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Top 25 List of Timeshare Rental Resorts Announced

SEATTLE – March 13, 2012 – For the fifth year running, leading timeshare marketplace releases its list of top 25 timeshare rental resorts. The Top 25 ranking is calculated using statistics from the site's more than 1.5 million registered users.

Making the move to the number one spot this year is Harborside Resort at Atlantis in Paradise Island, Bahamas. Following close behind in the number two and three spots are Marriott's Maui Ocean Club in Hawaii, and The Manhattan Club in New York. Making the list for the very first time are Marriott's OceanWatch Villas at Grande Dunes in Myrtle Beach, S.C., and Four Seasons Residence Club Aviara in Carlsbad, Calif.

Disney's Beach Club Villas, which held the number one spot for the last three years, falls to number four; and last year's number two resort - Disney's BoardWalk Villas - makes a dramatic descent to number ten. Both of these resorts are located in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., just outside of Orlando

The Top 25 timeshare rental resorts for 2012 are:

  1. Harborside Resort at Atlantis - Paradise Island, Bahamas
  2. Marriott's Maui Ocean Club - Lahaina, Hawaii
  3. The Manhattan Club - New York City, New York
  4. Disney's Beach Club Villas - Lake Buena Vista, Florida
  5. Marriott's Aruba Surf Club - Palm Beach, Aruba
  6. Marriott's Ko Olina Beach Club - Kapolei, Hawaii
  7. Marriott's Aruba Ocean Club - Palm Beach, Aruba
  8. Marriott's Newport Coast Villas - Newport Coast, California
  9. The Westin Kaanapali Ocean Resort Villas - Lahaina, Hawaii
  10. Disney's BoardWalk Villas - Lake Buena Vista, Florida
  11. The Westin St. John - Virgin Grand Villas - St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands
  12. Marriott's Waiohai Beach Club - Koloa, Hawaii
  13. Marriott's OceanWatch Villas at Grande Dunes - Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
  14. Holiday Inn Club Vacations at Orange Lake Resort - West Village - Kissimmee, Florida
  15. Marriott's Grande Ocean - Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
  16. Marriott's Maui Ocean Club - Lahaina Villas - Lahaina, Hawaii
  17. Marriott's Ocean Pointe - Palm Beach Shores, Florida
  18. HGVC at Hilton Hawaiian Village - Honolulu, Hawaii
  19. The Royal Sands - Cancun, Mexico
  20. Costa Linda Beach Resort - Oranjestad, Aruba
  21. Sheraton Vistana Resort - Orlando, Florida
  22. Kaanapali Beach Club - Lahaina, Hawaii
  23. Disney's Old Key West Resort - Lake Buena Vista, Florida
  24. Playa Linda Beach Resort - Palm Beach, Aruba
  25. Four Seasons Residence Club Aviara - Carlsbad, California

These rankings reflect the preferences of users; individual experiences with these resorts may differ from those reflected in these results. None of the resorts listed above are affiliated with All traveler ratings and reviews are available on

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