Join the Portico Club

Courtesy Portico

A members-only vacation portfolio has high-end offers galore.

A new venture from Exclusive Resorts, Portico aims to take the guesswork out of villa vacations. It offers members an ever-changing stock of some 170 top-end homes—in locations from Puerto Vallarta to Bora Bora—plus so-called Escapists to assume concierge duties, planning every trip from end to end. Initiation fee, $2,500; annual membership fee, $2,500; villas start at $300;