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Experience the magic of Orlando with Margaritaville Resort Orlando
Be transported to a vacation state of mind with a stay at Margaritaville Resort Orlando, Florida
With more than 200 sun-filled days a year, a plethora of powder-white sand beaches and the wonder that is Walt Disney World, we’d argue there are few places more magical than Florida. But the options for where to stay can be overwhelming. Step forward Margaritaville Resort Orlando. Named after Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville, its destinations are an excellent family-friendly and couples’ choice that work whether you want to stay somewhere with a buzz or chill out in seclusion. Throw in gorgeous island-inspired accommodation, fantastic restaurants, a zero-entry pool and a sand-covered ‘beach’ – plus being a mere seven-minute drive from Walt Disney World – and you’ve got an irresistible mix on your hands. So, are you Team Resorts or Team Cottages? Let’s find out…
The Margaritaville Hotel part of this dazzling duo has 186 spacious, tastefully decorated guestrooms and suites. Visitors can expect high-end, ‘holiday chic’ furnishings: think sea-blue, coral and bright white accents, tropical-print cushions and vibrant local art. All rooms and suites feature floor-to-ceiling windows and private balconies – a stunning spot to soak in the view, along with the sunshine. There are also different suite options, depending on your wants and needs. Some have patios that overlook the lagoon pool, others include a separate living area with a queen-size pull-out sofa. Whatever you decide, laidback luxury is guaranteed.
If the idea of a private oasis is more your thing, then Margaritaville Resort Orlando Cottages are for you. They manage to marry the secluded feeling of a beachfront bungalow with supreme comfort and luxury – plus guests still have access to all resort amenities. These candy-coloured cottages range in size from one beds with room for up to four, to eight beds, which sleep up to 18. All offer large rooms, a lounge with a sleeper sofa, kitchens with all mod cons and a Margaritaville Frozen Concoction MakerTM – sign us up! Some also come with a private pool. What more do you need for a family or friends’ reunion or getaway?
Best of both worlds
After a hectic day meeting Mickey and whooping your way through thrilling roller-coaster rides at Walt Disney World, the spa is sure to be calling. Soothe those theme park weary muscles with a massage at St Somewhere Spa or choose from a huge array of beauty treatments. Expect serious luxury. From the Beauty Bar, where cocktails, wine and bubbles are served while you have a pedicure or manicure, to gorgeous saltwater therapy treatments, this is an experience in itself. Next door is the Vitamin Lounge, where guests can have intravenous hydration and vitamin therapy. Vitamin therapy can help balance your immune system and help ease hangovers – handy, if you’ve indulged in a few too many margaritas!
As for where to eat, guests have five fabulous options to choose from. Looking for a restaurant with a modern Mediterranean menu, such as burrata caprese and pan-seared salmon, and a date night feel? Euphoria Fish House has got that covered. After somewhere more casual where you can sip on frosty margaritas and enjoy American classics, such as hot dogs, while enjoying dreamy views? Salty Rim Bar & Grill it is. Meanwhile, the Promenade at Sunset Walk combines a pleasant stroll, with tons of tasty food choices, shops and evening entertainment. Then there’s Island H2O Live!, Orlando’s newest water park, which appears to have been designed with the phrase ‘fun for all the family’ in mind. There’s a separate area for kids, plus body and tube slides, giant raft rides and an adult pool. And if you’ve come with your partner or have no kids in your group, hire a cabana to hang out in for the day instead.
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