The South Seas-inspired Disney's Polynesian Resort stands across the lagoon from the Walt Disney World Resort Golf Courses in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. The monorail provides complimentary access to the Magic Kingdom Park, located one mile away.
The Great Ceremonial House serves as the resort's lobby and overflows with tropical plants and South Seas artifacts. Kona Café serves American-style breakfasts, and Asian-inspired lunches and dinners. Disney characters join in the breakfast-time fun at 'Ohana restaurant. This eatery offers Polynesian-style dinner feasts with all-you-can-eat meats and seafood grilled over an open fire. Captain Cook's Snack Company offers quick-service fare.
Resort recreation includes two heated outdoor pools, including one with a grotto waterslide and a children's play area. Lounge chairs dot a white-sand beach. Watercraft rentals include pontoon and canopy boats and mini speed boats. The resort schedules catch-and-release fishing trips. A one-mile jogging trail winds through the tropical landscape. Guests of Disney's Polynesian Resort receive access to fitness and spa services at the Grand Floridian Spa & Health Club. The Never Land Club offers evening supervised activities for children ages four to 12. Wyland Gallery hosts artists' signings.
This resort offers 847 smoke-free guestrooms housed in two- and three-story longhouses with lagoon, garden or Magic Kingdom views. Most accommodations extend onto balconies or patios. Polynesian-style furnishings are crafted from bamboo and wicker. Beds feature South Seas-style headboards and are draped with 250-thread count sheets and batik-style bedspreads. Bathrooms feature coral-hued marble floors, emerald-marble vanities and tiki designs. Rooms include complimentary wireless Internet access and 32-inch flat-screen TV.