Encore Resort for kids & families

Encore Resort membership and family friendly activities. Children playing at a resort and a lifeguard holding an inflatable ball

Encore Resort at Reunion offers the ultimate family vacation in Orlando. Located just 8.6 miles from Disney World, kids and families are under a 10 minutes’ drive away from world-class theme parks and attractions. What’s more, Encore Resort promises the perfect base for all-weather fun for kids and families.

Our luxury Encore Resort vacation villas with resort membership provide an exclusive holiday base for families and large multigenerational groups. With 4-13 bedroom villas available with pools, game rooms and themed bedrooms, families will easily find the perfect villa for them. With access to the luxury on-site amenities and our optional family-friendly Concierge services, the scene is set for an unforgettable stay.

Encore Resort for kids

One huge appeal of Encore Resort is it’s dedicated kid-friendly amenities and family-friendly facilities. This first-class offering sits at the heart of the Encore spirit – with the aim of creating an unforgettable vacation and a luxury resort experience for kids’ and families.

Encore Resort kids activities. Orlando resorts with water parks. Encore Resort water park

The Water park at Encore Resort

  • Open Sunday to Saturday, 11am – 5pm (weather dependant)

The 10-acre Encore Resort water park boasts a plethora of kid-friendly facilities to soak up and enjoy. Young kids under 48″ will enjoy endless waterplay moments at the fantastic Surfing Safari Kids’ splash area – home to a paddling area, water cannons, 4 water slides, water fountains and waterfalls and more. Older children above 48″ tall will ‘fall’ for the water park’s 3 epic water slides – with the Wave Chaser, the thrilling Stormchaser with a vertical 60-ft drop and the twisting pitch black water slide Tsunami you can ride alone or with a friend or sibling on a tandem raft.

Encore Resort kids activities. Family friendly kids area of the Encore Resort water park

Luna Arcade at Encore Resort

  • Open daily 7 am – 11pm

Located by the poolside, the air-conditioned Luna Arcade offers some welcome shade from the Florida sun and a welcome, all-weather retreat for tweens, teens and families. Have a go on the numerous claw machines, enjoy a competitive car race to the finish line, a thrilling guitar battle and more!

The East Side Amenity Center at Encore Resort

Also within Encore Resort is a fantastic family-friendly amenity center. Alongisde the super family-friendly events space at the East Side Pavilion, kids will love the small outdoor splash pad with water springs and shady seating area, perfect for cooling off in the Florida sun. Plus there’s a playground for young kids – equipped with multiple slides, monkey bars alongside other climbing equipment and fun obstacles. Older kids can shoot some hoops on the basketball court or enjoy a competitive game on the sandy volleyball court.

Encore East Side Pavilion. Encore Resort kids amenities.

Encore Resort Kids’ Club Activities

Aside from the water park, arcade, playgrounds and sports courts, kids can look forward to a wide range of fun Kids’ Club-style activities.

Daily Kids’ Activities & Events

Encore Resort in Orlando is a kids’ vacation paradise, with a plethora of fun, daily Kids’ club activities and events hosted throughout each month. Stay tuned during your vacation, with the Encore Resort activity calendar, which easily accessed online.

Popular Encore Resort Kid’s club activities include:

  • Basketball shootout
  • Slime time
  • B.Y.O sundae
  • Aromatheraphy crafts
  • Bingo
  • Tie-dye making
  • Waterballoon toss
  • Pool parties
  • Sand art
  • Ceramic piggy banks
  • Fun Lab creations for young science buffs

Encore Resort kids activities. Kids fun room in the resort, perfect for all-weather activities and crafting.

Encore Resort for older families

Alongside the fantastic Encore Resort water park, older kids and grown-ups can throw themselves into a welcome range of fitness opportunities, all available on the doorstep.

Encore Resort Fitness Center

  • Open daily, 6 am – 10 pm

Break a sweat at the state-of-the-art fitness center, which is equipped with all the must-have cardio and resistance machines, including treadmills, all-in-one machines, stationary bikes and free weights.

Encore Resort Sports facilities

Families looking to enjoy some downtime on the courts or a competitive game will relish Encore Resort’s state-of-the-art sports courts.

From tennis, basketball and volleyball to soccer, all families will find their go-to sport here!

Game of tennis at Encore Resort. Encore Resort family activities. Tennis courts. Friends play a match.


Fancy a game of tennis? Encore Resort offers two hard-surface tennis courts, next to the Encore Resort clubhouse. You can easily reserve a court inside the clubhouse.


Work up a sweat on the resort’s two basketball courts. You will find a state-of-the-art full basketball court located at the Encore East Amenity Center, whilst a half court can be played on next to the Encore Resort Clubhouse. Basketballs are available from inside the clubhouse.


For those missing the beach, Encore Resort benefits from three volleyball courts. You will find two of the sand volleyball courts next to the Encore Clubhouse (where volleyballs can be borrowed) and a third sand volleyball court at the Encore East Side Amenity Center.


Kids and families who fancy a kick around can make the most of the full-size soccer field, located behind the water park. Soccer balls are available from the Encore Resort clubhouse.

If you’re lucky you may even bump into local football legend and Encore Resort homeowner, Dan Marino during one of his frequent promotional meet-and-greets!

Encore Resort Surrey Bike rental

  • Open daily from 11 am

Enjoy taking in the scenery of Encore Resort, with a family ride on their shade-covered Surrey bike rentals. Choose from a single bench bike suitable for 2 peddlars, 1 rider and 2 toddlers or a larger double bench bike suitable for 4 peddlers, 2 riders and 2 toddlers.

A selection of Surrey Bikes Orlando

Dining at Encore Resort for kids and families

Encore Resort Restaurants and Eateries

When searching for the ultimate family resort vacation, access to restaurants and eateries are often high on the agenda. With a great selection of Encore Resort restaurants and dining opportunities to savor, you can be sure of keeping all ages and appetites satisfied.

From the family-friendly favorites and menus served up at Finn’s Restaurant (open daily, from 11 am – 9 pm) to the mouth-watering beverages, shareables and American-style crowd-pleasers served by the pool at Bis Grill (open daily, from 11 am – 4 pm), you’ll find Encore Resort excels at fun, relaxed resort dining. You’ll also find tasty breakast items, quick bites and pizza to-go at the Grab ‘n’ Go Market – perfect for families in a hurry and those looking to top up the kitchen cupboards.

Grown-ups and families hoping to kick back will enjoy watching the game and unwinding in the spacious Shark Lounge (open daily from 11 am – 9 am) – which serves up a tempting selection of beverages, alcoholic drinks and easy bites.

Encore Resort restaurants and in-villa dining options include home delivery from Finns. Hamburgers.

Hassle-free dining options

Whether it’s ordering meals and drinks to your poolside cabana or arranging a meal delivery to your villa, from Finn’s Restaurant (open daily, from 11 am – 9 pm) or Nico’s Pizza (open daily, from 3 pm – 9 pm), Encore Resort invites you to savor an effortless family vacation.

Encore Resort also offers cooking packages complete with cooking instructions to rustle up the perfect villa feast. For those looking to entertain in style, Encore Resort also offers private catering services.

Our Concierge team are also on hand to arrange private chef experiences, kosher catering, private functions and parties, so contact us today for the perfect in-villa meal to remember!

Encore Resort restaurants and dining options include in-villa catering and private chef experience. Private chef experience offers an exciting alternative to dining at the resort restaurants of Reunion

Host a party at the East Side Pavilion, Encore Resort

Looking to host a Birthday party or a milestone family occasion? Located at the East Side Amenity Center, this dedicated events space caters for Birthday parties and special get-togethers, for groups of up to 40. You’ll find a covered seating area with dining space, two BBQ grills and kitchen amenities including a fridge, ice machine, sink and dishwasher. Decorate the tables and host a party to remember!

Encore Resort shuttle service

As a dedicated family choice, Encore Resort for kids is geared at making your time in the resort as convenient and enjoyable as out of it. With dedicated shuttle services for carefree on-resort transportation and a complimentary Disney shuttle service, you can be sure of a seamless family day out – whether it’s to enjoy the family water park and amenities of Encore Resort, or the world-class Disney parks.

Encore Resort kids amenities perfect for family vacations. Shuttle bus Orlando

Internal Encore Resort Shuttles

  • Daily, from 10 am to 7 pm

Easily reach your Encore Resort vacation villa from the Encore Resort Clubhouse, thanks to the convenient on-resort shuttle service

Encore Resort Disney Shuttle Service

  • Reservations must be made in person at the Concierge desk (at least 1 hour prior to departure)*

Located just 8.6 miles from Disney World, kids and families are under a 10 minutes’ drive away from world-class theme parks and attractions. Reach them with ease, with the pre-bookable Encore Resort shuttle service. This complimentary resort service will whisk you off to a host of Orlando’s best-loved attractions, includind Walt Disney World’s Animal Kingdom, Hollywood studios, Magic Kingdom/EPCOT and Universal Orlando Resort.

For an additional cost, the Encore Resort shuttle service can also provide personal transportation to local shopping malls, restaurants, attractions and airports – for a truly carefree way to explore Orlando!

* The Disney Shuttle service is subject to a maximum capacity and is available on a first-come-first served basis. The shuttle service is also weather permitting.

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Book a family vacation home at Encore Resort for kids

Whether you’re searching for a spacious family villa or multiple side-by-side homes for large multigenerational reunions, our 4 to 13-bedroom Encore Resort vacation homes promise to exceed expectations.

Equipped with stylish open concept living spaces, state-of-the art entertainment, private games rooms, home theateres and themed kids bedrooms, they offer unparalleled luxury for family stays. Did we mention the private pool? Our Encore Resort villas for families also feature pools with spas and alfresco dining terraces. Some even feature their own water slide and water fountains!

For families looking to take it up a notch, tailor-make your stay – with car hire, theme park attraction tickets, private chefs, babysitting, in-home spa treatments, surprise character meets and more. Simply contact our Concierge team, and create the vacation of your dreams.

Encore Resort Orlando vacation rental. Encore Resort for kids and family vacations.

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