The Top 9 New Vacation Home Resorts Coming to Orlando in 2022 Near Walt Disney World that You Can Buy

Michael Chen PA, Realtor at La Rosa Realty Celebration
Published on January 12, 2022

The Top 9 New Vacation Home Resorts Coming to Orlando in 2022 Near Walt Disney World that You Can Buy

Villas and vacation home rentals in Orlando near Disney World, Universal Studios, and other world-class theme parks are an incredible investment opportunity. With increasing demand and affordable prices, these vacation homes show a significant return. The key to a profitable investment is knowing the top resort communities and top places to buy a vacation home near Disney World, as well as working with a real estate agent familiar with vacation home rentals in Orlando.  

Orlando is an extraordinary city, unlike any other in the United States. It has become much more than a destination for family vacations with its incredible climate and year-round sunshine, phenomenal entertainment, and restaurant options! More and more Americans are making a move to Orlando in search of a better work-life balance. There are plenty of career opportunities and no income tax, allowing people to enjoy more of their hard-earned money. There are no shortages of ways to spend it in Orlando! With golf courses, amusement parks, lakes, and restaurants, individuals and families can enjoy the warm temperatures while having fun and doing what they love. Orlando’s food scene is one of the best in the world, with world-renowned chefs making the pilgrimage to the city to open new and exciting restaurants. When you live in a city like Orlando, with a stunning lakefront home in a beautiful gated community, you don’t need to vacation somewhere else – you spend every day living in the vacation destination most people dream of spending just a week in.  

Why Investors Buy Vacation Investment Homes in Orlando Near Disney World?

Investment homes are one of the most profitable and reliable ways to earn passive income. Investment home in Orlando, Florida, is easy to obtain and rent out. Over 82 million tourists visited Orlando in 2018, and the numbers continue to increase each year. Many of these tourists come for extended periods, from all over the world. For this reason, there is a huge demand for vacation rentals.

It’s not just tourists flocking to the city; many are making permanent moves and calling Orlando home. In fact, 2.5 million residents are enjoying the Florida sunshine and Orlando attractions every day. The number of tourists and residents is steadily climbing, and with new theme parks set to open in the next couple of years, the demand is expected to skyrocket. Disney World recently launched Toy Storyland and Star Wars Land, and the highly anticipated Galactic Starcruiser Hotel is set to open in 2021. Universal also has an entirely new park in the works called Universal Epic, which is expected to open in 2023. The city is constantly growing and becoming better and better with each year.

Here Are The Top 9 New Vacation Home Resort Communities Coming To Orlando In 2022 and Beyond Near Disney World That You Can Buy Now
(Not in any particular order)

1. Storey Drive Resort

Storey Drive

Storey Drive is Lennar’s latest vacation home development on International Drive in Orlando.  Zoned for short-term rental so you can rent out your own unit when you and your family are not using it. What I love about STOREY DRIVE are the proximity to world-class theme parks and the resort amenities. This is a masterplan community of new vacation homes for sale coming soon to Orlando, FL. Storey Drive is just minutes away from the Orlando International Premium Outlets, Orange County Convention Center, Universal Studios, SeaWorld, Disney World, and many more. Storey Drive offers a lavish amenity center including a clubhouse with a resort-style pool and lazy river your family and your guests will love. The look and feel of Storey Drive will be very similar to the popular Storey Lake Resort located in Kissimee. This community will feature 526 homes ranging from (60) detached single-family homes, (200) townhomes, and (256) condominiums.

For more info on floorplans and pricing, please check out my custom page here: Storey Drive

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2. Townhomes at Tranquility

Located within minutes of world-class attractions, incredible shopping, and limitless dining, Tranquility is Orlando’s best-kept secret. Tranquility is a collection of 112 luxury vacation townhomes that sit on over 25 acres, offering our owners unmatched natural vistas. Each floor plan features a spacious layout, standard premium finishes, and a private heated pool. Complementing our open floor plan, every kitchen features stainless steel appliances, quartz countertops, and stunning modern cabinetry.  These townhomes feature our newest innovation, the ZEN-ECO Home which is crafted with the latest eco-friendly construction technologies. The neighborhood shares our newest ECO-Club, which offers an assortment of amenities such as a resort-style pool, fitness center, and game room. The look and feel of Tranquility will be very similar to the popular Hidden Forest Resort in Clermont.

For more info on floorplans and pricing, please check out my custom page here: Townhomes at Tranquility

3. Townhomes at Spectrum+ in Reunion

SPECTRUM+ at Reunion Resort offers luxury living paired with high-end amenities to buyers looking for extended vacations or quick weekend getaways. The development is located in the heart of Reunion Resort, centrally located minutes from major Orlando theme parks as well as near the airport and Florida beaches. SPECTRUM+ is slated to feature 296 luxury vacation residences that are artfully laid out amid lush landscaping, the SPECTRUM+ clubhouse, and Reunion’s three golf courses.

Each vacation residence features luxury design and upscale finishes. All SPECTRUM+ residents with Social Club Membership have access to Reunion Resort’s four restaurants, three PGA golf courses, a five-acre AquaPark, a fitness center, and more. Developed by Encore Capital Management Group, SPECTRUM+ will be located next to Encore Resort at Reunion. OneWorld Properties led by Peggy Olin is the exclusive sales team for the project.

This new development will be next to the popular Condos at Spectrum+ in Reunion with the same amenities.

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4. The Flats Orlando

Meet Orlando’s first wellness-certified condo-hotel just 10-15 minutes from Disney World and Orlando Premium Outlets. The Flats Orlando is a pioneering project in Orlando that will build a more sophisticated vision for the community. With contemporary architecture and elements that express form and design, The Flats seeks to embrace an innovative concept that evokes a superior lifestyle that blends the ‘exciting’ and the peaceful. Its interior design alludes to modernity; more organic and honest materials, fit for our concept of well-being. It is developing in this unique moment, an era of understanding and social awareness, where a new collective responsibility for personal care and safety is emerging.

The Flats Orlando is a new and innovative condo-hotel where we offer studio, one, two, and three-bedroom apartments in a hotel setting, with beautiful first-class amenities such as our spa and gym. We have a unit room service of light food, pool areas with lanais, and a rooftop terrace with light breakfast and all-day dining, overlooking the parks at a distance and their nightly fireworks show. This condo-hotel is the first Wellness Facility in the world of its kind and the first Highrise Tower in HWN 192.
For more info on floorplans and pricing, please check out my custom page here: The Flats Orlando

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5. The Hub at Westside Reserve

The Hub at Westside Reserve is strategically located in Kissimmee, near Winter Garden – one of the most desired and fastest-growing areas in Central Florida. Surrounded by nature, restaurants, retail, and entertainment. It’s the perfect location to enjoy the amazing Florida lifestyle.

Just minutes away from Walt Disney World and Advent Health – the two major employers in Central Florida. The nearby access to I-4 and State Route 429 makes daily commutes to and from work a breeze.

This community brings a new clubhouse format that fits the new consumer’s lifestyle: more connected and conscious. The common areas are extensions of the home and serve as a hub, where residents can entertain, work, and work out.

It’s the perfect blend of time optimization, freedom, and comfort. Townhomes start from $299,000

Amenities include: Community Pool, Amazon and Instacart Lockers, EV Charging Stations, Summer Kitchen, Wifi-Fi Cafe with Co-working Space, Zen Garden, Fitness Center, Dog Park, Meeting Room.


6. Sternon Fortune Star Condos

This beautiful waterfront community features luxurious 1 and 2 bedroom condominiums that feature magnificent views and eye-catching contemporary design features. This community is minutes from Walt Disney World and steps away from world-class dining and shopping.

The condominium amenities are designed with you in mind, set on perfectly manicured grounds within a private complex. The innovative building design is focused on safety and luxury.

Here are the introductory pricing, options, and views available in our initial rollout. In the meantime, please click here for the brochure with detailed information on design features and community amenities, and click here for the video with the groundbreaking project overview.

Please contact me with any questions and I look forward to speaking with you about this new community in the exciting Orlando-Kissimmee area.

7. The Terraces at The Grove Resort & Waterpark

Located just 6 miles from the Walt Disney World entrance and a short drive to all of Central Florida area attractions, The Terraces at The Grove Resort will be the newest addition to the very popular Grove Resort & Waterpark. When you own a fully-furnished vacation home at The Terraces, you will enjoy a lifetime of vacation memories at this incredible world-class resort. If you choose the option to be included in the professionally managed turnkey rental program, you can take advantage of hassle-free vacation and stress-free property ownership to offset costs.

The terraces will consist mostly of studios starting in the low $200k and 1 bedroom in the low $300k. Furnishings are all included in the price. The residents and guests of The Terraces will have access to all of the amenities of the adjacent Grove Resort. Choose from the spectacular to the sublime – poolside dining, a relaxing massage, or fun in Florida’s Best Water Park (695-foot lazy river, dual water slides, surf simulator, zero-entry pool, and much more)

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8. The Villas at Margaritaville

If you missed out on the cottages at Margaritaville…Don’t miss out on a villa!!! This will be your final chance to purchase a new vacation home inside of Margaritaville Resort Orlando. A vacation destination in your backyard, exciting amenities, and activities all around, that is what has made Margaritaville Resort Orlando the perfect location.

Magaritaville Resort also has nearly 200,000sf of festive shopping, dining and entertainment venues in Sunset Walk. Some of the fabulous stops include Rock and BrewsEstefan KitchenYeomans Cask and Lion Cold Stone Creamery, Skechers, Game TimeFord’s Garage, It’Sugar Candy Shop and Studio Movie Grill all conveniently located at the front of the resort.  Not to mention that we added a stage for live entertainment and a studio where they broadcast Margaritaville Radio on SiriusXM radio live from the resort daily!

Link to flipbook / Floorplans for 2/2.5, 3/3 & 4/3 Villa / Site Plans:

Margaritaville Flip Book

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9. The Azur Resort

The Azur Resort is a resort style vacation home development in Davenport, Florida. consisting of 126 units, which feature 4 unique floor plans ranging from 3 – 6 bedrooms. The boutique resort style amenities include a modern designed clubhouse, sleek community pool, kid’s entertainment area and a Health and Wellness Fitness Facility. The Azur Resort is committed to creating family-oriented neighborhoods that will enrich and compliment the heartbeat of the communities within the surrounding area. 

These town-homes rent very well and are 3 exits from Disney. The Azur Resort has partnered with Turnkey – a professional world class resort operator. The management company has a proven track record to provide all rental and property management services for your new home. Their sophisticated rental marketing approach is digitally focused across 50+ travel sites and portals that select target markets which earn the best possible return for your property’s investment. Turnkey brings you premium partnerships with Homes & Villas by Marriott International, VRBO, Airbnb and HomeAway just to name a few – that drive valuable bookings and add revenues to your home. The Azur Resort’s resort management team has a proven formula that produces quality home care while maximizing revenue potential for our home-owners, while still providing the highest level of service to our vacationing guests.

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I’m Ready! What’s next?

Why choose Mike Chen as your Real Estate Agent?

There are many factors to consider when you purchase a vacation home, it’s a big investment, and you want to make the right choice for you and your family. A good real-estate investment should make money and that’s exactly what a vacation home in Orlando can do. 

When investing in a vacation home in Orlando, Florida, you must ensure you have an effective strategy in place to maximize your bookings and attract guests. Beyond choosing the home itself, there are many considerations that come into play, such as the interior design and functionality – you must consider whether the décor will withstand and attract short-term renters, for example.

We started our vacation rental business in 2017 as newbies in the business. We’ve learned a lot along the way, and we would love to share our experiences with you. 

We are not just here to make a sale. We are here to help you through the entire journey of becoming vacation homeowners, end to end. By sharing our knowledge and expertise with you, our team will make the process as seamless as possible.  

Most importantly, we care about your investment and would love to help you choose the right resort to help your vacation rental business succeed.  

Learn about how we got started as vacation homeowners? Click HERE.

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