Riviera Dining, Recreation, Transportation Preview

Disney Vacation Club has published a series of new concept images for Disney's Riviera Resort highlighting its two pool areas dining options including a character breakfast and Signature dinner experience.  

Riviera Skyliner Concept

Skyliner gondola station with Riviera visible behind

Riviera Pool

The resort's family-friendly feature pool is located near the shores of Barefoot Bay. It features a winding pool slide and zero entry platform. Younger kids will enjoy S'il Vous Play, the interactive water area inspired by Europe's public fountains, and featuring characters from Disney's "Fantasia". 

Nearby Bar Riva will serve freshly made cocktails and Mediterranean-inspired snacks. 

Riviera Pool

Beau Soleil Pool

Quiet pool located in a courtyard near the center of the resort.

Beau Soleil Pool

Riviera Concept

Topolino's Terrace

This rooftop restaurant, scheduled to open in fall 2019 will offer views of both Epcot and Disney's Hollywood Studios. A prix fixe character breakfast will be offered to diners during the morning hours. In the evening, nighttime shows from both theme parks will accompany the signature dining experience.

Inspirations for the menu at Topolino's Terrace include Italy and the French Riviera.  

Topolinos Terrace Concept

Le Petit Cafe

Coffee house during the day and wine bar at night. Located in the resort's lobby, the venue will also serve a selection of snacks and treats.

Le Petit Cafe Concept

Primo Piatto

Quick service and grab-and-go food selections offered throughout the day.


With a station on Walt Disney World's new Skyliner transportation system, Disney's Riviera Resort will offer efficient access to both Epcot and Disney's Hollywood Studios. Bus transportation will also be offered to theme parks, water parks and Disney Springs. Note it is not clear whether or not buses will service Epcot and Hollywood Studios, or if the Skyliner will be the only means of reaching those destinations.

Riviera Skyliner Concept

Disney's Riviera Resort is the fifteenth location in the Disney Vacation Club timeshare program. Its opening is scheduled for fall 2019. Sales are expected to open in early 2019. Members will be able to make reservations beginning sometime in spring 2019.