REVIEW: We Tried ALL THE THINGS at Disney’s NEW Private Beach Club

We’ve been following along with all the updates regarding Disney’s new private island, Lookout Cay at Lighthouse Point, which is officially opening soon!

Lookout Cay food

And, now that we’re lucky enough to officially be here, we’re bringing you along as we eat everything at this new private island destination!

Come with us as we check out what you’ll find to eat on Lookout Cay at Lighthouse Point!


Located on the Bahamian island of Eleuthera, Lookout Cay at Lighthouse Point is the latest exclusive destination available only to Disney Cruise passengers on certain Disney Cruise Line itineraries.

Hello from Lookout Cay!


The new destination sees Disney fully embrace the Bahamian location, and the customs and traditions of those who live there. Our reporters on the ground found the location to be gorgeous, with super white sand,  “turquoise-y” waters, and rocky outcroppings into the ocean. They also felt the Bahamian elements give it a lot of character, and enjoyed watching the Junkanoo parade.

Trumpet Stage

Food & Drinks

As you might have guessed, there are several food and drink locations scattered across Lookout Cay. Our team sampled several of them, and had some thoughts on food, drink, and overall service.

A cool treat on Lookout Cay


While the island has a selection of bars and drink establishments, one of our team members felt it suffered in comparison to Disney Cruise Line’s other private destination, Castaway Cay.

Bow & Ribbon Bar at Lookout Cay
Bow and Ribbon Bar

She offered the option that while Lookout Cay had “a lot of bars”  they were all “exactly the same. Literal same menu, same building layout, same pathway to the beach on every. Single. Bar. So you cant really find the “good” spot. But at least you can find where you want to hang and then you know you’ll have the bar and food options. I just felt like there wasn’t anywhere in the cay where I was like ‘THIS is where I’d be if I wasn’t working’ and I can think of a few spots on Castaway Cay.”

Drink Up


Our team was able to split up and eat at both of Lookout Cay’s main eating establishments: Serenity Bay BBQ and True True Too BBQ.

True True Too on Lookout Cay

They noted that True True had fewer options than the adults-only Serenity Bay, but that both were in high demand. Our reporters at Serenity Bay waited over 10 minutes for a table, while our team at True True eventually had to share one with another party.

Food on Lookout Cay

Food-wise, the meals were bit of a mixed bag. According to our team, the chicken was moist and well seasoned but nothing unique, and the Mac tasted like Stoffers. However, they praised the pineapple black bean salad with sweet pineapple and avocado and peppers as “exactly what you want to eat on a hot beach day.”


Beyond the food quality, our team did notice some operational issues. Notably, flies were a constant presence at both of the eating areas. In addition, there seemed to be some operational and logistic issues, such as most food being buffet but certain items requiring cast members to serve them, leading to confusion.

Standbys like burgers and hot dogs are available.

Overall, our feeling was that as cast members become more acclimated to the area – – our day there was also the first time many of them were seeing the island – -things would run much smoother.

Lookout Cay Chicken

Should You Go?

Our team’s general consensus was that they enjoyed their time at Lookout Cay, and it was definitely fun to visit, but perhaps not worth a trip on its own. As one of our team members put it, “I don’t know if the destination itself warrants planning a trip around it.” But, at the same time, if you are a frequent cruiser, you’ll want to go to Lookout Cay just to experience something different!

Lookout Cay Ribs

Stay tuned to AllEars as we bring you our full coverage of Lookout Cay at Lighthouse Point!

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Disclosure: We were invited by Disney Cruise Line to attend their preview of Lookout Cay at Lighthouse Point. This did not affect our reporting of the event — our opinions are our own.