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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.
 

December

Holiday Cooking Baking Class

Monday, December 12, 2016 | Time: 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Join our world-class pastry team for a fun and interactive Holiday Cooking Baking Class. Here you will learn how to make a variety of different cookies and will receive five dozen cookies to bring home. 

Place: Salt Kitchen| Price: $125 per person

Holiday Yule Log Class

Monday, December 19, 2016 | Time: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Our talented pastry team is ready to teach you how to make a traditional holiday yule log. Step into the kitchen to get a hands-on experience and secrets tips on how to make the perfect yule log.

Place: Salt Kitchen| Price: $125 per person

Pool Cabanas

Daily | 9 a.m.

Experience pool side service at its finest in your personal cabana. Your cabana will be equipped with two chaise lounge chairs, side table, mini refrigerator and a 32 inch LCD TV. As an added amenity there will also be a selection of magazines and newspapers, a personal cabana butler starting at 9 a.m., along with various dry snacks and a bowl of chilled whole fruit. To keep you refreshed on the beautiful sunny Florida days, you will also be provided chilled towels, bottled water & soft drinks along with sunscreen & tanning protection. Reservations are required.  

Kayak Tour

Daily | 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Experience the unspoiled natural beauty of Amelia Island on a guided kayak tour through the tranquil salt marshes. Watch in awe as you pass by birds like Roseate Spoonbills, White Egrets and Herons. Transportation is provided. Meet in the Lobby

Story Time

Daily | 10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

Children of all ages are invited to take a break and relax while they are delighted by tales of fantasy and adventure. Meet in Lobby

Shark Tooth Hunt and Necklace– Making

Daily | 11 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Take a stroll across the beach in search of fossilized sharks’ teeth. After you find a tooth, make a unique sharks tooth necklace to take home. Meet at Center Beach

Honey Tasting

Daily | 2 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Visit our Spa to learn about the health benefits as you sample some of the delicious honey harvested on property.  

Salt Immersion Class

Daily | 2:30 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Join us to taste our specialty infused salt and learn about its origin. Also enjoy a sweet taste of our infused sugar! Located in The Salt Boutique.

Craft Time

Daily | 3 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Let your child’s creative mind grow by bringing them to craft time where they will not only create a masterpiece, but also a memory of a lifetime. Meet in Lobby. A fee is associated with this activity

Pirate Toast

Daily | 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 evening.

Historic Bike Tour

Sundays and Mondays | 2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Enjoy a pleasantly-paced, guided bike ride through historic American Beach. A fee does apply. Meet at Fitness Center.

Craft Beer Tasting

Thursday | 5 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Taste local small batch brews and learn about the brewing process at Eight Burger Bar & Sports Lounge. A fee is associated with this activity.

Ritz Kids Program

Thursday – Saturday 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.| Sunday 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Explore island treasures with interactive activities from Jean-Michel Cousteau Ocean Futures Society that explores life along the coast, dunes and sky for ages 5-12. A fee is associated with this program.

Amelia's Treasure Hunt

Fridays | 5:15 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

For all ages. Embark on a journey with our pirate to find the lost treasure. Complimentary.

Family Beach Bonfire

Fridays and Saturdays | 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Join us at South Beach for pirate storytelling, seaside s'mores and hot cocoa with a cozy beach bonfire at the end of the day. Complimentary.

Ritz Kids Night Out

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

Couple's Fire in the Dunes

Friday and Saturday | 6 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Time to enjoy a personal romantic fire nestled in the dunes with treats, warm blankets to cuddle. Two hour reservations. Advance reservation required and fee is associated with this activity. Meet at Fitness Center.

Pirate Tuck-Ins

Friday and Saturday | 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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 a Pirate and Princess Amelia 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.

Santa Breakfast

December 3, 10, 17, 2016 | 8:30 a.m. – 10 a.m.

Join us for a new holiday tradition, Breakfast with Santa. Children will delight whispering Santa their holiday wishes and parents will cherish the keepsake picture. Indulge in lavish, buffet adorned with magical gingerbread houses and decorations. Feast on breakfast favorites including a pancake station with fun toppings, scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, breakfast breads, ham and cheese croissants, an array of delectable breakfast pastries and holiday cookie station

Price: $40 per person ages 6 and up | $25 children 5 and younger  

Santa’s Storybook Tea

December 3, 10, 17, 2016 | 12 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

A Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island tradition; a fireside holiday storybook read by Santa, an  afternoon tea with a fantasy buffet of sweet treats including pastries, candy, cakes, cookies, finger sandwiches and a picture with Mr. & Mrs. Claus. This year’s collection of Gingerbread Houses adds a touch of magic to the masterful display. Reservation recommended.

Price: $50 per person ages 6 and up | $18 for children 5 and under

Christmas Eve Dinner in Salt

December 24, 2016 | 6 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Gather the family to dine on an extravagant Christmas Eve dinner. Reminisce on holidays past as you savor delicious dishes that include diver scallops, bison tenderloin and peppermint soufflé.  Complete the dinner by pairing each dish perfectly with wine.  This is guaranteed to be a Christmas Eve dinner your family will never forget. Reservations recommended.

Price: $145.00 per adult, $185.00 per adult paired with wine | $45.00 Per Child ages 12 and under

Christmas Day Dinner in Salt

December 25, 2016 | 6 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Chef Rick surprises and delights with a warm, festive four-course Christmas Day menu
filled with passion and luxurious flavors. Dishes include seared tuna, roasted turkey breast, braised short ribs and a decadent Pumpkin Spiced Soufflé.  Our Wine Sommelier has selected exquisite wines perfect for the occasion.  Reservations required.

Price: $145.00 per adult without wine, $185.00 per adult paired with wine | $45.00 Per
Child ages 12 and under

New Year’s Eve Dinner in Salt

December 31, 2016

Gather your friends and family for an elegant dinner in Salt. Reminisce about all of the precious memories of 2016 as you dine on a masterfully prepared menu that will take your taste buds on a worldly expedition of land and sea. 

Price:
6 p.m. 4 course dinner:  $150 per adult, $200 per adult paired with wine
9 p.m. 5 course dinner:  $215 per adult, $280 per adult paired with wine

New Year’s Eve Black and White Gala

December 31, 2016 | 9 p.m. – 2 a.m.

Welcome the New Year with style as we celebrate a night to remember with luxurious food buffets, seafood, sushi station, appetizers, charcuterie and pates. Visit cooking stations serving seared fish, lobster, roasted pork belly, prime rib and a scrumptious display of desserts. Dance the night away to music and enjoy open bar and fireworks with champagne toast. Masks provided or bring your own. Black & White attire is encouraged. Reservations required

Price: $225 per adult if booked before November 30 | $250 if booked after November 30

Kids’ New Year’s Eve Celebration

December 31, 2016 | 8 p.m. – 12 a.m.

A New Year’s Eve celebration just for our youngest guests. A fun, entertaining evening for the younger crowd with a balloon artist, magician, caricaturist, craft stations and more.

4 PRICE: $110 AGES 5-12 $65 AGES 13–16 (TEENS ALLOWED IN-AND OUT PRIVILEGE)

January

Pool Cabanas

Daily | 9 a.m.

Experience pool side service at its finest in your personal cabana. Your cabana will be equipped with two chaise lounge chairs, side table, mini refrigerator and a 32 inch LCD TV. As an added amenity there will also be a selection of magazines and newspapers, a personal cabana butler starting at 9 a.m., along with various dry snacks and a bowl of chilled whole fruit. To keep you refreshed on the beautiful sunny Florida days, you will also be provided chilled towels, bottled water & soft drinks along with sunscreen & tanning protection. Reservations are required.  

Kayak Tour

Daily | 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Experience the unspoiled natural beauty of Amelia Island on a guided kayak tour through the tranquil salt marshes. Watch in awe as you pass by birds like Roseate Spoonbills, White Egrets and Herons. Transportation is provided. Meet in the Lobby

Story Time

Daily | 10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

Children of all ages are invited to take a break and relax while they are delighted by tales of fantasy and adventure. Meet in Lobby

Shark Tooth Hunt and Necklace– Making

Daily | 11 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Take a stroll across the beach in search of fossilized sharks’ teeth. After you find a tooth, make a unique sharks tooth necklace to take home. Meet at Center Beach

Honey Tasting

Daily | 2 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Visit our Spa to learn about the health benefits as you sample some of the delicious honey harvested on property.  

Salt Immersion Class

Daily | 2:30 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Join us to taste our specialty infused salt and learn about its origin. Also enjoy a sweet taste of our infused sugar! Located in The Salt Boutique.

Craft Time

Daily | 3 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Let your child’s creative mind grow by bringing them to craft time where they will not only create a masterpiece, but also a memory of a lifetime. Meet in Lobby. A fee is associated with this activity

Pirate Toast

Daily | 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 evening.

Historic Bike Tour

Sundays and Mondays | 2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Enjoy a pleasantly-paced, guided bike ride through historic American Beach. A fee does apply. Meet at Fitness Center.

Craft Beer Tasting

Thursday | 5 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Taste local small batch brews and learn about the brewing process at Eight Burger Bar & Sports Lounge. A fee is associated with this activity.

Ritz Kids Program

Thursday – Saturday 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.| Sunday 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Explore island treasures with interactive activities from Jean-Michel Cousteau Ocean Futures Society that explores life along the coast, dunes and sky for ages 5-12. A fee is associated with this program.

Amelia's Treasure Hunt

Fridays | 5:15 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

For all ages. Embark on a journey with our pirate to find the lost treasure. Complimentary.

Family Beach Bonfire

Fridays and Saturdays | 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Join us at South Beach for pirate storytelling, seaside s'mores and hot cocoa with a cozy beach bonfire at the end of the day. Complimentary.

Ritz Kids Night Out

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

Couple's Fire in the Dunes

Friday and Saturday | 6 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Time to enjoy a personal romantic fire nestled in the dunes with treats, warm blankets to cuddle. Two hour reservations. Advance reservation required and fee is associated with this activity. Meet at Fitness Center.

Pirate Tuck-Ins

Friday and Saturday | 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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 a Pirate and Princess Amelia 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.

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