Posted on September 26, 2023
The Caribbean, with its pristine beaches, crystalline waters, and warm tropical climate, has long been a sought-after timeshare vacation destination. For many travelers, owning a piece of paradise through a Caribbean timeshare is the perfect solution to ensure a luxurious vacation year after year.
With so many islands to choose from, it can be tough to decide where to go. Here are the top Caribbean islands for a timeshare vacation, offering a mix of adventure, relaxation, culture, and breathtaking scenery.
Located in the southern Caribbean near South America, Aruba boasts an arid climate, ensuring sun-soaked days perfect for lounging on its white sandy beaches. A major advantage of Aruba is it lies south of the traditional Caribbean storm zone, so tropical storms do not impact the island.
Timeshare properties in Aruba are popular due to their proximity to areas like Palm Beach, upscale shopping, fabulous natural attractions and world-class dining. The island's consistent trade winds make it ideal for wind and kite surfing. Moreover, with a rich blend of Dutch, African, and Spanish heritages, there's plenty to explore culturally.
Top Aruba Timeshares: Marriott's Aruba Surf Club, Marriott's Aruba Ocean Club, Playa Linda Beach Resort Aruba, Divi Aruba Phoenix Beach Resort
Divided between Dutch and French territories, this island has long been popular for timeshare resorts.
The Dutch side, St. Maarten, is renowned for its lively nightlife, beaches, casinos and vibrant shopping districts. In contrast, the French side, St. Martin, exudes a laid-back vibe with its boutique shops, French cuisine, and secluded beaches. Timeshares are abundant here, catering to both the party-goer and the quiet-seeking traveler.
Top St. Maarten Timeshares: Simpson Bay Resort & Marina, Royal Palm, a Hilton Vacation Club, Oyster Bay Beach Resort, Divi Little Bay Beach Resort
There is debate whether the Bahamas are actually in the Caribbean or considered within the Atlantic Ocean. Regardless, Nassau, the capital, is a very popular timeshare hub known for its beaches, shopping, dining, and nightlife.
Beyond its iconic pink-hued buildings and historic forts, Nassau has a vibrant arts scene, with native Junkanoo festivals adding bursts of color and rhythm to its streets. Paradise Island and its world-famous Atlantis Resort, complete with casinos, water parks, and marine habitats, are just a drive over the bridge away.
Top Nassau Timeshares: Harborside Resort at Atlantis, Paradise Island Beach Club
A vibrant blend of cosmopolitan charm and tropical splendor, the U.S. territory of St. Thomas is a paradise for both relaxation and adventure.
Charlotte Amalie, the capital of St. Thomas, offers a unique mix of high-end shopping and historic sites, like Fort Christian. Magens Bay, frequently listed among the world's top beaches, is an iconic crescent of sand perfect for sunbathing and watersports. Timeshares in St. Thomas are often hillside, providing panoramic views of the turquoise Caribbean waters, making every sunrise and sunset an event.
Top St. Thomas Timeshares: Ritz Carlton Club Saint Thomas, Marriott's Frenchman's Cove, Limetree Beach Resort by Club Wyndham, Bluebeard's Castle