Posted on January 19, 2023
As the number one visitor destination in the world, Orlando is a bucket-list spot for 60 million people each year looking for a vacation. Since Disney World is what started the phenomenon and drives the need to vacation in Orlando, accommodations near the World are crucial so we’ve identified the five best timeshares near Disney World to give you a head start on your search.
Whether you are looking for Disneyworld timeshare rentals or choosing to buy timeshare in Disneyworld, there are outstanding resorts that will exceed your expectations.
Since Orlando is the timeshare capital of the world, nearly every major hospitality company has a timeshare resort in the area. Whether it is Wyndham, Marriott, Hilton, Sheraton, Holiday Inn or, of course, Disney, a Disneyworld timeshare will provide the best possible experience.
Below you will see our list, which was chosen based on factors such as proximity to the Disney World complex, quality of the resort and popularity based on number of offers placed by our customers. Rather than just list off all Disney timeshare resorts, these will provide you with a range of options based on your overall travel needs.
What’s it Like at Wyndham Bonnet Creek: You will feel like you’re on Disney property but without the Disney prices. A true resort complex with six towers surrounding a scenic lake but with all of the quality amenities you’d want in a superior facility. Onsite bars and restaurants let you quench your appetite without getting into the car, and the pool complex is fabulous with private cabanas for more relaxation.
How easy is it to get to Disneyworld from Wyndham Bonnet Creek? The resort is located adjacent to Disney property, so close that visitors often ask if Epcot is within walking distance (as the crow flies it is but there is no established path to walk). Shuttle service is available for a fee and the drive to the Magic Kingdom takes about 12 minutes.
What are the top things to do at Wyndham Bonnet Creek: The swimming pool complex is amazing, with five pools, lazy rivers, splash zones and water slides for everyone in the family to have fun. Organized activities, game rooms and outdoor movie nights are great for the kids, while adults can relax in one of the hot tubs or the sauna.
What are the accommodations like at Wyndham Bonnet Creek: Spacious, with a choice of one-, two-, three- or four-bedroom suites. All suites featuring full kitchens, living room with double sleeper sofa, dining area, in-unit washer/dryer, jetted tub and balcony or patio.
The one-bedroom suite has a king bed in the master bedroom and sleeps four overall due to the sofa bed. Two-bedroom units sleep between six and eight people depending on the specific layout, as some do not have a sleeper sofa. Main bedroom has a king bed while the second bedroom has two double beds.
Three-bedroom units have king beds in two of the three bedrooms and can sleep between 8-10 comfortably with up to 2000 square feet of space. Four-bedroom units sleep 12 with king beds in two of the bedrooms, four double beds between the other two bedrooms and four bathrooms.
What makes Wyndham Bonnet Creek stand out? The variety of accommodations to suit nearly every taste, yet with quick access to Disney Springs (8-minute drive) and the rest of the Disney parks. Multiple bars and restaurants La Cantina Grill, La Cocina Pizzeria & Bar, Escudos Bar & Grill and Treasure Bar take the guesswork out of mealtime. Plus, the Wi-Fi is complimentary. Learn more about timeshares at Club Wyndham Bonnet Creek.
What’s it Like at Sheraton Vistana Resort: A long-standing timeshare favorite, everything you need is here. From villa accommodation to pools, playgrounds and pool tables, it’s all set among 135 acres of lush tropical landscaping. Sports lovers have tennis, basketball and volleyball to play with onsite restaurants and marketplace for those last-minute sundries, all in a self-contained, condo-style setting.
How easy is it to get to Disneyworld from Sheraton Vistana Resort? While this is the only resort on our list that is on the eastern side of I-4, it is still only a 10-minute drive to Disney Springs and 12 minutes to the Magic Kingdom toll plaza. Shuttle service to Disney World is available for a fee and should be arranged the day before service.
What are the top things to do at Sheraton Vistana Resort: Kid’s activities range from arts & crafts to becoming a mermaid, while adults can relax around the fire pit, in the sauna or steam room. Five food and beverage outlets mean you’ll never go hungry or thirsty. But the water is always an option with a choice of seven pools and eight hot tubs.
What are the accommodations like at Sheraton Vistana Resort: Villa accommodations with space and convenience in a true home-away-from-home setting. One- and two-bedroom villas come with fully equipped kitchens or well-equipped kitchenettes, living room, dining area, washer/dryer in-unit, jetted tubs, flat panel TV, and wireless internet access.
One-bedroom villas are as large as 920 square feet and sleep up to four people, with the two-bedroom townhouse villa sleeping as many as eight and up to 1500 square feet in size. Two-bedroom lockoff villas have separate living rooms and kitchen facilities on either side, providing more privacy if you’re traveling with friends or larger family groups.
What makes Sheraton Vistana Resort stand out? Apart from all of the terrific onsite amenities, it’s the location. Not only are you a quick ride to Disney, but you’re only a five to seven minute drive to the shopping at Orlando Vineland Premium Outlets. ICON Park and the International Drive attractions are just over 10 minutes away as well. Learn more about timeshares at Sheraton Vistana Resort.
What’s it Like at Holiday Inn Club Vacations at Orange Lake Resort: An expansive resort complex across 1,400 acres with multiple accommodation styles among four separate “villages”- North Village, East Village, West Village and River Island. Everything is here from pools, water slides, bars, restaurants, kid’s center, arcades and 18-hole golf courses – all right next to Disney’s Animal Kingdom.
How easy is it to get to Disneyworld from Holiday Inn Club Vacations at Orange Lake Resort? Even though the resort technically sits adjacent to Disney Animal Kingdom property, you still need to exit the resort to get there. Head around to World Drive, then to Osceola Parkway and to the park entrance just under six miles away. Epcot is about 10 miles from the resort.
What are the top things to do at Holiday Inn Club Vacations at Orange Lake Resort: Golfers will absolutely adore this property, with two 18-hole and two 9-hole courses. The Legends course is the 18-hole Arnold Palmer Signature Designed championship course at East Village and also has a driving range. The Reserve is the 18-hole course at West Village, with Crane’s Bend and Legends Walk each offering 9-hole courses.
What are the accommodations like at Holiday Inn Club Vacations at Orange Lake Resort: Accommodations range from low set, duplex-style villas in North and West Villages to condo-style living at East Village and River Island. All units include free WiFi, a kitchen or kitchenette and living and dining areas.
Studio units are available in West Village along with one-, two- and three-bedroom villas. North Village has one-, two- and three-bedroom options, while East Village has two- and three-bedroom villas. River Island has the largest of the selections, with one-, two-, three- and the huge four-bedroom layout that can sleep up to 16 people.
What makes Holiday Inn Club Vacations at Orange Lake Resort stand out? The variety of accommodations and amenities across what feels like a residential-style resort. Not many resorts have multiple golf courses as well as seven pools, multiple bars and restaurants and even jet skis to enjoy. River Island is also home to the 1,200 ft long lazy river complex. Learn more about Holiday Inn Club Vacations at Orange Lake Resort timeshares.