The Best DVC Resorts For Short Stays

Disney's BoardWalk

While DVC resorts are very well-equipped for extended stays, they are still excellent options for those who wish to stay for a short time. A short visit to Disney World does not mean you have to skip out on all the amenities and activities that DVC resorts have to offer. Staying DVC is beneficial for short stays due to their close proximity to the Disney parks, excellent transportation options, and endless ways to relax and have fun! Do you wish to plan a short visit to Disney World? Here are our favorite DVC resorts that are ideal for short stays!

Disney’s Boardwalk Villas

If you are looking for a DVC resort that has the most entertainment to offer during your short stay then Disney’s Boardwalk Villas are a great option for you. Disney’s Boardwalk Villas is a resort that is jam-packed with places to eat, drink, shop, and have lots and lots of late-night fun. Disney’s Boardwalk resort features a lively boardwalk that has a little something for everyone. Guests can dine at one of several sit-down restaurants and quick-service restaurants such Big River Grille & Brewing Works, and working microbrewery, and Carousel Coffee which serves specialty crafted coffee beverages and pastries.

Bike Rentals at the BoardWalk. Photo: Emily Murray.

Disney’s Boardwalk is home to an exciting pool with a twisting waterslide and whirlpool spa. Once night falls, guests will be dazzled by Jellyrolls piano bar and the Atlantic Dance Hall. If you do find yourself short on activities at this resort then you can always walk to EPCOT or Hollywood Studios using the resort’s walking path!

The Villas at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

A short visit to Disney World does not have to compromise luxury. Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa is truly Disney’s finest resort, and the DVC villas are no exception. Your short stay will be full of elegance and class when you stay at this resort that pays tribute to the Victorian-era. Located on the monorail line, you’ll have quick and easy access to both Magic Kingdom and Epcot. If you choose to stay back at the resort you will find plenty to do including relaxing at one of two pools, or dining at the award-winning fine-dining experience that is Victoria & Albert’s.

Grand Floridian Lobby.
Grand Floridian Lobby. Photo: Emily Murray

If you can manage to squeeze in a spa treatment during your short stay then Grand Floridian’s full-service spa, Senses, will be delighted to accommodate you.

Disney’s Vero Beach Resort

Staying DVC doesn’t always have to mean staying at Disney World. In fact, one of the best DVC resorts for short stays is located 2 hours east of Disney World, on Vero Beach. Disney’s Vero Beach Resort is an excellent option for a short trip. Disney’s Vero Beach Resort is not only home to miles and miles of private sandy beach, but also to a large heated pool, splash zone for children, whirlpool spa, full-service spa, a lounge, and sit-down restaurant. Disney’s Vero Beach Resort will make sure that your short trip is full of memories as you relax on the beach and utilize the cabana rentals and beachside food service, and take advantage of the mini-golf course and nearby nature trail.

Vero Beach
Disney’s Vero Beach Resort’s Beautiful Beach. Photo: Megan Woodard

Do you ever visit Disney for short trips? Or do you prefer extended stays? Let us know your thoughts 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.

Got Something On Your Mind?

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

The reCAPTCHA verification period has expired. Please reload the page.