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The Ultimate Winter Getaway at Universal Orlando
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The Ultimate Winter Getaway at Universal Orlando

If you’re fed up with the freezing temperatures, it’s time to pack your bags and head down to the Sunshine State. Universal Orlando Resort is the perfect destination for your winter escape, offering warm weather, endless entertainment, and delicious dining options. So, trade in your snow boots for flip flops with our top tips for an awesome winter getaway. Here's what you can expect.

Soak up some sunshine and explore all the pools

A View Of A City

Relax your cares away and get that vacation glow by spending the day at one of our impressive pools. Our on-site hotels at Universal Orlando Resort boast a total of eight heated pools with plenty of features to please everyone in your party. Guests staying on-site enjoy exclusive access to all the pools. So whether you’re in the mood to swim in the crystal blue pool waters at Loews Sapphire Falls Resort, float away in the lazy river at Universal’s Cabana Bay Resort, or slide down a 260-foot water slide at Hard Rock Hotel, we’ve got you covered.

Let the kids partake in family-friendly poolside activities

A Group Of People Swimming In A Pool Of Water

If you’re traveling with the family, there’s plenty of fun to be had at our impressive pools. Keep the little ones entertained with a variety of activities including water balloon tosses, hula hoop contests, ping pong tournaments, and more while you relax. Feel free to visit the concierge during your stay for the latest schedule.

Save time with free shuttle buses or water taxis to all of the Universal Orlando theme parks

A Bridge Over A Body Of Water

Planning on hitting the Universal parks while you’re here? You’re going to love the convenience of staying at our on-site hotels. Traveling to the parks is so easy and the best part, transportation is complimentary for our guests. Sit back, relax, and enjoy scenic views of the resort’s lush greenery while you cruise through the waterways in our water taxi. For more information about the many benefits of staying on-site, visit here.

Dine al fresco

A Plate Of Food On A Table

You can’t beat a delicious meal with a view. Take advantage of Orlando’s beautiful weather and enjoy your next meal dining outdoors. If you’re craving classic Italian favorites al fresco style, you’ll want to make a reservation for Mama Della’s Ristorante at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel. Sip on your favorite wine and savor a dinner on the picturesque Harbor Piazza. Learn more about our dining options here.

Ready for a dose of sunshine and blue skies? We're ready to welcome you for a winter getaway!


A Person Smiling For The CameraHaping is an island girl originally from Aruba. She has a healthy obsession with teas and soups. She enjoys spending time with her two furry babies and discovering new places to eat in Orlando.