Today's Forecast: 100% Chance of Fun!
Updated: Mar 13
The bags are packed, the itinerary in hand and you are mentally going through your vacation checklist. The one thing you can't control - the weather. No stress, this island paradise has everything you want to keep the whole family happy under any weather conditions.
When the weather isn't behaving, it's the perfect time to come and enjoy our rescued critter friends at the Nature Center. Enjoy a warm hello from Buddy the macaw. Stick around and chat for awhile, he loves meeting new people. Explore the marine and reptile habitats or even build your very own Tanner the Turtle. When the rain eases up, walk outside to the back dock to feed our lake turtles or rent some fishing poles to cast a line for a perfect afternoon. Open daily from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
THE SPA AT AMELIA ISLAND PLANTATION
Don't get the rainy day blues, instead book yourself some time to unwind in the serenity of The Spa. From the moment you step through the doors you will feel a direct connection with relaxation. Enjoy an array of herbal teas and organic citrus water as you stretch out in the meditation garden and sun room. Then, rejuvenate with a spa treatments that includes couple massages, facials and steam showers as well as our signature Sea, Salt and Sand Package and Spa Day Out Packages. The full-service salon also offers haircuts, hair-styling, manicures, pedicures and more.
Nothing spells "fun" like a little competition and nothing smells better than pizza fresh out of the oven. Luckily, we have both! Our surf-inspired pizza joint serves a myriad of fresh ingredients on hand-tossed dough. The secret is in the salt, with the dough infused with sea salt water, this pizza is bubbling over with deliciousness. Whatever your preference; a game of pool, conquering the pin ball machine or a custom pizza, it's all waiting for you at Natural Slice. Times change seasonally, please check our website or call the concierge at (904) 432-1467.
Packed full of games for the whole family, when the clouds are looking gray, the Gamers Lounge welcomes you to play. Stop in for foosball, air hockey, video games or simply to hang out. Open daily from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., access is available with your key card.
THE SHOPS OF AMELIA ISLAND PLANTATION
Sometimes, the best thing to do on a rainy day is to indulge in a little retail therapy. Call for one of our complimentary shuttles for some destination shopping. The Shops of Amelia Island Plantation feature a wide selection of one-of-a-kind boutiques, restaurants, souvenir stores and your favorite national retailers all open daily for your shopping pleasure. Located within walking distance of the hotel, this quaint, pedestrian and pet-friendly shopping village offers something for everyone – from fine art to homemade ice cream. On weekends enjoy dining al fresco with live music.
"Sunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind braces us up, storms are exhilarating; there is really no such thing as bad weather, only different kinds of good weather." - John Ruskin.