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Walt Disney World Caribbean Beach Resort Review
October 4, 2022
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Here at Get Away Today we love exploring all Walt Disney World has to offer. From four headlining theme parks, two splash-tastic water parks, an entertainment district and more than 25 Walt Disney World Resort hotels, we have done it all!

Walt Disney World Caribbean Beach Resort Review

Our team visits Walt Disney World on a regular basis to survey different attractions, hotels and aspects of the Resort so your vacation can be the most magical yet! For those planning a Walt Disney World vacation, Get Away Today is your partner in travel and here to help you every step of the way.

Walt Disney World groups their onsite hotels into four categories:

  • Deluxe Villas
  • Deluxe Resorts
  • Moderate Resorts
  • Value Resorts

This article reviews Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort which falls under the Moderate Resort category. Other moderate resorts at Walt Disney World include:

  • The Cabins at Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort (close to Magic Kingdom)
  • Disney's Coronado Springs Resort (close to Disney's Animal Kingdom)
  • Disney's Port Orleans Resort - French Quarter (in the Disney Springs Resort area)
  • Disney's Port Orleans Resort - Riverside (in the Disney Springs Resort area)

Below we’ll discuss in detail everything you need to know to decide if the Caribbean Beach property is right for you, plus helpful tips on how to book your vacation.

Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort Snapshot

If you want to experience tropical islands during your next vacation, consider a stay at Walt Disney World Caribbean Beach Resort.

Caribbean Beach Resort is located between Disney's Hollywood Studios and Disney's Typhoon Lagoon water park. It's just south of EPCOT.

Caribbean Beach Resort includes a stop along the Disney Skyliner. From the Resort you can glide over Walt Disney World and land in Disney’s Hollywood Studios or EPCOT.

  • Category: Moderate
  • Theme: Caribbean Beach, vibrant colors and lush landscapes
  • Sleeps up To: Five guests
  • Closest To: EPCOT (near the entrance to France) and Disney’s Hollywood Studios
  • Transportation: Skyliner
  • Check In/Out Time: 3:00 pm / 11:00 am
  • Early Entry: Yes, with valid theme park tickets and reservations, we recommend Remy's Ratatouille Adventure at EPCOT as a first family attraction
  • Price Monitoring: Yes, when you book a Get Away Today package
  • Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort includes five different themed villages: Barbados, Jamaica, Martinique, Trinidad and Aruba. You’ll feel like you’re island-hopping without leaving the comfort of your Walt Disney World Resort hotel.

    Walt Disney World Caribbean Beach Resort Rooms

    All aboard at Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort. For your next Walt Disney World vacation you can request rooms that sleep from one to five guests (or even six if the sixth guest is under 3 years old).

    At Caribbean Beach Resort there are a variety of room types all with exterior entry. View options include Resort, courtyard, woodland, pool or water views. Rooms at Caribbean Beach Resort have a lot to offer when you’re resting up before a day at the theme parks.

    Standard and Preferred Rooms

    Choose from two Queen beds for a room that sleeps up to four, or make room for a fifth guest in the Standard Room that features the pull-down child sleeper. Fifth-sleeper Standard Rooms offer views of either the Resort, the courtyard, woodlands, lake or pool. The bathroom is sectioned off from the sleeping area of both guest rooms, allowing family members to share the space with privacy.

    Two Queen Standard Rooms include views of either the lake or pool, and King Standard Rooms, which sleep up to two adults, offer views of the lake, pool, Resort, courtyard or woodlands.

    Inside your room 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

    A note from Disney,

    “In an effort to continually enhance the guest experience, some of the resort rooms in the Trinidad area of Disney's Caribbean Beach Resort will be receiving a brand-new look and feel. These new rooms, which will include subtle nods to fan-favorite characters from under the sea, will accommodate more guests and feature updated finishings that can’t be found anywhere else at the resort. As we prepare these new rooms, guests will be able to see and hear refurbishment work in and around Trinidad beginning October 3, 2022. We look forward to welcoming guests into these new rooms in 2023.”

    Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort Pools & Amenities

    No Caribbean Beach Resort review would be complete without sharing the property perks! Vacation in style with pools, campfire activities, fishing and so much more.

    Onsite amenities at Caribbean Beach Resort range from themed dining to pool areas, beach recreation to a playground and more.

    Pools at Disney's Caribbean Beach Resort

    The Fuentes del Morro pool at Caribbean Beach Resort is zero-entry for convenient wading and water play. Enjoy two different water slides, and water features including cannons and a shipwreck play area.

    Fuentes del Morro Water Play Area is where guests 48 inches and under can enjoy an interactive water area designed exclusively for them. This pirate ship themed play area also boasts a 12-person hot tub for older guests who are keeping an eye on pint-sized buccaneers. Additionally, there is a main pool open for guests of all ages.

    Leisure pools (five locations) are also in each village of Barbados, Jamaica, Martinique, Trinidad and Aruba There’s always a place to make a splash nearby at Caribbean Beach Resort!

    Active Play for All Ages

    Fishing, volleyball, jogging and playgrounds—activities are endless, and that’s even before you get to the theme parks of Walt Disney World!

    During the day, island adventures await including:

    • Catch-and-release fishing at its finest with a guided excursion leaving from Caribbean Cay Island
    • Caribbean Beach Resort volleyball sand court located at Martinique Village
    • Jog along the 0.6-mile course with views of Barefoot Bay
    • Explore a variety of playgrounds and an interactive water play area for little ones

    Campfires & Movies Under the Stars at Disney's Caribbean Beach Resort

    Walt Disney World’s Caribbean Beach Resort offers campfires for families to gather around to enjoy treats and movie nights. Weather permitting, these complimentary campfire activities make a great addition to your Walt Disney World vacation. Campfires are located near the main beach near Martinique 6:00pm to 7:00 pm, seven days a week.

    After your fireside sweets, snuggle up to watch beloved Disney films at complimentary outdoor screenings. Located on Caribbean Cay Island 8:00 pm nightly. Be sure to check the Recreation Calendar available at the front desk so you don’t miss any of the fun onsite at your Walt Disney World Resort hotel.

    Walt Disney World Caribbean Beach Resort Dining

    One of the best parts of a vacation is trying delicious dishes you can't get at home. Discover a treasure trove of leisurely feasts and grab-and-go bites at Old Port Royale, a convenient “port of entry” filled with new places to gather, dine and relax.

    Let’s explore some dining options like sit-down restaurants, quick service locations, poolside bar and market.

    Sebastian’s Bistro

    For Caribbean cuisine, head to Sebastian’s Bistro. This casual dining spot features surf ‘n turf menu items including Coconut Shrimp and Grits, Grilled Skirt Steak and so much more.

    From vegetarian curry to mile-high Key Lime pie, you’ll find something for everyone at Sebastian’s. Reservations can be made up to 180 days in advance for this restaurant located right on the water of Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort.

    Our Get Away Today Walt Disney World expert says,

    “Sabastian’s Bistro is one of the best dining values in all of Walt Disney World Resort! It’s all you can eat, served family style and the price includes all your soft drinks. It is amazing!”

    Centertown Market

    Centertown Market is fast-casual dining available on site at Caribbean Beach Resort. Located in the Old Port Royale area of Caribbean Beach Resort, you can enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner at the Market.

    Using the My Disney Experience app, you can even order your meal ahead of time right from your phone! This makes it easier than ever to enjoy tantalizing Latin and Caribbean inspired foods such as omelets, tacos, burgers, salads and more.

    There’s also a Grab-and-Go option of the Market that offers fast-casual meals you can take with you on all your adventures.

    Banana Cabana

    Poolside snacks and specialty drinks are available at Banana Cabana. You’ll find it next to the Fuentes del Morro Feature Pool in Caribbean Beach Resort. This is a great spot for adults to chill out while little ones make a splash within arms reach.

    Spyglass Grill

    Another breakfast, lunch and dinner spot at Caribbean Beach Resort, Spyglass Grill fuses American cuisine with Caribbean flare.

    Featuring a walk-up counter, this eatery is located by the Trinidad pool and has a patio that overlooks Barefoot Bay.

    Disney Resorts Pizza Delivery

    Need a late night snack or dinner in the comfort of your room? Get pizza and more delivered right to your room, take advantage of Walt Disney World Resort hotels in-room dining. Available only at select hotels, including Caribbean Beach Resort, you can have pizza, burgers, salads, desserts and more delivered to your room between the hours of 5:00 pm and midnight.

    We Recommend…

    For carefree island living, book your next Orlando vacation at Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort! Remember that all 2-Night and longer Walt Disney World vacation packages include complimentary concierge services from a Get Away Today travel expert.

    We recommend at least a 4-day 1 Park per Day ticket so you can 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 Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon during your stay at Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort.

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

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