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How easy is it to book your own holiday direct with an owner?

Having spent years booking holidays through a travel agent it really is a leap of faith when you make the big decision to book your own holiday. Most of us have been brought up with the security of a major high street chain taking care of our holiday...
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Villa V Hotel

When deciding to holiday in Florida the choice of accommodation is vast. We started holidaying in Florida back in 1985 then Villas were just starting to be built but not so readily available. We chose a hotel then the main option was...
Viewed 4067 times since 1 September 2008.

Sunset Lakes

Sunset Lakes is a small, exclusive lakeside community, ideally situated in the Formosa area of Kissimmee, just off the US192, and only 4 miles to Disney via an easy shortcut which will take you to the gates of Animal Kingdom in less than 10 minutes. ...
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Ellies first visit to Florida, day 6

Another early start in the morning I am feeling quiet tired at the moment, but I was so excited because we were off to Hollywood Studios. Hollywood Studios was great there was so much to do but so little time in one day. On our travels we saw...
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Villa owners enjoy Florida too

This visit was a time to check on my home and to make sure that all was in tip top condition for the coming rental season 2008. Arriving on Thanksgiving Day was a good move. I was out of Orlando Airport in about 30 minutes My first nig...
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GLENBROOK a vacation community

Glenbrook is a new mainly rental community completely finished in 2006 and located on US27 1. 2 miles north from the top of the US192 and a distance of just over 7 miles to the Disney gates. The landscaped gardens and palm tree lined streets lead to ...
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High Grove Resort – an update

I can’t believe it’s almost a year since I wrote my first Florida guide article about High Grove but it is so I thought I’d better up date it as a few things have changed, all for the better I might add. High Grove is a first class resort dev...
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Booking a Florida villa direct with the owner.

With so many villas for rent out there it can be difficult to know where to start to book a villa or vacation home, as they are known in the U. S, for your Florida break. Step one has to be to find a good advertising site such as Orlando Vill...
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Owners on vacation

How do the owners spend their vacations I hear you all ask? Well unfortunately for us it is not all days at Disney and lying chilling by the pool, most of us spend numerous days in places such as Lowes, Home depot and Wal-Mart’s, shopping for...
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Cruising On Star Princess, Part 4

Sail-away We have embarked on Star Princess for the start of our Caribbean cruise, and following a delicious lunch we find our cabin is now ready for occupation. It is always a great relief to see one’s suitcases outside the room, as it...
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Villa versus Hotel

For many years we always spent our holidays in a hotel. Self catering seemed to me to be a bad option as surely it would be no holiday at all for the lady of the house – that’s me! I have enough of cooking and caring for a family at home and the idea...
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Sandy Ridge

The first thing that will hit you when you drive into the Sandy Ridge sub-division is the multitude of colours the villas are painted in, coming from the UK this is something you are not going to be used to seeing. You feel straight away that this is...
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Four Corners

Four Corners is a lovely community along the US27. It is nestled in the heart of the Disney area just 4 miles from the HWY192 and the theme parks can be reached in less than 15 minutes but also is away from the hustle and bustle of the tourist area. ...
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Villas versus Hotels

As a family we love Florida with its relaxed atmosphere and fabulous climate. Over the past 12 years we have visited on numerous occasions during different seasons with our two children staying firstly on International Drive –The Ramada - and then ma...
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ORANGE TREE a great place to stay

You can find this community easily as it is about a mile and a half north from the western end of Hwy 192 heading in the direction of Clermont on Hwy 27. One thing that strikes you as you drive up Hwy 27 is the Tower at the entrance to Orange...
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New to villa holidays…………what should I pack?

If you are new to villa holidays and moreover new to Florida villa holidays you may be wondering what you need to pack! The golden rule is to travel light on the outward journey! The main reason for this is to be able to take advantag...
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Why Indian Creek is such a Fantastic Location for your Stay

First time visitors to Orlando will be unsure and over whelmed by the amount of homes on offer and to the location of many villa's, maps are often misleading. Indian Creek is just 3. 5 miles away from Disney's Animal Kingdom so a perfect loca...
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Excellent Vegetarian Restaurant

Sweet Tomato - This restaurant is great for all you vegetarians. This restaurant is situated on International drive close by to the Belz shopping area and more or less opposite wet and wild. On Entering you are met by the biggest salad ...
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Crescent Lakes Community

Crescent Lakes is ideally situated for your Florida stay as it’s within 15 mins of the Disney area but offers peace, quiet and is a great place to return to after a busy day at a theme park. There are shops, restaurants and supermarket within a few m...
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We're going to Florida, where shall we stay? (Part 3)

After spending two summers in Florida in rental villas that we had booked through a tour operator we decided that for our third villa holiday we would go it alone! Our first experience of villa holidays had been wonderful with a beautiful well equ...
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