Shopping in Orlando is definitely something not to be missed, because as with most other things in Orlando, it's bigger and better than almost anywhere else. With a number of shopping malls and outlets to choose from, there is something for every person, and every pocket! From shops like Abercrombie & Fitch to Louis Vuitton, from Jimmy Choo to Hugo Boss, and from Department Stores like Macy's to Bloomingdales you can quite easily spend a full day shopping and dining, away from the parks and out of the sun.
|Disney Springs: - This is the newly redesigned version of Downtown Disney, now containing a brand new mid-section with shops such as Uniqlo, Under Armour, Kate Spade, Oakley, Pandora, Sperry, Superdry and the new two storey Coca-Cola store. They've even got a shop that just sells hammocks, called Swings N' Things.|
On the food and drink front you are also spoilt for choice with the Coca-Cola Rooftop Beverage Bar and the AMC Disney Springs Dine-In Theatre, where you can have Fish & Chips or Steak and Shrimp whilst watching a movie. Experience the finest in Pan-Asian cuisine as Chef Morimoto of Iron Chef America unveils his most exciting restaurant yet - Morimoto Asia.
|The Mall at Millenia: - Located off exit 78 on the I4, Mall of Millenia is a shopping experience not to miss. A dazzling selection of international stores makes The Mall at Millenia an essential shopping destination and the collection of retailers is presented in a distinctive environment of dramatic and stylish architecture. |
An impressive list of companies with shops here, detailed below - and also some great eateries too, like The Cheescake Factory where the menu features more than 200 menu selections made fresh from scratch each day, including approx 50 cheesecakes and speciality desserts.
Abercrombie & Fitch; Apple; Banana Republic; Bloomingdale's; Burberry; Cartier; Chanel; Gap; Gucci; Hugo Boss; Jimmy Choo; L'Occitane; Louis Vuitton; Macy's; Nine West; Pandora; Rolex; Tiffany & Co and Yankee Candle.
|The Florida Mall: - Situated close to Orlando International Airport off Sand Lake Road, The Florida Mall offers the largest selection of retailers under one roof including 30 restaurants and cafes like Salsa Taqueria & Tequila Bar, California Pizza Kitchen, Buca di Beppo & Ruby Tuesday. Offering unparalleled shopping, this is your one-stop shopping destination no matter what you’re looking for. |
Shops here include: Adidas Originals; Apple; Bare Escentuals; Billabong; Crocs Store; Guess; H&M; JC Penney; M&M's World; Nordstrom; Oakley; Saks Fifth Avenue, Sephora and Victoria's Secret.
Approx 20 miles from the Villa, heading North along the I4 to exit 74A, then onto West Sand Lake Road, heading East.
|Premium Outlets Orlando: - There are two locations for Premium Outlets in Orlando. One is on International Drive (with 180 stores) and the other is on Vineland Avenue (with 150 stores), close to Sea World. With shops on International Drive such as Calvin Klein, DKNY, Gap Outlet, Hugo Boss, Lacoste, Levi's Outlet Store, Nike Factory Store, Polo Ralph Lauren, Puma, Reebok, Ted Baker, Timberland and Tommy Hilfiger.|
In addition, the Premium Outlets on Vineland Avenue, near to Sea World also has shops such as Burberry, Carolina Herrera, Diesel, Fendi, Giorgio Armani, Roberto Cavalli and coming soon Prada. Both locations have ample places for you to eat, such as Starbucks, Subway, Haagen Dazs, Taco Bell and a Steakery.
Both locations easily accessible from the I4