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Destination guide

Lots to do in Lake Buena Vista

Lake Buena Vista might mean 'beautiful lake view' but in this Florida city, most eyes are cast in the direction of the dreamy spires of the Magic Kingdom. It's all about Disney World here, which sprawls magnificently a few minutes' walk to the west. With Lake Buena Vista vacation rentals going big on the family angle, you'll be spoilt for choice. Affordable apartments, astounding condos, and luxurious villas clamor for your attention among manicured lawns and spectacular pools. But even if Disney remains your main focus, don't forget this is the "capital of theme parks." Don't miss Universal's thrills or SeaWorld's wonders.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in and around Lake Buena Vista

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Lake Buena Vista a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Epcot® (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Walt Disney World® (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Magic Kingdom® Park (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Universal Orlando Resort (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Universal Studios Florida (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)
Activities

Lapping up the fun at Lake Buena Vista

Theme-park family fun is the name of the game for those staying in Lake Buena Vista vacation rentals. There's something for all the family here: fairy-tale magic and cute Disney characters for the youngest; barrel rolls and butterflies for the older kids on the wilder rides. Adults don't have to miss out either: there are plenty of nearby malls for shopping, and world-class golfing greens for teeing-off on. You could catch a lavish evening show in one of the many hotels, or tuck in to sumptuous dining at top-rated Orlando restaurants.

Weather

Making the most of Lake Buena Vista's magic

Lake Buena Vista weather is rarely anything other than warm and humid. This is Florida, after all, but the temperatures and crowds are definitely at their peak in the summer vacation months. Late spring or winter are good times to come when the heat is milder and the queues shorter. Don't leave it too late in the winter season, though, or you'll bump into the run up to Christmas. This is when the crowds increase, as families head south to make their seasonal wishes come true.

Natural features

Lake Buena Vista—views into Florida's wildlife

Lake Buena Vista itself is a wonderfully sculpted landscape that manages to blend colorful condos and bright-lit hotels with glittering lakes and languid canals. If you want to get up close to the wild splendor of the oceans, you couldn't be better placed. Seaworld Orlando lets you awe at orcas, dance with dolphins, and waddle among the penguins. But don't forget the Florida wildlife to be found outside the parks! Natural wonders such as the gentle manatee, the steel-eyed alligator, or the endless sweep of the Everglades are just a car trip away.

How to get there

Traveling to and around Lake Buena Vista

The nearest airport is in Orlando Intl. Airport (MCO), located 14.3 mi (23 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Kissimmee, FL (ISM-Kissimmee Gateway), which is 9.3 mi (14.9 km) away.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Lake Buena Vista?

The heart wants what the heart wants, and right now it wants to go on vacation. Now's the time to pack your suitcase and take off to one of these top vacation rentals in or near Lake Buena Vista:

  • Around 5 miles from the center of Lake Buena Vista, it's hard to top "Theme Rooms, Splashpad, Movie Theater". It has 7 bedrooms and handy features including wheelchair accessibility and an iron and ironing board.
  • "Luxurious Family - 4bedroom - Privacy Fenced Pool Hot Tub" is another top pick, offering 4 bedrooms, a nearby laundromat, an oven and more. It's around 5 miles from Lake Buena Vista.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Lake Buena Vista vacation rental for you.

What are the best tiny house vacation rentals in or near Lake Buena Vista?

Punching above its weight when it comes to character and charm, a tiny house vacation rental in Lake Buena Vista puts you on the doorstep of big adventure. Close down your tech and turn your focus to Mother Nature at one of these fun-sized stays:

  • Get away from it all and get back to basics at "Brand New Tiny House Near Orlando Attractions And Central Florida Beaches". This getaway in Clermont packs plenty of conveniences into its cozy space, such as a living room and a heated pool.
  • "The Cottage - Quaint Tiny Home Filled With Charm" in Princeton - Silver Star is another highly rated choice. A microwave oven and a kitchen will make your time here even more cozy and comfortable.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Lake Buena Vista?

Clock off on Friday and then forget all your worries. If it's time for some fun and relaxation, these retreats in and around Lake Buena Vista promise an amazing weekend getaway:

  • Spend a few days at "Welcome To The Windsor Fantasy", which is around 5 miles to the southwest of central Lake Buena Vista. There's lots of adventure and nature on your doorstep here. Do some basketball and cycling or just wander around the sights of Lake Eola Park and Rock Springs Run.
  • "Minutes To Disney5 - Starman" is another great setting for a weekend getaway. Around 6 miles southwest of Lake Buena Vista, use it as a base to do a little tennis or golf. MetroWest Golf Club and Mayor Carl Langford Park should also be on your to-do list if you stay here.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Lake Buena Vista?

Studio apartments are a hard act to beat when it comes to location, convenience and affordability. Take a look at these studio apartments for rent in or near Lake Buena Vista and discover the local culture:

  • Toss your bags down and put your feet up at "Sensational Water View 1 Mile To Disney Newly Renovated Superb Location". Amenities including games and off-street parking options will help you feel at home here.
  • Alternatively, get away to "Upgraded Huge Lakefront 1br/2ba Blue Heron Beach Resort Condominium", which offers conveniences including a boat and WiFi.

There are lots of highlights around Lake Buena Vista to put on your must-do list. Feed your inner culture vulture and visit La Nouba Theater and Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Lake Buena Vista?

Just because you only have a couple of days off work doesn't mean you need to spend it in a lifeless hotel. Take a quick vacation but still have the comforts of home at one of these short-term rentals in or around Lake Buena Vista:

  • "Welcome To The Windsor Magic" is close to the center of Lake Buena Vista, so you'll have loads of things to see and do. Find your way to leading attractions like Amway Center and Camping World Stadium when you're not kicking back in your cozy pad.
  • Eat, sleep and discover your surroundings from "Clean Themed Rooms, Private Lakeview Yard", another exceptional option. Mall at Millenia and Orlando Science Center should be on your itinerary when it's time to sightsee.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Lake Buena Vista?

Whether spent in a luxury condo or a rustic cabin, a romantic weekend getaway is a wonderful way to spice up your love life. Whisk your partner off for a couple of leisurely days at one of these popular escapes in or near Lake Buena Vista:

  • Sneak off on Friday afternoon for a few passionate nights at "Theme Rooms, Splashpad, Movie Theater". Around 5 miles from Lake Buena Vista, this property comes with plenty of nice touches, like a dining table and shopping facilities.
  • "Luxurious Family - 4bedroom - Privacy Fenced Pool Hot Tub" is another terrific option that's sure to impress. It's around 5 miles from Lake Buena Vista and comes with winery tours and beauty services.

Are there mansions for rent in or near Lake Buena Vista?

Nothing screams "Best. Vacation. Evvv-er." like staying in a mansion. Treat your family to a truly unforgettable getaway at one of these mansions for rent in or near Lake Buena Vista:

  • Located approximately 5 miles to the southwest of Lake Buena Vista, "Stunning Wow Mansion Home Theater Pool Hot Tub Bbq Game Rm Outdoor Kitchen" is the perfect place to relax and unwind in luxury. Amenities on offer here include a swimming pool and golf.
  • With a swimming pool, a separate dining area and loads of other awesome amenities, "Rent A Luxury Mansion On Storey Lake Resort" will get your guests' tick of approval. This plush retreat is roughly 6 miles to the southeast of Lake Buena Vista.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Lake Buena Vista?

Browse these large group vacation rentals in or near Lake Buena Vista and forget about leaving anyone off your invite list:

  • Offering space, privacy and comfort, you'll get everyone's stamp of approval at "Theme Rooms, Splashpad, Movie Theater". Up to 16 people can be accommodated at this retreat which has 7 bedrooms, a swimming pool and a garden. This group favorite is around 5 miles to the southwest of Lake Buena Vista.
  • Invite up to 12 of your dearest friends to "Welcome To The Windsor Fantasy" and fill its spaces with laughter and love. This top option has 5 bedrooms and is around 5 miles to the southwest of central Lake Buena Vista. It's packed with features to keep your large group comfortable and content, such as a swimming pool and a kitchen.

Are there large vacation rentals that sleep 30 or more in or near Lake Buena Vista?

Once in a while you just need to get away from it all … with, say, 30 or so of your nearest and dearest. Whether you're after someplace to stay with the extended family or you're organizing a doozy of a shindig, we have large vacation rentals in and around Lake Buena Vista that'll house your whole party:

  • "28 Beds Space/wonderful World Themed Mansions": With 28 bedrooms housing up to 72 people, there's enough space for all of you. You and your group will have access to amenities including a chef and a swimming pool.
  • "Save Up To 40% Luxury Villa Close To Disney": Get your whole gang's tick of approval at this escape which comes with a nearby waterfront and a nearby river. With 9 bedrooms, up to 30 of your loved ones can stay and play here.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Lake Buena Vista?

A pool is often a must-have when deciding where to spend your vacation, especially if you're taking the kids. Check out these houses with a pool in or near Lake Buena Vista and spend your days splashing around:

  • Round up your gang and enjoy a memorable break at "5 Stars House With Wifi, Game Room". There's a lot to love about this retreat besides its pool, such as a swimming pool and childrens activities.
  • "Awesome Deals - Fantastic 5bedroom House" is the type of place you go to leave the everyday behind and appreciate your surroundings, starting with its inviting pool. A toaster and a separate dining area are also on hand to make your visit as comfortable as possible.

Lake Buena Vista has a humid subtropical climate, with average summertime temperatures fluctuating between 75 ºF and 90 ºF. But there's no need to wait until summer to visit. Take a look at the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the perfect Lake Buena Vista vacation rental and organize your getaway for whenever you like.