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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 Features and Amenities at D-Hotel Maris


By: Five Star Alliance

D-Hotel Maris

Set high up on the hillside, D-Hotel Maris offers spectacular and breath-taking views of the Aegean and Mediterranean Seas, small islands, five natural private beaches, luscious pine forests, and volcanic mountain ranges. For yachting lovers staying at the hotel, D-Hotel Maris has a 100 foot custom made sailing yacht and Sunseeker Portofino 48 available to guests for private charter to sail around the stunning nearby coastline. 

The resort has 200 luxurious and elegantly appointed rooms, all with exceptional mountain or sea views and most Deluxe rooms feature a bathtub on the balcony. D-Hotel Maris

In addition to the five on site restaurants and one breakfast restaurant, there are six cocktail or wine bars to choose from where guests will enjoy DJ performances and live music. The exclusive bay offers the best water sport facilities in the area with water skiing, wakeboarding, windsurfing, sailing, an international sailing school, and certified dive center. The sporting facilities include a tennis school with 3 courts, guided kayak and mountain bike tours, beach volleyball, mini-football, basketball, and the D-Gym fitness center.

For the 2015 summer season, D-Hotel Maris had added the following services and amenities: 


- The award-winning international Japanese restaurant Zuma is joined this year by the Michelin starred Il Riccio, heralding from the famed sister hotel; the Capri Palace Hotel & Spa.

- Tennis School by the world famous Wimbledon Champion Goran Ivanisevic is now available for hotel guests.

- Bodyism, the A-list fitness programme, launched the first European Clean & Lean residency at D-Hotel Maris. It runs until the end of September 2015.

- In addition to the 100 foot wooden sailing yacht, D-Hotel Maris has added a custom-made motor and a sailing yacht armada.

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Dining Al Fresco: Al Faisaliah Hotel


By: Five Star Alliance

Long considered among the best in Riyadh, the restaurants at Al Faisaliah Hotel
merge authentic Middle Eastern culture and traditions with the finest culinary
nfluences from across the globe. Offering a focus on fresh, local ingredients,
A Sense of Taste at Al Faisaliah Hotel creates exceptionally unique dining experiences in Riyadh.

Al Faisaliah Hotel

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New to Five Star Alliance: Doria Hotel Bodrum


By: Five Star Alliance

Doria Hotel is a hip new boutique hotel in Bodrum, an historic once-upon-a-time fishing village that has evolved into a jet-set haven. The open and airy hotel features an extensive collection of contemporary art as well as innovative cuisine and spectacular views of the Aegean Sea. Doria Bodrum's Mediterranean inspired rooms and suites welcome with their simple and comfortable style. 

Doria Hotel Bodrum

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Cool Pools: The Norman Tel Aviv


By: Five Star Alliance

The undeck and infinity swimming pool at The Norman Tel Aviv is located on the rooftop and is seasonally open from 7:00am until sunset, with a lifeguard constantly on duty. Changing rooms are available on the 3rd floor with direct access to the pool. 

The Norman Tel Aviv

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Image of the day: A'jia Hotel


By: Five Star Alliance

A distinguished boutique Hotel, A'jia Hotel is a traditional Ottoman mansion
that jewels the Asian shores of the Bosphorus. With its 16 rooms that feature
breathtaking scenes from the Bosphorus, A'jia truly offers a private hideaway
with easy access to historical and cultural attractions of the city.

A'jia Hotel

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Cool Pools: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem


By: Five Star Alliance

Escape to the indulgence of the Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem's spa and fitness center. Immerse yourself in the luxury of spa treatments, reinvigorate on the exercise machines and plunge into the pool as the sun sets over the city. The Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem boasts an elite team of spa specialists and the latest fitness equipment for the ultimate in relaxation and rejuvenation.

Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem

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Best Bathrooms: Atlantis The Palm Dubai


By: Five Star Alliance

Indulge in the ultimate relaxation. Each Underwater Suite at Atlantis the Palm Dubai comes equipped with an exquisite ensuite bathroom, complete with floor to ceiling views looking upon the majestic underwater Ambassador Lagoon.

Atlantis the Palm Dubai

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Dining al Fresco: Al Raha Beach Hotel Abu Dhabi


By: Five Star Alliance

La Piscine pool Bar and Restaurant at Al Raha Beach Hotel is set amidst lush
tropical greenery, between the private sandy beach and the swimming pool. This
poolside restaurant offers a blend of continental, Arabic, and Far Eastern flavors.
Sandstone floors, an alfresco terrace, and dazzling gulf views create an intimate
an unforgettable Abu Dhabi dining experience.

Al Maha Beach Hotel

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Did You Know? Al Qasr at Madinat Jumeirah


By: Five Star Alliance

Al Qasr means "The Palace" - and this hotel truly is the jewel in the crown of Madinat Jumeirah.
It is designed in the style of a Sheikh’s summer residence; the hotel replicates traditional royal
architecture, coupled with luxurious modernity throughout. 

Al Qasr at Madinat Jumeirah

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Cool Pools: Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea


By: Five Star Alliance

Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea is a 5 star luxury hotel is situated on the edge of the famous salt lake - the lowest point on earth - and provides uninterrupted views across the vast sea towards the west bank and access to some of the most beautiful scenery in the world, including religious sites and majestic countryside.

Guests enjoy breathtaking views of the Dead Sea from several of the resort's 9 pools. Plunge into the ever-popular lazy river pool or find tranquility at the infinity pool and Akkad pool bar. Relax and refresh yourself at the sunken pool. The pools are open from sunrise to sunset.

Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea

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