A Guide to Volcano Bay Cabanas at Universal Orlando

Volcano Bay Cabanas

A Guide to Volcano Bay Cabanas at Universal Orlando

This blog post is your complete guide to Volcano Bay Cabana rentals! Universal’s Volcano Bay is a tropical-themed water theme park meant to tie in relaxation with adventure. If you’re looking to boost your relaxation while you’re soaking up the Florida sun, then you’re in luck, because Universal Studios is looking to help you out. In this article we are going to cover how to rent a cabana at Volcano Bay, Volcano Bay cabana prices, and all of the other Volcano Bay amenities included in your rental.

We hope you find this post helpful! Our goal at The Park Prodigy has always been to help you save time and money on your next Universal Orlando vacation!  If you are planning a trip to Universal Orlando be sure to check out the latest deals on Universal Orlando vacation packages and our discounted Universal Orlando tickets which include EARLY PARK ADMISSION to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter!

So if you’re ready to learn everything you need to know about renting a cabana at Volcano Bay read on!

SPECIAL NOTE: If you need help picking the best time to visit Universal Orlando for your next vacation be sure to check out our Universal crowd calendar!

 Universal Orlando Crowd Calendar

Types of Seating at Volcano Bay

There are two premium Universal add-ons when relaxing in paradise- private cabanas and premium seating at Volcano Bay.

Private Volcano Bay Cabana

Volcano Bay Private Cabana

Want to relax in peace with just the ones you brought on your trip to Universal? Then your best bet is the Universal Studios cabana rental. These private Volcano Bay rentals come in one or two-story variations and are located all throughout the park. Some of the private cabana Volcano Bay amenities include towelservice, padded lounge chairs, a complimentary fruit and snack basket, a small fridge filled with bottled water, and concierge service. To top it off, a private Volcano Bay cabana rental offers the chance to get any item from the park’s four restaurants or two bars.

As you first enter Volcano Bay water park, a concierge will greet you and guide you to your oasis. You also receive a GET, or Guest Experience Transformation tablet. This allows you to book and modify your place in all of the various attractions’ Virtual Lines in the comfort of your own private cabana and padded lounge chair. Talk about no-stress planning!


Volcano Bay Premium Seating

Volcano Bay Premium Seating

Also located throughout different zones in the park, premium seating allows you your own sheltered area. Although not enclosed like the private Volcano Bay cabana, it’s still a good option if you want to keep to yourself. Premium seating also includes padded lounge chairs as well as an adjustable shade canopy, so the sun isn’t always in your way. Plus, there’s a built-in storage lockbox for when you feel like getting up and dipping your toes.  Some Volcano Bay premium services include meeting an escort who will guide you to your reserved seating, and getting an area attendant who takes your food and drink orders.

Related Article: Ultimate Guide to Universal Volcano Bay 

Different Types of Volcano Bay Cabanas

There are actually two different types of cabanas at Volcano Bay – the single cabana and the family suite, which can affect the cost.  There are only 51 cabanas at volcano Bay total, and they go quick. So, make sure to book them as soon as possible!

A Volcano Bay single cabana holds up to six people and comes in different options. One is a stand-alone building, which has more privacy. Or, the ground floor of a two-story unit. You may also be sharing the second-story with another group.

A family suite cabana holds up to sixteen people and is your own stand-alone building.

How Much are the Cabanas at Volcano Bay?

Volcano Bay Cabana Discount

Volcano Bay cabanas prices also depend on when you go to the park. (Note, these are based on Volcano Bay prices 2020).

Both the single stand-alone and double unit rentals can start at $159.99, but can increase to $449.99 per day. The upper level can cost between $199.99 to $549.99 per day. However, Universal does guarantee spectacular views from that level.

Prices for the family suite start at around $299.99 and can go up to $599.99.

Discounts for Volcano Bay Universal Cabanas

If you want to score discounts to lower the Volcano Bay cabana rental cost, wait until later in the day. If the previous renters of the cabana leave early, Universal will offer you the cabana with 30% off. Sounds like a risk worth taking!


Volcano Bay Cabana Discounts from The Park Prodigy

We are currently running a promotion where all guests who purchase any 2 Day or more Universal Orlando tickets from The Park Prodigy will receive an additional $25 visa gift card to use towards your Volcano Bay Cabana. The best part is all of our Universal Orlando Tickets are already discounted. Plus all guests who purchase their Universal Orlando tickets from us will receive Early Park Admission to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter!

Premium Seating Prices

Premium seating prices also differ depending on when you go during the year, as well as time. For two loungers, the prices range from $29.99 to $69.99 per day.

How do You Rent a Cabana at Volcano Bay?

Volcano Bay Cabana Rental

Since the Universal Orlando cabanas are a hot commodity, they sell out FAST. With that being said, call the Universal reservations line at 1-877-801-9720 as early as you can to reserve a cabana at Volcano Bay. Preferably, when you purchase your Volcano Bay tickets. You cannot go online to reserve or purchase a Volcano Bay cabanas.

Book Premium Seating at Volcano Bay

Similar to how to rent a cabana at Volcano Bay, you must call the reservation line. Don’t forget, these are two loungers per premium seating, so make sure you know what you want to purchase!

Best Cabanas at Volcano Bay

Volcano Bay Cabana Map

If you look at a Volcano Bay cabana map, you’ll see that these cabanas are spread throughout the park. It’s important to note that when you make a cabana rental at Volcano Bay, Orlando, you do not get to choose where you want to sit at the time. However, you will be able to request a location at check in, so it’s helpful to look at the Volcano Bay seating chart and note ahead of time which location you’d like to sit at.

How Far in Advance Should I Book my Universal Cabana or Premium Seating?

Universal’s Volcano Bay has been one of the hottest tickets in all of Orlando. So much so that guests have had a difficult time purchasing one day tickets at times due to park capacity restrictions. For this reason, we always recommend to book your Volcano Bay cabana or premium seating as early as possible! It’s not worth risking it, especially if you know you absolutely want to upgrade your day in the park.

The Park Prodigy will even help you book your Volcano Bay cabana for you if you are a Universal vacation package client!

When Is The Best Time To Visit Universal Orlando?

Our Universal Orlando Crowd Calendar is the best tool to help you get the most out of your time in the parks. We breakdown the park crowds, park hours of operation, ticket prices by day, and average temperature.

Are You Ready to Plan Your Next Universal Orlando Trip?

If you’re ready to plan your trip to Universal Studios, be sure to check out our Universal Orlando Tickets! All Park Prodigy Universal Orlando tickets will get you into the park one hour before regular park guests with Universal Early Park Admission! 

Michael Belmont

Michael Belmont is the owner and chief editor at Theparkprodigy.com, an authorized Disney and Universal travel agent. He specializes in Disney and Universal theme park tickets and vacation packages, as well as daily park plans to help optimize vacation time. Michael and The Park Prodigy have been featured on ABC’s Florida affiliate, WTFV, as well as over 10 Disney focused blogs. As owner, Michael manages The Park Prodigy blog and social media, a Disney themed podcast, and a Disney and Universal focused YouTube channel. Prior to starting The Park Prodigy, Michael was a long time Disney and Universal enthusiast, frequent visitor of the parks, and even served as a Walt Disney World Cast Member in Orlando, Florida!