One of my favorite places to stay when traveling to Walt Disney World is at Disney Caribbean Beach Resort. Talk about a tropical paradise, Disney does a great job at making you feel like you have stepped right onto a Caribbean island oasis.
Disney Caribbean Beach Resort Review
The Caribbean Beach resort is the largest on Disney property and is divided into sections with very tropical names: Trinidad (North & South), Martinique, Barbados, Aruba, and Jamaica. Each village has its own small pool, laundry facility and bus stop.
When you arrive at Old Port Royale. you will see a colorful lobby under an open-trussed roof and a colonnade with floor-to-ceiling drapes. You will feel like you have been transported straight to a tropical paradise!
Disney Caribbean Beach Resort Rooms
The rooms are lovely and have a tropical feel. You will find two queen size beds, with a small table, cabinet with mini fridge and TV.
Some rooms at Caribbean Beach Resort feature a hidden bed. This is a great feature for families of 5 or for families whose children do not like to sleep together.
Caribbean Beach Resort is the only resort on Disney Property to feature special Pirate themed rooms. These rooms are special because they are designed to look like you are on a pirate ship. While these rooms do cost more, if your kids loves pirates, you might find it is worth the extra cost.
Disney Caribbean Beach Resort Restaurants
If you are a fan of Caribbean food, you will find some great dining options at Caribbean Beach Resort both for both quick and table service.
This table service restaurant is one you will want to try if you love the flavors of the Caribbean. Located along the Old Port Royale promenade, this family-friendly spot offers a selection of surf & turf with some island flare!
If you need a drink or a quick bite, this is the place to go. Situated next to the pool, you will find everything from jerk chicken wings to juicy burgers.
For those that need a little variety for their family and don’t want to take the time to invest in a table service meal, the Centertown Market is a great option. You will find a great meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner plus an array of tropical desserts!
Often overlooked is the walk-up counter service at the Trinidad pool area. This spot serves breakfast,lunch and dinner. Early in the day, you will find guava stuffed french toast and for lunch & dinner you can dine on such tasty dishes as Caribbean tacos with your choice of spiced fish, shredded beef or jerk chicken!
Disney Caribbean Beach Resort Pool
Looking for some fun in the sun? There is an expansive zero entry pool that looks like a Spanish fort with two water slides. This pool is large and has tons of features that will keep your kids busy.
They can play in the water, maneuver water jcannons, slide down slides or play hide & seek with plenty of places to get lost!
If you have little ones, you will LOVE the enclosed kiddie splash area that sits adjacent to the main pool. Lots of water fun with slides that are the perfect size for preschoolers!
Disney Caribbean Beach Activities
Footbridges over the lake connect the “mainland” with the one-acre Parrot Cay island play area for children and walkways which afford scenic lake views during leisurely strolls or a bike ride.
A 1.4-mile tropical promenade around the lake provides great trails for those who want to take a walk or bike. You’ll find bike rentals available.
Enjoy boating? You can rent a boat and take it out for a ride around the resort property.
The possibilities are really endless when it comes to activities at Caribbean Beach resort.
The Skyliner transportation terminal is currently being built inside the Disney Caribbean Beach property. If you remember from our What’s coming to Disney post, the Skyliner will eventually connect a few Disney resorts to Hollywood Studios and Epcot.
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