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Forum: Aruba Vacation Properties For Sale Or Rent Monday, August 5th, 2013, 03:07 PM
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Views: 730
Posted By iamromo
Marriott Aruba Surf Club 2/28- 3/7/2014

Queen lockoff includes microwave, toaster, coffee maker, small fridge and TV. Sleeps 4. Located on beautiful Palm Beach with 3 pools and the best Lazy River on the island. Close to restaurants,...
Forum: Aruba Timeshare for Rent Thursday, May 30th, 2013, 10:10 AM
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Views: 545
Posted By iamromo
Marriott aruba surf club 2/28-3/7/14

Queen efficiency (lock off) OCEANVIEW; sleeps 4; includes microwave, coffee maker, mini fridge and TV. This week includes CARNIVAL WEEKEND. $1850 plus approx. $10/day tax. 3 pools and the best lazy...
Forum: Aruba Timeshare for Rent Monday, August 6th, 2012, 01:32 PM
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Views: 516
Posted By iamromo
Marriott Surf Club Rental 2/7-2/14 2013

CARNIVAL WEEKEND INCLUDED, Ocean View Queen efficiency, sleeps 4, queen bed, sofa bed, mini fridge, microwave, coffee maker, TV, 3 pools and a lazy river. $1750.00 for the week.
Forum: Marriott Surf Club Tuesday, December 6th, 2011, 11:47 PM
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Views: 1,552
Posted By iamromo
Perplexed

Seems like very little information being provided on this page lately...how has the weather been? Is Jan. 12-19th a good time to be at the Surf Club? Heard there might be a lot of "kids" there during...
Forum: Marriott Surf Club Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011, 03:17 PM
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Views: 1,252
Posted By iamromo
Surf Club 1-12 to 1-19

See rental section for information on rental.
Forum: Aruba Timeshare for Rent Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011, 03:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 642
Posted By iamromo
REDUCED-Surf Club-1/12-1/19

1 bedroom lock off sleeps 4 includes seperate bath, mini fridge, microwave, TV and access to the BEST swimming facilities in Aruba. Was orginally listed for $1,850 for the week....reduced to $1,450...
Forum: Aruba Timeshare Wanted Wednesday, September 7th, 2011, 04:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,167
Posted By iamromo
Re: Looking for rental for weeks 1 or 3

I have an ocean view lock off at the Surf Club 1/12-1/19...
Forum: Aruba Timeshare for Rent Tuesday, August 30th, 2011, 02:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 966
Posted By iamromo
Marriott's Aruba Surf Club - 1/12/12 - 1/19/12

OCEAN VIEW 1 bedroom sleeps 4; mini-refrigerator, microwave, full bath. Relaxing Lazy River and multiple pools. Close to water sports and within walking distance to the Marriott and other fine dining...
Forum: Aruba Timeshare for Rent Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011, 08:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,209
Posted By iamromo
Re: I want to rent in January 2012

What weeks are you looking for? I might have a lock off to rent at the Surf Club from 1/12-1/19.
Forum: Aruba in General Saturday, July 23rd, 2011, 07:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,956
Posted By iamromo
Skype?

I saw a post regarding Magic Jack. Has anyone used Skype while in Aruba?
Forum: Aruba in General Saturday, July 2nd, 2011, 09:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,326
Posted By iamromo
Re: Did i make a mistake?

It is a shame. I am surprised Marriott puts up with it, but I guess money talks.
Forum: Marriott Surf Club Tuesday, June 28th, 2011, 08:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,521
Posted By iamromo
Re: New swimming pool

I saw the tripadviser picture that showed the pool unfinished. If you have any that show it completed, I would appreciate it if you could send them...thanks...
Forum: Marriott Surf Club Monday, June 27th, 2011, 09:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,521
Posted By iamromo
Re: New swimming pool

When I try to open pictures, I get a page saying I am not authorized to do so.Reason?
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, June 27th, 2011, 09:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,326
Posted By iamromo
Re: Did i make a mistake?

Thanks for the info. We usually go in February or the week after Easter. this will be our first January trip.
Forum: Aruba in General Sunday, June 26th, 2011, 02:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,326
Posted By iamromo
Re: Did i make a mistake?

I did some research. The reason they come in January is that the State of New York had what was called Regent's Exams in August and January. According to what I found, they voted to discontinue the...
Forum: Aruba in General Sunday, June 26th, 2011, 12:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,326
Posted By iamromo
Re: Did i make a mistake?

Why only the Marriott? We will be at the Surf Club which is where most of the negative posts were about. What time in January?
Forum: Aruba in General Sunday, June 26th, 2011, 10:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,326
Posted By iamromo
Did i make a mistake?

Please do not misconstrue what I am about to ask nor do I intend to offend anyone.

My wife and I just schedule our trip for Jan 12-19. Since then, we have come across many posts on other sites...
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, June 17th, 2011, 02:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,564
Posted By iamromo
Re: Stale?

So how was the weather? In some of the pictures, the clouds seem really dark. In all the years we have gone we only had one rainy day. A little shower here and there but never an all day rain UNTIL...
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, June 16th, 2011, 10:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,564
Posted By iamromo
Stale?

The board seems a little "stale" lately. Not much interesting being written. All the lucky people that have been to Aruba this year and nothing excited to write about. Our streak of 10 years in a row...
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, April 8th, 2011, 12:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,954
Posted By iamromo
Re: excited and curious...

Thanks...we are already making plans for next year. I am a little concerned about the weather. It was always a no brainer, but starting with last year's trip in April, rain and clouds seem to be more...
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, April 7th, 2011, 02:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,954
Posted By iamromo
Re: excited and curious...

Thanks...I was hoping for cold and rainy everyday (just kidding). My wife and my streak of 10 years in a row came to and end this year when the school board decided to change the winter and spring...
Forum: Aruba Timeshare and Vacation Property News Thursday, April 7th, 2011, 12:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,460
Posted By iamromo
Re: Timeshare a House

On the Home and Garden channel's house hunters show, they show things called "fractional"(?) owners. Not sure if that is the term, but same as your scenerio, what if the other owners are not the...
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, April 7th, 2011, 12:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,954
Posted By iamromo
Weather

How has the weather been lately. Earlier in the year it seemed like there was a lot of rain.
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, April 6th, 2011, 08:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,004
Posted By iamromo
Re: First trip to the island!

The same thing happens at the Surf Club around the lazy river and pools. It is fun to watch them from the villa's balcony. Marriott has tried chair tags, but some people just come around and take...
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, April 5th, 2011, 08:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,004
Posted By iamromo
Re: First trip to the island!

EVERYTHING TASTES BETTER IN ARUBA!!!!

I am happy to see other resorts have "Hut Wars". My wife and I have been staying at the Marriott and the Surf Club for years. I wanted to be #1 so bad, but...
Forum: The Sublime Saturday, March 12th, 2011, 09:57 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 31,198
Posted By iamromo
Re: let's get this started!

While I somewhat agree...Aruba is still heaven on earth...
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, March 8th, 2011, 08:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,219
Posted By iamromo
Re: Citi Visa compromised in 3 days in Aruba

There's a Walmart in Aruba? Since when?
Forum: Tourist Tales Sunday, February 13th, 2011, 09:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 11,748
Posted By iamromo
Re: Seems like a lot more construction is going on...

The yearly fee plus what you paid divided by 20 or 30 years of use is a heck of alot cheaper than $500 a night in a hotel. (Marriott charges $6,000 for the week) Ours has a full kitchen and laundry....
Forum: Marriott Surf Club Saturday, February 12th, 2011, 03:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,425
Posted By iamromo
Re: Website to read new Marriott timeshare program?

Thanks for the quick response; however, that is not the site I was thinking of. It was a timeshare site where owners (of all different timeshaares)voiced their opinions of the new program (mostly...
Forum: Marriott Surf Club Saturday, February 12th, 2011, 02:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,425
Posted By iamromo
Website to read new Marriott timeshare program?

What is the site that you can find posts regarding the new program Marriott started this year? I think you can also list your villa to rent? Also, does anyone know any sites other than Redweek to...
Forum: Aruba Timeshare for Rent Wednesday, February 9th, 2011, 09:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 689
Posted By iamromo
Marriott Surf Club 4/23-4/30 REDUCED!!

2 bedroom Ocean View Villa; sleeps 8; full kitchen; best lazy river and pools on the island. Originally listed for $4,200 reduced to $3,500. Family plans have changed and are unable to use scheduled...
Forum: Aruba Timeshare for Rent Wednesday, February 9th, 2011, 09:10 PM
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Views: 697
Posted By iamromo
Marriott Surf Club 4/23-4/30 REDUCED!!

2 bedroom Ocean View villa; sleeps 8; full kitchen.Best lazy river and pools on the island! Previously listed for $4,200 reduced to $3,500. Family situation made it impossible to use as scheduled.
...
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, February 1st, 2011, 10:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,764
Posted By iamromo
Re: Snowbound

While I am not a scientist, global warming is causing the crazy weather. The slight warming causes melting ice caps which in turn cause colder waters which in turn cause different wind patterns and...
Forum: Aruba Timeshare for Rent Saturday, January 1st, 2011, 08:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 754
Posted By iamromo
Surf Club 4/23-30 REDUCED!!

Wife's school calendar changed for the first time in years; therefore, we cannot use our reservation for 4/23-30. We had listed the 8 person Oveanview Villa previously for $4,000 (Marriott had it for...
Forum: Aruba Timeshare and Vacation Property News Thursday, December 16th, 2010, 09:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,592
Posted By iamromo
Re: Marriott Vacation Club Destinations Program

WHERE and or WHAT is TUG?

I can't use my reserved week (Aril 23-30) because of a change in my wife's school schedule and Marriott is trying to convince me to join Destinations...
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, November 18th, 2010, 09:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,848
Posted By iamromo
Re: New taxi fares as of september 2009

Can't see how things could change for the worse in less than 6 months...we love the taxis...clean, reasonablly priced. Heck, we were picked up by a Lexus...BMW and a Mercedes...
Forum: Aruba Timeshare for Rent Sunday, October 31st, 2010, 10:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 749
Posted By iamromo
Surf Club,4/23-30 3 Ways to Rent

$4,000 for the entire suite. Sleeps 8, full kitchen, laundry, dining area, living room, king bed, full bathroom with soak tub and shower . Studio with queen bed and mini kitchen..or...

$1,750 for...
Forum: Marriott Surf Club Wednesday, October 27th, 2010, 07:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,521
Posted By iamromo
Re: New swimming pool

Would like a current picture? How can you send me one? Did it relieve any of the crowding on the beach or the other pools?
Forum: Tourist Tales Monday, October 25th, 2010, 09:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 11,748
Posted By iamromo
Re: Seems like a lot more construction is going on...

Bad weather? In Aruba or back home?
Forum: Tourist Tales Saturday, October 23rd, 2010, 07:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 11,748
Posted By iamromo
Re: Seems like a lot more construction is going on...

I agree, but at the same time I disagree. Change is inevitable, but I do feel they have ruined the island experience by all the building. We have been coming for 12 years and wish they would have not...
Forum: Marriott Surf Club Monday, September 27th, 2010, 04:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,521
Posted By iamromo
Re: New swimming pool

Does anyone have a picture of the new pool?
Forum: Aruba Timeshare for Rent Tuesday, September 14th, 2010, 05:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 999
Posted By iamromo
Marriott Surf Club - April 23-30, 2011 save $$$

The school's calendar has changed and my wife and I cannot use our scheduled week. It is an Oceanview unit that sleeps 8 has 2 bedrooms, 2 baths with a full kitchen and the most FANTASTIC lazy river...
Forum: Aruba Trip Reports Sunday, September 12th, 2010, 05:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,423
Posted By iamromo
Re: Buffam's Tropical Haven and Costa Linda 9/1-9/10

How was the snorkeling at Baby Beach? We have done the DePalm island trip, but it is getting rather expensive.
Forum: Aruba in General Sunday, September 12th, 2010, 05:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,030
Posted By iamromo
Re: Arriving 9/12, how's the weather looking?

In 10 trips to Aruba (basically 70 days), we have only had 2 really rainy days and maybe 3 or 4 when it was mostly cloudy. Most of those days came this year when my son and his faimly came with us...
Forum: Marriott Surf Club Saturday, June 5th, 2010, 09:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,658
Posted By iamromo
Re: Looking to go back...marriott or owner?

Have to agree with other replies...best bet is through a site like Redweek.com.Marriott does not seem to value their owners once they sell them the timeshare. (I am an owner)
Forum: Aruba in General Sunday, May 16th, 2010, 08:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,743
Posted By iamromo
Re: No to Ritz protest today

Wish we were there to participate...how many showed up?
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, May 7th, 2010, 06:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,647
Posted By iamromo
Re: Say NO! to a Dolphinarium on Aruba

Seriously???!!! We were disappointed when they added the water park NOW THIS!

The fisherman's huts are gone...the old ,quaint wooden restaurant is replaced by the Surf Club...next thing you know,...
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, April 30th, 2010, 08:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,686
Posted By iamromo
Re: Timeshare inquiry at Marriott Surf Club

Interval International is what Marriott supports and probably owns it...we have had no luck with it...
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, April 30th, 2010, 07:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,686
Posted By iamromo
Re: Timeshare inquiry at Marriott Surf Club

We own at the Surf Club and agree that the the yearly fee is way too high. The only advantage is when you trade. A Marriott TS in Aruba trades for a premium any place else.

Also, you basically...
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, April 29th, 2010, 07:00 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 37,266
Posted By iamromo
Re: what do we like about aruba?

For 11 years, Aruba has been heaven on earth...except for the impending Ritz-Carlton that is...
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