yacht & beach club

Salmon Run stage suggestions

-Broken down pier with the skeletal remains of an amusement park, including a ferris wheel and roller coaster out in the water.

-Rickety restaurant deck in a salt marsh. Salmonids and jellyfish both spectate in the background.

-Huge abandoned beach mansion (yacht club?) surrounded by tidal flats. Broken furniture and the remains of unauthorized parties decorate it.

-Flooded campground, like Triggerfish but shittier. Fires are burning in the woods in the distance.

-Pirate-themed minigolf course complete with nasty blue water.

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 by Trevor Aydelotte

This Day in Disney History

November 5, 1990:  The Yacht Club Resort, sister of the Beach Club, opens on the shores of Crescent Lake.

Slightly larger than the Beach Club, this deluxe Epcot area resort resembles 1800s era  New England seaboard architecture.  The two resorts also share an amazing pool, Stormalong Bay, which features an amazing water slide, a lazy river, a whirlpool, and white sandy bottomed pools. 

This Day in Disney History

July 1, 2002: Disney’s Beach Club Villas open at Walt Disney World.

Also located on Crescent Lake, these luxury villas have their own quiet pool area (although of course you can still use the amazing main pool shared by the Yacht and Beach Club Resorts), and have access to the boat transportation shared by the resorts on the lake. 

The villas are Disney Vacation Club properties and were essentially an add-on to the Yacht and Beach Club complex. If you want to spend the night in the lap of luxury, this is definitely the place to do it! The resort is so close to Epcot, that it’s within walking distance. It’s definitely fun to take advantage of getting to watch the fireworks at nightly, and you can get into the park via the International Gateway after a 10 minute or less walk! That walk may be longer than it appears if you’ve decided to have drinks around the World beforehand!