A master-planned residential community near St. Cloud, Harmony has been compared to Celebration, the nearby Disney concept town. Harmony sits on 11,000 acres in an area formerly known as the Triple E Ranch and has amenities like a Main Street shopping and dining complex, an 18-hole championship golf course, 12.5 miles of nature trails and an equestrian training facility. Harmony event venues tend to embrace the golf lifestyle.
Harmony is 10 miles from St. Cloud, 27 miles from Orlando International Airport, 31 miles from the Orange County Convention Center and 30 miles from Walt Disney World.
There are no hotel venues in Harmony. The nearest hotels are in St. Cloud, which has a few smaller properties, and Kissimmee, 19 miles away, where the extensive inventory of more than 50,000 lodging units includes a variety of resorts, hotels, boutique hotels, condos and villas. Large meeting-oriented properties include the 1,406-room Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center with 400,000 square feet of meeting space and 100 meeting rooms and the 300-room Embassy Suites—Lake Buena Vista South with 40,000 square feet of meeting space.
Special events venues in Harmony are a different matter. The 18,000-square-foot clubhouse at Harmony Preserve has a full service private dining and banquet area. The Harmony Town Square room can accommodate up to 300 people and the next biggest room, the Buck Lake, can host 200.
Golf is the dominant recreation amenity in Harmony at Harmony Golf Preserve, a Johnny Miller designed layout. A less than 10-minute drive away is Royal St. Cloud Golf Links, a 27-hole complex inspired by great British layouts like St. Andrews, Turnberry and Carnoustie. Outdoor activities abound in the area with choices including horseback riding, zip lining, nature walks and airboat tours.
Harmony's Town Square Marketplace has dining possibilities such as Graze, which specializes in new and traditional American fare, Nature's Table, where fresh ingredients are used to prepare healthy delicacies and The Vineyard at Harmony, a wine bar with a tapas menu and desserts.