Arriving at Windsor Palms
Approaching the entrance to Windsor Palms Resort from the sweeping driveway, and having passed the manned gate-house, you'll immediately feel you've entered a luxurious, high end resort. The secure gated entry is lushly landscaped with tropical trees, plants and flowers and has the ambience of a private sanctuary. If you've just flown in to Orlando, you'll be hit with the sensation that of having ‘arrived'. The vacation starts here! Orlando's Windsor Palms has all the hallmarks of a well managed, well planned Floridian resort with its sub-tropical, palm fringed boulevards. Also, the Windsor Palms Vacation Rental homes offer the highest level of comfort, luxury and convenience.
Staying at Windsor Palms Resort
Windsor Palms Resort consists entirely of individual, privately owned vacation homes. There are comfortable 2 and 3 bedroom condos with private patios or balconies, 3 bedroom townhomes (most with private splash pools), and magnificent 4 to 6 bedroom single family homes, all of which have a private screened swimming pool. A lot of homes come equipped with a games room which usually features a pool table, table tennis and air hockey. Gaming systems for kids, such as Xbox and Playstation 4 are also frequently available at no extra cost.
Windsor Palms on Youtube
In order to write our Central Disney Area Destination Guide, we visited each of the communities in the Orlando area and in a lot of cases we also recorded a brief video of the community and uploaded it to Youtube. We did this on our visit to Windsor Palms, which you can see by clicking below. These videos are fairly short and are simply intended to give an impression of the community and provide potential guests with more of a feel for the neighborhood.
There's fun for the whole family at Windsor Palms Resort, with the resort and clubhouse offering an impressive selection of unparalleled complimentary amenities which are freely available to all guests staying in the resort's vacation homes.
The center of Windsor Palms Resort is dominated by a 7,500 square foot clubhouse consisting of a large salt water swimming pool with sun deck and hot tub, plus a separate toddler pool and spa. This is the place to relax and enjoy the sun and make new friends with other fellow guests and families, often from around the world.
Inside the clubhouse, there's an internet cafe, a state-of-the-art fitness center with treadmills, stepper, weight machines and stationary bikes, a convenience store, arcade games, pool and ping pong tables. But the jewel in the crown is the 58-seat cinema where you can play your own family-oriented DVD's, and a sundry shop which stay open from 8:00am to 10:30pm.
On the outside there are tennis courts, beach volleyball courts and a half-court basketball court, as well as a tot lot play area, picnic and barbecue area.
Also, as Orlando is the world's premier theme park city, Windsor Palms Resort also provide a shuttle service from the resort to Walt Disney World®, SeaWorld and Universal Studios. There may be a local charge for this service, but as the parking at the parks can be quite expensive, this is worth investigating.
Restaurants near Windsor Palms Resort
No matter what you, or the kids, want for dinner, you'll be well catered for within a three mile radius of Windsor Palms. Some of the local eateries include Bahama Breeze, Bonefish Grill, Five Guys, Cracker Barrel, Sizzler, Ponderosa, Shoneys, Outback Steakhouse, TGI Fridays, Olive Garden, Longhorn Steakhouse, Applebee's, Miller's Ale House, Texas Roadhouse, Red Lobster and a number of pizza joints. There's also a whole range of fast food restaurants in the area which include KFC, Burger King, McDonalds, Wendy's and of course, Taco Bell.
As for grocery shopping, there are three large supermarkets (Winn Dixie, Publix and target) within a five minute car ride from the resort. So, you won't need to travel far to get those steaks for your poolside BBQ.
With upscale malls, shopping outlets and boutiques, Orlando is a shopper's paradise. Designer brands and the hottest fashion trends are always in style at The Mall Millennia and The Florida Mall where shoppers will find top department stores offering incomparable service. Orlando's designer outlets, including Orlando Premium Outlets on International Drive, Orlando Premium Outlets on Vineland Avenue, and the Lake Buena Vista Outlets, feature a wide selection from the world's top designers at incredible savings. With this many shopping options within a 30 minute drive, retail therapy is never too far away.
Kissimmee enjoys a comfortable year round climate. The sun shines almost all year and the temperature rarely goes below zero. The climate makes visiting the parks a very pleasant experience. Summers in Kissimmee are warm and humid, with June, July and August featuring the hottest weather of the year, when temperatures can rise above 34°C / 90°F. The wet season begins around May and goes through to October. An umbrella and a light rain-jacket are very useful things to have in the Florida Summer. There is also the possibility of thunderstorms and the hurricane season in Kissimmee is from July through November. Fall sees the arrival of beautiful balmy days where average temperature and rainfall start to decrease. Kissimmee's winter months of December, January and February offer the coolest weather and climate of the year, with January daytime temperatures of around 23°C / 73°F, but these can drop to 9°C / 48°F. Wintertime also enjoys the driest months of the year.
Driving Directions to Windsor Palms Resort
Orlando welcomes visitors from around the world and getting there is always easy. Most major airlines fly into Orlando International Airport (MCO) which is just 30 minutes from Windsor Palms Resort. Additional scheduled airline flights also arrive at Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB) which is a little over an hour's travel time away from the resort. West U.S. It's also worth mentioning that Highway 192 is Kissimmee's primary tourist road. Also, much to the delight of non-native drivers, the 192 has brightly colored Guide Markers along various sections which make it easier to navigate. To reach Windsor Palms Resort from Orlando International Airport, take FL-417S towards Disney World® and continue until reaching the Celebration Avenue (exit #2). Keep right to take ramp towards US Hwy-192 in a westerly direction. Once on Hwy 192 W, drive for 4 miles and then turn left onto Formosa Gardens Blvd. Windsor Palms Resort will be found approximately two miles ahead on the right.
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