When the sun sets over the waters of Downtown Disney Pleasure Island, the fun is just beginning at the six-acre nighttime entertainment complex. Pleasure Island
Chef Robert Adams, executive chef Magic Kingdom -Adams oversees the culinary team in Magic Kingdom. His training was in Central Florida restaurant kitchens, and he helped open Orlando’s venerable Le Coq Au Vin. Adams has been with Disney since 1983, and helped open more than 40 restaurants in the parks and resorts. Chef Jens Dahlmann, executive …
A fusion of cultures and history, the
cuisine of Africa tells an important part of the story at Disney’s
Animal Kingdom Lodge.
Recreating an African Wildlife Reserve LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge, a deluxe resort, which opened April 2001, showcases the wonder and romance of Africa, from the hand-carved furnishings and the gourmet cuisine served in its three restaurants to the splendor of a 46-acre savanna around the resort where animals roam freely. …
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Grand 1, the most luxurious watercraft at Walt Disney World Resort, offers a pampered VIP boating experience on the waters of Seven Seas Lagoon and Bay Lake just outside Magic Kingdom. A personal captain and deckhand launch the 52-foot Sea Ray yacht from the marina at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort …
Frette linens, Riedel crystal, Cristofle silver from France — and the chef still wears a traditional toque as he stops by tables to chat with diners. With fair-weather clouds painted on the ceiling, soft lighting and a celestial harpist, Victoria & Albert’s serene dining room embodies a spirit of luxury and romance. Located at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa at Walt Disney World Resort, it’s the only AAA Five-Diamond restaurant in Central Florida.
Imagine curling your toes in warm white sand while you nestle in your private cabana next to a sun-drenched shore. Picture your troubles floating away in a tub overflowing with bubbles as your “personal shopper” is busy browsing for that perfect gift. Envision yourself on an African safari for an up-close encounter with more than 200 mammals and exotic birds.
Welcome to . . . Walt Disney World Resort!!!
A grand hotel with gabled roofs and Victorian balustrades typical of the fabled Florida beach resorts of the 19th century is among Walt Disney World’s themed resort adventures. Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, nestled on the picturesque shores of Seven Seas Lagoon, between the Magic Kingdom and Disney’s Polynesian Resort, welcomed its first modern-day time-travelers in mid-1988.
As millions of guests scurry throughout Walt Disney World Resort to
see Mickey Mouse, little do they realize they may be passing him
right by. And though the Mickeys they miss are not the life-sized,
two-legged and three-fingered variety, they are “Hidden Mickeys” –
silhouettes and abstract images of Mickey Mouse cleverly hidden by
Disney Imagineers across the 47-square-mile Vacation Kingdom.
Walt Disney World Resort has grown from a place that offers a couple afternoons of golfing fun to a world-class golf-vacation destination with five championship-caliber courses.