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Orlando Villas & Apartments in Florida - Holiday Accommodation Florida - Gulf of Mexico

Disneyland France versus Disney World USA!!!

Disneyland Paris versus Walt Disney World

HOUSE RENTALS

This page in the main covers hotel accommodation in Florida, but we also have a range of excellent homes for rent in Florida. If you are interested in renting a house in Florida for your holiday, click Florida Houses for Rent


Orlando Hotels - Gulf of Mexico Hotels - Florida Homes

Often clients, looking at our prices for Euro Disney, express the view that it is cheaper to go to the USA. Therefore we felt it was about time that we offered exactly that - the only problem is the airfare which starts at £400 upwards - so sadly Florida is somewhat more expensive then France.

However for a longer duration holiday, Florida offers wonderful family holidays even if your interests are not based on seeing Micky Mouse. The Gulf and Atlantic coasts both offer hundreds of miles of white sand beaches, exotic vegetation and wild life. There are numerous golf courses and just keeping to theme parks - there are enough to keep anyone entertained for months, let alone the average two week family vacation.

FULLY INCLUSIVE: We have designed some one week holidays in hotels or apartments in or close to Orlando, Florida that offer very high quality at reasonable rates. If you choose car rental, it includes everything - by that we mean local taxes, car hire with everything included - even a free tank of petrol!

Car Hire - NO EXTRAS - We hate the deals which are being offered by major tour operators where there is so called ”free car rental”. When in fact all that is being offered is the basic rental - by the time that all the CDW extras, taxes, road tax, airport tax are added comes to £160 per week - even on the most basic car rental. The larger the car you rent - the higher the surcharges.

MAKE UP YOUR OWN TOUR: With us you can also take any duration over 3 nights at any hotel or apartment (but if you are hiring a car, you must take a total duration of one week - otherwise it alters the car hire prices which are all based on weekly rentals. (extra days are not pro rata as in Europe!)
Orlando Hotels - Gulf of Mexico Hotels - Florida Homes

Our staff: Knowledgeable about Florida when to go and (even when not) as well as suggesting that you will need a week to recuperate from Orlando - on one of the sandy beaches of the Gulf of Mexico.

Flights: We do not include flights in our prices which is because there are so many variations. For example you could fly to Atlanta, we can arrange a stopover night and then drive to Orlando (430 miles) and enjoy the state of sweet Georgia along the way and on the return take in Nashville’s country music in nearby Tennessee. The cost of flying to Atlanta could save up to £200 per person in high season - especially if you choose to fly mid-week from Gatwick or Manchester. We have access to charter flights from various airports in the UK to Orlando and scheduled flights to Tampa and Miami from Gatwick and Heathrow.


Accommodation Locations:
(click on map to view accommodation details)

1. Orlando: is located more or less in the centre of Florida. It is the location of the Walt Disney World Resort. Kissimmee is very close by.

2. Clearwater: Clearwater is just 70 miles from Orlando on the shores of the Mexican Gulf - Clearwater Beach itself is a very upmarket - but very busy resort full of quality restaurants and some very expensive and rather exclusive high rise apartments to the south of the resort. Some 15 miles south is Indian Rocks which is one of three resorts which are now connected together.

More down to earth than Clearwater Beach, the area of Indian Rocks is mostly small low rise apartment buildings all of which have direct access to the beach of fine white sand and they all have swimming pools exclusive to residents. There is a wide choice of restaurants that stretch along the main road leading to Clearwater. Although the choice of supermarkets is limited to family owner shopping - you would need to travel about 5 miles inland for Tesco style offers.

It will be very busy in the high season of July/August-but it is very popular as it is close to Orlando and the many theme parks and offers the sea breezes as well. It is an ideal area to add an extra week or less stay on the beach or even as an alternative to staying in Orlando as it only takes about 90 minutes drive to Disney World.

Florida Map – Gulf of Mexico – Atlantic Ocean
Accommodation locations highlighted, click for details.

3. Naples / Marco / Estero / Sanibal Islands: Located on the south-west coast of Florida directly onto the Gulf of Mexico. This is a totally different style from most of Florida - very well planned and large advertising signs hoardings disappear as you drive to the area-Naples has such tight planning laws that one has to look hard at the side of the roads to even find a petrol filling station as trade names are limited to five feet high from ground level. For example - McDonalds famous arches almost disappear from view. (no bad thing some would say!)

Landscaping is part of the scene and lawns and flower beds and palm trees are in abundance along the road sides leading to beaches and hotels. Planning is also strict for Shopping Malls which are single story-well laid out and rather up-market shops. This is the part of Florida which in winter becomes millionaire's row - as there are many exclusive villas with large pools which are built behind secure electronic gates.

In summer, the rich tend to move to more climatic regions and then the area is ideal as it offers the best beaches in the States - fine dazzling white sand which stretches for a hundred miles. Clear warm seas that reach 85 degrees in summer - but you need to be aware that humidity is high and with mid day temperatures reaching 100 degrees you will need your sun hat!

In short, a very elegant region which comes as a lovely surprise after the more shocking commercialism of central Florida and Miami. We would strongly suggest adding this area for at least a five night duration to any staying in the Orlando area. All our properties with two exceptions are directly onto the fine sand beaches. We have visited them all and they are high quality and in many cases luxury properties in exclusive areas of this region.

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1. Orlando / Kissimmee Accommodation

These are the hotels which are within easy driving distance from Walt Disney World® and we believe off "Value for Money". Click the links to view more details re accommodation and prices:

ACCOMMODATION

Prices:
(B&B per room per week based on a group of 4 persons sharing
No Extras to pay!)

Accommodation Details

Oak Plantation
Kissimmee
Oak Plantation. Kissimmee, Florida From: per person
(1 of 4) per week
Click Oak Plantation for details

Staybridge Suites International Drive

Orlando Hotels - Staybridge Suites
From: per person
(1 of 4) per week
Click Staybridge Suites International Drive
for details

Sheraton World Resort International Drive

Orlando Hotels - Sheraton World Resort
From: per person
(1 of 4) per week
Click Sheraton World Resort
for details

Sheraton Vistana Villages International Drive

Sheraton Vistana Villages
From: per person
(1 of 4) per week
Click Sheraton Vistana Villages for details

Laguna Bay Villas, Royal Palm Bay Villas Kissimmee

Laguna Bay
From: per person
(1 of 4) per week
Click Laguna Bay Villas, Royal Palm Bay Villas, Kissimmee for details

Caribe Royale Resort Suites & Villas Orlando

Caribe Royale From: per person
(1 of 4) per week

Click Caribe Royale Resort Suites & Villas for details

Best Western Lake Buena Vista Resort Hotel Disneyworld® Orlando

From: per person
(1 of 4) per week

Click Best Western Lake Buena Vista Resort Hotel for details

Best Western Maingate East Hotel & Suites Kissimmee From: per person
(1 of 4) per week

Click Best Western Maingate East Hotel & Suites for details

Apartments at Walt Disney Wilderness Lodge Villas Wilderness Lodge Apartments From: per person
(1 of 4) per week

Click Apartments at Walt Disney Wilderness Lodge Villas for details

Walt Disney World Swan

Swan Hotel From: per person
(1 of 4) per week
Click Walt Disney World Swan for details

Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – Riverside

Port Orleans Resort - Riverside From: per person
(1 of 4) per week
Click Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – Riverside for details

Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort

Coronado Springs Resort From: per person
(1 of 4) per week
Click Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort for details
Holiday Villas with private pools - Kissimmee From: per person
(1 of 4) per week. Less for more sharing.
Click Holiday Villas with private pools for details
Executive Golf Villas with Pools From: per person
(1 of 4) per week
Click Executive Golf Villas with pools for details of properties located close to Highway I27 and Disney World.
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2. Clearwater Gulf of Mexico - Central Florida
Hotel Accommodation

ACCOMMODATION
Prices: (B&B per room per week based on a group of 4 persons sharing
No Extras to pay !)
Accommodation Details

Beach Cottages Condominium Indian Rocks, nr. Clearwater

Beach Cottages
From: per person
(1 of 4) per week
Click Beach Cottages Condominium for details

3. Naples / Marco / Estero / Sanibal Islands Hotel Accommodation

ACCOMMODATION
Prices:
(B&B per room per week based on a group of 4 persons sharing
No Extras to pay!)
Accommodation Details
Greenlinks Golf Resort
South Naples
Greenlinks resort, South Naples From: per person
(1 of 4) per week
Click Greenlinks Resort for details
GullWing All Suite Beach Resort
Esterio Island
GullWing  Beach Resort
From: per person
(1 of 4) per week
Click GullWing All Suite Beach Resort for details

Sundial Beach Resort
Sanibal Island

Sundial Beach Resort
From: per person
(1 of 4) per week
Click Sundial Beach Resort
for details

Radisson Suite Beach Resort Marco Island

From: per person
(1 of 4) per week
Click Radisson Suite Beach Resort Marco Island for details

Trianon Bonita Bay Hotel Bonita Springs

Trianon Bonita Bay From: per person
(1 of 4) per week

Click Trianon Bonita Bay for details

Park Shore Resort Naples

Park Shore Resort
From: per person
(1 of 4) per week
Click Park Shore Resort
for details

Orlando Hotels - Gulf of Mexico Hotels - Florida Homes

Prices: are per property per week. Minimum Rental one week.

Hire a car in Florida

CAR RENTAL

To view our Car Rental rates in Florida then click on CAR HIRE . We anticipate that you will be flying into one of the following Airports: Orlando International; Sandford or Miami

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AIR FLIGHTS

Click on FLORIDA FLIGHTS to view our guide for some Charter Flights direct to Orlando Sanford airport.

If none of the above appeal then perhaps you would rather rent a house in Florida! Click Florida Homes to view.

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