In the world of vacation ownership, Marriott Vacations Worldwide is a global powerhouse. It offers a portfolio of ownership resorts under three different brand names: Marriott Vacation Club, The Ritz-Carlton Destination Club and Grand Residences by Marriott
While primarily catering to owners, the properties are available for rental by non-owners
Marriott Vacation Club, the largest of the three brands, has more than 56 resorts and more than 12,100 timeshare villas in the US, Europe, Asia and the Caribbean.
Marriott Vacation Club is an upscale vacation ownership program that provides owners and their families with the flexibility to enjoy high-quality vacation experiences. Marriott Vacation Club properties feature villas with as many as three bedrooms, expansive living areas and full kitchen facilities. The other two brands, Ritz-Carlton Destinations Club and Grand Residences by Marriott, offer smaller units.
Ritz-Carlton Destination Club
The Ritz-Carlton Destination Club is a vacation ownership program that provides luxurious vacation experiences commensurate with the Ritz-Carlton brand experience. The Ritz-Carlton Destination Club resorts include luxury villas and resort amenities.
The Ritz-Carlton Destination Club properties are designed for those interested in traveling to a specific location on an ongoing basis. The brand's six properties are the Ritz-Carlton Club, Lake Tahoe; the Ritz-Carlton Club and Residences, San Francisco; the Ritz-Carlton Club, Aspen Highlands; the Ritz-Carlton Club, Vail; the Ritz-Carlton Club, Jupiter and the Ritz-Carlton Club, St. Thomas USVI.
Grand Residences by Marriott
Grand Residences by Marriott provides vacation ownership options through fractional real estate and whole ownership offerings.
Grand Residences by Marriott are designed as second home destinations in locations known for their attractions, scenery and wide-ranging activities. The properties feature an array of amenities and concierge services. Grand Residence Club locations in the US include South Lake Tahoe, California, Kauai, Hawaii and Panama City Beach, Florida. A central London location on Park Lane offers one and two-bedroom apartments.
Frenchman's Cove USVI
Marriott's Frenchman's Cove on the island of St. Thomas is popular for its hillside setting above Pacquereau Bay. In addition to scenic ocean views, the property features fully-equipped two or three-bedroom villas.
Lakeshore Reserve Orlando, FL
Marriott's Lakeshore Reserve in Orlando Florida is a Marriott Vacation Club property featuring championship golf and spas, among other attractions. Accommodations include two or three bedroom villas and townhouses.
Grand Residence Club Lake Tahoe
The Marriott Grand Residence Club Lake Tahoe is located at the base of Heavenly Mountain, adjacent to the famous Heavenly gondola. The native stone and rustic timber lodge is popular as a ski destination in winter. In summer, the nearby beaches of Lake Tahoe offer an array of water activities. And, casinos and entertainment are a year-round draw.
Marriott Vacation Club Marbella Club Costa del Sol, Spain
Marriott's Marbella Club is located on the "Sun Coast" of Southern Spain, the Mediterranean Costa del Sol.
Marriott Vacation Club Oceana Palms Singer Island, Florida
Florida's Gold Coast is the setting for the Marriott Vacation Club Oceana Palms. The property is located on the Atlantic side of Singer Island in Riviera Beach. The resort is known for attractions that include world-class shopping, championship golf and water taxi excursions along the Intracoastal Waterway. Accommodations at the Oceana Palms property include ocean view and oceanfront villas with living and dining areas, as well as full kitchens.
Marriott Vacation Club Maui Ocean Club
Marriott's Maui Ocean club is an expansive Vacation Club property set on Maui's famous Kaanapali Beach. The three-mile stretch of beach is considered one of the best on Maui. The Ocean Club offers guests the chance to experience the water sports Maui is famous for, such as snorkeling, surfing, swimming, kayaking, kiteboarding and sailing. Championship golf is also available, as are a range of shopping experiences in nearby Lahaina. Accommodations include one or two-bedroom suites or villas, featuring private lanais, living and dining areas plus gourmet kitchens.
Marriott Vacation Club Grande Ocean Hilton Head, South Carolina
Marriott's Grande Ocean is located on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. The oceanfront resort location is known for popular outdoor activities, such as golf, tennis, biking and hiking. Villas include living and dining areas, and full kitchen facilities.