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Go it all out at Grande Lakes Orlando this summer


ORLANDO, Fla., May 25, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Grande Lakes Orlando, the 500-acre luxury resort complex consisting of the Ritz-Carlton Orlando and JW Marriott Orlando, has released a calendar of exciting summer events and programs from Memorial Day Weekend fireworks to Father’s Day restaurant. You can also reserve the brand new luxury cabanas that are debuting poolside at The Ritz-Carlton, adding a higher level of privacy and luxury to the Grande Lakes Orlando experience.

New cabanas by the pool

With a number of pools and expansive water features, including the expansive lazy river that meanders around the resort, guests can make a splash at the Grande Lakes Orlando all summer. This summer, the newly built personal cabanas will debut next to the sprawling pool at The Ritz-Carlton. Relax in luxury and enjoy amenities like a fruit platter and seasonal snack basket, mini-fridge stocked with soft drinks, gift wrap for sun care, and more while relaxing on couches and lounge chairs. Cabanas can be reserved through the Grande Lakes Orlando website.

All Summer long

From Memorial Day Weekend to Labor Day, Grande Lakes Orlando offers guests free Summer Shaved Ice on site 1 pm-3pm every Thursday to Sunday from May 27thth – September 6thth. Families can also enjoy a weekly movie night every Thursday 19.00 at the Ritz-Carlton Orlando or take the Grande Lakes Express from the lake pavilion every weekend 10 am and 14 o’clock.

Memorial Day Weekend

The Ritz-Carlton Orlando offers newly renovated guest rooms, a club lounge and a luxurious pool. Grande Lakes The summer calendar kicks off with a special lunch and dinner menu on Memorial Day Weekend at Highball & Harvest. At the JW Marriott Orlando, Citron, the hotel’s American brasserie and breakfast buffet offers special dishes throughout the weekend.

There will be a free fireworks display for guests of both resorts on Sunday May 30thThe 9.00. Fireworks can also be seen from the balcony of one of the redesigned guest rooms at The Ritz-Carlton.

Fathers day

For Father’s Day, dads at the Ritz-Carlton can enjoy a Father’s Day beer, bourbon, and cigar garden with samples of locally made beer, premium bourbon, and cigar rolling lessons. This event will take place on Sunday June 20thth of 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the Highball & Harvest Courtyard. Father’s Day menus can be enjoyed at both Highball & Harvest and the award-winning Knife & Spoon.

Whisper Creek Farm: The kitchen and brewery at JW Marriott Orlando offer farm-inspired home cooking and craft beers from the in-house nano brewery. On this Father’s Day, guests can reserve a spot at Whisper Creek Farm’s Father’s Day brunch for a special à la carte menu Sunday June 20thth of 10 am – – 14 o’clock.

Fourth of July

On 4th of Julyth, Ritz-Carlton Orlando guests can attend a luau-themed fair that features games, competitions, shows, slides, and more and is held in the beautiful plaza DaVinci lawn of 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.. In addition, the two well-known restaurants Highball & Harvest and Knife & Spoon in The Ritz-Carlton and Citron in the JW Marriott offer a special à la carte menu for the fourth of July.

The popular Lazy River at the JW Marriott Orlando offers games, live entertainment and specialty drinks from Sunday 4th Julyth – Wednesday July 7thth at the JW pool deck.

Another breathtaking fireworks display will take place for the guests of both resorts 9.00which is free for guests.

Labor Day Weekend

Guests can celebrate the end of summer with Labor Day poolside games at The Ritz-Carlton on Sunday 5th Septemberth of 1-3 o’clockand games, crafts, waterslides, and live entertainment at JW Pool Deck by Saturday 4th Septemberth – Monday, September 6thth.

Highball & Harvest and Knife & Spoon at The Ritz-Carlton and Primo at JW Marriott each have special menus.

The last fireworks of the season will take place on Sunday 5th SeptemberThe 9.00.

For a full list of this summer’s events, please visit

Via Grande Lakes Orlando
The 500-acre Grande Lakes Orlando property includes a 582-room Ritz-Carlton and 1,000-room JW Marriott Hotel on the upper reaches of the Florida Everglades. Both hotels have all the facilities and services of the Grande Lakes Orlando, including an 18-hole hotel Greg NormanThe JW Marriott-designed championship golf course and 40,000-square-foot Ritz-Carlton Spa, plus three pools including the winding lazy river at the JW Marriott. Experience a plethora of restaurants in Grande Lakes Orlando, where cuisine is as diverse as at the resort.

Twelve branches with a brand new steak and fish restaurant, Knife & Spoon, under the direction of the award-winning chef John Tesar, Mediterranean-inspired cuisine at Highball & Harvest and Mediterranean Italian cuisine at PRIMO, which is run several times James Beard award-winning chef Melissa Kelly, a leader in the city’s farm-to-fork movement. The resort sources ingredients from its in-house apiaries and 18,000-square-foot Whisper Creek Farm. Activities on the property include Grande Lakes Sports Experiences featuring kayaking, Shingle Creek eco-tours, falconry, mountain biking, and a fishing school. Conference and meeting attendees can choose between a selection of meeting room options on an area of ​​150,000 square meters connecting the two properties, as well as an outdoor area of ​​more than 100,000 square meters.

Grande Lakes located 15 minutes from the Orlando International airport, five minutes from the Orange County Convention center and just minutes from the main theme parks. Follow Grande Lakes Orlando on Twitter @RC_Orlando and @JW_Orlando, Instagram @ritzcarltonorlando and jwmorlando, and Facebook ritzcarltonorlando and jwmarriottorlando. For more information on Grande Lakes Orlando, please visit

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