An Orlando and Mexico twin centre is fast becoming a must-do for family holidays. Offering the best of both worlds, experience theme parks and city attractions along with sun-drenched beaches.
Orlando has been a firm family favourite for decades now, and in the past few years Mexico has risen high on the family holiday bucket list. This twin centre getaway gives families the best of both worlds. Starting off in Orlando, the biggest and best theme parks will be on your doorstep offering unbeatable entertainment and thrilling activities. After a week or so, the likes of Cancun or Playa Del Carmen will provide the relaxing change of pace you may need. The beautiful beach front resorts offer large pools and easy access to the coast where you can soak up some rays whilst the kids splash about. All this is wrapped with a distinctive Mexican flair giving you a whole different vibe to your family holiday.
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.
The 14 miles of pristine white beaches make for the perfect beach front holiday. If you want your pick of all inclusive luxurious resorts, Cancun is the place to go. With five golf courses, coral reefs for snorkeling and a whole host of beach front water sports, Cancun is easy, relaxing and fun From here you can also enjoy a day trip to Isla Mujeries, to enjoy more humble settings and get a reminder of what Mexico was like many years ago.
Cozumel is a Mexican Island with a Caribbean soul which is home to the world's second largest barrier reef, Cozumel is perfect for snorkeling and diving. The south of the Island is protected by a Chankanaab National Park where you can explore coral reef, see tropical plants, swim with dolphins and learn about local marine life.
This is quickly becoming the place to see and be seen in Mexico. Offering a world away from other parts of Mexico, Tulum is mostly untouched and represents Mexico in it's rawest beauty. Even the Xel-Ha theme park offers a different kind of entertainment with a natural lagoon, cliffs and caves. There are impressive Mayan ruins waiting to be explored such as the Yucatan Maya archaeological site and one of the seven wonders of the world, Chichen Itza
This is one of the largest metropolitan cities in the world. Mexico City is home to 16 boroughs and over 300 neighbourhoods. It's busy, hectic, slightly overwhelming but definitely worth a visit. There are plenty of sites for tourists to visit including Cathedrals, Fine Art Museums, and plazas. Head to the areas of Coyocan and San Angle where you can enjoy markets, parks, and shopping centres
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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.
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