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The 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.


Wow, what a view at The Springs Resort and Spa at Arenal in La Fortuna, Costa Rica. Courtesy of instagram user /Safarianne, the boutique hotel sits on a mountainside 1,000 feet above the Arenal. The tropical resort has 28 thermal spring pools with the highest quality mineral content in the area, the famous "Monkey Slide" at Perdidos Springs, and the Club Rio Outdoor Center set on one-mile of the Arenal River with on-site adventures such as water tubing, rock climbing, and horseback riding. There's also a wildlife sanctuary with more than 100 rescued animals including monkeys, deer, sloths, toucans, jungle cats, and crocodiles.

As you can see, guest rooms feature views of the volcano and surrounding valley, with hardwood floors and ceilings, carved wood furniture, marble bathrooms with dual sinks, and sitting areas. 

The Springs Resort and Spa at Arenal from /safarianne


Belmond Copacabana Palace is a glamorous landmark that is among the best hotels in Rio de Janeiro. Since its Art Deco doors swung open in 1923, Belmond Copacabana Palace has been welcoming the rich and famous. Soak up the sun in the magnificent pool or join Brazil’s style setters at the Piano Bar. And don’t miss the hotel’s top restaurants, whether for great local dishes or fine Italian dining at the hotel Cipriani Restaurant.

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Breakfast to dinner, Los Cauquenes Resort and Spa invites guests to a world of new flavors, where the natural environment is one of the principal ingredients. Start your day savouring a plentiful breakfast, including hand made products: different flavours preparations, intense aromas and picturesque plates delighting palate and sight.

Los Caquenes

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CASA-22 is a luxury boutique hotel located in a residential area of Sosúa (Puerto Plata). Featuring a Bed & Breakfast formula that ensures complete privacy with personalized service in a stylish and modern environment. There is a private beauty institute at the property where guests can enjoy massages, detox and slimming programs, or other treatments. CASA-22 offers a daily continental breakfast to start another Caribbean day. For a healthy lunch or a romantic dinner, guests are welcome to dine at the terrace of the exquisite restaurant or we can recommend other restaurants with local flavors. The authentic atmosphere of the Caribbean can be explored at Sosúa Beach, less than 5 minutes walk from CASA-22, or at Cabarete. CASA-22 is only 15 minutes drive from the international airport of Puerto Plata. 

CASA-22 Pool and Guest Suites

CASA-22 welcomes its guests in a very spacious lounge architecture with an open bar/terrace to relax next to the private swimming pool including a fantastic romantic roof top lounge with a stunning view where they can watch together the sunset while zipping from a refreshing home made cocktail. Perfect setting to put the sparkle back into the life.

Guests can choose between spacious and luxurious suites, each with private terraces (one has a private Jacuzzi tub integrated in the terrace) and standard suites. Each room is unique and individually decorated according to a specific theme like romance, glamour, and cocooning. The spacious suites are perfect for couples, groups of friends, families, and weddings.

Interior of CASA 22

Our luxury Boutique Hotel in a Bed & Breakfast formula is not comparable with the big “All Inclusive resorts”. We have no animation team, no slides for kids, no mass people around you making every time again a raid on the "all you can eat"-buffet but a lot of privacy, tranquillity and personal assistance, perfect for romance or quality time with friends and family. Also for adventurous types, the hotel has a fitness area, and are a variety of activities nearby including diving, snorkeling, zip lines, surfing, kiting, mountain biking, catamarans, rafting, canyoning, horseback riding, and whale watching. Or visit cities like Santo Domingo, Santiago, La Romana, and Samana.The Dominican Republic has a lot to offer beyond its beaches, and Casa 22 offers personalized assistance to help clients make the most of their visit.

Exterior View of CASA-22

The authentic atmosphere of the Caribbean's can be explored at SOSUA Beach, less than 5 minutes walk from the CASA-22. The kite and surf paradise Cabarete is only 10 minutes away from CASA-22. And there are so many other discoveries to explore on this beautiful island. Nature, adventure, beach, sports, culture, scuba diving…the Dominican Republic has it all. Guests can easily hire a car and drive around to visit the beautiful beaches of Las Terrenas and watch the whales, spend time at Laguntimea grigri, get some adrenaline while riding on the zip lines at Monkey Jungle, or just jump on a catamaran and sail away.

The luxury boutique hotel, CASA-22 offers personalized service in English, Spanish, French and Dutch, along with an on-site restaurant, in-house beauty institute, stylish architecture, and the stunning roof top lounge in the Dominican Republic.

Contact CASA-22 for an unforgettable holiday. The CASA-22 team will be very happy to welcome you.

Pool at the CASA 22

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Campo Bahia Resort is a place to savor. The a la carte restaurant European and Asian
cuisine with a touch of the Bahian. Guests get every day off to the best start with an
extensive and balanced breakfast buffet. The kitchen mainly uses ingredients from the local
region and the Campo's own garden.

Campo Bahia

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Surrounded by lush tropical forest, El Mangroove mixes wood and water elements with contemporary architecture and natural furnishings. The whimsical resort features 85 sleek units, two restaurants, a spa, a gym and a long, cabana-flanked swimming pool. 

El Mangroove

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Happy Birthday to us! The Luxury Hotel Insider turns 10 today. In Internet years, that's about 1,000. To put it into perspective, on October 7, 2005, Twitter was 17 months away from being invented, Pinterest had another 5 years to go before it started us all pinning, and Facebook was still called Thefacebook. George W. Bush had just started his second term in office, and the top TV shows were American Idol, CSI, and Survivor. 

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Here's to another 10 years of bringing you exclusive luxury hotel deals, features, and special rates from Five Star Alliance!

 


With immaculate, powder-soft sand and warm azure waters in a tranquil, palm-lined cove, the
unique and exclusive Reserva Conchal Club and Spa offers unsurpassed luxury in a wonderfully
relaxing setting along Playa Conchal. For guests interested in soaking up the Costa Rican sun,
a contemporary swimming pavilion – encompassing a 200-square-foot pool – connects the restaurant
and spa section of the Club.
Reserva Conchal

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Hotel B Lima's guests can enjoy El Lonche, aka afternoon teatime,  with friends and fellow travelers in the
Dining Room with its cozy, street front terrace. Italian coffee, a selection of green and black teas, homemade
Peruvian hot chocolate from a family recipe plus fresh seasonal fruits and traditional sweets are laid out from 4-6 pm daily.

Hotel B Lima 

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Enjoy a refreshing swim in heated rooftop pool at Belmond Miraflores Park Hotel, featuring breathtaking views of Lima and the Pacific Ocean.

Belmond Miraflores Park Hotel

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