New Curated Experiences Weekends at Grande Lakes Orlando

New All-Inclusive Curated Experiences Weekends at Grande Lakes Orlando

Ready for an epic staycation that requires absolutely no planning except making a reservation? Grande Lakes Orlando, home to The Ritz-Carlton Orlando and JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes, has launched Curated Experiences, an all-inclusive weekend getaway (or day date!) perfect for couples.

The full weekend itinerary includes multiple dining events plus an array of master classes, guided workshops, demonstrations and more. Each unique experience is led by award-winning chefs, winemakers, jewelers, artists, athletes and wellness experts.

The next Curated Experiences weekend will take place April 23 – 25, 2021. Package options include the full weekend experience (Friday – Sunday) or single day reservations for activities on Saturday only. Another Curated Experiences weekend is planned for fall of 2021.

Make it a complete staycation by booking a room for the night. Overnight accommodations are available at both properties for an additional charge. As an added bonus, The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes recently underwent a $30 million renovation including newly renovated guest rooms, a new luxury pool and cabanas, and updated Club Lounge.

Curated Experiences welcome reception at Grande Lakes Orlando
Curated Experiences at Grande Lakes Orlando

Curated Experiences Itinerary: April 23 – 25

Throughout the weekend, try your hand at mixing up the perfect brunch cocktail, or learn Chef John Tesar's signature dry aging method for steak. Forage for lunch ingredients at the property's Whisper Creek Farm, or participate in a fun whiskey tasting or wine blending class.

You'll get to customize your itinerary with your choice of four curated experiences (one per time slot).

Curated Experiences options include:

  • Meet the Watchmakers boutique display of 30-50 vintage and contemporary timepieces
  • Brunch Mixology workshop
  • Fly Casting Demonstration 
  • Art of Pastry demonstration
Grande Lakes Orlando Curated Experiences
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  • Dry Aging: Perfume and Process with Chef John Tesar (lunch included)
  • Italian Cooking Demonstration with Melissa Kelly (lunch included)
  • Caviar & Pearls from the Sea (lunch included)
  • The Flavors of Whisper Creek Farm (lunch included)
Whisper Creek Farm at Grande Lakes Orlando
Whisper Creek Farm
  • The Art of Chocolate
  • Wine Blending event
  • Whiskey Tasting
  • Master Mixology
  • Shopping presentation with a member of The Mall at Millenia's personal stylist team
  • Tennis and Pickle Ball Clinic

The complete weekend experience also includes a welcome reception; exotic cars display; yoga & mimosa/wine bar sessions; wine pairing dinner with guest chefs Melissa Kelly, Eddie Nickell and Kathleen Blake; Falconry School; and a special Rosé Champagne Sunday brunch.

View the full itinerary with workshop and event descriptions.

The Art of Chocolate workshop at Grande Lakes Orlando
The Art of Chocolate

Curated Experiences Packages

Couples can choose to book the full weekend package including events Friday – Sunday (overnight stay NOT included), or choose from an assortment of packages for Saturday activities only.

Complete Curated Experiences Weekend at Grande Lakes Orlando

  • Wheels, Watches, Whiskey & Wine Reception Friday evening
  • Exotic Car Show Friday & Saturday
  • Morning Yoga & Mimosa/Wine Bar sessions Saturday & Sunday morning
  • Choice of four Curated Experiences on Saturday, including lunch
  • Outdoor Wine Pairing Dinner with guest chefs Melissa Kelly, Eddie Nickell and Kathleen Blake + entertainment Saturday evening
  • Falconry School on Sunday
  • Exclusive Knife & Spoon Rosé Champagne brunch on Sunday
  • Cost: $750/person, excluding overnight accommodations
Falconry at Grande Lakes Orlando
Falconry School

Full Day Saturday + Dinner

  • Morning Yoga & Mimosa/Wine Bar session
  • Choice of four Curated Experiences on Saturday, including lunch
  • Outdoor Wine Pairing Dinner with guest chefs Melissa Kelly, Eddie Nickell and Kathleen Blake + entertainment Saturday evening
  • Exotic Car Show Saturday evening
  • Cost: $600/person
Yoga & Mimosa/Wine Bar

Full Day Saturday + Lunch

  • Choice of four Curated Experiences on Saturday
  • Chef curated lunch included
  • Cost: $300/person

Wine Pairing Dinner Only

  • Outdoor Wine Pairing Dinner with guest chefs Melissa Kelly, Eddie Nickell and Kathleen Blake + entertainment Saturday evening
  • Exotic Car Show Saturday evening
  • Cost: $300/person
Enjoy an exotic car display during dinner Saturday evening

TICKETS + DETAILS

Curated Experiences at Grande Lakes
April 23 – 25, 2021
Grande Lakes Orlando
Curated Experiences is exclusive programming hosted by The Ritz-Carlton and JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes. In one perfectly planned weekend, guests can enjoy the ultimate mix of relaxation and inspiration, along with master classes, guided workshops, immersive demonstrations and more led by an array of award-winning chefs, winemakers, jewelers, artists, athletes and wellness experts.
$300 – $750/person

View the full itinerary and make reservations here.


ABOUT GRANDE LAKES ORLANDO

The 500-acre Grande Lakes Orlando estate features a 582-room Ritz-Carlton and 1,000-room JW Marriott hotel situated at the headwaters of the Florida Everglades. Guests at both hotels can enjoy all the facilities and services at Grande Lakes Orlando, including an 18-hole Greg Norman-designed championship golf course and the 40,000-square-foot Ritz-Carlton Spa as well as three pools including the winding lazy river at JW Marriott and the new AquaCourse 360 interactive water feature. Experience a wealth of dining options throughout Grande Lakes Orlando, where the cuisine is as diverse as the resort.

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