Overview of the Disney Yacht Club in Orlando
Consider staying at The Disney Yacht Club Resort if you are interested in a more formal setting with some of the best features and conveniences the Disney Deluxe Resort have to offer. The Yacht Club Resort in Disney World is designed to have a prestigious look to it that is similar to what you would find on the shores of New England. While you will not find any yachts at the Marina, it is situated directly on Crescent Lake directly beside the Beach Club Resort. These two properties share many amenities with each other making it feel as if the Yacht Club is even larger than it is. One of the enticements to staying at this location is its closeness to Epcot and Hollywood Studios. In fact, you can easily walk to Epcot in 5 minutes and Hollywood Studios in about 15. You also have access to the Water Taxi and Bus services to get you to the parks as well.
Rooms and Suites
Beautiful views of the Crescent Lake, the sun setting on the water and grounds with incredible landscaping are just some of the options you have when booking a Room or Suite at the Disney Yacht Club. Room possibilities range from a more standard option with bedding configurations to sleep up to 5 adults with ease. If you are interested in more area to move around, a 2 Bedroom Suite is a very elegant upgrade. When choosing a room, consider the view for a moment. It might be worth getting a pool view if you have kids or a view of the gardens or lagoon if a more peaceful option is what you are looking for.
Things to do
As you walk along the back porch of the Yacht Club you come upon a Water Park adventure like no other Disney World Resort has. Once you visit Stormalong Bay watch your kids light up with amazement. A full 3 acres with multiple pools, a sand bottom pool, 230 foot water slide starting from the mast of a Pirate Ship and even a Lazy River. Stormalong Bay Pools are shared with the Beach Club and is a delight for all who visit. On top of the pools, you can also rent a bike or take a boat out on Crescent Lake. Head over to the Fantasia Miniature Golf course and have some family fun competition or pickup the Tennis racquets enjoy the great outdoors while playing a match.
Many Dining options are available at the Yacht Club in part because is shares amenities with the Beach Club Resort and has access to all of the Boardwalk Restaurants across the lake at the Disney World Boardwalk Inn Resort. Some of the best seafood around is available at the Cape May Cafe at the Beach Club and if a steak is more to your liking, the fine dining Yachtsman Steakhouse could be your best option. There are also plenty of other options around the resorts like the Character Breakfast at the Cape May Cafe.