Westgate Lakes Resort & Spa Recognized with Condé Nast Traveler's 2022 Readers' Choice Award

Oct 07, 2022

ORLANDO, Fla. - October 7, 2022 – Condé Nast Traveler recently announced the results of its 35th annual Readers’ Choice Awards with Westgate Lakes Resort & Spa recognized as the sixth best resort in Orlando and the only villa-style resort to appear on this list. This esteemed publication celebrates the world’s best travel experiences and destinations, including Orlando which features more than 125 resorts and hotels to choose from.

More than 240,000 Condé Nast Traveler readers submitted their responses. The Readers’ Choice Awards are the longest-running and most prestigious recognition of excellence in the travel industry. The full list of winners can be found here.

“We are thrilled to be recognized as one of the top resorts in Orlando, one of the largest hospitality markets in the world,” said Mark Waltrip, chief operating officer of Westgate Resorts. “Our team at Westgate works tirelessly to provide our guests with an incredible vacation experience each and every time they visit one of our properties.”

Westgate Lakes Resort & Spa is a lakefront resort in the heart of Orlando, Florida, with features that delight and appeal to both leisure and business travelers. Exciting additions to the resort include Treasure Cove, a pirate-themed water park with a wave pool, lazy river, dual slides, splash pad and tiki bar; and a full-service, tranquil day spa brought to life by Serenity Spa. The resort also features a brand-new snack concept, Maui J’s Shave Ice, that’s sure to cool guests down on a hot Florida day. Other amenities include a free parking garage, outdoor fire pits and grills, seven heated pools and hot tub, as well as renovated villas with in-suite kitchens and balcony views. There is also a full arcade and bowling alley, enticing dining options with Drafts Sports Bar & Grill and 15,000 square feet of mixed-use convention space.

The 2022 Readers' Choice Awards are published on Condé Nast Traveler's website at cntraveler.com and will be celebrated in the November issue.


About Westgate Resorts

Westgate Resorts is the largest privately held timeshare company in the world and one of the largest resort developers in the United States. Founded in 1982 by David Siegel, the company is headquartered in Orlando with seven Orlando hotel resorts and 22 themed destination resorts nationwide, featuring more than 14,000 luxury villas and hotel rooms in popular vacation destinations throughout the United States, such as Orlando, and Cocoa Beach, Florida; New York City, New York; Park City, Utah; Las Vegas, Nevada; Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, Tennessee; Myrtle Beach, South Carolina; Williamsburg, Virginia; Branson, Missouri; and Mesa, Arizona. In 2022, the company launched the cutting-edge World of Westgate (WOW) Loyalty Program, an exclusive program that rewards Westgate owners and hotel guests with prestigious perks and privileges at no added cost. The company has garnered many distinct accolades, including the 2022 ACE Project of Excellence Award from the American Resort Development Association (ARDA) for Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo, recognition from Forbes Travel Advisor ranking Westgate Park City Resort & Spa as a recommended resort in its 2022 Star Awards and 73 Best of State Awards for Westgate Park City Resort & Spa after winning 10 years in a row. Westgate Resorts locations are known to feature a variety of unique restaurant, retail and spa concepts, including Los Amigos Mexican Grill & Tequila Bar, Villa Italiano Chophouse, Drafts Burger Bar, Edge Steakhouse, Westgate Marketplace & Deli and Serenity Spa by Westgate. For more information about Westgate Resorts, visit WestgateResorts.com. Find Westgate Resorts on LinkedIn, Instagram and Facebook.

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