Ritz-Carlton Quiet Pool
- Tropical Paradise
- Cabanas Available at this Pool location
JW Marriott Large Oasis Swimming Pool
- Large Swimming Pool area
- Zero Entry Pool
- Children’s entry and Splash Area
- Long, wide Lazy River
Ritz-Carlton Fitness Center
- Cardio Equipment
- Free Weights
- Fitness Classes (Additional Fees Apply)
JW Marriott Full Arcade
- Full of the latest games for kids and adults to enjoy
Renting a bike on you vacation is a great way to spend time with a family but it also gives you a way to enjoy the property from a different vantage point. While you are on the beautiful 25 minute bike trail it is a very nice ride through the entire property.
A total of 3 Tennis courts are on the property and are well lit in the evenings. Bring your racket (or they have rentals) and enjoy some time knocking the ball around.
Enjoy the beauty of a white sandy area designated for a nice game of Beach Volleyball.
Bocce Ball Court
Small Dry Playground Area
The playground is small but will be fun for the toddlers in your family
The Spa is a place to escape the concerns of life and have be pampered in the most comfort available. Offering 40 Treatment Rooms and a private heated outdoor lap pool makes this an inviting location you will want to visit at least once during your stay.
Take a guided adventure down Shingle Creek in your very own canoe while enjoying the stories that go along with Shingle Creek. While paddling along, you will get to see a number of the local creatures that inhabit the area. It is fun for everyone involved and it gets you out on the beautiful lake surrounding the resort.
Kids Nite Out
Every Adult couple dreams of the times they get a little break from the kids and get to have some time to themselves. There is nothing wrong with pampering yourself in this way from time to time and the Gaylord Palms is prepared to help you get your night out. This in-room childcare service offers a Certified, insured staffer to play with your kids while you are away. Just reserve your spot with the Concierge staff and go out and enjoy. Check with the front desk for additional information and fees.
If you have an interest in for the creatures in flight, you might want to take some extra time to explore the Guided Bird Watching Tour. You will be given a pair of binoculars and have the opportunity of seeing dozens of different winged species. Everything you need will be provided, even snacks and non-alcoholic beverages. Check with the front desk for additional information and fees.
Kayak on the Grande Lake
If you have have not been kayaking before, now is a great time to give it a try. Your guide will get you all set for your adventure and show you how to paddle up and down the lake so you will feel comfortable during this adventure. Take in all of the scenic views around the lake.
If you enjoy the sport of fishing or just enjoy the time sitting in a boat talking while others fish around you, the Ritz has a perfect excursion for you. If you are not experienced at fishing, a Casting Instruction class is offered to get you used the the equipment and also what you need to start out on this adventure. Once you are up to speed, you can tackle the Fishing Excursion where you get to fish along the private Shingle Pond with a fishing guide.
Ritz Kids available for ages 5 to 12
Give you child a great adventure and enroll them in the Ritz Kids day camp. They might not think this is something they want to do but after they have been there for a while, they will not want you to pick them up. This day camp has fully supervised activities such as:
- Karaoke Parties
- Outdoor exploration
- Obstacle Course
- Board and Video Games
- Bike Rides
- Swimming and Pool Activities
- Arts and Crafts
- Pastry Decorating
A Full Business Center is available to give you the tools to take care of any of your business needs.
The Concierge Team is trained to help you find everything that you are looking for during your stay. They will help you with anything that you are looking for in the Orlando area. Check with if you have a need for Dining Reservations, Attraction Tickets, Area Tours and even Golf Tee Times.
Movie Night at the JW Marriott
Enjoy an evening of fun with a family friendly movie at the JW Marriott next door. This event is offered every Saturday evening.
Cribs and Rollaways
Cribs are available. Please check with the front desk to get this reserved.
Pets are allowed at this location with some stipulations
- Maximum of 1 Pet
- Dog or Cat allowed
- Pet Max Weight: 25 lbs.
- One Time cleaning Fee
- Non-service animals are not allowed at the Spa, Pool or any of the Restaurants
- Complimentary Transportation is not provided to and from the Airports
- Complimentary Transportation IS available to all of the main local attractions. Have the Resort take and pick you up at any of the Disney, Seaworld or Universal Theme Park locations. Please make your reservations 24 hours in advance for this service if you would like to use it. Make sure you check at the front desk for pickup times.
- Hertz Car Rental On site
- Self-Parking (Additional Fees Apply)
- Valet Parking (Additional Fees Apply)
The Vineyard Grill
Experience some of the best dining in Orlando at the Vineyard Grill. You have the option of Dining indoors or if you prefer, there is a luxurious outdoor Terrace available as well. This restaurant specializes in succulant steaks with the best cuts presented in exquisite culinary style. Enjoy your favorite wines and great service at this location.
If you are looking for something up-scale, give NORMAN’S a try. This is a world class, award winning restaurant on the Ritz property serving delectable foods inspired with Latin, Asian and Caribbean flare. Enjoy indoor and outdoor Dining opportunities while sitting on the main terrace looking over the lake, golf course and beautiful gardens.
The Lobby Lounge
This is a great place to enjoy a an afternoon cocktail or some light fair with elegant views of the entire property.
If you are spending a day at the pool, you will want to take a break and get some delicious food at Bleu. This is not your normal poolside restaurant. It is a little more refined with options like seafood and salads but there are also more casual delights like Burgers as will. They also make some of the best frozen drinks at the resort to sip in your own cabana if you would like.
Grab something quick and easy when you are on the go at Cafe Bodega. Choose from items like Pizza, sandwiches, wraps or just a snack.
- Open Breakfast and Lunch
Vitale (Spa Cafe)
If you are spending a day at the Spa, you might want to get some food during your visit and the Vatale Cafe is the perfect place. With a full list of healthy foods and a wide variety of drinks, smoothies and waters, this is the perfect place to dine while you are being pampered on your visit.
- Open Lunch
- Spa, Workout or Casual
A beautiful location to stop by to get your favorite beverage or Clubhouse Fare after finishing that great day playing 18 holes at Fairway’s Pub. They even have special to-go menu for golfers on the go.
Enjoy 24 hour room service at any time.