Santa Claus returns to Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel this holiday season with festivities planned for guests

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The most popular man of the season, Santa Claus, is making his way to Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel! Mrs. Claus will be joining in on the holiday fun, as well as their favorite elf, Kandy Kane. They will escape the cold this December by staying in Florida for all of the Holiday Happeningsa-glc_4263

During your stay at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel, you and your party can participate in many different activities and happenings with the Clauses and Kandy Kane!

First off, you can attend a Santa and Mrs. Claus Meet ‘n Greet at a customized Tiki Hut on select nights! They will be wearing their festive Florida vacation attire, and you might just see some reindeer, palm trees and flamingos.

Do you love chocolate? You can check out the life-size chocolate holiday Santa scene! This sculpture, created by Laurent Branlard (the executive pastry chef at the hotel), weighs almost 2,000 pounds and is located in the lobby. Now, if you were looking to TASTE the chocolate, that is off limits and you might have to go to Disney Springs to visit the Ghirardelli Ice Cream Shop for your chocolate fix.

The hotel will also feature a 45-ft tall Christmas tree in the lobby. For a little extra magic, guests can experience a regularly timed snow fall while watching the train that circles around the tree skirt. On select nights, guests can also find carolers, choirs and musicians in the hotel lobbies.

Planning on staying at the resort of Christmas Eve? At the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel, a fully costumed elf will deliver milk, cookies, a plush toy and storybook to the room, as well as read a bedtime story and tuck the children into bed before Santa arrives later that night. This service costs $59 for one child and $25 for each additional child. Reservations are require and space is limited so book early!

If the little ones are worried how Santa will deliver presents to the rooms without a chimney…No worries here! Magic keys are available at the concierge desk. After hanging these keys on the door, children can wait expectedly, because Santa will be able to find his way right to the room! 

This award-winning resort is located Epcot and Disney’s Hollywood Studios. With over 17 world-class restaurants and lounges, and luxurious rooms, the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel is definitely a resort to stay in! The stay would also include complimentary bus transportation throughout the Walt Disney World Resort and also the extended park hours benefit, which is fantastic for squeezing in some extra magic!

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Will you be visiting this holiday season?

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