Hawcroft Villa is situated on the beautiful gated community of Emerald Island Resort, surrounded by lush Florida vegetation, is the latest upmarket full-facility resort to hit the Disney area. The winding, palm-lined road that leads to the impressive colonnaded entry to the resort gives a taste of what is inside.
Emerald Island Resort is located off Highway 192 (Disney Marker No. 5) making it one of the closest rental home communities to Disney.
Emerald Island is surrounded by a wildlife conservation area and consists of over 300 acres, including a large shady area of natural woodland right in the middle of the community.
The center of the resort is the place to go for more communal activities such as playing in the pool, relaxing in the spa and sauna or sipping some chilled drinks at the Tiki-Hut.
Should you need to keep in touch with the rest of the world electronically, you can make use of either the computers or WiFi provided at the clubhouse for Internet access at very reasonable rates.
For larger parties the meeting room is ideal for planning and social gatherings.
No need to locate a local gym. The clubhouse includes a complete fitness center offering excellent workout equipment and facilities.
Those that enjoy playing other sports can use the Volleyball and Tennis courts.
The outdoor play structure provides your kids with climbing, slides and sand for expending that little extra energy.
Adjacent to the clubhouse is a trail for walking, jogging, or biking that winds through the community's natural woodland setting.
Emerald Island makes the perfect retreat after a day at the nearby attractions or shopping.
Only a few miles from Walt Disney World and a short walk or drive to shopping and dining, this resort serves as a haven from the outside world, yet it is central to everything that Orlando, Florida can offer.