Disney’s Beach Club Resort is a deluxe resort hotel at the Walt Disney World Resort. Opening in 1990, it is a popular resort for guests of all ages. From the relaxing seaside theme to the great location, there are so many reasons to love this resort hotel.

Resort Overview

Disney’s Beach Club Resort

Disney’s Beach Club is a deluxe resort, located along Crescent Lake in the EPCOT area. There are 576 rooms at this resort and it is the sister to Disney’s Yacht Club Resort, sharing many amenities. It is just a short walk to EPCOT’s International Gateway entrance. Guests can also walk or take a short boat ride to Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

Reasons We Love This Resort:

  • LocationThis resort is a short walk to EPCOT and Disney’s Hollywood Studios
  • Great for families: Spacious standard rooms sleep up to 5 guests, with larger accommodations also available
  • Pool and Recreation: The pool is one of the best on Disney property
  • Dining: There are great dining options at the resort, with additional restaurants nearby

Amenities:

  • Wi-Fi Service (complimentary wi-fi access in guest rooms, main lobbies, and main pools)
  • Dining Options (table service, quick service, and poolside service)
  • Business Center (computer services, print services, shipping services, office supplies)
  • Designated Smoking Area
  • Luggage Service (luggage assistance, valet parking assistance, dry cleaning)
  • Laundry Services (24-hour self-service laundry room is available near the Tidal Pool)
  • Housekeeping Services
  • Valet and Self-Parking
  • 24-Hour ATM (near the front desk)
  • Babysitting and Childcare Services
  • Front Desk Service (banking and mail)
  • Merchandise Delivery and Pickup
  • Grocery Orders
  • Ice and Vending Machines
  • Concierge Service (purchase tickets, upgrade tickets, special requests)
  • Ship Shape Health Club
  • Beach Club Marketplace for sundries, snacks, apparel, and souvenirs
  • Salon Services
  • Room Service
  • Safekeeping (in-room safes with safe-keeping boxes available at Front Desk)
  • Rapid Fill (refillable mugs)
  • Wake-up Call Service
  • Disability Service (mobility, hearing, visual, and service animal accommodations)
  • Resort Airline Check-In

Available Accommodations

Spacious accommodations with a nautical theme and subtle Disney touches offer a New England-style vibe. This Resort hotel offers an array of room options including accommodations for larger parties.

Each room includes the following furnishings:

  • 2 Queen beds, 1 King Bed, 1 Day Bed (configurations will vary)
  • Dresser
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Closet
  • Mini-bar with coffee maker
  • Small refrigerator
  • Iron and ironing board or steamer
  • hairdryer
  • small table with two chairs
  • In-room safe
  • H2O- brand shampoo, conditioner, and body wash in attached pumps; bar facial soap

 

Resort Room Classifications

 

Standard View:

  • Views of Disney’s Beach Club Resort rooftop or the parking area
  • Can accommodate up to 5 adults
  • The room configuration will be one of the following: 2 queen beds; 2 queen beds and 1 day bed; 1 king bed and 1 day bed; 1 king bed

Garden or Woods View:

  • Views of garden or woods
  • Can accommodate a party of 5
  • The room configuration will be one of the following: 1 king bed; 1 king bed and 1 day bed; 2 queen beds and 1 day bed; 2 queen beds

Water View:

  • Views of Stormalong Bay, Crescent Lake, or the quiet pool
  • Can accommodate a party of 5
  • The room configuration will be one of the following: 1 king bed and 1 day bed; 1 king bed; 1 queen bed, 1 day bed, and 1 twin-size sleeper chair; 2 queen beds and 1 day bed; 2 queen beds

Deluxe Room:

  • Views of Stormalong Bay, Crescent Lake, a quiet pool, or the parking area
  • Can accommodate up to 6 adults
  • The room configuration includes 2 queen beds and 1 queen-size sleeper sofa
  • Deluxe Room is larger than a Standard Room

Club Level

For guests looking for an elevated level of service, the club level at Disney’s Beach Club Resort is the way to go. These room categories include all of the standard amenities. In addition, club level guests receive the following amenities:

  • Complimentary health club access
  • Secured key access to the club-level lounge, serving refreshments from 7:00 am – 10:00 pm daily
  • Club Level Concierge – Stone Harbor Club
  • Complimentary Newspapers in Club Level lounge
  • Daily Housekeeping Service
  • Access to Disney Signature Services
  • Personalized Front Desk and Guest Services

There are several different room types available at the club level, including suites.

These room types include:

Standard View

  • Sleeps up to 4 guests
  • Views of rooftop or parking area
  • The room configuration includes 1 king bed or 2 queen beds

Garden View

  • Sleeps up to 4 adults
  • Views of the garden

Water View

  • Sleeps up to 4 adults
  • Views of one of the Stormalong Bay Lagoons

1 bedroom suite:

  • Sleeps up to 4 adults
  • The room configuration includes 1 king bed and 1 queen-size sleeper
  • Full bathroom with shower
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Private balcony
  • Views of Disney’s Beach Club Resort gardens, woods, or Crescent Lake

2 bedroom suite:

  • Sleeps up to 7 adults
  • The room configuration includes 1 king bed, 2 queen beds, and 1 day bed
  • Full bathroom with shower
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Private balcony
  • Views of Disney’s Beach Club Resort gardens, woods, or Crescent Lake

Nantucket VP Suite:

  • Sleeps up to 2 adults
  • Views of Crescent Lake, Disney’s Boardwalk Inn, and Stormalong Bay

Newport Presidential Suite:

  • Sleeps up to 7 adults
  • Views of Crescent Lake, EPCOT, Disney’s Boardwalk Inn, and Stormalong Bay

Dining Information

Beaches & Cream Soda Shop

This popular restaurant takes you to the Atlantic seaside as you enjoy tasty lunch and dinner options, complete with a classic jukebox. There are flavored sodas, milkshakes, and sandwiches right off the grill! However, the real crowd-pleasers here are the desserts! Make sure you save room because there are plenty of sweet choices! There’s even the “Kitchen Sink”, which will serve your whole party with 8 scoops of ice cream and all the toppings!

All Dining & Lounges

  • Cape May Café – This restaurant serves an all-you-care-to-enjoy breakfast or a surf and turf dinner.
  • Beaches & Cream Soda Shop – This restaurant offers a nostalgic setting, reminiscent of a soda shop on the Atlantic seashore. Open for lunch and dinner, guests can choose from fountain favorites such as milkshakes and sodas, as well as burgers and sandwiches. The best part though is the desserts, especially the Kitchen Sink! There is also a to-go menu available.
  • Beach Club Marketplace – This quick service location offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner options. Mobile ordering is also available.
  • Martha’s Vineyard – This New England beach house-themed lounge offers a full bar with signature cocktails and a variety of appetizers.
  • Hurricane Hanna’s Waterside Bar and Grill – Located poolside with a great view of Stormalong Bay, enjoy your choice of cocktails, beers, and frozen drinks, along with a selection of appetizers and entrees.
  • Crew’s Cup Lounge – Located right next to the Yachtsman Steakhouse, this cozy spot is the perfect place to relax and unwind while enjoying your choice of wine, pint, or cocktail.
  • Ale & Compass – Offering New England comfort food, this restaurant is a cozy place to enjoy a meal, inspired by a coastal lighthouse. Currently, breakfast and dinner are served here.
  • Ale & Compass Lounge – Stop here for a variety of beers, wines, and cocktails as you relax in the nautical-themed lounge.
  • Yachtsman Steakhouse – Come to this airy dining room filled with nautical touches as you enjoy a signature dining experience of high-quality, hand-cut steaks, your choice of delicious sides, and decadent desserts! A dress code is required at this Signature Dining Experience.
  • The Market at Ale & Compass – This quick service location offers a variety of choices for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Options include Mickey waffles, sandwiches, and more.

 

Pools, Grounds, & Recreation

The feature pool at Disney’s Beach Club Resort, Stormalong Bay, is shared with its sister resort, Disney’s Yacht Club Resort. Offering 3 acres of aquatic entertainment, it is one of the best pools on Disney property. It includes a sandy-bottom pool with a sandy beach, which is the perfect location for kids to play. There is a lazy river and three whirlpool spas. Then, head over to explore the life-size shipwreck and enjoy one of the highest hotel waterslides at the Walt Disney World Resort!

If you plan to spend your day poolside, consider a cabana rental to relax in the shade. This is the perfect retreat, furnished and shady, with personal electronics and refreshments included.

In addition to Stormalong Bay, there are three leisure pools at Disney’s Yacht and Beach Club Resorts. These quiet pools offer a more peaceful swimming experience and are shared by guests staying at Disney’s Beach Club Resort, Disney’s Beach Club Villas, and Disney’s Yacht Club. All pools include steaming whirlpool spas.

  • The Admiral Pool – This quiet pool is located in the garden area near the tennis court at Disney’s Yacht Club.
  • The Tidal Pool – Located near the volleyball court, this is the quiet pool at Disney’s Beach Club.
  • The Dunes Cove Pool – This leisure pool is located at Disney’s Beach Club Villas and is shared with guests at all three properties.

In addition to the amazing pools, Disney’s Beach Club Resort offers many other recreation options. Be sure to ask a cast member when you arrive for more detailed information about all of the offerings.

Motorized Boat Rentals

Relax along the water as you enjoy theme park views and all of your surroundings with the perfect boating experience for you and your travel party.

These boat rentals are available on a first-come, first-served basis, and reservations are not required. Pontoon boats seat up to 10 guests and are $45 per half-hour. Guests must be 18 years of age or over and will need to present a valid driver’s license to rent the boat. Complimentary life jackets are provided for all children under 12 years of age.

Fishing Excursions

Enjoy a guided catch-and-release outing that allows you and up to 4 other guests experience bass fishing at its finest! These excursions take place all year round and are fun for guests of all ages. There are 2-hour and 4-hour options available from various locations, including Crescent Lake. All excursions include the following:

  • An experienced guide
  • Rod and reel
  • Tackle
  • Artificial and/or live bait
  • Non-alcoholic beverages only (no alcohol is permitted aboard)

Campfire Activities

As the sun goes down, head to the campfire for fun with the whole family! You can even roast marshmallows as you enjoy the fire under the stars!

Movies Under the Stars

Watch some of your favorite Disney movies at complimentary showings in the Solarium or on the lawn outdoors, near the volleyball courts.

Exercise & Sports

If you are looking to exercise on your vacation, there are options readily available at Disney’s Beach Club Resort. There is a lit tennis court near the Admiral Pool and a beach volleyball court near the Tidal Pool. In addition, there are several jogging paths available, including one that goes around Crescent Lake.

Arcade

The Lafferty Place Arcade is open daily and offers a variety of games to choose from. Options include racing cars, battling aliens, playing sports, making music, and more!

Game cards must be purchased first and then points can be added using cash or a credit card at a kiosk inside the arcade. These game cards are rechargeable and can be used at other Walt Disney World Resort arcades.

Fantasia Gardens and Fairways Miniature Golf

Located near the resort hotel, this miniature golf course is inspired by Fantasia. There are two 18-hole miniature adventures to choose from, perfect for families and beginner golfers.

Friendship Boats

Disney’s Beach Club Transportation

 

Get around Walt Disney World Resort with ease using these convenient, complimentary transportation options.

How to get to each park:

While staying at Disney’s Beach Club Resort you may be wondering how you can get to each park using the free transportation systems offered at Walt Disney World. We have it broken down for you:

  • Magic Kingdom: There are free resort buses that offer transportation to Magic Kingdom nearly every 20 minutes from the resort. Buses typically run for an hour after park close.
  • EPCOT: Disney’s Yacht Club Resort is a short walk to the International Gateway entrance of EPCOT. In addition, Friendship Boats are available if you choose not to walk.
  • Disney’s Hollywood Studios: Although a little further, Disney’s Hollywood Studios is also within walking distance from this resort. Friendship boats are also available to take guests to the park.
  • Disney’s Animal Kingdom: There are free resort buses that offer transportation to Disney’s Animal Kingdom nearly every 20 minutes from the resort. Buses typically run for an hour after park close.
  • Disney Springs and Water Parks: There are free resort buses that offer transportation to Disney Springs and the water parks nearly every 20 minutes from the resort. Buses typically run for an hour after Disney Springs or the water park close.

Parking

*Guests who drive either their own vehicle or a rental car to Walt Disney World should know that a standard overnight self-parking fee of $25 per night will be applied to the guest hotel folio upon check-out. Valet parking is available for $33 per night. Disney Vacation Club Members using vacation points for their stay are not required to pay parking fees.

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