Our Location and Surroundings

Here is an Interactive Location Map:

Driving Times to the Main Visitor Attractions from the Villa:
Animal Kingdom                       10 mins

Hollywood Studios                    12 mins

Walt Disney World/Epcot          15 mins

Sea World/Discovery Cove        20 mins

Universal/Island of Adventure  25 mins

Kennedy Space Centre               65 mins

Gulf Coast Beach                      65 mins

Busch Gardens                         70 mins

 

There are many different attractions if you would like a change from theme parks:

  • Visit Mount Dora a beautiful lakefront town famous for antiques, arts and much more.
  • Take the kids to Gatorland and get up close with the 'gators and even get to sit on one!
  • Busch Gardens is the place to go if you want to spot nature's finest animals With five roller coasters, this park is a close second to  Islands of Adventure on the thrill front.
  • Go to Kennedy Space Centre and experience what it is like to sit and journey in the Space Shuttle.
  • Take an Airboat ride at one of the many places within a 30 minutes drive.
  • Fun for all the family at Legoland with over 50 rides and attractions.
  • There are several water parks locally, book to swim with the dolphins an unforgettable experience.
  • Take a step back on a high seas adventure aboard the Titanic, soak up the grandeur of the Grand Staircase, read about ill-fated passengers crew and of those that survived.

 

Also nearby:

  • Airports: Orlando International – 30 miles, 30 minutes via toll road. Sanford International – 56 miles, 1hr 10mins via toll road.
  • Car Hire: We would recommend hiring a car.
  • Nearest Gas/Petrol Station: 1 mile north on US 27 at Polo Park.
  • Places to Eat: It is only 1.5 miles north on US 27 to the 192 where there are dozens of eating places to suit everyone's taste and budget.
  • Nearest Supermarkets: 24 hours Wal-Mart – 2 miles north on US27, Late night Publix – 1 mile south on US27.
  • Nearest Cash point: – 1 mile south on US 27 at Publix.
  • Nearest 18 hole Golf Course: 1 mile south on US 27 at Highlands Reserve and Greg Normans Champions Gate is 3 minutes away.

 

Weather in Florida

Here are the average daily temperatures and hours of sunshine in Florida. This chart compares average Florida temperatures with those in London. Florida enjoys year round warm and sunny weather making it ideal to visit all year round!

 

Month

Average daily Florida high (F)

Average daily London high (F)

Hours daily Florida sunshine

Hours daily London sunshine

Jan

72

43

7.3

1.5

Feb

73

45

7.7

2.0

Mar

78

50

8.1

2.3

Apr

84

56

9.3

5.0

May

88

62

10.2

6.1

Jun

91

62

7.4

7.2

Jul

92

71

8.6

6.3

Aug

92

70

7.8

6.0

Sep

90

65

7.7

5.2

Oct

84

58

7.3

3.3

Nov

78

50

7.5

2.2

Dec

73

45

6.7

1.5