JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes

4040 Central Florida Parkway, Orlando, Florida 32837 USA
+1 407-206-2300

Grande Lakes Sports

Find Adventure With Outdoor Recreation At Grande Lakes Orlando

With more than 500 tropical acres to explore, including a golf club that's been designated a Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Natural Habitat, the Grande Lakes resort grounds are a haven for sports and recreation. Whether you're looking for a serene fishing or boating outing on Shingle Lake, a falconry adventure, or to learn about the ecological history while encountering wildlife on a tour, you'll find plenty of outdoor activities, sports, and recreation without leaving the resort.

Eco Tours

Explore the incredible ecological surroundings of Grande Lakes with a guided two-hour tour of Shingle Creek. Paddle through Old Florida's Shingle Creek on your own canoe, led by a Florida Master Naturalist, to learn about the history of the creek and its inhabitants.

Mountain Bike Trail

Traverse the two-mile trail by Hidden Lake on the resort grounds by mountain bike to encounter wildlife and the animal residents of Grande Lakes along the way. Embark on your own adventure or go on a ride guided by the Grande Lakes resident "Trail Boss."

Fly Fishing


Take to one of eleven private lakes and ponds on the Grande Lakes Orlando grounds, including the 48-acre Shingle Lake, for fishing excursions or angling expedition by boat or from the shore. Not sure how to cast a line? Fly fishing instruction is available to teach you all the fundamentals and have you hooking bass in no time.

More Activities


Get up close to birds of prey and experience one of the world's oldest traditions. Take a falconry class to learn about the history and rules of hunting with birds of prey and to hold one yourself. Guests can also "walk with a hawk," and learn how to call down and interact with falcons in the field.

Ritz Kids

Our Ritz Kids drop off program offers a variety of supervised physical and creative activities designed especially for children ages four to 12. These include outdoor activities, obstacle courses and relay races; karaoke and dance parties; arts and crafts, and so much more. Use is included in The Ritz-Carlton Daily Resort Fee.

Whisper Creek Farm

Our on-site 7,000-square-foot fruit and vegetable garden provides farm produce used throughout our luxury resort in restaurant dishes, beverages and even spa treatments at the award-winning Ritz-Carlton Spa Orlando. Farm products are also featured at meetings and events. Adjacent to our Whisper Creek Farm garden is 11,000 square feet of meticulous outdoor event space. Tours available upon request, advance reservations required.


With three lighted courts and a comprehensive tennis instruction program, getting in the game is a breeze at Grande Lakes. Play a friendly match or take a lesson, no matter your skill or age. Break a sweat by enrolling in a tennis cardio clinic, where you'll learn the basics of the game while receiving a full cardio workout.

Sunrise Safari

Take a ride on the wild side with an early-morning two-hour tour of the resort's 500-acre campus. Hop aboard an all-terrain golf cart led by a certified Florida Master Naturalist to observe and encounter the wildlife of Grande Lakes, including whitetail deer, bobcats, alligators, and owls.

Kayaking & Pedal Boating

Explore the serene and scenic waters of the Grande Lake on your own kayak, canoe or pedal boat.
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