Our Disney World Vacation Home Tips

Upon arrival at security you will receive a parking pass for your stay ensure this parking pass is visible every time  you enter.

When you get to front door enter the 4 digit passcode we sent you 

When you arrive at our Disney vacation rental make yourself familiar with our home.

Please ensure you lock the door every time you leave by using the front door passcode.

You will find a fully equipped kitchen and a washer and dryer inside the front hallway.

Please use the ceiling fans they really cool down the home and circulate the air and help with the humidity!

Windsor Palms Resort 
Formosa Dr 
Kissimmee 34747

We would greatly appreciate if you conserve energy while you are visiting as heating and air conditioning in Florida is very expensive so if you know you are going to be gone for most of the day please adjust the thermostat to conserve excess energy.

Passcode for the internet is on the fridge

You have full use of Resort amenities during your stay.

Quiet hours are from 10 pm to 8 am .

Many of the areas best restaurants are very close to our home.
Groceries – You will save lots of money by eating some of your meals at our home. There are three stores to choose from:

GROCERIES AND DISNEY SOUVENIRS 

Use the Walmart located 5 minutes from condo once you go thru security gate turn left on Formosa go 1/4 mile turn right on a Livingston for 2 minutes , turn left onto old Wilson rd and Walmart will be in your right .

SHORTCUT FROM YOUR VACATION RENTAL INTO DISNEYWORLD

From the Condo turn right onto the 192. Go Approx. 3/4 mile. On your left side at the lights, turn left onto Sherbuth St. Go approx. 1.5 miles. You will pass all the Disney Audition Studios on your right. At the end of Sherbuth you will be at Osceola Parkway – The major highway for Disney. the Animal kingdom is to your left and the rest of Disney is to the right on Osceola Parkway

RESTAURANTS NEAR YOUR KISSIMMEE VACATION RENTAL

Our Number 1 Restaurant is the Orlando Ale House,on 192 west turn left off Formosa, go 1 mile on your right side right across from Target shopping mall 
 
 Fantastic specials our favourite is a Monday Rib Night and Thursday Prime Rib

1. Peiwee Asian Food – $8 Entrees. Fantastic 192 west just past Celebration on right side 5 guys burgers in same plaza  

2) 5 Guy Burger and Fries great burgers and cheap on the 192 west just past celebration same plaza as Pei Wei 

3) Chipotle great food and very resonable family of 4 for under $40 located same plaza as 5 guys burger and fries on 192 west just past Celebration      

4) Bob Evans turn right into the 192 west go 1.5 miles is on your left hand side beside 7/11 this is fantastic comfort food for families $9.99 full turkey dinner 

Breakfast go to Golden Coral drive out of resort turn left on Formosa go down Formosa for 3 minutes turn right onto the 192 go maybe 1,000 yards it’s in the plaza on the right Breakfast is $7.99 kids and $8.99 adults for all you can eat.

 CHECK OUT THE NEW MARGARITAVILLE RESORT

 Brand new resort just opened with stores and some great restaurants and one of the best water parks anywhere also has incredible movie theatre where you can have meals served to you while watching movie 

THINGS TO DO NEAR OUR LUXURY VACATION RENTAL

In the evening check out OLD Town a carnival-type park and its free to walk around. You do pay for the rides however. Check out the highest bungee jump in florida! From the Condo, turn right onto 192. Take it for 7 miles. You will cross over the 1-4 highway. Do not take the Tampa or Orlando cutoffs, just go straight. Once over the 1-4 highway, it is just past celebration on your right side. Look for the lights and bungee jump.

Celebration – A Disney Community. You will not believe these homes. Nice way to spend an afternoon. Visit Downtown Celebration with all the stores on Main St. you will have a great walk and see how the other half live. To get to Celebration, Turn right onto the 192. go about 7 miles over the I-4 Highway. About another mile on your right look for the celebration sign and turn right on Celebration blvd. past the hospital (Yes, that is a hospital) and keep going straight. turn left towards the golf course, past the golf course to downtown.

International Drive is about 7 miles long and is Full of Tourist attractions, stores and restaurants. Check out the building at Ripley’s Believe it or not Location. To get to International Drive, take the 192 down to the I-4 Highway. Take the Orlando Exit. Go for 2 Miles. Get off at vineland. Turn Rights onto vineland and International drive will be a couple of lights down. Turn left and follow international drive for 7 miles through the tourist area.

SPEND A DAY AWAY FROM THE PARKS

Our Favourite place to get away for the day

Clearwater/St. Petersburg Ocean on the Gulf of Mexico- White Sandy Beaches, Fantastic Restaurants on the ocean. The best ocean in the florida Area. Take the I-4 to Tampa. Stay on it for 50 minutes, takes you straight into Clearwater. Should take you 1 hour from the house to the ocean.

Cocoa Beach Atlantic Side – Spend a day on the Atlantic Ocean. Only 1 hour from our home. Take the 192 to the I-4 Highway. Take the Orlando Exit. go 14 Minutes. Exit the Bee Line Highway 528 Highway. Take the 528 for 45 minutes right thru the Port Canaveral. Check out the Disney and other cruise ships and follow right into Cocoa Beach.

SHOPPING NEAR YOUR ORLANDO VACATION RENTAL

The Loop: Huge shopping centre with Kohl’s (Our Number 1 Store), JC Penny, Beltz and so much more and lots of restaurants. Some of the best restaurants on our top 7 list are in this shopping centre. Take the Sherbuth Shortcut from the house. Turn right on Osceola parkway. go through Disney over the I-4 Highway and stay in this road for 15 minutes. Go Through the toll gate. Loop is on your left there are two phases.

Factory Outlet Stores: International Drive. See our driving instructions to international drive. These outlets are at the end of international drive. There are hundreds of Brand Name Stores.

Walmart on thé 192 west near Old Lake Wilson Rd 

Factory Outlet stores on Vineland: Take the 192 to the I-4. Take the Orlando Exit. Go for 7 minutes. Get off on Vineland and when you hit the light go straight through. Turn left. your first left you come to stay on this road for 1 mile. Outlet Stores are on your right. Runs parallel to the I-4 Highway.

Millennium Mall Indoor: Very Upstale but lots of stores and some great restaurants. Take the I-4 Highway Orlando for 20 minutes past Universal Studios. get off on Millennium Exit. Turn Right. The Mall is on your right.

The Florida Mall: The largest mall in Florida. Take the I-4 Highway to Orlando. Exit on the Bee Line #528 Highway. Go for 7 minutes. get off at Orange blossom Trail. When you get to the light turn left. Go for 1 mile. Turn right on Florida Mall Rd. Look for the signs.

 

GOLFING AT YOUR VACATION RENTAL

Use www.golfnow.com and view hot deals in Kissimmee area

For the average golfer

Orange Lake Reserve only 5 minutes from the Condo and only $20 to $30 round with cart

For the more experienced golfers

Providence golf club $39

Mystic Dunes right across the street from condo $40

Orange Lake Legends 5 minutes $40
Orange Lake National 2 courses Fantastic $50
Falcons Fire $60 10 min away
Grand Cypress 5 star $75
Celebration 10 min away $50

Try the Lake Mary area just north of Orlando 30 min drive but fantastic deals and courses
our favourite courses are

Timicuan $40
Mount Dora $25
Red Tail $30