Welcome to The Blue Heron Beach Resort
The Blue Heron Beach Resort is a lakefront property featuring one- and two-bedroom condominium-style suites less than a mile from the Lake Buena entrance to Walt Disney World. We cater to families visiting Orlando for all it has to offer – the world-famous Theme Parks, great shopping, fine dining, excellent golf courses and other recreational and cultural amenities. Whether you venture off property to experience Orlando, play miniature golf or choose to stay at the resort for a day of relaxation by the pools, jet skiing or working out in the fitness center, you’ll enjoy staying with us – your “home away from home”.
Wake up to a romantic sunrise from your spacious balcony. Enjoy an enviromentally-friendly stroll on the boardwalk through our conservation area. Soak your sore muscles in our outdoor Jacuzzi. Play mini-golf at one of the best Family Resorts in Orlando. Shop to your hearts content at Orlando's Premium Outlet. View the Disney fireworks from our observation decks. Walk to the many shops, restaurants and entertainment venues in Lake Buena Vista. Prepare meals in your Orlando condominium to take to Disney, SeaWorld or Universal. Return year after year to one of the most popular resorts in Orlando.
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Orlando hotels nab honors in TripAdvisor's 2015 Travelers' Choice awards
17 Central Florida hotels nab honors in annual TripAdvisor awards
Seventeen Central Florida hotels were named winners Wednesday in the 13th annual TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards.
The highest honor in the bunch went to The Villas of Grand Cypress, which ranked no. 8 in the Top 25 Hotels Overall category this year.
The hotel also nabbed the no. 4 rank in the Top 25 Luxury Hotels category.
"With these awards, TripAdvisor has told the world our little secret," said Mark Cox, the hotel's general manager in a news release Wednesday. "Villas of Grand Cypress has dedicated decades to refining, redefining and reinforcing what is means to be a luxury resort, in an area with many options."
No other Central Florida hotels made either list. Two Miami hotels, Vintro Hotel South Beach and Metropolitan by COMO, ranked no. 16 and no. 24, respectively, in the overall category.
Central Florida properties dominated the ranks for the Top 25 Hotels for Families with 16 hotels getting the nod.
Those winners are as follows: Floridays Resort Orlando, no. 2; Staybridge Suites Lake Buena Vista, no. 3; Marriott's Cypress Harbors, no. 5; Disney's Art of Animation Resort, no. 7; Disney's Wilderness Lodge, no. 9; Sheraton Vistana Resort Lake Buena Vista, no. 10; Marriott's Harbor Lake, no. 11; Lake Buena Vista Resort Village & Spa, no. 13; Best Western Premier Saratoga Resort Villas, no. 14; Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando, no. 15; Bay Lake Tower at Disney's Contemporary Resort, no. 16; Blue Heron Beach Resort, no. 17; Disney's Port Orleans Resort-Riverside, no. 18; WorldQuest Orlando Resort, no. 19; Disney's Beach Club Resort, no. 21; and Wyndham Bonnet Creek Resort, no. 22.
This is the 13th year TripAdvisor has announced these awards. Honorees are selected based on reviews and opinions of TripAdvisor users.
"The Travelers' Choice list of thousands of award-winning properties is perfect to inspire travelers as they think about their 2015 travel plans," said Barbara Messing, TripAdvisor's chief markeing officer in a release.
TripAdvisor is an online travel site that offers reviews and booking tools for travelers. TripAdvisor sites get nearly 315 million unique visitors a month.