Formosa Gardens Estates is a small gated community of around 130 luxury vacation rentals located in Kissimmee, Florida. Only 5 minutes from Walt Disney Worlds main gate, Formosa Gardens is one of the most sort after communities for any Orlando theme park vacation. Only about 30 minutes from Orlando International Airport it’s nice to know that once you have left the airport you can be in the pool having a cocktail within an hour of arriving.
All of our Formosa Gardens vacation rentals in Orlando have there own private pools and nearly all have spa’s. Most of the vacation rentals on Formosa Gardens are larger than your typical vacation home and tend to have larger pools to go with it, many overlooking Star Lake which is in the centre of the community.
Formosa Gardens is an exclusive development of spacious vacation rentals ranging from a 3000 sq ft 4 bedroom homes all the way up to nearly 9000 sq ft 8 bedroom homes. Located on larger than normal lots these Florida vacation homes are a great place to stay if you want privacy and luxury all rolled in to one.
Formosa Gardens is located just off Highway 192 and less than 2 minutes to restaurants such as Outback Steakhouse, Carrabba’s Italian Grill, Millers Ale House (Sports Bar), Red Lobster and many more. There is also a supermarket at the local plaza as well handy shops such as a Walgreens Pharmacy, Walk-in Clinic, Pizza Parlour, Subway sandwiches and the usual burger bars. Everything is within 2-3 minutes drive of Formosa Gardens making it a great place for your dream Florida vacation.
All of the Formosa Gardens vacation rentals are less than 5 minutes to Walt Disney Worlds main gate which then takes you to all the Disney theme parks but you are also close to all the other Orlando theme parks with SeaWorld, Aquatica and Discovery Cove only 15 minutes away, Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure about 20 minutes. If it’s water parks you are after to cool down on a typical hot Florida summers day then Wet’nWild and Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon and Blizzard Beach are also about 15-20 minutes. Busch Gardens in Tampa and Legoland are the farthest parks from Formosa Gardens with these being about 60 mins away.
If you fancy a day trip to the beach you have Clearwater just past Tampa on the Gulf Coast which is about 80 minutes away and is great if you want still warm waters but if you are after surf then head to Cocoa Beach the home of the World famous Ron Jon’s Surf Shop and Cocoa Beach Pier. At both beaches you can hire jet ski’s, surf boards and anything else you are likely to need.
If you are not too tired from all the theme parks and fancy a night out then Formosa Gardens is also very close to Downtown Disney which has lots of restaurants like the House of Blues (which also has live music most nights), Wolf Gang Puck, Planet Hollywood and many more. It also has an AMC 24 screen cinema which also has in movie dining and a full bar. Opening in Fall 2012 is a new the Spitsville 30 lane 50,000 Sq Ft bowling alley. As you can see Formosa Gardens Estates is close to all the Orlando action but still very private if you just want to chill out by the pool.
On our web sites www.vr360homes.com and www.vr360floridavillas.co.uk we have around 30 luxury vacation rentals on Formosa Gardens Estates all privately owned and locally managed. To check availability or to ask questions please contact the owners direct via the contact form or phone numbers on each homes listing page.
Below is just one of the luxury 6 Bedroom vacation rentals we have available on Formosa Gardens:
If you have stayed at Formosa Gardens before please let us know what you think and if you thought it was a good location for all the Orlando theme park attractions.
Coming January 2013 we will be adding a video tour of the Formosa Gardens Estate to give you a better feel for the layout of these vacation rentals, we will also be taking you inside to have a look around a few of the homes.
If you have any questions about Formosa Gardens or things you would like to see in our video please leave a comment below, we would love to get some feedback if you have stayed here or are looking to visit.
To find out more about renting one of these luxury vacation rentals on Formosa Gardens please visit are web sites where you can see lots of photos and also take a 360 Virtual Tour around most of the homes.