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Located on the South East coast of the United States, Florida is known as the 'Sunshine state' due to the high number of days of sunny weather it experiences each year. With the Atlantic Ocean to the right and the Gulf of Mexico to the left, Florida has hundreds of miles of beautiful beaches to explore, perfect for long days of fun in the sun at any time of year.

Head to Orlando and stay in one of our many villas with private pools, all conveniently located just a short drive from the main attractions. Walt Disney World, Universal and various other theme parks are perfect for families of all ages and will provide you with a magical holiday.

Things to do in Florida

The theme park capital of the world, Orlando is the place to take the whole family. Walt Disney World, Universal Orlando Resort, Legoland Florida and SeaWorld are just some of the exciting, magical parks waiting for you to explore. 

If you fancy a breather from the theme parks, Orlando has some of the best shopping outlets in the world, captivating entertainment and restaurants with every single type of cuisine that you could imagine. 

Many of our large villas are located on gated complexes with communal facilities, such as playgrounds and swimming pools allowing you to rest and relax as you please.

Roller coaster at Universal Studios, Florida
Ponce Inlet Park, Florida

Beachlife in Florida

Florida has hundreds of miles of white sand beaches, along the Atlantic Coast and the Gulf of Mexico. Staying in a family villa in Orlando gives you easy access to two of the best beaches in Florida. Vero beach is less than two hours drive from Orlando and is known for a beautiful nature reserve and a highly regarded downtown area too. 

The closest beach to Orlando is Cocoa Beach, where you will find a high influx of surfers. Take some lessons and learn to ride the waves, or alternatively, head to Lori Wilson Park where you will find useful amenities along with a more peaceful environment.

What to eat in Florida

Head to International Drive in Orlando and discover a wealth of fine restaurants offering every cuisine you could possibly think of. From fast food to fine dining, there is something to appeal to all tastes and all ages. 

Florida is well known for serving epic portions of food and also for providing exceptional customer service in it's restaurants. Take some change so you can tip as you wish, as is the custom in Florida.

If you head to one of the numerous beach resorts, you will find Tiki bars and shacks set back from the sea, providing you with cocktails and light bites all day long.

Mel's Drive in, Universal Studios, Florida
Palm trees in Florida

When to go to Florida

With a high number of sunny days per year and temperatures staying mild throughout the winter, Florida is a destination to travel to at anytime of the year.

Take the family away at Christmas and wonder in the magic of the theme parks and the special festive events that they plan. Get away from the cold and enjoy some much needed winter sunshine.

The summer is glorious in Florida, with temperatures reaching above 30C, making your villa with a private pool the perfect place to cool off. Head to the beach, enjoy the parks and top up your tan as you do so.

Useful Information about Florida

There are direct flights to Orlando International, Orlando Sanford International, Miami International and Tampa too. The average flight time is 9 hours and Florida is 5 hours behind the UK.

To enter the US, you require a visa, known as an 'ESTA'. This needs to be valid for 90 days prior to your travel.

The local currency is US dollar, you can use ATMs, debit and credit cards as normal.

Popular destinations in Florida

Tick a villa holiday in Florida off your bucket list and visit all of the amazing theme parks in Orlando. Base yourself at one of our large villas which are ideal for taking all the family to, or groups of friends. With so much to see and do, be it shopping, spending time on the beach or revelling in the vast quantity of entertainment, anything is possible when you book a villa in Florida.

Destinations in Florida

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