Explore the Luxe Side of Disney World

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Golden Oak

Have you always wanted to explore Disney World but the thought of long lines, mediocre food and crowds turn you off? Come explore the luxe side of Disney World with these gems, and you will not be disappointed. 

To Stay: 

If you are looking for an exclusive short-term stay, check out the Grand Floridian Villas. Officially opened on October 23, 2013 the villas boost luxury amenities such as full-size kitchens with stainless steel appliances and granite countertops, flat screen TV’s, amazing bathrooms, several pools, a lagoon beach and Senses Spa. The villas range from deluxe studios to three-bedroom villas that sleep 12, and guarantee immense space. Perfect for the whole family!

If you love Disney World so much you want to call it home, check out Golden Oak at Walt Disney World Resort. These custom, single-family homes start at 1.7 million and go as high as 6 million, with access to The Four Seasons Resort and Summerhouse, the members-only country club just for residents. The grounds have been carefully decorated with subtle Disney decorations from the Disney Imagineers, and as a resident you get personal Disney VIP Treatment as well as lifetime concierge services.


To Do:

You will want to see all of the Disney World Resorts with the help of your own personal Disney VIP Tour Guide. Think of it as your very own personal Fast Pass, where you get escorted by private car to backdoor entrances and go to front of the fast pass line as many times as you would like after you are privately picked up at your hotel. Your guide can accommodate up to 10 people, and will cater your visit to your liking. You can visit all 4 parks: Walt Disney World Resort, Epcot Center, Disney’s Animal Kingdom and Disney’s Hollywood Studios.


To Eat:  

Orlando has something to offer everyone when it comes to good eats. From steak houses to California fare, Orlando boosts everything from steak houses to healthy Pan-Asian, and everything in between. Check out this list for some of our favorites: 


California Grill

With sweeping views from the fifteenth floor and an extensive wine list and California menu that focuses on fresh, local, seasonal and healthy ingredients, you can't go wrong with the mix of sushi, salads, exotic meats, pastas and decadent desserts at this award-winning restaurant. Added plus: one of the best views for the Magic Kingdom Fireworks Spectacular.



Known for fine food and 10,000 bottle wine list, Food Network star Emril Lagasse's modern American chop house boosts a gorgeous atmosphere of soaring ceilings, stone walls and iron staircase. The ceterpiece is the open kitchen and chef's food bar, where lucky diners can observe chefs at work preparing dishes like barbaque shrimp, poached oysters and braised beef short ribs. 

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Bambi Sculpture at Golden Oak.

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Kimberly Fisher Boone

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