Press Releases

Press Releases

Timbers Resorts announces the appointment of Austin Watkins, a 25-year hospitality leader, as Global Director of Sales & Marketing - Hospitality. Watkins will lead the sales and marketing efforts for the hotel and residential rental division of Timbers Resorts.

With over 25 years of experience in luxury hospitality, including 15 years with Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, Watkins has led the sales and marketing at several hotels and resorts spanning three countries. Most recently, Watkins was the Regional Director of Sales and Marketing based out of Four Seasons Resort Hualalai in Kona, Hawaii. In this role, Watkins was responsible for the sales and marketing efforts of Hualalai and strategic oversight of the Four Seasons Resorts Hawaii collection including four resorts on four unique Hawaiian Islands.

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Timbers Resorts, one of the largest independent developers and operators of private boutique resorts and residence clubs, has announced the official grand opening of Timbers Kauai – Ocean Club & Residences at Hōkūala. Following the property's official launch of sales in 2017, owners and guests are able to experience the unique property firsthand. Timbers Resorts has also unveiled new luxury vacation rentals at Timbers Kauai, with starting rates ranging from $1,500 to $6,500 per night depending on residence type and seasonality.

Resting in complete harmony between landscape and seascape, Timbers Kauai – Ocean Club & Residences offers unobstructed panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean and Hau'pu mountains with direct access to the expansive shoreline. Listed by Hōkūala Real Estate, the luxury residences, townhomes and Residence Club interests are available as shared and whole ownership opportunities within three buildings. Now open, Kaiholo and Maliula both afford various oceanfront residence opportunities. Maliula features two- and three-bedroom condominium homes priced from $355,000, each offering no less than three lanais and views of the Pacific Ocean, private lagoons and the Ocean Course at Hōkūala. Perched directly on the seaside cliffs, Kaiholo features three- and four-bedroom residences priced from $810,000 each with four lanais and an incredible location at the water's edge. Priced from $4.8 million, the Laola townhomes, which will open in September, are located just above the 15th fairway of the Ocean Course and will feature breathtaking views that span from the historic Ninini Point Lighthouse to the Hau'pu mountains.

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Timbers Kaua'i Ocean Club & Residences at Hōkūala, the new 450-acre oceanfront destination from developer and boutique resort and residence club operator Timbers Resorts, today announced a new partnership with the Kauai Beach Boys. The partnership launch coincides with the unveiling of The Beach Club, the new beach headquarters for Timbers Kaua'i Owners, guests and families that will provide premier access to watersports instruction and an array of ocean adventures around Kauai.

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Timbers Resorts, one of the largest independent developers and operators of private boutique resorts and residence clubs, announced today, on the heels of breaking ground this spring, the first public offering of ownership opportunities at Timbers Kiawah - Ocean Club & Residences. The oceanfront enclave showcases 21 thoughtfully designed residences across three buildings, as well as a first-of-its kind collection of dedicated amenities, all just 30 minutes from Charleston, recently ranked the No. 1 City in the World by Travel + Leisure.

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Timbers Resorts, an international and highly regarded developer and operator of private boutique resorts and residence clubs, announced today that it is expanding into one of the country’s most sought-after destinations, Kiawah Island, South Carolina. Timbers Kiawah Ocean Club & Residences will be the first Private Residence Club on Kiawah Island. Kiawah Island’s beach-front resort and community offers ten miles of crescent shaped beach and worldclass amenities just south of nearby Charleston, both recently named No. 1 city in Travel + Leisure’s World’s best rankings and No. 1 island in North America by Conde Nast Traveler.

 Timbers Resorts, one of the largest independent developers and operators of private boutique resorts and residence clubs, has appointed David Bland as the Director of Real Estate for The Residences at The Sebastian - Vail and Timbers Bachelor Gulch, overseeing all real estate sales and strategy within two of Timbers’ award-winning luxury boutique residences. An industry innovator and veteran with more than 30 years of professional experience in luxury real estate and hospitality, Bland will build on the success of Timbers’ residential sales teams.

Castello di Casole – A Timbers Resort, a luxury award-winning resort in Tuscany, Italy, has ranked among the very best in the world in the 21st annual Travel + Leisure 2016 World’s Best Awards. For the fourth consecutive year, the former 10th century castle turned 41-suite boutique hotel shines in Travel + Leisure’s prestigious rankings – named the No. 1 Resort in Europe, No. 1 Hotel in Italy,

Aspen’s leading private residence club, Dancing Bear Aspen – A Timbers Residence Club®, officially opened its second and final set of residences to owners this week. The new Mountainside building features 10 three-bedroom, three-and-a half-bathroom corner residences averaging 1,814 square feet and sold in 1/8th fractional interests starting from $825,000. The building also boasts a stunning 3,200-square-foot fractional ownership penthouse with four bedrooms, four-and-a-half bathrooms and 3,500 square feet of outdoor living space offering one of the largest rooftop decks for a residence in downtown Aspen.

 Colorado-based Timbers Resorts, one of the largest independent developers and operators of private boutique resorts and residence clubs, has completed a significant $8 million refresh of Timbers Bachelor Gulch, just in time for the 2015 winter ski season. The extensive remodel comes on the heels of the company’s management of the iconic slope side Beaver Creek residence club and marks the next chapter for the property as it continues to inherit the high-­‐quality culture, service and hospitality characteristic of all Timbers Resorts properties. 

 The Sebastian - Vail - A Timbers Resort has announced that Robert Friedl has been promoted to general manger, overseeing all operations of the award-­‐winning luxury boutique hotel, located in the heart of Vail, Colo. Friedl has been a leader within the Timbers Resorts collection of hotels and private residence clubs for two years including his most recent role as assistant general manager at The Sebastian -­‐ Vail where he focused on the hotel’s complex food and beverage operations and guest experience.