Disney Springs (formerly Downtown Disney) is a destination with something for everyone. Located at Walt Disney World in Orlando, it is walking distance from Old Key West Resort and Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa, both part of the Disney Vacation Club Resorts Collection. Features world-class cuisine, shopping at flagship stores and nightly live entertainment at multiple stages and venues. We have put together a list of everything Disney Springs has to offer for family vacation, groups, date nights and nightlife at Disney Springs.
Disney has always had a way of helping families create magical memories to last a lifetime. The Disney parks are a destination for people all over the world who want to experience the wonder and excitement that Disney has become known for. The only downside to the popularity of the parks is the extremely long wait times that can accompany your visit there. Disney Vacation Club members have another option allowing them a chance to feel like a real VIP and enjoy some after hours time in the park.
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The holiday season has officially begun. Everywhere you go there are Christmas carols playing, lights and decorations that have turned ordinary streets into magical displays, and plenty of special events to help get you feeling holly jolly. One of the biggest Christmas celebrations happens every year at Walt Disney World in Orlando Florida and is hosted by the worlds most famous mouse. Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party is one of the top holiday attractions in Central Florida. This event combines the wonder of Disney with the magic of the season, so even the biggest scrooge won’t be able to help getting in the holiday spirit.
You don’t need to find a magic lamp to grant your wish for a vacation at the happiest place on earth, you just need to know about the Disney Vacation Club. With the Disney Vacation Club you can travel to any one of the numerous worldwide locations offered and start creating magical memories to last a lifetime.
A year ago it was big news (though not a big surprise) when the independent analysts at Sharket.com ranked Disney's Saratoga Springs Resort the #1 timeshare property for resales. Sharket evaluated hundreds of timeshare resale transactions to determine which timeshare properties are the most likely to sell at high value, and Saratoga Springs came out on top with several other Disney Vacation Club (DVC) resorts not far behind. Twelve months later, Sharket has released its most recent analysis of the timeshare resale market, and once again, DVC resales are dominating the timeshare resale market in 2016.
It's a big year for Disney Vacation Club members. 2016 marks the 25 anniversary of the vacation ownership program that now includes over 200,000 member families. The program, which has become wildly popular with Disney enthusiasts and vacationers over the past two and a half decades, now includes 13 uniquely themed resorts in four different states. To celebrate, DVC is launching a variety of exciting special events, offers, and new member services.
This Sunday marks 15 years since The Villas at Disney's Wilderness Lodge opened as the fifth Disney Vacation Club resort. The Villas added 181 luxury units to the DVC portfolio and soon became a popular home resort for DVC members. Its success as a unique vacation experience is evident from expansion plans and rising resale prices.
Since the summer of 2014, rumors have been swirling about the expansion of Disney's Wilderness Lodge! For quite some time now, there has been mention of turning the well-established Wilderness Lodge hotel rooms into DVC villas. Last week on May 15th, Disney filed a permit with South Florida Water Management District which confirmed that Disney is moving ahead with their plans for waterside vacation villas at the Wilderness Lodge!