Destination guide

The charming city of Windermere awaits you

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Windermere. Well known for its restaurants, shopping and sporting events, this romantic city won't disappoint. Walt Disney World® and Universal Studios Florida™ are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Windermere

Are you looking for things to do in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Windermere a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Walt Disney World® (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Universal Studios Florida™ (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • SeaWorld® Orlando (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Magic Kingdom® Park (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Universal’s Islands of Adventure™ (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Epcot® (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Windermere

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Windermere is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lake Butler (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Tibet Butler Preserve (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Turkey Lake Park (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Lake Eve (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Little Lake Bryan (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Lake Bryan (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Windermere

Fly into Kissimmee, FL (ISM-Kissimmee Gateway), the closest airport, located 14.7 mi (23.6 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Orlando, FL (MCO-Orlando Intl.), which is 15.2 mi (24.5 km) away.

Where to stay near Windermere?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 42,177 holiday rentals near Windermere. From 12,032 Houses to 15,602 Villas, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Windermere for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Windermere?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Windermere:

  • Rolling Hills at Formosa Gardens: 5,082 holiday homes
  • Southeast Orlando: 43,074 holiday homes
  • Vista del Lago: 426 holiday homes
  • Town Centre Reserve: 360 holiday homes
  • Florida Center: 130 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Windermere?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Windermere. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Walt Disney World: 43,027 holiday rentals
  • Universal Studios: 41,427 holiday rentals
  • ChampionsGate Golf Club: 27,963 holiday rentals
  • Magic Kingdom® Theme Park: 30,504 holiday rentals
  • SeaWorld® Orlando: 38,745 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Windermere listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Windermere?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 12,032 Houses in Windermere. Our other popular types of Windermere holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 15,602 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 5,168 holiday houses
  • Townhouses: 8,100 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Windermere?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 39,772 holiday homes with pool available in Windermere. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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