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Amazing as always!

Our 7th cruise and as always this was our favorite most relaxing day! Can’t wait to come again... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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great place Disney does it right

The perfect island getaway. This place is very nice, relaxing and plenty of things to do. The best... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Our 7th cruise and as always this was our favorite most relaxing day! Can’t wait to come again! Very magical and the most beautiful place on Earth!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 329kellyb
Reviewed 4 days ago

The perfect island getaway. This place is very nice, relaxing and plenty of things to do. The best part is no crowds as your boat is the only one on the island. Water is perfect, plenty of excursions to book, return to the ship whenever...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Lasher69
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had a blast on our January Disney Dream cruise. My husband and I booked a couples massage on the day we were at Castaway Cay, much to our delight it was an ocean-facing massage in cabanas on the beach. I was blown away. Very...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank mcbroomkim
Reviewed 6 days ago

We have taken two Disney cruises and both docked for New Year's Day (2017 and 2019) on Castaway Cay. Perfect white sand beaches, great snorkeling, two pirate-themed water slides into the ocean plus an obstacle course with ropes, plenty of space for everyone to enjoy...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Emerald G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful place to spend a day at everything catered for by Disney a truly amazing place to visit! First bay of the island is for the families with young children lots of things to do an see , our favourite thing was to get a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 965Bruce62
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Do not go on a Disney cruise ever! A guy died/drowned our first night out and they covered it up- no joke you can read about it in the bahemian Times. And it was their fault. After seeing many many other things go wrong I...More

Date of experience: March 2018
5  Thank Kris S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a not-so-hidden-anymore gem.... Absolutely gorgeous beach with plenty to do! We would've loved if our cruise would've stayed longer at this amazing island. My older kids loved the obstacle course over the water, my younger played in the sand. The food was ok...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank BeachLover6
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best stop on the cruise! Amazing location, beautiful water! We swam with the stingrays and it was A LOT of fun!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank cstaley20
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived at Castaway on the Dream. We enjoyed breakfast and got off the ship without any wait about 9:00/9:30, found convenient chairs and set up for the day. It was a GLORIOUS day - sun, relaxation, and plenty of snorkeling! As for snorkeling -...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank pitterpat000
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was concerned the Disney Island would be too crowded etc. It has enough space and even when we got a late start off the ship we were able to find seats in the shade. There are complimentary strollers and wheelbarrows for the people who...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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November 18, 2018|
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Response from Brittany B | Reviewed this property |
I have spent all day snorkeling at Castaway. My husband did the parasailing once before we met and said it was amazing. The times we’ve tried to do it together have been canceled due to weather though. In Nassau I used to... More
August 25, 2018|
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Response from Beth C | Reviewed this property |
Disney respectfully requested that shells, sand, etc. be left in the island.
June 19, 2018|
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Response from Frank S | Reviewed this property |
We were there in April no problems noted. I would question Disney as to any prevalence in July.
Travel Forum Posts
Boca Raton, Florida
Turks& Caicos Beaches Resort or Dis Dream Cruise??? (1 Replies)
I am 41 taking my 8 year old son away for 3-4 nights on a quick vaca. We live in South Florida so are use to warm weather and water. I am debating between two things 1. Disney Dream Cruise to Castaway Cay and Nassau Bahamas - 2. Beaches Resort Turks and Caicos My main concern is who will have better weather and warmer ocean water. Travelling March 23-27
March 06, 2018|
Response fromblamona|
Weather is similar, they’re fairly close to each other Currently the entire Caribbean is windy and waves—pictures of T&C and even to Anguilla and beyond on Facebook showing that Weather has been unusual everywhere wouldn’t stop me from I’m going anywhere as sky is bright blue and everything sparkles, but nights can be a little chilly
greenville, sc
Is Atlantis Waterpark comparable to Disney private island (0 Replies)
Several years ago I spent one of my favorite days ever on Castaway Cay, the Disney private island. I loved the secluded adult area. The beach and water were perfect. Are the beaches surrounding Atlantis similar to Castaway Cay? Thanks!
January 26, 2009|
neva s
Ocean Township, New Jersey
Castaway Cay (0 Replies)
Is the Seahorse Catamaran Snorkel Adventure on Castaway Cay ok for 5 year olds?
June 02, 2014|