Where is Emerald Island Resort?


Emerald Island Resort is located just off of US Highway 192 in Kissimmee. It is within easy reach of the I4 whereas Disney World, Seaworld and Universal Studios are all just a short drive from the villa. The closest golf course is just a few miles away from the villa and there are plenty more to choose from in the area.

  • Exit the airport and follow the signs for the 417 South.
  • Join the 417 at (Junction 17) heading South. This is a toll road so please have some change and a few small dollars at hand.
  • Leave the 417 at Exit 3 Osceola Parkway and turn right.
  • Keep going straight on this road passing The Gaylord Palms Hotel on the left and a few miles further on going under the Disney World archway, head towards Animal Kingdom.
  • Just before the entrance to Animal Kingdom take the left hand slip road towards Animal Kingdom Lodge.
  • At the next set of traffic lights turn left into Sherberth Road.
  • At the next set of traffic lights turn right and move over to the left hand side. This is the US Highway 192. There will be a McDonald's restaurant on your right hand side.
  • Turn left at the very next set of traffic lights into Formosa Gardens Boulevard, there is a Red Lobster Restaurant located on the corner of US192 and Formosa Gardens Boulevard.
  • At the next 4-way stop sign turn right on to Funnie Steed Road.
  • Emerald Island Resort is approximately half a mile down on the left hand side just after you go under the bridge. Turn Left into Emerald Island Resort and proceed to the gate house where the guard will give you a car pass and directions to the house.


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Here is an aerial view of our home, note the large plot and
proximity to the children's play area.