All About Epcot And The Events To Come!

One of our favorite Disney parks has to be Epcot! With its celebration of cultures, different countries, and its plethora of events, you are never left without anything to do. This coming Winter, Epcot is rolling out all the stops to keep you entertained. From new shows to new cuisine, there is so much that you’ll be able to experience. Be sure to check out what we’re most excited about below.

  1. Food & Wine Festival: Happening October 9th through November 12th, you are set to experience Epcot like never before. Offering drink and food pairings throughout the park is just the beginning. As you sip on cocktails, be sure to catch a show with their “Eat to the beat” series. Grab tickets to different events like “Party of the Senses” where famous chefs cook meals just for you!

  2. Candlelight Processional: Happening every year, this is the event of the season. Starting November 11th, Disney invites a celebrity speaker to read the Christmas Story with a full choir behind them. Delight in songs of the season and get into the Disney Christmas spirit. This years star studded lineup includes Neil Patrick Harris, Whoopi Goldberg and Jodi Benson.

  3. International Festival of the Holidays: Epcot is a celebration of diverse cultures and countries and the holidays are the perfect time to learn all about them. Starting on November 18th, the 11 World Showcase nations will all celebrate their prospective holidays with sounds and foods of the season. With live performances and seasonal specialties, you are sure to have an incredible time!

There is no better place to be than Florida during the holidays. With sunny weather, you can visit all the parks including Epcot. Celebrate the holidays in style at one of Global’s Vacation Homes. With 2 bedroom condos to 9 bedroom homes, you’ll have room for everyone no matter how big or small your family may be. Call us at (888) 426-0472 or visit GlobalResortHomes.com. We hope to celebrate with you soon!

Limited Time Experiences Coming to Disney in 2019!

Every time Disney comes out with a limited time experience, you better get ready to book your ticket down to central Florida. Disney always sets a certain amount of one-of-a-kind experiences and we have a sneak peek of them here. Starting as early as next year, here are a few of our favorites that we are looking forward to attending.

  • The Incredibles are coming to Hollywood Studios!: Pixar Avenue will shut down and welcome our favorite characters from the movie. Come and meet the infamous Edna Mode or Mr. Incredible. There will also be a scavenger hunt to find the multi-powered Jack-Jack so be on the lookout for him!

  • Celebrate The Lion King: In lieu of the live action “The Lion King” movie and to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the beloved animated movie, Animal Kingdom will be throwing a party to honor our fave characters. The “Hakuna Matata Time Dance Party” will be where all the fun is! Dance to the famous songs from the movie all night long.

  • “Move It! Shake It! MousekeDance It! Street Party:” To honor the ones who started it all, a new show will be coming to Main Street where we get to dance, sing, and have fun with the two who really have been there since the beginning. Live singers, live dancers and new merch will all hit the street starting January 18th!

These new events make it the best time to come to Florida. The cool January weather will have you staying at Disney all day long and coming back to your gorgeous Global Resort Vacation Home. Global is so excited to welcome you and your family to any of our vacation homes. With gated communities, clubhouses and so many home options, you are set to have the perfect vacation. Call us at (888) 426-0472 or visit GlobalResortHomes.com. See you soon!

A few new surprises from Disney!

Disney has recently announced that a few changes will be coming to their beloved parks in the upcoming months. From new shows to new restaurants, we can’t wait to experience what the magic of Disney will come up with next. As usual, Disney does not tell us much to keep it all a spectacular surprise, but here is what we know!

  1. Epcot’s “IllumiNations” fireworks spectacular will soon be replaced by another incredible fireworks celebration. Although we do not know too many details, we do know that this show will be held in the World Showcase Lagoon. This means that no matter what country you decide to watch it in, you’ll still have the perfect view.

  2. Oga’s Cantina will be coming to Walt Disney World early 2019! Serving up “pilots, bounty hunters, and smugglers” alike, Oga’s Cantina is perfect for a mid-afternoon snack and drink. Guests will be able to listen to other-worldly music, see a few favorite characters and enjoy the ambiance of a place like never before.

  3. A Frozen Holiday Wish is coming back to Magic Kingdom this winter! Elsa and Anna lead guests and characters in a holiday celebration. Using their magical powers, they turn the huge castle into something you’ve never imagined! From Mickey and Minnie to all of our favorite Disney characters, you’ll have the best time celebrating the holidays with them.

No matter when you come to experience all the new attractions at Disney, be sure you stay with Global Resort Homes. Staying with Global Resort Homes allows you and your guests to have all of their own space in our gorgeous homes. From 2 bedrooms to 9, we have everything you need. Book your stay today and call us at (888) 426-0472 or visit GlobalResortHomes.com. See you soon!

The Holidays Are Coming to Walt Disney World®

It is already September and that means the holidays are right around the corner. With Halloween, Thanksgiving and then Christmas, Disney is gearing up for a season like never before. Book your vacation with Global Resort Homes and check out all of our favorite activities for the whole family.

  1. Halloween: Dress up in your Prince, Princess, or Fairy Godmother costume and celebrate at Disney’s Magic Kingdom. Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party has already begun and lasts through October 31st. Magic Kingdom turns into a land of candy, costumes and so much more on select nights. Bring all of your family to this kid-friendly event.

  2. Thanksgiving: Where do we even begin to celebrate Thanksgiving in a place that is filled with amazing food and entertainment. Head over to Epcot where you can have the traditional meal in the UK, Germany and of course the United States. If you’re looking for something less traditional, the other countries will be serving up a version of their own Thanksgiving with the regular restaurants open as well.

  3. Christmas: Christmas is one of Disney’s most beloved holiday’s with decor, Christmas trees and lights like no other! Filled with Holiday cheer, you won’t be able to walk anywhere without seeing beautiful Christmas trees decked out in lights. Walk through any park and feel the magic of Disney!

No matter which holiday you choose to celebrate in Florida, be sure you book with Global Resort Homes. Our private vacation homes will allow you to celebrate with your family no matter how big or small. With private pools, game rooms and more, so many of our homes are waiting for you to book them now. Book your stay today and call us at (888) 426-0472 or visit GlobalResortHomes.com. See you soon!

School is back in session…so plan your next vacation!

With summer coming to a close and school starting again, life can begin to feel back to normal. But there is no reason to not book your next vacation with all the wonderful events and activities that the Orlando theme parks have coming up! With the holidays right around the corner too, now is the perfect time to book your vacation.

  1. Epcot Food & Wine Festival: The quintessential event that happens every year at the famed Epcot is coming back and is better than ever. New food booths, new drinks and live music are here to make your fall season memorable. August 30th through November 12th, you’ll be able to try food from world renowned-chefs from all over the world.

  2. Halloween Horror Nights: For the older ones in the family, Halloween Horror nights is kicking off on select nights starting September 14th. With new haunted houses and scare zones, this is rumored to be their spookiest year ever. We recommend this event for the older teens and up in your family.

  3. Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween: Family fun for everyone is coming up sooner than you know it. On select nights, Magic Kingdom turns itself into a trick-or-treaters paradise where you can dress up and play all night. With special Disney activities, this will make for the perfect fall night.

There are so many more events happening this fall around the Orlando area and we are excited to have you here. Let Global Resort Homes take care of your accommodations with our gorgeous condos, townhomes and houses.  With private pools at all of our homes, you’ll be able to enjoy the gorgeous fall weather here in Florida. Book your stay today and call us at (888) 426-0472 or visit GlobalResortHomes.com.

A Disney Springs Update!

Everytime I go to Disney Springs I can’t believe the amount of new shops and restaurants that I see. Everything from new desserts to new activities, something is always popping up. Here are a few “must tries” and a few classics that you have to go to when visiting!

  1. Amorette’s Patisserie: One thing that always pops up on my radar when I head to Disney Springs is dessert. If I want a cupcake, I know to go to Sprinkles but if I want a new “iridescent treat” I know to go to Amorette’s. Creating Unicorn Macaron Lollipops and White Chocolate Mouse Ears, there is no better place to try something new. This Patisserie of course has other offerings, but these are just too cute to pass up!

  2. Wine Bar George: Joining the late night scene at Disney Springs, this new Wine Bar offers “late night sips” and plenty of snacks. With cocktails, cheese boards and so much more, everyone will have something to munch on. Over 130 wine selections will allow for the perfect pairing.

  3. Vivoli Il Gelato: Do not forget to top off your night at The Springs with mouth watering Gelato. Handcrafted and open until 12AM, this incredible little shop will be the perfect nightcap. With over 12 flavors at a time you’ll be able to taste anything from Cheesecake to Italian Coffee Cake. This is on the top of my list for recommendations!

  4. Homecomin’: The ultimate American style restaurant has opened recently and it will not disappoint. Fried chicken, fish sandwiches, BBQ and so much more is to be enjoyed here. A personal favorite has to be the Cheddar Cheese Drop Biscuits.

After all the grubbin’ you do at Disney Springs, be sure to come back and stay with Global Resort Homes. Offering full vacation homes featuring 2 bedrooms to 9 bedrooms, everyone will find their perfect place to stay. Book your stay today and call us at (888) 426-0472 or visit GlobalResortHomes.com.

Spend Autumn at Walt Disney World!

Fall is right around the corner and that means Disney is getting ready for some of their famous events that take place every year. With a bounty of activities happening at each park, you will be able to plan your stay around all the festivities. Here are a few of our recommendations!

  1. Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party – Every year at Magic Kingdom, Mickey comes out to trick-or-treat around the whole park. With Halloween themed shows like a Hocus Pocus spectacular, there will be fun for everyone. Be sure to dress up in your favorite costumes and collect candy from all over the park.

  2. Food & Wine Festival – A personal favorite of Disney activities, the Food & Wine festival is where you can relax and enjoy all of what Disney has to offer. Experience cuisines from across the Globe right in the heart of Orlando. With new booths every year, Disney always has surprises for their guests.

  3. Disney After Hours – Join a limited amount of guests and enjoy Disney After Hours which is an incredible experience that shows you a new side of Disney. With over 25 attractions with little to no lines, you can experience Magic Kingdom like no other time. Be sure to purchase your tickets today!

With cooler temperatures, new activities and amazing food, Disney pulls out all the stops to create the perfect Fall evening. Now is your time to visit and the perfect time to book with Global Resort Homes. With gorgeous vacations homes, private pools and so much more, you are sure to have an incredible stay!  Book your stay today and call us at (888) 426-0472 or visit GlobalResortHomes.com.

Christmas In July at Disney?!

Would you believe it if I told you that Disney already has it’s holiday plans started? From the special events to the food, Disney has already started getting ready for the Holiday season in many ways. This means now is the perfect time to book your stay with Global so you can get in on all the action happening.

First, Disney has just released their dining packages for Candlelight Processional at Epcot. On select nights, you will be able to enjoy a delicious meal and reserved seating for one of the most beloved holiday concerts. With a 50 piece orchestra and holiday choir, there is nothing better. Each night, a celebrity reads the Christmas Story and this year some of our favorites will be attending. Stars like Whoopi Goldberg and Neil Patrick Harris will grace the stage with their presence. This is one of the best concerts so book your tickets today!

Disney is set to bring all the magic of the holiday season back starting November 8th. This leaves you a little over 4 months to pack your bags to visit all of your favorite parks. Some new attractions that will be decked out in the holiday spirit will be Alien Swirling Saucers which will play holiday music as you spin the day away. Disney Springs will have holiday discounts and so much more as you find the perfect gift for Christmas day.

Be sure to book your home with Global for the holiday season. Spend Christmas morning in your own vacation home right in the center of Orlando. With 9 bedroom homes to 2 bedroom apartments, there is everything for everyone no matter how large your family is. With private pools and so much more, there is no time to waste. Book your stay today and call us at (888) 426-0472 or visit GlobalResortHomes.com. See you in November!

3 New Rides at 3 Different Disney Parks!

It is no secret that Disney is always looking to make new experiences for their guests. From Toy Story Land to Pandora, they are always coming up with something new. Here are a few of our favorite new additions that will get you coming back time and time again.

  1. Frozen Ever After: The new Frozen experience that is just under a year old is perfect for the family. As you enter an ancient Norwegian vessel, you will be taken on a ride through Arrendale. Elsa and Ana will guide you as you hear your favorite tunes from the show and see your favorite characters. Part of the Norway Pavilion at Epcot, you will be able to fully feel as though you traveled to the far away land.

  2. Avatar Flight of Passage: On the back of a mountain banshee, you will feel as though you are truly one of the Na’vi. Welcome to Pandora at Animal Kingdom where two worlds collide. This 3D ride takes you up and down mountains as you take in the incredible scenery. A must see as you are on your Na’vi journey.

  3. Miss Adventure Falls: The summer is hot, but your vacation does not have to be! Head over to Typhoon Lagoon and experience the new water coaster. Set up as a family raft ride, you and your crew will spin and splash as you hold on tight. Meet Miss Adventure’s sidekick who is always out hunting for treasure too!

4. BONUS: Global’s Private Pools: Almost every home with Global has it’s very own private pool. This means swimming all day long as you relax and enjoy the sun. Visit GlobalResortHomes.com to book your stay today!

SeaWorld: A New Way to Ride!

The summer is already half way over which means now is your time to come and visit sunny Orlando. Luckily for you, the theme parks are ready, especially SeaWorld. With some of the most extreme rides in the Orlando area, you’ll be set for a day of thrills and chills. Here’s a list of our favorite rides!

  1. Mako: An ode to the fastest known shark, Mako will take you for a spin like never before. Speeding up to 73 mph and going over 200 feet, Mako twists and turns to mimic the movement of a shark. As Orlando’s fastest, tallest, and longest roller coaster, you are sure to have a good time!

  2. Manta: Named after the ever-famous Manta Ray, Manta takes you on a spin like nowhere else. Laying down with tummy parallel to the floor, you’ll feel as though you’re gliding through the water, just as a Manta Ray would. With ups and downs, and a few nose-dives, you’ll feel just like you’re gliding on the high seas.

  3. Kraken: This is for all the traditionalists who have been with SeaWorld since the beginning. The inaugural roller coaster is one of the best with its high loops and fast speeds. With a recent remodel, you can now opt for the virtual reality goggles that take it to the next level.

Orlando is ready for you and so is Global Resort Homes. After your day riding all the rides that SeaWorld has to offer, relax in one of our gorgeous vacation homes. There is no better way to vacation than with Global Resort Homes. Visit GlobalResortHomes.com or call an agent at (888) 426-0472 to book your stay with today!