The quiet community of Bass Lake Estates is in the heart of Kissimmee. With lake access, natural conservation areas and lush landscaping it is the perfect place to rent a family vacation villa. Located just off Highway 192 the attractions, restaurants and shopping of Orlando are just a short drive away. Bass Lake Estates is 15 miles from Universal Studios, 30 miles from Cypress Gardens and just 6 miles from Walt Disney World. Local supermarkets and restaurants are just a few minutes drive from the door of your Bass Lake Estates vacation home.
Take a trip across the local lakes and swamps on an airboat tour. It is an exhilarating way to travel and you will see plenty of local birds and wildlife on your trip. Golf
Orlando is known for its fabulous golf courses and there are several close to your Bass Lake Estates vacation home. The Kissimmee Golf Club is one of the best in central Florida with its 18 hole, par 72 golf course. Shopping
Orlando is well known for its extensive shopping malls. The Florida Mall has over 260 stores ranging from specialty shops to department stores. The Millennium Mall has a further 147 retail outlets including many designer brands. The Belz Outlet Mall at the end of International Drive has a many stores which offer great cut price bargains.
Just an hour’s drive from your villa in Bass Lake Estates is the Kennedy Space Centre at Cape Canaveral. Exhibitions, displays, an IMAX theatre and simulators all show the history of space exploration from this interesting launch site. Check the website to see when the next shuttle is due to launch – you may be lucky enough to see it!
Most visitors to Kissimmee want to spend some time at the magical world of Disney. There are several theme parks – The Magic Kingdom with Disney characters, parades and the fairytale castle; Epcot which showcases technology and culture from around the world; Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon with waterslide fun and Animal Kingdom with safari adventures and encounters with wild animals.
The nearest beach to Kissimmee is Cocoa Beach, on the east coast of Florida. It is famous for its beautiful white sands and excellent surf, making this a popular place for swimming, sunbathing, walking and fishing. The world-famous Ron Jon Surf Shop is right on Cocoa Beach and is a great store to visit, open 24/7.
Orlando has year round sunshine and average daily highs from 21-33°C (70-92°F). Rainfall is heaviest from June to September but it falls as short afternoon showers which quickly pass.
Orlando International airport is just 20 miles (32km) from your self catering villa in Bass Lake Estates, Orlando. Flights arrive frequently from many American cities and international destinations all over the world.