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Water Parks

Adventure Island.........worth the drive?

Adventure Island is located right opposite Busch Gardens and is a water park. This attraction opened over 30 years ago and its' theming is influenced by the Key West style. Adventure Island sits on 30 acres and currently has 10 rides...
Viewed 2776 times since 20 March 2011.

Fantasy of Flight - Polk County

Just a short way off Junction 44 on the I4, Fantasy of Flight is within easy reach of anyone staying in a villa in the Kissimmee area. We find this place and its owner Kermit Weeks, who was performing a fly past the last time we visited, absolutely f...
Viewed 3187 times since 19 March 2011.

Flying to Florida with US Airways – Part 8

We are on our way to Fort Lauderdale, on the final leg of our journey with US Airways, from Gatwick to Florida, via Charlotte. Having flown across the Atlantic on an Airbus with US Airways we have landed safely, ready to pick up our domestic flight t...
Viewed 2731 times since 13 March 2011.

Choosing a villa - Hints

Thinking of traveling to the sunshine state and meeting that very famous mouse? Wow! what a fantastic holiday you will have, but lots of planning is needed to make sure you enjoy your trip. What ever ages you are traveling with, be it wit...
Viewed 3444 times since 21 February 2011.

Why buy a villa? part 3 - The Good News

SO WHY ON EARTH WOULD YOU WANT TO BUY A VILLA IN FLORIDA? Well now, at last, the good news. The thrill of getting a booking confirmed with a deposit is wonderful and gives you encouragement to carry on. Receiving thank you letters and let...
Viewed 3080 times since 14 February 2011.

Why buy a villa? part 2

Part 2 One of the most essential expenses is the maintenance. Pool pumps wear out, washing machines, tumble dryers, fridges and dishwasher will all eventually breakdown and need replacing, after all, they take far more wear and tear than you...
Viewed 3383 times since 14 February 2011.

Want to buy a villa? part 1

Owning a holiday villa in Florida can be fraught with difficulties and unexpected bills but it can also be the most rewarding thing you will ever do. If you are considering buying, then now is the ideal time whilst prices are still relatively low. If...
Viewed 3051 times since 14 February 2011.

Eating at Your Villa

If you decide to stay at a villa in Orlando you will be amazed at the advantages it has over staying in a hotel no matter how nice the latter is. One of the advantages is being able to eat and/or cook whatever you want whenever you want a...
Viewed 3299 times since 6 February 2011.

The Advantages of Staying in a Villa

This is a question I am asked many times by potential guests. The first time we went to Florida we stayed in a hotel and although we thoroughly enjoyed it at the end of holiday we were beginning to feel a bit cramped up. During the next few years we ...
Viewed 3721 times since 5 February 2011.

Choosing Your location

To get the best out of your holiday you need to choose the right location for your particular needs. You may have noticed that all the villas seem to be no more than 10 to 15 minutes away from Disney. Well the truth is, they are. That i...
Viewed 3133 times since 30 January 2011.

Why do we stay in a villa?

When we first visited Florida we booked a hotel for our stay mainly because we thought that was what you had to do. We had a fantastic holiday in a lovely hotel. The room was a reasonable size and there were two double beds one for hubby and me and o...
Viewed 3016 times since 3 January 2011.

Old Town

Old town is located in Kissimmee at mile marker 9 on highway 192. It is a very unusual place and is supposed to represent Florida as it was in its old days. The shops are all set out as they would have been back then. The shops do however sel...
Viewed 3553 times since 27 October 2010.

Cruising – Jamaica Part 2 – Martha Brae River Rafting

After journeying through torrential rain in our dilapidated coach we arrive after an hour and a half at our destination – the Martha Brae River Rafting Centre. The River Rafting centre at Rafters’ Rest is set amongst lush tropical vegetation,...
Viewed 3125 times since 11 October 2010.

Access to Disney Resorts & Hotels

There is a common misconception that the Walt Disney World resorts and hotels are the exclusive domain of their paying guests. It is easy to understand why this should appear to be the case as the entrance to each is heavily guarded with security off...
Viewed 3405 times since 23 September 2010.

highgrove

Hi im new to the site and just recently returned from our new villa we purchased in April at High Grove Resort and i must say how pleasently surprised we were of the location, only 8 mins from Disney with many restaurants bars near by. We really like...
Viewed 3288 times since 9 September 2010.

Villa or Hotel

Why rent a villa instead of staying at a hotel? There very many reasons why this choice of accommodation is the best way to go. 1st: Cost. A hotel room will only accommodate 2 people plus probably 1 child and you will pay per night so...
Viewed 3397 times since 8 July 2010.

Fantasy of Flight (6)

Fancy a day out away from the mouse! Then head down the I4 in the direction of Tampa and have a great day out at Fantasy of Flight. This park is an aviation themed attraction which shows the many achievements in flight that we have made over the year...
Viewed 3331 times since 19 February 2010.

Orlando premium Outlets (6)

Orlando Premium Outlets is a really great shopping mall. They have some fantastic bargains to take back home. This is a great place for you girls to shop whilst the kids are perhaps enjoying the thrills of a theme park. This oudoor mall is in...
Viewed 3454 times since 19 February 2010.

Why buy a villa in Florida

You may ask yourself that question and from time to time existing owners do, buying and maintaining a villa together with the upkeep of web sites, booking, quoting and all of the other things that go with owning a property so far away is hard work. I...
Viewed 3571 times since 25 January 2010.

Good places to eat

We are great fans of the Longhorn Steakhouse Restuarants. They provide excellent food at a commonsense price. They are part of the Darden Group who also own Olive Garden which is another good restaurant. We love their Onion Starter, which com...
Viewed 3420 times since 29 December 2009.

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