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Disney Lookout Cay at Lighthouse Point - Disney Cruise Lines New Island

Be among the first to drop anchor at Disney Lookout Cay at Lighthouse Point, a new Disney Cruise Line island retreat celebrating the breathtaking beauty and vibrant culture of The Bahamas.

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A rendering of Lighthouse Point from a Birdseye view.

What is Lighthouse Point?

Officially called Disney Lookout Cay at Lighthouse Point is a one-of-a-kind island destination at Lighthouse Point, located on the island of Eleuthera in The Bahamas. Created in close collaboration with local artists and advisors, the vibrant island retreat at Lighthouse Point will be a unique celebration of Bahamian culture brought to life with the quality and service of a Disney vacation.

Thoughtfully designed to provide a hassle-free experience for families, including complimentary beach essentials (towels, chairs and umbrellas and lunch) and convenient tram transportation.

Enjoy a perfect beach day while experiencing the rich culture, beauty and history of The Bahamas when you cast off from Fort Lauderdale on a 3-, 4- or 5-night cruise to Lighthouse Point, a new Disney Cruise Line island destination. You can be among the first to visit this tranquil island retreat during a special 7-night inaugural sailing from Port Canaveral on the Disney Fantasy. Experience the ultimate Disney Cruise Line island destination itinerary with 2 stops at Lighthouse Point and 1 at Disney Castaway Cay. Or take a 3-night preview cruise on the Disney Magic from Fort Lauderdale. Please note that some experiences on this sailing may be limited or impacted due to preview events occurring at Lighthouse Point.

A list of all Disney Cruise Line itineraries that will visit Lighthouse Point in the Summer of 2024
Disney Cruise Line Summer 2024 itineraries that include a stop at Lighthouse Point.

When Can You Book A Lighthouse Point Cruise?

Bookings open to the public on March 30, 2023. Clients that are Disney Cruise Line Castaway Club may take advantage of the following extended early booking windows:

  • Platinum Castaway Club Members: Monday, March 27, 2023

  • Gold Castaway Club Members: Tuesday, March 28, 2023

  • Silver Castaway Club Members: Wednesday, March 29, 2023

  • Bookings open to all Guests: Thursday, March 30, 2023

A bird's eye view of Lighthouse Point

First Sailings to Lighthouse Point

In June 2024, Disney Cruise Line will debut its newest Bahamian destination on the island of Eleuthera at Lighthouse Point. Guests sailing aboard the Disney Magic from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, will discover a vibrant beach retreat designed with families in mind, infused with the color and energy of Bahamian artistry, and developed with a commitment to conservation at its core.

A seven-night inaugural sailing aboard the Disney Fantasy from Port Canaveral, Florida, on June 8 will allow guests to be among the first to make a splash in the crystal-clear waters of this new destination at Lighthouse Point. This ultimate Disney Cruise Line island destination itinerary will feature two stops at Lighthouse Point and one day at Castaway Cay. On June 6, a three-night preview cruise on the Disney Magic from Fort Lauderdale will offer a sneak peek of Lighthouse Point with limited access to some areas.

Rendering of the beach in front of the Premium Cabanas
The Premium Cabanas will have their own beach

Following the inaugural voyage, Lighthouse Point will be a featured port of call on select three-, four- and five-night sailings to The Bahamas and Caribbean on the Disney Magic out of Fort Lauderdale. These itineraries will vary stops between Lighthouse Point and Castaway Cay, with five special departures including both Disney Cruise Line island destinations.

Uniquely Designed, Sustainably Developed

When guests arrive to Lighthouse Point, they’ll be greeted by distinctive, sweeping architecture in bright, saturated hues — a bold style inspired by nature and created in partnership with local artists.

The curvilinear buildings will at first appear as Bahamian shells scattered along the shoreline. Upon closer inspection, guests will discover artistic expressions of the native flora and fauna of The Bahamas and the pageantry and history of Junkanoo parades. Throughout the destination, references to playful folklore characters will evoke the warmth and charm of the local culture.

A rendering of the interactive family water play area at Lighthouse Point
A brightly-colored, interactive family water play area will include two slides, water drums, fountains and more, along with a dedicated space for toddlers.

Respect for the environment is at the heart of the design. At least 90 percent of the destination’s electricity needs will be met by an onsite solar array, the pier was designed to avoid the need for dredging and elevated walkways will help limit impact on the landscape.

Visitors to Lighthouse Point will have the opportunity to be surrounded by the wonders of nature and get a glimpse into the efforts taking place to conserve wildlife and their unique island habitats.

Fun and Relaxation for Everyone

At Lighthouse Point, families will enjoy a day of fun in the sun as they relax on pristine beaches, embark on active adventures and discover the magic of Bahamian storytelling alongside favorite Disney characters. Much like Disney’s cruise ships and private island of Castaway Cay, Lighthouse Point will offer activities and areas for every age group.

Families can relax and play along white sandy 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.

Rendering of the splash and play kids' club area on Lighthouse Point
The splash and play area of the kids' club

Children ages 3 to 12 will splash and play at a themed kids’ club under the care of highly-trained Disney Cruise Line counselors. It will include a splash pad inspired by favorite undersea creatures from Walt Disney Animation Studios’ “The Little Mermaid,” plenty of shade and a dedicated dining area.

North of the family area will be an adult-exclusive beach — a glorious stretch of sun-drenched serenity complete with a dedicated dining area for convenient access to food and drinks throughout the day, plus six private cabanas available by reservation.

A rendering of the adult-exclusive beach at Lighthouse Point
The adult-exclusive beach where you can enjoy your wine without the whining

Additional recreational activities will be available for kids and kids-at-heart, including a covered gaming pavilion; a volleyball court and gaga ball pit; watercraft and bicycle rentals; nature trails for hiking and biking; and more. And a collection of new Port Adventures developed in partnership with local tour operators will take guests beyond Lighthouse Point to explore the rich culture and breathtaking beauty of Eleuthera.

Premium Family Cabanas

Set away from the activity of the main family area, a peaceful beach along the south-western shore will be lined with 20 premium family cabanas available to rent, including four double cabanas that accommodate larger groups and offer massage services.

A rendering of the interior of one of the Premium Cabanas at Lighthouse Point
The spacious Premium Cabanas will be along their own beach


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