A resort of complete luxury with the grandeur of the grand palazzos of Italy, The Ritz-Carlton Orlando Grande Lakes delivers an exceptional resort experience with easy access to the attractions of Orlando and surrounding areas. Recently transformed with a multi-million-dollar renovation programme every detail has been impeccably updated with the highest quality imaginable.
Nestled on 11 lakes and surrounded by lush grounds the main feature being a Greg Norman designed 18-hole championship level golf course providing a tranquil ambience, its paradise found for those wanting only the best of the best. Test your golf skills, take a few lessons and enjoy the optional Ritz-Carlton Golf Caddie Concierge programme. An array of outdoor experiences are available; explore the Everglades on a sunrise safari or kayak tour, enjoy a private guided Eco-Tour on Shingle Creek or take part in a fishing school expedition.
For those looking to spend time rejuvenating, the Ritz-Carlton Orlando Grande Lakes spa features 40,000 square feet of relaxation space with 40 treatment rooms and stunning outdoor lap pool. A destination in itself the spa invites guests to forget the outside world for a moment and embrace soothing elements of nature to emerge relaxed, refreshed and revitalized. Vitale Spa Cafe serves healthy cuisine poolside and signature therapies involve CBD and herbs from the resort’s organic garden, honey from its resident bees and citrus from local orchards. A 24 hour state-of-the-art fitness centre is the place to stay fit with personal training services and an array of the best equipment available. Tennis courts offer a place to challenge friends and family to a friendly tennis competition.
Three sparkling pools are dotted around the resort including access to the lazy river pool at the adjacent JW Marriott hotel. Hire a poolside cabana with your very own personal concierge service for a day of poolside luxury. The Ritz Kids® programme keeps the younger guests busy with fantastic supervised activities for children ages 4-12 years.
Located within easy reach to nearby attractions there is also shuttle Transportation to SeaWorld®, Walt Disney World® and Universal® Orlando (24-hour advance reservations required). Take a trip to the renowned malls of Orlando either premium outlet over in Lake Buena Vista or Mall of Millenia where the designer label lovers hang out. It’s easy to navigate to the East of Florida for a visit to Kennedy Space Centre, Daytona or Cocoa Beach. Head Southwest and you will hit the incredible golden sands of the gulf coast with Busch Gardens and Tampa Bay an easy drive too. Just a stone’s throw from the fabulous International Drive dining, shopping and attractions, this is a perfect location for exploring.
Dine at your leisure with 11 restaurants to choose from where produce is sourced from the gardens, apiaries and chicken coops as well as locally to create a unique dining experience. From casual to fine dining it is a global journey of epic culinary proportions.
Award-winning Chef John Tesar leads the way at the new signature steak & seafood restaurant, Knife & Spoon, a true fine dining event. Highball & Harvest provides a combination of refinement with rustic authenticity with handcrafted cocktail classes, a feature of interactive dining, and Southern-inspired dishes featuring fresh herbs and seasonal fruits.
More casual dining is found at Bleu, dine al fresco with classic burgers, fresh seafood and salads paired with frozen drinks, poolside. Fairways pub is the place golfers finish their round with a micro brew or draught beer whilst enjoying views of the 18th hole. The Lobby Lounge is a regular haunt for pre-dinner or after-dinner drinks; casually elegant with sunroom chic. The place to grab a hot morning coffee, fresh juice or afternoon milkshake is First Drop®, the new signature lobby cafe serving fresh breakfast and tasty lunch choices.
The JW Marriott adjacent to the resort also has an array of wonderful eateries; Primo serves a menu inspired by the coastal regions of Italy, France and Spain. Local, farm fresh produce is the theme also cultivated from the resort’s on-site Primo Organic Garden. Sample a mouth-watering breakfast menu and buffet at Citron which features crafted breads and pastries baked in-house. Whisper Creek Farm: The Kitchen serves comfort food and craft beers from the on-site nano-brewery.
Of course if you fancy a night in watching the nearby fireworks from the comfort of your own balcony then a comprehensive in-room dining menu is available.
Guest rooms and suites are simply extravagant featuring private balconies, marble baths with two sinks, separate bathtub and shower, European toiletries, plush terry robes and slippers plush hi-tech gadgets; iPod dock and 650inch LCD TV. Bright and serene, guest rooms and suites offer spacious layouts with views of the garden, pool, golf course or lake. Suites are inspired by luxury residences with multiple outdoor areas and large living spaces. The Presidential Suite features a separate living room, dining room, lavish marble bathrooms, access to the Club Lounge, with five personal balconies and views of the golf course and pool. Direct lake front views provide spectacular views of the resort holiday fireworks. The Royal Suite has an extra-spacious suite layout with eight personal balconies, media room, oversize master bathroom and state-of-the-art kitchen.
The Ritz-Carlton Orlando Grande Lakes Resort leaves nothing to chance, the opulence and service is planned down to every fine detail; simply breathtaking. Call 020 3542 8888 for more details on booking a holiday staying at the stunning Ritz-Carlton Orlando Grande Lakes Resort.