane fields, while their orangecello is made from Florida citrus -- a favorite in local craft cocktails.
 
Sweets for the Sweet
Try for yourself, then take home the tastiest of stocking stuffers. At family-owned FANTASTIC FUDGE, fudge is made the old-fashioned way using a copper kettle, marble slab tables and a secret recipe that dates back to 1887.
 
Put Prep in their Step
In historic downtown Fernandina Beach, WADWORTH’S purveys fine apparel for men and women from brands including Vineyard Vines and Southern Tide, East on Centre St, TWISTED SISTERS! offers statement jewelry and colorful, Southern-inspired clothing, from smocked infant bonnets to women's dresses, and a beautiful variety of beachy gifts.
 
For the Littlest Pirates
VILLA VILLEKULA, inspired by Pippi Longstocking, is a whimsical store full of educational toys that invite discovery. For the best-dressed child at Christmas dinner, MONKEY BARREL offers classic Southern clothing from brands like Bailey Boys. Think smocking with holiday motifs.
 
Ahhh-melia
Let your loved one unwind with a trip to one of Amelia Island's world-class spas. THE RITZ-CARLTON SPA, AMELIA ISLAND offers a zero-gravity Heaven in a Hammock massage, as well as hydro-therapy rooms, a private spa pool and relaxation room. Meanwhile, an oasis of tranquility awaits at THE SPA AT AMELIA ISLAND PLANTATION, where each treatment ends with the invitation to a eucalyptus steam shower. Gift certificates are available.
 
 
For cozying up by the fireplace, don a new set of PJs from neighborhood PAJAMA LIFE. While there, don't miss the chance to say hi to local personality and boat captain, Pajama Dave.
 
'Tis a Gift to be Festive
Make memories with family and loved ones this holiday at the FOURTH ANNUAL DICKENS ON CENTRE, December 7-9, 2018. Downtown Fernandina Beach will be transformed into a Victorian wonderland, inspired by Dickens' novella, A Christmas Carol. A variety of street vendors will offer hand-crafted gifts.
 
Elevate someone’s Dickens on Centre experience with tickets to Dickens After Dark. This new experience lets patrons 21 and older enjoy a ghost tour, a free drink voucher and access to three exclusive areas with special entertainment and cash bars.
 
Hand-painted Dickens on Centre commemorative ornaments will grace your Christmas tree for years to come and are available at the Welcome Center (102 Centre St.) and at CHRISTMAS ON THE RIVER.
 
Out and about on the island
Bring coastal living style home at THE PLANTATION SHOP in PALMETTO WALK SHOPPING VILLAGE with home accents and unique French and English antiques (shipping available) or stop by the beautiful CAPE HOUSE for the perfect gift for entertaining.  
 
You can also browse the SHOPS AT OMNI AMELIA ISLAND PLANTATION RESORT, to the south end of the island.  For the most discriminating cook in your family, delight with a salt sampler from The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island.
 
Shop small this holiday season and take a piece of Amelia Island home with you. For more, see HTTP://WWW.AMELIAISLAND.COM/SHOPPING.

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