Polynesian Villas and Bungalows Disney Vacation Club (DVC) Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort
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The Polynesian Villas and Bungalows officially opened on April 1, 2015. This first phase included some of the Bora Bora Bungalows on the Seven Seas Lagoon as well as some Deluxe Studio Villas. The final phase opened on July 1, 2015.
Three existing longhouses were converted into the Deluxe Studio Villas: Tokelau, Moorea, and Pago Pago.
The South Pacific theming of Disney's Polynesian Villas carries over to the DVC accommodations. Natural finishes with bright colors and whimsical Disney art; wall art inspired by the world of Polynesia, including birds and flowers inspired by the Jungle Book. Bathrooms, countertops and tiles reflect the colors of volcanic rocks. Other colors reflect the patterns of Disney Legend and Artist Mary Blair.
Two types of DVC accommodations are available at Disney's Polynesian Resort Village: Deluxe Studio Villas and Bora Bora Bungalows.
Deluxe Studio – VIDEO
- Sleeps up to 5
- 1 queen-size bed, 1 queen-size sleeper sofa, 1 pull-down bunk bed
- Flat Panel TV
- Kitchenette with wet bar, small refrigerator, microwave, toaster and coffee maker
- One "split" bathroom – one area with a shower and sink, the other area with a toilet, tub/shower and a second sink
- wireless internet access
Bungalow – VIDEO
- Sleeps up to 8
- Master Bedroom with 1 king-size bed
- Second Bedroom – one queen-size bed
- Living Room – 1 pull-down bunk size bed
- Full Kitchen
- Master Bathroom with walk-in shower, rain shower head and a whirlpool tub
- Second bathroom separated into 2 sections: one with a tub/shower, vanity; a second with a powder room with toilet and vanity.
- Flat panel TV in living room and each bedroom
- Private deck with plunge pool and lounge furniture
- View of the Magic Kingdom fireworks
- wireless internet access
- Polynesian Bungalow Tour with Imagineer VIDEO
The Polynesian Villas and Bungalows are a Disney Vacation Club Resort. While DVC Members can book with points, you can also rent the villas for "cash". These are regular rate prices and do not include the Florida Sales Tax nor the county resort tax.
Walt Disney World Resort rates vary by season (there are nine seasons now), and also by day of the week. The holiday season is the most expensive time of the year. It runs from mid-December to early January, as well as during Easter Week.
Current rates for a:
— Disney Vacation Club Deluxe Studios Standard View range from $493 – $644 (Holidays up to $791)
— Disney Vacation Club Deluxe Studios Lake View range from $638 – $864 (Holidays up to $985)
— Disney Vacation Club Over the Water Bungalows $2,382 – $3,302 (Holidays up to $4,085)
Is there a fee to park at the Polynesian Villas and Bungalows?
Disney Vacation Club Members – will not be charged for standard overnight self-parking when staying at a DVC Deluxe Villa, regardless of whether they use vacation points or another form of payment. Members also will not be charged to park when using vacation points to stay at a Walt Disney World Resort hotel.
Click HERE for current pricing and other parking-related information.
RECREATION, DINING, TRANSPORTATION
All transportation, recreation and dining options are shared by the entire resort. Visit the Polynesian Village Resort Fact Sheet for complete details.
What are the places to eat?
'Ohana – This is a popular family restaurant at the Polynesian. It features an all-you-can-eat Polynesian feast overlooking Seven Seas Lagoon. 'Ohana is not a buffet. It is served family-style at your table. Food is prepared on an open fire pit. 'Ohana is located on the second floor of the Great Ceremonial House.
For breakfast, 'Ohana is the site of the 'Ohana Character Breakfast. Here you can enjoy a family-style breakfast where Disney characters will interact with you right at your table.
Kona Cafe – This restaurant serves creative fresh dishes for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and features special Kona Coffee! Unique desserts are a specialty of the house. There are several menu items that can easily be accommodated for vegetarian and even vegan diets. The chefs can assist with your entree needs and the pastry chef can assist with your dessert desires. There is also has a coffee bar just outside the restaurant, near the entrance to the monorail. Kona Cafe is located on the second floor of the Great Ceremonial House.
Captain Cook's Snack Company – This recently renovated and expanded 24-hour snack bar features fast food, snacks, and desserts. There are some additional outdoor tables available. Refillable Mugs are available hereis open 24 hours a day. Captain Cook's is located on the first floor of the Great Ceremonial House.
What are Rapid Fill Mugs?
The Rapid Fill beverage program allows Disney Resort guests to buy (or receive as part of the Disney Dining Plan) a resort mug that can be refilled for a certain period of time as designated at time of purchase. These mugs are enhanced by an RFID bar code that enables the mug to deactivate when the designated time is complete.
Is there a bar?
The Polynesian has three! The newest is Trader Sam's Grog Grotto (on the first floor of the Great Ceremonial House). Trader Sam's is an interactive bar and lounge. Small indoor seating area (where the magic takes place) and an outdoor terrace with its own bar and live entertainment. Tambu Lounge is connected to 'Ohana on the second floor of the Great Ceremonial House, and offers cocktails, juices, coffees, and appetizers. The Barefoot Pool Bar is next to the Nanea Volcano pool on the shores of the Seven Seas Lagoon. It is open daily 11:00 am – 7:00pm.
Points went on sale to Disney Vacation Club members on January 12, 2015. All guests were able to purchase points beginning Februrary 9, 2015.
On Sept. 17, 2013, the Disney Vacation Club announced that its planned next location would be at Disney's Polynesian Resort, located on Seven Seas Lagoon at Walt Disney World Resort. When this resort is completed, Disney Vacation Club will have destinations at all three resorts on the monorail system, allowing easy access to Magic Kingdom Park.