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LUXURY HOTEL INSIDER
 
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.

Did You Know? Fancourt

October 11, 2013
By: Five Star Alliance

Fancourt is situated in the heart of the Garden Route, one of the most picturesque areas in the world. The 200km-long stretch along the Southern Coast of South Africa offers beautiful and diverse flora and fauna, coupled with a mild Mediterranean-like climate. Originally used only by hunters, the term "Big Five" refers to five of Africa's greatest wild animals – lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo and rhino.The Garden Route offers a variety of opportunities to view the Big Five in a malaria free environment. 

Fancourt

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Image of the Day: Voyages Longitude 131

October 5, 2013
By: Five Star Alliance

Voyages Longitude 131 hosts only 30 guests at a time immersed in the wilderness of Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. All reservations are in deluxe, private luxury tents (there are 15 total). Tents are air-conditioned and heated with private bathrooms and showers.

Voyages Longitude 131

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Image of the Day: The Oberoi Udaivilas

October 3, 2013
By: Five Star Alliance

The Oberoi Udaivilas is accessible by an enchanting boat ride across Lake Pichola.

The Oberoi Udaivilas

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Image of the Day: Treetops Lodge and Estate

September 25, 2013
By: Five Star Alliance

Treetops Lodge and Estate is nestled in 2,500 acres of secluded native forest and a game reserve.
It has seven trout streams, four lakes, over 70 kilometers of hiking trails, mountain bike riding,
and horseback riding.

Treetops Lodge and Estate 

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Dining al Fresco: Four Seasons Kuda Huraa Maldives

September 22, 2013
By: Five Star Alliance

Four Seasons Kuda Huraa Maldives' restaurant Baraabaru is regarded as one of the top restaurants in the Maldives and is a leader in regional cuisine.Baraabaru is regarded as one of the top restaurants in the Maldives and is a leader in regional cuisine. 

Four Seasons Kuda Huraa Maldives

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Image of the Day: Amansara

September 22, 2013
By: Five Star Alliance

Amansara (deriving from the Sanskrit "aman", peace, and "apsara", the heavenly nymphs of ancient Hindu mythology) opened in December 2002 in Siem Reap, the cultural heartland of ancient Khmer civilization.

Amansara 

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Image of the Day: Cocoa Island Maldives

September 20, 2013
By: Five Star Alliance

A tranquil and private space at Cocoa Island Maldives.

Cocoa Island Maldives 

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Image of the Day: Palacio del Inka

September 17, 2013
By: Five Star Alliance

The serene main courtyard at Palacio del Inka in Cuzco, Peru. 

Palacio del Inka 

Fall rates at Palacio del Inka start at $290 per night >>

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Image of the Day: Mazagan Beach Resort

September 13, 2013
By: Five Star Alliance

Mazagan Beach Resort hosts the largest casino in Morocco, a golf course designed by Gary Player, and a Spa ESPA.

Mazagan Beach Resort

Fall rates at Mazagan Beach Resort start at $229 per night >>

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Spotlight on Sheraton Bali Kuta Resort

August 28, 2013
By: Five Star Alliance

Sheraton Bali Kuta Resort

Bali is the most popular tourist destination in Indonosia and has been so for decades. It is known for its stunning beaches and landscape, diverse artistic culture, and world-class shopping. Sheraton Bali Kuta Resort overlooks the island’s famed Kuta Beach and the Bali Strait along Jalan Pantai Kuta. The luxury resort is part of Beachwalk: A Sahid Kuta Lifestyle Resort, a lifestyle center complete with shopping, restaurants, bars, nightlife, and an XXI Cineplex. The resort is ideally located 15 minutes away from Denpasar International Airport. 

Sheraton Bali Kuta Resort has 203 rooms and suites that reflect contemporary Balinese taste while offering state-of-the-art technology. Rooms are furnished with hand-selected furniture that reflect a sense of belonging, and private balconies have views of Kuta Beach and Bali Strait. A good night's rest is all but guaranteed with Sheraton Sheraton Sweet Sleeper® Bed, and spacious spa-inspired guest bathrooms are beautifully appointed with freestanding bathtubs and rainforest showers. Children who are 12 or younger sleep for free in the existing bedding of a room shared with a paying adult. Rollaways, child rollaways and cribs are available for an extra fee. Sensitive guest will appreciate available hypoallergenic pillows, and all guests will appreciate the wireless High Speed Internet Access. Other modern conveniences an LED or LCD flat screen television, a multimedia system with iPod© connectivity, and an international electrical outlet. There's also a refreshment center and complimentary bottled water.

Sheraton Bali Kuta Resort

Other features at the Sheraton Bali Kuta Resort include a
health and fitness program designed in conjuntion with Core® Performance so guests can maintain their routine while on vacation. The 160-square-meter fitness center provides towels, a water station, and instruction posters. Cardio equipment features individual television screens, and the strength/core area has a 42” LCD flat screen television. Furthermore, a jogging route is available in the resort.

After working out, guests can splash around in the free-form pool or the kids' pool. Lounge chairs and umbrellas are available, as is food and drink service. A water park and a childcare center operate out of the adjacent Beachwalk. Guests can also indulge in a relaxing treatment at Shine Spa for Sheraton. Spanning more than 250 square meters, it comprises four treatment rooms—each with its own hot tub—and changing rooms with saunas and rain showers.

Fall rates at Sheraton Bali Kuta Resort start at $154 per night >>

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