Disney’s Yacht Club Resort!

Delight in the formal grace of a grand New England-style yacht club at this lakeside hotel. Relax in the inviting elegance of a plush lobby replete with nautical touches, explore the whimsical Stormalong Bay and rent a variety of watercraft from Bayside Marina. Sharing many amenities with its pastel-toned sister, Disney’s Beach Club Resort, Disney’s Yacht Club Resort is walking distance to Epcot and a convenient boat ride to Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

– Signature Dining – 

At this Signature Dining experience, Guests are asked to adhere to the dress code. Men may wear khakis, slacks, jeans or dress shorts and collared shirts. Sport coats are optional. Women may wear Capri pants, skirts, dresses, jeans or dress shorts. Not permitted are tank tops, swimsuits, swimsuit cover-ups, hats for gentlemen, cut-offs, torn clothing and t-shirts with offensive language and/or graphics. 

Yachtsmen Steakhouse – Savor premium steaks, fresh seafood and more at this family-friendly, New England-style steakhouse. Within the airy dining room’s knotty-pine beams and nautical touches, mouthwatering cuisine awaits! High-quality, grain-fed beef is aged in-house and prepared on an oak-fired grill in the open kitchen. Feel your appetite begin to build while you watch butchers hand cut steaks to perfection in the dry-aging room. Advance reservations are highly recommended and can be made up to 180 days prior to your visit.

– Character Dining –

Cape May Cafe’ – Coast on down to this New England-style, beachside setting for a Disney Character breakfast and a seafood dinner buffet. Join some favorite Disney Characters—including Beach Goofy and Friends—for a lively morning meal, as well as autographs and photos at this charming beach-themed café. Crayons on the table let Guests of all ages draw on paper tablecloths, while they enjoy Mickey waffles, scrambled eggs, seasoned potatoes, sausage, oatmeal and more. Please note: Disney Characters join Guests for breakfast only. Character appearances are subject to change. Advance reservations are highly recommended and can be made up to 180 days prior to your visit.

– Dining Options –

Beaches & Cream Soda Shop – Good times and great eats are a “shore” thing at this old-fashioned soda fountain also featuring American grill favorites. Revel in the nostalgia of the Atlantic seashore at this boardwalk-style ice cream shop where every day is sundae. But the main event here is, of course, dessert! Find all your childhood favorites plus some new showstoppers: grow starry-eyed over the Milky Way Sundae, say yes to the No Way Jose or consider throwing in the towel once you get a load of the Kitchen Sink: 8 scoops of ice cream smothered in every topping we have.

Cape May Cafe’ – This seafood-and-more buffet offers a mouthwatering array of clams, mussels, crab legs, shrimp, ribs, chicken and more. Round out your meal with such hearty sides as mashed potatoes, chard and bacon, and corn on the cob. Be sure to save room for the delicious assortment of seaside sweets, including the decadent Oreo Bon Bon! Please note: Disney Characters join Guests for breakfast only.

Captain’s Grille – Dine on American seafood classics in a nautical setting reminiscent of an old-fashioned New England yacht club. Drop anchor for Eastern Seaboard fare and grill favorites your whole crew will love. This seaworthy spot at Disney’s Yacht Club Resort is in shipshape with gleaming brass, porthole windows, striped wall panels and model sailboats. Reservations are recommended and can be made up to 180 days prior to your visit.

Ale & Compass Lounge – Find yourself here for a beer! High-end liquors are poured at this nautical nook in the evening, along with such cocktails as the Captain’s Daiquiri. Enjoy light snacks with your spirits—and coffee and pastries in the morning!

Crew’s Cup Lounge – Race into port for a seafaring feast—including crab cakes, clam chowder and lobster rolls, along with sandwiches, steak and pasta. Or, quench your thirst with draft beer or specialty cocktails like the Eco-tini and tropical ginger lemonade.

Martha’s Vineyard – Find yourself here for a beer! High-end liquors are poured at this nautical nook in the evening, along with such cocktails as the Captain’s Daiquiri. Enjoy light snacks with your spirits—and coffee and pastries in the morning!

Beach Club Marketplace – Start your day with hot breakfast items like a scrambled egg platter, and fuel up on lunch and dinner served until 11:00 PM: flatbread pizzas, made-to-order sandwiches and soups, including New England “chowda.”

– Themed Pools –

Make a splash at Stormalong Bay—a 3-acre water wonderland—or go for a dip in one of 3 quiet pools. Hours and lifeguard availability vary by pool and are subject to change.

Stormalong Bay – Take the plunge at this beachside water park area that offers 3 acres of aquatic fun for the whole family. Catch currents in an expansive sand-bottomed pool. From atop the mast of a life-sized shipwreck replica, zip down a 230-foot-long waterslide, one of the highest hotel slides at Walt Disney World Resort. Float down the lazy river on a rented inner tube, unwind in one of 3 whirlpool spas or simply relax on the elevated tanning deck. Children can wade into the main pool from the gently sloping, sandy beach and cool off in the kiddie pool—complete with a miniature waterslide.

– Additional Recreation –

Fantasia Fairways Miniature Golf – Delight in two 18-hole miniature golf adventures based on Disney’s classic animated film Fantasia.

Pirate Adventure Cruise – Scallywags 4 to 12 years of age can set sail on a pirate adventure, following clues to discover hidden treasure

Sandcastle Club – Leave the kids in good hands at Sandcastle Club, where they’ll they watch movies, play games and more! At this supervised Children’s Activity Center, kids 3 to 12 years of age will be kept busy and entertained. In the meantime, parents can get away for some grownup adventures! In a fun, secure environment staffed by caring Disney Cast Members, your little ones can enjoy free-play arcade games, video and board games, dolls and plush toys, “kitchen” and “living room” play areas and more! During their fun-filled stay, they’ll also make arts and crafts—and even make new friends! With dinner, Disney movies, snacks, nightly themed activities and cool souvenirs, it’s an evening they’re sure to rave about for days to come. Children must be potty-trained. No pull-ups are allowed. Reservations are recommended but not required. An hourly rate is charged per child, and a 2-hour minimum applies. Same-day walk-ins are also welcome based on availability. Sandcastle Club is located in the lobby of Disney’s Beach Club Resort and is open daily from 4:30 PM to midnight.

Motorized Boat Rentals – Captain your own adventure when you rent a motorboat from Bayside Marina.

Fishing – Enjoy a guided bass fishing excursion—perfect for amateur wranglers and seasoned fishermen alike.

Bike Rentals – Breeze around Crescent Lake on a bicycle from Bayside Marina.

Tennis – Play on the lit tennis court near Admiral Pool.

Volleyball – Rally, spike and score at this sand court near Tidal Pool.

Jogging Trails – Delight in your pick of several jogging paths, including a loop around Crescent Lake.

Playground – Children can climb, slide and play in the sand at this playground near the kiddie pool.

Lafferty Place Arcade – Score big on a variety of video games at this arcade near Stormalong Bay.

If Disney’s Beach Club Resort is the place that you would like to call “home base” during your Disney vacation, please feel free to CONTACT ME! If you are still unsure about where you like stay during your vacation you can check out these posts, “How to Choose a Walt Disney World Resort Hotel” or “Walt Disney World Resort Hotels”, here you will find out additional information about each resort. If you are ready to Get The Magic Started please feel free to fill out my FREE QUOTE SHEET!


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