mapDisney Resort Pocket Guide: Disney’s Riviera Resort
Mediterranean Europe is at the center of Walt Disney World’s newest resort, the Riviera. Classic and modern touches blend tastefully to create an elegant environment, while retaining the famous Disney magic. In fact, guests of all ages can enjoy a unique collection of art honoring famous Disney characters and icons – with a touch of European Riviera flair (and you can find some of these prints for purchase in the lobby of the complex).
Riviera Resort guests can take the Disney Skyliner at Epcot or Hollywood Studios, plus two other resorts including Art of Animation and Pop Century.
The Caribbean Beach complex is a short walk away.Yes. And of course, all other Walt Disney World parks and resorts are accessible via complimentary bus service.
The Riviera offers the widest range of accommodations of any Walt Disney World Resort. The smallest rooms are the cozy and romantic Tower Studio rooms, which contain a Murphy bed and can accommodate up to two adults. The largest room available is the Grand Three-Bedroom Villa, which can sleep up to twelve people. And there’s a whole range of other parts in between. The PlanDisney PDF pocket guide offers much more detail on the different room types.
One of Walt Disney World’s most popular restaurants is located at the Riviera Resort. The Topolino terrace offers fine Italian and French cuisine, as well as the immensely popular character meal – Breakfast a la Art with Mickey & Friends. little treat – Topolino is the name of Mickey Mouse in Italy (it translates into English as “little mouse”).
Another popular hotspot located on the Riviera is Bar Rivawhich offers top-notch bar service, an impressive lounge menu and an impeccable atmosphere.
Two swimming pools are located on the grounds of the complex. The Riviera Pool is the largest in the resort and includes a hot tub, waterslide and “S’il Vous Play” – an interactive water play area for children. Food is available at Bar Riva – located near the pool. The Beau Soleil swimming pool also offers a hot tub.
Walkers and runners will enjoy the 1.2-mile trail that loops around adjacent Barefoot Bay and passes by Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort. Other unique outdoor activities include a chess lawn and pétanque court.
Disney’s Riviera Resort is the perfect combination of chic surroundings and Disney magic, while being centrally located in Walt Disney World. This station is well worth the detour.
planDisney Pocket Guides are especially helpful for guests considering staying at a resort they’ve never seen before.experimented. Other pocket guides released by planDisney to date include:
Pocket guides take the form of 5-14 page PDF slides, easily printable and saveable on smart devices. They offer effective snapshots of station basics, including:
- Transportation options
- Room sizes
- Food and drink options and locations
- Swimming pools and recreational activities
- tips from the planDisney panel
In addition to the Disney Parks Blog, planDisney also publishes pocket guides through their PageInstagram. Following their IG feed can be the best way to keep up to date with the latest releases. We’ll continue to update this list of pocket guides as planDisney releases them.
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