SOURCE: Amelia Island Convention & Visitor's Bureau

Amelia Island Convention & Visitor's Bureau

August 20, 2009 08:30 ET

Military Gets Special "Seaside Salute" on Florida's Amelia Island

Savings of up to 40 Percent for Military Personnel

AMELIA ISLAND, FL--(Marketwire - August 20, 2009) - Active duty, reserve and retired members of the U.S. Armed Forces and their families can now take advantage of savings of up to 40 percent through a special Seaside Salute* on Amelia Island Florida. Voted one of the Top 10 North American Islands in Conde Nast Traveler's "Reader's Choice Awards" for two consecutive years, Amelia Island is an ideal location for a welcome home celebration, Florida beach vacation or family getaway. Thirteen of the island's award-winning accommodations are offering an arsenal of military special offers and discounts. Specific details are listed at Participating properties include:

--  The Addison on Amelia Island (14-room boutique inn) - 15 percent off
    for Active Duty Military
--  Amelia Hotel at the Beach (family-owned, oceanview hotel) - $69 rate
--  Amelia Island Plantation (1,350-acre beach resort) - $119 rate
--  The Amelia Island Williams House (southern Victorian inn) - 10 percent
--  Beachside Motel Inn (the island's only oceanfront motel) - 10 percent
--  Comfort Suites - Only steps from Main Beach - $79 rate
--  Elizabeth Point Lodge (one of 50 great beach resorts by Travel +
    Leisure) - 15 percent off
--  Hampton Inn Amelia Island (one block from the beach) - $89 rate
--  Hampton Inn & Suites Amelia Island (Fernandina Beach historic harbor-
    front hotel) - $84 rate
--  The Hoyt House (1905 bed and breakfast) - 10 percent off; 15 percent
    off for Vietnam Veterans
--  Residence Inn Amelia Island (area's newest hotel) - $79 rate for one-
    bedroom suite
--  The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island (AAA Four-Diamond luxury resort) -
    $129 rate
--  Summer Beach Resort (condominium accommodations with resort amenities) - 
    20 percent off

Offering an irresistible mix of quiet beaches, natural beauty, championship golf, and unique history, Amelia is unlike any other Florida destination. The island is also home to Fernandina Beach, FL, once a vibrant Victorian seaport village, and now a charming downtown district of eclectic shops, attractions, and eateries.

-Amelia Island Convention & Visitor's Bureau-

* Advance reservations are required. Military ID must be presented at time of check-in. Some blackout dates or other restrictions may apply. Rates shown do not include applicable taxes. Offer may not be combined with any other offer, promotion, or package. Check with individual property for specific terms and conditions.

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