Grande Lakes Resort

by | Jan 30, 2021 | Where to Play

ORLANDO, Fla – The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes will soon open its renovated guest rooms, luxury pool and Club Lounge as focal points of a $30 million renovation project.

Due to be complete February 2021, the 582 guest rooms will feature design inspired by the natural beauty of the property’s landscaped grounds, wildlife-filled water and surrounding habitats. This new design brings in soft colors, plush textures, and distinctive architectural elements that combine elegant lines and modern details for a cosmopolitan ambience

Following the completion of the guest rooms, The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes will renovate its pool and cabanas, as well as its Ritz-Carton Club Lounge. The pool and lounge will be complete by March 2021.

Guests visiting the property later this month can experience the new weekend-long ‘Curated Experiences‘ at Grande Lakes. Designed for friends, families, couples, and small groups to enjoy truly memorable events, this series of intimate experiences includes master classes, guided workshops, immersive demonstrations led by an array of award-winning chefs, winemakers, jewelers, artists, and wellness experts. Events take place from Jan. 29-31. Cost is $750 per person which includes access to all Package Experiences.

The 500-acre Grande Lakes Orlando estate features the Ritz-Carlton and 1,000-room JW Marriott hotel situated at the headwaters of the Florida Everglades. Guests at each hotel have access to all the facilities and services at Grande Lakes Orlando, including a Greg Norman golf course and the 40,000-square-foot Ritz-Carlton Spa, 12 food and beverage outlets, three pools, the winding lazy river at JW Marriott and the new AquaCourse 360 interactive water feature.

The resort sources ingredients from its on-site apiaries and 18,000-square-footWhisper Creek Farm. On-property activities include Grande Lakes Sports Experiences offering kayaking, eco-tours on Shingle Creek, falconry, mountain biking and fishing school. Conference and meeting attendees have their pick of a selection of meeting space options located across 150,000 square feet that connects the two properties plus more than 100,000 square feet of outdoor space.


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Steve Pike

Steve “Spike” Pike is a lifelong journalist whose career covers Major League Baseball, the NFL, and college basketball. For the past 26 years, Spike has been one of the more respected voices in the golf and travel industries, working for such publications as Golfweek, Golf World, and Golf Digest for The New York Times Magazine Group. In 1998, Spike helped launch the website for the PGA of America. As a freelance travel and golf writer, Spike’s travels have taken him around the world. He has played golf from Pebble Beach to St. Andrews, walked the Great Wall of China, climbed an active volcano in the Canary Islands, been on safari in South Africa, and dived with sharks off Guadalupe, Baja California.