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You’ll find the relaxation rooms at The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Amelia Island are calm, residential style spaces where you can wait for your spa experience to begin. After checking in to The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Amelia Island, a valet will escort you to the locker room, where you’ll be able to change into your robe and spa slippers. The locker room’s décor matches that of the spa as a whole, painted in a calming shade of teal blue with white molding, while the striped carpet features a wavelike pattern that echoes the Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star spa’s marine motif. There are comfortable white padded stools for dressing as well as separate rooms should you want additional privacy, and all lockers come with programmable locks. Vanities inside the dressing rooms come stocked with hair dryers, deodorant, hairspray and combs, which will be of use after you use the heated pool or eucalyptus steam room. And the white-tiled restrooms across the hall contain all the toiletries you’ll need, from mouthwash to a soothing milky facial wash.
Once you’re ready, your spa valet will lead you to the relaxation lounge, located just down the hall. The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Amelia Island actually offers three relaxation lounges: one coed and the others for males or females only. All the lounges offer snacks like yogurt-covered pretzels and vegetable chips along with hot tea and water. The coed lounge overlooking the Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star spa’s private outdoor swimming pool and lounge chairs is more casual. It features a fireplace with a mantel decorated with large white starfish — curl up on the sofa here with a book after your massage.
The male and female relaxation lounges, meanwhile, offer spa-goers a tranquil yet homey spot for starting or extending that blissful spa mood. Teal and yellow padded wooden chairs and stools are covered with blankets in a light green and cream floral print, while wooden side tables feature a selection of nature-themed books like The Most Beautiful Gardens in the World and Grounds for Pleasure plus the latest issues of Vogue or The New York Times Magazine. While soft background music creates a sense of calm, all the relaxation lounges are sunny and with an open feeling, almost like a family living room where you can chat quietly among friends.