Parents Time-Out At Disney World
So you think a trip to Walt Disney World is one only the kids can enjoy. Well, think again! Here are a few tips for making your vacation to Mickey Mouse Land a memorable one for the whole family.
Plan an evening or two on your own at one of Disney’s world-class restaurants. If you’re a registered guest of a Disney resort, drop off the kids at one of their child care centers for around $10 per hour, per child. They’ll be given dinner along with classic Disney movies, arts and crafts, and video games. If your child is under 4 or not potty trained, call Kid’s Nite Out at 407-827-5444 for in-room childcare. Favorite places for romance include Victoria and Albert’s at Disney’s Grand Floridian resort where a 7-course meal is served on white linen covered tables set with Royal Doulton china or California Grill with its spectacular view of the Magic Kingdom fireworks.
Consider springing for two rooms. Disney guarantees connecting rooms for families with children, thereby guaranteeing Mom and Dad some alone time.
Enjoy a bottle of wine in your room or on your balcony. The bottled wine selections at the Disney resort shops are a bit sparse, but room service usually offers a nice selection.
Arrange for a couples massage at the Grand Floridian Spa in a candlelit room. Or choose the 3-hour Couples Instructional Massage with step-by-step instruction in massage therapy.
Watch the evening fireworks spectacular from a Magic Kingdom resort beach. You’ll find the most romantic spot at Disney’s Polynesian Resort where the two of you can relax in a swing or hammock on a sandy white beach.
Take a Fireworks Cruise from one of the Magic Kingdom or Epcot resorts. Bring along a bottle of champagne, 2 glasses, and enjoy!
Head to Pleasure Island for an evening of adult entertainment. It’s New Years every night of the week at this 6-acre playground for adults. Wall to wall clubs and a nightly street party with live entertainment and midnight fireworks make this the party-lover’s choice for nighttime entertainment.