|Minimum Stay||2 - 10 nights|
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Luxurious 5 Bedroom 4 1/2 Bath Home, Disney themed room with south facing private pool and spa in the Beautiful Champions Gate Resort
Whether you are planning a family vacation, golf retreat with friends, or an extended business trip, our home is the premier destination for your stay. As Orlando’s premiere tourist destination we would like to welcome you to the Retreat at Champions Gate within the heart of Central Florida, a luxury Resort located just minutes from Orlando’s top attractions. Located off 1-4 and only minutes from the Walt Disney World Resort, the Retreat at Champions Gate is the ideal location for your vacation.
As a guest to our home you will be be able to enjoy the The magnificent Oasis Club, a state-of-the-art clubhouse featuring a full-service restaurant, a tiki bar, resort-style swimming pools, fitness center, theater, game room, cabanas, a lazy river, water slides, and more! Bigger than most vacation home Resorts in the area, the Oasis provides all guests with unlimited FREE access to the community lap pool and lazy river. Surrounding the lap pool there’s air conditioned cabanas available to rent out by the day. Around the lazy river you can enjoy the zero entry pool, read a book and catch the Florida sun while the children slip down the waterslide or play in the splash zone with more slides and water fun.
The resort also has:
Aerobics Studio: Large aerobics studio located in the clubhouse.
Fitness Center: Fully-equipped fitness center includes state-of-the-art cardio and weight equipment.
Gated: Three gated community entrances with 24 hours security.
Sport Court: Sports courts located throughout the community include six tennis courts and a volleyball court.
Volleyball Court: One of the many sports courts located throughout the community.
Walking Distance to the club house
Home comes with, towels, and lines no need to bring anything
Fully equipped Kitchen, with plates cups, utensil pots and pans
Washer and Dryer
Modern Livingroom, with flat screen TV
2 Car Garage
Patio Table, lounge Chairs and BBQ Grill
South Facing Pool with spa (can be heated, additional charges will apply)
TV Room, with PS3 Great for kids to enjoy while you are watching TV in the downstairs area
Bedroom 1 Master Suite with King Size bed and TV
Bedroom 2 Master Suite with private Bathroom queen size bed and Tv
Bedroom 3 Minions Rooms with 2 Full size beds and TV
Bedroom 4 Disney Room with 1 full and twin size bed and TV
Bedroom 5 Master suite with Queen Size bed private bathroom and TV
* Like all vacation homes our homes are classed as self catering accommodation. We do provide starter supplies of soap, shampoo, conditioner and toilet paper but guests are expected to purchase their own during their stay.
We stayed at Solterra with my family from July 9th to 23rd. I suppose i now have to admit that my children are adults so let's say we were 8 adults! We arrived late on a Saturday evening but the system for collecting access information from Florida Scandinavian (property managers) worked well. Sat Nav really is essential for finding your way around Florida and in particular after a long journey, 2 flights in a hire car etc. Solterra wasn't in the Sat Nav and that was a little worrying at first but with Google maps on cell phones we found our way and put it in as our "home address".
The villa is really perfect for a large family or even two groups. It has 3 double rooms, one twin and one with bunks but it also has a couple of pull out beds upstairs in a leisure area where there's a large flatscreen TV and table football. If essential you could sleep a couple extra there. The villa has plenty of bathrooms, showers, toilets etc and no shortage of hot water. Really you would struggle to find a single thing that might improve the place. Perhaps we could have had more towels lets say bath towels in the bathrooms and towels for when you go to the waterparks. It's one of those things that you probably should bring (beach towels) but rarely do because of their bulkiness. I also like to BBQ and the property doesn't have a grill. I was able to hire one from the property managers (and that was a bit of a waste as i only used it once!). Perhaps the addition of a grill by the owners.
Having said all that, the facility is top class and i would thoroughly recommend it. We went to Universal Studios, Disney, and Seaworld. Be prepared for traffic congestion both way along the I4, I don't think it's avoidable. Solterra is close to Champions Gate and there is a large Publix grocery store there as well as some fast food options. Try the brand new Red Robin sit-in burger joint, very nice. We also went to Kennedy Space Centre which we enjoyed and to Baush Gardens at Tampa. Driving to Tampa couldn't be easier from Solterra. As a theme park Baush Gardens remains top class.
Not much else to say. Go and stay.
McKernan Family - Belfast Northern Ireland.
I had an amazing stay at this beautiful house. All clean and it has a huge space for all ages, included children in Minions and Mickey's rooms. I recommend and I'll be back!!!
best of the best top notch staff on the home very clean and neat.. manager was very helpful when I need her, definitely I will recommended this place and I will be back soon...!!!!!!