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Experiences

With more than 500 acres to explore, there's always something to do at Grande Lakes Orlando. Whatever your idea of a fun-filled or relaxing getaway is our resort has it all. Championship golf, luxury spa services, outdoor activities like kayaking and mountain biking, and unique experiences like falconry and eco tours are just a few of the things you can do at Grande Lakes.

The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club Orlando, Grande Lakes

Located on one of Central Florida's most naturally diverse and beautiful ecological sites, The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club at Grande Lakes Orlando is the region's premier golfing destination. Hit the links while taking in the stunning scenery of our certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary golf course, which is home to a thriving ecosystem of ponds, wetlands, live oaks, and cypress heads. 

The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club at Grande Lakes Orlando is the region's premier golf course.

With 18 championship-level holes and a course that serves as a PGA Tour Challenge event site, our full-service golf club has everything you need for a memorable getaway to Orlando.  

Make your golf getaway to Orlando unforgettable with optional services and features designed to enhance your corporate retreat or tournament.

Step up your game, no matter your starting skill level, with group or private instruction from PGA golf pro Larry Rinker.

Add value and convenience to your golf getaway with special offers and packages, including unlimited golf privileges and free play for kids.

On-Site Outlets
The Ritz Carlton Spa oasis.

The Ritz-Carlton Spa

Browse the extensive menu of rejuvenating therapies available at The Ritz-Carlton Spa, the flagship location for our Grande Lakes, Orlando luxury hotel. Relax your body and mind in Florida with a facial, pedicure or massage by our trained staff.

 The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club at Grande Lakes Orlando.

Members Club

For those who want to enjoy all the amenities that The Ritz-Carlton and JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes have to offer. This membership offers benefits ranging from golf, spa, dining, Adventure Experiences, resort pools, overnight accommodations and more

Golf Course.

The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club, Orlando, Grande Lakes

Take on our award-winning course at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club, located near our Orlando, Grande Lakes resort. Envisioned by golf icon Greg Norman, the par-72 course offers wide fairways and technical hazards blended with Central Florida's natural beauty.

Fitness equipment.

The Ritz-Carlton Fitness Center

Offers the use of free weights, state-of-the-art fitness machines and a studio for workout programs.

Lazy river pool.

Swimming

Lazy River Outdoor Pool (Currently closed for Refurbishment)

Mon-Sun: 8:00 AM-10:00 PM

Outdoor

Towels provided

Heated

Lifeguard on Duty

Children's Pool

Splash Pad

Mon-Sun: 9:00 AM-10:00 PM

Outdoor

Whirlpool

Whirlpool open year round

Two in the pool area.

Towels provided at whirlpool

The Ritz-Carlton Outdoor Pool & Cabanas

Lounge in luxury alongside the sprawling pool at The Ritz-Carlton in your personal cabana. Enjoy luxurious amenities like a seasonal fruit plate and snack basket, a mini-fridge with non-alcoholic beverages, a sun care gift bag, and more while relaxing on sofa seating and chaise loungers. Reserve your cabana easily online.

Lazy River Pool

Lazy River Pool - Currently Closed for Refurbishment.

Float along the Grande Lakes Orlando lazy river that spans 24,000 square feet.

Grande Lake Sports

Comprises all of the resort’s outdoor activities, from kayak eco-tours and safaris to our mountain bike trail.

There is no shortage of outdoor sports at our hotel, from kayak eco-tours to fly fishing.

Mountain Bike Trail

Traverse the two-mile trail by Hidden Lake on the resort grounds by mountain bike to encounter wildlife and the animal residents of Grande Lakes along the way. Embark on your own adventure.

A two-mile mountain bike trail on the resort grounds allows riders to encounter wildlife.

Fishing

Take to one of eleven private lakes and ponds on the Grande Lakes Orlando grounds, including the 48-acre Shingle Lake, for fishing excursions or angling expedition by boat or from the shore. Not sure how to cast a line? Fly fishing instruction is available to teach you all the fundamentals and have you hooking bass in no time.

Pick one of eleven surrounding lakes and ponds for your next fishing excursion.
More Activities

Get up close to birds of prey and experience one of the world's oldest traditions. Take a falconry class to learn about the history and rules of hunting with birds of prey and to hold one yourself. Guests can also "walk with a hawk," and learn how to call down and interact with falcons in the field.

Call 407-393-4531

With three lighted courts and a comprehensive tennis instruction program, getting in the game is a breeze at Grande Lakes. Play a friendly match or take a lesson, no matter your skill or age. Break a sweat by enrolling in a tennis cardio clinic, where you'll learn the basics of the game while receiving a full cardio workout.

Call 407-393-4531

Take a ride on the wild side with an early-morning two-hour tour of the resort's 500-acre campus. Hop aboard an all-terrain golf cart led by a certified Florida Master Naturalist to observe and encounter the wildlife of Grande Lakes, including whitetail deer, bobcats, alligators, and owls.

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Explore the serene and scenic waters of the Grande Lake on your own kayak, canoe or pedal boat.

Call extension #4531

Kids Recreation

Drawing upon the natural beauty of our Orlando resort, our Ritz Kids experiences are based on four pillars: land, water, environmental responsibility and culture. Our hotel provides captivating opportunities through storytelling, lessons on recycling, arts and crafts, physical activities and much more.

Our Ritz Kids experiences are based on four pillars: land, water, ecology, and culture.
Children's interactive area.

Ritz Kids Badge Program

Kids ages 4 to 12 are invited to get curious and learn all about the cultural and natural wonders of Grande Lakes through a set of 24 challenges. Children receive a booklet detailing requirements to successfully complete activities and earn badges which lead to exclusive prizes and rewards, like a Ritz-Carlton plush lion and becoming an honorary "General Manager for a Day."

Lazy river surrounded by trees with bridge over river.

JW Studio

JW Studio provides hours for fun for children and adults. Located near the JW Lazy River, enjoy a variety of games including video games, foosball, skee ball, scrabble and air hockey. Ages 4+. Call 407.393.4684.

Lazy river with multiple innertubes and children sitting in them and floating.

Ritz-Kids Splash Pool & Playground

Children’s wading pool and playground area near Ritz-Kids.

Mall at Millennia

Indulge in luxury shopping at The Mall at Millennia, a premier retail experience in Orlando.

Universal Studios, Walt Disney World, & More

Allow our hotel shuttle to transport you to Universal Studios, Walt Disney World and more.

Sightseeing in Orlando

Our Grande Lakes hotel is also ideal for setting up tours to Kennedy Space Center and the Everglades.