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PHOTOS: Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort Reopens at Walt Disney World

Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort has reopened after a several months-long closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The resort’s Gran Destino Tower was used for housing NBA teams, with resort facilities used for training. The reopening was delayed slightly while Coronado Springs was prepared, but it finally reopened to guests today October 16.

Gran Destino Tower Entrance

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Gran Destino Tower had not even been open for a year before having to close.

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A COVID-19 warning and safety procedures sign are posted at the front doors of the resort.

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Lobby

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Guests can complete online check-in to avoid waiting in line and maintain social distancing.

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It wasn’t busy when we stopped by, but there are plenty of social distancing markers in case of long lines. There is Plexiglass on the counters.

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Barcelona Lounge

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Plexiglass has been added in front of the registers in Barcelona Lounge.

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Signs on the tables remind guests to social distance, but there is still plenty of seating.

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Rix Sports Bar and Grill

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Cafe Rix remains closed.

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Rix Sports Bar and Grill is open.

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Social distancing markers lead up to one side of the Rix entrance. The other side is marked as an exit only.

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El Mercado de Coronado across from Rix is closed.

Panchito’s

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The Panchito’s gift shop also has a set entrance and exit with social distancing markers.

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The artisanal Oaxacan wood carvings are not out on display or available for purchase at this time.

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Three Bridges Bar & Grill at Villa Del Lago

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Three Bridges Bar and Grill at Villa Del Lago will be open 4:30 PM to midnight daily.

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Inside, we can see standard social distancing measures in place.

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Explorer’s Playground

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The Explorer’s Playground near the pool complex is closed and fenced off.

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The Dig Site

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Pools and some poolside activities are open.

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Siestas

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The poolside bar, Siestas, will be open 11:00 AM to 10:00 PM daily.

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The drink of the day today is Blood Orange Margarita!

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There are separate lines for ordering and pick-up.

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Dahlia Lounge

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The bar at Dahlia Lounge opens at 7:00 PM, but we were able to walk through the lounge during the day.

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Toledo

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Toledo remains closed, though does have Plexiglass set up at the check-in podium for an eventual reopening.

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Fitness Center

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The fitness center is open with hand sanitizer available.

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Check out our full list of restaurants, shops, and activities now available at Disney’s Coronado Springs. Are you going to be staying at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort soon? Let us know in the comments.

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Laura
11 days ago

Is the waterslide open?

Doug
Doug
11 days ago

We’re staying at Coronado for the first time this December for my 40th. Can’t wait after looking at these pics!

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