Orlando and Clearwater is a great holiday if you want to mix the fun of the theme parks with some time on the beach. For nature lovers and watersports fans, Clearwater is the beach destination for you
Orlando and Clearwater is a popular Orlando twin centre holiday for good reason. Orlando offers all the thrills of the theme parks, excellent entertainment and great opportunities to revamp your wardrobe. This adrenaline packed start to your holiday may leave you feeling the need to recover. That’s where Clearwater comes in. Located on the ever popular Gulf Coast, the beaches of Clearwater are stunning and offer everything you need for some true r&r.
No trip to Orlando would be complete without heading to the biggest and best theme parks in the world – Walt Disney World Resort, Universal Orlando Resort and SeaWorld Parks and Entertainment. From the rides to the entertainment and even the nightlife, you'll never find the time to do it all, so planning ahead is definitely advised!
Shopping in Orlando can be an all day activity – the expansive shopping malls come fully equipped with outdoor areas, salons, bars and restaurants. What's more, this is the home of outlet shopping – if you want to pick up some big brand names at discounted prices this is the place to be.
Orlando's International Drive is an 11 mile road which has been famed for being an entertainment hub for many, many years. The latest development to the area is the ultra modern I-Drive 360, home to the Orlando Eye, a 400ft giant Ferris wheel which offers splendid views over the whole city. The area also has attractions including Sea Life, Madame Tussauds and a selections of restaurants and bars.
Orlando is one of the largest golfing destinations in the world, with more than 170 courses to choose from. Many of the most popular villa communities and hotel resorts have award winning golf courses on-site so getting some tee time in should be a breeze. If golf isn't your thing, there are plenty of opportunities to get outside and enjoy a bit of nature, between the airboat rides and nature reserves you're never far away from some open green space.
What could be better than waking up to stunning views of the Gulf Coast? Our handpicked properties include beach front hotels and apartments which offer exactly that. Many even come with a private stretch of sand, perfectly manicured with enough sun loungers for everyone.
Unsurprisingly, there are plenty of opportunities in Clearwater to take to the seas and enjoy some watersports. Favourites in the area are kayaking, paddle boarding, water skiing and jet skiing. Most of the resorts will be able to point you in the right direction for trying your hand at one or two.
Clearwater is the perfect place to see bottlenose dolphins. Take a cruise out in the Gulf of Mexico where you're almost guaranteed to see groups of dolphins splashing around in the clear waters. As you journey out, you'll also pass some of the incredibly large celebrity mansions dotted along the coast.
Pier 60 is the perfect place to end an evening and enjoy a sunset. Here, the sunset is celebrated daily between 6pm and 9pm with street performers, craft sellers and buskers. Be sure to pitch up with a bite to eat and a beverage and marvel as the sun sets on an another beautiful day in Clearwater
The Knight Family
We are one of the only UK tour operators to have a team based in Kissimmee, Orlando.
Our friendly team are available to all of our guests travelling to the USA, offering support, help, advice and a friendly face to anyone who needs it. Our team in Kissimmee includes locals, who can give you tips on the best places to shop or dine and British Expats who know the importance of a good cup of tea!
If you are staying in one of our villas, head to our Welcome Centre first where one of the team will give you your keys, directions and all the information you need to make your stay perfect.