Florida is not only a fantastic place to vacation, it also has a hidden gem just for the military to take advantage of: Shades of Green Resort, located in Orlando, Florida, on the grounds of Walt Disney World®. Shades of Green is part of the Armed Forces Recreation Centers, and serves members of the U.S. Armed Forces, their families, and other authorized users.
Shades of Green is a special place for military families. It offers the military – active and retired – an affordable way to stay at Walt Disney World®, while still offering world class accommodations. The resort has a prime location – right on the grounds of Walt Disney World®! Being that it is a military property, guests can rest assured they are on a secured facility, with a guarded gate for controlled access to the resort.
Offering nearly 600 rooms and suites, the Shades of Green Resort accommodations are spacious and provide standard sleeper sofas and mini-refrigerators in every room, while the suites offer separate bedrooms and a microwave – all priced with you in mind! Guests may choose from a variety of room designs and locations, depending on availability. Guests can enjoy a wooded setting with lush gardens, spectacular views from private patios and balconies, and stunning sunrises. With diverse dining options, plenty of kids’ activities and maximum value, Shades of Green has all you are looking for in a vacation destination.
What’s more, Shades of Green has bus pick-up and drop-off from the lower lobby, offering service to the Magic Kingdom®, Epcot®, Disney’s Hollywood Studios®, Disney’s Animal Kingdom®, Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Water Park®, and Disney Springs® shopping, with an easily accessible bus schedule listed online.
Bundle Offers: On top of affordable rates, Shades of Green offers bundle packages to ease your planning.*
In the Sunrise Package, you have your standard room accommodations, breakfast buffet for two (2) adults each morning at the Garden Gallery restaurant, and server gratuities included. Minimum of four (4) night stay is required.
In the Red White and Blue Salute Package, you are able to plan ahead and cover your room, server gratuities, breakfast, and dinner every day that you stay. Your accommodations will include a standard room, and both breakfast buffet and dinner buffet at the Garden Gallery restaurant for two (2) adults each day of your stay, with the server gratuities included. Minimum of four (4) night stay is required.
*Promotional dates and offer availability are subject to change without notice. These packages are not available Thanksgiving Week, the whole month of December, March, and May – July, special events or other designated dates. Incidentals include (but are not limited to) telephone charges, additional food and beverages outside of the meal plan and alcoholic beverages. Contact the Reservation Office for complete details at 888-593-2242.
Monthly Specials: Available for a limited time only, these special discounts save you more when you plan ahead.
Savings in August – Standard Room only, rates starting at $109, dates of stay August 21-23, 2020, and August 28-31, 2020. . Standard rooms only, on a first come first serve basis.
Savings in September – Special savings in September includes two options to bundle discounts on rooms and dining at the same time – the Sunrise Package starting at $148.50 and Red, White and Blue Package starting at $190.20, for dates of stay September 14 – 26, 2020.
September Savings Special – 15% Savings on standard room for 2 adults breakfast and room, for dates of stay September 1 – 13, 2020 and September 27 – 30, 2020. Each additional guest 12 and over is $13.60 per night, and additional guest 5 – 11 $7.75 per night (includes breakfast and gratuity). Standard rooms only, first come first serve basis.
Savings in October – 10% Savings on standard room for 2 adults breakfast and room, dates of stay October 1-3, 2020 and October 24-Nov 2, 2020. Each additional guest 12 and over $14.30 per night and additional guest 5 – 11 $8.15 per night (includes breakfast and gratuity). Savings in October Special is available on standard rooms only on a first come first serve basis.
Savings in November – 10% Savings on standard room for 2 adults breakfast and room, dates of stay November 14-20, 2020 and November 29-30, 2020. Each additional guest 12 and over $14.30 per night and additional guest 5 – 11 $8.15 per night (includes breakfast and gratuity). Savings in November Special is available on standard rooms only on a first come first serve basis.
January Savings – Standard Room only, rates starting at $121, dates of stay January 4-6, 2021 and January 11-13, 2021. January Savings is available on standard rooms only on a first come first serve basis.
Shades of Green also offers during the months of January and September, the Salute to Our Veterans promotion, for which all military veterans who have received an honorable discharge have an opportunity to vacation at Shades of Green, at the Category 3 rate and may sponsor up to three (3) rooms. Proof of honorable discharge is required with a copy of a current DD-214 form.
**Please note: Due to the impact of COVID-19 on travel, we encourage people to always plan trips in accordance with the guidance provided by government and health officials.
*Update July 8th, 2020 : Due to the current Covid-19 pandemic in the state of Florida, Shades of Green will remain closed until August 12th, 2020. If you currently have a reservation you will be receiving an email from our Reservations Team. Thank you for patience in this matter. Please stay safe and healthy. More info at www.shadesofgreen.org.