Immerse yourself in the wonderful world of Disney at Walt Disney World in Florida. Spend all day traipsing through the six magical theme parks before continuing the fun with a stay at one of the 20 Disney resort hotels. Conveniently situated near your favourite theme park, Disney resorts also offer added bonuses to guests including complimentary airport transfers and resort transportation. Extra Magic Hours allow Disney resort guests to have exclusive access before the parks officially open or after they close. Ensure your family experience the happiest place on earth from dawn to dusk with a Disney Resort hotel stay.
Here are five of the fantastic Disney resorts at Walt Disney World in Florida.
Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge
Enter the wild land of Africa at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge hidden in the Animal Kingdom Resort Area. Experience an African safari with spectacular views over four savannas that house over 200 animals and birds, including zebras, giraffes, gazelles and flamingos. This resort is also home to one of the largest collections of African art in the United States. Kids can run wild in the exciting pool area complete with a waterslide, wading pool and whirlpool spas or participate in supervised fun and games at Simba’s Clubhouse. Enjoy award winning African inspired cuisine at one of the fabulous onsite restaurants.
Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort
A tropical oasis, Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort is set by Barefoot Bay in the Epcot Resort Area. Six villages featuring colonial architecture are nestled amongst swaying palms and white sandy beaches. Kids will love spending time at the resort’s pool with an 82 foot water slide and two relaxing spas. There’s also a shipwreck play area for the little ones. Dine at the Shutters restaurant, which serves sumptuous American favourites with a Caribbean twist. For a treat, stay in one of the specially decorated Pirate rooms complete with a ship shaped bed.
Disney’s Polynesian Resort
Retreat to a peaceful paradise with Disney’s Polynesian Resort on the shores of the Seven Seas Lagoon. Set in the Magic Kingdom Resort Area, village longhouses are surrounded by coconut palms, koi ponds and golden beaches. Embrace the colourful South Pacific culture with a Spirit of Aloha Dinner Show complete with hula dancing, fire performances and a delicious tropical feast. Venture to the Nanea Volcano Pool featuring a giant volcano, waterfall and thrilling waterslide. Kids can also relax and play at the supervised children’s activity centre.
Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – French Quarter
Conveniently situated in Downtown Disney, the Port Orleans Resort celebrates the revelry of New Orleans’s historic French Quarter. See this magical era brought to life with cobblestone streets, gas lamps and wrought iron balconies. Relax and unwind at the outdoor pool, where you can slide down the giant sea serpent before landing with a splash. Adults can enjoy the outdoor hot tub and nearby pool bar. Spoil the family with a magical horse drawn carriage ride down the scenic Sassagoula River or hang out at the Scat Cat’s Club for some sweet jazz tunes.
Disney’s Art of Animation Resort
The fun of Disney will never end at Disney’s colourful Art of Animation Resort. Set in the Wide World of Sports Resort Area, you’ll be invited to explore storybook landscapes that will have your whole family feeling part of the Disney magic. This hotel is home to the largest resort pool in the whole Walt Disney World Resort, complete with state of the art underwater speakers. Inspired by the best of Disney, your rooms will be creatively themed and decorated with some of your favourite characters. Large families can stay in the Lion King or Finding Nemo Suites, while the Little Mermaid Room sleeps up to four people.