Senses Spa at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort: A Cheapskate Princess Guide

Senses Spa wet room

I think that old saying about needing “a vacation from your vacation” probably originated from a trip to a theme park at peak capacity. Sometimes, a Disney Princess just wants to get away from it all and spend some quality time being pampered. What better place to spend a few hours of  princess-pampering time than the newly “re-imagined” Senses Spa at the Grand Floridian Resort and Spa. If you’ve looked into accommodation pricing there lately, you know this place is like on the top-tier of Disney Resort room pricing. So can you afford a trip to the Senses Spa?

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Senses is a full-service spa and health club in a Victorian-themed setting, complimentary to the Grand Floridian Resort, offering massages, body treatments and more. This is both a mind and body retreat, reminiscent of Florida garden at the turn of the 20th century.

You enter the spa through a Victorian-style entryway, featuring a lavish mural of old Florida. Prepare yourself to relax and be pampered with rejuvenating elixirs, calming lighting and comforting music

Utilizing therapeutic and revitalizing techniques, Senses – A Disney Spa boasts a soothing confection of unique therapies—facials, massages, body wraps and aromatherapy—designed to elevate the mind and have you looking and feeling your best.

Spa amenities are complimentary for those receiving spa treatments. To keep fit while on vacation, free weights and machines for both strength training and cardio are available. And you can unwind in the steam room or whirlpool spa.

So how much will a trip to Senses cost a Disney Princess?

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Spa Package Prices

Grand Floridian Signature Treatment
80 min / $200

Spa Sampler Package
75 min / $180

Bridal Package
75 min / $380

Royal Package
150 min / $430

Couples Escape
75 min / $375

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Massage Therapies

Swedish Massage
50 min / $135
80 min / $200

In-room Swedish Massage
50 min / $185
80 min / $250

Custom Firm Pressure Massage
50 min / $145
80 min / $210

Warm Stone Massage
80 min / $210

Prenatal Massage
50 min / $145

Aromatherapy Massage Experience
50 min / $145
80 min / $210

Couples Massage
50 min / $285
80 min / $400

Bubbly Bath Treatment
50 min / $145

Add-On Treatments Available:

Scalp Massage
25 min / $35

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Skin Care

The Purest Facial on Earth
50 min / $140

Coconut Age Corrective Facial Treatment
50 min / $145

Firm Skin Facial
50 min / $145

Rejuvenating Citrus Facial
50 min / $145

Bright Eyes Treatment
20 min / $40

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Body Therapies

Sugar Exfoliation Body Treatment
50 min / $145

Sun Relief Aloe Full Body Treatment
50 min / $145

Citrus and Mint Hydrating Body Treatment
50 min / $145

Sweet Red Rose Anti-Aging Body Treatment
50 min / $145

Cell-u-less Herbal Wrap
50 min / $145

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Bath and Soak Treatments

Bubbly Bath Treatment
50 min / $145

Custom Bath Treatment
25 min / $65

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Hand and Foot Treatments

Manicure – Relax
40 min / $45

Pedicure – Relax
50 min / $80

Mani/Pedi Combo – Relax
80 min / $120

Manicure – Renew
40 min / $45

Pedicure – Renew
50 min / $80

Mani/Pedi Combo – Renew
80 min / $120

Senses Spa at the Grand Floridian

Manicure – Imagine
40 min / $45

Pedicure – Imagine
50 min / $80

Mani/Pedi Combo – Imagine
80 min / $120

Vitamin Infused Gel Manicure
50 min / $65

Vitamin Infused Gel Manicure – French Polish Add-on
25 min / $20

Vitamin Infused Gel Manicure – Gel Removal
25 min / $20

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Information to Know Before You Go

 1. Are there separate facilities for men and women?

Yes. Senses has 15 treatment rooms with separate relaxation areas for men and women.

2. Should you arrive before your appointment?

Yes. You should arrive 30 minutes before of your scheduled appointment. This will give you time for a leisurely check-in, plus a few moments to relax and enjoy the spa facilities. If you are late for an appointment, you may have your treatment time shortened to be on schedule for the next Guest.

3. Can I bring my cell phone to the spa?

Yes, but you should turn off your cell phone upon your arrival.

4. Is there a minimum age to attend the spa?

Spa Guests under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult, and you must be at least 14-years-old to use the health club.

There are specially designed treatments for Guests ages 4-12 years.

5. Can I buy gift certificates for Senses?

Gift Cards are available for all services and spa packages and can be purchased at most merchandise locations. You should present all gift certificates at time of check-in.

6. How do I make reservations?

To schedule treatments, call (407) WDW-SPAS or (407) 939-7727 as far in advance as possible. Reservations are highly recommended.

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7. Does Senses take credit cards?

Most major credit cards are accepted.

8. What if I have to cancel my reservation?

You need to make cancellations no later than four hours in advance of a spa treatment and 24 hours of a spa package reservation. If you do not show up at all, you will be billed 100% of the published price for each service.

9. Where will I keep everything I bring?

Lockers are available for your convenience, but your valuables should be secured in your hotel safe. Senses will not assume any liability for valuables. Electronic locks will keep your belongings secure.

10. What should I wear?

In the women’s locker room, you will change into a microfiber robe and comfy sandals. Unlike many spas around the country, clothing is not optional, due to the fact that guests as young as four visit the spa for treatments. Senses requests that spa guests either wear a bathing suit or cover up with a towel in all spa areas.

11. What are the hours of operation?

Senses at the Grand Floridian is open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

12. Should I leave a tip?

There is no mention of tipping on the Senses site, however, most high end spas leave this up to your discretion. suggests a 15% tip for your manicurist, and %15 to %20 tip for all other spa services.

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This is the room I really want to see up close and in person. The chairs you see are warmed and very similar to the spa chairs in the Disney Cruise Ship spas.

Senses Spa hot tub

How much for the little Princess?

The spa menu for the 4 to 12 age crowd:

  • The Magical Manicure  – $30
  • The Princess Pedicure  – $45.

Senses Spa girls manicures

So can you afford a trip to Senses?

With two manicures priced at $45, that is not an unreasonable price to pay for a spa service, which also grants you access to the spa amenities. And after looking at the fabulous Senses photos, the amenities are the biggest reasons I would love to make an appointment.


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Thanks for stopping by, and we’ll see you headed into Senses, slipping on your robe and stepping into your slippers.



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