Disney's Riviera Resort
Grand Opening: December 16, 2019
Deed Expiration: Jan 31st, 2070
Years Remaining: 31
2023 Dues per Point: $7.86
Direct Sales Summary
Direct Cost per Point: $217
Developer Incentives Available
Direct Cost per Point per Year: $4.62
Minimum Points for New Members: 100
Minimum Points for Existing Members: 50
Riviera Owner Interviews:
Micah Wyss from MousePerks.com, Alicia Urbain, Tara Gray, Kati Swanson, Brian Flock from DCL Duo
DVC Member Riviera Review – Part 1
DVC Member Riviera Review – Part 2
Resale Summary as of April 2023
Average Cost per Point: $134
Resale / Direct Savings: 38.25%
Be Advised of Significant Resale Restrictions
150 Point Blue Card Premium: $12,450
Free Moonlight Mickey Bars to Break Even: 2,188
See listings at DVC Resale Market Listings
Our Team's Shows About Disney's Riviera Resort
The Best 1 and 2 Bedroom DVC Villas
What are the three best studios in DVC? We asked our panel of studio staying experts to give us their top 3 studio choices. We asked them to focus exclusively on the room as we've discussed the resorts in numerous other shows. The themes that ran in our show were colors, bathrooms, and decor. Episode 224
Does It Make Sense to Buy Riviera through Resale?
Sam has been a DVC member at Bay Lake Tower and recently he purchased not one, but three resale contracts at Riviera Resort! In this episode, Sam shares why purchasing Riviera on the resale market made perfect sense for him, even in spite of the restrictions. Episode 162
C037 Top 10 Reasons to Stay at Riviera Resort
We polled over two thousand Riviera Resort Owners and asked why should somebody stay at the newest addition to Disney Vacation Club: Disney's Riviera Resort. Riviera combines the magic of Europe with the magic of Disney and is located in the Epcot Resort Area and is home to many of our My DVC Points Community members. Join tonight's panel as they continue our “Top 10” series on Community Hall Live and discuss their favorite parts of Riviera Resort and why they enjoy them so much.
121 Insider Tips for Picking Your Next DVC Home Resort
DVC Members love their home resorts for a variety of reasons. Chad, Valerie, Brad, and Sandy are back to discuss the three main factors people use when picking their home resort. Some people buy them because they love the resort. Others buy specifically for the 11-month booking window advantage. Yet other members are more influenced by the financial, economic, and deed expiration dates. We believe every resort is unique, and there's something for everyone to love in DVC. Join the conversation as we discuss these three factors across all of the DVC resorts.
098 Community Hall Live: Team Bay Lake Tower vs Team Riviera Resort
What resort is your favorite place to stay? Bay Lake Tower or Riviera? Which would you own? Join the conversation in Community Hall Live by My DVC Points as discuss these awesome resorts in our summer resort shootout series. Tonights hosts Chad, Roxanne, Caleb, and Brian Flock from DCL Duo.
073 Disney's Riviera Resort Member Review Part 2
Chad, Joe, Caleb, and Amy wrap up their discussion on Disney's Riviera Resort review series. If you're considering buying into Riviera, this is the episode series you're looking for. In the second half, our experienced members and owners discuss the laundry facility, Skyliner, Member Update tour, and Cast Member compliments. This is the final episode of the Riviera Resort Review.
072 Disney's Riviera Resort Member Review Part 1
In Episode 072 Chad and 3 DRR owners are coming together to provide a resort review of Disney's Riviera Resort. If you're considering buying into Riviera, this is the episode series you're looking for. In the first half, our experienced members and owners discuss room locations and requests, pools, restaurants, and recreation. This is the fifth episode in a 7 episode series on the Riviera Resort.
071 Seeing DVC as an Investment in Relationships and Family Vacations Not a Financial Investment with Brian Flock in the Disney's Riviera Resort Series
Brian and his family are new to the DVC Community, buying resale into Grand Californian in May 2019. When Disney's Riviera Resort became available for purchase, the Flock family was quick to add on points and become direct members! Brian shares with us why his family bought into Riviera as an investment in their future family vacations and without seeing it as a financial investment.
070 Skyliner, Hidden Minnies & Adult Disney Trips with Kati Swanson in the Disney Riviera Resort Owner Series
Kati Swanson, or Princess Kati, as she's known in the My DVC Points Community, has been a DVC owner since 2016. When addonitis hit, she knew she wanted to add more points at a resort that fit her high-end tastes, and Disney's Riviera Resort was that resort! Kati shares why she bought at Riviera and her love of the variety of accommodations at Walt Disney World.