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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: Amelia Island Plantation Resort

By: Five Star Alliance

Guests at Amelia Island Plantation Resort enjoy two pools, a splash park, tiered lounge seating for sun-seekers, and food & beverage service. Nestled within the pool grounds, two hot tubs and three fire features offer spectacular views of the Atlantic Ocean.

- The adults-only infinity edge pool is the ideal place to relax and unwind. Located on the upper deck, it provides the most stunning views of all! 

- The vast family-friendly pool and splash park, perfect for toddlers and small children, are located on the lower deck, providing the perfect space for carefree frolicking and playful water games.

- Pools are open from dawn till dusk daily. Towels are provided at the pool with use of room key.

Amelia Island Plantation Resort

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Image of the Day: The Peninsula Paris

By: Five Star Alliance

The Peninsula Paris offers 34 luxuriously appointed suites, including three uniquely designed theme suites, two historic suites, resplendent with period decoration, and the ultimate in grand accommodation, The Peninsula Suite. All suites command spectacular rooftop views.

The Peninsula Paris

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Dining al Fresco: The Marker Hotel

By: Five Star Alliance

The Marker Hotel's Rooftop Bar and Terrace reaches across the cityscape to the wild natural beauty of the mountains and the sea. Watch the evening sun set behind the city skyline, before settling back for an evening under the stars. Carrying the elemental theme right through each floor, this rooftop landscape completes the architectural vision, taking inspiration from one of Ireland's most untamed regions, The Burren. Grasses and indigenous flora are planted between the seated areas to create a natural vista, complimenting the contemporary seating and mood lighting.  

The Marker Hotel

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New to Five Star Alliance: Dusit D2 New Delhi

By: Five Star Alliance

Dusit D2 New Delhi is an ultra chic lifestyle hotel designed to cater to the next generation of savvy business and leisure travelers. The hotel offers stylish accommodations combined with modern comforts, using the highest quality and technology available. Dusit D2 has 216 spacious and plush rooms. Each of the standard rooms is 34 square meters and furnished with state of the art amenities. Out of these beautifully laid out rooms, 15 are dedicated suites. Dusit D2 is home to the renowned Devarana spa. The spa is known for rejuvenating treatments and its roof-top swimming pool. The state of art gymnasium at the hotel terrace offers a complete fitness experience including full time instructors.

Dusit D2 New Delhi

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Dining al Fresco: Dorado Beach

By: Five Star Alliance

Once a plantation, Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve is now a private estate resort in Puerto Rico inspired by the legacy and memorable vacation experiences of its original developer, Laurance S. Rockefeller.

Dorado Beach

Positivo Sand Bar is an al fresco bar that offers a trendy yet elegant dining atmosphere. Enjoy from a selection of sharing plates and refreshing specialty cocktails under the decorative sun shade while nestling your feet in the warm sand.

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Best Bathrooms: Mandarin Oriental Taipei

By: Five Star Alliance

Entering through an elegant vestibule, the spacious rooms at Mandarin Oriental Taipei are very inviting with their chic, contemporary layout enhanced with elegant classically inspired touches. Featuring a separate bathtub and a large walk-in shower, the adjoining bathrooms provide a luxurious space to relax and unwind.

Mandarin Oriental Taipei

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Image of the Day: Gateway Canyons Resort and Spa

By: Five Star Alliance

Gateway Canyons is a perfect overnight destination for those traveling this scenic byway by car or motorcycle. This Colorado scenic byway is a beautiful, winding, drive through portions of Colorado’s open range.

Gateway Canyons

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Dining Al Fresco: Aleenta Resort and Spa Hua Hin

By: Five Star Alliance

A culinary journey of Asian flavors await at Aleenta Resort & Spa's restaurants and bars in Hua Hin.
For something extra special, private dining is the ultimate choice - from a romantic dinner for two to a beach
barbecue with friends. Refreshing drinks are also available throughout the day and night at the pool lounge or Aleenta bar.


Aleenta Resort and Spa Hua Hin

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Image of the day: Aleph Hotel

By: Five Star Alliance

Refined with just a touch of rambunctious style to keep things interesting, Aleph Hotel features 96 luxurious guest rooms and suites, an inviting full-service restaurant, and an elegant bar where late afternoon aperitifs lead seamlessly into lively evenings with friends. Style is found in Aleph Hotel's pretty and poetic details. The 96 luxury rooms, including four Exclusive Rooms with large private terraces, two Junior Suites, three Executive Suites and one Grand Suite, are studies in Italian design dating from the 1930s and 40s. Large black and white prints by New York street photographer Bram Tihany grace the walls, capturing the everyday beauty of daily life in Rome, while Italian touches like Murano Liberty glassware and Deco furnishings create unconventional spaces that sparkle with originality. All guest rooms and suites have large closets, desks, dressers and minibars, while bathrooms feature a rich line of bath amenities.

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Dining al Fresco: Lowes Coronado Mission Bay San Diego

By: Five Star Alliance

The transformed Market Cafe at Loews Coronado Mission Bay San Diego offers a whimsical design inspired by its unique waterfront location. The culinary team has reimagined the menu to include dishes that showcase the culinary variety of Southern California along with familiar favorites to satisfy every appetite. Market offers both indoor and outdoor dining for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.

Loews Coronado Bay Resort

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