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Amenities & Services

The Blue Heron Beach Resort offer guests numerous things to do while visiting Orlando.  We make visiting the Theme Parks easy by providing complimentary shuttle service to Epcot's Ticket and Transportation Center  For those wishing to spend the day at the resort, we have two swimming pools, a “kiddie” pool, an outdoor Jacuzzi, two fitness rooms. Buena Vista Watersports will deliver jet skis, pontoon boats or ski boats to our dock on Lake Bryan.  Our concierge desk is managed by Expedia Local Experts and they can arrange restaurant reservations, car rental, tickets to the various theme parks and attractions in the Orlando area, tee times at local golf courses, etc.

Check-out our book and game lending library!!

Blue Heron rain ponchos are available for $3.00 Kids rain ponchos also available- $3.00

Great News!!! Our pool hours have been extended to 11:00PM daily!!

Business  Center Now Open!! Check with The Front Desk Staff  with any questions you may have.

                    Internet availability in our units. WiFi is available in our main lobby and poolside.

The Blue Heron Beach Resort accepts packages for all of our guests. Packages are stored in the reservations office by number until picked up by the guests at Guest Services. A package handling fee of $1.00 will be charged to the guest per package. Once a guest departs the resort we will not hold packages and they will be returned to sender. 

Movie Rentals available in the main lobby.

We do not permit soliciting or the distribution of handbills or flyers on our property.  This is an issue that affects every area hotel.  Despite our best efforts, from time to time you may notice a restaurant flyer or menu that has been placed under your door.  We recommend that you do not order food from these establishments. Many of these vendors operate illegally and without a license from the health department. Guest services can provide you with several safe and reliable delivery options.

 

Thrifty Car Rental phone reservations 866-583-6106 X 2  CD # 004H007270

Click here for Thrifty Car Specials

Dollar Rent A Car phone reservations 866-542-2303 X 2  CD # CH9431

Click here for Dollar Car Specials

Swimming pools

There is a large, heated pool between Tower I and the docks overlooking Lake Bryan.  This pool has a two lap lanes and is heated during the winter months.  Adjacent to this large pool is a “kiddie” pool with two feet of water and an outdoor Jacuzzi heated to 102 degrees.   There is a smaller swimming pool between Tower II and Lake Bryan.  This pool is heated to 78 degrees year round.  The pool hours are 8:30AM until 11:00PM daily.

Shuttle Service

We provide complimentary shuttle service to Epcot Ticket and Transportation Center. We do not offer a complimentary shuttle to Universal. However the shuttle to Universal can be paid for directly with the shuttle company at $12.00 per person round trip. These schedules are seasonal and subject to change. Please inquire at our front desk for departure times. The shuttle can accomodate small portable baby strollers that can fit on your seat but cannot accomodate wheelchairs. Shuttle service is included with your resort fee. Reservations are required the night before by 10PM. Resort management is not responsible for any missed shuttles and other means of transportation. If you miss a shuttle please call 407-462-9208 to arrange a private pick-up at your own expense.  Pets, food and beverage and luggage is not allowed. Please be at the pick-up area at least 15 minutes before departure. You must have a voucher prior to boarding. Vouchers can be picked-up at our concierge desk in the lobby.  Please contact the front desk should you require additional assistance.

Shuttle Departure Times

EPCOT                            SEA WORLD                       UNIVERSAL ($12 PP)

8:45 AM                             8:30 AM                                   8:30 AM

10:30 AM                           9:40 AM                                   9:40 AM

                                          11:30 AM                                11:30 AM

Shuttle Return Times

EPCOT                            SEA WORLD                         UNIVERSAL ($12PP)

6:20 PM                             6:35 PM                                   7:25 PM

8:45 PM                             7:30 PM                                  

 

*Universal Shuttle R/T Charge of $12 per person payable upon booking

All drop off and pick-ups are at:

Epcot : Lane #42

Sea World : Taxi Stand

Universal : Lane #67

Watersports

Buena Vista Watersports, located just a few hundred yards down the Lake Bryan shoreline, offers our guests access to jet skis and ski boats with wakeboards, kneeboards and tubes.  Or they can provide your family with s sunset cruise on one of their pontoon boats.  For your convenience they will deliver the watercraft to our private dock.  For more information and rates call 407-239-6939 or visit their website at www.bvwatersports.com.  Fishing is permitted from a designated area from 6AM-9AM.

Recreational freshwater fishing licenses and fees

A fishing license is required to attempt to take native or nonnative freshwater fish. 

Before purchasing a recreational freshwater fishing license or permit, please make sure you understand what qualifies as Florida residency and that you really need a license or permit based on the exemptions.

Annual recreational fishing licenses are valid for 12 months from the date of purchase or the alternate starting date if selected at the time of purchase, unless otherwise specified on the face of the license.

A Florida Fishing license can be obtained at Walmart and also online. 

Miniature Golf

The Hawaiian Rumble miniature golf course is located adjacent to our reception center and in front of Tower II. 

Fitness Centers

We provide a fitness room on the ground floor of each of our two towers.  In each you will find two treadmills, an Elliptical Machine, Universal gym and flat screen TV. The fitness rooms are available to guests from 6:00am to 9:00pm and are accessible by using your guest room key.

Game room

 

 The Game room is located in Tower 2 level 1 parking garage near the Tower 2 Fitness Room.

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