Beachside Villas in Amelia Island, Florida

Beachside Villas in Amelia Island, Florida
For generations, Amelia Island, Florida, a quaint and quiet central Florida island retreat, has offered visitors a destination that blends historical character, abundant natural scenery and graceful tranquility. Avid outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy many activities on Amelia Island, such as kayaking, birdwatching (see egrets and herons), hiking, cycling and other pursuits ideal for the adventurous traveler. When your day is done, enjoy staying in one of the many beachside accommodations on Amelia Island.

Florida House Inn

Dating from 1857, Florida House Inn bed and breakfast boasts a prestigious provenance as the state's oldest hotel. Recent restorations have made this hotel a favorite of visitors to Amelia Island. Combining historical character, charm and modern convenience and comfort, the Florida House Inn features rooms with vintage quilts, antique furniture, fireplaces, hardwood floors of native pine and clawfoot tubs. Guests enjoy full breakfasts as well as vintage ambiance in a restored brick courtyard.

Florida House Inn
20 & 22 S. 3rd St.
Amelia Island, Florida 32034
Tel: (800) 258-3301
floridahouseinn.com

Elizabeth Pointe Lodge

The Elizabeth Pointe Lodge bed and breakfast dates from the 1890s and offers old-fashioned, wide verandas and handmade wooden rocking chairs. Guests can step right from the hotel onto a deserted beach. Fresh flowers, complimentary breakfast and Southern hospitality combined with Wi-Fi in every room, 24-hour room service and modern comforts make this Nantucket Shingle-style lodge a favorite among visitors.

Elizabeth Pointe Lodge
98 South Fletcher Ave.
Amelia Island, Florida 32034
Tel: (888) 201-7618
elizabethpointelodge.com

The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island

For those travelers who want a choice of deluxe accommodations on beachside Amelia Island, look no further than The Ritz-Carlton. Stunning sugar-white sand beaches, warm Atlantic waters and shoreline live oaks create some of the most intriguing natural scenery in Florida. In addition to indulging in Ritz-caliber appointments in every room, guests can also enjoy meals prepared by top Ritz-Carlton chefs.

The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island
4750 Amelia Island Parkway
Amelia Island, Florida 32034
Tel: (904) 277-1100
www.ritzcarlton.com/en/Properties/AmeliaIsland/Default.htm

Article Written By Fiona Farnsworth

Fiona Farnsworth has been writing professionally since 1987. An award-winning senior advertising copywriter, she's written for major clients in Southern California and Hawaii. As lead writer for a popular Big Island home magazine, she specializes in Hawaii homes and interior design. She has also written for national magazines. Murray holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of California, Los Angeles.

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