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Take in the lakeside beauty of Longwood

The lake and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Longwood. Well known for its shopping, restaurants and golfing, this cosmopolitan city won't disappoint. Universal Studios Florida™ and Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in and around Longwood

Do you want to discover things to do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Longwood a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Universal Studios Florida™ (17.7 mi / 28.5 km)
  • Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Universal’s Islands of Adventure™ (17.3 mi / 27.8 km)
  • Alaqua Country Club (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • The Legacy at Alaqua Lakes (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Congo River Golf - Altamonte Springs (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Longwood

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Longwood. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Blue Springs State Park (16.8 mi / 27.1 km)
  • Sanlando Park (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Merrill Park (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Cranes Roost Park (3.3 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Westmonte Park (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Greenwood Lakes Park (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Longwood

The nearest airport is in Orlando, FL (SFB-Orlando Sanford Intl.), located 9.8 mi (15.7 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Orlando, FL (MCO-Orlando Intl.), which is 20.1 mi (32.3 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Longwood?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 435 holiday lettings around Longwood. From 236 Houses to 98 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

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

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 Longwood:

  • Southwest Orlando: 13,367 holiday homes
  • Northeast Orlando: 111 holiday homes
  • Southeast Orlando: 30,389 holiday homes
  • Florida Center: 167 holiday homes
  • Northwest Orlando: 102 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 Longwood?

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

  • Aiguille Rock Climbing Center: 1,736 holiday lettings
  • Big Tree Park: 650 holiday lettings
  • Disney World: 30,505 holiday lettings
  • Universal Studios: 29,438 holiday lettings
  • Ventura Country Club: 59 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Longwood 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 Longwood?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 236 Houses in Longwood. Our other popular types of Longwood holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 98 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 79 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 13 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Longwood?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 182 holiday homes with pool available in Longwood. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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