“Happily ever after” begins with the perfect honeymoon getaway on Amelia Island. Embark on your life together as husband and wife by creating cherished memories on this exquisite and unspoiled barrier island. Your honeymoon is the most romantic part of your wedding event! After your vows are said, the cake is cut, and you’ve danced the night away, it’s time for romance and relaxation on one of Florida’s favorite vacation destinations.
From a dreamy carriage ride through the Historic District to a romantic candlelit dinner to his and hers spa treatments or a game of golf, Amelia Island has a multitude of activities and events to keep a honeymooning couple busy, that is, if they want to be busy! Still one of Florida’s best kept secrets, honeymooning couples can bask serenely in Amelia Island’s intimate spaces, enjoying tranquil beaches or cozy bistros for quiet times together. Or let one of our local charter captains take you for a lovely sunset cruise or sail. And if you’re up for some lively adventure, try your hand at jet skiing, fishing, or surfing.
There’s always something happening on Amelia Island, from the Concours d’Elegance and the Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival to the swingin’ Amelia Island Jazz Festival, just to name a few, which will make your honeymoon a memorable experience. And this enchanting island paradise is abounding in comfortable accommodations, whether you’re looking for a sumptuous hotel, an historic bed-and-breakfast inn, or a friendly hotel by the beach. You’ll find Southern hospitality is a way of life in Fernandina Beach, with everyone eager to make your honeymoon the trip of a lifetime. Amelia Island is beckoning… come join us!
In the center of Fernandina Beach, The Fairbanks House has been recognized as one of the most beautiful bed and breakfast inns in the country. Recently named the “Best Place to Elope” by WhereToElope.com, the inn boasts striking Italianate architecture, along with rooms that are charming and comfortable, many with Jacuzzis and private porches. Innkeeper and owner Theresa Hamilton provides wine and chocolate-covered strawberries upon your arrival, as well as spa robes, upscale amenities, and free WiFi in the rooms. “We cater to romance,” says Hamilton. “We are all about quiet, romantic getaways, and we can accommodate every need.” Several of the oversized rooms even have small kitchens and all rooms have coffee makers. A two-course breakfast, complimentary use of bikes, a pool and beach equipment, along with evening beverages and hors d’oeuvres, round out the carefree pampering that couples will remember for a lifetime.
Located just steps from the Atlantic Ocean is the Amelia Hotel at the Beach. This locally owned and operated hotel is convenient to area attractions, dining and shopping. “Our hotel offers spacious guest rooms with a location designed to leave guests with great memories at affordable prices,” says Holly Germano, General Manager. “Guests love the comfortable rooms with abundant amenities, Hot & Healthy Breakfast, as well as our evening refreshments—and our Lobby Lounge is the perfect place to enjoy a night cap.”
Elizabeth Pointe offers newleyweds oceanfront relaxation with refined Southern hospitality. Wrap-around porches, beautifully decorated rooms, seaside dining at The Pointe Restaurant, 24/7 room service and staff to exceed your expectations will all be a part of your stay at Elizabeth Pointe. Relax in a rocking chair with a glass of sweet tea and ocean views from the broad porch and you will see why this Inn received the 2017 Conde Nast Best Service Award and is featured as one of Southern Living Magazine’s Great Inns of the South.
Suites located on the Elizabeth Pointe property just next to the main Inn offer more secluded options for honeymoon couples, with private sundecks and balcony options, all with the amenities the Inn offers. Add the honeymoon package to any stay to make your oceanfront romantic getaway on Amelia Island complete.
Amelia Island is also a great jumping off place for other destinations. Wallace Pierson Travel, a local, full-service travel source, offers a network of contacts and experienced and well-traveled agents who can provide honeymoon packages with VIP status worldwide.
Honeymooning couples are known to return again and again to Amelia Island, to recreate their special day. It’s an extraordinary place where new lives begin, and memories are made to last a lifetime.