Marriott puts 2nd Aruba timeshare on market


WASHINGTON -- Marriott Vacation Club International (MVCI) opened its second resort property on Aruba, adjacent to the sold-out Marriott's Aruba Ocean Club and the Aruba Marriott Resort and Stellaris Casino.

The first 165 two-bedroom villas are now available for holiday rental or "vacation ownership" at the Marriott's Aruba Surf Club, which upon completion will consist of 430 two-bedroom and 20 three-bedroom villas, each with balcony, kitchen, washer/dryer and more.

Nightly rates range from $389 for an oceanview 2-bedroom villa in low season to $950 in "snowbird," or high, season. Oceanfront villas rent for up to $1,000 per night. Villa rentals are fully commissionable at 8% on most bookings and 10% for preferred agency members of Marriott's Hotel Excellence program. Discount agent fam rates also are available for site inspections.

For more information, visit or call (866) 300-3032.

To contact reporter Kenneth Kiesnoski, send e-mail to [email protected].

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