Luxury Living International Launches


Luxury Living International announces expansion of the “Best of Paradise” with the Best Residence Clubs in the world recipients for 2010.

Esperanza Private Residence ClubLuxury Living International magazine, the number one source on all things real estate, travel and the good life in the Caribbean and Latin and Central America offers readers a critically acclaimed, informative and entertaining “Best of Paradise” series. Once again earning their place at the forefront of second home ownership and the good life that comes with it, Luxury Living, once again introduces a first of its kind review; the Best Residence Clubs in the world.

Regardless of where their located, it’s not hard to recognize that Private Residence Clubs are the fastest growing segment of the luxury second and vacation home real estate market. Even many of the luxury and boutique hotel brands offer this unique and tested form of second home ownership including the likes of Four Seasons, Ritz Carlton and Fairmont flags. For many affluent consumers and active travelers this tried-and-true ownership formula is the smarter way to own a vacation home.

Deer Valley at NightAs affluent buyers begin to consider owning second homes again, it’s evident that an always-present, buyer sensitivity – how much time they’ll actually spend in their second homes vs. the cost – has become more pronounced, in today’s market. As a result, Residence Clubs built to exceptional standards offering first-class services and amenities can be found in many world-class vacation areas today. And most offer flexible and frequent use making them even more desirable for many considering a second home or pied a’ terre.

Stadium Golf CourseSo, in order to keep our readers informed of the best, we have compiled our list of the top Private Residence Clubs in the world, places that embody luxury and quality, properties that accentuate their location and amenities, where service is intuitive and the experience is exceptional. These are places you’d want to come back to again and again and without the hassles and worries normally associated with having that special home away from home.

From 15th century Palazzo’s to luxury villas on Bermuda’s pink sand beaches to Manhattan and the slopes of Park City UT, luxury residence clubs are here to stay and most experts believe they will revolutionized vacation home ownership. This ‘aint timeshare. This is luxury ownership at a fraction of the cost and, for many, simply the smarter way to own.

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