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Mike Ditka Resorts: Former NFL Coach
Promotes New Resorts in Florida

ORLANDO, Fla., February 20, 2008 - "Da Coach" Mike Ditka, former NFL Coach of the 1985 Super Bowl champs, the Chicago Bears, will soon celebrate his latest victory with the official grand opening of the first two Mike Ditka Resorts in Orlando, Lighthouse Key Resort & Spa and Runaway Beach Club Resort.

Ditka will be in Orlando Feb. 27th to unveil the new resorts to the media and VIPs. Lighthouse Key Resort & Spa and Runaway Beach Club Resort are both located in the heart of the Orlando attractions area and are just minutes from Walt Disney World Resort. These new resorts are just one part of the successful business in Coach Ditka's portfolio. "Da Coach" also owns interest in the Chicago Rush indoor arena football team and Mike Ditka's restaurants. He also created the "Kick Ass" wine label as well as a fine line of quality cigars among other ventures.

Ways to Recognize a Mike Ditka Resort
  •  Large Suites with a Tropical Flair
  •  Relaxing Pools and Sundecks
  •  Garden Tubs and Private Bathrooms
  •  Full Gourmet Kitchens and Cookware
  •  Wireless Internet Property Wide
  •  24/7 Front Desk and Guest Services
  •  Free Shuttle Service to Walt Disney World Theme Parks

The ultimate in vacation luxury, Lighthouse Key Resort & Spa is a gated resort community featuring spacious two-, three- and four-bedroom lakefront villas, elegantly yet comfortably furnished in West Indies decor. Designed to provide a home away from home for guests, the new villas feature fully equipped, stainless steel gourmet kitchens, private lanais, lavish master suites, separate dining and living rooms, in-home washers and dryers, and the latest in high definition, flat screen entertainment as well as a 42 inch television in each villa's great room. The resort further pampers vacationers with a full-service 4,600-square-foot European-style spa, a heated zero-depth entry freeform swimming pool, resort-style pool and hot tub, health and fitness center, 50-seat movie theater, billiards room, game room, meeting facilities, a grand clubhouse, deli and gift shop, business center, meeting space, poolside bar and high speed wireless Internet service throughout the resort. The property also offers complimentary shuttle service to the Walt Disney World theme parks. For more information, visit or call 866-797-0018.

Mike Ditka Resorts Lighthouse Key Resort & Spa
8545 West Irlo Bronson Memorial Highway
Kissimmee, Florida
Runaway Beach Club Resort offers all of the conveniences of a resort with the space and luxury of a private residence. Guests will enjoy some of the area's largest one-, two- and three-bedroom villas and loft villas. Furnished in Key West cottage style, each villa has a fully-equipped gourmet kitchen and dining room, flat screen TVs and DVD players. The sprawling grounds feature a heated "Key West" zero-entry family pool with water features for kids, a heated "South Beach" adult pool and tanning deck, a 24-hour professional fitness center, indoor basketball court, whirlpool spa, clubhouse/reception center, and complimentary shuttle service to the Walt Disney World theme parks. For more information, visit or call 866-289- 0238. Address: 3000 Bonfire Beach Drive Kissimmee, Florida 34746

Mike Ditka Resorts

Also See: The Palms Hotel By Lexington in Kissimmee, Florida Adds the 160 Room Former Hampton Inn Following $2.5 million Renovation / May 2006
The Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center in Kissimmee Talking Major Expansion; Seeking Tax Dollars for $188 million Addition of 360,000 Sq Ft of Convention Space, 386 New Hotel Rooms and Culinary School / February 2007


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