Orlando villa, Florida


Emerald Island Resort

closest resort to Walt Disney World

3 miles to Disney




Emerald Island is a beautiful gated resort built within protected wetland.   A tropical oasis which is perfect for unwinding following a day of exploring one of Florida's many attractions. 

  • 5 minutes, 3 miles to Walt Disney World Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Hollywood Studios, Animal Kingdom + 2 Disney water parks, Blizzard Beach and Typhoon Lagoon

  • 15 minutes to Seaworld/Aquatica/Discovery Cove

  • 20 minutes to Universal Orlando Resort/Harry Potter/Islands of Adventure/Volcano Bay

  • 25 minutes to Gatorland

  • 45 minutes to Busch Gardens

  • 45 minutes to Kennedy Space Centre

  • 45 minutes to beaches

  • 30 minutes to Orlando International Airport

  • 60 minutes to Sanford International Airport

  • 75 minutes to Tampa International Airport

  • 90 minutes to Clearwater/St Petersburg

  • 2-3 hours to Miami International Airport

Directions from Orlando Airport to the villa  

  • 528 Beeline Expressway (1st toll - $2.25), and then a second toll (follow right hand slip road to pay)

  • 1-4 West to Exit 64.

  • West on 192. 

  • Left onto Formosa Gardens Blvd (at junction, signs on left for Red Lobster and Taco Bell and sign on right for Walgreaves).

  • Right onto Funni Steed Road.

  • Emerald Island approximately 1 mile ahead on your left.

  • Proceed through security gates on Emerald Island Resort.

  • Take first right, and right again into La Isla Drive and the villa is on the left, approximately 50 metres after the playground.

  • A personalised keycode for your booking will be provided with the final information pack to enable entry into the villa, which is far more convenient than collecting and using keys for entry. 

On arrival at the gates of Emerald Island Resort, please show to security the details contained in your final information pack.  The security guard will ask you to collect a pass, from the Clubhouse, to display on your car.  There is no immediate requirement to report to the Clubhouse on arrival to collect the pass, but suggest you call in before you next leave the resort.



Directions to Walt Disney World from the Villa


  • Turn right out of Emerald Island

  • Left on to Formosa Gardens Blvd

  • Right on to the 192

  • Left on Sherbeth Road (McDonalds on the corner)

  • This brings you to the perimeter road which circles Disney parks; follow directions for Disney park of your choice.


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