Orlando Guide - Accommodation - Page 2
The first thing that will hit you when you drive into the Sandy Ridge sub-division is the multitude of colours the villas are painted in, coming from the UK this is something you are not going to be used to seeing. You feel straight away that this is...
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Villas versus Hotels
As a family we love Florida with its relaxed atmosphere and fabulous climate. Over the past 12 years we have visited on numerous occasions during different seasons with our two children staying firstly on International Drive –The Ramada - and then ma...
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ORANGE TREE a great place to stay
You can find this community easily as it is about a mile and a half north from the western end of Hwy 192 heading in the direction of Clermont on Hwy 27. One thing that strikes you as you drive up Hwy 27 is the Tower at the entrance to Orange...
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Why Indian Creek is such a Fantastic Location for your Stay
First time visitors to Orlando will be unsure and over whelmed by the amount of homes on offer and to the location of many villa's, maps are often misleading. Indian Creek is just 3. 5 miles away from Disney's Animal Kingdom so a perfect loca...
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Why do I own a Villa?
Why do I own a villaWhy do I own a villa? I really do not knowIt costs a lot of moneyFor us to rarely go. We purchased it three years agoIt is our pride and joyBut the mortgage keeps on risingViewed 1137 times since 1 September 2008.
Solar Panel Pool Heating
Solar panel pool heating is a very expensive addition to your villa, ours cost around $6000 but does a very good job indeed, originally we installed it when we first bought the villa as we thought that the villa needed to offer a little bit extra to ...
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The Westridge estate is situated between the I4 at junction 58 and the 192, it is a pleasant community that is part residential and part short term let villas which gives an ideal mix and a easy and laid back sort of feeling to the estate. It also gi...
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The Reserve at Town Center Resort
As the name suggests, The Reserve at Town Center Resort is a small, exclusive, gated community. The 94 detached, single storey homes that make up The Reserve are finished in soft pastel colours, and the roads are lined with palm trees, to crea...
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Hotel versus Villa
What do you book when you are visiting Orlando? A hotel or a villa. Lets have a look at both, hotel first. There are many very adequate hotels in and around Disney, prices range from $35/40 per night per room upwards, but most good hotels wil...
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The Joys and Pain of Owning a Villa
That’s it, you’ve done it, you’ve been thinking about it for years and now the deed is actually done and you walk into your own little bit of America, your immediate thoughts are, is this villa up to the standard that I would like if I was renting it...
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Chillin’ at the villa
Your Florida holiday really is what you make of it. Theme parks, shopping and golfing are what Orlando is famous for and they are all great, but… I recommend that you spend AT LEAST one day just chillin’ at the villa. Just as you wouldn’t buy...
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Hampton Lakes is a gated development set amongst the rolling hills and Orange Groves of the Davenport countryside. Situated off of Highway 27 and with excellent access to the surrounding areas Hampton Lakes is one of the most sought after Vacation re...
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Formosa Gardens Estates
Formosa Gardens Estates, is a securely gated Sub-Division, Phase one was built around the year 2000, and phase two from 2003 on. It is World Renowned as, truly, one of the best, if not the best, Locations you will find. Just at marker 4 on th...
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Choosing a villa
The choice of accommodation for tourists in Florida is overwhelming, especially in the areas around Orlando and all of the major theme parks. There is every possible option from budget motels through to up-scale hotels and obviously many villas avail...
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Champions Gate is slowly becoming an area that many more people are visiting. It’s location is superb being seconds away from Junction 58 on the I-4. As you come off the I-4 you drive through the ornate high gates and you are in Champions Gate. Viewed 1409 times since 1 September 2008.
Southern Dunes Golf & Country Club
Situated just twenty minutes from Disney and less than an hours drive from both the Atlantic and the Gulf coast, Southern Dunes Golf and Country Club is a beautiful and peaceful gated golf community. It is an idyllic place to stay for both golfers an...
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Why Florida? (6)
Why Florida?Well why not; year round sunshine and the ever-falling costs of transatlantic flights tempt millions of us each year to visit this wonderful place. The wealth of choice available makes it an ideal choice whatever you are looking f...
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Florida villa rental is value for money
Florida villa rental (value for money)We have stayed in various places around the world and in some lovely villas offering fabulous swimming pools and lovely views, but never have I stayed in a villa, which offers such fantastic value for mon...
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HISTORIC BOK SANCTUARY
How about visiting somewhere different when you are next in Florida? Bok Sanctuary has something to interest almost everyone. An extremely serene and peaceful place, this national historic landmark was gifted to the USA by Dutchman Edward W Bok in 19...
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During our last trip to Orlando, I had a yen to be beside the sea. Having made the trip to the Gulf coast the previous trip, we elected, actually I decreed, we would be making a family trip to the Canaveral Coast this time. The word Canaveral...
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