Walt Disney World Resort
Combining Europe’s splendour, which has inspired many of Disney’s greatest stories, and Disney’s enchanting ambiance, Disney’s Riviera Resort is fabulously situated in the heart of the magic. Nestled next to an idyllic waterfront and amongst beautifully-maintained grounds, this spectacular resort blends relaxation, action and extra Disney touches, including on-site transport links to the rest of Walt Disney World and exclusive character dining on-site to make the ultimate Disney experience.
Disney’s Riviera Resort boasts a vast selection of on-site facilities to ensure the whole family has a fabulous stay. Plan the next day’s adventures on a peaceful walk along the waterfront, taking in the picturesque landscaped gardens complete with fountains. Splash around in the family-friendly pool with a waterslide and surrounding stucco facades and you’ll soon feel as if you’re unwinding on the chic European Riviera. Kids will love exploring the interactive play area S’il Vous Play, which mixes fun Fantasia characters and Europe’s breath-taking public fountains. The resort also boasts the peaceful Beau Soleil Pool, the perfect spot for a moment of calm and tranquillity. Bring your workout with you and head to Athlétique Fitness Centre, with modern equipment for stretching, jogging and weightlifting.
Guests at Disney’s Riviera Resort are also directly connected to the action at Walt Disney World, with an on-site Disney Skyliner station taking you to the heart of the parks and allowing you to enjoy stunning views of Walt Disney World Resort as you head from destination to destination. You can also enjoy Extra Magic Hours whilst staying at Disney’s Riviera Resort, allowing you to enjoy select attractions in at least four Disney parks before or after the regular opening hours. Additional resort amenities include complimentary Wi-Fi access and world-class hospitality from friendly, knowledgeable staff.
Dining at Riviera Resort is a real occasion, with options ranging from fast dining to cliffside dining. Bar Riva is ideally placed next to the pool and serves delicious light bites and beverages so everyone lounges with their favourite drink in hand. Dine like an Aristocat at Le Petit Café, which offers a Parisian-inspired café experience with exquisitely-decorated sweet treats, evening drinks and small plates. For a quick meal in a laid-back setting, Primo Piatto is the perfect place. Topolino’s Terrace serves dishes using French and Italian flavours and even divine breakfasts on an indoor rooftop terrace with exclusive Disney Character Dining experiences every morning and panoramic rooftop views. Creative dishes and Disney details make the Riviera Resort’s dining scene perfect for the whole family.
The resort is home to a range of accommodations offering unparalleled luxury and chic décor to create the perfect spots to kick back and relax after a day packed with Disney magic. Deluxe studios include plenty of space for the whole family to enjoy a moment of serenity, a wet bar, split bathroom with a bathtub and shower on one side and walk in shower on the other, hairdryer, private porch or balcony, TV and a kitchenette equipped with a microwave, small fridge, coffee maker, paper plates, bowls and plastic utensils. Deluxe studios are ideal for families with a queen-sized bed, a single pull down bed and queen-sized pull down bed, meaning they can sleep up to five people.
Embrace the magical atmosphere in Walt Disney World Resort at the all-new Riviera Resort, offering a prime location, direct access to Disney parks and a vast array of on-site amenities, including character dining, hours of poolside fun and a sophisticated European Riviera ambiance.
After exploring what Disney has to offer it’s time to pack your bags and get ready for the next stage of your holiday.
Universal Orlando Resort
Head to stay at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando, which captures the very meaning of the expression “the sweet life”, Italian style. Authentic Italian amenities combined with the beautiful setting of an elegant piazza and harbour, recreates the true essence of Italian hospitality at this award-winning Premier hotel. Guests are inundated with exclusive benefits to Loews Portofino Bay Hotel which makes for a truly spectacular holiday fulfilling only the highest expectations.
Hop on the complimentary water taxis along picturesque waterways or take the shuttle bus directly to Universal Studios Florida, Universal’s Islands of Adventure and Universal’s Volcano Bay. Enjoy priority seating at select restaurants throughout the resort and for all that souvenir shopping during the day, make the most of the complimentary delivery of merchandise purchased throughout the resort to your hotel.
Spend a day or two at one of the three themed swimming pools either relaxing on a lounger at the private, quiet Hillside Pool or playing on the Roman aqueduct themed water-slide at the Beach Pool. With a sandy beach, children’s pool, two hot tubs and rental beach cabanas it will be easy to spend hours in the Florida sunshine. For an upmarket pool experience head to the Villa Pool, hire a private cabana and lay back with a cool beverage in the upgraded lounge chairs. The Splendido Bar & Grill caters for poolside refreshments and with activities galore including the weekly “dive-in” movie, all ages will love this stunning playground.
In true Italian style there are several piazzas throughout the resort, the grandest being the Harbor Piazza, where you can take a stroll through cobblestone streets and sidewalk cafes with Italian sports cars parked by the harbour. The host of the quarterly “Harbor Nights” wine tasting and jazz event (entrants must be 21+ with a valid photo ID), and the nightly “Musica della Notte” (weather permitting) show with live Italian music, it’s definitely a place to spend quality time with friends and family. Spoilt for choice there are nine restaurants and lounges in the resort featuring Bice Ristorante and Mama Della’s Ristorante. A favourite eatery is Trattoria del Porto with outdoor dining overlooking Harbor Piazza, casual dining with 5-star cooking techniques. Friday evenings host special appearances by popular Universal Orlando Resort theme park characters, with beanbags, large screen TV and child-size tables and chairs just for kids. After dinner enjoy a cognac (must be 21+ with valid photo ID to purchase and consume alcoholic beverages) and espresso at Bar American or The Thirsty Fish, perfect for viewing the sunset while sipping wine and catching up on the day’s events.
After a day of amazing rides and exotic shows the perfect place to relax and rejuvenate is a guest room at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel. Mediterranean style luxury and opulent amenities will sooth and instantly refresh with marble accents and elegant furnishings. Treat your family to a Club Level room and enjoy access to the Portofino’s Club Lounge with world-class service and hospitality. Added touches including signature bathrobes, personal concierge, continental breakfast, hors d’oeuvres with complimentary beer and wine finishing off with an evening turn-down service. Surprise the kids and watch the delight on their faces with a kid’s suite featuring fun themes including Despicable Me.
Spend an hour at the Mandara Spa® and luxuriate in a relaxing massage or treatment. On-site shopping at the Loews Portofino Bay Hotel is refreshingly good with boutiques, upscale shops and rare works of art.
Saving the best until last and not forgetting the reason Loews Portofino Bay Hotel is a number one choice for guests of all ages, three amazing theme parks provide the thrills of a lifetime and the non-stop nightlife at Universal CityWalk offers entertainment for everyone.
Experience two world-famous theme parks whilst staying at two world-class resorts, featuring fantastic attention to detail, European inspiration and stylish accommodations, as well as unrivalled locations and amenities to keep the whole family entertained. Call one of our travel experts to book this superb twin centre offer today!
*Terms & conditions apply
Terms & Conditions
*Requires theme park admission. Early Park Admission begins one (1) hour prior to regularly scheduled park opening to either Universal Studios Florida or Universal’s Islands of Adventure as determined by Universal Orlando, and Universal’s Volcano Bay. Valid at select attractions at each park. Attractions are subject to substitutions without notice. Additional restrictions may apply.
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