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The Bear’s Den Resort Orlando Blog 5 Reasons Why You Should Vacation at The Bear’s Den Resort Orlando


Centrally located, The Bear’s Den Resort Orlando is just minutes from Orlando’s world-class theme parks, downtown nightlife and nearby beautiful beaches, making it convenient to popular destinations. You should know, however, that there are so many unique experiences waiting for you at The Bear’s Den Resort Orlando that you may not even want to venture off the property! Here are some of the things that make The Bear’s Den Resort Orlando so special:

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1 Expansive, Luxurious Resort Homes

Wake up each morning on the spectacular fairways of the Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course in one of our resort homes valued at more than $1 million. In the first such partnership with the golf legend, The Bear’s Den Resort Orlando homes pay homage to the perfection that defined Nicklaus’s game with the quality and details that guests are certain to appreciate. The Bear’s Den Resort Orlando offers luxury accommodations to fit every type of guest grouping in our expansive, multi-bedroom vacation resort homes. Plus, The Bear’s Den Resort Orlando is the only gated neighborhood inside Reunion Resort.

Two couples practice their putting on The Bear’s Den Resort Orlando’s golf course.

2 Breathtaking PGA Golf Courses

The Bear’s Den Resort Orlando is one of the only places in the world where you can play signature PGA golf courses designed by three of golf’s greatest legends: Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer and Tom Watson. After a breathtaking 18 holes, visit the Nicklaus Clubhouse for a drink or a meal at the upscale sports bar Traditions. Our golf pros offer lessons and clinics for golfers of all ages and abilities.

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3 Delicious Dining for All Tastes

Even the pickiest eater in your group will find something delicious at one of the five restaurants and multiple bars at The Bear’s Den Resort Orlando. Start your day off right with breakfast at The Clubhouse or Traditions. Both serve American cuisine prepared from locally sourced fresh ingredients. When you’ve worked up an appetite playing in the water, stop by The Cove Bar & Grille or the The Grille at the Water Park for classic sandwiches and salads and adult beverages. If you’d like to stay in the privacy of your home, Finns Restaurant offers delivery straight to your abode. The Grande Lobby Sushi Bar serves guests in the late afternoon. Finally, cap off your day at our award-winning steakhouse Eleven and its breathtaking views of the nightly Florida sunset and nearby theme-park fireworks.

Happy mom and dad push their kids riding in tube floats in the lazy river at The Bear’s Den Resort Orlando’s water park.

4 Exciting On-site Water Park and The Bear’s Den Park

The Bear’s Den Resort Orlando and its amazing water park can keep everyone entertained for hours! With spraying water cannons, a lazy river, four waterfalls, kid-pleasing twisty water slides, rope bridges, a zero-entry pool and a giant water bucket that empties every few minutes, our water park is the place to be. If relaxing is more your style, enjoy a beautiful resort pool with private cabanas and poolside service. You also can experience the gorgeous Florida weather at Golden Bear Park. Take your furry friend to our dog park with shaded gazebos and separate areas for large and small canines. Children can climb, play and let their imaginations run free at a playground in the center of the park while golfers work on their skills at the practice putting green. The expansive lawn houses a sand volleyball court and plenty of room for games of lawn bowling.

An expert chef prepares a meal during an in-home chef experience.

5 Amazing In-Home Amenities

Don’t feel like doing meal prep or dining out? You can leave the cooking to one of our fabulous personal chefs — or learn to prepare a gourmet meal under their supervision. The modern, fully equipped kitchens in our beautiful 4- to 8-bedroom resort homes make it easy to prepare meals for any large group or family. Our experienced bartenders also can visit your resort home to lead a mixology class or wine-tasting — or to create new drinks for your group while you relax. Allow us to pamper you in other ways with our in-home spa services. Indulge in relaxing facials, massages, manicures, pedicures and more in your own vacation home. Resort services are provided by dedicated and experienced concierge staff who will make your stay even more wonderful!

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