It took but one step off the plane for the warmth of Jamaica to wash away winter’s chill that had been circulating in my body. What a very welcome relief. This immediately puts me in a better frame of mind and sets the stage for a pleasing start to this beautiful Caribbean island.
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The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Collection is known for unforgettable experiences at top world destinations. Unparalleled service, wonderful amenities, and top-notch restaurants make a getaway at any of their locations worth remembering for all the right reasons. In need of some warm Florida sunshine, I make my way to their Amelia Island resort.
In addition to the most luxurious accommodations at the world’s top destinations, the Ritz-Carlton Hotel Collection is known for superb dining. Their elegant restaurants pair incredible cuisine and unparalleled service, satisfying the most discerning palate. Their Amelia Island resort more than upholds this top-notch standard. I had the pleasure of spending a weekend at Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island that included a simply outstanding dinner at their AAA 5-Diamond award-winning restaurant – Salt.
As my eyes land on the high masonry wall, covered with cascading pink flowers, I spy a colorful estate standing tall behind it. I immediately realize I have arrived at someplace special. Climbing the stairs into the main lobby, I quickly feel as if I’m at someone’s home and not a hotel. Old style Nassau is seen, heard, and felt everywhere I look – old world elegance is found in the dark wood furnishings, a jazz singer playing the piano, and a cigar maker rolling the perfect cigars for those want to puff the night away.