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The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island

4750 Amelia Island Parkway | Amelia Island, FL 32034 [SHOW ON MAP]
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  • Reputation: EXCELLENT
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Awards Received:

  • AAA/CAA Five Diamond Lodgings 2014
  • Concierge.com Editors' Pick
  • Conde Nast Readers' Choice List 2013
  • Conde Nast Traveler Gold 2014
  • Fodor's Choice
  • Forbes Travel Guide Four Star Awards 2014
  • Frommer's Exceptional
  • Travel + Leisure 500 World's Best Hotels


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  • Fitness Center
  • Pool

How it Ranks: The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island ranks #3 out of 152 Jacksonville Hotels based on an evaluation of expert ratings and awards, as well as user reviews.

Our Take: The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island promotes extreme relaxation in in a luxurious setting. Though the east-island resort hosts weekly activities that range from kayak tours to treasure hunts to cocktail-making classes to salt tasting (in the on-site Salt Gourmet Shop) the serene setting just might seduce you to participate in the area's best extracurricular activity lounging about in one of the resort's Adirondack chairs, simply doing nothing at all. Meanwhile, young families and swooning couples (including some honeymooners) all unanimously agree that the Ritz's staff couldn't be more accommodating. The par-72 golf course is also a hit with putters, and foodies are sated in the mouth-watering Salt restaurant. Recent guests also attest that the rooms are just as peaceful as the grounds. Enjoy coastal or ocean views from your private balcony and get a good night's rest with the 400-thread-count Egyptian Frette cotton linens and goose down pillows. Accommodations here also feature high-tech amenities like flat-screen TVs and high-speed Internet access.

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Location & Top Nearby Hotels

Of 152 hotels in Jacksonville, eight are ranked on the U.S. News list of the Best Hotels in Jacksonville. The seven closest to The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island are shown on the map below. These include Villas of Amelia Island Plantation (2.5 miles) and Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort (2.5 miles).

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Nearby Things to Do

The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island is 3.2 miles from the #1 ranked Jacksonville attraction, Amelia Island. Of the 12 top rated attractions, the five closest ones are listed below.

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