Benefiting from a highly desirable location close to Magic Kingdom® Park and Epcot, Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa is a 5 star flagship hotel revered for its expansive swimming pools, signature restaurants and myriad of activities for both families and couples alike. Perched on the edge of the Seven Seas Lagoon, the luxury resort is connected to the nearby Disney parks by a direct monorail system, making transportation effortless. In the lobby, the orchestral sounds of jazz and popular Disney classics pervade the air, whilst sparkling chandeliers and gas lamps evoke a Neo-Victorian ambience throughout the resort. Stately guestrooms are spacious and modern, with most featuring private balconies boasting resort, lagoon or theme park views. From flavourful Mediterranean cuisine at Cítricos to delectable seafood at Narcoossee’s, the culinary offering at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa caters to a wide variety of tastes. The coveted Victoria & Albert’s restaurant proffers haute American cuisine in the most exquisite surroundings; guests can choose to dine around Chef Scott Hunnel’s table for a gourmet 13 course feast. The Beach Pool is ideal for families with younger children thanks to its gentle decline and accompanying water play area, whilst the Courtyard Pool offers a more tranquil environment for all guests. Poolside luxury comes in the form of well-appointed private cabanas, featuring sun loungers, LCD televisions and mini refrigerators stocked with complimentary refreshments. For utter relaxation, guests can choose to indulge in a treatment at Senses – A Disney Spa, from warm stone massages to açaí berry facials. Further recreations include tennis, watersports and golf, with five acclaimed golf courses nearby.
Prices per person include flights and 7 nights accommodation on a room only basis.
Guests staying at a Walt Disney Hotel enjoy the following benefits when pre-booking tickets:
Let Carrier pre-book park and attraction passes before you travel, to ensure availability. Popular rides, shows and restaurants - especially Character Dining - are in high demand during UK school holidays and USA public holidays.
To avoid disappointment, we highly recommend you begin planning as soon as your holiday is confirmed.
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Our pricing aims to give an indication of the prices in low and high season. Low season pricing for Florida is typically between June and October, and high season between November to May. Prices are based on two sharing (unless otherwise indicated) and include midweek return Economy flights from London. For Orlando, the Gulf Coast and Palm Beach, seven nights accommodation is included, whilst three nights accommodation is included for Miami and the Florida Keys. Regional connections, child prices, single room supplements and transfers are available on request. Date restrictions, terms and conditions apply to our special offers, please call for details.
Based on the much-loved Disney film Frozen, this sparkling new boat ride adventure begins on the docks of Arendelle, before taking you through frozen willow forests and arriving at Queen Elsa’s magical ice palace. With the help of remarkable animatronics, younger guests can witness Elsa singing ‘Let It Go’ upon the ice fortress before heading back to the docks through glittering ice corridors. In the Royal Sommerhus, children also have the opportunity to meet Anna and Elsa, making all of their dreams come true.
Suitable for all ages, the far from scary Halloween-themed festival takes place in Magic Kingdom Park and features an outstanding parade and ‘Happy Hallow Wishes’ firework show. Dressed in spooky attire, guests can join their favourite Disney characters and search for treats around the park. Events are held on selected dates throughout September and November; a valid theme park ticket is required alongside the Halloween event admission in order to attend.
On selected dates from November to December, guests can join Mickey at Magic Kingdom Park for a delightful array of festive celebrations. The main attractions include Mickey's Once Upon A Time Christmas Time Parade featuring Santa Claus himself and a spectacular firework display at the Holiday Wishes Fireworks Dessert Party. Keep yourself warm near the magical snow fall on Main Street USA with complimentary cookies and hot chocolate. In order to attend, a valid theme park ticket is required alongside the Christmas party admission.
With perennial sunshine and long days, Florida is a holiday destination to visit all year-round. The state is warm and dry in the winter and hot and humid in the summer, when short, heavy showers can be expected. Families who are tied to the school holidays should ideally aim to book at least a year in advance in order to take advantage of the best airfares and hotel availability. Palm Beach is also popular around the school holiday seasons.
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