THE RITZ-CARLTON, AMELIA ISLAND

4750 Amelia Island Parkway, Amelia Island, Florida 32034 U.S.A.
Phone:  +1 (904) 277-1100   •  Map & Directions
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Calendar of Events



Anticipate the possibilities that each new day brings. Fill your days and nights with excursions, themed events, fine dining and more. Indulge in as much or as little as you please. The choice is yours.



Experience the Ancient Art of Glassblowing
Wednesday, November 26
3 p.m. – 5:30 pm. and 6:30 pm. – 9 p.m.

Thursday, November 27
10 a.m. – 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Friday, November 28
10 a.m. – 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. – 2 p.m.

Kyle Carni of Galeria di Vetro Gallery and Studio showcases his talent with live demonstrations.

Purchase fine art sculptures and ornaments exclusively created for The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island.
Annual Christmas Tree Lighting
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Sparkling lights cast a glow in the Courtyard for this YMCA fundraiser that include refreshments, entertainment by local community groups and Santa's arrival followed by spectacular fireworks. Complimentary event begins at 5:30 p.m.

The S.S. Amelia Gingerbread Pirate Ship Arrives
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
The world's largest Gingerbread Ship returns to the Lobby for the holiday season. Shaped and baked by our talented pastry chefs with pirate characters sculpted from chocolate. You don't want to miss seeing this amazing pirate ship. Ship departs on December 29.

  
Thanksgiving Salt Experience
Thursday, November 27, 2014
3 p.m. - 9 p.m.

The AAA Five Diamond restaurant features an exclusive four-course dinner prepared by Chef de Cuisine, Rick Laughlin.

Reservations recommended.

$125 per adult / $175 per adult with wine pairing / $45 children 6 - 12


  
Thanksgiving Grand Feast
Thursday, November 27, 2014
12 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Celebrate with us in The Ritz-Carlton Ballroom Atrium and enjoy an elaborate culinary presentation of traditional Thanksgiving favorites. Reservations recommended.

$105 per adult / $45 children 6 - 12, inclusive of service

  
Thanksgiving in Cafe 4750
Thursday, November 27, 2014
4:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Celebrate this great American holiday with family and friends and enjoy a traditonal Thanksgiving holiday dinner buffet.

$83 per adult / $28 children 6 - 12

  
Santa's Storybook Tea
Saturday, November 29, 2014
12 p.m.

A Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island tradition; fireside holiday storybook read by Santa plus an afternoon tea with finger sandwiches, pastries, cakes and candy. Reservations recommended.

$50 ages 6 to adult / $15 age 5 years and younger, inclusive


  
Santa Tuck Ins
November 28 & 29, December 5 & 6, 12 & 13, 19 & 20, 2014
6 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Santa will make a special stop to your room with a bedtime story, bring cookies and milk and a special gift before he makes his departure around the world.

$30 per child, 24 hour advance reservation requested

Please call Leisure Reservations at (904) 277-1087.

Beach Boot Camp
Tuesdays, 8 a.m. - 9 a.m.
Kettlebell and cardio routines designed for caloric expenditure. Class $25 per person. All classes meet at the Fitness Center.

To arrange for a private class or personal training, please call Leisure Reservations at (904) 277-1087.

  
Nature Tour
Mondays, 2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Experience Egans Creek Greenway with our guide for a pleasantly-paced, narrated walking tour to observe wildlife, native wildflowers and natural vistas. Transportation is provided. $45 per person.

  
American Beach Bike Tour
Sundays, 2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Enjoy a narrated bike ride on, American Beach; a historical landmark founded in 1935 by A.L. Lewis, Florida’s first black millionaire. Lewis purchased 200 acres of beachfront for a vacation haven for African-Americans during the days of segregation. In 2002, American Beach was placed on the National Register of Historic Places. $35 per person

Salt Immersion Class
Daily - 4 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The Salt Shop shares the fascinating story of salt and how this basic mineral played an important role in history. You will taste salts from around the world including flavored varieties. 

Complimentary

Tea Discovery Experience
Daily - 2 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
The Ritz-Carlton Spa invites you to learn the healing benefits of tea and create your own custom blend sample.

Complimentary

Liquid Gym
Wednesdays, 8 a.m. - 9 a.m.
Combination strength training, toning and cardio using water resistance. Class $25 per person. Meet at Fitness Center.

Kettlebell
Fridays, 8 a.m. - 9 a.m.
Increase strength, stamina, coordination, challenges muscular, cardio and nervous systems. Class $25 per person.

Meet at Fitness Center.

Sea Shells by the Seashore
Thursdays, 2 p.m. - 3 p.m
Searching the sandy beach for those unique shells. An experience for all ages. Complimentary.

Beach Yoga
Saturdays, 10:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Baptiste inspired and individualized to meet your personal needs. $25 per person. Meet at Fitness Center.

Shop 'til You Drop Fridays at The Spa
Fridays, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Receive 15% off any spa retail purchase.

  
Ritz Kids Night Out
Available Friday and Saturday evenings from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Children ages 5-12 can get away for a night of fun and excitement just for them. The supervised evening includes games, arts and crafts and loads of fun all centered on a special theme for the night! $75 includes dinner and refreshments.

Advance reservations are required by 2 p.m. the day prior. Cancellation fees will apply for reservations cancelled within 24-hours of the program.

  
Couples Fire in the Dunes
Fridays and Saturdays
8 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Enjoy a personal romantic fire with treats and comfy blankets to cuddle. Advance reservation and fee required.

Meet at Fitness Center. For information and reservations, please call Leisure Reservations (904) 277-1087.

  
Family Beach Bonfire
Saturdays, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
South Beach

Pirate storytelling, seaside s'mores and hot cocoa with a cozy beach bonfire at the end of the day. Complimentary.

Pirate Toast to the Weekend
Fridays, 5:30 p.m.
Join us in The Lobby Lounge and raise your glass in a rowdy pirate toast to honor the sunset and begin the weekend.

  
Pirate Tuck Ins
Available Friday and Saturday
Share a private bedtime story with a buccaneer bearing treats and treasure during our nightly pirate tuck-ins. Milk and cookies are delivered to your room, while Pirate Luis Aury, Princess Amelia and our “mascot,” Amelia’s Treasure (a six-year-old blue and gold macaw), read a pirate story and surprise your child with a keepsake treasure chest full of goodies.

Tuck Ins are scheduled every half-hour, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. each evening. $65 per child. 24-hour advance reservations are requested.

  
Be a Fort Clinch Friend
November 2014 - Upon Request (24 hour request)
Volunteers can assist the local community while on vacation. The The Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island Give Back Getaway program provides the opportunity to work with the park staff at the historic Fort Clinch to maintain, paint, repair the pre-Civil War era fort and perform routine landscaping and beach nourishment. This event is open to guests of all ages, and is available upon request with 24 hours’ notice requested.

Complimentary

The S.S. Amelia Gingerbread Pirate Ship
Wednesday, November 26 - Monday, December 29, 2014
The World's Largaest Gingerbread Ship returns to The Lobby for the holiday season. Shaped and baked by our talented pastry chefs with pirate characters sculpted from chocolate. A holiday icon, the Gingerbread Pirate Ship serves as a festive backdrop for countless holiday memories.

  
Santa's Storybook Tea
Saturdays, December 6, 13 and 20, 2014
12 p.m.

A Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island tradition; a fireside holiday storybook read by Santa plus an afternoon tea with finger sandwiches, pastries, candy, cakes and a picture with Santa and Mrs. Claus. Resevations recommended.

$50 ages 6 - adult / $15 children 5 years and younger, inclusive

  
Santa Tuck Ins
December 5 & 6, 12 & 13, 19 & 20, 2014
6 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Santa will make a special stop to your room with a bedtime story, bring cookies and milk and a special gift before he makes his departure around the world.

$30 per child, 24 advance reservation requested

Please call Leisure Reservations at (904) 277-1087.

  
Christmas Eve Dinner at Cafe 4750
Wednesday, December 24, 2014
5:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Gather loved ones for a special holiday three-course menu. A la carte menu with coastal specialties also available.

Reservations recommended.

$65 per adult / $28 children 6 -12

  
Christmas Eve Dinner at Salt
Wednesday, December 24, 2014
5 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Enjoy this special evening four-course holiday tasting with a contemporary and elegant twist.

$125 per adult / $175 with wine pairing / $45 children 6 - 12. Reservations recommended.

  
Christmas Day Brunch at Cafe 4750
Thursday, December 25, 2014
12 p.m. - 3 p.m.

A delectable selection of brunch favorites including fresh coastal seafood, prime meats, seared local fish and a bounty of hot selections and mouth-watering dessert station. Reservations recommended.

$85 per adult with glass of champagne / $25 children 6 - 12

Christmas Day Dinner at Cafe 4750
Thursday, December 25, 2014
Choose from the day's regionally inspired seasonal menu including local seafood and prime meats or a la carte menu of family favorites.

  
Salt Christmas Day Experience
Thursday, December 25, 2014
4:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Create an unforgettable memory this hoiday season as Chef de Cuisine presents a four-course dinner that elegantly redefines traditional Christmas favorites. Reservations recommended.

$125 per adult / $175 with wine pairing / $45 children 6 - 12

  
New Year's Eve Black & White Masquerade Gala
Wednesday, December 31, 2014
9 p.m. - 2 a.m.

Ring in the New Year with style as we celebrate a night to remember with luxurious food buffets, live music, dancing, open bar and fireworks. Black and white attire is encouraged. A great evening that will long be remembered. Reservations required.

$200 per person, includes service charge

  
New Year's Eve at Salt
Wednesday, December 31, 2014
Early seating 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. for $140 per adult / $185 with wine pairing
Seating 9 p.m. - 1 a.m. for $205 per adult / $260 with wine pairing

Celebrate with an unforgettable experience with a five-course menu, party favors, fireworks and Champagne toast at midnight. Reservations required.

  
New Year's Eve Dinner in Cafe 4750
Wednesday, December 31, 2014
Enjoy a special New Year's Eve three-course tasting menu and an a la carte menu.

Glow in the New Year Celebration
Thursday, December 31, 2014
Join us for a New Year's Eve celebration just for our youngest guests. They will enjoy an evening of glowing adventures including a dinner buffet, games and themed activities. Ages 5-12 and ages 13-17.

  
Ritz Kids Night Out
Available Friday and Saturday evenings from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Children ages 5-12 can get away for a night of fun and excitement just for them. The supervised evening includes games, arts and crafts and loads of fun all centered on a special theme for the night! $75 includes dinner and refreshments.

Advance reservations are required by 2 p.m. the day prior. Cancellation fees will apply for reservations cancelled within 24-hours of the program.

  
Couples Fire in the Dunes
Fridays and Saturdays
8 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Enjoy a personal romantic fire with treats and comfy blankets to cuddle. Advance reservation and fee required.

Meet at Fitness Center. For information and reservations, please call Leisure Reservations (904) 277-1087.

  
Family Beach Bonfire
Saturdays, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
South Beach

Pirate storytelling, seaside s'mores and hot cocoa with a cozy beach bonfire at the end of the day. Complimentary.

  
Pirate Tuck Ins
Available Friday and Saturday
Share a private bedtime story with a buccaneer bearing treats and treasure during our nightly pirate tuck-ins. Milk and cookies are delivered to your room, while Pirate Luis Aury, Princess Amelia and our “mascot,” Amelia’s Treasure (a six-year-old blue and gold macaw), read a pirate story and surprise your child with a keepsake treasure chest full of goodies.

Tuck Ins are scheduled every half-hour, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. each evening. $65 per child. 24-hour advance reservations are requested.

  
Be a Fort Clinch Friend
December 2014 - Upon Request (24 hour request)
Volunteers can assist the local community while on vacation. The The Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island Give Back Getaway program provides the opportunity to work with the park staff at the historic Fort Clinch to maintain, paint, repair the pre-Civil War era fort and perform routine landscaping and beach nourishment. This event is open to guests of all ages, and is available upon request with 24 hours’ notice requested.

Complimentary

  
Couples Fire in the Dunes
Fridays and Saturdays
8 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Enjoy a personal romantic fire with treats and comfy blankets to cuddle. Advance reservation and fee required.

Meet at Fitness Center. For information and reservations, please call Leisure Reservations (904) 277-1087.

  
Ritz Kids Night Out
Available Friday and Saturday evenings from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Children ages 5-12 can get away for a night of fun and excitement just for them. The supervised evening includes games, arts and crafts and loads of fun all centered on a special theme for the night! $75 includes dinner and refreshments.

Advance reservations are required by 2 p.m. the day prior. Cancellation fees will apply for reservations cancelled within 24-hours of the program.

  
Family Beach Bonfire
Saturdays, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
South Beach

Pirate storytelling, seaside s'mores and hot cocoa with a cozy beach bonfire at the end of the day. Complimentary.

  
Pirate Tuck Ins
Available Friday and Saturday
Share a private bedtime story with a buccaneer bearing treats and treasure during our nightly pirate tuck-ins. Milk and cookies are delivered to your room, while Pirate Luis Aury, Princess Amelia and our “mascot,” Amelia’s Treasure (a six-year-old blue and gold macaw), read a pirate story and surprise your child with a keepsake treasure chest full of goodies.

Tuck Ins are scheduled every half-hour, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. each evening. $65 per child. 24-hour advance reservations are requested.

Pirate Toast to the Weekend
Fridays, 5:30 p.m.
Join us in The Lobby Lounge and raise your glass in a rowdy pirate toast to honor the sunset and begin the weekend.

  
Couples Fire in the Dunes
Fridays and Saturdays
8 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Enjoy a personal romantic fire with treats and comfy blankets to cuddle. Advance reservation and fee required.

Meet at Fitness Center. For information and reservations, please call Leisure Reservations (904) 277-1087.

  
Ritz Kids Night Out
Available Friday and Saturday evenings from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Children ages 5-12 can get away for a night of fun and excitement just for them. The supervised evening includes games, arts and crafts and loads of fun all centered on a special theme for the night! $75 includes dinner and refreshments.

Advance reservations are required by 2 p.m. the day prior. Cancellation fees will apply for reservations cancelled within 24-hours of the program.

  
Family Beach Bonfire
Saturdays, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
South Beach

Pirate storytelling, seaside s'mores and hot cocoa with a cozy beach bonfire at the end of the day. Complimentary.

  
Pirate Tuck Ins
Available Friday and Saturday
Share a private bedtime story with a buccaneer bearing treats and treasure during our nightly pirate tuck-ins. Milk and cookies are delivered to your room, while Pirate Luis Aury, Princess Amelia and our “mascot,” Amelia’s Treasure (a six-year-old blue and gold macaw), read a pirate story and surprise your child with a keepsake treasure chest full of goodies.

Tuck Ins are scheduled every half-hour, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. each evening. $65 per child. 24-hour advance reservations are requested.

Pirate Toast to the Weekend
Fridays, 5:30 p.m.
Join us in The Lobby Lounge and raise your glass in a rowdy pirate toast to honor the sunset and begin the weekend.

Concours d'Elegance
March 13-15, 2015
Celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2015. It is among the top automotive events in the world. The Amelia Concours draws over 250 rare vehicles from collections around the world to the award-winning world-class event at Florida's northeast coast Amelia Island.

Cocktails from Scratch
Wednesdays, 5:30 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Learn the art of creating classic cocktails. 

Complimentary
Eight Burger Bar and Sports Lounge

Farm to Bar
Saturdays, 5 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Learn to create cocktails from the freshest ingredients provided by local farmers.

Complimentary
Café 4750 Terrace

  
Ritz Kids Night Out
Available Friday and Saturday evenings from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Children ages 5-12 can get away for a night of fun and excitement just for them. The supervised evening includes games, arts and crafts and loads of fun all centered on a special theme for the night! $75 includes dinner and refreshments.

Advance reservations are required by 2 p.m. the day prior. Cancellation fees will apply for reservations cancelled within 24-hours of the program.

  
Pirate Tuck Ins
Available Friday and Saturday
Share a private bedtime story with a buccaneer bearing treats and treasure during our nightly pirate tuck-ins. Milk and cookies are delivered to your room, while Pirate Luis Aury, Princess Amelia and our “mascot,” Amelia’s Treasure (a six-year-old blue and gold macaw), read a pirate story and surprise your child with a keepsake treasure chest full of goodies.

Tuck Ins are scheduled every half-hour, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. each evening. $65 per child. 24-hour advance reservations are requested.

Pirate Toast to the Weekend
Fridays, 5:30 p.m.
Join us in The Lobby Lounge and raise your glass in a rowdy pirate toast to honor the sunset and begin the weekend.

Cocktails from Scratch
Wednesdays, 5:30 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Learn the art of creating classic cocktails. 

Complimentary
Eight Burger Bar and Sports Lounge

Farm to Bar
Saturdays, 5 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Learn to create cocktails from the freshest ingredients provided by local farmers.

Complimentary
Café 4750 Terrace

  
Ritz Kids Night Out
Available Friday and Saturday evenings from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Children ages 5-12 can get away for a night of fun and excitement just for them. The supervised evening includes games, arts and crafts and loads of fun all centered on a special theme for the night! $75 includes dinner and refreshments.

Advance reservations are required by 2 p.m. the day prior. Cancellation fees will apply for reservations cancelled within 24-hours of the program.

  
Pirate Tuck Ins
Available Friday and Saturday
Share a private bedtime story with a buccaneer bearing treats and treasure during our nightly pirate tuck-ins. Milk and cookies are delivered to your room, while Pirate Luis Aury, Princess Amelia and our “mascot,” Amelia’s Treasure (a six-year-old blue and gold macaw), read a pirate story and surprise your child with a keepsake treasure chest full of goodies.

Tuck Ins are scheduled every half-hour, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. each evening. $65 per child. 24-hour advance reservations are requested.

Pirate Toast to the Weekend
Fridays, 5:30 p.m.
Join us in The Lobby Lounge and raise your glass in a rowdy pirate toast to honor the sunset and begin the weekend.

Cocktails from Scratch
Wednesdays, 5:30 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Learn the art of creating classic cocktails. 

Complimentary
Eight Burger Bar and Sports Lounge

Farm to Bar
Saturdays, 5 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Learn to create cocktails from the freshest ingredients provided by local farmers.

Complimentary
Café 4750 Terrace

  
Ritz Kids Night Out
Available Friday and Saturday evenings from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Children ages 5-12 can get away for a night of fun and excitement just for them. The supervised evening includes games, arts and crafts and loads of fun all centered on a special theme for the night! $75 includes dinner and refreshments.

Advance reservations are required by 2 p.m. the day prior. Cancellation fees will apply for reservations cancelled within 24-hours of the program.

  
Pirate Tuck Ins
Available Friday and Saturday
Share a private bedtime story with a buccaneer bearing treats and treasure during our nightly pirate tuck-ins. Milk and cookies are delivered to your room, while Pirate Luis Aury, Princess Amelia and our “mascot,” Amelia’s Treasure (a six-year-old blue and gold macaw), read a pirate story and surprise your child with a keepsake treasure chest full of goodies.

Tuck Ins are scheduled every half-hour, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. each evening. $65 per child. 24-hour advance reservations are requested.

Pirate Toast to the Weekend
Fridays, 5:30 p.m.
Join us in The Lobby Lounge and raise your glass in a rowdy pirate toast to honor the sunset and begin the weekend.

Cocktails from Scratch
Wednesdays, 5:30 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Learn the art of creating classic cocktails. 

Complimentary
Eight Burger Bar and Sports Lounge

Farm to Bar
Saturdays, 5 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Learn to create cocktails from the freshest ingredients provided by local farmers.

Complimentary
Café 4750 Terrace

  
Ritz Kids Night Out
Available Friday and Saturday evenings from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Children ages 5-12 can get away for a night of fun and excitement just for them. The supervised evening includes games, arts and crafts and loads of fun all centered on a special theme for the night! $75 includes dinner and refreshments.

Advance reservations are required by 2 p.m. the day prior. Cancellation fees will apply for reservations cancelled within 24-hours of the program.

  
Pirate Tuck Ins
Available Friday and Saturday
Share a private bedtime story with a buccaneer bearing treats and treasure during our nightly pirate tuck-ins. Milk and cookies are delivered to your room, while Pirate Luis Aury, Princess Amelia and our “mascot,” Amelia’s Treasure (a six-year-old blue and gold macaw), read a pirate story and surprise your child with a keepsake treasure chest full of goodies.

Tuck Ins are scheduled every half-hour, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. each evening. $65 per child. 24-hour advance reservations are requested.

Pirate Toast to the Weekend
Fridays, 5:30 p.m.
Join us in The Lobby Lounge and raise your glass in a rowdy pirate toast to honor the sunset and begin the weekend.

Cocktails from Scratch
Wednesdays, 5:30 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Learn the art of creating classic cocktails. 

Complimentary
Eight Burger Bar and Sports Lounge

Farm to Bar
Saturdays, 5 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Learn to create cocktails from the freshest ingredients provided by local farmers.

Complimentary
Café 4750 Terrace

  
Ritz Kids Night Out
Available Friday and Saturday evenings from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Children ages 5-12 can get away for a night of fun and excitement just for them. The supervised evening includes games, arts and crafts and loads of fun all centered on a special theme for the night! $75 includes dinner and refreshments.

Advance reservations are required by 2 p.m. the day prior. Cancellation fees will apply for reservations cancelled within 24-hours of the program.

  
Pirate Tuck Ins
Available Friday and Saturday
Share a private bedtime story with a buccaneer bearing treats and treasure during our nightly pirate tuck-ins. Milk and cookies are delivered to your room, while Pirate Luis Aury, Princess Amelia and our “mascot,” Amelia’s Treasure (a six-year-old blue and gold macaw), read a pirate story and surprise your child with a keepsake treasure chest full of goodies.

Tuck Ins are scheduled every half-hour, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. each evening. $65 per child. 24-hour advance reservations are requested.

Pirate Toast to the Weekend
Fridays, 5:30 p.m.
Join us in The Lobby Lounge and raise your glass in a rowdy pirate toast to honor the sunset and begin the weekend.