Caribbean Beach Resort Debuts New Port of Entry And Restaurants
Island living at Walt Disney World has gotten even better as Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort has debuted some big changes. Most noteworthy are its brand new port of entry, lobby, and three new food and beverage locations for guests to explore and enjoy. Visitors will embrace the the island spirit of the Caribbean relax in comfort as life slows to a leisurely pace amid lush surroundings and the sound of steel drums drifting through the air.
Re-imagined Old Port Royale
The Old Port Royale complex has been re-imagined as a new port of entry for Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort. It’s a centralized and convenient location for services, amenities and three new dining options.
Guests arrive at Old Port Royale via an all-new covered entrance large enough for vehicles to pass through. It is here that they are welcomed into a colorfully reappointed lobby under an open-trussed roof and a colonnade with floor-to-ceiling drapes. Friendly cast members are waiting in this open and communal environment to help guests check in to their rooms, answer questions, offer advice to help them better enjoy their stays and more.
Likewise, guests who choose to linger in the new lobby may rest in lounge-style seating areas with handmade furnishings. Or they may choose to stock up for their island adventures in the new Calypso Trading Post. This fun location offers favorite Disney merchandise and everything needed for a vacation.
Sebastian’s Bistro at Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort
As Sebastian would say, “life is the bubbles” at his new Caribbean-inspired table-service restaurant featuring warm island hospitality and waterfront views. Guests will feel as though they’ve stepped into a tropical beachfront home, where every detail celebrates the natural beauty of the region. The decor embraces everything from coral patterns and kelp filigree to lure-inspired art and nautical designs.
Furthermore the tantalizing menu blends Latin and Caribbean flavors into bright, fresh tastes ranging from seafood and steak to salads, sandwiches and burgers. Signature items include:
- Skirt steak “chimichurri” with crispy yuca
- Citrus-stuffed sustainable whole fish with turmeric brown rice and cilantro-lime vinaigrette
- Sauteed shrimp and tamales with roasted peppers and Salsa Verde
- Arepa with slow-cooked pork and chili-mango barbecue sauce
- Crispy avocado-and-bacon burger with chimichurri and pico de gallo
Also, vegan options include an island curry (no egg) salad sandwich on multi-grain bread, as well as a plant-based banh mi sandwich with pickled vegetables. To finish the meal, tropical fruits elevate decadent desserts, including:
- Banoffee Pie – Banana custard, chocolate ganache and graham cracker tart with caramel sauce
- Milemarker Zero – Iced key lime pops with sea salt and tropical sauce
Lastly, Sebastian’s Bistro at Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort offers island-inspired cocktails with Caribbean rums, as well as a made to order rum flight.
This fast-casual restaurant transports visitors to an indoor island street market. A large structure modeled after a traditional Caribbean thatched roof welcomes everyone inside. Guests will discover a diverse menu of family-friendly fare as they stroll beneath glowing colored light pendants.
Centertown Market at Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort specializes in customized Latin- and Caribbean-inspired dishes which are available for both breakfast and dinner. As a result, guests choose their base, protein and sauce, with these made-to-order bowls.
Also, Centertown Market features farm-to-table salads, Sicilian-style pizza and a variety of sandwiches and burgers. Likewise, those craving something sweet may indulge in an assortment of custom tarts and other delectable morsels.
Children will be thrilled by Pirate Mickey waffles and French toast for breakfast, and chicken breast nuggets, tacos and grilled cheese for dinner. There’s also an egg popper – a hard-boiled egg pop with green pirate juice, roasted pineapple and bacon.
Furthermore, the market’s expansive beverage island features Coca-Cola freestyle machines, freshly brewed coffee and a selection of teas. In contrast, draft beer and single-serve wine and cocktails are also available. Finally, for those who are excited to get moving, a grab-and-go market offers specialty coffee and quick bites.
Banana Cabana Pool Bar
It’s always “island time” at this festive pool-side bar that immerses guests in relaxed Caribbean living. Banana Cabana offers exclusive cocktails with premium spirits, including the Pink Guava Colada with rum, guava purée, pineapple juice and cream of coconut. Also, the Kraken Punch mixes black spiced rum with blood orange sour and pomegranate and orange juices.
Caribbean beers are also available, along with a variety of craft and traditional beers, as well as premium white and red wines. Non-alcoholic specialty drinks feature fruit juices and tropical flavors, including the Tropical Paradise, which blends pineapple, coconut, cinnamon and lime, dusted with nutmeg.
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