DISNEY'S CARIBBEAN BEACH RESORT Christmas at CBR 2007 Photos CBR construction pictures Oct 31, 2007 The beach near the pool is closed for construction. You can still reach the pool and the bridge over the island. Construction Pictures Nov 13 2007 Construction Pictures Dec. 20, 2007 CBR Pool closed pictures Jan. 7,2008 CBR Pool construction and slide at Barbados Jan 11, 2008 Picture of the pirate slide area, courtesy of mollyseven FACT- 1/7/08 - 9/15/08 - Old Port Royale Pool - During this rehab, the Barbados and Jamaica Village Pools will have slides added. The resort's recreation programs for children will also be enhanced while this rehab is taking place. As I receive any information I will update the information.. Welcome to the CBR FAQ's Part II. This thread will always be stuck at the top of the Resorts board along with all the other resorts. Please sit back, kick your shoes off and enjoy reading about CBR. If you have any questions I would be glad to answer them. Phone: 407-934-3400 900 Cayman Way Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830 (for priority shipping) Mailing Address: Post Office Box 10,000 Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830-1000 (for United States Postal Service deliveries) Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort FAQ’s CBR opened Oct. 1988. The resort is arranged around a 42 acre lake. The size of the resort is 200 acres and has 2,112 guest rooms. Where can I find a map of CBR? http://www.idhal.com/CBR/cbr.html Where can I find pictures of the resort? http://www.idhal.com/CBR/cbr.html http://albums.photo.epson.com/j/AlbumList?u=1770063 Can you tell me about the different villages at CBR? http://www.idhal.com/CBR/cbr.html There are 5 villages at CBR. Trinidad - 576 Rooms - Terra Cotta, Bronze, Green color scheme; Trinidad, buildings 3100, 3200, 3300 are located in close proximity to Old Port Royale. Martinique - 384 Rooms - Sea Blue, Red/Pink Trim color scheme Barbados - 384 Rooms - Salmon, Pink/Teal color scheme Aruba - 384 Rooms - Pink Purple with Teal Roofs color scheme Jamaica- 384 Rooms- Yellow, Blue 21 Special needs rooms 2,112 Non Smoking rooms The entire resort is non smoking now. Here is a link to the Smoking areas at the resorts at WDW. http://www.wdwinfo.com/resortmaps/ Bedding:Two Double beds are in each room except rooms with king beds. Rollaways $15.00 plus tax. Crib on request (under 3 years) Each village has its own pool except Trinidad has 2. Rooms can accommodate up to 4 people. There is a curtain between the room and the sink area. Coffeepots, full size ironing boards and irons, hair dryer are provided. Mickey bar soap and shampoo is provided daily. They are all 2 story buildings. They have no elevators. They also now have refrigerators in every room. http://www.idhal.com/photogallery/photo2058/real_p.htm Preferred locations Martinique it will be buildings 24, 25, 26. In Trinidad North it will be 31,32,33. The additional charge will be $15 per night. How do I check in at CBR? Where can I buy tickets? You will need to stop at the guard shack before entering CBR. Be sure to have your room confirmation and a Photo ID to show the guard. He will direct you to the Customs House. There is a guest services window in the Customs house. They can help with information, priority seatings, ticket information. Where can I buy meals, souvenirs, play games, etc.? You would need to go to Old Port Royale. This is where the food court, gift shop, video arcade, sit down restaurant, is located. The food court area has a central check out with different stations serving a variety of meals for breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks. There is a sit down area and there is also the Grab and Go market area with separate check out. The Grab and Go market has different selections during the day. Varies from bread, bagels, donuts, cereal, sandwiches, beer, wine, desserts, etc. Shutters at Old Port Royale is the sit down restaurant. You can make Priority seatings for this restaurant. What is the island in the middle of the lake? The island is called Caribbean Cay(used to be called Parrot Cay). It has several play areas for kids and some tucked away romantic benches for adults. There are bridges that connect the island to the mainland. It is great to walk around the island and enjoy the views. How far is it to walk around the lake? The distance around the lake is 1.4 miles. It is great for walking, jogging, and riding bicycles. Where can I rent boats and bicycles? Marina, Barefoot Bay Boat Yard (407) 934-2851 Old Port Royale/Lighthouse Hours: (subject to change) 10:00am - 5:00pm Last rental at closing Lake cleared 30 minutes after closing Marina hours are approximate (may close due to inclement weather) Rentals: Sea Raycer by Sea Ray®: $24.00(plus tax) per 30 mins. 38.00 per hour. Canoe 3 guests max $6.50 per 30 mins. Sun Tracker®Pontoon Boats: $42.00(plus tax) per 1/2 hour Pedal Boats: (1-4 passengers) $6.50 (plus tax) per 1/2 hour Sailboats: (1-2 passengers): $20.00(plus tax) per hour 17' Boston Whaler Montauk 6 guests max. $33.00 per 30 mins. Boat Rentals In order to rent watercraft, a guest must be 18 years of age and present a WDW Guest ID or valid driver's license. Marina Plans for Walt Disney World Resort Guests only Family Plan- Includes use of boats and bicycles for up to 5 guests for 10 calendar days. This offer is valid only for registered WDW Resort Guests. Boats/bicycles are available on a first come, first serve basis. Boats/bicycles included in this offer must be rented from the Caribbean Beach Marina only. Please call or visit the Caribbean Beach Marina for further details. Other restrictions may apply. (Surrey Bikes are not included) Captain's Plan- (any combination) of boats and bicycles. This offer is available to all Guests, and boats/bicycles included in this offer must be rented from the Caribbean Beach Marina only. Boats/bicycles are available on a first come, first serve basis. Requirements for driving watercraft: Not sure if this has changed lately! A child must be at least 12 years old and at least 5-feet tall to drive the mouseboats There is a maximum combined weight of 320 lbs. permitted for a mouseboat. Drivers of pontoon boats must be 18 years of age. (Maximum of 8 people) Drivers of canopy boats must be 18 years of age. (Maximum of 6 people) All drivers under the age of 18 MUST have a parent or legal guardian sign a release. Drivers 18 years of age must provide ID with birth date. Bike Rentals Barefoot Bay Bike Works: (407) 934-2851 Old Port Royale/Lighthouse Hours- 10-5 daily( Subject to change) Prices: Mongoose® Bicycle: $8.00(plus tax) per hour/$22.00 (plus tax) per day Surrey Bike (2-seater): $18.00(plus tax) per 1/2 hour Surrey Bike (4-seater): $22.00(plus tax) per 1/2 hour Children’s bikes, child seats and helmets are available A limited number of children’s bikes have training wheels No overnight rentals What time are pools open and do I need to bring my room tools to the pool? POOLS Pool use is for Caribbean Beach Resort Guests and Disney Vacation Club Members ONLY. During certain times of the year, Disney Vacation Club usage may be suspended due to capacity. Please contact front desk to verify. Pools are heated to approximately 82 degrees at all Walt Disney World Resorts For safety, diaper-age children must wear plastic pants or swim diapers Old Port Royale Main Pool Pool Hours: 7:00am to midnight (subject to change) Lifeguard/Slide Hours- 10am to 8pm (subject to change) The main pool has water falls, a slide, a kiddie pool and a spa. Towels: A limited supply of towels is available at the Old Port Royale pool ONLY. Guests may also bring towels from their room. There are no towels available at the Village Pools. There are separate showers in the locker rooms at the Old Port Royale pool There are coin operated lockers at the Old Port Royale pool only. Village Pools Hours:7:00am - midnight (subject to change) Swimming, sunbathing, and coin operated laundry facility No lifeguards at Village pools. Swim at own risk. Towels: No towels available. Guests should bring towels from their room. Towels are only available at the feature pool. Swimming is not permitted in the lake.