Can off-site visitors swim at WDW resorts?

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  1. bonnieblue

    bonnieblue Earning My Ears

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    Hi- We are going to Disney for a last minute Spring Break trip and were not able to get on site and stay within our budget. I would love to try out one of the swimming pools (maybe the Carribean Beach?) while we are there. Do the resorts offer a "pass" for visitors to come and swim? Any info would be appreciated. Thanks! :cheer2:
     
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  3. BrianD

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    Unfortunately, no, the pools are reserved for resort guests only. By the way, welcome to the DIS Boards!
     
  4. Allison

    Allison DIS Veteran

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    Brian is correct. The pools are for the exclusive use of those staying at the resort.
     
  5. formernyer

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    Think about it...

    You chose to not pay for an exclusive room; therefore, you should have no rights to the amenities which accompany those rooms.

    I'm staying at a Value hotel. Would my kids prefer to swim in the Deluxe pools? Sure they would. Could I easily get into those pools if I really wanted to? Sure I could. Will I be doing it? No. I was too cheap to pay for a fancy hotel; therefore, I have no right to use it.
     
  6. sajetto

    sajetto <font color=blue>Wedding Pavilion Bride 2007<br><f

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    Sorry, but no you'll need to go to one of the water parks to swim on Disney Property
     
  7. IMGONNABE40!

    IMGONNABE40! <font color=green>Okay, I already am 40, but if I

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    Welcome...and congratulations. You have just pushed one of the hot buttons.

    Prepare to :duck: and don your :firefight . Some people get really :furious: over this issue. :rolleyes2
     
  8. Mariposa

    Mariposa DIS Veteran

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    Gosh.. she asked if it was okay, not stated that she was going to do it regardless.

    Welcome bonnieblue! :)
     
  9. byoung

    byoung <font color=coral>You are keeping us alive<br><br>

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    Welcome to the DIS.
     
  10. bonnieblue

    bonnieblue Earning My Ears

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    I really wanted to know if the resorts would sell me a visitor pass or if there were any circumstances where you could be approved a visit. Didn't mean I'd be sneaking in. Deruffle those feathers. ;)
     
  11. KJHawley

    KJHawley Mouseketeer

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    Nice response! Anyway, you might have looked at the water parks already, but if you haven't, Typhoon Lagoon is really fun.
     
  12. DebIreland

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    :rolleyes: She merely asked a question. No need whatsoever for a response like that.

    bonnieblue, welcome to the DIS!!! :)
     
  13. princessluau

    princessluau Earning My Ears

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    Sure, if you sneak in but would not advise unless you are planning on eating at the resort. You could get lunch and then hang at the pool, just grab hotel towels and relax. Have fun. Tammy
     
  14. Joann

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    Welcome to the Dis board have fun on your trip!
     
  15. Aimeedyan

    Aimeedyan <font color=blue>Why get all excited about somethi

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    The pools are so crowded as it is, they do not offer any kind of visitor pass to use them.

    You are welcome, however, to tour resorts, dine at them, visit the gift shop, scope out the pool, etc. We have done this at every hotel at WDW now and it gives us a good idea of where we want to stay next =0
     
  16. Ladyhawke10

    Ladyhawke10 Grand Floridian girl

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    I know they offer daylong pool-passes at the Hilton Hawaiian Village resort on Oahu==it has fancy slides and spas that most of the neighboring hotels around it don't have, and it sells for 20$ per day for the passes. I wonder if the Swan or Dolphin might sell these? Their grotto pool is worth a pool-pass day if someone was in the market for one :sunny:
     
  17. Sleepy

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    I find the lazy river at the water park more fun than any pool. Also, the slides at the water parks are more intense than any pool onsite.
     
  18. Zip-a-dee-dude-da

    Zip-a-dee-dude-da If only I could find a woman like Tinkerbell!!

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    Sure you can can swim where ever you'd like to. Just act like you own the place and no one will say anything......of coures this is morally reprehensible and frowned upon by many members of these boards...but alas is is very easy to accomplish.
     

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