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Scream if you want to go faster!

What’s new in Orlando? There always seems to be something exciting happening in Orlando.  And this season is no different. The Ellis Exclusive Villas team brings you news of all the new rides and excitement coming to Orlando soon. We bring you news of: Infinity Falls, a new raft ride at SeaWorld Ray Rush, an award-wining new ride at Aquatica water park Oga’s Cantina, exciting first news from Galaxy’s Edge...

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18 Best-Ever Disney World Hacks You Must Try!

The Ellis Exclusive Villas team shares our favourite Disney World top tips. This is everything you need to know about Disney World! Even experienced Disney visitors will learn something from this collection of our favourite Disney hacks. If you are planning to visit Disney World while staying at one of our Orlando vacation homes, make sure you try these best-ever Disney World Hacks. Let us guide you step by step...

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Soon to Be in A Galaxy Not So Far, Far Away

Exciting news for all Star Wars fans… Disney has announced its plans for the new Stars Wars worlds that it is developing for its theme parks in Orlando, Florida, and in California. Disney has announced that the construction of its new Star Wars attractions is already underway at Disney Hollywood Studios in Orlando. The new land will be called Galaxy’s Edge, set in the galaxy of Batuu.  The site covers...

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Countdown to the New Toy Story Land at Disney

There’s only a month to go until Disney’s newest world opens at Disney Hollywood Studios in Orlando.   Here’s everything you need to know about the soon-to-open Toy Story Land.   Toy Story Land – Opening June 30, 2018   This summer visitors to Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Disney World Florida can enjoy a whole new land: Toy Story Land. It’s the first of two major expansions to the Hollywood...

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10 Must-Try Universal Orlando Hacks

If you are planning a trip to Universal Studios Orlando during your stay in Florida, you need to read these 10 Universal Orlando tips before you go. We’ve pulled together some amazing hacks for you. Universal Orlando features three amazing theme parks — Universal Studios Florida, Universal’s Islands of Adventure and the Volcano Bay water theme park — it offers days and nights of endless fun for every member of...

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Vacation Home versus Hotel?

There are so many reasons for choosing to stay at your own vacation home instead of an expensive resort hotel… here are some of our favourites! The pool doesn’t close No need to rush back from the park… the pool isn’t going to close. We don’t have a dress code Whatever you’re up to, you can relax in comfort!  Read the story of our guests who ran ToughMudder here. So...

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Off to the Beach

Florida’s beaches are consistently named among the best in the world.  Although there are no beaches in landlocked Orlando, it is easily possible to make a day trip to either the Atlantic coast or the more sheltered Gulf Coast.   Atlantic Coast Beaches The Atlantic Coast beaches are the closest to Orlando, at just over an hour’s drive away.  The wide stretches of sand buffeted by Atlantic waves might not...

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Disney on Wheels

We are incredibly lucky here at Ellis Exclusive Villas to work with such a fantastic bunch of home owners. In this week’s blog, we speak with Pierre, one of the home owners to most recently join us. How did you end up buying a property in Orlando? We first went to Florida in 2001. We were living in Canada at the time and a friend lent us his house in Kissimmee....

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Our Favourite Holiday Celebrations in Orlando

Nowhere beats Orlando for Holiday fun.  Here’s the Ellis Exclusive Villas list of three of our favourite Orlando Christmas institutions. Now Snowing at Celebration Those who read this blog regularly will know that I’m a big fan of the pretty town of Celebration. It is a really attractive town to wander around all year round, but it really goes the extra mile during the Holidays. You can have your photo...

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When is the best month to visit Orlando? Delightful December

The holidays are here!  What a wonderful time of year!  And, for Disney fans, there is nowhere better to celebrate the holidays than Walt Disney World Orlando. There are plenty of other wonderful events happening across the Central Florida area too, so don’t think it is all mouse ears… you can seek out Christmas carollers and even snow in Florida if you know where to look! Here’s the Ellis Exclusive...

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