Everything You Need to Know About Orange Lake Resort by Holiday Inn Club

Orange Lake Resort by Holiday Inn Club

Located right next door to Walt Disney World in Orlando, Orange Lake Resort is a Holiday Inn Club Vacations resort with everything you need. Stretch out in spacious villas across four different villages, splash in one of seven pools and grab a delicious bite at on-site restaurants. The Orange Lake Resort will keep you and the whole family busy while creating a lifetime of vacation memories. Take a look at all Orange Lake has to offer as one of Holiday Inn Vacation Club’s Florida hot spots.

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The layout of Orange Lake Resort is massive. Across 1,450 acres with modern architecture and exciting features, it is divided among four different villages.

With enough space for your entire family to spread out, Orange Lake offers Studios and 1 to 3 bedroom villas. Studios include a fully equipped kitchenette, small dining table, and a living room area with a pull out sleeper sofa. Free Wi-Fi is provided across the resort.

Studios are located in the West Village Clubhouse and have a washer/dryer conveniently located at the end of each hallway.  Villas include a fully equipped kitchen, dining/living room area with pull out sofa, a furnished patio/balcony, and so much more!

Whether you are staying in a studio or larger villa one thing’s for certain: Orange Lake has stocked your cabinets with all the comforts of home!  From toiletries to pots and pans, you will have everything you need to make your stay comfortable and magical. All you need to do is fill the fridge and pantry, which you can do on-site at the Marketplace grocery store.

Orange Lake Resort River Island

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River Island, Orange Lake Resort’s newest village and water park.

With 12 acres, a 1,200-foot lazy river and 36-hole miniature golf course, you can only imagine what else River Island has in store for Orange Lake guests. The newest neighborhood of this Holiday Inn Club Vacations Florida resort, River Island is a tropical escape right in Orlando. Guests can grab float rentals for their fun pool activities, grab a bite to eat at the to-go cafe Anchors or soak in one of the hot tubs. If you’re really looking to unwind while you’re here, head to The Hammocks lounge area or rent a private cabana for the most privacy.

The kids will never forget the fun they have at River Island. It’s Fun Zone includes a bungee trampoline to soar on, a rock-climbing wall and Twin Fin inflatable waterslide. Of course, there are plenty of areas to lounge poolside, so make sure to pack some sunblock!

Orange Lake Resort West Village

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The beautiful and serene beach found at The West Village.

The West Village at Orange Lake Resort has it’s very own clubhouse to enjoy,  a private “beach,” The McCord Golf Academy, tennis, volleyball and more. The on-site grocery market is located here so you can have the added convenience of cooking right in your villa’s fully-equipped kitchen. The 80-acre watersports area is complete with wave runners, wakeboarding, tubing, paddleboards and even jet skis.

After a day out in the sun and waves, head to Breezes Restaurant and Bar to fill your empty stomach. There’s also the Paisan Pizzeria for those picky eaters that just want pizza!

Orange Lake Resort East Village

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Enjoy a day of golf in the East Village at the Arnold Palmer Signature course.

If you’re looking for your next golf vacation destination, East Village at Orange Lake Resort is for you! This is one of the best golf courses Holiday Inn Club Vacations offers in Florida. Surrounded by Florida’s natural beauty, East Village is home to The Legends premier championship Arnold Palmer Signature golf course. The clubhouse nearby adds an extra bonus, so you can relax and grab a drink at The Legacy Sports Bar and Grill.

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Orange Lake Resort North Village

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Enjoy the serenity of North Village at Orange Lake

Get some peace and quiet (but still have fun!) in North Village of Orange Lake. With extra lush landscapes and tranquil waterfalls next to a zero-entry pool, there are plenty of spots to lounge around. For some more excitement for the little ones, the Splash Lagoon Pool Complex will give them plenty to do. It’s also home to the Legends Walk golf course, a 9-hole lighted course on rolling hills.

Golfing At Orange Lake Resort

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Fun for all at Orange Lake Resort Golf Courses.

There are four different courses spread across the entirety of this HICV resort in Florida. The Legends, The Reserve, Legends Walk and Cranes Bend will keep golf enthusiasts busy all week long to practice their swings!

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The Legends at Orange Lake

One of the most popular courses in all of central Florida, The Legends at Orange Lake Resort is the only Arnold Palmer Signature course in the area that is also open to the public. Located in East Village, The Legends is 18-holes with a signature Arnold Palmer course design. 7,072 yards of championship-level experiences gives players two distinct options to play. The front nine has a Scottish-style feature, while the back nine draws inspiration from the Carolinas. Winding fairways, towering pine trees and beautiful oaks will give guests a true Florida experience at this Holiday Inn Club Vacations resort.

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Located in East Village, The Legends course is the only Arnold Palmer Signature course open to the public in central Florida

The Reserve at Orange Lake

Located in West Village, The Reserve course also consists of 18 holes. Just slightly smaller than The Legends course, The Reserve sprawls across 6,505 yards of rolling greens. The design of the course blends with the preserved wetlands surrounding it and is a great option for family play.

The Reserve course in West Village spans across 6500+ yards

Legends Walk

Designed by golf legend Arnold Palmer, Legends Walk is in North Village and brings players back to the early days. A par 3 course designed for every skill level, there are only 9 holes across 1,581 yards.

Located in North Village, Legends Walk is lighted at night

Cranes Bend

Cranes Bend at Orange Lake blends with Florida’s diverse wildlife and is perfect for every family member. Meandering through the fountain lake in West Village, it’s a par 3 executive 9-hole course over 1,901 yards.

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The island green on hole #8 of Cranes Bend.

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Orange Lake Resort Restaurants

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Dine at one of nine restaurants on the resort

There are 8 on-site restaurants and a full marketplace that stocks everything your local grocery store offers and more. In addition, the pool areas offer poolside bar bites and drinks and there are multiple “tiki bar” style hangouts on site. If you are looking for a sit-down meal with table service at Orange Lake Resorts, try out one (or all) of these restaurants!

Legacy Sports Bar and Grill

Located in the East Village, sports fans can sit down to catch a game surrounded by memorabilia and excitement. Open 7 days a week, Legends Sports Bar & Grill serves lunch and dinner. Click here for the menu. 

River Island Grilling Company

Located in River Island, they are best known for the amazing breakfast buffet.  Closed for lunch, River Island Grilling Company reopens for dinner with menu offerings including sushi, seafood, grilled favorites and more.

Tradewinds Bar and Grill

Located in River Island (connected to the River Island Grilling Company restaurant), Tradewinds overlooks the pool and is known for its cocktails and appetizers. Open daily for lunch and dinner.

Paisan Pizzeria

Located in the North Village Splash Lagoon Pool Complex, this Italian hot spot offers pick up and villa delivery options (from 4pm to midnight). Serves lunch and dinner. Click here for the menu. 

Breezes Restaurant and Bar

Located in the West Village, sample the flavors of Key West and join the festive Sunset Celebration every Monday through Saturday. Open Monday through Saturday, Breezers Restaurant & Bar serves lunch and dinner. Click here for the menu.


Located in the River Island Exchange, Anchors is a deli-style eatery open daily from 11am-5pm for lunch or an early dinner (weather permitting). You will find Boars Head deli favorites, paninis, kids’ meals and other quick-service selections. 

Windward & Leeward Pool Bars

Located in the River Island pool complex, these poolside bars are the best spots for beverages, frozen cocktails and light snacks. Click here for the menu.

Currents Cafe

Located in the River Island Exchange, this is where you will find your Starbucks coffee, Edy’s ice cream, smoothies, wraps and salads. Grab a quick bite and relax in the outdoor sitting area. Open for breakfast and lunch.

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Holiday Inn Club Vacations at Orange Lake Resort FAQ

Frequently asked questions about Holiday Inn Club Vacations at Orange Lake

What is there to do at Orange Lake Resort?

You will likely never run out of things to do at Orange Lake. There are seven pools to splash in, waterslides and an outdoor Fun Zone. Head to the lazy river for better relaxation, or rent a paddle board in West Village’s beach! There are also four golf courses, three arcades, two mini-golf courses and other daily activities at the kid’s center.

Orange Lake Resort is nearby all of Florida’s main attractions. The resort is located only steps away from Disney World’s Animal Kingdom. Head to the parks, Disney Springs, Universal Studios, Seaworld, Legoland and so much more in the heart of Orlando.

Whether you are spending the day at the resort or exploring the surrounding area, there is fun around every corner!

Is there a shuttle from Orange Lake Resort to Disney?

There is not a direct shuttle from the resort to Disney or the other parks nearby Orange Lake. However, there is a shuttle for on-site destinations. If you are planning on leaving the resort, it is recommended to rent a car.

Does Orange Lake Resort allow pets?

There are no pets allowed at this Holiday Inn Club Vacations resort. Service animals are allowed.

Are Orange Lake Resort Pools heated?

Yes! The pools are heated year-round at around 82 degrees on average.

Holiday Inn Club Vacations

Orange Lake Resort is part of Holiday Inn Club Vacations, which is owned by InterContinental Hotels Group, the largest hotel group worldwide. IHG offers Holiday Inn Club Vacations owners the opportunity to expand their horizons and vacation coast-to-coast.  HICVs brings luxury, fun and convenience to its members with a network of over 25 amazing resorts, including Orange Lake in Orlando.

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