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One of the best selling features of the Beach Club, is its proximity to Epcot. A short three minute walk and you're at the International Gateway at the World Showcase entrance to Epcot. Even when entering the park before the World Showcase "officially" opens at 11 a.m., Cast Members will guide guests to the Future World section of Epcot. This is also great for avoiding the throngs of people leaving Epcot after Illuminations. Other modes of transportation for Beach Club guests are available.
Magic Kingdom: Take the bus, a service shared with the Yacht Club and Boardwalk Resorts, or walk to Epcot, take the Monorail to the TTC and transfer to the MK Monorail.
Epcot: Aside from walking, the Friendship water launches can provide you with a leisurely, air-conditioned shuttle to Epcot. Leisurely, in that it could take up to 20 minutes as the launch stops at the Boardwalk Resorts and the Swan and Dolphin as well.
Disney's Hollywood Studios: A separate Friendship launch transports guests to Disney's Hollywood Studios. The launches make stops at the Boardwalk Resorts and the Swan and Dolphin hotels as well.
Animal Kingdom/Blizzard Beach: Buses will transport guests to these parks. However in addition to the Y & BC guests, the bus also makes stops at the Boardwalk and Swan and Dolphin hotels. Downtown Disney Marketplace, Downtown Disney West Side, Pleasure Island, and Typhoon Lagoon: The buses marked "Downtown Disney" will take you there.
For those wishing to go anywhere else on (or off) property, Bell Services can get a taxi for you. For groups requiring meeting facilities, the Yacht and Beach Club offers a 52,000 square foot convention center with a state-of-the-art sound and lighting system. The Harbor Ballroom is over 36,000 square feet and can accommodate 2,800 guests. With 21 breakout rooms, a business center, satellite up/down link capabilities, vast exhibit capabilities, and comprehensive meeting support, the Yacht and Beach Club conference facility is a very attractive location for businesses. Custom-made merchandise can be ordered for conferences and/or meetings held in WDW Resorts. For more information on this, call the Specialty Merchandising Department at (407)363-6433.