Updated for 2015!
A Disney vacation isn’t all about roller coasters. If you decide to to schedule a free day away from the parks and stand-by lines, you may find yourself planning a day by the pool. There are several resorts on the Disney Resort property that have cabanas by their pools, but we’ll use the cabanas by the Contemporary Resort as our example.
Just steps away from the sandy beaches of Bay Lake and two fabulous pools at the Contemporary Resort, the Cabanas for rent here are every Disney Princess’ dream. Compared to just sitting on a deck chair, there are loads of fabulous cabana services and amenities that will make you feel like you are receiving Rock Star Treatment.
What Do You Get?
- An exclusive tented-area just for you, family, and friends
- Personalized service from your own Cast Member during your rental (No gratuities accepted)
- Towels, two padded chaise lounge chairs, and two padded chaise beds, just in case you find yourself in need of a relaxing nap in the Bay Lake breeze
- A 32-inch flat screen TV with cable
- An iPod docking station for your favorite relaxing tunes
- A mini-fridge stocked with complimentary bottled waters and sodas
- A phone for calls inside the Contemporary resort complex
- A complimentary fruit tray
- For an additional cost, you can dine privately
- A ceiling fan
- Free Wifi
When it is available?
The Cabanas are available for half day rentals (morning from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and afternoon from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.) and all day rentals run from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
How much will the cabana cost?
Morning or afternoon rentals are $149 plus tax for each session, or the all day rental charge is $219 plus tax. All prices are subject to change without notice, and one person in your party must be at least 18 years of age.
The maximum amount of guests for the Cabanas are six. There is also a 24 hour cancellation policy, or the full charge will be applied, although you can cancel at any time due to inclement weather. For reservations, call (407) WDW-PLAY or (407) 939-7529.
You can also visit the marina at the Contemporary for same day reservations, or have Erin, our official Authorized Disney Vacation Planner with Destinations in Florida travel make your reservation for you.
The Contemporary Resort’s Quiet Pool is close enough to watch the action at the pool with the slide, but far away enough not to be bothered if you are here for relaxation and to work on your tan. The sounds of ducks, boat whistles, and happy vacationers walking the dock all blend together into just the sounds of vacation.
So break out your designer sunglasses, that cute sun hat, your new Mickey Mouse string bikini, and unleash your inner Disney Princess at the Contemporary Cabanas. You’ll be the absolute envy of poolside vacationers throughout Walt Disney World!
Remember that walking around the resorts is free, as Disney has an open resort policy. But swimming in the pools where you are not a paying guest is not allowed except under one condition. Use this link:
Have you ever rented a cabana? Did you think it was worth the money? Leave us a comment and tell us about your experience!
Thanks for stopping by, and we’ll see you lounging on a chair by the Contemporary Resort, soda in hand, the smell of coconut suntan lotion in the air…
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