6/6/2017 • Reviews, Tips, Walt Disney World •
During discussions with my clients I often bring up visiting Disney Springs while on vacation. I have uncovered that many Disney first timers were unaware of this not-so-hidden oasis at Disney World. So the homeschool mom in me has put together today’s lesson: Disney Springs 101. Lesson 1: The History behind Disney Springs This area of Disney World opened on March 22, 1975 as Lake Buena Vista Village and was Disney’s first shopping area. The shopping area was actually set up to serve residents who were supposed to be living on Disney property. The plans changed and with that so did the name and purpose of Lake Buena Vista Village. The first name change took place in 1977 to Walt Disney World Village and the idea behind it now was to keep Disney guests on Disney property. With that idea in hand Walt Disney World Village transformed into […]
11/10/2015 • Reviews, Walt Disney World •
Saratoga Springs Resort and Spa, a Disney Vacation Club resort, is one of the BEST resorts on property - at least according to this travel specialist! An expansive deluxe resort that lines the lagoon overlooking Disney Springs, Saratoga Springs boasts luxurious rooms (Studios and Villas), two family friendly pools (with the main housing two water slides!), boat access and walkway to Disney Springs, world class Lake Buena Vista Golf Course, Senses Spa, as well as a delicious on-site table service restaurant - The Turf Club. Guests are sure to find this resort relaxing as well as full of fun activities! The main building at Saratoga Springs plays host to an expansive walk-in pool, splash pad, kiddie pool, and hot tub. Recreation Cast Members are on duty for most of the afternoon to keep kids and adults entertained with a Pool Party, Trivia, and fun games for the whole family. Ping […]
2/9/2014 • Walt Disney World •
Touch, Taste, Feel, Hear, See For ultimate pampering at Walt Disney World, adults can enjoy world class spa treatments at Senses Spa. With two locations, at the Grand Floridian Resort and Spa and Saratoga Springs Resort and Spa, the services found here will be ones you come back for time and time again. Walking into Senses Spa at Saratoga Springs, you are warmly greeted with calming music and a waterfall – a delight to your senses of hearing and sight. Immediately you will feel the cares of the world start to melt away. Your next indulgence is your choice of elixir that appeals to your sense of taste and allows your pampering to start from the inside out. My scheduled treatment that morning was to be a 50 minute Swedish massage. After a brief tour of the spa, my next stop was the locker rooms. With a whirlpool, carefully chosen beauty supplies, quiet music, […]
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