Swan and Dolphin Christmas Round-Up

by | Dec 8, 2022 | WDW Blog, WDW Resorts

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Catch the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Christmas offerings this holiday season, and make your vacation jolly and bright!

Santa, Mrs. Claus and their elf, Kandy Kane, have returned this season to make your Swan and Dolphin Christmas dreams come true. Guests staying at the Swan and Dolphin will enjoy an array of holiday activities this winter.

The full slate of Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort holiday activities include:

Santa and Mrs. Claus Meet and Greets
On select nights throughout December, Santa’s Hangout will give the young and young-at-heart a chance to experience the sights, scents and sounds of the holidays. Playful elves will share their favorite North Pole bedtime stories, take part in holiday cookie decorating and meet and take pictures with the big man himself. Event dates: Dec. 9-11, Dec. 16-18, Dec. 18-19, and Dec. 21-23.

Cookie Decorating
Fun has never tasted so sweet! Families can participate in a favorite holiday tradition – cookie decorating. Kids and parents alike can unleash their creativity on frosted sugar cookies from the hotel’s award-winning food and beverage team, then devour their delicious creations. Located at Santa’s Holiday Hangout area at the Swan pool on select nights from 6pm – 8pm (Dec. 9, 10, 11, 16, 17, 18, 21, 22 & 23). Cookies will be available while supplies last.

Life-Size Chocolate Holiday Santa Scene
Visitors can stop by the Swan lobby near Il Mulino New York Trattoria to marvel at a spectacular chocolate Santa sculpture made from more than 1,000 lbs. of chocolate.

Dancing Lights Show
A dazzling musical light show transforms the outdoor causeway each evening into a holiday spectacle with dancing illuminated palm trees and favorite holiday tunes. The performances occur regularly from sunset through 10 p.m.

Santa and Mrs. Claus at the Swan and Dolphin

Santa and Mrs. Claus visit their favorite resort, the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin!

Tales of the North Pole
Santa and his elves will be sharing some of their favorite holiday stories for families to enjoy. They even brought some presents from the North Pole. Stories will be told select nights (Dec. 9, 10, 11, 16, 17, 18, 21, 22 & 23) at 8:30 p.m. Fees apply.

In-Room Christmas tree delivery
Just because guests are away from home, doesn’t mean they can’t wake up to a Christmas tree while on vacation. Hotel guests can complete their holiday visit with a 6ft Christmas tree delivered by Santa’s elves to their guest room, featuring all kinds of Christmas décor from the North Pole! Guests will also receive one Santa’s Stocking. Available through Dec. 25. Fees apply.

Magic Keys for Santa on Christmas Eve
How will Santa deliver presents to each guest room without a chimney? With a magic key of course! Children can hang a magic key on their door to help Santa find his way on Christmas Eve. Magic keys are available on Dec. 24 at the concierge desk.

Winter Wonderland Bag
While visiting Santa’s favorite resort, guests can have a wintery themed bag delivered to their room, filled with Frosty’s winter favorites. Available through Dec.25. Fees apply.

Santa’s Stocking
Guests can have a holiday stocking delivered to their room, filled with the elves favorite toys and Rudolph’s favorites treats! Available through Dec. 25. Fees apply.

Guests can join all the holiday excitement with rates starting at $279 per night. And, if they are on the nice list, they can also enjoy a special bonus: up to 25% off a second room. Just use the code: SANTA.

For more details about all the holiday excitement, including a full schedule of activities, at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort or to make room reservations, please visit www.santasfavoriteresort.com or call 1-800-227-1500.

 

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Tatjana Lazar

Written by Tatjana Lazar

To say that I’m obsessed with Walt Disney World is an understatement. Luckily, as Communications Director for WDW Magazine, I get to live and breathe my passion every day! Follow me on Instagram for all my Disney adventures!