Everything You Need to Know About Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort

If you’ve been following along with us here at MickeyBlog, you’ll know that we’ve been exploring many of our favorite Walt Disney World Resorts. Next up is a property that is experiencing a bit of a renaissance Disney’s Riviera Resort! This moderate resort features a brand new tower, dining experiences, room renovations and so much more!

Coronado Springs

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You can celebrate the unique blend of Spanish, Mexican and Southwest American cultures during your stay at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort and Gran Destino Tower. The moderate property is a beautiful lakeside oasis with classic influences, Disney touches and modern comforts!

Coronado Springs

Location

This sprawling property is located in the Animal Kingdom Resort area.

resort bus

Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort Transportation

  • EPCOT: Resort Bus
  • Hollywood Studios: Resort Bus
  • Magic Kingdom: Resort Bus
  • Animal Kingdom: Resort Bus
  • Disney Springs: Resort Bus

There is also an internal bus route that spans the perimeter of the Coronado Springs Resort property.

Room Types

  • standard room
    • 2 queen beds
    • Views of courtyards or parking areas.
    • Sleeps 4 Adults
  • Water View Room
    • 2 queen beds
    • Views of Pool or Lake
    • Sleeps 4 Adults
  • Preferred Room
    • 2 queen beds
    • Views of Lake, Courtyard or Parking Area
    • Located near El Centro, Dining, Shopping and Transportation
    • Sleeps 4 Adults
  • Standard Room- King
    • 1 king bed
    • Views of courtyards or parking areas.
    • Sleeps 2 Adults
  • Preferred Room- King
    • 1 king bed
    • Views of Lake, Courtyard or Parking Area
    • Located near El Centro, Dining, Shopping and Transportation
    • Sleeps 2 Adults
  • Water View Room- King
    • 1 king bed
    • Views of Pool or Lake
    • Sleeps 2 Adults
  • 1 Bedroom Suite – King
    • 1 King Bed & 1 Queen Size Sleeper Sofa
    • Views of Garden or Lake
    • Sleeps 4 Adults
  • Casitas – 1 bedroom suite
    • 2 Queen Beds and 1 Queen Size Sleeper Sofa
    • Views of Courtyard
    • Located near El Centro, Dining, Shopping and Transportation
    • Sleeps 6 Adults
  • Casitas – Executive Suite
    • 1 King Bed, 2 Queen Beds and 1 Queen Size Sleeper Sofa
    • Views of Courtyard
    • Located near El Centro, Dining, Shopping and Transportation
    • Sleeps 8 Adults

Coronado Springs

Gran Destino Tower Rooms & Suites

  • Tower—Standard View
    • 2 queen beds
    • Views of courtyards, landscaping or parking areas.
    • Sleeps 4 Adults
  • Tower-Water View Room
    • 2 queen beds
    • Views of Pool or Lake
    • Sleeps 4 Adults
  • Tower – Standard Room- King
    • 1 king bed
    • Views of courtyards, landscaping or parking areas.
    • Sleeps 2 Adults
  • Tower – Water View Room – King
    • 1 king bed
    • Views of Pool or Lake
    • Sleeps 2 Adults

Gran Destino Tower – Club Access Rooms & Suites

Club Level Amenities Include:

  • Daily housekeeping service
  • Access to Disney Signature Services—for personal assistance with your vacation. Call: 407-939-7777
  • Complimentary health club access
  • Secured key access to the club-level lounge, serving refreshments 7:00 am to 10:00 pm daily
  • Personalized Front Desk and Guest Services
  • Access to Concierge service at the Chronos Club
  • Complimentary newspapers in Club Level lounge
  • Tower – Standard View- Club Access
    • 2 queen beds
    • Views of courtyards, landscaping or parking areas.
    • Sleeps 4 Adults
  • Tower – Deluxe Suite – Club Access
    • 1 King Bed and 1 Queen Sleeper Sofa
    • Views of courtyards, landscaping or parking areas.
    • Sleeps 4 Adults
  • Tower – 1 Bedroom Suite – Club Access
    • 1 King Bed and 1 Queen Sleeper Sofa
    • Views of courtyards, landscaping or parking areas.
    • Sleeps up to 4 adults
  • Tower – Presidential Suite – Club Access
    • 1 king bed and 2 queen beds
    • Views of courtyards, landscaping or parking areas.
    • Sleeps up to 6 adults

Dining locations

  • Toledo Tapas, Steak and Seafood –Savor dishes and small plates inspired by the flavors of Spain while feasting your eyes on the sweeping views from this rooftop restaurant. On the menu you’ll find delicious tapas, steaks and seafood. A highlight is also small plates of charcuteria and cheeses. Toledo also highlights Spanish wines with over 50 choices hand-selected by the restaurants Master Sommelier along with handcrafted cocktails, beers and ciders.
  • Three Bridges Bar and Grill at Villa del Lago – This lakefront restaurant features sweeping views of Lago Corado and connects the island of Villa del Lago with the Resort. On the menu you’ll find savory entries like peppercorn wings, braised pork tacos and steak frites. The Signature Burger features manchego cheese, roasted garlic aioli, arugul and tomato. You’ll also find a wide array of wines and sangria!
  • Rix Sports Bar & Grill – Watch the game at this lounge area that boasts 31 state-of-the-art TVs as well as a menu offering a unique spin on classic sports fare.
  • Dahlia Lounge – This new lounge area in the Gran Destino Tower is the perfect location to sip cocktails or enjoy a glass of wine and even features a rooftop terrace where you’ll want to linger and mingle.
  • Barcelona Lounge – This lounge area has it all from frothy coffees and signature gin cocktails to premium wines and craft beers. You’ll find it on the lower level lobby of the Gran Destino tower which is decorated with a magnificent chandelier and sculpted columns.
  • Siesta Cantina – This poolside hideaway features sandwiches, burgers, nachos and specialty cocktails
  • Mayan Grill – This family-friendly table service eater features a majestic dining room with welcoming Mayan motifs of fire, sun and water. The menu features a delicious array of traditional platters and chef’s specialties.
  • Cafe Rix Head to this quick service spot for an array of pastries, yogurts, fruits and salads. You’ll also find sweet treats including dessert cakes, gelatos and sorbets as well as specialty coffees and smoothies.
  • El Mercado de Coronado – This light and airy dining spot features Grab & Go items for breakfast, lunch, dinner as well as desserts and drinks.
  • Laguna Bar – Enjoy a refreshing lakeside beverage that specializes in tequila and mezcal. You’ll soak up the tropical vibes and relaxing atmosphere after a long day at the parks.

Disney's Coronado Springs Pool

swimming pools

  • The Lost City of Cibola Pool – This sprawling pool complex has a Mayan ruins theme. The Lost City of Cibola pools boasts a 50 foot pyramid complete with 123 foot waterslide featuring a spitting Jaguar spirit animal making for a fierce ride! The area also has the largest hot tub at Walt Disney World which has room for 22 adults. Be on the lookout for poolside activities including white-sand volleyball, kiddie pool and Iguana Arcade.
  • Three Leisure Pools – In addition to the main pool area, you’ll also find three quieter pool areas, one in each settlement – Casitas, Ranchos and Cabanas.

coronado lobby

Other Recreation

  • Colors of Coronado Painting Experience-Get in touch with your inner artist as we explore the Colors of Coronado—a master-led painting class. Take place every Friday. –
  • Spanish Mosaic Art – Immerse yourself in a Spanish art tradition as you design your own mosaic showpiece with a touch of Disney flair! Offered every Wednesday and Saturday.
  • playground
  • Movies Under the StarsWatch favorite Disney films at complimentary screenings in a grassy area outdoors. The line-up changes regularly so as the front desk for the schedule!
  • Campfire Activities
  • jogging trail Take a brisk 0.9-mile run or walk along the scenic trail that loops around 22-acre Lago Dorado.
  • La Vida Health Club & Fitness Center – Revitalize and rejuvenate yourself at Coronado Spring’s full-service facilities, which feature 2 fitness centers, massage therapy, facial treatments and a beauty salon.

Quick Service Credits

Shopping

panchitos Chase down Disney souvenirs, native crafts and more at this Three Caballeros-themed store named for the Mexican charro rooster.

pricing

As one of Disney’s Moderate Resort properties, pricing at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort for Spring 2022 starts at around $300 and go up to the $1200+ for suites and club level However, this property is also regularly included in Disney discount offers so you may be able to get some additional savings!

You can download the entire Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort Pocket Guide here.planDisney-Pocket-Guide-to-Coronado-Springs

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