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Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort Guide

Caribbean Beach Resort

Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort
900 Cayman Way
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830-1000
Telephone: (407) 934-3400
Fax: (407) 934-2736

Rooms   Dining   Recreation   Shopping Transportation   Childcare    Resort Map pdf file     VIP Tips

Moderate Resort Classification
Located in the Epcot resort area
Check In: 3:00 p.m. / Check Out: 11:00 a.m.

Conveniently located between Epcot, Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Disney Springs lies the lush tropical getaway location of The Caribbean Beach Resort. This Moderate priced resort offers all the high quality Disney amenities you would expect at a price that let’s you relax, mon! Moreover, this clean and comfortable Disney-styled tropical island surroundings, gives this resort a laid-back, easy-going atmosphere. Enjoy traditional island foods, stroll sandy beaches or shop island marketplaces to the call of exotic birds. In addition, be transported to a place where soft island breezes past through the colonial styled buildings. Each island complex is bright, airy and colorful with access to a 45-acre lake and sandy beaches. Everything’s cool at the Caribbean Beach Resort.

Caribbean Beach, like all Disney resorts, is smoke-free. Designated outdoor smoking areas are indicated on the Resort Map.

How to Make Room Requests

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Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort Rooms

Resort Room at Caribbean Beach

5th sleeper at Caribbean Beach Resort

Coffee Bar at Caribbean Beach

Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort’s 2112 rooms are spread among five ‘islands’: Aruba, Barbados, Martinique, Jamaica, and Trinidad. Each island has a distinctive color, its own pool, and laundry facilities.

Preferred Location: Martinique and Barbados (close to Old Port Royale pool, dining, and shops)
Water View: View of Pool or Water
Standard View: View of Gardens or Parking Lot

Standard Guest rooms: Maximum 2-4 Guests (some accommodate 5)
Most rooms have 2 queen-size beds
A limited number of rooms with king-size beds are available.
Disabled-accessible rooms are available.
Curtain between vanity area and sleeping area
In-room pizza delivery
Irons and ironing boards
Coffee maker and set-up
Alarm clock
Ceiling fan
In-room refrigerators
In-room wall safes
Dual line phones with voicemail
Flat Panel TV – ABC, Disney Channel, ESPN & more on TV channel guide
Complimentary wireless Internet (Wi-Fi) (click link for specific details)
Convenient self-parking
Laundry facilities (located near the feature pool)
Valet dry cleaning and laundry service is available for pickup
Pak-n-Play Cribs available upon request

Coin-operated self-service laundry facilities are located throughout Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort. Valet dry cleaning and laundry service is available for pickup from your room.

Concierge Desk – Found in both the Custom House and at Old Port Royale, the concierge can help you purchase Disney Theme Park and Disney Water Park tickets, make dining reservations and secure show seats.

Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort Dining

Dining at Caribbean Beach

Sebastian’s Bistro for lunch and dinner with Latin flavors and seafood specialties in a table service setting. Dining Plans will be accepted.
Centertown Market at Old Port Royale for quick service dining options. Dining Plans will be accepted.
Spyglass Grill is a quick service location near the Trinidad Pool area
Banana Cabana Pool Bar
Blue Runner Pizza Delivery

Refillable mugs are available for purchase at Centertown Market.

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Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort Recreation

Play area at Caribbean Beach Resort

Pool at Caribbean Beach Resort

Pool at Caribbean Beach Resort

Old Port Royale Spanish fortress-themed feature Pool with slide and zero-depth entry, waterfalls, water cannons, and 2 hot tubs (spa)
Wading pool
Six ‘quiet’ pools
Beaches (swimming is prohibited; hammock naps encouraged)
Goombay Games Arcade
Jogging/Walking trail
Volleyball courts
Bike and surrey bike rentals
Movies Under the Stars

For a fun and more relaxing way to spend a day during your visit to Walt Disney World, each resort hosts Poolside Activities each day from 1:30 – 7:00 p.m.. However, pool hours and lifeguard availability vary by pool. Activities and programs are subject to change. Although the activities vary by day and by resort, examples of what you might find include trivia, arts and crafts, dance parties, games, bingo, and more.


Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort Shopping

Shopping at Caribbean Beach Resort

Calypso Trading Post & Straw Market stocks Disney character apparel and souvenirs as well as Caribbean Beach logo merchandise. Also, you can find snack foods, beverages (including adult beverages), magazines and books, and other general sundries.

Look at all your vacation photos by visiting the Photopass page. These professional pictures can make a great souvenir for home!

Disney autograph bookSave money and buy official Disney Park merchandise and souvenirs before you leave home. Disney Shopping has autograph books, character plush, travel accessories and many items that will make your vacation even more magical. Shop before you leave home to save time and money!


Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort Transportation

Skyliner at Caribbean Beach Resort

Complimentary Overnight Self-Parking

Disney Bus Service

Disney’s bus service is available to and from this resort to theme parks, water parks, plus Disney Springs. There are seven bus stops, one for each ‘island’ as well as a Old Port Royale Towne Center stop. There is also an internal resort bus service, to carry guests between their ‘island,’ Old Port Royale and the Customs House guest registration building.

Disney Skyliner

The Disney Skyliner service is a gondola system connecting Epcot, Disney’s Hollywood Studios, and select resorts. The Caribbean Beach station serves as the main hub for the system.

A Disney Skyliner station is located near the entrance of the Caribbean Beach Resort, closest to the Jamaica section. In addition, The Riviera Resort has its own station, which is located close to the Aruba section of the Caribbean Beach Resort.

Transportation Times Between Caribbean Beach and Disney Destinations

These times are approximate, provided to give you an idea of average travel times. Please plan on up to a 20 minute wait for Disney transportation in addition to walking time to resort or theme park transportation stops.

Magic Kingdom – 20 minutes by bus, 37 minutes by car (with transfers)
Epcot – 15-20 minutes by Skyliner, 18 by car
Disney’s Hollywood Studios – 15-20 minutes by Skyliner, 15 by car
Animal Kingdom – 22 minutes, 17 by car
Disney Springs – 24 minutes by bus, 10 by car
Blizzard Beach Water Park – 18 minutes by bus, 12 minutes by car
Typhoon Lagoon Water Park – 19 minutes by bus, 8 minutes by car


Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort Childcare

There are no on-site childcare options available for Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort.  However, Kid’s Nite Out, an in-room child care service, is available at all resorts for children 6 months to 12 years old.  Services are available 24/7.  

The Walt Disney World Dolphin offer a Children’s Activity Center option and you do not have to be a guest at that resort to use the Children’s Activity Center.  Camp Dolphin

Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort VIP Top Tips

Beach area at Caribbean Beach

This section is sponsored by the Disney experts at The Magic for Less Travel, Authorized Disney Vacation Planner

Kids love the pool at Caribbean Beach Resort, and deem it one of the best pools on property.

There are rooms at Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort that can accommodate up to 5 guests.

Guests who would like to stay in rooms located near dining and shopping at the resort should stay in a preferred room.

The resort is divided into 6 villages, each with a different island name. Each village has its own quiet pool and bus stop.

Depending on where your room is located, the bus stop that is closest to you may not be in your village but in a neighboring village.

Take time to relax on the white-sand beach: Enjoy the hammocks placed around the beach and bury your toes in the sand. Just remember that swimming is prohibited.

There is an internal bus system that can help you get around the resort.

Take advantage of the 6 pools located throughout the island villages. The main pool complex at Old Port Royale is themed like a colonial Spanish fortress and has zero-depth entry, water slides, water cannons, 2 hot tubs.

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