Fall in love with any one of our Top Ten Valentine’s Day experiences at The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island
AMELIA ISLAND, FL (January 24, 2018) – The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island, the East Coast’s premier luxury beach resort located on Florida’s northeastern shore is welcoming guests eager to experience romance. From escapist getaways that will always be remembered to intimate dinners and decadent spa treatments, you’re sure to fall in love with our picks for Top Ten Valentine’s experiences:
Valentine’s Chocolate Decadence at The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island
Internationally recognized, award-winning Executive Pastry Chef Sheldon Millett, a passionate master of the art of chocolate has developed the ultimate expression of the lovers’ holiday with his Valentine’s Chocolate Decadence. Inspired by his recent trip to Switzerland for a gathering of master chocolatiers, the dessert is made with Valrhona Grand Cru dark chocolate, honey-strawberry crémeux, hazelnut feulletine and Swiss white chocolate sauce. Meant for two, this eye-popping Instagram-worthy confection is his gift to lovers of romance and chocolate and for those lucky enough to visit Florida’s most romantic resort, The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island. The price for such delicious decadence for two? $14. Champagne pairings are also available.
The Romance Package at The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island
Indulge your valentine with a memory that will last forever with The Romance Package from The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island. Unwind with a welcome bottle of Champagne and chocolate covered strawberries, end the day with a rose petal turndown on the evening of arrival. This luxurious package includes daily breakfast for two in Coast or In-Room Dining (gratuity and tax not included, daily valet parking and a 2 p.m. late checkout. Rates begin at $549.
Romance Sizzles at Salt Salt, the most romantic dinner setting in Florida turns up the romantic heat with a Valentine-themed four-course prix-fixe Adventure Menu designed by Salt Chef de Cuisine Rick Laughlin. Available February 14-18, romantics can linger over a menu of Hawaiian tuna tartare, Seared Bronzini, Lamb Osso Buco and an indulgent dessert of dark chocolate mousse. Price for the romantic adventure dinner is $145 per person, not including tax. Sommelier-selected wine pairings are available. Salt’s a la carte menu is available to diners on February 14th.
Valentine’s Day in Coast
All the elements for a picture-perfect Valentine’s Day are in Coast on February 14th. In Coast, guests will savor four delicious courses of masterfully prepared, locally-sourced ingredients from local farmers and fishermen. Entrée choices include grilled beef tenderloin, cocoa butter-seared scallops, coffee-rubbed breast of chicken, chilled seafood course and a lavish dessert buffet. A limited a-la-carte menu will be available. A romantic feast for the eyes and the palate this romantic menu is sure to delight.
The Ritz-Carlton Spa®- Wrap Your Love in Chocolate
A Wrap to Remember will ensconce you and your Valentine in a private romantic couples’ spa suite with an aromatic soothing bath, side-by-side chocolate wrap, warm oil scalp massage and full body massage. Exclusively at The Ritz-Carlton Spa®, this luxe treatment leaves skin smooth and soft with just a hint of chocolate aroma, considered to be a natural aphrodisiac. Complete this one-of-a-kind experience with a complimentary bottle of champagne. 2 hours 30 minutes, $450 per person.
Toast to True Love in The Lobby Bar
For those wishing to celebrate their love with a special Valentine’s toast, The Lobby Bar at The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island has crafted His-and-Hers Valentine’s Cocktails to be offered February 14-18th: For her, a Straw-Basil Champagne Cocktail made with Grey Goose vodka, St-Germaine elderflower liqueur, house-infused fresh basil syrup and fresh strawberries. For gentlemen, a Chocolate Manhattan crafted with Woodford Reserve, sweet vermouth and Aztec Chocolate Bitters make for the perfect accompaniment to The Ritz-Carlton Cake- a signature dessert experience only available at The Ritz-Carlton and a favorite among foodies and couples. Reserve The Legends Table for the ultimate romantic assignation. #RCMemories.
Suites for Your Sweetie
Flowers are lovely, but nothing beats the experience of a luxury suite on Valentine’s Day. Whether you choose the expansive charm of the Amelia Suite or the fireplace and private balconies of the Atlantic and Ritz-Carlton suites with their sweeping Atlantic oceanfront vistas, you can be assured of the ultimate luxury setting for your own romantic journey. To elevate your experience even further, explore our hotel-within-a-hotel, The Ritz-Carlton Club® Level and its top-floor access to the finest.
Chef’s Kitchen Table in Salt
The ultimate food-lover’s gift, delight your partner with their own private Chef’s Kitchen Table and Adventure Menu, paired with sommelier-selected wines in Salt. Chef Rick Laughlin can take a personal preference or theme and weave it into the romantic meal of a lifetime.
Kindle a Romantic Flame
Gentle and flickering, the light of a couple’s fire in the dunes sets the mood for Valentine’s season. Amidst the dramatic sounds of the ocean and the warm firelight, you draw each other closer. Fire in the dunes includes blankets, stargazer’s map, binoculars, Chef Sheldon’s famous hot chocolate and a s’mores kit. Two-hour reservations are available from 6 p.m. until 10 p.m. $150. #RCMemories
A Room with a View
A romantic retreat with an intimate terrace fire table can be yours when you book our ocean view Fireplace Terrace rooms. The decadent experience of enjoying an ocean view and a crackling fire from your tub will spoil you completely. You may even decide that you never want to leave the comfort of your private terrace this Valentine’s Day.