Highlands Reserve or Windsor Hills Resort

The search for off site villa accommodation can be a bewildering enterprise at the best of times. You've found this page likely because you are currently wading your way through the wide array of resort communities to the south and west of Orlando. You will likely have heard of Highlands Reserve and Windsor Hills, perhaps encountered on one of the many Disney discussion forums or you may even have been to one or both of the resorts and are interested in comparing them. Both resorts are at the higher end of the accommodation spectrum but hugely different. Highlands Reserve has some key differentiators. Below are our reasons why we think you should stay at Highlands Reserve over Windsor Hills:

Highlands Reserve villa swimming pool side by side with Windsor Hills villa swimming pool

1. The major overriding reason to choose Highlands Reserve over Windsor Hills is cost. Highlands Reserve is cheaper. It is further out from Disney, being situated in Davenport, to the west of the major theme parks. Further away from Disney equals cheaper accommodation costs.

2. Highlands Reserve may be cheaper but the quality of the homes is not compromised. The resort offers some of the best value for money in the wider Orlando area. The resort comprises around 900 large luxury detached homes; some of the most impressive homes around.

3. Highlands Reserve is more peaceful and private. Windsor Hills feels more like a holiday resort. Certainly in terms of resort facilities Windsor Hills is second to none and while Highlands Reserve does have a pool, tennis court and kids play area the resort is primarily designed around the privacy of the large homes all with private pools.

4. Perfect if you like golf. Choose Highlands Reserve if you want convenient access to golf. It is a golf resort after all.