ORLANDO, Fla., June 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Always in search of unparalleled guest experiences, The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes will provide a bird’s-eye view of the resort and Orlando environs with new Seaplane Excursions beginning June 22nd.
The seaplane lands and departs from one of the 12 lakes located at The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes and provides a breathtaking panorama of the resort’s natural surroundings. Operating Wednesday through Saturday, guests have the option of the following four excursions:
- Orlando Attractions 30-Minute Flightseeing – Take in all 500 acres of Grande Lakes as well as some of Orlando’s world-famous attractions, followed by a splash and dash on the Butler Chain of Lakes. $125 per person, 2-4 passengers.
- Lunch Fly In – Fly out to experience authentic Florida dishes including Florida Catfish, Grab and Gator Bites, Frog Legs, and more. Dining options include Loughman Lake Lodge, Lone Cabbage Fish Camp or Jolly Gator Fish Camp Bar & Grill. (Lunch not included). Departing at 12:30 p.m. $350/person, 2 passengers
- Hillstone Dinner Fly In – Situated on the banks of Lake Killarney, Hillstone promises stunning sunsets with featured menu items including classic grilled chicken salad, prime New York strip steak, and key lime pie. (Dinner not included.) Departing at 5 p.m. (Daylight Savings Time) $350/person, 2 passengers.
- Ultimate Fly Fishing Experience – Two anglers will travel with Director of Fly Fishing, Capt. Mark Benson, from our private seaplane base to the St. Johns River to fish from shore for largemouth bass and American shad. This excursion includes spinning or fly tackle, beverages and guide. It is one of the most unique fishing journeys in the lower 48 states and a Ritz-Carlton exclusive. $2,000, 2 passengers. Available December-May only.
As an Introductory Special, the Orlando Attractions 30-Minute Flightseeing will be offered for $99 per person from June 22 to 24 and June 28 to July 3. This offer is based upon availability, weather permitting, and restrictions apply. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 407.393.4531.
The Seaplane Excursions follow the recent announcement of Grande Lakes Sports, which comprises all of the resort’s outdoor activities from kayak eco-tours and safaris to mountain bike trail expeditions. For additional information on the Seaplane Excursions, visit GrandeLakesSports.com or call 407-393-4531.
About The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, LLC
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C., of Chevy Chase, MD., currently operates more than 90 hotels in over 30 countries and territories. More than 40 hotel and residential projects are under development around the globe. The Ritz-Carlton is proud to offer The Ritz-Carlton Rewards® in which members can link accounts with Marriott Rewards® and Starwood Preferred Guest® for instant elite status matching and unlimited points transfer. For more information or reservations, visit the company web site at www.ritzcarlton.com, for the latest company updates, visit news.ritzcarlton.com and to join the live conversation, use #RCMemories. The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR).
CONTACT: Contact: Alissa Perez Director of Public Relations, The Ritz-Carlton Grand Lakes, Orlando [email protected] 407.393.4110