Resort Spotlight: Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa

Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa is a deluxe resort located right next to Magic Kingdom where Cinderella’s Castle and Magic Kingdom Fireworks are visible! You can take the walkway, ferry, or monorail to Magic Kingdom and monorail to Epcot in addition to the complimentary Disney bus transportation to all theme parks. This Victorian style resort provide luxury, convenience, and charm to your next Walt Disney World vacation!


Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa has a mix of casual and elegent dining options. Here are a few of our favorites:

  • Narcoossee’s: This Coastal Cuisine Dinner option allows guests to indulge in Prime New York Strip, Dry-Aged Pork Ribeye, Filet Mignon, and Buter-Poached Lobster tail to name a few.  This unforgettable restaurant is a Disney Signature Dining Experience and has a dress code to make the upscale aesthetic of the dining experience.
  • Cítricos: This Floridian Cuisine restaurant with Mediterranean tones provides guests with an amazing menu crafted by Chef Andres Medoza. The restaurant has many nods to Mary Poppins Returns throughout the restaurant. Be sure to inquire with the server to point out the beautiful decor that pays tribute to the movie.
  • Victoria & Albert’s: This restaurant is the prestigious AAA Five Diamond Award Winner every year since 2000 and also received the Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Award. The coveted restaurant experiences include Chef’s tasting menu, prix-fixe menu, and the specialty Chef’s table experience. This restaurant is semi-formal/formal attire to reflect the elegance and refinery of the restaurant.Victoria and AlbertsVictoria and Alberts

Please be sure to request your top dining preferences to your Royal Carriage Vacations travel agent who will secure these for you as part of our free concierge travel services!


Cítricos Dining located in Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa


Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa offers a variety of entertainment options, including:

  • Campfire Activities: Aside from movies under the stars offered the Summerhouse during several days of the week, this resort also offers campfire activities where families can enjoy roasting marshmallows by a fire at Grand Floridian Beach 5:30pm-6:30pm nightly
  • Motorized Boat Rentals: For your non-park days, it is easy to find as much entertainment or relaxation as you wish aboard the motorized boat rentals. Fishing opportunities are also available.
  • The Grand Floridian Spa: Enjoy a full-service spa, salon, and health club within your Walt Disney World resort. Choosing between body treatments, massages, manicures, and more you will be able unwind during your non-park days. 

The Grand Floridian Spa Spa located in Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa


Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa is easily accessible by Disney transportation. There is a bus stop located at the resort that can take guests to all of the major theme parks and water parks. There is a ferryboat that can take guests to Magic Kingdom. Both Magic Kingdom and Epcot are accessible via the monorail which is accessible at the neighboring Transportation and Ticketing Center.


Here are a few fun facts about Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa:

  • The resort was built in 1988 and was originally originally named Grand Floridian Beach Resort.
  • The resort has a Victorian-era beach theme.
  • The resort has 867 guest rooms.
  • This resort offers theme park view rooms with a channel on the TV that plays the same music as the fireworks so you can still be embraced in the magic even from your resort room!

Resort Perks

Guests of Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa enjoy a variety of resort perks, including:

  • Early Theme Park Entry: Guests can enter the theme parks 30 minutes before the general public.
  • Extra Magic Hours: Guests can enjoy extra hours at select theme parks on select days.
  • Complimentary Transportation: Guests can use Disney transportation to get to all of the major theme parks and water parks.
  • Resort-Themed Amenities: The resort offers a variety of amenities, including a pool, a fitness center, and more.

If you’re looking for a resort that offers elegance and relaxation and is conveniently located, Disney’s Grand Floridan Resort and Spa is a great choice. With its proximity to Magic Kingdom, upscale dining options, and relaxing amenities, you’re sure to have an amazing vacation at this resort. Your  Disney Vacation Planning Royal Carriage Vacations agent is ready to plan your exciting Walt Disney World vacation at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa! 


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