Where is Disney’s new private island?

“ “The private island will complement Disney’s existing Castaway Cay, a destination located in the Abaco chain of The Bahamas. The addition allows families to enjoy the site’s beautiful beaches and explore nature, as well as enjoy the broader tourism offerings in Eleuthera.”

Did Disney buy Eleuthera?

With the Bahamian government’s approval, Disney purchased 700 coastal acres on the island of Eleuthera back in March 2019, now slated to become Disney Cruise Line’s second proprietary destination in the Bahamas.

Can you stay at Castaway Cay?

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If you’re looking for a place to get away, look no further than Castaway Cay. Whether you’re planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Castaway Cay has accommodations to fit every need. … The best Castaway Cay hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

Are there sharks at Castaway Cay?

This is Disney’s island. Surely there are shark nets (answer: yes, there are) so there is nothing to worry about.

Is Castaway Cay man made?

Since 1998 Castaway Cay has been known as Disney’s very own private island. Many Disney cruise fans highlight Castaway Cay as being their very favorite port stop.

How much did Disney pay for their island?

It took the Walt Disney Company 18 months to develop the island. The total cost was $25 million. Although the island is 1,000 acres large, only 55 acres are developed and used by Disney.

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Did Disney buy another island?

It is located near Great Abaco Island and was formerly known as Gorda Cay. In 1997, The Walt Disney Company purchased a 99-year land lease (through 2096) for the cay from the Bahamian government, giving the company substantial control over the island.

Castaway Cay.

District South Abaco
Population 140