AMELIA ISLAND, FL--(Marketwired - May 14, 2014) - The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island welcomes summer with the launch of "Weekday Breakaway" with $500 in resort credits Sunday through Thursday during July and August 2014. Located on the secluded Northeast coast of Florida with luxury accommodations and a breathtaking beach setting, there is simply no better backdrop for a fabulous beach retreat.
"The 'Weekday Breakaway' provides a rare opportunity to personalize experiences for family vacations, girlfriend getaways and romantic retreats, during our prime, summer season," says James E. McManemon, the resort's general manager. "There is something for everyone from sunrise to sunset," he adds.
Early morning risers and sport enthusiasts can use the resort credits toward an array of beach exercise classes, tennis and championship golf. For those inclined to adventure, there are numerous activities and lessons that take advantage of the warm ocean water including surfing, paddle boarding and ocean kayaking. There is even a guided kayak tour through majestic marshes at sunset. When the adults are out, children can have their own personal experience at Ritz Kids with full and half day programs from Jean-Michael Cousteau Ambassadors of the Environment.
If it's relaxation and pampering one yearns for, The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Amelia Island offers proprietary experiences native to the region including the intriguing Heaven in a Hammock treatment and the indulgent Honey Butter Wrap. And of course, for the foodie in everyone, there is an opportunity to dine at Salt, where Chef de Cuisine Rick Laughlin dazzles guests nightly by taking familiar Florida cuisine and adding his unique twist that awakens all your senses. His renowned smoked Shrimp and Grits are a perfect example of culinary excellence and like the rest of The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island experiences you'll be longing for more.
Guests can reserve the three or more nights, "Weekday Breakaway" now through August 28, 2014. For reservations, contact your travel professional, call The Ritz-Carlton at 800-241-3333 or visit www.ritzcarlton.com/ameliaisland.
About The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island: The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island is Northeast Florida's premier oceanfront resort. Designated with two AAA Five Diamond Awards, the hotel is known for its unique natural beauty and warm Southern charm. This luxury resort is home to the award-winning restaurant, Salt, and The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Amelia Island, named one of the top spas in the world by the readers of Condé Nast Traveler. Featured amenities include three pools, on-site golf, fitness center, children's recreational programs, and 446 guest rooms and suites all with new coastal redesign, private balcony and a view of the Atlantic coastline. For reservations, please call The Ritz-Carlton toll-free at 1-800-241-3333 or visit www.ritzcarlton.com/ameliaisland. For information on The Ritz-Carlton Company visit www.ritzcarlton.com.
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. of Chevy Chase, Md., currently operates 86 hotels in the Americas, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and the Caribbean. More than 30 hotel and residential projects are under development around the globe. The Ritz-Carlton is the only service company to have twice earned the prestigious Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award which recognizes outstanding customer service. For more information, or reservations, contact a travel professional, call toll free in the U.S. 1-800-241-3333, or visit the company website at www.ritzcarlton.com. The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR)