Emerald Island is a beautiful resort located approximately 7 miles (11km) from the main entrance to Magic Kingdom ® and the Walt Disney World Resort ® in Kissimmee, Florida. Emerald Island is situated just a short drive away from the busy US Highway 192 west area where there are plenty of major shops and restaurants to choose from. Orlando International Airport is about 35-40 minutes driving distance depending upon the time of day. Emerald Island is widely recognized as one of the top Kissimmee vacation rentals in Central Florida.
Emerald Island Vacation Rentals
In addition to single family detached resort homes, Emerald Island Kissimmee Florida offers condo rentals. The Manors at Emerald Island are considered to be the most sought after rentals because these are the detached rental homes. The Villas at Emerald Island are the detached apartment style rentals. Be sure to request your preferred type of accommodation (villa condos or detached vacation home rentals) when making a reservation. A select number of resort lakefront villas are available for rental. The most common number of bedrooms for an Emerald Island resort rental range from 4 to 8 bedrooms in size.
Emerald Island Location
Emerald Island is a highly sought after vacation rental community due to the outstanding mix of quality villas and proximity to Disney. As indicated on the driving distance indicators, this resort is located within 10 miles of the Walt Disney World® Parks and Resorts.
Off-site casual family dining and restaurants include Red Lobster, Olive Garden, Bahama Breeze, and Outback Steakhouse. These and more are less than 4 miles (6.4km) away from Emerald Island. Retail shopping such as Wal-Mart and a Target Superstore are about 15 minutes away. A Publix grocery store is conveniently located just 6.2 miles (10km) away from the resort.
Emerald Island Amenities and Activities
The recreational facilities in this resort are generous. The resort amenities include a sauna, 2 tennis courts, volleyball, fitness facility, gameroom arcade, kids playgrounds, wireless internet and most importantly – a Tiki bar. There is a tiki bar located on-site that hosts a daily happy hour and drink specials. Bar specials include beer, cocktails and margaritas. There is also a comfort food menu available during business hours as well.
There are also a significant number of resort socials to mix and mingle with other guests. These include a karaoke night, movie nights and others.
The entrance to the property is appealing with waterfalls, dolphin statues and a secure gated and guarded entrance. In our opinion, Emerald Island Resort offers great appeal for the family or group coming on vacation to Central Florida. It is one of the top vacation rental communities near Disneyworld. The community was built by Park Square Homes, a premier builder of quality vacation homes. Park Square has developed several other distinguished communities that we have reviewed on this website including BellaVida Resort, Encantada Resort and Terra Verde.
Emerald Island Resort Review
Compare our resort reviews with other subdivisions and communities on the OVH 360 website. For more additional information on this resort, check our Google® map located below, as well as our video of Emerald Island Resort. The resort profile also includes photos, pictures, and descriptions of these villas. The embedded video clips from this villa resort will also provide one with a good idea why this community is in such high demand by guests. Give the OVH 360 team a call at 888-826-0551 toll free or 407-966-4144 with any rental booking questions. We also have some great Emerald Island villas bookable by simply searching in the rental calendar above.
Homes in General:
Tennis Courts: Yes
Volley Ball: Yes
Community Pool: Yes
Water Park: No
Soccer Field: No
Hot Tub: Yes
Estimated Driving Distances
Magic Kingdom: 7
Animal Kingdom: 4.3
Hollywood Studios: 5.6
Universal Studios: 16.6
Convention Center: 15.2
Sea World: 12.9
Fine Dining: 1.9
Fitness Center: Yes
Game Room: Yes
Other Features: Subject to change