Top 10 Condo Resorts near Disney World, Orlando
Would you like your own condo in the Florida sunshine that you can rent out when you are not using it? Not sure where to look or buy? Let us help you out by exploring the top 10 condo resorts near Disney World, Orlando, Florida.
Condos for sale near Disney
If you are looking for a condo community near Disney World as a second home or as your main residence will help determine where is best to buy a condominium.
Purchasing a condo is not the same as buying into a timeshare, although the property sizes are somewhat similar, when buying a condo you will own the property in full, so you can use it when you like and if you wanted to, can rent out your spare weeks to other families for real money. Sites such as TopVillas.com, Airbnb, and VRBO are all big rental booking sites in the Orlando condo market.
As this guide will show you there are many condo communities with Orlando and many vacation rental communities feature condos within the resorts. Owning a condo in Orlando is a great way to own a piece of Disney World, visit when you like to enjoy the amazing Florida weather and everything has to offer and either let a second home manager keep an eye on it during your time away or like the majority of people in Orlando, list your condo on the vacation rental market to produce income which will help cover all your costs involved with owning a condo.
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Vista Cay Condos – Orlando
The only condo and townhome community in Orange County that is zoned for Short term rentals. This condo community is in a fantastic location next to the convention center on Universal Blvd and overlooks Sea World. Restaurant row on Sand lake road and the bustling international Drive are just a short distance away. Due to its location, this place is very popular with rentals for business and pleasure. There are various floor plans and models in Vista Cay and they offer Condos and 3 story townhomes. Condos start in the 200’s.
Vista Cay is a gated community with resort-style facilities including a pool, bar, fitness center, concierge, games room, and movie theatre.
Windsor Hills is one of the most popular vacation resorts in Orlando, situated less than 4 miles from Disney’s Animal Kingdom and 5 miles west of Celebration. Whilst the resort also offers townhomes and single-family homes, there are over 300 privately-owned condos to choose from. This section of Windsor Hills is known as the Ventures. All condos come with a private balcony, 2 to 3 bedrooms and range from 1200 – nearly 1500 sq ft. The same floor plans can be found in Vista Cay and Windsor Palms. Condo’s start in the upper 100’s.
Windsor Hills has recently added a water park to the community which features 2 large side by side slides, 2 smaller kids slides and a fantastic water splash pad area which boasts geysers and rooster tails which randomly spit out water at unknown times, one of our favorite activities is to stand under the giant water wheel and be soaked by the water. There is also a large clubhouse with games room, gym, movie theater, sundry shop, basketball, and volleyball court which makes it worthy for our Top 10 Condo Resorts near Disney.
Margaritaville is the newest vacation rental resort in the area and whilst it doesn’t have condos to purchase we feel it is worthy of a mention in our Top 10 Condo Resorts near Disney World. You can choose to rent or buy one of their luxury one-bedroom cottage suits and live it up in luxury. The resort is truly worth a visit and included in the price of your room is access to the amazing amenities this resort offers. The resort has a huge resort-style pool with private cabanas for rent, bike hire, onsite gymnasium and spa which offers many treatments from scrubs and massages to manicures and pedicures. There are onsite restaurants with plenty to choose from and within walking distance, you have the new sunset walk where you will find plenty to keep you busy, from movies to shops and bars or you can sit back and enjoy the Margaritaville radio which is played live from the blvd. Margaritaville is only 4 miles from Walt Disney World.
The Grove Resort Condos and Water Park
One of the most popular condo resorts in the Disney area, The Grove has 1st class amenities and is located around 5 miles from Walt Disney World and just off of Highway 192 where you will find an abundance of shops and restaurants. The Grove boasts a Safari water park that features a FlowRider® Double surf simulator, dual water slides, a 695-foot lazy river, kids’ activities pool, and zero-entry pool. The Springs pool area in the resort offers 3 full-size pools, an extra-large hot tub, children’s splash area, and poolside cabanas. The spa is also available which offers many treatments such as hot stone massage, manicures, pedicures, facials, and even in-room massages if you prefer this option. The resort has its own restaurants and even an onsite sundry shop. The condos in the resort start in the mid 300’s and there are 2 and 3 bedroom units to choose from which range in size from approximately 1200 to 1500 sq ft.
Reunion Resort is a large master-planned community located 9 miles from Walt Disney World with easy access onto the I4 and 429 toll road which takes you right to the Disney exit. The resort is wonderful with homes from the 200’s up to millions of dollars. There is literally something for everyone here. The resort is made of condos, townhomes, and single-family homes. The resort is built around 3 beautiful golf courses that are not open to the public. The resort is so large that the resort is broken down into neighborhoods within the resort such as the terraces, Homestead, Center court ridge, and many more. The condos are situated in various communities within the neighborhood. They range in price from the 100’s and up to around 400k. The resort is a private gated community that boasts 11 pools, gymnasium, water park, tennis courts, spa, bike hire, and some onsite beautiful restaurants. Some of these activities do require a monthly membership fee, ask your realtor about this.
As you enter Bahama Bay you will love the lush vegetation and tropical feel of the community. Bahama Bay is located around 8 miles west of Disney in Davenport. Only a short distance from the 192 and the New sunset walk where you will find an abundance of shops and restaurants. Bahama Bay is a large community zoned for short term rentals and has a clubhouse and onsite Spa offering many activities such as massages and manicures and pedicures. There are 2 resort pools, a splash park for the kids with plenty of fun activities, and the onsite restaurant and bar called trade winds which offers lunch and dinner.
The condos itself come in 2 to 3 bedrooms, the smallest being 1200 sq ft and the large being 1700 sq ft. Some of the large condos offer a wrap-around balcony, huge bathroom, and spacious living area. Many of the condos overlook ponds and green spaces in the resort. There is an onsite booking company that you can choose to sign up.
Tuscan Resort is located in Champions gate approx 10 miles from Disney and Celebration. It’s in a great location with easy access to I4 and within walking distance of Champions gate where you will find plenty of bars and restaurants. The community itself is fairly large with a resort-style pool with separate child pool, cabanas, spa, fitness center, and a 30 seat movie theater. The condos come in 2 and 3 bedrooms and start around 1200 sq ft.
Bella Piazza Condos
Bella Piazza is located in Davenport Florida and around 9 miles west of Walt Disney World. It was designed with Italian Architecture in mind and has beautiful stonework on the condo buildings and the resort clubhouse. Bella Piazza is not a gated community but it is located within walking distance of the Berry town center where you will find a Publix grocery store, pizza shop, IHOP, Applebees, and much more. These units are 3 stories high with an elevator to each floor. The condos range from 2 to 3 bedrooms and start in the mid 100’s. The resort has 2 pools, a gated clubhouse exclusive to anyone staying in the community along with a separate child pool and play area, internet cafe and gym
Windsor Palms was one of the first resort-style vacation communities built in the Orlando area which offers single-family homes, townhomes, and condos. Windsor Palms is located only 8 miles for Walt Disney World in Kissimmee. The resort is gated with 24-hour onsite staff. They have a clubhouse with a gym, movie theatre, sundry shop, and a gymnasium. There is a large resort-style pool by the clubhouse and a children’s splash pad area, playground, picnic, and bbq area. .The condos are 3 stories high with no elevators. There are 2 and 3 bedroom condos with private balconies and they start in the 100’s.
Blue Heron Condos at Lake Buena Vista
Blue Heron Lake Buena vista is a top 10 contender for its proximity to Disney World and its fabulous location on Lake Bryan. This condo resort near Disney offers daily housekeeping, free shuttles to Disney, and has multiple pools, 2 fitness centers, a business center, and watersports available from Lake Buena Vista Watersports center. Condos here start in the mid 100’s for a 1 bed 2 bath 800sq ft property.
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