Central Florida Local Information

airplaneIs it near the airports?

Our villa at Cumbrian Lakes is easily accessible from the airports. Orlando International is within 20 minutes car ride, Sanford and Tampa International are also close by.interstate junction

Flights from the UK are easily booked.

The distance table at the foot of the page gives approximate distances to many attractions nearby.

Travelling by hire car is the best method of travel from the airport. Car rental in the USA is straightfoward. The road systems are well laid out and the sign posting is generally good. Many of the major routes (e.g.. Interstate 4, GreeneWay, Bee-Line Expressway) are like motorways and travel can be fast.

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Golfing in Florida

Golfers find Florida is a paradise. There is a huge range of golf courses within an easy drive of our villa to suit all abilities and pockets. The following web sites can provide all the details you need. We have provided links for your convenience.

Links to the Links:golfing

We have also provided a list of some golf courses.

 Some golf courses near our villagolfcart

Course

Holes

Par

Phone

Website

Crooked Cat at OCN

18

72

407-656-2626

www.ocngolf.com

Faldo Golf Institute

9

32

407-238-7677

http://Golf-instruction.marriott-vacations.com

Forest Lake Golf Club of Ocoee

18

72

407-654-4653

www.forestlakegolf.com

Hawk’s Landing Golf Club

18

72

407-238-8660

www.golfhawkslanding.com

Hunter’s Creek Golf Course

18

72

407-240-4653

www.golfhunterscreek.com

International Golf Club

18

72

407-248-9997

www.internationalgolfclub.com

Panther Lake at OCN

18

72

407-656-2626

www.ocngolf.com

U.S. 27 SOUTH . . . .

Champions Gate

18

72

407-787-4653

www.championsgategolf.com

Highlands Reserve Golf Club

18

72

877-508-4653

http://www.highlandsreserve-golf.com/

Ridgewood Lakes Golf Club
Course features water on 15 holes
18 72 1-800-684-8800
Southern Dunes Golf & Country Club
Features undulating greens with 180 bunkers
18 72 941-421-4653
Grenelefe Golf & Tennis Resort
Choice of 3 championship courses
18 72 941-421-4653

KISSIMMEE . . . .

Boggy Creek Golf Club

9

36

407-857-0280

www.boggycreekgolfclub.com

Celebration Golf Club

18

72

407-566-4653

www.celebrationgolf.com

Crystalbrook Golf Club

9

27

407-847-8721

 

Falcon’s Fire Golf Club

18

72

407-351-0557

www.falconsfire.com

Kissimmee Oaks Golf Club

18

72

407-354-0011

www.kissimmeeoaksgolf.com

Remington Golf Club

18

72

407-344-4004

www.remington-gc.com

Walk N Sticks Bobby Nichols

9

30

407-348-9555

 

Kissimmee Bay Country Club 18 72 407-348-4653  
Kissimmee Golf Club 18 72 407-847-2816  

WALT DISNEY WORLD . . . .

Eagle Pines Golf Course

18

72

407-939-4653

http://disneyworld.disney.go.com/wdw/moreMagic/golf/

Lake Buena Vista Golf Course

18

72

407-939-4653

http://disneyworld.disney.go.com/wdw/moreMagic/golf/

Magnolia Golf Course

18

72

407-939-4653

http://disneyworld.disney.go.com/wdw/moreMagic/golf/

Osprey Ridge Golf Course

18

72

407-939-4653

http://disneyworld.disney.go.com/wdw/moreMagic/golf/

Oak Trail Golf Course

9

36

407-939-4653

http://disneyworld.disney.go.com/wdw/moreMagic/golf/

Palm Golf Course

18

72

407-939-4653

http://disneyworld.disney.go.com/wdw/moreMagic/golf/

 

Read up before you go!

To make the most out of your trip to Florida you are advised to read and plan your trip in advance.

Recommended books include:

cover  The Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World  by Bob Sehlinger cover  Beyond Disney: the Unofficial Guide to... Universal, Sea World and the Best of Central Florida by Bob Selinger and Amber Morris  

   coverA Brit's Guide to Orlando and Walt.Orlando and Walt Disney World   by Simon Veness

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 The Other Orlando, Second Edition: What What to Do When You've Done Disney and Universal. by Kelly Monahan

 
The Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World With Kids - also by Bob Sehlinger.

Mini Mickey: The Pocket-sized Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World

 
     
 

 

 

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Distances from our villaSignpost

 

Distance from Cumbrian Lakes to…

Miles

Disney World (Magic Kingdom, Animal Kingdom, EPCOT, Disney's Hollywood Studios (formerly MGM)

9

Universal Studios

18

Sea World

14

 

Gatorland

9

Wet ‘n’ Wild

17

 

Medieval Times (dinner show)

4

 

Nearest supermarket (24 hour Wal-Mart)

4

 

Nearest restaurants

5

 

Gas/Petrol station (Texaco with mini-mart)

1.5

 

Tourist Information Centre

14

 

Orlando International Airport

15

 

Sanford Airport

40

 

Kissimmee Airport

5

 

International Drive

14

 

Florida Mall

13

 

Kennedy Space Center

55

 

Tampa

85

 

Miami

220

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