QUINTESS, THE LEADING RESIDENCES OF THE WORLD
RESORT TYPE: Destination Club
STYLE: Jaw-dropping, jet-set comfort
OVERVIEW: With destinations such as Aspen, Cabo San Lucas, Florence, Hawaii, Jackson Hole, and Paris, Quintess, LRW might be one of the most international of destination clubs. with 51 designed residences at 27 destinations. Members pay a one-time deposit, which is completely refundable during the first year of membership. More than 30 of the properties are valued at more than $4 million each. With slightly over 450 members, the club provides one of the lowest member-to-home ratios in the industry at six-to-one.
WL TAKE: Great for those with a travel bug or who like the freedom to choose from a wide variety of attractive destinations that include world capitals and top resorts.
PERKS: Schedule a father-son fishing trip in Los Cabos and a mother-daughter shopping weekend in New York at the very same time or two houses at the same destination. Quintess has also added a 70-foot Viking yacht to its offerings.
COST: Prices depend on number of weeks desired; smallest plan membership deposit (20 non-holiday nights) $210,000 plus $18,750 in annual dues; largest plan membership deposit (75 non-holiday nights) $690,000 plus $66,500 in dues.
CONTACT: 800-550-0324; www.Quintess.com