Emerald Island Resort is a prestigious 24-hour secure gated resort community located on Disney's doorstep. Situated within a conservation area it encompasses over 300 acres. The Resort is just great for getting away from the frenetic atmosphere of the parks. Easy to get to and only 20 minutes from Disney by car or bus, Emerald Island is the perfect escape after a long day at Walt Disney World with your family. Emerald Island offers peace, tranquillity and a luxurious alternative to staying on-site at Disney.
The large selection of spacious townhomes and villas provides the perfect location from which to visit all the main Kissimmee theme parks. If you're looking to visit Orlando for a golfing break or just want to play some rounds during your vacation Emerald Island is an excellent base being within easy reach of an array of golf courses within in the wider Kissimmee area. With plenty of options across all levels and price ranges, a week or two of full on golf with the luxury of playing a different course every day is easily achievable. Emerald Island is renowned for its breathtaking main entrance gate with water fountain displays and statues of leaping dolphins:
Emerald Island offers all of the amenities you would expect from a five-star resort complex, including the clubhouse sauna, fitness center, games arcade, internet cafe, tiki-bar, two heated community pools and spas, volleyball, tennis courts, basketball facilities and children's play areas. The clubhouse is very near a trail for walking, jogging or biking that takes you through the community's natural woodland setting. At 4000 sq.ft the clubhouse has something for everyone and is renowned for a first class service. Helpful staff members will assist with dinner reservations, attraction tickets and transportation.
Emerald Island has a mature owner rentals model with a very strong home owners association who make it their mission to ensure guests have as pleasant and enjoyable an experience as possible so renting in Emerald Island guarantees you peace of mind and deals abound especially during less popular times of the year such as September. In short, rent direct from owners in Emerald Island Resort and stay in Orlando's most tranquil and relaxing resort, perfectly located to enjoy everything the Kissimmee area has to offer.
The impressive clubhouse is home to a number of 5 star resort facilities such as the resort swimming pool:
Perfect for adults and kids:
The clubhouse opens 8am to 10pm all year round. The front desk is a useful contact point for any questions or advice required during your stay. The heated pool and spa area is also open 8am to 10pm daily all year round. The pool area is further served by the tiki bar which opens 11am to 10pm daily. The tiki bar offers a selection of beers and wines plus hot food and snacks as well as karaoke on Saturdays.
The resort is centred around the impressive resort clubhouse. You enter the resort complex through Emerald Island Boulevard. First on your left are the townhomes of Crystal Cove Loop. This small community of townhomes-only is accessed through a secure gate house just off Emerald Island Blvd. Continue on along the Blvd and you'll encounter the stunning Emerald Island Resort Entrance Gate, often noted as the most impressive entrance of any of the popular resort rental communities in and around Disney, with its array of fountains and leaping dolphins. Large lakes envelop the main entrance on either side as you approach. Continue on past the main resort security gate house and first on your left you'll find the clubhouse and the townhome-only community of Sun Key Place. Straight ahead along the blvd you'll find the majority of Emerald Island Resort and streets of large pool homes interspersed with clusters of woodland. With the main community encircling a large central area of woodland Emerald Island is noted for its evening strolls and woodland walks all available within the confines and security of the resort. Click on the map below to enlarge.
The resort is home to a wide seletion of top class facilities such as Tennis Courts:
And Kids Playgrounds:
All within the confines of Emerald Island Resort conservation area:
Emerald Island Resort is conveniently located only 3 miles from the gates of Walt Disney World Resort off Highway 192 which runs through central Kissimmee and is famous for its shops and restaurants. Perfectly located, you can visit the parks in the morning, come back for a dip in the pool and be back in the parks for dinner and fireworks with ease. Other Orlando attractions like Sea World, Universal and International Drive are less than 15 minutes away. For golfers, amazing deals can be had on Kissimmee's wide array of courses and Emerald Island offers a good central location to benefit. Orlando International Airport and Orlando Sanford Airport are easily accessible from Emerald Island, both around 30 minutes away.