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FSA LogoThe Luxury Hotel Insider: Exclusive luxury hotel deals, features and special rates from the luxury hotel experts at Five Star Alliance. 
Named one of Tripbase's Best Luxury Travel Blogs for 2011, below are Five Star Alliance's newest articles featuring exclusive information on luxury hotels worldwide including special offers and deals at the world's best hotels.

Best Bathrooms: Casa Del Mar

By: Five Star Alliance

At Casa Del Mar, Italian marble bathrooms feature Hydrothermal massage tubs with glass shutters.

Casa del Mar

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Belmond Charleston Place: Charleston's Best Just Got Better

By: Five Star Alliance

Belmond Charleston PlaceLocated in the heart of historic downtown, Belmond Charleston Place has long been revered as the city’s landmark luxury hotel.

Now having recently completed a $30 million dollar, three-year renovation project, that distinction has never been more fitting. The hotel’s 434 guest rooms and suites now embrace the historic beauty of Charleston as well as the innovative lifestyle of today. The rooms feature sophisticated, modern designs and slick, in-room technology like one touch lighting and high-speed wireless. The redesigned private Club Level is available by private access only and is located on the top two floors of the hotel. The Club Lounge offers a cosmopolitan space including an expanded marble bar, cozy banquette that spans an entire wall and complimentary all day food and beverage service while overlooking the historic Charleston skyline. The fitness center has been doubled in size and features state of the art cardio and wellness equipment while the new Belmond Boardroom provides a refined yet contemporary space overlooking King Street for your next meeting or corporate event.Belmond Charleston Place

Charleston has been named the #1 Small City in the U.S. by Conde Nast Traveler 2015 Readers' Choice Awards. More than 128,000 travelers submitted millions of ratings to help Charleston garner a ranking of 88.13. The readers said, "With its beautiful gardens, vibrantly painted Georgian houses along Rainbow Row, and carriages clacking across cobblestone streets, Charleston remains one of the countries' most picturesque cities. Underneath its sleepy charm, the city is known for its dynamic food scene, thriving theater scene, bustling King Street, and historic City Market."

Belmond Charleston PlaceBelmond Charleston Place is the perfect place for guests to experience the unrivaled charm of Charleston, SC in a setting unlike any other. History abounds on every street corner with beautifully maintained architecture from houses, to churches, to historic sites like Fort Sumter, the famous open-air market and the gardens and plantations, which are some of the country's oldest.

Belmond Charleston Place offers newly renovated, luxurious rooms and suites, Four Diamond dining, a full-service spa and unbeatable Southern hospitality. Discover More with 20% off the Best Available Rate from January 1- March 31, 2016 with rooms starting at $236 per room, per night. 

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Cool Pools: La Cantera Hill Country Resort

By: Betsy LeTourneau

Make a splash at one of the reimagined resort pools at La Cantera Hill Country Resort. The main resort pool is the perfect spot for the entire family to enjoy complete with cabanas and delicious poolside snacks from Vista Grille. A separate kids pool includes a splash area for toddlers and two waterslides. For those seeking a sophisticated experience, the adults-only pool offers a secluded space with incredible Hill Country views, along with ten luxurious cabanas and a sophisticated poolside bar. 

La Cantera Hill Country Resort

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Image of the Day: Anantara Tangalle Peace Haven Resort

By: Five Star Alliance

Hidden on a rocky outcrop along a secluded stretch of Sri Lanka's southernmost coastline, Anantara Tangalle Peace Haven Resort boasts an unique location in a beautiful corner of the island. Set amidst a 42 acre coconut plantation and golden crescent shore with glorious Indian Ocean views, the resort offers a naturally exclusive hideaway for exotic beach life, as well as living out explorer dreams with easy access to iconic cultural sites, spectacular national parks, and whale watching destinations.

Anantara Tangalle Peace Haven Resort

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Cool Pools: Thompson Miami Beach

By: Five Star Alliance

When Time Out Miami calls it "possibly the most beautiful swimming pool in the world," you know this spot is a mandatory addition to your bucket list. Originally built in the 1920's, Thompson Miami Beach's pool was a place for movie stars like Esther Williams and Jonny Weissmuller to get some R&R and promises the same to today's celebrities and hotel guests. 

Thompson Miami Beach

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Cool Pools: Essque Zalu Zanzibar

By: Five Star Alliance

Guests at Essque Zalu Zanzibar can soak up the sun and lush atmosphere in the outdoor swimming pool in a tranquil garden setting. 

Essque Zalu Zanzibar

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Happy Thanksgiving

By: Five Star Alliance

No matter where your travels may take you this Thanksgiving, we wish you a safe and joyous celebration!

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Dining al Fresco: Cheyenne Mountain Resort

By: Five Star Alliance

Cheyenne Mountain Resort's signature dining establishment, Mountain View Restaurant,
features high wood-beamed ceilings, soothing natural light and an outdoor terrace with
sweeping views of the nearby mountains. From an open-air kitchen, the culinary team
demonstrates its skill and creativity, providing a variety of daily fresh selections and expertly prepared meals.

Cheyenne Mountain Resort

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Dining Al Fresco: Jumeirah Vittaveli

By: Five Star Alliance

The perfect setting for both intimate candle light dinners on the beach as well as family style eating, MU Beach Bar & Grill  at Jumeirah Vittaveli serves the very best meats in the Maldives in different marble scores and the freshest seafood including lobster, prawns, and fish cooked to perfection on the grill. Enjoy the magic of this unique setting under the stars and relax with your favorite drink while attended by the friendly barmen.

Jumeirah Vittaveli

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Dining Al Fresco: Aldrovandi Villa Borghese

By: Five Star Alliance

Renowned chef Oliver Glowig brings his masterful style of haute cuisine to Rome at Aldrovandi Villa Borghese. The eponymous restaurant has been recognized with two Michelin stars. Experience Chef Glowig's distinct interpretation of contemporary Italian cuisine as you gaze out at the hotel's tranquil gardens, a hidden oasis in the heart of Rome.

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