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Disney's Beach Club Resort Review
December 9, 2022
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UPDATED: DECEMBER 2022. Here at Get Away Today we love exploring all Walt Disney World has to offer. From four headlining theme parks, two incredible water parks, an entertainment district and more than 25 Walt Disney World Resort hotels, we have done it all!

Today, we’re taking a closer look at Disney’s Beach Club Resort.

Walt Disney World groups their onsite hotels into four categories:

  • Deluxe Villa
  • Deluxe Resort
  • Moderate Resort
  • Value Resort

This is one of Walt Disney World’s Deluxe Resort properties, which means you can expect unique theming and experiences that separate themselves from other onsite properties. While Deluxe Resort hotels have a higher price tag, they also come with amenities that warrant the higher number.

Other Deluxe Resorts at Walt Disney World include:

Keep reading our Disney’s Beach Club Resort review to find out more about the rooms, dining, location and more.

Disney’s Beach Club Resort Snapshot

If you want a charming escape full of casual elegance on your next vacation, consider a stay at Disney's Beach Club Resort.

  • Category: Deluxe/Deluxe Villa Resort
  • Theme: New England casual elegance
  • Sleeps up To: Eight guests in the larger suites
  • Closest To: EPCOT and Disney’s Hollywood Studios
  • Transportation: Walk to EPCOT, take a boat ride to Disney’s Hollywood Studios or enjoy a ride on the Skyliner
  • Check In/Out Time: 3:00 pm (4:00 pm for Villas) / 11:00 am
  • Early Entry: Yes, with valid theme park tickets and reservations
  • Extended Evening Hours: Yes, with valid theme park tickets and reservations
  • Price Monitoring: Yes, when you book a Get Away Today package

Disney’s Beach Club Resort Rooms

On the shore of Walt Disney World’s Crescent Lake and next to Disney’s Yacht Club, you’ll find Disney’s Beach Club Resort. Learn more about this beachside, New England retreat with amenities and location in this complete Review.

At Beach Club Resort there are a variety of room types for solo travelers, couples and groups. Choose from standard rooms and suites to deluxe studios and villas.

View options include standard (resort, rooftop or parking area) garden, woods or water view (pool, Stormalong Bay or Crescent Lake). Rooms and suites at Beach Club Resort have so much to offer including many amenities to help you feel all the magic!

Standard Rooms and Suites

Choose from two Queen beds for a room that sleeps up to four, or make enough space for a fifth guest in a two Queen and one Day bed suite.

For smaller groups you can also choose a King room with one Day bed that sleeps up to three guests or a stand-alone King bed for two. Standard rooms and suites typically have a balcony or patio to extend your living space to the outdoors.

Standard room types are also available as a Club Level option.

Inside your room you’ll discover tasteful beachside decor with crisp, clean accents. You’ll also have access to:

  • Shampoo and Conditioner
  • Soap and Body Wash
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet - Free WiFi Service
  • Coffee Maker
  • Telephone with voicemail
  • In-Room Safe
  • Mini-refrigerator
  • Iron & Ironing Board
  • Small table and chairs
  • Dresser
  • Closet
  • Patio or Balcony

Deluxe Studios

Deluxe Studios offer extra space, fresh, beach-vibe interiors and a kitchenette. When booking your Deluxe Studio, you have several view options and plenty of space to sleep up to five adults. Each room has one Queen bed, one Double size sleeper sofa and one Single pull down bed.

Inside your room you’ll also have access to:

  • Shampoo and Conditioner
  • Soap and Body Wash
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet - Free WiFi Service
  • Coffee Maker
  • Paper plates and utensils
  • Telephone with voicemail
  • In-Room Safe
  • Mini-refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Iron & Ironing Board
  • Small table and chairs
  • Dresser
  • Closet
  • Patio or Balcony

Club Level Rooms and Suites

Club Level at Disney’s Beach Club Resort is one of the ultimate deluxe experiences at Walt Disney World. Upon arrival you’ll have personalized and expedited front desk services. Club Level guests also enjoy these exclusive perks:

  • Complementary health club access
  • Daily Club Level lounge serving continental breakfast, midday snacks and evening wine, cheese, cordials and dessert
  • Access to Concierge service at Stone Harbor Club
  • Complimentary newspapers in Club Level lounge

When booking your Club Level room or suite, you have several view options including a resort view, leisure pool, gardens or Crescent Lake.

Among the many things a Club Level stay offers, there are also various room types with the largest sleeping up to nine guests.

Here are the varieties of Club Level rooms and suites available:

  • Standard Club Level rooms sleep up to four with one Queen bed and one one Queen sofa sleeper.
  • Garden View Club Level rooms have two Queen beds and sleep up to four.
  • Water View Club Level rooms sleep up to four with one King bed or two Queen beds or one Queen bed and on Day bed or two Queen beds and one Day bed.
  • One Bedroom Club Level Suite sleeps up to four adults with views of Disney's Beach Club Resort Gardens, Woods or Crescent Lake. Inside you’ll find one King bed and one Queen sleeper sofa.
  • Two Bedroom Club Level Suite sleeps up to seven adults with one King bed, two Queen beds and one Day bed and one Queen sleeper sofa. This suite offers views of Disney's
  • Beach Club Resort Gardens, Woods or Crescent Lake.
  • Nantucket VP Suite with views of Crescent Lake, Disney's BoardWalk Inn and Stormalong Bay. Sleeps two with one King bed.
  • Newport Presidential Suite Club Level which sleeps seven with one King bed and two Double beds and one Day bed. This suite has views of Crescent Lake, EPCOT, Disney's BoardWalk Inn and Stormalong Bay.

For guests ready to book that extra magical getaway, we recommend a Club Level room to fit your family with access to drinks and refreshments daily during your stay.

Inside your Club Level room you’ll also have access to:

  • Shampoo and Conditioner
  • Soap and Body Wash
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet - Free WiFi Service
  • Coffee & Tea Station
  • Paper plates and utensils
  • Telephone with voicemail
  • In-Room Safe
  • Beverage Cooler
  • Iron & Ironing Board
  • Small table and chairs
  • Dresser
  • Closet
  • Patio or Balcony

Disney’s Beach Club Resort Villas

Vacation with all the magic of Disney and perks of home by booking a stay at one of the beach house style villas on property. Villas include a full kitchen, laundry facilities ensuite, private bedroom space and subtle hints of Disney in the decor. Villas offer views of Disney's Beach Club Resort, woods, pool or courtyard.

  • One bedroom villas sleep up to four with one King bed and one Double-Size sleeper sofa or one King bed and one Queen-Size sleeper sofa.
  • Two bedroom villas sleep up to eight with one King bed and two Queen beds and one Queen sleeper sofa or one King bed and two Queen beds and one Double-Size pull down bed. This villa also has two full bathrooms.

Disney’s Beach Club Resort Pools & Amenities

Disney’s Beach Club really knows how to spoil guests with leisurely afternoons poolside.

Stormalong Bay: This water park area at Disney’s Beach Club spans about 3 acres, and is fun for all ages. There’s a sand-bottom pool, a sunken ship to explore, a water slide and even a lazy river.

Shipwreck Pool has a zero-entry shoreline so even the littlest of swimmers can approach the water with ease. It also includes a miniature water slide. Stormalong Bay is at the heart of the Resort, with views of the Transportation Dock where you can catch a boat to EPCOT or Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

Leisure Pools:

Beach Club Resort offers three different leisure pools, all with Cabana rentals available for an additional cost. Enjoy Tidal Pool, Admiral Pool or Dunes Pool during your stay. Tidal Pool faces Crescent Lake at the southeast end of the Resort. It has its own restrooms and is just steps away from the outdoor volleyball court.

Admiral Pool is situated by the tennis court at the northwestern end of Disney’s Yacht Club Resort. This sister property invites guests from the Beach Club to enjoy this pool as well. The Dunes Pool is located at the northeast end of the Beach Club, near the villas and the Resort’s entrance. All three leisure pools are complemented with hot tubs for guests as well.

On top of these amazing pool and water features, here is the complete list of pools and activities available at Disney’s Beach Club Resort:

  • Stormalong Bay Water Park Area
  • Shipwreck Pool (part of Stormalong Bay)
  • Tidal Pool
  • Admiral Pool
  • Dunes Pool
  • Campfire Activities
  • Movies Under the Stars
  • Fantasia Gardens and Fairways Miniature Golf
  • Catch and Release Fishing
  • Tennis
  • Jogging Trail
  • Lafferty Place Arcade
  • Motorized Boat Rentals
  • Ship Shape Massage Salon Fitness

Disney’s Beach Club Resort Dining

Now it’s time for one of our favorite parts about staying at Disney’s Beach Club Resort—the dining! You can enjoy every mealtime at Beach Club Resort with award-winning food.

Quick Service Meals at Disney’s Beach Club Resort

Need a quick bite to eat with a fun vacation menu to match? There are plenty of places to choose from right on site.

Beach Club Marketplace - For breakfast, lunch, dinner and late-night dining, head to the Beach Club Marketplace. From platters with Mickey-shaped waffles to clam chowder or ribs, this place nearly has it all. The late-night menu includes snacks and beverages.

Casual Dining at Disney’s Beach Club Resort

Casual dining allows you to sit and enjoy a meal with the whole family.

Hurricane Hanna’s Grill - At Disney’s Beach Club Resort, you’ll find views of Stormalong Bay go nicely with the menu. This pool bar serves lunch and snacks, plus an assortment of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks.

Beaches & Cream Soda Shop - Styled after boardwalk dining at the beach, this dessert stop will satisfy any sweet tooth. Enjoy flavored sodas and malts, sundaes, burgers, sandwiches, chili and even chicken noodle soup. The Beaches & Cream Soda Shop is located at Stormalong Bay and is open for lunch and dinner.

Fine Dining at Disney’s Beach Club Resort

Enjoy a special evening out with the best Walt Disney World dining has to offer.

Yachtsman Steakhouse - For delicious steakhouse cuisine, look no further than the Yachtsman! This fine-dining experience does have a dress code, so be sure to leave hats and swimwear in the room. Yachtsman Steakhouse is located at Disney’s Yacht Club Resort, and advance reservations are recommended. They do have a kids’ menu and a decadent assortment of desserts.

Ale & Compass Restaurant - Dine on New England comfort food and classic seafood dishes in a coastal-inspired restaurant that’s reminiscent of a cozy lighthouse located inside Disney’s Yacht Club Resort.

Character Dining at Disney’s Beach Club Resort

Cape May Cafe - You’ll find Cape May Cafe at the Beach Club Resort, with buffet-style family and Character Dining. For breakfast only, you can rub shoulders with some of your favorite Disney Characters at the Cafe, all while enjoying Mickey waffles, fresh pastries, fruits, yogurt and more. For the dinner buffet, you can select from an assortment of options including salad, seafood, pasta, veggies, cheese and carving-station meats.

Bars and Lounges at Disney’s Beach Club Resort

Unwind and relax at one of many bars and lounges on property at Disney’s Beach Club Resort.

  • Ale & Compass Lounge
  • Crew’s Cup Lounge
  • Martha’s Vineyard

We Recommend…

Experience tranquility and touches of Disney magic at Disney’s Beach Club Resort. Book your next Orlando vacation today! Remember that all 2-Night and longer Walt Disney World vacation packages include complimentary concierge services from a Get Away Today travel expert.

For a stay full of fun we recommend staying at least 5 nights, with 4-day 1 Park per Day tickets. This will give you time to not only enjoy your resort amenities but also allows you to experience one day at each of the main theme parks. If you have less time, we recommend considering a Park Hopper ticket so you can still experience all four parks.

We also recommend the Water Park and Sports Option add-on to visit the nearby Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon during your stay at Disney’s Beach Club Resort.

A specialist can help you book available experiences, dining and the perfect Disney resort hotel room for your vacation, including a stay at Beach Club Resort. Check out our Walt Disney World vacation packages online or call an agent at 855-GET-AWAY.

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