Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Top 10 Things to Do in Orlando NYE 2016

2017 is just around the corner. If you're going to be in the Orlando area, you might be overwhelmed with the options available to you. Sit back and relax we have done some of the hard work for you. Here are our Top 10 Things to Do in Orlando NYE 2016.

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Escape to Reunion Retreat: The Quintessential Orlando Luxury Vacation Home

The Holidays Have Arrived

Season's Greetings! After the constant reminders crowding your inbox, tv, radio, and your general field of vision, the holiday season is finally here. This is the time of year when the term 'busy' takes on a whole new meaning. It's a trade-off - with the stress comes excitement, and with all the planning, the happy anticipation of a joyful reunion with friends, family, and loved ones. 

A Holiday Dilemma with a Wonderful Solution 

Family and friends are coming to visit and they will see and explore your home. Perhaps adding to the excitement - they may choose to spend a few days... and saying 'no' becomes so difficult this time of year. You have your options: you might have a spare bedroom or two, or you can reconfigure your den, have them potentially sleep on your floors. Your guests can sleep on spare inflatable mattresses, your couch, or you can choose to think outside your 4 walls and bring them all comfortably together in 14,500 square feet luxury mansion. This spacious and elegant luxury villa is one of Orlando's most premier vacation rentals and has something to offer everyone. Each guest can have their own peaceful escape this season and still share moments together for entertainment and relaxation. 

A Vacation Rental With Something for Everyone in the Family

This villa home comes extraordinarily well-appointed and includes a home theater with a 100" projector screen and a 1080p HD projector, a private swimming pool, a spillover spa, a bbq, a fire pit, and a large patio perfect for an evening of relaxation after a long day at the parks. There's a 50' flatscreen tv in every bedroom, and wifi is complimentary. There's even Minecraft and a Hello Kitty themed bedrooms that are certain to be a hit with the kids. If there are new parents in the mix there is a pack 'n' play and a high chair available for your use. Do the kids have a little extra energy at the end of the day? Are they tired just sitting around? There's a full arcade room with a DiscGlo Shuffle Table, Skee-Ball®, 60-in-1 Multi-Arcade Machine, Arcade Legends 3, Pac-Man’s Arcade Party, Bumper Pool Table, and of course a Foosball Table to keep them busy and happy. 

Reunion, Florida is at the Center of Everything

The property is situated in Reunion, Florida, and it's close to everything. Disney World is a short six miles away and Universal Studios 19 miles away, and of course, there is plenty of shopping around the corner at the Orlando International Premium Outlets and the Florida Mall. Enjoy all the culture, dining, and entertainment that the downtown Orlando area has to offer. There's a magical balance of things to do to keep you busy. If relaxation is in the cards, this great holiday getaway has it in spades. 

Holiday With Business in Mind

This home is also the perfect place for a company or business holiday retreat. The dining and conference room has a large table with seating for 32, the ideal setting for meetings. Need to make a presentation or conduct a training? The theater room has a comfortable and professional setting with its large projection screen and ample seating. There are several areas where your company can entertain groups, clients, or colleagues in a relaxing atmosphere.

Take the Virtual Tour
Find Out More or Take a Tour

If you're interested in having a look around, why not have a "test drive" and go on a virtual tour? Interested in booking, but need to know the finer details? Visit our vacation rental page or give us a call us toll-free at 1-855-453-5400. Don't wait until the last minute. Book your luxury holiday before its too late! 

Friday, December 2, 2016

Enjoy a Most Festive Holiday Dinner at a Top Recommended Orlando Restaurant This Season

Image courtesy of Emeril's Orlando
Emeril’s Orlando
The atmosphere at Emeril’s in Orlando is always festive and located at the epicenter of Universal’s CityWalk. Its trendy modern interior is spacious and jovial. The thirty-foot ceiling adds to the energy of the room, and you can view skillful chefs at work in the open kitchen. Dine on the second floor for greater privacy.

Bold and exciting Creole-based flavors are served with contemporary flair. On the menu you’ll find traditional New Orleans cuisine with added delish: Fried Green Tomatoes, Chicken + Andouille Gumbo or New Orleans Barbecue Shrimp for lunch. If you are a pizza connoisseur, try a wood-oven baked Duck Pizza with brie, arugula and honey crisp apples, or perhaps a Prosciutto Pizza with smoked tomato sauce, Maytag bleu and baby arugula. Entrees include Shrimp & Grits, Sweet Barbecue Salmon, and Grilled Pork Chop celebrity chef style. Match your mouthwatering choice with a unique wine from their 10,000 bottle wine gallery, or enjoy one of the restaurant’s creative specialty cocktails to top off your culinary experience.

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Spend Christmas at Emeril’s Orlando

Chef Doug's team at Emeril's Orlando has crafted the following Christmas Special served from noon – 9 p.m. on December 25.
·      Blue Crab Avocado Salad with herb buttermilk dressing & fried green tomato
·      Confit Duck Salad with kale, candied pecans & cranberry balsamic vinaigrette
·      Crab Crusted Trout with lyonnaise potatoes, meunière sauce & green beans
·      Smoked Holiday Ham Chop with a pineapple glaze and gulf oyster dressing
·      16oz Prime Rib with roasted potatoes & broccoli gratin au jus

You can also spend a spectacular New Years Eve at Emeril’s Orlando.

Call 407-224-2424 to make a reservation or visit EmerilsRestaurants.com

Mitchell’s Fish Market, Winter Park

The Italians celebrate their Christmas *Feast of the Seven Fishes, and so can you when you choose to dine at Mitchell’s Fish Market this holiday. Obsessed with freshness, from the market catch of the day to freshly squeezed drinks, this restaurant is an up-treat for every seafood lover. While the menu offers a vast array of seafood goodies, you can safely bring along a meat lover for a filet mignon or rib eye.

Mitchell’s Fishmarket is serving a special menu both Christmas Eve (11am-9pm) & Christmas Day (noon-9pm). How does this sound? Chef’s Lobster & Shrimp Stuffed Sea Bass with roasted tomato hollandaise, sautéed asparagus & smashed redskins, or a Holiday Surf & Turf – 6oz filet mignon, crab-stuffed shrimp, white wine garlic sauce, smashed redskins, sautéed asparagus & hollandaise.

Call 407-339-3474 or reserve a table online at mitchellsfishmarket.com.

Columbia Restaurant, Celebration

Dine authentic Spanish-Cuban cuisine at this historic restaurant only minutes from Disney.  From Cuban sandwiches to Spanish Tapas, this restaurant successfully serves unique dishes in old-world-style dining rooms. Sip wine from a splendid wine list before Celebration’s picturesque lake and savor every bite made from century-old family recipes.

Columbia Restaurant is open Christmas Eve, Christmas Day & New Years Eve. A special menu with traditional Christmas features is offered on Christmas Day as soon as they open 11am.

Call 407-566-1505 or visit ColumbiaRestaurant.com to reserve a table.

Rent a luxury vacation property to extend your Holiday experience this season. Call 1-855-453-5400 or visit us online at ReunionVacationHomes.com to book now.

*The Feast of the Seven Fishes is an Italian-American Christmas Eve celebration.