Press release: Couples are invited to indulge their romantic side this Valentine’s Day on beautiful Amelia Island, regularly voted among the most romantic getaways in the United States. Whether a moonlit stroll on white, sandy beaches, an adventure for two paddling scenic waterways, a luxurious couples’ massage or a decadent candlelit dinner, Amelia Island provides the perfect setting relax, reconnect and celebrate love. This year, Valentine’s Day (Feb. 14) is the Friday before Presidents Day (Feb. 17), allowing some romantics to linger longer with a three-day or even four-day weekend on Amelia. Adding to the island’s year-round romantic appeal, Amelia Island is setting the mood with sweetheart deals* to make visitors swoon this Valentine’s Day. They include:

– For a ritzy, romantic beach getaway, the Romance Package at The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island includes a welcome bottle of house champagne and chocolate covered strawberries, and a rose petal turndown the night of arrival. Complimentary breakfast for two at Coast, a late check-out of 2 p.m. and complimentary valet parking are also included. Packages start at just $649/night.

Also at The Ritz, treat your Valentine to an award-winning experience at Salt Restaurant. Chef Rick Laughlin presents an experience for the senses with a romantic, four-course Adventure Menu for $155 per guest.

Also, The Ritz-Carlton Spa is offering two amazing specials for two. Create a custom salt scrub for two and blend a luxurious mix of smells, personalized to your skincare, and packed in two 8 oz. containers for you to continue enjoying at home ($85/couple). For an intimate spa experience, reserve the Wrap to Remember special, a 2.5 hour experience that includes a soothing bath for two, sugar scrub and exotic Noni fruit body butter wrap where you’ll be cocooned together in a thermal blanket. The one-of-a-kind experience also includes a warm scalp and body massage and starts at $475/couple.

– Romance reigns supreme at the Blue Heron Inn, a 19th-century home transformed into a beautiful bed & breakfast in Amelia Island’s historic Victorian village. Couples can enjoy a complimentary bottle of champagne and a dozen chocolate covered strawberries with a two-night minimum stay between Feb. 13 and Feb. 16. Call (904) 445-9034 to book your reservation. Use special code VAL2020.

– Whisk your loved one away for an overnight coastal getaway at The Omni Amelia Island Plantation. Enjoy overnight oceanfront accommodations and a special wine-paired dinner for two on Valentine’s Day at Sunrise Café. Packages begin at $299/night.

If food is your love language, dine at one of the amazing restaurants at the Plantation. Enjoy a four-course dinner with wine pairings and live music at the Sunrise Café ($92.50/person) The Verandah is also setting the table for a romantic four-course dinner. Join them on Feb. 14 or 15 and enjoy your choice of an appetizer, entrée and sweet ending ($75/person). Call (904) 432-1467 for reservations. And nothing says romance quite like an ocean view. Enjoy dinner from Feb 14 to Feb. 16 at the Oceanside at Omni Amelia Island Plantation. Dine on goat cheese stuffed filets and crab crusted shrimp with your valentine ($55/person). Call (904) 432-1467 for reservations.

Adventure awaits lovebirds as they paddle off into the sunset. This Valentine’s Day, let the Omni arrange some quality time with your valentine as you take in the beauty of nature while paddling through the marsh. The kayak tour starts at 4:30 p.m. and lasts 1.5 hours. You will return just in time to pour a glass of champagne and enjoy a breathtaking sunset ($75/person). Call (904) 321-5082 for reservations.

Cupid pays a visit to Amelia Island at The Spa at Omni Amelia Island Plantation. Relax and soak it all in with a Cupid’s Cupcake Pedicure for just $65/person. Call (904) 432-2220 for reservations.

A complete list of Valentine’s Day offers and events on Amelia Island, and ideas for planning a romantic island getaway, can be found online at

* All packages and special offers are based on availability. Restrictions apply and vary by property. Contact individual properties for restrictions and to book a package.

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