Named by Travel+Leisure as one of America’s top three most romantic towns and voted by Country Living as one of the best small towns for a romantic getaway, Fernandina Beach – on laid back, world-renowned Amelia Island – offers treasures and pleasant surprises for all ages.  And couples who want to escape their hectic daily lives this Valentine’s Day have no shortage of attractive options for making it a wonderful weekend they’ll always remember.

For example, you can take advantage of special offers at our fine resorts. 

The Ritz-Carlton’s “Romance Package” starts with a bottle of champagne, chocolate-covered strawberries and a rose petal turndown on the evening of your arrival.   It includes daily breakfast for two at their Coast restaurant with valet parking.   Also, Chef d’ Cuisine Rick Laughlin at SALT has created a special romantic four-course Adventure Menu.   And you’ll want to treat yourselves to custom salt scrubs and indulgent wraps in the spa.  Visit www.ritzcarlton.com/en/hotels/florida/amelia-island for details.

Omni Amelia Island Plantation has couples luxurious overnight oceanfront accommodations and a special wine-paired dinner for two on Valentine’s Day at Sunrise Cafe, a four-course dinner at The Verandah, a Sunrise Cafe four-course menu with wine pairings and live music, a romantic sunset kayak tour, and “Cupid’s Cupcake Pedicure”, featuring a rich effervescent bath of coconut and sweet almond oils, softening and smoothing with sweet cream sea salt and rice bran oil exfoliation, and an application of whipped shea butter.  Get more information at www.omnihotels.com/hotels/amelia-island-plantation.

If you’d rather stay downtown in Fernandina Beach’s popular historic district, call the Blue Heron Inn at (904) 445-9034 and book their limited-availability Valentine Package.  Use special code VAL2020 and enjoy two romantic nights in one of their six luxurious, beautifully-restored guest rooms, a gourmet breakfast, the secluded swimming pool and walking distance to pristine beaches, restaurants and shops and more.

Of course, any visit is also a great opportunity to see some of the great new homes for sale  Fernandina Beach Florida, has available and get a feel for the local lifestyle.  At Artisan Homes, we’re proud of our reputation as a quality builder who’s expertise has brought many buyers’ Amelia Island dreams to life.

You can’t get more romantic than a horseback ride on the beach, and Amelia Island State Park is one of the few spots in the country where couples can still enjoy the experience.  There are also horse-drawn carriage rides through picturesque downtown streets, food and wine tours, and of course, the beauty of beach sunrises and evening strolls to the marina, where locals go to watch the sunset.

Over 100 local restaurants serve up dishes representing all corners of the globe.  You can choose everything from Asian street food to French crepe and Spanish tapas to New York-style deli standards, plus the bounty of Amelia Island’s local seafood. 

You’ll find plenty of interesting places to explore during your stay, either alone or with organized tours, along with the shows and concerts you can enjoy at the Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival, Amelia Community Theatre and Amelia Musical Playhouse.

As we decided on where to build new homes for sale, Fernandina Beach Florida was an obvious choice because we were captivated by the friendliness of the people who choose to live in this special corner of Northeast Florida.  They’re an important part of the charm that brings visitors back again and again.

If you’ve never been to Amelia Island, this Valentine’s Day – when love is in the air – is the perfect time for you and your partner to take time for yourselves and learn why it’s such a popular destination.

And you’ll soon understand why, when it comes to new homes for sale Fernandina Beach Florida, is a very hot market for buyers.

At Artisan Homes, we’re here to help whenever you’re ready. 

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