Walt Disney World Swan & Dolphin (sister) Resorts are the only Resorts found on property not owned by Disney. Instead they are owned by MetLife and Tishman Realty & Construction Corporation, managed by Marriott International Inc. They are easily identifiable, by the large twin Swan’s and Dolphin’s that adorn each one. Learn 5 reasons to consider one of these Resorts for your next stay.
1. Walking Distance To Parks
Disney’s Swan & Dolphin Resorts are found in a great central location, and walkable to 2 parks. It is within walking distance to Epcot & Hollywood Studios, or consider a relaxing water taxi to these parks. Guests can enter Epcot through the International Gateway entrance, it is about a 10-15 minute walk. Or, follow the signs to Hollywood Studios for a nice 15 minute stroll. Past guests say walking is quicker than the boats!
2. Disney Benefits
Staying at Disney World Resort comes with its own set of unique benefits. Guests staying at Disney’s Swan or Dolphin enjoy many of the same benefits as guests staying at Disney Resorts. Such as:
- Complimentary transporation to Disney parks
- Extra Magic Hours
- Book Fastpass+ 60 days out
- Advance tee times for 4 nearby Disney golf courses
- Priority seating at select Disney table-service dining, based on availability
- Free parking at Disney theme parks
- Free delivery service of merchandise purchased from shops to resort
3. Pool With Waterslide
Guests of Disney’s Swan or Dolphin Resorts are privy to a 3-acre tropical paradise. Find a beautiful cascading waterfalls, rock caves, 4 whirlpools and a water slide. With 2 lap pools, a spring pool and a kiddie pool, there is something for the whole family. Guests can join in on the poolside games, with music by a DJ. Visit the nearby Cabana Bar and Beach club for food and drinks.
4. Camp Dolphin
Al though most of the children activity centers have closed, Camp Dolphin remains open. Enjoy a night out with your significant other, while your children have a safe and fun evening at Camp Dolphin. Children will find activities such as Arts and crafts, Disney movies, Toys & Board games, and more! For children aged 4-12, Camp Dolphin charges by the hour, with a minimum of 2 hours, at $12 per hour per child. A kids meal from Picabu can be included for an additional $10. You do not have to be staying at the Resort to use this service.
Disney’s Swan & Dolphin have plentiful on-site dining options. With more than 15 on-site dining options, guests will find breakfast, lunch, dinner, late-night dining and bars on site. There is everything you need within your reach. Not to mention, guests are within walking Distance to Disney’s Boardwalk, and all that it offers.