Through Abound by Marriott Vacations™, Members at the Executive*, Presidential, and Chairman’s Club benefit levels have access to upscale and distinctive vacation homes located in desirable destinations such as Cabo San Lucas, Croatia, and Italy — perfect for hosting family reunions, anniversaries, and other special celebrations.
* Vacation Home options differ by benefit level.
Here’s just a small sample of the breathtaking vacation homes and destinations our Members enjoy.
Paradise, Cote D'Azur & St. Tropez
Villa Paradise is a superb new Luxury Californian property overlooking the bay of Eze and offers approximately 4,000 square feet of living space. It is a contemporary villa offering beautifully appointed accommodations arranged over two levels with a heated infinity swimming pool and unobstructed sea views, all within few minutes walking distance to the beach. The property is nestled in a beautiful quiet residential area below Eze Village, Southeast France – (Cote d'Azur) one of the most scenic stretches of coast on the French Riviera, between Nice and Monte Carlo. The villa is situated just above the sea with 180º views of the Mediterranean Sea and surrounding coastal cliffs, which are stunning. The villa features a beautiful infinity pool with dramatic views, making it one of the most popular areas at the villa. It is the perfect place to enjoy the sunshine and sea air. If you desire a dip in the sea, it is only a seven minute walk to the beach. The villa is composed of a large open-plan living area with a modern, fully-equipped kitchen opening onto the terrace, five bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms, an immense rooftop terrace, and parking for five vehicles. Accommodations Main Level Entrance Infinity Pool with panoramic view Bedroom with an en-suite bathroom and 180º sea view Large living room (Home Cinéma ) with 180º sea view Dining room with panoramic view Open kitchen Guest toilet Lower Level 4 Bedrooms with panoramic views, overlooking the bay of Eze with en-suite bathrooms Bar area / Laundry room
Set on a high hill overlooking the scenic Tuscan landscape, this incredible 16th century patrician mansion exudes class and elegance at first sight. The villa spans over 1,200 square meters of living space and its central location is convenient to explore the major areas of Florence, Chianti, Siena and Lucca. In its past the villa has been the dwelling of many illustrious guests, among them Paolina Bonaparte, sister of Napoleon and the Grand Duchess of Tuscany. The villa belongs to one of the most prominent aristocratic Italian families, and you will feel as a true royalty vacationing here while having the villa staff pampering you like a prince! All rooms of the villa are impeccably decorated with luxurious furnishing and finishes housing a remarkable art collection. The building retains its original architectural structure with its floors, vaulted ceilings, fireplaces and staircases. The villa features opulent heirloom pieces such as oil paintings and antiques, Venetian glass chandeliers, murals, rich tapestry and Persian rugs, all creating a sense of age that the guests will enjoy in every room. Accommodations Ground Floor Formal massive dining room with fireplace that seats comfortably up to 20 guests Smaller dining room Guest bathroom Large gourmet eat-in kitchen First Floor Very expansive formal living room with fireplace and piano Smaller living room TV room with fireplace Reading room with private library containing an antique collection of books Enjoyable billiard room Private chapel Outside Features An impeccable manicured Italian garden nestles the impressive private pool, with its sundeck and a gazebo, perfect for alfresco lunches The grounds house also several shaded areas for relaxing in style and tranquility The villa’s strategic position over the undulating hills offers a one-of-a-kind view over the vineyards, olive groves, fields and forests of the Tuscan countryside When not lounging around the pool, you can visit Florence or you may go to the hip beach resort of Forte dei Marmi, both 30 minutes by car. Other options are playing golf at an 18-hole Golf course, horse-back riding or play tennis at nearby facilities. Lastly, do not forget to check out the famous Thermal Spas located very near to the villa. Villa Augusta is perfect for easy hikes and relaxing strolls.
Casa La Laguna, Los Cabos
One of the largest beachfront vacation homes in Los Cabos, Casa La Laguna sits on a quiet, pristine, semi-private beach next to the Puerto Los Cabos Marina. Casa La Laguna sleeps 13 to 15, and offers 10,000 square feet of living space, 8,000 of which is air conditioned, with another 16,000 square feet outdoors. The villa is renowned for hosting multiple families, generational families, couples, corporate retreats, and weddings. One of the largest and most luxurious beachfront homes available in Los Cabos, Casa La Laguna sits serenely on a tranquil, semi-private beach. With an exquisite blend of Hacienda style and custom Balinese furnishings, this villa features four levels with ocean views from every room, 6 ocean view suites, and 8 bathrooms. Superb meals are prepared by amazing gourmet chef Angel in the state-of-the-art kitchen, which opens to a magnificent great room, and 4 unique indoor and outdoor dining areas. Two well-appointed bars reside here, one indoors and one al fresco. A full professional staff of 6 includes our manager/ private concierge and in-villa masseuse. The housekeeping staff is known for offering various special and unique touches to provide the utmost in comfort, including L’Occitane bath products featured throughout. The outdoor areas feature beautiful pieces of art, colorful flowers & various fauna gracing the grounds, and fountain & infinity features. The sparkling bi-level pool offers an upper wading pool, a 15-foot slide, and a lower infinity pool large enough for lapping. The huge beachfront Jacuzzi sits above the enticing beach and sea where abundant marine life is in view, including whales, dolphins, and so much more. The Media Room offers the perfect venue for private screenings, concerts, and movies. The Spa is open for relaxing massages with incredible and gracious masseuse Tina, always at your convenience, featuring Chanel products. Guests also enjoy the use of a fully-equipped gym. The upscale property is highly attractive to visitors seeking a quiet retreat. One small beach restaurant serves the community, and yet, luxurious Jack Nicklaus and Greg Norman golf, and a world class marina are literally 5 minutes away at Puerto Los Cabos. ATV and horseback riding, swimming, snorkeling, surfing, and fishing are all immediately adjacent. World class restaurants and resorts with stunning settings, and high-end shopping are 15 minutes away at the restful, colonial town of San Jose del Cabo, with the more vivacious Cabo San Lucas also within easy reach. Los Cabos, home to the Sea of Cortez on the Baja Peninsula, offers a unique year-round sunny and dry, arid climate, averaging only 10 days of rain per year, unlike most tropical destinations. At Casa La Laguna, our world class staff and incredible setting will exceed your expectations in every respect, to which our numerous reviews and repeat guests will attest.
Stradivari, Amalfi Coast
For many travelers, Sorrento is the starting point of choice to explore the Amalfi Coast. This vibrant town, overlooking the Bay of Naples, exudes Old World charm thanks to its piazzas and narrow alleys. Sorrento is blessed with great restaurants and shops, incredible sunsets, it is closed to Hercolanum and Pompeii ruins, and well connected to the island of Ischia, Procida and Capri. Just a 10 minute drive from the town center, in its hilltops and surrounded by greenery and olive trees, the luxury three floor Villa Stradivari is nestled inside two acres of manicure gardens and lush vegetation. The comfortable interiors, the peaceful outdoor areas, an infinity pool with stunning views, and the general serenity of the villa welcomes you. Stradivari's location is perfect for both beach lovers as well as those who wish to explore the Amalfi Coast and its marvels. The villa is set 3 kilometers from the center of Sorrento, away from the noise and traffic and yet very close to the town’s comforts. The grounds offer unforgettable and picture-perfect views of the Gulf of Naples, Capri and Mt. Vesuvius. Good to know: There is an 850 meter walking trail down to the fishing village below where you can have lunch or dinner right on the beach. The village can be also reached by car in 5 minutes. Accommodations First Floor The bright interiors are comfortable and welcoming. High-end details such wood floors, vaulted fresco ceilings, hand-painted ceramic tiles make villa Stradivari a great accommodation for those looking for understated luxury. Large areas, generous French doors opening up to majestic sea-views, sitting rooms with plush sofas, timeless and refined dining room with ample seating for large groups, these are the social spaces available at the villa. A small and convenient kitchen to serve light meals, besides the commercial grade one on the ground floor, and a panoramic covered terrace are also on this level. Outside Features With its well-furnished outdoor areas, the private panoramic infinity pool and a romantic pergola to eat alfresco, this villa has several perfect spots to enjoy. Do not forget to have a drink on the villa covered terrace when the sun is ready to melt into the sea. The lush vegetation shields the villa’s privacy and its cozy feel.