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Lagunamar inventory in Aventuras

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How is the Westin Lagunamar inventory in Westin Aventuras? I hear it is not so great and that the Aventuras owners have been encouraged to search again at 8 months because nothing was available at 12
 
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How is the Westin Lagunamar inventory in Westin Aventuras? I hear it is not so great and that the Aventuras owners have been encouraged to search again at 8 months because nothing was available at 12, the opposite of what you want to hear.
What's available will be what is bought in from the hotel and leftover units from sales. WLR had been in sales a long time by the time Aventuras kicked off. Ocean View (the nose units) were gone in 2013 when I first toured.

The above is quite possible a problem in that system but not the points system.

Second thought on this. As 1st owners sell out of WLR, will that reduce staroption exchange availability? I imagine it will as they won't be eligible units anymore.
 

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Second thought on this. As 1st owners sell out of WLR, will that reduce staroption exchange availability? I imagine it will as they won't be eligible units anymore.

Yes - if a week is not in SVN then it cannot be made available via SO as well. It would only be available via a home resort reservation or trading in II if exchanged by the owner. I think this is part of the reason why Vistana has encouraged doing retros at certain voluntary resorts.
 

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If my estimate is correct, only 7-10% of the Westin Aventuras inventory is Lagunamar. This is based on the fact that both Cabos and the other Cancun resort are new to the system so 100% of their units went into Aventuras. Vistana could not transfer more that 15% of Lagunamar into Aventuras because it did not own more.
 

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What's available will be what is bought in from the hotel and leftover units from sales. WLR had been in sales a long time by the time Aventuras kicked off. Ocean View (the nose units) were gone in 2013 when I first toured.

The above is quite possible a problem in that system but not the points system.

Second thought on this. As 1st owners sell out of WLR, will that reduce staroption exchange availability? I imagine it will as they won't be eligible units anymore.
the more resale owners the lower the SO inventory indeed. Not a problem at this moment, maybe in the future and when MVC will be able to book Lagunamar and the other Vistana resorts (at 8 months?)
 
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