Amelia Island Resorts
Nestled in the southernmost part of the Atlantic coast’s barrier islands, the Amelia Island is well-known throughout Florida and the United States as one of the ideal vacation resorts in the world. It has long been deemed as one of America’s few unspoiled islands. Well, in particular, the Amelia Island is noted for its rich history, stunning sunrise and sunsets, white sandy beaches, exciting boating and deep sea fishing, wonderful resorts that offer world-class golf courses, and of course the friendly locals that make Amelia Island a place worthy of visit.
Speaking of Amelia Island resorts, it is worth noting that currently there are about three well-known resorts in Amelia Island. They are all noted for their great service, accommodations, entertainment, dining, etc. Many have even claimed that it is at these Amelia resorts where every guest can feel how it’s like to be treated like a king or queen with every need attended. Everything you need is never too far away, and everything is possible.
Here are the most popular Amelia Island resorts that have reached that level of standard.
Summer Beach Resort
Summer Beach Resort is highly distinguished as a complex of condominiums, villas, townhouse and penthouses. It features first-floor villas or upper-level townhouse with a clear view of the large pools and the Atlantic Ocean. As one of the notable Amelia Island resort, the Summer Beach has a Sea Watch and Outrigger corner townhouses that have double garages and ocean views. Their Sea Chase offers three-bedroom villas and townhouses, as well as four-bedroom penthouses; all are oceanfront equipped with pool and tennis court. There is also the Ocean Place at this one of the popular Amelia Island resorts where you can find great accommodations with two or three bedrooms, private patios or balconies adjacent to the golf course.
Amelia Island Plantation Resort
Tucked away on the northeastern tip of Florida, the Amelia Island Plantation is but one of the most acclaimed Amelia Island resorts that is in harmony with nature. It is an AAA-Four Diamond, 1350 acre property located in the Island, just 29 miles north of Jacksonville International Airport. As noted, this great Amelia Island resort was built in 1971 with the philosophy that every entity on it embraces its site and becomes one with it. This philosophy is still maintained by the resort these days.
With that philosophy strongly maintained, the Amelia Island Plantation has remained the pristine environment that it is. It is nestled among centuries old live oaks, the maritime forest, the tranquil salt marshes and the beauty of the Atlantic Ocean.
The Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island Resort
First-class accommodations and spectacular surroundings are the common order of every day The Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island, one of the most impeccable, award-winning southern seaside Amelia Island resorts. It is often said that at this resort, you can treat yourself to the world-famous luxury and above-and-beyond service, while enjoying a host of activities available on the beautiful barrier island of Amelia. As one of the most exciting Amelia Island resorts, The Ritz-Carlton overlooks the Atlantic Ocean and is located less than an hour’s drive from the Jacksonville. What’s more, this one of the notable Amelia Island resorts offers a variety of dining options to tempt guests.
Image by San Diego Air & Space Museum Archives
Catalog #: NI-060
Notes: This image appears in Arcadia Publishing’s "San Diego’s North Island 1911-1941" Written by Katrina Pescador and Mark Aldrich of the San Diego Air and Space Museum.
Repository: San Diego Air and Space Museum Archive