Romantic Ideas at Walt Disney World
While there's no Tunnel of Love at Disney World, there are plenty of ways to plan a bit of romance during your visit. From something simple to a luxury splurge, love is in the air no matter what your budget.
Planning to pop the question at Disney World? This is a popular option:
Magical Proposal Packages at Cinderella's Royal Table
This all inclusive dinner at Cinderella's Royal Table features a specially created Chocolate Slipper Dessert, an engraved Glass Slipper in which the ring is presented, champagne flutes and more. Requires 7 days advance notice: Call 407-824-4477 or email email@example.com for pricing, details and proposal arrangements.
Another choice is to contact the Walt Disney Florist at 407-827-3505 to assist you with ideas to make the moment memorable.
Cinderella's Castle is a wonderful backdrop when proposing and there are always Disney photopass photographers close by. Want to avoid having a bazillion strangers in the background of your photo? Head to the castle and go to the photo spot on the right. You'll have a railing behind you instead of other guests. There's a similar spot in front of the Crystal Plaza Restaurant.
Surprise your loved one with a spa treatment, or better yet, schedule a couples massage.
Order flowers, champagne, or a unique Disney keepsake thru the Disney Florist.
Walk over to the Wedding Pavilion at the Grand Floridian and reminisce about your own wedding (or planned wedding if the case may be).
Watch the cheesy horror movie clips while dining "under the stars" at the Sci-Fi Dine-In Theatre.
Most of the resort gift shops sell more than postcards. You can often find a selection of wine that you can enjoy in your room. You can also purchase wine at the World Showcase in Epcot. (Just make sure you can open it.) Pick up some chocolates while you're at it and you're all set.
Experience a horse-drawn carriage ride.
Get a souvenir photo of the two of you.
Splurge on a once-in-a-lifetime meal at Victoria & Albert's.
Enjoy a specialty cruise and watch the fireworks at the Magic Kingdom or IllumiNations at Epcot.
Instead of using the buses or water ferry from Disney's Hollywood Studios, walk along the water's edge to the Boardwalk.
While at the Boardwalk, act like a kid again while playing carnival games. You may be lucky and win your sweetie a stuffed toy. You can rent a Surrey Bike built for two to cap off your day.
Order in a romantic room service meal.
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