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Disney's Yacht Club Resort

Updated: Jan 27


Inspired by the beautiful New England seaside architecture, Disney’s Yacht Club Resort embodies the refinement and elegance of classic American beachside resorts.


The theming extends from the exterior to the lobby, where many nautical and seaside inspired decorations adorn the interior. On the grounds, you can find many pools and lounge areas that convey the feeling of staying at a beach. The shared large pool that contains a lazy river and a slide, is one of the resorts’ biggest draws. Nestled along Crescent Lake, the Yacht Club is most well known for its walking access to EPCOT and the Boardwalk. With the recent addition of Disney’s Skyliner, Yacht Club guests also have access to the skyliner system. Guests can take a breath of fresh air and lounge amongst the pools or partake in a Skyliner crawl whilst enjoying the nearby resorts. 

 

Resort Rooms

Yacht Club offers a wide selection of room options for small to medium size parties. 

It is also one of nine Walt Disney World resorts that offer Club Level rooms, which range from standard rooms to two bedroom suites. The moment a guest steps foot into this resort, they are whisked away by a classic, nautical theme. These elegant details spill into every corner, from an ornate spinning globe in the lobby to character constellations hidden in the drapes of their pristine rooms. 

All rooms come with standard amenities, to include television, table and chairs, coffee bar with coffee maker, safe, iron and ironing board, mini fridge, and more. Room views include Standard View, Garden or Woods View, or Water view of pool or Crescent Lake, and can sleep anywhere between 2 to 6 adults.

 

Club Level

Located at the 5th floor of Disney’s Yacht Club sits the prestigious Regatta Club, the resort’s concierge lounge and club level rooms. Guests who opt to stay Club Level receive specialty services, such as assistance with making dining reservations and park reservations, as well as booking Genie+ and Lightning Lane. The Regatta Club provides guests with exclusive access to its lounge, serving up unlimited food and beverage options throughout the day. The food and beverage offerings are as follows:

 

6:30am - 7:00am: Coffee 

7:00am - 10:30am: Continental breakfast 

11:30am - 4:00pm: Light snacks

5:00pm - 7:00pm: Hors d’oeuvres

8:00pm - 10:00pm: Desserts & Cordials

 

The Regatta Club is well known for their mimosas, which include the option of classic orange juice, strawberry juice, or the infamous POG juice!

 

Dining

Guests will find that staying at Disney’s Yacht Club provides you with the best of both worlds when it comes to dining, as you have direct access to dining options at both Yacht and Beach Club resorts, to include multiple quick service and table service locations! At the Yacht Club, you will find the following:

 

Quick Service

The Market at Ale and Compass is the perfect option for guests looking for a grab ‘n go meal or snack. This counter service location offers breakfast from 7am-10:30am and lunch/dinner from 10:30am to 11pm. Some of the options include mickey waffles, sandwiches, hot dogs, and salads. This is also where guests can re-fill their refillable mugs with soda, tea, or coffee. 

 

Bars and Lounges

Ale and Compass Lounge is located directly to the left of Ale and Compass Restaurant. This bar offers a variety of shareable appetizers, in addition to classic and original cocktails, Beer, Wine, spirits, and non-alcoholic drinks.  

Crew’s Cup Lounge is a cool and relaxing bar located near the Yachtsman Restaurant. Here, guests will find a selection of mocktails, cocktails, and other alcoholic drinks, in addition to some specialty food items, such as Truffle Fries, Lobster Bisque, and Prime Rib. 


Hurricane Hanna’s Waterside Bar and Grill is the pool bar shared between the Yacht and Beach Club resorts. This bar offers quick service dining options, in addition to a full bar menu, specialty drinks, non-alcoholic drinks, frozen cocktails, wine, and more. The famous Pina Colava frozen cocktail is definitely a must-try!

 

Table Service                           

Ale and Compass allows guests to immerse themselves in a coastal setting while delighting in the restaurant’s breakfast, lunch, and dinner New England-inspired cuisine offerings. Ale and Compass is renowned for its brunch offerings, such as their classic shrimp and grits or dark chocolate waffle. Additionally, guests can opt to add the buffet to any entree, which includes unlimited pastries, fruit, and select refillable drinks.  

 

Yachtsman Steakhouse 

Yachtsman Steakhouse offers a refined dining experience and is renowned for its in-house dry aged steaks. Guests can feel like they are dining aboard a grand vessel while enjoying cognac-truffle filet mignon accompanied by a mouth-watering potato-leek gratin. 

 

Pools

Find yourself a shady spot to relax among the beachside of Stormalong Bay, or one of three leisure pools shared between the Yacht and Beach Club Resorts.

Stormalong Bay is a treasure to behold. With a lazy river, a sandy play area, and a 750,000 gallon pool, there is something fun for everyone to enjoy. Adventure seekers can also make their way to the nearby Shipwreck, where they can rush down the 230-foot-long Flying Jib Slide!

In the Yacht Club’s garden, near the tennis courts, guests will also find a tranquil leisure pool. Two additional leisure pools are located at Beach Club, near the far end garden, as well as near the Beach Club Villas.

 

Recreation

In addition to enjoying all the swim options that Yacht Club has to offer, there is also an abundance of recreational activities. Find yourself enjoying the scenic views of Crescent Lake through a motorized boat rental from the Marina or hop on a Friendship Boat to either EPCOT or Hollywood Studios. If you want a quick change of scenery, you can venture over to the nearby Boardwalk Resort and indulge everything the resort has to offer. The recreation team at the Yacht Club also holds a variety of games throughout the day near the pool, such as trivia, dance parties, and more! 

 

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