Walt Disney World has been delighting visitors for decades. In fact, SI Swimsuit models Lily Aldridge and Josephine Skriver visited recently. But the magical theme park is about to get a whole lot more special as it kicks off its 50th anniversary celebration this month. And while the list of festivities is endless, a few are simply over the top, thanks to Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort. Here are five.
Reserve the Entire Top Floor at the Resort
Why rent a single suite during your stay at the Five Diamond hotel when you can stay in all of them? Yes, the Ultimate Suites Experience allows guests to create a 13-bedroom residence by combining the Royal Suite and Presidential Suite, both of which are located on the 16th floor. The booking comes complete with a dedicated butler and has unobstructed views of the park’s legendary fireworks display. The resort is also happy to set up private gourmet dining and meet-and-greets with beloved Disney characters.
Enjoy a Private Custom Rooftop Brunch
Walt Disney World is all about making memories. Well, you will certainly make one by privately reserving the entire 17th level rooftop Capa Steakhouse for an exclusive brunch experience. The dining team will create a custom menu for your meal with prime meat options like wagyu beef as well as Spanish tapas and an array of fresh seafood. They'll even set up stations: you can graze at an oyster bar, paella station and even a champagne/mimosa bar. That's all with Spaceship Earth at EPCOT and Cinderella Castle at Magic Kingdom Park insight.
Meet Disney Characters in an Exclusive Dining Experience
Of course, a Disney visit highlight is meeting its beloved characters. But who wants to wait in long lines for a quick pic? The Four Seasons Resort Orlando will arrange for Mickey Mouse and others to hang out and take socially distanced selfie photos with you. The luxury property will even outfit the event space with themed décor and curate a menu complete with a specialty cake made by executive pastry chef Rabii Saber, a James Beard Award semifinalist in 2019.
Relax with a Salon and Spa Buyout
Disney isn't just for the kids. Adults can feel extra pampered at The Spa by booking a complete buyout. You and some pals can take over the indoor and outdoor tranquility lounges, steam room, experience shower, ice exfoliant and solarium with zero-gravity wave loungers without another guest insight. And that's even before the individual treatments begin. You'll walk away feeling like an actual Disney princess.
Transport to Italy For the Evening
Just because you're in Florida doesn't mean you can't have a decadent, authentic Italian experience. The evening starts with an Italian feast in the private dining room of Ravello or in the Demonstration Kitchen where chef Fabrizio Schenardi can cook for you live. From there, you will head to the Italy section in EPCOT, where a private area beside the waters of Venice awaits filled with Italian dessert. Finally, you'll get to watch the epic EPCOT fireworks over the World Showcase Lagoon with just family and friends in tow.