2012 Phelan-McDermid Syndrome Int'l Family Conference & Scientific Symposium

Orlando, Florida
Wednesday, July 25, 2012


Orlando International Airport (MCO)
19 miles, 30 minutes


Sanford Orlando International Airport (SFB)
45 miles, 50 minutes



Ground Transportation:

The hotel does not provide shuttle service to/from the airports.  Taxi service one way from Orlando International is about $55 plus tip.  Car rental is available at the airport and at the hotel.


Mears Transportation Group offers a shuttle service from Orlando International:

Children 3 and under – no charge

Children 4-11 - $27 round trip

12 and older - $34 round trip

Here is a DISCOUNT COUPON – you must either register online with the coupon or bring it with you to the Mears desk on your arrival.

Hotel Area:

There are a number of restaurants on the hotel/convention center property.  Those of you reserving villas may want to take advantage of the kitchens.


Grocery/pharmacy/liquor stores nearby:

Publix Supermarket, 8145 Vineland Ave., 3 miles

Walgreens Pharmacy (24 hr.)  13502 Apopka Vineland Rd., 1 mile

ABC Fine Wine and Spirits, 11951 S. Apopka Vineland Rd., 3 miles


We are able to offer discount attraction tickets through this link.  Tickets are available for a number of area attractions in advance, and may be picked up at the Caribe Royale when you arrive.  Walt Disney World, Downtown Disney, Sea World, Universal Orland Resort are all within 12 miles of the hotel and Lego Land is about 37 miles away.


Clearwater Beach (Gulf of Mexico) about 2 hour drive

Cocoa Beach (Atlantic Ocean) about 1 hour, 15 minute drive

Medical Facilities:
Dial:  911

Urgent Care:
Florida Hospital Centra Care Lake Buena Vista   2.5 miles
12500 South Apopka-Vineland Road
Orlando, Fl 32836


Florida Hospital Celebration Health   6 miles
400 Celebration Place
Celebration, FL  34747


Veterinarian(Service Animals):
Veterinary Emergency Clinic of Central Florida   10 miles
2080 Principal Row
Orlando, FL  32837




Contact Information

  • Vicki@pmsf.org


    If you need to register, or make changes to your registration, please contact Vicki. 
    (Please keep in mind she is on the East Coast of the US, use email if possible)

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