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Some of the Theme Park and Attractions available in Central Florida.

Disney World Florida
Walt Disney World is only 10 minutes from Manatee Villa.

These are probably the best known theme parks in the world. There are 4 theme parks (Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Hollywood Studios & Animal Kingdom) and 2 water parks (Blizzard Beach and Typhoon Lagoon). You are sure to have a great time at all of them.

Universal Studios
Universal Studios is approx. 30 minutes from Manatee Villa.

Universal is a great day out for all the family and is a big favourite with many of our guests. Harry Potter land is now open and gets very busy at peak times. There are an assortment of rides to suit all ages. The Simpsons, Revenge of the Mummy, Men in Black, Shrek and the Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit rides are also very popular.

Islands of Adventure
Islands of Adventure is approx. 30 minutes from Manatee Villa.

Islands of Adventure has some truly great rides for all the family. You'll soon dry out after a visit to the Toon Lagoon. There's also the The Amazing Adventures of Spiderman, Hulk roller-coaster, which launches you to 40mph in 2 seconds and the more sedate Cat in the Hat, Juassic Park River Adventure rides.

Sea World is only 15 minutes from Manatee Villa.

Sea World is our family's favourite park. It is 200 acres of beautiful gardens with amazing shows and rides for everyone. The Shamu, Dolphin and Sea Lion shows are spectacular. There are also the Manatees if you want to spend a quiet 10 minutes watching these strange mammals swim before they become extinct. There are also Kraken, Journey to Atlantis and Manta rides for those more adventuous among you.

Aquatica by Seaworld - Opens March 2008
Aquatica is approx. 15 minutes from Manatee Villa.

Seaworld's newest water park has river float rides through colourful fish, rapids rides, wave pools, dolphins, white sandy beaches and cooling shade. There is something for all the family. Take a look at their website to see what is on offer.

Discovery Cove
Discovery Cove is only 15 minutes from Manatee Villa.

Discovery Cove is the place to swim and interact with dolphins, snorkel in colourful reefs and come face-to-face with tropical fish and rays. You will even see sharks and barracuda behind the safety of glass. It is important that you book early in peak season to avoid disappointment as numbers are limited to 1,000 per day.

Legoland Florida
Legoland Florida is only 25 minutes from Manatee Villa.

Opened in October 2011, this 150 acre family theme park, located in Winter Haven, will offer more than 50 rides, shows and attractions geared for families with children ages 2 to 12. It's sure to be a great day out.

Busch Gardens
Busch Gardens, Tampa, is 90 minutes drive from Manatee Villa.

Busch Gardens is well worth the drive so why not stop for the night and make the most of the trip. There are some great roller-coasters and various other rides which will provide entertainment for all the family. Spare shorts are a must as you will get wet! It's takes a while to get there but we're sure you won't be disappointed.

Kennedy Space Center
Kennedy Space Centre, near Cocoa Beach, is approx. 60 minytes from Manatee Villa.

This is a long day as there is so much to see and do. Each year, millions of visitors from across the world make the trek to this hub of technology and discovery. There is the Shuttle Launch Experience, KSC Tour and Imax Films. There's nothing better than a real launch, schedules can be found on the KSC website.

Wet n' Wild
Wet'n Wild is approx. 30 minutes from Manatee Villa.

Wet 'n Wild has a great wave pool and amazing slides and flume rides for fun-lovers of all ages. Free-fall 250ft on Der Stuka or just drift slowly down the Blast on a rubber ring the choice is yours. There are buoyancy aids, certified lifeguards, lockers & tubes throughout the park. A nice relaxing day out for all the family.

Boggy Creek Airboat Rides
Boggy Creek Airboats is approx. 15-20 minutes from Manatee Villa.

See the wetlands of Florida and it's wildlife up close. Whisk across the water at speeds up to 45mph. On each trip you'll have the chance to see soaring eagles, osprey, snakes, turtles and of course Florida alligators. Don't forget to take your sunscreen and glasses. Why not try the night time tour as this is the best time to see the big alligators as they come out at night.

Gatorland is approx. 20-25 minutes from Manatee Villa.

Gatorland is a great half day out. It is a 110 acre theme park & wildlife park. It has thousands of alligators. The shows include Gator Wrestlin' where they wrestle 6-8 foot alligators, gators who jump 4 or 5 feet out of the water to get their food from the keepers hand. There is a boardwalk where you can watch some really big gators swimming as well as their nests.

Dinosaur World
Dinosaur World at Plant City is only 60 minutes from Manatee Villa.

Dinosaur World Florida has over 150 life size dinosaurs displayed outdoors. Search for authentic fossils or stroll through a dinosaur museum with everything from dinosaur eggs to raptor claws. Be a paleontologist and take part in some field work or see life size dinosaur skeletons at the Skeleton Garden. A great day out for all.

Silver Springs
Silver Springs, Ocala is approx 50 minutes from Manatee Villa.

Silver Springs is the original Florida attraction. It opened in 1878 after glass bottomed boats had been invented. so take one down the crystal clear waters of the Silver River and over seven springs. There are many other rides and activities for all the family . There are also gators and other reptiles to keep you enthralled as well as a spectacular fountain display.

Old Town, Kissimmee
Old Town on US192 is approx. 10 minutes from Manatee Villa.

Old Town is one of the main attractions on US192. It has something for all the family, young and old. You can catapult yourself 350 feet into the air or ride the kiddies bumper cars in Kids Town if you're not that brave. There are lots of speciality shops and also car cruises on Friday & Saturday nights. Thursday night is Bike night.

Some of the many shopping opportunities in the Kissimmee/Orlando area.

Orlando Premium Outlets
Orlando Premium Outlets are only 10 minutes from Manatee Villa.

There are over 150 outlets including Hugo Boss, Armani, Versace, Calvin Klein, Dockers, Nike, Timberland, Raulph Lauren, DKNY, Adidas, Disney, Universal, Tommy Hilfiger & Sunglass Hut. The food court is very central so you can rest those weary legs. We're sure you'll love it. Tuesday has 10% for over 50's at some stores.

Lake Buena Vista Factory Stores
Lake Buena Vista Factory Stores are only 5 minutes from Manatee Villa.

Lake Bueana Vista Factory Stores have a great selection of shopping for all the family. There are around 45 outlets for you to investigate including Carter's For Kids, Fossil, Converse, Ecko Unlimited, Tommy Hilfiger, Gap, Rack Room Shoes and many more.

The Florida Mall
The Florida Mall is approx. 25 minutes from Manatee Villa.

Florida mall has shopping for everyone and is a full day's attraction! There are hundreds of stores including JC Penny, Sears, Burdines, Dillards, Saks 5th Avenue, Nordstrom, Lord & Taylor as well as a nice food court to rest your weary feet and check out your bargains.

Prime Outlet Mall - formerly Belz
Premium Outlets (formerly Prime Otlets/Belz) is approx. 30 minutes from Manatee Villa.

Prime Outlets was recently rebuilt and has over 100 outlet stores with shopping for all the family. Outlets include UGG, Timberland, Tommy Hilfiger, Juicy Couture, Nike, Adidas, Ralph Lauren, Disney, Fossil, Ecko, DKNY and many more. Tuesday has 10% for over 50's at some stores.

Mall at Millenia
The Mall at Millenia is approx. 30 minutes from Manatee Villa.

Located on I4 Mall at Millenia is a shoppers dream and has lots of stores including Macy's, Bloomingdale's and Neieman Marcus. You can shop till you drop for everything from designer labels, shoes to the latest electronic gadget and everything in between. There are also a large number of shops nearby.

There is a wide variety of Sports for all the family available in Florida.

Orlando Magic
The Orlando Magic are approx. 30 minutes from Manatee Villa (Oct-May).

In their short history the Orlando Magic have risen to being one of the top teams in the NBA. They have some great players. An evening game at the Magic is good value for money and great entertainment for all the family. Even if you're not into basketball you'll enjoy yourself.

Daytona Speedway
The Daytona Speedway is approx. 75 minutes from Manatee Villa along I4.

This is one of the best known sporting venues in the world of motorsport. Daytona Speedway is a great place to visit with a fantastic museum. The behind the scenes tour is a must for any motoring enthusiast. Why not go for a swim afterwards in the Atlantic Ocean or sit and have a relaxing drink or meal and watch the world go by.

Miami Dolphins
The Miami Dolphins are approx. 180 minutes from Manatee Villa down the Florida Turnpike (Aug-Jan).

The Miami Dolphins are truely one of the best known American Football teams. Tickets are available and a visit to the Dolphins is well worth it if you're going down to Miami. The trailer party starts a couple of hours before the game so make sure you get there early.

Tampa Bay Devil Rays
The Tampa Bay Devil Rays are approx. 90 minutes from Manatee Villa in Tampa (Mar-Oct).

A visit to the Tampa Devil Rays is always enjoyable . You'll be surprised how big the staidum is if you've never seen baseball played live before. They really do have to hit it a long way to get a home run. There are always the hot dogs, popcorn and beer if you get bored. You may even catch a ball...

Tampa Bay Lightning
Tampa Bay Lightning are approx 90 minutes from Manatee Villas in Tampa (Oct-Apr).

The Lighning were NHL champions as they won the Stanley Cup in 2004 . Why not tie in a visit to Busch Gardens with an evening at the Ligtning. The atmosphere is excellent as the games are high speed and all action. You don't need to understand all the rules to have a great evening out.

Some of the Dinner Shows available locally.

Medieval Times
Medieval Times in only 5 minutes from Manatee Villa .

This is a great show where you get all the excitement and romance of the middle ages.You are treated like royalty from the minute you arrive. You feast the night away as the knights battle for their honour in the medieval games. A thoroughly entertaining evening and very popular.

Capones Dinner Show
Capone's is only 10 minutes from Manatee Villa.

There is a colourful cast awaiting you at Al Caopne's speakeasy. Get all the atmosphere of 1930's Chicago gangsters. There is a cabaret eveing with beautiful dancing girls and handsome mobsters taking you back in time in this romantic comedy. Well worth a visit.

Pirates Dinner Adventure
The Pirate's Dinner Adventure is approx. 20 minutes from Manatee Villa.

The Pirate's Dinner Adventure is a dinner show that puts you and your family right in the middle of the swashbuckling action. The show features an enormous, fully-rigged pirate's galleon and is all action fun. The menu is very good with something for everyone. This is a great night out for all the family.

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28th April 2017


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