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Showing posts with label Amelia Island. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Amelia Island. Show all posts

September 23, 2018

Tour of Florida - Discover Amelia Island

Our recent attendance at the 2018 Florida Governor's Conference on Tourism was inspiring, to say the very least. Based on the information we gathered at the event, we have selected a few highlighted locations to spotlight on a virtual "tour" of Florida. These articles will be released in a series - each featuring a different location. For more information on the destinations we're featuring, please click here. For now, please enjoy our very first feature on Amelia Island. Please note - information contained in this feature is not based on firsthand experience, but from promotional materials put out by representatives of the featured location at the 2018 Governor's Conference. 


-OVERVIEW-

Amelia is 13 miles long and two miles wide, with preserved park lands at its northern and southern tipsmaking up nearly 10% of the entire island... Amelia Island is edged with natural Appalachian quartz beaches and framed by sand dunes as high as 40 feet. Amelia Island is consistently ranked among the best of the best, including: one of the Top Beaches in Florida (USA Today, 2017), the No. 4 Happiest Seaside Town (Coastal Living, 2017), one of the South’s Best Small Towns (Southern Living, 2016), and seven consecutive years among the Top 10 U.S. Islands (Conde Nast Traveler’s Reader’s Choice Awards). 

March 6, 2018

FLORIDA - Fifth Annual 'Fish to Fork' Culinary Weekend Returns to Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort


Event at luxury Amelia Island resort features returning competitors from year's past for unique culinary competition

AMELIA ISLAND, Fla., March 6, 2018 - Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort presents the fifth annual "Fish to Fork" culinary weekend May 17-20, 2018. Executive Chef Daven Wardynski and the culinary staff at the resort will once again welcome visitors to their coastal oasis for this one of a kind "dock-to-dish" experience.

Alongside breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean, guests will be treated to a premiere "foodie" experience that challenges chefs to showcase their unique skillsets. The Main Event on Saturday, May 19 from 6-10 p.m. includes an Individual and Group Challenge, where chefs will showcase the versatility of some of the island's native ingredients.