Disney’s Beach Club Resort

by Dec 4, 2022

Disney’s Beach Club Resort is a deluxe resort hotel at the Walt Disney World Resort. This charming New England-style hotel is the sister to Disney’s Yacht Club Resort, sharing many amenities.

Resort Overview

This deluxe resort hotel is located in the EPCOT area, right along the waters of Crescent Lake. Featuring nautical touches, this lakeside hotel offers top-notch amenities, with an amazing location. The resort is filled with the ambiance of the New England seaside that the whole family will love. 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:
  • Location: This 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 area, Stormalong Bay, 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)
  • 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)
  • 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
  • Early Park Entry to all four Disney theme parks
  • Extended Evening Hours available on select nights


A Full Range of 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.

Room Types

Standard View
  • Sleeps up to 5 adults
  • Views of Disney’s Beach Club Resort rooftop or parking area
  • 2 Queen beds and 1 twin-sized sleeper chair or 1 king bed and 1 day bed or 1 king bed or 1 queen bed, 1 twin-size sleeper chair and 1 day bed
Garden or Woods View
  • Sleeps up to 5 adults
  • Views of Disney’s Beach Club Resort Gardens
  • 1 King bed or 1 queen bed, 1 day bed, and 1 twin-size sleeper chair or 2 queen beds and 1 day bed or 2 queen beds
Water View
  • Sleeps up to 5 adults
  • Views of Stormalong Bay, Crescent Lake, or Quiet Pool
  • 1 king bed and 1 day bed or 1 king bed or 1 queen bed, 1 day bed, and 1 twin-size sleeper chair or 2 queen beds and 1 day bed or 2 queen beds
Deluxe Room
  • Sleeps up to 6 adults
  • Views of Stormalong Bay, Crescent Lake, Quiet Pool, or Parking Area
  • Deluxe Room is larger than a standard room
  • 2 Queen Beds and 1 Queen-Size Sleeper Sofa

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 the Club Level lounge
  • Daily Housekeeping Service
  • Access to Disney Signature Services
  • Personalized Front Desk and Guest Services

There are four different room types available at the club level.

These room types include:

Standard View – Club Level
  • Sleeps up to 4 guests
  • Views of Disney’s Beach Club Resort rooftop or parking area
  • 1 King bed or 2 Queen beds or 1 Queen Bed and 1 Queen-Size Sleeper Sofa
Garden View – Club Level
  • Sleeps up to 4 adults
  • Views of Disney’s Beach Club Resort Gardens or Parking Area
  • 2 Queen Beds
Water View – Club Level
  • Sleeps up to 4 adults
  • Views of one of the Stormalong Bay, Crescent Lake, or Quiet Pool
  • 1 King Bed or 2 Queen Beds or 2 Queen Beds and 1 Day Bed, or 1 Queen Bed and 1 Day Bed
1 Bedroom Suite
  • Sleeps up to 4 adults
  • Views of Disney’s Beach Club Resort Gardens, Woods, or Crescent Lake
  • 1 King Bed and 1 Queen-Size Sleeper Sofa
2 bedroom suite
  • Can accommodate a party of up to 6 guests
  • The room configuration includes 2 king beds and 1 queen-size sleeper
  • Full bathroom with shower
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Private balcony
  • Views of Stormalong Bay or Crescent Lake
Nantucket VP Suite – Club Level
  • Sleeps up to 2 adults
  • Views of Crescent Lake, Disney’s BoardWalk Inn, and Stormalong  Bay
  • 1 King Bed
Newport Presidential Suite – Club Level
  • Sleeps up to 7 adults
  • Views of Crescent Lake, EPCOT, Disney’s BoardWalk Inn, and Stormalong Bay
  • 1 King Bed, 2 Double Beds, 1 Day Bed

 

Dining Information

All Dining & Lounges

Cape May Cafe

This restaurant is located next door, at Disney’s Beach Club Resort, and serves an all-you-care-to-enjoy breakfast or a surf and turf dinner. Character dining with Minnie Mouse and friends is available for breakfast only.

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 located at Disney’s Yacht Club Resort. It is a cozy place to enjoy a meal, inspired by a coastal lighthouse. Breakfast, lunch, 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

Pools

The feature pool at Disney’s Beach Club Resort, Stormalong Bay, is shared with its sister resort, Disney’s Yacht Club Resort. This is one of the best pools on Disney property, offering 3 acres of aquatic entertainment. 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 Yacht Club, Disney’s Beach Club Resort, and Disney’s Beach Club Villas. All pools include steaming whirlpool spas.

Water Recreation

Disney’s Beach Club Resort offers many other recreation options in addition to the pools. Since it is located right on Crescent Lake, guests can take advantage of motorized boat rentals. These boat rentals are available at the Bayside Marina.

In addition, guided bass fishing excursions are available for guests of all ages. There are 2-hour and 4-hour excursions available and each one includes:

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

Please note that all fishing at the Walt Disney World Resort is catch-and-release only. In addition, all guests under 12 years of age are required to wear complimentary life jackets.

Exercise & Sports

If you are looking to exercise, there is a lit tennis court, a sandy volleyball court, and several jogging paths. There is even a loop around Crescent Lake, along Disney’s Boardwalk. In addition, guests have access to the Ship Shape Health Club.

Campfire Activities

In the evenings, head out to the beach area for campfire activities where guests can roast marshmallows. Then, watch some of your favorite Disney movies under the stars!

Movies Under the Stars

Head to the Beach Club beach or the Solarium to watch some of your favorite Disney films each evening at 7:00 pm. Check with a cast member for a detailed schedule.

Disney’s Beach Club Transportation

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

In addition, if you would prefer a private transfer option, the Minnie Van service is available through the Lyft app for an additional fee.

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 the park closes.
  • EPCOT: Disney’s Beach 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 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.

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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