Which is the Best Destination Club?

Discerning members of Destination Clubs and Residence Funds enjoy access to private, luxury, vacation homes and appreciate the five-star travel services that the clubs provide. SherpaReport analysts have interviewed club members, interviewed club management, and spent hundreds of hours researching the clubs.

Based on this research, the best club for you and your family depends on :

  • your travel preferences
  • your budget
  • your feelings about club structure

1. Use the selection tool to get some initial ideas about suitable clubs. 
2. Then download the comprehensive Guide to Destination Clubs, which includes details on over 20 clubs.

By reading the Guide you'll learn about:
  • The characteristics of destination clubs
  • What to consider when reviewing the clubs
  • Comparisons of the leading clubs
  • Comparisons of membership costs
  • Key questions to ask the clubs prior to joining
  • The home locations of the leading clubs

Nick CopleyIf you have any questions after reading the Guide, or you just want to discuss the Guide, please feel free to contact our President & Senior Analyst, Nick Copley. His email is included in the Guide.

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 If you typically spend under $10,000 a year on travel we don't recommend joining a destination club.

 Typical rates at club homes are usually over $1,000 (€900, £750) per night - it can be a lot more and it can be quite a bit less, but $1,000 is a good average.

Destination M
A fully member owned club.
The largest rental based club.
Exclusive Resorts
A members-only travel club.
Exclusive Resorts
A member-only vacation club.
Largest rental based club.
Destination M
A fully member owned and controlled club.
Largest rental based club.
Solstice Collection
A collection of boutique, artisanal homes.
Exclusive Resorts
Members-only travel club.
Shared vacation homes and exchange.
Equity Residences
Residence funds focused on financial return.

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If you have any further questions after reading the Guide or you just want to discuss the Guide please feel free to contact us. Our President and Senior Analysts email is included in the report.  
The Guide itself covers most aspects of the different clubs, how they work and things to consider prior to joining. We're happy to answer short questions if you do need any further specifics.
The cost per night at the club homes is broadly in the region of $1,000 (roughly 740 Euros). Some of the clubs and homes can be quite a bit less than this and some homes can be quite a bit more - so several thousand dollars a night.
Guide - Readers Comments
"Thankyou. I really appreciate the work you did in putting this together"

Chris B., Denver, Colorado 

"It was very useful in helping me evaluate the clubs and their options. The list of questions to ask helped me analyze the myriad of options out there."

Jack L., Dover, MA

"For somebody like me who's just starting to explore the subject, the report was very helpful. "

Bob F., Rome, GA

"Great to see the whole picture in one place. "

David B., Kettering, England

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