Video: ‘The Grand: The Magic Behind the Masterpiece,’ New Mini-Doc on the Grand Floridian Resort

Grand Floridian Resort Video

Ahead of the opening of the newest Disney Vacation Club accommodations this summer, Disney has released a mini-documentary all about Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa. The video was made to showcase the new Grand Floridian Villas to Disney Vacation Club members that recently opened for booking at the Disney resort earlier this month.

The doc showcases iconic locations around the resort, as well as details on the new villa accommodations with appearances by notable Disney Imagineers and Cast Members from Disney’s Grand Floridian. The new accommodations at this Disney resort come with a variety of different room options to suit every party size and taste while enjoying a luxurious stay at Walt Disney World‘s flagship resort.

The video also includes appearances by Disney Legend Wing Chao, former Walt Disney Imagineering Executive who worked on the architectural design of the resort, along with General Manager Cosmo Kapoor and one of the Imagineers behind the design of the new villas, Shawn Moore.

Grand Floridian Resort and Spa

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Hoping for a chance to stay in one of the new villas at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa for yourself? Check out the Stay Grand sweepstakes, and you could be entered to win a stay at the resort along with admission to Walt Disney World theme parks for you and your Guests. Learn more and find out how to enter the contest here.

Inspired by Palm Beach’s golden era at the turn of the century, Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa is located just one monorail stop from Magic Kingdom Park and with complimentary transportation to each Disney park at Walt Disney World, as well as to Disney Springs. The resort comes with a number of enhanced amenities from the beach pool and courtyard pool to club level amenities in the main building, including a full-service spa and health club, multiple shops and restaurants, ranging from quick service and lounge offerings to the casual Grand Floridian Cafe, and the AAA Five Diamond experience with Victoria and Albert’s.

Grand Floridian Villa

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The resort also offers views of the Magic Kingdom theme park, including Cinderella Castle, and is a short monorail ride away from other Disney World Resort hotels including Disney’s Polynesian Resort and Disney’s Contemporary Resort, which include their own restaurants and views along Bay Lake and Seven Seas Lagoon.

The new villas by Disney Vacation Club are now available for booking, and members and their Guests can find more information on the newest DVC accommodations at Walt Disney World at

About Brittany DiCologero

Brittany is a New England-based writer focused on the history of the Walt Disney World Resort. She is the author of "Red, White, and Disney: The Myths and Reality of American History at the Walt Disney World Resort," and "Brittany Earns Her Ears."

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