Any shopping to be done? Just take a trip to The Mall at Millenia, which offers both local and international brands. Foreign visitors will be pleased to know that a bureau de change/Wechsel is at hand, so there's simply no stopping you from grabbing the designer apparel you've set your heart on! The multi-lingual staff will assist you in getting around, just in case language is a barrier. To pump up the energy during your shopping frenzy, visit restaurants like the Cheesecake Factory and The Capital Grille.
With more than 200 shopping-and-dining outlets, Florida Mall is the largest shopping spot in Central Florida. Visitors come from all over the state and the nation to browse through the racks of retail outlets such as Saks Fifth Avenue, Dillard's and JC Penney. You'll also find plenty of specialty stores here, including those offering adventure gear, books, electronics, toys, videos, leather and more. If you're hungry, dine in the mall's food court, or at restaurants such as La Casona or Versailles Latin Cuisine. If an afternoon expedition does not afford you enough time to buy all you want, check into the Adam's Mark Hotel on the premises.
Nestled within Orlando World Center Marriott and styled like an oasis, the spa offers a luxurious, rejuvenating experience. Cozy sofas, dark walls, aromatic candles and mellow lighting put you instantly at ease as soon as you enter. Rekindle your spirit with treatments ranging from body wraps, facials, manicures and eye treatments to massages, body scrubs and many more. Enhance the experience with a loved one with their couple's massage session. They also offer a wide array of salon and grooming services to complete the experience.
At 50,000 sq. ft., this is the world's largest World of Disney store with the world's biggest collection (8,000 items) of Disney memorabilia, souvenirs, toys and gotta-have-its. To keep it all straight, departments feature a specific theme from favorite Disney movies, ranging from Sleeping Beauty to The Little Mermaid and 101 Dalmatians, among others. Going beyond toys, the store offers an enormous range of Disney-logo items from clothing to tableware and linens, jewelry and toys.
The most important thing to know about Downtown Disney Marketplace is that you don't have to be a park patron to shop here. An open-air shopping enclave, it is built at the edge of a lake and offers 26 stores, including the Ghiradelli Soda Fountain and Chocolate Shop, Lego Imagination Center and, of course, the World of Disney, billed as the planet's largest Disney merchandise store. A number of restaurants are tucked in here, including Bongo's, Blues Cafe, Rainforest Cafe, Planet Hollywood, and Wolfgang Puck Express.
Parents, teachers and best of all, kids, love Lego. Those brightly colored building toys set kids' imagination into action as they use the pieces to build...well, stuff. Budding architects will love this 4,000 sq. ft. center, where they'll find giant flying machines, dragons and spaceships constructed from Lego pieces. Popular sets allow children to build their own pirate ships, water worlds, medieval and modern cities and doll houses. Outside is a 3,000 sq. ft. play area, boasting a jungle gym, life-size space-alien family and countless Lego blocks with no restrictions on use or imagination.
In operation since 1975, Soul Train Music claims to carry the area's largest selection of blues, reggae, gospel, rhythm and blues, dance music and videos. It draws a loyal local clientèle, as well as tourists who've heard of the store's reputation. Soul Train carries mostly CDs, but purists will also find a selection of vinyl records.
Siboney Bridal Fashions is conveniently located in the Florida Mall and is more than a bridal shop. Here you can find a great selection of all types of stylish formal wear for every recognized special occasion. They offer personal service to assist you in finding just what you need. Siboney Bridal Fashions has a large assortment of designs starting with children sizes and they also have the accessories to go with them. The bridal gowns offered range from beautiful informal styles to stunning formal ones and are available right away for purchase. They offer specials on their website as well as at the store.
If you're looking for something special to perk up your home or a souvenir to commemorate your Orlando trip, add Foreign Accents to your list of shopping stops. Here, you'll find works of art imported from Europe, Indonesia, Mexico and many other nations. The fine art is a big attraction, as are the store's catalogs, from which shoppers can order upscale furniture. The home accessory items, crystal chandeliers, gilt mirrors and artwork are the perfect gifts for friends and family.