Disney Cruise Line has announced the opening schedule for the new island
Ahoy mateys — Get ready for the ship Disney Cruise Line as a brand new island destination awaits guests next year!
Cruisers who like to travel the world should definitely add it Lighthouse Pointlocated on the island of Eleuthera The Bahamasto the bucket list because it opens Summer 2024.
What is Lighthouse Point?
Lighthouse Point welcomes Disney guests with its unique, brightly colored architecture, created and designed in collaboration with local artists.
Based on Disney Parks Blog“Curvilinear buildings will first appear as Bahamian shells along the coast. Upon closer inspection, guests will discover artistic expressions of the native flora and fauna of the Bahamas, as well as the splendor and history of the Junkanoo parades. References to playful folklore characters throughout the destination evoke the warmth and charm of local culture.”
While building this new destination, both Disney and local artists kept the environment in mind as, according to Disney, “At least 90 percent of the destination’s electricity needs are met by an on-site solar system, the pier was designed to Avoid dredging necessity, and raised walkways reduce the impact on the landscape.”
Disney Island is fun for all ages
Families can relax on the sandy beaches as they sunbathe, splash in the turquoise waters, or go on adventures alongside Disney characters.
For cruisers who have previously sailed on Disney Cruise Line, Lighthouse Point offers similar amenities to Disney’s first private island, Castaway Cay.
According to the Disney Parks Blog, “Families can relax and play along white sand beaches and turquoise waters at the expansive Family Beach on the east side of the island, which will be centrally located near market-style dining, recreation and other amenities.” Some of these amenities include volleyball, hiking trails, bike trails, and a soccer field.
Lighthouse Point will also offer new Port Adventures that can be booked through Disney Cruise Line – all developed in collaboration with local tour operators. These port adventures give guests the opportunity to explore Lighthouse Point and see the beauty of Eleuthera in the Bahamas.
For the little ones, Lighthouse Point offers an interactive family water play area with two slides, a water drum, a fountain and more.
And for adults looking for a quiet time, Lighthouse Point offers an adults-only beach that Disney describes as “a wonderful stretch of sun-kissed tranquility, complete with a dedicated dining area for convenient access to food and drink throughout the day. , plus six private cabins can be booked.
When does Disney’s Lighthouse Point open?
The Disney Parks Blog just announced today that Lighthouse Point will begin welcoming guests on select cruises beginning in the summer of 2024.
Meanwhile, guests sailing on Disney Cruise Line can experience Disney’s first private island, Castaway Cay, departing from Port Canaveral, Florida and Miami.
For more information or to book a Disney Cruise, visit the official website here.