The beautiful gated community of Emerald Island Resort, surrounded by lush Florida vegetation, is the latest upmarket full-facility resort to hit the Disney area. The winding, palm-lined road that leads to the impressive colonnaded entry to the resort gives a taste of what is inside. Emerald Island Resort is located less than four miles from Disney, making it one of the closest rental home communities to Disney.

Emerald Island, surrounded by a wildlife conservation area, consists of over 300 acres, including a large shady area of

 
 
   
       

 
 

 

natural woodland right in the middle of the community.

The clubhouse has something for everyone including a spa with hot tub, sauna and steam room, a meeting room for informal gatherings, and a computer for guest access to the internet. Staff are on hand to assist with dinner reservations, attraction tickets or transportation.

The beautifully landscaped grounds also feature a children's play area.