18 Best
All-Inclusive Resorts in Orlando, Florida

All-Inclusive resorts in Orlando, Florida, have become the world’s busiest, largest, and well-known tourist paradise.

Recognized for its hospitality, which extends to its numerous resorts, spas, and services, Orlando caters to all budgets and tastes. The Disney Empire in Orlando is a big highlight for many tourists with four theme parks, dozens of smaller attractions, top-rated Orlando resorts, and hundreds of restaurants and snack bars.

With Orlando being a hot vacation spot among tourists and home to some of Florida’s best all-inclusive resorts, finding the perfect resort for your next trip has never been more convenient. We’ve hand-picked some of the best resorts in Orlando to help you discover the right one that meets your needs.

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5 Best Overall Resorts in Orlando

1. Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort

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The resort’s position within Walt Disney World® Resort allows Four Seasons to assist guests in creating unforgettable Theme Park moments. Four Seasons is where families are treated as VIPs. See more details

Average Rating:
5/5
Average Price: $900/per night

2. Loews Sapphire Falls Resort at Universal Orlando

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The hotel has 1,000 rooms, including 83 suites, four waterfront restaurants and lounges, and a resort-style pool with a white sand beach and water slide. See more details

Average Rating:
4.5/5
Average Price: $242/per night

3. Waldorf Astoria Orlando

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The Waldorf Astoria Orlando is situated on 482 acres of lush greenery. The hotel is a lush tropical oasis located on its nature preserve in the affluent Bonnet Creek neighborhood, bordered on three sides by Walt Disney World® Resort. See more details

Average Rating:
4.5/5
Average Price: $410/per night

4. The Grove Resort & Water Park Orlando

Aerial view - Photo credit The Grove Resort & Water Park Orlando
Photo credit: The Grove Resort & Water Park Orlando

The Grove Resort & Water Park, Orlando’s newest luxury vacation home development, provides seclusion and convenience with a complete array of facilities, including numerous bars and restaurants, a full-service spa, a water park, and a stunning 20-acre activity lake. See more details

Average Rating:
4.5/5
Average Price: $249/per night

5. Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek Resort

Family enjoying dinning at the lazy river - Photo credit Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek
Photo credit: Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek Resort

Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek, an Official Walt Disney World Hotel, allows visitors to spend more time with their families with exclusive Disney perks. The award-winning 3-acre lazy river pool with a water slide is the resort’s focal point. See more details

Average Rating:
4.5/5
Average Price: $274/per night

Family Resorts in Orlando, Florida

Staying at one of the family resorts in Orlando, Florida, is on every family’s wish list. Some of the best Orlando resorts for families aren’t on the grounds of amusement parks. Instead, these kid-friendly Orlando resorts are located away from the parks’ hustle and bustle. They cater to families with large rooms with fully furnished kitchens, pools, and water parks, and transportation to the parks when the time comes.

Disney's Art of Animation Resort

* Best for avid Disney fans
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Average Rating:
4.5/5
Average Price: $233/per night

Staying at this Disney Resort will have you experience the fairytale settings seen in movies like Finding Nemo, The Lion King, and The Little Mermaid.

The resort has standard rooms and family suites. They can accommodate a maximum of four people in a standard room. When minors under the age of 17 are in the same room as the adults, there is no fee. The family suites have a bedroom with one queen-size bed, a convertible Table Bed, a double-size sleeper couch, two bathrooms, a living room, and a kitchenette.

Key features:

  • Character themed landscapes
  • Connecting rooms available
  • One of only Disney Resorts that have family suites
  • In-Room Safe
  • Kitchenette
  • Mini refrigerator
  • Internet – Free Wi-Fi Service

Breakfast, lunch, and supper are served at the 606-seat food court. There are four food stations with pizza, spaghetti, and American burgers to choose from. Five small eateries provide fresh, nutritious made-to-order meals.

Key features:

  • Landscapes of flavor- food court
  • Breakfast menu
  • Bar service

Throughout the day, poolside activities include anything from “Name that Tune” and “Disney Trivia” to “Nemo Bingo” and “Fish Toss.” Each night, a different Disney picture is screened in the Lion King courtyard. The “Sketch Artist of the Day” is a unique Art of Animation exercise. The kids can make a drawing of their favorite Disney character.

Key features:

  • Pixel Play arcade
  • “Big Blue” pool-the largest resort pool at Disney
  • Babysitting services
  • Disney animation-themed buildings
  • Children’s splash area
  • Disney Skyliner

Magic Moment Resort & Kids Club

* Best for budget family-friendly Disney vacation
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Average Rating:
4.5/5
Average Price: $65/per night

Magic Moment Resort & Kids Club is a family-friendly boutique-style resort located near Walt Disney World main’s theme parks and is only 5 miles from Disney Springs.

The Magic Moment Resort and Kids Club has 170 air-conditioned rooms with minibars and coffee/tea makers accessible by outside hallways. You can choose from the contemporary rooms, kid’s rooms, and standard rooms

Key features:

  • Flat-screen TVs
  • Mini fridges
  • Keurig coffeemakers
  • Wi-Fi

The hotel offers continental breakfast for free. Check out one of Kissimmee’s renowned burrito eateries, such as El Tenampa or Rosie’s Smokin’ Hot, during your stay.

Key features:

  • Free breakfast
  • Restaurants nearby

Make use of the hotel’s facilities, which include a concierge, during your stay. Guests of the Magic Moment Resort and Kids Club may also use the onsite pool and complimentary breakfast. Free parking is available for those coming by vehicle.

Key features:

  • Game Room
  • Complimentary parking
  • Mini soccer filed
  • Balloon show
  • 24-hours Fitness Center

Disney's Animal Kingdom Villas - Kidani Village

* Best for an African Safari adventure
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Average Rating:
4.5/5
Average Price: $300/per night

The horseshoe-curved shape, inspired by traditional African kraals, provides breathtaking vistas of lush savannas, where over 30 species of African animals freely wander.

The resorts offer spacious Deluxe Studios, one-, two-, and three-bedroom Villas.

Key features:

  • Mini refrigerator
  • Coffee Maker
  • Flat-Panel TV
  • In-Room Safe
  • Toaster
  • Internet – Free Wi-Fi Service
  • Villas have Fully Equipped Kitchen with Refrigerator

For breakfast, lunch, and supper, dine on American classics and African delicacies at this Resort hotel, which features African-inspired architecture and a wildlife preserve.

Key features:

  • Wine Bar
  • Pool Bar
  • Four restaurants and lounges to choose from

Take a dip in the pool at Samawati Springs Pool, a tropical paradise with a 128-foot-long pool slide. The resort offers complimentary shuttle service to and from Orlando International Airport. A full-service fitness center featuring strength training and aerobic equipment is the Survival of the Fittest Fitness Center. There’s Zahanati Massage & Fitness Center, a training center with equipment, massages, and more when it’s time to relax.

Key features:

  • Pool
  • Arcade
  • Basketball
  • Tennis
  • Airport transfer
  • Fitness center
  • Spa

Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek

* Best for pampering and upscale amenities
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Average Rating:
4.5/5
Average Price: $274/per night

Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek is an Official Walt Disney World® Hotel. This luxurious hotel is conveniently situated minutes from the Walt Disney World Resort.

Enjoy freshly renovated guest rooms and suites, which combine modern elements with soothing amenities to create a stylish atmosphere. You can choose from the Pool view Guestroom, Disney View, High Floor, and Deluxe Room.

Key features:

  • In-room safe, work desk, and ironing board
  • Mini refrigerator
  • In-room coffee and tea maker
  • Wired and wireless internet access
  • 55-inch HDTV

From informal poolside grilles to sophisticated eateries, there’s something for everyone. Our resort has a total of 12 dining options, including six restaurants and bars, as well as six more restaurants and lounges at the Waldorf Astoria Orlando, which is only over the street.

Key features:

  • 12 unique restaurants and lounges
  • 24-hour room service
  • Casual dining
  • Upscale restaurants

The Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek family resort pool area has something for everyone, from a winding waterslide to a zero-entry spot where you may wade while your kids play in shallow water. You can also spend your time at the Spa and Golf course at the adjacent Walldorf Astoria.

Key features:

  • Three-acre lazy river pool with waterslide
  • Direct shuttle to Disney Theme Parks and Disney Springs
  • Award-winning spa and championship golf course
  • Babysitting Service
  • Children’s Menu
  • Family Arcade

Westgate Lakes Resort & Spa

* Best for larger families
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Average Rating:
3.5/5
Average Price: $116/per night

Westgate Lakes Resort & Spa is a full-service lakeside resort located near the world-famous Walt Disney amusement park. It offers a variety of onsite facilities, including a pirate-themed aquatic adventure.

Choose from a broad range of accommodations, including studios and four-bedroom villas. Separate dining spaces are available in the accommodations. The linen on the beds is of the highest quality. Premium cable channels are included with flat-screen televisions.

Key features:

  • Accessible rooms
  • Full Bathroom
  • Balcony or Patio
  • Full Kitchen with Utensils

There are numerous choices at Westgate Lakes Resort & Spa’s handy onsite restaurants and dining selections. New York-style pizza, deli sandwiches, steak, appetizers, and sweet delights are just a few of the possibilities.

Key features:

  • Poolside Bar
  • Sports Bar
  • Bistro
  • Marketplace & Deli
  • Pizza Restaurant
  • Room service

Begin your adventure at Treasure Cove Water Park, which has thrilling water slides, a lazy river, a wave pool, and water play zones. Tennis facilities, volleyball courts, basketball courts, the Mission Control Game Room, and even Pirates Mini Golf are available if you like sports. A fitness facility and the Wes T. Gator Kid’s Club are among popular features.

Key features:

  • Seven outdoor heated pools
  • Seven kiddy pools
  • Six hot tubs
  • Kid’s Club/Babysitting

Beach Resorts in Orlando

Even though Orlando is full of family-friendly resorts, some of these are also Orlando beach resorts. They offer a fantastic location to stay for visiting Mickey Mouse, exploring Hogwarts, but also for relaxation.

Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort

* Best for proximity to the Universal Orlando theme parks
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Average Rating:
4.5/5
Average Price: $185/per night

Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort is Universal Orlando’s top-value onsite hotel boasting a colorful vintage atmosphere and offers value-priced rooms.

The entire family may stay in luxury in one of the hotel’s family suites, which sleep up to six people and include a kitchenette, or in one of the hotel’s standard rooms, which sleep up to four people.

Key features:

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Mini refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Family suites with kitchenettes 

In the fantastic food court, you may choose from a variety of delectable options. Snacks and dinners and frozen beverages, cocktails, beer, and wine are available only feet away from the lazy river for a tropical poolside delight. Alternatively, the Galaxy Bowl Restaurant offers a delectable menu of American classics.

Key features:

  • Food-court
  • Restaurants and lounges
  • Starbucks
  • Delizioso Pizza

With two enormous pools, a waterslide, and a lazy river, a 10-lane bowling alley, plus Early Park Admission to The Wizarding World of Harry PotterTM and select attractions at Universal’s Volcano BayTM water theme park, you’ll have limitless family fun.

Key features:

  • Two Pools; the Cabana Courtyard pool with waterslide and the Lazy River Courtyard pool with sand beach
  • A Lazy River
  • 10-lane Galaxy Bowl bowling alley
  • Complimentary access to the fitness center

Disney's Caribbean Beach Resort

* Best for a leisure holiday with many optional activities
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Average Rating:
4/5
Average Price: $273/per night

Disney’s Caribbean Beach resort is the largest on Disney property, covering more than 200 acres. Its rooms are separated into five brilliantly colored villages that reflect several Caribbean regions: Trinidad, Martinique, Barbados, Aruba, and Jamaica.

At 300 square feet, the accommodations at Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort are a little smaller than those at some of Disney’s other resorts. Most rooms include two Queen beds, with a pull-down Murphy bed in certain rooms to accommodate a fifth guest. Room categories at the Caribbean Beach Resort are Standard View, Water View, King Bed, Preferred Room, Pirate theme room with standard and water view.

Key features:

  • Hairdryer
  • Internet – Free Wi-Fi Service
  • Coffee Maker
  • Telephone with voicemail

The food court of the Caribbean Beach Resort is open daily from 6 a.m. to midnight, providing breakfast, lunch, and supper. Two more restaurants are serving popular American food or Caribbean cuisine.

Key features:

  • Disney dining plan
  • Poolside bar
  • Food court

The Caribbean Beach Resort has six pools, including the largest pool, Fuentes del Morro, outside Old Port Royale. There are waterfalls, waterslides, water cannons in the main pool, and an extensive children’s play area. The resort also organizes beach campfire activities, movies under the stars, and Pirate Adventure Cruise for children 4-12 years old.

Key features:

  • Babysitting services
  • Jogging trail
  • Guided fishing excursions
  • Six pools
  • Internal shuttle bus

Grand Beach by Diamond Resorts

* Best for a central location in Orlando
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Average Rating:
4.5/5
Average Price: $170/per night

Diamond Resorts Grand Beach is a lakefront accommodation that’s a great alternative for visitors to Orlando, providing a family-friendly atmosphere as well as several valuable amenities.

Grand Beach offers lakeside rooms with traditional beach decor. Discover comfort in the rooms, which have a king-size bed, a couch bed, and a complete bathroom.

Key features:

  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Dining Table
  • Handicap Accessible Accommodations
  • Full Kitchen

The hotel offers one restaurant, The Gas Grill. You can also stop by Amorette’s Patisserie and Aristocrepes, two renowned French eateries in the area.

Key features:

  • Dining area
  • Restaurants nearby

Spend the day at Diamond Resorts’ Grand Beach or unwind at one of the hotel’s two outdoor pools. Orlando’s famous attractions like the Walt Disney World, Universal Studios, and Sea World, are just minutes away.

Key features:

  • Aerobics
  • Basketball
  • BBQ Area(s)
  • Fishing
  • Concierge Services
  • Playground

Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

* Best for spacious accommodation
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Average Rating:
4.5/5
Average Price: $456/per night

This opulent bayside resort hotel combines Victorian beauty with contemporary flair. The Grand Floridian is a four- and five-story white frame structure incorporating the most iconic aspects of 19th-century ocean-resort architecture.

Most Grand Floridian rooms are 440 square feet, making them some of Walt Disney World’s largest basic rooms, featuring two queen-size beds, a daybed, and a desk with a chair.

Key features:

  • Hairdryer
  • Internet – Free Wi-Fi Service
  • Soaker Tub
  • Telephone with voicemail
  • Coffee Maker
  • In-Room Safe
  • Mini refrigerator

Breakfast, lunch, and dinner options at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa are diverse enough to suit virtually any palette. Begin your day at Gasparilla Island Grill, then move on to Grand Floridian Café for lunch, Narcoossee’s for dinner, and the Enchanted Rose for an evening beverage.

Key features:

  • Three premium restaurants
  • Four Bars
  • Lounge
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner menus

There are two pools available; east of the Grand Floridian’s Main Building is the Courtyard Pool. A hot tub, a kiddie’s pool, and a water play area are also available. Onsite facilities at the Grand Floridian include boat transportation to the Magic Kingdom, several Disney souvenir and sundries stores, outdoor grilling and picnic spaces, and a trademark Disney arcade-style game room.

Key features:

  • Jacuzzi
  • Kids Club
  • Pool
  • Poolside Cabanas
  • Spa
  • Arcade games
  • Basketball court

Marriott's Royal Palms

* Best for a family of six
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Average Rating:
4.5/5
Average Price: $233/per night

The family-friendly Marriott’s Royal Palms is a luxurious holiday resort located in the center of Orlando’s enchantment and excitement.

The two-bedroom villas have a master suite with a king-size bed and an enormous soaking tub, perfect for unwinding after a day of sightseeing in Orlando.

Key features:

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Coffee maker/tea service
  • Electrical adapters
  • Separate tub and shower

You can have breakfast, lunch, and dinner at the Food Court. There’re also two other restaurants to choose from for dinner for Italian cuisine or a steakhouse. The Marketplace is a quick stop for various necessary food and other things, and Starbucks coffee is featured.

Key features:

  • Bar-B-Q and picnic area
  • Local restaurant dinner delivery
  • Convenience store
  • Starbucks
  • Bar

Swim in the inviting outdoor pool, work out in the fitness facility or participate in one of our many onsite activities. You also have access to all the Orlando World Center Marriott amenities, which are just across the street.

Key features:

  • Outdoor pool
  • Complimentary onsite parking
  • Car Rental
  • Video games
  • Concierge desk

Water Park Resorts in Orlando

There are also several Orlando resorts with water parks, so you won’t have to leave your hotel to have fun. Instead of seeing all of Orlando’s attractions on a hot summer day, put on your swimwear and head to the water towers and whirlpools. This is the best way to spend a day in a family resort in Orlando with water parks.

The Grove Resort & Water Park Orlando

* Best for enjoying onsite fun activities
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Average Rating:
4.5/5
Average Price: $249/per night

The Grove Resort & Water Park Orlando is just six miles from Walt Disney World® Theme Parks and offers home conveniences. It is the perfect holiday spot, with everything you need to have a good time right on the premises.

The resort has suites with one, two, and three bedrooms available for your choosing. Full kitchens, washers and dryers, several bedrooms and bathrooms, and screened-in balconies are included in each residential-style apartment.

Key features:

  • Master Bathroom
  • Sleeper Sofa in the Living Room
  • Fully Equipped Kitchen
  • Full-Size Washer/Dryer
  • Separate Living and Dining Area

The Grove Resort & Water Park Orlando caters to a wide range of tastes with a range of open-air restaurants and bars. The Valencia Restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and supper every day; you can grab a quick snack at the Alfresco Market.

Key features:

  • Pool Bar
  • Market
  • Bar & Grill
  • Three Restaurants

Surfari Water Park includes the FlowRiderDouble surf simulator. Adults may find peace and tranquility in The Springs Pools while sipping poolside cocktails or at Escape Spa, where they can rest and relax. Those looking for a more natural experience may visit Lake Austin, where they can participate in a range of watersports.

Key features:

  • Water Park
  • Spa
  • Watersports
  • children’s activity center
  • Arcade with mini golf
  • 24-hour fitness center
  • Daily transportation to Walt Disney Theme Parks, Universal Orlando, and SeaWorld

CoCo Key Hotel and Water Resort

* Best for splashing fun
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Average Rating:
4.5/5
Average Price: $233/per night

The Coco Key Hotel and Waterpark Resort provides visitors high-end amenities of a resort and access to a fully equipped waterpark. With weekly and seasonal events, as well as SeaWorld and Universal Studios just a short drive away, Coco Key is the perfect vacation spot for your family.

Coco Key boasts around 350 bedrooms with mini-refrigerators and high-definition televisions that can accommodate up to eight people at a time. For more prominent families, connecting rooms are also available.

Key features:

  • Free local calls
  • Coffee/tea makers
  • Self-controlled air conditioning
  • 37″ plasma televisions

Visit one of the two onsite restaurants, Tradewinds or Callaloo Grille, for a family meal. Coco Key’s flagship restaurant, Tradewinds, serves a wide range of tropical flavors, while Callaloo Grille specializes in casual fares like burgers and wraps.

Key features:

  • Two restaurants
  • Pizzeria
  • Grab ‘N go
  • Pool Bar

Within the resort is a 54,000-square-foot water park. There are spaces for toddlers, younger children, and teenagers to play. If slides, dump buckets, and water cannons aren’t your style, the hotel also boasts a lovely ‘silent pool’ for sunbathing and resting. There are many cabanas (free to use) and a hot tub and tiki bar for the adults. Coco Key has a 6,000-square-foot arcade with over 50 of the most cutting-edge video games and interactive gaming.

Key features:

  • Complimentary area shuttle
  • Kids club
  • Golf
  • Theme Park
  • Water Parks
  • Water Sports

Loews Sapphire Falls Resort at Universal Orlando

* Best for easy transportation to Orlando Theme Parks
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Average Rating:
4.5/5
Average Price: $242/per night

This premium resort, located within the Universal Orlando property, is a breezy and elegant option with a tropical vibe.

The rooms are large and well-appointed. Suites have separate living areas, as well as kitchens and wet bars in some cases. Individual children’s bedrooms with lively and colorful decor are available in the Kids Suites.

Key features:

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • 100% cotton bed linens
  • Automated heating and air conditioning
  • Flat-screen TVs
  • Keurig coffeemakers
  • Mini refrigerators

Amatista Cookhouse has an outdoor area and provides Caribbean dishes for breakfast, lunch, and supper; a café with grab-and-go meals; and a poolside diner with seafood and beverages are among the dining options. Caribbean-themed eating choices, including a modern watering hole serving rare vintage rums, may be found among the beach area, palm trees, and pool.

Key features:

  • Four scenic restaurants and lounges with water views
  • Pool bar & grill
  • Room service
  • Vintage rum tasting

The Loews Sapphire Falls Resort has a nicely designed resort-style pool with a water slide surrounded by cascading waterfalls. With a kids’ club, babysitter facilities, and kids’ play spaces, including a considerable gaming room packed with arcade games, the resort does an excellent job of catering to children.

Guests also get various benefits at the Universal Orlando theme park, including early access to select attractions like The Wizarding World of Harry Potter.

Key features:

  • Water taxi and shuttle service
  • Resort-style pool with white-sand beach and waterslide
  • Fitness center
  • Kids Camp

Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort Bonnet Creek

* Best for a secluded location near Disney resort
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Average Rating:
4.5/5
Average Price: $199/per night

The resort is one of the top hotels near Walt Disney World, with 62 acres of family entertainment. Discover refined charm and comfort with a Mediterranean flair.

This 400-room resort offers various accommodation categories, but even the lower-category rooms are big and contemporary. With separate living areas, suites are ideal for families and big parties.

Key features:

  • BeWell Bedding (Wyndham signature bedding)
  • 40-inch flat-screen TVs
  • Safes
  • Air-conditioning
  • Mini refrigerator
  • iHome with Charger Dock
  • Coffeemakers

Whatever your mood or appetite, the Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort Bonnet Creek has a restaurant to suit you. From award-winning seafood and sushi to a quick meal overlooking our serene lakeside location, discover an oasis of delights.

Key features:

  • Onsite restaurants
  • Back Bay Bar & Grille
  • Bar 1521
  • Deep blu Seafood Grille
  • The Barista
  • Tesoro Cove

After a day of thrill rides or playing, unwind at our Blue Harmony Spa, cool down in one of our five dazzling oasis-style pools or two lazy rivers, or re-energize at our state-of-the-art fitness facility. For the youngsters, we have two splash parks.

Key features:

  • Two lazy rivers, two kid’s splash parks, and a water slide
  • Five outdoor pools—including a lagoon-style pool with poolside concierge, pool deck cabanas, and fire pit
  • Nine outdoor hot tubs
  • Blue Harmony Spa with outdoor treatment rooms
  • Game room/arcade access
  • Miniature golf access

Golf Resorts in Orlando, Florida

Florida has some of the best golf resorts in Orlando. You can start the day with a group of other golfers in the resort’s restaurant or have breakfast delivered to your room. When you combine golf and lodging with one of the Orlando resort packages, you will save a lot of money golfing and enjoy the resort’s amenities.

Marriott's Grande Vista

* Best for a getaway that’s close to everything
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Average Rating:
4.5/5
Average Price: $159/per night

Marriott’s Grande Vista is a lovely assortment of first-class facilities and family-friendly features resembling that of a tropical retreat. Even though it’s conveniently located near all of Orlando’s attractions, it still has a secluded feel.

For your Orlando resort vacation, you can choose from guest rooms or large one-, two-, and three-bedroom villas. You can enjoy the meals cooked in your villa’s kitchen or guest room kitchenette on the furnished balcony. Some of the in-villa amenities include a whirlpool bath.

Key features:

  • Living and dining areas
  • Full kitchens
  • Washer and dryer
  • Oversized soaking tub

The resort has multiple dining options, including a Bar & Grill, Grand Cove Restaurant. Suppose you don’t have time to go to a sit-down restaurant, then snacks, cool drinks, ice cream, and other needs are available at the Marketplace.

Key features:

  • Casual dining
  • Fine American and continental cuisine
  • Bar-B-Q
  • Starbucks coffee
  • Convenience store

You can spend your day resting at the onsite spa or refresh yourself in our outdoor pools and then re-energize yourself in our fitness facility. Begin your day with a few strokes at the Grande Vista Golf Club or a lesson with the Marriott Golf Academy’s pros.

Key features:

  • Babysitting
  • Children Programs
  • Connecting Rooms
  • Family Room 5+
  • Golf
  • Fitness center onsite

Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort

* Best for VIP luxurious family vacation
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Average Rating:
5/5
Average Price: $900/per night

The resort is one of the top hotels near Walt Disney World, with 62 acres of family entertainment. Discover refined charm and comfort with a Mediterranean flair.

The resort features 68 rooms, including the lavishly large Royal Suite, which can be expanded to a 9-bedroom home. Grand Suites have one or more bedrooms, a dining area for four, one and a half baths, and an expansive balcony with views of the park, pool, lake, and golf course, and are twice the size of the Premier Park View Suite.

Key features:

  • Deep soaking tubs and separate glass-walled shower
  • Espresso machine
  • In-room iPad to access hotel services
  • Furnished balconies
  • Hypoallergenic bedding
  • Lighted makeup mirror
  • In-mirror television (in bathrooms)
  • LED-screen televisions

Four Seasons has five restaurants: PB&J, the pool bar and grill; Plancha, the golf clubhouse’s Cuban-American restaurant; Capa, a 17th-floor Spanish steakhouse; Ravello, featuring basement Italian dining an upstairs bar; and Lickety Split, a coffee shop. The resort also has two onsite lounges.

Key features:

  • Onsite restaurants
  • Onsite lounges
  • Disney Character Breakfasts at Ravello restaurant
  • 24-hour Room service

The resort’s 5-acre water park, which includes a lazy winding river, two water slides, a splash zone, family pool, and complementary kids’ camp, will thrill kids and kids-at-heart. The infinity-edge adults-only pool is equipped with underwater audio and is ideal for relaxation.

The water slides, lazy river, climbing wall, and activity centers on an island dedicated to children will be a hit with them.

Key features:

  • Adults-only pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Basketball and sand volleyball courts
  • Complimentary kids’ camp
  • Complimentary supervised children’s activities
  • Explorer Island, including splash zone, water slide, and lazy river
  • Fitness center
  • Golf and Sports Club, 18-hole golf course

Omni Orlando Resort at Championsgate

* Best for luxury Florida escape
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Average Rating:
4.5/5
Average Price: $216/per night

This Four Diamond resort is one of the nation’s top golf, meeting, and leisure destinations, with 36 holes of championship golf and 15 acres of entertainment.

You can choose to stay in one of the 862 resort guest rooms and suites or one of the designer villas. All rooms have sizeable contemporary furniture and thoughtful details such as triple-sheeting, soft duvets, and plush bathrobes.

Key features:

  • Full kitchens
  • Dining room
  • Living room
  • Private patio
  • Non-smoking luxury hotel
  • Plush robes
  • Foam and feather pillows
  • Keurig coffee maker

There is a variety of eating options onsite that are guaranteed to suit any palette. Pan-Asian, Italian, and American cuisine are among the diverse eating options available on site.

Key features:

  • Nine unique restaurants onsite
  • Poolside service
  • 24-hour Room service

Aside from world-class golf, the resort features a full-service spa, dazzling pools, and a lazy river, making it the ideal getaway hotel for both adults and children. There’s something for everyone, from big pools and lazy rivers to water slides, whirlpools, and Orlando’s only resort wave pool. The amenities are rounded off with a full-service European-style spa that provides the most satisfactory degree of individualized care.

Key features:

  • Two complete, 18-hole courses designed by Greg Norman
  • The nine-hole par-3 course is illuminated at night
  • Two lighted tennis courts
  • Wave Pool
  • Spa Facility
  • Attractions nearby

Waldorf Astoria Orlando

* Best for an upscale culinary experience
Photo credits: Waldorf Astoria Orlando
Average Rating:
4.5/5
Average Price: $410/per night

The Waldorf Astoria Orlando is a contemporary, luxury resort, and it’s the perfect starting point for seeing Orlando’s world-famous attractions like the Walt Disney World, Universal Studios, SeaWorld, and Discovery Cove.

There are 498 luxury rooms and suites in the hotel. The bedrooms have been deliberately constructed to be big yet peaceful sanctuaries.

Key features:

  • 448 square feet of space
  • Wireless Internet access
  • High-definition 55-inch LCD television
  • Safe suitable for laptops
  • In-room coffee maker and wine refrigerator
  • Plush cotton bathrobes and slippers

The resort has 12 onsite restaurants for casual and fine dining, including its signature dining Bull & Bear and La Luce.

Key features:

  • 12 restaurants
  • Casual dining
  • In-Room dining

Play golf on a course painstakingly created by famous architect Rees Jones, relax poolside in luxurious, private cabanas, or indulge in rejuvenating treatments at the 5-star spa. A plethora of leisure activities has been offered. 

You can ride bicycles around the grounds for fun or mild exercise. A water aerobics class is a great way to get a whole-body workout.

As guests of Waldorf Astoria, you may enjoy the pool, lazy river, water slide, and private cabanas at the adjacent Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek.

Key features:

  • 24-hour fitness center
  • 2 Waldorf Astoria pools
  • Jacuzzi
  • Poolside children’s activities
  • Children’s activity clubs
  • Jogging trails
  • Waldorf Astoria Golf Club
  • Waldorf Astoria Spa
  • Weekend yoga classes

Popular Activities in Orlando

Magic Kingdom, Orlando, Florida
Magic Kingdom, Orlando, Florida
  • Walt Disney World

Apart from the renowned Magic Kingdom, Orlando is known for having one of the most popular attractions in the United States, Walt Disney World.

  • The Universal Orlando

 This entertainment complex boasts so many attractions that it takes at least two days to appreciate everything it has to offer properly. Islands of Adventure and Universal Studios are the two theme parks. Universal Studios is a theme park with thrilling and inventive rides based on movies.

  • Discovery Cove Orlando

The Freshwater Oasis offers up-close experiences with lively otters and curious marmosets with a rainforest canopy above and sparkling clear springs below.

  • Wizarding World of Harry Potter

The fantastic theme park is located in Islands of Adventure. It allows guests to experience the Hogwarts Express, Hogsmead village, Zonko’s Joke Shop, and Diagon Alley, which are all featured in the movie.

  • Kennedy Space Center Tour

Take a tour of the world’s most famous launch pad, Kennedy Space Center. Walk beneath the massive Saturn V rocket, get up and personal with the Space Shuttle Atlantis, handle a piece of moon rock, and then blast off into space on the Shuttle Launch Experience.

  • SeaWorld® Orlando

Indulge your senses at SeaWorld Orlando, where the underwater world comes to life like nowhere else.

Need to Know/FAQ

Climate

The weather in Orlando is pleasant all year, with temperatures ranging from 52°F in the winter to 91°F in the summer.

Timezone

Eastern Daylight Time. (GMT -4)

Language

English is the official language.

Currency

The official currency is the US Dollar (USD).

Average Flight Time

New York 3 hours
Boston 3 hours
Chicago 2 hours 40 minutes
Miami 1 hour
Los Angeles 5 hours

Fun Fact

Disney World in Orlando is the largest Disney park in the world.

Post Covid-19 Travel Guidelines

As you are trying to make plans for your vacation during the Covid-19 pandemic, it is essential to follow the rules of the state you’re traveling in and make sure to check all the latest travel requirements and regulations on the official website of Orlando.

Best Time to Visit Orlando

The months of March through May are ideal for visiting Orlando. That’s when you’ll find the best weather and the most affordable travel and hotel. You can also go between mid-September and early November. The temperatures have dropped from their summer highs throughout this relatively brief period.

Getting Around

It is suggested that you rent a car because it is the most convenient way to move around Orlando. Public transit, taxis, and hotel shuttle services are all viable alternatives. Many Orlando resorts other major sites provide free or low-cost shuttle service to almost all the attractions. If you don’t want to rent a car, you can use Orlando’s regional bus system is known as Lynx. They cover a large area and provide a Trip Planning System Guide.

Safety

The city of Orlando is very safe, which is perhaps another reason it’s one of the most visited cities in the United States. Nonetheless, like in other large North American cities, you should avoid some districts.

You’ll find reliable, up-to-date information on the theme parks, attractions, hotels, restaurants, and more on the Healthy Travel & What’s Open Information page.

You’ll always find the ideal spot to stay in Orlando, with over 450 hotels and resorts to pick from whether you seek an affordable rental property near the theme parks, an all-inclusive resort with an onsite swimming pool, or a water park. Luxury lodgings, fun activities for everyone in your family, Orlando resorts have it all.

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