• Top 5 reasons to visit the Four Seasons Resort at Walt Disney World Resort

    By: Krista Joy/Disneyways.com


    Here is some exciting news for vacationers and Central Florida stay-cationers! Coming on August 3rd, 2014 guests can stay in luxurious surroundings at the new Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort. Families and couples alike are sure to fall in love the Four Seasons, and here are the top 5 reasons you will want to visit.

    #5 Big, Luxurious Rooms

    Each of the 444 contemporary guest rooms are a minimum 500 square feet in size, and are equipped with furnished balconies and panoramic views. Each tranquil marble mosaic bathroom features a bathtub, a separate over-sized glass-walled shower, and an in-mirror television. Look for contemporary white furnishings accented with orange or teal. In-room amenities include a flat-screen television, a device charging station, a full coffee or tea set-up and a safe big enough for your laptop.

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    #4 Explorer Island

    Explorer Island is a place you could spend an entire day if you wanted to. Right on the grounds of the Four Seasons, it's packed with family-friendly features for everyone, like an 8,000 square foot Family Pool, Splash Zone, Lazy River, and The Drop - which is a see-through water slide. The Mansion has outdoor table tennis, pool tables, bocce ball, a fireplace, and even an observation deck that lets you take in the excitement. The Hideout, located nearby, will be complete with the latest in video game technology for kids and kids at heart.

    #3 Fantastic Dining Options

    There will be everything from fine dining to pool-side food service at the Four Seasons. The Capa, a Spanish steak house, will come complete with nightly Magic Kingdom fireworks views. The lobby will be the home to Ravello, an Italian restaurant, which will have a gorgeous open kitchen that serves up breakfast and dinner. PB&G stands for Pool Bar & Grill, and it is the place for barbecue dishes, fresh salads, frozen cocktails and mocktails. PB&G will have an extensive menu for kids and teens including lots of healthy options - all in an outdoor, poolside setting. Lickety-Split is a lounge - perfect for guests on the go who need quick bites throughout the day. Breakfast pastries, gelato, lattes and more... you'll find it all here. One of these eateries will even feature a character breakfast with Goofy and friends. You can enjoy room service on your private balcony, too!

    #2 It's a Paradise for Adults and Kids

    Adults will enjoy the 18 room spa, an adults only pool, and fitness facilities. Play a round of golf on the Tom Fazio-designed golf course, or take a couples tennis lesson. The kids can enjoy family-oriented activities, babysitting services, child-size bathrobes, use of the children's video library, and the amazing Kids For All Seasons program.

    #1- Location, Location, Location

    Located within the Golden Oak luxury residential community that was master-planned by Walt Disney Imagineering, the resort occupies one of the most secluded areas of Walt Disney World Resort, edged by a natural Everglades sanctuary that’s home to indigenous wildlife. You will be away from the hustle and bustle but still close enough enjoy views of the Magic Kingdom, it's fireworks, and Epcot. Luxury motor coaches are available at no charge to transport you to and from the the Disney parks. This will include twice hourly service to and from the Ticket and Transportation Center (Magic Kingdom.) Hourly service will be available directly to Animal Kingdom, Hollywood Studios and Epcot.

    ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Krista Joy has a passion for Disney and is proudly residing in Orlando, Florida where she was born and raised. She is a wife, mom, co-host for the Disney Parks Podcast and head author at Disneyways.com. Follow Krista on Twitter @Disneyways or find her on Facebook.