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Volcano Bay Cabanas

Discussion in 'Volcano Bay Water Park' started by JakesAllAmerican, Mar 12, 2017.

  1. Alicia

    Alicia Premium Member

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    This somewhat terrible map that is really only for show and still not 100% accurate shows where the cabana locations will be, and yea, pretty much scattered throughout the park. Even Universal's own description says "One-story and two-story retreats are located throughout the park."

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    The centrally located ones in the middle seem like a good idea until you realize they're surrounding the kids play areas. So if you ain't got kids, you gonna be hearing them a lot anyway.
     
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    I think the TM said mine is in River Village. Not 100% sure what that means yet.
     
  3. Mr. EPCOT

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    It will be in this section of the park:
     
  4. UNIrd

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    I got one of the family cabanas, of which there are only 2. So that confirms that at least 1 of them is there in River Village.
     
  5. 12th Man

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    Have prices been jacked up? Just got a lower, single Cabana for $399 on June 22. (With the upper costing $499:eek:) @AliciaStella said a single was $299 for opening day.
     
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    June is more expensive. The cabanas are seasonally priced.
     
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    Yeah, just odd that opening day isn't more expensive. :shrug:
     
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    Sliding scale, they will charge what the traffic will bear
    Still less than a cloth tent in the back of the MK with cloaking devices
     
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  9. Alicia

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    June and July were more than opening week when I checked. But all prices have gone up with the high volume of reservations during that first day.
     
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    If you get a cabana in the morning, and then go to your hotel for a nap or lunch, is it still yours when you come back?
     
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    You bought it for the day as far as I can see
     
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    I would still go for one of the interior cabanas. More of a 360 view. There is going to be screaming and shouting everywhere anyway... a few "happy" drinks will drown it all out. :)
     
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    So, the last week of August, first of September might be base prices for a private cabana, correct? Same for much of November? Dec, Jan, Feb and March are iffy as it may turn cold on any one of those days and be a bust.
     
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    Maybe they could add a heater to them in the winter months.
     
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    Im kind of surprised they didn't have more cabanas by the kid section.
     
  16. Andysol

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    I know they've added a few more cabanas- to the right of the volcano in between the play area and volcano- but did they add anymore I'm not thinking of?

    Also- is there a way to request a certain Cabana? My youngest is going to be borderline 42"- so while she should be able to ride Krakatau with her water shoes on, she likely will be just at or possibly a hair too short for the other 42" rides- so I'd like to be near the kid area for her sake.

    Can someone also explain the cabana process? So far I've gathered that you checkin at concierge, then apparently they get lost while trying to find your cabana and waste 30 mins? :D Is it first come first serve on location?
     
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    If you don't get a response, I'll be there on Thursday and will go through the Cabana process. I'm really hoping it goes quickly. I want to take advantage of our extra 1.5 hours but I want to get settled in the Cabana so I don't pay for a separate locker. We better not waste 30 min!

    I'll try to loop back to this thread and post the process afterwards.
     
  18. Andysol

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    Awesome- thanks.

    Ya- I've heard it said to just put your stuff down on a chair and do a bunch of rides first thing, then get your cabana- so as not to miss out on the early hour (1.5hr in your case) rides.
    Every day from here on out (sans labor day weekend) should be less and less crowds, so I'm hoping that won't be as important.

    What I would try if I was in your situation (or if no one answered this)- is to try to get there closer to 7am (for 7:30 open)- and see if they'll take you to your cabana early. Doubt this would happen- but I'd kindly express concern about missing out on the early time searching for the cabana. That- or ask them if you can come back in an hour.
    If they won't let you in early- my plan might just be to make the wife handle the cabana with my littlest while I haul up those stairs with the oldest and hit the drop slides :D
     
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    There's more than one concierge hut for cabana checkin. Everyone goes to the one near the entrance while the ones further back are empty.
     
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    Do they allow you to be seated early, by chance?

    Do you mind throwing an "x" on Alicia's pic on the top of this page by chance to mark it's location? If you have time, of course.
     

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