ORLANDO, Fla. –– Orlando, known for its countless adventures, takes luxury experiences to new heights, offering exclusive and unforgettable ways to explore the destination. Orlando presents VIP offerings spanning from lavish accommodations and Michelin-rated dining options to private, behind-the-scenes tours at most theme parks in Orlando, the Theme Park Capital of the World®.

VIP THEME PARK EXPERIENCES

Elevate your theme park experience with VIP treatment and take advantage of exclusive access, personalized services and unforgettable moments in Orlando's most iconic attractions.

  • Disney’s Private VIP Tours and Universal Orlando Resort’s VIP Tour Experience are led by personal tour guides who provide exclusive front-of-line access to rides and attractions and a peek behind-the-scenes experience.
     
  • The VIP Cabana Package at the all-inclusive Discovery Cove includes an all-day VIP cabana for up to 8 guests with a Dolphin Lagoon view, exclusive animal encounters, a snack basket and fully stocked mini fridge with Coca-Cola products, a dedicated cabana host and more.
     
  • Visitors can choose any of LEGOLAND Florida Resort’s VIP Experience Packages to enjoy exclusive benefits during their visit, like a personal VIP Host, priority access to rides and attractions, reserved seating at shows and more. The park’s ultimate package – the UltimatePlus VIP Tour Experience – even includes lunch, all-day snacks and refreshments, valet parking and other perks.

LUXURIOUS RETREATS

From beach-like properties to Victorian-style theme park resorts, Orlando’s luxury accommodations offer lavish amenities and scenic views to ensure an unforgettable stay.  

  • New in 2024, Evermore Orlando Resort features a range of 2- to 11-bedroom luxe vacation homes, as well as an 8-acre Crystal Lagoon and a sandy beach with unique activities for families. Evermore, which has the world's first touchless sunscreen application system, is thoughtfully built for large groups and families, offering a range of 2- to 11-bedroom vacation homes.  Conrad Orlando, the destination’s first Hilton luxury brand, boasts 433 rooms, a spa, diverse dining options and scenic views.
     
  • Waldorf Astoria Orlando ushers in a new era of sophistication in 2024 as it completes a multi-phase floor-to-ceiling transformation of its resort rooms and suites, lobby space and select culinary outlets, including its award-winning restaurant Bull & Bear and prestigious 18-hole golf course. The redesign emphasizes the resort's unique geographic position, pleasantly located within the 482-acre Bonnet Creek Nature Preserve, a perfect sanctuary for guests seeking a mix of nature and tranquility.  Other upscale amenities include the renowned Waldorf Astoria Spa, butler service upon request and an on-property heliport available for service from Daytona Beach, Tampa, Ocala and Jacksonville.
     
  • With over 400 guest rooms, the luxurious Four Seasons Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort is North America's largest Four Seasons resort. The property has several dining venues, including Capa, a rooftop and Michelin Starred restaurant with Magic Kingdom views; a 14,000-square-foot spa; fitness center; three pools (including one that is for adults only) and a lazy river; sports facilities with tennis, basketball, a rock wall and more. A recreation center for children, teens and families completes the resort experience. Sports enthusiasts can also enjoy the 18-hole Tom Fazio-designed Tranquillo golf course. 
     
  • The elegance of classic Spanish-Mediterranean Revival architecture is reborn at The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes, featuring 56 Club Level rooms, 62 Executive Suites and two Presidential Suites. Private guided eco-tours of Shingle Creek, the Headwaters to the Florida Everglades, fly fishing instruction or a round on the resort’s Greg Norman-designed golf course – complete with a personal caddie – are all available to resort guests. Also included are a 40,000-square-foot spa and a new Michelin Starred Knife & Spoon steak and seafood restaurant, conceived and led by award-winning Chef John Tesar.
     
  • Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa is a Victorian-style Disney Deluxe Resort distinguished as the flagship hotel of Walt Disney World Resort, offering world-class dining, full-service spa, entertainment and luxurious accommodations in its six striking red-gabled buildings. This magnificent 867-room hotel sits along the white-sand shores of Seven Seas Lagoon. Senses – a Disney-owned and operated spa, blends turn-of-the-century elegance with modern accouterments—and a dash of Disney whimsy. Victoria & Albert’s, reopening July 28, is the only five-star restaurant in Orlando, featuring a seasonal menu with ingredients from around the globe and white glove table service. 

FINE DINING

Orlando, recognized as one of the top foodie cities by WalletHub, offers an expanding restaurant scene with celebrity chefs and Michelin-starred establishments.

  • In May 2023, the MICHELIN Guide Miami, Orlando and Tampa was updated, with inspectors announcing the addition of 13 new Orlando restaurants as well as a MICHELIN Sommelier Award for Benjamin Coutts of the One-MICHELIN-Star Soseki Modern Omakase. MICHELIN’s recognition of 46 Orlando restaurants, including four-starred venues, 11 Bib Gourmands and 31 Recommended, confirms what locals have known all along — that Orlando has an exceptional culinary community.

Resort Dining

  • Knife & Spoon is a Michelin Starred steak and seafood restaurant headed by four-time James Beard Award semifinalist for “Best Southwest Chef,” John Tesar. For a great steak in a gorgeous setting, Bull & Bear at the Waldorf Astoria serves Prime grade certified Angus beef. Meanwhile, rooftop restaurant California Grill at Disney’s Contemporary Resort offers incredible views of Seven Seas Lagoon and Magic Kingdom Park (including nightly fireworks). At the luxurious Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort, Michelin Starred Capa restaurant is an elegant cotemporary Spanish steakhouse offering incredible nighttime views of Disney’s fireworks from its 17th floor rooftop patio. Four Flamingos: A Richard Blais Florida Kitchen at Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress, from the Top Chef All-Stars winner, features cuisine inspired by tropical flavors and ingredients from Florida, including native fruits, vegetables, seafood and more.  

Upscale eats around Orlando

  • In Winter Park, AVA MediterrAegean, features Mediterranean and Cycladic Islands cuisine and Michelin Starred Soseki, offers an intimate 10-seat, multi-course dining experience featuring a modern take on omakase. Located in the heart of Mills 50, the Michelin Recommended Kaya offers a five-wave chef’s tasting that celebrates the seafood- and vegetable-forward flavors of Filipino cuisine. On the famed ‘Restaurant Row’, Christini's Ristorante Italiano offers award-winning cuisine and traditional Italian dishes. Creating seasonally inspired dishes, this chef-driven restaurant also features live jazz performances nightly.

OTHER LUXURY EXPERIENCES AROUND ORLANDO

Spas and relaxation  

  • The Spa at The Alfond Inn is one of the newest additions to the Winter Park boutique property, offering locally inspired spa treatments such as the Peacock Peel and Facial, named after Winter Park’s native peacocks, and the Mead Botanical Garden massages, which includes a luxurious CBD and herbal infusion.
     
  • Guests can escape to an opulent spa with unusual treatments like the Sticks and Stones Massage at The Spa at Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort, using sculpted basalt stones and birch wood massage sticks.
     
  • The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Orlando, Grande Lakes offers homegrown luxury, with spa treatments using herbs grown in the resort’s organic garden, honey produced by on-site bees and citrus fruit plucked from local orchards.

Arts and entertainment

  • Downtown Orlando’s KIA Center, home to big-name performances and sporting events, offers exclusive seating, concierge-level services and access to VIP bars and lounges for suite ticket holders.
     
  • At Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Orlando, visitors can enjoy a wide range of live performances, including Broadway shows, theater arts, operas and performances by the Orlando Ballet. Visitors can also experience performances at two of the center’s newest venues – Steinmetz Hall, which achieves an N1 sound rating — and the intimate Judson’s Live, an intimate 150-seat, cabaret-style music space with unparalleled sound.

About Visit Orlando

Visit Orlando is The Official Tourism Association® for Orlando, the most visited destination in the United States, Theme Park Capital of the World® and No. 1 meeting destination in the country. A not-for-profit trade association that brands, markets and sells the Orlando destination globally, we represent more than 1,500 member companies comprising every segment of Central Florida’s tourism community.

Visit Orlando connects consumers and business groups with all facets of Orlando’s travel community, whether for a vacation or meeting. Home to seven of the world’s top theme parks — as well as refreshing water parks, activities to connect with nature, vibrant neighborhoods, a dynamic dining scene with Michelin recognized restaurants, and a robust calendar of entertainment and sports events — Orlando is a diverse, welcoming and inclusive community for all travelers. Find more information at VisitOrlando.com or OrlandoMeeting.com.

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