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Castaway Cay

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Address: Sandy Point, Great Abaco Island
Phone Number: 800-951-3532
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Bahamian Out Island currently owned by the Disney Corporation, which is...

Bahamian Out Island currently owned by the Disney Corporation, which is accessible only by arriving on a Disney cruise ship.

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I could stay here all week!

This place has everything I want for a week of vacation, but I only get 10 hours...so sad. Beaches, watersports, open bar, cabanas, swimming, biking, food, trails, and clean... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
findwine
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Herndon, Virginia
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Herndon, Virginia
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176 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place has everything I want for a week of vacation, but I only get 10 hours...so sad. Beaches, watersports, open bar, cabanas, swimming, biking, food, trails, and clean bathrooms. Plenty of seats, umbrellas, and even shopping.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This place was perfect for everyone of all ages! Beautiful, clean, fun for everyone. Even the food at Cookies BBQ was perfect. A dream come true!

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Thank Christi A
new york
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50 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

this was our first Disney cruise and thought the island would be overcrowded with passengers but certainly not the case - plenty of space on the various beaches / lounge chairs - we preplanned bike / snorkel equipment....the bike ride around island was fantastic...the beach bbq was fun...

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Bethesda, Maryland
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38 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Plentiful lounge chairs and umbrellas. We rented a cabana but that was a waste of money for our group and I wouldn't do it again. I didn't realize that finding shade would be so easy on the beach. The lunch at Cookies was like a backyard bbq and adequate. Per usual, all the staff was fantastic. We loved the stingray... More 

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Thank Kelly O
Sandy, Utah
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28 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful, clean, amazing island. The snorkeling is a bit lacking, but the kids still loved finding the sunken Disney characters and other objects. White sandy beaches, buffet style restaurants (included in the cruise). Splash parks, water slides, bikes, and many other activities for kids or adults. Look forward to another visit in the future.

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Thank KobraKyWhip
Hemet, United States
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11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The kind of beach paradise you imagine in your dreams! Disney perfects the ideal private island retreat. This was my 10th time to the island and I finally got a cabana. The cabana is pricey but worth it, and extremely hard to get. It was everything that I had hoped. Once again the island was perfection which is why I... More 

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142 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

To be honest five stars is not enough to capture the magic of this place. We've been three times and it is by far and away our favorite port of call on a Disney cruise. If you have kids the main beach areas are great...and come complete with water features like an in ocean slide, snorkeling opportunities in a safe... More 

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Thank Smkymtntroutman
Mesa, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Castaway Cay is a private Cay leased by Disney. It is only available to guests sailing on Disney Cruise Lines and because of that, the Cay has a very serene feel. DH and I sailed on the Dream and Castaway Cay was my favorite stop! We went to the adult beach (Serenity Bay?) and were the first people there. It... More 

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Thank Celeste C
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151 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We exited the ship around 9:30 and walked instead of taking the tram to the beach. We were able to take pictures with Jack Sparrow, Minnie Mouse, and Goofy on the way. Nice little extra perk. We were able to find a spot for our stuff and my son and I took off to the big water slide. The line... More 

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Thank Josh C
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20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On the surface Castaway Cay is idyllic - turquoise waters, sandy beaches, what's not to love? Unfortunately it's pretty much like a glorified theme park in the Bahamas - it actually feels very fake and like you are not really there. We headed to the adult only area to escape the crowds. Unfortunately the beach is restricted and whilst it... More 

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