Sunday Showcase: Disney’s Beach Club Resort

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Disney's Beach Club

Good morning and Happy Sunday and Happy Memorial Day! Welcome back to the seventh week of Sunday Showcase. Each week we take a look at one of Walt Disney World’s resorts. This week we will be taking a look at Disney’s Beach Club Resort. If you haven’t checked out last’s week’s article, you can do so here.

Sunday Showcase: Disney’s Beach Club Resort

“Discover the casual elegance of this charming, New England-style Resort hotel. Savor exquisite dining, and explore the pools, lagoons and spas of Stormalong Bay. Sail around Crescent Lake on a rented mini-powerboat, and experience the luxurious comfort of a Club Level Suite. Sharing many amenities with its more formal sister, Disney’s Yacht Club Resort, Disney’s Beach Club Resort is walking distance to Epcot and a convenient boat ride to Disney’s Hollywood Studios.”

Brief History

Disney's Beach Club
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Disney’s Beach Club Resort was also designed and built by the Robert A.M. Stern Architects firm. Just 4 days after its sister resort, Disney’s Yacht Club, it opened its doors on November 9, 1990. This resort is themed after the seaside cottages of 19th Century Newport, RI. ascetic. In addition, on July 1, 2002, Disney Vacation Club Villas were added to the resort.

Rooms and Facilities

Disney’s Beach Club Resort features almost 600 Standard Guest rooms, which also includes Club Level appointed rooms. It also has just under 300 Disney Vacation Club Studios and Villas. Guests choosing Club Level accommodations at the Stone Harbor Club receive personalized concierge service and lounge with continental breakfast, midday snacks and evening wine, hors d’oeuvres, cordials and desserts. Additionally, Concierge Level guests receive amenities and personalized service beyond that available to regular guests. These include:

  • Separate check-in area in a relaxed setting
  • Dedicated cast members to assist with dining recommendations and reservations, transportation, and other personal needs.
  • Nightly turndown service

Dining at Disney’s Beach Club

Disney Character Dining

Minnie’s Beach Bash Breakfast at Cape May Cafe – All-you-care-to-enjoy breakfast buffet

Casual Table-Service Dining

Beaches & Cream Soda Shop – Lunch and dinner featuring snacks and a classic American soda fountain

Quick Service Dining

Beach Club Marketplace – Start your day with a breakfast sandwich or Mickey waffles. Then fuel up on lunch and dinner with a selection of macaroni and cheese dishes, hot or cold sandwiches, or refreshing salads.

Other Dining Options

Lounges – serving appetizers, room service, and the nearby Disney’s BoardWalk Entertainment District offers additional dining options

Recreation

  • Stormalong Bay – Aquatic playground with themed waterslide
  • Leisure Pools
  • Whirlpools
  • Pirate Adventure Cruise – Temporarily Unavailable
  • Children’s Pool
  • Disney Movies Under the Stars Health Club
  • Tennis
  • Surry Bike Rental
  • Jogging Trail
  • Volleyball
  • Lafferty Place Arcade
  • Marina
    • Watercraft Rental
    • Fishing

Transportation

  • Boat service to Epcot®, Disney’s Hollywood Studios® and other select Disney Resort hotels
  • Walking distance to Epcot® and Disney’s Hollywood Studios®
  • Bus service to Walt Disney World® Resort Theme Parks, Water Parks and Disney Springs®

Parking

Standard overnight self-parking is available to registered Guests for a fee. As to which this fee will be applied to their hotel folio upon check-out. All parking fees include applicable tax.

  • Parking for Disney Deluxe Resorts is $25 per night.
  • Valet parking is also available for $33 per night.

Complimentary standard self-parking is available while you enjoy select dining, shopping, entertainment, and recreation experiences at this Resort.

In conclusion, Disney’s Beach Club Resort offers its guest with a more relaxed but upscale experience of a Newport, RI vacation at Walt Disney World Resort. With its close proximity to EPCOT and Hollywood Studios, this resort makes it an ideal option for those whom spend most of there time between those parks. This resort can also be the destination itself with its many dining options, arguably the best pool on property and the activities & entertainment on the boardwalk. Fun Fact: Disney’s Beach Club currently has the closest guest room to any Walt Disney World theme park.

Thank you for checking out this week’s iteration of Sunday Showcase. Have you stayed at this resort? What are your thoughts? Let us know in the comments below.

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