There is an endless variety of California timeshare vacation opportunities that can be yours in California.  You might enjoy one of the California timeshare resales located in the city of San Francisco, a California timeshare resale on the Monterrey Penisula, California timeshare at a beach retreat, skiing at Lake Tahoe or perhaps one of the California timeshare resales in the popular golf community of Palm Desert and Palm Springs would be more to your liking. California truly has something for everyone in the family to enjoy!

Diamond timeshare offers two California timeshare resorts in San Luis Bay and Dana Point.

San Luis Bay Inn View

San Luis Bay Inn View

Located in a small village on the California coast, San Luis Bay Inn, a Diamond timeshare resort offers the perfect place for a family vacation or quiet couples get-away in well appointed studios, one and two bedroom units.  A swimming pool, tennis courts, and a golf course are just a few of the sports facilities available to you at this Diamond timeshare resort. Attractions close to the Diamond timeshare resort include Pismo Beach and the famous Hearst Castle. The area also boasts more than 30 wineries that you may tour. Fishing enthusiasts will enjoy Morro Bay, a quiet fishing village approximately 30 minutes north of the Diamond timeshares resort.

Monarch Grand Vacations has a beautiful Diamond timeshare resort near the Dana Point Harbor which is connected by a pedestrian bridge to the beach just across Coast Highway. Within minutes of famed Doheny State Beach and the Dana Point Harbor, the Diamond timeshare of Monarch Grand Vacations Riviera Beach and Spa Resort I & II is another Diamond timeshare resale featuring one and two bedroom villas and offers a fabulous Southern California vacation experience. On-site amenities at this Diamond timeshare resort include two swimming pools, whirlpool spa, fitness center, and game rooms for both adults and children. The nearby Dana Point Harbor is home to spectacular dining, Ocean Village shopping, and marine activities. Many of the Diamond timeshare resales villas offer panoramic Pacific Ocean views and every villa includes a kitchen, whirlpool tub, and outdoor BBQ.

Marriott timeshare resorts are located in Palm Desert and on the Newport coast line. Let’s take a look at each one of the California timeshares of Marriott timeshare resales that are part of the Marriott Vacation Club timeshare collection and are also members of the popular Interval International exchange company.

Marriott Desert Springs

Marriott Desert Springs

Marriott Desert Springs Villas Phase I and Marriott Desert Springs Villas Phase II located in Palm Desert feature contemporary Mediterranean-style architecture. Each Marriott timeshare resales offers two-bedroom villas that sleep 8 (with select villas offering a lock-off option) and include a fully equipped kitchen, in-villa washer/dryer, whirlpool tub and complimentary wi-fi.  In addition, this Marriott timeshare (both phases) have private patios/balconies with a variety of views.  Amenities at the two Marriott timeshare resales include La Canteen-a, a poolside bar; and the El Picante Grill, both located at the Palmeras pool. The MarketPlace is located next to the Clubhouse and is the perfect spot for Marriott timeshare owners to pick up snacks, ice cream and enjoy a cup of Starbuck’s coffee or a specialty espresso drink.

Marriott Shadow Ridge is a resort oasis also located in California’s famed Palm Desert.  The Marriott Shadow Ridge is nestled among scenic fairways, lakes, and mountains, and offers spectacular views of Mount San Gorgonio and Mount San Jacinto.  The attention to detail at the Marriott timeshare resale shows in their two-bedroom, two bath villas, with a fireplace in the living area, a relaxing soaking tub in the master suite, and two private balconies. Guests at this Marriott timeshare resales can enjoy the onsite pools, restaurant, barbecue grills, activities center and golf instruction. The prestigious community of Palm Desert is known for its elegant style, luxurious spas, trendy cafés and serene surroundings. Leisure amenities at the Marriott timeshare resales resort include an 18-hole championship golf course, tennis courts, fitness center and sparkling pools – literally something for everyone in the family!

Do you and your family prefer beach vacations? Edging California’s Newport Coast beaches, Marriott Newport Coast Villas well-appointed villas overlook the Pacific Ocean. The 75-acre, Tuscan-inspired enclave is perched atop a bluff offering sweeping views of the Pacific Ocean and Catalina Island. The two bedroom, two bath Marriott timeshare resales villas sleep 6, include a separate living and dining area, along with in-villa washer and dryer and complimentary wifi. Guests can enjoy unlimited opportunities for swimming and golf at the adjacent Pelican Hill Golf Club. Among other recreational enticements at this Marriott timeshare resales resort are a fitness center with sauna and steam room, three outdoor pools, two outdoor whirlpool spas, walking trails, and barbecue areas. The adjacent Spa by the Sea, the premier spa in Newport Coast is a full-service spa where Marriott timeshare owners and guests can choose from a diverse menu of spa experiences.

Westin Mission Hills Resort Villas Swimming Pool

Westin Mission Hills Resort Villas Swimming Pool

Westin timeshare has a beautiful California timeshare resort located in the Palm Springs area of California. Nestled in the foothills of California’s Santa Rosa Mountains, the beautiful Westin timeshare resales resort of Westin Mission Hills Resort features 360 acres of lush landscaping, sparkling streams, and terraced fountains. Westin timeshare resales guests will enjoy a true golfer’s paradise which is comprised of two championship courses. The 14,000-square-foot, boutique-style wellness center at Spa at Mission Hills invites Westin timeshare resales owners to indulge in a comprehensive array of therapies that beautify the body and soothe the soul.  As Westin timeshare resales owners and guests have come to expect from the luxurious Westin timeshare name brand, each of the Westin timeshares resales resort villas spacious one and two bedroom villas are furnished with Heavenly Beds and feature the Heavenly Bath.  Golf, spa, refreshing pools, Kid’s Club along with Heavenly Beds and Baths – what more could you ask for in a Westin timeshare resales vacation year after year?

Wyndham timeshare at Oceanside Pier Resort is situated across from the longest active pier in California. The beautiful Wyndham timeshare resale of Wyndham Oceanside Pier Resort is a seaside resort set in an ideal destination for a memorable beach vacation. With easy beach access and panoramic ocean views, this Wyndham timeshares resort is also just a few blocks away from the downtown area, which boasts numerous opportunities for dining, shopping and entertainment. Wyndham timeshare Oceanside suites are available in one, two, three and four bedroom configurations – many with private balconies and panoramic ocean views.  The location between San Diego and Los Angeles puts all the charms of Southern California within easy reach for Wyndham timeshare owners and guests at this resort.

Now let’s move around the State and see what other non-name brand time share resales are available:

Club Donatello Lobby

Club Donatello Lobby

In the heart of San Franciso you’ll find the Club Donatello.  The location provides easy access to all this great city has to offer – sightseeing, shopping, museums, and plays.  After a day’s outing, pamper yourself in the Donatello Hotel sauna or steam room, soak in the Jacuzzi, use the exercise facilities, or just relax in your comfortable vacation retreat.  Guest rooms are super-sized with over 400+ square feet and designed for your comfort. Through the resources of Resort Condominiums International (RCI) and Interval International (II) many of The Donatello owners trade their Hotel Donatello time one year and use their time at the Club the next year.  If you like the “city life”, this just might be the right California timeshare for you!

Also located in the city of San Francisco is The Inn at the Opera which is located amid the world-famous San Francisco Civic Center area, home to six performance houses.  Inn at the Opera features elegant urban suites with limited kitchenettes and an on-site bar and restaurant. Stroll through galleries and dine in intimate bistros surrounded by a wealth of San Francisco’s finest cultural activities.


Carlsbad Inn Beach Resort Outdoor Fireplace

Carlsbad Inn Beach Resort Outdoor Fireplace

The Carlsbad Inn Beach Resort  provides an entire realm of oceanfront activities. Local marinas can outfit you with everything you need for a day of boating or fishing.  Back on land, you can play golf and tennis within six miles, work out in the Carlsbad Inn resort’s gym, or take a dip in the outdoor pool. For sight-seeing, Knott’s Berry Farm, Disneyland, San Diego Zoo, Wild Animal Park, Seaworld, and Legoland are all within an easy drive.  As one delighted guest said in a recent Carlsbad Inn Beach Resort review “You won’t get bored at this resort, your kids will love it.” The resort offers a combination of hotel guest rooms and suites and one bedroom condos.

Located in the area of Oceanside, California is Aquamarine Villas which is situated in a breezy, beach community.  Oceanside boasts one of the finest small-craft harbors on the Pacific coast.  Midway between Los Angeles and San Diego, it’s within easy driving distance of Southern California’s most famous amusement parks and sight-seeing attractions. Aquamarine Villas is less than two blocks from the beach, about a mile from Oceanside Pier, and only two miles from Oceanside Marina. Accommodations consist of one and two bedroom units.

Horse racing fans and beach lovers alike, love the proximity of two North County San Diego timeshare resorts  – Winners Circle Beach and Tennis Club and  Sand Pebbles timeshare resort.

The Sand Pebbles is a delightful 49-unit timeshare complex consisting of studio units, one bedroom units and two bedroom townhouses.  This California time share resale is located in Solana Beach approximately one block from the ocean, and less than a mile from the famous Del Mar Racetrack and Fairgrounds. Within a mile from the resort is the Solana Beach Amtrak/Coaster Station providing convenient transportation to outlying attractions.

Winners Circle Beach and Tennis Club Swimming Pool

Winners Circle Beach and Tennis Club Swimming Pool

Winners Circle Beach and Tennis Resort is just minutes away from the beautiful beaches of Del Mar, and offers spacious studio, one and two-bedroom suites complete with private patio or balcony. Ideally located across from the Del Mar racetrack, 20 minutes north of the San Diego Zoo, Sea World and other attractions, the Winners Circle resort is perfectly situated to make the most out of your trip to San Diego.

Another timeshare resort you might want to consider in the Palm Springs area is the Indian Palms Interval resort.  Indian Palms Intervals features all two bedroom, one bath units with full kitchen facilities.  It is conveniently located close to a 27-hole golf course and five tennis courts. On site, there is a pool and whirlpool. For avid golfers, more than 75 golf courses are within 30 minutes of the resort.

Other time share resale and vacation ownership that might be of interest to you are the Lake Tahoe Vacation Resort, San Diego Country Estates and Coronado Beach Resort.

Lake Tahoe Vacation Resort is located in a scenic lake and mountain setting, just minutes away from skiing, shopping, casinos, and beaches. Amenities at this time share resale include an indoor/outdoor pool and whirlpool, an on-site restaurant and bar, fitness room, arcade, laundry facilities, valet service, outdoor courtyard and picnic area (seasonal), activities center, and a sundries shop. The two-bedroom units feature fully equipped kitchens, private balconies (most units), separate living room with a fireplace and dining area, and two bathrooms.

San Diego Country Estates offers 28 comfortably decorated one and two bedroom units which feature inspiring views of the mountain ranges and golf course and has miles of walking trails, lighted tennis courts and refreshing pool and spa.

Coronado Beach Resort Swimming Pool

Coronado Beach Resort Swimming Pool

Coronado Beach Resort is the perfect blend of urban and beach atmospheres. Guests at this time share resale resort have full use of the Loews Coronado Bay Resort, only 4.5 miles away, which offers three pools, numerous activities, and a 30 percent discount on food and beverages. The small units retain a casual elegance and the beach is only a short walk away. Public transportation provides easy access to all parts of Coronado. Tours to Ensenada, Mexico, and Hollywood are also available.

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Buying a California timeshare resale on the secondary market is much less expensive than purchasing direct from the developer because of the fact that the developer incurs marketing costs that are passed on to the consumer. It is the developer who sets the price on the retail market. On the secondary market of time share resales, prices are determined by individuals and current market conditions.

A timeshare interval should be purchased for enjoyment. The purchase of any of the California timeshare resale, whether Diamond timeshare, Marriott timeshare, Westin timeshare or Wyndham timeshare (or any of the non-name brand timeshare resales resorts), ensures that you will be able to vacation and spend quality time with your family and friends each year. You might want to think of it as vacation insurance for all your future vacations!

What to do in California?

Nothing says California more than the Golden Gate Bridge and the year 2012 marks the official 75th birthday of one of the greatest monuments of our time. The iconic Golden Gate Bridge opened to worldwide critical acclaim May 27, 1937, and immediately took its place as one of the most stunning and inspiring technological and engineering marvels of modern times. Anchored by the spectacular Golden Gate National Parks on each side, the 1.7-mile span remains a lasting symbol of American progress and ingenuity, a welcoming and familiar beacon and “Gateway to the Pacific.”

The California State Parks system has treasures as diverse as the state itself.  California is where you will find the largest and most diverse natural and cultural heritage holdings of any in the nation. To grasp California’s true gold, you must leave the words behind and go to one of the state’s many special places. Experience the outdoor magic at the edge of Lake Tahoe. Visit the National parks, lakes, rivers, deserts, redwood glens, and beyond to Yosemite, Death Valley and Big Sur — the list of California’s most precious commodities goes on and on.

Want a “taste” of California?  Visit a farmers’ market and rub shoulders with celebrity chefs and foodie insiders picking out the finest organic produce. Step into sleek restaurants serving innovative, ultra-fresh California cuisine. Taste gelato made with locally-produced chocolate and toasted hazelnuts, or handmade cheeses from local farms. Drive down a tree-lined lane to wineries in grand chateaus, or relaxed, family-run vineyards where the guy pouring and chatting in the tasting room is a world-class winemaker.

Syed Sarmad, Principal Broker for Advantage Vacation

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