Disney's Beach Club
|At A Glance
||The Beach Club features almost
600 guest rooms, set in a theme reminiscent of a 19th century
New England hotel. Amenities include babysitting services,
barber/beauty shop, express checkout, fitness center/spa,
laundry/valet facilities, mini bar, free parking, free newspaper,
heated outdoor pool, 24h room service, tennis, daily maid
service, and shops.
The Beach Club also hosts 73,000 square feet of meeting space.
Disney's Beach Club Resort, and the sister hotel
Disney's Yacht Club Resort, take you back to the quaint New England
seaside cottages of the 1870's. Everything from hardwood floors
to host and hostess attire evokes images of New England hotels
of the 19th Century.
Because the two resorts are themed for a similar
age, and are located next to each other, Disney have provided
a number of facilities that are shared by the two resorts.
Stormalong Bay, a mini water park, stands out as the largest shared
feature, though a number of restaurants and watering holes are
also shared between the resorts, providing more facilities than
would otherwise be expected.
The Beach Club is approached along a palm tree lined
There are a total of 583 rooms at the Beach Club,
all of which are decorated with a distinctly nautical theme, and
each with a ceiling fan. The wallpaper is seafoam green,
and the bedspreads and curtains are white and seafoam green with
a mauve border of beach umbrellas.
Rooms feature either two queen-sized beds, or a
single King-sized bed and a daybed. All rooms have double
sinks, a wall mounted vanity mirror, and a ceiling fan.
Refrigerators are available at a small nightly cost.
Food and Drink
Ariel's, named after the herione of The Little
Mermaid is a popular restaurant specialising in fresh contemporary
American seafood, although it also serves other non-seafood based
The Cape May Cafe hosts a nightly Clambake
buffet, with a variety of different clams and mussels, plus pasta
and chicken. Lobster is available for those guests feeling
extravagant, at an extra charge.
The Beach Club also provides 24h room service, for
anyone too tired to make it to the restaurants.
Martha's Vineyard located in the lounge adjacent
to Aerial's provides a selection of wines from both American and
International vineyards, either by the glass or the bottle, whilst
Rip Tide in the lobby provides a seelction of Californian wines,
wine coolers, and various cool cocktails.
The Beaches and Cream Soda Shop is shared
by both the Beach Club and the Yacht Club, and provides classic
American shakes, malts and oversized sundaes., although they also
do a excellent 'Fenway Park Burger' served as either a single,
double, triple, or even a 'home run'.
Hurricane Hanna's Grill is also shared with
the Yacht Club Resort, providing burgers, hot-dogs, sausages,
and other snacks, along with a full bar. A poolside beverage
service is available if required.
Guests of the Beach Club have a wide range of activities
to keep them occupied, aside from the attractions and activities
in the theme parks. The Ship Shape Health Club provides
free loan of volleyball equipment for use on the resort's sand
volleyball court, and croquet equipment for use on the well maintained
croquet court. Guided fishing excursions can be arranged
by guest relations if required, and the Fantasia Gardens miniature
golf complex is very close to the resort.
Various small water craft can be hired from the
Bayside Marina, including pedal boats, canopy boats, sail-boats,
The Sandcastle Club keeps children occupied
from 16:30, right through until midnight if required, for a cost
of $4 per hour per child. The club tends to be popular though,
and reservations are required so book early. A variety of
toys, games videos, and even computers are on hand to keep children
entertained, and light snacks and milk-drinks are also serverd.
The Ship-Shape Health Club, located between the
Beach and Yacht Club Resorts features a variety of Nautilus and
Cardivascular machines, sauna, whirlpool, jacuzzi, steam room,
and massages by appointment, all overseen by personal trainers.
(Guests must be over 13 years of age to use the Ship Shape Club.
The center-piece of the two sister Yacht and Beach
Club Resorts is the 750,000 gallon mini water park Stormalong
Bay. There's a lagoon for relaxed bathing, and another more
active lagoon with water jets, mild under currents, and a sandy
bottom for those less inclined to relaxing on a sun-bed.
Several whirlpools are scattered throughout the two lagoon areas.
Adjacent to the main pool is a shipwreck area, where
guests can enjoy a variety of unique water slides.
Additionally, each of the two resorts has it's own
smaller pool and whirlpool at the far end of each hotel.
The are two Tennis courts on the Beach Club Resort,
both of which are lit for use during the evening. Again
Tennis equipment can be rented from the Ship Shape Health Club.
The Lafferty Place Video Arcade located in the central
area has a wide selection of video games and pinball machines.
The Periwig salon for both men and women is located
in the central area between the two resorts.
The Atlantic Wear and Wardrobe Emporium offers beach
fashions, character merchandise, and various other items to Beach
The Monorail isn't immediately accessible from the
Beach Club, however the EPCOT entrance by the French Pavillion
is close enough to be within walking distance, or is accessible
by boat for those feeling less energetic. The Disney-MGM
Studios can also be reached by boat, with The Magic Kingdom, Pleasure
Island, Downtown Disney, Typhoon Lagoon, Blizzard Beach etc all
reachable by the excellent Disney Bus service.
Directions to the Resort
The Beach Club is located at 1800 EPCOT Resorts
Boulevard, Lake Buena Vista, Florida 32800-1000. Phone: (407)
934-8000, Fax: (407) 934-3850.