Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort

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Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort is a moderate resort found in the EPCOT area. It features bright colors and a tropical theme with convenient access to both Disney’s Hollywood Studios and EPCOT.

Resort Overview

Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort opened in 1998, as Walt Disney World’s first moderate resort. There was a massive refurbishment done in 2018, including the addition of the Disney Skyliner. The grounds are beautiful with vibrantly colored buildings and a relaxing tropical vibe. This resort is quite large and offers an internal bus system to navigate the grounds. There are six villages within the resort – Aruba, Barbados, Jamaica, Martinique, Trinidad North, and Trinidad South.

Reasons We Love This Resort:

  • Disney Skyliner: This resort is the main hub for the Disney Skyliner. It offers convenient access to Disney’s Hollywood Studios and EPCOT.
  • Location: This resort is centrally located with easy access to the theme parks and additional dining options, such as at Disney’s Riviera Resort.
  • Pool and Recreation: The main pool has a fun theme and two waterslides. There are also plenty of activities at this very large resort, including a campfire on the beach.

 

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)
  • Housekeeping Services
  • Valet and Self-Parking
  • 24-Hour ATM (near the front desk)
  • Front Desk Service (banking and mail)
  • Merchandise Delivery and Pickup
  • Grocery Orders
  • Ice and Vending Machines
  • Concierge Service (purchase tickets, upgrade tickets, special requests)
  • 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

A Full Range of Accommodations

This resort is very large and offers a variety of room categories to choose from. There are 1,536 rooms, with most measuring approximately 314 square feet. Each room includes a dresser, a small table with two chairs, a nightstand with a telephone, a flat-panel TV, a coffee maker, a double sink with a vanity area, and a tub with a shower. Most of the rooms include two queen beds or one king bed and some also include a pull-down bed that is suitable for a child under 10 years of age.

In addition, there are themed Pirate rooms at this resort. These rooms are decked out with pirate gear including a pirate ship bed, crates for a dresser, and a barrel as a nightstand. There is a pirate curtain between the bathroom and beds for privacy. These rooms are located in the Trinidad village of the resort.

Room Types

Standard View:
  • Sleeps up to 4 adults
  • Views of Resort hotel, courtyard, or woodlands
  • 2 Queen beds
Standard View – 5th Sleeper:
  • Sleeps up to 4 adults
  • Views of Resort hotel, courtyard, or woodlands
  • 2 Queen beds and 1 child-size pull-down bed
King Bed:
  • Sleeps up to 2 adults
  • Views of the lake, pool, resort hotel, courtyard, or woodlands
  • 1 King bed
Water or Pool View:
  • Sleeps up to 4 adults
  • Views of pool or lake
  • 2 Queen beds
Preferred Room:
  • Sleeps up to 4 adults
  • Views of the resort hotel, courtyard, or woodlands
  • Near Fuentes del Morro Pool and Centertown
  • 2 Queen Beds and 1 child-size pull-down bed or 2 Queen beds
Pirate – Standard View:
  • Sleeps up to 4 adults
  • Views of the resort hotel, courtyard, or woodlands
  • 2 Double beds
Pirate – Water View:
  • Sleeps up to 4 adults
  • Views of the lake or pool
  • 2 Double beds

Tip: To be close to the Disney Skyliner, you will want a standard view room and request either the Jamaica or Aruba villages. If you want to be close to Old Port Royale or the pool, consider a preferred room.

Dining Information

Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort offers both table service and quick-service dining options. In addition, there are more restaurants easily accessible via the Disney Skyliner.

All Dining & Lounges

Sebastian’s Bistro

Head to this restaurant located along the Old Port Royale promenade for a meal served family-style. The dinner menu is filled with Latin and Caribbean flavors with items including Oven-Roasted Citrus Chicken, Slow-Cooked Mojo Pork, and more. Then save room for dessert to enjoy every bite of the popular Coconut-Pineapple Bread Pudding.

Centertown Market

With an indoor street market vibe, enjoy your meal at this quick-service restaurant. With classic breakfast options and Latin-inspired lunch and dinner menus, there is something for every palate to enjoy!

Centertown Market Grab & Go

This market features on-the-go snacks, a variety of bottled beverages, coffee, and bakery items. It’s a convenient spot to stop on your back to or from the parks.

Banana Cabana

Located near the main pool, grab a refreshing tropical drink at this walk-up bar. If you’re hungry, dine in and enjoy a quick and tasty bite including jerk chicken wings, loaded potato fries and more.

 

Pools, Grounds, & Recreation

 

Pools

The main pool at this resort, Fuentes del Morro Pool, is a zero-entry pool with a colonial Spanish fortress theme. There are two waterslides and a shipwreck play area for children. There is also a 12-person spa pool, which is the perfect place to relax with a refreshing drink!

There are also five leisure pools, one in each village. These pools offer a place to relax and lounge in the sun, with a calmer vibe.

Movies Under the Stars

After a day at the parks, enjoy complimentary movie screenings under the stars. These screenings are located at Caribbean Cay Island.

Fishing

Head out on a guided excursion to enjoy some catch-and-release fishing, leaving from Caribbean Cay Island.

Caribbean Beach Campfire Activities

When the sun goes down, head over for some family fun around the campfire, complete with marshmallows to roast over the fire.

Volleyball

This white-sand court is located in Martinique Village. Volleyballs can be checked out from the Siestas Cantina.

Jogging Trail

Enjoy a walk or run along the .6-mile path with views of Barefoot Bay.

Bike Rentals

Ride along the paths of Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort with bike rentals available for adults and children. These rentals are $20 and are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Helmets and child seats are complimentary with rentals. Please note that helmets are required by law for children under 16 years of age.

Playground

Plenty of fun awaits for little ones, including an interactive water play area.

 

Disney’s Caribbean Beach 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 Caribbean Beach 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 the Magic Kingdom. These buses run approximately every 20 minutes from the resort until an hour after park close.
  • EPCOT: The Disney Skyliner is available to take guests directly to EPCOT.
  • Disney’s Hollywood Studios: The Disney Skyliner is available to take guests directly to Disney’s Hollywood Studios.
  • Disney’s Animal Kingdom: There are free resort buses that offer transportation to Disney’s Animal Kingdom. These buses run approximately every 20 minutes from the resort until 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 $20 per night will be applied to the guest hotel folio upon check-out. Complimentary standard self-parking is available while you enjoy select dining, shopping, entertainment, and recreation experiences at this resort.

Disney's Caribbean Beach Resort Map

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