ORLANDO, FL — The Grove Resort & Spa Orlando opened its first phase this month as an expansive 106-acre hotel destination located just minutes from the west entrance of Walt Disney World. Set on Lake Austin and amid a portion of Central Florida’s conservation grounds, the resort has launched with 184 of its 878 residential-style suites, featuring full kitchens, full-size washers and dryers, multiple bathrooms and screened patios. Guests currently enjoy three swimming pools, a selection of watersports at The Grove’s Lake Austin Pier, the intimate Escape Spa, a fitness center and more. Planners have 6,000 sq. ft. of flexible space function space at their disposal.
Additional amenities will open later this year, including the Valencia restaurant and the poolside Springs Bar & Grill. Also planned for this year is The Grove’s signature Surfari Water Park with an interactive water structure with multiple slides, a lazy river stretching more than 725 feet, a dual-rider surf simulator, as well as its own poolside eatery, Longboard Bar & Grill.
The Grove Resort & Spa Orlando is managed by Houston, TX-based BENCHMARK, a global hospitality company and is part of the company’s Benchmark Hotels and Resorts portfolio.