Destination: Amelia Island

Amelia Island is a gorgeous destination off the coast of north-east Florida. Just minutes from Jacksonville, this easy-to-reach locale boasts tranquil beaches, scenic marshes, and famous Spanish moss that will transport you much further than you’ve traveled to get there.

This beautiful barrier island has all the makings of a much-needed escape. From the sandy seaside to enchanted rivers and greenways, you can embrace the wonders of nature by day—then indulge in local cuisine and sophisticated surroundings by night. Read on to discover our favorite places on beautiful Amelia Island…


Amelia Island is home to fabulous hotels that cater to your style (and budget). For an upscale escape, stay at The Ritz-Carlton, an oceanside resort that marries coastal luxury with authentic charm. You’ll fall in love with their dramatically remodeled guest rooms and three new restaurant options. When you’re packing for your Amelia Island vacation, don’t forget the transitional pieces that do double-duty—and make your suitcase lighter! Our Resort Collection was designed just for beachy getaways.



Amelia Island is home to miles of bike lanes, trails, and beaches to give you a change of scenery every day. Wherever you choose to explore, a unique view of Amelia Island awaits. For daytime adventures, turn to our mix-and-match linen separates, like the Gina Top and Lenore Pants, to create effortless outfit combinations that are as comfortable as they are elegant.



Fresh seafood and locally caught fish dishes abound at our favorite Amelia Island restaurants. Watch the boats pass on the Amelia River and savor the phenomenal low-country cooking at Brett’s Waterway Café. For dinner, enjoy a modern take on local cuisine at Burlingame, dine alfresco at Le Clos, or enjoy a romantic French Creole inspired meal at Lagniappe. Amelia’s laid-back atmosphere means you can dress up or down, depending on your mood. The Carlotta Kaftan will take you from the dunes to dinner—just swap out your espadrilles for strappy sandals and add a statement necklace.