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Touch Tank Aquarium

The Touch Tank Experience The Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort is pleased to announce addition of the Touch Tank aquarium to the Nature Center. This new feature adds to our growing list of fun activities and provides another educational outlet for students of all ages. Enjoy a hands-on experience and learn all about the beauty and magic of Amelia Island’s complex ecosystems. Students are encouraged to touch all of the animals in the tank and discover the beauty and wonder of nature, firsthand. The Touch Tank houses an abundance of marine life including starfish, horseshoe crabs, sea urchins, oysters and mud snails.

2015 4th of July on Amelia Island

Celebrate Independence Day with us! What are your plans for this Independence Day? Do they include some pool time, a delicious BBQ, a round of golf and a fireworks show over the Atlantic? Maybe you're in the mood for a 5K followed by a tennis lesson or spa appointment. Perhaps you just want to dance with a giant green turtle. Well, whatever your plans are, we hope that they include a stay at Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort, where you'll have the freedom to choose how to spend your Independence Day. Freedom to what's more American than that? Here's a rundown of how we'll be celebrating 2015 4th of July on Amelia Island...

Gain Access to Omni Amelia Island Plantation’s Amenities With an Annual Resort Pass

Ever wondered what it might be like to play in Omni Amelia Island Plantation's backyard? What if you could tee off from two championship golf courses, perfect your tennis game on 23 pristine clay courts, or dine at nine exclusive resort restaurants. Many of the activities offered at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation are reserved for resort guests, or guests of the Villas of Amelia Island Plantation and members of the Amelia Island Equity Club, but local residents can now enjoy some of the amenities as well. The 1,300 acre oceanfront resort is now offering Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia residents* the opportunity to enjoy some of their private amenities for a nominal annual resort pass fee starting at $200 per year.

Tanner Dance Party

Memorial Day Weekend is nearly upon us and you know what that means...plenty of binge-dancing with our mascot, Tanner the Turtle at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort! It's no secret that Tanner likes to get down, especially during the holidays. So join us on the pool deck this Friday, Saturday & Sunday at 2pm and be prepared to bust some moves during our Tanner Dance Party.

May 21, 2015
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The Bluebird Project: 2015 Update!

You may remember a post that we wrote in May of last year on The Bluebird Project, where a select group of bird lovers took it upon themselves to increase the Eastern Bluebird population on Amelia Island Plantation by installing a number of nesting boxes around the property. Well we're proud to say that through the efforts of the Omni Amelia Island Plantation, the Amelia Island Plantation Community Association, and the golf course managers, The Bluebird Project continues to be a huge success...

Sprouting Project Dinners

Enjoy an intimate southern-inspired farm dinner at The Sprouting Project, our culinary team's answer to local sustainability. Guests will tour Amelia Island Plantation's state-of-the-art aquaponic greenhouse, expansive organic garden and large collection of beehives before enjoying a plated dinner that incorporates items harvested directly from The Sprouting Project. This once-in-a-lifetime event will showcase both the creativity and culture of our chefs in a lush, outdoor setting.

March 31, 2015
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Blog, Dining

Amelia Island Easter

Easter is almost upon us and that means a full weekend of festivities at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort! From a full-on parade to egg hunts and family beach fires, Amelia Island's premier resort vacation destination has everything you could need. So come celebrate an Amelia Island Easter with us!

March 27, 2015
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Events, Other

2015 Amelia Island Concours Week Dinner

Amelia Island Car Connoisseur Wine Dinner Start your engines–the 2015 Amelia Concours Week is right around the corner...Join us as we kick off Amelia Island's biggest weekend for car enthusiasts with a chef-prepared six course dinner with wine pairings. Priced at $150 per person, the Amelia Island Concours week dinner will showcase inventive cuisine & fantastic wines from Omni Amelia Island's Executive Chef, Daven Wardynski and his culinary team. The event begins on Friday Mar 13, 2015 from 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM. Reservations can be made by calling Sunrise Café at 904.432.1468 or on

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