The Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year and to kick things off the 1,500-acre resort has planned a bevy of festivities during the 30th Anniversary Weekend, January 31 – February 2, 2014.

To begin with, Hemingway's will feature a Grand Three-Course Dinner on Friday, January 31 and Saturday, February 1, featuring retro items from the resort’s 1984 menus. Cost is just $84 per couple and menu highlights include: Coconut Shrimp, Lobster Crusted Sea Bass, and Baked Alaska Style Key Lime Pie. Hemmingway’s is open for dinner at 6 p.m. nightly. Call 407-239-3854 to make reservations.

On Sunday, February 2, La Coquina will host an Anniversary Encore Sunday Brunch from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. This one-time return of an award-winning classic will feature such items as a seafood bar, rack of lamb, roasted Dover sole, and trad-ional eggs Benedict. Cost is $69 per person (plus tax and gratuity). Call 407-239-3830 to make reservations.

30th Anniversary Weekend Package
Enjoy two nights in a deluxe guestroom with a $100 food and beverage credit for use during your stay at the resort’s award-winning restaurants including Cascade American Bistro, Hemingway’s, or the encore Sunday Brunch at La Coquina. Rates start at $396. Use special offer code 1984.

Throughout 2014, the resort will offer a special 30th Anniversary Grand Experience Getaway with room rates starting at $198.40 per night to include a $30 food and beverage credit, based on availability through December 20, 2014. Use special offer code RTRO.

The Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress is located one mile from Walt Disney World and boasts a 1,000 feet of white sandy beach of private Lake Windsong, free-flowing lagoon pool with 12 waterfalls, heated and non-heated pools, two whirlpools, walking paths, S’mores pit, beach volleyball court, hammocks, watersports and marked biking trails. Read my full review of this stellar stay-cation spot!