As the timeshare industry continues to grow, brands and/or resorts offer their owners a variety of incredible benefits, and this may include having an affiliation with the world’s largest external timeshare exchange company, RCI. With thousands of affiliated resorts within the RCI inventory, RCI has created its own internal rating system to help owners identify the most desirable affiliated properties, with the highest classification being the Gold Crown resort rating. This honor recognizes a property’s dedication to incredible vacations, which in turn provides owners at said-property with a higher trading power for RCI exchange. No matter if you’re seeking ownership at one of these resorts or simply want to trade for a vacation at one, our experts have a top RCI gold crown resorts list for you to consider:
Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico
Have yourself a perfect Mexico vacation when you stay at Marival Resort in sunny Nuevo Vallarta. The property offers studio, one-, and two-bedroom suites with in-room features like private balconies, king beds, minibars, living areas, dining areas, and more. On-site, there are some distinct amenities that set it apart from other resorts like the climbing wall, miniature golf course, pool tables, dartboards, sports courts, and other fun activities. Hang out by any of the four swimming pools, dine and drink at the six restaurants and seven bars, book an appointment at the spa, shop until you drop at the various stores at your disposal, and walk just a few feet to the beach which is one of the few in the area with calm waters that is perfectly safe for swimming.
A trip to Hawaii has never been better than with a stay at the breathtaking Hilton Grand Waikikian. Choose to stay in a one-, two-, or three-bedroom suite which can sleep anywhere from four to eight guests—ideal for families and various sized groups. These suites come equipped with the most desired conveniences like full kitchens, multiple bathrooms (two- and three-bedroom suites), living areas, dining areas, washers and dryers, private balconies, and unmatched views of the ocean. When you want to explore the property, you’ll find six swimming pools, a beautiful fitness room, two restaurants with great drink menus, and renowned Waikiki Beach which is just a short walk away.
A short drive from Branson, Missouri is the beautiful city of Ridgedale where Big Cedar Wilderness Club awaits owners and guests! The resort provides studio, one-, two-, and three-bedroom accommodations that boast of extras like full kitchens, king beds, sofa beds, fireplaces, whirlpool tubs, gas grills, living areas, dining areas, and more. Some units even come in the form of beautiful cabins! Outside of these rooms, there’s plenty to do and see with direct access to Table Rock Lake and all of its many water activities and rentals available. The property also includes an indoor pool, an outdoor pool, an impressive lazy river, a spacious hot tub, three restaurants, a snack bar, an exercise room, a children’s playground, a game room, and more.
Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
Hilton Head Island is known for being a relaxing, beach vacation destination and Port O’ Call is no exception. Book a stay at their various suites and cottages that can sleep anywhere from six to eight guests and enjoy the in-room amenities like multiple bedrooms, multiple bathrooms, full kitchens, living and dining areas, washers and dryers, multiple televisions, and more. The property also includes fun activities like an outdoor swimming pool, a sauna, a steam room, a hot tub, and extensive concierge services with daily activities for its guests. If this all wasn’t enough, the resort is also just a few minutes away from some of the state’s most popular championship golf courses and talked-about beaches, as well as a world-class tennis facility, restaurants, bars, shops, and more.
Lake Buena Vista, Florida
Magic awaits you on the Disney World Resort campus when you book a stay at the BoardWalk Villas, which is walking distance to Epcot and Hollywood Studios! Choose between studio, one-, two-, or three-bedroom villas to have room for the entire family and utilize the in-room features like full kitchens, washers and dryers, private balconies, and multiple bathrooms in the larger units. The property is known for its multiple outdoor swimming pools, arcade, miniature golf course, hiking and biking areas, campfire area, fitness club, spa, and three restaurants. There are daily, weekly, and seasonal activities available for guests to make their vacations even more memorable and easy transportation available to get to all of your favorite Disney theme parks.