Disney's Yacht Club
Disney's Yacht Club Resort, and the sister hotel
Disney's Beach Club Resort, take you back to the quaint New England
seaside cottages of the 1870's. Everything from hardwood floors,
millwork and brasswork 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 Yacht Club is approached along a wooden planked
bridge, culminating in the Yacht Club's 5-story Oyster grey building.
A lighthouse on the pier serving as a beacon to welcome guests
back to the resort after a day at the attractions.
There are a total of 630 spacious rooms available
at the Yacht Club, each of which is decorated along a Nautical
theme, with blue carpeting, and the curtains and bed linnen being
a combination of blue and dusty rose.
Each room generally has either two queen-sized beds,
or a single king-sized bed and a day-bed. The headboard
of the bed in keeping with the Nautical theme is decorated with
small ship's wheels. The large bathrooms have a separate
vanity unit, with double sinks, and silver mirrors trimmed with
brass. Each room has a ceiling fan, a minibar, and a table
with a chequerboard design and two chairs. Chess and Draughts
(Checkers) sets are also provided free of charge.
Concierge rooms are also available, though as with
any resort these tend to be in fairly high demand, so make reservations
early. Non smonking rooms are also available, as are rooms
that are specially designed to cater for guests with disabilities.
24h room service is provided to all rooms at the Yacht
Most of the suites have a king-sized bed along with
Food and Drink
The nautical theme also dominates most of the resort's
restaurants, and a wide range of menu items are available from
room service if required.
The Yacht Club Galley provides an excellent buffet
breakfast, and also servers Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner from an
a la carte menu, while the Yachtsman Steakhouse serves not only
selected cuts of aged beef, but also fresh seafood and poultry.
Beverages are provided by the Ale and Compass lobby lounge featuring
speciality coffees and drinks, whilst the Crew's Cup is the place
to be for a wide range of speciality beers.
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 Yacht 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 sand volleyball
court (which may be found at the Beach Club side of the resort),
and croquet equipment for use on the well maintained croquet court
(also on the Beach Club side of the resort). Guided fishing
excursions can be arranged by guest relations if required, and
the Fantasia Gardens miniature golf complex is very close to the
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.
Located centrally between the Yacht and Beach Club
Resorts, the center-piece of the two sister 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 Periwig salon for both men and women is located
in the central area between the two resorts.
The Fittings and Fairings Clothes and Notions shop
offers beach fashions, character merchandise, and various other
items to Yacht Club residents.
The Monorail isn't immediately accessible from the
Yacht 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
Telephone: (407) 934 7000