CARLSBAD, CA (January 22, 2009) –- ResorTime.com, a favorite source for on-line vacation and timeshare condominium rentals, polled its users to discover their most favorite resort properties. Nominees were in four areas: spa; family; beach; golf; and ski. Nominations were made based on noteworthy resort reviews/comments, outstanding amenities and ResorTime.Com staff nominations.
Nominees in the Spa Category were:
Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa (La Jolla, CA); Los Abrigados Resort & Spa (Sedona, AZ); Palm Canyon Resort (Palm Springs. CA); Sheraton Carlsbad Resort & Spa (Carlsbad, CA); The Westin Mission Hills Villas (Rancho Mirage, CA); and The Westin Kierland Villas (Scottsdale, AZ). The winner is: Sheraton Carlsbad Resort for its Ocean Pearl Spa.
Located in the charming coastal community of Carlsbad, this is the second year the world class spa treatments were honored as number one in this category. In 2008 the resort received recognition in the Best of San Diego Reader’s Choice Awards in the categories of Best Luxury Hotel, Best Spa and Best Tapas (Twenty/20 Grill and Wine Bar).
Nominees in the Beach Category were:
Carlsbad Inn Beach Resort (Carlsbad, CA); Coronado Beach Resort (Coronado, CA); Ka’anapali Beach Club (Maui, HI); Pueblo Bonito Emerald Bay (Mazatlan, MX); San Clemente Cove Resort (San Clemente, CA); and Wyndham Ocean Boulevard (North Myrtle Beach, SC). The winner is: Ka’anapali Beach Club.
A short five minute drive from shopping and golf, the resort is situated along Maui’s less crowded Ka’anapali Beach. The spacious accommodations (every suite offers 820 square feet of living space) showcase a fresh tropical decor matching the surrounding seven acres of tropical gardens.
Nominees in the Family Category were:
Carlsbad Seapointe Resort (Carlsbad, CA); Cypress Pointe Grand Villas (Orlando, FL); Dolphin’s Cove Resort (Anaheim, CA); Grand Pacific Palisades (Carlsbad, CA); Sheraton Vistana Village (Orlando, FL); and Red Wolf Lakeside Lodge (Tahoe Vista, CA). The winner is Carlsbad Seapointe Resort
Located in North San Diego County Carlsbad Seapointe Resort is within minutes of LEGOLAND® California, SeaWorld, and the San Diego Wild Animal Park and world famous San Diego Zoo are just a short drive away. The resort offers amenities for everyone, including swimming pools, a spa, children’s spray pool, a pirate ship playground, and Dolphin Golf (mini golf area). For the sports lovers, this resort is well quipped with basketball, volleyball, and tennis courts.
Nominees in the Golf Category were:
Bent Creek Golf Village (Gatlinburg, TN); Grand Pacific MarBrisa Resort (Carlsbad, CA); Orange Tree Golf Resort (Scottsdale, AZ); The Ridge at Sedona Golf Resort (Sedona, AZ); Sheraton PGA Vacation Resort (Port St. Lucie, FL); and Vino Bello Resort (Napa, CA). The winner is The Ridge on Sedona Golf Resort.
The resort offers its own on-site championship golf course and a swimming pool while nearby recreational opportunities include tennis courts, jeep tours, hiking and fishing in the stunning natural rugged red rock wonders of Sedona.
Nominees in the Ski Category were:
Cedar Breaks Lodge (Brian Head, UT); Grand Timber Lodge (Breckenridge, CO); Lake Tahoe Vacation Resort (South Lake Tahoe, CA); Lagonita Lodge Resort (Big Bear Lake, CA); and Red Wolf Lodge at Squaw Valley (Olympic Valley, CA). The winner is Lake Tahoe Vacation Resort
Adjacent to the south shore of Lake Tahoe, the resort offers a collection of timeshare rentals and vacation condos for a mountain getaway that is far from ordinary. Close to cross-country and downhill skiing at Heavenly Ski Resort and horseback riding, fishing, boating, or mountain biking Lake Tahoe Vacation Resort is also nearby casinos, restaurants and live entertainment.
The nominated resorts and the results of the poll can be found at www.ResorTime.com/Bestof2009.
According to ResorTime.Com’s General Manager, Sherry Weeks, “The popularity of ResorTime.Com can be seen in the number of positive comments posted on its web site. One ‘raving fan’ said, ‘I love ResorTime.com! Whenever I want I can get a great place and a reasonable price; whether it’s locally overnight or some great vacation place; short notice or down the way! The rooms are always impressive; like you’re staying at a very special suite. You can’t get this type of room at this price anywhere else! Talk about having an exclusive suite with all the special bells and whistles. We’ve used ResorTime over and over again with our friends and family and will continue to do so. If you want to go somewhere great and impress others this is the place.’
“These are the kind of people voting in our poll and enjoying the best ResorTime.Com has to offer.”
ResorTime.Com, rapidly becoming the go-to source for spacious condominium rentals, has hundreds of luxury resorts for nightly and weekly rentals that accommodate leisure, business and group travel. All ResorTime Hot Deals and Value Packages change on an ongoing basis. For more information go to www.ResorTime.com/Bestof2009 or call 877-477-7368.
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