Disney World Holidays Florida
Known as the ‘happiest place on earth’, a trip to Disney World is a truly magical experience. If you have a family with younger children, then chances are you will already have been pestered to take that trip of a lifetime to Disney World in Florida. With acres upon acres dedicated to everyone’s favourite characters and films; situated in one of the most beautiful and sunny regions on earth, Disney World offers something for everyone. Children of all ages will enjoy Disney World, whether it’s meeting up with Mickey and Cinderella or tackling the high adrenaline rollercoasters. The adults will also enjoy the opportunity to experience fine dining, exceptional hotels, perfect Florida weather and a wide range of children’s activities and groups which can lead to some precious ‘alone time’.
Many people worry that a trip to Disney World will never be cheap, however there are many great offers, including ‘children stay free’ deals which can make the holiday a bargain! From low cost flights and accommodation to all inclusive luxury in Disney resorts, there are options to suit all families and budgets. The choices are even bigger this year, with new hotels being added to the Disney World complex and many travel agents cutting their prices in anticipation of a tough economic climate. These fears can help families to take advantage of some of the cheapest package deals ever available, and the wide range of offers is unprecedented. Of course there is always the option to go all inclusive and make this the luxury holiday of a lifetime, however the choice is really up to individual families as to how much they spent and how long they are on the actual Disney resort itself.
What to do whilst staying at Disney World, Florida
No other resort has as many attractions and activities as Disney World, with visitors being given a choice of breath-taking rollercoasters, night-time processions and world class restaurants. Far away from their previous perception as a slightly tacky resort; the modern hotels and facilities at Disney World in Florida are luxurious and have all the amenities expected of five star accommodations.
Halloween: There is no more magical time to visit Disney World than at Halloween, when Mickey arranges a special Jack o’ Lantern led procession which even the youngest of children can enjoy. The Halloween party is celebrated with fancy dress, pumpkin carving, special foods and all of children’s favourite characters sharing their spookiest tales.
Christmas: As Disney World is a family resort, Christmas is celebrated in a massive way. The ‘Very Merry Christmas Party’ is a huge festival of the winter season, with fireworks, parades and live entertainment throughout the evening. Close to Christmas there is also a ‘Worldwide Candlelight Procession’ which celebrates Christmas traditions from around the globe and tells the nativity story by candlelight with the aid of a celebrity narrator, full orchestra and choir.
Cirque de Soleil: Few other spectacles are as awe-inspiring as the Cirque de Soleil displays shown at Disney World. The acrobatic feats will leave adults and children transfixed, and the displays are colourful and daring.
There are many other processions and festivals happening throughout the year at Disney World, and it’s always a magical time to visit the resort.
Disney’s Golf Courses
For adults, and those who aren’t big Mickey Mouse fans, there are 4 award-winning championship golf courses at Disney World; and a 9-hole walking course which is tournament-ready and has features throughout the lush fairways. If you’re a golf widow, then why not consider a trip to one of Disney World’s many exclusive spas; all of which offer luxurious treatments and the latest relaxation techniques – perfect for whilst the children are being entertained elsewhere.
Disney’s Boardwalk Area
Situated close to the resort, this is the main shopping and dining area for those visiting Disney World. Modelled on Coney Island at the turn of the 20th century, the pastel shades of the wooden building facades are reminiscent of quaint seaside towns. In the evening the whole area comes to life with street entertainers and piano bars.
Downtown Disney Area
For the evenings, or when you’ve exhausted the parks; the downtown Disney area is the ideal destination to explore. Spread over three unique sectors, the area is the perfect place to shop, dine and be entertained. The downtown area is home to many bars and nightspots, including the House of Blues, Raglan Road Irish Pub and Restaurant, Cirque de Soleil and a 24 screen cinema.
There is something for everyone to enjoy on a trip to Disney World, with attractions varying from top golf courses to enormous safaris. Whether your family are excited by the natural world or by adrenaline pumping rides, everyone will find something to keep them entertained.