Peaceful Beach Escape at Disney’s Vero Beach Resort
Disney is known across the world for their theme parks. Most people do not know that Disney also has beach resorts separate from the parks. One of the those resorts, Disney’s Vero Beach Resort, is a short drive from Walt Disney World but provides a peaceful beach escape.
Disney’s Vero Beach Resort is 100 miles from Walt Disney World and about 1 hour and 40 minute drive. Vero Beach is a Disney Vacation Club resort but cash paying guests can also stay there.
The city of Vero Beach is located on the Atlantic coast of Florida. Vero Beach is about halfway in between Daytona Beach and West Palm Beach.
Disney’s Vero Beach Resort has one table service restaurant, Wind and Waves Grill. Wind and Waves Grill serves breakfast and dinner.
Prior to COVID, Wind and Waves Grill had a character breakfast “Goofy’s Beachside Breakfast” on Saturday mornings. Wind and Waves Grill serves Disney favorites like Mickey Waffles and for dinner guests can enjoy seafood.
Vero Beach has a quick service restaurant called Wind and Waves Market. You can enjoy light meals, baked good, sandwiches, salads, and sweets. Dole Whip and Mickey Mouse ice cream bars are also served here. The Green Cabin Room serves cocktails with an ocean view.
Disney’s Vero Beach Resort has several activities guests can participate in. The feature pool features a water slide and a pirate themed kids splash area. The pool is shaped like Mickey Mouse. A whirlpool spa is also included.
The resort is also directly on the beach for Atlantic Ocean access. Beach chairs and umbrellas are available for rent.
The resort also has a 9 hole miniature golf course called Port Holes. The golf course is pirate themed and has several Peter Pan references.
Other activities included are basketball, volleyball, bocce ball, bingo, and archery. You can rent equipment such as bicycles at Eb and Flo’s. Disney’s Vero Beach also has a Community Hall which has art and crafts activities.
Also included is The Spa at Disney’s Vero Beach Resort. The spa offers massages, facials, hand and foot treatments, and vichy shower treatments. The spa has not yet reopened post COVID.
Vero Beach Resort is a Disney Vacation Club resort with many different villas accommodations. Accommodations include a deluxe studio, ocean view inn room, 1 bedroom villas, and 2 bedroom villas. Disney Vacation Club members can also rent a 3 bedroom beach cottage.
The one bedroom villas and larger include a full kitchen, living room, and laundry. Guests who are not Disney Vacation Club members will need to book this resort in advance as cash availability is limited.
If you are looking for a peaceful beach escape a short distance from Walt Disney World, Disney’s Vero Beach is a perfect excursion.
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