Community Hall Podcast by My DVC Points
Community Hall Podcast by My DVC Points
C006 Team Beach Club vs Team BoardWalk
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Join the conversation as we host a classic DVC community debate between Team Beach Club and Team BoardWalk. Which resort has the best rooms, food & beverage options, amenities, location & transportation options, theme, and the overall best resort! Are you Team Beach Club? Team BoardWalk? Join the conversation and decide for yourself!



In today interactive live show, we discuss the resorts from the perspective of:

  • Room
  • Location
  • Theme
  • Food and Beverage Options
  • Pool
  • Transportation
  • Overall Best Resort
Pro Tip: The DVC Buildings at Beach Club are teal. The Beach Club Inn is Blue. Yacht Club is grey buildings.
BoardWalk Villas room inventory information from DVChelp.com
BoardWalk Villas Room Category Map

Food and Beverage Options at Beach Club

  • Yachtsman's Steak House – Signature (TS – 2 credit)
  • Cape May Café – Breakfast Buffet with Minnie & Friends
  • Dinner is a traditional New England Clambake. (TS)
  • Beaches & Cream Soda Shop – 50s style soda shop featuring burgers, fries, shakes, and sundaes. (TS)
  • Beach Club Marketplace – Grab ‘n’ Go spot with baked goods, made-to-order sandwiches, and pre-packaged items. (QS)
  • Hurricane Hanna’s Grill – A pool bar serving burgers, lobster & shrimp rolls, and grilled chicken breast sandwiches. (QS)
  • Martha’s Vineyard – Located at the Yacht Club Resort, it features a full bar menu (QS)

Food and Beverage Options at BoardWalk

  • Trattoria al Forno – Character breakfast. Italian lunch and dinner
  • Big River Grille & Brewing Works – microbrewery TS
  • Flying Fish Café – Signature seafood dining
  • ESPN Club – Sports Bar & Former Ice Cream Shop
  • BoardWalk Bakery – The main quick service option.
  • Belle Vue Lounge – Cocktail lounge near the lobby
  • Jellyrolls – Dueling Piano Bar
  • BoardWalk Pizza Window
  • AbracadaBar  – lounge themed to the golden age of magic
  • Atlantic Dance Hall – Dance club located on the end of the Boardwalk
  • Leaping Horse Libations – Pool bar w/ small menu
  • Boardwalk Joe's Marvelous Margarita’s
  • Funnel Cake Cart
  • To Go Cart

Resort Amenities at Beach Club

  • A Room that keeps getting re-purposed
    • Was Sand Dollar Kid’s Club
    • Used for Captain Hook’s Pirate Crew
    • Currently Mini Community Hall  “Seaside Resort”
  • Billiards Table just off the DVC lobby / entrance
  • Ship Shape Fitness center by the main pool
  • Lafferty Place Arcade
  • Game room near the main pool
  • Boat Rentals
  • Tennis and Beach Volleyball
  • Sand Beach (no water access)

Resort Amenities at BoardWalk

  • Muscles and Bustles Fitness Center
  • Side Show Games – Arcade
  • Bike and Surrey Rentals
  • Tennis Courts
  • Ferris W Ealhers Community Hall

Beach Club Location and Transportation

  • EPCOT Area Resort
  • Closet Proximity to a Theme Park in WDW
  • Shortest Stumble Home from Food and Wine
  • Busses
  • 20 Minute Walk to DHS
  • 4 to 5 Minute Walk to Skyliner and International Gateway
  • Skyliner Not Always Open – Walk to DHS for Rope Drop
  • Friendship Boats to EPCOT, BWV, Swan and Dolphin and DHS
  • Closer to Skyliner than Little Mermaid Rooms at Art of Animation

Location and Transportation at BoardWalk

  • EPCOT Area Resort
  • Busses
  • 12-17 Minute Walk to DHS
  • 5-10 Minute Walk to EPCOT & Skyliner
  • Friendship Boats to EPCOT, BWV, Swan and Dolphin and DHS

Theming at Beach Club Villas

  • New England Beach Resort
  • Resort theming is moderate

Stormalong Bay

  • This is where the theming is top notch
  • Pirates ship has cashed along the lake
  • Sand bottom pool meets New England beach resort

Resort Theming at BoardWalk

  • Early-1900s Atlantic City Boardwalk
  • Entertainment and dining venues built into within the resort itself.

Stormalong Bay – 3 Acres Mini Water Park

  • Best Resort Pool in WDW
  • Pirates Ship Waterfall Slide with a Jr. Slide and Children's Pool
  • Lazy River
  • Bridges and Multi-level Sun Deck
  • Pool Volleyball Area
  • Sand Bottom Pools
  • Shallow Sand Play Area
  • Whirlpool Circular Zone Area
  • Two hot tubs in Rock Areas
  • DVC area quiet pool
  • Beach Club Inn side quiet pool

Pools at BoardWalk

  • Luna Park Pool Feature Pool – 184,217-gallon
  • 200-foot “Creepy Clown Slide” Slide
  • One (small) Hot Tub
  • Children's Pool and Play Area
  • Quiet Pool Next to DVC Community Hall
  • Quiet Pool on the Hotel side.

Beach Club Best Resort for those:

  • Who loves the proximity to EPCOT
  • Who Want a Mini-Water Park at their Resort
  • Want a hotel-style resort & close parking

Beach Club is Least Desirable for those who Value:

  • Quick service and close dining options
  • Magic Kingdom Proximity
  • Community Halls
  • Price per Point per Year Remaining – 2042 is Coming!

BoardWalk Best Resort for People Who Value:

  • Close proximity to EPCOT & Walk to DHS
  • Night Life and Busy BoardWalk
  • Point Stretching Standard View Rooms
  • Need Grand Villas

BoardWalk is Least Desirable for those who Value:

  • Close Parking Options
  • Magic Kingdom Proximity
  • Price per Point per Year Remaining – 2042 is Coming!