Many people love the Disney Vacation Club resorts for their magical features and close proximity to the Disney parks in Orlando, Florida. However, there are other Disney Vacation Club destinations outside of Orlando that are often overlooked. These resorts give you access to exciting locations and all offer the same level of luxury and quality as the other DVC properties.
See what unique offerings the following Disney Vacation Club locations have to offer and start planning your next Disney-inspired retreat!
Venture out to California and stay right on-site at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim with accommodations at The Villas at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa. This property offers a special entrance into the Disney California Adventure Park, where you can interact with Disney and Pixar characters, explore seven unique lands, ride and visit a wide range of attractions, and experience exciting entertainment like the World of Color nighttime spectacular.
Beyond the convenient theme park entrance, The Villas at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa offer a fabulous selection of amenities and activities such as three different themed swimming pools with water slides and whirlpool spas, speciality dining options with gourmet and casual cuisine, a state-of-the-art fitness center, and the Mandara Spa.
Just steps from the resort is the Downtown Disney District where you can walk along after the theme parks close to find shops, restaurants, a movie theater, and more. You’ll certainly be surrounded by the magic of Disney with this enticing DVC travel experience.
Immerse yourself in the tropical Hawaiian culture when you stay at Disney Aulani Resort on the island of O’ahu. This DVC destination gives you incredibly luxurious elements with plenty of Disney flair, while giving you access to explore the natural wonders and outdoor activities available in Ko Olina.
The resort grounds boast wonderful activities for the whole family to take advantage of. Adults can relax and have a cocktail while enjoying live music under the stars at The Olelo Room lounge. Kids will love the Disney and Hawaiian inspired games at Aunty’s Beach House activity center. Character dining can also be found at the Makahiki breakfast buffet! Other amenities include a swimming pool with a view, beach access, Hawaiian-style entertainment, Laniwai spa, and nearby golf at Ko Olina Golf Club.
Disney Aulani Resort also gives guests the chance to partake in unique excursions through the Adventures by Disney program. Ride on zip line, interact with the dolphins, take a helicopter tour of the island, explore nearby volcanos, learn to surf, and so much more. Find a full list of excursion possibilities here and be sure to book in advance!
Retreat to the coast of South Carolina for a peaceful and scenic getaway at Disney’s Hilton Head Island Resort. Hilton Head is known for its picturesque beaches, sunny weather, and world-class golf courses. At Disney’s Hilton Head Island Resort, you’ll have access to all of this and more with a pleasant, elegant, family-friendly atmosphere.
Step outside your multi-room villa and delight in a plethora of amenities including the Big Dipper Pool with a water slide, a children’s “Little Dipper” swimming pool, 12 miles of unspoiled beach to explore along the Atlantic Ocean, and the Disney’s Beach House activity center. The resort also offers a dolphin discovery center, golf lessons to keep your game sharp, guided nature walks to explore the marshes and beaches, campfire sing-alongs, and a workout center.
Beyond the resort grounds, Hilton Head is chalk full of things to do and see. Play the Harbour Town Golf Links, visit the Harbour Town Lighthouse, learn about the natural and cultural history at the Coastal Discovery Museum, or view local wildlife at the Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge. And if you need your Disney parks fix, Walt Disney World Resort is only five hours away—perfect for a fun-filled day trip!
The last of the Disney Vacation Club resorts outside of Orlando happens to be on the shores of Florida! Combine the magic of Disney with a beachfront escape when you visit Disney’s Vero Beach Resort. There’s nothing better than a relaxing beach getaway, a Vero Beach is certainly no exception. And with the destination being a mere two hours from Walt Disney World Resort, a day at the parks followed by a relaxing beach day is well within your reach!
White sandy beaches are just outside your door, perfect for swimming, sun bathing, sandcastle building, and more. One of the most exciting features is that Disney’s Vero Beach Resort shares space with the nesting grounds of the Loggerhead Sea Turtles. If you’re lucky, you’ll get to catch the babies hatching and making their way to the sea. Other resort features include a full-service spa, Disney Discovery Club for kids, a pirate themed pool with a waterslide, and a nine-hole miniature golf course. Four dining options are available to indulge on locally sourced meals and specialty cocktails.
The Vero Beach area has something that everyone will love. A day of exploring will lead you to find boutiques and outlet stores, state parks, botanical gardens, art and history museums, and a wealth of scenic golf courses. Visit the Indian River Lagoon where you can find gorgeous flowers, trees, and 36 rare and endangered species.
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