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Amelia Island Plantation Loves Families

Submitted by on Thursday, September 3, 2009One Comment
photo credit: Amelia Island Plantation Resort

photo credit: Amelia Island Plantation Resort

Looking for a gorgeous kid-friendly resort in Florida? Check out the Amelia Island Plantation!  Not only is it surrounded by natural beauty with 3-1/2 miles of beachfront and a full-time Nature Center, but they have FUN activities for both kids and parents!

This Labor Day weekend, they are hosting a Barbadan “Bridgetown Market”. This event will give people an opportunity to learn about Barbados and their way of life. Entrance to the market is free of charge and families can enjoy:

Saturday September 5th, 10am-4pm – “Bridgetown Market” on the grounds of The Spa & Shops

  •  mini parade
  •  hair braiding
  •  face painting
  •  free rum and alcohol tastings
  •  free blood pressure check by the Barbadian Nurses Association
  •  Barbadian food and arts & crafts for sale
  •  steel pan performances
  •  live cooking demonstrations by Barbadian Celebrity Chef, Chef Paul
  •  sampling of Barbadian food
  •  stilt walkers… and so much more!

Even if you can’t make it this weekend, the Amelia Island Plantation has so much to offer families, it’s a top destination anytime!

Some of the family-friendly amenities include:
Age-specific teen and youth activities, tennis and golf clinics, biking and hiking trails, attend the Just For Kids dinner party, where kids can go on hayrides, or search for treasure; kids age 3-10 can enjoy Kids Camp Amelia, where kids play morning, afternoon, or all day!  Check the website for teen activities.

There is so much to explore on the resort property and nearby, it’s a perfect ‘home base’ for a relaxing and fun family vacation.

Get the best rates on your stay at the Amelia Island Plantation through our secure reservations site.

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