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Luxurious, platinum rated 3 br villa in West Kissimmee. Very close to Disney!

People8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview


Details
Property
villa
People
8
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
3 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday villa in Bahama Bay - Bahama Bay Holiday Villa

3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, sleeps up to 8

Ready to enjoy a plush luxury style holiday in central Florida?

The Bahama Bay resort is a Caribbean style gated resort in one of the most exclusive locations in central Florida. It is a first class family friendly vacation home in an ideal location that is very close to Disney attractions.

This villa was upgraded with new carpeting, kitchen appliances, bedding, living room furniture and more. The villa is located on the 2nd (UK 1st) floor and in one of the most centrally located parts of the resort. It is only a few minutes from the main clubhouse and swimming pool, tennis courts and kids splash area). There are 3 large bedrooms, 2 with queen size beds and 1 with twin beds. It has 1 family bathroom and 1 en-suite to the master bedroom. The sofa in the living area converts into a queen bed. All bedrooms are fitted with their own flat screen televisions. There are 2 private balconies, over looking the stunning landscaping and one of the large main pools.

Resort details:

*The Bahama Bay resort resides on 70 acres of tropical landscaping set on the shores of Lake Davenport. It offers 4 heated swimming pools, tennis and basketball courts, lakeside beach, fitness centre, sauna, health spa, clubhouse, poolside bar and grill, all day restaurant (serving breakfast, lunch and dinner), a children's splash pool play area and playground.

*The resort is situated just 10 minutes from Disney and the many theme parks. Just off the US -27 near the intersection of US-192, Bahama Bay is set on the shores of Lake Davenport, only minutes away from a large Walmart, Target and Publix store, 30 minutes away from Orlando International airport, 30 minutes away from Universal Studios and close to the major shopping malls. There is a wide selection of restaurants just minutes away.

*For the wildlife and outdoor enthusiasts, there are picturesque private trails and fishing by the lake. Here is a chance to spot the Florida wildlife up close!

*There is a dedicated ticketing area in the main clubhouse to purchase Florida theme park and attraction tickets. Transportation to the theme parks can be arranged easily.

*There are 5, 18 hole golf courses within a 5 to 30 Min drive.

*Cocoa Beach, Daytona and the Kennedy Space Centre are approx. 1.5 - 2 hours away to the East. The Fabulous beaches of St. Petersburg and Clearwater on the Gulf of Mexico are about 2 hours West.

**CANCELLATION POLICY**

In the event of unforeseen circumstances, cancellation(s) must be notified in writing by the party leader whose name the reservation is from.

-Cancellations made within 4 weeks of the arrival date will result in the full payment being non-refundable.

-Cancellations made prior to 4 weeks of arrival date will result in the loss of the deposit.

-No refunds will be made for early departure.

-Travel insurance safeguards you against cancellations due to unforeseen circumstances. It is advisable to purchase this separately or through VRBO/Homeaway (http://www.vacationprotection.com) as it may potentially refund any payments you have made.

**MISCELLANEOUS NOTES**

Many people have asked me this... 'Are those the actual photos of the unit?' Yes, definitely! That is the actual unit you will be staying in. The per night rates excludes taxes and departure cleaning fees. To be clear on the departure cleaning fees, the cleaning fee covers cleaning when unit is vacated only. There will be no resort fees as per other similar rental properties (i.e. there is no extra charge to use the resort facilities). Parking and wireless internet connections are free. Wash soap, dish washing liquid and toiletries will be provided minimally. We do provide adequate amount of towels and cutlery for your stay. During your stay, we encourage you to bring your daily toiletries or/and purchase other items of need from the nearby grocery stores like Publix or Target.

**Be sure to look at our other villa at Bahama Bay's sister resort called Caribe Cove (about a mile away): http://kr8.us/villa **

More Details
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Singles
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Melvin Foo
Member since: 2010
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
23 November, 2016

About Melvin Foo

I’m a computer geek with an engineering degree educated in Wales and England. I currently reside in the United States with my wife and two kids. After my first son was born, I gave up the engineering job that required constant travel so that I could stay close to my family. Since then, I’ve been building my own small business specializing in computer services. That business is growing right along with my two sons, and so putting family first is always the best decision. My beautiful wife and I have already enjoyed a Disney vacation with the boys, and I look forward to making many more memories with the most important people in my life. Orlando, Florida is a place that we love and is truly the happiest place on earth. I hope that your stay in Bahama Bay and the activities you plan on your holiday will bring you closer to those who join you in the adventure. Perhaps you’ll return here again and again. After all, every successful story has a sequel. Well wishes and happy vacationing!

Melvin Foo purchased this villa in 2014

Why Melvin Foo chose Davenport

1) It's a home away from home! 2) It's away from the hustle and bustle of Disney, yet very close to all the action! 3) Quiet, peaceful, hidden gem of a resort-- Caribbean style! 4) Newly renovated villa 5) 1200+ square foot of luxury living space for you and your family 6) Close to restaurants, grocery stores, karting, mini golf and shops 7) Enjoy luxury living at a fraction of the cost of a Disney Resort

… palm trees, a sandy beach, tiki huts, need I say more?

What makes this villa unique

-Caribbean style luxury complete with palm trees, tiki huts and a sandy beach -Closest villa to the main clubhouse and pool -Screened in patio -New plush carpeting, patterned furniture and beds -new stainless steel kitchen appliances -Sleeps 8 -Sofa bed (in living room) -Brand new flat screen TVs in all rooms

Guestbook comments from the owner

We thoroughly enjoyed our vacation and since we’ve returned home have recommended your condo to many friends. I hope you don’t mind, once they decide to take a trip to Orlando, if we pass along your e-mail address to them. We will return to Orlando in the next few years and I hope that we can stay at your condo again.
Oct 2011
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Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(25 traveller reviews)

Luxurious, platinum rated 3 br villa in West Kissimmee. Very close to Disney!
average rating of 4.76 based on 27 reviews
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Oct 16

  • 3 of 5

I have stayed at Bahama Bay 7 times since 2005. I have noticed over the years that the resort grounds have been maintained to an excellent standard but that the apartments haven't received the same attention. This apartment was maintained to a reasonable standard but not what I would describe as luxurious. However given the cost which was inflated due to the weak pound but at the same period last year would have been about right, it pretty much met with my expectations. It was very clean, so no issues there. However on arrival there were 2 extinguished light bulbs, the shared bathroom toilet seat was not fitted correctly (one hinge not secured), there was some water damage marks on the ceiling and a missing slat from the blind in the living room. There was no chopping board in the kitchen, the coffee mugs were not matching and the crockery in general was not of the same standard experienced in similar apartments. It looked cheap. The fridges in all the other apartments I have stayed in all had ice makers but this just had ice cube trays. I reported the disrepair issues to reception the next day and reparations were made in good time. This will be my last stay at Bahama Bay until they have upgraded the apartments significantly as you can get better value elsewhere which is unfortunate as I love the scale of the resort, not to big like some others which feel very corporate. I emailed Melvin to advise of my findings and he responded very quickly involving the resort Manager. Putting my experience into context, it did not affect my enjoyment of my stay and I pretty much knew what I would get just don't expect luxury.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am sorry that you had those problems initially but glad it was taken care off by the resort management promptly. I had a firm discussion with the resort management and will make sure will not happen again. There was a slight leak in the living room ceiling due to the recent hurricane but it has since been repaired. It is a surprise to me (with the other comments you had) about the crockery and fridge as we have not had that response from other renters in the past. We did upgrade the villa significantly last year with new a fridge, dishwasher, beds, TVs, carpeting etc. However, with that being said, I do appreciate your comments and will certainly take that into account to improve the villa for all future renters.
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5

Absolutely Fabulous!!

  • 5 of 5

This was our 3rd stay at Bahama Bay & we absolutely love it - it is fabulous!

This was our 1st stay in this particular condo & it is immaculate and so comfortable. Our dealings with the owner - Melvin, were faultless.

This place is a real 'home from home' & Bahama Bay's facilities are fantastic. The surroundings are beautiful & spotless.

The Tradewinds pool is lovely with an adjacent beach - complete with hammocks, volleyball, table tennis & comfortable loungers and a pier to a beautiful lake.

We would recommend this condo & Bahama Bay resort without hesitation and hopefully we will return again.

Thank you Melvin.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

A great place to stay and well located for the parks and attractions

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time during our stay. Lovely apartment, great location, within easy reach of the parks and other amenities. Publix and Walmart very close, so self catering was easy to organise. Kissimmee rodeo is highly recommended. It's a genuine rodeo, not one that is put on for the tourists, so competitors pay to enter and compete for small cash prizes. Everyone very welcoming, the compere (on horseback), really entertaining, and the boiled peanuts and corn are a must try!

We will definitely consider returning to the apartment for a future visit.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nice apartment and resort

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our week here, after a Roadtrip from New York. The apartment is up a flight of stairs which was a slight struggle with the suitcases but we managed!

The rooms are nicely decorated but despite all the warnings in the welcome pack about fees for breaking things there were multiple holes in the mosquito net around the balcony. The owner asked us to make sure the patio door was closed at all times to prevent insects coming in but when the management company visited he said that the holes in the nets would make no difference (we kept the door shut to be safe!). This was the only problem and it meant that I couldn't sit out in the evenings but it's not a huge issue.

The resort was lovely with several quiet pools as well as the two big ones. My sons loved finding wildlife around the site (snakes, geckos) and we're delighted to know that the lakes had alligators in them! The kids splash park is close by which is good if like us you have young kids. You can hear the noise from it on the balcony but not inside.

It was a lovely way to end our road trip and well located for universal / Orlando etc..

  • Review Submitted: Jun 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Really Enjoyed our stay!

  • 5 of 5

My husband, my daughter and I really enjoyed staying at this property. Quite spacious, super clean and cozy.

Though we did not have time to use the amenities and the pool area, we were located right next to it, and we could hear the soothing sound of water which felt very inviting. Only thing is the mattress in the master bedroom seems to be a little worn out, so I had to move to one of the other rooms. The kitchen was very nice, though I could not find any baking pans for my cookies (I ended up using one of the pyrex dishes available).

The staff at the clubhouse are always ready to help. Had quite a few packages shipped there during our stay and deliveries are kept well organised, so the check out process is fast.

Loved the cable tv channel listing! Made our lives so much easier!

I'd like to thank the management team for promptly helping me with the wifi password, which I had trouble finding, even though it was right on the cover of the welcome guest book!

Would definitely stay there again!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad you enjoyed your stay at our villa. I'm sorry that you felt the mattress in the master bedroom was worn out. I have since replaced both queen beds in the master bedroom and second bedroom with brand new plush mattresses. You are always welcomed back at our villa if you come back to Florida.
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5

Beautiful and very clean

  • 5 of 5

From our arrival to our departure, it was a wonderful experience. Property is gorgeous, pools were very clean and always at the perfect temp for swimming. Restaurant had great food at a fair price. Staff was very welcoming and helpful. Villa was very clean, plenty of space for all 6 of us to enjoy either alone time or time together. Plenty of parking and close to lots of different parks and recreation. Plenty of food and shopping nearby as well. Overall, a great place to stay and I will definitely be back. Thank you!!!!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the nice review. I am glad that you enjoyed yourselves in Florida and the resort. You are always welcome at our villa the next time you are in Florida.
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Location

Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Orlando International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.01 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.25 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.01 Miles
Nearest Beach
60 Miles
Daytona
Car: recommended

Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Bahama Bay, Davenport

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Xmas/New Year rates 2016
20 Dec 2016 - 3 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
£361
for 3 nights
From
£94
From
£102
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Summer rates 2017
13 Jun 2017 - 15 Aug 2017
3 night minimum stay
£321
for 3 nights
From
£80
From
£85
Sat,Sun
 
 
Fall rates 2017
16 Aug 2017 - 25 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
£294
for 3 nights
From
£71
From
£76
Sat,Sun
 
 
Xmas/New Year rates 2017
20 Dec 2017 - 3 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£361
for 3 nights
From
£94
From
£102
Sat,Sun
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£307
for 3 nights
From
£76
From
£80
Sat,Sun
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning fee £72 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

Unless stated, the rental rates above are inclusive of the 12% US sales tax. Quoted rates will include a one time USD$89.50 (approx. £55) departure cleaning fee to cover the cleaning of the villa AFTER you check out. Daily maid services, airport shuttle services and theme park transportation are available at an optional charge. Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 0% refund for cancellations more than 0 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Bahama Bay in Disney / Orlando

Property Type:
  • villa (terraced)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1232 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • beach
  • resort
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 2 bathrooms Bathroom 1 - toilet, bath with shower Bathroom 2 - toilet, shower enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , 1 Cot
  • 3 bedrooms, sleeps Master bedroom - 1 queen (large double) size bed, 1 cot, en-suite Second bedroom - 1 queen (large double) size bed Third bedroom - 2 single (twin) size beds Lounge - 1 sofa bed/futon, double bed
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Deck Furniture
  • Gated Community
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Porch Furniture
  • Tennis
  • Tennis Court
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Singles
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Spa Whirlpool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Housekeeping
  • Massage
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Resort amenities: Gated community with 24 hour security allowing you to feel totally relax throughout your holiday. The apartment is located at building 30 within close proximity of the clubhouse and one of the main swimming pools. Stunning tropical landscaping with water features. 4 swimming pools club, children's pool, 6 hot tubs, fitness facility, men's & women's locker rooms, clubhouse incorporating: Snack bar and grill, trade winds full service restaurant, children's play room/area, movie theatre, shop, spa facilities, fitness centre, lounge room, arcade, DVD rental - on-site, free Internet access ,free parking, children's games room. Apartment: 3 bed/2 bath sleeps and caters for up to 8 guests. A baby's cot and high chair are included. Living area includes balcony, TV, DVD and CD player. Full kitchen and a laundry area (washer and dryer at no extra cost). Master bedroom has en-suite bathroom, TV, balcony with table and chairs.

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