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Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa

Inspired by historic Saratoga Springs—a late-1800s’ New York retreat famous for its spas and horse racing—this charming, Victorian-style Resort hotel is nestled between rolling golf course greens and the shimmering Village Lake. Delight in stately Studios and multi-bedroom Villas, dazzling pools and a spa.

Recreation
At Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa, there are five pools (that’s right, 5!) for you and your family to enjoy. The High Rock Spring Pool features gushing waterfalls, a zero-depth entry similar to a beach, and a 128-foot-long waterslide. Nearby are 2 whirlpool spas for you to enjoy.

The Paddock Pool has a massive146-foot-long waterslide that you can slide down from atop a water tower. This pool also has a zero-depth entry and a nearby horseshoe-shaped whirlpool spa. Nearby is The Paddock Grill. Open from7:30am – 9pm, this quick-service dining option has quick and delicious bites such as sandwiches, cheeseburgers, fish, and more.

Three leisure pools are located at the Treehouse Villas, Congress Park, and The Grandstand and they each have their own whirlpool spa.

Saratoga Springs is home to endlessactivities such as movies under the stars, campfire activities, bike rentals, fishing, golfing, and a community hall where you can play ping-pong, foosball, rent DVDs, board games, and more!

Senses – A Disney Spa at Saratoga Springs
Senses is a full service spa and health club where you can relax and rejuvenate your mind and body in a calming environment that draws inspiration from the American countryside. Some of their spa services include massage therapies, facial treatments, body therapies and wraps, and more!

A 24-hour fitness center is also available for you to keep fit even while on vacation.

Dining
The Turf Club Bar & Grill is nestled alongside the Lake Buena Vista Golf Course and is the perfect place to enjoy a meal after a round of golf or a day at the parks. This dimly-lit, sophisticated restaurant surrounds you with vintage equestrian memorabilia and a beautiful view of the golf course and Disney Springs. Here you can enjoy a cocktail and a round of pool in their lounge before your hearty meal of American classics like prime rib or oven-roasted lamb.

The Artist’s Palette Restaurant is a quick-service restaurant open from 7am – 11pm where you can grab breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Featuring grourmet sandwiches, soups, salads, and grab ‘n’ go items, be sure to stop by any time of the day for mouth-watering meal.

The Backstretch Pool Bar serves up refreshing beverages, non-alcoholic and alcoholic, and a selection of poolside snacks and sandwiches from 12:30pm – 6pm.

Transportation
Disney’s complimentary bus system is available to take you from the resort to all the theme parks, water parks, and Disney Springs. You can also get to Disney Springs from the water taxi. One boat launch is located by the Treehouse Villas and the second is near The Turf Club Bar and Grill.

Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort and Spa takes you back to the charming Victorian age of New York. For more information about this resort and booking your next Disney vacation, visit us online today! We are your concierge to the magic and much more!

Victorian Elegance Meets Modern Sophistication at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

Relax in the sumptuous lobby as the live orchestra plays ragtime, jazz, and popular Disney tunes at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa. Bask on the white-sand beach, indulge in a luxurious massage, and watch the fireworks light up the sky over Cinderella’s Castle. Just one stop away from Magic Kingdom park on the complimentary Resort Monorail, this timeless Victorian-style marvel evokes Palm Beach’s golden era.

Disney's Grand Floridian Resort and Spa

Recreation:
Soak, splash, or go for a slide down to the 181-foot-long waterslide at the crystal-clear Beach Pool or enjoy a more peaceful swim at the Courtyard Pool. Both pools have zero-depth entries similar to that of a beach. Also located at the Beach Pool are poolside cabanas which offer luxurious comfort and amenities such as padded lounge chairs, an LCD television, complimentary sodas and water, and more! Cabanas can be reserved in advance and are the perfect way to relax in style and comfort with your family for a half day, full day, or evening.

The Grand Floridian also offers fishing excursions, jogging trails, basketball courts, motorized boat rentals, and many more activities to keep you and your family busy for days!

Senses Spa at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort

Senses – A Disney Spa:
Invigorate your mind and body at this retreat reminiscent of a serene Floridian garden at the turn of the 20th. century. Senses is a full-service spa and health club in a Victorian-themed setting offering massages, body treatments, and more. Their treatments are designed to elevate the mind and have you looking and feeling your best.

1900 Park Fare Breakfast at Disney's Grand Floridian

Dining:
Restaurants of all shapes and sizes can be found at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, including character dining at 1900 Park Fare, signature dining at Narcoossee’s and Victoria & Albert’s, and quick-service poolside dining at Beach Pool Bar and Gasparilla Island Grill.

For a one-of-a-kind dining experience, you won’t want to miss Highway in the Sky Dine Around: a progressive dinner including five courses at three Disney Resort hotels. The monorail will first take you to Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort for island-inspired drinks and appetizers. Next is Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa for champagne, charcuterie, and the main course. To end, you’ll be taken to Disney’s Contemporary Resort for coffee and desserts while you watch Wishes nighttime spectacular fireworks over Cinderella’s Castle.

Monorail at Disney's Grand Floridian

Transportation:
Breeze from The Grand Floridian to Magic Kingdom and Epcot on the monorail or explore other areas of Walt Disney Resort such as the water parks and Disney Springs with Disney’s bus transportation.

Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa is a lavish escape to the Palm Beach’s golden era and is fun for the whole family. For more information about this resort and booking your next Disney vacation, visit us online today! We are you concierge to the magic and much more!

11 Amazing Things You Can Do with Shipboard Credit on a Disney Cruise

My travel planner offered me a Shipboard Credit on my next Disney Cruise, but I am not sure exactly what to do with it?

That is a GREAT question that we often get from clients…here is a list of great ways to enjoy your shipboard credit!

11 Amazing Things You Can Do with Shipboard Credit on a Disney Cruise

Panning Gold in Alaska

  • Amazing shore excursions arranged by Disney Cruise Line at many of the ports you will visit on your cruise!
  • Senses Spa and Salon aboard the Disney Dream or Disney Fantasy — Experience relaxation like no other in a ocean view sanctuary.
11 Amazing Things You Can Do with Shipboard Credit on a Disney Cruise

Chill Spa on Disney Cruise Line

  • Chill Spa – aboard the Disney Dream and Disney Fantasy – exclusively for the teens ages 13 -17. Check out the Hot Chocolate Wrap!
  • Vista Spa and Salon aboard the Disney Wonder and Disney Magic — A blissful – adult only retreat – full of pampering treatments and much more!
  • Need to stay connected ? Pay for the internet services in the wireless cafe.
11 Amazing Things You Can Do with Shipboard Credit on a Disney Cruise

Shopping on the Disney Cruise Line

  • Did someone say shopping? Purchase the must haves to bring home so treats for family and friends.
  • Capture Special memories — Disney Cruise Line photographers capture your cruise memories – Visit Shutters to bring those memories home with you.
11 Amazing Things You Can Do with Shipboard Credit on a Disney Cruise

Babysitting on Disney Cruise Line

  • Babysitting — Traveling with little ones under the age of 3 and you want to sneak an adult meal, movie in the Buena Vista Theater? — Flounders Reef Nursery on the Disney Magic and Disney Wonder – and It’s a Small World Nursery will lovingly care for your child.
  • Bingo anyone? Treat yourself to some game fun while you are sail across the ocean on a sea day.
  • Check out unique Tropical beverages at the various lounges aboard any of the 4 Disney Ships.

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Senses – A New Disney Spa at Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort is Now Taking Reservations

Senses – A Disney Spa at Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort at the Walt Disney World Resort is now accepting reservations in preparation for the spa’s opening on July 25.

Senses – A Disney Spa at Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort is Now Taking Reservations
Even though it is still under construction, Senses Spa promises guests can experience world-class service in dedicated relaxation areas, new water therapy and steam rooms, and enjoy traditional and signature treatments, manicure and pedicure areas and more.

Senses - A Disney Spa at Disney's Saratoga Springs Resort at the Walt Disney World Resort is now accepting reservations in preparation for the spa's opening on July 25.

The theme of this spa is the serenity of nature. Branch-like fixtures and soft amber lighting, along with a trickling waterfall built into a rock wall, create a tranquil mood and inviting welcome. Native American artwork will adorn the walls of the two-story spa featuring 10 treatment rooms, a co-ed relaxation room and two lounges. A mosaic tile mural embedded with hummingbirds and trees is the centerpiece of the whirlpool and steam rooms.

This Senses spa carries on the theme of sister spa Senses – A Disney Spa at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort, which opened in December, with relax, renew or imagine – each of which will create a custom experience. Both spas offer delicious elixirs and miniature cupcakes as well.

One thing to remember: If you book a Magic Your Way Premium Package, you are entitled to a 15% discount on spa services.

To book a spa appointment, simply ask your Kingdom Magic Travel Planner to add a spa treatment to your vacation package.

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Top Ten Walt Disney World Resort Summertime Favorites

Top Ten Walt Disney World Resort Summertime Favorites

It’s Summertime and that means we need to countdown all the great things to to this Summer at Walt Disney World Resort!  Drum roll please…

10 –Walt Disney World Resort will be kicking off Monstrous Summer with an all-nighter at Magic Kingdom Park. On May 24 and help Disney charge up with scream energy to power Magic Kingdom Park for an entire 24 hours!

 9 -If all-nighters aren’t your thing, don’t worry. A lot of the Monsters University students will be setting up shop around Disney’s Hollywood Studios to meet their biggest fans all summer long.

 8 -Amid all this monstrous excitement, look for the “Monsterail” as it zips around in scare-riffic style. Text your favorite joke and see if it gets into the show at the Monsters, Inc. Laugh Floor at Magic Kingdom Park. And make a note to see Disney•Pixar “Monsters University,” premiering June 21 at the AMC Downtown Disney 24 Theatres at Downtown Disney West Side!

 7 -Get ready to take a swim without setting foot in the water! Visit New Fantasyland at Magic Kingdom Park and check out Under the Sea ~ Journey of the Little Mermaid. You’ll be delighted with a lineup of familiar characters and favorite nautical songs.

 6 – Since you’re already in Magic Kingdom Park, make sure to track down a secret frosty treat, the Dole Whip! Dating back to when Walt first opened Disneyland park, the Dole Whip is an elusive pineapple-flavored ice cream concoction that you can only find in a few locations worldwide!

 5 – Sometimes summer weather is best served inside a relaxing (and not to mention air-conditioned) lounge. Soothe away your stresses with one of the many spa treatments at Senses Spa at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort to conquer the dog days of summer.

 4 – With the kids’ summer break looming, a night out at Splitsville Luxury Lanes at Downtown Disney is the perfect escape. Roll your way through a few frames and some fresh sushi in this beautifully styled restaurant, lounge and bowling alley.

 3 – What fun would summer be without a trip to Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water Park? Enjoy steep drops and adventurous water rides. Sometimes a lazy river can’t match the huge thrill of a plunge down Summit Plummet!

 2 – Make some time in your schedule for a lap around Test Track Presented by Chevrolet at Epcot. You’ll cool off with speeds up to 65 mph and the gusts that come with them as you tear through the newly re-imagined track.

And our Number 1 Walt Disney World Resort Summertime Favorites…

 1 – The perfect way to end a perfect summer day is with a perfect summer night! Visit one of our nighttime fireworks spectaculars that you’ll find in Magic Kingdom Park and Epcot.

That’s our list…what would YOUR Top Ten be for a MONSTER-ous Summer at Walt Disney World?

Disney Cruise Line Announces More Magic Coming to the Disney Magic

Disney Cruise Line shared some exciting news …there’s an extra dose of magic coming aboard the Disney Magic! The first ship in the fleet is getting a “reimagineering” transformation during dry dock from Sept. 7 through Oct. 10, 2013.

Disney is adding brand-new experiences like AquaDunk, a really cool thrill slide that starts with a near-vertical launch and then sends guests in a translucent tube 20 feet over the side of the ship…

Disney Cruise Line shared some exciting news …there’s an extra dose of magic coming aboard the Disney Magic! Our first ship in the fleet is getting a “reimagineering” transformation during dry dock from Sept. 7 through Oct. 10, 2013.

 

Disney Cruise Line shared some exciting news …there’s an extra dose of magic coming aboard the Disney Magic! Our first ship in the fleet is getting a “reimagineering” transformation during dry dock from Sept. 7 through Oct. 10, 2013.

…and a chance for young “recruits” to unleash their inner super heroes at Marvel’s Avengers Academy! This is the first time Super Heroes from the Marvel Universe have been introduced on a Disney Cruise Line ship.

Disney Cruise Line shared some exciting news …there’s an extra dose of magic coming aboard the Disney Magic! Our first ship in the fleet is getting a “reimagineering” transformation during dry dock from Sept. 7 through Oct. 10, 2013.

Plus, Disney is re-imagining spaces, starting with a beautifully redesigned grand atrium lobby…

Disney Cruise Line shared some exciting news …there’s an extra dose of magic coming aboard the Disney Magic! Our first ship in the fleet is getting a “reimagineering” transformation during dry dock from Sept. 7 through Oct. 10, 2013.

…bringing more splashtacular fun up on deck with the AquaLab water playground, Twist n’ Spout slide and Nephews’ Splash Zone for toddlers…

Disney Cruise Line shared some exciting news …there’s an extra dose of magic coming aboard the Disney Magic! Our first ship in the fleet is getting a “reimagineering” transformation during dry dock from Sept. 7 through Oct. 10, 2013.

….giving families a vibrant new dining room, Carioca’s, inspired by Rio de Janeiro…

Disney Cruise Line shared some exciting news …there’s an extra dose of magic coming aboard the Disney Magic! Our first ship in the fleet is getting a “reimagineering” transformation during dry dock from Sept. 7 through Oct. 10, 2013.

 

Disney Cruise Line has an extra dose of magic coming aboard the Disney Magic! Our first ship in the fleet is getting a “reimagineering” transformation during dry dock from Sept. 7 through Oct. 10, 2013.

….and sprinkling the pixie dust on our adult-only Palo restaurant and Senses Spa & Salon.

With an all-new lineup of clubs in the After Hours nighttime district, and with new lands of adventure in Disney’s Oceaneer Club, Disney’s Oceaneer Lab and It’s A Small World Nursery, both adults and kids have entirely new areas just for them.  Kingdom Magic will be taking a closer look inside these spaces in the weeks to come.

Over the next several months we’ll be sharing tons of videos so you can have all the details on the ship’s transformation. We’ll also sharing the Disney Magic Re-Imagined video series with global architecture expert Danny Forster.   Check out the first installment!

Adults Escape with Indulgences on Disney Cruise Line

Disney Cruise Line offers cruise vacations for the young and young at heart, with a wide variety of events and activities that cater specifically to passengers 18 years of age and older. From elegant dinners to backstage tours to an exclusive beach on Disney’s private island, adults will find endless ways to relax and enjoy themselves.

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Eat . . .
Disney Cruise Line offers dining experiences especially for adults – elegant, peaceful and designed to suit sophisticated tastes. Palo, Disney’s signature restaurant at sea, treats adults to sweeping ocean views and exquisite northern Italian specialties, making it the perfect setting for romantic dinners and intimate gatherings. During sea days, Palo hosts a spectacular champagne brunch. Dinner at Remy, on the Disney Fantasy and Disney Dream, is a lavish affair with exquisite French-inspired gourmet cuisine, a world-class wine list and superb service in an elegant setting.

Cove Café is the perfect place to sit back, sip a gourmet coffee, read a magazine or surf the Web. Light snacks are offered at this peaceful retreat located near the Quiet Cove Pool. On the Disney Wonder, Outlook Café is a stylish retreat located high atop deck 10 where guests can have a coffee or cocktail as they peer out through floor-to-ceiling glass windows at breathtaking vistas.

Relax . . .
Adult guests can take a dip in the Quiet Cove Pool, unwind in one of the whirlpool spas, or enjoy a cocktail while relaxing in one of many poolside chaise lounges.

Vista Spa & Salon (Disney Magic, Disney Wonder) and Senses Spa & Salon (Disney Fantasy, Disney Dream) provide tranquility and pampering in ocean-view spa environments. A menu of spa treatments and services such as massages, body wraps, facials, manicures/pedicures and hair styling are available.

In the spas’ Rain Forest, guests can experience the benefits of steam, heat and water therapy combined with the power of aromatherapy to relax the mind and body.

For the ultimate in luxury, spa villas provide a private luxury for one or a romantic retreat for two, complete with an indoor spa treatment suite, connected to a private outdoor verandah with personal hot tub, open-air shower and plush double chaise lounge for enjoying ocean views and warm breezes.

Fitness-minded passengers can take advantage of state-of-the-art exercise equipment, an area for spinning classes, Pilates and yoga instruction, and personal consultations with professional trainers.

On Disney Cruise Line’s private island, Castaway Cay, Serenity Bay is a pristine stretch of beach exclusively for adults, located almost a mile from the main family beach. At Serenity Bay, sparkling turquoise waters meet pristine white sand, palm fronds sway in the breeze and plenty of comfortable lounge chairs and two-person hammocks dot the beach.

For the ultimate in relaxation, adults can enjoy a therapeutic massage at one of the nearby cabanas overlooking the ocean. And there is no need to head back to the main beach for refreshment – a delectable lunch buffet, Bahamian specialty drinks, beer and mixed drinks are served at the nearby Castaway Air Bar.

Play . . .
The nightclubs at Europa (Disney Fantasy), The District (Disney Dream), Beat Street (Disney Magic) and Route 66 (Disney Wonder) offer nighttime entertainment just for adults. Sophisticated bars and lounges, casual pubs and trendy clubs afford adults the chance to enjoy live nighttime entertainment, cabaret shows, game shows, dancing, live satellite sports broadcasts and more. Palate-pleasing delights include specialty cocktails, fine wines and spirits, champagne and an eclectic array of domestic and imported beers.

Enrichment . . .
An engaging and sophisticated series of adult enrichment is offered aboard Disney Cruise Line.

The Disney Innovations seminar showcases the greatest innovations that The Walt Disney Company has brought to animation and themed entertainment. Roy E. Disney, Walt Disney’s nephew, was instrumental in the development of the series, providing personal commentary and a unique perspective on many of the innovations featured in the program.

On Disney Behind-the-Scenes, guests tour the ship’s galley, find “hidden Mickeys” and learn how Imagineers blended classic ship design with distinctly Disney elements to create the magic of Disney Cruise Line.

During Disney’s Art of Entertaining, guests learn the secrets behind enchanting entertaining and dining experiences, and meet with experts for tips in creating everything from dazzling desserts to floral masterpieces to the perfect wine pairing.

During the From Stem to Stern wine tasting, guests learn to sip like a pro by meeting with one of the ship’s sommeliers and sampling wines from around the world.

The Art of the Theme Show, developed in partnership with Walt Disney Imagineering, is an in-depth ship tour that looks at some of the amazing design details, creative inspirations and storytelling that are a part of each Disney cruise ship.

Weddings and Honeymoons . . .
Whether saying “I do” for the first time, taking part in a commitment ceremony or renewing vows, Disney Cruise Line provides a happily-ever-after setting like none other. Couples can exchange vows in an ultimate romantic beach-side ceremony on Disney’s private island, Castaway Cay, or onboard the ship.

To learn more about Disney Cruise Line or to book a vacation, click here.

New Video Series “Destination Disney” Hosted by Samantha Brown Brings You Closer to the Magic

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Disney Online has launched “Destination: Disney,” an all new original video series that gives fans an inside look at the ‘Disney difference’ found at the Disney Parks and Resorts.  In the first three episodes of the series, host Samantha Brown explores the splendor of the Disney Dream Cruise Ship, focusing on innovative technologies, unique dining experiences and special adult-exclusive activities.

Episode 1: “Innovation and Technology” – Brown explores the integration of innovative technology on board the Dream highlighting industry firsts like the Aquaduck – cruising’s first on-ship water coaster!

Episode 2: “Dream Cuisine” – Go behind the scenes as Brown tempts palettes with signature adult-exclusive dining at Remy and Palo on the Disney Dream.

Episode 3: “Be Our Guest” – Brown highlights adult-exclusive pools, the Senses spa and the night life at The District.

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