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Things to ask your villa owner part 2

Continuing from part one, here are just a few more things you may wish to discuss with your villa owner before arrival at your holiday property. How do I operate the pool alarm? One of the first things you may wish to ...
Viewed 614 times since 2 October 2016.

Things to ask your villa owner part 1

Let' s assume you have already chosen your vacation home from one of the beautiful villas on this site. You have asked how far from the restaurants and theme parks you are situated and looked at the villa website to decide who will have which bedroom...
Viewed 633 times since 2 October 2016.

Self catering in your Florida Villa - Part 4

Continued from part 3 Looking for meal ideas, then why not visit the meat counter at Publix? Alongside the regular cuts of fresh meat you will find lots of ideas for quick ready prepared, fresh meals. Yo...
Viewed 830 times since 3 February 2016.

Self Catering in your Florida Villa - Part 3

Continued from part 2. Salmon is a huge favorite of ours. Visit the fish counter in Publix and aside from just buying regular salmon fillets you can buy salmon pinwheels stuffed with crabmeat, bourbon glazed salmon and cedar plank sal...
Viewed 768 times since 16 January 2016.

Self Catering in your Florida Villa - Part 2

Continue from part 1 One of the things that puts a lot of people off preparing their own meals is the ' extras' they need to buy in order to cook. You may actually find that you arrive to a well stocked store cupboard, ...
Viewed 891 times since 16 January 2016.

Self Catering in your Florida Villa - Part 1

Villas in Florida all come extremely well equipped with the opportunity to be completely self catering as far as eating is concerned. The fact is, however, that many families visit Orlando and do nothing more than make a cup of tea or coffee in their...
Viewed 882 times since 16 January 2016.

Advantages of private villa holidays

The benefits of renting a villa in Orlando from the owners who advertise on orlandovillas. com, instead of booking a hotel/motel or a package deal from a travel agent are manyfold. First, all the villas advertised on orlandovillas. co...
Viewed 937 times since 8 November 2015.

Why rent a villa instead of a hotel - Part 2

Following pool hours rules is simply a consideration of your neighbours. Unlike a hotel, not all your neighbours will be on holiday, some villas are in residential areas and people have to get up for work and sound round a pool carries.
Viewed 739 times since 7 November 2015.

Why rent a villa instead of a hotel - Part 1

To rent a villa is much more convenient than booking a hotel. You have the freedom to go where you like, when you like and to eat when you please. You will have the freedom to jump in your car and go to the parks rather than have to wait for the hote...
Viewed 678 times since 7 November 2015.

Fantasy of Flight

Fantasy of flight for craft enthusiasts, just outside Plan city. Essentially a very large private collection of aircrafts from all eras of flight up to 1950’s and from all around the world. A large array of Biplanes, Monoplanes, Autog...
Viewed 1162 times since 15 April 2015.

A great place to stay Orange Tree

A great place to stay Orange Tree There are lots of communities in Florida where you can rent a home from home to keep your family happy during their visit to the Sunshine state of Florida. Renting a villa is perfect for a family holid...
Viewed 1152 times since 25 August 2014.

Late Check Out

As an owner I get many requests (mainly from guests who have never been to Orlando before) asking if they could have a late check out as their flight does not leave until 6pm. Plain fact is (excuse the pun) all flights to the UK leave at around 6 pm....
Viewed 1477 times since 1 March 2014.

St Augustine -historic-educational and fun

It' s great to see a different part of Florida and we have just spent 1 night in St Augustine. What an amazing town! Educational and beautiful. A very easy drive from Kissimmee, around 1. 5 hours. It' s the Nation's oldest city. The colo...
Viewed 1176 times since 14 January 2014.

Why do they do that?

A question that arises often in the minds of villa guests, here I hope are some of the answers. Why do they all say 10 minutes to Disney? As there are now four entrances to Disney, north, south, east and west, most vil...
Viewed 877 times since 29 November 2013.

Why are the villas all different prices?

All the villas are owned by private owners not by Orlando Villas and they will all have different standards. Some are very, very luxurious with furniture that has cost a great deal of money they will have top of the range utensils, bedding and towels...
Viewed 872 times since 29 November 2013.

Things you might not be aware of in Florida

There are some things the unwary first time visitor to Florida or even America itself may not be aware of. Many rules and regulations or just habits are quite different to that which we are used to in the UK. For instance all marked prices in...
Viewed 1373 times since 29 November 2013.

A quick Christmas Shop at Premium Outlets

There is normally nothing like “a quick shop” in Orlando but this time it had to be as we had promised the girls we would be back in time for them to go to Celebration Town to see the last “Snow” of the night which was at 9. 00pm. We ...
Viewed 1149 times since 6 November 2013.

The 13th Food and Wine Festival.

Can you believe that 2013 will see the 13th Food and Wine festival at the Epcot Park at Disneyworld? And each year it seems to get better and better; this year, for instance, Scotland will be strutting their stuff (or swinging their kilts) for the fi...
Viewed 1097 times since 13 September 2013.

Baseball – a flavour of the new season at Walt Disney World

If you enjoy baseball or want to try out a game there’s an opportunity to watch the Atlanta Braves during their spring training. It’s a great way to spend a few hours with the family enjoying an ‘all American’ sport. Dates are usually mid February an...
Viewed 1086 times since 14 April 2013.

Frida's Cafe and Bakery.

If we are planning a day in the Pinellas County area of the Gulf Coast, we like to leave really early and treat ourselves to breakfast when we get there. I would like to suggest to you Frida' s Café and Bakery in Largo for somewhere a little...
Viewed 1230 times since 14 April 2013.

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