Orlando villa, Florida


Emerald Island Resort

closest resort to Walt Disney World

3 miles to Disney




Local Supermarket 'Marketplace'

  • From villa, right out of Emerald Island, left onto Formosa Gardens and then left just before lights at the junction of the 192.  This supermarket is amongst a parade of shops/restaurants (2 minutes from villa). 


  • Wal Mart (superstore - 24 hours) from villa, turn left on 192, merge onto US-27 North towards Clermont/Turnpike North. Wal Mart is just on your right as you turn onto US-27 (10 miles from villa).
  • Wal Mart (superstore - 24 hours) from villa, turn right on 192, follow signs to flea market; Nike Factory outlet store on left, Medieval Times on right, Wal Mart follows on right (9 miles from villa).
  • Orlando Premium Outlets - 110 outlet stores offering discounts on designer and name brands.  From I-4 West, exit 68, Route 535.  Left onto Route 535, next left onto Vineland Avenue, at Little Lake Bryan, proceed 1 mile.
  • Florida Mall - includes large department stores such as J C Penny and Sears.  Take I-4 to 528, exit 528 at Orange Blossom Trail, turn left and Florida Mall is a mile or so on the right hand side at the junction of Sand Lake Road.
  • The Premium Mall - designer/factory outlet shopping, situated on International Drive (shop 'til you drop for bargains with outlet stores such as Ralph Lauren, Nike, Reebok, Adidas, Timberland etc).

  • The Mall at Millenia - an elite shopping Mall e.g. Tiffany, Dior, Gucci, Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Abercrombie, Hollister etc including well known stores.  This is the largest and best shopping Mall in the area.  Take I-4 to Conroy Road. 

  •  www.mallatmillenia.com.  Tel. 407 363 3555

Buffet Style Restaurants - very good value and ideal for families

  • Sizzlers - from villa, turn right on 192 and situated at next lights on the right (3 minutes from villa).

  • Ponderosa Steakhouse - from villa, turn right on 192 and situated at next lights on the right (3 minutes from villa).

  • Golden Corral, 192, markers 5-6

  • Shoneys - 192, markers 5-6.

  • Las Vegas Buffet, 192, markers 10-11.

Family Restaurants

  • Denny's, 192, between markers 5-6.

  • Bob Evans, 192, between markers 11-12.

  • IHOP, 192, between markers 5-6

Steak Houses

  • Outback, 192, marker 4.

  • TGI Fridays, 192, marker 4.

  • Logan's Steak House, 192, marker 9-10.


  • Red Lobster, 192, marker 4

Italian Restaurants

  • Carrabbas, 192 by Splendid China, marker 4.

  • Olive Garden, 192, marker 10-11.

Chinese Restaurant

  • Taste of China (next to local supermarket as described above in the same parade of shops/restaurants), they also deliver, Tel. 407 397 9911.

Pizza delivery

  • Tel. 407 396 0550

  • Tel. 407 396 9646

The clubhouse at Emerald Island is a good source to obtain further information, either at the reception desk and collect complimentary leaflets, discount coupons and maps provided in the lounge. 


A guest information book is also provided in the villa.


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