Disney Vacation Club

Disney’s new Riviera Resort to join Disney Vacation Club options

Construction for Disney’s next big Disney Vacation Club (DVC) resort is already underway. The Riviera resort will be new construction located in parts of what was the Caribbean Beach Resort, located behind EPCOT’s World Showcase. One of the highlights of the hotel will be a… Read More »Disney’s new Riviera Resort to join Disney Vacation Club options

Imagineer Tour of new Cascade Cabins at Copper Creek DVC

I spent a lot of time as a kid exploring the wilderness areas of the Pacific Northwest. Hiking, camping, visiting beautiful lodges places you right in the middle of natures wonderland. Visiting Disney World’s great Wilderness Lodge gives me a feeling very close to what… Read More »Imagineer Tour of new Cascade Cabins at Copper Creek DVC

Disney files permit to expand Caribbean Beach Resort

New plans have been filed that reveal a large expansion coming to Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort. From my reading of the permit filed it looks like Disney will replace many existing buildings in the Barbados village area of the resort with a single multistory building.… Read More »Disney files permit to expand Caribbean Beach Resort

Wilderness Lodge gets new name to go with new DVC Cabins

The latest Disney Vacation Club complex at Walt Disney World is an expansion of Disneys Wilderness Lodge. New waterfront cabins will soon dot the shore of Bay Lake surrounding the existing resort. Of course, the new buildings come with new storytelling from Disney’s Imagineers. Part… Read More »Wilderness Lodge gets new name to go with new DVC Cabins

Disney’s Polynesian Villas & Bungalows Grand Opening Ceremony

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Disney’s Polynesian Villas & Bungalows just reopened with a dedication ceremony that featured a fire artist and drums. A small group of cast members and media gathered atop Sunset Pointe for a ceremony that brought the spirit of Polynesian islands to Orlando to officially open the newest Disney Vacation Club option for guests.

We also were able to interview with Ken Potrock, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Disney Vacation Club, who gives his best pitch for why the latest Disney Vacation Club resort is the best option for families that love to visit Disney.

Three longhouses from the Polynesian Village Resort were converted into Disney Vacation Club Villas featuring 360 deluxe studio villas. 20 over-the-water bungalows will, no doubt, become the prized reservation for the well-to-do at Walt Disney World.

“This is truly a stunning addition to the Disney Vacation Club portfolio,” said Ken Potrock, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Disney Vacation Club. “Research has told us that Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort is one of our most beloved Walt Disney World Resort hotels. As a result, we integrated a new Disney Vacation Club resort that stays true to the original character of this spectacular and iconic property.”

The Deluxe Studios at Disney’s Polynesian Villas & Bungalows are the largest at Walt Disney World Resort, sleeping five guests each. Each features tropical décor complete with striking prints, bamboo-style fixtures, a whimsical hidden pull-down bed and a split bathroom perfect for families. The Deluxe Studios also offer the flexibility of connecting to an adjacent room.

The resort’s Bora Bora Bungalows are the first such accommodations ever created by Disney. The two-bedroom, two-bathroom Bungalows transport guests to a tropical haven filled with Disney touches. Each Bungalow sleeps eight guests and offers a view of the Magic Kingdom Resort area. Inside the Bungalows, modern luxuries with an island touch add life to the already exquisite design. Amenities include a full kitchen, two bedrooms complete with flat panel televisions, split bathrooms, washer and dryer, two hidden pull-down beds featuring playful artwork, a private plunge pool on the back deck, and many other special touches.

Check out our Fact Sheet for Disney’s Polynesian Villas & Bungalows DVC below:

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Disney adds Polynesian Villas & Bungalows to its DVC lineup

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After a small opening ceremony last night, Disney’s latest resort is welcoming it’s first guests today. The Polynesian Villas & Bungalows are the 14th resort to join the Disney Vacation club portfolio.

Offering 360 Deluxe Studio accommodations (opening in phases through summer 2015) and 20 over-the-water Bungalows, the new resort delivers the spirit of the South Pacific along with fun Disney touches to create a vacation experience that only Disney can provide. Nestled along the shore of the Seven Seas Lagoon, the resort is a quick monorail ride from the enchanting Magic Kingdom Park and steps away from the world-class amenities of Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort, one of the original Walt Disney World Resort hotels.

“This is truly a stunning addition to the Disney Vacation Club portfolio,” said Ken Potrock, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Disney Vacation Club. “Research has told us that Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort is one of our most beloved Walt Disney World Resort hotels. As a result, we integrated a new Disney Vacation Club resort that stays true to the original character of this spectacular and iconic property.”

The Deluxe Studios at Disney’s Polynesian Villas & Bungalows are the largest at Walt Disney World Resort, sleeping five guests each. Each features tropical décor complete with striking prints, bamboo-style fixtures, a whimsical hidden pull-down bed and a split bathroom perfect for families. The Deluxe Studios also offer the flexibility of connecting to an adjacent room.Read More »Disney adds Polynesian Villas & Bungalows to its DVC lineup

Walt Disney World is almost ready to add a new DVC Property

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With both the Contemporary and Grand Floridian getting Disney Vacation Club exclusive extensions, it was only a matter of time before the “worst kept secret” made its way to the Polynesian too. Unlike the other two projects on the resort monorail loop, there is no new dedicated wing, instead there will be remodeled rooms and new bungalows that are perched out over the Seven Seas Lagoon.

We have watched as the Bungalows were constructed, but we finally have a better idea of what they’ll look like, what the floor plan will be, and what a stay will cost.

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Each of the 20 Bungalows will sleep 8 in 1093 sq. ft pacific island design themed luxury. But it’s a tight floorplan with 4 of those beds either murphy or pullout beds. Read More »Walt Disney World is almost ready to add a new DVC Property