Exploring DVC’s Beach Club Resort

One of Disney’s most understated yet can’t-be-missed resorts is Disney’s Beach Club Resort. This resort is home to DVC villas and deluxe studio rooms, and is located in close proximity to Disney’s Boardwalk Resort as well as EPCOT and Hollywood Studios. Disney’s Beach Club is a lovely resort with many places to explore and activities to enjoy. After spending time exploring Disney’s Beach Club Resort you will find yourself falling in love with its ambiance and style!

The Rooms

The DVC studios and villas are fantastic and stocked with the usual DVC amenities that make you feel at home. The Deluxe Studio room sleeps up to 5 guests and includes a queen-sized bed, a double-sleeper sofa, and one single pull-down bed. The studio room is one room with one bathroom, and features a patio or balcony with a standard view of either the parking lot, parking garage, or conference center.

Beach Club Deluxe Studio
Beach Club Deluxe Studio. Photo: Disney

Beach Club’s 1-bedroom villa includes a full kitchen, 1 bedroom with a king-sized bed, a living space with a sleeper sofa, and one bathroom with a soaking tub. This villa sleeps up to 4 guests and one infant.

1-Bedroom Villa, Beach Club.
1-Bedroom Villa, Beach Club. Photo: Disney

DVC’s 2-bedroom villa at Beach Club includes 2 bedrooms, one of which has a king-sized bed and the other has 2 queen-sized beds, and a queen-sized sleeper sofa. This villa also contains a full kitchen as well as 2 full-bathrooms. The 2-bedroom villa sleeps up to 8 guests and 1 infant. A lock-off villa option is also available for the 2-bedroom which allows one of the bedrooms to have a separate entrance.


Disney’s Beach Club Resort is home to a very special character dining experience: Cape May Cafe. During Cape May Cafe’s breakfast buffet, beloved characters like Minnie, Daisy, Goofy, and Donald greet you during your meal. Cape May Cafe’s breakfast buffet includes Disney favorites like Mickey-shaped waffles, an omelet bar, and salted caramel “beach buns” served with vanilla ice cream. Characters do not appear during dinner, however guests will still be delighted by Cape May’s “surf and turf” buffet consisted of seafood pasta, fried fish, and a carving station of the chef’s selection.

Cape May
Cape May. Photo: Emily Murray.

Ale & Compass Restaurant is another Beach Club restaurant that shouldn’t be missed. Ale & Compass serves New England comfort food in a cozy lighthouse setting. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, Ale & Compass delights guests with their breakfast buffet, and then continues to please with lunch and dinner entrees like fish tacos, Vermont cheddar burgers, and smoked salmon on a toasted everything bagel.

Disney’s Beach Club has no shortage of restaurants! Another fantastic dining option for your visit is Yachtsman Steakhouse. This New England-style steakhouse is open for dinner and serves guests the finest New England cuisine of lobster bisque, filet mignon, and Maine lobster. Yachtsman Steakhouse is a signature dining experience, and guests are expected to dress accordingly.

Yachtsman Steakhouse
Yachtsman Steakhouse. Photo: Disney

Disney’s Beach Club also has a variety of quick-service dining locations like Martha’s Vineyard, a New England-style beach house serving wine, lunch, and quick-bites, The Market at Ale & Compass which offers grab & go options, and Beach Club Marketplace which serves a variety of quick-service dishes like macaroni and cheese and foot-long chili dogs.

Martha's Vineyard
Martha’s Vineyard. Photo: Disney

You can’t talk about Disney’s Beach Club without mentioning Beaches & Cream Soda Shop. This soda fountain will transport you back to the days gone by, serving a variety of handcrafted soda and ice cream creations. Beaches & Cream Soda Shop serves lunch and dinner, whipping up favorites like burgers, fries, and deli sandwiches. However the real star of the show is their ice cream, sundaes, and milkshakes. Beaches & Cream even offers hard floats and shakes containing alcohol! It is truly a unique spot to grab a snack or a meal!

Kitchen Sink
The Kitchen Sink. Photo: Emily Murray.

Recreational Activities

Disney’s Beach Club Resort has endless activities to keep guests entertained throughout the duration of their stay. Guests are thrilled to learn that Beach Club is home to a 3-acre water play area called Stormalong Bay. A giant waterslide sends guests plummeting, or guests can wade in a sand-bottomed pool and then glide down the lazy river. There’s even a Shipwreck play area for the little ones to splash around in. Stormalong Bay also hosts poolside activities throughout the day like bingo and trivia.  If guests are in need of a more relaxing experience they can enjoy one of 3 leisure pools as well.

Stormalong Bay at Disney's Beach Club
Stormalong Bay at Disney’s Beach Club. Photo: Emily Murray.

In addition to Beach Club’s water activities, guests can also have a blast on the miniature golf course, enjoy nightly campfire activities, watch movies under the stars, rent motorized boats, or play at the Lafferty Place Arcade.

Have Fun at Beach Club’s Arcade! Photo: Disney

Disney’s Beach Club is an incredible resort that is full of beauty and charm. Have you ever stayed DVC at Disney’s Beach Club? Let us know how your stay was in the comments below!

Featured Photo: Emily Murray.

Written by

Megan Woodard

Contributing Writer

Megan was born into a Disney family. Her first trip to Disney World was when she was only 18 months old. Now as an adult, Megan loves to share the magic of Disney with her two toddlers. Keeping up with Disney news and Disney World knowledge is a fun hobby for Megan. Disney World is her favorite place to be and continuously brings back her childhood joy.

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