"Puttin' on the Ritz..."
Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island for Kids and Teens
Small children in beachwear trudge through the posh lobby, the restaurant has kids' meals, and the Ritz has a full and half-day Ritz Kids program.
Meanwhile, in addition to Ritz Kids club for younger kids, the resort has made a big effort with teens with "Our Space", for ages 13 to 19.
Our Space has "Teen Concierges" and a changing list of activities, such as beach games, water sports, night sports, video game challenges, beach kayaking, bike hikes, pizza and movie nights. Surf lessons and surf clinics are a hit with teens at the Ritz Carlton.
Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island: Features
Golf, spa, fine dining, are some of the adult pleasures here. The Ritz-Carlton on Amelia Island is known for fine dining, and its "Salt" restaurant has a kids' menu.
Another feature is an excellent golf course, with special lessons for teens and kids.
Finally: the Ritz Carlton celebrates some holidays: Independence Day is a major bash with carnival, cookout, and of course fireworks; Christmas means fabulous decorations that start on Thanksgiving weekend.
Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island: Pools and Play
Fine dining and golf are all very well, but kids care more about the swimming pool. The Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island has a fun kiddie pool, and an indoor pool (above) as well as a large outdoor pool. There's also a kids' play area.
Meanwhile, at the beach kids can enjoy jump in the waves, or play in warm lagoons at low tides.
Find Out More:
- See the Ritz-Carlton site
- check visitors' comments at TripAdvisor.com
-Check flights and car rentals
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