The Florida Mall
A long-awaited holiday in Florida calls for some world-class shopping. Located midway between Walt Disney World Resort and downtown Orlando, and situated near the Orlando International Airport, The Florida Mall is Central Florida’s largest shopping centre.
This 1.7 million-square-foot shopper’s paradise features more than 250 retail, dining and entertainment options, including fashion favourites like Macy’s, A/X Armani Exchange, Coach, Michael Kors, Mayors Jewelers featuring Rolex, Victoria’s Secret and ZARA. The Florida Mall also boasts a number of exclusive shopping experiences the whole family will love, including American Girl and the M&M’s World store.
Restaurants and Dining
If you choose to make The Florida Mall an all-day excursion, you’ll never hunger for dining options. The diverse Dining Pavilion has 23 curated restaurants, offering tasty fare for every taste. Bring your appetite to Gotcha Smokehouse Bar-B-Que or Buca di Beppo, a festive, family-style Italian eatery.
Just off the lobby of the adjoining Florida Hotel and Conference Center, Marcelo’s Bistro offers traditional American cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner. And don’t miss the chance to indulge in desserts and pastries from Carlo’s Bakery, the celebrity bakery made famous on the TV programme “Cake Boss.”
Things to do
There’s plenty of magic happening right here at The Florida Mall. Exclusive to this shopping centre, the Crayola Experience is Orlando’s most colourful family attraction, which includes 26 hands-on activities that will let your child’s imagination run wild. There are also two children’s play areas on site, including the newly opened Play Park – a 3,000 square-foot, multi-sensory experience.
All the excitement of Orlando is within easy reach of The Florida Mall, too. Tickets to theme parks and attractions such as Walt Disney World Resort, Universal Orlando and SeaWorld Orlando are sold inside the centre at two information stands.
Where to stay
You won’t have to carry your shopping bags far when you make The Florida Mall your all-in-one destination. The 511-room Florida Hotel and Conference Center is located on the premises, making this the perfect place to truly shop till you drop.
Nearby, you also have your pick of sprawling luxury hotels, budget-friendly motels and charming inns, not to mention the exciting themed resorts of Universal Orlando and Walt Disney World Resort.
No matter which part of Orlando you’re coming from, it’s easy to get to The Florida Mall. If you’re traveling to us by car, you’ll have access to free parking and car park shuttles. For an extra fee, let our valet service do the parking for you.
From Interstate-4 (I-4) westbound:
Take exit 74A (Sand Lake), turn right on Sand Lake Road and continue until crossing South Orange Blossom Trail; then take your first right.
From Interstate-4 (I-4) eastbound:
Take exit 80 (U.S. 441/S.O.B.T.) and follow until you cross Sand Lake Road, then take the first left.
From Florida’s Turnpike:
Take exit 254 and head north on U.S. 441/S.O.B.T.
LYNX provides public transportation services for the greater Orlando area, with a stop at The Florida Mall.
Cash Points and Currency Exchanges
Every store at The Florida Mall accepts credit cards, but there are several cash point machines available if you prefer paying that way. Currency exchange is also available at two near Nestle Toll House and The Florida Hotel. Throughout Orlando, you’ll find many other cash point machines and currency exchange centres, including at Orlando International Airport, many larger hotels and at most major theme parks and attractions.