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African theme-Lake view/spacious/near pool/Disney/Univ/Golf/SeaWorld-Vista Cay

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,097 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Condo, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

Quoted as one of the best condos on the resort. Also awarded the 'excellent' rating.

Spacious Master Bedroom

- Plush King-sized bed with dual side tables and lamps

- 37' flat panel cable HDTV and DVD that sits atop a matching full length dresser

- Enjoy the view of the lake and fireworks from your bedroom or step out onto the oversized lanai/balcony through the adjoining living room

Guest Bedroom Highlights

- Second Junior Master also has a King-sized bed

- Guest Bedroom has two Full-Sized beds

- Den has one Queen Sized Sofa bed

- All the bedrooms have a clock/radio/alarm/mp3, full length mirror and closet space

- These rooms also feature a 37' flat panel, cable, HDTV and DVD

- All beds (Master and other rooms) are outfitted with the finest linens and fabrics. Extra sheets provided as well

Master Bathroom

- Large, spacious and private

- Full-size stand up shower (glass enclosed) adjacent to a full size tub

- Huge double vanity and separate toilet area

Guest Bathroom

- Has a similar setting as the Master Bathroom but with a combination tub/shower and single vanity

Living Room Highlights

- Large Living and entertaining areas offer a sumptuous seating area plus contemporary furnishings

- Blue Ray DVD on the 50' Plasma TV - priceless family entertainment

- A stereo system is added for your further enjoyment

Dining Room Highlights

- Beautiful 6-seater table with leather chairs that adds to the prestige of your vacation

Laundry Room

- The Laundry room is fully equipped with washer, dryer and ironing facilities

Kitchen Highlights

- Gourmet Kitchen with granite counter tops features a 26 cf side-by-side fridge equipped with water and ice; ultra-quiet dishwasher; self-cleaning oven with smooth top range and a built-in microwave. The Kitchen also features a coffee maker, kettle, toaster, blender and garbage disposal

This Orlando condo also offers a free local calls telephone system to guests and is also fitted with a combination lock for your extra convenience and safety

2 Umbrella Strollers; 1 Child Dining Chair Booster Seat available for use

Luxurious towels, hair dryers provided as well as beach towels for your added convenience

Special Features

- 10 ft ceilings

- Top floor, corner unit, south facing (no neighbors above)

- Stunning views of lake and fireworks (seasonal) at SeaWorld

- Largest floor plan at Vista Cay with professionally decorated interior; immaculately maintained

- Air conditioning/ceiling fans

- Wireless, high speed, secured internet

- High quality linens and towels

- Ideal for business or leisure travelers

- Perfectly placed besides the gated 10,000 sq ft. clubhouse and pool. The popular club house at Vista Cay offers: terraced resort pool; spa pool and hot tub; kiddie pool; fitness room; flexible meeting rooms; concierge services; sports court; internet library; games room and theater

- Oversized patio with loveseat, coffee table, 1 chair and another set of 1 table and 2 matching chairs

-'Harbor Square' which will be located at the entrance to Vista Cay will have an exciting combination of retail shopping, dining, social gathering places and cinemas. Publix supermarket already open for business

- Prime Location - minutes to Orlando International Airport, Disney World, Seaworld, Downtown Disney, Universal Studios, Gatorland, designer outlet malls, International Drive, Wonderworks, world renowned restaurants and walking distance to Publix supermarket, Orange County Convention Center and Golf at Shingle Creek Resort. 60 minutes away from Cocoa Beach and Kennedy Space Center

This is to confirm that the photos of our condo are true pictures that depict our condo and the contents therein and are not that of a model home. All pictures of the inside of our condo and the patio by Erika Lauren Photography.

Please note that trucks, commercial vehicles, campers, mobile homes, recreational vehicles, motor homes, house trailers, trailers of every other description, boats, jet skis (or other similar watercraft) boat and other watercraft trailers, horse trailers or vans shall not be permitted to be parked or to be stored at any place on the property, or on the Vista Cay resort.

Also, please be advised that the home that you are renting is located within a condominium which contains certain amenities and common areas (including but not limited to the swimming pool, gym, elevators, sauna, alarm system, etc…) which may from time to time not be fully functional or operational or may be under repair as managed by the building administration such that the use of these areas and/or amenities may be unavailable or limited during your stay in the condo. In this context, while we recognize and regret any resulting inconvenience to our guests, the owner of the home will not be responsible for any such events of outage or unavailability and shall have no responsibility or obligation to grant any discount or refund of any of the rental fee as a result of any such circumstances.


HURRICANE OR STORM POLICY – No refunds will be given unless:

• The state or local authorities order mandatory evacuations in a 'Tropical Storm/Hurricane Warning area' and/or

• A 'mandatory evacuation order has been given for the Tropical Storm/Hurricane Warning' area of residence of a vacationing guest.

• The day that the authorities order a mandatory evacuation order in a 'Tropical Storm/Hurricane Warning,' area, we will refund:

o Any unused portion of rent from a guest currently registered;

o Any unused portion of rent from a guest that is scheduled to arrive, and wants to shorten the stay, to come in after the Hurricane Warning is lifted; and

o Any advance rents collected or deposited for a reservation that is scheduled to arrive during the 'Hurricane Warning' period.

Keywords: Lake View Condo, 3 bedroom, 2 bath, Vista Cay, Next to clubhouse/pool, Disney, Universal Studios, Orlando, Florida, Shingle Creek Golf, Orange County Convention Center

More Details

Property Manager
Alvina Fernandes
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 18, 2017

About Alvina Fernandes

We're a family of 6 with 4 young children so it's anyone's guess why we chose Orlando as our second home. We reside in southern Ontario and try as much as possible to travel to our condo whenever the children are on school holidays. Our penthouse is also our vacation home and we take great pride in sharing it with our guests.

Alvina Fernandes purchased this condo in 2009

Why Alvina Fernandes chose Orlando

We always knew that Florida would be a place to have our second home, especially considering that we reside in the cold north. This is a place we want to travel to during our winter months when we finally retire and as well a place where our children and theirs could enjoy their vacations at. Besides that, we are only a couple of hours away by air from Buffalo so this was another plus in choosing Orlando. We chose Vista Cay in Orlando because it's central to everything we would ever need. We're an hour from the beaches and being centrally located, we can travel to any destination we want to in Orlando.

What makes this condo unique

Vista Cay is an upscale resort. Their standards are very high and their grounds are always immaculate. We love the fact that it's also a gated community thus giving you a sense of security. I love the lake and the view from our condo. We always wanted a view of the water at our second home and the lake is a welcome sight. At night, we can also view the fireworks from SeaWorld on our balcony. Our children enjoy the heated pool when we return from a long day out at the parks or they can watch a movie in the theatre room or play at any of the games table. There is so much to do at the resort that you don't even need to step out of the site at all.

Guestbook comments from the manager

We stayed at this condo for 5 nights in July and everything about our stay was impeccable. The condo is beautifully decorated, spacious, and very clean. It felt like home. We had everything we needed for our stay. Kitchen supplies, linens, even beach towels and toys for our little one. The owner was very pleasant to work with and everything from start to finish was seamless. We look forward to staying here whenever we are in Orlando. Thank you so much for a great stay.
Jul 2016
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Orlando Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 4
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2097 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Please see: Terms & Conditions for deposit/cancellations under:
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Lake ...
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
  • Monument View ...
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Free Local Calls
  • Gym
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size beds (2) Pillow top mattresses with mattress and pillow covers; top quality 500 TC sheets, Double Beds (2) Pillow top mattresses with mattress and pillow covers; top quality sheets, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) 1 Queen Plush Sofa Bed; top quality sheets
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • MP3 Dock
  • Music Library
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Towels
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Deck Furniture
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Gated Community
  • Golf
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Porch Furniture
  • Small Cooler
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear
  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Senior Adults Only Community
  • Singles
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Our condo is fitted with a combination lock for your extra convenience and safety. 2 Umbrella Strollers; 1 Child Dining Chair Booster Seat available for use. Hairdryers in all bathrooms.


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African theme-Lake view/spacious/near pool/Disney/Univ/Golf/SeaWorld-Vista Cay
average rating of 4.9375 based on 157 reviews


  • 5 of 5

This was a great place to be on vacation because it felt like being at home back in Canada. It was very comforting and a great place to relax when going on vacation. Usually when i travel or go on vacations we are always rushing and running around but we never wanted to leave Florida! It is a definetly dream place to stay at since the view is incredible right over Disney World watching the fireworks every night with your family is a very good time to spend together. The condo was very spacious, clean and comfortable. The facilities were very useful and worth using. The 6 days that we were there was a very relaxing stay. It was a very memorable trip that i will never forget. If i had to go on vacation and stay here again i definitely would go back to the same place.

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2010
  • Stayed: August 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're glad you had a memorable trip and hope to have you as our guest again. Thank you for your review.
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Exceeded our expectations!

  • 5 of 5

This condo was truly a blessing! Coming back to this beautiful condo after being out all day was what we looked forward to.

Thank you for sharing your home! We look forward to coming back!

  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very clean, convenient, and well appointed vacation rental.

  • 5 of 5

My family of five were in Orlando for a Disney vacation. My wife is very picky about where ahe stays and can usually find something to complain about. The only thing she complained about this trip was that we could not stay longer. There are so many well thought out extras that we noticed. We only needed to use the beach towels that were provided. The pool is fantastic (I was pleasantly surprised to find a bartender), the exercise trail was very nice and safe, and check in was easy as I have experienced. My wife forgot her case of shoes we were close to a large mall were she found many more. We had about 10-20 min from leaving to being at the parks, depending on traffic and property. We will surely stay again. Thank you for a great experience.

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing place to stay!!!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

If I could put a 10 star, I would. Our family loved everything about this condo!! As soon as we arrived and entered the condo, we were pleasantly surprised. The condo was amazing and everything around it was great. It was very, very spacious and you even had lots of privacy if needed. The balcony was so relaxing looking out over the bay. Security was very good and proximity was excellent!! Publix and a few restaurants within walking distance...even for two 60 year olds :) I could go on and on but find out for yourself and book this will not regret it. Also, the drive to Animal and Magic Kingdom was a breeze.

Thank you Alvina and family for allowing us to use your condo....we hope to be back to Disney World and when we are, we will stay in your condo!!!

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely the best

  • 5 of 5

Alvina's place looks even better in person. The space is big yet staying there we felt very cozy. It's the perfect place to stay. Everything in the apartment is spotless, new and high quality. We stayed here during Hurricane Irma and never lost power. It is located in a beautiful area with amentites galore. Shops, restaurants and theme parks are within walking distance or a very short drive. The host is extremely kind. She really saved us during this bad hurricane. We are very grateful to have been able to stay in this beautiful place during a last minute trip to escape the hurricane. We hope to return some day. Thank you again Alvina. God bless.

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This property is absolutely 5 star.

Words cannot express how my family and I loved staying here for our 2 weeks holiday from London. EVERYTHING was catered for. The management staff was also kind enough to organise the paper view for the McGregor v May weather fight.

All the parks are within a 15 minute drive and the swimming pool spacious and family friendly. I would however mention that the only negative comment about the pool area is to make sure you check the prices of the drinks as they are not advertised and we paid different amounts for the same drinks at different times. This has NO relivence on the property though.

Thank you for a wonderful home to stay in....The Thornton Family 😊

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
9 Miles
Orlando International Airport
Nearest Golf
0.2 Miles
Shingle Creek Resort
Nearest Train
14 Miles
Amtrak Station, Kissimmee
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Interstate 4 + Hwy 528 (Beachline Expressway)
Nearest Beach
60 Miles
Cocoa Beach
Car: recommended

Prime Location - minutes to Orlando International Airport, Disney World, Seaworld, Downtown Disney, Universal Studios, Gatorland, designer outlet malls, International Drive, Wonderworks, world renowned restaurants and walking distance to Publix supermarket, Orange County Convention Center and Golf at Shingle Creek Resort.

60 minutes away from Cocoa Beach and Kennedy Space Center.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $90 + Tax
PM Booking Fee $45 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.5%

1. A non-refundable $250 deposit is required through my property manager, Cosy Casas LLC to secure your dates (this amount will be deducted from your total rent). An email from my manager, with the deposit link, will be forwarded to you once you confirm your booking through VRBO. Please note this deposit is not paid through VRBO.
2. A mandatory damage insurance coverage is also required by Cosy Casas LLC and not through VRBO. There are 1 of 2 options you can choose from (amounts subject to change by manager):
(i). As a Security Deposit, you would need to have a major credit card charged for the amount of $275 up to 30 days prior to arrival or (ii) Alternatively, you may purchase a Security Deposit Protection Plan, underwritten by General U.S. Branch. The Security Deposit Protection Fee ($49) will cover up to $3,000 for accidental or inadvertent damages. Please be advised that intentional damage or gross negligence is not covered and will result in additional costs. Please advise the management company which option you have selected when completing the Registration Form.

Should you wish to cancel your reservation after you have made the $250 deposit via (Cosy Casas LLC) and service fee via (VRBO's), please note that neither the $250 deposit nor the service fee from VRBO is refundable at any time. Kindly read further on the deposit and cancellations by visiting

If you have any further questions, don't hesitate to contact the owner.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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