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5 Reasons to Stay at Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge

Posted by Paul Rotter on Nov 18, 2014 9:34:00 AM

Don't be lulled into settling for ordinary hotel accommodations on your next Disney vacation. Instead, take a walk on the wild side by booking a room at Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge where modern luxury stands at the brink of a gorgeous savannah populated by exotic wildlife.

World-Class Dining

As Debbie will tell you in the video above, Animal Kingdom Lodge offers some of the finest and most unique culinary dishes you've ever seen. At Sannaa you can enjoy African-inspired cuisine while gazing out upon the savannah; a truely remarkable dining experience. As you'll see in the video, Boma--Flavors of Africa resembles an African marketplace and features breakfast and dinner buffets. It's perfect for families and large parties with varied tastes and preferences. Jiko is the place to go for spices and flavors that you won’t taste anywhere else. By combining African, Indian, and Mediterranean cuisine, Jiko chefs have created a delectable medley of gastronomic options.

Samawati Springs Pool & Uwanja Camp

Animal Kingdom Samawati PoolComplete with a 67-foot-long waterslide, the Samawati Springs Pool is the perfect refreshing oasis for cooling off after a long day of activities. Ease sore muscles in the whirlpool spas and let kids splash, squirt, and slide through the Uwanja Camp water playground located nearby. Water cannons, rope bridges, and other wet surprises will keep your family cool and smiling for hours.

Hakuna Matata Playground

Secluded behind the Jambo House pool, the Hakuna Matata Playground is a hidden gem at Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge. Overlooking the savannah and flamingo habitat, this playground is the ideal place for kids to burn off excess energy while parents recuperate in the shade of tropical palms.


Animal Kingdom Lodge WildlifeNo list of the reasons to stay at Disney's Animal Kingdom would be complete without mentioning the incredible wildlife that roams the savannah. Check out the Wildlife Field Guide in your villa to learn about over 30 species of African wildlife that prowl the grounds. You’ll see zebras, giraffes, gazelle, and many others, all from the comfort of a world-class deluxe resort.


Animal Kingdom Lodge Villas

Animal Kingdom Lodge VillaSpacious layouts and lavish bathrooms make the Animal Kingdom Lodge Villas great for families, but it's the stunning savannah views that put them among Disney's finest accommodations. Balconies overlook scenic vistas of the African savanna from the comfort and luxury of fancifully themed rooms. Fully-equiped kitchens are a great convenience and a money-saving option for families. They are by far the number reason for booking a stay at Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge.


To learn more about Animal Kingdom Lodge villas and see more pictures of this one-of-a-kind resort, download our free ebook 'A Family Guide to Disney Vacation Club'. It details everything you need to know about becoming a DVC member and maximizing the value of membership.

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Topics: Disney Vacation Club, Disney Vacation Club Resorts