Disney’s BoardWalk Villas is a deluxe villa resort and Disney Vacation Club property. This resort opened in 1996, with a picturesque location along the shores of Crescent Lake. It is reminiscent of a trip to an early 20th-century Atlantic City Boardwalk.

Resort Overview

Reasons We Love This Resort:

Location: This resort is located a short walk away from both EPCOT and Disney’s Hollywood Studios. It is a beautiful location, along the shores of Crescent Lake. It is central to many different activities such as miniature golf and a variety of dining options.

Spacious: The villas offer spacious accommodations for the whole family. It truly feels like a home away from home.

Amenities: From a great pool to amazing dining options, this resort has so much to offer its guests!

 

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 (in-unit for villas with one or more bedrooms)
  • 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
  • Concierge Service (purchase tickets, upgrade tickets, special requests)
  • Disney Meetings
  • Muscles & Bustles Health Club
  • 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)

 

A Full Range of Accommodations

This resort offers 1-bedroom and studio options that are spacious and great for the whole family. Each unit includes standard amenities such as a hairdryer, in-room safe, dresser and closet for storage, and more. In the 1-bedroom unit, there is also a washer and dryer as well as a fully equipped kitchen.

Room Types

Deluxe Studio – Standard View

  • Sleeps up to 5 adults
  • Views of Garden or Pool
  • 1 Queen Bed, 1 Double-Size Sleeper Sofa, and 1 Single Pull Down Bed

 

Deluxe Studio – Garden or Pool View

  • Sleeps up to 5 adults
  • Views of Garden or Pool
  • 1 Queen Bed, 1 Double-Size Sleeper Sofa, and 1 Single Pull Down Bed

 

Deluxe Studio – Boardwalk View

  • Sleeps up to 5 adults
  • Views of Boardwalk
  • 1 Queen Bed, 1 Double-Size Sleeper Sofa, and 1 Single Pull Down Bed

 

1 Bedroom Villa – Standard View

  • Sleeps up to 4 adults
  • Views of Resort Grounds or Parking Area
  • 1 King Bed and 1 Queen-Size Sleeper Sofa

 

1 Bedroom Villa – Garden or Pool View

  • Sleeps up to 4 adults
  • Views of Garden or Pool
  • 1 King Bed and 1 Queen-Size Sleeper Sofa

 

1 Bedroom Villa – Boardwalk View

  • Sleeps up to 4 adults
  • Views of Boardwalk
  • 1 King Bed and 1 Queen-Size Sleeper Sofa

 

Dining Information

Disney’s BoardWalk Villas offer an array of dining options right on Disney’s BoardWalk. In addition, there are several other restaurants available around the BoardWalk and at the other resort hotels nearby, including Disney’s Yacht Club and Disney’s Beach Club Resorts.

All Dining & Lounges

Flying Fish

This signature dining experience features a delicious array of menu items including seafood and oak-fired steaks. The welcoming dining room exudes detail and elegance. There is an open kitchen where you can watch the master chefs prepare each dish and the presentation of each dish is simply perfection.

Trattoria al Forno

Open for breakfast and dinner, head to this charming restaurant to enjoy an array of menu options celebrating Italian cuisine. There is also an extensive wine list, all of which come from Italy.

Big River Grille & Brewing Works

Head to this family-friendly microbrewery and restaurant to enjoy award-winning beers and American pub favorites served with a twist. Indoor dining or patio seating is available and menu items include barbequed ribs, Brewer’s Club, and more. There is also a kid’s menu.

BoardWalk Bakery

This bakery features sweet or savory snacks. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, this is the place to stop for freshly made pastries, desserts, and more.

Pizza Window

Open for lunch or dinner, sit along the boardwalk, and enjoy a slice. You can also order a whole pizza.

AbracadaBar

Step inside and choose your cocktail. Each one is made with a bit of magic! You will step back in time to the golden age of magic, as this lounge celebrates famous magicians and illusionists from that era.

Leaping Horse LIbations

This carousel-themed bar is located poolside. It’s the perfect spot to grab a drink or a snack as you enjoy the Luna Park Pool.

BoardWalk Joe’s Marvelous Margaritas

Have your choice of frozen beverages including margaritas, smoothies, and more. Mickey pretzels and nachos are also available.

The To-Go Cart

Located on Disney’s BoardWalk, stop and grab a bite with your choice of all-American favorites. Menu items include hot dogs, chicken breast nuggets, fries, and more.

Belle Vue Lounge

This quaint sitting room is like stepping back in time to the 1930s. With radios playing programs from the era, coffee and pastries are served in the morning. In the evening, enjoy a beverage in a cozy chair or head out to the verandah and relax.

 

Pools, Grounds, & Recreation

Pools

The feature pool at Disney’s BoardWalk Villas is the Luna Park Pool. Shared with Disney’s BoardWalk Inn, this carnival-themed pool features elephant statues that spout water, fun décor, and the 200-foot-long Keister Coaster waterslide.

There are also two leisure pools available, which are the perfect spots to sit and relax. One is located in the Rose Garden Courtyard and the second one is next to the Community Hall.

Complimentary towels are provided at both pools.

Movies Under the Stars

Watch your favorite Disney films each evening in the Community Hall. Check with the front desk for a complete schedule.

Ferris W Eahlers Community Hall

At the Community Hall, there are complimentary games, arts & crafts, DVDs, and more. It is open 10:00 am – 10:00 pm, 7 days a week.

Tennis Courts

There are two lit courts available for guests to use and racquets and balls can be signed out from Community Hall.

Jogging

There are several jogging paths to choose from around the resort, including a loop around Crescent Lake.

Fishing

Enjoy a guided catch-and-release outing around Crescent Lake, perfect for anglers of all ages! Choose from a 2-hour or 4-hour Bass Fishing Excursion that includes the following:

  • An experienced guide
  • Rod and reel
  • Tackle
  • Artificial and/or live bait
  • Non-alcoholic beverages only

Advance reservations are highly recommended and can be made by calling (407) 939 – FISH.

Playground

The Luna Park Crazy Play Area is the perfect place for children to climb, slide, and play.

Yoga on the Lawn

Every Monday and Wednesday morning at 8:15 am, start your day with “Namaste!” A complimentary, 30-minute gentle yoga class is available on the Village Green Lawn to help you get ready for your day. Mats and towels are provided on-site. This class is for all ages and fitness levels but class space is limited to 20 guests staying at the resort and at Disney’s BoardWalk Inn.

Fantasia Gardens and Fairways Miniature Golf

This miniature golf course, inspired by Disney’s Fantasia, is located near the resort hotel and has 36 holes.

Side Show Games Arcade

With a variety of games for all ages, there is something for everyone at this arcade. You can race cars, play your favorite sports, have a dance-off, and more. You can go head-to-head with a friend or family member or just try for your own high score.

Game cards must be purchased to play. Game points are added using cash or a credit card and the game cards are rechargeable. In addition, these game cards can be used at other Walt Disney World Resort arcades.

BoardWalk Campfire Activities

As the sun goes down, it’s the perfect time to gather around the campfire! There is plenty of family fun waiting, complete with marshmallows for roasting.

Disney’s BoardWalk Villas 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 BoardWalk Villas, 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 the park closes. In the event of inclement weather, buses will be provided.
  • EPCOT: There are Friendship Boats that offer transportation to EPCOT. These boats run between EPCOT and Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Guests may also walk to the International Gateway Entrance, within approximately 15 minutes.
  • Disney’s Hollywood Studios: The Friendship Boats offer transportation to Disney’s Hollywood Studios. These boats run between EPCOT and Disney’s Hollywood Studios, stopping at each of the EPCOT resorts along the way. It is also possible to walk to the park in approximately 15 minutes.
  • 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 the park closes.
  • 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.

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

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