It's all about the location!! We own and manage this exceptional, stylish top floor condo on Vista Cay, a quiet gated resort community located just off International Drive and close to all the Parks. New and remodeled 2021. Open plan kitchen with quartz counters, high-end furnishings. 3 bed/2 bath. Comfy mattresses, top linens. Smart TVs. Free secure Wifi. By pool, Balcony overlooks garden with fountain with cheeky partial lake view. Everything you could wish for in the perfect vacation home. One block I’Drive and just minutes to Disney, Seaworld, Universal…We are British Canadians, based on-site and have other condos available.
Some reviews are for another of my other condos which show our standards - until we get reviews on this new one.
This really is a lovely property. small and bijoux and with every convenience for your comfort. We genuinely hope you enjoy every moment of your stay in this lovely home!
We are the owner/managers of Penthouse Gem. We are British/Canadians. We live and work on the resort, manage several other condos, and always available to help with any questions or issues. We can help with pre-arrival grocery shopping and, if it's your first time on the resort we will happily meet and greet you and show you in to your condo.
The open plan living area has a large counter height quartz island so you can chat with frends and family while you cook. DIning table for 4 + seating at the bar also. The condo is top floor, quiet and very private.
The balcony off the living room overlooks a beautiful fountain and garden area and if you lean forward (lol) you can see over the clubhouse to Lake Cay and also Seaworld fireworks
Free high-speed, secure Wifi throughout the condo and balcony. There is also free (unsecure) wifi poolside at the clubhouse next door.
The kitchen has everything you might need for a quick snack or breakfast to a full-blown dinner party. Fully equipped with top quality appliances throughout. Quartz counter tops, stainless appliances, and your fridge has ice maker/water chiller built in. Dishwasher and garbage disposal. Top of the line range, built in microwave, super coffee maker.
Cupboards are stocked with all the pots, pans and utensils you might require and you'll receive a helpful digital guest guide with information about nearby stores from the local Publix supermarket (walking distance) to funky Trader Joe's and WholeFoods to stock your fridge and all the local attractions, restaurants and nearby golf.
There is a full size washing machine and dryer in the condo so pack light and leave space for outlet shopping nearby!
Table for 4 and counter height dining at the bar for 3
Master bedroom with King size bed, pillow-top mattress ceiling fan, smart TV and en-suite bathroom
2nd Bedroom with King size bed, pillow-top mattress, ceiling fan, smart TV.
3rd Bedroom with Queen size bed, pillow-top mattresses and HDTV.
The bedrooms all have comfy new mattresses and high quality cotton linens.
The en-suite master bathroom has WC and walk in shower.
The guest bath has a doube vanity, WC and bathtub with shower.
In the clubhouse. Also outside games by the pool.
Plus a multi sport court and playground
A huge, heated, infinity pool and splash pool overlooking Lake Cay plus new Gym is literaly steps from your building. Relax with a drink from the pool bar on the multi-level sun decks, unwind in the hot tub or work up a sweat in our new gym before a quick dip.
Entertainment at weekends. Movies and popcorn under the Stars on Fridays. Fireworks across the lake at Seaworld each night (seasonal)
This building has a fabulous location; right on the lake, next to the clubhouse wher you will find the main heated pool, hot tub, tiki bar,... in the opposite direction - just a 5 minute stroll to the new pool area (October 2022), Publix Supermarket and various stores and restaurants. Take a jog or quiet walk aound the lake or relax by one of the pools. We also offer a childrens playground, multi sport court and BBQ areas.
In the Vista Cay clubhouse you will find the heated resort pool, jacuzzi, pool bar, kids pool, a gym, business center, games room, concierge desk, weekly poolside movies on giant screen, resort shop for sundries. We also have a 2K lake trail for an ealy morning jog or late afternoon stroll. In the evening you can catch the Seaworld fireworks across the lake (seasonal).
Plenty of free parking in the front of the building.
Free secure Wifi (400mb) throughout the property and on the balcony. Unsecure wifi at the pool area
A complimentary pack and play crib, booster chair is in the condo and baby stroller is available by request .
Sadly not wheelchair accessible but we have 2 large elevators to the building and no steps anywhere so it is very friendly to those who may have mobility issues.
Absolutely NO pets and NO smoking.
Vista Cay Resort offers luxury condos and apartments to rent in Orlando, Florida. Vista Cay is located behind the world famous International Drive and only minutes from the Orange County Convention Center. It has a large communal clubhouse for all the guests to use which features a resort style pool and spa/hot tub, computer room with free internet access, a cinema that shows films daily and you can even request your own movie. There is also a fully equipped gym, basket ball court and even a kids pool. Below are the current condos and apartments we have available on the Vista Cay Resort in Florida.
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Rental prices for 2022 FROM US$189 night + Final clean $145
12.5% Florida state taxes and $45 accidental damage protection applied to all bookings. I always offer the best possible rate to VR360 direct with owner bookings :).
I would be delighted to quote for your chosen dates. I also have other 2 and 3 bedroom condos available on the resort and for that reason I dont show this calendar.
US$250 deposit to secure booking.
Payment by Credit Card (+4%) or FREE Wire transfer (pls ask for details)
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I have stayed at Vista Cay a few times and have always booked Penthouses overlooking the Cay.
This apartment is simply beautiful and it is at the end of the block which I really liked as not only did I have views of the Cay but, in my opinion, the best views of the fireworks at Seaworld.
Lin has been an absolute pleasure to deal with, she answered any queries quickly and was professional throughout, lovely lady.
The Penthouse has everything you could ask for. In particular, the washer and dryer were an absolute godsend throughout our 3 week stay, the kitchen is very well stocked with utensils if a family wanted to have a cooked meal (I am not a big cook so only used the huge cooker a couple of times). My daughter and I spent a few nights at the Hard Rock Hotel but could not wait to return to the apartment, we both fell in love with it. The closet in the master bedroom was huge, I loved it and as for the ensuite... WOW.
There is a complex nearby with my favourite Pizza restaurant/takeaway NYPD which is a must visit. The Publix is a really good grocery store and you can find anything in there (although it can be a little expensive).
For this visit, and after speaking with Lin, I chose not to have a hire car and found that it was so much cheaper and easier to use Uber. I would never drive again, rather I would use the Uber app. Vista Cay is close to I-Drive and also the theme parks. When you think about it, you pay $25 just to park in the theme parks, the most expensive park to get to using Uber was the Magic Kingdom at $18 one way. It really is a no brainer and takes away the stress of driving.
I would return to this beautiful Penhouse in a heartbeat.
Date of stay: July 2019
Reviewer name: Julie Clay, Liverpool, UK
Five star vacation home!
What a beautiful condo! There is so much to say about it! When booking this condo, I fell in love with the photos on the website. Upon arriving at Vista Cay and seeing this top-floor condo in person, the living space and decor were even more stunning than the photos on the website. Our family instantly felt at home and none of us wanted to leave this luxurious place, with the Florida sunshine streaming in the abundance of windows, when our vacation was over! In particular, the master bedroom, en-suite bathroom, and walk-in closet are enormous. The living room area and pristine dining room were roomy enough for our entire family to relax comfortably together at the end of each day. The balcony is furnished with comfy patio furniture to relax and enjoy the view of Lake Cay and Seaworld skyline. The condo was very clean, equipped with laundry room. The key-less entry system was very practical with 5 adults. Centrally located; close to Sea World, Universal, Wet and Wild, and Aquatica. The Publix across the street was an added bonus. The pool area was large, clean, and not overcrowded. All contact with the owner was pleasant and prompt; when booking, prior to arrival, and during our stay. We will definitely be coming back to vacation again in this Vista Cay penthouse!
Date of stay: June 2015
Reviewer name: The Trickey family, Montreal, Quebec
Beautiful luxury condo
Our family had a wonderful 2 week summer holiday staying at this condo. The spacious luxury accommodation meant all 5 of us had ample room to chill out and relax after the heat of the day. Our friends had stayed here in previous years and told us about it and we in turn have recommended it to all our friends. The condo was absolutely spotless, had a well equipped kitchen and separate laundry room with a washer and tumble dryer. It is centrally located just off Universal Boulevard, with easy access to International Drive and Sea World. We would be glad to stay here again.
Date of stay: June 2013
Reviewer name: Hazelton family, N Ireland
This Condo Made Our Holiday.
Absolutely stunning apartment.
Vast, spacious, everything you need and more.
His n Hers sinks in the master EnSuite says it all.
The pictures don't give the actual size justice.
Felt like home, only better.
Quiet, modern all mod cons included.
Home from home.
Beautiful views from the balcony where we spent nany an hour on a late evening.
Vista Cay Resort also stunning and quiet.
Huge pool and jacuzzi and so quiet compared to a typical resort hotel.
Late night drinks in a quietly set hot tub.!
Lovely lake with 1.5 mile path and on site gym. Seaworld 2 mile away.
Universal 4 miles.
Disney a bit further but don't worry if no transport. We used the Lynx bus 111 just round the corner.
You can walk to i-Drive, only 1.5 miles.
Stay here, I guarantee you will not want to leave and you will never want to go anywhere else.
We will be back...
Date of stay: October 2012
Reviewer name: Mick & Joan, Leeds, U.K.
Vista Cay Condo,Orlando.
This property came highly recommended to me and my family.It lived up to all its expectations. Ive been to Florida 3 times now and stayed in a Hotel,Villa and now this Condo. I could not find fault with it. Great accommodation,superbly presented and spec'd as well as being handy to all attractions yet located in a tranquil setting over looking Vista Cay lake.
Date of stay: June 2012
Reviewer name: Magee Family, N.Ire
Donovan family holiday
The apartment has great decor and lots of space. It's very close to all the parks and International Drive. You still need to a hire car, no-one walks in the US. The pool is quite large and lots of sunbathing space. All rooms have TV's, my son had a treat with a super kingsize bed and his own TV in his room. There are 3 bedrooms, 2 super king and 1 twin. 2 bathrooms. It's on the 3rd floor but there is a lift. The transfer time from the airport is 20 mins. Great location!
Date of stay: May 2012
Reviewer name: Donovan Family, Reading
Perfect family accommodation
Just returned from two weeks holiday at Vista Cay Orlando. The condo was beautiful and very spacious, perfectly suiting everyone's needs - two couples and a child (under two). Both the condo and all communal areas were spotlessly clean and well maintained. Loved sitting out on the balcony for breakfast looking over the lake and planning the day ahead, then again for a few wee drinks in the evening....bliss! The pool area was very quiet which was ideal after a hectic day at the parks. Great location for access to all Orlando has to offer. Would highly recommend this property to anyone planning a trip to Orland.
Date of stay: April 2012
Reviewer name: Ward family, Scotland
wonderfull huge condo.............
we stayed at the condo in november over thanksgiving. We travel to orlando very often and stayed at alot of places but i have to say how impressed we were. The condo is very central, much bigger than we expected, clean and not cluttered. I think looking at the future bookings the rate is good and is not overpriced and the communication between the owner and myself was great. I would definately recommend this accomodation to anyone who is looking.
Date of stay: November 2011
Reviewer name: phillips family, wales
We recently returned from a 14 night stay here and being a frequent visitor to Florida, i can say this was certainly the best accomodation we have stayed in. The condo is spacious, modern, clean and quiet with easy access to all of the parks. Vista-Cay resort is also a great place to relax and spend a day away from the parks. Will definately be visiting again!
Date of stay: August 2011
Reviewer name: Wayne & Family , Kent, England
Would thoroughly recommend this condo. Very spacious, spotlessly clean and furnished to a very high standard. Great view of the lake from the balcony. Vista Cay is in an excellent location only a short drive to theme parks, shops and restaurants. Great pool area with plenty of sunbeds.
Date of stay: July 2011
Reviewer name: JG, Edinburgh, Scotland
We stayed at this fantastic condo for three weeks in May 2011. The condo itself is great with everything you need for a self catering holiday. We have two young children and the condo is equipped with travel cot , high chair and stroller. The location of Vista Cay is very central and just a short drive to International Drive.The resort itself is very well maintained, with friendly staff, two beautiful pools and a supermarket just a short walk away. We have stayed in this condo several times over the past few years, it has spoiled us for staying anywhere else. cant recommend it highly enough. we will hopefully be returning again next year.
Date of stay: April 2011
Reviewer name: Gillian and family, Glasgow, Scotland
superb location and beautiful condo
We spent two weeks in this condo in april this year and it was a fantastic two weeks.
The location of the condo is superb, all amenities close by and very close to all the parks.
The condo iteslf is beautiful and very spacious. Its furnished to a very high standard and supplied with all the necessities.
The owner actually rang us there to see if we were happy within the first few days, excellent service.
Overall, we had a fantastic holiday here and we were very sad to leave.
We would recommend this beautiful condo and resort to everyone.
Thank you for a wonderful holiday and we will be staying again.
Date of stay: April 2011
Reviewer name: steph deane, carlisle cumbria
Amazing condo and location
We stayed for 5 nights.
Great location, all parks are close and grocery store, restarants are close. Condo was very very clean & well maintained.
Will return in the future.
Could eaily accomodate more guests - there were 4 in our party
Date of stay: March 2011
Reviewer name: Cold Canadians, Edmonton, Alberta
Absolutely wonderful condo!
We had a fantastic stay in this condo! It is beautifully appointed and tastefully decorated. The kitchen is very well equipped and there is a grocery store just a 2 minute walk, from the condo. It is an easy walk to the Orange County Convention Centre and to many great restaurants. The facilities at the condo complex are second to none! We would highly recommend this condo to friends and family and we would definitely return, on our trips to Orlando. It is almost too nice.....tough to leave to go out.....so very comfortable!
Date of stay: February 2011
Reviewer name: Gina and Sandy, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Property No 618
Just back from the condo after an 11 night stay. A beautiful, spacious, safe, comfortable condo, which has fantastic open views to the lake, the sun shines on the balcony from early morning to evening, with all the amenties within it you could need, including a British football channel on the massive tv.
Condo is situated just off International Drive and is ideally situated for the shopping outlets at Prime and Premium, Universal and Disney parks and the Golf at Shingle Creek, Grande Pines and the courses at Kissimmee. The golf, shoppping, Universal Studios and restaurants can be easily accessed by using Universal Boulevard rather than the busier I-Drive.
Would definately book again.
Date of stay: October 2010
Reviewer name: John & Catherine, Glasgow, U.K.