Why choose Florida Villa Holidays?
Whether you are visiting the magic of Orlando or plan to enjoy one of Florida’s enticing beach towns, there is a huge choice of villas and apartments to choose from. Florida villa holidays are particularly suited to larger families or groups because they provide you and your travelling companions with far more space to spread out, and it’s far more cost-effective than booking multiple hotel rooms. With lots of room for families and fantastic private pools, you can explore Florida your way in Orlando Villas or Gulf Coast Villas.
Florida villa holidays are all about taking some time out. There’s no 7am sunbed rush or breakfast queue, giving you the chance to take a break at your own pace. There’s a great choice of villas in Florida, it’s just deciding what’s best for you. Whether you’d like to stay somewhere which feels like a home-from-home, enjoy peace of mind in one of the fantastic villa resorts or relax in a wow-factor home, you can find your dream holiday. They’re the perfect base for exploring all the excitement of Orlando’s theme parks and the superb surrounding areas.
Top 3 Reasons To Stay in a Florida Villa
Different Types of Florida Villas and How To Choose The Right One?
If you’ve been considering a Florida holiday, villas make for the best kind of accommodation, offering more space for you and your family than in a hotel and all the freedom and flexibility of self-catering. Villas offer a place to relax and feel at home in, after a day soaking up the sun on the beach or at one of the region’s many theme parks. But with so many Florida villa holidays on offer, it can be hard to start narrowing down your options.
Wow Factor Villas
When only the best will do and you want to stay somewhere with the ‘wow factor’, be sure and choose a villa from our Preferred range. Just like our Select range, you get to see the actual photos of where you will be staying but with the added benefit of it being located in one of our chosen top villa resorts These are the newest available in Orlando and Kissimmee, with bright modern interiors, fast available wifi and all with access to a beautifully designed central clubhouse that features a large swimming pool and provides a great opportunity to play and make new friends.
Select Villa in Named Resorts
Having been visiting Florida for over 20 years, we know that the majority of people do not want to wait and be allocated a villa on their arrival. For only a little more than our Value villa range, they prefer to see a selection of villas in advance and select the actual villa they want to stay in during their holiday.
Named communities are ideal for families. Communities such as Highlands Reserve and Southern Dunes are great for golf-lovers too, as they’re next to the greens. You can choose the community you want to stay in, but the villa itself will be allocated on arrival. Discover your favourite Florida Home and enjoy a private pool, fantastic facilities and plenty of freedom to explore the sunshine state your way.
Value Villas – Can Be Allocated on Arrival
Value range villas are specifically chosen for those who are budget-conscious but still want good, clean functional accommodation that is located within easy access to all of the amazing attractions that Central Florida has to offer. These Florida villas are allocated on arrival and tend to be older with well lived in interior furnishings but represent excellent value for money.
If you’d like to experience a holiday in Orlando, then go for one of the selection of Florida Homes that agents and operators allocate on arrival. Thee villas are normally in Kissimmee, Davenport, Clermont, Haines City, and along Highway 27. These villas in Florida are unique to one another and decorated in the owner’s individual taste, which gives you the feeling of a home-from-home. You’ll find out exactly where you’re staying on arrival, but you can enjoy complete peace of mind by checking everything that’s promised in the What’s Included box.
If you’d prefer to choose the Community you stay in, we have put together list of our favorites below:
1.Highlands Reserve Community
Highlands Reserve Community features its own golf course as well as landscaped streets and gardens. Many of the homes overlook the fairway and all boast stunning furnishings throughout. The Highlands Reserve Community offers 4 and 5 bedroom homes.
2.Calabay Parc Community
Just 25 minutes away from the Walt Disney World Resort© and some of the state’s finest golf courses, the Calabay Parc Community occupies an idyllic location amongst pine trees and orange groves, backing onto a beautiful conservation area. Homes here are in the Executive Plus Category and range from 4 to 6 bedrooms.
3.Windsor Hills Resort Community
This elegant gated community is located in the heart of Kissimmee and is the closest villa community to Walt Disney World Resort, just 2 miles away! Guests at Windsor Hills enjoy all the amenities of a hotel or resort, but with the comfort and privacy of a prestigious home.
The Glenbrook Community is perfect for first time visitors to Orlando thanks to onsite facilities such as a communal swimming pool, fitness centre and clubhouse as well as a convenient location off highway 27, just 25 minutes’ drive from Walt Disney World® Resort. Executive Plus Villas are available in a range of sizes from 4 to 6 bedrooms.
5.Paradise Palms Resort Community
This all-platinum home luxury community is located in the heart of Kissimmee, and boasts some of the best on site amenities. With so much to do, it will be hard trying to get the family to leave for the day. Enjoy a refreshing drink at the pool side Tiki bar, watch a movie at the on-site cinema, or take a dip in the expansive zero entry lagoon style swimming pool featuring waterfalls and slides!
6.Trafalgar Village Community
This resort style community is situated in Kissimmee, around 25 minutes’ driving distance from Walt Disney World® Resort. On your doorstep you’ll be able to take advantage of facilities including a communal swimming pool and spa, a fitness centre and an on-site cinema. The size of the homes here range from 4 to 6 bedrooms.
7.Champions Gate Resort Community
ChampionsGate is an all-platinum prestigious villa resort, nestled in the heart of Kissimmee and spans across 900 acres of gloriously manicured outdoor space. Champions gate is just minutes from Walt Disney World Resort and other top Orlando attractions, it’s a great place to stay for a family that wants to experience the best of Florida’s theme parks.
8.Emerald Island Resort Community
This beautiful gated community is situated in Kissimmee and is surrounded by lush Florida vegetation. The winding, palm-lined colonnaded entry, complete with a playful dolphin fountain provides a dramatic sense of arrival into this gated enclave.
9.Southern Dunes Community
Situated in Haines City, this delightful community is perfect for families wanting a more peaceful community, set back from the bustle of downtown Orlando. Upon arrival to Southern Dunes you will be greeted with a beautiful lake and lush green trees that line the roads and golf course giving it a country feel.
10.West Haven Community
Located in the Davenport area, this manicured community is around a 15 minute drive to Walt Disney World Resort and 30 minutes to Universal Orlando. West Haven is the perfect place to unwind after a busy day exploring the theme parks. Each home is air conditioned throughout and fully equipped for a home-away-from-home experience.
Booking Florida Villa Holiday Package
Florida villa holidays packages give you the home away from home experience, encompassing the total feeling of freedom that you do not get in a hotel. Villas also provide highly versatile accommodation, whether you’re a couple or a large family group, and provide great value for money. So, if you thought you couldn’t afford to treat your family to a visit to the Sunshine State, maybe including a trip to Mickey Mouse HQ, think again.
If you’re looking into post-COVID Florida villa holidays for 2022 or 2023, we can help you find a wide range of carefully selected villas in the Orlando area. They provide the perfect base if you’re looking to experience Florida’s wealth of big attractions, such as Disney World and Universal Studios, and a great getaway from the crowds.
Florida Condos and Town Homes feature a range of spacious multi-storey or terraced properties, with facilities similar to those in our villas but with the added benefit of the use of resort facilities. For a more relaxed holiday with miles of incredible beaches, then check out our Florida Gulf Coast villas along the state’s west coast.
A great alternative to hotel accommodation and particularly popular with families and larger parties is our extensive range of Florida condominiums and townhomes. Offering very similar self catering amenities to our florida villa holidays but located in multi-storey buildings or on terraced streets, a condo or townhome provides spacious accommodation plus the added benefit of resort facilities.
In recent years condo resorts in Florida have rapidly grown in popularity, huge numbers of UK holiday makers have been attracted by the combination of spacious and luxurious accommodation and onsite amenities that often match or better those offered at considerably more expensive hotels.
Sometimes its hard to tell the difference between hotels and self catering accommodation, these resorts sit in superb locations and many offer, a health and beauty spa, concierge service and even shuttle services to the major attractions and shopping malls.
Which Villa Communities are closest to Disney?
Most holidaymakers on Florida Villa holidays visit the Orlando area – and a big percentage of those will also be paying a visit to Disneyworld. Typically we see large family groups on this type of holiday. Families tend to want to stay in a villa or villa situated next to one another. We often help people who are keen to be be placed in villas closest to Walt Disney World Resort. The nearest villa communities for the Disney parks would be Tuscany and Calabria.
However any villa community in the Kissimmee area would be with in 10 – 15 minutes drive of the main attractions – providing you with plenty more options when choosing a villa community in Orlando.
More information on all the Orlando communities can be found here.
Gulf Coast Florida Villa Holidays
There are some exquisite Gulf Coast villas on Florida’s West Coast from Newport Richey all the way down to Naples. There are miles of Florida beautiful beaches to enjoy, washed by the warm Gulf waters and covered in a fascinating array of seashells.
From the fabulous beaches in the Gulf Coast for a relaxing chilled out holiday with stunning views, to our villas and condos located close to some of the main attractions in Orlando. With flexibility, choice and fantastic value we provide a wide choice of accommodation to suit all budgets. From a basic standard villa to the luxury of a Platinum plus villa, we are able to offer a wide range of different Florida Villa Holidays.
Things To Do on Florida Villa Holidays
Famed for its glorious sunshine, sandy beaches and magical theme parks, there are plenty of things to do on Florida villa holidays. Whether you’re seeking adrenaline-fuelled adventures, family fun or a relaxed paradise, there is a charming array of Florida attractions to suit you.
There is no better place to enjoy the sunshine than Florida’s white sandy beaches. For a taste of the Caribbean, head south to Fort Myers or Fort Lauderdale to relax under the shade of tropical coconut palms – ideal for a desert island getaway. Families will love Fort Walton, a beach where dolphins, sea and sand are the main attraction.
Wine and Dine
Florida’s food and drink is one of the many reasons people flock to the Sunshine State. An eclectic mix of traditional southern dishes, it has the spicy kick of Caribbean and Latin flavours and tastes undeniably delicious. If you’re looking to sample a taste of Florida, expect barbecued chicken, garlic-seasoned shellfish, wholesome sweet potatoes and cornbread as well as a host of other flavours.For the ultimate in Floridian treats, ensure you devour a slice of South Florida’s famous Key Lime Pie, washed down with a tropical Mojito from one of Florida’s many bars – the perfect taste of paradise.
Action and Adventure
When embarking on a Florida villa holidays, swimming with dolphins should be top of your to-do list. An experience of a lifetime, this activity is one of the top attractions and provides children and adults alike with fond memories and great fun. Visit Key Largo for a great range of swim schools offering the opportunity to get up close and personal with these enchanting creatures.If you’re looking for something with more of an adrenaline injection, head to the Florida Keys. Hailed as the American Caribbean, these islands lend themselves well to a range of water sports including diving, sailing and jet skiing. Whether you’re daring yourself to parasail above tropical waters or enjoy a sunset sail, there is a great selection of adventurous things to do in Florida.
Of course, when it comes to a Florida Villa Holidays with the little ones, there is only one thing that springs to mind. Walt Disney World Resort is the area’s biggest attraction and has been delighting both the young and young at heart for decades. Stretched out across sun-drenched Florida, it comprises four huge theme parks, two thrilling water parks and masses of restaurants, bars, shops and hotels. This magical world is amassed with opportunity for the entire family – from a safari trek in the Animal Kingdom to meeting Mickey Mouse himself!If you’d rather shy away from Disney, then why not visit the Kennedy Space Centre to learn about their space programme or explore tropical wilderness and its sinister inhabitants as you journey through the Everglades National Park by boat.
For a real party in the USA on your Florida villa holidays, there is nowhere more vibrant than Miami. Well-known for its opulent and energetic nightclubs, you’ll also love the rooftop bars and cool cocktails on offer. For an old haunt with a romantic history, head to Tobacco Road. The first bar to obtain a Miami liquor licence back in the day, this charming bar serves cheap cocktails and shed -loads of character.If you’re after some hard-core clubbing action, head on down to South Beach. Famous for world-class DJs, luxurious clubs and top tunes, this is a mecca for any clubbing fan.If, however, you’re after evening entertainment with a little more sophistication, Sarasota is the place to be. Watch theatre, ballet and classical music here in Florida’s culture capital.Recharge and
Offering more than just wild rides and serene beach spots, there are also plenty of opportunities to relax and unwind. In Miami, take a stroll down to Ocean Drive where you can admire the art-deco style buildings that grace the beachfront. Immerse yourself in the ambience of the glamorous 1920s as you pass Park Central Hotel and The Imperial before exploring the Art Deco district. Florida is also one of the best states for spas, with many waterfront choices. If you’ve got the cash to splash or just fancy a special treat, The Ritz-Carlton in South Beach is the swankiest place to be. With relaxation lounges and a couple’s treatment suite, this spa will ensure relaxation long after your homebound flight has departed.