Sleep Inn & Suites Wildwood - The Villages
1224 S. Main St.
Wildwood, FL 34785
Phone: (352) 748-0507
Fax: (352) 748-6429
Launched by legendary Miami Dolphin football quarterback Dan Marino, this restaurant is an upscale, gentlemanly version of a sports eatery. Naturally, after investing a lifetime in football games, Marino would not have a sports-free restaurant, so you'll find televisions airing all the games. You'll also find lots of polished hardwood and a sports-and-family crowd that knows how to behave itself. Appetizers come in large portions and include a Crispy Calamari and Roasted Salmon. Meats top the list of favorite entrees and range from Grilled Skirt Steak to the restaurant's special meatloaf. A menu is available for children. There's also a full bar here.
The Shea's bar is a very friendly local-favorite bar that is located around 20 miles northwest of Orlando in Mt. Dora. You will find plenty to do when visiting there. Shea’s has pool tables, video games, darts, several TVs (with special BIG screens for big games), live local bands, and plenty more. A well-stocked package store lies adjacent to the bar offering many special prices on numerous items. Have a great time enjoying watching your favorite sports, playing bar games (including pool tournaments), dancing to live local bands, and more. The staff is very friendly and there are plenty of drink specials, no matter what day of the week it is.
The Velvet Bar in the Hard Rock Hotel is a music lounge where upcoming artists play looking for a break. The bar specializes in martinis, try the signature pop rocks martini. The monthly cocktail party known as The Velvet Sessions features live music by famous rock bands, interesting cocktails and tasty snacks. The bar is famous with couples and with singles looking to hook up as well. The bar has a very bohemian feel to it but is plush and cozy at the same time. Opens from Monday to Sunday at 4p.
Italian festivals make for a colorful backdrop for the Trattoria del Porto in Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando Resort. Breakfast, lunch or dinner are fun with good food and courteous service. The tables are set close to the Harbor Piazza and if your are lucky, you could find yourself dining with one of the characters of Universal's Orlando theme park. The music, food and ambiance captures very well the magic of the Mediterranean.
The Red Coconut Club® is located in the heart of Universal CityWalk®. It is a very trendy and hip dance club with a full-service bar, signature martinis and other drinks, gourmet appetizers, great wine selections and a special VIP club. The Red Coconut Club® has two levels to party at with bars, dance areas, private tables, plush couches, an outside balcony with a great view, DJs and live entertainment. It is one of the hottest spots on the famous Universal CityWalk® and is frequented by locals and tourists alike.
Bob Marley, the revered father of Jamaican reggae music, provided the inspiration for this dining spot that's become a popular part of the Universal Orlando® Resort. By night, this place is jamming with Marley's and fellow reggae artists' music, keeping the steel drum beat going strong for dancing. For food, there's a variety of appetizing offerings, such as the Stir It Up Fondue, oxtail stew or the Jamaican favorite ackee and saltfish.
Part of an impressive array of nightlife opportunities at the Universal Orlando® Resort, the groove℠ gets groovin' with three themed lounges designed to appeal to the widest possible variety of party animals. Dance areas represent various historic musical eras ranging from a 70s-style disco, a high-tech futuristic scene and a romantic and sultry red room. Specialty drinks are offered in each area with DJs always keeping the good times going. This spot can appeal to everyone, from those who want to party to those who just want to kick back for a quiet drink and keep their options open.
The Orchid Lounge at RanGetsu is located a short trip north of Downtown Orlando and just one mile north of Winter Park Village. It is open in the evenings during some weekdays and on the weekends. The contemporary Japanese restaurant transforms into a hot nightspot for late night fun. The lounge offers guests dining and entertainment elements often found in metropolis settings, such as Tokyo, Miami and Los Angeles. Enjoy a stylish lounge setting featuring amazing lighting and great music. Drink selections include a large variety of wines, beers, sake and other specialty cocktails from the fully stocked bar. Choose VIP booths for an enhanced experience. All guests can order from the sushi bar. -Diane Dilov-Schultheis
Miami has the reputation of having the hottest club scene in Florida but in light of Club LAX's impressive ability to bring the heat, it appears Orlando is giving Miami a run for its money. Specializing in Chicago House, Sexy House and Tribal House, as well as Trance, Electronic, Latin, Hip Hop and Soul, this exclusive nightspot has all the important bases covered. The house disc jocks are famous in their own right, but the club also hosts major-label DJs and performers on a regular basis. The sound and lights are an attraction unto themselves and two full bars ensure that everyone stays loose long into the night. See website for calendar of events, online ticketing, VIP reservations, photo galleries and more.
Located inside Lake Buena Vista's Wyndham Palace resort next to the popular Outback Restaurant (The), this lounge is a great place to unwind after a long day. Spacious and loud, it invites you to grab a frozen drink or draft beer at the bar and plant yourself wherever you feel most comfortable. In the mood for a little dancing? Grab a table by the huge dance floor and join the fun. Or maybe you'd rather watch the action from above? Head upstairs and grab a seat along the railing of the balcony bar. Either way, talented DJ's during the week or a live, eight-piece band on weekends keep the place jumping.
Club Hush is located just off International Drive on Universal Boulevard and is the place to go for late night gatherings. This club has an upscale ambiance with the biggest dance floor around, friendly staff, lots of VIP amenities and fabulous entertainment. There is a huge main room featuring two unique bars and an outside patio, but all the fun is happening in the VIP lounge areas. The Moroccan Lounge offers Moroccan design, comfy red velvet couches and hookahs. The White Room presents Italian white leather couches, lighted tables and glass walls for seclusion. The Stage VIP includes black leather couches and overlooks the main stage and dance floor. The Tantra Lounge has red vinyl couches a sake bar and laser light show.
Biergarten is an authentic German restaurant located in Walt Disney World's Epcot World Showcase German pavilion. It is distinguishable from the outside with an exceptional exterior that is equally matched on the inside as well. Here you can join in the celebration as only the Germans can do. They offer a buffet-style feast of a large variety of homemade German cuisine including all of the favorites, including plenty of meats, salads, desserts and more to choose from. The entertainment is lively and includes bands, yodelers, dancers and other performers. Biergarten has a nice selection of beers and wines and attentive, native-dressed servers. - Diane Dilov-Schultheis