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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.

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!

Auberge du SoleilThe Point

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New York EditionFregate Island Seychelles

Palazzo Versace

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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New to Five Star Alliance: W Amsterdam

By: Five Star Alliance

Mixing historical Dutch architectural elements with cutting-edge design across two buildings next to Dam Square, W Amsterdam is at the epicenter of this energetic and forward-thinking city. Let the elevator lift you up to the rooftop for a check-in experience unlike any other. Relax in one of the 238 guest rooms and suites features vibrant decor, state-of-the-art technology, and visionary amenities. Recharge with the W signature bed and a peek-a-boo shower. Indulge in a snack from the W MixBar. Amplify downtime with in-room entertainment. Connect with High Speed Internet Access. Finally, recharge with Bliss® bath amenities and retreat to a signature W bed, where a W pillow menu enhances sleep. For the ultimate experience, check out one of the WOW or E-WOW Suites.

W Amsterdam

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Best Bathrooms: Adare Manor Hotel and Golf Resort

By: Five Star Alliance

At Adare Manor Hotel and Golf Resort, all of the little details have been carefully considered - with signature spaciousness, bright spacious bathrooms, exquisite furnishings with all the modern additions, high ceilings and elegant furnishings.

Adare Manor

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