The best reasons to stay at Cabana Bay Beach Resort

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The best reasons to stay at Universal Orlando’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort are numerous!  Let’s start with location, in the center of it all, Cabana Bay is just a short walk from Universal Studios, Islands of Adventure, and City Walk, and super easy access to Volcano Bay.  After a long day in the parks don’t fear, there are complimentary shuttles to get you back and forth to the resort.   Universal Orlando Resort guests have access to some great benefits including early theme park admission, resort wide charging abilities, and resort Character visits.  But this is just the tip of the iceberg as to why this is the best resort!

Cabana Bay Beach Resort

The theming at Cabana Bay Beach Resort has the retro feel of the 50s and 60s, but all of the amenities of modern day.  The iconic style and colors along with a ton of activities for every member of the family make this a great location for every family type.  This theming is just the perfect amount to give you the laid back vacation vibe you need.


Cabana Bay Beach Resort standard room

Do you have a larger family?  Not only does Cabana Bay have standard hotel rooms, but for those with more than four in the family, the family suites sleep up to six, with two queen beds and a pull-out sofa.  The family suites have plenty of space as well as a kitchenette and split bathroom.  The standard rooms all come with a mini fridge and coffee maker.  The family suites also include a kitchenette with a coffee maker, mini fridge, microwave, and sink.  Compartmentalized bathrooms in all room types allow multiple family members to be prepping at the same time.


Cabana Bay Beach Resort slideCabana Bay does not disappoint in things to do.  Need a break from the theme parks?  There is plenty to keep you occupied here.  With two super fun pools, two hot tubs, a waterslide, and lazy river, the hard part is deciding what to do first.  Don’t worry even in the more mild temperatures of winter both pools are heated.  When relaxing at the Lazy River Courtyard and Pool make sure to bring or purchase a float and spend some time in the lazy river.    The pools at Cabana Courtyard and Lazy River Courtyard are zero entry making these great area for the little ones to splash and play.   With cabanas available for rent in the Cabana Courtyard, this pool is perfect for a pool day to relax.   Need a break from the water, stop by the front desk for a listing of pool side activities including crafts and games.

Galaxy Bowl

Unique to this resort is Galaxy Bowl, this bowling alley can book up fast in the evening, stop early in the day to reserve your spot.  Pro-tip, don’t forget to bring your socks, they are required, and shoe rentals are included in the pricing.  In true 50s style the Jack Lalane fitness center can accommodate guests wishing to keep up with their workout routine while on vacation.   Want to go for a run, this resort is so centrally located you have access to a large set of paths throughout the Universal Orlando Resort, just ask at the front desk for a map.


Cabana Bay Beach Resort Bayliner Diner

The main food court is Bayliner Diner and offers elections for the pickiest of eater as well as the more adventurous.  Also in the main building is Shakes Malt Shoppe, this is the perfect spot to grab a sweet treat after a day in the parks or a cold shake on a hot afternoon.

Bayliner Diner sells s’mores kits and both courtyards have fire pits to roast those marshmallows.   If you are at the Cabanas Courtyard and pool, send the kids to the winding waterslide while you sit back with a fun drink and snacks from Atomic Tonic.   Atomic Tonic is not just for drinks, with sandwiches, pizza, and salads this spot is a great option for lunch during a pool day.  Also in the main building is Shakes Malt Shoppe, this is the perfect spot to grab a sweet treat after a day in the parks or a cold shake on a hot afternoon.

I would be remiss to not mention that in the lobby of Cabana Bay Beach Resort is a full service Starbucks location ready to prepare your favorite beverage.  Need a little kicks with your drink, stop by Swizzle Lounge also in the lobby with some fun cocktails

With so many ways to spend your time without even leaving the resort I hope you too can see why Cabana Bay Beach Resort is the best resort for your next Universal Orlando Resort.

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