Everything You Need to Know About Vistana Timeshare

Featuring a wide array of fabulous travel options, Vistana Signature Experiences is an authorized Marriott Bonvoy partner and is an exclusive partner of Sheraton and Westin Vacation Club. Guests are drawn to Vistana timeshares because they continue to develop products specifically for Sheraton and Westin while allowing Gold Elite status in Marriott Bonvoy. Timeshare owners at Vistana resorts love their timeshares because of the incomparable hospitality, as well as a variety of amenities and destinations! Discover how Vistana timeshare works by reading on!

About Vistana Timeshares

Vistana Signature Network offers vacations in elegant villa resorts around the world, located in the most desired locations. The Westin and Sheraton resorts are created, built, and managed by Vistana Signature Experiences, Inc., an operating division of Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corporation.

Vistana Signature Network is vacation ownership that allows maximum freedom when traveling with your friends, family, and loved ones. Vistana timeshares allow you to travel wherever your heart desires. They pride themselves on providing incredible villas that are unmatched and will leave you satisfied no matter which timeshare you are vacationing at.

Vistana Timeshare Destinations

With the Vistana Signature Network, you can choose from 23 award-winning villa resorts located in some of the most prestigious destinations.

  • Arizona
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Florida
  • Hawaii
  • South Carolina
  • Caribbean
  • Mexico

Benefits For Vistana Timeshare Owners

Becoming an owner of a Vistana timeshare allows you to book vacations easily at your dream locations. In addition to the 23 resorts within Vistana Signature Network, the travel options are endless by using their point-based system and joining a vacation exchange network. Vistana resort owners have incredible benefits; here are some of the main ones!

Exchange

Vistana Signature Network Elite

Members of Vistana Signature Network can enroll in VSN Elite. Within VSN Elite, there are three membership tiers, Three-Star, Four-Star, and Five-Star. Each tier offers different benefits and privileges. Some VSN Elite benefits may not be available to all members, such as early check-in and late checkout, due to resort availability and VSN rules.  

Three-Star Elite Membership

  • Extended period to bank StarOptions to Oct. 1
  • A reduced fee of $79 to bank StarOptions
  • Convert to Starpoints through the Starwood Preferred Guest Program each Use Year
  • Extended period to convert to StarPoints to July 1
  • Starwood Vacation Network Elite Travel Services
  • Additional Rewards with the Friendship Rewards Program of 30,000 (Standard Reward is 20,000)
  • More Starpoints through the Signature Escapes Program of 3,000

Four-Star Elite Membership

Receive all of the same benefits of Three-Star Elite Membership, PLUS:

  • Extended period to convert to StarPoints to Oct. 1
  • More Starpoints through the Signature Escapes Program of 4,000
  • Starpoints conversion fee waived
  • Priority early villa check-in (2 pm, subject to availability)
  • Starwood Vacation Network Elite Waitlist while holding a prior reservation
  • 10% premium on Starpoints conversion

Five-Star Elite Membership

Receive all of the same benefits of Four-Star Elite Membership, PLUS:

  • Extended period to bank StarOptions to Dec. 31
  • No charge to bank StarOptions
  • Convert to Starpoints through the Starwood Preferred Guest Program each Use Year
  • Extended period to Convert to StarPoints to Oct. 1
  • Starwood Vacation Network Elite Travel Services
  • Additional Rewards with the Friendship Rewards Program of 40,000 (Standard Reward is 20,000)
  • More Starpoints through the Signature Escapes Program of 5,000
  • Automatic Platinum Membership status in the Starwood Preferred Guest Program (limit one per Elite Membership)
  • Platinum Concierge Service
  • Priority late villa checkout (noon, subject to availability)

Marriott Bonvoy

Another perk is that Vistana owners get access to Marriott Bonvoy. More than 7,000 properties and resorts across Marriott Bonvoy’s portfolio are available worldwide. The Marriott Bonvoy Gold Elite status offers exclusive rewards, benefits, and privileges for Vistana owners. Some of the main Gold Elite benefits are 25% bonus points for stays, enhanced room upgrades as well as a 2 pm checkout.

We have a whole blog dedicated to understanding Marriott Bonvoy! Read it now if you want to learn all the benefits of Marriott Bonvoy.

Interval International

Interval International offers memberships to owners who have a Vistana timeshare. Vacation exchange company Interval International (also known as II) is affiliated with major vacation brands, including Marriott Vacation Club, Disney Vacation Club, and Diamond Resorts. Thousands of hotels and resorts are accessible through the platform, allowing members to use their existing timeshare points or weeks for stays.

There are also perks and benefits available to Interval International members when it comes to all travel necessities. Read our blog about Interval International to learn more about its benefits.

Vistana Timeshare Resorts

As mentioned, there are 23 villa locations everywhere, from warm beaches to desert towns, snowy mountain tops, and bustling cities. No matter which timeshare you buy, you are in for a memorable experience at any of these Vistana timeshare resorts.

Sheraton Desert Oasis

Vistana Timeshare
Scottsdale, Arizona

There is no better place to stay while exploring Scottsdale, Arizona, than Sheraton Desert Oasis. Desert Oasis puts you just minutes from Scottsdale’s fabulous dining, entertainment, and attractions. Scottsdale offers world-class golf and spas, so whether you are looking to relax or play a friendly game of golf, you can do so near Desert Oasis. Guest love the amenities this Vistana timeshare offers, including a sun deck, pool, video rentals, and fitness center. Then, regardless of whether you explore the surrounding areas or the amenities on-site, your villa awaits plenty of room for everyone to stretch out and have their own space to unwind.

The Westin Riverfront Mountain Villas

Vistana Timeshare
Avon, Colorado

The Westin Riverfront Mountain Villas offers its guest a fabulous view of the Rocky Mountains while staying at the base of Beaver Creek Mountain. Activities in Avon are endless regardless of the time of year you visit. In the warmer months, guests love white water rafting, fly fishing, and hiking nearby Westin Riverfront. In contrast, Avon offers world-class skiing and snowboarding during the colder months. While staying here, you can access the Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa amenities, including a heated pool and Spa Anjali. Not to mention, each villa offers the comforts of home with modern appliances and tons of space.

Harborside Resort At Atlantis

Harborside Resort at Atlantis
Nassau, Bahamas

Paradise awaits at Harborside Resort At Atlantis. While staying at the legendary Atlantis, the opportunities are endless for fun and exciting things to do throughout the trip. This Caribbean resort features an on-site water park, a casino packed with action, world-class dining, and luxurious spa treatments. Or, take some time to explore the nearby attractions. Some bucket list things to explore in the Bahamas are feeding pigs on the island and visiting the pink sand beaches. Guests can choose from one-, two-, and three-bedroom Caribbean-themed villas. In addition, each living area offers a sofa bed for additional guests traveling with your party.

Sheraton Vistana Resort

Sheraton Vistana Villages Pool
Orlando, Florida

Take on the world’s theme park capital when staying at Sheraton Vistana Resort. This resort puts you close enough to the action but far enough away from the crowds. So, you can relax but also experience the fun. In addition to the theme parks, Orlando has incredible golf courses, shopping opportunities, and dining options. While on-site, you can enjoy swimming in the 135 acres of pools, playing mini-golf, or playing games in the game room. If you want to stay active, there are tennis courts, a fitness center, and basketball courts on-site as well. Whether the whole family is on the trip or just the two of you, your fully-equipped villas are prepared for maximum comfort after a busy day.

Buy Vistana Timeshares On the Resale Market

Are you interested in buying a Vistana timeshare on the resale market? Firstly, start by checking out our Vistana timeshares for sale. Then, once you have found the listing that best suits you, make an offer! If you are on the fence about purchasing a timeshare or have any questions that you need answers to, we are here to help! Fidelity Real Estate has highly trained real estate agents that know the ends and out of the timeshare industry, so helping you buy a Vistana timeshare will be a breeze. You can contact us by calling (407) 465-5188 or emailing [email protected]!

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