Top 12 Marriott Vacation Club Destinations

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For Marriott Vacation Club owners, you have a grand pick of the most luxurious and exciting travel opportunities, as well as top-notch Marriott benefits. Reap the rewards of visiting each destination when you also join Marriott Bonvoy. The top Marriott Vacation Club destinations in this list are the most popularly searched for, in the grandest cities, and with the best amenities. Take a look at the best MVC resorts from Boston to Hawaii.

Top Marriott Resorts and Locations

With all of the brands and vacation clubs under Marriott Vacations Worldwide, there are plenty of properties in various destinations to choose from. With the incredible choices and flexible points-based system, how can you decide where to go next? The top Marriott Vacation Club destinations are in some of the most sought-after destinations around the world. Find the best Marriott resorts on the beach, on the ski slopes, or internationally.

  • Florida
    • Marriott’s Grande Vista
    • Marriott’s Crystal Shores
  • California
    • Ritz-Carlton San Francisco
    • Marriott’s Timber Lodge
  • Colorado
    • Marriott’s Streamside
    • Ritz-Carlton Club, Aspen Highlands
  • Hawaii
    • Marriott’s Maui Ocean Club
  • Hilton Head Island
    • Marriott’s Grande Ocean
  • Las Vegas
    • Marriott’s Grand Chateau
  • Boston
    • Marriott’s Custom House
  • International
    • Ritz-Carlton St. Thomas
    • Marriott’s Phuket Beach Club

Best Marriott Resorts in Florida

Family-friendly, fun in the sun, attractions, and more can be found in Florida. Some of the top Marriott Vacation Club destinations are on Florida’s beautiful beaches, as well as Orlando.

Marriott’s Crystal Shores on Marco Island

One of the most popular Marriott Vacation Club destinations, Marco Island is the ultimate Florida beach escape. Surrounded by massive estates, crystal clear waters, and boating excursions, Marriott’s Crystal Shores shows you the beauty of Marco Island.

Enjoy on-site dining at the Stilts Beachside Bar & Grill, or grab a drink to take to the beach. You’ll delight in the powder-soft sand that’s prominent on the Gulf, as well as diamond-clear, warm water.

Marriott’s Grande Vista in Orlando

For the ultimate theme park vacation, mixed with some day trips, awesome shopping and the best dining, Orlando is obviously number one. Marriott’s Grande Vista resort is located conveniently near all of the attractions, with superb amenities and accommodations as well. Check-in to a guest room, featuring the standard hotel room, or use your points for a larger villa. Villas come in one, two, and three-bedroom sizes, giving guests the ultimate comfort and privacy. Some villas also come with fully-equipped kitchens, washer and dryer, as well as spacious living areas.

For the golf enthusiasts, Marriott’s Grande Vista resort has a 9-hole course on-site, so you can practice your tee on days off from the parks. After a day out in the sun, make sure to take a dip at one of the outdoor pools. You’ll love this Marriott Vacation Club destination.

Top Marriott Beach Resorts

In need of a beach vacation? The best Marriott beach resorts can be found on the luxurious Hilton Head Island, the islands of Hawaii, or international destinations like St. Thomas. Take advantage of direct beach access, sweeping ocean views, and fun in the sun!

Marriott’s Grande Ocean on Hilton Head Island

Re-imagine what you typically think of with “beach vacation,” and you might come up with Marriott’s Grande Ocean resort. Stylish decor, multiple swimming pools, spacious villas, and quaint amenities perfectly mend luxury and the beach cottage vibe. Located on Hilton Head Island, this popular Marriott Vacation Club destination will help you unwind and enjoy your vacation. Not to mention, the direct beach access from your spacious villa makes your trip even more stress-free.

Marriott’s Grande Ocean provides two-bedroom villas, complete with kitchen, private balcony/porch, and either oceanfront or courtyard views. Take groceries from your fully-equipped kitchen for bites on the beach, or enjoy a nice home-cooked meal.

Marriott’s Maui Ocean Club

MVC owners will find plenty of Marriott Vacation Club destinations in Hawaii, but Marriott’s Maui Ocean Club should be at the top of your list. Allow the tropical foliage to help you unplug and unwind while you sit oceanside. This resort is only steps away from the Pacific Ocean, complete with sparkling pools and outdoor hot tubs. With plenty of on-site activities, the kids need to come in tow too. Enjoy spacious guest rooms, as well as one, two, or three-bedroom villas.

Three towers sit beachside, giving each room an impressive ocean or mountainside view. Not to mention, the on-site spa takes in the sounds of the waves while you unwind and get a relaxing massage. By night, explore Maui’s delicacies and shopping, or take to the elegant restaurant on the resort. Heading to an island other than Maui? There are other beautiful Marriott Vacation Club Hawaii timeshare resorts to choose from.

Best Marriott Ski Resorts

For adventurous couples or families, there’s nothing better than a vacation hitting the slopes. Travel to the best Marriott resorts in Colorado as well as Lake Tahoe for perfect, snow-capped peaks.

Marriott’s StreamSide in Vail

Accommodations at Marriott’s Streamside are separated by the Birch, Douglas, as well as Evergreen buildings. The year-round, top Marriott Vacation Club destination in Vail is the perfect alpine retreat. Especially when the kids are coming along. Families can experience an incredible stay with Kids Night In, offering games, pizza, movies, and more. There are also family movie night events, Wii bowling tournaments, and craft sessions!

Units range in size from deluxe studios to two-bedroom villas. Marriott’s StreamSide Birch offers studios with kitchenettes and murphy beds, as well as one and two-bedroom villas. For extra space that larger travel parties will need, Marriott’s Streamside Douglas has multi-level one and three-bedroom loft-style villas. Finally, for the most space, Marriott’s Streamside Evergreen offers 1200-square-foot, two-bedroom villas with a spacious living room area and fully-equipped kitchens.

The Ritz-Carlton Club, Aspen Highlands

Take in the sweeping views of a 21,500 foot mountain from the base at the Ritz-Carlton Club, Aspen Highlands resort. Guests are welcomed in with a blend of Western ambiance as well as top tier Ritz-Carlton services. Get some rejuvenation at the private spa and fitness center on-site. The top Marriott Vacation Club destinations must have on-site dining, and you won’t be disappointed here. For casual dining, the Willow Creek Bistro will satisfy your cravings and provide entertainment with live music. Grab a cup of coffee or light fare at Caffe’ Sienna before heading out to hit the slopes.

Stay in a three-bedroom residence, designed by Robert A.M Stern, the Dean of the Yale School of Architecture. Guests enjoy fully-equipped gourmet kitchens, king-size beds, luxurious master bathrooms with double vanities and heated Italian marble floors.

Marriott’s Timber Lodge in South Lake Tahoe

Perfect for your summer vacays, AND winter. Marriott’s Timber Lodge is located in South Lake Tahoe, California, and bridges the best of both worlds. Take the gondola from the resort to Heavenly Village for shopping, dining, or skiing in the winter months. During the summer, hiking Mount Tallac Trail will satisfy your great outdoors adventurists.

On-site is the signature restaurant, Fire + Ice Grill and Bar. Enjoy warm Mongolian-style dishes while retreating from the cold outside, or take to the sauna for relaxation. Accommodations here range from premium one, two, and three-bedroom villas, complete with full kitchens, fireplaces, jetted tubs and washer/dryer.

Urban Marriott Vacation Club Destinations

Not every vacation is for relaxation in the sun or carving through snow on the Rocky Mountains. For top Marriott Vacation Club destinations in the city, you’ll be drawn to locations across the country from Boston to California.

Marriott’s Custom House

History lies in Boston, Massachusetts. What’s not to love about cobblestone streets, 18th-century architecture, museums, and the best beaches not too far in Cape Cod. Marriott’s Custom House will be a blast from the past, except with air-conditioning!

This is a Marriott Vacation Club Pulse property. Pulse resorts are in urban locations and have smaller accommodations, but come with all of the luxury and comfort you would expect from Marriott Vacation Club destinations. Marriott’s Custom House is only steps away from the Boston Harbour (an ideal spot for your next July 4th vacation!)

Ritz-Carlton San Francisco

Falling under Marriott Vacations Worldwide, MVC owners can use their Vacation Club Points for Ritz-Carlton resorts as well. The Ritz-Carlton San Francisco is located in Nob Hill, where you can find the swankiest hotels and ornate architecture. The resort itself is within a 1909 landmark building, with grandiose chandeliers, gothic-style accents, and a cozy atmosphere. As one of the top Marriott Vacation Club destinations, you’ll be living in luxury here.

Marriott’s Grand Chateau

Lights! Music! Casinos! A trip to Sin City is probably on just about everyone’s bucket list, and for good reason. The Strip provides entertainment for days, with top-rated gourmet restaurants, world-class casinos, and shows that wow visitors every time.

Marriott’s Grand Chateau is conveniently located right along The Strip, so you never miss out on the excitement in Las Vegas. Take to the rooftop pool and bar by day, so you can relax in comfort and with a view. Accommodations range from guest rooms, one, and two-bedroom villas. Villas are complete with kitchens, spacious living/dining areas, as well as private bedrooms. This Marriott Vacation Club destination comes with attractions galore, and comfort.

Top International Marriott Vacation Club Destinations

One of the many benefits of Marriott Vacation Club is the ability to travel the world. Go international with the best Marriott resorts in incredible locations.

Ritz-Carlton St. Thomas

See the Caribbean in a new light, with the newly remodeled Ritz-Carlton St. Thomas resort. After a $100 million renovation, this property is packed with four dining venues, delightful scenery, dinner cruises, and island-hopping experiences. Welcoming couples, families, and travel enthusiasts, there is plenty of opportunity for adventure. What’s more, Ritz-Carlton, St. Thomas unveiled the new Lady Lynsey II, a 60-foot luxury catamaran. Perfect for events, Lady Lynsey II can accommodate up to 75 guests and offers many different activities for your celebratory needs.

Marriott’s Phuket Beach Club in Thailand

If a trip to Asia is on your dream-list, the time is now. This Marriott Vacation Club destination is out of this world and truly like no other. A tropical paradise that is practically in the jungle, Marriott’s Phuket Beach Club resort will bring you back in touch with yourself. Find your inner zen with gorgeous gardens and landscaping, while also enjoying the on-site spa. Dining options are also here, so every member of the family can find something delicious to eat.

Apartment-style accommodations are complete with fully-equipped kitchens, spacious living/dining areas, and exquisite master bathrooms. Enjoy your time in Thailand with this luxurious and comfortable setting.

How Many Marriott Vacation Clubs Are There?

There is only one Marriott Vacation Club, which has over 50 resorts worldwide. However, Marriott Vacation Club is owned by Marriott Vacations Worldwide, which has a plethora of other vacation ownership options and destinations.

When you join Marriott Vacation Club, you’ll have access to resorts and hotels from the following as well:

  • Marriott Vacation Club Pulse
  • Sheraton Vacation Club
  • Westin Vacation Club
  • Grand Residences by Marriott
  • The Ritz-Carlton Destination Club
  • St. Regis Residence Club

Furthermore, Interval International is also owned by Marriott Vacations Worldwide, which means you can exchange your ownership for thousands of other vacation opportunities around the globe.

Marriott Vacation Club Resales

If you’re not a Marriott Vacation Club owner already and wondering if Marriott is worth it, a resale property is a perfect way in. Marriott Vacation Club resales cost less than half the price and allow you to try out the vacation ownership lifestyle. If one of these Marriott Vacation Club destinations has caught your eye, take a look at all of our timeshare listings online. You can make an offer right on the resort page, or call one of our Licensed Real Estate Agents at 1-800-410-8326.

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