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#SunshineSpotlight: Windermere Travel Guide

#SunshineSpotlight: Windermere Travel Guide

We’re shining the spotlight on a city “among the lakes” with our latest beautiful blue Windermere print. Just outside of Orlando, this flourishing community is a great getaway for those who need some R&R not too far from the city lights. 

From the magic of Disney & excitement of Orlando to the calm nature preserves & serene lake living, this locale makes it easy to have it all. Learn more about this sunny city & all our local favorites! 

Where to Stay

Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Club & Club
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Whether you love golf or summer drinks you know Arnold Palmer! Stay at Arnold Palmer’s Bay Hill Club and Lodge & experience the game like never before. The breathtaking course sweeps across 270 acres along the shores of the Butler Chain of Lakes. The Champion, Challenger & Charger links feature 27 holes of tour championship golf, a challenging but fair test for both professionals & amateurs alike. Come during the season & the Arnold Palmer Invitational! Switch from the course to the court and practice your tennis swing with private or group lessons

Four Seasons Resort Orlando At Walt Disney World Resort
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What happens when you mix Disney magic & refined resort luxury? The perfect vacay! The Four Seasons Resort Orlando At Walt Disney World Resort is nestled in a secluded, residential setting within 26 sprawling acres, their AAA Five Diamond Resort is a lakeside haven. Tee off at the exclusive Four Seasons Golf & Sports Club Orlando, splash around with the kids at Explorer Island, treat yourself to a soothing, post-park massage at The Spa, or toast the nightly Walt Disney World fireworks views over dinner at their Michelin-starred rooftop steakhouse Capa.

Grand Bohemian Hotel Orlando

If you want to stay at the heart of Orlando head to the Grand Bohemian Hotel Orlando, part of Marriott’s Autograph Collection! When you see the title Autograph Collection that means this hotel is a part of select independent hotels carefully crafted to leave a lasting impression, each with its own unique personality. With its proximity to all things in the city, rooftop pool, & in-house spa your stay will be one to remember.

What to Do

Walt Disney World
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Made for family fun or a couples getaway the Orlando area has so much to offer. Explore the many amusement parks nearby, including Walt Disney World, Universal Studios & Seaworld

Tibet-Butler Preserve
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Or escape the crowds with a trip to the Tibet-Butler Preserve. Take to the lake on a fishing trip with Makin Big Bass Memories with Justin Makin! Feeling adventurous? Try an extreme sport with Florida Ski School! The family business founded in 2011 by world champion waterskier Franck Desboyaux & his wife Dianna Desboyaux, it is now one of the largest watersports academies in Florida! with a fleet of 7 boats & 7 full-time captains providing unforgettable experiences and memories to people from all over the world.

Where to eat (& Drink!)

DOMU Ramen
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In East End Market, DOMU offers a pan-Asian menu curated by chef/owner Sean “Sonny” Nguyen. His Japanese technique combines years of cultural study with modern cuisine & seasonal cocktails. Also if you have food allergies or are on a restricted diet they offer gluten-free and vegan options. 

Reyes Mezcaleria
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Reyes Mezcaleria is a Downtown favorite for Oaxacan food. Shared plates, fantastic fish & mouth-watering mole sauce. 

Cafe Tu Tu Tango
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Cafe Tu Tu Tango is not only fun to say, but for more than 30 years, this restaurant has brought food, art & fun to central Florida! The tapas-style, small-plate menu features a wide array of sharable dishes. Guests enjoy live entertainment & resident artists working in the restaurant. The beverage menu features art-inspired craft cocktails, signature sangrias, beer & wine.

The Courtesy

Steeped in tradition & inspired by evolution Orlando’s first dedicated cocktail bar, The Courtesy brings together crafted cocktails & an endless absinthe collection! Learn how to make your own delicious drinks at one of their private cocktail-making classes

Windermere Mermaid Colada Cocktail

The world is yours when you’re in Windermere! Lakeside living meets city-center adventures when you’re in this town. Learn more about our newest print inspired by this sunny city in our Behind the Design blog. Want a taste of this getaway from home? Try our brilliantly blue Mermaid Colada

Woman wearing Windermere One Shoulder Maxi Dress

We want to keep you sun safe & stylish on all of your adventures with our UPF 50+ pieces in limited edition prints. Check out our new Windermere Collection & other resort styles to help you look & feel your best for vacay & every day! Plus, our UPF 50+ wrinkle-resistant fabrics make packing stress free. Goodbye, winter. Hello, sunshine!

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