International Flower & Garden Festival to Return to Epcot!

For the 25th anniversary, Epcot is set to to roll out the most beautiful and breathtaking sculptures than ever before. Including interactive playgrounds, entertainment and more, you are sure to have an incredible time, exploring all around Epcot. Here are a few of our favorite events that you must check out!

  1. Outdoor Kitchens: Would Epcot be Epcot if food, fun and wine weren’t served? I didn’t think so! With 15 kitchens, Epcot will be serving up different cuisine from each country. A few favorites that we have heard were the best are “The Berry Basket,” “The Smokehouse,” and “The Honey Bee-Stro.” Each kitchen offers something fresh, new, and delicious!

  2. Garden Rocks Concert Series: Each night, Epcot is set to open its doors to a new artist. From Rick Springfield to Lonestar, we get to hear our favorite songs from the 60’s, 70’s, 80’s and 90’s. With different rock lineups, you’ll get to gear up for a night of fun.

  3. Epcot Tours: With so many events going on, Epcot is offering tours of their multiple events and forums. Get the inside scoop on showcases like “Gardens of the World” and “The Royal Tea Garden Tour.” To book your tour, contact Call 407-WDW-TOUR.

  4. Epcot Gardens: This year, the festivals 25th year anniversary, is set to have some of the most breathtaking pieces. Curated for everyone, there are sculptures for even the little ones in your family. Join in on the “The Imagination of Play” or the “How To Garden” class which adults and kids alike can both enjoy.

When you come and visit, be sure to stay with Global Resort Homes. Here at Global, we have everything you can want! Full kitchens, multiple bedrooms and private pools are only the start. With all homes having a main clubhouse, you are never more than a few miles from entertainment. Head over to GlobalResortHomes.com or call an agent at (888) 426-0472 to book your stay with Global.

 

Gear Up for a Summer of Fun at Disney!


This summer, Disney is set to release new experiences, new restaurants and new rides like never before. During the D23 Expo in 2017, Disney geared up for a year of change and imagineering. Here are our favorite happenings coming in summer 2018- book your stay with Global so you can participate in all of them!

  1. All Things Super! : Starting May 25th, Tomorrowland at Magic Kingdom will be taken over by all of our favorite superheros. These pixar characters will be doing meet and greets all day! Meet Mr. Incredible, Frozone or even Edna Mode.

  2. UP! A Great Bird Adventure : April 22nd, the 20th anniversary of Disney’s Animal Kingdom will be celebrated with an all new show. Featuring Russ, Dug and a few more of our characters, we’ll watch them as they travel and discover new species of birds from all around the globe.

  3. Disney H20 Glow Party Nights Begin at Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon : Starting June 21st through August 11th, from 8pm-11pm, Typhoon Lagoon will be transforming into a totally new park. On select night, “Toy Story” characters will host special events around the park. Food and drinks will of course be available too.

These events are set to make your summer the best ever. On your vacation here, stay with Global Resort Homes and enjoy the gorgeous vacation homes that we have to offer. From 2 bedroom condos, to 9 bedroom homes, we have it all! Head over to GlobalResortHomes.com or call an agent at (888) 426-0472 to book your stay with Global.

Disney’s Toy Story Land to open on June 30th!

If you tuned into the Oscars, you may have noticed a short teaser trailer hinting at the new Toy Story Land coming to Walt Disney World®. We are excited to announce that Toy Story Land is set to open on June 30th, 2018. This new part of the famous Hollywood Studios will feature rides and more like never before.

When entering Toy Story Land, you will shrink to the size of a toy as you join in on all the fun that our favorite characters have. With all our favorite movie locations coming to life, you will be able to ride “Slinky Dog Dash” which is named after our favorite pet-character. Here, you’ll ride Andy’s creation alongside Jessie. Grab a slice of Pizza from Pizza Planet and ride the “Alien Swirling Saucers.”

There will also be new dining options when it comes to the new land of toys. Visit “Woody’s Lunchbox” to try some movie-themed food. If that’s not what you’re craving, try the other delicious lunch spots at Hollywood Studios like Hollywood & Vine.

Book your summer vacation with Global Resort Homes now so you can be here for the opening of Toy Story Land. With so much going on at Disney, now is the perfect time to visit and stay with Global Resort Homes.  From 9 bedroom homes to 2 bedrooms apartments, and everything in between, we have everything you need!  Visit http://www.globalresorthomes.com or call an agent at (888) 426-0472 to book your stay today!

Mardi Gras at Universal has Officially Started!

Pack your bags and get ready for the trip of a lifetime to Mardi Gras at Universal Orlando. One of the biggest draws to the theme park, this festive parade celebrates fun, life and adventure. Happening now through March 25th, Mardi Gras has parades and performers almost every week.

The parade starts around 7 p.m. each night and is filled with traditions and a bit of Universal magic. The French Quarter at Universal, where you can get traditional New Orleans grub, is festive with jazz music and so much more. After each parade on select nights, Universal has special concerts specifically for Mardi Gras. Check out some of your favorite bands and artists like Macklemore, Fifth Harmony and more!

After your fun day at Mardi Gras, be sure to stay with Global Resort Homes so you can enjoy your very own home here in Orlando. From 9 bedroom homes to 2 bedroom apartments, and everything in between, we have everything you need!  Visit http://www.globalresorthomes.com or call an agent at (888) 426-0472 to book your stay today!

Concert Schedule

  • Saturday, February 10: The Beach Boys
  • Saturday, February 17: Kelsea Ballerini
  • Sunday, February 18: Andy Grammer
  • Saturday, February 24: Macklemore
  • Saturday, March 3: 311
  • Sunday, March 4: Phillip Phillips
  • Saturday, March 10: Jason Derulo
  • Sunday, March 11: Fitz and the Tantrums
  • Saturday, March 17: Foreigner
  • Sunday, March 18: Fifth Harmony
  • Saturday, March 24: Jessie J
  • Sunday, March 25: Bush

It’s all about location at Global!

We all know the saying “Location, location, location!” but how many times is it actually true? Here at Global Resort Homes, location is one of our specialties and we want you to come experience it for yourself. With homes close to all the central Florida action, our homes provide you with the perfect vacation.

The Champions Gate Resort is perfect if you’re looking to be close to the I-4 corridor that takes you everywhere you need and want to go. This location gives you the perfect spot between the theme parks and a quick ride to the beach. Not only that, but all of Global’s homes are close to restaurants, grocery stores and so much more. Paradise Palms, located on 192, is the perfect location between everything which allows you to be close to the parks and local restaurants.

World class shopping is also just a quick drive from Storey Lake resort. Located right next to the International Outlet Mall, you can spend all day shopping and browsing. After you’re done, your drive back is super quick. Storey Lake is also located just minutes from all the theme parks!

Whatever location you’re looking for, Global has it. With an extensive property list, we are committed to finding the right home for your vacation. With a close proximity to everything that Orlando has to offer, Global’s homes are unmatched. Visit http://www.globalresorthomes.com or call an agent at (888) 426-0472 to book your stay today!

Get ready to visit all Orlando water parks!

Orlando is water park central and this summer is no different. With warm weather, sunny skies and bright sun, you’ll be happy to spend your days at all the pools, lazy rivers and slides that each has to offer. Here is a list of our favorites as well as some of the new attractions you can expect.

  1. Vanish Point at Adventure Land- Opening later this Spring, Adventure Land is set to open new water slides that have 70-foot drops. With high speeds all around and over 400 feet of slide, you’ll experience a new attraction like never before.

  2. Ray Rush at Aquatica- Aquatica Orlando is all about water slides. Opening in 2018, Ray Rush is no different with its twist and turns. A 4-person raft ride will launch out rafts at 33-feet per second. Experience this ride with family and friends and make a memory of a lifetime.

  3. Volcano Bay- Volcano Bay has certainly lived up to all its hype since its opening earlier this year. Live the carefree island life in perfect harmony as you sail the lazy rivers and twist and turn on each slide. Volcano Bay is known for its restaurants, no-line rides and so much more. A personal favorite from the Global team!

  4. Miss Adventure Falls at Typhoon Lagoon- Recently opened, Miss Adventure Falls is all about the twists and turns of a roller coaster-water slide hybrid ride. This raft-style ride takes you up and down as you splash all around. Typhoon Lagoon is one of the most classic attractions at Disney with so many options for everyone in your family!


These waterparks are ready for you this summer! With warm weather every day, get ready to enjoy all the sun that Florida has to offer. From water parks to theme parks, central Florida has it all. Book your stay with Global Resort Homes and let us take care of where you stay. With 2 bedroom apartments to 9 bedroom homes, we have everything you could possibly need. Visit http://www.globalresorthomes.com or call an agent at (888) 426-0472 to book your stay today!

Private Pools at all Global Homes!

Planning a vacation can be a daunting task. Trying to look for the perfect hotel with a pool, easy check-in, and close to attractions can be close to impossible. Luckily, staying with Global Resort Homes takes away all that stress. By staying in your very own vacation home with Global, you are close to Disney, close to all restaurants…and did we mention have your very own pool?

Staying with Global allows your vacation home to become a part of the action. Instead of a place to drop off your bags, your vacation home now becomes a hub for memories and relaxation. One of our favorite parts of every home is the private pool and spa that each have. Unlike pesky hotel pool hours, your private vacation home pool never closes. You can spend all day in the sun, jumping and splashing, from the comfort of your very own home.

Having your own pool at your vacation home means creating memories that last a lifetime. Kids will love being able to do cannonballs in their very own backyard. Not only that, but having a pool means having the best view as you dine outside and enjoy the weather that Florida has to offer. The privacy is unbeatable as you and your family can spend precious moments together. Global Resort Homes is ready to help you book your holiday today and create memories that only a vacation can do. Visit http://www.globalresorthomes.com or call an agent at (888) 426-0472 to book your stay today!

All that is new to Orlando in 2018!

This year in Orlando so much is set to happen. From new Disney attractions to new restaurants, there will be something new around every corner. 2018 is set to be a year of expansion for Disney, Universal and SeaWorld! Come and experience the new attractions for yourself.

Coming in 2018 to Disney is Toy Story Land at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Scheduled to open in the summer, you’ll feel as though you have been transported into one of the movies. Themed dining options and a new roller coaster will have you coming back time and time again to experience the world of Buzz and Woody.

Universal is also set to roll out some new attractions this year, including Fast & Furious – Supercharged. Based on the award winning films, this new ride will take you on a high-speed coaster featuring characters from the movie. Specially designed vehicles will make you feel as though you are in the movie! Get ready to ride fast and be furious.

SeaWorld is ready to debut Infinity Falls in 2018, which will be the first of its kind water raft ride. Climb aboard a raft and experience the lost jungles and mountains of yesterday. With the tallest drop in the park, this ride results in a crazy experience like never before.

Global Resort Homes provides the perfect place for you to stay in 2018 as you experience all of these new rides and attractions in Orlando. Join in on the fun by staying at one of our gorgeous properties located all throughout Orlando. Visit http://www.globalresorthomes.com or call an agent at (888) 426-0472 to book your stay today!

Orlando’s Year In Review! The BEST of 2017!

This year so much has come to the Orlando area. From new vacation communities to new attractions at the theme parks, there is so much that has happened in 2017. Here are a few of our favorites and all the more reason for you to come visit in 2018.

  • Pandora- The World of Avatar: This year, Disney opened their incredible new attraction that has transformed Animal Kingdom. Brining a completely new world to Orlando, Pandora has added new rides, events and restaurants to the theme park. Avatar Flight of Passage and Na’vi River Journey are just two of the incredible rides that will transport you to a new dimension.

  • Disney Springs Dining: This year, 2017 brought some incredible dining packages to Disney Springs. First, The Edison (officially opening on the 31st) will bring a 20’s dining experience like nothing else. The Polite Pig also opened its doors featuring BBQ and many of our southern favorite fried sides. Lastly, Planet Hollywood got an upgrade featuring a menu from famed chef Guy Fieri.

  • Universal’s Volcano Bay: 2017 unveiled one of the biggest changes for Orlando…a whole new theme park! Volcano Bay has so much to offer including multiple pools, so many slides as well as delicious dining experiences. Thrilling attractions mixed with new technology makes visiting this park a whole new experience.

  • Storey Lake Resort Community: This new community opened in 2017 (including their clubhouse) and features all the amenities of a 5 star hotel. 4 bedroom townhomes to 6 bedroom homes gives so much space for your entire group. The clubhouse has a lazy river, tiki bar, fitness center and so much more. Visit http://www.globalresorthomes.com or call an agent at (888) 426-0472 to book your stay today!

2017 has been a year of change for Orlando and a good one at that! So many new attractions and events have taken place and now is the perfect time to book your stay with us. From Disney to Universal and more, you are set to have an amazing time. See you in 2018!

-Global Resort Homes

6 Great Places to Spend New Years Eve in Orlando

We are officially looking forward to New Years and Orlando is the perfect place to kick off 2018. With so many events happening all throughout town, you won’t be disappointed with what you can do. Here are a few of our recommendations!

  1. CityWalk Orlando – This is the perfect place to kick off 2018 with so many bars, restaurants and more. This year, CityWalk is set to have Orlando’s largest dance floor complete with celebrity guests, a DJ and so much more. Signature drinks and food will be available at all vendors. The best part about CityWalk is that admission is free!

  2. Raglan Road at Disney Springs – This Irish themed restaurant is set to have plenty of entertainment on NYE. The late night Irish menu will feature some of our favorite dishes which include “Bangers & Mash” and “Fish & Chips.” Celebrate New Years twice by ringing in the Irish New Year (7pm) and then again at midnight.

  3. Atlantic Dance Hall at Disney’s Boardwalk – This is for the 21+ members in your group and so much fun. Ring in the New Year by dancing to your favorite tunes. Party hats, Epcot’s fireworks special and a champagne toast are all included with admission!

  4. Taverna Opa on International Drive – Taverna Opa is already a fun restaurant to go to during the week, so we can only imagine what they are planning for NYE. Live performances, an open-bar and a champagne toast will all be there to kick off the New Year. Dancing, greek food and fun! What more could you want?

  5. Magic Kingdom – Ring in the New Year with your favorite characters. The “Fantasy in the Sky” show that happens twice a year (Dec. 30 & 31st) will be surreal as you see a fireworks spectacular at Cinderella’s Castle like never before. Be sure to get there early so you can enjoy your full day at Magic Kingdom.

  6. Global Resort Homes – Start 2018 right at your very own vacation home with Global Resort Homes. Say goodbye to small hotel rooms and hello to your very own house. Many of Globals homes are complete with private pools, games rooms and so much more. From 2 bedroom apartments to 9 bedroom homes, we have everything you can want! Visit http://www.globalresorthomes.com or call an agent at (888) 426-0472 to book your stay today!

Tips For Picking Your Perfect Holiday Vacation Home

With the holiday season already here, you may be wondering what vacation home you should pick when coming to stay at Global Resort Homes. Each resort community has its very own amenities, along with different characteristics that make each community unique. From the resort community of Windsor Hills and Champions Gate, each community provides the perfect place for you and your loved ones to celebrate the holidays!

  1. Pick your size! The first tip, is pick the size of the home you are looking for. Global Resort Homes has homes that can sleep up to 27 guests, perfect for an extended family. Not only that, but we also have condos perfect for up to 4 guests. No matter the size of the family, we have a place for you.

  2. Pick your location! No matter where you stay at Global, you are never more than a few miles from all Orlando theme parks. Each resort was picked with these locations in mind. Stay in Champions Gate, just a few few minutes from the I-4 corridor, leading you to Universal and Disney. Stay in Storey Lake which is a short drive to world class shopping. Any location with Global is a great one!

  3. Pick your amenities! Every resort community has a clubhouse with different offerings that make the perfect vacation. With pools, game rooms and restaurants, you will always have something to do. At the Oasis Clubhouse, there is a lazy river, huge pool, gym and movie theatre all free for your enjoyment. The new Solterra Clubhouse features similar amenities for your entertainment.

This holiday season, create the perfect vacation by staying with Global Resort Homes. No matter where you stay, you’re bound to have a great time with family and friends. Visit http://www.globalresorthomes.com or call an agent at (888) 426-0472 to book your stay today!

The Best Places to Celebrate The Holidays in Orlando!

Orlando may not have cold weather and snow, but we do have palm trees, blue skies and the perfect weather. This being said, there are so many great ways to celebrate Christmas all over Orlando. From ice-sculptures to outdoor ice-skating, we have it all!

  1. Skating in Celebration: Celebration Florida is Orlando’s best kept secret. Explore the picturesque downtown with its many shops and restaurants. A nightly “snowp-fall” happens at 6, 7, 8 and 9PM every night, celebrating all the snow we can get in Florida. An outdoor “ice-rink” is the perfect spot to make new Christmas memories.

  2. Harry P. Leu Gardens: With Florida’s gorgeous weather all year long, this “secret garden” is always lush and flourishing. Around the Holidays, the gardeners turn it into a winter wonderland. The on-site homes are also decorated with each home having a different theme.

  3. Light Up UCF: This college tradition has turned into an Orlando event featuring a real outdoor ice-rink, a huge movie screen and so much more. This incredible event immerses you in the Holiday spirit with a DJ, beautiful light sculptures and different food booths with some of the sweetest holiday treats.

  4. Global Resort Homes: There is no better spot to celebrate the Holidays than in your very own vacation home. Global Resort Homes has cozy homes where you can celebrate the holidays in perfect comfort. Celebrate with your large family in one of our 9-bedroom estate homes. If your family is a bit smaller, we also have 2 bedroom condos for you to stay in. Visit http://www.globalresorthomes.com or call an agent at (888) 426-0472 to book your stay today!

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