Destination guide

The charming city of Windermere awaits you

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Windermere. Well known for its restaurants, shopping and sporting events, this romantic city won't disappoint. Walt Disney World® and Universal Studios Florida™ are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Sightseeing in and around Windermere

Are you looking for things to do in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Windermere a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Walt Disney World® (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Universal Studios Florida™ (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • SeaWorld® Orlando (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Magic Kingdom® Park (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Universal’s Islands of Adventure™ (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Epcot® (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Windermere

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Windermere is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lake Butler (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Tibet Butler Preserve (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Turkey Lake Park (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Lake Eve (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Little Lake Bryan (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Lake Bryan (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Windermere

Fly into Kissimmee, FL (ISM-Kissimmee Gateway), the closest airport, located 14.7 mi (23.6 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Orlando, FL (MCO-Orlando Intl.), which is 15.2 mi (24.5 km) away.

Where to stay around Windermere?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 44,121 holiday lettings near Windermere. From 12,742 Houses to 16,251 Villas, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Windermere is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Windermere?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Windermere:

  • Highlands Reserve: 3,021 holiday homes
  • Lake Berkley: 1,692 holiday homes
  • Calabay Parc: 551 holiday homes
  • Watersong: 1,126 holiday homes
  • Cumbrian Lakes: 255 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Windermere?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Windermere. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Disney World: 44,529 holiday lettings
  • Universal Studios: 42,775 holiday lettings
  • ChampionsGate Golf Club: 29,020 holiday lettings
  • Kissimmee Lakefront Park: 40,346 holiday lettings
  • Turkey Lake Park: 32,875 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Windermere listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Windermere?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 12,742 Houses in Windermere. Our other popular types of Windermere holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 16,251 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 5,402 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 8,430 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Windermere?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 41,294 holiday homes with pool available in Windermere. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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