The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort is home to the popular Food and Wine Classic every fall, but it's a popular place to stay for visitors to Orlando year 'round. It's the most convenient place to enjoy as much food and drink as you like because you can simply head up to your room once you've hit all of the kiosks that line the waterfront, including a variety of adult beverages. Even if you overindulged, your accommodations are mere steps away. This year, the festival takes place on October 28 and 29, so expect to see plenty of guests who've come specifically to enjoy it.

Convenient location on Disney property

If you're coming to Walt Disney World for the Epcot International Food and Wine Festival or to see the new Star Wars fireworks show and other attractions at Disney's Hollywood Studios, the Swan and Dolphin Resort is a great choice even when it's not holding a special event. It's right on Disney property and centrally located between those two theme parks. That means you can walk to either one or take convenient boat transportation. The resort also offers bus service to the other two parks.

Tour a Swan and Dolphin Resort room

If you're curious about what the rooms at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort are like, check out the video below. It showcases one of the renovated standard rooms on the Swan wide of the sister resorts, including a balcony with a lovely view. The resort itself is richly themed, including iconic statues of the namesakes. It features plenty of on-site dining options and activities, including multiple swimming pools and seasonal entertainment, as well as a spa for some relaxing moments.

There's plenty to do, even if you decide to take a day off from the theme parks and just hang out.

The Swan and Dolphin Resort is also within walking distance of the Walt Disney World Boardwalk, Yacht, and Beach Club resorts and the Atlantic Dance Hall. That gives you more dining and entertainment options without having to worry about transportation. Boat service is also available to those destinations, but the walk is so short and convenient that you probably won't want to bother waiting.

The Food and Wine Classic runs October 28 and 29 this year. If you miss it, you can still catch a special event at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort. It's known as "Santa's Favorite Resort" because Santa Claus and his wife vacation there every December, offering fun for the family like cookie decorating, musical performances, and even tuck-ins at bedtime. Check out the resort's website for details.

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