Retreat, relax, and support the mission

A week of blogging, uninterrupted. A serene prayer group retreat. A conference or annual meeting. A family vacation or reunion. A child-free anniversary getaway.

What would you do with a week in a room at one of these beautiful locations? Perhaps you should ask your spouse. Or, your small group; you can book multiple units, if you'd like. There are units in Lake Tahoe, Orlando, Branson, Chandler, Otter Crest, and even Spain!

The mission has a timeshare with options in beautiful locations across the US and Spain. We'd like to give you the opportunity to enjoy these breathtaking scenes while supporting the mission. Your money will help us run our life-changing programs across Micronesia, and you get access to a relaxing getaway—now that sounds like a deal!

Click on and expand each location listed below to find out more about it. All units are rented in weeklong blocks. If you'd like to have a group outing or conference, you can book multiple units at the same time. Units fill up quickly, especially with such competitive pricing—book fast!

Call (707) 746-7828 or email info@canvasback.org for more information, or to reserve your spot.

Policies

Check-In/Out Policy
Each unit is rented for $800 ($1,000 for Orlando) per week. Multiple units can be rented at once (e.g., you can rent two units simultaneously at Lake Tahoe for that family reunion).

Check-In/Out Policy
Check-In: Monday, 4:00 p.m. *
Check-Out: Monday, 10:00 a.m.
* If you will not be arriving before 6:00 p.m. Monday, please inform Royal Aloha’s Reservations Department.

Accommodations
Unit Type
2 Bedroom + kitchen — max occupancy: 6 people

No-Smoking Policy
Royal Aloha has a no-smoking policy. Smoking is prohibited inside all units.

Pet Policy
Other than a certified service animal, pets are not allowed in these unit.

+ Lake Tahoe, California/Nevada

The Gist

Located high in the Sierras, this getaway is nestled in Heavenly Valley, one of America’s largest ski resorts. Heavenly has Tahoe’s longest ski runs with panoramic views of the Sierras and the surrounding Nevada desert 3,000 feet below.

Lake Tahoe is not just for skiing or sitting around a fireplace watching delicate, frosty snowflakes floating past the windows….

The lake itself is the largest alpine lake in North America, and the 72-mile drive around offers spectacular vistas. In the summertime, there’s fishing, boating, jet skiing, and parasailing. Pack a picnic, ride horseback, or bicycle on the scenic trails in Emerald Bay State Park and feel exhilarated by the fresh air. Reawaken your appreciation of nature.

What You'll Get

Your condo includes:

  • Telephone
  • Color TV with DVD player
  • Washer & dryer
  • Gas-log fireplace
  • Fully equipped kitchen

Your resort has:

  • Swimming pool
  • Jacuzzi

What's Around?

World-class skiing at Heavenly Valley Ski Resort is within walking distance, and there are more than 20 other major ski areas within a one-hour drive of Royal Aloha’s resort.

The Tahoe Queen regularly cruises to Squaw Valley where you can spend the day skiing, then reboard for an après-ski party as you return to the South Shore. The Tahoe Queen also has a dinner and dance cruise.

Explore the High Sierra backcountry on a snowmobile or delight in an old-fashioned sleigh ride.

Royal Aloha members have been intrigued by the Auto Museum at Harrah’s in Reno and the hot-air balloons and gliders in Carson City. Authentic 1870′s mining metropolis of Virginia City, only 45 minutes away is the site of the Comstock Silver Lode.

With an abundance of casinos only four miles away, there’s 24-hour gaming fun and superstar entertainment almost at your doorstep.

+ Chandler, Arizona

The Gist

Arizona, the “Grand Canyon State,” has towering peaks, sandstone canyons, forested mountains, and vast deserts. In fact, it has more parks and national monuments than any other state.

The peaceful community of Chandler is just 25 miles southeast of Phoenix and a convenient hub from which to visit Arizona’s many diverse attractions. And Chandler is blessed with wonderful weather. The warm, dry desert climate is perfect for golf, tennis, hiking, bicycling and horseback riding year-round.

It’s not surprising that Chandler is a favorite vacation destination for Royal Aloha members. There’s so much to see and do right in the city or only a short drive away.

What You'll Get

Your condo includes:

  • Air conditioning
  • Telephone
  • Color TV with DVD player
  • Washer & dryer
  • Fully equipped kitchen

Your resort has:

  • Swimming pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Gas barbecue grills

What's Around?

Chandler, Arizona is a great place to live and visit.

Chandler is the home of “Rawhide” with its Wild West shootouts, shotgun weddings, wagon rides, gold panning, and burro rides.

The Ostrich Festival is a popular family event held in March, and the Cinco de Mayo Festival showcases the famous Chihuahua races in May.

Just 30 minutes north, you’ll find an abundance of museums in Phoenix – art, science, history, vintage aircraft, and Native American artifacts. A botanical garden has one of the world’s best collections of desert beauty.

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin West, a National Historical Landmark, is just a few miles northeast of Scottsdale. The 600-acre complex is surrounded by the Sonoran Desert.

Don’t miss Sedona and the Oak Creek Canyon for spectacular scenery with ancient massive rock formations rising from the desert floor. Tucked into the red rocks in an amphitheater where musicians perform under the stars. The scenic, winding road through Oak Creek Canyon leads to the Grand Canyon, one of the world’s great wonders.

+ Orlando, Florida

The Gist

Polynesian Isles may be located just moments away from the vibrant hustle and bustle of Orlando, but from inside your serene accommodations, you would never realize it. While your getaway may be a family adventure to the world famous theme parks of Orlando, you can get away from it all by relaxing at Polynesian Isles in lovely and tranquil Kissimmee, Florida. No need to worry as you'll find plenty to do in Kissimmee after you explore Orlando. In fact, you will find so much to see and do at Polynesian Isles, you may never even leave the grounds.

What You'll Get

Your condo includes:

  • Telephone
  • TV with DVD player
  • A/C
  • Balcony, patio, or terrace
  • Screened porch
  • Washer & dryer
  • Fully equipped kitchen

Your resort has:

  • BBQ Area
  • Fitness Center
  • Games consoles
  • Karaoke
  • Picnic area
  • Lanais
  • Tennis court
  • Basketball
  • Golf
  • Playground
  • Swimming pool
  • Jacuzzi

What's Around?

Just within Kissimmee, you'll find a world worth exploring. For the outdoor enthusiasts, you can take go bird watching, biking or hiking, or enjoy the water by fishing, boating, swimming, water skiing or wakeboarding. Play a game of golf or take the family for the zip line activities. Don't worry; there is plenty of shopping, dining and nightlife to occupy your time after a full day of the great outdoors.

Orlando, with all of its theme parks, is within easy access. If all of that gets checked off your "to-do" list, you can also venture less than an hour away to the Atlantic Coast and spend the day at the Kennedy Space Center. Polynesian Isles has plenty to offer while you make your decision of all the things you want to fill your vacation with.

+ Branson, Missouri

The Gist

Surrounded by the picturesque Ozarks, beautiful lakes and fresh air, Branson has developed into one of the most popular vacation destinations in the United States. Families searching for good clean fun and entertainment will discover a unique escape in this mid-America setting.

From world-class shows featuring top-name entertainers and fine dining to theme parks, festivals, golfing and boating, Branson offers a wide variety of activities for the whole family. And it is one of the most affordable vacation destinations in the country!

Eagles Nest Resort runs along the shore of Table Rock Lake. The lake is noted for its great bass fishing. The scenic wooded area surrounding the lake provides excellent bird-watching for a variety of native birds and is ideal for spotting eagles, deer, fox, wild turkey and cranes.

If you’re looking for diversity in your vacation, you may want to head to Branson. Its overall appeal is its dedication to family-oriented activities, but it’s a remarkable destination where everyone can enjoy vacationing together and celebrating the American spirit.

What You'll Get

Your condo includes:

  • Telephone
  • Color TV with cable
  • Washer & dryer
  • Fully equipped kitchen

Your resort has:

  • Swimming pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Basketball half-court
  • Tennis court
  • Playground area

What's Around?

Branson is frequently called the “nation’s country music capital,” and it’s true that many popular entertainers of the ’50s, ’60s and ’70s perform lively shows of their era. While you’ll always find terrific wholesome entertainment in Branson, you’ll also discover there’s much more to do.

You can easily spend a day at Silver Dollar City with its super thrilling rides, spectacular caves, skilled artisans and native craftsmen selling their wares on the grounds.

Golf has become one of Branson’s fastest growing activities, and both novices and skilled players will find a challenge. Championship courses offer spectacular views of the surrounding Ozarks.

Outdoor lovers will enjoy boating, scuba diving, parasailing, swimming and water-skiing on Table Rock Lake. If you seek to just peacefully spend a few hours, the lake teems with bass and rainbow trout for fishing at its best.

A leisurely way to see the countryside is aboard the Branson Scenic Railway. Learn the history of the area as the train moves across the foothills. The Railway also offers limited reserved seating for a four-course, candlelight dinner.

+ Otter Crest, Oregon

The Gist

The resort is located amidst a 35-acre evergreen forest and sits above a stretch of coast discovered by Captain James Cook in 1778. Capt. Cook named the region Cape Foulweather, but The Inn’s mailing address is Otter Rock (a tiny town with just a fire station and a school).

The Inn at Otter Crest is oriented to the sea and surrounded by natural wonders.

What You'll Get

Your condo includes:

  • Telephone
  • Color TV with cable
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Private deck

Your resort has:

  • Outdoor heated pool (with ocean view)
  • Whirlpool spa and sauna
  • Tennis, basketball, and volleyball courts
  • Fitness room
  • Game room
  • Children's playground

What's Around?

The Central Oregon Coast abounds with scenic and recreational attractions.

A favorite activity at The Inn at Otter Crest is to descend the cliff, via a long flight of stairs, to discover the beach below. It’s a great place for beachcombing, hunting for shells, crabs and clams (ah…the “treasures” often hidden in the sand).

Above the sandy beach is an undisturbed evergreen forest with many hiking trails. A lovely footpath from The Inn leads to the Devil’s Punch Bowl State Park, a popular whale-watching site and picnic area atop the rocky shoreline. At the Cape Foulweather Observation Point, white sea lions, murres, cormorants, and other sea birds can be seen resting on the offshore rocks.

Nearby towns – Depoe Bay, Lincoln City, and Newport – offer quaint restaurants, art galleries, antique and craft shops, winery tours, and deep-sea fishing charters. The Oregon Coast Aquarium and the Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport showcase the beauty and diversity of sea life.

Oregon’s picturesque coastline beckons you to indulge your love of nature!

+ Spain

The Gist

This resort is located on the renowned Costa del Sol, one of Spain’s favorite holiday destinations. Along this Mediterranean coastline, you will find a mild climate and plenty of sunshine.

Royal Aloha’s vacation condominium units are at the Nueva Andalucía Garden Club. The resort has a large, inviting swimming pool and tennis court. Within walking distance are trendy beaches, luxury yachts, fine restaurants, and the famed designer fashion houses of Puerto Banus. It’s only a 10-minute drive to the town of Marbella where you can park your car and stroll through the small plazas of Old Town. “La Plaza de los Naranjos” in the heart of Old Town dates back to 1485 and buzzes with activity day and night.

Malaga, Ronda, Granada, Sevilla and Cordoba are just a few of the fascinating cities within easy reach from Nueva Andalucía.

Spain is one of the great cultural centers of Europe, and the Andalucía region is steeped in centuries of history.

What You'll Get

Your condo includes:

  • Air conditioning
  • Telephone
  • WiFi
  • Color TV with DVD player
  • Washer & dryer
  • Fully equipped kitchen

Your resort has:

  • Swimming pool
  • Tennis court

What's Around?

A bullring marks the entrance to Nueva Andalucía. When not used for bullfighting, it stages concerts and theater productions and is only a five-minute walk from Royal Aloha’s units. A charming street market is outside the ring every Saturday morning.

With the Sierra de Ronda mountain range nearby, several golf courses lie in the midst of stunning natural beauty.

Nightlife is lively in Puerto Banus where huge flashy yachts are berthed in the harbor and an array of restaurants grace the waterfront.

Malaga, the birthplace of Picasso, houses an impressive display of the artist’s works. Granada, where Queen Isabella signed the agreement with Christopher Columbus, is home to one of the world’s great attractions, the Alhambra. Built at the foot of the Sierra Nevada mountain range, the Alhambra’s palaces and gardens are magnificent.

Seville is the site of the Alcazar Palace and Spain’s largest cathedral – the Cathedral of Seville, which is also the third largest in the Christian world and the burial site of Christopher Columbus.

Cordoba has a magnificent Mosque constructed by the Moors around the year 785 A.D. and converted into a Christian cathedral in the 13th century. The Great Mosque has nearly one thousand columns and nineteen naves.

Spain abounds with castles, cathedrals, and museums displaying some of the world’s finest art collections!

Timeshare units operated by Royal Aloha Vacation Club. Canvasback Missions, Inc. is selling rights to exclusive week-long use of these timeshare units, not ownership or stake in them. While your contribution will go toward helping the mission, it is in exchange for considerable goods and services; as a result, it cannot be counted as a tax-deductible donation. For more information, call us at (707) 746-7828 or email us at info@canvasback.org.