aerial view of Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa

Redeem your Marriott Bonvoy points at a fabulous resort like Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa. (Photo: Marriott International)

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11 Resorts in U.S. and Canada Worth Saving Your Marriott Bonvoy Points For

Savvy Marriott Bonvoy members know there are many opportunities to earn points — and if you’re taking advantage of them all, the points can pile up. Whether you’ve saved up points during hotel stays, by using a Marriott Bonvoy credit card, while dining out or ordering in, or participating in another points-earning program, one of the best ways to use them is booking a vacation at an indulgent resort.  

So, splurge on restoring body and soul by redeeming your Marriott Bonvoy Bonus Points for stays at these 11 luxe U.S. and Canadian resorts where getting pampered with exclusive spa treatments, fine dining and bucket-list adventures is a way of life. Sit back, relax and don’t worry about a thing — after all, you’ve earned this vacation. 

As always, check for travel guidelines and closures before planning your trip.  

Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa in Hawaii 

The luxe yet laid-back Aloha hospitality at the pointsworthy Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa offers the restorative spiritual experience of a lifetime. Take a stroll from your private cabana to the sprawling resort’s stunning white sand beach, or lean into your adventurous side by signing up for surf lessons. 

Every night at dusk along the resort-front Puu Kekaa (Black Rock), you can witness the ancient Hawaiian tradition of cliff diving, honoring Mauiʼs last ruling chief, Kahekili (Thunderer) whose leina a ka ʻuhane (leap of the soul) celebrated the portal where, as legend has it, spirits leap into eternity.  

The Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa, Avon, Vail Valley in Colorado 

aerial view of The Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa, Avon, Vail Valley
Outdoor enthusiasts have so much to explore at The Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa, Avon, Vail Valley. (Photo: Marriott International)

If your spirit is drawn toward adventurous resort amenities, fly high when your Marriott Bonvoy points take you to The Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa, Avon, Vail Valley. A stay here comes with a backdrop of the Colorado Rockies, home to world-class skiing, hiking and fishing.  

After a day on the slopes or on the trails in this adventurer’s paradise, treat your muscles to a thoughtful spa treatment at Spa Anjali. Luxuriate in the Ponderosa Pine Therapy, a deep-tissue massage with a soothing poultice made from sage, pine and lavender.  

JW Marriott The Rosseau Muskoka Resort & Spa in Ontario 

aerial view of JW Marriott The Rosseau Muskoka Resort & Spa
JW Marriott The Rosseau Muskoka Resort & Spa is an alluring destination all year long. (Photo: Marriott International)

Nicknamed the “Hamptons of the North,” Ontario’s Muskoka region draws vacationers (including big-name celebrities) looking for a glamorous retreat. Find your own Muskoka bliss in every season by visiting JW Marriott The Rosseau Muskoka Resort & Spa

Summer as generations have (a famed late-Victorian summer resort once sat on this site), and enjoy craft cocktails on The Deck overlooking Lake Muskoka. In the fall, sample the cranberry harvest at Muskoka Lakes Farm and Winery.  

When the temperature dips, light up your Instagram feed in the Muskoka Ice Caves. The resort sets up warmed, transparent domes with views of Lake Rosseau for guests to reserve, so you can enjoy the area’s natural beauty even in the winter.  

You can wind down year-round in the Hydro-Spa, with everything from barrel saunas to a communal fire pit.  

The Miami Beach EDITION in Florida 

a guest balcony at The Miami Beach EDITION
Turn up the glam factor at The Miami Beach EDITION. (Photo: Marriott International)

Find your private, posh paradise by redeeming your Marriott Bonvoy points on a glamorous bungalow with a plunge pool and terrace at elegantly modern The Miami Beach EDITION. The resort is located near the Design District, home to world-class galleries and architecture. Surrounded by palm fronds and crisp, bright décor, the resort itself is a work of art. 

From your own digs, head out to sample the oceanfront Miami resort’s amenities, including Michelin-starred Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten’ restaurants, a wellness spa and two sprawling oceanfront pools. For entertainment, look no further than the on-site bowling alley, indoor ice-skating rink and nightclub, all located at BASEMENT. Rinse and repeat as needed.  

The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay in California 

view of The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay in the fog
Take in the extraordinary views at The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay. (Photo: Marriott International)

Can your Marriott Bonvoy points take you all the way to an oceanside feast and golf on the bluffs? Well, yes.  

Treat your palate to sustainable ocean-to-table dining and stellar Bay Area wines at The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay. The luxury resort’s gourmet weekend brunch experience offers as many regional à la carte dishes as your heart desires, including seafood practically leaping off the plate. Or take it on the road with the resort’s gourmet picnic basket packed for your own private feast. 

Half Moon Bay, situated on cliffs looking out over the Pacific Ocean, is a delight for the senses with spectacular sunsets. Take in the view with a round of golf on the championship Half Moon Bay Golf Links with views of the sea.  

The Vinoy Resort & Golf Club, Autograph Collection in Florida  

aerial view of a golf course at The Vinoy Resort & Golf Club, Autograph Collection
The Vinoy Resort & Golf Club, Autograph Collection is an ideal golf retreat. (Photo: Marriott International)

Yearn to hit the links? Redeem your well-earned points at The Vinoy Resort & Golf Club, Autograph Collection, a world-class golfers’ paradise in tropical St. Petersburg, Florida. Vinoy Golf Club was designed by renowned architect Ron Garl, and lessons are available if your game could use some brushing up from a pro.  

Enjoy the lovely views of the bay from the property or stretch your legs with a stroll to the nearby St. Pete Pier for spectacular tropical sunsets. 

The Westin Trillium House, Blue Mountain in Ontario 

The Westin Trillium House, Blue Mountain in the snow
The Westin Trillium House, Blue Mountain is a charming ski village. (Photo: Marriott International)

For a true escape from modern cares, head to The Westin Trillium House, Blue Mountain, a ski resort two hours northwest of Toronto. The resort’s red-capped roofs look like something out of a vintage Swiss ski village postcard, and horse and carriage rides offered in the village in the winter complete the picture.  

Unwind by your room or suite’s fireplace after a day of skiing. Then soak your cares away in the resort’s heated pool and hot tub under the stars. The warmer months are also full of enticing activities, from zip lining to mountain biking. 

Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa in Florida 

aerial view of Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa
Plan a beach getaway to Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa. (Photo: Marriott International)

Long to sip craft cocktails and dip your toes in the powdery sand of a private beach? Why not redeem your points for both at the tranquil Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa? Loggerhead Sand Bar offers signature drinks and a sizzling grill in a thatch-roof bar right on the Atlantic sands.  

You could spend all day relaxing on the beach or by the resort’s lagoon pool, but adventure enthusiasts will be tempted to snorkel, surf, kayak or Jet Ski. 

If true relaxation is your goal, head to The Spa, where the Harbor Beach Zen Massage will give you serenity now with a traditional Swedish massage and aromatherapy. 

Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & Spa, Indian Wells in California 

a person getting a spa treatment at Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & Spa, Indian Wells
Book a rejuvenating spa treatment at Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & Spa, Indian Wells. (Photo: Marriott International)

Channel your inner Rat Pack and use points on the glam destination of Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & Spa, Indian Wells. A stay at this property nestled in the heart of legendary hot spot Palm Springs in California’s Coachella Valley feels like a real treat.  

Looking to slow down? Book the restorative Desert Detox Mud Wrap treatment at Spa Esmeralda, unwind in the spa garden with cascading fountains and lounge in a private poolside cabana. If you’d rather get your heart pumping, snag tee time for one of the two championship golf courses, play a round at the tennis courts or enjoy the daily outdoor yoga sessions. 

Delta Hotels Grand Okanagan Resort in British Columbia 

aerial view of Delta Hotels Grand Okanagan Resort
Wine and dine at Delta Hotels Grand Okanagan Resort. (Photo: Marriott International)

Gourmands with a taste for the good life will want to splurge Marriott Bonvoy points visiting British Columbia’s wine country at Delta Hotels Grand Okanagan Resort.  

Book a private dinner in The Cellar, where you’ll be guided through select samplings from a dizzying array of 2,800 bottles of wine from 300 premier labels, all based in Canada’s pastoral Okanagan Valley. 

The luxury doesn’t end there – the resort’s Damara Day Spa offers a range of tension-melting spa services. Book a treatment like the Soul Pamper spa package, with head-to-toe luxury including foot massage, hand scrub and mask treatment, with a mocktail on the side.  

JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes in Florida 

aerial view of JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes
JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes is a family-friendly destination. (Photo: Marriott International)

At JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes, redeem those points for all the water park adventures you could want. From a lazy river for floating to the soaring Headwaters Slide Tower, there’s splashy fun at any speed.  

After drying off in your luxury poolside cabana, warm up at the VIP fire pit lounge. Then enjoy dinner brought to you — Where else? — poolside. It’s what family vacation dreams are made of.