Magical Magna is perfectly located on the exclusive Emerald Island gated resort community, less than 3 miles from Walt Disney WorldÂ® Resort in Kissimmee, Florida. With 6 bedrooms and 5.5 bathrooms, this fully air-conditioned, spacious vacation home is perfect for family groups, sleeping up to 14 guests is comfort.
* 3 King bedroom suites
* 1 Additional king bedroom
* 2 Double twin bedroom
* 1 Queen sleeper/sofa
* Sleeps 14 max
* Pool with raised, bubbling spa, sun deck and shaded lanai
* Contemporary furnishings and decor
* Full family kitchen with island and all appliances
* Laundry with washer and dryer
* Family games room with pool table, darts board and air-hockey game
* Resort clubhouse with pool, hot tub, games room, kids playground, sports courts, fitness and IT centers
* Local and long-distance (US) calls FREE
* Digital entry/lock system with unique, private code for each guest stay
* Inspected by Walt Disney World under the Vacation Rental Home Connection program
* Professionally managed, inspected and cleaned by VillaDirect Vacation Homes
* VillaDirect is rated A+ by the Better Business Bureau
* Welcome amenities pack and starter toiletries included
* Local 7 day/365 Welcome Center with guest services staff available 24 hours
* Authorized Disney & Universal Studios discount ticket center
This amazing pool home offers a great value, with a sparkling pool, bubbling spa and a games room for the family to enjoy.
The Emerald Island resort surrounds an exclusive, fully featured resort clubhouse with many amenities for guests to enjoy. There's also a secondary resort pool, spa and cabana for the exclusive use of guests staying in the town homes (those guests can use the main clubhouse if they wish).
As you enter you immediately find yourself in a luscious sub-tropical resort, with driveway that stretches toward a manned security gate house and through to the stunning entrance rotunda with a Dolphin Fountain at the center, sweeping around to the Emerald Island resort clubhouse and facilities. The club house has a reception area which sells newspapers and sundries and provides information for guests staying at the resort.
There's a guest lounge where you can meet other families visting Orlando and staying in Emerald Island. The kids can enjoy themselves in the games room, or on the video arcade games provided, and you can "keep in touch" while on vacation with the IT center that provides high-speed internet access for guests.
Choose to relax under the Florida sun at the Emerald Island resort pool with gazebos and a Tiki Bar, luscious landscaping and comfortable deck loungers. Or sit in the bubbling community hot-tub and chat with other guests staying at VillaDirect vacation homes.
Additional amenities include: game room, video game console, pool table, games, security system, child pool safety fence, free dial-up internet access, free long distance calls, iron and board, free use of community/resort amenities, spa (optional electric heating), shaded lanai, coffee maker, large screen TV (36-inch plus), darts board, park land views, ceramic tiled floors, bedrooms carpeted, range/cooker, deck loungers, free starter pack, kitchenware, leather sofas, hairdryer(s), window treatments....Read more
Left on 10/09/2011 for a stay in July 2011 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Oct 9, 2011Stayed Jul 2011
We really enjoyed our stay and experience we will recommend this home to our closest friends, we was treated with respect from the time we put the home own layaway, all our question was answer Throughly, the staff was very knowledgeable and friendly. Read more
Thanks for coming and staying with VillaDirect again in July 2011. We're very pleased that you had such a wonderful time and we all look forward to welcoming you back again on your next visit.
A FlipKey verified reviewer
Left on 05/03/2011 for a stay in March 2011 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed May 3, 2011Stayed Mar 2011
The plus to this house was the size and location. We had a large party and we wanted to all stay in one house. The location was one we chose. We have been to Disney a few times and knew the area we preferred.
The reason for the average rating is that the house had bare essentials. There were no pool towels, the description said otherwise. The kitchen was very bare. Just enough dishes for once around. Plus the utensils were quite lacking. Thankfully we flexible but it ddi make it rather trying.
The house does have lots of baby stuff. Read more
Thanks for your review of Magical Magna following your stay in March 2011.
We are sorry that you felt that the property description was inaccurate. We will be sure to review what it says and double check. As with all homes, they often require some additional TLC, and this home received a number of upgrades just after your departure. We hope that this didn't spoil your vacation and we will certainly pass your comments and feedback to the property owner for consideration. We look forward to welcoming you back the next time your visit the Disney area.
Holiday in Disney
Mass & Rome, Italy
Left on 06/24/2009 for a stay in December 2008 | Holiday in DisneyReviewed Jun 24, 2009Stayed Dec 2008
Magical Magna was a wonderful home to stay in. It was clean, convenient and spacious to fit our large family. The children loved getting up in the morning to take a swim in the pool. It was very close to Disney. We travelled from Boston with relatives from Rome, Italy. It was their first time in Disney and they loved everything about it. Except for the long lines around the holiday season. It was nice to have a spacious kitchen to cook or to use with take out. It would have been nice to have a few items like diswashing soap or filter for the coffee machine. Maybe a checklist for guests would help so they can go out and get everything they need. We had to make multiple trips to the grocery store. We had a wonderful time and would use this location again. Read more
Dear Brian and family
Thanks for your review of "Magical Magna" at Emerald Island resort.
We are happy to read that the whole family enjoyed your stay at this vacation home. Thanks for your feedback on the things that you would like for arrival, much appreciated. Since you stayed, we now provide an optional grocery delivery service that stocks up the fridge and larder so that the home has everything that you need on your arrival. This service can be booked through our Guest service department.
"We wish it could have lasted longer."
Left on 06/24/2009 for a stay in November 2006 | xl175Reviewed Jun 24, 2009Stayed Nov 2006
The house was well equipped and, unusual but good, the pool area had enough seating for 12 people. Magical Magna is the almost the perfect house if you have alot of adults or multiple couples because many of the bedrooms (4 or 5) have double beds or larger, unlike some of the other rentals which have too many twins and bunks for kids.
Thanks for your review of "Magical Magna" pool home at Emerald Island resort.
We were very pleased that the property was the perfect accommodation for your family on your trip to the Disney area. We hope that you plan to come back to the Disney area again soon and look forward to welcoming you.
Left on 06/10/2009 for a stay in April 2008 | LylaReviewed Jun 10, 2009Stayed Apr 2008
Once again, our stay at the Magical Magna house was perfect! Both of our stays at Emerald Island were with several other couples that traveled to Florida to see our kids compete at the Disney Sports Complex. The house is in a perfect location for any Orlando destinations. The large gathering and pool areas are perfect for groups of people. We loved being able to share cooking, socializing, and relaxing around the pool after a busy day. We'll be back! Read more
Dear Lyla and family
Thanks for your review of "Magical Magna" on Emerald Island resort. Thanks also for staying and being one of our regular returning guests. We're delighted to see that the property met with your expectations and was a good base for your tournament at Disney's Wide World of Sports.
We hope that you are planning another tourney this year or next and that we'll be able to welcome you back soon.
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