Five Luxury Orlando Hotels for Your Summer Vacation

If you’re looking to relax and indulge during your summertime retreat, head to sunny Orlando and stay at one of the luxury properties for the VIP experience. You’ll find a few deluxe hotels on Disney property, but venture out a few miles to enjoy a quiet getaway that’s far from the major tourist spots. Some of the luxury resorts in Orlando have guest-only pools, full-service spas and gourmet restaurants on site so you don’t even have to leave the property to make the most of your stay. If you’re heading here with the kids, you can reserve babysitting services or register for some fun family activities right at the resort.

Here are five Orlando hotels to consider for your luxury summer vacation:

Waldorf Astoria Orlando
The Waldorf Astoria Orlando is inspired by the original Waldorf Astoria in New York City and offers the ultimate in luxury for Disney visitors and travelers looking for the five-star experience. It’s been built right outside Downtown Disney and shares some amenities with the Hilton Bonnet Creek resort next door. You’ll have access to a golf course, Guerlain spa on site, and fine dining destinations including the Bull & Bear and Oscar’s.

Waldorf Astoria Orlando
14200 Bonnet Creek Resort Ln
Orlando, FL 32821
(407) 597-5500
www.waldorfastoriaorlando.com

Ritz-Carlton Grande Lakes
Round out your summer vacation by renting a private cabana at the Ritz-Carlton Grande Lakes. This luxury Orlando resort has a full-service spa, private pool for spa guests, and offers a range of onsite activities the whole family can enjoy. Head off on a fly fishing trip, schedule a nature walk around the resort grounds, or enjoy a few rounds of golf on a summer day.

Ritz-Carlton Grande Lakes
4012 Central Florida Parkway
Orlando, FL 32837
(407) 206-2400
http://the-ritz-carlton.grandelakes.com/

Grand Bohemian Hotel
Cool off from the sweltering heat in Downtown Orlando this summer with a long weekend at the Grand Bohemian Hotel. This hotel is within easy reach of Lake Eola park and gourmet restaurants including Ceviches Tapas Bar & Restaurant and Amura Japanese Restaurant. You could also settle for the extravagant Sunday Brunch served at The Boheme on site. This luxury hotel is one of the most romantic hotels in Orlando and can be a great getaway destination for two this summer.

Grand Bohemian Hotel
325 South Orange Avenue
Orlando, FL 32801
(407) 313-9000
www.grandbohemianhotel.com

Peabody Orlando
The Peabody Orlando recently underwent a multi-million dollar expansion and renovation, which means you can now choose from several deluxe suites and enjoy amenities including a full-service spa on site, spacious guestrooms furnished with Simmons Beautyrest® beds, concierge services and a choice of suites with balconies that overlook the beautiful pool. This hotel is also home to the new Rocks restaurant and the B-Line Diner that’s open 24 hours. Spend your summer days lounging by the pool, work out in the state-of-the-art fitness center, take a yoga class in the yoga studio, and enjoy gourmet dining in the comfort of your suite.

Peabody Orlando
9801 International Drive
Orlando, FL 32819
(407) 352-4000
www.peabodyorlando.com

Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando
This is a fun hotel for those who want to spend most of their time at Universal Studios. The resort is designed like an Italian seaside village, complete with gondolas, pizza restaurants and a beautiful piazza. Head here to enjoy “La Dolce Vita” and you won’t even fell like you’re in Orlando. This is a pet-friendly hotel and caters to kdids with “Kidbanas” by the pool, welcome gifts and a supervised kids camp. Catch live music and entertainment outdoors during the summer months, cool off in one of the guest-only pools, and enjoy easy access to Universal Studios theme park throughout your stay.

Loews Portofino Bay Hotel
5601 Universal Boulevard
Orlando, FL 32819-7831
(407) 503-1000
www.loewshotels.com/en/Portofino-Bay-Hotel