Guest Reviews


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From the moment you book, you will know you have booked the right villa. Arkvilla has four beautiful bedrooms and three bathrooms. The games room was a hit with my two children who played pool every night and a few… Read more “Perfect”

Loved Arkvilla and will definitely be back

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what an absolutely fabulous villa. from the moment you step through the front doors the place just oozes with holiday feel and relaxation. your comfortable anywhere in this villa whether it be in the bedrooms, living rooms, dining areas or… Read more “Loved Arkvilla and will definitely be back”

2nd visit to this wonderful Villa

Despite this being our 2nd visit the wow factor was still there! Beautifully decorated to a v high standard with a few new things since our last visit 2 years ago. Sandra the owner once again is always on hand… Read more “2nd visit to this wonderful Villa”

Amazing Villa, a home from home!

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Thank you so much for sharing your beautiful home with us Sandra. We stayed in Arkvilla in June 2018 and had an amazing time. The house is so modern and comfortable and in a perfect location. Our kids absolutely loved… Read more “Amazing Villa, a home from home!”

Stunningly beautiful home

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We have just returned from spending two weeks in the beautiful Arkvilla. I would like to thank Sandra and Jai for sharing their lovely home with us and for being so helpful with everything from directions to restaurant recommendations. The… Read more “Stunningly beautiful home”

Excellent villa, good quality furnishings and very comfortable. 10 out of 10

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Located inside a gated community you instantly can relax and feel safe. Nice easy access using codes rather than keys. Very tastefully furnished and clean and has just about everything you could need. We were a group of four adults… Read more “Excellent villa, good quality furnishings and very comfortable. 10 out of 10”

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Perfect Honeymoon Thanks to Arkvilla

Perfect honeymoon…thanks to Arkvilla Just gone from an amazing trip to NYC and Orlando. We got married whilst in NYC and travelled down to Orlando afterwards for our honeymoon, as two adults and three young kids. When we arrived in… Read more “Perfect Honeymoon Thanks to Arkvilla”


We checked out of Arkvilla today and I don’t know where to begin… Sandra and Jai really have thought of every convenience and comfort for guests in their beautiful home. I defy anyone to find fault with such a high-end,… Read more “Arkvilla”

Perfect Stay

June 2017 Stay We’re just back from a perfect stay in Sandra’s beautiful Arkvilla. Usually before we stay anywhere new I worry about whether I’ll like it or not. I never once worried this time as I knew I’d love… Read more “Perfect Stay”


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Left on Jun 6, 2017 for a stay in May 2017 Have just returned from 2 fabulous weeks in Arkvilla. An ideal location for the many theme parks and convenient for Orlando Airport. The house is beautifully presented throughout, with… Read more “SUPERB LOVED FAMILY HOME”

Amazing Beautiful Home

This is the second time we have stayed at Highgate Park but the first time staying in such a beautiful home. We stayed at Arkvilla for 2 weeks and we couldn’t of asked for a nicer villa. It was beautiful,… Read more “Amazing Beautiful Home”

Perfect Villa, Perfect Surroundings, Perfect Holiday

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I shall admit I’m a very fussy holidaymaker, I expect my Accommodation to be just perfect, after all, it has to be my home for 2 weeks. I looked for a long time to find a villa in Florida and… Read more “Perfect Villa, Perfect Surroundings, Perfect Holiday”

Perfect, safe, holiday villa

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February 2016 stay Perfect safe Overall within easy reach of the parks and shopping. The layout has all the amenities as described if a little sparing in terms of the kitchen utensils. A big bonus was the conversion of double… Read more “Perfect, safe, holiday villa”

Wonderful Stay at Arkvilla

Just got back from our wonderful stay here at Arkvilla. What a fab home it is, furnishing are so nice, it’s by far the best villa we have stayed in. Sandra has been great to deal with answering all our… Read more “Wonderful Stay at Arkvilla”


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Left on Jan 11, 2017 for a stay in Dec 2016 Situated in a beautiful gated community arkvilla is in a great location. Supermarkets and places to eat etc are all in close proximity. We found it a straightforward drive… Read more “Arkvilla”

Perfection vacation

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Very close to all Disney parks, major shops, not too far from idrive. Very clean,spacious and homely. It’s a ideal location for a Disney vacation but also relaxing days by the pool. Been here twice now and would definately look… Read more “Perfection vacation”

Amazing Villa

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Amazing villa which is a real home from home. Sandra has thought of everything you could need and it really is the small touches that make it so special. My girls called it home from day 1 and loved the… Read more “Amazing Villa”

Perfect Villa, beautifully styled, very welcoming

Arriving at Arkvilla after a long delay at the airport was like a ‘warm welcoming hug from a special friend’ you can tell straight away that this is a loving home. So much thought has gone into the decor &… Read more “Perfect Villa, beautifully styled, very welcoming”

Great location, warm atmosphere

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Left on Jun 13, 2016 for a stay in May 2016 We had a fantastic 2 weeks here, and it was our first visit to this villa. It has everything in it that you need. The location for the theme… Read more “Great location, warm atmosphere”

Look No Further

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We had a last minute business trip to Orlando and managed to book Arkvilla for a week in April 2016 Having stayed in various villas in the Disney area I have to say this one was the nicest and furnished… Read more “Look No Further”

Beautiful Villa *****

Date of stay:- March 2016, Review date:- 4th April 2016 You just have to read the other reviews, every one gives this villa full marks, and I totally understand why. This was our 6th visit to Orlando, and without doubt… Read more “Beautiful Villa *****”

Arkvilla is Fantasmic

Date of Stay:- February 2016 Arkvilla is a very beautiful, well appointed villa located within a gated community, only a 12-15 minute drive to the iconic Archway at WDW. There are several grocery stores, supermarkets, pharmacies and restaurants very close… Read more “Arkvilla is Fantasmic”

A Wonderful Christmas trip

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 Left on Feb 16, 2016 for a stay in Dec 2015 ***** 5 Stars So we had a wonderful time spending Christmas at Ark villa. The community was all decked out for Christmas and a Christmas tree was waiting for… Read more “A Wonderful Christmas trip”

A lovely place to stay

Review Left on Feb 5, 2016 for a stay in Nov 2015 This was the 3rd time we have stayed at the Arkvilla and we have stayed in many other villas in Orlando and the Arkvilla is by far the… Read more “A lovely place to stay”

Best Villa Ever Stayed In

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Date of stay:- June 2015 Outstanding villa offering every comfort absolutely fantastic in every way will book again for sure. Alison R Motherwell, United Kingdom

“Home from home” 5 of 5 stars

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Holiday Date: July 2015 Review Submitted: September 2015 We have now had three wonderful stays at Arkvilla, in 2010, 2012 and 2015, and are full of praise for both the villa and the owner, Sandra. Sandra is a pleasure to… Read more ““Home from home” 5 of 5 stars”

“Practically Perfect In Everyway”

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Holiday Date: 8th to 22nd July 2015 Review Submitted: 25th July 2015 We stayed in Sandra’s villa with our two boys and parents, I say villa when what I really mean is home from home. It has everything you could… Read more ““Practically Perfect In Everyway””

5***** Home from Home- plus more!!

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Holiday Date: April 2015 Review Submitted: 20th Mayl 2015 Our family of 6 adults stayed at Arkvilla for 2 weeks in April. Well, what can I say? The whole experience was straight forward and amazing. Sandra, the owner of the… Read more “5***** Home from Home- plus more!!”

“Luxurious villa, great pool, fantastic location for Disney!”

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Holiday Date: April 2015 Review Submitted: May 13th 2015 We absolutely loved Arkvilla, and we will definitely be back. The décor and furnishings were in tiptop condition and felt very well-maintained and recently decorated. The games room had great equipment,… Read more ““Luxurious villa, great pool, fantastic location for Disney!””


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Holiday Date: March/April 2015 Review Submitted: 14 April 2015 Hi Sandra and Jai, Just wanted to say a big thank you from all of us. We had an absolutely fantastic holiday. The villa was just perfect and so nice to… Read more “FANTASTIC HOLIDAY”

“Perfect base”

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Holiday Date: January and February 2016 Review Submitted: 2 April 2015 I had stayed in Ark Villa previously in 2011 when I was on a family holiday, so when I needed to go and work in Orlando for several weeks,… Read more ““Perfect base””

Lovely Stay

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Holiday Date: July/August 2014 Review Submitted: December 2014 Hi Sandra, having stayed back in july / august 2014 i wanted to apologise massively for not getting round to doing your review for u. Things here, as u may have seen… Read more “Lovely Stay”

“Heaven On Earth”

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Holiday Date: November 7th – 14th 2014 Review Submitted: November 30, 2014 Tracy and I had the privilege of spending our Honeymoon in this enchanting villa.What can I say that has not already been said ( not a lot )… Read more ““Heaven On Earth””

“Beautiful, Clean , Bliss!”

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Holiday Date: Oct/Nov 2014 Review Submitted: 11 November 2014 Arkvilla is a beautiful clean lovely home. Sandra made sure everything was ok and always there to answer any questions. It’s a great quiet location with easy access to all the… Read more ““Beautiful, Clean , Bliss!””

“A real home from home”

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Holiday Date: Sept/Oct 2014 Review Submitted: 4th November 2014 This was our fourth trip to Orlando but our first time staying in a villa. I was recommended Arkvilla through an Orlando group on Facebook. Not the most traditional way of… Read more ““A real home from home””

“Wonderful stay at Arkvilla”

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Holiday Date: 6th Sept 2014 – 21st Sept 2014 Review Submitted: October 1, 2014 NEW Had a lovely stay in Arkvilla. Everything you need or could want is on hand. Excellent tips on local attractions & restaurants provided too. Pool… Read more ““Wonderful stay at Arkvilla””

“Ideal villa, perfect in every way”

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Holiday Date: August 2014 Review Submitted: July 2014 Arkvilla is a wonderful special villa, spotlessly clean, packed with everything a family would need for a wonderful holiday. I would recommend it to anyone in a heartbeat Julie, Art and Family,… Read more ““Ideal villa, perfect in every way””


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Holiday Date: June 2014 Review Submitted: 16th July 2014 Where do I start Sandra the owner is an absolute delight to deal with and will go out of her way to help you in any way she can. Arkvilla definitely… Read more ““WOW WOW WOW””


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Holiday Date: May/June 2014 Review Submitted: 21st July2014 We stayed at Arkvilla between the 26th of May and 16th June 2014. We initially met Sandra Mandalia through a friend on Facebook who pointed out Arkvilla as a possibility for our… Read more “Pertect”

First Stay in Villa

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Holiday Date: 10 May 2014 Review Submitted: 26 May 2014 저와 4명의 대학원생들은 arkvilla에서 평생 잊을 수 없는 시간을 보냈습니다. 시설이 아주 훌륭했고, 가격도 매우 저렴해서 대만족이었습니다. 다음에 올랜도를 또 방문하게 된다면 반드시 그곳에서 다시 체류하고 싶습니다 집주인인 Sandra의 세심한… Read more “First Stay in Villa”

“Fantastic immaculate family villa”

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Holiday Date: 5th April 2014 Review Submitted: 13th April 2014 We had a great stay at Arkvilla. It was perfect for two families, had everything we needed, the games room was a real plus for the teenagers. It’s on a… Read more ““Fantastic immaculate family villa””

First Trip in Vacation Home – Good Experience

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Holiday Date: 8 March 2014 Review Submitted: 25 March 2014 家族4人で初めてバケーションレンタルを利用しました。やり方も分からないし、お金の支払い方法や鍵の受け渡し等最初は不安だらけでした。 ですが、メールでサンドラさんが非常に親切で丁寧な説明をしてくれて、不安が無くなっていきました。英語も簡単な単語で分かりやすく書いてくれました。 家は清潔でプール、ゲームルームなどもあり最高です。日本では絶対に体験出来ません。 この家を一度体験してしまったらもう高いお金を払って狭いホテルにはもう泊まれません。 最高でした!!! This is the translation:- Family of four was first vacation rentals. Passing for payment of money or keys, etc was riddled with anxiety at first,… Read more “First Trip in Vacation Home – Good Experience”

Beautiful, clean and well equipped

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Holiday Date: Christmas 2013 Review Submitted: January 2014 Lovely home – the nicest we’ve stayed in in Florida, very well equipped with lots of games and a great pool to keep the kids busy. Close to shops and restaurants (5mins… Read more “Beautiful, clean and well equipped”

“Fantastic Villa, Home from Home, Great Location, Lovely Pool, 5*”

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Holiday Date: 22nd October – 5th November 2013 Review Submitted: 16th November 2013 Our second stay at “Arkvilla” and again everything perfect. We are a family of 5 plus grandparent, three children (5, 10 and 11) and have stayed in… Read more ““Fantastic Villa, Home from Home, Great Location, Lovely Pool, 5*””

Second stay at Arkvilla

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Holiday Date: 30 September to 14th October 2013 Review Submitted: 18th October 2013 This was our 2nd visit to Arkvilla this is a beautiful villa a real home from home & more Sandra is so nice & nothing is to… Read more “Second stay at Arkvilla”

“The Hollands Stay at Arkvilla”

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Holiday Date: 14th to 28th June 2013 Review Submitted: 3rd July 2013 One word sums up Arkvilla – WOW! From the moment we booked with Sandra Mandalia in February 2012, to the moment we flew out to Orlando on 14th… Read more ““The Hollands Stay at Arkvilla””

“Like Renting From a Friend!”

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Holiday Date: 17 to31 May 2013 Review Submitted: 17 June 2013 As a family that has never been bothered to post a review previously, we can honestly say both the house and the way that we have been treated by… Read more ““Like Renting From a Friend!””

Amazing Stay At Arkvilla

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Holiday Date: 27 March to 17 April 2013 Review Submitted: 23 April 2013 We recently took the children to Disneyland Florida, and stayed at the arkvilla. It was the best trip we have ever had as a family, the villa… Read more “Amazing Stay At Arkvilla”

Beautiful villa made our stay special!

Holiday Date: 11th March 2013 Review Submitted: 20th March 2013 Arkvilla is beautifully furnished with a very homely feel. Within a few minutes of arriving we felt as though it was our own home. We enjoyed the heated pool after… Read more “Beautiful villa made our stay special!”

Family Trip to Florida

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Holiday Date: November 2012 Review Submitted: November 2012 Our family has just returned from Arkvilla and thoroughly enjoyed our two week stay in Florida. The property was immaculate and of a very high standard. All the facilities were available within… Read more “Family Trip to Florida”

First visit to Florida

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Holiday Date: 22 October 2012 for 1 Week Review Submitted: 31 October 2012 From the moment I found Arkvilla on the Internet I thought we’d found the perfect base for our holiday & once I’d spoken to its owner Sandra… Read more “First visit to Florida”

Just back form a great stay at Arkvilla

Holiday Date: July/August 2012 Review Submitted: August 2012 We are just back from 3 weeks at Sandra’s beautiful ARKvilla. It really is ideally placed for getting to the parks from the US27, and of course the wonderful Manny’s. The Villa… Read more “Just back form a great stay at Arkvilla”

Second Stay at Arkvilla

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Holiday Date: July 2012 Review Submitted: August 2012 We have had a wonderful time during our 2nd stay at Arkvilla! It was like coming back home again. Everything was perfect as usual – thanks for everything! Sharon, Steve, Zoe &… Read more “Second Stay at Arkvilla”

A Lovely Stay

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Holiday Date: May 2012 Review Submitted: June 2012 WE would like to thank Sandra for letting us use your home. Janis and I have been to Florida 5 times before and Arkvilla is by far the nicest place we have… Read more “A Lovely Stay”

Honeymoon at Arkvilla

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Holiday Date: June/July 2012 Review Submitted: July 2012 We have just got back from staying at the fantastic Arkvilla!! This was our second time in Florida but first time in a villa and it was fantastic!! The location is perfect… Read more “Honeymoon at Arkvilla”

Lovely family holiday home

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Holiday Date: 14 April 2012 Review Submitted: 15 May 2012 We stayed at Arkvilla for two weeks and had a thoroughly great holiday. It is a very comfortable 4 bedroom house with ample space so we weren’t on top of… Read more “Lovely family holiday home”

“Arkvilla….our home from home!!”

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Holiday Date: 15th December to 30th December 2011 Review Submitted: 3rd January 2012 We spent our first Christmas away from home from December 15th and chose to stay at Arkvilla and so glad we did. It was a fabulous Villa……more… Read more ““Arkvilla….our home from home!!””