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Mother’s Day Musings: The Perfect Mother’s Day Gift

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mother-child-beachThis weekend my mom and I loaded up the car and headed north for Idaho Falls. Besides the joys of taking a mother-daughter road trip, we were going to visit a handful of grandparents and my brother, who recently moved there.

The weekend was spent among family, flowers and wine, each generation (four in one room!) performing duties of gratitude for their mother, sister, and other lovely ladies in each of our lives.

Mother’s Day is an interesting holiday. I comes from a long international history of celebrating mothers and has prevailed through times of turmoil, even the creator of America’s national day denouncing the holiday all together. Here are a few thoughts to hopefully keep you remembering the essence of Mother’s Day year-round.

grandma-grandaughters-benchMother’s Day History

Celebrating mothers extends back to ancient times, when Greeks and Romans held festivals to honor their mother goddesses Rhea and Cybele. The tradition continued throughout Europe through a Christian festival held during Lent. But the Mother’s Day that we recognize today started in the early 20th century with Anna Jarvis.

Anna’s mother, Ann Reeves Jarvis, began Mother’s Day Work Clubs in the late 1800s to teach women how to raise their children. The clubs later became a way unite families during and after the Civil War. After Ann’s death in 1905, Anna got the idea for a day that celebrated mothers and their sacrifices. Anna came to recognize that there was an unequal amount of national holidays that celebrate men, and began petitioning for Mother’s Day to become a nationally recognized holiday, which was granted by Woodrow Wilson in 1914.

Even before its presidential endorsement, Mother’s Day quickly became a popular holiday around the country. Of course, it didn’t take long for florists and card companies to take advantage of the need for Mother’s Day gifts and began avidly marketing Mother’s Day products. Outraged by the commercialization of Mother’s Day, Anna eventually denounced the holiday and spent her personal wealth on lawyers to get the holiday removed from the national calendar, but she never succeeded.

mother-pregnant-girlMother’s Day Traditions

Anna Jarvis’s original intent for Mother’s Day was for people to wear a single white carnation as a badge while taking the day to attend church and visit one’s mother. The idea of flowers as the perfect Mother’s Day gift has blossomed and today the industry makes over $2 billion from Mother’s Day alone and over 140 million cards get sent to mothers (interestingly there are only about 83 million mothers in the U.S.).

With such extreme numbers, it’s easy to see what Anna Jarvis was upset about. I certainly was guilty of spending money on multiple bouquets, cards and Mother’s Day knick knacks, but I think there’s more to this holiday than cold consumer habits.

In Ethiopia, families gather each fall to sing songs and indulge in a large feast as part of Antrosht, a multi-day celebration honoring motherhood. Even in the U.S., Mother’s Day has been used to do more than spend money. Coretta Scott King, wife of Martin Luther King Jr., used Mother’s Day in 1968 to host a march in support of underprivileged women and children. In the 1970s, women’s groups used the holiday to promote the need for equal rights and access to childcare.

Around the world and even throughout our own culture, Mother’s Day is clearly about more than a card and obligatory phone call (although, more phone calls are made on Mother’s Day than any other day of the year). I find myself passionately agreeing with Anna Jarvis’s initial motivations behind Mother’s Day: to give women a day in the national calendar, and to have a day to celebrate mothers and their sacrifices. Although Anna eventually felt that the holiday lost its original heart, I have a hard time agreeing.

flower-gift-childCelebrating Family

This weekend, I not only celebrated my mother, but my whole family. I dined with grandmas and grandpas, I talked with my great grandmother, I joked with my brother, I spoke with aunts and uncles, I learned about my cousins, I congratulated newly-mothering friends, I caught up with my dad and cuddled with my mom. It was a weekend devoted to appreciating family and celebrating the women that hold it together. Because, of course, mother’s don’t want it to just be about them, they want the day to be about the people they love and care for, a demonstration of the truly generous spirit of motherhood.

Although Mother’s Day has passed this year, we still have another chance to honor our parents and grandparents…for Father’s Day! If you’re looking for a way to truly honor your parents, think about buying them a timeshare resale. The gift of a vacation home says more than thank you for life, but thank you for the memories we have yet to create together. Bring the family together every year with a Park City timeshare in the idyllic Wasatch Mountains or relax on the beach with your family in a Florida timeshare. Our licensed timeshare agents can help you find the perfect gift that keeps on giving!

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Who Are Timeshare Owners: A Breakdown By Numbers

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Travel_AirportHave you ever been in an airport, looked around and wondered if any of those folks own a timeshare? Maybe not, but you’d be surprised at how many actually do enjoy the benefits of timeshare ownership.

In the last few years, the timeshare industry has boomed. Sales are up, hotels are building new resorts, and the profile of timeshare owners is changing. In an effort to understand the changes happening in this blossoming industry, the ARDA (American Resort Development Association) has conducted some studies and released some statistics on the modern timeshare owner.

Are you a typical timeshare owner or an exception to the rule? Could these statistics determine why all of your friends have bought a timeshare in the last few years? Read below to see where you stand in the timeshare ownership lineup.

Timeshare kitchen cookingAge of Timeshare Owners

A recent TUG forum poll showed that the average timeshare owner is somewhere between the ages of 50 and 75, with the median between 54 and 63. Many commenters confirmed the poll numbers, but said they had purchased their timeshare much earlier, sometime in their 40s, and have enjoyed their timeshare(s) for the last decade.

One user said, “We’re in our mid 60s and purchased our first Marriott [timeshare] in 1993, Royal Palms, 1995 Harbor Cub HH, and Ocean Club Aruba preconstruction in 1997. We have really had a wonderful experience using them ourselves, giving as wedding gifts to our children and now having grandkids come with us.”

Another user commented, “We bought our first Marriott timeshare in 1995 as a means to provide our blended family joint vacation time. Hubby was 54 and I was 44. At this time I am looking forward to a family vacation in June at the Summit Watch in Park City, Utah with the 4 kids, their spouses and all 7 grandkids.”

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Photo by U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Amber E. N. Jacobs

These numbers and comments point to two important things: the ages of the average timeshare buyer and owner, and more importantly the ways these middle aged consumers have used their timeshares. The ages of timeshare owners is not arbitrary, it alludes to the great advantages received by happy timeshare owners, a place to be with family and create lasting memories.

Demographics released by the ARDA noted that 78.1% of owners are either married or have a domestic partner and 23.6% have a child under the age of 18 living at home, further proving that timeshare ownership is ideal for families.

Income of Timeshare Owners

The ARDA International Foundation (AIF) released information from a study on timeshare owners in November 2014. The study showed multiple interesting conclusions that have excited the ARDA and may point to why the timeshare industry has been steadily growing in the last few years.

In older demographic information released by the ARDA, the average income of a timeshare owner was $72,900, and was often thought of as a number that didn’t necessarily represent the income of timeshare owners, but the median between the two extremes.

Ahwahnee-pool-california-timeshare-resalesTimeshare companies found that timeshare owners either made between $50,000 to $60,000 or something closer to $100,000–making $70,000 appear to be the median. Although $60,000 is a comfortable living for most, the rising cost of maintenance fees made timeshare ownership difficult for many people in that bracket, who would rather unload a timeshare costing $600 a year than continue paying the fees. On the other side of the spectrum, $600 a year is much more reasonable to someone making $100,000 a year, who would likely spend more than than on a vacation to these high quality resorts.

This tradition has manifested in the results of the AIF study, which showed that new owners tend to average a median household income of $94,800. The study showed that new timeshare owners valued the long-term vacation savings and flexibility a timeshare provides: 36% buying a timeshare to save money on future vacations and 31% buying for the flexibility a timeshare offers.

More good news is that timeshare owners that are looking to unload their property are working with timeshare resale companies, which can offer timeshares at unbeatable prices and still yield positive returns for sellers. The AIF study showed that 57% of new owners spent $10,000 or more on their timeshare, but did not point out whether new timeshare buyers could have saved money purchasing a timeshare resale.

Family-vacation-timeshare-resalaeThe New Timeshare Owner

AIF’s study, titled the Shared Vacation Ownership Study, found a bunch of exciting information on the new timeshare market.

Howard Nusbaum, president and CEO of ARDA, said, “We’re excited not only about the fact that sales are up in our industry, but also about why they are up. While existing owners continue to enjoy the lifestyle and purchase more timeshare[s], it’s the new owners that are responsible for the majority of qualified new sales.”

New timeshare owners proved to be nearly 10 years younger than typical timeshare owners, with 39% Gen Xers, 30% Millennials, and a median age of 39. The new crowd is 42% African American or Hispanic and are also highly educated, with 72% being college graduates and 23% having graduate degrees, which also helps account for the rising median household income.

Canyons Grand Summit

Photo Credit: Canyons Resort

New owners are also taking the advice of many timeshare companies and veteran owners and doing their research before purchasing. Seventy-five percent of the study’s subjects reported having had some interaction with a timeshare resort before purchasing and 44% said they initially stayed at the resort where they bought as a guest of another owner. Forty-two percent experienced timeshare vacations through renting first and 35% said they attended multiple sales presentations before buying, an interesting turn of events since timeshare presentations have been demonized as high-pressure situations forcing unexpecting victims into bad purchases.

These numbers show a change in the timeshare industry. Once criticized as a shady market full of scams and regrets, the industry has fought hard to rebuild its reputation. Through legislation passed to protect owners and active convictions against timeshare scam artists, noble companies have risen to the top of the industry and are offering fair, quality timeshares to wanting buyers.

Why Buy a Timeshare?

The new evidence is exciting. Timeshares are being sold honorably and to a satisfied public. The AIF study showed that timeshare ownership across the United States has risen from 7.2% in 2012 to 7.9% in 2014, with the numbers continuing to grow.

kauai sunsetThe uses for timeshare owners vary widely and evenly, with usage fairly equally spread between summer, fall and spring and travel distance ranging from under 500 miles to over 1,000 equal between owners as well. In a survey conducted by RCI, a prominent exchange company, 50% of their sample of owners owned a seashore or ocean beach property, followed by 29% at a golf destination, 21% at a snow skiing destination, and 20% at a lake or river destination. Almost 30% of the owners surveyed proudly owned more than one timeshare.

The same RCI survey found that exchange opportunity was responsible for motivating 84% of owners to buy a timeshare. Sixty percent cited being able to save money on future vacation as a motivator and 52% noted that they simply liked the timeshare resort, amenities and/or unit as their reason for buying.

Variety, family, and saving money on vacations–these are the reasons to buy a timeshare resale. Are these motivations for you? If so, contact one of our licensed timeshare agents and learn more about buying a timeshare, the money saving deals Premier Timeshare Resale can offer, and the advantages that come with timeshare ownership. Join the over 25 million timeshare owners in the United States today!

Aruba Surf Club: Your Spring Break Haven

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Aruba coastSo, your days of keg stands and bikinis are over. But that doesn’t mean spring break should be. Now you’ve got kids that need to be entertained for a week and spring fever from the sunny weather that makes it impossible to stay inside. Spring break doesn’t have to be spent partying on a beach in Miami, but it should still be your chance to get away from it all and try new things. And where better to explore this time of year than the colorful Caribbean?

Marriott’s Aruba Surf Club timeshares are flying off the shelves, and for good reason. The tropical climate of the Caribbean is perfect vacation weather year-round and the outdoor activities are sure to wow the kids and awaken your youthful side. Plus, Marriott’s signature service guarantees a generous staff and premier amenities that make travel a breeze. Still not convinced? Here are five great reasons why an Aruba timeshare should be your next purchase.

1. Beachfront access to one of the best beaches in the world

Consistently voted as having some of the best beaches in the world by tourists and travel experts alike, Aruba beaches are worth the trip. Sure, you can find beaches in California, Florida, and Hawaii, but they don’t measure up to the sugar-white sands and crystal clear waters of the Caribbean.

aruba fishBecause of the warm, calm waters, Aruba offers some of the best snorkeling opportunities (we will get into that later) and the perfect place for children to play in the ocean. Palm Beach, which is the two-mile strip of premier sand that Marriott’s Aruba Surf Club sits on, is one of the best beaches in Aruba and the resort offers beachfront access. You can walk out of your room and onto the sand with ease.

2. Ice cream, waterslides, and spas…oh my!

If you’re going to get any rest on this vacation, you need to keep the kids moving and smiling. Let the youngsters play on the resort’s waterslide or in the lazy river and reward them with a cool ice cream from the poolside bar. These amenities alone will make this spring break an unforgettable vacation.

Plus, Marriott’s kid’s club can entertain the kids while you get your much-needed relaxation. The resort’s full-service Mandara Spa can rejuvenate you on your journey to nirvana while the little ones are on their own adventure.

3. Feel at home

Marriott’s timeshare villas are more than just a hotel room. This resort’s two- and three-bedroom villas are stocked with a fully equipped kitchen and a washer and dryer, making this premier resort feel like your own cozy vacation home.

When traveling with children, these amenities can make all the difference. You can pack light since you can wash clothes, leaving plenty of room in your bags for souvenirs, and you can make the kid’s favorite snacks without breaking the bank. Traveling with a timeshare villa makes your spring break that much easier!

4. Spend the day in premier snorkel conditions

Because of Aruba’s small size, snorkeling around the island is easy to access. Large groups of tropical fish hang out in fairly shallow waters (usually 12 feet or less), so it will be easy for the kids to float around and find colorful, awe-inspiring fish.

A catamaran day cruise is perfect for a quick trip out to sea. Discover unique fish, sea turtles and dolphins with the whole family, giving you lasting memories and exciting photos for the spring break scrapbook.

beach family5. Explore the natural wildlands

Ignite the kid’s curiosity (and possibly your own) exploring the undeveloped areas of the island. Aruba is full of unique wildlife and interesting landscape. The family will be mesmerized by the dreamlike divi-divi trees and dramatic rock formations.

For a truly unforgettable experience, travel to the many caves in Aruba, covered in mysterious rock drawings and stalagmites. The nearby Huliba Cave is a 300-foot long corridor of discovery and adventure.

Don’t give up on spring break. Even though the scenery might change, taking a break from the day-to-day grind and rejuvenating after a long winter is vital to living a happy, healthy life. Marriott’s Aruba Surf Club offers more than a resort, it’s a place for discovering new things, testing your limits, and creating lasting memories. Come to think of it…spring break hasn’t changed all that much.

For more information on Aruba timeshares, contact one of our licensed timeshare agents. They can help you buy or sell your timeshare and Premier Timeshare Resale never charges and upfront fee. Contact us here!

Sundance Film Festival Celebrates 30 Years

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Courtesy of Sundance Institute, PC: George Pimentel

Courtesy of Sundance Institute, PC: George Pimentel

The premier powder, Winter Olympics remains, and cascading mountain backdrop have always made Park City, Utah a hot travel destination. But there has been something in the works over the last 30 years that has helped elevate Park City to one of the most sought after vacation spots in the country, the Sundance Film Festival.

Since 1985, Park City has been bringing innovative independent filmmakers to light, exposing only the best and most groundbreaking films, directors and actors in the industry. The 10 day festival brings over 40,000 people to Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden, and, of course, Sundance. In 15 local theaters, the Sundance Film Festival shows almost 200 hand-picked films that range from shocking documentaries to heart-warming comedies and give up-and-coming filmmakers their chance to shine.

Courtesy of Sundance Institute, PC: Jonathan Hickerson

Courtesy of Sundance Institute, PC: Jonathan Hickerson

With an average population of only 8,000 people, Park City arms itself each year for the 40,000+ visitors that will fill the streets for a week and a half each January. Main Street is constantly filled with filmmakers, celebrities and excited visitors.

Sundance isn’t just about films, it’s also an opportunity for businesses and brands to mingle and promote. Red carpet events and cocktail parties dominate Main Street during the festival. Tents filled with innovators and creators ready to share their stuff lines the streets and Park City becomes something between an innovative convention and giant party.

The two weeks that the Sundance Film Festival runs in Park City have become prized weeks at local resorts. Timeshares during Sundance have become valuable vacation homes over the years as the festival has grown to garner international recognition. Lucky for you, there are plenty of Park City timeshare resorts that Premier Timeshare Resale represents. In fact, our prime location in Park City gives us a bird’s eye view on the Sundance celebrations each year. Our close relationships with each resort and insider knowledge of the city make Premier Timeshare Resale the best place to buy Park City timeshares.

Snow falls down Main Street

Snow falls down Main Street

Have you always wanted to attend the Sundance Film Festival? Are you more likely to come for the movies, social events or celebrity sightings? Whatever your fancy, Premier Timeshare Resale can hook you up with the best accommodations to witness this renowned film festival. And don’t forget to follow our blog and social media pages for updates on fantastic films and spotted celebs!

Five Ways to Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

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2015New Year’s Eve is my favorite holiday. Yes, I do love the sequin dresses and popping champagne, but more than anything I love reflecting on the past year and setting goals for the future. Each year, I sit down with my pen and paper and carefully craft my New Year’s Resolutions. This is a special opportunity we all get to say good-bye to old habits and actively form new ones, but this is often easier said than done.

We all know that New Year’s Resolutions can be hard to keep. Of course we are all excited for the first few weeks, but as the year waxes on, our old habits take over and we quickly forget the promises we made ourselves just a month earlier.

A big resolution of mine this year is to travel more. Travel has always been important to me, and I’m ready now to start exploring the world. This is a resolution that can easily get pushed aside by work, relationships and money, but I’m determined to keep my promise this year. Here are a couple of tips that can help you, and me, keep our resolutions this year and make 2015 the best year yet!

runner determined1. Be Specific
The more vague a resolution is, the easier it will be to procrastinate on and push aside. Instead of promising to exercise more, promise to run a mile three times a week. The more specific your resolution, the easier it will be to fulfill it. For me, instead of just promising to travel more, I want to travel to three new places I’ve never been before, and one of those have to be outside of the country. I’ve decided on Florida, Washington state, and Mexico. Knowing exactly where I want to go helps me look for opportunities that will help me achieve my goal.

2. Automate
It is much easier to fulfill resolutions when the thinking is taken out of it. If you can automate a system to help you achieve your goals, you won’t even realize you’re working until they come to fruition. For people who want to save money, working with the bank to move part of their paycheck into a separate savings account can be a huge help in achieving that goal. I’m going to do something similar to save up for my travel expenses by figuring out how much I’ll need for each trip, breaking that down by month, and pulling that money into a special travel savings account each month.

Timeshares are a great way to regulate travel as well. Because they occur annually or biennially, it is easy for busy owners to set aside time to take advantage of their timeshare. The regulation makes travel an easy task, especially since it takes the planning of finding a place to stay out of the equation.

plane at night3. Have an Action Plan
Resolutions start out as ideas, but the first step is turning those concepts into actions. Making deadlines that force you to move can help you reach your goals. For instance, I’m setting deadlines for scheduling flights, hotel rooms, and activities. Having a plan that requires action not only gets me excited about my trips, but helps me break down my big goals into smaller, more achievable pieces.

4. Talk About It
When trying to accomplish big goals or break old habits, it’s helpful to have friends and family that can keep you accountable. Talking about your resolutions with others will not only keep you excited, it will motivate you to accomplish what you’ve set out to do. Don’t be shy when people ask what your resolutions are. In fact, your enthusiasm could motivate others to reach their goals as well.

5. Reward Yourself
Hard work deserves a reward. Set checkpoints as you work toward your goals where you can reward yourself. For example, when I book my flight to Florida, I’ll reward myself with some shopping for beach attire. Or when I get a hotel room in Mexico, I’ll reward myself with a delicious Mexican dinner. These little rewards will help motivate you to continue achieving.

pocket watch travelIf travel is your New Year’s Resolution, timeshares are a great option. Their specific locations and regulated seasons help you plan your trip and buying a timeshare resale will be a fun conversation starter that will get you excited for all of your upcoming vacations. Whether you want a mountain getaway or a beach holiday, Premier Timeshare Resale has timeshare deals that will make your resolutions come true! Research our timeshares for sale and take the first step toward achieving your goals this year!

Deer Valley Buys Solitude: Utah Mountains Change Again

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skiers manyIn October, Deer Valley announced their acquisition of Solitude Ski Resort. The actual terms of the purchase have not yet been released, but the implications are notable, especially considering the new partnership between Canyons Resort and Park City Mountain Resort (PCMR).

We talked a while back about the ONE Wasatch proposal re-presented this year by Ski Utah. Although the idea got mixed reviews, as the Utah ski resorts become more interconnected, one has to wonder if ONE Wasatch is bound to happen. The idea suggested that seven of Utah’s premier ski resorts combine their services using a series of lifts that would allow skiers to move through the mountains from one resort to the next.

The first step in creating ONE Wasatch is in action, as Vail Resorts works to combine Canyons and PCMR. Some argue that Deer Valley’s purchase of Solitude is step two, however, Deer Valley was never originally in the seven-resort plan and the connecting lift between the two canyons involved PCMR and Brighton. That said, Deer Valley has expressed their support for the ONE Wasatch proposal.

skier girlUltimately, there are a lot of differences between the two acquisitions this year. Deer Valley announced that the parks will remain separate for the time being, and that Solitude will still allow snowboarders while Deer Valley will remain a ski-only resort. On the other hand, Canyons and PCMR have already started connecting the two and announced a $50 million improvement plan to be completed by next season.

Deer Valley’s purchase came as a surprise to some since Solitude and Brighton Ski Resort had discussed a purchase over the last several months. After the deal fell through, Solitude partnered with Deer Valley. When commenting on the purchase, General Manager of Deer Valley Bob Wheaton, said that Solitude will continue to work with their neighbors at Brighton, including keeping the current lift connection open, and the possibility of combining the resorts in the future is not off the table.

The transfer of Solitude to Deer Valley will begin at the end of the 2014-2015 ski season, so no real changes will be seen until next year. But Deer Valley plans to exchange employees between the two resorts as a training process, allowing Deer Valley to learn all they can from Solitude’s day-to-day operations, and vice versa. The only real visible difference this year is that season pass holders will get four day-tickets to the other resort.

The outlook for the two resorts is exciting, as is the future for Utah skiing in general. This year has been instrumental in the future of Utah’s mountains and the results have been overwhelmingly positive and almost always in the skier and traveler’s favor.

ski liftAs the Utah mountains continue to be developed and the resorts improve their amenities, the already strong tourism industry in Utah will grow. The timeshare industry is no exception and will grow as the resorts do. We talk a lot about the right time to buy a timeshare, and when it comes to Park City timeshares, the time is now.

Timeshares are an investment, so whether you’re looking to sell a Park City timeshare or buy a timeshare resale, timing is going to play in big factor in the value of your investment. If you have questions about Park City timeshares, contact a Premier Timeshare Resale agent today!

Hawaii Timeshares Offer Endless Adventure

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HA-airplaneAt the end of August, I’ll be on a plane to the beautiful island of Oahu. This won’t be my first time in paradise. I’ve been to Oahu twice, as well as Kauai, Maui and the Big Island (spoiled, I know). Normally, going to one place so many times would get boring, but Hawaii never does. Beyond the breath-taking views and crystal blue waters that everyone is sure to enjoy, there is a lot to do in Hawaii that keeps it interesting and makes each visit unique. Here is my list of a few things I’m excited to return to and some new things I’m excited to try.

HA-beach1. Of course, lying on the beach and listening to the soothing ocean sounds is my number one priority. While Utah’s landscape has a lot to offer, it is seriously lacking a sunny sea to escape to. My landlocked woes always melt away the instant I land in Hawaii, and I’m sure this trip will be no exception. I fully plan on getting my fix and then some during this vacation.

2. Paddle boarding. I’ll be visiting my aunt and uncle who live on Oahu during my trip and they have promised to show me the wonders of paddle boarding. I’ve heard mixed reviews on this oceanic sport. Some reviews have been overwhelmingly positive, while others have been less than impressed. My family swears by it, not only for fun, but for a fabulous workout. Although I’m a little afraid of water, I’m excited to jump in and try my sea legs on a paddleboard.

HA-seaturtle3. Sea turtles. Who wouldn’t be excited about sea turtles? One of my fondest vacation memories was snorkeling with a sea turtle last time I was on the Big Island. I’m excited to revisit my turtle friends at a semi-secret turtle beach that my family found. Sunbathing and snorkeling with sea turtles in their natural habitat is something only Hawaii can provide and it’s a magical experience.

4. Food and drinks. It shouldn’t come as a surprise that Hawaii is flooded with fine dining establishments. Ranging everywhere from Marriott’s Ko’Olina Beach Club premier steak and seafood restaurant to Matsumoto’s Shave Ice, Oahu offers good food for any budget. On top of delicious dining, I plan to indulge in a few classic Hawaiian cocktails like the lovely Lava Flow while sitting on the beach.

HA-aloha5. Something adventurous. I’ve explored the Dole Plantation maze and eaten their homemade pineapple ice cream, I’ve sat through a traditional Hawaiian Luau at the beautiful Polynesian Cultural Center, I’ve swam with dolphins in a Hawaiian wildlife preserve and I’ve slept in a hut in the rainforest. However, there are so many other amazing Hawaiian adventures to be had. Perhaps I’ll go cliff jumping or take a helicopter tour or finally learn to surf. Whatever you can dream of doing, Hawaii makes it possible.

HA-resortIt’s clear to see, you can never go to Hawaii just once. Check out our great deals on Hawaiian timeshares and make it easy for you and your family to experience the wonders of paradise. With resorts in Oahu, Maui and Kauai, you’ll be able to find the perfect annual getaway. If it’s time to sell your Hawaii timeshare, we are happy to list it for FREE on our site. Contact one of our agents today and see what Hawaii has in store for you and check back in September for a blog about my trip!