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Hello and welcome to our Florida Villa Newsletter. This newsletter gives information on what is going on in the Orlando area over the next few months. This should hopefully give you some ideas when planning your holiday as we list the new and upcoming rides; suggest places to eat; golf courses to play and list some of the sports and entertainment events that may be of interest to you while you are here in Orlando, the holiday capital of the world. If you click on the images of our villa above you will be taken to our villa snapshot and video clip which will give you more information on what our villa has to offer - we hope you enjoy our newsletter.

Kind regards - Maureen & Albert




Feel the power of the Force!

Enjoy a galactic event jam-packed with out-of-this-universe entertainment and your favorite
Disney’s Hollywood Studios attractions—weekends, May 16-June 15, 2014.

Join Star Wars celebrities and characters for special shows, exciting presentations and more! From Friday to Sunday each weekend,
immerse yourself in the beloved saga that takes place in a galaxy far, far away.

Pull back the mask, go behind the makeup and get an autograph from an actual Star Wars actor. Bring along a favorite memento, or purchase one in the Park, and have it signed by some of the very people who portrayed your favorite characters.

Jedi Training Academy

Train, you must—kids under 12 can hone their Lightsaber skills at the Jedi Training Academy. Watch as they test their wits before the Jedi Council in the Padawan Mind Challenge—and even prepare to battle Darth Vader himself!

Star Tours – The Adventures Continue

Blast across the entire Star Wars universe on Star Tours – The Adventures Continue! Hop aboard the Starspeeder 1000 as it takes you from Tatooine to Coruscant and beyond, with destinations, characters and adventures presented in brilliant digital 3D! Enjoy the ride as you head out on a thrilling journey where a galaxy of trouble awaits. But don’t worry, the Force will be with you—always.

Welcome to Mango's

Opening Summer / Fall 2014!

Mango’s Tropical Cafe is a world-class Restaurant & Nightlife Entertainment Destination which will be located in the heart of International Drive and 1 mile from the Orange County Convention Center. At Mango’s, Groups can enjoy an amazing atmosphere with nonstop entertainment accommodating up to 2,500 guests

Mango’s is an exciting venue guests will always remember and revisit - Available for any size group (small or large) as well as total facility buyouts
•55,000 Sq. Ft. of Entertainment Space
•Featuring Live Bands, Unforgettable Shows & Dancing
•Gourmet Dining and Event Packages that can accommodate Sit-Down or Buffet-Style Lunch/Dinners
•World-Famous selection of Classic and Lemonade Mojitos & Tropical Daiquiris


Gaylord Palms for 4 great restaurants

Wreckers at Gaylord Palms Resort
Catch the game at Orlando's hottest sports bar... voted "Best Place to Watch a Game" by Orlando Sentinel readers. Feel like you're part of the action
as you watch your favorite teams and events on our two-story, 37' sports screen and over 50 HDTVs! Enjoy a casual menu featuring mouth-watering burgers,
bite sized sliders, sensational salads and the coldest draft beer in town... including our Wreckers Red Ale! Wreckers is also an ideal venue for networking
events and private parties.

Sunset Sams at Gaylord Palms Resort
The towering mast of a 60-foot sailboat is the landmark for this “harbor of hip!” Sunset Sam’s offers New World Floridian cuisine showcased in one of
the most fun and creative settings at Gaylord Palms!

Step aboard the SS Gaylord sailboat, docked in the heart of Key West’s
Southernmost Point, for an experience unlike any other.

If the atmosphere – and the island-style music – fail to seduce your senses, the sinful desserts will. Look no further – you’ve found the good life!

Old Hickory Steakhouse-Gaylord Palms Resort
Take a path through the mysterious Everglades to our rustic steakhouse retreat, Old Hickory Steakhouse. Offering charmingly sophisticated
cuisine in a striking regional setting, Old Hickory Steakhouse features Certified Black Angus Beef, handcrafted artisanal cheeses and a
Wine Spectator award-winning wine list. Our chefs partner with local artisans and farmers to source the finest regional products whenever available.

Villa de Flora at Gaylord Palms Resort
We welcome you into the magnificent Villa de Flora, a Mediterranean marketplace. Our chefs have created a feast for the senses, making this one of the
most popular restaurants of its kind in the state of Florida. Chefs stationed at six markets invite you to sample their culinary creations, including
a seasonal market-inspired menu with entrees from the Mediterranean.

Check out great flight prices to Florida with Virgin Atlantic

What's on Music

Lionel Ritchie

Florida State Fairgrounds


14th July 14



What's on Music

Lady Antebellum

Florida State Fairgrounds


17th May 14 at 19:00pm

Click on image for Bella Collina Golf Club Web Site

Bella Collina is nestled amongst orange groves and woodlands, overlooking the vineyards of Central Florida and two lakes, Lake Apopka and Lake Siena. Bella Collina sits on more than 1,900 acres of rolling hills providing a natural and serene setting for those wishing to take a step back from the hustle and the bustle of the city.

From its longest tees, Nick Faldo’s course design measures more than 7,500 yards. Using the Highlands rolling terrain as his inspiration, Faldo has created a traditional valley-style course for Bella Collina. Unique to Central Florida, the course features open fairways and sweeping dunes.

Located high in the hills of beautiful Montverde, our classic Nick Faldo Championship golf course is the perfect venue for your golf tournament. Uniquely challenging, and matching the contours of the land, golfers are required to use creativity as they navigate the course.

Orlando where dreams come true!