The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande LakesOrlando, Florida
Discover a new and luxurious side of one of Florida's most fun-filled cities at The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes. Whether your trip is inspired by the area's world-renowned theme parks, championship golf, or endless shopping and entertainment, this fantastic hotel is an ideal retreat. The resort's 582 guest rooms and suites allow you to relax in well-appointed style, with private balconies, marble bathrooms, and state-of-the art tech and entertainment features. Sit back and enjoy views of the gardens, lakes, or golf course, and take in the scenic side of Orlando's lush landscape. The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Orlando is a destination in its own right, with an impressive 40 treatments rooms, and a private 4,000-square-foot heated outdoor pool. Choose your customized essentials from the Eco Garden Scrub Bar, doze off in the plush Relaxation Room, or channel an East Asian vibe in the Thai Massage Center. A full array of hair and beauty services are offered as well. Plus, Vitale Spa Café provides healthy cuisine and a selection of smoothies to make the most of your pampering experience.
Head out to the expansive sun deck and sparkling main pool for a dose of sun and warmth, complemented by the gracious service of the hotel's attentive poolside wait staff. A private pool cabana, complete with flat-screen television and personal cooler, is a great way to spend an afternoon, or you can simply rest under the towering palms. When you are ready to explore, The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes offers eco-tours via canoe or kayak on Shingle Creek, the headwaters to the Florida Everglades. You may even spot an alligator or two on your exciting yet laid back paddle through the tranquil river waters. If staying on land is more your pleasure, a guided nature hike and birdwatching are excellent opportunities to take in the tropical habitat around you. Or, The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club, Orlando, Grande Lakes features an exclusive Caddie Concierge Program, in addition to the magnificent Greg Norman-designed course. With a huge choice in venues, dining at the hotel is a delight, from the award-winning NORMAN'S with celebrity chef Norman Van Aken, to The Vineyard Grill steakhouse with its scenic open-air dining room, to the eclectic Sushi Bar and inviting lounge. Bring a sense of sophistication to your Orlando vacation, with a stay at The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes.
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