Warm weather destinations dominate annual list as travelers seek escape to sun, surf and sand

SEATTLE, January 31, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — The annual list of the top 25 timeshare resorts has been published by, the world’s largest marketplace for peer-to-peer vacation rentals. The always-awaited roundup is selected by RedWeek members, based on the volume of rental bookings and inquiries sent to owners, providing valuable insight into new and developing travel trends.


As in 2022, RedWeek stats show warm weather destinations continue to dominate travel plans for 2023, with Hawaiithem Caribbean, Florida, California, Caroline from the southand Mexico get to the top. Notably, Hawaii beach resorts make up more than ⅓ of the list, demonstrating that vacationers are willing to travel farther to enjoy sunnier destinations after a few years closer to home due to pandemic-era concerns and restrictions .

Another trend is the re-emergence of certain destinations. California palm desertfor example, resurfaced, with two stations emerging on the 2023 charts: Marriott’s Desert Springs Villas II and Marriott’s Desert Spring Villas. Moreover, Harborside Resort in Atlantis in the Bahamiana station that was in RedWeek’s Top 5 until 2019, is making a comeback, rising from 21st place in 2022 to 13th in 2023.

“Like the rest of the travel industry, we are delighted to have seen such a great resurgence in travel over the past year,” said Maurice Aubrey, president of RedWeek. “Looking forward to the rest of 2023, booking volume continues to grow at a rapid pace and it’s fantastic to see so many tropical resorts return to this list as travelers continue to diversify post-pandemic. “

RedWeek’s Top 5 Timeshare Resorts for 2023 are:

  1. Marriott Aruba Surf Club | palm beach, Aruba

  2. Marriott’s Newport Coast Villas | Newport Coast, California

  3. Marriott’s Ko Olina Beach Club | Oahu, Hawaii

  4. Marriott’s Aruba Ocean Club | palm beach, Aruba

  5. Marriott’s Maui Ocean Club | Maui, Hawaii

Click here to see the full list of the top 25 hotels.

Owner-listed vacation rental units on are typically built with home-style amenities — kitchens, multiple bedrooms and bathrooms, and washers and dryers. But, unlike Airbnb or VRBO, travelers still get hotel-level amenities with RedWeek. Resorts offer swimming pools, restaurants, fitness centers, spas, golf courses, tennis courts, convenience stores, and more. hotel privacy/security and cleanliness standards at the hotel level.

As traveler confidence peaks in 2023, renters can find resort rentals cheaper on RedWeek than even “best advertised rates” elsewhere. RedWeek’s inventory is sourced directly from individual timeshare owners instead of large resort corporations. Unlike many Airbnb hosts, who often go into a rental business for profit, most RedWeek owners are simply looking to match the cost of their timeshare investment for that year. Another added benefit: individual timeshare owners are not bound by contractual nightly rates and therefore have the luxury of being more flexible with their prices than even the most popular discount hotel booking sites.

For details on RedWeek’s Top 25 categories, including Family Resorts, Remote Workstations, Pet-Friendly Resorts, and Golf Resorts, approach [email protected].

Founded in 2002, RedWeek is the largest and most reputable online timeshare marketplace with an audience of over 2.8 million people and a Better Business Bureau A+ Rating. Timeshare owners and travelers come to RedWeek to read exclusive resort ratings and reviews, access our in-depth resort information, and browse thousands of timeshare rental and resale listings or advertise their own timeshare at rent or for sale. Since these rentals are offered at owner direct rental prices, they are almost always considerably cheaper than resort prices. For more information, visit

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