RCI added 70 new properties to its affiliate network during the first and second quarters of 2014. The newly affiliated properties include resorts in Asia, Europe, India, Latin America and North America.
One of the latest additions is Astoria Boracay in the Philippines. This coveted island retreat is located on a stretch of beautiful white sand beach on Boracay Island, frequently cited as one of the world’s best islands for vacationing. Astoria Boracay is just minutes from the island’s shopping center, delicious restaurants and popular bars. Offering white sand beaches, watersport activities and close proximity to a championship golf course, the resort is a fantastic destination for many travelers.
Another new affiliate, Island Residence Club at Golden Sands Resort in Malta, joined RCI in the first quarter. Comprising a collection of more than 180 residences in the prime setting of the Radisson Blu Resort & Spa, Golden Sands, guests at the resort enjoy luxurious appointments, Mediterranean styling and unparalleled views of either the coastline or the unspoiled beauty of Malta’s largest nature and history park. With nine on-site bars and restaurants, a state-of-the-art spa and leisure center, a private beach, 90-meter lagoon swimming pools and close proximity to transport links, it could be a traveler’s dream destination.
The Registry Collection® program, RCI’s luxury exchange program, added a fantastic new property, The Residence at Gwel an Mor. The Residence is a new development of eco-friendly lodges at the award-winning Gwel an Mor Luxury Resort, situated on a cliff top overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. Located in Cornwall, England, the development’s contemporary two- and three-bedroom lodge ‘retreats’ are designed with luxurious styling and offer spacious, open-plan accommodation. The resort’s onsite wildlife center, Feadon Farm, offers guests amazing wildlife activities, such as meeting reindeer and birds of prey, and even hand feeding its rescued foxes. The resort’s Terrace Restaurant combines ocean views and a relaxing ambience with delicious Spanish- and French-influenced dishes.