Best Disney Resorts for Small Children
Walt Disney World is home to approximately 25 resorts. It can be difficult to decide which resort to stay. Although all Disney resorts are kid friendly, some resorts really stand out for small children. The following resorts are some of the best Disney resorts for small children.
Art of Animation Resort
Art of Animation is probably the most popular Disney resort for small children. The resort’s theming sets it apart from other resorts for children. Finding Nemo, Lion King, Cars, and the Little Mermaid are all represented at the resort.
The rooms at Art of Animation are sure to please children. The standard rooms are themed to The Little Mermaid. The standard rooms sleep 4 while family suites sleep 6. The family suites are themed to Cars, Lion King, and Finding Nemo.
The resort provides Skyliner transportation to Epcot and Hollywood Studios. Bus transportation is provided to Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom.
It is also home to the largest pool on property, the Big Blue Pool. The resort also features two smaller pools in the Cars Land and Little Mermaid sections of the resort.
Yacht and Beach Club Resort
Yacht and Beach Club feature the most popular pool on property, Stormalong Bay. Stormalong Bay features a shipwreck water slide, lazy river, and a sand bottom.
The resorts are within walking distance to Epcot and Hollywood Studios. For tired feet, boat transportation is also provided. Bus transportation is available to Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom.
The rooms at Disney’s Yacht and Beach Club resort also sleep 5 guests.
Polynesian Village Resort
Polynesian Village Resort is one of the original Disney resorts. The Polynesian opened on October 1, 1971. Staying at the Polynesian is a great way to celebrate the Walt Disney’s World’s 50th anniversary.
The resort just finished a massive room renovation. The rooms have been rethemed to Moana. The rooms also sleep 5.
The Polynesian has monorail transportation to Epcot and Magic Kingdom. Bus transportation is provided to Hollywood Studios and Animal Kingdom.
The main pool, The Lava Pool features a volcano, waterfall, and waterslide. It has a zero depth entry which is popular for small children.
Caribbean Beach Resort
Caribbean Beach Resort is my favorite pick for a moderate resort. The resort features a Caribbean island theme including pirate influences.
The resort’s feature pool, Fuentes del Morro Pool, is a top pick for children. The pool is a zero entry pirate themed pool. It features two waterslides including one for small children. A kids play area can entertain children for hours.
Caribbean Beach features standard themed and pirate themed rooms. The standard rooms have the option to sleep families of 5 while the pirate rooms sleep 4.
The resort provides Skyliner and bus transportation. Guests staying at this resort have easy access to Epcot and Hollywood Studios via the Skyliner.
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