Ritz-Carlton Amelia Islan
Amelia Island, Florida
Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island, Florida. As part of our partnership for the Women’s Leadership Institute, NASPA does not manage hotel reservations or event registrations.
Lodging is provided by the beautiful Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island. The associations have negotiated a deeply discounted rate of $165 for this conference for either single or double occupancy. The resort offers many amenities including spa and golf. You are within a stone's throw of the beach, and the resort offers complimentary coffee and water for morning beach walkers. There is a fitness center available for no charge, but the spa also offers a wonderful day pass for $25, which includes use of the newly remodeled spa pool, sauna, hot tub, relaxation room, and locker room.
The resort is just a short drive to the 55-block historic district in Fernandina Beach. It is a quaint historic sea village with antiques, dining, novelty shops, and jewelers.
The most used airport in the area is the Jacksonville International Airport (JAX), located about 30 minutes from resort. For smaller aircraft, Fernandina Beach Municipal Airport is designed to accommodate Gulfstream V aircraft or smaller. It has six runways and serves all aircraft other than major airlines.
Rental cars are available at the airport, but please note there is a valet fee of $15 if you have a car at the resort (this is a discounted rate and you must mention ACUI to the valet). There is no option to self-park at the resort.