Resort on the island of Aruba, The 165 villa
Marriott Aruba Surf Club
|Palm Beach, ARUBA – August 25, 2004 – Marriott Vacation Club International
(MVCI), the vacation ownership division of Marriott International, Inc.
(NYSE:MAR), announces the opening of its highly anticipated second resort
on the island of Aruba, Marriott’s Aruba Surf Club. The first 165 two-bedroom
villas are now available for lifetime vacation owners as well as for nightly
Marriott’s Aruba Surf Club opens on Palm Beach, with two and three-bedroom villas and amenities, like large pools connected by a winding, lazy river.
Ideally set on Aruba’s scenic Palm Beach, the windsurfing capital of the Caribbean, the new resort is adjacent to the sold-out Marriott’s Aruba Ocean Club and the Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino.
“The beautiful island of Aruba has proven to be a great destination for our Marriott Vacation Club owners,” stated Stephen P. Weisz, president, Marriott Vacation Club International. “Arubans are well-known for their warm ‘bon bini’ spirit, and they certainly make our owners feel very welcomed, year after year.”
Upon completion, the resort will consist of 430 two-bedroom/two-bath (1,195 square feet) and 20 three-bedroom/three-bath (1,707 square feet) villas featuring ocean or island views. Each villa provides a private balcony, fully equipped kitchen, spacious living and dining areas, a master suite with a deep-soaking tub, multiple televisions, a DVD and washer/dryer. A “lock-off” option offers separate use of a deluxe guestroom with its own balcony and a kitchenette that includes a microwave, undercounter refrigerator and a bar sink.
Planned resort features include:
In 1984, Marriott became the first branded hospitality company by nearly a decade to enter the timeshare industry. Now celebrating 20 years of making vacation dreams come true for its owners and guests, MVCI continues to expand with a diverse portfolio of 6,500 timeshare resort villas throughout the U.S., Caribbean, Europe and Asia.
MARRIOTT INTERNATIONAL, INC. (NYSE:MAR) is a leading lodging company with nearly 2,800 lodging properties in the United States and 69 other countries and territories.
|Also See:||Rick Zeolla Appointed General Manager and Pasquale Strocchia Appointed Director of Sales and Marketing at the Aruba Marriott Resort / Aug 2003|
|The Renaissance Aruba Beach Resort & Casino Finalizing a $15 million dollar Renovation and Re-branding; Formerly Aruba Sonesta Beach Resort / November 2003|