The Emerald Dolphin
Emerald Island Resort, Florida
Emerald Island Resort encircled by a protective and protected buffer of woodlands and wetlands, Emerald Island Resort is a "land island" amidst a sea of lush vegetation. The winding palm-lined road that leads you to the Emerald Island Resort is a prelude to the community grandeur.
The colonnaded entry, complete with a playful dolphin fountains and picturesque rotunda, provides a dramatic sense of arrival to this gated enclave. Thoughtful streetscape featuring indigenous plants and decorative flowers and grasses contributes to Emerald Island Resort unique impression of place.
Only a few miles from Walt Disney World and a short drive to shopping and dining, Emerald Island serves as a haven from the larger world while remaining central to everything the worlds most popular destination with millions of visitors a year has to offer.
The Emerald Island Clubhouse is the centre of activity for the community, and even though your home is close to the areas most renowned attractions, the activities and amenities of this venue are so special you and your guests may chose not to leave. At 4,000 sq. ft. the Clubhouse has something for everyone including a fitness centre and spa with hot tub, sauna and steam room; meeting room for informal gatherings; free internet & wifi access, Seasonal Tikki and snack bar.
As well as three kiddie play areas Emerald Island offers tennis courts, volley ball, basketball and nature trails. Just as the name suggests, Emerald Island Resort is truly a tropical oasis. Nestled within a protected wetland, a unique vacation destination. Emerald Island is located minutes from Walt Disney World and the myriad other resorts and activities that bring millions to Orlando every year.
After a day of exploring the sights and sounds of Central Florida, you can retreat through the gates of Emerald Island to your own home, where the pool and spa beckon. If you prefer, discover the true Florida with a refreshing walk down nature paths abundant with native foliage. Emerald Island Resort is one of the most popular vacation home communities - it's become every guests favorite place to stay with many demanding it by name when they return year after year.
Emerald Island Resort is a large exclusive development of spacious, executive vacation homes with private pools and town-homes, surrounding an exclusive, fully featured resort club house with many amenities for all guests to enjoy. As you enter you immediately find yourself in a sub-tropical resort, with a driveway that stretches toward a 24 Hour manned security gate house and through to the stunning Dolphin Fountain at the entrance to the club house and facilities.
The club house has a reception area which provides a full conciege service generally from 8am - 10pm daily. There's a lounge area, where you can sit and chat or meet other guests staying at Emerald Island. The kids can enjoy themselves in the games room, or on the video arcade games provided, and you can "keep in touch" while on vacation with the IT center that provides high-speed internet access for guests.
Emerald Island Resort is located off US192 at Mile Marker 4, approximately 3 miles from the Disney theme parks. With lots of extra amenities and features it is one of the most popular destinations for families visiting Orlando, Kissimmee and Florida
• 24 Hour Gated & Manned Entrance
• Reception area & Information Centre
• Three kiddies play areas
• Games arcade
• Two Communal Swimming pools and Spa
• Tennis Courts, with flood lighting
• Basketball Court with flood lighting
• Volley Ball Courts
• Nature trails for walking, jogging, or biking that winds through the community's natural woodland setting.
Concierge services Available within the resort clubhouse, where staff can assist you with all your needs including:
• Tennis Courts
• Local dinner and golf reservations
• Car rental and baby sitting
• Attraction tickets
• Transportation to and from the parks
• Discount coupons, stamps, phone cards,
• guides, and maps
• Discounts at Local Golf Courses
• Generally available 8am - 10pm