Disney's Vero Beach Resort facts for kids
Disney's Vero Beach Resort is a Disney Vacation Club resort located in Vero Beach, Florida. The resort was the first Disney Vacation Club resort to be constructed outside the Walt Disney World Resort area in Lake Buena Vista, Florida.
Room availability includes Deluxe Inn Rooms with ocean and garden views, Studios, One-Bedroom Vacation Homes, Two-Bedroom Vacation Homes and free-standing Three-Bedroom Beach Cottages with oceanside views of the Atlantic. Wireless internet is available across the property.
Disney's Vero Beach Resort offers a Mickey Mouse-shaped swimming pool, one of two pools built by Disney with shapes like this, following Shades of Green's Millpond, Mickey Mouse-shaped pool. The pool is flanked by Pirate's Plunge pool slide.
The pool is surrounded by Port Holes Miniature Golf (a nine-hole Peter Pan-themed miniature golf course), Community Hall (an air-conditioned room with board games, table tennis, and arts and crafts), Anchors’ A-Weigh fitness center, Eb and Flo's rentals, and Rub Dubs massage. The Blinker's Arcade was previously offered with a variety of classic and updated arcade games, but has since been removed as of April 2016.
A complete resort activities program targeted at families is offered daily. Beach equipment rentals are provided by an on-site partner. A volleyball court, soccer field, fishing pier, lighted tennis courts, and a basketball hoop are located on the western half of the property, which can be accessed through a passage under highway A1A.
The Spa at Disney's Vero Beach is available, and, in season, Turtle Nesting Grounds are nearby.
Wind and Waves replaced Shutters and Sonya's as of December 2016.
Wind and Waves Grill is a full-service casual family dining restaurant that serves breakfast and dinner daily. Menu features fresh Florida seafood and flatbreads from a wood-burning pizza oven.
Wind and Waves Market is the poolside quick-service food and beverage market with grab & go items as well as hot & cold foods made to order. Menu includes deli style sandwiches, fresh salads, soups, burgers and seafood.
Wind and Waves Bar has a walk-up counter that offers frozen specialty drinks and adult beverages.
The Green Cabin Room is located above the lobby and serves drinks and light fare in an Old Florida bar atmosphere, with additional seating on a deck overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. Live music is often featured during the evening.
The travel web site Tripadvisor ranked this resort as one of the top five resorts in Vero Beach as of September 2016. The Family Vacation Critic site gave the resort 5 out of 5 stars, finding it to have a plethora of activities for children and to be much calmer than the Disney Theme Parks.
As of March 2020, Vero Beach Resort has had at least one unscheduled closure:
- March 20, 2020, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It reopened June 15, 2020.
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