SEATTLE, WA (Feb. 23, 2010)–The Annual Top 25 list of timeshare rental resorts was released today from RedWeek.com (www.redweek.com), the largest timeshare marketplace. Brand new timeshares and recently opened resort phases marked the most significant additions to this year’s list. Marriott Vacation Club International has six resorts new to the list for 2010 for an impressive nine resorts overall in the top 25. Disney Beach Club Villas in the Orlando secures the number one slot for the second year running.
“There is a strong following for the timeshare resorts of major hospitality brands,” said Maurice Aubrey, president of RedWeek.com. “Trusted quality and service rises to the top.”
The top chosen timeshare rental resorts continue to group in the popular vacation destinations. Florida, the Caribbean and Hawaii have 16 of the top 25 top picks with New York, U.S. Virgin Islands and Cabo San Lucas having two resorts each on the list.
The Top 25 timeshare rental resorts for 2010 are:
1. Disney’s Beach Club Villas – Lake Buena Vista, Florida
2. Harborside Resort at Atlantis – Paradise Island, Bahamas
3. Marriott’s Maui Ocean Club – Napili Villas – Lahaina, Hawaii
4. Marriott’s Crystal Shores – Marco Island, Florida
5. Disney’s BoardWalk Villas – Lake Buena Vista, Florida
6. Marriott’s Maui Ocean Club – Lahaina Villas – Lahaina, Hawaii
7. Marriott’s Maui Ocean Club – Lahaina, Hawaii
8. Disney’s Animal Kingdom Villas – Jambo House – Lake Buena Vista, Florida
9. Marriott’s Aruba Surf Club – Palm Beach, Aruba
10. The Manhattan Club – New York City, New York
11. Costa Linda Beach Resort – Oranjestad, Aruba
12. Marriott’s Aruba Ocean Club – Palm Beach, Aruba
13. Marriott’s Ko Olina Beach Club – Kapolei, Hawaii
14. Marriott’s OceanWatch Villas at Grande Dunes – Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
15. Villas at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge – Lake Buena Vista, Florida
16. The Westin St. John – Virgin Grand Villas – St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands
17. Holiday Inn Club Vacations at Orange Lake Resort – East Village – Kissimmee, Florida
18. Disney’s Old Key West Resort – Lake Buena Vista, Florida
19. Wyndham Old Town Alexandria – Alexandria, Virginia
20. Renaissance Aruba Resort & Casino – Oranjestad, Aruba
21. Playa Grande Resort – Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
22. Villa Roma Resort Lodges – Calicoon, New York
23. Playa Linda Beach Resort – Palm Beach, Aruba
24. Marriott’s Frenchman’s Cove – St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands
25. Casa Dorada at Médano Beach – Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
You can read reviews, ratings, prices, availability and complete resort descriptions of these Top 25 resorts —and thousands more—by visiting RedWeek.com. Site registration is free. A membership fee of $14.99 is charged for complete site access which allows users to read and post resort ratings and reviews, view posting details, and contact owners about timeshare rentals and resales advertised on the site.
RedWeek.com is a member-supported marketplace for timeshare rentals, timeshare resale and timeshare exchange. The site was launched in November of 2002 and now has more than 1,400,000 registered users and includes 5,000 timeshare resorts worldwide. The company was co-founded by Randy Conrads, who also founded the popular Classmates.com Web site, which was acquired in 2004 by United Online, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNTD).
The RedWeek.com Top 25 ranking was determined by the e-mail alert preferences of the site’s 1,400,000 registered users. None of the resorts listed above are affiliated with RedWeek.com. RedWeek.com does not make any representations or warranties regarding the resorts mentioned. These rankings reflect the preferences of the RedWeek.com users; individual experiences with these resorts may differ from those reflected in these results. All traveler ratings and reviews are available on RedWeek.com (www.redweek.com).
John Locher, 425-458-4440, ext. 1