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Disney's Contemporary Resort Bay Lake Tower

4600 North World Drive, Lake Buena Vista, Florida, 32830, United States

Luxury and elegance are just two of the key features you will find at Disney's Contemporary Resort Bay Lake Tower in Orlando. The resort is situated conveniently close to the entrance to the Magic Kingdom and offers a white sandy beach, boat rentals, and fishing. You and your family will enjoy the friendly customer service, inviting décor, and the modern design of this resort.

Time to Sell Your Bay Lake Tower Timeshare?

If you want to sell your Disney timeshare points, let us put our experience and industry knowledge to work to find your buyer without having to pay any kind of up-front fee. We can negotiate sales prices, handle all the paperwork in a timely manner, coordinate with reputable title companies and you don’t pay us a dime until after the ownership is sold and transferred to a new owner!

To learn more about how Timeshare Broker Associates can sell your timeshare points, please fill out the form on this page.

Modern, Comfortable Accommodations

These Disney timeshares for sale offer studio, one, and two-bedroom units at Disney's Contemporary Resort Bay Lake Tower. These rooms will sleep from two to twelve people with king, queen, and sofa bed configurations. Units offer a full kitchen with refrigerator and microwave to create delicious meals at home and the spacious living area features a large flat screen television. You can reserve units that overlook the lake, the theme park, or a standard view. Free Wi-fi, DVD player, and in-room safe make these rooms comfortable and relaxing for the entire family.

Family-Friendly Activities

On-site amenities at the resort include the Bay Cove swimming pool with a 148-foot water slide and the Bay Lake pool and Main pool located next door at the Contemporary Resort. Guests of all ages will enjoy spending time in the water on warm sunny days. Families can also enjoy the Pirates and Pals Fireworks Voyage, campfire, Movie under the Stars, game station arcade and a variety of other activities. After spending time at the theme parks, hanging out at the resort can be relaxing and offer new adventures every day. When you don’t feel like cooking meals in your room, the resort provides a variety of dining options. Enjoy brunch or dinner at the California Grill, soft serve ice cream at Chef Mickey, Highway in the Sky, or several other delicious restaurants, cafes or lounges.

Making memories with family and friends with a Disney vacation is enjoyable to groups of all ages. Affordable options are available with the units offered with Disney's Contemporary Resort Bay Lake Tower. In addition to the theme parks and the activities at the resort, guests can enjoy sightseeing in Orlando, shopping, golf, and visiting local restaurants. Start planning your vacation today and get ready to experience the Magic Kingdom!

FAQ About Disney's Contemporary Resort Bay Lake Tower Timeshares

 

Is Bay Lake Tower Worth It?

To Disney fans and especially traditionalists who are fans of the Contemporary Resort, the answer is a definite yes. Bay Lake Tower opened in 2009 and provides the type of upgraded units needed to complement the facilities of the iconic Contemporary – which dates back to the Magic Kingdom’s opening in 1971.

The timeshare units at Bay Lake Tower range from studio units to one-, two- and three-bedroom vacation condos. Units include kitchen facilities, flat-panel TV, Wi-Fi and balconies with primarily lake or theme park views. The larger, multi-room units have fully equipped kitchens, in-unit washer/dryer, living room, dining area and sofa-beds for additional guests.

The facilities include access to the exclusive Top of the World lounge on the 16th floor of Bay Lake Tower. This is a spectacular place to view the fireworks at the Magic Kingdom but remember that access is on a first come, first served basis so make sure you get there early enough to get the best view. With the drinks and nibblies on offer, you’ll be able to relax, refresh and enjoy your evening with family or friends in anticipation of the fireworks.

Whether Disney timeshare owners and guests ultimate think that Bay Tower is worth it usually comes down to evaluating the price compared to the resort facilities and intangibles such as the distance to the Magic Kingdom. You will be able to walk to the park (about a ten-minute walk) or take the monorail from the adjacent Contemporary Resort for even easier access. Plus, the monorail can take you other parks within Disney World such as Epcot.

For consumers thinking of buying directly from Disney, the Bay Lake Tower price goes for $245 per point. Because you would need a minimum of 97 points to stay in a standard view studio unit for a week during the lowest season (September 1-19), this would cost you at least $23,765 through Disney. Consider that most units need considerably more points – upwards of 200 points for more popular weeks and theme park views. Larger, multi-room units require even more points.

Compare this to the Disney timeshare resale market, where Bay Lake Tower points are reportedly going for as low as about $145 per point. Using the 97-point example, a buyer could save as much as $9,700 just by buying DVC points as resales. The savings get even larger with the greater number of points purchased.

Remember that Disney requires buyers to purchase directly from them, at a minimum of 150 points, in order to get certain perks like discounts on merchandising and access to tour and travel programs. But for the majority of Disney timeshare resale buyers, the thousands of dollars saved on the resale market outweighs the possible perks – especially because points can be exchanged for different travel products and destinations through exchange companies such as RCI and 7Across.

Can Anyone Stay at Bay Lake Tower?

Yes, provided there is space available, anyone can stay at Bay Lake Tower. Most rooms and villa units are reserved for Disney Vacation Club owners and members, but there are a limited number of units that can be booked as hotel stays for non-DVC members. 

Can You Walk to Magic Kingdom from Bay Lake Tower?

Since Bay Lake Tower is part of the Contemporary Resort complex, you are on prime Disney property and about a half-mile away or a 10-minute walk from the Magic Kingdom. You can also take the monorail from the Contemporary to the Magic Kingdom terminal as well.

Is the Pool at Bay Lake Tower Heated?

The Bay Cove pool at Bay Lake Tower is heated and also features zero-depth entry access as well as a 148ft waterslide. Unwind in the hot tub or pull up a seat at the poolside bar for a drink or light meal. Kids can play in the splash pad area and towels are provided at the pools as a complimentary service. As an added level of service for Bay Lake Tower guests, check with resort staff to see when the lifeguards are on duty.  

Only Disney timeshare members and Bay Lake Tower guests can use the Bay Cove pool, but DVC members can also use the two pools at the nearby Contemporary Resort. Both pools are heated as well, with all pools heated to a temperature of 82F or 28C.

Does the Monorail go through Bay Lake Tower?

No, there is no monorail stop specifically at Bay Lake Tower but the tower is considered part of the Contemporary Resort complex so guests can use the monorail terminal at the Contemporary. The Tower is about a three-minute walk from the Contemporary, so it is an easy walk to get to the monorail.

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Onsite Amenities

  • ATM
  • Beach
  • Concierge
  • Fitness Center
  • Lake
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Shuttle Service
  • Spa
  • Valet Parking
  • Water Slide
  • Balcony
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dining Room
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD or VCR
  • Fully Equipped Kitchen
  • Hairdryer
  • Living Room
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Television
  • Toaster
  • Wi/Fi
  • Amusement Parks
  • Boating
  • Dining
  • Marina
  • Shopping
  • Shows
  • Theme Parks
  • Tours
  • Water Parks

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