Experience the romance of the Florida Keys at this tranquil community of Conch Flats—a sprawling island hamlet with shimmering waterways, swaying palm trees and manicured golf-course fairways. Delight in sun-soaked pools, casual dining and such amenities as fully equipped kitchens or kitchenettes. A peaceful tropical paradise, Disney’s Old Key West Resort is also just a boat ride away from the excitement of the Downtown Disney area.
– Dining Options –
Olivia’s Cafe’ – Savor hearty home cooking with a taste of the Florida Keys at this hidden gem at Disney’s Old Key West Resort. A longtime resident of Conch Flats, Olivia welcomes diners with Island-inspired dishes. This nautical-themed eatery has the friendly, familiar feel of a neighborhood institution and is a perennial favorite of many a Guest. A must-visit spot for breakfast, Olivia’s Cafe serves up traditional favorites as well as several of Olivia’s own specialties: the Conch Republic omelet and the banana bread French toast. Who is Olivia? Olivia Farnsworth lived in a small cottage along Turtle Krawl, upwind of the strip. Almost daily, she would invite curious passersby who smelled her cooking to come on in and pull up a chair. People loved her vibrant flavors and earthy personality, and, before long, she found herself setting more tables. Eventually, Olivia opened the doors to her eponymous cafe, which has been a haven for locals and a must-visit for out-of-towners ever since.
Good’s Food to Go – It’s all good! Burgers, hot dogs, sandwiches, salads, soups, desserts, snacks and beverages are all ready to grab and go. Or, enjoy a cheeseburger, pizza nachos or even chicken noodle soup at a shaded picnic table near the main pool.
Turtle Shack Poolside Snacks – Crawl onto dry land for pizza, sandwiches, hot dogs and salads. Sweet treats, smoothies, wine, draft and bottled beer, and soft drinks are also available at this seasonal venue. A shuffleboard court and game room offer further diversions.
Gurgling Suitcase – Libations and Spirits – Belly up to this cozy little Key West-style bar and try the Turtle Krawl, Sultry Seahorse or your drink of choice inside or by the pool. Wine and domestic and imported beer are also served. Hungry, too? The lunch and dinner menu from Olivia’s Cafe is available!
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Swim in one of 4 unique pools amid swaying palms, shimmering waterways and ornate Victorian architecture. Pool hours and lifeguard availability vary by pool and are subject to change.
Glide down a 125-foot-long waterslide through a giant sandcastle, and sunbathe on a sand beach. Decorative dolphins spout water at this feature pool that recalls the carefree romantic attitude of the Florida Keys. After your swim, relax in the whirlpool spa and feel your cares melt away in a dry sauna inside the pool deck’s lighthouse. Located near Hospitality House, the main pool even has a kiddie pool for little ones.
All-ages pools—each with a whirlpool spa—are located in the Old Turtle Pond, South Point and Miller’s Road sections. Offering a more relaxing respite, these pools are perfect for Guests looking to lounge the day away.
– Additional Recreation –
A fitness facility at Disney’s Old Key West Resort, featuring state-of-the-art strength training equipment. Stay fit while at Walt Disney World Resort with high-tech fitness machines to keep you going strong. Life Fitness treadmills, bicycles (regular and recumbent), ellipticals and stair climbers are available to Guests of Disney’s Old Key West Resort seeking cardiovascular exercise. Free weights and weight machines are also on site for those looking to pump iron while on vacation. A sauna is also available beneath the lighthouse by the main pool.
Find helpful information about hours of operation, facility requirements and more. Requirements: Old Key West Exercise Room is complimentary for Guests staying at Disney’s Old Key West Resort. Guests must be 14 years and older to use the health club. Guests 17 and younger must be accompanied by an adult or guardian. Hours of Operation: Old Key West Exercise Room is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You will be required to use your Key to the World card. Lockers: Lockers are available for your convenience. However, valuables should be secured in your hotel safe.
Conch Flats Community Hall – Play complimentary foosball, pool, video games, ping-pong and shuffleboard, and check out equipment for tennis, basketball and volleyball. Create one-of-a-kind crafts, and even sign out DVDs to enjoy in your Guest Room!
Campfire Activites – Gather ‘round as the sun goes down for old-fashioned family fun as you roast marshmallows by a crackling fire.
Movies Under the Stars – Watch favorite Disney films at complimentary outdoor screenings by the Sandcastle Pool deck.
Bike Rentals – Breeze by tranquil canals and rolling golf course fairways on a bike from Hank’s Rent ‘N Return.
Surrey Bike Rentals – Go for a jaunt in a covered bicycle built for 2—or 4!—available from Hank’s Rent ‘N Return.
Fishing – Enjoy a guided bass-fishing excursion—perfect for amateur anglers and seasoned sportsmen alike.
Tennis – Enjoy 2 lighted tennis courts near the main pool, plus a 3rd court on Old Turtle Pond Road. Complimentary racquets and tennis balls are available from Hank’s Rent ‘N Return with your Key to the World card.
Basketball Court – Shoot some hoops at the court near Hospitality House. Complimentary basketballs are available from Hank’s Rent ‘N Return with your Key to the World card.
Volleyball – Delight in beach volleyball on the court near Hospitality House. Volleyballs can be checked out from Hank’s Rent ‘N Return with your Key to the World card.
Jogging – Jog on a 1.37-mile-long path that winds along shimmering canals and golf course fairways.
Playgrounds – It’s 3 times the fun with 3 playgrounds for little ones. Children can climb and slide at play areas near the main feature pool, the pool area at Old Turtle Pond and the pool area at South Point.
Electric Eel Game Room – Play games classic and contemporary at this exciting arcade located near Hospitality House.
Flying Fish Game Room – Test your skills at this high-thrills arcade located near Turtle Shack Poolside Snacks.
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Escape to an enchanting oasis of swaying palms, white sandy beaches and tropical surroundings that evokes the languid spirit of the South Pacific. Disney’s Polynesian Villas & Bungalows makes its home at one of the original—and legendary—Walt Disney World Resort hotels.
Nestled within Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort—an island paradise that was part of Walt Disney’s original vision for Walt Disney World Resort—our newest Resort will be minutes from Magic Kingdom Park via an easy water taxi or monorail ride, or a bus ride away from nearby Disney Theme Parks. Introducing Disney’s Polynesian Villas & Bungalows—a modern tropical paradise. Here, mid-century modern design meets traditional Polynesian style in a blissful union of Disney heritage and the South Pacific spirit of aloha.
The newest Disney Vacation Club Resort is scheduled to launch in Spring 2015, and will be the culmination of one of the largest Resort-wide refreshes in our history. From the moment you step foot into the newly redesigned lobby of the Great Ceremonial House at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort, you will know you’ve arrived “home.” Cast Members will welcome you into an ‘ohana family as cherished cousins. Tiki torches will light your way across sandy beaches around a tranquil lagoon dotted with palms. Exotic island refreshments and music will inspire you to abandon the cares of the outside world you’ve left behind.
Whether it’s a relaxing family vacation in Disney’s first over-the-water Bungalows, or a fun-filled getaway in our beautifully designed Deluxe Studios, you will find your place in paradise—and a favorite vacation getaway that your family will treasure for years to come. Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort is currently rated as a AAA 4-Diamond resort.
The spacious accommodations at Disney’s Polynesian Villas & Bungalows feature convenient amenities, innovative design and an ambience that’s pure magic. These modern additions to the Resort enhance its legendary history and carry a beloved legacy into the future. In the new Disney Vacation Club longhouses of Tokelau, Moorea and Pago Pago, designers created rooms that evoke the spirit of the Islands and the legacy of Walt Disney himself. The 20 overwater Bungalows of Bora Bora offer Members a truly magical experience—sweet dreams over the gently lapping waters of Seven Seas Lagoon.
– Deluxe Studios –
Relax in the stylish comfort of the largest Deluxe Studios at Walt Disney World Resort—larger than most Disney Vacation Club Studios. Natural finishes are complemented with bright pops of color and whimsical Disney art. Design elements evoke the islands and the beach with surfboard-inspired coffee tables, while the mid-century modern look of the furniture evokes Walt Disney’s own era. The carpeting features Polynesian-inspired patterns with a subtle hidden Mickey incorporated into the design. Deluxe Studios sleep up to 5 guests and some offer views of Seven Seas Lagoon.
– Bungalows –
Boasting a private back deck, plunge pool and room for up to 8 Guests, the 2-bedroom, 2-bath overwater Bungalow is a unique addition to the Disney Vacation Club Resort accommodations. Each idyllic Bungalow was carefully positioned for a view of Magic Kingdom fireworks from the back deck, which also feature speakers that can pipe in the music along with the show.
The living, kitchen and dining areas share an open floor plan, with oversized windows and sliding glass doors offering unobstructed views of the Lagoon and Cinderella Castle. A full kitchen includes the tools you may need to prepare meals in the privacy of your Bungalow. Stretch out on comfortable lounge furniture on a back deck that runs the length of the Bungalow, and cool off with a dip in your private plunge pool. A separate private seating area features hanging chairs. Each Bungalow also includes its own laundry area with stacked washer and dryer.
Polynesian Villas & Bungalows share the same amenities and dining options as regular guests stay at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort. Please see this post, Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort, to find out more information about the amenities and dining options that are offered!
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Inspired by historic Saratoga Springs—a late-1800s’ New York retreat famous for its spas and horse racing—this charming, Victorian-style Resort hotel is nestled between rolling golf course greens and the shimmering Village Lake. Delight in stately Studios and multi-bedroom Villas, dazzling pools and a spa. You can also explore the fun activities and exciting dining options of the Downtown Disney area, just a boat ride away.
Saratoga Springs’ Deluxe Studio
Saratoga Springs’ One Bedroom Villa
Saratoga Springs’ Two Bedroom Villa
Saratoga Springs’ Treehouse Villas
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From light meals to table-service feasts, Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa offers a variety of dining options amid an equestrian-themed, Victorian-style setting.
The Turf Club Bar & Grill – Savor classic American cuisine in a racetrack clubhouse setting with gorgeous golf course and lake views. A hidden gem with a cocktail lounge and pool table, this intimate venue recalls a bygone era. Nestled alongside Lake Buena Vista Golf Course clubhouse, The Turf Club Bar and Grill is the perfect spot to unwind after a round of golf and one of the best-kept secrets of Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa. Reservations are recommended and can be made up to 180 days prior to your visit.
Backstretch Pool Bar – Round the home stretch with a refreshing non-alcoholic drink in hand, or choose from a winning selection of beers and cocktails. Make your victory lap even sweeter with a selection of poolside snacks, including hot pretzels and sandwiches.
The Artist’s Palette – Paint a pleasing culinary picture with gourmet sandwiches, salads, soup, flatbreads and grab ’n’ go items. Hot breakfast is served until 11:00 AM. After 5:00 PM, enjoy chef’s dinner specials like rotisserie chicken or stuffed meatloaf.
The Paddock Grill – Graze on sandwiches with gourmet flair, from spice-crusted fish to roasted vegetable. Chopped chicken salad, bacon cheeseburgers and house-made potato chips—invented in Saratoga—are also featured. Breakfast is served until 11:00 AM.
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Delight your senses in 2 fantastic feature pools—plus 3 leisure pools, aqua-play areas, whirlpool spas and more. Hours and lifeguard availability vary by pool and are subject to change.
High Rock Spring Pool – Soak up the sun at this pool with gushing waterfalls, zero-depth entry and a 128-foot-long slide built into the rocks. Unwind in one of 2 whirlpool spas, and enjoy cold refreshments and light snacks at On the Rocks pool bar. Kids can frolic through bubbling jets at the Donald Duck play area and splash down the miniature waterslide.
The Paddock Pool – Glide down a 146-foot-long waterslide that flows from atop a water tower. And make your way out of the pool along a gently sloping, zero-depth entry point to ride it all over again. Afterward, relax in a horseshoe-shaped whirlpool spa. Children can make a splash in the aquatic play area boasting 2 pint-sized waterslides—including a miniature curving slide. Hungry? Grab a bite to eat from The Paddock Grill.
All-ages leisure pools—each with a whirlpool spa—are located at the Treehouse Villas, Congress Park and The Grandstand. The latter 2 pools also feature children’s playgrounds and barbeque grilling areas.
– Additional Recreation –
Campfire Activities – Gather ‘round as the sun goes down for old-fashioned family fun as you roast marshmallows by a crackling fire.
Community Hall – Discover complimentary ping-pong, foosball, arts and crafts, video games, board games and more at the Community Hall adjacent to Horsing Around Rentals. You can also check out complimentary basketballs and tennis and shuffleboard equipment for use at the sport courts, plus grilling tools for the charcoal barbeque pavilions near the quiet pools.
Bike Rentals – Cruise along rolling, green fairways and the shimmering lake on a bike from Horsing Around Rentals.
Surrey Bike Rentals – Breeze around the Resort hotel on a bicycle built for 2—or 4!—available from Horsing Around Rentals.
Fishing – Enjoy a guided bass-fishing excursion—perfect for amateur anglers and seasoned sportsmen alike.
Tennis – Check out complimentary racquets and tennis balls and play on 2 clay courts located in the sport courts area. Equipment is available from Horsing Around Rentals. Courts are available on a first-come, first-served basis from 9:00 AM to 10:00 PM.
Basketball Courts – Shoot some hoops! The basketball court is located in the sport courts area. Basketballs can be checked out from Horsing Around Rentals.
Jogging Trails – Run along manicured golf course greens on 1.44-mile and 0.8-mile jogging loops.
Playgrounds – Kids can horse around on 3 exciting playgrounds—one wet, 2 dry! Have a blast with water cannons near The Grandstand Pool or climb and slide at the dry playgrounds near The Paddock and Congress Park Pools.
Win, Place, Show Arcade – Go neck and neck on games classic and contemporary at this arcade near the High Rock Spring Pool.
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Revel in Victorian-style splendor and enjoy the comforts of home at this elegant Disney Resort hotel. Stay in a stately deluxe studio or multi-bedroom villa. Indulge in a luxurious massage at the full-service spa. Unwind on the beach as fireworks light up the sky over Cinderella Castle. Just one stop to Magic Kingdom park on the complimentary Resort Monorail, this timeless marvel evokes Palm Beach’s golden era.
Deluxe Studio Lake View
One Bedroom Villa Lake View
Two Bedroom Villa Lake View
The Villas at the Grand Floridian Resort and Spa have the same dining options and amenities as the regular guests staying at the Grand Floridian Resort and Spa. Please see this post, Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa!, for more information!
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Recalling the 1860’s railroad hotels of the American West, The Villas offer the comforts of home amid the rustic beauty of Disney’s Wilderness Lodge. Relax on the white-sand beach, explore trails through lush meadows and delight in the enchanting Silver Creek Springs Pool. Just a breezy boat ride to Magic Kingdom park, The Villas at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge celebrate American craftsmanship and the majesty of the great outdoors.
One Bedroom Villa
Two Bedroom Villa