Exploria Express Orlando
Enjoy comfortable, affordable, hotel-style accommodations set amidst a family style resort loaded with amenities and close to the thrill of Orlando’s world-renowned attractions. At Exploria Express, you’ll experience all the extraordinary amenities of a leisure vacation destination resort and a quiet location from which to call home base during your Orlando vacation.
Our generous hotel accommodations will have you covered with home-style comfort and full access to the adjoining Summer Bay Orlando resort providing options for fun-filled days for everyone. Choose from comfortable hotel rooms and sizable king-size suites. Enjoy complimentary WiFi Internet access and a host of in-room amenities. Fuel up for the day at our complimentary hot breakfast buffet or take the night off and watch a movie on your flat screen TV.
Exploria Express provides an oasis from the vacation hustle with access to Summer Bay Orlando’s full amenities including transportation throughout Summer Bay Orlando resort and daily shuttle service to Magic Kingdom® Park, Epcot® and Universal Studios Florida®.
It’s traditional. It’s affordable. It’s Exploria Express.
Deluxe King Suite (Sleeps 4)
The Deluxe King Suite is the perfect place to stretch out. Your room has a fantastic view of the pool or resort grounds. A counter area with a refrigerator and microwave gives you the convenience to dine in. Relax in your pleasant sitting area, while watching your flat screen TV that includes all your favorite cable channels. Keep connected with convenient, complimentary wireless Internet. Your spacious bathroom has a shower/tub combo, complimentary toiletries and hair dryer. Enjoy a morning mug and daily news with your in-room coffee/tea maker before you head downstairs for your complimentary hot breakfast buffet. Convenient direct-dial phone and free local calls are included.
Deluxe Two Queen Beds (Sleeps 4)
Make the most of your vacation stay in the Exploria Express Deluxe Double Queen room. There is plenty of room with two plush queen beds that overlook the pool or manicured gardens. Keep connected with convenient, complimentary wireless Internet and stay entertained with a flat screen TV with all your favorite cable channels. Your spacious bathroom has a shower/tub combo and comes equipped with a hair dryer. Enjoy a morning mug and daily news with your in-room coffee/tea maker before you head downstairs for your complimentary hot breakfast buffet. Convenient direct-dial phone and free local calls are included.
Deluxe Accessible (Sleeps 4)
Our accessible room has all of the perks and is fully accessible to wheelchairs. Different configurations can accommodate your needs*. The room overlooks the pool or resort grounds. Enjoy the pleasures of home with a spacious living area, flat screen TV with cable, and handy counter area with refrigerator and microwave. The large bathroom features an accessible shower and toilet. Enjoy your mornings with your in-room coffee/tea maker before you head downstairs for your complimentary hot breakfast buffet. Convenient direct-dial phone and free local calls are included.
ACTIVITIES AND AMENITIES
Enjoy full access to Summer Bay Orlando resort
- Buccaneer Bay Adventure Park
- Aqua Park & Marina
- Recreation Pavilion
- Shuttle Bus
- 64-acre Lake
Buccaneer Bay Adventure Park
Unleash your inner pirate and experience the newest Summer Bay Orlando resort amenity offering fun and adventure for the entire family!
A boatload of outdoor adventure awaits guests of all ages at the award winning Buccaneer Bay Adventure Park where, for a fee, guests can zip, jump, climb, slide, splash, bump, all day long.
Just curious and want to watch all the fun? Come on in and saunter about! There’s no charge to enter the park however a wristband must be purchased to experience the park’s featured adventures. Play a game of Bocce Ball, enjoy complimentary access to Parrot’s Landing, the interactive kid’s water playground or just relax and take in the sites.
All parks will be open during regularly scheduled hours of operation (posted in the current Resort Information Guide, weather permitting). Current schedules are provided at the time of resort check-in and are also available for online viewing.
Note: Buccaneer Bay Adventure Park is currently open Wednesday – Sunday.
Summer Bay Orlando offers four casual dining options including full-service, fast take-out, poolside and delivery to satisfy your cravings.
- Grab a burger and brew at Big Kahuna’s Poolside Bar and Grill (View Menu).
- Keep cool with a tropical drink from Kokomo’s Lakeside Tiki Bar.
- Dine with your family for some Italian fare from The Italian Kitchen (View Menu).
- Coffee is a universal language, and Hello Coffee Shop is proud to serve Starbucks® brand coffee products. Along with a full selection of aromatic Starbucks® coffee blends, including refreshing Frappuccinos, warm lattes, and perfectly balanced expressos, seasonal specialty beverages will also be offered. And to compliment these guest favorites will be an array of bakery fresh items, assorted desserts, breakfast sandwiches, oatmeal, fruit cups, granola, grab-n-go packaged sandwiches, salads, power lunch combos and assorted retail keepsakes. (View Menu)
Make a memory at the Recreation Pavilion
The Recreation team will guide you through all the fun-filled activities and recreation opportunities from their location in the all new Recreation Pavilion. Located here is a state-of the art movie theatre, fitness center, arcade and redemption center, video games, billiards room, resort lounge, Activities and other indoor and outdoor gathering spaces.
The fun continues on the pool decks with regularly scheduled entertainment, pool games, karaoke, and celebrations.
Hop On The Shuttle
Avoid the stress and expense of driving and parking. Take our transportation shuttle to Orlando’s major destinations, only minutes away from your vacation home. Complimentary resort shuttle to Epcot®, Magic Kingdom® Park and Universal Studios Florida®. View the Shuttle Schedule
Summer Bay Orlando has a host of fun sports and diversions for the active lifestyle. Start off your morning with Zumba, Yoga or Aquasice. Shoot hoops or play a match on our fully lit basketball, sand volleyball, shuffleboard, and tennis courts, or try a family tour of the resort on a four-person surrey bike.
Love The Lake
Experience the real Florida on our 64-acre lake. Stroll along our white-sand beach or bounce and climb on our floating aqua-playground. Feel the wind in your hair as you zip across the lake on a wave runner or explore at a leisurely pace by canoe or paddleboat. Then try your casting luck in the bass-fishing capital of the nation. Fish on!
Rental and usage fees apply. Click here for an overview of current offerings.
EXPLORE ORLANDO, FL
Disney’s Magic Kingdom, home to Cinderella’s Castle, is divided into six distinct lands arranged in a spoke-like formation, all meeting at the top of Main Street USA. Visit Tommorrowland, Fantasyland, Frontierland, Liberty Square, Adventureland and Main Street USA to experience guest favorites including Space Mountain, Thunder Mountain, and the primary residence of Mickey Mouse! It is here that families experience the world famous Disney Magic all year round! Parades, shows, rollercoasters, character meet and greets and seasonal special events including Mickey’s Not So Scarey Halloween and Mickey’s Christmas Party make Disney’s Magic Kingdom a must do when visiting Orlando.
Disney’s Hollywood Studios brings the movies to life and provides guests with non stop entertainment and the opportunitiy to ‘ride the movies’. The famed Sorcerer’s Hat, a stylized version of the magical hat from Fantasia, serves as the park’s central hub. Other guest favorites include The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror, The Chinese Theatre, and Aerosmith’s Rock n’ Roller Coaster.
Disney’s Animal Kingdom is a zoological theme park which opened on Earth Day in 1998 and is the fourth theme park built at the resort. The Tree of Life is the icon of Disney’s Animal Kingdom, located at the center of the 580 acre park which is also home to Expedition Everest, Kali Rapids, Kilimanjaro Safaris, Dinosaur, Gorilla Falls Exploration and the all new Pandora – The World of Avatar where guests discover the land that celebrates the magic of nature!
Universal Studios, Islands of Adventure and Volcano Bay present a 3-part journey of exploration… At Universal Studios, guests Go beyond the screen, behind the scenes and jump into the action of your favorite films at the world’s premier movie and TV based theme park. At Islands of Adventure, guests depart from a main port to visit 3 themed islands, all emphasizing adventure, including Marvel Super Hero Island which houses two of the most popular thrill rides at Universal – The Hulk and The Amazing Adventures of Spiderman along with Seuss Landing and The Wizarding World of Harry Potter.
And at Volcano Bay, the all new and fanciful waterpark which celebrates the notion that Water is Life… Life is Joy, guests experience the carefree attitude the fabled Waturi islanders have embraced on their Pacific isle for centuries.
SeaWorld Orlando presents a wonderland of ocean animals, rides and dazzling shows. For more excitement, water-splashing thrill rides and animal encounters, try Aquatica – SeaWorld’s Waterpark in Orlando. And for an up close and personal encounter, there’s SeaWorld’s all-inclusive Discovery Cove.