'The Retreat' at Sunset Lakes - Local Area


Sunset Lakes, near Orlando is a small, tranquil gated community situated just 4 miles from the magical gates of Disney near Orlando. At the centre of the community is the beautiful Sunset Lake, 'The Retreat' is situated on a prized lakefront location offering fantastic panoramic views of the lake.

Sunset Lakes is situated just off the Highway 192 and all the restaurants and shopping locations that it has to offer. Sunset Lakes is one of the closest rental communities to all the main attractions that Orlando has to offer.

Within the gated Sunset Lakes community there is a communal pool and children's play area and you may fish in the well-stocked lake (fishing rods provided).  Adjoining the community is a large conservation area offering a natural and preserved habitat for the local Florida wildlife. Keep your eyes peeled around the community and you may spot cranes, bald eagles, ducks, buzzards, racoons & armadillos, aswell as many other small song birds.

Local restaurants within a very quick and easy drive include: Outback Steakhouse, Red Lobster, Buffalo Wildwings, Carrabas, Bahama Breeze, Logan's Roadhouse, Applebees, Olive Garden, Houlihans, Longhorn Steakhouse, Joe's Crab Shack, Orlando Ale House, plus several Chinese and Pizza takeaways.

Supermarkets - the closest supermarket (4 minutes drive) to Sunset Lakes is at Formosa Plaza, however many guests like Publix, of which there are two close by along Highway 192. There is also a Target Superstore on the 192, plus a 24 hour Walmart Superstore at the junction of Highway 192/Highway 27.

Golf courses - there are around 30 pay and play courses within a very easy drive from Sunset Lakes, feel free to pop into local golf shops who are happy to advise on course conditions and often provide vouchers for cheaper green fee's

Theme Parks

Animal Kingdom - 4 miles (10 mins)

Magic Kingdom - 5 miles (12 mins)

Hollywood Studios - 5 miles (12 mins)

Epcot - 6 miles (14 mins)

Downtown Disney - 7 miles (15 mins)

Sea World - 13 miles (20 mins)

Universal Studios - 15 miles (25 mins)

Busch Gardens, Tampa Bay - 70 miles (1hr 16 mins)

Kennedy Space Center - 70 miles (1hr 16 mins)

Shopping Malls

Factory Stores (Lake Buena Vista) - 10 miles (22 mins)

Premium Outlets (Vinelands Avenue) - 12 miles (24 mins)

Premium Outlets (International Drive) - 18 miles (27 mins)

Mall at Millenia - 20 miles (29 mins)

Florida Mall - 20 miles (29 mins)