PHOTOS: Gran Destino Tower at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort Turns Red & Green With Christmas Decorations

Shannen Ace

PHOTOS: Gran Destino Tower at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort Turns Red & Green With Christmas Decorations

Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort has decorated for the 2023 holiday season, including red and green lighting in the Gran Destino Tower.

Gran Destino Tower Christmas Decorations

Gran Destino Tower

The porte-cochere has large bell decorations hanging from its ceiling.

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They are made of golden frames with greenery and golden ribbons on top and red clappers.

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The entryway has a wreath above the doors and decorations below the lanterns.

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These all feature red bows and white poinsettias.

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Inside, the wall of decorative lanterns is aglow with green to red ombre lights.

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There are small Christmas trees with white and gold decorations in the lobby.

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These trees are topped with traditional shiny stars and sit on gift box bases.

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The decorative panels behind the check-in counters are also lit up with red and green lights.

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Decorations between these panels are adorned with white and black ribbons with golden patterns and poinsettias.

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There are also colorful baubles on the decorations.

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This tree next to the children’s lounge area is topped with a striped bauble.

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Large wreaths hang in the tall Gran Destino Tower windows — but more attention-drawing is the giant Christmas tree in front of the center window.

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The tree has glowing white lights.

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It’s decorated with golden stars that have lights within them.

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There are also gem-encrusted snowflake ornaments, white baubles, and silver flowers.

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This white woven ornament has a long tassel attached.

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Check out Christmas decorations at other Walt Disney World Resort hotels:

More Holiday Offerings at Walt Disney World

Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party parade float

Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party is on select nights through December 22. Tickets are only available for three remaining nights. During the after-hours party, guests can enjoy Minnie’s Wonderful Christmastime FireworksMickey’s Most Merriest CelebrationMickey’s Once Upon a Christmastime Paradecharacter meet and greets, and holiday attraction overlays. There are also complimentary treats, special menu items, and exclusive merchandise.

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Disney Jollywood Nights is a new separately ticketed, adults-centric party at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. It takes place on select nights through December 20. Entertainment includes the variety show “Disney Holidays in Hollywood,” “What’s This? Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas Sing-Along,” and the “Jingle Bell, Jingle BAM!” nighttime spectacularCharacter meet and greets include Mickey & Friends in new outfits. A Tip-Top Club-inspired soiree is held in the courtyard of The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror attraction. Check out Tom’s honest review of the event.

The 2023 EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays begins on November 24 and runs through December 30, 2023. The festival will feature food at various Holiday Kitchens, celebrity narrators hosting the Candlelight Processional, Storytellers in World Showcase, the Living With the Land holiday overlay, exclusive merchandise, and more.

Disney’s Animal Kingdom features the Merry Menagerie puppet experience and characters dressed in holiday costumes.

Check out the list of limited-time holiday food and beverage items at Walt Disney World Resort.

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  • Shannen Ace

    Shannen has been a Disney Parks fan and lover of dogs since childhood, despite Pluto's attempt to eat Shannen's Minnie Mouse doll the first time they met. They've made up now. You can email Shannen at shannen@wdwnt.com.