Disney’s Polynesian Villas and Bungalows: The Island Tower Unveiled

Pursuitist, the ultimate luxury insider, shares the latest in a stunning revelation that has captivated Disney enthusiasts and luxury travelers alike: Walt Disney World’s Polynesian Villas and Bungalows has unveiled its latest addition, the Island Tower. Nestled in the heart of the tropical paradise that is Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort, this new tower promises an elevated experience of luxury, comfort, and cultural immersion that seamlessly blends with the resort’s iconic South Pacific theme.

A New Pinnacle of Polynesian Luxury

The Island Tower is more than just an addition to the resort; it is a testament to Disney’s commitment to providing unparalleled guest experiences. Designed with meticulous attention to detail, the tower features a mix of modern amenities and traditional Polynesian aesthetics, creating a harmonious balance between contemporary luxury and island charm.

The exterior of the tower is adorned with intricate wooden carvings and lush greenery, evoking the spirit of the islands. Inside, guests are greeted with spacious, elegantly furnished rooms that offer breathtaking views of the resort’s tropical gardens and the shimmering Seven Seas Lagoon. Each room is thoughtfully designed to reflect the rich cultural heritage of the Polynesian islands, with handcrafted décor, vibrant textiles, and artistic touches that tell the stories of the Pacific.

Exceptional Accommodations

The new Island Tower at Disney’s Polynesian Villas & Bungalows will take you on a storytelling journey that brings to life the spirit of Polynesia. Projected to open in December 2024, the proposed 10-story tower overlooking the stunning views of the Seven Seas Lagoon will celebrate the natural world and, of course, the magic of Disney.

The Island Tower offers a variety of accommodations to suit the needs of every traveler. From deluxe studios perfect for couples and small families to expansive three-bedroom grand villas that can accommodate larger groups, each unit is designed to provide a serene retreat after a day of adventure in the parks. Additionally, the Island Tower will feature brand-new two-bedroom penthouse villas, with many rooms offering spectacular views.

Disney Vacation Club members can make early rental reservations starting June 4, while Walt Disney World Annual Passholders can start booking rental reservations on June 5. All guests can make reservations online or by contacting (407) 934-7639 starting June 6.

Immersive Experiences

Staying at the Island Tower is more than just about the accommodations; it’s about the entire experience. Guests have access to all the amenities of Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort, including the Lava Pool with its thrilling water slide and zero-depth entry, the serene Oasis Pool, and the beautiful white-sand beaches.

Dining is another highlight, with a variety of options that celebrate the flavors of the Pacific. Guests can enjoy a meal at ‘Ohana, where the spirit of family and friendship is celebrated with delicious island-inspired cuisine, or indulge in a tropical cocktail at Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto, an enchanting tiki bar that transports guests to an exotic paradise.

A Magical Escape for Luxury Travelers

For those seeking the ultimate in luxury travel, the Island Tower at Disney’s Polynesian Villas and Bungalows offers an unparalleled escape. With its blend of luxurious accommodations, immersive experiences, and the magic of Disney, it promises to be a sought-after retreat for families, couples, and Disney aficionados seeking a unique and memorable vacation.

Completing a Vision

Did you know that original concept designs for Disney’s Polynesian Resort featured a prominent tower as the heart of the resort? Island Tower at Disney’s Polynesian Villas & Bungalows will complete the vision created by Disney Imagineers decades ago while embracing the rich culture of the Polynesian Islands. When you arrive at Island Tower, you will notice beautiful designs created exclusively for the exterior, including a gorgeous Manta Ray that symbolizes freedom, protection, and grace.

Art and Design

Inside the lobby, you will be greeted by an art panel installation on the ceiling inspired by several Polynesian Islands, showcasing wildlife native to each locale. Each animal holds a strong connection to the islands and symbolizes values important to Polynesians. Walt Disney Imagineering collaborated with over a dozen artists from around the world to create unique artworks that will be displayed throughout the resort. From preserved moss walls to sculptures made from recycled fishing nets, each piece will be inspired by the spirit of conservation and embody the rich cultures of Polynesia.

Island Tower at Disney’s Polynesian Villas & Bungalows will be within convenient walking distance to the Disney Monorail, making it the perfect base for visiting Magic Kingdom Park and EPCOT.

An Exciting New Chapter

Thomas Mazloum, President, New Experiences Portfolio and Disney Signature Experiences, expressed his excitement, saying, “Having a variety of choices for room types is such an important part of the vacation experience, so I love seeing the collection of accommodations that will be available at this new tower. I’m also excited about the stunning views of Magic Kingdom Park that resort guests will experience … truly, a stay here will put you right in the heart of the magic.”

As the newest jewel in the crown of Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort, the Island Tower invites guests to embark on a journey of relaxation, adventure, and cultural discovery. Whether you’re looking to unwind in a tropical paradise, explore the magic of Disney parks, or simply enjoy quality time with loved ones, the Island Tower offers an unparalleled escape that is sure to create lasting memories.

Luxury travelers visiting Walt Disney World now have even more options to live in the lap of luxury, making their stay not just a vacation, but an extraordinary experience that will be cherished for years to come.


Island Tower at Disney’s Polynesian Villas & Bungalows  FAQs

What is the Island Tower at Disney’s Polynesian Villas and Bungalows?

The Island Tower is a new addition to Disney’s Polynesian Villas and Bungalows, featuring luxurious accommodations and immersive experiences that blend modern comfort with traditional Polynesian aesthetics.

When is the Island Tower opening?

The Island Tower is projected to open in December 2024.

What types of accommodations are available at the Island Tower?

The Island Tower offers a variety of accommodations, including deluxe studios, three-bedroom grand villas, and brand-new two-bedroom penthouse villas.

Can Disney Vacation Club members make early reservations?

Yes, Disney Vacation Club members can make early rental reservations starting June 4.

What amenities are available to guests staying at the Island Tower?

Guests have access to all the amenities of Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort, including pools, dining options, and beautiful white-sand beaches.

How can I make a reservation?

Reservations can be made online or by contacting (407) 934-7639 starting June 6.

 

The Island Tower at Disney’s Polynesian Villas and Bungalows represents a remarkable blend of luxury, comfort, and cultural immersion. This new addition to Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort promises to offer an unparalleled guest experience, making it an ideal destination for luxury travelers, Disney enthusiasts, and families looking for a unique and memorable vacation.