A perfect two centre combination suited to families and friends, spend an exciting week exploring the best of Orlando followed by a relaxing week strolling the sandy shores of Panama City Beach. Enjoy the best of both worlds and whether you’re a first timer to Orlando or a repeat visitor, Westgate Lakes Resort & Spa is an excellent host located right in the heart of the action yet in its own serene world situated around a lake in lush tropical grounds. After a hectic week it’s a great idea to head to the beach for some relaxation, water sports, pampering and experiencing Florida wildlife with two protected nature reserves it’s a wonderful place for walking and fishing too.
First stop Orlando; settle in at the tropical resort of Westgate Lakes with a high standard of service, modern rooms and apartments, lots of entertainment onsite and with all the main attractions close by. Amenities are plentiful with several pools, kids’ pools, bars, restaurants, spa and more. In fact Westgate Lakes Resort & Spa is so good it’s going to be a struggle to tear yourself away. Guest rooms range from Studios to 3 bedroom suites and are spacious with all the mod cons. Perfect for families and friends there’s plenty of room for all. Each has a sleeper sofa, kitchenette with microwave and mini refrigerator and bathroom with glass shower stall and single-jetted tub, balcony or patio. Larger suites have a full size refrigerator and washer/dryer too. It’s an outdoor life at Westgate Lakes with tennis, basketball, volleyball, fishing, paddle boating, kayaking and more. There’s even an 18-hole miniature golf course providing hours of fun.
There’s lots of option for dining and catering to all tastes, from Starbucks to steaks, ice-cream to healthy choices, take your pick from a delightful range of eateries.
The close proximity to Orlando’s major theme parks, shopping and dining is another reason Westgate Lakes Resort & Spa is a firm favourite. Complimentary transportation to theme parks and shopping provides drivers with a welcome break. This is a top-notch resort with an abundance of amenities and in an envious location.
After all the thrills of Orlando it’s an added excitement to head up to the beautiful Gulf resort of Panama City Beach, time to relax and enjoy the Florida laid back lifestyle.
The Hampton Inn & Suites Panama City Beach Pier Park is in an easy to reach location just off Highway 98 and only a couple of miles from all the shopping and dining at Pier Park. There’s plenty more attractions in close proximity including Gulf World Marine Park featuring exhibits everyone will love, including exotic birds and sea lions, as well as a unique array of dolphin swimming experiences. Ripley’s Believe It Or Not has a range of insightful, family-friendly displays, or visit St Andrew’s State Park and the Man in the Sea Museum. It’s a popular spot for couples, families and groups looking to enjoy the surrounding area with all the mod cons and added conveniences.
Grab your beach towel and hop in the car for less than a 5 minute drive to the beautiful Panama City Beach. With miles of sandy beaches to explore and the clear calm waters of the Gulf of Mexico this is a wonderful place to relax and enjoy the beach life. Also close by is St Andrews State Park, one of two protected nature reserves nearby with hiking trails and wildlife to watch. Fishing of the piers is also a popular pastime.
The added of advantage of beach close to Pier Park is a definite plus with the Panhandle’s favourite shopping destination on your doorstep. Browse around over 120 stores with everything from brand names to local treasure troves, it’s a shopper’s paradise. Watch the latest movies at Grand IMAX Pier Park 16 with popcorn in hand; immerse yourself in the latest blockbuster. Step on the SkyWheel and observe the stunning view from the sky. There’s simply dozens of mouth watering restaurants at Pier Park with everything from Japanese to Steakhouse to casual wings and beer style, there’s no doubt you will be spoilt for choice. Wash it all down afterwards at The Brass Tap specializing in local breweries with 70 draft and over 120 bottles to choose from!
Back at the hotel when it’s time to rewind spend a few hours soaking up the sunshine at the outdoor pool and if you’re feeling energetic and need a workout there’s a gym at hand to cater for your needs. There’s a restaurant serving delicious food including a free daily hot breakfast with fresh-baked waffles and more.
Guest rooms are modern with all the essentials including coffee makers, free Wi-Fi, 49-inch LCD TB and comfy seating. Choose from two queens or a king size room, perfect for couples or families to enjoy. The bathroom provides plush towels and a shower with a WaterPik showerhead and curved shower rod. Book a studio suite, popular with families, including two queen beds, microwave and mini-refrigerator.
This is a fantastic base to explore Panama City Beach Pier Park with loads to do for all ages. Not forgetting the beautiful Gulf Coast close by, this location has it all.
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