Disney Golf Villa – Areas of Interest
Walt Disney World Florida
Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Animal Kingdom, Hollywood Studios, Typhoon Lagoon and Blizzard Beach are all within 20-30 minutes drive of the villa and are located off the I4. Whether it’s Theme Parks, water thrills or the technology shown at Epcot, all are within easy reach of the Villa.
Whether it’s Universal Studios or the connecting park at Islands of Adventure, both are only a 40 minute drive from the Villa at the Northern end of I Drive.
Sea World & Discovery Cove
Close by are Sea World and the opportunity to swim with dolphins at Discovery Cove, Universal’s 2 water parks at Wet and Wild and Aquatica are also within a 30 minute drive of the villa.
No more than 15 minutes from the Villa south off Highway 27 at Winter Haven was Florida’s latest theme park at Legoland.
Fantasy of Flight
Further afield along the I4 towards Tampa is a plane enthusiasts pleasure at Fantasy of Flight with more than 100 rare and vintage aircraft on display.
The Kennedy Space Centre
The Kennedy Space Centre on the East Coast is approximately an hours drive and now features the Space Shuttle Atlantis amongst the displays.
Celebration which is a Dickens style town which has some unique shops, restaurants and large lake which you can fish from.
Disney Water Parks
Disney water parks are Typhoon Lagoon and Blizzard Beach and Downtown Disney for shops and eating places. There is a new bowling alley called Splitsville Luxury Lanes on the westside of Downtown Disney.
Booking of park Ticket’s
Tickets can be obtained before you leave, or you can book them via kgstickets.com and collect from their office at celebration.
Boggy Creek Airboat Ride
Glide through the wetlands viewing Florida’s native wildlife. Start with a leisurely idle down our natural canal and experience the excitement of viewing exotic birds, turtles and the Florida alligator in their own natural environment.
Indoor Sky Diving
iFLY is the experiential entertainment company that created modern indoor skydiving… They make the dream of flight a reality by giving our customers “wings” in a safe and reliable environment.
The Orlando Watersports Complex is a unique watersports park designed for wakeboarding, wakeskating, wakesurfing, kneeboarding and waterskiing.
Florida is not just Disney, there are numerous places of interest.
There are local wineries in the area which are a pleasant way to spend and afternoon:
Lake Ridge Winery – (Clemont)
For more information… www.lakeridgewinery.com
Hen Scratch Farms Vineyards & Winery – (Lake Placid)
For more information… www.henscratchfarms.com
Grapes of Kath Vineyards – (Sebring)
For more information… www.grapesofkath.com
The Vineyard – (4848 Sapoka Vineland RD Orlando 32819)
For more information… www.thevineyardwinebarorlando.com
- The Florida Mall
- The Mall at The Millennia
- Ponsner Park (on the way to the villa off the I-4 onto the 27 highway)
Ponsner Park stores including:
- Dick’s Sports
- Michaels Crafts
- JC Penny’s
- Pet’s at Home…
Places To Visit…
Tampa Bay Rays – Baseball Team(Tropicana field St Petersburg).
Travel on the glass bottom boat and see the relics which have been used in the James Bond films.
Swim with the manatees at the gem of Florida’s beautiful Nature Coast – Crystal River.
Beaches (Both Coasts)
Picturesque scenery and an average of 361 days of sunshine each year… perfect taking your time to experience the beauty of Tampa Bay’s beaches.
Daytona International Speedway is the home of “The Great American Race” – the DAYTONA 500.
A good horse beneath you. A blue sky above. And hundreds of acres to explore on horseback.
Places to eat out local and idrive
(5 min drive from Southern Dunes)
Southern Dunes Golf Club
(10 min walk from the villa)
Harbourside in Winter Haven
- Cracker barrel
Celebration also has very good restaurants for fine dinning.
Our personal favourites are
- House of Blues,
- Fultons fish restaurant
On I drive:-
- Texas de Brazil
- Charley’s steak house