What’s The Difference?
A commonly asked question has been what are the differences between Cypress Pointe Resort aka Phase 1 and Grande Villas Resort aka Phase 2? Read the story of the history of the two resorts here.
We have put together a comparison chart so you may better match your vacation needs to the best available resort.**** Remember there are three independent resorts at the Cypress Pointe Development. This is the website for the only “Cypress Pointe Resort” also known as Phase 1.
Blue Tree / Westgate is the third. We do not share facilities in anyway with Blue Tree / Westgate Resort.
Common AmenitiesNote: All amenities are available to guests at either resort. Charts updated 1/14/13.
|Feature||Cypress Pointe Resort||Grande Villas Resort****|
|* Fee may be charged for use. Business Center with local and remote printing, PC Access, Fax now open at CPR.
***New Touch Screen Area Information Center / Boarding Pass Kiosk now available CPR. New Business Center in GVC Clubhouse.
#Cafe Pointe - featuring Premium Fresh Brewed Coffee and Deli Also Beer & Wine available.
## CPR Recreation/ Picnic Area in front of Clubhouse now open 7AM to 11PM Daily.
|Guest Check-in||Clubhouse 1st Floor|
8651 Treasure Cay Lane
12118 Turtle Cay Circle
|Pools (All heated)||Volcano Pool at Clubhouse||Turtle Pool and Whale Pool|
|Interactive Splash Fountain||Now Open||No|
|Childrens Pool||No||Near Turtle Pool|
|Outdoor Hot Tub||At Volcano Pool||At Both Pools|
Click on Icon or Link for Details and Special Rate offers.
Note: No free shuttles to any of the Parks are currently offered.
|Pool Slides||Volcano Pool||No|
|Tennis||Front of CPR Clubhouse ##||Front of CPR Clubhouse ##|
|Basketball (1/2 Court)||Front of CPR Clubhouse ##||Behind Building "D"|
|Sand Volley Ball||Behind Clubhouse near pool||At CPR Behind Clubhouse near pool|
|Owners Lounge/Gameroom||Game Pointe® at CPR Clubhouse||GVR Clubhouse/Game Pointe® CPR Clubhouse|
|Gift Shop - CPR Clubhouse||Gift Pointe||Gift Pointe - CPR Clubhouse|
|Café/Deli||Café Pointe™||Center Courtyard at Turtle Pool|
|Pets||No Pets Allowed||No Pets Allowed|
|Shuffleboard||Front of Clubhouse##||Front of CPR Clubhouse##|
|Minature Golf||Center Courtyard GVR near Activities Center||Center Courtyard near Activities Center|
|Swingset/Playground||Dinosaur Play Area||Center Courtyard near Mini Golf|
|Picnic Area||Recreation Area##||Center Courtyard near Activities Center & Front near Check In Building|
|Grills||Gas - Recreation Area||Charcoal & Gas - Center Courtyard near Activities Center & Front near Check In Building|
|Ice Machine||CPR Clubhouse - Pool Side||Some Building Hallways|
|Activities Center||Center Courtyard - GVR near Whale Pool||Center Courtyard Near Whale Pool|
|Weekly Scheduled Activities||See Current - GVR Guests Welcome||Yes - CPR Guests Welcome|
|Exercise & Fitness Center||CPR Clubhouse - Second Floor||GVR Check In Building|
|Print Boarding Pass Free***||CPR Clubhouse Lobby||Check In Building Lobby|
|Business Center*||Clubhouse - PC's,Print & FAX||Check In Building Lobby|
Unit Amenities/Homeowners Association****Click links below for pictures and floorplans.
|Feature||Cypress Pointe Resort ***||Grande Villas Resort ****|
|*Fee charged for use
**User must supply computer with WiFi to utilize Internet service. Cost for high speed service is $4.95/day OR $19.95/week for one IP address basic service. $15/day or $35/week premium access. A WiFi service upgrade to 802.11g+ has been completed thoughout Cypress Pointe Resort.
***Starting in 2010 round one of a new renovation was underway including all new cabinetry in the kitchens & bath, granite counter tops, bath area doors and more. That work is now completed in all units. A second round will be underway starting in 2013 with new entertainment equipment, carpeting, unit colors, furnishings and more. Total completion of Round 2 in all units expected by early 2015. All dryers at Cypress Pointe Resort are separate 220V service for better performance. 120V combo style at GVR.
****Grande Villas Resort is not under CP1 HOA control. Information is provided to the best of our knowledge for the benefit of all owners and visitors to one of the 2 resort Phases. As of 9/1/11 the two phases are under two different management companies. CPR is managed by VRI (Vacation Resorts International®) while GVR is managed by DRI (Diamond Resorts International®).
°The 1 Bedroom lockoff side units and most 2 bedroom units at GVR have recently had a major renovation including new furnishings, appliances, counter tops, soft goods, TV's and more.
°°Interval International recently updated the codes used for Diamond Club deposits. The second code listed represents deposits from Club. The units supplied to guests at each resort are the same regardless of the II code. The new codes are for tracking purposes only.
|Building/Elevators||3 Story - No elevators||4 or 5 Story - Elevator Equipped|
|1 Bedroom Unit ("B")||Deluxe hotel room, King Bed w/ roman tub, balcony - Sleep 2||1BR Studio, Queen Bed, Roman Tub, Sofa Bed - Sleep 4°|
|Size / Television||360 Square Feet / 1- 32"||524 Square Feet / 2- 27"°|
|2 Bedroom Unit ("A")||2 full Bath, Sofa Bed - Sleep 6||2 full Bath, Sofa Bed - Sleep 6|
|Size / Televisions||1,289 Sq Ft, 1- Widescreen HDTV, 1 - 32", 1-26"||1,329 Sq Ft - NEW 1 - 52",1 - 28"|
|Bed Types#||King Bed Master BR; Queen Bed 2nd Bedroom||King Bed Master BR; Twin Beds 2nd BR|
|3 Bedroom Unit ("A&B")||1 & 2 Bedroom Units Combined - Sleep 8||1 & 2 Bedroom Units Combined - Sleep 10|
|Size / Televisions||1,649 Sq Ft, 1- Widescreen HDTV, 2- 32", 1 - 26" HDTV||1,853 Sq Ft, 1- 52",1- 27",2- 28"|
|Air Conditioning||All Units||All Units|
|Full Kitchen||2 & 3 Bedroom Units||2 & 3 Bedroom Units|
|Mini-Kitchen°||Refrigerator/Microwave in "B" Unit||1 & 3 Bedroom Units|
|Free Television||70+ Channels||60+ Channels|
|Blu-Ray/DVD||1,2 & 3 Bedroom Units (4 total)||DVD Most Units|
|Telephones||3 Lines (2-2 BR, 1- 1 BR)||2 Lines (1- 1BR, 1- 2 BR)|
|Data Port Phones||Discontinued 6/12||NO|
|High Speed Internet Access*||**Wireless All Units, Clubhouse/ Pool |
$5day / $20 Week Basic
$15day/$35 Week Premium
|**Wireless on Site/In Unit
$5day / $20 Week
|Pool Towels||Supplied in the regular unit setup||Supplied in the regular unit setup|
|Washer/Dryer||2 & 3 Bedroom Units||2 & 3 Bedroom Units|
|Dishwasher||2 & 3 Bedroom Units||2 & 3 Bedroom Units|
|Iron||1, 2 & 3 Bedroom Units||1, 2 & 3 Bedroom Units|
|RCI||YES - #2750||YES - #3996 & #8080|
|Interval International°°||YES - CYO/CYN||YES - CYI/CYX|
|The Club (Diamond)||YES||YES|
|Awards||RCI GOLD CROWN|
Interval International Select
|Interval International Select|
|ICE (Cruise Exchange)||YES||NO|
|In-room Safe*||1, 2 & 3 Bedroom||1, 2 & 3 Bedroom|
|Movie Rentals*||No||YES - On Demand|
|HOA||Owner Controlled - VRI Management||Owner Controlled - DRI Management|
|New Appliance package (2&3BR)||Separate Washer/220V~ Dryer Stack New 2012; Glass top range; Microwave; Larger Refrigerator, Dishwasher 2005||Many Appliances Recently Upgraded|