As I am sure you are aware, the next Disney Vacation Club Resort is Disney’s Polynesian Villas & Bungalows!
When I was there in April, they were busy building the lagoon bungalows and an additional building for villas. The first phase will open in 2015. Set directly on the shores of Seven Seas Lagoon, the bungalows will sleep up to eight guests and feature a plunge pool that offers views of fireworks over Magic Kingdom Park. As if having those bungalows was not enough, Disney will have 360 Deluxe Studios which will sleep up to five guests each and have the ability to connect to another Deluxe Studio. This is the first time that Disney Vacation Club has offered this option. Each room will each have a bathroom separated into two areas, one with a shower and sink and the other with a sink and tub/shower. Plus, they also will have kitchenettes and enhanced storage space for convenience and comfort.
The addition of Disney Vacation Club to this beloved resort is part of an overall renovation of the iconic resort hotel. A re-imagined Great Ceremonial House will welcome guests to a tropical destination where Disney magic meets South Seas hospitality. Also included is an enhanced feature pool and new food and beverage offerings, including Pineapple Lanai where Members and guests can get their favorite Dole Whip treats and Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto, which will feature exotic cocktails and Polynesian-themed small plates. Earlier this year, the resort opened a brand-new children’s activity center called Lilo’s Playhouse. The first phase of Disney’s Polynesian Villas & Bungalows is scheduled to open in 2015.
No news yet on when buying privileges will open up to members and the general public, but as soon as I know, I will make sure to tell you!