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Here is our definitive guide to staying in Orlando & Florida. Have a look at our Florida map where you can zoom in, zoom out, drag map to view the beaches in Florida etc.... There is lots of really useful information on Orlando & Florida attractions, Orlando restaurants, Orlando shopping, Florida beaches & golf courses to help make your visit to Orlando and Florida a memorable experience.

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The Definitive Guide to Orlando & Florida 2017

We have been visiting Florida since 1997 and have travelled across most of the state since then, experiencing all that is great about the sunshine state of Florida.

On this handy Florida map & guide, we have mapped places to visit in Florida which we believe you could be interested in and would like to visit. Click on a map marker to read about the particular location. Use the filters above the map to show more or less information. Please share this page.

If you have found any gems which we have not listed, please let us know and we will happily add them to the map.

We manage a total of 531 properties and have to date booked over 3,500 family holidays through our website amounting to over 6,000 weeks (42,000 nights). All our clients are very happy with our service.

Highlands Reserve

The prestigious and well established Highlands Reserve Golf and Country Club is set in undulating countryside surrounded by orange groves, oaks and pine trees. This highly popular and sought after community features wide tree lined boulevards, pavements, street lighting and green areas with many villas having either golf course or conservation views. Easy walking distance to shops and restaurants . A safe environment for children to play. Citrus trees can be found dotted around the golf course. Facilities available to renting guests include Tennis Courts, 76' (23m) Community Pool, Golf Club House & championship 18 hole (par 72) golf course & a children's play area. The clubhouse features a pro-shop and serves snacks and drinks.

See all 116 villas we have at Highlands Reserve

Emerald Island Resort

Emerald Island Resort is surrounded by 300 acres of genuine wildlife conservation area, which includes a large shady woodland area in the centre of the community. Only 3 miles from Walt Disney World and a very short walk or drive to shopping and restaurants, this luxury resort serves as a relaxing haven from the hustle & bustle. At the centre of activity for the community is the large clubhouse with luxurious heated community swimming pool - the perfect place for a days sunbathing with alcoholic drinks available from the poolside Tiki Bar.

See all 26 villas we have at Emerald Island Resort

Watersong Resort

Watersong Resort is a luxurious gated enclave of private villas with most having beautiful conservation or lake views & high levels of privacy not typically found on traditional older villa rental developments. It is tucked well away from the hustle & bustle of Kissimmee, yet only a short distance from Disney and the many other magical delights of Orlando. Watersong features a large resort style pool & spa, friendly & helpful reception staff, a cyber café with high speed internet access, fully equipped gymnasium with the latest cardio vascular equipment, games room, spacious lounge area with large screen TV, putting green, sand volleyball court & a children's play area.

See all 18 villas we have at Watersong Resort

Windsor Hills Resort

Windsor Hills Resort is considered a premier vacation resort with first class resort amenities, located in Kissimmee, only 2 miles from Disney's main gate. This highly popular gated community features wide tree lined boulevards, pavements, street lighting & recreation areas - a safe environment for children of all ages, especially the zero entry beach style double Olympic sized community swimming pool. The location offers fast access to all attractions, shopping malls & restaurants in the area. The fantastic location of Windsor Hills Resort allows you to visit the parks in the morning, come back for a dip in the pool & be back in the parks for dinner & fireworks.

See all 13 villas we have at Windsor Hills Resort

Serenity / Retreat Silver Creek

Serenity & The Retreat at Silver Creek are 2 Townhouse resort communities adjacent to Silver Creek, nestled in a natural landscape just minutes from Disney World. Situated along the US27, just minutes north of the western end of US192, Serenity is close to local shops & supermarkets on the US27 and Disney is just 10 minutes away. A great selection of restaurants on the US192 are within 5 mins drive & include favourites such as Bahama Breeze, Joes Crab Shack, Applebee's, Carrabbas, The Olive Garden, Outback, Houlihans and Bonefish. Serenity boasts a clubhouse with communal pool, fitness centre, indoor cafe & bar area.

See all 11 villas we have at Serenity / Retreat Silver Creek

Solterra Resort

Solterra Resort is gated community & is located less than 2 miles away from Posner Park at the junction of the I-4 & US27. Disney is only 10 minutes from Solterra Resort & there are 10 world class golf courses within a 3 mile radius of the community. There is a wide selection of shops, bars & excellent restaurants nearby as well as the Champions Gate shopping plaza which is about 1 mile away. The spacious clubhouse features an internet room, fitness center, a large gathering room, resort style pool, picnic area, children's playground & volleyball court.

See all 8 villas we have at Solterra Resort

Ridgewood Lakes

The gated community of Ridgewood Lakes is a gated 18-hole championship golf course community on the US27 just 15 minutes from Disney & only 2 miles from the I-4 giving easy access to all of Orlando's & central Florida's attractions. The community boasts a communal pool, children's play area & 4 tennis courts. Nearby restaurants include Applebee's, Chilli's and the excellent Manny's Chop House on US27 plus fine dining options include Zen & Trevi's at the Omni Resort at Champions Gate or Eleven & Forte at nearby Reunion Resort. Numerous shops are literally minutes away.

See all 7 villas we have at Ridgewood Lakes

Crescent Lakes

Crescent Lakes is located 25 - 30 minutes drive from Disney & is surrounded by conservation land which is home to deer, turtles, armadillos, eagles, natives birds, mammals & reptiles. There are shops & super-markets near-by, as well as many restaurants & other activities such as the worlds largest Sky-Coaster (a 300 foot free fall on the end of a steel rope). Boggy Creek Airboat rides is a 15 minute drive away.

See all 6 villas we have at Crescent Lakes

Veranda Palms

The relatively new gated community of Veranda Palms resort near Kissimmee is designed as a private oasis and is located just off the US192. Veranda Palms offers 1 & 2 storey 4, 5 & 6 bedroom luxury villas with private pools. It is ideally located for all amenities & is walking distance dozens of bars and restaurants, from steak houses to pizza parlours, & the huge Walmart and Target superstores. Disney is a 20 mnutes drive away & Medieval Times Dinner Show is only 5 minutes drive away. Veranda Palms is also just a short stroll away from the wonderful Shingle Creek Nature Reserve which transports you back to the Florida of the 1800's.

See all 5 villas we have at Veranda Palms

Cypress Pointe

The small gated community of Cypress Pointe with around 60 luxury villas is located in Davenport & is close to plenty of restaurants & shops at Champions Gate & Reunion. Disney is 20 minutes away & Universal Studios / SeaWorld are 25 minutes away. With the I-4 close by, you can get to the Gulf & Atlantic beaches in just over an hour. The 3 championship golf courses of Reunion Resort are just across the road & Champions Gate Golf Course is a few minutes away.

See all 4 villas we have at Cypress Pointe

The Shire at West Haven

The Shire at West Haven is a small gated community offering luxury Orlando villas, located just off Ronald Reagan Parkway in Davenport, being less than 15 miles from Disney. West Haven is a large estate made of six smaller communities. The Shire offers a fitness centre, swimming pool, cluhouse, tennis & volleyball courts. The Shire is minutes from Champions Gate shopping area with supermarkets, restaurants, fast food outlets including a good selection of American style / holiday restaurants such as Applebees, Chillis & the excellent Mannys Chop House. There are many golf courses less than 5 minutes away.

See all 4 villas we have at The Shire at West Haven

Reunion Resort

The 2,300 acre gated luxury Reunion resort is literally minutes from Disney World and caters for the whole family with its central attraction “The Grande Hotel” & its Seven Eagles Pool Pavilion activity complex. There are from 4 - 12 bedroom Luxury vacation rentals & villas on Reunion Resort. With the excellent golf courses, award winning tennis centre, fully serviced spa & fitness centre, biking, walking & hiking trails, multi-level water-park including numerous slides, lazy river, waterfalls, interactive children's pools & a pool bar all set in tropical landscaped surroundings.

See all 3 villas we have at Reunion Resort

Indian Point

Indian Point is a quiet residential vacation villa community just off the US192 right behind Wal-Mart and only a 10 - 15 minute drive from Walt Disney World and Universal Studios and SeaWorld both less than a 30 minute drive away. The US192 offers a great selection of popular restaurants and shops and other attractions and is a perfect location to spend your vacation close to. Indian Point offers a great selection of 3 bedroom, 4 bedroom and 5 bedroom Orlando villas all with private pools.

See all 3 villas we have at Indian Point

Calabay Parc

The prestigious Calabay Parc is located on US27 about 5 minutes north of the I-4, the main highway to all the Disney Attractions, SeaWorld, Universal Studios, Islands of Adventure & the main shopping malls. Calabay Parc is an immaculately maintained, peaceful community consisting of 3 – 5 bedroom luxury & executive villas, all with private pools. About 1/2 mile from the community you will find a Walgreens pharmacy, Publix supermarket, and petrol station. Champions Gate Golf Course and shopping complex are only 5 minutes away. The US192 is a 5 minute drive North. This major thoroughfare boasts every conceivable type of shop and restaurant.

See all 2 villas we have at Calabay Parc

Tuscan Hills

Tuscan Hills is located on the US27, just a 20 - 25 minutes drive to Walt Disney World, as well as the well-known US192 with its plentiful selection of shops, bars & restaurants. Tuscan Hills is a well kept gated Mediterranean style community & landscaped throughout, offering a large clubhouse with a fitness room, child's play room, a tennis court and sand volleyball court. Tuscan Hills offers 3, 4 & 5 bedroom detatched and terraced courtyard villas. There is a range of shops, restaurants & supermarkets all within a few minutes drive.

See all 2 villas we have at Tuscan Hills

Eagle Pointe

Eagle Pointe has a great peaceful location, just off Poinciana Boulevard in Kissimmee & just 8 miles (12 minutes drive) to Disney. Kissimmee with its large selection of restaurants, shops & attractions, including a large 24-hour Wal-Mart store, is only a few minutes drive away. Eagle Pointe is a quiet gated part-residential community built around 3 lakes. The community offers a mixture of 1 & 2 storey vacation homes set within a wooded conservation area. Most homes offer either conservation woodland or lakeside views.

See all 2 villas we have at Eagle Pointe

Providence

Providence is one of the latest premium gated communities to spring up within the Davenport area south west of Orlando and boasts a fabulous variety of spacious high quality villas, all of which come complete with large screened private pools. Being built upon 2,200 pristine acres and located within a natural environment, Providence Golf & Country Club also boasts a fantastic Mike Dasher designed 18 hole golf course, complete with an elegant clubhouse and pro-shop. The golf course caters for players of all abilities and offers great value for money. With easy access to the I4, all of the major Orlando theme parks and attractions are within easy reach.

See all 2 villas we have at Providence

Indian Creek

Indian Creek in Kissimmee is a well established community offering a great selection of premium vacation rental homes situated only 5 minutes away from Disney, other Kissimmee attractions and a multitude of shops and restaurants. Indian Creek is located less than 3 miles from Disney's main gate, so ensuring this vacation home community offers excellent access to all of the Disney theme parks and attractions.

See all 2 villas we have at Indian Creek

Highgate Park

Highgate Park located along the US27 near junction with the US192. All villas on the prestigious Highgate Park gated community have their own private pools. Disney & all the main attractions are only 10 - 15 minutes drive away. Highgate Park is one of six subdivisions on the Legacy development. This community has guest facilities which include a tennis court and children's play area. A Publix supermarket and restaurants are a convenient 5 minute drive away. Each home is individually owned and the furnishings and décor were personally designed and chosen by the homeowner, so no two homes are alike.

See all 1 villas we have at Highgate Park

Hampton Lakes

Hampton Lakes is a premier well regarded community located on US27 just 15 minutues from Disney. The community has 448 spacious 3 - 7 bedroom villas with private pools. Hampton Lakes' location provides easy access to the I-4 to the south, making it easy to get to both of the beaches of the Gulf & Atlantic coasts, and the US192 is a 5 minute drive north. Hampton Lakes has a large communal swimming pool, 2 childrens play areas, beach style sand volleyball court, 2 tennis courts and 2 basketball courts. 5 minutes drive gets you have access to Champions Gate Golf Course and shopping complex.

See all 1 villas we have at Hampton Lakes

Bahama Bay Resort

The 70 acre Bahama Bay Resort is a Caribbean-style Condo resort sitting right on the banks of the picturesque Lake Davenport. Located close to Disney with 38 buildings with both 2 - 3 bedroom condos all with 2 bathrooms. The resort complex offers a recreation centre, clubhouse, 4 outdoor heated pools & jacuzzi's, childrens pool, play area, a sandy beach & a variety of sport facilities. Bahama Bay is only 10 miles away from Disney's Animal Kingdom & Universal Studios / SeaWorld are around 25 minutes drive away.

See all 1 villas we have at Bahama Bay Resort

Calabay Parc at Tower Lake

Calabay Parc at Tower Lake offers luxury villas located along the US27 in Davenport & close to the I-4 which offers direct routes to all the major attractions, Gulf & Atlantic beaches, making for a perfect base to stay during your Orlando holiday. Situated alongside the picturesque Tower Lake, this executive gated resort offers spacious villas each with their own private pool. Keen golfers are only 2 minutes from from Southern Dunes championship golf course. Wal-Mart & Publix supermarkets, Walgreen's pharmacy, distinctive shopping, dining outlets & cinema are 10 minutes away.

See all 1 villas we have at Calabay Parc at Tower Lake

Acadia Estates

Acadia Estates is a small gated community of luxury vacation rentals / villas located just off the US192 in Kissimmee, is around 3 miles from Disney & is perfectly located for your dream villa vacation. There are just 32 pool homes on this exclusive subdivision with properties ranging between 5 - 7 bedrooms sleeping anywhere between 12 - 16 guests in comfort. It's a 20 minute walk (2 minute drive) to Formosa Gardens Boulevard where you will find a wide range of shops & many popular restaurants including Outback Steakhouse, Carrabbas, TGI Fridays, Cracker Barrel & Red Lobster.

See all 1 villas we have at Acadia Estates

Gulf Coast Beaches

COMBINE A GULF COAST VILLA WITH DISNEY VILLA RENTAL  After a full-on week doing the parks in Orlando, most people then need a holiday !! Have you considered staying in a beautiful villa on the Gulf Coast with easy access to a pristine sugar white sandy beach ?  Most beach locations are within a 2 hours drive from Orlando and it is becoming more popular to combine a week in Orlando with a week by the beach.

See all 1 villas we have at Gulf Coast Beaches

Tuscan Ridge

Tuscan Ridge is located in Davenport just off the US27 with its peaceful surroundings of open country on one side and a conservation forest on the other. It is just a short drive from supermarkets, restaurants & shops, and Disney is just 15-20 minutes drive away. It is 5 minutes from the all new Greg Norman designed Champions Gate 36 hole golf course. The I-4 highway is only minutes away, so it enjoys easy access to all theme parks & beaches on both coastlines.

See all 1 villas we have at Tuscan Ridge

Calabria

Calabria is an exclusive brand new development located between the US192 & US27, making it an ideal location to which to base yourself during your Orlando vacation. It's only 10 - 15 minutes drive to Disney, 20 minutes to SeaWorld / Universal Studios, 45 minutes to LEGOLAND and 60 minutes to Busch Gardens. With 2 central lakes & surrounded by conservation woodland, all of the villa in Calabria back onto conservation areas or lakes giving you extra privacy.

See all 1 villas we have at Calabria

Lake Berkley Resort

The gated community of Lake Berkley Resort offers luxury Orlando villas located just off the popular US192, close to "Medieval Times" & provides the perfect base for your dream Orlando holiday & is only 10 minutes from Disney. The community has a woodland fringed lake with a dock and boardwalk nature trail and the added features of a clubhouse, community pool with jacuzzi, fitness suite, tennis courts & children's playground. Lake Berkley offers you a perfect setting with a 24 hour Walmart within 4 minutes drive & Orlando International Airport just 30 minutes away whilst Sanford Airport is only 1 hour away.

See all 1 villas we have at Lake Berkley Resort

Encantada

The private gated community of Encantada is a truly tropical paradise in the heart of Central Florida offering a truly magical vacation in a luxury vacation townhouse. Encantada is only 5 miles to Disney & 14 miles to Universal Studios / SeaWorld making Encantada perfectly located from all the major theme parks. Encantada with its 6500 sqft clubhouse boasting personal concierge service, free computers, free wireless, games room with arcade, fitness centre, lounge & Romy’s Bistro wine bar. You can enjoy the zero entry children’s pool or sunbathe overlooking the catch and release lake with a centerpiece fountain & enjoy the sunsets.

See all 1 villas we have at Encantada

Windsor Palms

The popular gated Windsor Palms resort, located in Kissimmee, is literally just minutes away from Disney. Windsor Palms offers spacious executive style 3, 4, 5 & 6 bedroom vacation villas with pools, 2 & 3 bedroom condos, & 3 bedroom townhouses. The Windsor Palms clubhouse provides a resort pool, kiddie pool, hot-tub, video arcade, games room, fitness centre, 58 seat cinema, picnic area with BBQ stands, tennis courts, basketball courts, sand volleyball court & kids tot-lot playground. A great selection of shops and restaurants are literally 2 minutes away at Formosa Gardens shopping mall & eatery. Mystic Dunes Golf Course is also literally minutes away.

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Regal Palms Resort

The self contained Regal Palms Resort & Spa is adjacent to Highlands Reserve Golf Course & offers 3 & 4 bedroom townhouses. The resort with its first class clubhouse and the purpose built waterpark with lazy river, makes Regal Palms a much desired place to stay close to Disney. The clubhouse also boasts a Tiki bar providing snacks, a spa with sauna, video arcade, shopping market & 24 hour guest services. Located on the US27, Regal Palms Resort is within 15 minutes of Disney's entrance, 30 minutes from Orlando International Airport and 50 minutes from Sanford. Supermarkets, shops and restaurants are all a short walk away at Berry Town Centre providing a Publix supermarket, Applebees American Diner & Bar, IHOP, various take-away restaurants & bars.

See all 1 villas we have at Regal Palms Resort

Oak Island

Oak Island consists of 2 attractive communities of Oak Island Harbor and Oak Island Cove, offering 3, 4, 5 and 6 bedroom executive villas situated within lush green grounds with ponds lined with reeds and regularly visited by white Herons and Egrets. Oak Island is is located off Hwy 192 West at Mile Marker 4 and is situated within the Formosa Gardens region and offers an excellent location when visiting Disney which is only 3 miles away.

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Tuscany

Tuscany is an exclusive brand new development located between the US192 & US27, making it an ideal location to which to base yourself during your Orlando vacation. It's only 10 - 15 minutes drive to Disney, 20 minutes to SeaWorld / Universal Studios, 45 minutes to LEGOLAND and 60 minutes to Busch Gardens. With 2 central lakes & surrounded by conservation woodland, all of the villa in Tuscany back onto conservation areas or lakes giving you extra privacy.

See all 1 villas we have at Tuscany

Windsor at Westside

Windsor at Westside it is located just off the US192 and is close to all the dining & entertainment. This stunning gated resort community features all the popular resort amenities of Windsor Hills & Windsor Palms, and more! An extraordinary 10,000 sqft clubhouse is the centrepiece & includes a huge resort-style pool complete with water slide, The Tiki Bar, fitness centre, volleyball courts, multi-purpose sports courts, sundry shop & video arcade.

See all 1 villas we have at Windsor at Westside

Sanctuary at Westhaven

The Sanctuary at West Haven is a small gated community offering luxury Orlando villas, located just off Ronald Reagan Parkway in Davenport, being less than 15 miles from Disney. West Haven is a large estate made of six smaller communities. The Sanctuary offers a fitness centre, swimming pool, cluhouse, tennis & volleyball courts. The Sanctuary is minutes from Champions Gate shopping area with supermarkets, restaurants, fast food outlets including a good selection of American style / holiday restaurants such as Applebees, Chillis & the excellent Mannys Chop House. There are many golf courses less than 5 minutes away.

See all 1 villas we have at Sanctuary at Westhaven

The Manor at West Haven

The Manor at West Haven is a small gated community offering luxury Orlando villas, located just off Ronald Reagan Parkway in Davenport, being less than 15 miles from Disney. West Haven is a large estate made of six smaller communities. The Manor offers a fitness centre, swimming pool, cluhouse, tennis & volleyball courts. The Manor is minutes from Champions Gate shopping area with supermarkets, restaurants, fast food outlets including a good selection of American style / holiday restaurants such as Applebees, Chillis & the excellent Mannys Chop House. There are many golf courses less than 5 minutes away.

See all 1 villas we have at The Manor at West Haven

Lake Davenport Estates

Lake Davenport Estatesis is a community made up of just fewer than 250 residential and holiday homes built between the years of 1994 and 2000. The peaceful estate is situated off the US27 less than 2 miles south of the junction with the US192 and is pleasant mix of US residents and holiday makers . The community has a communal pool, basketball and tennis courts as well as a kiddies playground, all of which are free to visitors. There are many golf courses are situated nearby (the excellent Highlands Reserve Golf Course is just a 4 minute drive away) and the 400 acre Lake Davenport itself offers the chance for a spot of fishing. Lake Davenport Estates retains a quiet and peaceful charm and is also conveniently located to shops and restaurants with Berry Town Center just a 4 minute drive away and plenty more on the US192 on the US192. Within walking distance there is a small gas station, shop and Subway Sandwich Bar. Disney is just a 6 miles or less than 15 minues drive away and Universal Studios and Seaworld are 25 minutes away.

See all 1 villas we have at Lake Davenport Estates

Retreat at ChampionsGate

The brand new Retreat at Champions Gate is located only minutes from Disney World in Orlando. Close to shops, restaurants and supermarkets, this brand new resort at Champions Gate is an ideal place for your dream Orlando holiday. The grand main entrance to the Champions Gate resort area is located off the US27 in Davenport almost opposite Tuscan Ridge if you are familiar with this community. Renters get exclusive access to the stunning 16,000 sqft clubhouse called the Oasis at Champions Gate with waterpark.

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High Grove Resort

High Grove is a gated community of only 164 Mediterranean style homes with lovely red tiled roofs, cream exterior walls and block paved pools making it unique in both style and appearance. The community benefits from a community pool and clubhouse and is in a great location situated on US27 at the junction of the US192, 6 miles to Disney or approximately a 10 minute drive. There are restaurants, shops, and supermarkets including a 24-hour Wal-Mart all within a mile of the community. If it’s fishing or golf you are interested in these can be found within a couple of miles, a great location for all at this top class community. The clubhouse with its own large pool and spa, gym & fitness room, FREE PC access & WiFi zone plus arcade games and TV lounge / games room. Friendly staff are present to deal with any enquiries you may have about the resort or the locality.

See all 1 villas we have at High Grove Resort

Orange Tree

Orange Tree is an award winning community, situated in a prime location alongside the US27, 2 miles north of the US192. The development is less than 15 minutes from Walt Disney World, and is within easy reach of all major theme parks and attractions. This fabulous community has its own 5 acre manicured grounds which include tennis courts, soccer pitch, basketball court and playground's (Tot Lots). The community is covered in Orange Trees which you can pick if you are staying during fruit season. The homes have all been constructed by the award winning builders Greater Homes, renowned for their excellent build quality. All homes stand on larger than average plots. Shops, supermarkets and restaurants are just a few minutes away with a brand new Publix within walking distance if you don't mind the heat, or 2 minutes in the car. Just a few hundred yards further there is a Sweetbay for those who like local produce and more. Not forgetting the super Walmart just 5 minutes away.

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Solana Resort

The small gated community of Solana Resort with its lovely Mediterranean coloured villas with pretty red tiled roofs stands out from its surroundings. Situated off the US27 and just a few minutes south of US192 or North of the I4, makes Solana Resort only a 20 minute drive to Disney World and 35 minutes to Universal Studios / SeaWorld. Solana Resort consists of a selection of 4 - 6 bedroomed villas with free access of the community facilities. Inside the clubhouse there is a fitness room with gym equipment and an internet room with a number of computers which enjoy high speed internet access. These are also available for the free use of villa guests. Also inside the clubhouse is a large social area, a games room with arcade games, a concierge service and a shop serving refreshments. As well as the many shops and restaurants found along US192 there are 2 supermarkets, golf courses, restaurants, fast food outlets, petrol stations and a pharmacy all situated along the US27 all within 5 - 10 minutes drive away.

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Southern Dunes

Southern Dunes Golf and Country Club is located about 8 miles south of the I4 on the US27. Southern Dunes is an established & peaceful gated community comprising of a mix of about 700 vacation and owner occupied villas. The internal roads are very quiet so it’s safe to walk, jog or cycle around. Southern Dunes boasts 3 community swimming pools, 2 tennis courts & small children’s play area with swings & slides. The lake has a small resident alligator and fishing is permitted (but not for the alligator). Disney is a 25 minute's drive away.

Formosa Gardens

The gated community of Formosa Gardens Estates is acknowledged as being the most prestigious community in the area comprising of stunning bespoke executive villas with private pools (most with spas) on spacious tastefully landscaped plots raging from 1/2 - 1/3 acres in size. In and around Formosa Gardens Estates the landscaping is lush with wide palm tree lined boulevards creating a spacious feeling. Formosa Gardens Estates is located just off the US192 only 2 miles from Disney.

Terra Verde

The exclusive gated community of Terra Verde resort located in Kissimmee, just 7 miles (or 15 minutes drive) from Disney. Terra Verde Resort is a very much sought after vacation resort community set around a stunning 3 acre lake & is served by an exclusive clubhouse. As a guest in a villa or townhouse you have free access to & use of the resort facilities including the cluhouse pool with Tiki Bar, games room, fitness suite, video arcade, climbing wall, basketball / beach volleyball courts, tennis court & much more...

Sunset Ridge

The small gated community of Sunset Ridge is located just off the US27 in Davenport, is only 20 minutes from Disney, is a great place to explore all that the Orlando theme park area has to offer. Sunset Ridge has both residential & rental properties, located just south of the intersection between the I-4 and US27 where you will find the newly built Posner Park shopping & entertainment complex. For golfers, Deer Creek Golf Resort is opposite, with a number of first-rate courses within a 10 mile radius.

Paradise Palms Resort

Paradise Palms Resort is a gated community located south of US192 in Kissimmee and offers 3, 4, & 5 bedroom townhomes to 5 - 6 bedroom villas. The fabulous clubhouse with spectacular tropical oasis type lagoon pool, 2 spas, tiki bar, separate kiddie's pool & toddler play area. Inside the clubhouse, there is a meeting room, 50-seat cinema, fitness center, sauna, tennis court, basketball court, volleyball court, internet cyber cafe, video arcade and games room. Disney is just over 7 miles away with shops & restaurants within 1 mile.

Sandy Ridge

Sandy Ridge is a quiet community of villas set within a lush conservation area in Davenport south of Disney in Orlando. It is ideally situated within easy reach of the popular Orlando theme parks, golf courses, shopping malls & restaurants. There is a Publix supermarket, Liquor Store, CVS pharmacy, Pizza Hut, Papa John's, Subway, McDonalds, Wells Fargo Bank, Dunkin Donuts, Chinese takeaways, a gym, beauty salons, hairdressers etc all nearby for easy access. The popular Champions Gate Golfing Resort and Posner Park are a short drive away.

Tivoli Manor

Tivoli Manor is a small gated community of only 35 villas in Davenport & is located just off the US27 & only 12-15 minutes drive from Disney. With easy access to shops, restaurants and supermarkets, it's also only minutes from the I-4 giving easy access to the Atlantic & Gulf Coast beaches. Tivoli Manor is only minutes from all the essential amenities & Posner Park retail park IMAX cinema. Golfing can be found at Southern Dunes, Highlands Reserve, Ridgewood Lakes & Champions Gate.

Westridge

Westridge is located along the US27 within 5 minutes drive to the US192 and the I-4. Disney is a 15 - 20 minute drive away, with Universal, SeaWorld & International Drive all being less than 30 minutes drive away. Westridge is consists of the original Westridge community plus the gated subdivisions of Westridge Manors (North & South). The community offers free use of its cabana, community pool, kids play area, lit tennis courts, basketball & volleyball courts. Berry Town Center & Posner Park retail development are a short drive away. Golfing next door at Highlands Reserve, or Champions Gate is just minutes away.

Vista Cay Resort

Vista Cay Orlando Resort is a sophisticated Mediterranean Style Luxury condo & townhome community offering 2 & 3 bedroom suites. Only 2 miles from Sea World / Discovery Cove / Aquatica & 5 miles from Universal Studios / Islands of Adventure theme parks & only 10 miles from Disney & also close to world class golf courses, dining and shopping. The Resort Clubhouse offers a large free-form "infinity edge" pool, hot spa, business center with desktop computers & printer, games room, arcade games, movie theatre & fitness centre.

Silver Creek

The quiet & peaceful community of Silver Creek consisting of 108 attractive villas, is located off the US27 just 1 mile north of the US192. Silver Creek is a great location for your Orlando vacation, being just 15 minutes from Disney & close enough to all the main theme parks & shopping. The community is perfect for walking or cycling around the lakes and ponds surrounding the community. The brand new playground & landscaped seating area near the middle the community is ideal for families with smaller children to run off some excess energy.

Mission Park

The peaceful gated community of Mission Park is located in the increasing popular area of Clermont, situated on the US27, five miles north of the US192, yet within 15 minutes drive of Disney & all the other attractions & theme parks of Orlando, can be reached in around 30 minutes. There is a community pool with cabana, children's playground & basketball court. The I-4 is only 15 minutes to the south of Mission Park, with excellent shops, restaurants & golf courses within easy reach.

Aviana Resort

The gated Aviana resort features a mixture of executive style 4, 5 & 6 bedroom Tuscan-style townhouses & villas, this amazing Orlando area community is the perfect location for your next Walt Disney World Resort vacation. Aviana Resort is located on US17-92, less than 6 miles south of the Champions Gate & only a 15 minute drive from Disney. Universal Studios, SeaWorld & the new Volcano Bay Water Park are all around 28 minutes drive away. The Aviana resort clubhouse offers a large sparkling community pool, splash area, a tot-lot playground, sand volleyball court, video arcade, fitness center, cyber cafe & guest relaxation room as well as an inviting reception area.

Cumbrian Lakes

The exclusive gated community of Cumbrian Lakes in Kissimmee Florida just off the US192 is only 15 minutes from Disney World and has many supermarkets and restaurants close by. Featuring a selection of Orlando villas to rent on Cumbrian Lakes from 3 to 6 bedrooms all with their own private pools. Many of the vacation rental homes on Cumbrian Lakes are 2 storey, with vaulted family rooms, giving you the feeling of space you would expect from a Florida Villa.

Legacy Park

The prestigious Legacy Park is located on US27 just 2 miles south of the US192, the main highway to all the Disney Attractions and boasts every conceivable type of shop and restaurant. Legacy Park is an immaculately maintained, peaceful community consisting of 4 – 5 bedroom luxury & executive villas, all with private pools. About 1/2 mile from the community you will find a CVS pharmacy, Publix supermarket, Applebees, IHOP, Takeaways and petrol station. Champions Gate Golf Course and shopping complex are only 10 minutes away.

Westbury

Westbury is a recently constructed community consisting of executive 3, 4 & 5 bedroom villas all featuring full air-conditioning and private screened pools. Westbury is located on the US27 south of the I4 intersection in Davenport, Florida within 12 minutes drive of Disney World. Close to Posner Park with great shops & restaurants in easy travelling distance.

Lucaya Village

Lucaya Village Resort is a development of 136 two-storey townhouses consisting of 3 bedroom homes (1328 sq ft) and 4 bedroom homes (1646 sq ft). The houses are situated just off Polynesian Isle Blvd east of Kissimmee Old Town, only 10 minutes drive from Disney main gate. Lucaya Village is a resort style development which attracts thousands of guests every year due to its prime location, excellent service and quality. Lucaya Villas amenities include a clubhouse, fully equipped gymnasium, large heated beach style swimming pool, jacuzzi, fitness room, lakes, free high speed WiFi throughout the resort and more... The resort is set within beautifully manicured gardens with an abundance of wildlife including ducks and squirrels as well as a fully equipped BBQ area.

Storey Lake Resort

Storey lake is a brand new gated resort located in the heart of Kissimmee, with easy access all Central Florida has to offer, including Walt Disney World, Universal Orlando, SeaWorld Orlando, and much more! The community offers a great amenities for the whole family to enjoy, including a sports area with a sports court and golfing area! Storey Lake offers a luxurious place to vacation with the following great facilities including a state of the art clubhouse with resort style swimming pool, splash park, children's playgrounds and multiple sports courts.

Vista Park

Vista Park is a quiet and secluded gated development located just off the US27 in the popular region of Davenport. It is ideally located being less than 15 minutes drive from Disney and within a 30 minutes drive of Universal Studios, SeaWorld and the amazing new waterpark at Volcano Bay. There are plenty of restaurants in the vicinity of Vista Park, many of which are within walking distance such as the popular Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar which is just a 20 minute walk away, or you have a great choice of restaurants all within 1-2 miles from the resort. Berry Town Center just 3 minutes drive away where you will find a Publix supermarket and just 3 miles north on the US27 there is a Walmart. The I4 interstate intersection with the US27 is just 6.5 miles to the south where you can then easily get to the beautiful Atlantic or Gulf Coast beaches in under a 2 hours drive.

Lake Wilson Preserve

Lake Wilson Preserve is a brand new community of just 96 homes all built in a Mediterranean style with a Spanish tiled roofs and block paved driveways. Each villa is furnished to an extremely high standard with a fully fitted kitchen, private screened pool (some also have a spa) and a covered lanai to enjoy those beautiful Floridian sunsets. The estate is set on and surrounded by conservation woodland, with some properties over-looking ponds. Lake Wilson Preserve is located in Davenport being only 15 minutes drive from Disney World. Restaurants, supermarkets and a number of golf courses are only minutes drive away making Lake Wilson Preserve a great place to explore all that the Disney Orlando area has to offer.

Aerostat Balloon Adventures

Soar gently over Central Florida while soaking in the warm morning sunshine & enjoying the spectacular views below. We pass over such sites as Disney World and many others, as well as beautiful scenery & wildlife. You meet at a predetermined location, where you will proceed to the launch site. At the launch site, your experience starts as we inflate our beautiful multicoloured balloons. If you want, you can become part of the crew & get a hands on experience. Once the balloon is inflated, its all systems go & your flight begins. Your flight will last 1 – 1.5 hours, enjoying a traditional champagne toast. Your entire ballooning experience will last 3 - 3.5 hours.

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Aquatica

Aquatica is a combination of animal experiences, water rides and slides, high-speed thrills & relaxing sandy beaches & will appeal to all ages. The Aquatica water park features 36 water slides, 6 winding rivers & lagoons with tropical fish. There are 2 large side-by-side wave lagoons, offering 2 very different experiences; one has crashing waves & 5' swells whilst the other has a gently rolling surf. Main attractions include 8-lane racing slides, racing tunnels, triple-drop raft rides & inner tube river adventures. For small children & toddlers there is an enormous interactive water play area including a 60' high rain fortress besides a 15,000 gallon pool plus special family orientated slides & water cannon.

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Blue Man Group

Blue Man Group is a blend of comedy, theater, rock concert & dance party held together with a great beat. This unforgettable wildly popular phenomenon delivers a multi-sensory experience. Over 35 million people worldwide have been captivated by this outrageous evening of entertainment.

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Boggy Creek Airboat Rides

Enjoy one of 4 unique airboat adventures & idle along canals to find exotic birds, turtles & the Florida alligator wallowing in their natural environment. Then experience an exhilarating airboat ride whisking you across the surface of the water at speeds up to 45 mph while speeding between walls of tall grass. You will feel like you are flying with the wind in your hair as you enjoy the best Everglades experience in Central Florida.

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Bok Tower Gardens

Situated on Florida's highest peninsular point, Bok Tower Gardens is a 205-foot tower boasting 57 bells that play in concert every day. The tower itself stands in graceful watch over 200 acres of woodland gardens, offering a variety of tropical plants and the opportunity to view some central Florida wildlife. Explore the Longleaf Pine/Turkey Oak Habitat and enjoy a nearly mile-long trail along which you can see endangered plant life. With 20 rooms, the property's Pinewood Estate is considered one of the state's finest examples of Mediterranean Revival architecture. Great for walks, picnic's and just getting away from it all and relaxing !!

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Busch Gardens

Busch Gardens in Tampa offer an unparalleled combination of world-class thrill rides & scenic animal habitats. Nothing can quite prepare you for the excitement and adventure offered at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay - all with an African theme. There are few adventure parks in the world which offer such a diverse array of experiences all in one place. Their rollercoasters include, SheiKra which carries riders up 200 feet at 45 degrees, then hurtles them 70 mph back toward the ground through a sheer vertical drop. Other rides include "Falcon's Fury" drop tower, "Kumba" multiple loop coaster, "Montu" intense inversion coaster & just opened is the NEW "Cobra's Curse" spin coaster.

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Celebration

Celebration was originally built by Disney to showcase the best of small-town American architecture. Celebration boasts charming homes, lush, green parks & a relaxing lakefront enroute to a block of independently owned boutiques, gift shops & world-class restaurants like the excellent Celebration Town Tavern. Some say Celebration reminds them of the "perfect" town in Stepford Wives. You can stroll around the lake and take in the beautiful views, or rent a bike and explore the many "villages" which make up Celebration. You can't but fall in love with Celebration.

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Cirque Du Soleil

Cirque du Soleil is a custom-built, freestanding 1,700-seat theatre at Disney Springs' West Side. The current show, La Nouba, is a mesmerising acrobatic performance which will keep you on the edges of your seat. Watch the amazing high-flying trapeze artists, 90' long hire wire acts, BMX cyclists, astounding balancing acts & tricks with diablos performed by 4 pint sized skilled artists & be enthralled by aerial bamboo act. There are no bad seats in the house so everyone in the theatre is guaranteed a magnificent view.

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Clearwater Marine Aquarium

Clearwater Marine Aquarium is a non-profit working animal hospital whose mission is to rescue, rehabilitate & release sick and/or injured marine animals. CMA is also home to “Winter”, the famous dolphin who lost her tail & has since has inspired numerous people around the world. All the animals at the aquarium are there because they were suffering from an illness or severe injury in the wild preventing them from going back to the wild. CMA's resident Atlantic bottlenose dolphins are ready to show off for you - Nicholas, Indy, Panama & Winter have very unique stories as to why they can no longer reside in the wild. At CMA you are able to get closer to these amazing animals than anywhere else in the world. Other attractions include shark & otter feeding & touching stingrays at stingray beach & the new Wonderful Wacky World themed environment for kids to enjoy.

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Daytona International Speedway

Daytona International Speedway’s new $400 million motorsports stadium is the home of the DAYTONA 500 which is the biggest, richest & most prestigious race in USA & annually kicks off the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. The 101,000 seated stadium overlooks the banked tri-oval track where cars can reach over 200mph. Free parking is provided off-site with shuttle service. A must visit for any petrol heads visiting Florida.

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Dinosaur World

Dinosaur World in Plant City is Central Florida’s only attraction dedicated to Dinosaurs & is conveniently located between Orlando & Tampa. Spread out over 20 acres, explore the lush gardens on paved walkways where you encounter numerous lifesize & lifelike models of dinosaurs & extinct mammals like the wooley mammoth in their natural environment.

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Discovery Cove

Discovery Cove is located next to SeaWorld & is like stepping into another world! It's a tropical paradise - where the adventure never ends. You can swim one-on-one with dolphins, snorkel with tropical fish, stroke stingrays & play with hundreds of tropical birds. At the Coral Reef you will be invited to pull on a mask & snorkel to experience a very special adventure where you can dive on a stunning coral reef surrounded by giant stingrays, barracuda & scary looking sharks (its OK, they are behind hidden glass barrier of course). Finally, relax amongst the palms on a hammock enjoying a long cool drink. Lunch is included in the package.

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Disney Springs

Disney Springs formerly know as Downtown Disney is a shopping, dining & entertainment complex which has undergone a major expansion & transformation for the better. Inspiration for Disney Springs came from the Florida coastal towns of Coral Gables & St. Augustine where Disney Imagineering have gone to town creating an amazing experience for visitors whilst they shop, eat & take in the great entertainment offered. Big attractions include the House of Blues, Planet Hollywood, Cirque du Soleil & AMC Movie Theatre.

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Disney Wilderness Preserve

There is a secret Disney park just outside of Orlando. It’s huge at 11,500 acres hosting more than 1,000 species of animals & plants. You wont find any waiting in line, no rides, no costumed characters, no castle, no fireworks. This is the Disney Wilderness Preserve. The perfect place to escape the crowds, the hustle & bustle, the noise. Here life happens at nature's pace. With good educational facilities & 7 miles of trails. Watch out for turkeys & sandhill cranes on the drive in. On the trail, expect raptors, bobwhites, wrens, warblers, blue birds, & sparrows. Scan lake for woodcocks, waders, snipe, king rails & ducks.

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Disney's Animal Kingdom

Disney's Animal Kingdom park is one of the largest animal theme parks in the world where you can encounter the magic of nature with rare creatures, authentic adventures and world-class entertainment. Located just off the Osceola Parkway, Animal Kingdom is the most westerley of the Disney Parks adjacent to Animal Kingdom Lodge.

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Disney's Blizzard Beach

Disney’s Blizzard Beach water park is themed as a one-time ski resort that has melted into a watery wonderland. All the water slides & rides surround the 90' high Mount Gushmore which has on one of the world’s tallest & fastest waterslides. Float along Cross Country Creek lazy river, enjoy the thrill of Teamboat Springs family white-water raft ride, or sunbathe on the white-sandy beach at Melt-Away Bay wave pool. Children under 48" tall can even splash around in their own water play area (Tyke's Peak) with a snow-castle fountain and kid-sized waterslides.

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Disney's Epcot

Explore the many exciting attractions at EPCOT from the enchanting international pavilions, absolutely amazing award-winning fireworks & seasonal special events. Epcot has 2 distinct zones: World Showcase, which gives visitors the opportunity to enjoy the culture & cuisine of 11 countries (Italy, USA, Mexico, Norway, Japan, China, Germany, Morocco, France, United Kingdom & Canada) & Future World, which features technological innovations & great rides like Mission Space, Test Track & Sourin'

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Disney's Hollywood Studios

At Disney’s Hollywood Studios, the movie magic comes to life with the glitz and glamour of Hollywood’s Golden Age. Immerse yourself in the action with attractions based on blockbuster movies such as Star Wars and top TV shows. This park is set up as a bustling movie set and features 7 areas: Hollywood Boulevard, Sunset Boulevard, Echo Lake, Pixar Place, Muppet Courtyard, Commissary Lane and Animation Courtyard areas. For adrenaline junkies there is the Tower of Terror & Rock 'n' Roller Coaster.

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Disney's Magic Kingdom

Disney's Magic Kingdom is where fairytale dreams come true for children of all ages. Amaze yourself with all the attractions, enjoy the fantastic fireworks lighting up the sky over Cinderella Castle, enchanting parades and all your favourite Disney Characters set across 6 whimsical lands. Start your exploration on Main Street USA and then onto Adventureland, Frontierland, Fantasyland, Liberty Square, and Tomorrowland. All lands are connected by the colonial style steam train which circumnavigates around the whole park.

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Disney's Typhoon Lagoon

Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon water park is great for older children offering more intense water rides under the shadow of Mount Mayday. You can snorkel with sharks, stingrays & tropical fish in the coral reef. Plunge down to numerous water slides, glide along the lazy river on a relaxing raft ride or sunbathe on the sandy beach. The enormous wave pool regularly erupts with an awesome tidal wave after a warning bell that lieterally sucks you up & tosses you around - great fun !

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ESPN Wide World of Sports

The ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex is a 270 acres athletic complex located in the Walt Disney World Resort which hosts more than 70 different sports for amateur & professional athletes ages 6 - 86. If you are into American sports, this is the place to visit.

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Fantasy of Flight

Visit Fantasy of Flight based just off the I-4 in Polk City where visitors are projected back to the pioneering days of early flight, World War I, World War II and beyond. You can get really close to & photograph the numerous aircraft on display - some aircraft you can even take a look inside. The museum is currently undergoing a major 3-5 year remodelling program so some exhibits are currently not visible.

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Florida Shark Diving

Florida has the highest concentration of large sharks along it's surrounding coastline then anywhere else on the East Coast. Florida Shark Diving get you safely in the water with some of the largest predatory shark species in the ocean. These trips take place beyond 3 miles from shore into the deep waters of the Gulf Stream where you will potentially see Tiger, Great Hammerhead, Scalloped Hammerhead, Bull, Dusky, Silky, Lemon, Sandbar, Blacktip, and Reef Sharks. With water visibility consistently ranging from 40' - 100' and water temps ranging from the mid 70's to mid 80's. Their boat, cage, and equipment are designed to give you the best shark diving experience possible.

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Fort Christmas

Located only 20 miles to the east of Orlando in a small town called Christmas (near Titusville), just off State Road 50 and enroute to Kennedy Space Center, is Fort Christmas Historical Park, a full-size replica of Fort Christmas, originally built by a force of 2,000 US Army Soldiers and Alabama Volunteers for the Second Seminole Indian War (1835-1842). The Fort has several historical structures housing exhibits and a video presentation on the Seminole Indian Wars, as well as many pioneer demonstrations, like musket and cannon firings. There are also craft fairs throughout the year. Closed Mondays and holidays.

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Fun Spot America Kissimmee

Fun Spot America Kissimmee is a family owned theme park just 5 miles from Disney featuring the worlds tallest skycoaster (300'), 2 multi-level & 2 flat go-cart tracks, The Rockstar Coaster, Power Trip Coaster, Flying Bob's & Screamin' Eagles. For younger kids, there is Kid Spot with tamer rides geared up for children ages 2-6 years old. Admission & parking are free at Fun Spot America. Pay per ride or per day, depending on what works best for you & your group.

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Fun Spot America Orlando

Fun Spot America Orlando is a family owned theme park just 1 mile from Universal featuring the worlds 2nd tallest skycoaster (250'), several multi-level go-cart tracks, 102' high Ferris wheel, White Lightning wooden coaster, several extreme coasters & a 2 storey video arcade. For younger kids, there is Kid Spot with tamer rides geared up for children ages 2-6 years old. Admission & parking are free at Fun Spot America. Pay per ride or per day, depending on what works best for you & your group.

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Gatorland

For over half a century, Gatorland has been creating fond vacation memories for millions of visitors who have entered through its gaping gator mouth entrance. Gatorland is a 110-acre theme park & wildlife preserve, combining "Old Florida" charm with exciting, new exhibits & entertainment including the very rare white alligators & children's splash area. Known internationally as the "Alligator Capital of the World," Gatorland today provides affordably priced family-fun with thousands of alligators & crocodiles, a breeding marsh with boardwalk & observation tower, one-of-a-kind reptilian shows, aviary, petting zoo, swamp walk, educational programs & much, much more.

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Green Meadows Petting Farm

Green Meadows Petting Farm in Kissimmee offers children of all ages an opportunity to touch farm animals such as cows, pigs, goats or a pony. Also you can milk a cow, ride a pony, take a train or tractor drawn hay ride. There are picnic areas for you eat your own food or ourchase drinks & snaks at their general store.

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Historic Downtown Kissimmee

Downtown Kissimmee offers an interesting mix of historic & new family-owned businesses, shops, restaurants all bordering the beautiful Lake Toho. Watch out for events at the newly renovated Lakefront Park to the Kissimmee Valley Farmers Market that is held at 4 - 7pm every Tuesday evening. Downtown Kissimmee is just waiting you to find it. Why not take a pleasant stroll down downtown Kissimmee, keeping your eyes peeled for all the detailing & quaint, small town feel of the city center.

IFly Orlando Indoor Skydiving

Do you want to experience the adrenaline rush of skydiving, but without having to jump out of an airplane at 13,000 feet ? Then iFLY's vertical wind tunnel is the place to visit when in Orlando. A wall-to-wall cushion of fast moving air enables you to safely float, fly & do acrobatics. There is no need for a parachute, no jumping from a height & nothing attaching you to planet Earth. You simplystep into the tunnel, present your body to the air flow & start flying ! Open to anyone aged 3 - 103 and they provide all the gear & a personal instructor will guide you through your "free fall" flight.

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International Helicopter-Tours South

Orlando HeliTours provides scenic flights over Orlando and its world famous attractions. Enjoy a flight in one of their Bell Jet Ranger helicopters and fly over Walt Disney World's Downtown Disney, Animal Kingdom, Epcot or the many Lakes where you will experience breathtaking views of central Florida.

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Kennedy Space Center

At Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, you get the unique chance to tour – up close – NASA’s launch and landing facilities. Experience interactive simulators, live shows and jaw-dropping encounters with massive rockets, as well as have the opportunity to meet a real member of NASA’s Astronaut Corps. It’s all what you can expect from an inspiring day at Kennedy Space Center. If you are lucky, you could even witness an awesome rocket launch - an experience worth waiting for !!

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Key West

Key West is an amazing place & has plenty of great bars with live music, great affordable restaurants & a really buzzy atmosphere - We can't wait to go back there, but next time we are flying there from Orlando very cheaply, as although the drive down to the Keys is spectacular, it takes ages & I would rather have that time in Key West. Once in Key West, you don't need a car as everywhere is walkable. If you are into scuba diving, there is the amazing purpose sunk wreck of the USNS General Hoyt S Vandenberg you can dive, plus numerous reefs. Key West is by far the most enjoyable of the Keys to visit.

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Kissimmee Lakefront Park

The beautiful Kissimmee Lakefront Park in downtown Kissimmee along the shores of attractive Lake Tohopekaliga has expansive walkways for walkers & joggers, BBQ grills, boat rentals, pavilion rentals, fishing piers, outdoor festivals & events with an outdoor open stage, playgrounds, a state of the art splash pad & a concession stand that sells food, beverages & snacks.

Kissimmee Old Town

Kissimmee Old Town offers fun for all the family, day or night. Attractions features include over 70 unique shops, dining, live entertainment, nightlife & free family-oriented events & entertainment. Old Town hosts the largest weekly classic car cruise in the USA & on every weekend, enjoy the Friday nite American Car Cruise, Saturday Nite Classic Car Cruise & Sunday evening Old Town Show & Shine Cruise-In. The events kick off at 8:30pm when 250 classic cars from pre-1974 line up & parade down the bricks of Main Street. If you’re looking for a place to hang out with friends, Old Town is the perfect spot for you.

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Kissimmee Rodeo

The Kissimmee Sports Arena & Rodeo offers a great night out where you can look at a real competition rodeo. You can see Bull Riding, Barrel Racing or Roping, whatever you like, the Kissimmee Sports Arena Rodeo has something for everyone. Watch real Cowboys (or Cowgirls) & bucking broncos. Experience what life was like in the wild west. Rodeos are twice a month on a Friday at 8pm - come early to get a good seat and enjoy a steak dinner before the show.

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Lake Louisa State Park

Lake Louisa State Park is noted for its 6 beautiful lakes, rolling hills & scenic landscapes. Lake Louisa is the largest in a chain of 13 lakes connected by the Palatlakaha River, which is designated as an Outstanding Florida Waterway. Lake Louisa, Dixie Lake & Hammond Lake, the park's most accessible lakes, provide access for fishing, canoeing & kayaking. Anglers can fish in four of the park's six lakes. More than 15 miles of horse trails are available for equestrians. For hikers & backpackers, the park has over 20 miles of hiking trails with excellent opportunities for wildlife viewing. Dixie Lake has a fishing pier, canoe/kayak launch & a picnic pavilion. Lake Louisa State Park is located just 7 miles south of State Road 50 in Clermont on the US 27.

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Lakeridge Winery & Vineyards

Lakeridge Winery & Vineyards is located in Clermont, Florida and sits on a 127-acre estate in gently rolling countryside some 25 miles north of Davenport resorts on the US27. Clermont was once the center of the Florida State's grape industry and Lakeridge ranks as Florida's largest premium winery, producing a range of table and sparkling wines from muscadine and hybrid grapes. They offer complimentary tours and wine tasting 7 days a week lasting around 45 minutes, so make sure you have a designated driver.

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LegoLand Florida

LEGOLAND Florida offers a 150-acre family theme park located in Winter Haven, just 45 minutes southwest of the Orlando theme parks located on the former Cypress Gardens. The Park offers interactive attractions, family rides, shows, restaurants, shopping & beautiful landscaped gardens specifically geared for families with children ages 2 - 12. LEGOLAND Florida is the biggest LEGOLAND park ever & offers a unique mix of more than 50 rides, shows & attractions, including spectacular LEGO models & other interactive elements for the whole family to enjoy together. After only recently opening, LEGOLAND has expanding to include a Water Park, which features a wave pool, Build-A-Raft lazy river, tube slides, body slides & an interactive water-play structure all based on the popular DUPLO Safari product range.

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Machine Gun America

Orlando's latest attraction offers extraordinary thrills at the only attraction enabling you to shoot fully-automatic machine guns & legendary firearms like the Glock 17, AK-47 or MP5. There are themed events like from "Zombie Apocalypse" to "Automatic Divas." Once you are finished releasing all that adrenaline, buy a "I shot zombies in Orlando" T-shirt from the gift shop.

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Madame Tussauds Orlando

Madame Tussauds Orlando is by the Orlando Eye & is displaying detailed & lifelike wax figures of A-list celebrities from film & television, sports icons, musicians from all genres & notable figures from history and pop culture. Come & take a selfie with your favourite pop star of screen idol.

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Manatee Dive Tour

Explore the underwater world of the manatee in Crystal River Florida, the only place in the globe where you can interact with the endangered West Indian Manatee. This is a once-in-a-lifetime travel opportunity, where you can swim alongside these gentle giants as they play, eat & socialize with one another. In the winter months, swim with up to 350 different manatees. There is no finer way to explore the magical underwater world of the “Nature Coast” than by scuba diving. The sparkling waters of the Crystal River beside the Plantation Golf Resort & Spa provide access to the very best Florida diving. From November through March, be prepared to meet the gentle giant of the river, the Florida manatee, source of the mermaid legend. Other popular sites include King’s Springs, downriver from the Plantation Golf Resort & Spa & many caves and grottoes of King’s Bay. Do not miss the excellent Florida diving at Rainbow Springs (named for its amazing variety of multi-coloured fish and plants), Devil’s Den & Blue Grotto.

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Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament

Medieval Times is found inside the stone walls of a replica 11th century castle where guests receive a coloured crown which corresponds to the area where they will sit & the knight they will cheer throughout the show. Enjoy great horsemanship, live jousting, sword fighting, hand-to-hand combat, falconry & loads more. You will be served a royal feast consisting of a delicious 4 course meal of toasted garlic bread, tomato bisque, herb-basted potato, oven-roasted chicken, spare rib, coffee, beverages & the castle’s specialty pastry for desert. The feast is eaten in authentic medieval style – no cutlery!

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Mote Marine Laboratory Aquarium

Mote Marine Laboratory on City Island in Sarasota 1 mile north of St. Armands Circle, is an independent, not-for-profit marine research organisation where you can explore the secrets of the sea through touch pools, viewable-working labs & high-tech interactive exhibits. See sharks, manatees & sea turtles, as well as more than 100 other species of marine life. Why not enjoy a delicious meal at the retro 50's style Deep Sea Diner during your visit.

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Mount Dora

The charming small historic town of Mount Dora is well worth a visit with it's great selection of boutique shops, restaurants, taverns, ice cream parlours & loads more. Mount Dora is claimed to be the highest point in Florida at 184 feet above sea level, hence the Mount in the name, but in reality it is more of a hill with a tall water tower. Whilst in Mount Dora take a boat ride with the Rusty Anchor Lake Cruises where the very entertaining & very informative Captain Dan will take you on cruise across Lake Dora to the Dora Canal which links Lake Dora to Lake Eustis. Scenes from the movie ’The African Queen’ with Humphrey Bogart, were filmed along the Dora Canal.

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Orlando Balloon Rides

Imagine rising into the sky to glide effortlessly over the Orlando area's woodlands, waterways & theme parks just as they become bathed in morning sunlight. The adventure starts an hour before sunrise with a pre-flight briefing by your professional pilot. You are given the opportunity to join in with inflating the balloon, before climbing into the basket & taking to the early morning sky. The flight lasts for approximately 1 hour meaning that you still have the whole day in front of you to head off to one of the theme parks or maybe the beach. After your balloon flight, celebrate with a Champagne toast before being awarded a souvenir first flight certificate. The total time is 3 hours from arriving at & departing the welcome centre.

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Orlando Brewing

Orlando Brewing Company is the only certified organic brewery in Florida specialising in organic ales and lagers brewed in accordance with the German Purity Law of 1516. Orlando Brewing consistently serves only the finest combinations of ‘Fresh from Florida’ and certified organic water, hops, yeast and malted barley at its onsite 24-tap taproom. They offer free tours from 6 pm Monday to Saturday and also offer free live entertainment on the weekends in their beer garden. They also offer a free brewery tours are FREE on first come first served basis. Bring your own food or order from their local menus.

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Orlando Eye

The Coca-Cola Orlando Eye is an iconic 400' tall giant Ferris wheel providing breathtaking views of Central Florida in all directions, with sights of downtown Orlando’s skyline, theme parks, lakes & lush landscape. On a clear day, you can even see Cape Canaveral on the east coast. The 30 air-conditioned passenger capsules can each carry up to 15 persons. Tickets include an ultimate pre-flight 4D cinema experience. The Orlando Eye is located at I-Drive 360 off International Drive and is adjacent to Madam Tussauds & SeaLife Orlando Aquarium.

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Orlando Helitours

Orlando HeliTours is Orlando Florida's premier helicopter operations and touring company. Providing services from 3 to 30 minute scenic flights over Orlando and it's famous attractions. Located on the left by Mile Marker 10 on US192 travelling east by Rock Church. It's a great way to see all the places you want to visit and you can purchase photographs of your experience afterwards.

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Orlando Science Centre

The Orlando Science Center is a private science museum located just off the I-4, north of Orlando with the purpose of providing fun experience-based opportunities for learning about science & technology. Explore dynamic hands-on exhibits like fossil replicas of dinosaurs & prehistoric sea creatures where you can uncover fossils in the giant dig pit “Jurassic Ridge”. They have engaging live programs and you can watch giant screen 3D films & loads more.

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Osceola County Environmental

If you have done Disney to death & want do something completely different like seeing the real Florida, then a visit Osceola County Schools Environmental Study Center which is a 19-acre segment of the Reedy Creek Swamp, offering an elevated observation boardwalk, 3 hiking trails & indoor educational displays. You can spot egrets, herons & other water-loving birds, as well as turtles, lizards & alligators in their natural environment.

Rieg's Gun Shop & Range

Rieg's is 100% owned & operated by gun enthusiasts. They offer an indoor shooting range for a variety of popular hand guns like the 44 Magnum (Dirty Harry gun) which gives a massive kick and will blow a large hole in your paper target. An exciting way to relase some adrenaline but don't do it just before going to the airport as you will smell of spent bullets which may trigger a sensor or 2 as you pass through airport security.

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Ripley's Believe it or Not

Ripley's Believe It or Not! Orlando and its wacky and weird 'Odditorium' which looks like it's falling into a Florida sinkhole. But if you think the building looks bizarre, wait until you see what's inside. There are hundreds of facinating, outrageous & interactive exhibitis to entertain the whole family from a 2 headed calf, an 8' long fish, a 7 legged sheep, shrunken human heads, a 10' section of the Berlin Wall & a Rolls Royce made interely from 1 million match sticks. A great place to visit when the weather is against you.

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Scuba Diving - Gulf Coast

Blue Water Explorers have been scuba diving & spear fishing in Florida's Gulf Coast waters for over 30 years. They the largest dive charter in the area & offer a variety of trips daily to the many 50+ offshore reefs, ledges & wrecks in the beautiful waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Most dives are in 40-65' of water & 10-18 miles offshore. Specialty dives are usually in 80-100' depths & up to 25 miles out. There is a huge variety of marine life to be seen. They're located right on the Intracoastal Waterway & can get out to the Gulf in only 5 minutes. Park your car next to the Scuba Shack/dive shop, get your tanks & gear inside & walk down the ramp onto the boat. They offer 2-tank, 3-tank & 4-tank scuba dive charters, including night dives. Friends & family who would like to come along for a boat ride are also welcome.

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Scuba Diving - West Palm Beach

Little Deeper Charters operate a 38ft custom "Delta" dive boat that runs out of Lake Worth inlet (West Palm Beach area) daily to some of the best reefs on the east coast of Florida. Their Coast Guard approved boat can carry up to 20 Divers with comfort. They will make up to two scuba diving trips (8am & 1:30pm) a day & one night dive trip, weather permitting. There are many reef dives & several nice wreck diving sites in the area. One of the most popular sites is called the governors river walk, this is a group of four ship wrecks that are all spaced about fifty feet apart. All four ship wrecks are approximately 200 feet long & they rest upright in eighty five feet of water. Most divers are able to see all four in one dive. They can arrange diving gear rentals & tank fills for guests on their boat.

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SeaLife Orlando Aquarium

The brand new SEA LIFE Orlando Aquarium next to the Orlando Eye offers you Orlando’s only 360° Underwater Tunnel where you can see majestic sharks & graceful rays swim overhead. Explore the oceans of the world from the tropical Indian Ocean to the Atlantic & Pacific Oceans where you will see Jellyfish, Giant Pacific Octopus, Green Sea Turtles, colourful tropical fish, seahorses & more. There is also an interactive touch pool where you can touch starfish & other sea critters.

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SeaWorld Orlando

SeaWorld Orlando is the world's premiere marine adventure park with 200 acres of world-class shows, thrilling rides and unforgettable animal encounters. Explore the mysteries of the sea with up-close animal interactions including Dolphins & exhilarating thrills. New state-of-the-art rides such as Kraken, Manta & the new Mako rollercoasters as well as Journey To Atlantis which twists & turns before finally drenching you. There are many animal encounters with killer whales, dolphins, sea lions, stingrays & more.

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Silver Spurs Rodeo

Thrilling events at the indoor Silver Spurs Arena include bronc riding, barrel racing & team roping. Bull Riding is rodeo's most dangerous & exciting event with only a bull rope to hang on with. Cowboys must remain seated on a bucking bull for a minimum of 8 seconds. Bareback Bronc Riding has similar rules. Riders are disqualified from both if they touch their equipment, themselves or the animal with their free hand. Nothing easy about that. Twice a year they host the largest Rodeo East of the Mississippi.

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St Augustine

If you feel like a change from Disney & would like to find out more about Florida’s history, then take a drive over to the East coast & visit St Augustine. It is only around a 2 hour drive from your villa. Occupying a stretch of gentle coastline & white sand beaches along the North Florida Atlantic Coast, St Augustine attracts thousands of visitors each year who enjoy the history, community, beauty & ambience of America's oldest city. Visit the first Catholic Church to be built in the United States. The very first Ripley’s “Believe it or Not” is in St Augustine. Enjoy a horse drawn carriage ride along narrow, tree-lined streets. St Augustine has many motels / hotels and most popular chain restaurants, as well as some really nice independent restaurants so if you plan to stay over, it is the best way to take in the delights of St Augustine.

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The Legend of Spook Hill

Spook Hill is a gravity hill where an optical illusion where cars appear to roll up the spooky hill in Lake Wales, Florida. The attraction is adjacent to Spook Hill Elementary School that adopted Casper The Friendly Ghost as their school mascot. The attraction is also in close proximity to Bok Tower. Just pull up to the sign, read about the legend, then pull up to the line, stop and put your car into neutral and finally take your foot off the brakes - what happens next will spook you as you you will ever so slowely start rolling backwards UP the hill by some 500 yards - weird but fun !!

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The Titanic Exhibition

The Titanic Exhibition is a popular Orlando attraction & is a true tribute to the world-renowned Titanic, featuring a full tour with realistic recreations of the ship’s most iconic features & spaces, such as the Grand Staircase, a First-Class Parlor Suite, the Verdana Cafe & the Promenade Deck. Visitors can even see a real iceberg up close, as well as take on roles of actual passengers on the ship during the tour.

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Universal Citywalk

Universal CityWalk is located in between Universal Studios & Islands of Adventure & is Orlando's best place to enjoy casual & fine dining, live music, world-renowned Blue Man Group, latest movies & shopping. Dine at Emeril's Restaurant, Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville, the world's largest Hard Rock Cafe, or choose from an array of other exciting dining & entertainment options. For adults, CityWalk transforms into a party atmosphere at night, offering a range of night-club experiences. CityWalk offers a variety of 30 shops & boutiques where you can pick up a souvenir.

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Universal Islands of Adventure

Take an unforgettable journey through remarkable islands where the world’s greatest myths, legends, cartoons, comic books & children’s tales come to life. Located right next door to Universal Studios you’ll experience the innovative thrills & unexpected adventures of Universal’s Islands of Adventure theme park. Highlights include Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey, Dragon Challenge, The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man, The Incredible Hulk Coaster, Jurassic Park River Adventure, Popeye and Bluto’s Bilge Rat Barges, The Cat in the Hat and loads more. Just opened is the new "Skull Island - Reign of Kong" ride which is praised to be absolutely awesome.

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Universal Studios

The number one movie & TV based theme park in the world. Jump right into the action of your favourite movies at Universal Studios Florida. At this real working motion picture studio you’ll go behind the scenes & beyond the screen as you experience an incredible array of rides, shows, movie sets & attractions including Transformers The Ride 3D, Despicable Me Minion Mayhem, Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit, The Simpsons Ride, Revenge of the Mummy, Shrek 4D, Men in Black - Alien Attack, Terminator 2 - 3D and loads more.

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Universal Volcano Bay

Universal Orlando Resort is reimagining the water park to create an all-new fun & totally new entertainment experience for their guests - the fun will be erupting in 2017. Volcano Bay is set in a beautifully landscaped environment over 28 acres, to make you feel as if you’ve stepped right into a postcard-perfect tropical island oasis inspired by the Pacific islands, with a volcano in the centre which will erupt over a 100' into the air throughout the day. Thrill seekers can enjoy unique experiences like exhilarating drop slides & their white-water action river. The adrenaline will start pumping through your veins when you ride on the radically innovative & thrilling water attractions, or why not soak up the sun in the scenic & peaceful relaxation areas with a soothing winding river, serene beaches & 2 storey Tiki-Hut style private cabanas – there’s something for everyone to enjoy!

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Wekiva Island

Escape the concrete jungles of Central Florida & take a trip back in time to Wekiva Island, an old-world Floridian recreational-escape. From observing endangered species while canoeing the pristine waters of the Wekiva River to a rousing game of volleyball or a family-friendly game of corn toss, live music, the island is the ideal way to spend the day in the great outdoors. The owners of Wekiva Island, purchased this slice of paradise with the idea of educating visitors on the wonders of the Wekiva, while supplying the best in outdoor amenities. There are plush outdoor facilities & a huge selection of kayaks and canoes. Wekiva Island is an eco-recreation destination where families, young adults & seniors alike can enjoy the benefits of Mother Nature in a fun & friendly atmosphere.

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West Orange Trail Bike Track

Move over Mickey, there’s a new tourist attraction in town – well, almost in town. Orlando’s vision of an expansive recreational cycle trail network spanning from Polk City to the west, circumnavigating Orlando as far north as Lake Mary, east to Oviedo and as far south as Kissimmee is on the drawing board. Bike rentals are available at the start of most of the trails. We have cycled West Orange Trail which is currently 22 miles long starting at Killarney Station (where you can hire bikes) just off SR50 at Oakland near Clermont and runs all the way to Apopka on asphalt. The route travels east then north and ideal for all ages. Planned to eventually connect with the Seminole Wekiva Trail to the east and eventually to the Lake Minneola Trail to the west.

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Wet n Wild

Wet 'n Wild - Orlando located on International Drive close to SeaWorld and Universal Studios, features a full-day of fun for the entire family. Honoured by Aquatic's International as the first true water park, Wet 'n Wild's world-class signature thrill rides and quality service offer something for fun-lovers of all ages, with over 30 action-packed acres of slides and flumes, surf and sun. It’s all yours at the water park that started it all. Wet 'n' Wild will close for ever at the end of 2016 and will be replaced by the bigger & better Universal Volcano Bay water park.

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Wild Willy's Airboat Tours

Wild Willy’s is just a few minutes away from Orlando on the beautiful Lake Tohopekaliga. Experience the natural habitat of Florida and get away from the theme parks for a while. Wild Willy's One Hour Airboat Rides are perfect for experience for families looking for something different to do near Orlando. On your airboat tour on Lake Tohopekaliga you will see gators, bald eagles & much more!

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WinterClub Indoor Ski & Snowboard

Enjoy indoor skiing & snowboarding all year round at the Winter Park location where you will find a state of the art ski center featuring 2 indoor ski slopes plus an interactive panoramic ski simulator. Regardless if you are a beginner or a seasoned pro, their unique indoor ski facility enables you to practice the same disciplines as on-hill riding within a controlled & safe environment.

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WonderWorks

WonderWorks upside down building occupies 35,000 sqft of space and is an “edu-tainment” amusement park for the mind. The attraction combines education & entertainment with more than 100 hands-on exhibits that challenge the mind & spark the imagination.

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ZE Segway Tours

Experience the beautiful Disney planned community of Celebration while riding an eco-friendly Segway Personal Transporter. Explore the villages and nature trails & discover native wildlife all while gliding along on this modern self-balancing marvel. You'll fall in love with the surroundings and be amazed at the ease of gliding on a Segway! ZE Tours are located by Mile Marker 10 on the US192 opposite Orlando Helitours, so why not combine both tours for an excellent day experience away from the parks.

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Zip Orlando

Zip Orlando offers one of Florida's longest, fastest & highest ziplines. Come zip the first double layered tour installed by industry leader EBL; first to install zipline tours in Florida. The overall course has 8 ziplines ranging from 225 - 950 feet long, upwards of 65 feet off the ground, dual racing zips, double layered zips, three suspension bridges for a total of over 300 feet of bridges. In total you have a mile of zipping cables & the tours will range from 1.5 hours to 3 hours in length. Safety is their top priority. You can relax knowing you are in the experienced hands of our trained and certified guides.

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Applebee's Bar & Grill

The Applebee's Bar & Grill is an inexpensive American dining restaurant geared up for families offering quite a fast service in a busy lively atmosphere. Like most American diners, there is a central bar area with flat screen TV's showing sports channels. There is room to eat outside when the weather is nice nice weather. A favourite is their hot boneless buffolo wings. They also offer a takeaway service if you would rather eat back at your villa.

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Applebee's Bar & Grill

The Applebee's Bar & Grill is an inexpensive American dining restaurant geared up for families offering quite a fast service in a busy lively atmosphere. Like most American diners, there is a central bar area with flat screen TV's showing sports channels. There is room to eat outside when the weather is nice nice weather. A favourite is their hot boneless buffolo wings. They also offer a takeaway service if you would rather eat back at your villa.

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Bahama Breeze

Bahama Breeze is an American restaurant chain that specialise in Caribbean-inspired seafood, chicken, steaks, tropical island cocktails & live music in an island setting. Bahama Breeze is famous for its fresh & delicious seafood, distinctive Jerk chicken dishes & flame-grilled steaks.

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Bamboo Wok

Bamboo Wok is located at Berry Town Centre & offers New York style Chinese delicacies . All dishes are made with techniques generated from the Chinese regions of Hunan, Szechuan, Mandarin & Cantonese. They offer a fast phone in & collect service only.

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Banana Jack's Restaurant & Arcade

Explore and be a part of the adventure at Banana Jack's, the ultimate pirate themed kids' zone, featuring games, prizes, food and entertainment for children of all ages! Over 4,000 Square Feet Of Fun For The Whole Family! Whether you live locally near Davenport or vacationing at Regal Palms, don't miss out on Davenport's newest fun spot for families; a great and affordable way to spend the day! Play exciting brand new arcade games in a pirate themed restaurant in Davenport

Bonefish Grill

Bonefish Grill is an American casual dining restaurant that specialises in serving delicious market-fresh fish from around the world, savoury wood-grilled specialities & hand-crafted cocktails.

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Carrabba's Italian Grill

Carrabba's Italian Grill (or simply Carrabba's) is an American restaurant chain featuring delicious Italian-American cuisine. A very welcoming & comfortable restaurant chain offering an extensive menu - you won't be disappointed. Their signature cocktail, the absolutely to die for Carrabbarita is a twist on a Margarita with the addition of Amaretto – don’t drink them too fast though as they are strong !!

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Chili's Bar & Grill

Chili's Grill & Bar is an American casual dining restaurant chain that specialises in Tex-Mex-style cuisine offering burgers, ribs, chicken as well as tacos, enchiladas etc. For a starter why not choose a bowl of "bottomless" tortilla chips with a fresh salsa dip - very delicious. Note that the tablet computers on the tables are a little sneaky as they charge you to play...

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Chinese To Go

Chinese To Go is a Chinese restaurant located in Davenport next to Walgreens at the corner of US27 & Ronald Reagan Parkway. It offers takeout & sit-down for it's extensive menu - please note that their portions are large so if you don't want to eat Chinese for the next 2 days, go easy on the ordering.

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Dhaba Indian Cuisine

The Dhaba Indian Restaurant offers fresh, organic, & authentic Indian food made to order. Vegetarian/vegan options available. Eat-in or takeaway - also, local delivery available. This restaurant has mixed reviews due to poor service, but food tastes good> Portion sizes are small compared to what you may be used to in the UK.

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Domino's Pizza

If you staying in the Champions Gate area & fancy pizza delivery, Domino's at the intersection of US27 & Ronald Reagan Pkwy offer you the best in pizza delivery locally. You get the usual great selection of pizza's & their Buffalo Wings with Kicker Hot Sauce are to die for.

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Eleven Restaurant at Reunion Resort

Sitting atop the 11th floor of the Reunion Grande is the upscale indoor & outdoor Eleven Restaurant. It's a modern steak house with a nouvelle feel offering premium steak cuts, signature entrees, cocktails & unrivalled views from the open air veranda with nightly fireworks. If you fancy an meal for a special occassion, this is the place to eat.

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Giordano's Italian Restaurant

Giordano's Italian Restaurant are renowned for their authentic Chicago-style deep dish stuffed pizza. Their famouns chicked wing apetisers are to die for. If you don't feel like eating out after a tiring day at the parks, then order pizza delivery instead - voted #1 for Disney pizza delivery.

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Giovanni's Pizza

Giovanni's Pizza is convenient for Tivoli Manors on the US27 south of Posner Park & I-4. A friendly pizzeria supplying delicious pizzas, custom pies, pastas, sandwiches & sides all prepared with fresh ingredients.

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IHOP

A newly built IHOP restaurant is now open 24/7 at Berry Town Centre offering a fine selection of sweet & savoury pancakes, croissants, waffles, crepes, breakfast omelettes & full meals. Just watch your waistline though as there is too much on offer to seriously damage any diet regime you are currently trying to stick to.

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IHOP

This IHOP restaurant open 24/7 located close to the short cut (Sherberth Road) to Animal Kingdom & the rest of Disney, is ideal for breakfast before the parks & offers a fine selection of sweet & savoury pancakes, croissants, waffles, crepes, breakfast omelettes & full meals. Just watch your waistline though as there is too much on offer to seriously damage any diet regime you are currently trying to stick to.

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Joe's Crab Shack

Joe's Crab Shack is an American chain of beach-themed seafood casual dining restaurants serving delicious seafood & American cuisine - the bucket of crab legs is to die for. Inside the restaurant there is also a gift shop that sells branded T-shirts featuring phrases advertising Joe's seafood choices.

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Krispy Kreme Factory Shop

If you love Krispy Kreme donuts then you will love seeing them being made - visit the factory store and pick a selection pack - you wont get them any fresher

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Kumo Japanese Restaurant

Kumo offers a diverse range of Japanese foods from bento boxes, noodle bowls & delicious freshly prepared sushi created from the freshest ingredients. Either eat in their comfortable & pleasant restaurant or takeaway to enjoy back at your villa.

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Longhorn Steakhouse

LongHorn Steakhouse by intersection of 429 Toll Road and US192 offer the best steak done right. Their steakhouse restaurant serves the highest quality beef, ribs, chops, & more. Everything is cooked from fresh (not frozen). They also offer fresh grilled chicken, fresh Atlantic salmon marinated in delicious house-made brown sugar bourbon marinade & their slow roasted baby back ribs basted in a homemade barbecue sauce, are so tender that the meat just falls off the bone.

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Lucky Leprechaun Irish Pub

Very popular and friendly Irish owned sports bar located on International Drive between trolley stops 8 & 9 serving traditional food, imported beers (Guinness), live music, pool tables & plenty of TV's

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Manny's Chophouse US192

If you like your steaks, and you are staying in Kissimmee, there is only one place to go & that is the excellent restaurant known as Manny’s Chop House located along the US192 close to intersection with the 429 Toll Road. Try their 24oz T-Bone Steak at incredibly low prices (4 people can eat with drinks for less than $60) – it’s where the locals go, so very popular and cheap. We found that if you call them 40 minutes before you want to go, telling them you are just leaving Universal Studios, they will book you a table, otherwise it can be a long wait !! NOTE: KIDS EAT FREE ON MONDAYS & TUESDAYS !!

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Manny's Original Chophouse

If you like your steaks, there is only one place to go - 14 miles south of Highlands Reserve on the US27 is the excellent restaurant known as Manny’s Chop House on the right. Try their 24oz T-Bone Steak at incredibly low prices (4 people can eat with drinks for less than $60) – it’s where the locals go, so very popular and cheap. We found that if you call them 40 minutes before you want to go, telling them you are just leaving Universal Studios, they will book you a table, otherwise it can be a long wait !! It is 8 mile further south than the I4/US27 intersection – look out on the right after the intersection with Commerce Ave. NOTE: KIDS EAT FREE ON MONDAYS & TUESDAYS !!

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Mia Pizza

Mia Pizza is located at Berry Town Centre & offers delicious pizzas & other Italian delicacies served in a casual fire-engine red restaurant or collect to eat by your pool - they do not offer a delivery service.

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Miller's Orlando Ale House

An extremely popular restaurant/bar is Millers American Ale House which is always very busy and worth a try and cater for kids – food is excellent and typically Applebee’s / TGI Fridays fare !! You can eat inside or in the large patio sports bar on the left of the building has open sides and so ideal for smokers – there are 15 plasma TV’s, open fire and large central bar.

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Millers Lake Bueno Vista Ale House

An extremely popular restaurant/bar is Millers American Ale House which is always very busy and worth a try and cater for kids – food is excellent and typically Applebee’s / TGI Fridays fare !! You can eat inside or in the large patio sports bar on the right of the building has open sides and so ideal for smokers – there are 15 plasma TV’s, open fire and large central bar.

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Olive Garden Restaurant

Olive Garden Restaurant located at the intersection with the 429 Tool Road & US192, is a lively, family-friendly chain serving delicious Italian fare like Mama made such as pastas & salads, with a full bar. The staff are great & their salads, soups and garlic bread to start was amazing.

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Olive Garden Restaurant

Olive Garden located by Fantasy World Resort on the US192, is a lively, family-friendly chain serving delicious Italian fare like Mama made such as pastas & salads, with a full bar. The staff are great & their salads, soups and garlic bread to start was amazing.

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Outback Steakhouse

Outback Steakhouse is an American casual dining restaurant with an Australian twist serving the freshest, highest-quality food possible. committed to providing the best steak experience possible. Everyday they make all of their soups, salad dressings & sauces from scratch.

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Ovation Bistro & Bar

Ovation Bistro & Bar located on the US27 just south of the I-4 past Posner Park & convenient for Tivoli Manor. Serving delicious home cooked BBQ including mouthwatering ribs, chicken, smoked meats, seasonal drinks, cocktails & more. There is a full bar & patio seating available.

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Paddy Wagon Irish Bar

Lively Irish pub with a chilled out atmosphere &really nice staff - watch sports on the large TV's whilst tucking into a pint of the black stuff. A must visit on St Patricks day when the bar becomes really lively.

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Perkins Restaurant & Bakery

Perkins Restaurant is located opposite Posner Park in the US27 south of the I-4. It is a kid-friendly American diner serving baked goods, breakfasts & other American standards. Friendly staff & the whole place was completely remodelled.

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Planet Hollywood Observatory

The brand new redesigned Planet Hollywood Observatory at Disney Springs will feature a 4,000 sqft video wall featuring state-of-art sound & media & Planet Hollywood would not be the same without some of the rarest Hollywood & television memorabilia on display. As well as the usual decent American fare served accompanied by interactive DJ spinning Top 40 & classic favourites whilst you eat. There is a new outdoor terrace & bar space called Stargazers which will feature live entertainment.

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Red Lobster

If you really like seafood, you can’t go wrong with Red Lobster on the US192 just after Carrabba’s Italian Grill next to Taco Bell – The Ultimate Feast with Split Maine Lobster Tail, Steamed Crabs Legs & Shrimp is not to be missed. Their Amaretto Sour cocktail is very similar to the Carrabbarita cocktails sold at Carrabba’s and very good !!

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Sonny's BBQ

Sonny's BBQ is a barbecue restaurant chain founded by Floyd “Sonny” Tillman in Gainesville, Florida in 1968. Sonny's BBQ menu offers Southern style barbecue meals including pulled pork, baby back ribs, sliced pork, tasty buffalo wings, St. Louis style ribs, beef brisket, juicy burgers, appetizers & sides. They also have an endless supply of delicious Sweet Iced Tea.

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Sunday's Grill English Pub

If you staying on Highlands Reserve or neighbouring developments and miss typical English beer, fish ’n’ chips, full English breakfasts, live English football, then Sunday's Grill is the place to visit. Run by a fun British family, this lively bar & restaurant is perfect for you. They regularly have live bands & karaoke - kids are welcome & they eat free on Tuesdays.

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Taco Bell

Taco Bell is a Mexican-style quick service restaurant chain offering a vast selection of Tacos, Burritos, Gorditas, Chalupas, Quesadillas & Nachos.

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Texas Roadhouse Grill

Texas Roadhouse is a legendary steak restaurant serving American cuisine from tasty perfectly cooked steaks & ribs to freshly made sides & fresh-baked rolls. Very popular due to a great menu, friendly attentive staff & lively atmosphere.

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TGI Fridays

The well know casual chain restaurant with a festive vibe serving beer, cocktails & a wide menu of American fare.

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TGI Fridays

The well know casual chain restaurant with a festive vibe serving beer, cocktails & a wide menu of American fare.

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Thai Sweet Rice

Very popular Thai restaurant & takeaway offering delicious authentic Thai delicacies using fresh ingredients not loaded with salt & MSG. The Massaman curry it was so tasty, so if you have never tried it, give it a go. This restaurant has been voted the best Thai Restaurant in Davenport.

The Sandbar Restaurant

The Sandbar Restaurant, located on the northern end of Anna Maria Island, has for decades been renowned by locals & tourists alike for its fresh Florida seafood. Enjoy a tropical cocktail & a beautiful sunset from their inside dining room & bar or on their covered deck right on the white sand beaches overlooking the Gulf of Mexico. The Sandbar is also considered the perfect location for a beach wedding & reception. They can even help with wedding planning & catering.

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Fort Lauderdale Airport (FLL)

Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport (FLL) is located 3 miles south west of downtown Fort Lauderdale & 21 miles north of Miami. The airport is perfect if you are planning a cruise from Port Everglades & is popular among tourists bound for the Caribbean. Recently Norwegian Air charter flights from the UK have become very popular due to very low prices & that they fly the new comfortable Dreamliner. Drive time to Davenport/Kissimmee area is around 3 hours. Many visitors combine a stay in Miami with a villa holiday in Orlando, or them add a cruise into their itinerary.

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Jacksonville International Airport

Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) is located 13 miles north of Downtown Jacksonville. It's a 3 hour drive to Davenport/Kissimmee area from this airport. Currently no direct flights from the UK as of yet. The airport is modern with a good selection of concessions and free WiFi. Travellers report much faster transition through security compared to Orlando and staff are more friendly.

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Miami International Airport (MIA)

Miami International Airport (MIA) is located eight miles northwest of Downtown Miami. It is South Florida's main airport for long-haul international flights. The airport is also one of only 8 US airports able to accommodate the Airbus A380. Drive time to Orlando is typcally 3.5 hours but many transatlantic Orlando bound visitors usually enjoy couple of days in Miami South Beach area before making the drive north.

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Orlando International Airport (MCO)

Orlando International Airport (MCO) is an international airport six miles southeast of Orlando in Florida. The airport is the 2nd busiest in the state of Florida, as over 40.2 million passengers were handled at the airport as of 2016. This makes it the 9th busiest airport in the US by total passenger traffic. This airport is typically a 25 minute drive to the majority of the villa rental resort destinations.

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Orlando Sanford Airport (SFB)

Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB) is in Sanford, Florida, near Orlando. It was built as Naval Air Station Sanford, a Master Jet Base for carrier-based attack and reconnaissance aircraft until 1969. It is the Orlando area's secondary commercial airport used primarily by charter airlines, and is typically around 55 minutes drive to the majority of villa rental destinations.

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Tampa Airport (TPA)

Tampa International Airport (TPA) is located 6 miles west of Downtown Tampa & can be a cheaper airport to use instead of Orlando International (MCO). It's an easy 75 minute drive to Davenport/Kissimmee area from this airport and lends itself perfectly to a 2 centre Orlando followed by gulf coast beach holiday. It is generally much faster to get through this airport due to lower number of flights landing so in many cases you could be in your villa quicker than if you flew into Orlando International.

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Celebration Golf Club

Celebration Golf Club was designed by the father & son team of Robert Trent Jones, Sr and Jr and opened in 1996. The golf course is framed by borders of native trees & natural wetlands, speckled with clusters of native oaks, pine & magnolia trees. The pristine course is a scenic wonder offering impeccable playing conditions, exceptional guest service & a natural setting. Every year Celebration is voted one of the top Orlando golf courses to play.

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ChampionsGate Golf Club

The Greg Norman designed ChampionsGate Golf Club is highly regarded as a first class golf resort, being home to both the National & International Courses. With 36 holes to offer golfers a blend of tradition & modern sections creating a unique golf experience. The International course at Champions Gate offers a unique golf experience unlike any other in the Orlando area, but should feel familiar to anyone who has played the links courses of Scotland & Ireland.

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Disney's Lake Buena Vista Golf Course

This classic Joe Lee designed 18 holecountry-club style course winds through pastel villas, palmettos, pine forests & shimmering lakes. The elevated bunkered greens challenge you to be very accurate with the 7th holes ending on a challenging island green. Disney’s Lake Buena Vista Golf Course has hosted the LPGA Tour, PGA Tour & USGA events.

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Disney's Magnolia Golf Course

This championship classic tour style designed course is the longest of the Walt Disney World Resort golf courses & gets its name from the majestic magnolia trees throughout the course. The challenging course has many elevated tees, wide fairways & tricky water hazards. Golfers can be tempted to to hit the ball hard & long, but be warned that 11 out of the 18 holes have water hazards & if that isn't enough, there are 97 bunkers across the course to trip you up too.

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Disney's Palm Golf Course

The historic 18-hole championship Disney’s Palm Golf Course was completely redesigned & modernised by Arnold Palmer Course Design during the summer of 2013. The course features shimmering lakes, tropical sands, palm trees & sloping greens. Rated 4 stars by Golf Digest, Disney’s Palm Golf Course includes 9 holes with water hazards & 59 bunkers, ensuring that there are plenty of challenges for novices & seasoned pros alike.

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Falcon's Fire Golf Course

Falcons Fire Golf Club tops the list of Best Public Golf Course in Orlando. Designed by Rees Jones, Falcon's Fire Golf Club features 6,901 yards of classic architecture, an perfectly maintained course & year round playing conditions. The classic golf course design, unique terrain & year-round tournament playing conditions, makes Falcons Fire Golf Club arguably one of the top Orlando golf courses. Located literally minutes from Walt Disney World Resort, Falcons Fire offers great golf in a great location.

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Golden Bear Golf Club

The Jack Nicklaus signature designed Golden Bear Club (private) has become the centerpiece of the prestigious community of Keene’s Pointe in Windermere. Bordered by the Butler chain of lakes & featuring majestic oaks, towering cypress trees all in a natural setting, this golf course layout will definitely test & challenge your golfing skills. The luxurious clubhouse with its panoramic views of the 9th & 18th holes is a great place to enjoy a refreshing drink after completing the course.

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Grand Cypress Golf Club

Grand Cypress Championship Golf Course designed by Jack Nicklaus & featuring 45 holes, is consistently voted one of the Top 10 golf courses in Orlando. The 27-hole North/South/East Course provides the ultimate test of accuracy whilst the 18-hole new Course mimics a Scottish links masterpiece. Grand Cypress is a little pricier than other Orlando golf courses. In 2015 it was voted the Best Resort Golf Course in Orlando.

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Grenelefe Golf & Tennis Club

The Grenelefe Golf & Tennis Resort located in Haines City offers the finest Golf that Central Florida has to offer. Grenelefe features 2 challenging golf courses consisting of the South course & East course, along with practice facilities. The Ron Garl & Andy Bean designed South Course was a former host site of the final stage of the PGA qualifying school. The South course is challenging, yet playable by golfers of all skill levels. The par 71 South course with its winding terrain around the tranquility of several lakes, providing ample landing areas & large greens. The Arnold Palmer & Ed Seay designed East course is a shot makers dream. Precision & not power is how you play the par 72 East course with its tight fairways & small green requiring players to bring their "A" game.

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Highlands Reserve Golf & Country Club

The highly acclaimed par 72 championship golf course which overlooks a wooded conservation area & nature reserve winding through citrus groves and pine trees. There are 120 feet of natural elevation changes within the golf course. Highlands Reserve Golf Club's clubhouse has a decent Snack Bar where you can get delicious breakfast items or select from the full lunch menu. Wash down the delicious food with thirst quenching beverages include soft drinks, juices, beer and liquor.

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Kissimmee Golf Club

Kissimmee Golf Club's course layout appeals to all golfing skills & challenges the seasoned player & rewards the novice. The golfing experience is further enhanced by the natural beauty influenced by the Florida wetlands lined with towering pines, majestic oaks & swaying palms. Whilst playing golf you may come across the occasional Alligator or Sandhill Crane. The well maintained greens suit players looking to improve their short game with front tees measuring in at a manageable 4,492 yards, whilst championship tees spa 6,442 yards.

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Lake Wales Golf Club

Lake Wales Country Club course was designed by the world-famous "godfather" of American golf course architecture, Donald Ross & offers classic golf & a challenge to players of all levels. The USGA has awarded Lake Wales Country Club every major qualifying event in the state of Florida & is also the venue for Futures Tour qualifying & the Florida Junior Tour.

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Legends Golf Club

Legends Golf & Country Club located in Clermont was designed by Lloyd Clifton. The 18-hole par 72 course with a slope rating of 131, stretches over 6,911 yards from the gold tees offering a challenge & delight for every golfer. Created on former citrus groves, the course has many rolling fairways with dramatic elevation changes, with perimeter mounding at the borders & large, undulating, well-bunkered greens. There are watercourses at 6 holes & several challenging doglegs.

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Mystic Dunes

Mystic Dunes Golf Club is a resort style par 72 golf course located in Celebration, designed by the NBC golf analyst Gary Koch. The course measures 7012 yards long from the back tees. Its signature hole is the 177 yard par 3 #2, with a waterfall to the left of the green. With 80' elevation changes, rolling sand dunes, mature oaks & large wetland areas, the par 72 course offers two distinctly different nines.

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Polo Park East Golf Course

Polo Park East Golf Course is a well maintained 9 hole par 29 executive golf course open to the public. Measuring 1235 yards from the red tees, 1521 yards from the white tees & 1850 yards from the blue tees. They do not take tee time reservations so anyone can play nearly any time.

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Providence Golf Club

The Providence Golf Club is located in Davenport, just a few miles from the high-profile ChampionsGate resort and Reunion Resort & Club. The Mike Dasher designed par 72 course is set in a 2,200 acres of upscale residential community, measuring 6,920 yards from the back tees (black) and offers a challenging course blending the course naturally into the surroundings.

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Remington Golf Club

The contemporary Clifton, Ezell & Clifton Golf Design Group layout of this attractive course, featuring abundant water features, scenic landscaping & vast landing areas, offers any golfer a fair test of their golfing skills. Remington GC was recognised & nominated Best New Course in 1996 by Golf Digest Magazine.

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Reunion Resort Golf Course

Reunion Resort Golf Course is unique in that it boasts 3 Signature golf courses designed by golfing legends Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer & Tom Watson. The golf courses offering 54 holes of golf, have combined the beauty of their natural landscaping with unique & challenging layouts which have won numerous awards & followers over the years. The 3 courses are the Arnold Palmer Legacy Course, Tom Watson Independence Course & Jack Nicklaus Tradition Course.

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Ridgewood Lakes Golf Club

The renowned architect Ted McAnlis designed the layout of the Ridgewood Lakes Golf Club course has a fantastic reputation among seasoned golfers. With Champions Turf greens, new bunkers, leveled tee boxes, lush landscaping & impeccable grounds maintenance. This Davenport golf course is one of Florida’s must-play golf courses. Multiple tee boxes ensures golfers of all skill levels will feel challenged. Both nines create an additional challenge due to strategically placed hazards & fairways framed by brilliant white sand bunkers.

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Ritz Carlton Golf Club

The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club is set within the pristine headwaters of the Florida Everglades & surrounded by magnificent pines, palmettos, & oaks. This distinguished Orlando golf resort is considered the best luxury golf experience in Orlando & offers a luxury experience unlike any other in the area. The Greg Norman designed Ritz-Carlton Golf Club, combines an array of features to provide a challenging yet fair test of golf. The course requires players to think their way through an array of water hazards, strategically placed bunkers & demanding greens complexes, always meticulously groomed. Ritz-Carlton Golf Club is one of the most challenging Orlando Golf Courses.

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Shingle Creek Golf Club

Shingle Creek voted 2015 Best Golf Course in Orlando, has a great course design, with tournament quality conditions & a perfect location. Located just 1 mile from the Orange County Convention Center, Shingle Creek Golf Club & Resort merges the latest resort experience surrounded by nature and wildlife. If you had just one round to play golf in Orlando, then don't miss Shingle Creek.

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Southern Dunes

It is not surprising that Southern Dunes Golf Club appears on the list of top golf courses in Orlando. The highly acclaimed Steve Smyers' championship design has been a favorite to Orlando golfers since 1993. Southern Dunes got its name from the rolling fairways carving through large sandy scrub areas creating a "Dunes" feel & offering a challenging, well groomed championship golf course. Located on the US27 in Haines City, Southern Dunes Golf Club continues to be a favourite with vacationing golfers.

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Stoneybrook West Golf Club

The Eagle greens at Stoneybrook West are well known for their speed & fine rolling surfaces. The world-renowned architect Arthur Hills, designed Stoneybrook West to be one of the top public championship courses in the west Orlando area by expertly blending the natural landscape into meticulous & dramatically rolling fairways framed by towering berms & water features on 14 holes with Black Lake set as a backdrop. The 19th hole offers a well-stocked bar & grill with panoramic views of the course.

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Swiss Fairways Golf Club

The Swiss Fairways Golf Club in Clermont is a par 70/72 championship design & will suit both beginners or advanced players. The low handicapper will find the course challenging, whereas, novice players will enjoy the play due to accommodating tees. Two holes can be played as a par 4/5 making the course a par 72. The signature 2nd hole is a par 3 which overlooks water skiers who are part of the Swiss Ski School.

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Tranquilo Golf Club

Tranquilo Golf Club at the Four Seasons Hotel in Orlando is the latest addition to the vast list of Orlando golf courses. Originally this golf course was known as Disney’s Osprey Ridge, redesigned from the original Tom Fazio layout, renovated & revitalized offering a new, enhanced golfing experience. Set in secluded & tranquil settings with unique & varying topography challenging even the best golfers, Tranquilo Golf Course is deinitely worth playing.

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Waldorf Astoria Golf Club

The Waldorf Astoria Golf Club opened in 2011 with high expectations offering immaculate playing conditions using a classic course design & providing exceptional service levels. The Rees Jones championship design has resulted in one of the top 10 Orlando golf courses to play. Playing this course does not come cheap, but if cost is no object, then the Waldorf Astoria Golf Club should be on your list of courses to play whilst vacationing in Orlando.

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CVS Pharmacy

CVS Pharmacy sells prescription drugs, over-the-counter drugs, beauty products, cosmetics, a wide assortment of general merchandise, film & photo finishing services, seasonal merchandise, greeting cards & convenience foods. This particular store is open till 10pm.

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Florida Mall

Spanning a staggering 1.8 million sqft with more than 20 million visitors annually to this shopper's haven, with over 270 retail, dining & entertainment options enjoyed by both domestic & international visitors. Prominent department and anchor stores Macy’s, JCPenney, Dillard’s & Dick’s Sporting Goods complement best of brand retailers like A/X Armani Exchange, Banana Republic, Apple, H&M, Coach, MAC Cosmetics, Michael Kors, Mayors Jewelers featuring Rolex, Victoria’s Secret and ZARA. In addition and exclusive to Florida Mall is American Girl, Carlo’s Bakery, the Crayola Experience attraction, M&M’s World & The Disney Store. There is also an extensive dining pavilion, valet parking, free WiFi, currency exchange & 2 children’s play areas.

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Formosa Gardens Village

Formosa Gardens Village has a Winn Dixie supermarket & pharmacy, walk-in medical centre, liquor store & a selection of small stores & independent restaurants. For family entertainment, Mighty Jungle Golf brings you 36 holes of golf, wrapped around a pristine pond & surrounded by brilliant waterfalls. If you ever wanted to test drive a Harley Davidson you can at the Orlando Harley Davidson South dealership.

Lake Bueno Vista Factory Stores

Spacious outlet village located within minutes to Walt Disney World, experience one of Central Florida’s “best kept shopping secrets” offering factory-direct premium quality merchandise at savings up to 75% off. Labels include Aeropostale, Calvin Klein, Crocs, Disney Outlet, Eddie Bauer, Fossil, G By Guess, Gap, Jones New York, Justice, LOFT Outlet, Nike, Old Navy Outlet Exclusive, Nike, Rawlings, Timberland, Tommy Hilfiger, Under Armour, US Polo Association, VF Outlet, and more.

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Mall at Millenia

The Mall at Millenia is an upscale, contemporary, indoor shopping mall located in Orlando just off of the I-4 (exit 78) on Conroy Road near the northern end of International Drive. It has over 150 of the world's finest stores, services and eateries providing an unparalleled shopping experience with anchor stores like Macy's, Bloomingdale's & Neiman Marcus as well as luxury brands including Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Prada, Chanel & Cartier. Other best of brand retailers include, Apple, Michael Kors, Kate Spade New York, Victoria’s Secret, Banana Republic, Brooks Brothers, Anthropologie, Lululemon Athletica, Pottery Barn & MAC Cosmetics. Outstanding dining includes The Capital Grill, PF Chang’s China Bistro, The Cheesecake Factory, Brio Tuscan Grille & California Pizza Kitchen.

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Orlando International Premium Outlets

Formerly on the site of the old Belz Outlets Store which has been completely demolished and replaced by Orlando Premium Outlets costing a massive $150 million that now provides an enhanced shopping experience you will struggle to find elsewhere. It is Orlando's Largest Outlet Mall with over 180 designer brands and not to be missed - expect to take at least 2 days to get around all of it.

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Orlando Vineland Premium Outlets

Located only 1 mile from Walt Disney World Resort on I-4 at exit 68, Orlando Vineland Premium Outlets offers more than 160 outlet designer & name-branded outlet stores including Armani Outlet, Burberry, Bottega Veneta, Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH, Prada, DVF, Nike, Tory Burch & Tommy Hilfiger. Enjoy extraordinary savings of 25-65% every day on top brands. There is ample parking & a food court to take a rest, grab a snack & drink before continuing shopping for thise designer bargains.

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Pointe Orlando

Pointe Orlando is an outdoor, pedestrian-friendly shopping & dining mall with 12 branded shops, 40 bars & restaurants, plus 20-screen cinema. Located near to the Orlando Eye off International Drive with ample parking adjacent for $2/hr.

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Posner Park

Posner Park is located at the intersection of the I-4 with US27. Posner Park is built on a very large site with free parking & is a work in progress with new shops being added every month. Here you will find Dollar Tree, JC Penney, Michaels, Super Target, Belk, Payless Shoes, Pet Smart, a Million Books, Best buys, Staples and more recently Ross has opened a store here. On a rainy day why not take in a movie at the Cinépolis IMAX 9-screen cinema with reserve seating, gourmet snacks & a full bar.

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Publix Supermarket

Publix supermarket conveniently located for Highlands Reserve and neighbouring developments offering a great selection of groceries at reasonable prices. Ideal for purchasing your weekly provisions, wines & beers. Their fresh fruit & vegetables are great, as well as their bakery (yummy cookies, muffins & cakes). If you are late arriving to your villa, their hot freshly fried chicken tenders are a easy quick tasty meal to pick up before retiring to your private pool with a beer or glass of wine.

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Publix Supermarket

Publix supermarket conveniently located for developments located on the western end of the US192 offering a great selection of groceries at reasonable prices. Ideal for purchasing your weekly provisions, wines & beers. Their fresh fruit & vegetables are great, as well as their bakery (yummy cookies, muffins & cakes). If you are late arriving to your villa, their hot freshly fried chicken tenders are a easy quick tasty meal to pick up before retiring to your private pool with a beer or glass of wine.

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Publix Supermarket

Publix supermarket conveniently located for Emerald Island & Windsor Hills resorts at the intersection of the 429 Toll Road and US192, offering a great selection of groceries at reasonable prices. Ideal for purchasing your weekly provisions, wines & beers. Their fresh fruit & vegetables are great, as well as their bakery (yummy cookies, muffins & cakes). If you are late arriving to your villa, their hot freshly fried chicken tenders are a easy quick tasty meal to pick up before retiring to your private pool with a beer or glass of wine.

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Publix Supermarket

Publix supermarket conveniently located for Veranda Palms on the eastern end of the US192, offering a great selection of groceries at reasonable prices. Ideal for purchasing your weekly provisions, wines & beers. Their fresh fruit & vegetables are great, as well as their bakery (yummy cookies, muffins & cakes). If you are late arriving to your villa, their hot freshly fried chicken tenders are a easy quick tasty meal to pick up before retiring to your private pool with a beer or glass of wine.

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Publix Supermarket

Publix supermarket conveniently located for Champions Gate developments located on Champions Gate Blvd, offering a great selection of groceries at reasonable prices. Ideal for purchasing your weekly provisions, wines & beers. Their fresh fruit & vegetables are great, as well as their bakery (yummy cookies, muffins & cakes). If you are late arriving to your villa, their hot freshly fried chicken tenders are a easy quick tasty meal to pick up before retiring to your private pool with a beer or glass of wine.

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Publix Supermarket

Publix supermarket conveniently located for Ridgewood Lakes and surrounding developments on the US27, offering a great selection of groceries at reasonable prices. Ideal for purchasing your weekly provisions, wines & beers. Their fresh fruit & vegetables are great, as well as their bakery (yummy cookies, muffins & cakes). If you are late arriving to your villa, their hot freshly fried chicken tenders are a easy quick tasty meal to pick up before retiring to your private pool with a beer or glass of wine.

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The LOOP

The Loop in Kissimmee is an outdoor shopping mall located at the corner of John Young Parkway & Osceola Parkway. It is split into 3 sections: Loop West & Loop East. There is a JCPenney, Michael's, Kohl's, American Eagle Outfitters, Yankee Candle to name a few. For entertainment there is a Regal Entertainment 16 screen cinema. Dining options include Chili's, Johnny Rockets, Wendy's, Ben & Jerry's & lots more.

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The Marketplace at Dr Phillips

The Marketplace at Dr. Phillips is a shopping center that's located in the heart of Dr. Phillips & Restaurant Row. Here you will find over 65 shops, restaurants, salons, spas, anchor stores & other businesses. Anchor stores include HomeGoods, Stein Mart & Office Depot. If you get hungry, there are a great selection of dining options, from sit-down restaurants to places to grab a quick snack.

Walgreens

Walgreens Pharmacy sells prescription drugs, over-the-counter drugs, beauty products, cosmetics, a wide assortment of general merchandise, film & photo finishing services, seasonal merchandise, greeting cards & convenience foods. This particular store is open 7am - 12am.

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Walmart SuperCentre

WalMart SuperCentre is located at Cagans Crossing on the US27 north of the intersection with the US192. Much larger than Publix and generally 15% cheaper offering a vast selection of groceries at very reasonable prices. If you are buying for a large family or group it pays to shop at Walmart instead of Publix. You can basically buy anything you want at Walmart from bananas to car parts, laxatives to flat screen TV's. Walmart is great to spend several hours shopping when its raining outside and is open 24/7 so if you are very late getting to your villa, you can always get your necessary provisions.

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Walmart Supercentre

WalMart SuperCentre is located next to Medieval Times along the US192. Much larger than Publix and generally 15% cheaper offering a vast selection of groceries at very reasonable prices. If you are buying for a large family or group it pays to shop at Walmart instead of Publix. You can basically buy anything you want at Walmart from bananas to car parts, laxatives to flat screen TV's. Walmart is great to spend several hours shopping when its raining outside and is open 24/7 so if you are very late getting to your villa, you can always get your necessary provisions.

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Walmart Supercentre

WalMart SuperCentre is located off W Osceola Pkwy by the intersection with the N Poinciana Blvd. Much larger than Publix and generally 15% cheaper offering a vast selection of groceries at very reasonable prices. If you are buying for a large family or group it pays to shop at Walmart instead of Publix. You can basically buy anything you want at Walmart from bananas to car parts, laxatives to flat screen TV's. Walmart is great to spend several hours shopping when its raining outside and is open 24/7 so if you are very late getting to your villa, you can always get your necessary provisions.

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Anna Maria Island Beaches

What was once a best-kept secret among Florida day-trippers, Anna Maria Island, has always been known for its sugar-white coastline, emerald Gulf waters & quaint business district. Today, it is now known as a vacation favourite among local, national & international travellers. We're talking miles of pristine beaches along with award-winning restaurants & specialty shops. Enjoy a picture-perfect Florida sunset at the Sandbar Restaurant set on the beach - perfect end to a day. What makes Anna Maria Island so attractive to visitors and year-round residents is its private island feel & close to everything you ever need. Anna Maria Island is an ideal place to relax & getaway from it all. Each of the island's areas provides easy access to spectacular beaches & outdoor activities, while at the same time offering an enjoyable selection of shops, restaurants, performing arts & other attractions.

Boca Grande Beach

Boca Grande beach is on Gasparilla Island Beach which is a short drive south of Englewood. Access onto the island is via 3 privately owned bridges, including a draw bridge. The toll is quite high at $6 per car which keeps the riff-raff out (except the ones that have money that is). There are limited facilites on the beaches with Sandspur Beach & Lighthouse Park having the best facilites. There are no lifeguards on any of the beaches. Enjoy the incredible views of Boca Grande Pass & Cayo Costa Island on the other side from the veranda of the lighthouse & check out the museum if it's open.

Bradenton Beach

Bradenton Beach is accessed from most side streets off Gulf Drive & extendss north from Coquina & Cortez beaches, It benefits from shaded parking & extensive views up & down the coastline. Along the beach you will find several excellent casual dining restaurants, ice cream parlours & quaint little shops. Parking is limited, so you need to arrive early on weekends to avoid disappointment.

Caladesi Island Beaches

One of the few completely natural islands along Florida's Gulf Coast, Caladesi's white sand shores have been rated as the nation's #1 best beach. Beach lovers can enjoy swimming, sunbathing & beachcombing. Nature enthusiasts watch wildlife while hiking the 3 mile nature trail through the island's interior or paddling a 3 mile kayak trail through the mangroves & bay. Picnic tables and shelters are located near the beach which can be reserved for a fee. The park also has a snack bar & gift shop. Caladesi Island is accessible only by private boat or via the Caladesi Connection ferry service. Cost for the ferry is $10 for adults and $6 for children ages 4 to 12. Trips depart hourly beginning at 10am.

Captiva Island Beaches

Captiva Island's beautiful beaches are very popular with shellers, fishermen & is a great place to watch a sunset. Captiva Island has been nominated for the Best Restored Beach following Hurricane Charley in 2004 which caused severe damage to the island. Many couples have their honeymoon on Captiva Island at South Seas Island Resort at the northern end of the island, where you can really benefit from the best of Captiva Island.

South Seas Island Resort

Clearwater Beach

Many know Clearwater for its beaches, which are among the best in Florida. Clearwater is connected to the barrier island of Clearwater Beach to the west via a 2 mile nicely landscaped causeway which includes a walking & biking path. From here you can experience beaches, beaches and more beaches. A string of barrier islands with fine white sand beaches line the Gulf of Mexico along the Pinellas coast. They start with renowned Clearwater Beach to the north & parade south with Sand Key Park, Indian Rocks Beach, Madeira Beach, St. Pete Beach, Pass-a-Grille & Fort de Soto Park. Clearwater Beach has an excellent marina where one can find numerous charter, party and rental boats for fishing, sailing, cruising, para-sailing & dolphin watching. The centre of Clearwater Beach is punctuated by Pier 60 - a long & wide concrete pier jutting out into the Gulf of Mexico that serves as a great fishing platform & strolling avenue. Many enjoy gathering here at sundown to watch the sun go down.

Cocoa Beach

Orlando's closest beach along the famous Space Coast, aptly named as it is one of the closest beaches to watch a Rocket Launch. NASA's JFK Space Centre is only 15 miles North of Cocoa Beach. Cocoa Beach was made famous in the 60's by "I Dream of Jeannie" TV sitcom. Those who cherish the great outdoors will want to visit the Cocoa Beach Pier. You can toss in a line from the pier, or rent a charter from one of the captains waiting to take you to sea. Surfers call the area around the pier the best surf area in Florida. All outdoor activities are available. You can rent jet skis, go para-sailing, swim, snorkel, scuba dive, or just relax & soak up some Florida sunshine.

Daytona Beach

Daytona is one of the USA's most famous beaches with a 23 mile long, 500 foot wide expanse of sand. Floats, umbrellas, windsurfers, bicycles, four-wheelers & motor scooters are available to rent on the beach. It is one of the few beaches anywhere that will allow motor vehicles to be driven on it. Jet skis, sailboards & powerboats can be rented at the Halifax River & the Intracoastal Waterways. The Boardwalk is located along Daytona Beach. This is a group of amusement centres, rides, mini-golf, arcade & snack bars for your entertainment. Daytona is known world wide for its beaches, and the Daytona International Speedway, one of the finest motor-racing facilities of the country. It has overtaken Ft. Lauderdale as "the place to go" for Spring Break. The beach has seen many land speed attempts in the past, including Sir Malcolm Campbell reaching 276mph with Bluebird in 1935. Daytona is home to 'Race Week' and the Daytona 500 in February and 'Bike Week' in March so can get very busy during these periods.

Lido Key Beach

If you are staying on the north end of Sarasota, Lido Beach, located on Lido Key may be for you. Just as expansive & sweeping as Siesta Key Beach, but not as crowded (except on special occasions, like the Grand Prix Races on the 4th of July, when it is packed!) Lido Beach has lifeguards, playground, rest rooms, concessions & a large free parking lot. Located about a half mile west of St. Armand's Circle where you will find excellent shopping, bars, restaurants & even a Starbucks. At the very south end of Lido Key is a natural oasis known as South Lido Key Beach Park. The park is bordered by four bodies of water; The Gulf of Mexico, Big Pass, Sarasota Bay & Brushy Bayou. There are nature trails, a canoe trail, picnic & BBQ facilities, restrooms & a playground. Swimming is limited due to currents and boat activity.

Longboat Key Beach

Longboat Key's 12 miles of breath-taking white sandy beaches are totally unspoilt & the best way to appreciate the beach is to stay in a beach front condo. There are several great restaurants just off the beach. If just visiting, arrive early as parking is limited.

Manasota Key Beaches

The enchanting Manasota Key beaches just off the coast of Englewood between Sarasota & Fort Myers offers 7 miles of 4 expansive pristine white sandy beaches & clear blue waters. There is a fairly sharp drop off making the beaches ideal for swimming, snorkeling, body boarding & finding fossilised sharks teeth in the surf. Shaded areas offer picnic tables, fire pits, boardwalks, restroom & showering facilities. Manasota Beach has ample free parking & year-round on duty lifeguards.

Marco Island Beach

Marco Island, located 30 minutes south of Naples by car, is the southern most island on the south-west coast of Florida & has beaches accessible by car. Marco Island is very developed as a retirement/vacation paradise with all the comforts of any small city. There are numerous excellent hotels & condos available along the beachfront. A visit to Sand Dollar Island at Tigertail Beach is worthwhile, but requires a good long walk. The island is very quiet & fairly remote where the shelling is excellent.

Naples Beaches

Naples beaches boasts over 10 miles of pearlescent sugar white sand that runs from Seagate Drive to the North to Gordon Pass to the south. Choose from the family friendly beaches at Lowdermilk Park & downtown Naples Municipal Beach & Pier. Naples Fishing Pier is at the west end off 12th Avenue South & extends 1,000' into the Gulf of Mexico - Great for fishing or watching sunsets. Enjoy sunbathing, swimming, fishing, jet-skiing, sailing, kayaking & bar hopping. Naples beaches are well known for their seashells & rich shore bird life. so don't forget your shell bag and binoculars. Throw in a shelling and birding field guide while you're at it.

Sanibel Island

Sanibel Island is a unique barrier island along the Gulf Coast in that it has a east-west orientation compared to most islands being north-south. This results in the island having exceptional sandy beaches & an abundance of shells, winning awards for the best shelling beach & one of the best beaches in Florida. The are basic restrooms located at all public beach accesses with some having picnic tables & showers. Parking at Sanibel Island public beaches costs $4.00/hour. Sanibel island beaches have hosted numerous romatic sunset weddings.

Siesta Key Beach

This famous beach boasts the finest, gleaming white sand around. The sand is 99% quartz - aside from being gorgeous, this sand never gets hot, even on the hottest day. Siesta Beach has concessions, restrooms, lifeguards, picnic areas, playgrounds, showers & a large, free parking area. Siesta is known for the Drum Circles on Sunday night & is famous for sunset viewing! Located on Ocean Boulevard; take Midnight Pass Road north from the South Causeway at Stickney Point; or travel across the north causeway & follow signs to the beach!

Venice Beach

The large Venice beach provides free parking, a dining pavilion, concessions, picnic tables, lifeguards & restrooms. There is a reef a quarter mile off shore for scuba divers to explore, while beach dwellers can sift the soft white sand for fosillised black sharks teeth. To make this easier you can purchase what is called a Florida Shovel from a beach equipment store locally which effectively sifts the sand to capture the beautiful glossy black sharks teet. This is a popular beach with limited parking, so arrive early.