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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.

Image of the Day: Shangri-La's Rasa Sayang Resort and Spa

By: Five Star Alliance

Shangri-la's Rasa Sayang Resort and Spa is a luxury resort at Batu Feringgi, 
one of the most inviting beaches in Malaysia. George Town, the oldest colonial city
in the country, is less than an hour away by shuttle, and offers a fascinating mix
of Chinese, Malay, and Indian culture.

Shangri-La's Rasa Sayang Resort and Spa

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New to Five Star Alliance: Anantara Tangalle Peace Haven Resort

By: Five Star Alliance

If a luxury hotel has the word peace in its name, it's a safe bet that you are in for a tranquil getaway. Anantara Tangalle Peace Haven Resort. 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 easy access to iconic cultural sites, spectacular national parks, and whale watching destinations.

Anantara Tangalle

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Cool Pools: Raffles Makati

By: Five Star Alliance

At Raffles Makati, catch your breath in a luxurious spa retreat offering signature treatments designed to promote inner peace and serenity, complete with and open-air swimming pool overlooking the sleepless city.

Raffles Makati

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Cool Pools: The Castle Hotel Dalian

By: Five Star Alliance

Overlooking the incandescent ocean through floor-to-ceiling windows, the 450-square-meter heated indoor pool at The Castle Hotel Dalian offers guests a plant-filled aquatic oasis along with a poolside bar, lounge chairs, and plush towels.

The Castle Hotel Dalian

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Cool Pools: Cinnamon Grand Colombo

By: Five Star Alliance

The ground floor pool at Cinnamon Grand Colombo is possibly the largest outdoor pool in the city. Naturally heated by the warm rays of the sun, it overlooks four of the hotel's signature restaurants - Breeze Bar, Taprobane, Tao, and The Lagoon - but also provides the privacy to soak up the sun or take a refreshing dip. 



Cinnamon Grand Colombo

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Cool Pools: Serene Pavilions

By: Five Star Alliance

The swimming pool of Serene Pavilions is a focal point for the hotel, but a discreet and stunning one. Set between the Clubhouse and the gardens within the pristine and lush gardens, it is stylishly designed with clean lines and acute angles.

Serene Pavilions

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Cool Pools: 137 Pillars House

By: Five Star Alliance

137 Pillars House boasts a shimmering 25 x 5.5-meter outdoor pool. Refreshments are available by the poolside together with a choice of any menu items from the hotel's  restaurants. Homemade sorbet, cool mineral water, and cold towels are served by an attentive staff to help take the edge off the northern Thailand’s steamy hot season.

137 Pillars House

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Cool Pools: Rawi Warin Resort and Spa

By: Five Star Alliance

Extending directly from the beach up to the hillside overlooking Klong Tob Bay,
accommodations at Rawi Warin Resort and Spa's secluded Koh Lanta resort range from deluxe rooms
with magnificent sea views to immense luxury villas with private swimming pools.

Rawi Warin Resort and Spa

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Cool Pools: Kandolhu Island

By: Five Star Alliance

Facing the sunset, the Ocean Pool Villas offer the best experience at Kandolhu Island. Each lavish water villa in Maldives is reached by its own private walkway and includes an oversized bedroom with king bed, day bed and walk-in wardrobe.

Kandolhu Island

The bathroom of these luxury pool villas in Maldives is open and airy with shower, twin vanity and a bathtub, and features a sliding door which opens up to the outdoor deck. This expansive and completely private deck includes sunloungers, sun umbrella and a plunge pool and infinite views of the Indian Ocean. The Ocean Pool Villas can accommodate maximum 3 adults.

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