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2016 Amelia Island Easter Weekend

SCHEDULED ACTIVITIES • MARCH 24-27 • OMNI AMELIA ISLAND The 2016 Amelia Island Easter weekend is finally upon us! If you've booked a stay at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort over the holiday weekend then you're in luck.  As in years past, we're offering a number of family-friendly activities to keep you festive and busy during your stay. A complete rundown of all of our recreational highlights over the 2016 Amelia Island Easter weekend just after the break...

March 23, 2016 - Leave a comment

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Spring on Amelia Island

Spring on Amelia Island...with brisk, vibrant mornings, afternoon highs in the seventies and cooler evenings, it's basically the perfect excuse to wear your entire seasonal wardrobe in just one day. Bathing suits by day, jackets at night.

2016 Amelia Concours Week

Amelia Concours Week Returns... Car lovers rejoice, the 2016 Amelia Concours Week is right around the corner. This world-class event returns to Amelia Island on March 10, 2016 bringing with it a selection of some of the world's finest automobiles. From live auctions to a vintage gran prix, the 2016 Amelia Concours Week will bring and array of classic and contemporary vehicles of all makes and models. Attendees will have an opportunity to view some of the most exciting automobiles ever built, each with its own unique history and story to tell.

February 25, 2016 - Leave a comment

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Amelia Island Valentine’s Day

Romance seems to just happen naturally on Amelia Island. Perhaps it's the setting. The location practically invites you to fall in love while enjoying its secluded shores, picturesque sunsets and sunrises, and all-around natural beauty. Maybe it's the tempo; relaxed and easy, it persuades you to slow down, take stock and appreciate what (or who) is right in front of you. Then again, maybe it's just something in the air, intoxicating old lovers and new ones alike. Whatever the reason, Amelia Island lends itself to romance and with Valentine's Day right around the corner, you're probably in the market for some romance.   Luckily for you, the Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort takes all of the work out of an Amelia Island Valentine's Day surprise. All you need to do is plan your trip. Once you and your sweetheart get here, we'll take care of the rest.

2016 Amelia Spatacular Month

Amelia Spatacular Month Returns! Everyone deserves to treat themselves on occasion and perhaps there's never been a better time to do so...Back by popular demand, the Second Annual Amelia Spatacular event returns to Amelia Island for a limited time only. From January 4—February 10, 2016, local residents from the Fernandina Beach/Jacksonville area will enjoy select $99 treatments at both The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Amelia Island & The Spa at Omni Amelia Island Plantation.

Fall Favorites: Pumpkin Gnocchi Recipe

Looking for that perfect Fall recipe? Need a side that's going to put Aunt Gertrude's green bean casserole to shame this Thanksgiving? Check out this fantastic dish from Omni Amelia Island's Executive Chef, Daven Wardynski. He's combined homemade pumpkin gnocchi with sweet, honey roasted figs and a red wine caramel sauce to create the perfect combination of delicious autumn flavors on one plate. Enjoy the complete pumpkin gnocchi recipe after the break...

November 17, 2015 - Leave a comment

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2015 Amelia Island Holiday Activities

Looking for 2015 Amelia Island holiday activities? Well you've come to the right place. So far 2015 has been an absolutely fantastic year for Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort. Just to list a few of our highlights and accomplishments:   1. Earning the Condé Nast Traveler's Reader Choice Award as one of Top 25 Resorts in Florida. 2. Hosting another successful Fish to Fork Weekend. 3. Kicking off monthly farm-to-table dinners at the Sprouting Project. 4. Updating everyone’s favorite water feature.    

November 5, 2015 - Leave a comment

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2015 Florida Georgia Football Weekend

It's that time of year again, when two SEC giants prepare to face off for one of the most prominent rivalry games in college football. Held in Jacksonville, Florida since 1933 (with two exceptions) the Florida vs Georgia football game has been aptly nicknamed "The World's Largest Cocktail Party" and for good reason. The 2015 Florida Georgia Football Weekend promises to continue that tradition by attracting huge crowds to J-ville once again for a soiree of tailgating and football-themed fun revolving around Saturday's gridiron showdown.  

September 29, 2015 - Leave a comment

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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.

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