Mom and Daughter at Disney's Polynesian Village Resort Room
  • On Mar 11, 2009
    Angela from KY Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    Staying at Poly in May & know my kids will want to play in the sand. Do I need to pack sand/beach play things or can we purchase basic shovel & pails at the resort?

    Hello Angela, you can indeed purchase pails and shovels at the Polynesian (Poly) gift shop.  I'd also like to suggest you purchase or bring insect repellent.  The sand fleas don't seem to bother all (out of our family of 5, two of us seem to be a snack for the fleas each time we visit the beach) but better safe than sorry.

    I hope you enjoy the Poly beach.  It's very relaxing.  There are plenty of chairs, a few benches and of course hammocks.  You'll also be able to enjoy the Wishes fireworks and the nightly Electrical Water Pageant.

    Have a magical vacation!  Diane  :)
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Meet the Panelist: Diane, Connecticut

Hello! I’m Diane from Connecticut. I am a retired project manager and I'm married with three grown children.  My family enjoys traveling to Walt Disney World and believe Disney vacations are like snowflakes in the Northeast, no two are the same! Learn More About Diane

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