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Timeshares Around the World

Vacationers throughout the world are searching for prime destinations for their next trip. But what many don't realize is how they can actually book timeshares around the world in some of the most popular tourist regions – giving travelers all of the conveniences of home that they desire while visiting their favorite country.

An international timeshare gives you access to wonderful, exotic locales and you can select the resort which best suits your needs. This will enable you to relax in a world-class resort at the perfect time of the year, while maintaining the same high standards you have come to expect from a timeshare vacation.

Nearly 5,000 timeshare resorts are located amongst the six inhabited continents (sorry Antarctica fans) with close to 20 million owners across the nations. Timeshare owners often venture outside the U.S. to fulfill their bucket list destinations, whether it is skiing the Canadian Rockies, lounging on the beach in Cancun, basking on Spain’s Costa del Sol or even traveling Down Under to Australia.

Guarantee an overseas vacation by using your timeshare, or by working with an exchange company such as RCI, Interval International or 7Across. As many as 4,000 timeshare resorts are on offer globally through timeshare exchange. Featuring some of the best timeshares in the world, any owner can place their ownership in an exchange program and visit the country of their dreams.

Top Global Timeshare Destinations by Country

Just about every country has something unique to offer travelers. Iconic destinations like the Canadian side of Niagara Falls, Mexico’s Mayan pyramids of Chichen Itza, the famed Alhambra in southern Spain and the Eiffel Tower in Paris can only truly be appreciated in person.

Certain destinations have become magnets for timeshare development. Cancun and the Riviera Maya region along the eastern coast of Mexico has some of the best international timeshare resorts on the planet, while the Whistler area in western Canada has long been a draw for skiers and snowboarders. Asian destinations such as Thailand have emerged because of its fascinating mixture of culture and beaches in places like Phuket and Koh Samui.

With the number of global timeshare brands in the industry, and the points programs they manage, booking travel internationally in a timeshare is as simple as ever. Marriott Vacation Club, Hilton Grand Vacations, Club Wyndham, Westin and WorldMark are just a few of the major timeshare companies with resorts beyond the U.S.

Vacationers traveling internationally are looking for many of the same features – amazing beaches, historic and cultural experiences, outdoor adventures and different cuisines. These countries can provide this, and more.

Canada Timeshares

By looking for a global timeshare by country, you may be surprised at the towns and locations in Canada that actually have timeshare resorts. For instance, did you know that you can vacation in a timeshare in the heart of Vancouver?

Whistler naturally comes to mind when searching for Canada timeshares, but Victoria is also a hidden gem in British Columbia as are the verdant forests located on Vancouver Island. There are other major metropolitan areas offering great experiences, such as Toronto and Quebec City, so look for a Canada timeshare holiday that will give you the experience of a lifetime.

What makes Canada a top international timeshare destination?

The cultural highlights of Quebec City bring North Americans as close to Europe as possible without leaving the continent. Apart from the French which is spoken here, the narrow streets and stone buildings are impressive, especially the Château Frontenac.

Several of the timeshares in the Toronto area are just north of town in the Georgian Bay area around Collingwood. A fabulous four-season spot, you can enjoy watersports, wineries and skiing at the nearby Blue Mountain Ski Resort.

Of course, any talk of winter sports starts with Whistler, home to the alpine sports during the 2010 Winter Olympics. Cosmopolitan Vancouver is one of the most diverse cities in the country, with Grouse Mountain on the north side offering terrific hiking. Check out the Gastown District for bars and dining, while Stanley Park is just beautiful with its beaches, gardens, bike trails and aquarium.

Mexico Timeshares

Mexico is second only to the Unites States for the number and popularity of timeshare resorts, and it’s easy to see why. Many of the best timeshares in the world are in the Cancun and the Riviera Maya region, which stretches along the Mexican Caribbean coastline from Cancun south through Playa del Carmen to Tulum. The island of Cozumel just off the coast is also a great option, especially for scuba divers.

Along the Pacific coast is where Mexico timeshares really got their start. Cabo San Lucas evolved from a small fishing village to become one of the premier resort destinations in Mexico. Acapulco may have the name recognition, but towns like Mazatlan and especially Puerto Vallarta have amazing resorts and the beaches, culture and natural attractions to match. And don’t forget Ixtapa, the resort town near Zihuantanejo, as a wonderful spot.

What makes Mexico a top international timeshare destination?

A timeshare in Mexico offers some of the most luxurious resort accommodations in the world. Mexico timeshare resorts have become increasingly popular global timeshare destinations over the past several years, combining a high standard of accommodation with fantastic beach locations and the public's desire to see intricate ancient ruins sites.

Cancun and the Riviera Maya region has it all, from spectacular beaches and cuisine to incredible natural attractions like the cenotes. History is everywhere, with the coastal Mayan ruins of Tulum offering an appetizer to the extraordinary pyramids and structures of Chichen Itza.

On the west coast, Cabo San Lucas has some of the best sportfishing in the world, not to mention the watersports, dining, nightlife and the famous Los Arcos rock formations. Beaches and great golf courses line the region from town up to San Jose del Cabo.

Puerto Vallarta is ultimately known for its beaches along Banderas Bay, but the natural attractions of the Sierra Madre Mountains make this one of the most diverse destinations in Mexico. After sunbathing, shopping along the Malecon and visiting historic spots like Viejo Vallarta, head into the surrounding rainforest for hiking, biking, ziplining and wildlife viewing.

Spain Timeshares

For enthusiasts looking for a European holiday, Spain offers many of the best timeshare accommodation on the Continent. From the diverse cultural experiences of the Spanish Riviera and areas such as Malaga, Marbella and Costa del Sol, to the Spanish territory of the Canary Islands and places such as Tenerife, there are marvelous vacation resorts just waiting to be chosen.

What makes Spain a top international timeshare destination?

Spain provides a fascinating blend of culture, cuisine, history and outdoor activities to justify its reputation as the most popular timeshare destination in Europe. Especially the southern coastal area of the Costa del Sol, Spain timeshares offer spacious villas with luxurious surroundings, often with wonderful views and access to the Mediterranean.

When in Malaga, try the tapas bars that frequent the town and, as the home of Picasso, check out the Museo Picasso museum. The Alcazaba is a fortress built by the Moors in 11th Century during the Moorish conquest of Spain while the Alhambra, north of Malaga in Granada, was home to the Moorish monarchs and is an impressive example of Islamic architecture.

While in Granada, check out the Royal Chapel of Granada, built in 1506 and the final resting place of King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella, the monarchs who launched Christopher Columbus’ voyages to the New World.

All along the Costa del Sol you will have access to amazing beaches, watersports, over 70 golf courses, wineries, nature parks and unique natural terrain. Perfect for memorable getaways.

United States Timeshares

As the world's leading timeshare destination, the United States is the premier timeshare vacation location for holidaymakers from all over the world who are looking for vacation ownership products. There are resorts available in prime vacation spots, such as Florida, Colorado, California and Hawaii.

Given the sheer size and geographical diversity of the U.S., you're sure to find the vacation experience that's right for you. Famous cities such as New York City, Boston, Washington, D.C., Chicago, San Francisco, Los Angeles and San Diego all have timeshares in or close by to the city center – making them easily accessible to timeshare owners.

Beach communities featuring timeshares stretch along the east coast from Cape Cod through to the Florida Keys, while some of the best winter sports destinations can be found in Park City and Breckenridge. And there is always Orlando – the top visitor destination in America.

What makes the United States the top global timeshare destination?

Whether it is relaxing at the beach, trekking through the mountains, buckling up the skis or perhaps hitting the theme parks, every imaginable type of vacation can be experienced in the United States.

With lavish amenities that you dream about when selecting a resort location, you'll find timeshares ranging from studios to four-bedroom penthouse apartments with full kitchens, separate living areas, multiple bathrooms and washer/dryer units. All of the conveniences of home, but in magnificent resort settings.

Legendary natural attractions like the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Yellowstone National Park both have timeshare resorts nearby. Historic places such as Williamsburg tell the story of Colonial America, and the southern charm of Charleston is special.

World-class skiing, spectacular mountain scenery, the Magic of Hawaii, wineries and waterfalls – you can have it all in the U.S.

Finding the Right Timeshare Country For You

Anyone looking for timeshares around the world should first search the great deals available to buy or rent on the BuyaTimeshare.com website. You can save thousands of dollars compared to paying the inflated prices for a timeshare straight from the resort.

As you can see from the list of countries below, timeshares can literally be found all over the world. Scroll down to find your favorite country, then click on the link for the page showing the timeshare resorts for that particular country.

If you need help finding the right timeshare for you, please give us a call on 800-640-6886.


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