Orlando is recognized as a worldwide centre for family fun and is the perfect base to take in some of Florida’s most popular theme parks. Walt Disney World, Universal Studios, Universal Islands of Adventure, Sea World, Wet ‘n’ Wild, Typhoon Lagoon, Discovery Cove, Gatorland… the list is almost endless!
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Commanding a stunning location on 482 emerald green acres, this new addition to the prestigious Waldorf Astoria collection is bordered by Downtown Disney, Epcot, Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom accessible by courtesy shuttle. Seaworld and the Universal theme parks are just a short drive away.
This luxury hotel has been designed to offer spacious and contemporary sanctuaries. Guestrooms and suites are awash with soothing colours and lavish amenities including Egyptian cotton linens and Italian marble bathrooms with deep tub and glass enclosed shower. Wireless high-speed internet, 42” high definition LCD televisions, cotton bathrobes and slippers are standard in each room.
When you’ve finished exploring Orlando, the Waldorf Astoria provides a welcome refuge of exceptional facilities. Enjoy a soothing massage or gentle facial at the Spa by Guerlain, which also provides a fully equipped fitness centre. Perhaps test your skill at the 18 hole Rees Jones designed golf course, take a bicycle ride around the resort or simply select a sun bed beside the large pool. No fewer than six dining options cater for every appetite from quick snacks to lavish fine dining banquets.
Complimentary Transportation to the Disney Theme Parks, year round.
From £70 per person per night based on twin occupancy of a Deluxe room. Other room categories available on request.
15 DAYS/14 NIGHTS
Begins in Orlando and ends in Miami
YOUR FLY DRIVE INCLUDES:
•Round trip scheduled flights
•Fully-inclusive Intermediate 4 door car hire
•Accommodations as stated
•Route maps and detailed itinerary
DAY 1 ARRIVE ORLANDODepart the UK on your chosen scheduled flight to Orlando. Upon arrival, collect your rental car and proceed to your hotel, where you spend the next three nights.
Hotel: Loews Portofino Bay Hotel
DAYS 2 & 3 ORLANDO
Your hotel is located within the Universal complex, where a world of exhilarating thrills and adventures await at the two theme parks, Universal Studios® and Universal's Islands of Adventure®, both a short complimentary water taxi away. There is also great music and dining at Universal’s Citywalk®. If you enjoy theme parks, visits to Seaworld, Discovery Cove and the Disney parks are also a must. Orlando also has some great shopping, including designer outlets and shopping malls.
Hotel: Loews Portofino Bay Hotel
DAYS 4 & 5 LONGBOAT KEY
Heading west today takes you towards Florida’s Gulf coastline. A leisurely drive takes you past Tampa and St Petersburg to the charming isle of Longboat Key. Venture to Sarasota and experience the European style of St Armands Circle, where a host of dining pleasures can be sampled and boutique shopping enjoyed. Longboat Key Club & Resort has fabulous golf and tennis facilities, with tuition available, and a wide range of water sports.
Hotel: Longboat Key Club & Resort
DAYS 6, 7 & 8 NAPLES
Today’s leisurely drive takes you south along the Gulf Coast. If time permits, we suggest you take time to enjoy Fort Myers and Sanibel Island en-route. Perhaps you could picnic lunch on one of the many beautiful beaches. Naples is the jewel of the south, offering its visitors the option of shopping on Fifth Avenue and strolling the quaint streets of Old Naples or heading down to the beach to enjoy the Florida sunshine. With seafood as the local speciality, you are guaranteed some sumptuous dining pleasures in Naples.
Hotel: La Playa Beach & Golf Resort
DAYS 9 & 10 KEY WEST
A short drive south brings you to Marco Island, where you can stop and enjoy the beautiful beaches and landscape and some very cosmopolitan cafes. We also suggest a visit to the Everglades National Park on your journey. This is the largest sub-tropical wilderness in the United States, where rare and endangered species roam. Take a tram, airboat tour or hike through the crocodile infested wilderness. Your journey continues along the beautiful Florida Keys to Key West. The furthest of the Keys and the southernmost city in the US, here you can enjoy Florida with a tropical Caribbean-style twist.
Hotel: Hyatt Key West Resort & Spa
DAYS 11 & 12 ISLAMORADA
Returning along the causeway, you will find plenty of opportunities to take pictures and stroll the seaside towns. Marathon in the heart of the Keys has some of the best snorkelling, fishing and diving in the area. Perhaps take a bicycle ride through Key Deer country or relax on one of the beautiful beaches at Bahia Honda State Park in the Lower Keys. Your accommodation for the next two nights is at Islamorada where an array of marine life inhabits the coral reefs. A colourful collection of arts, crafts and locally produced pieces can be found at Treasure Village along with a wide variety of dining options.
Hotel: Cheeca Lodge & Spa
DAYS 13 & 14 MIAMI
Hip and bursting with vibrant entertainment, today’s short drive brings you to the wonderfully cosmopolitan city of Miami. A city of contrasts, Miami invites you to do as much or as little as you choose. Should you wish, a short drive north takes you to the prestigious areas of Palm Beach and Boca Raton, where you can mingle with the rich and famous or just enjoy the relaxed lifestyle of chic boutiques and outdoor cafés.
Hotel: Loews Miami Beach
DAY 15 JOURNEY HOME
Spend your final day unwinding by the pool or picking up some last minute souvenirs before returning your car and checking-in for your flight back to the UK.
From £2065 per person based on twin occupancy of Standard rooms in low season. Other prices available on request.
Universal Orlando® Resort is a spectacular vacation destination, encompassing the world's two most amazing theme parks side-by-side, a vibrant entertainment centre and magnificently themed on-site hotels. The fabulous tickets shown not only provide you with great value for money but also the greatest flexibility.
Universal Studios® Theme Park
Jump into the Action of the Movies
Go beyond the screen, behind the scenes, and jump right into your favourite movies and TV shows at Universal Studios Florida®. At this real, working production studio you’ll find an amazing array of rides, shows, movie sets and attractions that make you the star. Join the ranks of the minions on the heartwarming wand hilarious new 3-D ride Despicable Me Minion Mayhem; Experience Shrek 4-D; the Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit® multi-sensory coaster; Revenge of the Mummy®; The Simpsons Ride™ MEN IN BLACK&trade Alien Attack™ and more.
Universal’s Islands of Adventure® Theme Park
Live the Adventure of a Lifetime
At Universal’s Islands of Adventure® the most cutting edge rides, shows, and interactive attractions ever created challenge all your senses. You can take part in the battle between powerful heroes and diabolical villains at Marvel Super Hero Island®; splash through the comical water rides of Toon Lagoon®; face dinosaurs as you visit earth’s primordial past in Jurassic Park®; encounter epic adventures in The Lost Continent®; and enter the colourful worlds of children’s author Dr. Seuss at Seuss Landing™. Live the adventure of a lifetime at Universal’s Islands of Adventure…it’s the stuff legends are made of.
The Entertainment Capital of Orlando
Universal CityWalk® is Orlando’s hottest spot for entertainment, home to Orlando’s most popular mix of nightclubs, restaurants, concert venues, shops, cinemas, street performers, vendors and more. CityWalk® makes your nights at Universal Orlando® as exciting as your days.
UNIVERSAL 2-PARK BONUS TICKET
Enjoy the best of Universal Orlando® Resort! Receive admission to Universal Studios Florida® and Universal’s Islands of Adventure® theme parks, plus all-club access to the live entertainment at Universal CityWalk®, for up to fourteen (14) consecutive days.
From £106 per adult & £96 per child (3-9 years).
3 PARK BONUS TICKET
Experience three of Orlando’s most exciting parks with one ticket. Enjoy admission to Universal Studios Florida® and Universal’s Islands of Adventure® theme parks, the Wet ‘n Wild® – Orlando waterpark, plus all-club access to the live entertainment at Universal CityWalk®, for up to fourteen (14) consecutive days.
From £115 per adult & £105 per child (3-9 years).
ON-SITE HOTEL BENEFITS PACKAGE
Stay on-site at one of Universal Orlando® Resort's three spectacularly themed hotels and receive an exclusive benefits package (valid with theme park admission).
• Universal Express Unlimited ride access to jump the regular queues (valid with paid theme park admission).
• Complimentary water taxis or shuttle buses.
• Priority seating at select restaurants throughout Universal Orlando® Resort.
• Free delivery of merchandise purchased throughout the resort to your hotel room.
• Resort-wide charging privileges with you room key card.
• Universal Orlando character dining.
*2-Park Bonus Ticket entitles ONE (1) guest admission to Universal Studios Florida® and Universal’s Islands of Adventure® theme parks, plus the paid entertainment venues of Universal CityWalk® for up to fourteen (14) consecutive calendar days which includes the first day any theme park or CityWalk® portion of the ticket is used. **3-Park Bonus Ticket entitles ONE (1) guest admission to Universal Studios Florida®, Universal’s Islands of Adventure®, AND Wet ‘n Wild® Orlando, plus the paid entertainment venues at Universal CityWalk®, for up to fourteen (14) consecutive calendar days which includes the first day any theme park or CityWalk® portion of the ticket is used. Guests utilizing self-parking pay a parking fee only once per day with the presentation of that day’s paid parking receipt and valid ticket, regardless of how many parks are visited in one day. Both the 2 and 3- Park Bonus Tickets are not valid for separately ticketed events, concerts, or venues such as AMC® Universal Cineplex 20 with IMAX® or the Blue Man Group show in any of the theme parks or CityWalk. Some venues require ages 21 or older for admission. Valid photo ID required. Additional restrictions apply and benefits are subject to change without notice. †On-site hotel privileges good for hotel stay as indicated on the room key card. Only good for the number of guests staying in the room. Paid theme park admission required. Some attractions excluded. Express ride access available during normal theme park operating hours only. Not valid for separately ticketed special events. TM & © 2012 Marvel & Subs. Jurassic Park ® Universal Studios/Amblin. Dr. Seuss properties TM & © 2012 Dr. Seuss Enterprises, L.P. All rights reserved. Shrek 4-D © 2012 DreamWorks Animation L.L.C. THE SIMPSONS RIDE TM Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. The Simpsons TM & © 2012Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. All rights reserved. Men In Black & Alien Attack: TM & © 2012 Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. All rights reserved. Universal elements and all related indicia TM & © 2012 Universal Studios. All rights reserved.
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