Amelia Island makes ‘Best Islands’ list

Amelia Island is one of the Top 10 “Best Islands in the United States” according to the readers of travel + Leisure Magazine, according to a media release. This is the fourth consecutive year Amelia Island has made the travel magazine’s “World’s Best Awards” list, now in its 27th year. The No. 10 finish puts Amelia Island in exceptional company, joining other notable destinations such as the Golden Isles, Georgia; the Outer Banks, North Carolina; and Hilton Head, South Carolina.

“By once again voting Amelia Island among the best in the country, the discerning readers of Travel + Leisure have made it clear this destination has what they value most in an unforgettable island getaway,” said Gil Langley, president of the Amelia Island Convention and Visitors Bureau, in the release. “Beyond our remarkable natural beauty and growing list of amenities and attractions, it is our local tourism industry’s commitment to delivering the kind of memorable experiences that have made Amelia one of the world’s best places to travel.”

The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island, one of the island’s top-rated resorts, was also recognized by the readers of Travel + Leisure, being voted No. 9 among the “Best Resorts in Florida.”

The World’s Best Awards is a travel awards program run by Travel + Leisure and based on an annual reader survey. The annual awards honor the top travel destinations, hotels, and companies worldwide. The winners will appear in the August 2022 issue of Travel + Leisure magazine.