Mutants, Monsters & Maniacs – Top Villas Top 5 Frights in Orlando This Halloween

There’ll be plenty of pulse-pounding moments in Orlando this Halloween – here’s a guide to the top 5 frights…

Universal’s Halloween Horror Nights

jack the clown at halloween horror nights 2015

jack the clown at halloween horror nights 2015

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WARNING – This event may be too intense for young children.

Without doubt there is no other Halloween event in Orlando more nightmarish than Universal’s Halloween Horror Nights. Now in its 25th year, America’s premier Halloween happening offers some of the most pulse-pounding moments in horror history. On select nights from September 18th through November 1st, 2015, the streets of Universal Studios Orlando will come alive with gruesome goings-on with 9 haunted houses, 5 scare zones, 2 outrageous live shows, plus many of the park’s most exciting rides and attractions.

Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party

mickey's boo-to you-halloween-parade

mickey’s boo to you halloween parade

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For softer spooks head to Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at Disney’s Magic Kingdom. This aptly named event offers 25 nights of happy haunts from September 15 through November 1st 2015. Guests are invited to don their favourite Halloween gear and search for an assortment of trick-or-treat sweets. Entertainment includes the twice-nightly Boo-To-You Halloween Parade, the new Hocus Pocus Villain Spelltacular and the Happy HalloWishes fireworks display. There’ll be meet and greets with Disney characters in fancy dress plus themed treats and eats available throughout. The fun doesn’t stop there – a barbershop quartet of dead cowboys will be serenading Frontierland, listen if you dare.

Howl O Scream at Busch Gardens Tampa

horror house dead fall thirst for blood

horror house dead fall thirst for blood

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WARNING – Not suitable for young children.

This year Busch Gardens has joined forces with award-winning horror filmmaker Robin Cowie, producer of the Blair Witch Project, to Unearth an unimaginable evil. On select nights from September 25 through October 31, 2015 discover Howl O scream’s newest haunted house, Unearthed: Scarlett’s Revenge plus some of the most demented halloween houses back by popular demand, but with horrifying new twists. Guests can brave thrill rides in the dark, including North America’s tallest freestanding drop tower Falcon’s Fury and Florida’s first and only triple-launch coaster Cheetah Hunt. Freaky food and drinks are also served with the most deranged dinner show ever seen,  Howl-O-Scream’s signature show, Fiends. The party continues through the night at Club Unearthed, where guests enjoy liquid courage and pulse-pounding music.

Brick-or-Treat Legoland Florida

legoland fireworks

legoland fireworks

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There’s a brick load of family-friendly fun at Legoland Florida this halloween including fireworks every night of the event! On select dates from October 3rd through October 31st 2015 ghouls and goblins are set to descend on Miniland USA. There’ll be a spooky scavenger hunt with trick-or-treating along the brick-or-treat trail, super brick build activities, the largest Jack-O-Lantern in the world, Halloween entertainment and a kids costume contest with prizes. This year’s highlights include the brand new giant 13 foot long lego hearse, the lego vampire build, the world’s largest pumpkin photo opportunity, witching hour and the monster mash dance bash. Activities will run from 11am-5pm daily.

Sea World Spooktacular

seaworld's halloween spooktacular

seaworld’s halloween spooktacular

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Splashing spooks for all the family can be found at SeaWorld’s Halloween Spooktacular. Children and adults alike can enjoy a whole host of themed fun including trick-or-treating, Penelope’s Party Zone, Dine with Shamu Spooktacular Brunch and Sesame Street’s Countdown to Halloween musical show. SeaWorld’s Halloween Spooktacular takes place from 12 p.m. – 7 p.m. every weekend in October and is included with park admission. Costumes are not required but are encouraged!

To book attraction tickets call our free ticket hotline on 0800 43 34567 (UK) or 1-866-341-8086 (USA) or book online via Top Villas.

Della’s Highlights – Villa of The Week

Located in the esteemed Reunion Resort just 6 miles away from Walt Disney World is our exquisitely decorated villa of the week.

Reunion Resort 629

Accommodating up to 11 guests, the 5 bedroom vacation rental is filled with a luxurious, modern design, teeming with exciting amenities and offers an incredible, peaceful landscape.

reunion resort 629 exterior

Reunion Resort 629’s exterior

Showcasing a futuristic style, the exterior uses a neutral and monochrome colour scheme, placed against the natural background.

Reunion Resort 629's lounge area

Reunion Resort 629’s lounge area

Continuing the modern vibe within the villa itself, the lounge area consists of lavish white sofas, darker, monochrome detailing and deluxe surrounding neutral furnishings. With features such as a glass table and subtle blinds, it blends a contemporary and sophisticated theme together.

Reunion Resort 629's kitchen

Reunion Resort 629’s kitchen

Boasting an elegant appearance with sleek worktops, dark wooden cupboards and extravagant leather chairs, the kitchen is a luscious space to cook up anything you desire. Filled with all the necessities you may need, it makes cooking much easier and quite a fun activity all the family can participate in.

Reunion Resort's 629 dining area

Reunion Resort’s 629 dining area

After a series of cooking up mouth watering dishes or baking a collection of delicious desserts, present them to all your guests on the suave dining table, placed adjacent from the kitchen.

Reunion Resort 629's master bedroom

Reunion Resort 629’s master bedroom

The master bedroom is one to impress any interior design enthusiast. Combining grand, vintage style furniture, cream colored decor with subtle bursts of warm toned color, the overall look is simply exemplary.

Reunion Resort 629's games room

Reunion Resort 629’s games room

For some entertainment, available is a cosy games room. Including snooker, air hockey and fooseball, let your inner competitor loose and challenge all the fellow family members to a game or two, creating hours of memorable laughter.

Reunion Resort 629's pool

Reunion Resort 629’s pool

To appreciate the gleaming sunshine whilst on vacation, head out to your very own private pool. Delve in for a refreshing swim, sit down on the sun loungers to absorb the heat or just admire the on going greenery which lays ahead. Set in such a glorious location, you wouldn’t want to miss a minute gazing at the never ending blue skies.

Reunion Resort 629's outdoor seating area

Reunion Resort 629’s outdoor seating area

For a bit of relaxation after unforgettable moments in the pool, retreat to the comfortable seating area and toast a couple of drinks. Or if you’d like to dine outside, right next to the pool is a sophisticated dining set, idyllic to savor a scrumptious meal.

Experience an ultimate family friendly vacation in the heart of Orlando, staying in this absolute contemporary designed villa. Create many crazy stories that you’ll treasure for a lifetime. To find out more information or to book this villa, click here

Top Villa’s Pool of The Week

Set within the incredible South of France region, this hill top location combines a mixture of intimate seclusion and extravagant space.

Saint Tropez 5

Accommodating up to 8 guests and situated in an exclusive St. Tropez private estate, comes a villa teeming with luxury and embracing a peaceful atmosphere throughout.

Saint tropez 5's landscape

Saint tropez 5’s landscape

Boasting uninterrupted views, the scenery which lays ahead is truly exemplary. With a blend of crystal clear blue skies, mountain tops and the calming ocean waves, a heavenly vibe is created, perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Saint tropez 5's pool

Saint tropez 5’s pool

The pool itself is crafted with such beauty. Lit up when dusk emerges, take the opportunity for an evening or morning swim, whilst admiring the surrounding landscape. As it’s an infinity edge pool, it brings you even closer to the impeccable bursts of nature.

Saint tropez 5's sun lounging area

Saint tropez 5’s sun lounging area

For some down time out of the bright sunshine, adjacent to the pool are parasols above the sun loungers, offering the chance to read, relax and have a chat. Idyllic for a dream vacation, the combination of a luscious landscape, immaculate pool, grand furnishings and serene environment, add up to a simply divine trip.

To find out more information or to book this villa, click here. 

Della’s Highlight’s- Villa of The Week

Located in the exclusive Reunion Resort comes an astounding villa filled with exciting amenities, luxury decor and a sparkling pool, perfect for that dream family vacation.

Reunion Resort 468

Accommodating up to 20 guests, the expansive home boasts beautiful decoration, focusing on the finer detailing throughout. Situated only a minor distance of 6 miles to Walt Disney world, the location and activities included are idyllic for families.

reunion resort 468's exterior

Reunion Resort 468’s exterior

Showcasing an exceptional exterior with striking neutral windows and bright lights, the outside has a welcoming appearance.

reunion resort 468

Reunion Resort 468’s lounge

When entering the lounge, you’ll witness the intricate detail shown. Using subtle pops of cool toned colors on the neutral base, the decoration not only brings light to the room but adds a homely and comforting vibe.

reunion resort 468

Reunion Resort 468’s kitchen

The kitchen showcases a complete modern appearance with darker wooden cabinets, steel appliances and luxurious chairs at the breakfast bar. Designed to make cooking a treat rather than a chore, the large space means all the family can get involved and whip up a gourmet feast to share.

reunion resort 468

Reunion Resort 468’s dining area

Once the dinner is made, present and serve it with all your guests on the stretched out dining room table, seating up to 18 people.

reunion resort 468

Reunion Resort 468’s home cinema

For an afternoon or evening of fun, featured in this charming rental is a home cinema. Host your very own movie night, cooking up some scrumptious popcorn and playing all your favorite films on the big screen for everybody to enjoy. Incorporating plush leather chairs, sit back in comfort, switch on whatever film you desire and be amused, amazed or even shed a tear at some of the well known classics.

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Reunion Resort 468’s games room

If you’d prefer a more lively activity, the games room available includes air hockey, an arcade machine and a jukebox, playing some of the top tracks to dance along to.

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Reunion Resort 468’s master bedroom

The master suite is graciously decorated with sophisticated and grand furnishings to create a luxurious atmosphere, perfect for a heavenly sleep. Placed only steps away from the outdoors private pool, take a dip in the morning for a refreshing swim and start the day on a high.

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Reunion Resort 468’S Beatle’s themed bedroom

Bursting with bright, vivid colors is a very unique Beatles themed bedroom, transporting you back into the 1960s era. Kids will adore the retro styled campavan bunk beds, where they have the opportunity to delve into many adventures and let their imaginations run wild.

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Reunion Resort 468’s Star Wars themed bedroom

Or to impress the Sci-Fi fanatics, this Star Wars themed bedroom is sure to catch the eye, showcasing such an extravagant bed. Surrounded with galactic wall art, it brings the whole concept together.

reunion resort 468

Reunion Resort 468’s pool

To finish off a jam-packed day spent at the nearby thrilling attractions, Reunion Resort or even the home itself, take a trip down to the soothing pool positioned at the back of the villa. Jump in for a swim, splash about or sit in the bubbling spa and let all your worries float away.

Experience such a memorable vacation in this gorgeous family friendly home today. To find out more information or to book, click here