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Central Florida - Close to Disney - Four Corners Area of Florida

Everyone's heard of Disney - millions travel to the central Florida area every year to enjoy the various theme parks created by the Disney empire.

The best area to stay in is south of the Disney complex along the six-lane highway called the 192. As with other areas in the US, the actual place name is Kissimmee but the downtown area of the city is many miles to the east. There is a huge choice of places to stay ranging from top quality hotels to cheap motels. But by far the best option is to rent a villa. This gives you a huge amount of space, your own private pool & costs no more than a reasonable hotel. In fact, for large families it's the best option.

There's something for everyone in the Disney area. There are four main parks - Animal Kingdom, Magic Kingdom, EPCOT & MGM Studios. There are also water parks & themed resorts. At various times of the year there are special events which certainly attract the crowds. For example, Halloween, Easter & Christmas - There's always a "Mickey's something or other" to enjoy (although at an additional cost). It's a good idea to book early (by which I mean months early!) to ensure a ticket.

Eating out - certainly an experience in the 'States. The tastes of every nation are catered for & you can easily eat your way around the world. The portions are huge & normally there are free refills for most drinks (non-alcoholic). Choose carefully though - there are good & bad. Most are part of a large chain & are normally consistent quality but check out the cars outside before you go in. Lots of shiny hire cars means popular with tourists, a few scruffy cars usually means avoid it like the plague! Certain places are best avoided - Cracker Barrel is supposedly genuine local cuisine but generally its grits & something stodgy - very bland. Also, be careful with their "wait for a table" idea - you wait in their dedicated shop whilst the restaurant is half-empty!

If you're staying in a villa the best supermarket is the huge Wal-Mart on the 27, just a couple of miles west from the Four Corners area. Everything is available although imported goods are very dear. A point to bear in mind is if you take something home to the UK & want a refund if the item breaks, take it to ASDA.

Overall, a fantastic place to spend a holiday but you'll need at least two weeks & deep pockets when you're in the theme parks. Save up your pennies & have a great holiday!

Written by Geoff Manns - Owner of Property 90311 in Encantada Resort, Florida

Wonderful! 4.8/5
(25 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 7
Townhome #717485vb
25
Viewed 37 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(32 reviews)
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  • 4 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 8
House #3471478
32
Viewed 71 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(57 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 6
Townhome #512228vb
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Viewed 77 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(5 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 8
Condo #4355974
5
Viewed 36 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.6/5
(14 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 9
House #8042302
14
Viewed 35 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(25 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 6
Townhome #610513vb
25
Viewed 69 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(51 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 8
Townhome #291024
51
Viewed 58 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(26 reviews)
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  • 4 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 10
Townhome #3014758
26
Viewed 43 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.3/5
(15 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 4
Townhome #3931745
15
Viewed 61 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(23 reviews)
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  • 4 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 8
Townhome #288798vb
23
Viewed 33 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(22 reviews)
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  • 4 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 8
Townhome #3011612
22
Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(27 reviews)
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  • 4 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 10
Townhome #3606770
27
Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 8
Condo #4355980
4
Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(37 reviews)
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  • 4 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 8
House #342514
37
Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(33 reviews)
avg/night
  • 4 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 8
Townhome #449286vb
33
Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 8
House #6893927
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Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.3/5
(6 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 8
Townhome #794702vb
6
Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
  • 4 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 8
House #470821
33
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(36 reviews)
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  • 4 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 8
House #440291
36
Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(6 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 8
Townhome #778608vb
6
Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.4/5
(34 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 8
Townhome #369300
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Viewed 47 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(14 reviews)
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  • 4 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 8
Townhome #3993892
14
Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(32 reviews)
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  • 4 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 8
Townhome #342497
32
Viewed 31 times in the last 48 hours
  • 4 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 10
Townhome #562909vb
7
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(37 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 8
Townhome #388132
37
Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(23 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 8
Townhome #406233vb
23
Viewed 31 times in the last 48 hours
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Townhome #4543921
Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
  • 4 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 8
Townhome #4365429
Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 6
Townhome #3961578
10
Excellent! 4.6/5
(13 reviews)
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  • 4 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 10
Villa #291826
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Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.6/5
(24 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 8
Townhome #334354
24
Viewed 59 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.3/5
(6 reviews)
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  • 4 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 8
Townhome #3499005
6
Viewed 34 times in the last 48 hours
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Townhome #876297vb
1
  • 3 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Townhome #4303607
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Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 8
Condo #4355973
3
Viewed 38 times in the last 48 hours
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 8
Townhome #4543970
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(21 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 8
Townhome #3504403
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Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
  • 3 BR
  • 25 BA
  • Sleeps 8
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Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(8 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 8
Townhome #4438303
8
Viewed 61 times in the last 48 hours
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 8
Townhome #3950781
2
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 8
Condo #4588417
Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.4/5
(5 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 8
Townhome #494823vb
5
Viewed 41 times in the last 48 hours
  • 3 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 7
Townhome #817927vb
4
Exceptional! 5/5
(5 reviews)
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  • 4 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 10
Villa #1082088vb
5
Viewed 39 times in the last 48 hours
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 8
Townhome #4232548
Exceptional! 5/5
(29 reviews)
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  • 4 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 8
House #8105703
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Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
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  • 4 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 8
Townhome #4022214
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Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Townhome #4232538
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 8
Townhome #4314138
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 7
Townhome #4365428
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Encantada Holiday Homes & Apartments (261)

 

Recent Reviews

Perfect Vacation Location

5 of 5
We stayed at Encantada, as a party of 6, for two weeks and absolutely loved it. Encantada is perfectly situated close to all the main Kissimmee attractions and theme parks. The resort is immaculately maintained and you feel safe and secure behind the gates (although one of them was broken whilst we were there). The lake attracts a variety of interesting wildlife from Ospreys to terrapins. The club house is well staffed, friendly and welcoming with great facilities; the outdoor pools are excellent. Our house was spot on! Spacious, well equipped, clean, tidy and very well maintained. Even with 6 adults in the party, the house was roomy and the outside pool area adequate. There is plenty of parking outside. Encantada is perfect; we would love to, and hope to, come back again.
  • Review Submitted: Jun 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017

Top recommended

5 of 5
Nice house . This is the 3 time we rent this house .its a Great stay as always
  • Review Submitted: Apr 05, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017