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3 Miles to Disney! Villa w/Private Pool, Hot Tub, Game Room + Mega Privacy!

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,400 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

Villa Dorada is something more – a spacious and inviting villa.

Are you looking for something a little bit “more?”

More than a Disney vacation. More than a family escape. More than the just regular.

Are you searching for something extraordinary?

Villa Dorada is your something more – a spacious and inviting villa just three miles to Disney (5 minutes to Animal Kingdom), and yet a world away. An “away” of bubbling hot tubs and heated pools, family game nights and movie marathons. A world where you can play golf, dine at great restaurants, or just make coffee in your pyjamas.

Villa Dorada is your perfect family escape. Come, take off your shoes. Stretch out on a sun lounger and relax. Dive into the heated pool. Dip your toes into the hot tub. And free Wi-Fi that covers the whole house and the pool deck!.

Rack up a game of pool, or ready yourself for a foosball match. Fire up the Wii or choose the Xbox 360. Cook a meal or order in. Pop some popcorn and turn on the 55” flatscreen.

Pour yourself a glass of wine, or a cold brew, or whatever you please. Step outside and look up at the stars. Spend the evening up to your chin in warm bubbles.

Villa Dorada is your more. Don’t settle for less than extraordinary. We can’t wait to welcome you.



Family vacation is about family, but even the closest-knit families need a bit of space.

Luckily, you’re in Florida, and that means lots of space outdoors! At Villa Dorada, you have plenty of room to step out and enjoy the sun – to let the kids turn cartwheels in the yard, splash in the pool, or relax in the hot tub. You can even dine outdoors, since the screened-in lanai means there are no mosquitoes to bother you.

When the day gets dark, head inside into screen-free living room or the entertainment hub, the family room: squishy sofas, a massive 55” television, an Xbox 360, Wii, and DVD player. Of course, there’s more to Villa Dorada than movie marathons: You can also bond over foosball and pool, in the villa’s game room!

Whatever your pleasure, Villa Dorada offers the perfect places for time together, as well as plenty of space for alone time.



There’s something very appealing about carving out your own slice of paradise, isn’t there?

Villa Dorada is a Florida rarity: a home with a swimming pool, a backyard AND privacy. The rear of the property is completely screened, with both fencing and “living fence” – lush, dense bushes that block the home from view. So you can sunbathe, your kids can turn cartwheels, and you all can feel free to live, laugh and vacation without the neighbors joining in.



There are some experiences in life so special, they cement themselves in memory.

Stepping out onto a private lanai – to your very own southwest-facing pool, under the glow of a warm Florida sun, is one of those experiences.

Out here, the world falls away. The hustle, the noise, and the crowds of Disney are long forgotten. Your worries melt away. It’s just you and the sun-splashed pool. (Pool heating recommended October-April.)

And when we say just you, we mean it. Thanks to the fully screened lanai, no bugs are invited to this party. What is welcome? Food! We’ve outfitted the pool deck with a table and chairs – perfect for al fresco dining – as well as a smattering of loungers and other seating.

Welcome to your perfect escape from the world.



Imagine coming home from a long day at Disney. You walked at least five miles – probably more, if you’re being honest – and something (everything?) hurts.

From your toes right up to your shoulders, you’re feeling the long days – the walking, the chasing after the kids, the corralling, and all the “pick me up” requests from your youngest.

No doubt about it – you’re feeling it. Specifically, you’re feeling a little rough around the edges.

So now, feel this: Therapeutic and inviting heat. Massaging and soothing bubbles. Infinite relaxation.

This is the heaven of your very own hot tub – of knowing that no matter how active the day, how long the walk, how challenging the kids, you’ll soon be back home and the kids in bed.

You’ll soon be chin-deep in the warm, bubbling paradise of your very own hot tub. Looking up at the stars. A glass of your favorite something in hand.

This is a vacation, after all.



Need to stay connected? No problem. Our high-speed free WiFi internet covers the entire home, and even extends out over the pool deck. So go on, upload that poolside selfie.



Need extra room to stretch out? You’ll love the 400-square-foot master bedroom suite at Villa Dorada!

Located on the second floor, your sprawling master overlooks the pool deck and features a walk-in closet, 50-inch flat-screen TV, and a spacious attached bathroom (with soaking tub!).

All of Villa Dorada’s bedrooms have top-quality mattresses, comfortable bedding, and flat-screen televisions.



From kids to kids-at-heart, everyone will delight in Villa Dorada’s garage-converted game room. Rack ‘em up at the slate-bed pool table, play a match of foosball (table football), or get a little exercise in at the bike and weights, while you watch your family play.

For games of the electronic variety, head to the living room (see Spacious Family Living, above) for the 55-inch TV + Xbox 360.



We know how it is: It’s vacation, but you’re still recuperating from everyday life. Coffee (or a late-night snack, or an evening cocktail, or fill-in-your-favorite) is still a necessity.

We also know that there’s nothing quite like waking up and heading straight for the kitchen. No need to change out of your pjs, no need to brush your hair, no need to even look in the mirror. There’s coffee to be made, in your well equipped kitchen-away-from-home.

Or maybe you just need some space to prepare a dozen sandwiches for lunch. Or somewhere to spread out the takeout you brought home. Or a place to pop some popcorn for family movie night. Whatever your style, you’ll appreciate Villa Dorada’s well equipped kitchen, fully stocked with all the appliances and gadgets, pots and pans, utensils and doodads you’ll need while here.

And once that food’s prepared, there’s plenty of seating, from the formal dining table (seats 8), to the breakfast nook (seats 4), the breakfast bar (seats 4), to al fresco dining (seats 4) by the hot tub.



Parents know: Packing for a vacation with kids, especially little kids, is the worst. The absolute worst. There’s no way you can fit all the required baby gear in your suitcases, but of course, you need your littlest family members to be safe and happy while traveling.

We care about your children (and your sanity), so we’ve stocked all our villas with high chairs, strollers, pack-and-plays, and other baby gear. Whatever you need, let us know. We have lots of baby and toddler accoutrements on hand, so we’ll be happy to accommodate.



We take great pride and joy in our vacation homes. That’s why personally inspect our rentals at least twice a year, to be sure that everything adheres to our high standards. What’s more, every year, we improve and upgrade our villas.

To us, “good enough” is never good enough; we want our vacation rentals to exceed your expectations.



We are fully licensed at both the county and state levels. First and foremost, that means we follow the rules and prioritize your safety: We’ve installed fire extinguishers, smoke alarms, and emergency lighting in all the right places. We maintain tight safety measures at our pools. And all our homes are subject to periodic inspection, by the county and state, so you know that we’re still up-to-date on those safety requirements.

Our vacation rentals are legal and above-board. We pay our taxes. You can check our existence in the public records. (Feel free to ask how. We’re happy to share.)

It all boils down to this: You, your family, and your friends are safe with us. Your booking is secure. Your vacation rental is guaranteed.

The only thing standing between you and your dream vacation, is the Book button. Click away!

More Details

Property Manager
Stephen Ward
Member since: 2011
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
21 February, 2018

About Stephen Ward


We get it – you don’t know us from the next guy. And simply trusting that we’re trustworthy? You weren’t born yesterday.

But trustworthy, we are – and we’ll do our best to prove it, well before you commit to booking. It starts with our response times (often within minutes, never more than a few hours). We go out of our way to answer all of your questions. And we’re honest about it; we won’t fib or exaggerate. We won’t tell you a home is 10 minutes from Disney, when it’s really 30 minutes in normal traffic.

What’s more, we’re legal, we’re licensed, and we’re insured – and we can prove it. (Just ask. We’ll happily show you where and how to verify.)

Further proof that we deliver on our promises? One of our homes, Villa Palmera, was invited into HomeAway’s exclusive Luxury Rentals site. We were chosen from among thousands of Disney homes, and represent one of just nine 4-bedroom luxury homes in the entire Disney area. In fact, there are only 60 luxury home rentals listed in all of Florida. We’re honored to be one of them!

And if that’s not enough, just have a look at our reviews. You can’t fake the trust our renters have in us!



Customer service is the cornerstone of our business, and we know it all begins the moment you first email us. We’re always at the ready, so we respond generally within the hour and sometimes within minutes. That’s 24 hours a day, every day of the year. We’ll never leave you hanging.

Of course, it’s not just about how quickly we respond, but about the quality of our responses. This is the part where we tell you how much we love the Disney area, and how excited we are to share it with you. And did we mention? We’ve been on both sides of the fence – more than 15 years ago, we first came here as renters – so we know what matters to you.

Want some great restaurant recommendations? We’ve got ‘em.

Need discount park tickets? We know how to snag them

Stephen Ward purchased this villa in 2014

Why Stephen Ward chose Kissimmee


We may pride ourselves on personalized service, but part of our quality promise is actually just the opposite: We’ve taken the personal out of check-in. Forget having to meet us at the office, on our terms, during our business hours.

We’re happy to say, we’ve gone digital – at least, as far as check-in is concerned. All of our rentals have keyless entry, so there are no lockboxes, no keys to collect, and no stressful meet-ups. (We all know how fun those are, especially when you throw in elements like a delayed flight.)

When you book with us, we’ll send you a digital welcome guide, packed with helpful information about your rental and the surrounding area. And of course, we’ll let you know how.



Have you ever lived a Vacation Rental Nightmare? It’s 9 p.m. and the toilet’s overflowing. Or you’re fresh out of clean clothes and the washing machine breaks down mid-cycle. Or perhaps you’re locked out, or you can’t find the wine opener, or you just need a late-night restaurant recommendation.

You call, and you call, and you call. But the property manager doesn’t pick up. Or, she does but she’s based across the country and has no local, emergency contacts to help you tonight. You’ll have to wait until tomorrow; they’ll be there sometime between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Suddenly, your vacation has morphed into something very different than the relaxing escape you had hoped it would be.

We know that the details – the big AND little details – can make or break your vacation. That’s why we’re committed to you, to your experience. We’re local – in just a few minutes, we can be at your front door – and we’re available 24/7, every day of the year, via phone, text or email. What’s more, we have the local professional contacts to handle any emergency, no matter the hour. We’ll get that toilet fixed, tonight.

What makes this villa unique


If Oak Island and Osceola County are a golfer’s paradise, Villa Dorada is Shangri-La, located within 5 minutes of the 18-hole Mystic Dunes Golf Club, a dunes-style western nine similar to a British links course, and an eastern nine of low American classic wandering through wetlands and oak forests. This course was rated 4 stars, and ranked number 2 in “Orlando's Top 5 Golf Courses.”

What’s more, a 10-minute drive takes you to the Champions Gate International and National 18-hole courses, both of which were designed by Greg Norman. The International provides a British links-style experience, while the national is traditional American style. The David Leadbetter Golf Academy is just adjacent to these courses.

A 15-minute drive from Villa Dorada, and you’ll be standing on the green of the Celebration Golf Club, rated 4.5 stars, in the top 3 in central Florida for service, and in the top two for course conditions in Golf Digest’s “Best Places to Play.”


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Kissimmee in Osceola County

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 9 ...
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Cancelation more than 60 days before your vacation is subject to an administration fee of $125 plus tax.
Location Type:
  • resort ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master bathroom - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Ensuite to the master bedroom, with double vanities.
    Downstairs bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Serves the Queen bedroom on the ground floor
    Jack and Jill Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Serves the twin bedrooms on the first floor.
  • The master bathroom will impress all who stay at Villa Dorada. The toilet is separate from the bathroom itself. There is a large walk in shower, tub and twin vanities. The second bathroom on the ground floor serves the downstairs Queen bedroom whilst a further bathroom on the first floor serves the two twin bedrooms on the first floor.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • King Master Suite - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Ceiing fan. A pack and play cot is available.
    Queen Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , On the ground floor, flat screen TV. Ceiing fan.
    Twin bedroom - 2 Single Bed , Ceiing fan. Flat screen TV
    Twin bedroom - 2 Single Bed , Ceiling fan. Flat screen TV.
  • The master suite is a massive 400 square feet, with a 50 inch flat screen TV, looking out over the pool deck. There is a large walk in closet and a second smaller closet. Up to two pack and play cribs are also available. The Queen bedroom is on the ground floor with its own bathroom. There is plenty of storage space and a wall mounted flat screen TV. On the first floor are two twin bedrooms. Each has a wall mounted flat screen TV/DVD combo There are ceiling fans in all the bedrooms.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Table Football
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theatre
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • swimming
  • water tubing
Villa Dorada offers accommodation of the highest quality spread over two floors. Villa Dorada is alarmed for your security. Access is via an electronic front door lock so you are provided with a code specific to your stay. Our local management company are able to deal with any issues or questions that may arise during your stay. Web based welcome pages will provide you with a wealth of information about Villa Dorada and the local area.


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Beautiful home in a quiet neighbourhood, perfect for a family getaway.

  • 5 of 5

We were an extended family of 7 including 5 adults & two teenagers. Villa Dorada offered us ample space to spread out, and enjoy our down time without being on top of one another.

When we were in the go, everything we could possibly need or want including restaurants, groceries, entertainment & yes even Mickey Mouse were only a short drive away.

Steven & his team were incredible to deal with, start to finish. I will definitely be booking my next Florida getaway through them!

  • Review Submitted: 26-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Brilliant accommodation that is as close to Disney as the description suggests

  • 5 of 5

Villa Dorada is a lovely villa and the owners have gone the extra mile to ensure you have a great stay. The towels are plentiful, there is a hairdryer in each bathroom and even one pair of hair straighteners!

Going with two small children was a bit daunting, however the villa has a basic high chair and two pushchairs should you need them as well as a travel cot. There is also a high lock on the front door that small children can't reach which stops them escaping out of the front door!

The appliances are new style and all the bedrooms have comfy beds. The villa benefits from high speed wifi and great air conditioning too.

The pool deck is lovely and gets lots of sun, however there is shade available by the outside table if you want to cool off.

I would highly recommend this accommodation. The area seems quiet and safe but is so close to the attractions. The owners and their management company are also really accessable and answered my seemingly endless queries promptly and gave great feedback on area, park tickets or general info.

We didn't want to leave!!

  • Review Submitted: 12-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Its always a pleasure to hear that guests have a great time at our vacation rentals! This home is always popular!
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Lots of Space - Good Amenities

  • 4 of 5

Villa Dorada is a very nice 4 BR house, well equipped and with everything you'd need. The hot tub was great and already warm when we arrived. Great sitting area around the TV - which worked fantastic for 4 men on a golf trip during March Madness. All told a nice place and a good value.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great hosts and property

  • 5 of 5

This house was great for our large party. Everything was immaculate and the hosts were there to explain anything.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Jan-2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Vacation Home

  • 5 of 5

My family and I stayed here in mid August. The home was beautiful, clean, and comfortable. The owners of this property are great people and very accommodating. Would definitely recommend. We hope to visit next year!

  • Review Submitted: 08-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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wonderful villa

  • 5 of 5

Really impressed with villa dorada,this was the 2nd time we have used Steven's villa's and he provides an excellent and friendly service. Villa dorada is a beautiful villa, very well equipped with everything you need Disney,parks are on the doorstep and universal is short drive up the I -4,would recommend to anyone.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
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Nearest Airport
27 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Many and various on highway US 192
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Reunion, Mystic Dunes, ChampionsGate
Nearest Train
10 Miles
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
US 192 at 1 mile / Interstate 4
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Outback, Red Lobster, Giordanno's, and many more
Nearest Beach
70 Miles
Car: necessary


Strange but true: A Disney mile is not the same as a mile anywhere else. At Disney, a mile means extra minutes on the road – extra miles of traffic, of waiting, of your kids’ anticipation building, and building, and building… until BAM! Meltdown. (They or you? It’s a coin toss.)

We repeat: A Disney mile is not the same as a mile anywhere else. Luckily, Villa Dorada is just three miles from Disney. Three! That’s very manageable, even with the most excited of kids (or adults; we’re all kids-at-heart when we get to Disney!). It’s so close, in fact, you can even come “home” for a mid-day meal (or nap).

Located in the Oak Island Harbor development, which is a subdivision of Formosa Gardens, Villa Dorada is convenient to everything you need, from the grocery store (3 minutes), to golf (5 minutes), to shopping (3 minutes). You’re also a short drive to several excellent restaurants, from big-name favorites to best-kept Kissimmee secrets. (Ask about our favorites!)

We’re adamant about ethics and honest rental descriptions, so we’ll never embellish how close our villas are to the destinations that matter to you. So, let’s cut to the chase: Villa Dorada is located about 3 miles to Disney. In are-we-there-yet?!? terms, this means:

• Magic Kingdom: 20 minutes

• Animal Kingdom: 7 minutes (faster, if you hit the green lights!)

• Hollywood Studios and Epcot: 12 minutes

• SeaWorld and Universal Studios: 20 minutes

• LEGOLAND: 30 minutes

• Busch Gardens and the Kennedy Space Center: About 75 minutes


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Kissimmee, Florida

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Early 2018
2 Jan 2018 - 24 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Easter 2018
25 Mar 2018 - 7 Apr 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Spring 2018
8 Apr 2018 - 15 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Summer 2018
16 Jun 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Fall 2018
1 Sep 2018 - 19 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Christmas 2018
20 Dec 2018 - 1 Jan 2019
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Early 2019
2 Jan 2019 - 12 Apr 2019
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Easter 2019
13 Apr 2019 - 25 Apr 2019
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Spring 2019
26 Apr 2019 - 15 Jun 2019
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Summer 2019
16 Jul 2019 - 31 Aug 2019
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Fall 2019
1 Sep 2019 - 19 Dec 2019
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning fee £93.46 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit £179.73
Tax Rate 13.5%

Pool heating charged at $30 per day / $180 per week plus tax.
Grill rental available from $60 per week plus tax.
Early check in / late check out may be available for $75 plus tax in each case.
Please note that in the event of cancellation a processing fee of $125 plus tax will apply.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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