The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes

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Orlando, Florida

The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes

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What it is

Everything you could covet in a Floridian resort, with 582 rooms, 11 restaurants, a 40,000-square-foot-spa and boundless recreation—all under one gorgeous roof.

What it isn't

Impersonal. Despite the resort's size, warm, doting staff await to help you live your best vacation life.

What we think

The word magic gets tossed around a lot in Orlando, to the point of exhaustion. But when it comes to The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes, it’s more than warranted. The resort has all the cinematic wows of a Disney movie, but it’s real, from the eco-tours by kayak on area waterways to the royal-worthy spa treatments that include just-picked citrus and honey from the resort’s own hives. Even “basic” rooms are fitted out for visiting dignitaries, with their feather beds, marble-lined baths and sky-high upholstered headboards. Don’t be surprised if you can’t find your golf-loving spouse—there’s an 18-hole Greg Norman course on-site.

You're here because

Even in the ultimate kid-friendly town, The Ritz-Carlton pulls out all the stops for tots, with a Ritz Kids program and even in-room camping, complete with a tent and s’mores.

The Moment

You didn’t know the hotel maintains its own gardens and chicken coops, but it’s clear as soon as you bite into your kale salad with Florida cheddar and housemade bacon: there’s nothing fresher than this. When you sip your Key Lime Apple Cider from St. Petersburg’s 3 Daughters Brewing, you think you may just move here. Your tastebuds are permanently spoiled.

Restaurants & Bars

Norman's - Latin, Caribbean, Asian fusion

Bleu - Bar food poolside

Fairways Pub - Pub food

Primo - Contemporary Italian

Citron - American Brasserie

Sushi Bar - Japanese

Café Bodega - Grab and go

Highball & Harvest - Southern-inspired cuisine

Vitale, Spa Café – Healthy cuisine

First Drop – Lobby café

Whisper Creek Farm: The Kitchen – Farm-inspired comfort food

Quench Bar & Grill - JW Lazy River Poolside cuisine


The Lobby Lounge

Sushi Bar


A mere 14-minute drive from Orlando International Airport, just 13 minutes from Walt Disney World, and 16 minutes from Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey.

4012 Central Florida Parkway
Orlando, 32837
FL, United States

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