Luxury Destinations: Orlando, Florida offers more than just theme parks. Orlando is also a luxury destination, complete with swanky hotels, special spa experiences, fashionable indulgences and fine dining, with some culture and romance thrown in as well.
Orlando offers many unique opportunities to scope out some of Central Florida’s most majestic natural beauty. Learn about the area’s heritage on a Winter Park Scenic Boat Tour. Or wander through Orlando’s numerous parks, gardens and zoos for an up close and personal look at nature. More adventurous types can hop aboard an airboat for a tour of Florida’s wetlands or frolic with dolphins at Florida Dolphin Tours & Transportation.
For a special time, take a VIP tour at one of Orlando’s famed theme parks for a unique glimpse behind the scenes. Be a trainer for the day at Gatorland or interact with marine life at SeaWorld Orlando, swimming with sharks at Sharks Deep Dive or a private group experience with an Elite Adventure Express Tour.
Orlando’s best kept secret is a fashion lover’s paradise. Orlando’s luxury malls and outlet stores, unique boutiques, museums and art gallery shops feature over 100 designer brands, including Jimmy Choo and Burberry as well as fabulous vintage and beauty finds.
Foodies will enjoy not only dining at unique eateries, but also fine dining destinations like Victoria and Albert’s, Orlando’s only AAA Five-Diamond restaurant. Other award-winning dining destinations include Dux at the luxurious Peabody Orlando hotel. For a special treat, try Jiko-The Cooking Place featuring creative African cooking combined with multi-cultural influences.
Couples can take advantage of Orlando’s many romantic spots, from Farris and Foster’s Chocolatier in Baldwin Park to the Harry P. Leu Gardens, which offer romantic events throughout the year, including Jazz Strolls, Date nights, and more. Lovers can also explore special spa packages and resort offers designed just for them.
Since it’s first destination spa opened in 1995, Orlando’s many resorts and hotels have expanded to include special spa treatments for kids and teens as well as families, expectant mothers, men, couples and more.
No matter how you like to bask in luxury, Orlando has a way for you to indulge.