Grand Floridian Resort and Spa Top Ten Tips

Disney's Grand Floridian Resort and Spa


°o° Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort is a Deluxe resort in the Magic Kingdom area.  It is one of the 3 monorail resorts.  This resort is a seaside resort modeled after San Diego’s Hotel del Coronado. °o°

  1. Parade of the Housekeepers. If you get up early in the morning on Mondays and Fridays (around 8 am), you can see the parade of over fifty parasol-toting housekeepers walking slowly from the marina through the courtyard.


  1. Fine Dining. There are three signature dining locations at the resort: Victoria & Albert’s, Narcoossee’s and Citricos.
  1. Relax on the Beach. Take some time to enjoy the white-sand beach!  In the evening, you can watch the Electrical Water Pageant.  Check with the front desk for times.

Grand Floridian Beaches

  1. Beauty Salon. Would you like to get your hair done?  The Ivey Trellis Salon is available for hair and nail treatments.
  1. Pools. There are 2 pools.  The Beach Pool has a beach, zero-depth entry, a water slide, water falls, and cabana rentals.

Zero Entry Pool

  1. PhotoPass Kiosk. There is a Disney’s PhotoPass Kiosk for viewing and ordering photos.
  1. Monorail. The monorail stop is located off the Grand Lobby second floor.
  1. Tea Party. The My Disney Girl’s Perfectly Princess Tea Party Menu is held daily for children ages 4-12.  Disney charactersjoin the children for an hour full of stories, games, and “tea” (apple juice).  There is an additional fee for this experience, and space is limited.
  1. Character Meals. 1900 Park Fare hosts 2 character meals:  Supercalifragilistic Breakfast and Cinderella’s Happily Ever After Dinner.
  1. Movies Under the Stars. There are nightly “Movies Under the Stars” by the courtyard pool.

Grand Floridian Pool