1. Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa (Deluxe Category)
The number one spot goes to the flagship of all Disney resorts; Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa. The resort sits on the shores of the Seven Seas Lagoon and occupies 40 acres of perfectly manicured gardens. Complete with red gabled roofs, stained glass ceilings and chandeliers, this turn of the century Victorian themed resort is known as the crown jewel of Walt Disney World Resorts. The nostalgic feel of the resort pays homage to Florida's past; the architecture and elegant designs are reminiscent of the extraordinary beauty of resorts built in the early 19th century. The atmosphere of the resort exudes luxury, charm and grace. Walking the grounds you can't help but to notice how perfect it really is. From the amazing topiary's in the English gardens, to the various offerings of chic boutiques to the the resort pool, The Grand Floridian is simply amazing and offers the most relaxing setting after a day in the parks. One of the best perks of being a guest of the Grand Floridian is the hotels proximity to the Magic Kingdom. The Grand Floridian was designed to flow with and set the backdrop for Main Street USA, so it's no surprise that it's beaches offer the best unobstructed views of Cinderella's castle. For every princess bride looking to make her dream wedding a reality, Disney's Wedding Pavilion at The Grand Floridian provides the perfect fairy-tale venue. The Grand Floridian is also home to central Florida's only AAA five diamond restaurant, Victoria & Albert's; where guest ages 10 & over can dine like royalty. With so many high end offerings there's no question why this resort is number one on our countdown. A stay at Disney's Grand Floridian is truly a wish come true.