Everything about Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort says “Bienvenido.” Pastel colors on stucco buildings, beautiful tiles, geometric designs, and graceful arches highlight the resorts Spanish Colonial – Southwestern style. El Centro, the resort’s main building, features an arched ceiling with wooden beams that accent its shape, metal and glass lanterns, and cool tile floors. Guest rooms are located in three “settlements:” Casitas, Ranchos, and Cabanas. There are standard room options, sleeping up to 4 people and suites which can sleep up to 6 people. The resorts Spanish Colonial – Southwestern inspiration continues into guest rooms with sophistication and comfort. Rooms feature subtle patterns and a color palette of warm chocolate tones with accents of blues, yellows and rusts.
Diners have plenty of choices for fueling up with a full service restaurant, two food courts, and 2 outside lounges on site. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served at the Pepper Market. Vibrant colors, stung lights and whimsical decor makes this a fun way to start or end your day. American and Mexican flavors are present and there’s sure to be something for anyone. For those 21 years or older, Mexican beer and margaritas make a wonderful addition to a meal. At Cafe Rix guests can grab a breakfast sandwich to jump-start the day, fuel up with a sandwich, wrap or flatbread pizza. Enjoy lakeside views at the Laguna bar. You can snag an umbrella covered table and enjoy a margarita, beer, wine or signature cocktail. Light fair is also available. The Maya Grill, available for dinner only, is a table service restaurant with Latin American flavors. The dining room is cool and posh with warm golden yellows and oranges and plummy purples. Stucco is brought to life with Mayan stylized murals.
There are a total of 4 pools at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort – the main themed pool, The Lost City of Cibola Pool and 3 leisure pools. The Lost City of Cibola pool is located in an area called the Dig Site where there is something for the entire family. The pool itself features a waterfall made from a Mayan ruins pyramid structure. Other structures playfully spout water into the pool. There is a terrific 123 foot long water slide with a colorfully painted jaguar poised watching guests, sending a burst of water their way, as they zoom down the slide. Siestas pool bar with drinks and snacks, a sand volleyball court, a kiddie pool, two spa pools, an arcade and the largest hot tub on Walt Disney World’s property are also located at the Dig Site. If you want a quieter swim, each “settlement,” the Casitas, Ranchos, and Cabanas each have their own smaller leisure pool.
Guests looking for something to do outside of the pool with find plenty of recreation choices at Coronado Springs. With a lake on the property guests can rent pedal boats or kayaks or enjoy a fishing expedition. Bike rentals are available or take a walk or jog around the joggin trail that circles Lago Dorado. At night, the entire family can enjoy a campfire on the beach, complete with stories, singing and of course, roasted marshmellows!