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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.

New to Five Star Alliance: Palazzo Arzaga Hotel Spa and Golf Resort

January 16, 2014
By: Five Star Alliance

Palazzo Arzaga

Palazzo Arzaga Hotel Spa & Golf Resort is a Renaissance mansion amidst the green hills of Lake Garda. Inside, guests will find archways, wooden ceilings, frescoes, marbles, and stuccoes. Outside is the noble Chapel and the antique courtyard. The impressive terrace is flooded by the sun from sunrise to sunset, and there is an elevated swimming pool. The resort features 84 rooms, most of them located in the main building, the Palazzo. Two separate buildings, Residenza dei Castagni and San Martino, are connected to the main building and offer English country style rooms. Many historic details of the original 15th century palace that houses the Palazzo Arzaga Hotel have been preserved. The hotel features 2 frescoed rooms which have original XVI Century fresco painting in the room or in the bathroom. Many rooms have a stunning view of the golf courses, while others enjoy a relaxing view of the gardens or the courtyard.

Palazzo Arzaga’s two signature golf courses have been designed by Jack Nicklaus II and Gary Player. The courses, the 18-hole Championship Jack Nicklaus II, and the 9-hole Gary Player, are geared to beginner and expert golfers. The recently unveiled Arzaga SPA offers multi-sensory treatments utilizing hydrotherapy, aromatherapy, and other techniques. Guests can look forward to natural thermal waters and personalized service.

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Sneak Peek: The World's Best Hotels and Resorts 2014

November 22, 2013
By: Five Star Alliance

We've done it again! And we are giving you a sneak peek! Our team of luxury hotel experts is proud to present our most current collection of the World's Best Luxury Hotels and Resorts Worldwide. Who better to select the best luxury hotels in the world than the travel agency with the most comprehensive collection of 100% luxury hotels? This year we've hand-picked the best luxury hotels worldwide grouped into 15 different categories and based on great feedback from our loyal customers. Need a ski break? We've got 20 of the world's best luxury ski resorts. Beach more your style? We've got 20 of the world's best luxury beach hotels and resorts. It's safe to say that no matter your destination, hotel style, amenities, activities, or interests, we’ve got one of the world’s best luxury hotel and resort that will fulfill your every desire.

 

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Image of the Day: Westin Mission Hills Resort and Spa

November 10, 2013
By: Five Star Alliance

The Westin Mission Hills Resort and Spa is located on 360 acres in Rancho Mirage, approximately five miles from the Palm Springs International Airport, and has two 18-hole golf courses.

Westin Mission Hills 

Nightly rates at Westin Mission Hills Resort and Spa start at $184 per night>>

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Did You Know? The Verdura Golf and Spa Resort

November 7, 2013
By: Five Star Alliance

The Verdura Golf and Spa Resort has courses designed by leading golf architect Kyle Phillips, renowned for his championship courses at Kingsbarns in Scotland and The Grove in England. His courses at The Verdura Golf and Spa Resort is designed to complement the gorgeous Italian landscape. There are two championship 18-hole courses and a 9-hole course, all set amid olive and orange groves and with spellbinding views of the azure Mediterranean Sea. These are free of any buildings, allowing players to enjoy golf at its purest.

The Verdura Golf and Spa Resort 

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Image of the Day: The Ritz-Carlton Dove Mountain

November 6, 2013
By: Five Star Alliance

The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain is a picturesque retreat set in the high Sonoran Desert, northwest of Tucson, Arizona, in the scenic town of Marana. This world-class luxury hotel includes a spa and a Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course, along with the serenity of an exclusive desert setting. Guests will enjoy a vast array of luxurious amenities plus the added convenience of the city of Tucson less than thirty minutes away.

Ritz Carlton Dove Mountain 

Current nightly rates start at $179 a month >>

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Image of the Day: Keltic Lodge

November 4, 2013
By: Five Star Alliance

Keltic Lodge is situated high on a cliff, surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, and has a view of majestic Cape Smokey rising out of the sea.

Keltic Lodge 

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Image of the Day: Kiawah Island Golf Resort

October 29, 2013
By: Five Star Alliance

Kiawah Island Golf Resort's Oak Point Golf Course has undulating fairways and challenging greens. The Clyde Johnston-designed course is built for shotmakers, where strategy and a thinking approach will be rewarded over pure power.

Kiawah Island Golf Resort

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Image of the Day: The Boat Hotel

October 21, 2013
By: Five Star Alliance

The Boat Hotel is adjacent to the Boat Of Garten Golf Club. There's also a a choice of other courses quite near the hotel.  

Guests can tee off at Newtonmore Golf Course, play alongside the fast-flowing River Spey at Newtonmore Golf Course, or take in the soaring mountains and beautiful woodland of Grantown-on-Spey Golf Club.

The Boat Hotel

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Image of the Day: Doral Golf Resort and Spa

October 18, 2013
By: Five Star Alliance

Doral Golf Resort and Spa features championship golf courses, golf practice facility, and the acclaimed Jim McLean Golf School.

Doral Golf Resort and Spa

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